FDST 875: Rapid Methods in Food Microbiology

The different types of rapid microbial detection approaches available for use in foods. Commercial reagents and detection platforms, and the “next generation” approaches currently under development in academia or industry. Challenges to detection posed by the complexity of most food matrices and the sample preparation methods for separating microorganisms from such matrices.
Credit Hours: 2
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom