GeneQuence

GeneQuence DNA-based assays are available for Salmonella (AOAC-OM approved), Listeria species (AOAC-RI approved), and Listeria monocytogenes (AOAC-RI approved). The GeneQuence E. coli O157:H7 antibody based assay is also available. Each kit allows testing of up to 93 samples. All tests are based upon a microwell format and streamlined enrichment protocols are to all Neogen Customers.

The GeneQuence Advantage

  • DNA Hybridization Technology
    • Superior specificity and sensitivity, regardless of food matrix tested
    • No costly enzymes needed
    • Multi-copy nature of rRNA naturally enhances sensitivity
  • Manual and automated procedures
    • Upgrades available if your testing increases
    • Allows backup and flexibility
    • Platform consolidation
    • Four different plates can be running at same time
    • Different pathogens can be loaded on same plate
    • Multiple users can utilize same instrument
  • Faster offline prep
    • No sample boiling
    • No immuno-separation
    • No nucleic acid purification
  • Easy instrument setup/programming
    • No dedicated technician required
  • Speed
    • Unrivaled throughput
    • Continuous operation
    • Dedicated R&D staff constantly improving enrichment protocols to streamline protocols
  • Flexible purchase options available

Summary of GeneQuence Assays

  • E. coli
    • Enrichment: 8-20 hr
    • Offline: 5-10 min
    • Assay: 1 hr, 53 min
    • Sensitivity: 1-5 cfu / 25 g
    • # of Samples: 94
  • Listeria spp.
    • Enrichment: 42-48 hr / 30 hr
    • Offline: 5-10 min
    • Assay: 1 hr, 53 min
    • Sensitivity: 1-5 cfu / 25 g
    • # of Samples: 93
  • L. mono
    • Enrichment: 42-48 hr
    • Offline: 5-10 min
    • Assay: 1 hr, 53 min
    • Sensitivity: 1-5 cfu / 25 g
    • # of Samples: 93
  • Salmonella
    • Enrichment: 40-48 hr / 24 hr
    • Offline: 5-10 min
    • Assay: 1 hr, 53 min
    • Sensitivity: 1-5 cfu / 25 g
    • # of Samples: 93

AOAC Approvals

  • GeneQuence Salmonella 24-hour for select foods: AOAC 2007.02
  • GeneQuence Salmonella 48-hour enrichment assay: AOAC 030201
  • GeneQuence Listeria 48-hour assay: AOAC 010403
  • GeneQuence L. mono 48-hour broth enrichment: AOAC 120501