WARREN, N.J., May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Roka Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKA), a molecular diagnostics company focused on providing advanced testing solutions for the detection of foodborne pathogens, announced today 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 & 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," stated 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 today.
About Roka Bioscience
Roka Bioscience is a molecular diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing advanced testing solutions for the food safety testing market. Our Atlas Detection Assays incorporate our advanced molecular technologies and are performed on our "sample-in, result out" Atlas System that automates all aspects of molecular diagnostic testing on a single, integrated platform. The Atlas System and Detection Assays are designed to provide our customers with accurate and rapid test results with reduced labor costs and improved laboratory efficiencies. For more information, visit http://rokabio.com.
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