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Microgen BIOCHEMICAL ID systems utilise microwell strips which hold 12 dehydrated substrates in each microwell strip. The substrates chosen have been selected by using computer analysis of all the available substrates for the identification of the target organisms.

All the Microgen BIOCHEMICAL ID systems have benefits common to all of the range:

  • All substrates are based on conventional methods.
  • Easy to inoculate.
  • Consistency in inoculum.
  • Utilise comprehensive analysis software for interpretation of results.
  • No assembly required.

Picture of a Microgen GNA-ID gallery being inoculated in a holding tray.

The MicrogenTM range of biochemical identification systems consists of:

MicrogenTM GN-ID

  • Convenient 12 substrate identification system for commonly encountered Enterobacteriacea (GNA).
  • Extended 24 substrate identification system for the complete range of Enterobacteriacea and oxidase positive non-fastidious Gram negative bacilli (GNA+B).
  • Also available in solid microplate format, which offers 8 identifications per plate which is ideal for high volume testing.
  • AOAC-RI approved.

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MicrogenTM Listeria-ID

  • A complete identification system, no additional materials required.
  • Inoculate directly from chromogenic or selective media.
  • Substrates included conform to all international standards.
  • Enhanced built-in haemolysis test.
  • CMMAS assessed and approved.
  • AOAC-RI approved.

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MicrogenTM Bacillus-ID

  • Substrates are based on conventional methods and fully validated in scientific literature.
  • 24 substrate system for the identification of mesophilic Bacillus spp. isolated from foods and related samples.
  • Simple and easy-to-use.
  • Identification test complete in 48 hours.

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MicrogenTM Staph-ID

  • 12 substrate system minimizes handling and manipulation.
  • Substrates selected specifically for Staphylococcus and related organisms.
  • Substrates utilised are based on conventional methods.
  • Simple and easy to use.
  • Results in 24 hours.

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MicrogenTM Strep-ID

  • Substrates selected specifically for StreptococcusEnterococcus and related species.
  • Simple and easy to use.
  • Results in 24 hours.
  • Provides excellent differentiation of Enterococci spp. especially E. casseliflavusE. mundtii and E. gallinarum.

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The MicrogenTM BIOCHEMICAL ID systems are supported by the most comprehensive, powerful and easy-to-use, computerised identification system available. The combination of the appropriate MicrogenTM Biochemical ID System and the computerized identification system provides laboratories with a total package to meet their organism identification needs.

MicrogenTM Biochemical ID System Software users are also provided with a FREE OFFER of database updates. All users of MicrogenTM Biochemical ID products and software should register as software users (see top of page) in order to be provided with their Software Update Password.

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