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VERIGENE® Enteric Pathogens Test

Help patients recover from gastrointestinal infections more quickly

VERIGENE® Enteric Pathogens Test is a rapid, easy-to-use, and cost-effective alternative to traditional stool diagnostics that delivers clinical, economic, and workflow benefits.

Disease state

Gastrointestinal infections lead to approximately 500,000 hospitalizations per year and 179 million outpatient visits annually in the U.S. It is the cause of more than 5,000 deaths per year and has become the leading cause of death in children under 5 years of age globally. Additionally, hospital outbreaks can lead to severe illness in at-risk populations and hospital ward closures. Diarrhea can also have a significant impact on society by disrupting daily life activities and leading to a high economic burden.

Gastrointestinal infections are a serious medical condition that can cause illness or death

The value of VERIGENE® Enteric Pathogens Test (EP)

Empower clinicians to rapidly optimize treatment for enteric pathogens

Proven clinical impact

Rapid identification of enteric pathogens can improve patient management decision-making, thereby minimizing the use of inappropriate drugs.

Outstanding economic value

Decrease costs by reducing the length of stay and minimizing the use of inappropriate antimicrobial drugs.

Workflow benefits

Confirmation of a negative stool sample takes only two hours on the VERIGENE® System, allowing labs to reallocate tech time to other priorities within the lab.

How the VERIGENE® Enteric Pathogen Test works

VERIGENE® EP is a multiplexed, qualitative test for simultaneous detection and identification of common pathogenic enteric bacteria, viruses, and genetic virulence markers from liquid or soft stool preserved in Cary-Blair medium.



Consumables arrive at the laboratory ready to use with no further reagent preparation.


Faster time to results

Improve laboratory efficiency, increase positivity rate, and reduce turnaround times compared to culture by using VERIGENE® EP.

Indications for VERIGENE® Enteric Pathogens Test use


For use on the VERIGENE® system as an aid in the diagnosis of specific agents of gatrointestinal illness

VERIGENE® Enteric Pathogens Test

The VERIGENE® Enteric Pathogens (EP) Test is a rapid, easy-to-use, and cost-effective alternative to traditional stool diagnostics that delivers clinical, economic, and workflow benefits to hospitals and laboratories.


Campylobacter Group

Shiga Toxin 1 (stx1)


Salmonella spp.

Shiga Toxin 2 (stx2)


Shigella spp.

Vibrio Group

Yersinia enterocolitica

For use with the VERIGENE® System

The VERIGENE® System based on NanoGrid Technology utilizes advanced automation and proprietary chemistry to enable multiplexed assays for the rapid and accurate detection of infecious pathogens.

Molecular Diagnostic Tool VERIGENE® System - Diasorin


Offering automated, cost-effective multiplex capabilities.

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VERIGENE® Enteric Pathogens kit ordering info

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VERIGENE® Enteric Pathogens Nucleic Acid Test (EP) Kit

  • 20 EP Test Cartridges, 20 Extraction Trays, and
  • 20 EP Stool Sample Prep Kits


VERIGENE® Enteric Pathogens Nucleic Acid Test (EP) Amplification Kit

20 EP Amplification Trays




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