WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PerkinElmer, Inc., a world chief dedicated to innovating for a more healthy world, at this time launched the PerkinElmer Solus Listeria monocytogenes ELISA Assay. This new providing will assist excessive throughput meals processors and contract labs deal with L. mono testing for meals and environmental floor samples. In sync with main trade requirements, the brand new resolution is being launched with Performance Tested Method SM (PTM) certification from AOAC®INTERNATIONAL (Association of Official Analytical Collaboration).
Though Listeria makes fewer folks sick than different foodborne pathogens, the presence of the micro organism is extra pervasive andListeriosis carries a 20 – 30%* mortality fee if contracted by pregnant ladies, these over 65, or folks with compromised immune techniques (*Source: https://www.who.int/ith/diseases/listeriosis/en/.)
The PerkinElmer Solus L. mono assay detects this dangerous micro organism with accuracy, specificity and comfort, particularly for geographic areas whose rules require separate reporting for L. mono.
Simplifying workflows, the brand new assay options the flexibility to make use of a single protocol for each meals samples (reminiscent of unpasteurized cheeses, meats, shrimp and greens) in addition to environmental pattern swabs and sponges. A easy 24 hour + 24 hour enrichment course of leverages supplemented customary media and incubation parameters are shared throughout matrices. Users can select to course of samples manually or automate them with Dynex Technologies’ DS-2® system.
“Listeria is a concern for food processors and consumers because it can live anywhere and can create lethal illness,” mentioned Greg Sears, Vice President and General Manager, Food, PerkinElmer. “Our new Solus L. mono assay with AOAC PTM certification helps labs and processors be even more vigilant and precise in detecting and fighting back against this challenge to the global food chain.”
The new Solus L. mono assay, joins PerkinElmer’s foodborne pathogen portfolio together with the broader spectrum Solus One Listeriaassay, Solus One Salmonella, and Solus E. coli O157 ELISA. These improvements are a part of the corporate’s broader meals security and high quality options for grain, dairy, meats, produce, edible oils, seafood, and hashish. For extra data please go to www.perkinelmer.com/category/food-safety-quality.
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