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 the guess work so that providers can treat patients more efficiently.  MHS Labs utilizes Real-Time PCR for pathogen identification to detect and quantify a broad list 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


Campylobacter (jejuni, coli, and upsaliensis)

Clostridium difficile (toxin A/B)

Plesiomonas shigelloides


Yersinia enterocolitica

Vibrio (parahaemolyticus, vulnificus, and cholerae)

Vibrio cholerae







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)



Adenovirus F40/41


Norovirus GI/GII

Rotavirus A

Sapovirus (I, II, IV, and V)