Application Note: FDA Validated Molecular Method to Detect C. cayetanensis in Food Samples
17 May 2019

Download this method to learn how the FastPrep-24™ homogenizer can be used used in combination with the FastDNA™ Spin Kit for Soil and is shown to be an effective method for the lysis of C. cayetanensis oocysts from infected food matrices and isolation of their DNA. The extracted DNA was used successfully in real-time PCR assays that were able to detect as few as 5 oocysts in 25 g of food samples.