NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) —DuPont said today that its BAX System real-time PCR assay for Listeria species has been certified by the AOAC Research Institute as a Performance Tested Method.

The assay has been validated on frankfurters, cooked shrimp, spinach, queso fresco, and environmental surfaces using reference method media as well as proprietary media for a shorter, single-stage enrichment, DuPont said.

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