Our routine respiratory panel comprises: Influenzae A and B, Respiratory syncytial virus A and B, Parainfluenza 1 - 4, Human Metapneumovirus, Rhinovirus/Enterovirus, Adenovirus, Human Bocavirus.
In addition to this we are now offering an extended respiratory screen comprised of the aforementioned organisms with Coronavirus OC43, 229E, NL63, HKU1 and new Coronavirus-SARS-CoV-2 as additional testing.
Please note, Influenza A positives can be differentiated between H1 and H3 subtypes. If required this can be reported.
Differentiation of Rhinovirus/Enterovirus will incur an extra day TAT to facilitate additional testing.
Legionella pneumophila, Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydia pneumoniae positives may be reported following testing on the NxTAG® Respiratory Pathogen Panel.