BAX® System Real-Time PCR Assay for Staphylococcus aureus from Hygiena

  • TargetStaphylococcus aureus
  • Matrices: Powdered infant formula, ground beef, soy protein isolate
  • Enrichment time: 22-48 hours, depending on food type, sample volume and enrichment media
  • PCR time: 90 minutes
  • Detection level: 10^4 cfu/mL, after enrichment
  • Validation:
    • AOAC Research Institute - Performance Tested Method #120701 - validated for presence/absence in milk- and soy-based infant formula (1 cfu/gm) and for threshold testing in ground beef and soy protein isolate (10 cfu/gm)

BAX® System Benefits:

  • Speedy, accurate, reliable results help you make confident product decisions
  • Simplified DNA extraction - no separate cell concentration steps
  • Easy operation of automated instrument does not require advanced skills
  • PCR tablets are conveniently packaged in individual PCR tubes to provide consistency, stability, and reduced chance of operator error
  • Closed-tube system avoids amplicon contamination in the lab
  • LIMS-compatible electronic data allows for easy storage, sharing and retrieval

Hygiena Contact Information


941 Avenida Acaso
Camarillo, CA 93012


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