Sensitive, specific, and rapid detection of the presence of Shiga toxin-producing organisms such as Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Shigella dysenteriae type 1 in stool
See Laboratory Testing for Infectious Causes of Diarrhea in Special Instructions.
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Using LightCycler and Fluorescent Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)
Shiga Toxin PCR, F
E. coli O157:H7
Shiga producing E. coli