Enterohemorrhagic E. coli


Pro-Lab Diagnostics manufactures several products designed to assist in the detection and identification of enterohemorrhagic E. coli. These include latex agglutination kits for E. coli O157 and the most commonly seen pathogenic non-O157 serotypes

Prolex™ E. coli O157 Latex Test Kits

Prolex™ E. coli O157 identifies Escherichia coli strains associated with Haemorrhagic Colitis and Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome. Results can be obtained in two minutes from a single colony taken directly from selective agar. This unique reagent has been developed to remove common cross reactions with other “O” and “H” antigens, in particular E. hermanii.

  Cell Bio Catalog No.  Details No. Tests
PL.070B Blue E. coli O157 Latex Test Reagent Kit
Kit Contains:
E. coli O157 Latex Reagent (3.1 ml)
Negative Control Latex Reagent (1.5 ml)
Positive Control (1.5 ml) Agglutination Cards (25)
Mixing Sticks (75)
50 Tests
PL.071B E. coli O157 Latex Test Reagent Kit
Kit Contains:
E. coli O157 Latex Reagent (6.2 ml)
Negative Control Latex Reagent (3.0 ml)
Positive Control (3.0 ml) Agglutination Cards (50)
Mixing Sticks (150)
100 Tests 


Prolex™ E. coli O157 Latex Kit

  Cell Bio Catalog No.  Details Size
PL.091P Plastic Mixing Sticks 300 Sticks
PL.6250 E. coli O157 Latex Antisera 3.0 ml
PL.092-48 Latex Agglutination Cards 48 cards


Prolex™ E. coli Non-O157 Latex Test

The Prolex™ E. coli Non-O157 Kit provides an easy to use, reliable and affordable way to identify the six most common STEC producing serotypes in North America. E. coli O26, E. coli O45, E. coli O103, E. coli O111, E. coli O121 and E. coli O145.

  Cell Bio Catalog No.  Details No. Tests
PL.1070 E. coli Non-O157 Latex Test Reagent Kit
Kit Contains:
Latex Reagents for E. coli serotypes O26, O45, O103, O111, O121 and O145 (6 x 2.5 ml)
Negative Control Latex Reagent (2.5 ml)
Agglutination Cards (40)
Mixing Sticks (300)
50 Tests


Prolex™ E. coli O91 Latex Reagent

Prolex™ E. coli O91 Latex Reagent provides a rapid method to identify Escherichia coli O91 isolated from cultured specimens.

  Cell Bio Catalog No.  Details No. Tests
PL.1078 E. coli Latex Reagent for O91 (2.5ml) 50 Tests


Prolex™ E. coli O157 Slide Agglutination Antisera

  Cell Bio Catalog No.  Details Size
PL.6250 E. coli O157 Slide Agglutination Antisera 3.0 ml