Science: Campylobacter uses other microorganisms as a Trojan Horse to spread infection

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The Trojan Horse is a classic legend. Warring against the city of Troy, the ancient Greeks feigned surrender, leaving a peace offering of a giant wooden horse at the city gates. A force of soldiers was hiding inside the horse, and at night they slipped out […]

New research closes in on Campylobacter


When foodborne illness strikes, waiting for it to pass has historically been pretty much all you can do. However, that could now be changing as scientists have recently have discovered just how Campylobacter bacteria causes infection, providing the possibility to create antimicrobial drugs to specifically target certain foodborne pathogens.

An Australian study was […]

Neogen launches ANSR® for Campylobacter

Neogen Corporation has developed the quickest and easiest AOAC-validated test to definitively detect Campylobacter.

ANSR® for Campylobacter is the fifth test available for Neogen’s innovative ANSR pathogen detection system, and will provide results after only 18 minutes of reaction time following sample preparation. The new test joins Neogen’s line of ANSR products, which also includes […]