ON-SITE PATHOGEN DETECTION

IN JUST A FEW EASY STEPS

What can I detect?

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Salmonella SpeciesListeria MonocytogenesListeria SpeciesE. Coli 0157STEC

Detect Salmonella contamination in a variety of food and environmental matrices in as little as 12 hours.  AOAC Validated.

Detect Listeria monocytogenes contamination in a variety of food and environmental matrices in as little as 24 hours.  AOAC Validated.

Detect Listeria contamination in a variety of food and environmental matrices in as little as 24 hours.  AOAC Validated.

Detect E. coli O157 (Including H7) contamination in a variety of food and environmental matrices in as little as 12 hours.  AOAC Validated.

Detect Shiga-Toxin Producing E. coli (STEC) contamination in a variety of food and environmental matrices in as little as 18 hours.

IN-PLANT FOOD PATHOGEN DETECTION IN AS LITTLE AS 12 HOURS

InstantLabs’ rapid Food Safety Test Kit, when used in conjunction with the InstantLabs Hunter® Real-Time PCR instrument detects DNA at low levels in multiple food matrices in under 12 hours.

SIMPLE TO USE

InstantLabs’ Food Safety Test Kits contain all the reagents necessary for sample preparation and automatic analysis in the InstantLabs 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 InstantLabs’ 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® system uses gold-standard DNA-based analysis using industry-proven Real-Time PCR.  The power of DNA analysis coupled with simple, color-coded reagents and the intuitive touchscreen-driven operation of the Hunter® device virtually eliminates the possibility of mistakes, translating into to accurate results you can trust.

EASY TO GET STARTED

Multiple Options:

PURCHASE – LEASE – RENTAL
Get Started for as Little as $325 monthly.

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Includes:

 – Hunter qPCR Instrument
– Auxiliary Equipment
– Start-Up Reagents and Consumables
– On-Site Training
– HAACP Consulting
– Customizable SOPs
– Online Yearly Staff Retraining Course
– Warranty
– True Total Cost of Ownership Analysis
– Unlimited Support

 

CASE STUDY

Testing of Fish Meal for Salmonella

Tien Giang, Vietnam - March 2, 2013: Workers are filleting pangasius fish in a seafood processing plant in Tien Giang, a province in the Mekong delta of Vietnam
THE CHALLENGE:

A large seafood producer exports fishmeal globally for aqua farming and had strict customer requirements to certify that the fishmeal did not contain Salmonella.
The isolated location of the plant meant that sending samples to a contract laboratory could result in a 5-15 day turnaround process which created a meaningful level of inventory risk. If a positive was found, a large amount of inventory could be compromised.
Seeking to reduce testing times, the customer tried performing on-site immuno-assay (“dip-stick”) testing but realized a consistently high level of false positives resulting in undue waste.
The producer needed an accurate, timely, and easy-to-use solution for on-site testing.

THE SOLUTION:

InstantLabs worked with the client to conduct a validation study demonstrating that the Hunter® system would generate accurate results consistent with samples sent to a contract laboratory. InstantLabs installed the Hunter® system on-site and trained existing staff in less than half a day. Client is now testing and clearing samples in less than 12 hours using the Hunter® system thereby significantly reducing waste and allowing contamination issues to be corrected quickly and cost effectively while drastically minimizing inventory risk.