MPX ID Top STEC - Assurance GDS®

  • Actionable STEC Results - Secondary screening assay that provides “Top 6” Shiga Toxigenic E. coli (STEC) [O26, O45, O103, O111, O121 and O145] results confirmed for release in as little as 2 hours.
  • Three Levels of Specificity - Assurance GDS MPX Top STEC assays incorporate three levels of specificity, including proprietary PickPen® Immunomagnetic Separation (IMS) to ensure fast and accurate time to results.
  • Simple to Use.
  • No DNA extraction or centrifugation required and easy to implement in industrial and commercial labs.

Assurance GDS MPX ID for Top STEC Features:

  • Designed specifically to follow Assurance GDS MPX Top STEC assays
  • Identification of the specific O serogroup(s) responsible for the positive STEC result and verifies that all targets relevant to the definition of a Top 6 STEC (eae, stx and O group) are present within a single organism
  • Confirm isolated colonies from samples presumptive positive for Top 6 STEC
  • Utilises the same single-step mEHEC® enrichment media common to all BioControl methods for Salmonella, E.coli O157:H7, Shiga Toxin genes, and Top STEC
  • Only 14 hours from start to finish


  • Detects - Top 6 STEC serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121 and O145
  • Validation -
    • AOAC Performance Tested Method 101502
  • Companion Product -
    • Assurance GDS MPX Top 7 STEC
    • Assurance GDS MPX Top 6 STEC
  • Technology - Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Storage - 2-8 C

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    Assurance GDS MPX ID for Top STEC (Qty 52 tests) 
    Code: 71019-52