WARREN, N.J., Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Roka Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKA), a molecular diagnostics company focused on providing advanced testing solutions for the detection of foodborne pathogens will be exhibiting and presenting at the International Production and Processing Expo. The convention will take place Jan 31-Feb 2 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. IPPE is the largest annual trade show for the poultry, meat and feed industries. Roka Bioscience will be exhibiting at booth B8168 and will also be presenting a TECH Talk on the topic of Effectiveness of Feed Interventions Strategies Thursday February 2nd at 11 -11:20 am in C1305.
Lisa Leier-McHugh of Roka Bioscience and TJ Gaydos of Phileo-Lesaffre will be presenting the session titled: The Application of Rapid Turnaround of a Semi-quantitative Non-Culture Based Testing Method to Monitor the Effectiveness in Live Flock Feed Interventions. The presentation will describe the advantages to utilizing a rapid molecular quantitation method for salmonella to monitor the effectiveness feed intervention strategies in Live Flocks.
"Controlling and managing Salmonella is increasingly being pushed down the production chain into live growth environments. Rapidly measuring and monitoring Salmonella load as a risk indicator at flock harvest can be very useful data to convey to buyers," stated Lisa Leier-McHugh Business Development Manager, Roka Bioscience.
"When selecting a testing modality for any pathogen it is important to consider accuracy, precision, cost effectiveness, and turn-around time. The faster you have a reliable result, the faster you can make an informed decision," stated TJ Gaydos DVM, MAM, DACPV Poultry Technical Service Manager, Phileo Lesaffre Animal Care. For more information about Phileo Lesaffre visit www.lesaffre.com
For more information, visit the Roka booth during the show. You may also request a copy of the presentation by visiting our IPPE Tech Talk Page.
Phileo Lesaffre Animal Care
Phileo Backed by 30 years of experience and a global staff of 130 people, Phileo is viewed as a major player on the animal nutrition, health and welfare market. Working at the crossroads of nutrition and animal health, Phileo designs, develops and delivers innovative nutritional solutions to enhance animal health and performance. Our innovative capacity and mastery of manufacturing processes enable us to meet the most stringent demands of industry and livestock production. Thanks to our global presence, we aim to stay close to our customers and able to adapt readily to their needs.
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.
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