The well-established method for manual microorganism identification to the species level, bioMérieux’s API® identification products are test kits for identification of Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria and yeast. The system offers a large and robust database now accessible through the Internet-based APIweb service.


API® offers manual identification of microorganisms for:
  • Infectious disease diagnosis
  • Identification of important industrial microorganisms

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Features and Benefits

API® strips give accurate identifications based on extensive databases and are standardized, easy-to-use test systems. The kits include strips that contain up to 20 miniature biochemical tests. All are quick, safe and easy to perform.
Economical to run and user-friendly, API strips have a long shelf life, enabling every laboratory to keep the test kits on hand.
APIweb is a software product containing all of the API databases for a reliable automated interpretation of API strip results – when used on any compatible PC workstation.
APIweb is rapid and easy to use – key in the biochemical or numerical profile of the strip to obtain the organism identification. The software provides a detailed report that is displayed on the screen and can be printed.

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