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The Use of Pathatrix Technologies in Food Testing

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The Use of Pathatrix Technologies in Food Testing with Melanie Patterson.

Melanie is the Food Safety Consultant for Life Technologies in Europe.
Her role is to understand market requirements and apply her microbiology background to identify what solutions Life Technologies can provide to better meet customer testing needs.
She works closely with the commercial teams, product management and R&D.
She has worked for Life Technologies for 5 years.
She enjoys the frequent customer interaction and attending industry forums and events.
Her background includes a BSc in microbiology and 13 years working in the food safety industry.
She has worked in a contract laboratory both at the bench and helping customers with troubleshooting.
She also has experience working as a support specialist across Europe.

1. Introduction.
2. What is the goal of food testing for human pathogens?
3. Which bacterial pathogens cause the most harm?
4. What are some of the methods to detect those pathogens?
5. How does the Pathatrix technology address those challenges?
6. What is re-circulating immuno-magnetic separation (RIMS) technology?
7. How does a high volume wash enable the efficient removal of sample matrices, non-specific microorganisms and PCR inhibitors?
8. What are the advantages of Pathatrix?
9. Are there any alternatives to Pathatrix?
10. Conclusion


Melanie Patterson
Senior Product Applications Specialist for Food & Safety
Life Technologies