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GI-MAP™, Stool

Test ID: GIMAP
Orderable by Ontario ND

Test

Aliases/Synonyms

GIMAP; GI MAP; GI-MAP

Method

Quantitative PCR

Method Description

GI-Map quantifies bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites using quantitative PCR technology. This test is a clinical tool that measures gastrointestinal microbiota DNA from a single stool sample.

Report Includes

Campylobacter; C. difficile, Toxin A; C. difficile, Toxin B; Enterohemorrhagic E. coli; E. coli O157; Enteroinvasive E. coli/Shigella; Enterotoxigenic E. coli LT/ST; Shiga-like Toxin E. coli stx1; Shiga-like Toxin E. coli stx2; Salmonella; Vibrio cholerae; Yersinia enterocolitica; Cryptosporidium; Entamoeba histolytica; Giardia; Adenovirus 40/41; Norovirus GI/II; Helicobacter pylori; Virulence Factor, babA; Virulence Factor, cagA; Virulence Factor, dupA; Virulence Factor, iceA; Virulence Factor, oipA; Virulence Factor, vacA; Virulence Factor, virB; Virulence Factor, virD; Bacteroides fragilis; Bifidobacterium spp; Enterococcus spp; Escherichia spp; Lactobacillus spp; Clostridium spp; Enterobacter spp; Bacteroidetes; Firmicutes; Firmicutes:Bacteroidetes Ratio; Bacillus spp; Enterococcus faecalis; Enterococcus faecium; Morganella spp; Pseudomonas spp; Pseudomonas aeruginosa; Staphylococcus spp; Staphylococcus aureus; Streptococcus spp; Citrobacter spp; Citrobacter freundii; Klebsiella spp; Klebsiella pneumoniae; M. avium subsp. paratuberculosis; Prevotella copri; Proteus spp.; Proteus mirabilis; Candida spp; Candida albicans; Geotrichum spp; Microsporidium spp; Rodotorula spp; Cytomegalovirus; Epstein Barr Virus; Blastocystis hominis; Chilomastix mesnili; Cyclospora spp; Dientamoeba fragilis; Endolimax nana; Entamoeba coli; Pentatrichomonas hominis; Ancylostoma duodenale; Ascaris lumbricoides; Necator americanus; Trichuris trichiura; Taenia spp; Steatocrit; Elastase-1; b-Glucuronidase; Occult Blood - FIT; Secretory IgA; Anti-gliadin IgA; Calprotectin; Helicobacter: Amoxicillin Resistance Gene phenotype; Helicobacter: Clarithromycin Resistance Gene phenotype; Helicobacter: Fluoroquinolones Resistance Gene phenotype; Helicobacter: Tetracycline Resistance Gene phenotype; b-lactamase Resistance Gene genotype; Fluoroquinolones Resistance Gene genotype; Macrolides Resistance Gene genotype; Vancomycin Resistance Gene genotype

Specimens

Stool

Clinical Utility

The GI-MAP™ was designed to detect microbes that may be disturbing normal microbial balance or contributing to illness as well as indicators of digestion, absorption, inflammation, and immune function.

Test Location

Diagnostic Solutions Laboratory, GA, USA

Test Version

20-May-2020

Specimen

Specimens

Stool

Sample Volume

5.0 g

Minimum Volume

3.0 g

Additional Information

This test kit is provided by ICL Client Care. To order a kit, or for more information, please email info@iclabs.ca or call 416-422-3000 ext 300
For additional information refer to the Diagnostic Solutions Website GI MAP

Stability

Ambient 6 days
Refrigerated 7 days

Test Version

20-May-2020

Performance / Interpretation

Method

Quantitative PCR

Method Description

GI-Map quantifies bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites using quantitative PCR technology. This test is a clinical tool that measures gastrointestinal microbiota DNA from a single stool sample.

Turnaround Time

10 Days

Sample Reports

Sample Report at external website.

Test Location

Diagnostic Solutions Laboratory, GA, USA

Test Version

20-May-2020

Interface / Setup

Sample Reports

Sample Report at external website.

Test Version

20-May-2020