Parameter Method Sample Type Significance

1

Screening of Bacterial pathogens (Pan Bac)
Gram Positive

  1. S aureus
  2. Enterococcus Spp
  3. Propionicbacterium
  4. Group B streptococcus
  5. CoNS (Coagulase negative Staphylococci

PCR In- house

Blood/ Vitreous Tap/ Urine/ Swab/ CSF

Identification of gram-positive bacteria that leads to bacterial infections

2

Screening of Bacterial pathogens (Pan Bac)
Gram negative

  1. E coli
  2. Klebsiella
  3. P aerogenosa
  4. Haemophilus influenza
  5. Enterobacter aerogenes

PCR In- house

Blood/ Vitreous Tap/ Urine/ Swab/ CSF

Identification of gram-negative bacteria that leads to bacterial infections

3

Screening of Fungal pathogens (Pan fungal)

  1. Candida Spp
  2. Aspergillus Spp
  3. Fusarium

PCR In- house

Blood/ Vitreous Tap/ Urine/ Swab/ CSF

Identification of fungal pathogens

4

Panel based testing of 40 pathogens

PCR In- house

Blood/ Vitreous Tap/ Urine/ Swab/ CSF/ Culture

Gram positive bacteria: Coagulase negative Staphylococcus, Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus spp., Streptococcus spp., Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus agalactiae, Streptococcus pyogenes, Listeria monocytogenes.

Gram negative bacteria: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter baumannii, Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Serratia marcescens, Enterobacteriaceae, Proteus spp., Morganella morganii, Neisseria meningitidis

Fungi: Candida spp., C.albicans

20 different genes analyzed : mecA, vanA, vanB, blaSHV, blaCTX-M, KPC, SME, NMC-IMI, GES, VIM, GIM, SPM, NDM, SIM, IMP, OXA23, OXA24, OXA48, OXA51, OXA58

5

Respiratory Panel

  1. H1N1
  2. Adeno virus
  3. HMPV
  4. RSV

Real time/ PCR In- house

Oropharyngeal / Nasopharyngeal swab in VTM

Panel based testing to identify the virus that cause respiratory infections

6

Encephalitis Panel

  1. HSV1/2
  2. EBV
  3. CMV
  4. VZV
  5. JEV
  6. Entero virus

Real time/ PCR In- house

Blood/ Vitreous Tap/ Urine/ Swab/ CSF/ Gingiva tissue.

Identification of the virus that leads to encephalitis in patients

Contact

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