Respiratory Pathogen Panel

S05 VCM, Nasal

Test code: 37444

Methodology: NxTAG Luminex Technology

Includes: Adenovirus, Enterovirus/Rhinovirus, Influenza A with subtype H1 and H3, Influenza B, Metapneumovirus, RSV A and B, Parainfluenza Virus 1 2 3 and 4, Coronavirus 229E  OC43  NL63 and HKU1, Bocavirus, Chlamydophila Pneumoniae, Mycoplasma Pneumoniae 

Alternative name(s): N/A

Clinical significance: The detection and identification of specific pathogen nucleic acids from individuals exhibiting signs and symptoms of respiratory viruses and bacterial pathogens

Collection Guide: 

Supply: S05 - VCM Nasal Swab

Preferred specimen(s): Nasopharyngeal swab

Preferred volume: 1 Nasopharyngeal swab

Transport container: VCM medium or equivalent M4 or M4RT

Transport temperature: Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen stability: Refrigerated: 7 days

Rejection Criteria: Received room temperature. Sources other than nasopharyngeal

For additional supply or collection device information, please contact DLO's Customer Service at (800) 891-2917, option 2.