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Rapid Workflow for Detection of Select Bacteria in Samples

The human digestive tract is home to > 1,000 different species of microorganisms, including bacteria, archaea, fungi, protists and viruses. Most of them are harmless – some are even beneficial to human health. However, when the balance of microorganisms in the gut is disrupted, certain bacteria can grow uncontrollably, making their host sick.

Purification of microbial DNA from a sample is a key step in understanding the microbiome composition and its influences on human health.

Download this app note to discover a detection workflow that:

  • Can be performed in as little as 2 hours
  • Is a superior alternative to current assays such as bacterial culture
  • Detects C. difficile, Salmonella and other microorganisms in stool, and can also be utilized with other clinical samples such as urine, saliva, swab, media, soil, and environmental