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Hemorrhagic E. coli

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TECHNICAL DATA SHEET

Price of the test:

$48 per analysis


Limit of Detection:

This is a qualitative test per swab, 25g, 100g, or 375g.


Sample Size Requirements:

Environmental: 1 swab/test
In Food Products: minimum of 500 grams


Equipment:

3M MDS


Reportable Units:

Environmental: positive or negative
In Food Products: positive or negative/sample size (25g, 100g or 375g)


Turn Around Time:

10 Business Days


Is Rush Available?

No


Method Reference:

AOAC PTM 071202


Method Description:

Samples are analyzed using the 3M MDS system which utilizes isothermal DNA amplification and bioluminescence detection.
Confirmation services also available.



Additional Information:

This is a qualitative enrichment procedure which detects very low levels of the potential food borne pathogen. Note that a percentage of all raw commodities may contain a low level of these organisms.