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GeneDisc® Plates - Food Pathogen Detector

Rapid food pathogen detection using PCR technology: pathogenic E. coli O157, STEC, Salmonella, Listeria...

Over 700 serotypes of E. coli have been identified to date. Among the most pathogenic E. coli are the EHEC: the E. coli producing shigatoxins (stx) and adhesin (eae) that are responsible for hemorrhagic diahorrea and may provoke severe hemolytic and uremic syndromes [HUS], which can be potentially lethal. E. coli O157:H7 is the most frequently identified EHEC in clinical HUS. Differentiating between the most pathogenic strains of E. coli and others of lesser importance is crucial to reduce false positive results. Pall's GeneDisc Rapid Microbiology System acts as a pathogen detector, salmonella detector, and bacterial detector. It enables rapid detection of EHEC, pathogenic E. coli O157, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes.

Features

  • Focused on pathogenic criteria
  • Fast: from sample to result in as little as 10 hours
  • Simultaneous analysis of Salmonella and pathogenic E. coli O157
  • Closed, real-time GeneDisc system
  • User-friendly software with direct display of results
  • Seamless data transfer

Benefits

  • Avoid false positive results
  • Accelerate your logistic flow
  • Control your analytical costs
  • Minimize operator intervention
  • Automated read-out ensures fast decision making
  • Eliminates manual tracking and recording of test results
  • Highest standard of quality control


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Description

Rapid food pathogen detection using PCR technology: pathogenic E. coli O157, STEC, Salmonella, Listeria...

Over 700 serotypes of E. coli have been identified to date. Among the most pathogenic E. coli are the EHEC: the E. coli producing shigatoxins (stx) and adhesin (eae) that are responsible for hemorrhagic diahorrea and may provoke severe hemolytic and uremic syndromes [HUS], which can be potentially lethal. E. coli O157:H7 is the most frequently identified EHEC in clinical HUS. Differentiating between the most pathogenic strains of E. coli and others of lesser importance is crucial to reduce false positive results. Pall's GeneDisc Rapid Microbiology System acts as a pathogen detector, salmonella detector, and bacterial detector. It enables rapid detection of EHEC, pathogenic E. coli O157, Salmonella spp., Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes.

Features

  • Focused on pathogenic criteria
  • Fast: from sample to result in as little as 10 hours
  • Simultaneous analysis of Salmonella and pathogenic E. coli O157
  • Closed, real-time GeneDisc system
  • User-friendly software with direct display of results
  • Seamless data transfer

Benefits

  • Avoid false positive results
  • Accelerate your logistic flow
  • Control your analytical costs
  • Minimize operator intervention
  • Automated read-out ensures fast decision making
  • Eliminates manual tracking and recording of test results
  • Highest standard of quality control

Specifications

Total Turnaround Time

 
from 6 to 18 hours
 

PCR Cycle Time

 
< 1 hour 
 

Limit of Detection

 
1 bacteria per 25 g of food sample 
 

Specificity

 
Wide range of strains tested for inclusivity and exclusivity 
 

Internal Positive Control per Sample Analysis

 
Detect presence of inhibitors in sample DNA extract 
 

Applications

The product offers a complete ‘sample to result' method.
 
Pathogen Application
E.coli Detection of E.coli O157 and its pathogenic genes
Screening of shigatoxic E.coli
Identification of the top 5 Enterohemorrhagic E.coli
Salmonella Detection of Salmonella spp in all human food and pet food
Listeria Detection of Listeria spp
Detection of Listeria monocytogenes
Identification within the 6 species of Listeria
 
 
Multiple Pathogens Application
Salmonella spp and pathogenic E.coli O157 Simultaneous detection
Salmonella spp and shigatoxic E.coli screening Simultaneous detection
Listeria spp and Listeria monocytogenes Simultaneous detection
 


 We also offer quantification tests for pathogens in water. For more information including part numbers, please contact us.

Type

GeneDisc

Use

Testing, Diagnostics, Monitoring

Ordering Information

For a full list of part numbers for all GeneDisc products including plates, instruments and consumables (plus training, maintenance and technical support), please click here.

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