xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel
xTAG Gastrointestinal Pathogen PanelA proprietary test from Luminex Inc that simultaneously detects 11 common causes of infectious gastroenteritis.
Pathogens detected by xTag Panel
• Bacteria—Campylobacter, Clostridium difficile toxin A/B, Escherichia coli O157, enterotoxigenic E coli (ETEC) LT/ST, Salmonella, Shigella, and Shiga-like toxin producing E coli (STEC) stx 1/stx 2.
• Viruses—norovirus and rotavirus A.
• Parasites—Cryptosporidium, Giardia.
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