Validation of the EntericBio Panel II® multiplex polymerase chain reaction system for detection of Campylobacter spp., Salmonella spp., Shigella spp., and verotoxigenic E. coli for use in a clinical diagnostic setting.

A total of 717 faeces samples were tested prospectively using the EntericBio Panel II® detection system (Serosep, Limerick, Ireland), in parallel with routine laboratory testing, which combines the EntericBio® system with retrospective culture of each specimen where a target is detected. Discrepancy analysis was conducted using molecular methods. The… CONTINUE READING