API®

 
 
 

API® Features & Specs

 

API microorganisim identification test kits identify gram positive bacteria, gram negative bacteria, yeast identification

For healthcare applications, API® offers:

 
API® Gram negative Identification
  • API 20E – 18-24 hour identification of Enterobacteriacae and other non-fastidious gram negative bacteria
  • API Rapid 20E – 4-hour identification of Enterobacteriaceae
  • API 20NE – 24 to 48-hour identification of Gram negative non-Enterobacteriaceae
  • API NH – 2-hour identification of Neisseria Haemophilus and Branhamella catarrhalis
 
API® Gram positive Identification
  • API Staph – Overnight identification of clinical staphylococci and micrococci
  • RAPIDEC® Staph – 2-hour identification of the commonly occurring staphylococci
  • API 20 Strep – 4 or 24-hour identification of streptococci and enterococci
  • API Coryne – 24-hour identification of Corynebacteria and coryne-like organisms
 
API® Anaerobe Identification
  • API 20A® – 24-hour identification of anaerobes
  • Rapid ID 32A – 4-hour identification of anaerobes
 
API® Yeast Identification
  • API 20C AUX – 48 to 72-hour identification of yeasts
 
Others
  • API® 50 CH – Performance of carbohydrate metabolism tests
  • API ZYM® – Semiquantitation of enzymatic activities
 
 
For product safety applications, API® offers:
 
API® Gram negative Identification
  • API 20E – Species/subspecies identification of Enterobacteriaceae and group/species identification of non-fermenting Gram negative bacteria
  • API Rapid 20E – 4-hour identification of Enterobacteriaceae
  • API 20NE – 24 to 48-hour identification of Gram negative non-Enterobacteriaceae
  • API Campy – 24-hour identification of Campylobacter species
 
API® Gram positive Identification
  • API Staph – Overnight identification of clinical staphylococci and micrococci
  • API 20 Strep – 4 or 24-hour identification of streptococci and enterococci
  • API Coryne – 24-hour identification of Corynebacteria and coryne-like organisms
  • API Listeria – 24-hour identification of all Listeria species
 
API® Anaerobe Identification
  • API 20A – 24-hour identification of anaerobes
  • Rapid ID 32 A – 4-hour identification of anaerobes
 
API Yeast Identification
  • API 20C AUX – 48 to 72-hour identification of yeasts
  • ID 32 C – 24-hour identification of yeasts
 
Others
  • API 50 CH – Performance of carbohydrate metabolism tests
  • API CHL Medium – Identification of Lactobacillus
  • API CHB Medium – Identification of Bacillus
  • API ZYM® – Semiquantification of enzymatic activities
  • API 20E Reagent QC Test – Performance of QC testing for ferric chloride, alpha-naphthol, sulfaninic acid, NN-Dimethyl-Alpha-Naphthylamine and Kovac's Reagent
  • McFarland Kit – Standards for McFarland 0.5, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 

 

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