qPCR - Respiratory Diagnostic Panel

Sample type:

Sputum, extracted DNA


2 working days

Service details

Using the qPCR system we can accurately quantify the number of copies from microbes, genes, copy numbers, and rare mutants. We have validated qPCR TaqMan Array Card for many common pathogens.

Microbes that can be detected with the Respiratory Panel include:

- Adenovirus

- Bocavirus

- Enterovirus

- Human metapneumovirus

- Parainfluenzavirus (1-4)

- Parechovirus

- Rhinovirus

- Influenza (A and B)

- Measles

- Coronavirus_229E

- Coronavirus_HKU1

- Coronavirus_NL63

- Coronavirus_OC43

- Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS)

- Severe acure respiratory syndrome (SARS)

- Mumps

- Respiratory syncytial virus (A and B)

- Human herpesvirus 3 (VZV)

- Human herpesvirus 4 (EBV)

- Human herpesvirus 5 (CMV)

- Human herpesvirus 6

- Coxiella burnetii

- Bordetella pertussis

- Bordetella holmesii

- Chlamydophila pneumoniae

- Haemophilus influenzae

- Klebsiella pneumoniae

- Legionella pneumophila

- Moraxella catarrhalis

- Mycoplasma pneumoniae

- Staphylococcus aureus

- Streptococcus pneumoniae

- Pneumocystis jirovecii


Diagnostics and Precision Medicine


Pathogen Identification and Quantification

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Please note that academic price involves subsidizing the production of data and KRISP members producing (max. two individuals) and/or analyzing data are normally co-authors to manuscripts. The commercial price include all costs and no-authorship or collaborationn is needed. Price can vary due to exchange rates, price last estimated at - 2019-03-10

- Avaliable Equipment

PCR quantification, Gene expression, High Resolution Melting (HRM)

KRISP has been created by the coordinated effort of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and the South African Medical Research Countil (SAMRC).

Location: K-RITH Tower Building
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, UKZN
719 Umbilo Road, Durban, South Africa.
Director: Prof. Tulio de Oliveira