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Molecular Designs Simplicity Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel

Molecular Designs has released the Simplicity Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel, which can identify nucleic acids from 16 different organisms using multiplex PCR and a single sample.

Target organisms include Clostridium difficile, Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC), Shiga-like toxin producing E. coli (STEC), Shigella/Enteroinvasive E. coli (EIEC), Campylobacter (C. coli, C. jejuni, and C. lari), Salmonella species, Yersinia enterocolitica, Vibrio species., Adenovirus F40/41, Norovirus GI/GII, Rotavirus A, Astrovirus, Cryptosporidium species, Entamoeba histolytica, and Giardia lamblia.

Molecular Designs' Simplicity Panels are pre-pipetted PCR assays that are compatible with most PCR platforms and are provided in a breakaway plate to enable streamlining of workflows and reagent cost control, the company said.

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