BacT/ALERT® 3D: Healthcare

 
 
 

BacT/ALERT® 3D: Healthcare Culture Media


 
BacT/ALERT® Culture Media brings an advanced automated microbial growth and detection technology to your laboratory. BacT/ALERT media provide unsurpassed performance, workflow efficiencies and safety. bioMérieux is the only manufacturer to offer blood culture media in plastic bottles.
 
 
BacT/ALERT® Healthcare Culture Media Selection Guide
Bottle Type
Catalog No.
Media Formulation
Specimen Type
Specimen Volume
BacT/ALERT SA Standard Aerobic
259789
40 mL supplemented tryptic soy broth (TSB)
Blood or normally sterile body fluid (SBF)
Up to 10 mL
BacT/ALERT SN Standard Anaerobic
259790
40 mL TSB
Blood or SBF
Up to 10 mL
BacT/ALERT FA FAN® Aerobic
259791
30 mL peptone-enriched TSB, supplemented with BHI solids and activated charcoal
 
Blood or SBF
Up to 10 mL
 
BacT/ALERT FN FAN Anaerobic
259793
40 mL peptone-enriched TSB, supplemented with BHI solids and activated charcoal
Blood or SBF
Up to 10 mL
 
BacT/ALERT PF Pediatric FAN
259794
20 mL peptone-enriched TSB, supplemented with BHI solids and activated charcoal
Blood
Up to 4 mL
BacT/ALERT MP Mycobacteria Process
259797
10 mL supplemented Middlebrook 7H9 broth. Use with 259760.
Processed specimen or SBF other than blood
 
0.5 mL
 
MB/BacT® Mycobacteria Antibiotic Supplement Kit
259760
MB/BacT® Reconstitution Fluid: oleic acid, glycerol, bovine serum albumin, and amaranth in water. MB/BacT® Antibiotic Supplement Lyophilized supplement with: amphotericin B, azlocillin, nalidixic acid, polymyxin B, trimethoprim, and vancomycin.
Add 0.5 mL to each BacT/ALERT MP bottle
 
N/A
BacT/ALERT MB Mycobacteria Blood
251011
29 mL supplemented Middlebrook 7H9 broth with glycerol and SPS. Use with 259877.
Whole blood
3–5 mL
 
MB/BacT® Enrichment Fluid
259877
Bovine serum albumin, sodium chloride, oleic acid, and saponin in water
Add 1.0 mL to each BacT/ALERT MB bottle
N/A
 
  

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