Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. iQ-Check Prep automation system

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Phone: +1.510.724.7000


Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc.
1000 Alfred Nobel Drive
Hercules Ca 94547
United States

Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. iQ-Check Prep automation system speeds food pathogen testing by automating sample preparation for detection by real-time PCR and automating DNA extraction and PCR plate set-up. iQ-Check Prep runs up to four different assays at once and performs 500 tests in an eight-hour shift. With barcodes, LIMS integration and real-time monitoring of each pipette step with liquid level sensing, the system increases efficiency, according to the company. The system also uses ready-to-use reagents, an intuitive user interface and displacement pipetting to limit maintenance and waste. 

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