Invisible Sentinel Wins Certification for Its Listeria Species Assay

February 10, 2014

Invisible Sentinel Wins Certification for Its Listeria Species Assay

PHILADELPHIA, PA–(Marketwired) – Invisible Sentinel Inc., a life-sciences company that develops rapid diagnostics for the detection of foodborne pathogens, announced today that its first-in-class rapid diagnostic for the detection of Listeria species received certification from the Association of Analytical Communities (AOAC).

The Company’s Veriflow® Listeria species assay (Veriflow® LS), has been approved to detect bacterial contamination by Listeria species in various food types, including ready-to-eat foods, deli meat, and dairy products, and on various surfaces with which food is in contact during preparation and packaging.

The AOAC is a global standardization organization that validates analytical test methods for the food industry. The AOAC Performance Tested Methods(SM) designation is recognized by the US Department of Agriculture, the Food and Drug Administration, and global regulatory agencies.

Listeria species testing accounts for greater than 40% of the total volume of food-pathogen testing in the U.S.

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