General

I think I ate something that made me sick. Where can I send samples for you to test?
What assays do you have?
What are the benefits of internal testing with the Hunter® Real-Time PCR System over external labs?
How easy is the Hunter® System to use?
Are the MAC Cartridges reusable?
Do you have tests for allergens or GMOs?

Getting Started

How do I create a lab in my facility?
Do I need additional equipment to use the Hunter® System?

The Hunter® System

Is the Hunter® Real-Time PCR Instrument qualitative or quantitative?
Does the Hunter® Real-Time PCR Instrument automatically determine results?
What else besides food can we test with the Hunter®?
Do I need a computer to use the Hunter® Real-Time PCR Instrument?
What makes the Hunter® Real-Time PCR System different from other similar test systems?
What is the detection principle of the Hunter® instrument?

Food Safety

Can I test for Salmonella species and E. coli O157 at the same time?
Can the InstantLabs Testing Kits be used on PCR platforms other than the Hunter® Real-Time PCR Instrument?
Can I contaminate my facility if I have an internal lab?
How long does it take to get results using the InstantLabs Food Safety test Kits?
Are your Food Safety Test Kits AOAC Certified?

Species Identification

Can the InstantLabs Testing Kits be used on PCR platforms other than the Hunter® Real-Time PCR Instrument?
How long does it take to get results using the InstantLabs Species Identification Test Kits?

Background Information

What is the difference between testing real -time PCR, isothermal amplification, immunoassays, ELISA, and traditional culture methods?
What is AOAC? What is involved in getting a test AOAC approved?