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PathoGenetix to Debut New Genotyping Technology for Rapid Strain Typing at IAFP
Date:7/11/2013

Woburn, Mass. (PRWEB) July 11, 2013

PathoGenetix™, Inc., a commercial-stage developer of an automated system for rapid bacterial identification, will participate in the 2013 International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting taking place in Charlotte, North Carolina, from July 28-31. A sustaining member of IAFP, PathoGenetix plans to demonstrate its new RESOLUTION™ Microbial Genotyping System for the first time at the meeting, and to present two new research studies detailing the differentiation and typing of Salmonella strains, from both pure culture and complex “presumptive positive” food samples, in five hours.

The IAFP Annual Meeting provides information on current and emerging food safety issues, and is the leading food safety conference worldwide. The conference addresses the latest science and solutions on new and recurring issues in food safety, and includes technical papers, posters and symposia on a variety of topics related to food safety.

The RESOLUTION Microbial Genotyping System is based on PathoGenetix’s proprietary Genome Sequence Scanning™ (GSS™) technology, a breakthrough in microbial identification with significant advantages for food safety testing and outbreak investigations. GSS works directly from complex mixtures such as enriched food samples or from pure culture isolates, and automates the identification process from sample preparation to data analysis. As a result, the RESOLUTION System can provide actionable information in five hours, days faster than current identification methods, and offer food producers a valuable new tool for identifying house strains or conducting traceback analysis.

The RESOLUTION System also provides public health labs and government agencies the potential for faster source tracking in foodborne illnesses outbreak investigation. The typing resolution of GSS is comparable to PFGE, the current standard for pathogen identification in outbreak investigations. Yet because the technology works in mixed culture, it can provide critical strain information in a culture independent diagnostics environment. The System’s automated platform and simplified protocol require minimal training, and strain type results can be quickly and easily shared across laboratory networks.

PathoGenetix will exhibit the RESOLUTION System at IAFP beginning on Sunday, July 28, at 7:30 PM and continuing through Tuesday, July 30, at 6:00 PM. For more information or to schedule a demonstration of the technology, email info(at)pathogenetix(dot)com.

PathoGenetix research detailing the serotyping and strain typing capabilities of Genome Sequence Scanning in a variety of matrices will be presented at IAFP in two poster sessions on Tuesday, July 30, and Wednesday, July 31. For a full schedule of educational sessions and events at the 2013 IAFP Annual Meeting, visit http://www.foodprotection.org/annualmeeting/2013/.

About PathoGenetix, Inc.

PathoGenetix™, Inc. is a commercial-stage developer of an automated system for rapid bacterial identification from complex samples. PathoGenetix is a venture-backed company that has received more than $50 million in technology development funding from the Department of Homeland Security. The core Genome Sequence Scanning™ (GSS™) technology analyzes DNA directly from an enriched biological sample—without the need for a cultured isolate—and provides results in just five hours, days faster than current methods. GSS has broad applicability in food safety, industrial microbiology, and clinical diagnostics and research. The GSS technology will be available in the RESOLUTION™ Microbial Genotyping System in 2014 for use in food safety testing and foodborne illness outbreak investigations. Learn more at http://www.pathogenetix.com.

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