Ensure the safety of your products with rapid and robust contract microbial testing services
The Invisible Sentinel Laboratory Services advantage
Invisible Sentinel Laboratory Services, conducted in our ISO and A2LA (Certificate No. 3828.01) accredited lab, can streamline quality monitoring for food and beverage processors across a wide range of products. Our proprietary AOAC certified molecular testing methods have been adopted by global food and beverage processors to improve accuracy and drive down testing costs. The Veriflow system, using our proprietary DNA Signature Capturing Technology, allows for unsurpassed rapid turn-around time. Our Laboratory Services clients benefit from rapid, accurate, cost-effective and actionable test results – to find issues early, take corrective action and prevent large-scale contamination.
Assurance of quality
Our expertise in molecular science and detection technology, supported by a robust quality monitoring and audit process, assure that our clients receive accurate test results every time. Testing services are performed in our dedicated A2LA (Certificate No. 3828.01) accredited lab, in which we adhere to strict operating procedures, technician training, equipment calibration, and environmental monitoring.
Unmatched specificity and sensitivity of the Veriflow platform
- Broad inclusivity with 100% detection rate demonstrated in AOAC validation, internal studies, and partner customer validation studies
- Correctly excludes non-applicable strains
- Target amplification of specific gene markers in each assay
- Robust detection in both simple and challenging matrices such as nutraceuticals, poultry carcass rinsates, nut butters, confectionary, juices, and beer and wine
Invisible Sentinel Laboratory Services - range of testing services available
Invisible Sentinel’s Scope of Accreditation extends to a broad number of test methods and target analytics.
Food/Beverage safety and quality testing services
Turn-around time to results is NEXT DAY from sample receipt using Veriflow DNA Signature Capturing technology test methods. Sample size includes 25, 125, or 375 gram product samples, as well as environmental swabs.
FOOD SAFETY PORTFOLIO - PATHOGEN TESTING
|Salmonella species||AOAC 011404|
|Listeria monocytogenes||AOAC 051304|
|Listeria species||AOAC 121302|
|E.coli O157:H7||AOAC 121401|
|Listeria confectionary||AOAC 051304|
|Salmonella peanut butter||AOAC 011404|
|Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli||AOAC 111601|
|Salmonella spice||AOAC 011404|
WINE & BEER SPOILAGE DETECTION PORTFOLIO
|vinoPAL||Pediococcus and Lactobacillus|
|brewPAL||Pediococcus and Lactobacillus|
|brewDEK||Brettanomyces/ Dekkera species:|
B. bruxellensis, B. anomala,
B. naardenensis, B. custersiana
|brewBRUX||Brettanomyces/ Dekkera bruxellensis|
|brewMAP||Megasphaera and Pectinatus|
|brewLAP||Pediococcus and Lactobacillus|
General laboratory tests
GENERAL LABORATORY TESTS
|Type||Target Organism||License/Reference Method||Turn Around|
|Aerobic Plate Count||Aerobic bacteria||OMA #2015.13||2 days|
|Yeast and Mold||Yeast and Mold colonies||OMA #2014.05||3 days|
|Total Coliform||E.coli and coliform bacteria||OMA #991.14||2 days|
|Total Enterobacteriacea||Enterobacter species||AOAC 030601||2 days|
|Staphylococcus aureus||Staphylococcus aureus||OMA #2003.07||2 days|
|Target Organism||License/Reference Method||Turn Around|
|Listeria species||BAM, Chapter 10; FSIS MLG 8 On-line (modified)||5-7 days|
|Listeria monocytogenes||BAM, Chapter 10; FSIS MLG 8 On-line (modified)||7-10 days|
|Salmonella species||BAM, Chapter 5; FSIS MLG 4 Table-B On-line (modified)||7-10 days|
|Campylobacter species||FSIS MLG 41 On-line (modified)||5-6 days|
Swabs and other sampling supplies are also available from Invisible Sentinel.
Local courier service (greater Philadelphia) available on request.
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