A latex agglutination test for the presence of Campylobacter spp on solid media or in enrichment broths. These assays are designed to provide simple, one step identification / confirmation of Camplylobacter. Immediate results detect presence of Camplyobacter, can be used in clinical, food, environmental and water testing laboratories.
Campylobacter enteritis is a very common cause of bacterial food poisoning in the US. Most cases are sporadic and associated with the consumption of contaminated poultry. Sporadic infection has also been associated with contamination of milk by birds pecking through the tops of milk bottles. Outbreaks are usually associated with consumption of non-pasteurized milk or untreated water. The peak incidences occur during the summer, infants and young adults affected most and is more frequent in rural areas.
Campylobacter Latex Agglutination Kit
|Storage:||Store at 2-8°C|
|Shelf Life:||1 year|
Detects the Campylobacter genus, including these common thermophilic species: