North Central Florida Diagnostics & DNA Technologies (NCF DNA) offers a unique WoundPath™ test that allows physicians to quickly determine the resistant bacteria that causes wounds not to heal. This advanced test screens for more than 25 bacteria that include salmonella enterica, two different types of staphylococcus and three types of streptococcus, to name a few. Our advanced WoundPath™ test is also proven to help reduce amputations in veterans.
This advanced technology allows us to determine the source of infection that causes wounds not to heal. In addition, our trademarked technology can also tell which antibiotic a patient will respond to; thereby, improving patient outcomes and reducing hospitalization. Our tests yield highly accurate results within 24-48 hours of the patient sample arriving at our state-of-the-art facility.
Wounds are often the result of trauma, minor or severe, or of a pathological process. Wounds are classified depending on the damage of the different skin layers. The healing process can be very different or even delayed depending on the depth, location and duration of the wound.
There are two types of wounds: acute wounds (post-traumatic wounds, burns, skin tears etc.) and chronic wounds (leg ulcers, pressure ulcers and/or diabetic foot ulcers). No matter the type of wound, we at NCF DNA believe that time lost is life loss.
We accept select commercial and federal insurance plans. Contact our billing department to determine if your health insurance will cover our advanced DNA tests.