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Benefits of GI Pathogens

The GI pathogens Panel targets 6 Bacterial pathogens, 5 Diarrheagenic E.coli/Shigella, 4 Parasitic pathogens  and 5 viral pathogens. This test targets the pathogens RNA’s and DNA’s. Since an infected person shows the same symptoms for most of these pathogens, the GI panel pathogens will provide a more accurate information to clinicians to treat your patients.

Tests

Bacteria

  • Campylobacter (Jejuni
  • coli and upsaliensis)
  • Clostridium difficile (Toxin A/B)
  • Plesiomonas shigelloides

Parasites

  • Cryptosporidium
  • Cyclospora cayetanensis
  • Entamoeba Histolytica
  • Giardia lamblia

Diarrheagenic E.coli/Shigella

  • Enteropathogenic E. coli (EPEC)
  • Enteroaggregative E. coli (EAEC)
  • Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) lt/st
  • Shiga-like toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) stx1/stx2
  • E. coli 0157
  • Shigella/Enteroinvasive E. coli (EIEC)
  • Salmonella
  • Yersinia enterocolitica
  • Vibrio (Parahaemolyticus
  • vulnificus and cholerae)

Viruses

  • Adenovirus F40/41
  • Astrovirus
  • Norovirus GI/GII
  • Rotavirus A
  • Sapovirus (I
  • II
  • IV and V)