Principle: Immunomagnetic separation of cell for flow cytometric detection, plating and other types of analysis
Suitability: Medium to high throughput water testing laboratories
Capital equipment required: Yes
rqmicro developed this highly specific kit to simplify, improve and accelerate the detection of Legionella pneumophila SG1. The L.p. SG1 Kit presents a revolutionary solution for Legionella analysis and thus opens a new chapter in the field of pathogen detection and in the monitoring of water quality.
In addition to a recovery rate of more than 80% and a sample purity of more than 95%, the rqmicro testing method also offers the opportunity to quantify viable but non-culturable Legionella. The procedure protects the cell structure and allows for subsequent analysis not only with a flow cytometer, but also for plating or for DNA and RNA extraction. Key Points:
Speed - purification of <em>Legionella</em> in less than 2 hours
Specificity - high specificity and sensitivity; superior monoclonal antibody pools
Easy handling - adaptable to any matrix; flexible integration into any workflow; compatible with flow cytometry, cultivation method, PCR or microscopy