Respiratory Infections

LAB TESTING

About this Testing

Respiratory Infections

This test is a multiplex (PCR) test designed to detect DNA or RNA of more than 16 pathogens (bacteria and viruses) using nasal swab specimen sample for the critically ill, exposed to high risk virally infected or possibly infected population as well as severely immunocompromised individuals. The Test may diagnose infections caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), human metapneumovirus, human rhinovirus/enterovirus, influenza A (H1, H1-2009, H3), influenza B, parainfluenza (1, 2, 3, 4), respiratory syncytial virus, Bordetella pertussis, Bordetella parapertussis, Chlamydia pneumoniae, adenovirus, coronavirus (HKU1, NL63, 229E, OC43), and Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

Pathogens PCR Testing

Respiratory Panels

Our Test Methods for the RESPIRATORY Panel targets the following tests:

Viruses:

  • Adenovirus 1
  • Adenovirus 2
  • Human Coronavirus 229E
  • Human Coronavirus HKU1
  • Human Coronavirus NL63
  • Human Coronavirus OC43
  • Human Enterovirus (pan assay)
  • Human Enterovirus D68
  • Human Metapneumovirus (hMPV)
  • Human Parainfluenza virus 1
  • Human Parainfluenza virus 2
  • Human Parainfluenza virus 3
  • Human Parainfluenza virus 4
  • Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus A (RSVA)
  • Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus B (RSVB)
  • Human Rhinovirus 1/2
  • Human Rhinovirus 2/2
  • Human herpesvirus 4 (HHV4 – Epstein-Barr Virus)
  • Human herpesvirus 5 (HHV5 – Cytomegalovirus)
  • Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV6)
  • Influenza A
  • Influenza A/H1-2009
  • Influenza A/H3
  • Influenza B
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS- CoV-2); S protein gene
  • Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS- CoV-2); N protein gene

Bacteria

  • Bordetella bronchiseptica / parapertussis / pertussis
  • Bordetella pertussis
  • Chlamydophila pneumoniae
  • Haemophilus influenzae
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae complex
  • Legionella pneumophila
  • Mycoplasma pneumoniae
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae

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