Geobacillus stearothermophilus


Validated qPCR / RT-PCR kit for Geobacillus stearothermophilus

Detection channel: FAM (518nm)

Available in different versions:

-Standard PCR (extraction kit needed)

-Oligo (without PCR mix)

In 100/200/500 reactions, with optional copy number positive control

(Not for use in diagnostic procedures)

SKU: PCR-00310-K Categories: , ,


Geobacillus stearothermophilus (previously Bacillus stearothermophilus) is a Gram-positive bacterium. The bacterium is a thermophile and is widely distributed in soil, hot springs, ocean sediment, and is a cause of spoilage in food products. It is commonly used as a challenge organism for sterilization validation studies and periodic check of sterilization cycles.

No pathogenic strains of Geobacillus stearothermophilus have been found so far.

Additional information

Type and quantity

Standard PCR (100 reactions), Standard PCR (200 reactions), Standard PCR (500 reactions), Oligo (100 reactions)

Copy number positive control

No, Yes