Children's Mercy Kansas City
Respiratory Panel PCR


CMH Lab Section
Molecular Infectious Diseases

Specimen Requirements
Nasopharyngeal aspirate
Nasopharyngeal swabs in universal transport medium
Tracheal aspirate
Bronchoalveolar lavage

Routine- testing completed daily

This test is not recommended for out patient settings
Please call 234-3386 with questions

Turn Around Time
3-24 hours

Special Instructions
Tests for the following viruses:
Adenovirus Influenza A subtype H3
Bordetella pertussis Influenza A subtype 2009 H1
Chlamydophila pneumonia Influenza B
Coronavirus HKU1 Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Coronavirus NL63 Parainfluenza 1
Coronavirus 229E Parainfluenza 2
Coronavirus OC43 Parainfluenza 3
Human Metapneumovirus Parainfluenza 4
Influenza A Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Influenza A subtype H1 Rhinovirus/ Enterovirus

FilmArray respiratory panel PCR

None detected

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