Rapid diagnosis of foodborne illness saves time, saves lives, saves healthcare costs,
and reduces the financial impact on society. Today’s vast food distribution system,
with countless opportunities for contamination, facilitates the quick spread of
foodborne illness. Rapid, sensitive diagnosis, highly specific for the suspected
pathogens, is critical, not only to the health of each affected patient, but to
stemming potentially devastating and deadly outbreaks.
Meridian Bioscience provides highly accurate
that are the fastest available for two of the most prevalent
foodborne pathogens: Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli
If left undiagnosed and untreated, both can cause serious, life-threatening illness.
information on foodborne illnesses and increasingly dangerous pathogens