E. coli O157 Food Safety Test Kit

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InstantLabs’ rapid E. coli O157 Food Safety Test Kit, when used in conjunction with the InstantLabs Hunter® Real-Time PCR instrument, quickly detects E. coli O157 including H7 DNA at low levels in multiple food matrices. With InstantLabs, E. coli O157 contamination can be detected in under 12 hours.



Protect your brand and your customers with the peace of mind that comes from InstantLabs’ line of AOAC-Approved Food Safety Test Kits.

DescriptionTest CompatibilitySpecificationsAvailable Products
    • Simple to Use: InstantLabs’ Food Safety Test Kits contain all the reagents necessary for sample preparation and automatic analysis in the Hunter® Real-Time PCR instrument. A streamlined protocol means that even those with little laboratory experience can test confidently and quickly with only minimal training.
    • Fast Results: The E. coli O157 Food Safety Kit allows testing to be completed in as little as 12 hours, allowing you to quickly and confidently release product for shipment faster than ever before, as well as detect any problems early so they can be appropriately remediated.
    • Accurate: InstantLabs’ Hunter® Real-Time PCR instrument offers dependable DNA-based results using industry-proven real-time PCR. The simple color-coded protocol combined with the intuitive touchscreen-driven operation of the InstantLabs Hunter® reduces the possibility of mistakes by lab technicians, translating to faster and more reliable results.
    • Point-of-Need: The fully portable InstantLabs Hunter® Real-Time PCR instrument is rugged and reliable, allowing you to test wherever and whenever desired. Results are automatically analyzed and can be emailed and/or uploaded at the completion of a test.

E. coli O157 Product Handout (PDF)

InstantLabs’ E. coli O157 Food Safety Kit was awarded AOAC Performance-Tested Methods™ Certification from AOAC Research Institute for use in multiple common food matrices, including:

    • Ground Beef (27%)
    • Beef Trim
    • Lettuce
    • Apple Juice
    • Ground Chicken
Each kit comes with everything you’ll need to go from enrichment to results, including:

    • Cartridge
    • Sample Extraction Tubes
    • Lyophilized PCR Reagents
    • Nuclease-Free Water
    • Positive Control DNA
    • Tracking Card

Our kits are AOAC Certified to work with enrichments grown in InstantLabs’ FASTGRO™ SE Enrichment Broth.

Limit of Detection: ~1 cell per sample*
* Limit of detection determined by InstantLabs internal studies

Store at 2 – 8°C

The InstantLabs line of Food Safety test kits are available for the InstantLabs Hunter® Real-Time PCR Instrument.
Available Products Include:

    • InstantLabs E. coli O157 Food Safety Test Kit
    • FASTGRO™ SE Enrichment Broth – 500 g
    • FASTGRO™ SE Enrichment Broth – 2 kg

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