Campylobacter species are carried in the intestinal tracts of warm-blooded animals and, therefore, contaminate foods of animal origin. Because these organisms are recognized causes of human diarrheal disease, and because eating foods of animal origin has been associated with many of these illnesses, the presence of any the organism in food represents a potential hazard to human health. Additional confirmation charges may apply.
50g minimum sample is recommended. Environmental surface samples can also be analyzed.
EMSL Test Code: F112 (VIDAS CAM AOAC RI 051201)
Sample retention time – 30 days, unless highly perishable