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Cleanroom Technology 10-11-17

By October 11, 2017News

CERTUS wins license deal for rapid pathogen detection in food

Partnership brings innovation and expertise together to provide a highly efficient process to detect Salmonella, Listeria and E.coli O157

The Solus Pathogen Detection System for the detection of Salmonella,
Listeria and E.coli O157 pathogen


An innovator in food safety technologies, CERTUS has announced an expanded partnership with Solus Scientific for the immediate distribution of the Solus Pathogen Testing System across the United States food safety market.

For use by food safety testing labs, the Solus Pathogen Detection System is a highly efficient process for detection of Salmonella, Listeria and E.coli O157 pathogens.

Using proprietary antibodies and production methods optimised to deliver excellent performance; the system offers labs increased power, performance and profits through automated immunoassays delivering high test throughput, lab resource efficiencies and cost savings.

CERTUS President, John Coomes said: “Labs across the country are in need of a powerful, efficient and cost effective system to ensure food is safe for everyone in our country. We’re proud to grow our partnership with Solus to bring such a solution to the U.S. Marketplace.”

The cornerstone of the Solus Pathogen Detection System is the company’s proprietary immunoassay, based on enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). The system is available in a manual, or a fully-automated, self-contained option (Solus DS2 Automated Laboratory ELISA), able to process 192 samples in one run including simple load-to-results on-screen instructions for technicians.


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