Influenza

WHO guidelines for the storage and transport of human and animal specimens for laboratory diagnosis of suspected avian influenza A infection

June 2009

Information in the document WHO guidelines for the storage and transport of human and animal specimens for laboratory diagnosis of suspected avian influenza A infection, first published on 12 January 2005, has been updated.

The instructions published for storage and transport of influenza A (H1N1) specimens also apply to avian influenza A, please see:

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