HDC was a web page, http://www.hdccorp.com/
One interesting item is they have modified the string test for detection of
They claim this is alternative specimen collection device and will be
competing with scoping the patient and performing a biopsy. HMO's are
interested in this because of the much lower cost than scope fees.
Brent Barrett wrote in message <6h3mls$k90$1 at news.iquest.net>...
>HDC produces and sells the EnteroTest string capsule test for the detection
>of Giardia. The system is available in adult and peds shapes.
>>I interested any subscribers who has used this system and why and under
>which conditions it is being used. Of special interest, I would be
>interested in cases study(ies) where an EIA Giardia assay, Enterotest and
>routine O&P exams performed and the results. Did the EIA pick up the
>infection, which the string and O&P exams were negative?
>>Did the string test find Giardia before the EIA and O&P assays did?
>>Have you found other parasites except Giardia using the string test.
>Indiana State Department of Health
>salbrent at iquest.net>>>>