The DuPont BAX System assay for detecting Salmonella has been recognized AOAC International as an Official Method of Analysis (OMA) 2013.03.
The BAX System is a molecular-based method that uses polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology and real-time detection to deliver quick, accurate results, according tothe manufacturer. The test is suitable for detecting Salmonella contamination in a range of food types, such as meat, seafood, poultry, eggs, dairy goods and infant formulas.
“With this latest approval, our entire portfolio of BAX System Salmonella assays is OMA-approved,” said Doris Engesser-Sudlow, global diagnostics leader for DuPont Nutrition and Health. She added that the approval of all the company’s testing products can help food processing firms ensure the security and safety of their products.