Human line

FTD Bacterial pneumonia CAP

Overview

Two tube multiplex for detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, Staphylococcus aureus, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, Legionella pneumophila/ longbeachae and internal control

Principle

Multiplex real-time PCR for detection of pathogen genes by TaqMan® technology

Targets

First tube multiplex PCR:

  • Streptococcus pneumoniae
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Haemophilus influenzae
  • Moraxella catarrhalis

Second tube multiplex PCR:

  • Legionella pneumophila/ longbeachae
  • Mycoplasma pneumoniae
  • Chlamydophila pneumoniae
  • internal control

Specimen

This test is for use with extracted nucleic acid from throat/nasal swabs, bronchoalveolar lavage, sputum of human origin and culture

Storage

-20°C

Shelf life

6 months minimum

Compatibility

To find out if the extraction method or qPCR thermocycler available in your facility is compatible with FTD assays, please see our full and detailed compatibility list under the “Resources” area or contact support@fast-trackdiagnostics.com