Benefits of the Respiratory Panel:

  • Delivers one-day results
  • Identifies bacteria regardless of recent antibiotic use
  • Identifies difficult to culture pathogens
  • Offers simplicity of single sample collection
  • Yields a high level of sensitivity and specificity

Respiratory Infection Panel:

    Adenovirus types 3, 4, 7, 21
    Enterovirus group
    Human bocavirus
    Human coronavirus (4 types)
    Human metapneumovirus
    Influenza A - Human influenza
    Influenza A - H1N1-09
    Influenza B
    Parainfluenza virus types 1, 2, 3, 4
    Respiratory Syncytial Virus (A & B)

    Acinetobacter baumannii
    Bordetella pertussis
    Chlamydophila pneumoniae
    Haemophilus influenzae
    Haemophilus influenzae (type B)

    Klebsiella pneumoniae
    Legionella pneumophila
    Moraxella catarrhalis
    Mycoplasma pneumoniae
    Neisseria meningitidis
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Staphylococcus aureus
    MRSA - Meth. resistant S. aureus
    Panton-Valentine leukocidin gene
    Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A)

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Chief Complaints for Consideration:

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    Acute bronchiolitis due to infectious organism
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    Acute bronchitis
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    Acute nasopharyngitis (common cold)
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    Acute pharyngitis
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    Acute sinusitis NOS
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    Acute tonsillitis
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    Allergic rhinitis NOS
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    Asthma NOS
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    Chronic sinusitis NOS
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    Fever NOS
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    Nasal & sinus disease NEC
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    Pneumonia, organism NOS
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    Viral infection NOS
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Co-detection data:

* Data on file

Since the 2009 H1N1 epidemic, new light has been shed on the role co-infections may play in the virulence of respiratory infections. Recent studies, such as The impact of bacterial and viral co-infection in severe influenza , suggest that patients who develop more severe respiratory infections often have a co-infection. For more co-detection data and analysis from Diatherix, view this poster presented at IDweek 2013.

Respiratory Panel detection of both bacteria and viruses can improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.

TEM-PCR™ provides the ability to identify patients with viral, bacterial or both viral and bacterial pathogens from a single specimen in one day and allows the clinician to:

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    Withhold antibiotics in patients with viral detection

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    Administer appropriate antibiotic and/or antiviral therapy

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    Incorporate evidence-based medicine to enhance the quality and cost-effectiveness of patient care