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require medical attention, for serious cases, MHS Labs offers an outstanding solution to eliminate complications from outdated treatments so that providers can treat patients more efficiently.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 antibiotics.

  • Detects polymicrobial infections at once
  • Provides an accurate diagnosis
  • Unaffected by concurrent antibiotic use
  • Decreases additional unnecessary diagnostic testing
  • Identifies antibiotic resistance
  • 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

Clostridium difficile (toxins A, B genes)

Enterovirus (pan)

Enterovirus D68


E. Coli, EHEC

Adenovirus B/E

Adenovirus HAdV-C

Aeromonas hydrophila


Bacteroides fragilis

Hepatitis A

Norovirus GI/GII

Rotavirus ADRV-N

Giardia lamblia

Acinetobacter baumannii

Anaerococcus vaginalis

Campylobacter coli

Campylobacter jejuni

Clostridium perfringens

Clostridium novyi

Clostridium septicum

Citrobacter freundii

Corynebacterium jeikeium

Corynebacterium striatum

Cryptosporidium (hominis, parvum)

E coli (DAEC) Diffusely adherent

E. coli (EHEC) O157 Enterohemorrhagic

E. coli (EIEC) enteroinvasive/Shigella spp

E. coli (ETEC) Enterotoxigenic

Enterobacter aerogenes

Enterobacter cloacae

Enterococcus faecalis

Enterococcus faecium

Helicobacter pylori

Listeria monocytogenes

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Salmonella enterica

Staphylococcal enterotoxins A

Staphylococcal enterotoxins B

Vibrio cholerae


Vibrio parahaemolyticus

Vibrio vulnificus

Encephalitozoon intestinalis

Staphylococcus aureus

Clostridium tetani Toxin Detection

Clostridium novyi Toxin Detection

Clostridium septicum Toxin Detection

Yersinia enterocolitica

VanA1, VanA2, VanB

Resistance blaSHV

Resistance blaACC

Sapovirus II, Sapovirus IV

Sapovirus GI