29th September 2021 Product update: rapidvirology staff writer
Air Sampler and qPCR Workflow Detects Viruses in Herds
Veterinary diagnostics have entered a new age. With one simple air sample, you can get a clear picture of the developing diseases in a herd of animals. The company behind the revolutionizing technology, AeroCollect®, has announced a global development, sales, and distribution agreement with Indical Bioscience in a joint effort to improve animal health globally.
The AeroCollect® technology has shown enormous potential in recent years – especially within poultry and swine production – and to successfully expand internationally, AeroCollect A/S and Indical Bioscience are now joining forces.
How AeroCollect works:
AeroCollect® works by pulling a flow of air through a small sample chamber. When collecting samples, high voltage is applied to the test chamber. This creates an electric field across the sample chamber that captures and concentrates bacteria, viruses, and other microscopic particles in the sample chamber. The sample chamber is then sent to the laboratory where the content is analyzed for pathogens using a qPCR analysis. The results are ready within one to two hours.
AeroCollect® is a CE-marked Danish technology developed by FORCE Technology. The technology is currently used in the poultry, swine, and mink industries. In addition, the equipment has been shown to be useful in cattle herds and the human pharmaceutical industry, but the technology is not yet commercially available in these fields. AeroCollect® has over 60 customers in 14 countries.
Fast and accurate test results with no compromise on animal welfare
- Easy to use
- Fast and accurate test results
AeroCollect empowers the producer to monitor the entire flock
- One air sample for the entire flock
- Early-stage detection
- Same sample, multiple diseases
- Resource efficiency
- 5 minute collection, same day result
AeroCollect A/S is a subsidiary of the Danish government-approved Research and Technology Organisation FORCE Technology and therefore has a strong background in technology development.
Indical Bioscience is a leading provider of molecular and immunodiagnostic solutions primarily used by laboratories for veterinary-specific applications incl. for the reliable identification of pathogens in poultry and livestock – and therefore an obvious partner for AeroCollect A/S.
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Date Published: 29th September 2021
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