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Antimicrobial susceptibility testing

MICRONAUT VET System

Accurate and reliable antimicrobial susceptibility results in full compliance with latest CLSI VET standards

Highlights

MICRONAUT VET

Delivering accurate and reliable antimicrobial susceptibility results in full compliance with latest CLSI VET standards, helping you improve animal outcomes.

Current challenges in veterinary diagnostics

Veterinary medicine around the world is facing an unprecedented challenge with rapidly evolving antimicrobial resistance (AMR) which could translate into loss of production, reduced food quality and decreased revenue for farmers and producers. Moreover, pets´ health and their well-being are becoming more important for owners of companion animals.

In order to improve animal outcomes, veterinary diagnostic laboratories (VDL) are looking for microbiological solutions offering a combination of accuracy, comprehensiveness, flexibility, workflow, and cost efficiency.

MICRONAUT VET System is based on the broth microdilution (BMD) procedure, the reference for AST, and provides species-specific true MIC values for a broad spectrum of veterinary-specific antibiotics. It complies with latest CLSI VET standards (VET08). The MICRONAUT VET System offers a choice of five different panel configurations, to meet the requirement for bacteria isolated from companion animals, livestock animals, swine, horses as well as bovine mastitis. Standardized photometric reading of plates as well as up to date software-based interpretation of AST results are increasing the laboratory efficiency. The long shelf-life (24 months from date of manufacturing) as well as convenient storage at room temperature are simplifying logistics and keeping costs under control.

MICRONAUT-VET plates at a glance

MICRONAUT VET COM-GN (E1-248-040) for gram-negative bacteria isolated from companion animals  
MICRONAUT VET COM-GP (E1-249-040) for gram-positive bacteria isolated from companion animals  
MICRONAUT VET EQUI (E1-250-040) for gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria isolated from horses  
MICRONAUT VET BOV-POR (E1-251-040) for gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria isolated from cattle and swine  
MICRONAUT VET BOV-MAS (E1-252-080) for gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria isolated from bovine mastitis  

Specifications

Procedure

  • Prepare a 0.5 McFarland standard bacterial suspension in sodium chloride solution
  • Transfer an aliquot into cation-adjusted Mueller Hinton broth
  • Inoculate the MICRONAUT VET MIC test plates
  • Incubate for 18-24 hours at 35-37°C
  • Read the results visually or measure photometrically

Shelf life and storage:

  • Shelf life: 24 months from date of production
  • Storage: at room temperature (15-25°C)

 

Order information:

MICRONAUT VET COM-GN 1 test per plate, 40 plates per box Part No. E1-248-040 Mueller Hinton Broth, cation adjusted 100 x 11ml Part No. E2-401-100 MICRONAUT6 software Part No. U8-401-001  
MICRONAUT VET COM-GP 1 test per plate, 40 plates per box Part No. E1-249-040 Mueller Hinton Broth, cation adjusted 20 x 11ml Part No. E2-401-020 1-Channel Reservoirs 50 reservoirs Part No. R4-510-050  
MICRONAUT VET EQUI 1 test per plate, 40 plates per box Part No. E1-250-040 Photometer TECAN Sunrise Part No. T-30050287 2-Channel Reservoirs 50 reservoirs Part No. R4-506-050  
MICRONAUT VET BOV-POR 1 test per plate, 40 plates per box Part No. E1-251-040      
MICRONAUT VET BOV-MAS 2 tests per plate, 40 plates per box Part No. E1-252-080      

 

Please contact your local representative for availability in your country.

For general veterinary use. Not for use with human clinical samples.

Manufactured by MERLIN Gesellschaft für mikrobiologische Diagnostika mbH – A Bruker Company