Test Code: RBC7

Respiratory Bacterial Infection combo 7 (Streptococus pneumoniae, Haemophilius influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, Staphylococcus aureus, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Legionella spp.), Qualitative PCR

Test Methodology:

The test is aimed to detect the bacterial pneumonia related pathogens includng Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus, Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, Legionella spec., Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydia pneumoniae. The multiplex realtime Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) is able to target and amplify the conservative DNA regions of respective pathogens and report with different coloured florescence signals at the same time.

Specimen Required: 

Nasopharyngeal Swab / Throat Swab/ Sputum

Turnaround Time : 

Maximum to 2 days