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Microbial & Viral Detection & Identification

Antibiotic resistance is a complex problem today with potential catastrophic implications in the future, without action. Antibiotic resistant infections add considerable but possibly avoidable cost to an already overburdened healthcare system.

bioMérieux Microbial & Viral Detection & Identification Solutions



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.


CHROMID® Culture Media

bioMérieux offers a wide range of prepared culture media products for patient care to meet your microbiological needs. Our media products are backed by a dedicated and trained technical support team able to answer your questions and help meet your specific needs.

PREVI Color Gram


Traditional Gram staining is a cumbersome procedure that lacks reliability and reproducibility. PREVI COLOR GRAM is an automated Gram staining system that utilizes patented spray technology to provide rapid, standardized results for all types of specimen while adding efficiency to the microbiology process.



The BACT/ALERT 3D instrument is a state-of-the-art, automated microbial detection system. The BACT/ALERT system offers advantages in every dimension of microbial detection testing.

From its space-saving modular design to its easy touch-screen operation and flexible data management options, every size laboratory can perform microbial detection with the BACT/ALERT 3D.



BIOFIRE FILMARRAY is a multiplex PCR system with four FDA-cleared panels: Respiratory, Blood Culture Identification, Gastrointestinal, and Meningitis/Encephalitis.  Together, those panels test for more than one hundred pathogens, and the technology allows for simultaneous detection of viruses, bacteria, parasites, yeast, and antimicrobial resistance genes. The FILMARRAY integrates sample preparation, amplification, detection and analysis, requiring just a few minutes of hands-on-time. Its turnaround time is just about an hour, giving you faster results which may lead to better patient care.


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