Next Generation Sequencing

Want to know what is in your food? Next generation sequencing (NGS) may be right for you. Rather than a targeted approach seen with qPCR testing, NGS is untargeted; if the sequence can be found in the database we can identify it. We offer NGS for animal, fish, produce (plant), fungal and bacterial speciation; that’s >25,000 species!

NGS is useful for;

A cost effective analytical tool, more versatile than “7 species screens” providing the ability to test for multiple areas simultaneously.

NGS is not useful for;

As with qPCR, NGS can only ever be semi-quantitative.

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