Water-bearing systems contaminated with pathogens are a source of infection and must be tested. BIOTECON Diagnostics’ real-time PCR-based microproof® LyoKits play a trusted role in detection and quantification of pathogens in environmental samples and water, and offer reliable analysis with high sensitivity and specificity.
The microproof Legionella Quantification LyoKit can be used for the specific individual quantitative detection of Legionella spp., Legionella pneumophila and Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 withn 4 hours.
The Food Standards Agency defines a food hazard as “a food incident involving a biological, chemical or physical agent in, or condition of, food with the potential to cause an adverse effect on the health or safety of consumers.” To ensure compliance with food hygiene best practice, accurate and regular hygiene tests are essential, including for the detection of Legionella in water. Hygiene tests that are easy to perform, either on or off site, are invaluable to health & safety management.
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