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Test ID: Pneumonia Panel PCR – FilmArray

Test Name:
Pneumonia Panel PCR – FilmArray
Test Code:
PNFA
Specialised Test:
Yes
Turnaround Time:
24 hours
Test Schedule:
NA
Test Type:
Single Test
Additional Test Note:
18 Bacterial Targets 
  1. Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-baumannii complex 
  2. Enterobacter cloacae complex 
  3. Escherichia coli 
  4. Haemophilus influenzae
  5. Klebsiella aerogenes 
  6. Klebsiella oxytoca 
  7. Klebsiella pneumoniae group 
  8. Moraxella catarrhalis 
  9. Proteus spp. 
  10. Pseudomonas aeruginosa 
  11. Serratia marcescens 
  12. Staphylococcus aureus 
  13. Streptococcus pneumoniae 
  14. Chlamydia pneumoniae 
  15. Legionella pneumophila 
  16. Mycoplasma pneumoniae 
  17. Streptococcus pyogenes 
  18. Streptococcus agalactiae 
8 Viral Targets 
  1. Adenovirus 
  2. Coronavirus 
  3. Human Metapneumovirus 
  4. Human Rhinovirus/ Enterovirus 
  5. Influenza A 
  6. Influenza B 
  7. Parainfluenza virus 
  8. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) 
7 Antimicrobial Resistance Genes
  1. CTX-M 
  2. IMP 
  3. KPC 
  4. NDM 
  5. OXA- 48- like 
  6. VIM
  7. mecA/C and MREJ 
Sample Requirement:

0.2mL of Sputum-like specimens (induced or expectorated sputum, or endotracheal aspirates) or bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)-like specimens (BAL or mini-BAL) collected in sterile container

Fasting Requirement:
NA
clinical molecular
Parkway Laboratory Services
Last Update:
17/06/2021
Update:
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