Automated food pathogen detection system

  • Rapid detection
  • Proven technology
  • Workflow optimization
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Constantly evolving with you

For the past 20 years, bioMérieux has been committed to the continuous development of pathogen detection tests to fulfill the needs of food industries while ensuring food safety. For the first time VIDAS® UP proposes extremely fast and simplified protocols, combined with the reliability that VIDAS® is known for. These protocols were created using the cutting-edge recombinant phage protein technology

VIDAS® detection Kits for Foodborne pathogens rapid detection

Internationally recognized system

Fully automated, robust and reliable, the VIDAS® solution includes many tests that enable the detection of the mainpathogens in food products.
  • Used by more than 3500 laboratories
  • More than 40 international validations  (ISO 16140, AOAC RI, AOAC OMA…)

Highly performing technology

With a computer, printer and most importantly an analytical module that can automatically perform up to 30 tests per hour simultaneously, the VIDAS® system processes all stages of analysis, using the Enzyme Linked Fluorescent Assay (ELFA) technology.

Automated from sample insertion to results, with ready-to-use kits and reduced manipulations, the results generated by VIDAS® are objective, and full traceability is ensured.

Phage Technology

More info on VIDAS® UP webpage

Flexible solution

Our range includes a standard VIDAS instrument and a smaller mini VIDAS apparatus.

This compact version of the VIDAS system includes built-in computer, keyboard and printer.
With two independent sections each accepting 6 tests, it can process up to 12 samples simultaneously.


Two solutions to fit your needs

Choose the solution that will fit your needs among our VIDAS range:


Standard system with a very wide range of solutions
List of VIDAS® rapid detection kits for foodborne pathogens