Bio-Rad Laboratories


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Bio-Rad Laboratories has played a leading role in the advancement of scientific discovery for 60 years by providing a broad range of innovative products and services to the life science research and clinical diagnostic markets. Founded in 1952 and incorporated in 1957, Bio-Rad has a global team of more than 6,300 employees and serves more than 85,000 research and industry customers worldwide through its global network of operations.

The Food Science Division of Bio-Rad Laboratories produces tests for food safety, veterinary diagnostics and water testing. Bio-Rad has a complete menu of iQ-CheckTM real-time PCR test kits for detection of food pathogens with reduced enrichment times. Kits are available for Campylobacter, Cronobacter, E. coli O157:H7, Listeria spp., Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella, Salmonella Enteritidis and STEC. Two instrument platforms are available, a 48 well thermal cycler for smaller volume labs and a 96 well instrument for high volume users. The iQ-Check kits utilize a one-step high throughput DNA extraction protocol in 96 well plate format, reducing time to results while providing the excellent sensitivity and specificity iQ-Check users have come to trust. Bio-Rad also has a complete line of RAPID chromogenic media for isolation and detection of pathogens and enumeration of indicator organisms.


Bio-Rad Laboratories • 2000 Alfred Nobel Drive, • Hercules, CA 94547
Phone: (800) 4BIORAD • Fax: (510) 741-5630