MultiPlex PCR

Effective: 11/17/2016
Labtech Diagnostics Introduces Multiplex PCR

Multiplex PCR is the gateway to syndromic testing and better patient care

Many infections are present with similar signs and symptoms. However, today’s targeted infectious disease diagnostics are limited to testing only the most common pathogens associated with a clinical syndrome. This leaves most infections undiagnosed and leads to additional downstream testing, patient dissatisfaction and compromised patient care. By using a molecular syndromic approach and a broad test menu, it will be able to better detect and identify the infectious agents with just one easy test.

Get Faster Results

Multiplex PCR helps healthcare providers deliver proper treatment by providing fast and accuratepathogen identification. With same day turnaround time, clinicians can make vital decisions regarding hospital admission, isolation, cohorting, antiviral or antibiotic therapy and additional diagnostic testing.

Get Better Results

Multiplex PCR approach increases the probability of identifying a pathogen in patients with symptoms of an infectious disease and increases capability of detection of co-infections.

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Currant available panels

Panel tests for a comprehensive set of 20 upper respiratory viral and identifies the most common viral and bacterial pathogens that cause indistinguishable symptoms. The rapid and accurate identification of chooses to treat an upper respiratory tract infection.

Coronavirus HKU1
Coronavirus NL63
Coronavirus 229E
Coronavirus OC43
Human Metapneumovirus Human Rhinovirus/Enterovirus
Influenza A
Influenza A/H1
Influenza A/H3
Influenza A/H1-2009
Influenza B
Parainfluenza Virus 1
Parainfluenza Virus
2 Parainfluenza Virus 3
Parainfluenza Virus 4
Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Bordetella pertussis
Chlamydophila pneumoniae
Mycoplasma pneumoniae

GI Panel tests for a comprehensive set of 22 gastrointestinal pathogens. The GI Panel tests stool specimens for common pathogens associated with gastroenteritis. Quickly identifying the correct pathogen can ensure appropriate treatment, patient management and help decrease infectious gastroenteritis which can lead to severe illness or death.

Campylobacter (jejuni, coli and upsaliensis)
Clostridium difficile (toxin A/B) Plesiomonas shigelloides Salmonella
Yersinia enterocolitica
Vibrio (parahaemolyticus, vulnificus and cholerae)
Vibrio cholerae

Enteroaggregative E. coli (EAEC)
Enteropathogenic E. coli (EPEC)
Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC)
Shiga-like toxin-producing E. coli (STEC)
stx1/stx2 Shigella/Enteroinvasive E. coli (EIEC)

E. coli O157
Cyclospora cayetanensis
Entamoeba histolytica
Giardia lamblia

Adenovirus F40/41
Norovirus GI/GII
Rotavirus A
Sapovirus (I, II, IV & V)

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