Test Catalog

Test ID: BPRP    
Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis, Molecular Detection, PCR

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

Preferred diagnostic test for the detection of Bordetella pertussis or Bordetella parapertussis

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

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

Includes DNA preparation from specimen, PCR amplification, and hybridization

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

Bordetella PCR

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

Bordetella pertussis and parapertussis
Parapertussis
PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction)
Pertussis
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Whooping Cough
Bordetella parapertussis by PCR
Bordetella parapertussis by Rapid PCR
Bordetella pertussis Detection by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)