BactXtractor is a colloidal silica based density gradient medium used in flotation techniques to separate bacteria from soil, food swabs, etc...

BactXtractor is not sold through our usual network of distributors for products for assisted reproduction, so contact FertiPro directly for more information about this product


Wolffs P., Knutsson R., Norling B., Radström P., Rapid quantification of Yersinia enterocolitica in Pork Samples by a Novel Sample Preparation Method, Flotation, Prior to Real-Time PCR, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2004(Mar), pp.1042-47

Wolffs P., Norling B., Hoorfar J., Griffiths M., Radström P., Quantification of Campylobacter spp. In Chicken Rinse Samples by Using Flotation prior to Real-Time PCR, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2005 (Oct), pp. 5759-64

Wolffs P., Norling B., Radström P., Risk assessment of false-positive quantitative real-time PCR results in food, due to detection of DNA originating from dead cells, Journal of Microbiological Methods, 2005 (60), pp. 315-23

Wolffs P., Glencross K., Norling B., Griffiths M.W., Simultaneous quantification of pathogenic Campylobacter and Salmonella in chicken rinse fluid by a flotation and real-time multiplex PCR procedure, International Journal of Food Microbiology, 2007 (117), pp.50-54

Parachin N.S., Schelin J., Norling B., Radström P., Gorwa-Grauslund M.F., Flotation as a tool for indirect DNA extraction from soil, Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, 2010(87), pp.1927-33

Aprodu I., Walcher G., Schelin J., Hein I., Norling B., Radström P., Nicolau A., Wagner M., Advanced sample preparation for the molecular quantification of Staphylococcus aureus in artificially and naturally contaminated milk, International Journal of Food Microbiology, 2011 (145), S61-S65

Löfström Ch., Schelin J., Norling B., Vigre H., Hoorfar J., Radström P., Culture-independent quantification of Salmonella enterica in carcass gauze swabs by flotation prior to real-time PCR, International Journal of Food Microbiology, 2011 (145), S103-S109

Note:The flotation technique is protected by the following patents and equivalent patent applications in other countries, which are licensed to QRAB by GE Healthcare: EUR 1336088, CA2428041, JP2002-544656. Contact FertiPro for more information on product use limitations in your area.

Product order codes

BXH050 BactXtractor High density - 50ml


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