Canine Influenza virus (CIV) is mainly caused by influenza virus. Many subtypes of influenza virus have been found to infect dogs, among which H3N8 and H3N2 subtype influenza are the main epidemic subtypes. Influenza virus is prevalent in dogs, mainly with respiratory symptoms, has a high mortality rate, and can be cross-infected between different species.
- Collect dog’s ocular, nasal or anus secretions with the cotton swab and make the swab wet sufficiently.
- Insert the swab into the provided assay buffer tube. Agitates it to get efficient sample extraction.
- Take out the test device from the foil pouch and place it horizontally.
- Suck the treated sample extraction from the assay buffer tube and place 3 drops into the sample hole “S” of the test device.
Interpret the result in 5-10 minutes. Result after 10 minutes is considered as invalid.
INTERPRETATION OF RESULTS
- Positive (+): The presence of both “C” line and zone “T” line, no matter T line is clear or vague.
- Negative (-): Only clear C line appear. No T line.
- Invalid: No colored line appears in C zone. No matter if T line appears.