E. coli 0157:H7 Molecular Detection-Robust

Test Schedule
Lab Lab section Days Turnaround
WADDL - Puyallup Food Safety-Molecular Diagnostics Mon-Fri 1 day
Price: $75.00
This test is also known as N-60.
Screening test to detect Escherichia coli O157:H7by molecular detection using a Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay.  A presumptive positive result is confirmed by standard reference methods. This molecular screening method provides a faster turnaround time than conventional culture methods for the detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in food and food products.

Specimens Required
This protocol is validated for the detection of E. coli O157:H7 in raw beef and meat, leafy produce, fruits and vegetables, raw eggs, raw dairy, processed meats, and apple cider by AOAC-official Method and AFNOR certified Method 3M 01/18-05/17.  For the Robust or N-60 procedure, a minimum of 375 grams of the sample is required. 
Sampling Requirements
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Collection Container
Sterile, leak-proof container/bag.
Packing Instructions
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Special Instructions
For samples that are not approved, please call laboratory prior to submitting samples.
Ordering Instructions
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