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Test ID: RESPM    
Respiratory Pathogen Panel, PCR, Nasopharyngeal

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Rapid detection of respiratory infections caused by the following:

-Adenovirus

-Coronavirus (serotypes HKU1, NL63, 229E, OC43)

-Human metapneumovirus

-Human rhinovirus/enterovirus

-Influenza A (H1, H1-2009, H3)

-Influenza B

-Parainfluenza virus (serotypes 1-4)

-Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

-Bordetella pertussis

-Bordetella parapertussis

-Chlamydophila pneumoniae

-Mycoplasmoides pneumoniae

 

This test is not recommended as a test of cure.

Highlights

This test is a multiplex PCR test capable of qualitatively detecting DNA or RNA of 21 pathogens (bacteria and viruses) in approximately 1 hour using nasopharyngeal swab specimens.

 

This test may diagnose infections caused by adenovirus, coronavirus (HKU1, NL63, 229E, OC43), 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, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, and Mycoplasmoides pneumoniae.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Respiratory Pathogen Panel, PCR, NP

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Adenovirus
Bordetella pertussis
Chlamydophila pneumoniae
Coronavirus HKU1
Coronavirus NL63
Coronavirus 229E
Coronavirus OC43
Human metapneumovirus
Human rhinovirus/enterovirus
Influenza A
Influenza A/H1
Influenza A/H1-2009
Influenza A/H3
Influenza B
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Parainfluenza 1
Parainfluenza 2
Parainfluenza 3
Parainfluenza 4
Respiratory syncytial virus
RSV
Bordetella parapertussis
Mycoplasmoides pneumoniae