SureTect Listeria monocytogenes Assay Gets AOAC-RI
Food microbiology laboratories can now confidently test to a recognized standard for Listeria monocytogenes with the Thermo Scientific SureTect Listeria monocytogenes Assay, which has been granted Performance Tested MethodSM status by the AOAC Research Institute.
The SureTect Listeria monocytogenes PCR Assay has proven to be comparable to the reference method ISO 11290-1:1996, including Amendment 1:2004 (Listeria monocytogenes). This follows the recent granting of AOAC-RI Performance Method status for the SureTect Salmonella species PCR Assay.
|'We are delighted to have received validation of our Listeria monocytogenes PCR assay, which is one of a number of assays we offer for molecular food testing,' says Sumi Thaker, VP Global Marketing, Microbiology, Thermo Fisher Scientific. 'These assays are part of the SureTect Real-Time PCR System that has been designed to streamline test workflow and reduce time to result, which are primary considerations in today's pathogen test selection. We anticipate validation on a number of new assays over the next few months.' |
The SureTect System was developed to detect microorganisms quickly and accurately in a broad range of foods and associated samples. This unique solution combines:
For more information, please contact your local Thermo Scientific representative or visit www.thermoscientific.com/SureTect.
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Posted: August 2, 2013
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