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Table 1 IID causing enteropathogens (n = 14) included in “before-after” study

From: Design of the PROUD study: PCR faeces testing in outpatients with diarrhoea

Enteropathogen Before test After test
  Test method Identification method Test method Identification method
Campylobacter spp. Culture Campylobacter selective agar, hippurate hydrolysis identification PCR LightMix Modular Gastro Bacteria
Clostridium difficile EIA ImmunoCard Toxine A/B EIA ImmunoCard Toxine A/B
Salmonella spp. Culture XLD agar, Vitek identification PCR TIB MOLBIOL LightMix Modular Gastro Bacteria
Shigella spp. Culture XLD agar, Vitek identification PCR TIB MOLBIOL LightMix Modular Gastro Bacteria
Plesiomonas spp Culture XLD agar, Vitek identification PCR TIB MOLBIOL LightMix Modular Gastro Bacteria
Yersinia spp. Culture CIN agar, Vitek identification PCR TIB MOLBIOL LightMix Modular Gastro Bacteria
Blastocystis hominis Microscopy Direct with accumulation (Ridley) PCR TIB MOLBIOL LightMix Modular Gastro Parasites
Cryptosporidium spp. Microscopy Direct with accumulation (Ridley) PCR TIB MOLBIOL LightMix Modular Gastro Parasites
Dientamoeba fragilis Microscopy TFT PCR TIB MOLBIOL LightMix Modular Gastro Parasites
Entamoeba histolytica Microscopy Direct with accumulation (Ridley) PCR TIB MOLBIOL LightMix Modular Gastro Parasites
Giardia spp. Microscopy Direct with accumulation (Ridley) PCR TIB MOLBIOL LightMix Modular Gastro Parasites
Adenovirus 40/41 ICS R-Biopharm RIDA Quick Adeno/Rotavirus ICS R-Biopharm RIDA Quick Adeno/Rotavirus
Norovirus ICS R-Biopharm RIDA Quick Nonvirus ICS R-Biopharm RIDA Quick Nonvirus
Rotavirus ICS R-Biopharm RIDA Quick Adeno/Rotavirus ICS R-Biopharm RIDA Quick Adeno/Rotavirus
  1. CIN cefsulodin-irgasan-novobiocin, EIA enzyme immunoassay, ICS immunochromatographic strip, TFT triple faeces test, XLD xylose-lysine-deoxycholate