Extended Enteric Panel test

Test Information

Test Name

Extended Enteric Panel test


Molecular Diagnostics

Preferred Specimen


Testing Location


Collection Information


This test is only for BOP and Lakes Hospital samples that have been approved by the Clinical Microbiologist, ID physician, Medical Officer of Health or Hospital Infection control Nurse under an outbreak situation. For routine enteric pathogen screening FAE is the test to be used.

Processing Information

Registration Code



Panel include:

  • Campylobacter (C.jejuni/C.coli/C.upsaliensis)

  • Plesiomonas shigelloides

  • Salmonella spp.

  • Vibrio (V.parahaemolyticus/V.vulnificus/V.cholerae), including specific identification of Vibrio cholerae

  • Yersinia enterocolitica

  • Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EAEC)

  • Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC)

  • Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) It/st

  • Shiga-like toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) stx1/stx2 (including specific identification of the E.coli O157 serogroup within STEC)

  • Shigella/Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli (EIEC)

  • Cryptosporidium

  • Cyclospora cayetanensis

  • Entamoeba histolytica

  • Giardia lamblia (also known as G.intestialis and G.duodenalis)

  • Adenovirus F40/41

  • Astrovirus

  • Norovisur Gi/GII

  • Rotavirus A

  • Sapovirus (Genogroups I,II,IV, and V)

  • For routine enteric pathogen screeningregister FAE; micro staff will add on GXP if needed


Assay Method

Multiplex Nested PCR (BioFire Film Array)