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Roka Bioscience assay backed by AOAC

By Joe Whitworth+

05-Feb-2014
Last updated the 05-Feb-2014 at 16:52 GMT

Roka Bioscience awarded certification for Atlas E.coli O157:H7 assay
Roka Bioscience awarded certification for Atlas E.coli O157:H7 assay

Roka Bioscience has been awarded AOAC Performance Tested Methods SM certification for its E.coli O157:H7 assay.

The Atlas E. coli O157:H7 EG2 detection assay was backed by the AOAC Research Institute (AOAC-RI).

Q Laboratories did the independent laboratory study, as part of the AOAC-RI independent third-party validation process. 

The Atlas E. coli O157:H7 EG2 detection assay is approved for the detection of E. coli O157:H7 in 375 gram food samples.

It requires a single pipette step prior to loading onto the automated Atlas System.

Roka’s product offering includes assays for the detection of Listeria spp., Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes, and E. coli O157:H7.

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