VIDAS® Solutions for Listeria monocytogenes

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Next Day Solution for the detection of Listeria monocytogenes

VIDAS® Listeria monocytogenes Xpress (LMX) is a detection kit which enables the screening of Listeria monocytogenes in food products with results provided the next day.

Simplified single-dose test enabling next day detection of Listeria monocytogenes.
This test is composed of a strip containing the ready-to-use reagents and a Solid Phase Receptacle, coated with antibodies.

Fast, simple and accurate, VIDAS® LMX

  • simplifies your quality control management
  • optimizes your production process with results released the next day
  • increases your reactivity

Extremely reliable, VIDAS® LMX is ISO and AOAC validated




48 hour solution for the detection of Listeria monocytogenes

VIDAS® LMO2 is a high performance kit designed for the specific detection of Listeria monocytogenes in food products.

Using a fragment based technology, this solution made for the detection of Listeria monocytogenes demonstrates enhanced specificity and sensitivity.

Why choose VIDAS® LMO2?

  • Optimized protocol

Common enrichment for both VIDAS® LMO2 and VIDAS® LIS (detection of Listeria spp)
Allows a quick and reliable confirmation of Listeria monocytogenes after spp screening

  • Fast: total time to result of 48h including total enrichment time
  • Reliable



Detection of Listeria sppmonocytogenes

This automated solution is the first to simultaneously screen and detect both Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes in food products, ensuring complete visibility on the presence of Listeria.

Use VIDAS® LDUO and adopt a proactive approach:

  • Minimize the risk of of Listeria monocytogenes presence
  • Use a more relevant sampling program
  • Adapt sanitation to specific areas once Listeria spp has been detected
  • Reduce the risk of product recalls
  • Optimize corrective actions by routinely testing for both Listeria spp and Listeria monocytogenes

Why choose VIDAS® LDUO?

  • Confidence : complete visibility of the presence of Listeria
  • Improves productivity : you know in advance whether you need to confirm presence of Listeria spp or Listeria monocytogenes
  • Cost-effective: only one simple detection protocol followed by targeted confirmation
  • Reliable :  internationally validated


  VIDAS® LMX specifications

Target Listeria monocytogenes
Enrichment medium Listeria monocytogenes Xpress (LMX) broth
Total enrichment time 26 - 30 hrs
VIDAS run 80 min

VIDAS® LMO2  Specifications

Target Listeria monocytogenes
Pre-enrichment medium Depending on applied guidelines : ISO, FDA or USDA/FSIS pre-enrichment broth
Enrichment medium Depending on applied guidelines : ISO, FDA or USDA/FSIS enrichment broth
Total enrichment time 48 - 52 hrs
VIDAS run 70 min
VIDAS® LDUO specifications  
Pre-enrichment medium Listeria Xpress (LX) broth
Enrichment medium Listeria Xpress (LX) broth
Total enrichment time 44 - 52 hrs
VIDAS® run 127 min

Options & accessories

Heat & Go

Simplify your VIDAS® protocols with this dry heating system, designed to heat 12 strips simultaneously. 


International validations VIDAS® LMX

ISO 16140 AFNOR BIO-12/27-02/10
All human food and production environment samples
AOAC International Official Method 2013.11
Variety of foods and selected 125g samples

   International validations VIDAS® LMO2

ISO 16140 AFNOR BIO-12/11-03/04
All human food products and production environment samples, 37°C protocol
AFNOR BIO-12/9-07/02
Human food products and production environment samples, 30°C harmonized protocol with VIDAS® Listeria (LIS)
AOAC International Official Method 2004.02
Variety of foods











International validations VIDAS® LDUO

ISO 16140 AFNOR BIO-12/18-03/06
All human food and production environment samples
AOAC International Performance Tested Method #100702
Variety of foods


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