Enteric Protozoan Screening
EP001 – EasyScreen™ Enteric Protozoan Detection Kit
EP001 (100RXNS) & EP001-HT (500RXNS)
For the detection of (i) Cryptosporidium spp., (ii) Giardia intestinalis, (iii) Dientamoeba fragilis, (iv) Entamoeba histolytica and (v) Blastocystis hominis in faecal samples. The multiplexed PCR is performed over two PCR wells and includes an Internal Positive Control (IPC) and an Extraction Control (EC) in the following layout:
|Detection Channel||Reaction Mix A||Reaction Mix B|
|Channel 1||Dientamoeba fragilis||Blastocystis hominis|
|Channel 2||Extraction Control (EC)||Internal Positive Control (IPC)|
|Channel 3||Not used||Entamoeba histolytica|
|Channel 4||Cryptosporidium spp.||Giardia intestinalis|
The EasyScreen™ Protozoan Detection Kit is designed to be used in conjunction with EasyScreen™ Sample Processing Kits and include all reagents required for amplification of 100 reactions or 500 reactions in HT format.
For more information about the EasyScreen™ Workflow and Compatibility with Nucleic Acid Extraction and Real-Time PCR platforms visit our EasyScreen™ Workflow page.
Results of a Clinical Study
Results of clinical study comparing results from EasyScreen™ Enteric Protozoan Detection Kit to microscopy from faecal samples or DNA extracts.
|Faecal Samples (n=81)|
|No Pathogen Identified||11||6|
* Previous version of kit
**All extra B. hominis samples were confirmed as positive by an independent PCR amplification.
More clinical data can be found on our Independent Clinical Results Page.
Examples of Typical Results
Clinical specimens (stool samples) were assayed with the EasyScreen™ Enteric Protozoan Detection Kit and typical results for each channel (Target Mix A) are represented below.