November 1, 2018 (Vol. 38, No. 19)
The newly redesigned NESDEP portable laboratory for pathogen detection is an accurate, high-throughput, and easy-to-use system has benefits in the food safety industry and potentially beyond. The newest market-ready NESDEP permits the detection of pathogens in less than 90 minutes, from the introduction of a raw sample to the full completion of the assay. NESDEP can be used by a lay person without specialized training or experience. It can be used in virtually any indoor or outdoor location with access to power. Each NESDEP test kit contains a biochip programmed to test for specific biological material.