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Module 3 - Configuring Sofia 2 and Virena

If within the USA, Ensure a Zip Code is set witin Sofia 2 to enable sending test results to the Virena cloud. If outside USA, please skip to the next training module (Virena available in USA only).

If you’ve already entered a Zip Code into your Sofia 2 you can proceed to the next training module.

Otherwise, if you skipped entering the Zip Code at first start up or need to re-enter it:

  1. Go to the Supervisor Menu
  2. Select Settings, then select Other Settings
  3. Enter the 5-digit Zip Code where the instrument is located, then tap the checkmark to close the keyboard
  4. Tap the blue arrow keys to advance
  5. Tap the checkmark to save (if you don’t tap the checkmark the Zip Code will not save)

More detailed instructions can be found here

About Virena

The Virena service collects de-identified test results from Quidel instruments and makes them accessible at for analysis and reporting.


After your Sofia 2 is Virena enabled and you want to review test results online, see our Using guide.