Roka Bioscience, Inc.--a molecular diagnostics company focused on providing advanced testing solutions for the detection of foodborne pathogens--has announced that the Extended On Board Stability feature is now available for the Atlas System.

The new Extended on Board stability feature marks a significant advance in the flexibility, efficiency, and economics of operating the Atlas System and is designed to deliver the benefits of automation and high quality molecular technology to mid and lower volume food testing laboratories. The stability of the Atlas kits have improved from 4 days to 14 days, negating the prerequisite of high daily sample volumes in order to achieve maximum economic and workflow efficiency and furthering the Atlas System as pathogen testing solution  for today’s laboratories.

“Roka Bioscience is committed to continuously bringing practical, impactful testing solutions to the food industry. By partnering with our customers and the industry, we are able to quickly deliver new products and product advancements to our customers. This Extended On Board feature is designed to deliver the benefit of automation, traceability, and technology to a wider market and continue to elevate food testing programs across the industry,” says Mary Duseau, chief commercial officer at Roka Bioscience.

With a simplified workflow, that involves less hands-on time--and an even faster time to result--this improvement is expected to further the Atlas System as the complete pathogen testing solution for today’s food testing laboratories.  

For more information download the Extended On Board Stability with the Atlas System fact sheet.