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 result
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