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The Gene-up PCR solution for real-time pathogen detection helps speed up food analysis and product release.

With Gene-up, you’re not just getting an intuitive, real-time PCR solution for pathogen detection. You’re also getting 50 years’ of microbiology leadership from a vigilant team that embraces the highest standards in microbiology safety.

Simplifying workflows with our easy-to-use automated food pathogen detection system can improve overall lab productivity. With Gene-up, limited training is required, cross-contamination risks are decreased, and rapid results speed up the decision process — improving overall manufacturing efficiency.

  • Rapid – speed up operations with quick pathogen detection
  • Simple and intuitive to set up and run
  • Reliable – for consistently high-quality results
  • Flexible and adaptable

Gene-up solutions offer ready-to-use test kits for your most pressing food safety concerns. The simple workflow is consistent for each test, minimizing training and improving efficiencies.

Technical specifications

The GENE-UP instrument can be positioned on any stable and non-moving bench. A typical installation requires workspace of: width 40” and a bench depth 24” and a clearance height of 36”.

GENE-UP Instrument

Dimensions 20.87 x 9.84 x 15.75 inches
Weight (lbs.) 37.42
Electrical Requirements
Power 6.5 amps @ 120 VAC
Heat Dissipated 2218 BTU/hr
Voltage 120 Volts
Electrical Consumption 20 amps
Frequency 60 Hz
Environmental Conditions
Temperature Range 59°F to 86°F with no wide temperature fluctuations
Room Relative Humidity 10% to 8-% RH, non-condensing
Altitude -328 to 9842 feet above sea level


Computer 1.7 amps @120 VAC
Monitor 0.3 amps @120 VAC
Printer 5.0 amps @120 VAC

Key features

  • 5-minute mechanical Generic lysis
  • Real-time PCR analysis coupled with end-point melt peak analysis
  • Same PCR run for all parameters
  • AOAC & AFNOR validated kits
  • Room temperature storage
  • Single enrichment
  • Optimized productivity with Magic Cap®
  • Run in less than 1 hour
  • Standardized protocol and workflow
  • VILINK® remote diagnostics & resolution

GENE-UP® - System for foodborne pathogen testing

  • Biopharmaceutical and Biotechnology
  • Cosmetics & Personal Care
  • Education & Academics
  • Food & Beverage
  • Pharmaceutical
BioMérieuxA global leader in in vitro diagnostics for more than 50 years, bioMérieux has always been driven by a pioneering spirit and unrelenting commitment to improve public health worldwide. Today, in more than 150 countries through 42 subsidiaries and a large network of distributors, bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions that improve patient health and ensure consumer safety.