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BAX® System PCR Testing

Two Decades of Proven Reliability

The first DNA-based detection method for the food industry continues to evolve to provide reliable actionable data faster and easier.

  • First PCR System with Reliable Quantification - Starting with BAX® System Sal Quant

  • Large Breadth of Validations for PCR Technology 

  • Backed by World Class Application Scientists


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How The BAX® System Works

The BAX® instruments feature two types of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) detection technologies - real-time and end-point,  tableted reagents, and optimized media to detect unwanted bacteria in raw ingredients, finished products, and environmental samples.

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Same Powerful Technology, Two Convenient Options

Both systems are designed to minimize hands-on time to provide consistency and free technicians for other tasks. The software provides easy to read positive or negative results. Whether you're looking for the power of DNA based pathogen detection in high-throughput solution for your laboratory, or want a smaller footprint, the Hygiena's BAX® System can fit your needs. 

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BAX® System Q7

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BAX® System X5

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BAX System PCR Assays 

Real-Time & End Point PCR Assays for Major Food Safety Concerns



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BAX® Innovations

Salmonella Quantification with BAX® System SalQuant

Imagine knowing how much Salmonella exists at each critical control point.  You can utilize this data to identify changes over time and get ahead of Salmonella problem areas.

Hygiena is pioneering diagnostics with the ability to quantify Salmonella using BAX Q7 and our BAX System Real-Time Salmonella Assay.

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Proven Performance

For companies whose food products are regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) or Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the BAX® System enables you to conduct routine testing with confidence, read our customer's stories to learn more: 


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