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Saving Lives by Discovering the Unknown™

Disrupting Medicine.

        Aperiomics is the only company of its kind and scope in the world. We are revolutionizing the way that medical professionals around the world identify infections. Supported by the National Science Foundation, Aperiomics identifies every known bacteria, virus, fungus, and parasite through Deep Shotgun Metagenomic Sequencing, using our world renown database containing over 37,000 microbes. We help doctors and their patients identify the causes of infections that other tests cannot identify, thus streamlining the path to a positive clinical outcome. Many patients that we have helped were sick for years with no understanding of why. Patients and their physicians often contact Aperiomics after hearing about our life-changing success stories. Aperiomics was named Life Science Innovator of the Year in 2016 and International Start Up of the Year in 2018.

Patient Process

Contact Provider

Contact your ordering provider and get their confirmation and contact info.

Contact Provider

1.  Contact your ordering Provider.

2.  Receive approval for testing and get their contact information.

3.  Contact us through request a kit.

Collect & Ship

We send you specialized collection kits for samples along with prepaid packaging for easy shipping.

Collect & Ship

1. Request kits for plasma, swab, urine, fecal, tissue, etc.

2. Collect sample with clinician’s supervision

3. Drop off at your nearest UPS location

Sequence & Analyze

We determine the genetic fingerprint for all bacteria, viruses, fungi & parasites using NGS.

Sequence & Analyze

1. Extract DNA from sample.

2. Turn DNA to data using deep shortgun metagenomic sequencing.

3. Analyze data using Xplore-PATHO℠.


We send a report of all identified pathogens and non-pathogens, including the abundance of each microbe.


1. Comprehensive report of all potential pathogens is created

2. Deliver report to clinician

3. Clinicians interpret report in context with symptoms and clinical history

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Success Stories

Mid 2018, Sean started to have odd symptoms unusual for an otherwise healthy 33-year-old man. His symptoms initially ranged from intense skin irritation to nausea of which no over the counter medicines seemed to be helping. After several dermatology appointments, doctors were stumped as to why Sean was also proving to be unresponsive to prescribed medications and ointments. His illness’s symptoms were increasing, however, soon consuming more of his daily life and work.

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An Unusual Infection, VIEW HIS STORY

Elizabeth was a 3-year-old girl living in the south. Unfortunately, being a young toddler, she could not communicate the extensive pain she was in for months. Her discomfort was so bad that according to her Mother, “if she wasn’t held, she would scream”. Elizabeth could no longer stand to play, be outside, or enjoy any of the common joys of being her age.

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Unable to Communicate, VIEW HER STORY

Starting at the age of 21, Beth started to have bouts of stabbing bladder pain. They would persist for a couple months and then go into remission for two to four months at a time.  During this time she was able to start her own business, settle down and have children, but her searing bladder pain was only getting worse. By her late fourties, her condition started to affect all aspects of her life.

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A Lifetime of Pain, VIEW HER STORY

At the age of 11, and after 6 years of suffering illness after illness, Vincent – a young man in Wamego, Kansas, had been tested and tested but no one seemed to be able to pinpoint the cause of his extreme discomfort and frightening symptoms.  Mario suffered from ADHD, OCD, moderate Asperger’s Syndrome, severe sensory problems, rages, trouble swallowing and even lesions on his hands as the skin would crack and peel.

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11 Years Old, Multiple Tests, Years of Suffering and an Elusive Treatment, VIEW HIS STORY

Starting at the age of 15, Lori felt miserable…fatigue, insomnia, mood swings, difficulty thinking, mild GI issues…but it was not until she was 26 years old that she’d had enough of the pain that she finally went to see a doctor to do something about it.  Unfortunately, she went through an ever-rotating carousel of doctors that started years of endless testing and misdiagnoses.

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22 Years of Needless Pain Resolved in Just a Few Weeks, VIEW HER STORY

Barbara’s son John, 19, woke up one morning complaining about extreme stomach pain. Despite a number of examinations, the pain persisted for many weeks and, when he was scoped, his doctor diagnosed him with Celiac disease, a serious autoimmune disorder in which the ingestion of gluten can lead to damage in the small intestine.  So John changed his diet to avoid gluten and other foods that might aggravate his situation, but the pain still came and went.  Doctors even told him that his pain was “all in his head” and that nothing was really wrong with him.

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After 6 Years of Abdominal Pain, VIEW HIS STORY

Randolf was 81 years old and had spent seven months in and out of hospitals and rehabilitation centers with a mysterious “infection.” The trouble began in September 2016 after he had had a new pacemaker implanted. Within a week of the procedure, his surgery site was not healing and had begun to exude blood and other fluid. Naturally, everyone assumed it was an infection and his doctors prescribed antibiotics. After a couple of months the wound still wasn’t healing and infection-like symptoms continued.

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Ruling Out Infection, VIEW HIS STORY


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