Cronobacter

Specific detection of Cronobacter spp. (qualitative)

Product Number: 01230019

Prevention of product contamination

With the specific VIT® gene probes viable Cronobacter spp. (formerly: Enterobacter sakazakii) cells are detected unequivocally and reliably. The detection is carried out in food samples, milk powder, raw materials.

Results will be provided within 3 working days after sample receipt, in case of readily enriched samples or grown colonies by the next working day.

Qualitative or quantitative detection?
Qualitative

Which method is applied?
The reliable VIT® gene probe technology.

Which requirements are important?
Product and raw material samples:

  • Food samples, minimum 100 g
  • Milk samples, minimum 100 g
  • Raw materials, minimum 100 g

Pre-enriched samples:

  • Pre-enriched bouillons (10 ml) or agar plates with grown colonies: This allows an increase in time-to-result.

 

Tip: This service is also available as product VIT® Cronobacter.

Identical microscopic image after analysis with the test kit: phase contrast, Cronobacter spp. shines specifically red.
Identical microscopic image after VIT® analysis: phase contrast, Cronobacter spp. shines specifically red.

Advantages

  • unequivocal detection of Cronobacter spp.
  • detection of living bacteria exclusively
  • incomparably fast handling time
  • highest specificity