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Fast, accurate, easy to use.

Advanced DNA-based PCR technology provides rapid, reproducible results to help you make faster product release decisions with confidence.

The BAX® System X5 handles up to 32 samples using the same advanced PCR technology to accurately and reliably identify foodborne pathogens in raw ingredients, finished products, and environmental samples with a smaller lab footprint.

 

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BAX® System X5 PCR Assays

With a processing time of approximately 3.5 hours in the BAX® System X5 instrument, the method returns results comparable to culture methods, but with a significantly faster time to result. All assays report clear yes/no results at concentrations as low as 10^4 cfu/mL after enrichment.

 

BAX System PCR Assay Salmonella kit box

Salmonella

The BAX® System X5 PCR Assay for Salmonella is a quick and reliable method for detecting Salmonella species from a wide variety of food and environmental samples. 

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BAX System PCR Assay for Ecoli 0157: H7 Kit box

E. coli O157:H7

The BAX® System X5 PCR Assay for E. coli O157:H7 is a quick and reliable method for detecting E. coli O157:H7 from ground beef, beef trim, raw meats, raw milk, vegetables, fruits and ready-to-eat meals. 

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BAX System PCR Assay for Genus Listeria Kit Box

Genus Listeria

The BAX® System X5 PCR Assay for Genus Listeria is a quick and reliable method for detecting Listeria species from frankfurters, smoked salmon, vegetables, cheese and environmental surfaces. 

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BAX System PCR Assay for L monocytogenes Kit Box

L. monocytogenes

The BAX® System X5 PCR Assay for L. monocytogenes is a quick and reliable method for detecting Listeria species from various meat and seafood products, fruits, vegetables, and dairy products. 

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Proven Performance

The BAX® System is configured for convenience, minimizing operator handling and improving ease of use. In addition, its outstanding sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy round out the system's compelling value to its users. Read those customer's stories in the case studies listed below. 

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Benefits

  • 32-well
  • 3.5 hour run time
  • Small footprint
  • LIMS-compatible electronic results
  • Simple to install and virtually maintenance free
  • Simplified sample prep reduces hands-on time and requires minimal lab training
  • PCR-amplified samples remain sealed for easy disposal and minimized potential for cross-contamination
  • Prepackaged PCR tablets eliminate need for reagent preparation
  • Automated sample preparation complete in the Hygiena Automated Thermal Block in about 1 hour
  • Built-in positive control automatically runs with each sample to ensure reliable results
  • AOAC-RI and/or AFNOR Certification for all test kits

Specifications

Instrument Specificiations

  • Dimensions: 9.45 in x 10.63 in x 9.06 in (24 cm x 27 cm x 23 cm)
  • Weight: Approx. 15.4 lbs (7 kg)
  • Power Supply: 100-240 VAC; 50-60 Hz
  • Power usage: Operates at 24 V with 6.25 A; maximum usage 170 VA
  • Mains power consumption: 170 W
  • Noise level: < 40 dB (A)
  • Heat output during run (mean value): ~58 Btu/h or 170 kJ/h
  • Heat output in standby: ~34 Btu/h or 36 kJ/h
  • Sample capacity: Up to 32 samples per run
  • Processing time: 3.5 hours for standard PCR protocols
  • Fluorescence spectrometer excitation: Filtered LED, 500 nm
  • Fluoresence spectrometer detection: Spectrometer, 2 nm (emission wavelength)
  • Channels: 120 optical channels
  • Temperature range: 40-99° C
  • Heating rate: 4° C/s
  • Cooling rate: 3° C/s
  • Thermal homogenity: ±0.25° C
  • Thermal accuracy: ±0.50° C

Environmental Parameters

  • Minimum bench space required (width x depth x height): 9.45 in x 12.21 in x 14.96 in (24 cm x 32 cm x 38 cm)
  • Temperatures allowed during transportation, storage and packaging: -20 to +60° C
  • Relative humidity allowed during transportation, storage and packaging: 10-95%, no condensation
  • Altitude/pressure allowed during transportation, storage and packaging: 0-3,000 m above sea level / 70-106 kPa
  • Temperatures allowed during operation: 15-32° C
  • Relative humidity allowed during operation: Max. 80% at 32° C, no condensation / Min. 30% at 15-32° C
  • Alititude/pressure allowed during operation: 0-2,000 m above sea level / 80-106 kPa

Delivered System

Computer workstation with CD read/write drive, monitor, keyboard, mouse and cables. Microsoft® Windows® operating system and BAX® System application BAX® System documentation package.

Catalog No.

Legacy Order Code         Hygiena Product Code        Description Quantity
D15400010 MCH2007 BAX® System X5 Startup Package 1
D15407117 MCH2005 BAX® System X5 Instrument Package 1
D15407134 MCH2003 BAX® System X5 Computer Package 1
D15407120 MCH2000 BAX® System X5 Auxiliary Package 1
D15407151 MCH2008 BAX® System X5 32-well Sample Holder 1
D15407169 MCH2001 BAX® System X5 32-well Aluminum Cold Block 1
D15407171 MCH2002 BAX® System X5 Insulator for PCR Cold Block 1
D15435489 ASY2065 BAX® System X5 Empty PCR Tubes 12 strips of 8
D15407214 KIT2022 BAX® System X5 PCR Assay for E. coli O157:H7 32 per run, 64 per kit
D15407193 KIT2024 BAX® System X5 PCR Assay for Genus Listeria 32 per run, 64 per kit
D15407201 KIT2023 BAX® System X5 PCR Assay for L. monocytogenes 32 per run, 64 per kit
D15407187 KIT2025 BAX® System X5 PCR Assay for Salmonella 32 per run, 64 per kit