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Biz Tracks | February 4, 2014

Roka Receives AOAC-RI Certification for Atlas E. coli O157:H7 EG2 Detection Assay

By Staff

Roka Receives AOAC-RI Certification for Atlas E. coli O157:H7 EG2 Detection Assay


Roka Bioscience announced today that its Atlas E. coli O157:H7 EG2 Detection Assay has received AOAC Performance Tested Methods(SM) certification from the AOAC Research Institute (AOAC-RI). The independent laboratory study was conducted by Q Laboratories, Inc., 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. The assay is a simplified testing process requiring only a single pipette step prior to loading onto the Atlas System, a fully automated molecular system for food pathogen detection. With the addition of the Atlas E. coli O157:H7 EG2 Detection Assay, Roka's menu now includes assays for the detection of Listeria spp., Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes, and E. coli O157:H7.

For more information on the Atlas E. coli O157:H7 EG2 Detection Assay, visit rokabio.com/products/eg2-detection-assay/.