The Danish Technological Institute offers testing of food products based on molecular biological methods including:
- qPCR for total bacteria count
- qPCR for Bacillus sp., Streptococcus sp. and Lactobacillus sp.
- qPCR for E.coli and Entrococcus sp.
- qPCR for Salmonella sp. and Listeria sp.
- qPCR for Bacteroides sp. and human-specific Bacteroides dorei
- PCR for Clostridium butyricum and Clostridium tyrobutyricum
- Fingerprint of the bacterial flora using DGGE for total bacteria or select groups such as Bacillus sp., Streptococcus sp. and Lactobacillus sp.
- Cloning and sequencing