PCR SERVICE CATALOGUE

AMR Resistance Panel Flyers

Staphylococcus aureus
Meticilin Resistant Gene mecA
Vancomycin Resistant Gene vanA
Vancomycin Resistant Gene vanB
Class A Carbapenemase KPC
Class A Carbapenemase SME
Class A Carbapenemase NMC/IMI
β-LACTAMASE SHV
Extended-Spectrum
β-LACTAMASE CTX-M
Class A Carbapenemase GES
Class B Carbapenemase VIM
Class B Carbapenemase GIM
Class B Carbapenemase SPM
Class B Carbapenemase NDM
Class B Carbapenemase SIM
Class B Carbapenemase IMP3, 15, 19_like
Class D Carbapenemase OXA48_like
Class D Carbapenemase OXA23_like
Class D Carbapenemase OXA24_like
Class D Carbapenemase OXA51_like
Class D Carbapenemase OXA58_like

Specimen Types
  • Rectal exudates
  • Nasopharyngeal exudates/aspirates

Turnaround time : Within 1 Working day

Blood Culture Identification Panel (BCID)

Gram positive bacteria
Enterococcus
Listeria monocytogenes
Staphylococcus
Staphylococcus aureus
Streptococcus
Streptococcus agalactiae
Streptococcus pyogenes
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Gram negative bacteria
Acinetobacter baumannii
Haemophilus meningitis
Neisseria meningitides
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Enterobacteriaceae
Enterobacter cloacae complex
Escherichia coli
Klebsiella oxyloca
Klebsiella pneumonia
Proteus
Serratia marcescens
Yeast
Candida albicans
Candida glabrata
Candida krusei
Candida parapsilosis
Candida tropicalis
Antibiotic Resistance
mecA- methicillin resistance
van A/B- vancomycin resistance

Specimen Types
  • Blood from positive blood culture

Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day
*Excluding Public Holidays and Weekends.

Brucellosis detection
Specimen Types
  • EDTA Blood
  • CSF (in sterile container)
  • Urine (in sterile container)
Turnaround time : Within 7 Working day
Central Nervous System panel 15 (CNS15)

Detection of :-
HSV 1 , HSV 2
VZV CMV EBV
Enterovirus Adenovirus Parechovirus
Human Herpes virus 6
Human Herpes virus 7
Parvovirus (B19)
Neisseria meningitidis
Streptococcus pneumonia
Haemophilus influenzae
Dengue virus

Specimen Types
    • CSF in plain sterile tube

Note: CNS investigation of Infectious Disease should ideally consist of CSF, respiratory secretions & blood which should be collected very early or same time as CSF. If testing samples other than CSF becomes necessary the Pathologist will inform the clinician and after discussion & agreement only respiratory & blood will be tested.

Turnaround time : Within 1-3 Working day

Dengue virus genome detection
Specimen Types
  • Serum/Plasma
  • EDTA blood
  • CSF ( in sterile container)
  • Tissue Biopsy ( in sterile container)

Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day

Dengue virus detection and Chikungunya virus detection (2in1)
Specimen Types
  • EDTA blood

Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day

Genital Ulcer STI panel

HSV-1, HSV-2
Haemophilus ducreyi
Treponema pallidum Lymphogranuloma venereum Cytomegalovirus
Varicella Zoster Virus

Specimen Types
  • Urethral swab (in VTM)
  • Vaginal swab (in VTM)
  • Cervical swab (in VTM)
  • Early morning first void urine (in sterile container)
  • Liquid based cytology specimen (e.g. ThinPrep and SurePath)

Turnaround time : Within 5 Working day

Gastrointestinal Pathogen Full Assay (GPP)

Bacteria (I)
Campylobacter spp
Clostridium difficile Toxin B
Plesiomonas shigelloides
Salmonella spp.
Yersinia enterocolitica
Vibrio spp.
Shigella/Enteroinvasive E.coli (EIEC)
Aeromonas spp.
Bacteria (II)
E.coli O157
Clostridium difficile hypervirulent
Enteroaggregative E.coli (EAEC)
Enteropathogenic E.coli (EPEC)
Enterotoxigenic E.coli (ETEC)
Enterohemorrhagic E.coli (EHEC)
Viruses
Adenovirus
Astrovirus
Norovirus G1/GII
Rotavirus
Sapovirus
Parasites
Cryptosporidiu spp.
Cyclospora cayetanensis
Entamoeba histolytica
Giardia lamblia
Blastocystis hominis
Dientamoeba fragilis

