Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Respiratory Panel PCR

Synonyms
RVP

CMH Lab Section
Molecular Infectious Diseases

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

Availability
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


Methodology
FilmArray respiratory panel PCR

Ranges
None detected

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