Food pathogen detection by modern real-time PCR methods
R-Biopharm invites you to take part in an online presentation to be held on Wednesday, 23rd September at 2.00 pm (CEST).
Various disease-causing organisms can contaminate foods – more than 250 foodborne diseases have been identified. Most of them are infections, caused by a diversity of bacteria, viruses and parasites. Currently, not only food recalls and outbreaks of the most common food pathogens like Salmonella, Listeria or E.coli are of concern, but also headlines questioning the spread of the coronavirus on surfaces and foods for instance.
Food pathogen analysis is big business and fast analytical tools are often critical to comply with daily business requirements. Official methods based on classical microbiology are often labor intense and time consuming. Screening enriched samples using real-time PCR allows a release of negative samples in a short time (~24 h).
As a busy laboratory, you will typically be analyzing a wide variety of samples looking for different kind of pathogens. Automated, walk away workflows in the daily lab routine are favorable as they may improve efficiency and keep consistent results and reduce handling errors.
This online seminar will discuss food pathogen detection possibilities and how the implementation of a semi-automated nucleic acid preparation presents an opportunity to manage the increasing demands of the daily lab routine while still maintaining quality results.
- Common food pathogens and real-time PCR detection solutions
- Improving the lab workflow by semi-automated nucleic acid preparation
- Environmental testing solutions for SARS-CoV2