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BAX® System Real-Time PCR Assay for Campylobacter

Since Campylobacter is one of the most prevalent foodborne pathogens out there, rapid and reliable Campylobacter detection in poultry and other food products has become more important than ever. Traditional methods can be labor intensive, time consuming, and prone to user error. Now, use the power of DNA to detect these bacteria with certainty; the BAX® System Real-Time PCR Assay for Campylobacter jejuni/coli/lari accurately and rapidly detects these pathogens with minimal operator handling, easy to follow procedures, and intuitive result interpretation.

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 BAX Assay Kit2018 Campylobacter


  • Clear yes-or-no results in as little as 3 hours for highly contaminated samples;
    27 hours for enriched matrices
  • Adopted by the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) for screening poultry rinses, sponges, and raw product samples for the presence of
    Campylobacter jejuni/coli/lari
  • Multiplex technology generates a positive result if any one of three pathogenic Campylobacter present
    (coli, jejuni, lari)
  • Validated to perform as well or better than standard reference methods for listed product types
  • Minimal components and simplified workflows to maximize efficiency and ease-of-use
  • Compatible with many other BAX® System assays for efficient processing
  • Internal controls included in every test to validate results even in absence of target


  • Real-time
  • Target: C. jejuni, C. coli and C. lari
  • Matrices:   Poultry carcass rinses, ready-to-eat products
  • Enrichment time:   24-28 hours, depending on food type, sample volume and enrichment media. Highly contaminated samples can be tested directly, without enrichment
  • PCR time:   90 minutes
  • Detection level:   10^4 cfu/mL, after enrichment
  • Validations:
    • AOAC Research Institute - Performance Tested Method #040702 - validated on processed turkey and poultry carcass rinses
    • USDA-FSIS MLG 41A.00 for screening Campylobacter in poultry rinses, sponge and raw product samples
    • NordVal International/NMKL - Certificate #039 - validated for poultry faeces on cloacae swabs for levels above 100 cfu/g

Catalog No.

Legacy Order Code  Hygiena Product Code Description Quantity
D12683449 KIT2018 BAX® System Real-time Assay for Campylobacter  96 tests per kit