BAX® System PCR Assays for Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus aureus is a common cause of skin infections, and is known to cause foodborne illness and methycillin-resistant Staph aureus is a significant problem in clinical settings. The BAX® System Real-Time PCR assay for Staphylococcus aureus harnesses the power of the polymerase chain reaction to detect Staph aureus in food and environmental samples. The BAX® System provides everything necessary for PCR–polymerase, nucleotides and target-specific primers. The system minimizes operator handling and is easy to use. It can be used for presence/absence or threshold testing.

Catalog Number | KIT2020
Targets | Staphylococcus aureus
Enrichment Time | 22-48 hours*
PCR Time | 90 minutes
Detection Level | 10^4 CFU
Certificates | AOAC PTM

*Enrichment time depends on food type, sample volumne and enrichment media

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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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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. BAX® System features, such as intuitive layout & software interface and internal positive control tablet, reduce potential errors to help ensure tests are run properly.

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How to Use

Each BAX® System PCR assay kit includes lysis buffer, protease, and PCR tubes containing BAX® System PCR tablets. These convenient 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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