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Test ID: Respiratory Panel Multiplex PCR – FilmArray

Test Name:
Respiratory Panel Multiplex PCR – FilmArray
Test Code:
RSPFA
Specialised Test:
Yes
Turnaround Time:
24 hours
Test Schedule:
NA
Test Type:
Single Test
Additional Test Note:
17 Viral Targets 
  1. Adenovirus 
  2. Coronavirus HKU1
  3. Coronavirus NL63 
  4. Coronavirus 229E
  5. Coronavirus OC43
  6. Human Metapneumovirus
  7. Human Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
  8. Influenza A
  9. Influenza A/H1
  10. Influenza A/H3
  11. Influenza A/H1-2009 
  12. Influenza B
  13. Parainfluenza Virus 1
  14. Parainfluenza Virus 2 
  15. Parainfluenza Virus 3
  16. Parainfluenza Virus 4
  17. Respiratory Syncytial Virus
3 Bacterial Targets
  1. Bordetella pertussis 
  2. Chlamydophila pneumoniae
  3. Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Sample Requirement:

Nasopharyngeal Swab collected in viral transport media
Sample stability:
Ambient temperature - 4 hours at 18–30ºC  
Refrigerated -  3 days at 2-8°C
Frozen - 30 days at less than -15°C

Fasting Requirement:
NA
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