Bordetella Pertussis

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Bordetella Pertussis / Parapertussis

Pertussis is also known as whooping cough. The infection is known to cause life-threatening complications among infants and small children, leading to an estimated 195,000 deaths annually around the world.

For cases of suspected pertussis, a contagious bacterial disease that can be difficult to distinguish from other upper respiratory infections, the Clarity Lab Solutions Bordetella test detects Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella Parapertussis DNA from nasopharyngeal swab specimens.

Clarity Lab Solutions Bordetella Assay Offers

  • The Real-Time PCR assay provides specific diagnostic results in less than two hours.
  • Specificity—Aids in diagnosis and surveillance reporting by identifying patients with Bordetella pertussis infection.
  • Fast Time to Results—Answers in less than three hours upon receipt in the lab with minimal hands-on time.

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