The DuPont™ Lateral Flow System test is an immunoassay with built-in controls. It employs a unique combination of anti-Salmonella antibodies and a highly engineered colloidal gold conjugate coated on the surface of a membrane. The sample wicks up the test strip by capillary action. If Salmonella are present in the sample, two red lines are formed.
Using the DuPont™ Lateral Flow System Salmonella Media reduces primary enrichment time to just 5 hours (can be extended to 24 hours to fit with your lab's work flow). Combined with standard secondary enrichment broth, results are available in 24 hours. You can also use the strips with standard primary enrichment broths for 48-hour results. After enrichment, simply drop the test strip into an aliquot of sample broth, and read the results 10 minutes later. One control line is built into the lateral flow strip so you know the test has worked correctly. Two lines indicate a positive result. Test strips and media can be stored at room temperature.
The DuPont™ Lateral Flow System Salmonella test is designed to detect Salmonella in a variety of foods, including raw meat, poultry, dairy products, processed meats and fresh produce. The test can reliably detect 1 cfu in 25 grams of sample.
AOAC-RI Performance Tested Method 020601 - tested on a variety of foods including raw ground beef, raw ground pork, raw ground chicken, raw ground turkey, chicken carcass washes, whole milk, orange juice, liquid eggs, raw cabbage and deli turkey.
|Samples of this test kit were independently evaluated by the AOAC Research Institute and were found to perform to the producer's specifications as stated in the test kit's descriptive insert. The producer certifies this kit conforms in all respects to the specifications originally evaluated by the AOAC Research Institute as detailed in the Performance Tested Certificate number 020601
Health Canada MFLP-18 - approved for raw meat (ground chicken, turkey and pork, as well as chicken carcass washes) and processed meats (turkey deli meat only).
Ordering info (available outside the U.S. only)
P/N D12457090 (previously P/N 18220009) DuPont™ LFS Salmonella test kits ( Case of 10 kits - 50 test per kit)
P/N D12457217 (previously P/N 18230011) DuPont™ LFS Salmonella Media (500 grams)