A clinically advantageous solution.

While most GI infections are common and fortunately do not require medical attention, for serious cases, MHS Labs offers an outstanding solution to eliminate complications from outdated treatments so that providers can treat patients more efficiently.  MHS Labs utilizes Real-Time PCR for pathogen identification as well as for the quantification and detection of bacteria, viruses, and parasites.

  • Detects polymicrobial infections at once
  • Provides an accurate diagnosis
  • Unaffected by concurrent antibiotic use
  • Decreases additional unnecessary diagnostic testing
  • Improves antibiotic stewardship
  • Reduction of unnecessary drug exposure and adverse events
  • Decrease patient risks
  • Eliminates subjectivity and improves clinical confidence
  • Improves patient satisfaction

GI Pathogen Targets

Bacterial:

Campylobacter (jejuni, coli, and upsaliensis)

Clostridium difficile (toxin A/B)

Plesiomonas shigelloides

Salmonella

Yersinia enterocolitica

Vibrio (parahaemolyticus, vulnificus, and cholerae)

Vibrio cholerae

 

 

 

 

Parasites:

Cryptosporidium

Cyclospora cayetanensis

Entamoeba histolytica

Giardia lamblia

 

 

Diarrheagenic E. Coli /Shigella

Enteroaggregative E. coli (EAEC)

Enteropathogenic E. coli (EPEC)

Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) lt/st

Shiga-like toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) stx1/stx2

E. coli O157

Shigella/Enteroinvasive E. coli (EIEC)

 

Viruses:

Adenovirus F40/41

Astrovirus

Norovirus GI/GII

Rotavirus A

Sapovirus (I, II, IV, and V)