Toshiba Developing Food Poisoning Panel Using Isothermal Amplification Technology | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A collaboration between Toshiba and Kawasaki City Institute for Public Health in Kanagawa, Japan has resulted in the development of a DNA chip card that detects 14 food-borne pathogens from fecal samples in about 90 minutes.

The assay is based on Toshiba's patented technology and will also have applications for hygiene management in food manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics, the firm said in a statement.

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