E. coli O157:H7 Testing - Real-Time BAX® System detection

BAX® System Real-Time PCR Assay for E. coli O157:H7

Real-time E. coli O157:H7 assay


Part #: D14203648
Target:   E. coli O157:H7
Matrices:   Raw ground beef, beef trim, produce
Enrichment time:   8-10 hours, depending on food type, sample volume and enrichment media
PCR time:   55 minutes
Detection level:   10^4 cfu/mL, after enrichment


USDA FSIS - MLG 5A.04 for meat products, carcass and environmental sponges

Certifications and Approvals

AOAC Research Institute - Performance Tested Method #031002 - validated on raw ground beef, beef trim, spinach and lettuce
AFNOR - QUA-18/07-07/10 - validated on raw beef and vegetables
Health Canada - MFLP-76 - validated on raw ground beef and beef trim

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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.