RESPIRATORY PANEL 9
Test Price: ₹ 3400
Acute viral respiratory illnesses are among the most common of human diseases with rates being higher among children from 1-6 years. Morbidity from respiratory illnesses is 30-50% in adults and 60-8-% in children. The use of antibacterial agents to treat viral respiratory infections represents a major source of abuse of antibiotics. Two-thirds to three-fourths of cases of acute respiratory illnesses are caused by viruses involving mainly the upper respiratory tract but can affect the lower respiratory tract specially in children.
Category:Disorders of Respiratory System
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 Refrigerated:72 hrs
Stability Frozen:4 weeks
Profile/Component - 9
Parainfluenza viruses 1, 2, 3 & 4
Coronaviruses NL63, 229E, OC43 & HKU1
Respiratory syncytial virus A/B