Pathogens

Cutting-edge Pathogen Solutions to Ensure Safe Products and Environments

Neogen® utilizes the finest technology to provide pathogen testing with industry-leading sensitivity that can drastically reduce your time to result. Our simple-to-use solutions provide accuracy and reliability, while our unmatched customer service and microbiology experience ensure that you have the confidence and support needed to monitor and control pathogen presence. Our broad portfolio of pathogen solutions allows you to test products and environments in a way that suits you and your laboratory, with everything from traditional culture media to molecular detection test kits.

We offer a range of support tools to help you implement effective pathogen testing, including remote LabLive training, in-depth onsite product training, proficiency testing programs, and regular workshops to discuss the latest microbiology trends and developments. We help ensure your success with cutting-edge solutions capable of maximizing your facility’s efficiencies while delivering results that help protect your customers, products, and brand.

ANSR®

Our ANSR® platform provides molecular pathogen detection in food and environmental samples, detecting 1 CFU of target organism per sample. As well as offering incredible sensitivity, the ANSR platform also offers rapid time to results and the option to pool ten samples to test as one, providing detection of low level specified targets in food samples in as little as one hour following enrichment.

Our range of ANSR test kits for food testing includes ISO 16140-2 and AOAC validated ANSR for Listeria spp., ANSR for Listeria monocytogenes, and ANSR for Salmonella, as well as AOAC validated ANSR for E. coli O157:H7 and ANSR for Campylobacter.

ANSR Listeria Right Now™ is our revolutionary environmental test for Listeria spp. that requires no enrichment and provides results in as little as 60 minutes. Utilizing the molecular detection technology of the ANSR platform, the Listeria Right Now kit can also detect 1 CFU per swab, providing sensitive results without pathogen enrichment at an incredible speed.

One Broth One Plate

One Broth One Plate (OBOP) is an innovative workflow solution for detecting pathogens in food, feed, and environmental samples, using just one enrichment broth and one agar plate. Ideal for laboratories looking to reduce time to result while still maintaining classical microbiology, OBOP workflows have increased sensitivity versus their corresponding ISO methods, with results in just 48 hours.

Our OBOP workflows, available for detecting Listeria spp., Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella spp., have been independently validated and certified according to ISO 16140-2 as an alternative testing method to the associated ISO reference methods. Additionally, our OBOP-S workflow has AOAC RI PTM certification as an alternative to the FDA BAM and USDA MLG reference methods.

Reveal®

Our Reveal tests offer flexible pathogen testing with accurate qualitative results for various common pathogens using antibody-based lateral flow strips. The easy-to-use, easy-to-interpret lateral flow strips allow for microbial detection without microbiology training and offer scalability when it comes to sample throughput. Reveal is a great fit for those looking for a quick and easy test to screen for pathogen presence.

No matter the type of pathogen testing you’d like to implement, Neogen has a solution to fit your needs:

  ISO / FDA BAM, USDA FSIS Standard Alternative Culture Media Method Molecular Detection Method Lateral Flow Testing Method
Neogen Solution Neogen Culture Media (NCM) One Broth One Plate ANSR Reveal
Time to Negative Result 3 to 5 days 2 Days 1 Day 1 Day
Key Benefits
  • ISO, FDA & USDA formulated media
  • High-quality culture media offering
  • Broths, agar, and supplements all available from Neogen
  • Variety of formats available to suit your needs
  • Traditional microbiology with increased sensitivity and results in as little as 48 hours
  • One protocol for all food samples
  • Highly specific chromogenic technology
  • ISO 16140-2 & AOAC validations
  • Molecular method based on isothermal amplification detecting RNA
  • Simple protocol
  • Option to pool 10 samples and test as 1 with Listeria spp. kit
  • Listeria Right Now offers environmental results without enrichment and in less than 60 minutes
  • ISO 16140-2 & AOAC validations
  • Easy protocol and result interpretation
  • No equipment necessary
  • No microbiology training required
  • Scalable test
  • ISO 16140-2 & AOAC validations
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