HOSPITAL LOGO HERE (Double click here to insert logo or delete this information) Date: (Enter Date Here) To: (Enter Hospital Department Name Here) From: (Enter Name Here) (Enter Title Here) Re: New 20 Pathogen Respiratory Panel Available Fast and Comprehensive Respiratory Pathogen Detection Beginning (Enter Test Availability Date Here), (Enter Hospital Lab Name Here) will offer a multiplex PCR panel for the detection of 17 respiratory viruses and 3 bacteria from a single specimen providing results within (Enter Time Commitment Here). The FilmArray Respiratory Panel from BioFire Diagnostics is FDA-cleared and provides an overall sensitivity and specificity of 95% and 99%, respectively. Rapid and accurate diagnostic testing for respiratory pathogens may help identify which patients to isolate or cohort faster and determine if antibiotic or antiviral therapy is appropriate. The FilmArray Respiratory Panel tests for 20 Pathogens Simultaneously Viral Targets Bacterial Targets Adenovirus Influenza A/H3 Bordetella pertussis Coronavirus HKU1 Influenza A/H1-2009 Chlamydophila pneumoniae Coronavirus NL63 Influenza B Mycoplasma pneumoniae Coronavirus 229E Parainfluenza Virus 1 Coronavirus OC43 Parainfluenza Virus 2 Human Metapneumovirus Parainfluenza Virus 3 Human Rhinovirus/Enterovirus Parainfluenza Virus 4 Influenza A Respiratory Syncytial Virus Influenza A/H1 Sample Type and Volume Requirements Sample type: Nasopharyngeal Swab in viral transport media Sample volume: 300 μl How to order the FilmArray Respiratory Panel (Enter Order Procedure Here or Delete this Section) Turnaround Time From the time the sample arrives in the lab, it is our goal to have results back to you within (Enter Time Commitment Here). For questions, please contact (Enter Name and Contact Information Here) or visit BioFire Diagnostics’ product website at www.FilmArray.com.