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12 December 2021: Clinical Research

Influenza and Influenza-Like Respiratory Virus Infections in Children During the 2019/20 Influenza Season and the COVID-19 Pandemic in Poland: Data from the National Influenza Centre, the Department of Influenza Research at the National Institute of Public Health, and 16 Voivodeship Sanitary and Epidemiological Stations

Katarzyna Kondratiuk ACDEF , Ewelina Hallmann CDEF , Katarzyna Łuniewska CDEF* , Karol Szymański BCDEF , Małgorzata Niedzielak CDEF , Lidia B. Brydak ADEFG

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.934862

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e934862

Table 1 The diagnostic methods used in 16 Voivodship Sanitary Epidemiological Stations in in the epidemic season 2018–2019 in Poland.

Voivodship Sanitary Epidemiological StationDiagnostic equipmentKits
BiałystokLightCycler 96 (Roche)CFX96 (Biorad)Allplex SARS-CoV-2/FluA/FluB/RSV Assay (Seegene)Allplex Respiratory Panel 1 (Flu/RSV/FluA subtyping (Seegene)
BydgoszczCFX 96 (Bio-Rad)Gene Xpert Analyzer (Cepheid)Allplex Respiratory Panel 1 Assay (Seegene)Xpress SARS-CoV2/FLU/RSV (for Gene Xpert)
GdańskAparat LightCycler 480 II (Roche)RealAccurate Quadruplex Influenza PCR Kit
Gorzów Wlkp.LightCycler 480 II (Roche)LightCycler Multiplex RNA Virus Master (Roche)LightMix Modular Influenza B (Roche)LightMix Modular Influenza A/H1 (Roche)
KatowiceLightCycler 480 II (Roche)PowerChek Pandemic H1N1/H3N2 Real Time RT-PCR Kit (Kogene Biotech); FTD Flu (Fast Track Diagnostics)
KielceCFX-96 Real-Time SystemThermocycler by BioRadAllplex Respiratory Panel 1, (influenza viruses: A, B, AH1N1, AH1N1 pdm 09, AH3N2, RSVA, RSVB) (Seegene)Alplex SARS – CoV-2/FluA/FluB/RSV Assay (Seegene)
CracowRotor-Gene Q MDx 5 plexReal-time PCR by BioerOne tube multiplex PCR for influenza A H1N1, B, H1N1, H3, H5 and H7 (Fast Track Diagnostics)Vitassay qPCR Flu+RSV+SARS-CoV-2
LublinCFX96 Bio-RadCepheid GeneXpertQuadruplex Influenza PCR Kit, RealAccurateXpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2/FLU/RSVXpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2/FLU/RSV
ŁódźCFX96 Deep Well Real-TimePCR (Bio-Rad Laboratories)Viasure Real Time Detection Kit by CerTesr BIOTEC
OlsztynCFX96 Bio-RadcDNA Synthesis Premix (Seegene)RV16 Detection (Seegene)Respiratory Panel 1 (Seegene)SARS-CoV-2/Flu A/Flu B/RSV Assay (Seegene)
OpoleReal Time PCR MIC-4 (bio molecular systems – Syngen)Real Time PCR System SLAN96S thermocycler (Argenta)FLU A+B (VIASURE, Syngen)
PoznańGeneXpert (Cepheid)7500 Real-Time PCR (Applied Biosystems)Montania 4896 Real-Time PCR Anatolia GeneworksXpert Flu A,B, A/H1N1/pdm09H1N1 Detection Kit v3 (Bosphore)
Rzeszów7500 Real Time PCR System (Applied Biosystems)LightCycler 480 II (Roche)CFX 96 Real Time System (BIO-RAD)Real Accurate Quadruplex Influenza PCR Kit – PathoFinder B. V.Allplex SARS-CoV-2/FluA/FluB/RSV Assay – Seegene Inc.RealCycler FLUS-UX – Progenie MolecularFTD Respiratory pathogens 21 – Fast Track DiagnosticsAmpliSens Influenza virus A-type-H5, H7, H9-FRT – Federal Budget Institute of Science, Central Research Institute for Epidemiology
SzczecinRotor Gene Q (Qiagen)PowerChek Influenza A/B Real-time PCR Kit (Kogenebiotech Co)PowerChek Pandemic H1N1/H3N2 Real-time PCR Kit (Kogenebiotech Co)
WarsawGeneXpert (Cepheid)Xpert Flu A,B, A/H1N1/pdm09, Xpert Xpress Flu-RSV
WrocławRotor-Gene (Qiagen)LightCycler 96 (Roche)Viasure FLU A+B Real Time PCR Detection Kit (CerTest Biotec)Viasure FLU Typing I (H1H3) Real Time PCR Detection Kit (CerTest Biotec)RealAccurate Quadruplex Influenza PCR Kit (PathoFinder)

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