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GastroFinder® 2SMART

The GastroFinder® 2SMART (Single tube Multiplex Amplification in Real Time) Kit is a qualitative multiplex PCR-based test to detect and differentiate within 2 ½ hours 9 species/groups of bacteria, 4 parasites and 5 viruses that can all cause gastroenteritis in humans


Infectious diseases, multiplex PCR assay, real-time, viruses, bacteria, parasites


Campylobacter spp. (C. jejuni, C. coli, C. lari and C. upsaliensis only - not differentiated), Salmonella spp. (S. enterica and S. bongori only - not differentiated), Yersinia enterolitica, Clostridium difficile toxin A, Clostridium difficile toxin B, Shiga toxin producingE. coli(STEC), EnteropathogenicE. coli(EPEC), EnterotoxigenicE. coli(ETEC), Shigella/EnteroinvasiveE. coli(EIEC) (not differentiated), Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia lamblia, Cryptosporidium spp. (C. parvum, C. hominis C. meleagridis, C. felis and C. canis only, not differentiated), Dientamoeba fragilis, Norovirus (types GI, GII and GIV - not differentiated), Rotavirus (type A), Adenovirus (types 40 and 41 - not differentiated), Astrovirus, Sapovirus (types GI, GII, GIV and GV - not differentiated).


Stool samples

PathoFinder offers a new generation of comprehensive molecular diagnostics for syndromic infectious disease panels. Our state-of-the-art multiplex PCR technologies enable a rapid detection and identification of multiple human pathogens in clinical specimens. PathoFinder products are based on our proprietary SmartFinder® and MultiFinder® multiplex PCR-technologies or on Real Time PCR. With PathoFinder's multiplex PCR products, up to 22 pathogens can be readily identified in a single, easy to perform multiplex PCR assay.


Assay plugin* is compatible with:

  • Applied Biosystems ABI® 7500(fast) (DX)
  • Applied Biosystems ViiA7
  • Applied Biosystems Quantstudio 7
  • Abbott® M2000
  • Agilent® Mx3005P
  • Agilent® Mx3000P
  • Cobas z 480
  • BioRad® CFX (96 & 384)
  • Roche LightCycler® 480
  • Roche LightCycler® 1.5
  • Qiagen Rotor-gene 6000
  • Qiagen Rotor-gene Q
  • Cepheid SmartCycler®
  • Applied Biosystems Quantstudio 5
  • Applied Biosystems Quantstudio 5 Dx
  • BMS® Mic qPCR cycler
  • Fast Track cycler
  • Agilent® AriaMx
  • Agilent® AriaDx
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*The assay plugin might be compatible with a certain device, but that doesn't necessarily imply that it's validated for the device. Always look at the IFU of an assay for a list of compatible devices. All regulatory details are on the manufacturer's website.