It does, if you're using the new BAX® System Real-Time PCR Assay for
E. coli O157:H7. Developed in collaboration with the USDA Agricultural Research Service and validated on real-world sample sizes, this extremely reliable and highly accurate assay incorporates Scorpion® probes for advanced real-time PCR technology that delivers superior sensitivity and specificity so you can detect all known E. coli O157:H7 -- even atypical isolates.
E. coli O157:H7
Raw ground beef, beef trim, spinach, lettuce
BAX® System MP media
9 hours for 65g ground beef; 10 hours for 375g beef trim; 8 hours for 25g spinach & lettuce
Performance Tested Method #031002 validated on raw ground beef, beef trim, spinach and lettuce. This test kit's performance was reviewed by AOAC Research Institute and was found to perform to the manufacturer's specification.
QUA-18/07-07/10 certified according to AFNOR validation rules for raw beef and vegetables.
MFLP-76 validated on raw ground beef and beef trim.
The USDA-FSIS has approved Health Canada’s MFLP-76 as equivalent to the method used by FSIS to detect E. coli O157:H7 in raw ground beef and beef trim
BAX System Real-Time PCR assay for E. coli O157:H7
(96 tests per kit)