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Findings in Food Safety Reported from T. Kostic and Co-Researchers
July 14th, 2011
"Microbial diagnostic microarrays are tools for simultaneous detection and identification of microorganisms in food, clinical, and environmental samples. In comparison to classic methods, microarray-based systems have the potential for high throughput, parallelism, and miniaturization," investigators in Seibersdorf, Austria report.
"High specificity and high sensitivity of detection have been demonstrated. A microbial diagnostic microarray for the detection of the most relevant bacterial food- and waterborne pathogens and indicator organisms was developed and thoroughly validated. The microarray platform based on sequence-specific end labeling of oligonucleotides and the...
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Source: VerticalNews Food (2011-07-14)