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Top 5 and Top 7 Shiga Toxic E. coli Testing Disc

Cat.No    ACMA00032616
  • Description
  • Application
  • Features And Benefits

Escherichia coli is very common in the human bacterial community. Most of them are harmless, but some, known as Shiga toxic E. coli or STEC, can cause serious and sometimes fatal pathologies. The main source of infection is contaminated food, which makes it a major concern for food processors. Alfa chemistry provides an ideal solution for food companies that need to reliably control the risk of STEC.

A flexible method for detecting the top 5 and top 7 Shigella virulent E. coli

1. The detection time has been shortened by 50%, and the quantification has been shortened by 90%.
2. Can perform qualitative and quantitative tests
3. Easy to use
4. High throughput capability

Enrichment Time Down to 8 hours
Internal Inhibition Control Detects presence of inhibitors in DNA extract sample
Limit Of Detection 1 bacteria in 25 g of food sample
1 bacteria in 375 g of raw ground beef or raw beef trim
PCR Cycle Time < 1 hour
Sample Preparation Time < 1 hour for 96 samples
Specificity Wide range of strains tested for inclusivity and exclusivity
Total Turnaround Time Down to 10 hours

Our products and services are for research use only and cannot be used for any clinical purpose.