Test Details

RESPIRATORY PANEL 4

Test Price: ₹ 3400

Parainfluenza virus Type 1 usually causes epidemics occuring in an alternate year pattern and is the most frequent cause of Croup in children. Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections mainly cause upper respiratory tract illness but 3-13% infected individuals may develop pneumonia.



Test Code:
DVCL0367
Report Delivery:
Sample Mon / Wed / Fri by 9 am; Report Tue / Thu / Sat
Parameters Included:
4
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 - 4

Parainfluenza Virus 1
Human Metapneumovirus A/B
Bocavirus
Mycoplasma pneumoniae