E. coli O157:H7 - Assurance GDS®

  • Speed and Accuracy - Rapid accurate detection method features the latest innovations in genetic detection technology and food microbiology.
  • Three levels of Specificity - Assurance GDS utilises three levels of specificity to ensure accurate, results. These include highly specific primers, probes and immunomagnetic separation.
  • PickPen® Immunomagnetic Separation (IMS) - Sample preparation includes the proprietary PickPen IMS which isolates the target organism and removes it from the food matrix and media which could interfere with PCR results.

Assurance GDS for E. coli O157:H7 Features:

  • Results available as fast as 8 hours for 25 g samples / 10 hours for composite 375 g samples
  • Positive samples can be confirmed in an additional 2 hours with Assurance GDS Shiga Toxin Genes (O157) assay
  • Validated for ground beef, beef trim, leafy greens, juices, and sprout irrigation water
  • Features innovative PickPen Immunomagnetic Separation (IMS) for additional specificity and fast time to results
  • Simplified sample prep does not require heating blocks or preparation of reagents


  • Detects - E. coli O157:H7
  • Validation -
    • AOAC Official Method 2005.04
    • Health Canada MFLP 16
  • Companion Products -
    • Assurance GDS Top 7 STEC (eae) Tq
    • Assurance GDS Top 6 STEC (eae) Tq
    • Assurance GDS Shiga Toxin Genes (Top 7) Tq
    • Assurance GDS Shiga Toxin Genes (Top 6) Tq
    • Assurance GDS Shiga Toxin Genes (O157) Tq
    • Assurance GDS MPX Top 7 STEC
    • Assurance GDS MPX Top 6 STEC 
  • Technology - Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Storage - 2 - 8C
Assurance GDS Brochure

    Assurance GDS E.coli O157:H7 Tq (Qty 100 tests)

    Code: 71007 - 100

    Assurance GDS E.coli O157:H7 Tq (Qty 576 tests)

    Code: 71007 - 576