Specimen Types
  • Stool sample in a sterile container

Turnaround time : Within 4 Working day

Gastrointestinal Pathogen Assay Bacteria II Panel (BA2)
E.coli O157 Clostridium difficile hypervirulent Enteroaggregative E.coli (EAEC) Enteropathogenic E.coli (EPEC) Enterotoxigenic E.coli (ETEC) Enterohemorrhagic E.coli (EHEC)
Specimen Types
  • Stool sample in a sterile container
Turnaround time : Within 4 Working day
Gastrointestinal Pathogen Assay – Parasite Panel (Parasite)
Cryptosporidium spp. Cyclospora cayetanensis Entamoeba histolytica Giardia lamblia Blastocystis hominis Dientamoeba fragilis
Specimen Types
  • Stool sample in a sterile container
Turnaround time : Within 4 Working day
Human Papillomavirus 36 Genotypes (HPV) Flyers

Human Papillomavirus (36 Genotypes)

High Risk- HPV
16,18,26,31,33,35,39,45,51,52,53,56,58,59,66, 68, 73 and 82.

Low Risk- HPV
6,11,40,42,43,44,54,55,61,62,67,69,70,71,72,81,84 and 89.

Specimen Types
In Male
  • Dry swab
  • Skin biopsy
  • Paraffin embedded sections
  • Liquid Based Cytology
    • Thinprep
    • Surepath
    • Novaprep
    • Cellprep

 In Female

  • Dry swab
  • Paraffin embedded sections
  • Liquid Based Cytology
    • Thinprep
    • Surepath
    • Novaprep
    • Cellprep

Turnaround time : Within 2 Working day

Human Papillomavirus 36 Genotypes (HPV) + Pap Smear Combo Test

Human Papillomavirus (36 Genotypes)

High Risk- HPV
16,18,26,31,33,35,39,45,51,52,53,56,58,59,66, 68, 73 and 82.

Low Risk- HPV
6,11,40,42,43,44,54,55,61,62,67,69,70,71,72,81,84 and 89.

Specimen Types
 In Female
  • Dry swab for HPV DNA
  • For Pap Smear
  • Liquid Based Cytology
    • Surepath

Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day

Hepatitis B virus detection and quantitation
Specimen Types
  • EDTA Blood/ Plasma

Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day

HIV detection and viral load
Specimen Types
  • EDTA Blood

Turnaround time : Within 7-14 Working day

Leptospirosis detection
Specimen Types
  • EDTA Blood/ Plasma
  • Early morning first void urine (in Sterile container)
Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day
Mycoplasma pneumonia detection
Specimen Types
  • Nasopharyngeal aspirate (in sterile container)
  • Broncho-alveolar aspirate/lavage fluid (in sterile container)
  • Sputum(in sterile container)

Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day

Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB PCR)
(Pulmonary infection)
Specimen Types
  • Sputum/induced sputum (in sterile container)
  • Blood in heparin tube
  • Broncho-alveolar Lavage (BAL) (in sterile container)
  • Tracheal wash (in sterile container)
  • Pleural fluid (in sterile container)
  • Peritoneal fluid
  • Pus from abscess
  • Synovial fluid (from joint)
  • Tissue biopsy (in sterile container)
  • Cerebrospinal fluid (in sterile container)
  • Bone marrow (in sterile container)
  • Lymph node aspirate
  • Early morning first void urine (in sterile container)
  • Stool
  • Whole blood in plain tube
  • Eye vitreous fluid

