BAX® System PCR Assays for STEC Screening

The BAX® System portfolio of Real-time STEC Screening assays is designed to identify the top six non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) defined by USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) as adulterants in the beef industry. Compare the features among BAX® System STEC Screening assays in the chart below.

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BAX® System Real-Time PCR Assays for STEC Screening

Three STEC screening testing kits and dozens of validated matrices.

Real-Time STEC Screening

The BAX® System Real-Time PCR assays for STEC is designed to identify the top non-0157 Shiga toxin producing E. coli (STEC). Common adulterants in the beef industry. Quantity is 96 tests per kit.

D-Code | D14642964
Catalog Number | KIT2021
Targets | stx and eae genes - STEC Screening
Enrichment Time | 10-24 hours*
PCR Time | 90 minutes
Detection Level | 10^4 CFU
Certificates | AOAC PTM

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

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Real-Time STEC Panel 1

The STEC Panel 2 assays detect and differentiate the following STEC serogroups: O45, O103, O145.

D-Code | D14642970
Catalog Number | KIT2008
Targets | E. coli O26, O111, O121
Enrichment Time | 10-24 hours*
PCR Time | 90 minutes
Detection Level | 10^4 CFU
Certificates | AOAC PTM

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

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Real-Time STEC Panel 2

The STEC Panel 2 assays detect and differentiate the following STEC serogroups: O26, O111, O121.

D-Code | D14642987
Catalog Number | KIT2009
Targets | E. coli O45, O103, O145
Enrichment Time | 10-24 hours*
PCR Time | 90 minutes
Detection Level | 10^4 CFU
Certificates | AOAC PTM

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

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Dozens of Validated Matrices

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

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.

Accurate. Reliable. Easy-to-Use.

In the food manufacturing 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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