MicroVal has approved the issuing of the certificate for BIOTECON diagnostics GmbH’s foodproof Enterobacteriaceae plus Salmonella Detection LyoKit – 5’Nuclease. The validation study is carried out ADRIA Développement and is based on ISO 16140-2:2016.
The foodproof Enterobacteriaceae plus Salmonella Detection LyoKit – 5’Nuclease is a PCR kit for the qualitative detection of Enterobacteriaceae plus simultaneous identification of Salmonella spp. DNA using real-time PCR instruments. The validation of this alternative method has been performed in combination with the foodproof StarPrep One Kit and the foodproof StarPrep Three Kit in both single tube and 8-strip formats. For this validation study the following categories were tested:
- infant cereals,
- infant formula with or without probiotics and ingredients
- production environmental samples.
The certificate and the accompanying study report, number 2020LR90, can be found under ‘issued certificates / alternative methods’.