Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel

GPP is a fast molecular test that identifies bacterial, parasitic, and viral pathogens in stool specimens.

Test Targets

    Bacteria:
    Campylobacter jejuni, coli, upsaliensis
    Clostridium difficile (toxin A/B)
    Enteroaggregative E. coli (EAEC)
    Enteropathogenic E. coli (EPEC)
    Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) lt/st
    Plesiomonas shigelloides
    Salmonella
    Shiga-like-toxin-producing E. coli (STEC)
    Vibrio (parahaemolyticus, vulnificus, cholerae)
    Vibrio cholerae
    Yersinia enterocolitica

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

    Parasites:
    Cryptosporidium
    Cyclospora cayetanensis
    Entamoeba histolytica
    Giardia lamblia

Sample Type:

Stool sample or fecal swab

Turnaround Time:

24-48 hours

Symptoms Indicating Testing:

Dyspepsia/indigestion
Acid reflux, heartburn, GERD
Nausea and vomiting
Biliary tract and gallbladder disorders
Abdominal cramps and pain
Watery, usually nonbloody diarrhea
Bloody diarrhea (severe infection)

How Testing Works:

Step 1: Your specimen is collected and sent to the lab.

Step 2: Our billing team verifies coverage, and begins testing. If coverage is denied, we contact you to discuss options.

Step 3: Within 24-48 hours, testing is completed, reviewed by our clinical team, and a report is published to the portal.

Questions?