Human line

FTD Respiratory pathogens 21

Overview

Five-tube multiplex for detection of influenza A virus; influenza A(H1N1) virus (swine-lineage); influenza B virus; human rhinovirus; human coronaviruses NL63, 229E, OC43 and HKU1; human parainfluenza viruses 1, 2, 3 and 4; human metapneumoviruses A/B; human bocavirus; human respiratory syncytial viruses A/B; human adenovirus; enterovirus; human parechovirus; Mycoplasma pneumoniae and internal control

Principle

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

Targets

First tube multiplex PCR:

  • influenza A virus
  • influenza B virus
  • influenza A(H1N1) virus (swine-lineage)
  • human rhinovirus

Second tube multiplex PCR:

  • human coronavirus NL63
  • human coronavirus 229E
  • human coronavirus OC43
  • human coronavirus HKU1

Third tube multiplex PCR:

  • human parainfluenza virus 2
  • human parainfluenza virus 3
  • human parainfluenza virus 4
  • internal control

Fourth tube multiplex PCR:

  • human parainfluenza virus 1
  • human metapneumoviruses A/B
  • human bocavirus
  • Mycoplasma pneumoniae

 Fifth tube multiplex PCR:

  • human respiratory syncytial viruses A/B
  • human adenovirus
  • enterovirus
  • human parechovirus

Specimen

This test is for use with extracted nucleic acids from respiratory samples (throat/nasal/nasopharyngeal swabs, bronchoalveolar lavage and sputum) of human origin.

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-ftd.team@siemens-healthineers.com

Availability

Product availability may vary from country to country and is subject to varying regulatory requirements. Please contact your FTD organization for further details.