Human line

FTD Respiratory pathogens 33


Eight-tube multiplex for detection of influenza A virus; influenza B virus; influenza C virus; influenza A(H1N1) virus (swine-lineage); human parainfluenza viruses 1, 2, 3 and 4; human coronaviruses NL63, 229E, OC43 and HKU1; human metapneumoviruses A/B; human rhinovirus; human respiratory syncytial viruses A/B; human adenovirus; enterovirus; human parechovirus; human bocavirus; Pneumocystis jirovecii; Mycoplasma pneumoniae; Chlamydophila pneumoniae; Streptococcus pneumoniae; Haemophilus influenzae B; Staphylococcus aureus; Moraxella catarrhalis; Bordetella spp.*; Klebsiella pneumoniae; Legionella pneumophila/longbeachae; Salmonella spp.; Haemophilus influenzae and internal control

*does not include Bordetella parapertussis


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


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

Sixth tube multiplex PCR:

  • Chlamydophila pneumoniae
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae
  • Haemophilus influenzae B
  • Staphylococcus aureus

Seventh tube multiplex PCR:

  • Klebsiella pneumoniae
  • Legionella pneumophila/longbeachae
  • Salmonella spp.
  • Pneumocystis jirovecii

Eighth tube multiplex PCR:

  • Moraxella catarrhalis
  • Bordetella spp. (except Bordetella parapertussis)
  • Haemophilus influenzae
  • influenza C virus


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


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


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