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71007BC

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GDS E. coli O157:H7 Tq

BioControl, Molecular based PCR test for the detection of E. coli O157:H7 in food and environmental samples

Agency

Immunomagnetic Separation (IMS)
AOAC® (OMA)
AOAC® (PTM)
Health Canada
MicroVal

shelf life

6‑12 mo.

packaging

pkg of 100

manufacturer/tradename

Assurance GDS®
BioControl Systems 71007-100

technique(s)

PCR: suitable

application(s)

food and beverages
pathogen testing

compatibility

BioControl GDS
for use with GDS Rotor-Gene

storage temp.

2-8°C

suitability

Escherichia coli (O157:H7)

General description

Assurance® GDS, genetic detection system, for E. coli O157:H7 Tq is an automated nucleic acid amplification system for the detection of E. coli O157:H7 in food and environmental samples. The proprietary PickPen® IMS-based sample preparation procedure quickly and effectively captures E. coli O157:H7, separating the pathogen from inhibitory background materials ensuring valid PCR reactions for all sample types, including challenging food and environmental samples. Assurance® GDS PCR technology provides two additional levels of specificity through the use of both highly specific primers and probes to ensure accurate detection of E. coli O157:H7.

Application

GDS, genetic detection system, for E. coli O157:H7 Tq is an automated nucleic acid amplification system for the detection of pathogenic E. coli O157:H7 in foods, ingredients, and environmental samples.

Features and Benefits

  • Results available as fast as 8 hours for 25 g samples / 10 hours for composite 375 g samples.
  • Positive samples can be confirmed for stx genes in an additional 2 hours with GDS Shiga Toxin Genes (O157) assay (PN 71005BC).
  • Validated for ground beef, beef trim, leafy greens, juices, and sprout irrigation water.
  • Features innovative PickPen® immunomagnetic separation (IMS) for additional specificity and fast time to results.
  • Simplified sample prep does not require heating blocks or preparation of reagents.

Components

Each 100 test kit includes:
  • E. coli O157:H7 Amplification Tubes Tq (0.2 mL)
  • O157 Concentration Reagent
  • Resuspension Buffer Tq
  • Wash Solution

Compatibility

BioControl GDS

Testing Method

PCR, Immunomagnetic Separation (IMS)

Legal Information

AOAC is a registered trademark of AOAC International
Assurance is a registered trademark of BioControl Systems, Inc.
Assurance GDS is a registered trademark of BioControl Systems, Inc.
PICKPEN is a registered trademark of BioControl Systems, Inc.

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

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