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Respiratory Pathogens Multiplex RT-PCR Panel

Test Code:

BA0321

Synonym(s):

 

Specimen Container

Sterile container without any media for NPA, ETTA and BAL.
Use red-capped flocked swab in Universal Transport Medium (UTM) for nasopharyngeal collection.

Specimen Requirement

NPA, Nasopharyngeal swab, ETTA, BAL

Specimen Storage / Transport

Dispatch as soon as possible or store at 4oC before transport

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

1 - 2 days

Reference Value(s)

-

Testing Laboratory Location

KKH

Laboratory

Molecular Micro

Contact Number

6394 1382

Day and Time Performed

Mon - Fri: 0800 hrs to 1800 hrs
Last specimen receipt time: 1730

Sat: 0800hrs to 1300 hrs
Last specimen receipt time: 1230

Sun: 0800 hrs to 1600 hrs
Last specimen receipt time: 1500

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

Includes: Influenza A, B viruses, Parainfluenza 1, 2, 3, 4 viruses, Adenovirus, Respiratory syncytial virus, Human coronavirus OC43, 229E, NL63, HKU1, Rhinovirus/Enterovirus, Human metapneumovirus, Bordetella pertussis, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Bordetella parapertussis.

Change History Notes

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Keywords

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