Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers: CDC Influenza SARS-CoV-2 (Flu SC2) Multiplex Assay [open pdf - 153KB]
From the Document: "This Fact Sheet informs you of the significant known and potential risks and benefits of the emergency use of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Influenza SARS-CoV-2 [severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2] (Flu SC2) Multiplex Assay. Testing is to be conducted on specimens from individuals suspected of respiratory viral infection consistent with COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] by a healthcare provider. Symptoms of respiratory viral infection due to SARS-CoV-2 and influenza can be similar."
U.S. Food and Drug Administration: https://www.fda.gov/