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Next Day Pathogen Results and Aspergillus Testing Now Available at Columbia Laboratories with State-Of-The-Art PCR

Next Day Pathogen Results and Aspergillus Testing Now Available at Columbia Laboratories with State-Of-The-Art PCR

Columbia Laboratories welcomes the new “Gene-UP PCR” by Biomeriuex to the microbiology department as of December 2020.

“We are keeping prices level while offering faster services and expanded methodology,” said Jennifer Rowe, Microbiology Lab Manager. “This suite of testing applies to any HACCP or cGMP outline in several industries we serve.”

The following pathogen tests are available on the new PCR:

  • E.coli 015: H7
  • Salmonella spp.
  • Listeria spp.
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • STEC stx & eae (EH1) and Top 6 (EH2)
  • Campylobacter
  • Cronobacter

Additional Methodology and Matrices:

Columbia Labs now offers Aspergillus testing for Cannabis matrices with this robust new PCR. This testing is required testing in many states. Columbia Labs is the first lab in Oregon to offer Aspergillus testing for various cannabis matrices.

Soon to come:

“API biochemical ID strips” by Biomeriuex, to be used for confirmation testing of Presumptive Positive Salmonella and Listeria spp. API biochemical ID strips offer fast and accurate confirmational and speciation ID pathogen testing.

Resources:

Customer Service/ Consult: james.white@tentamus.com

API STRIPS: https://www.biomerieux-usa.com/clinical/api

PCR: https://www.biomerieux-usa.com/industry/gene-up

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