Aoac ri granted for the suretect salmonella species assay
Food microbiology laboratories can now confidently test to a recognized standard for Salmonella species with the Thermo Scientific SureTect Salmonella Species Assay, which has been granted Performance Tested MethodSM status by the AOAC Research Institute.
The SureTect Salmonella species PCR Assay has proven to be comparable to the reference method ISO 6579:2002, 'Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs: Horizontal method for the detection of Salmonella species.'
'We are delighted to have received validation of our Salmonella species 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:
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Posted on June 10, 2013