Molecular methods such as quantitative polymer chain reaction (qPCR) have gained significant momentum for use in microbial testing of cannabis. Here are a few key considerations for use of these methods and commercial kits.
Bio-Rad’s iQ-Check Aspergillus RT-PCR Kit Achieves a Major Milestone: AOAC INTERNATIONAL Approval and Certification
Bio-Rad’s iQ-Check Aspergillus RT-PCR Kit, which detects pathogenic species of Aspergillus in cannabis flower and concentrate, meets the strict certification criteria specified by the AOAC standards testing organization.
The study, “Determination of Moisture/Loss on Drying in Cannabis by Various Analytical Techniques”, sheds light on the use of new automated instrument solutions for superior accuracy, precision, and throughput across a range of cannabis sample types.