Maxwell® RSC PureFood Pathogen Kit

This Quick Protocol provides instructions for use of the Maxwell® RSC PureFood Pathogen Kit with the Maxwell® RSC Instrument to purify pathogen DNA from food samples. For detailed instructions, including information on instrument setup and troubleshooting, please refer to the Maxwell® RSC PureFood Pathogen Kit Technical Manual #TM528, available at:

Maxwell RSC PureFood Pathogen Kit

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Materials to be Supplied by the User

  • microcentrifuge tubes, 1.5 ml or 2.0 ml
  • sterile, aerosol-resistant pipette tips
  • ThermoMixer® heat block
  • Stomacher® lab paddle or vortexer
  • Stomacher® bags
  • 25 g of food sample

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