Genesis Reference Laboratories
Provides results within 24 hours.
Genesis Reference Laboratories is a R.P.P. Respiratory Pathogen Panel in house provider.
The RPP (R.P.P.) Respiratory Pathogen Panel testing is indicated as an aid in the detection and identification of viral
and bacterial agents causing respiratory tract infections in symptomatic adult and pediatric patients, who are either hospitalized, admitted to emergency departments or who are outpatients with suspected respiratory tract infection.
Respiratory pathogens cause acute local and systemic disease of varying severity, with the most severe cases occurring in children, the elderly and immunocompromised patients. The similarity of diseases caused by many viruses and bacteria, diagnosis based on clinical