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Test ID: BPRP    
Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis, Molecular Detection, PCR

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Preferred diagnostic test for the detection of Bordetella pertussis or Bordetella parapertussis

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)
Includes DNA preparation from specimen, PCR amplification, and hybridization

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Bordetella PCR

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Bordetella pertussis and parapertussis
PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction)
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Whooping Cough
Bordetella parapertussis by PCR
Bordetella parapertussis by Rapid PCR
Bordetella pertussis Detection by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)