The Diagnostic Solutions Pathogens Panel assesses pathogenic organisms from food poisoning, hospital-acquired infections and other common causes of digestive upset.
There are many, many people who suffer acute or chronic diarrhea. The cause for which often goes undiagnosed.
Bacterial, viral, or parasitic pathogens present in the GI tract account for a significant proportion of the cases and once identified can be effectively treated.
What does the Diagnostic Solutions Pathogens Panel test?
This Panel covers a wide spectrum of pathogens including:
- Helicobacter pylori (H Pylori) and its virulence factors
- C. difficile
- E. coli
- Rotavirus A.
In addition, this panel addresses viral causes of gastroenteritis not commonly included in testing and parasites such as Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Entamoeba histolytica.
What does the test involve?
The Diagnostic Solutions Pathogen Panel is a stool test and there is no specific preparation required. We ship the test to you at home, you collect the sample and send it to the lab in the prepaid package.
How long does it take to get the results?
Once the lab receives your test it takes around 7-10 days for analysis. The results are then sent to us.
We will contact you once we receive them and invite you to book your FREE follow up with our Functional Medicine practitioner, Dominick Hussey, to discuss what they mean for you. This follow-up visit can be in person, by phone or video.
Is this test right for you?
Anyone who has undiagnosed digestive issues may wish to consider this test. These pathogens can cause a wide range of symptoms including:
- Chronic and Acute Gastroenteritis
- IBD-Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Suspected H. Pylori Infection
- Recreational Water Illness
- Intestinal Inflammation
- Bacterial Infections
- Parasitic Infections
- Viral Infections
If you are unsure whether this test would be of benefit to you, we encourage you to book a free in-person or phone consultation with Dominick Hussey, Osteopath and Functional Medicine Practitioner.
You can call our clinic on (613) 230-0998 or book online.
How much does the Diagnostic Solutions Pathogens Panel cost?
This test is $407 plus tax and includes a follow-up consultation with Dominick Hussey to discuss what they mean for you. This follow-up visit can be in person, by phone or video.
Unfortunately, this testing is not covered by health benefits or OHIP.