November 6, 2012
bioMérieux Launches VIDAS® LPT, a Fast, Ground-breaking Listeria Detection Method
bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, today launched a new, innovative food safety testing method, VIDAS® UP Listeria (LPT). This new solution utilizes recombinant bacteriophage (phage) proteins, which offer best-in-class specificity and sensitivity for the targeted and rapid detection of Listeria species in food and environmental samples. VIDAS LPT complements the company’s VIDAS® UP E. coli O157 (including H7) and VIDAS® UP Salmonella, all based on phage technology.