The Luminex xMAP® Molecular Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) Serotyping Assay is a qualitative multiplex PCR assay for simultaneous determination of STEC serogroups and important virulence markers. It is a multiplex, nucleic acid-based assay for research and epidemiological use in identifying the serogroup of a STEC isolate.
|O157||Most common in U.S.|
|O26, O45, 0103, O111, O121, O145||“Big 6″—the cause of more than 70% of U.S. infections|
|O91, O113, O128||May be associated with severe disease|
|O104||Source of largest hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) outbreak worldwide2|
|eae||Intimin gene—important for cell attachment|
|aggR||Transcriptional regulator for other factors|
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xMAP® Molecular STEC Serotyping Assay – Product Information
Rapid, Multiplexed Characterization of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (STEC) Isolates Using Suspension Array Technology – Frontiers in Microbiology, Online Article
STEC Molecular Serotyping – Protocol
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures. This assay method has not been independently evaluated by a third party certifier of government agency. Please contact [email protected] to obtain the appropriate product information for your country of residence.