Respiratory Tract Infection

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Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Respiratory Pathogen Panel RPP Test

Culture Based Testing

Our Respiratory Pathogen Panel

9 Bacterial Pathogens Detected

Target OrganismAssay name
Bordetella bronchiseptical parapertussis / pertussisBordetella
Bordetella pertussisB. pertussis
Chlamydophila pneumoniaeC. pneumoniae
Haemophilus inuenzaeH. inuenzae
Klebsiella pneumoniaeK. pneumoniae
Legionella pneumophilaL. pneumophila
Mycoplasma pneumoniaeM. pneumoniae
Staphylococcus aureusS. aureus
Streptococcus pneumoniaeS. pneumoniae

26 Viral Pathogens Detected

Target OrganismAssay name
AdenovirusAdV_1of2
AdenovirusAdV_1of2
Human BocavirusHBoV
Human Coronavirus 229ECoV_229E
Human Coronavirus HKU1CoV_HKU1
Human Coronavirus NL63CoV_NL63
Human Coronavirus OC43CoV_OC43
Human Enterovirus [pan assay]EV_pan
Human Enterovirus D68EV_D68
Human Metapneumovirus (hMPV)hMPV
Human Parainuenza virus 1hPIV1
Human Parainuenza virus 2hPIV2
Human Parainuenza virus 3hPIV3
Human Parainuenza virus 4hPIV4
Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus A (RSVA)RSVA
Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus B (RSVB)RSVB
Human Rhinovirus 1/2RV_1of2
Human Rhinovirus 2/2RV_2of2
Human herpesvirus 3 [HHV3 – Varicella zoster Virus]HHV3
Human herpesvirus 4 [HHV4 – Epstein-Barr Virus]HHV4
Human herpesvirus 5 [HHV5 – Cytomegalovirus]HHV5
Human herpesvirus 6 [HHV6]HHV6
Inuenza AFlu_A_pan
Inuenza A/H1-2009FLu_A_H1
Inuenza A/H3FLu_A_H3
Inuenza BFLu_B_pan

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Detection of Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus in Respiratory Samples by LightCycler Reverse Transcriptase PCRDavid M. Whiley, 1,2 Melanie W. Syrmis,1,2,3 Ian M. Mackay,1,2,3 and Theo P. Sloots1,2,3,4,*