Pathnostics

Guidance UGx for UTI Testing

Utilizing Next Generation Molecular Assay Technology, Guidance UGx leverages quantitative PCR to identify a broad range of organisms that cause polymicrobial urinary tract infections, along with antibiotic resistance testing for those identified organisms. The Guidance UGx assay provides significantly improved results over traditional urine culture for a more complete picture to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of your UTI patients.

Standard Culture Misses Up to 2/3 of All Positive Patients

Guidance UGx molecular technology with proprietary ABR detection gives you more:

Guidance UGx Testing Services

  • Pathogens most commonly associated with urinary tract infections in the Guidance UGx test include:

  • Acinetobacter baumannii Citrobacter koseri* Mycoplasma genitalium
    Actinobaculum schaalii* Corynebacterium riegelii* Proteus mirabilis
    Aerococcus urinae* Corynebacterium urealyticum* Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Alloscardovia omnicolens* Enterobacter aerogenes* Serratia marcescens
     Candida albicans Enterococcus faecalis Staphylococcus aureus
    Candida glabrata Escherichia coli  Staphylococcus saprophyticus
    Candida parapsilosis Klebsiella oxytoca Streptococcus agalactiae
    Klebsiella pneumoniae Streptococcus anginosus*
    Citrobacter freundii Morganella morganiii
    *Currently in development
  • Antibiotic resistance/sensitivity testing includes the following:

  • Ampicillin Cefpodoxime* Imipenem–cilastatin*
    Amikacin* Ceftazidime Levofloxacin
    Amoxicillin–clavulanic acid* Ceftibuten* Meropenem
    Ampicillin–sulbactam Ceftriaxone Minocycline*
     Aztreonam* Cefuroxime* Nitrofurantoin
    Cefadroxil* Cefzil*  Piperacillin–tazobactam
    Cefazolin Ciprofloxacin Tetracycline
    Cefdinir* Doripenem* Ticarcillin–clavulanate*
    Cefepime Doxycycline* Tobramycin*
    Cefixime* Ertapenem* Vancomycin
    Cefotaxime* Fosfomycin*
    Cefoxitin Gentamicin
    *Currently in development