Turnaround time : Within 7 Working day

Melioidosis
Specimen Types
  • EDTA Blood

Turnaround time : Within 14 Working day

Pap Smear
Specimen Types
  • Surepath

Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day

Respiratory Viruses 16
(Adenovirus Influenza A & B virus Parainfluenza virus 1, 2, 3,4 Rhinovirus A/B/C Respiratory Syncytial virus A,B Bocavirus 1/2/3/4 Metapneumovirus Coronavirus 229E, NL63 ,OC43 Enterovirus)
Specimen Types
  • Nasopharyngeal aspirate
  • Nasopharyngeal swab (in VTM)
  • Coughed up – Sputum (from adults) (in sterile container)
  • Broncho-alveolar lavage (BAL) fluid (in sterile container)
  • Tracheal aspirate (in sterile container)
  • Respiratory Tissue Biopsy (in sterile container)
Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day
Respiratory Panel 33 Flyers
Human Coronavirus (NL63,OC43,229E,HKU1) Parainfluenza virus (1,2,3,4) Rhinovirus Influenza Virus (A,B,C,H1N1) Influenza A Subtype H1N1 (2009 H1N1) Metapneumovirus ( A,B) Adenovirus Bocavirus Enterovirus Respiratory Syncytial virus (A&B) Human Parechovirus Streptococcus pneumonia Staphylococcus aureus Haemophilus influenza (A-F & B) Salmonella sp. Pneumocystis jirovecii (PCP) Moraxella catarrhalis Mycoplasma pneumonia Bordetella spp. Chlamydophila pneumonia Legionella spp. Klebsiella pneumoniae
Specimen Types
  • Sputum
  • Throat Swab (in VTM)
  • Nasal swab in VTM
  • Broncho-alveolar lavage (BAL)
Turnaround time : Within 1 Working day
Sepsis Panel Flyers
Streptococcus pneumonia
Streptococcus pyogenes
Stenotraphomonas maltaphilia
Candida spp
Acinetobacter baumannii
Serratia marcescens
Klebsiella pneumonia
Streptococcus agalactiae
Coagulase-negative staphylococci
Staphylococcus aureus
Escherichia coli
Enterobacteria
Candida albicans
Listeria monocytogenes
Enterococcus
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Streptococcus spp.
Neisseria meningitidis
Proteus spp.
Morganella morganii
RESISTANCE GENE METHICILLIN mecA
RESISTANCE GENE VANCOMYCIN vanA
RESISTANCE GENE VANCOMYCIN vanB
CLASS A CARBAPENEMASE KPC
CLASS A CARBAPENEMASE SME
CLASS A CARBAPENEMASE NMC/IMI
SHV β-LACTAMASE
CTX-M EXTENDED-SPECTRUM β-LACTAMASE
CLASS A CARBAPENEMASE GES
CLASS B CARBAPENEMASE VIM
CLASS B CARBAPENEMASE GIM
CLASS B CARBAPENEMASE SPM
CLASS B CARBAPENEMASE NDM
CLASS B CARBAPENEMASE SIM
CLASS B CARBAPENEMASE IMP3, 15,19_like
Specimen Types
  • Positive blood culture
Turnaround time : By 7 pm on same day
Toxoplasma gondii detection
Specimen Types
  • Eye vitreous fluid
  • Amniotic fluid (in sterile container)
  • CSF (in sterile container)
  • Tissue Biopsy (in sterile container)

Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day

BK & JC detection and quantitation
Specimen Types
  • EDTA Blood
  • Serum
  • CSF (in sterile container)
  • Urine (in sterile container)
Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day
Bordetella pertussis detection
Specimen Types
  • Nasopharyngeal aspirate (in sterile container)
  • Broncho-alveolar aspirate/lavage fluid (in sterile container)
  • Sputum (in sterile container)
  • Nasopharyngeal swab (in VTM)

Turnaround time : Within 10 Working day

Cytomegalovirus detection and quantitation
Specimen Types
  • EDTA Blood
  • Urine (children <2yrs)
  • Eye vitreous fluid
  • Tissue biopsy
  • Amniotic fluid
  • Broncho-alveolar lavage BAL
  • CSF
  • Saliva
  • Semen
  • Swab

Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day

Combo Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya
Specimen Types
  • EDTA blood
  • Urine

Turnaround time : Within 4 Working day

Dengue virus genome detection and typing
Specimen Types
  • Serum/Plasma
  • EDTA blood
  • CSF ( in sterile container)
  • Tissue Biopsy ( in sterile container)
Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day
Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) detection and quantitation
Specimen Types
  • Plasma
  • Whole Blood
  • CSF
  • BAL
Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day
Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel (RPGPP)

