E. coli O157:H7 Testing - Standard MP BAX® System detection

BAX® System PCR Assay for E. coli O157:H7 MP

This multiplex (MP) assay includes several targets on the E. coli O157:H7 genome for greater assurance that new, unusual or modified varieties of this complex organism are detected.

Standard E. coli O157:H7 MP assay


Part #: D12404903
Target:   E. coli O157:H7
Matrices:   Raw ground beef, beef trim, produce
Enrichment time:   8-24 hours, depending on food type, sample volume and enrichment media
PCR time:   3.5 hours
Detection level:   10^4 cfu/mL, after enrichment

Certifications and Approvals

AOAC Research Institute - Performance Tested Method #050501 - validated on raw ground beef, beef trim, spinach and lettuce
AFNOR - QUA-18/04-03/08 - validated on raw beef, raw milk, fruits, vegetables, ready-to-eat meats, raw pork, raw horse, raw chicken
Health Canada - MFLP#30 - approved for ground beef, beef trim, dairy, meat, fruit, vegetables, dry foods, environmentals, animal feed.

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BAX® is a registered trademark of DuPont for its line of equipment, reagents and software used to analyze samples for microbial contamination. BAX® System Q7 instruments are sold under licensing arrangement with Applied Biosystems for food testing. Use for research and development, quality assurance and quality control testing under supervision of technically qualified persons. Not approved for clinical use. Please read the limitation of warranty and liability before use.