Bacteria & Toxins
Foodborne diseases are illnesses contracted from eating contaminated food or beverages. There are more than 250 different foodborne diseases which are caused by a variety of viruses, bacteria, parasites, toxins, metals, and prions. Symptoms of foodborne illness range from mild gastroenteritis to life-threatening neurologic, hepatic, and renal syndromes. Meridian's reagents are integral components of commercially available human and animal in vitro diagnostic kits, in-process testing protocols, and high-throughput screening applications. Meridian's products are designed to help maximize the accuracy, consistency and cost-effectiveness of food and water safety testing.