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Roka assay certified by AOAC

03-Mar-2014
Last updated the 04-Mar-2014 at 18:00 GMT

Picture: Roka
Picture: Roka

Roka Bioscience has had one of its pathogen detection assays backed from the AOAC Research Institute.

The Atlas STEC EG2 Combo Detection Assay received AOAC Performance Tested Methods SM certification.

Roka’s Atlas E.coli O157:H7 EG detection assay was given the green light last month .

The Atlas STEC EG2 Combo Detection Assay is approved for the detection of E.coli O157:H7 and other non-O157:H7 Shiga toxin-producing E.coli (STEC).

The assay requires one transfer step and a single transfer tube for the detection of E.coli O157:H7 and non-O157 STEC.

Silliker did the independent laboratory study for the AOAC-RI independent third- party validation.

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