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Identify 40 different staphylococci and related genera in just four hours using the Thermo Scientific™ RapID™ STAPH PLUS System, an identification system based on enzyme technology.
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The RapID STAPH PLUS System is a qualitative micromethod employing conventional and chromogenic substrates for the identification of medically important Staphylococcus species and related organisms which have been isolated from human clinical specimens.
  • One-step inoculation—decreased prep time for increased productivity
  • Manual microbial identification made easy—no oil, no pipetting, no 24-hr incubation
  • Four-hour incubation*—quicker time-to-result for a faster response
  • Common procedure—lessened materials usage saves time and money
  • Visible color reactions—reduced subjectivity decreases repeat testing
  • Better reporting—more coverage, advanced updates
*Two-hour incubation for RapID SS/u.

A clear plastic tray contains reagent impregnated wells, allowing simultaneous inoculation of each cavity with a predetermined volume of inoculum. A suspension of test organism in RapID Inoculation Fluid is used as the inoculum which rehydrates and initiates test reactions.

After incubation, each cavity is examined for reactivity by noting the development of a color. In some cases, reagents must be added to the cavities to provide a color change. The resulting pattern of positive and negative scores is used as the basis for identification of the test isolate by comparison of test results to reactivity patterns stored in a database or through the use of a computer-generated Code Compendium (ERIC).

Requires RapID Nitrate A, Part No. R8309003; RapID Nitrate B, Part No. R8309004; RapID Inoculation Fluid, Part No. R8325106.

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