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GI Pathogen Profile, Multiplex PCR Stool Kit - Doctor's Data Test Kit

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The GI Pathogen Profile, Multiplex PCR Stool Kit—Doctor's Data Test Kit is designed to pinpoint harmful germs that cause digestive issues like diarrhea or vomiting. This test detects DNA from different pathogens in stool samples, helping doctors choose the most effective treatment to speed up recovery.


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Ship to lab Monday-Thursday only. Please read all of the directions and the collection procedures prior to starting test. Please wait three days after completion of antifungal or antibiotic medications before starting this collection. Please refrain from taking digestive enzymes, laxatives (particularly mineral or castor oil), antacids, aspirin, and substances containing barium and/or bismuth for two days prior to and during the specimen collection. Refrain from taking probiotic supplements for two weeks prior to specimen collection. Never discontinue prescription medications without first consulting your physician.

Test Results:

7-10 business days once the lab receives the specimen. May take longer based on weather, holiday, or lab delays.

The GI Pathogen Profile, Multiplex PCR Stool Kit - Doctor's Data Test Kit measures the following analytes:

  • Adenovirus 40/41
  • C. difficile Toxin A | C. difficile Toxin B | Campylobacter spp. | Cryptosporidium spp.
  • E. coli O157 | Entamoeba histolytica | Enterotoxigenic E. coli
  • Giardia
  • Norovirus GI | Norovirus GII
  • Rotavirus A
  • Salmonella spp. | Shiga-like Toxin E. coli stx1 | Shiga-like Toxin E. coli stx2 | Shigella spp.
  • Vibrio cholerae

What is the purpose of this test?

Doctor's Data's GI Pathogen Profile, Multiplex PCR Stool Test Kit is a special test that helps doctors check for harmful germs in a person's digestive system. When someone is feeling sick and has stomach problems like diarrhea or vomiting, this test can help the doctor find out if there are any bad germs causing the sickness. The test uses a special method called PCR to look for tiny bits of DNA from different germs in a person's stool sample. By finding out which germs are in the digestive system, the doctor can figure out the best way to help the person feel better.

This special test is really important because it helps doctors find the right treatment for people who are sick because of bad germs in their stomach. By using the GI Pathogen Profile, Multiplex PCR Stool Test Kit, doctors can quickly and accurately find out which germs are making someone sick, so they can give the right medicine to help the person feel better faster. This test is like a detective that helps doctors solve the mystery of why someone is feeling sick, so they can give the right treatment and get the person back to feeling healthy again.

Benefits of the GI Pathogen Profile, Multiplex PCR Stool Kit - Doctor's Data Test Kit:

  1. Accurate Pathogen Detection: Identifies harmful germs causing gastrointestinal symptoms such as diarrhea or vomiting.
  2. Targeted Treatment: Guides physicians in prescribing precise treatments based on the specific pathogens detected.
  3. Speedy Recovery: Facilitates faster recovery by enabling tailored therapeutic interventions.
  4. PCR Technology: Utilizes Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) technology for accurate detection of DNA from various pathogens in stool samples.
  5. Comprehensive Analysis: Provides a thorough assessment of the presence of multiple pathogens simultaneously.
  6. Improved Patient Outcomes: Leads to better patient outcomes by addressing the root cause of gastrointestinal illness.
  7. Non-Invasive Testing: Requires only a stool sample, making it convenient and comfortable for patients.
  8. Diagnostic Clarity: Offers clarity in diagnosing gastrointestinal infections, facilitating effective treatment decisions.
  9. Personalized Care: Enables personalized care plans based on the specific pathogens identified, optimizing treatment efficacy.
  10. Diagnostic Efficiency: Acts as a diagnostic tool, streamlining the diagnostic process and expediting the path to recovery.

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