What's in Your Food?!

What's in Your Food?!

Listeria Facts


  • In 2016, 30 countries reported 2,555 confirmed listeriosis cases in the EU/EEA.
  • The EU/EEA notification rate was 0.47 cases per 100,000 population.
  • The highest rates were detected in infants below one year of age and among elderly people over 64 years of age (1.3 and 1.6 cases per 100,000 population respectively).
  • The listeriosis notification rate in the EU/EEA shows an increasing trend.


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Microgen Listeria latex test


  • A rapid test to identify and confirm Listeria spp from colonies to selective media.
  • Identification confirmed within 2 minutes.
  • Easy to use.
  • High sensitivity and specificity.

Microgen Listeria-ID


  • A complete identification system, no additional materials required.
  • Substrates included conform to all international standards.
  • Enhanced built-in haemolysis test— no additional tests required.
  • AOAC—RI validated
  • CMMAS Assessed and Approved


genesig® Listeria monocytogenes qPCR Pathogen Detection Kit

  • Exceptional value for money
  • Rapid detection of all clinically relevant subtypes
  • Positive copy number standard curve for quantification
  • Highly specific detection profile
  • High priming efficiency
  • Broad dynamic detection range (>6 logs)
  • Sensitive to < 100 copies of target
  • Accurate controls to confirm findings


Path-Chek® Hygiene Listeria swab system


  • High levels of sensitivity (<1cfu per cm2) and specificity
  • Compliant with the requirements of ISO 18593:2004 (E)
  • Pre-moistened swabs increase recovery from wet and dry surfaces.
  • neutralises residual detergents and sanitising agents, preserving target microorganisms