Test Details

RESPIRATORY PANEL 2

Test Price: ₹ 3400

Parainfluenza viruses are distributed throughout the world mainly affecting children 5 years of age. In adults, parainfluenza infections are generally mild. Serotype 2 causes laryngotracheobronchitis wheras Type 3 is an important cause of bronchiolitis & pneumonia in infants. Type 4 parainfluenza virus causes mild infections.



Test Code:
DVCL0365
Report Delivery:
Sample Mon / Wed / Fri by 9 am; Report Tue / Thu / Sat
Parameters Included:
1
Category:
Infections
Pre-Test Information:
No special preparation required
Method:
Real Time PCR
Specimen:
Submit Throat / Nasal swabs in special collection medium available from LPL OR 5 mL (3 mL min.) Sputum / Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in a sterile screw capped container. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability Room:
Stability Refrigerated:
72 hrs
Stability Frozen:
4 weeks

Profile/Component - 1

Parainfluenza viruses 2, 3 & 4