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Often symptomatic patients are not diagnosed with a known enteropathogen (bacterium, parasite or yeast), so one could suspect that undiscovered enteropathogens (in particular viruses) are likely to exist. Rapid diagnosis of viral gastroenteritis assists ruling out suspicion of bacterial or parasitological disease.
This test is generally ordered for infants and children to rule out Rotaviruses, Noroviruses, Astrovirus and certain Adenoviruses once parasitic and bacterial testing has been deemed as negative.
- Skin disorders
NOTICE TO PATIENTS
NutriPATH practices in the usual practitioner-referral system for pathology laboratories. Patients are highly recommended to seek the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner for the interpretation of any lab results and associated information. NutriPATH can offer assistance in locating a suitable practitioner.