Food Safety Magazine

Biz Tracks | September 12, 2017

Q Laboratories opens Food Virus Lab

By Staff

Q Laboratories opens Food Virus Lab

Q Laboratories has opened a state-of-the-art food virus detection laboratory at their Cincinnati, OH location. Utilizing real-time PCR technology, Q Laboratories can test food, water, environmental swabs and food surface swabs for the presence of Norovirus and Hepatitis A. The lab was purpose-built specifically for virus detection, involving a three-room dirty to clean directional workflow with sample preparation, RNA extraction and amplification all separate, and will allow for secure, isolated detection of these common foodborne viruses.

Learn more at Q Laboratories website.