BAX® System PCR Assays for Shigella

Shigella naturally shares large portions of its’ genetic sequence with many other pathogenic bacteria and is very easy to cross-contaminate with very low dose response required. This cross-contamination primarily occurs from poor hygiene practices during food production and handling in retail environments. Utilizing the Real-time PCR assay for Shigella can quickly eliminate negative samples and reduce presumptive positives seen in conventional methods due to the specificity and inclusivity of serotypes. Common implicated serotypes including S. sonnei, S. flexneri, S. boydii, and S. dysenteriae are easily detected to help you identify potential contamination quickly.

Catalog Number | KIT2007
Targets | Shigella spp.
PCR Time | 65 min
Certificates | Internally validated

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BAX® System PCR Tablets

These convenient BAX® System PCR tablets contain all the reagents needed for fast and reliable testing results. Simply hydrate with the prepared sample and load the rack into the BAX® System instrument for automated analysis.

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With decades of experience in food safety, working with hundreds of top food manufacturers across a broad array of product groups, we’ve established dozens of protocols for the most difficult matrices. Our world-class applications scientists have solved the problem, so you don’t have to.

Accurate Results

In the food & beverage industry, accurate results mean fewer re-tests, shorter storage time for products on hold, and less waste of truly safe food. Reduce potential errors to ensure tests are run properly using the BAX® System’s intuitive layout of software interface and internal positive control tablets.

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How to Use

BAX® System Ready Reference Guide
Real-time Assays

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