Shiga-toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC)
Presence or absence of organisms are detected via real time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in various sample matrices.
MInimum Sample Size Requirements:
3 grams, 3 units or 3 mL
Collection Container Requirements:
Sterile and spill proof container such as a screw top vial or test tube. Sample shall be collected observing good aseptic techniques.
Turn Around Time:
7 business days from receipt of sample
It seems like every day you hear about recalls due to food-borne bacterial contamination in produce or meat. Screen your products for bacterial conaminants like E. coli or Salmonella and fungal contamination by Aspergillus.