9 Sources of evidence considered by the committee

9 Sources of evidence considered by the committee

The diagnostics assessment report was prepared by Warwick Evidence.

  • Freeman K, Mistry H, Tsertsvadze A et al. Multiplex tests to identify gastrointestinal bacteria, viruses and parasites in people with suspected infectious gastroenteritis: systematic review and economic analysis. June 2016.

Registered stakeholders

The following organisations accepted the invitation to participate in this assessment as registered stakeholders. They were invited to attend the scoping workshop and to comment on the diagnostics assessment report and the diagnostics consultation document.

Manufacturers of technologies included in the final scope:

  • AusDiagnostics UK Ltd

  • BioMerieux

  • Luminex BV

Other commercial organisations:

  • BD Diagnostics

Professional groups and patient/carer groups:

  • British Infection Association

  • British Society for Gastroenterology

  • Primary Care Society for Gastroenterology

  • Royal College of Nursing

  • Royal College of Pathologists

  • Royal College of Physicians

  • Short Bowel Survivors and Friends

Research groups:


Associated guideline groups:



  • Department of Health

  • Healthcare Improvement Scotland

  • Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

  • NHS England

  • Public Health England

  • Welsh Government

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  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)