Fast and easy DNA-based test to assure the identity of your catfish.

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Mislabeling is a major issue in the seafood supply chain.  Maintain consumer confidence in your brand by ensuring the identity of your U.S. catfish with the suite of InstantID™ catfish tests.

Protect your brand with the peace of mind that comes with InstantLabs’ InstantID™ Species Tests.

 

 

DescriptionTest CompatibilitySpecificationsAvailable Tests
The suite of InstantID™ catfish test kits use DNA-based technology, allowing you to ensure the identity of your product faster and in your facility. The InstantLabs line of InstantID™ species identification test kits are available for the Hunter® and other PCR devices.  The suite of InstantID™ Catfish tests includes kits for:

    • U.S. Catfish (Ictalurus species):
      • Blue Catfish (Ictalurus furcatus)
      • Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus)
    • Asian Catfish (Pangasius species):
      • Basa (Pangasius bocourti)
      • Swai or Sutchi (Pangasius hypophthalmus)
The suite of InstantID™ catfish tests have been verified to work on a wide variety of sample types, including:

    • Raw Fillet Meat
    • Raw Steak Meat
    • Cooked Meat
    • Canned Meat
    • Pre-formed Fish Cakes
    • Frozen Meat

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    • Ready-to-use lyophilized reagents
    • Simple DNA extraction and quick on-device analysis in as little as 2 hours
    • Robust and validated across multiple matrices
    • High sensitivity – detect even trace amounts of catfish
    • Contains all reagents needed for extraction and analysis of four samples, including a positive and negative control.
    • Limit of detection: ~ 0.1% per test portion
    • Store at 2 – 8°C

Bulk reagents available for use on other PCR platforms

The InstantLabs line of InstantID™ species identification test kits are available for both the InstantLabs Hunter Real-Time PCR Instrument as well as other PCR systems.

Coming Soon:

    • InstantID™ U.S. Catfish Test Kit for the Hunter System
    • InstantID™ U.S. Catfish Assay for other PCR systems
    • InstantID™ Asian Catfish Test Kit for the Hunter System
    • InstantID™ Asian Catfish Assay for other PCR systems

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