Bacteria
Campylobacter (jejuni, coli, & upsaliensis)
Clostridium difficile (Toxin A/B)
Plesiomonas shigelloides
Salmonella
Yersinia enterocolitica
Vibrio (parahaemolyticus &
vulnificus)
Vibrio cholerae
Diarrheagenic E.coli/Shigella
E.coli O157
Enteroaggregative E.coli (EAEC)
Enteropathogenic E.coli (EPEC)
Enterotoxigenic E.coli (ETEC)
lt/st
Shiga-like toxin producing E.coli
(STEC) stx1/stx2
Shigella/Enteroinvasive E.coli
(EIEC)
Viruses
Adenovirus F 40/41
Astrovirus Norovirus G1/GII Rotavirus A
Sapovirus (I, II, IV and V)
Parasites
Cryptosporidium
Cyclospora cayetanensis
Entamoeba histolytica
Giardia lamblia

Specimen Types
  • Stool sample in a sterile container

Turnaround time : Within 2 Working day

Gastrointestinal Pathogen Bacterial Panel (BA)

Campylobacter spp
Clostridium difficile Toxin B
Salmonella spp.
Yersinia enterocolitica
Vibrio spp.
Shigella/Enteroinvasive E.coli (EIEC)
Aeromonas spp.

Specimen Types
  • Stool sample in a sterile container
  • Turnaround time : Within 4 Working day

    Gastrointestinal Pathogen Assay – Virus Panel (Virus)

    Adenovirus
    Astrovirus Norovirus GI/GII
    Rotavirus
    Sapovirus

    Specimen Types
    • Stool sample in a sterile container

    Turnaround time : Within 4 Working day

    H7N9
    Specimen Types
    • Nasopharyngeal swabs (in VTM)
    • Nasopharyngeal aspirate  in sterile container)
    • Tracheal aspirate (in sterile container)
    • Broncho-alveolar aspirate/lavage fluid (in sterile container)

    Turnaround time : Within 24 hours

    Herpes Simplex Virus detection, typing and quantitation
    Specimen Types
  • Vesicle fluid
  • Vesicle swab from oral/skin/genital lesions (in VTM)
  • Throat swab in babies (in VTM)
  • HVS in VTM
  • Corneal swab (in VTM)
  • Corneal Scraping
  • Eye Vitreous fluid
  • Amniotic fluid
  • CSF (in sterile container)
  • Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day

    Hepatitis C virus detection and quantitation
    Specimen Types
    • EDTA Blood/ Plasma

    Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day

    Influenza A, B & RSV Panel

    Influenza A
    Influenza B
    RSV A
    RSV B
    Subtype of Influenza ( H1, H3, H1 2009 pdm)

    Specimen Types
    • Nasopharyngeal aspirate
    • Nasopharyngeal swab (in VTM)
    • Nasal swab (in VTM)
    • Throat swab (in VTM)
    • Tracheo-bronchial aspirate (in sterile container)
    • Tissue biopsy (in sterile container)

    Turnaround time : Within 1 Working day

    MERS-CoV Flyers
    Specimen Types
    Patients/contacts:
    • Nasopharyngeal swabs (in VTM)
    • Combined nose/throat swab (in VTM)
    • Nasopharyngeal aspirate (in sterile container)
    • Tracheal aspirate (in sterile container)
    • Broncho-alveolar aspirate/lavage fluid (in sterile container)

    Turnaround time : Within 24 hours

    MRSA
    Specimen Types
    • Dry swab from Nasal/groin/axilla( in VTM)
    • Pus swab
    • Whole Blood

    Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day

    Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Extra pulmonary TB)
    Specimen Types
    • Pus from Abscess (in sterile container)
    • Synovial fluid (from Joint) (in sterile container)
    • Synovial biopsy (in sterile container)
    • Endometrial Biopsy (in sterile container)
    • Peritoneal fluid (in sterile container)
    • CSF (in sterile container)
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy (in sterile container)
    • Tissue Biopsy/Scrapings (in sterile container)
    • Lymph Node aspirate/Biopsy (in sterile container)
    • Eye vitreous fluid

