Assurance GDS® - PCR Testing

The Assurance Genetic Detection System (Assurance® GDS) is an integrated PCR solution for pathogen detection that is unparalleled in the industry.

The Assurance® GDS offers fast results and increased accuracy to meet today’s food and environmental testing challenges. The method is designed for performance and practicality for the Laboratory environment and Assurance® GDS offers a solution for pathogen detection that raises industry standards to an unprecedented level.

Specialised Instrumentation

The Assurance® GDS Rotor-Gene is an innovative centrifugal air-exchange thermal cycler that puts a new spin on things


From start to finish Assurance® GDS offers a range of flexible and easy to run kits with limited hands-on time from staff, or even the option of full automation for sample preparation using the PipetMax®


Assurance® GDS utilises patented primers and probes to ensure greater accuracy and eliminate potential for cross-reactivity with non-target organisms, giving greater confidence in results.


The innovative immunomagnetic sample (IMS) preparation step concentrates and delivers a higher quantity of quality DNA for analysis, ensuring a greater degree of sensitivity.

Test kits available for key pathogens:

  • Shiga-Toxin producing E.Coli (STEC) & O157:H7
  • Salmonella
  • Listeria Species
  • Listeria monocytogenes
  • Cronobacter
Multiple accreditations on kits include AOAC, AFNOR, Health Canada,