Test Code: RIC3

Influenza Combo 3 (Influenza A, B, H1N1), Qualitative PCR

Test Methodology:

This test is intended to qualitatively detect influenza A virus (FLUA), influenza B virus (FLUB) and swine-lineage influenza A virus (H1N1) nucleic acid in respiratory tract specimens. The multiplex realtime Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) targets and amplify the sub-type specific genes in FLUA, H1N1 and FLUB respectively and report with different coloured florescence signals at the same time.

Specimen Required: 

Nasopharyngeal Swab / Throat Swab

Turnaround Time : 

Maximum to 2 days