    Turnaround time : Within 7 Working day

    Meningitis/ Encephalitis Panel
    Bacteria Escherichia coli K1 Haemophilus influenza Listeria monocytogenes Neisseria meningitides Streptococcus agalactiae Streptococcus pneumonia Viruses Cytomegalovirus Enterovirus HSV-1 HSV-2 Human herpesvirus 6 Human parechovirus Varicella zoster virus Yeast Cryptococcus neofonnans/gattii
    Specimen Types
    • CSF in plain sterile tube
    Turnaround time : Within 24 hours
    Respiratory Bacterial Panel 7

    (Mycoplasma pneumonia
    Chlamydia pneumonia
    Legionella pneumophila
    Bordetella pertussis
    Bordetella parapertussis
    Haemophilus influenza
    Streptococcus pneumoniae)

    Specimen Types
    • Nasopharyngeal aspirate (in sterile container)
    • Broncho-alveolar lavage(BAL) fluid (in sterile container)
    • Nasopharyngeal swabs (in VTM)

    Turnaround time : Within 3 days

    Respiratory Panel 26

    Influenza A virus ( Flu A)
    Influenza B virus ( Flu B)
    Respiratory syncytial virus A (RSV A)
    Respiratory syncytial virus B (RSV B)
    Flu A-H1
    Flu A-H1pdm09
    Flu A-H3
    Adenovirus
    Enterovirus
    Parainfluenza virus 1,2,3,4
    Metapneumovirus
    Bocavirus
    Rhinovirus
    Coronavirus NL63,229E,OC43
    Mycoplasma pneumonia
    Chlamydophila pneumonia
    Legionella pneumophila
    Streptococcus pneumonia
    Bordetella pertussis
    Bordetella parapertussis

    Specimen Types
    • Nasopharyngeal swab (in VTM)
    • Nasopharyngeal aspirate (in sterile container)

    Turnaround time : Within 2 Working day

    Sexually Transmitted Infection 7 (STI 7)

    Chlamydia trachomatis
    Neisseria gonorrhoea
    Trichomonas vaginalis
    Mycoplasma genitalium
    Mycoplasma hominis
    Ureaplasma urealyticum
    Ureaplasma parvum

    Specimen Types
    In Male
    • Urethral swab in VTM Early morning first void urine (in sterile container)
    • Lymph node aspirate (in sterile container)

    In Female

    • Urethral swab ( in VTM)
    • Endocervical swab ( in VTM)
    • High vaginal swab ( in VTM)
    • Pelvic peritoneal fluid at Laparoscope (for infertility, PID cases)
    • Early morning first void urine (in sterile container)

    In both Gender

    • Pharyngeal swab in VTM

    Turnaround time : Within 7 Working day

    Sexually Transmitted Infection 9 (STI 9)

    Chlamydia trachomatis
    Neisseria gonorrhoea
    Trichomonas vaginalis
    Mycoplasma genitalium
    Mycoplasma hominis
    Ureaplasma urealyticum
    Ureaplasma parvum
    HSV-1, HSV-2

    Specimen Types
    In Male
    • Urethral swab in VTM Early morning first void urine (in sterile container)
    • Lymph node aspirate (in sterile container)

    In Female

    • Urethral swab ( in VTM)
    • Endocervical swab ( in VTM)
    • High vaginal swab ( in VTM)
    • Pelvic peritoneal fluid at Laparoscope (for infertility, PID cases)
    • Early morning first void urine (in sterile container)

    In both Gender

    • Pharyngeal swab in VTM

    Turnaround time : Within 5 Working day

    Tropical Fever Panel Flyers

    Leptospirosis
    (Leptospira spp.)
    Meliodosis (Burkholdheria
    pseudomallei)
    Typhoid (Salmonella spp.)
    Malaria (Plasmodium spp.)

    Specimen Types
    EDTA Blood

    Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day

    Varicella Zoster Virus detection and quantitation (VZV)
    Specimen Types
    • Skin Scraping/scab
    • Vesicle fluid (in sterile container)
    • Vesicle swab
    • Amniotic fluid (in sterile container)
    • Eye Vitreous fluid
    • EDTA blood
    • Whole Blood
    • CSF

    Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day

    Zika Virus Flyers
    Zika Virus genome detection
    Specimen Types
    • Serum
    • Blood in plain tube or gel tube
    • Early morning first void urine (in sterile container)
    Turnaround time : Within 3 Working day