The Respiratory panel tests for a comprehensive set of 20 upper respiratory viral and bacterial pathogens, many of which present with nearly indistinguishable symptoms. The rapid and accurate identification of the causative agent assists the healthcare provider in selecting the most efficacious treatment for an upper respiratory tract infection.
The Gastrointestinal (GI) Panel tests for a compare hensive set of 22 gastrointestinal pathogens. This is achieved by a simple stool swab for common pathogens associated with gastroenteritis. Quickly identifying the correct pathogen can ensure appropriate treatment, patient management and help decrease infectious gastroenteritis which can lead to severe illness or death.