BIOTECON Diagnostics receives another AOAC certificate for its foodproof® Salmonella Detection Kit and DNA extraction kits

(PresseBox) (Potsdam, ) BIOTECON Diagnostics, one of the world leading companies for the development of rapid diagnostic detection systems for the food industry, has successfully completed AOAC-RI validation for the foodproof® Salmonella Detection Kit, 5'Nuclease and corresponding DNA extraction kits. This AOAC-RI approval as a Performance Tested MethodSM expands the already broad range of certified foodproof® real-time PCR products..

The foodproof® Salmonella Detection Kit is a very specific and sensitive test to detect all serotypes of the pathogenic genus of Salmonella within 24 hours. This AOAC validation has been accomplished with a broad variety of foods (dairy, meat, fish and seafood, fruits and vegetables, spices, feed, peanut butter, chocolate, confectionary etc.).

Together with the foodproof® Salmonella Detection Kit, two systems for fast and easy DNA-extraction from a variety of complex matrices were certified as well, the foodproof® ShortPrep I Kit and the foodproof® StarPrep One Kit.

"This is an important milestone for us to serve our quality conscious customers with first-class products", says Kornelia Berghof-Jäger, CEO of BIOTECON Diagnostics GmbH.

As the "Association of Analytical Communities," AOAC INTERNATIONAL is committed to being a proactive, worldwide provider and facilitator in the development, use, and harmonization of validated analytical methods and laboratory quality assurance programs and services. AOAC approvals are worldwide recognized certificates and allow international market access, especially in the food industry of the United States and Asia.

BIOTECON Diagnostics GmbH

BIOTECON Diagnostics GmbH has been well known as a qualified partner in the field of molecular genetics and microbiology for the last 12 years. We focus on development, production and marketing of PCR-based rapid detection technologies. BIOTECON Diagnostics offers solutions for the food and beverage industry as well as for producers of pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.



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