Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

More antimicrobial susceptibility testing options

Satisfy your antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) requirements with high performance automated and manual test products to help ensure patients are on the most appropriate treatment plan. Our AST products are designed with the user in mind and with what matters most: accurate, reliable and consistent results. 

Introducing the Sensititre System: watch the video to learn more

From manual disc diffusion to automated instrumentation with true MIC results, the comprehensive Thermo Scientific Automated Susceptibility Testing (AST) range includes powerful testing solutions for reliable performance, high-quality results and optimized workflows. Find out more by watching our introductory video.

Quality matters: stock culture maintenance protocol

Bring efficiency through best practice to microbiology quality control testing

Significantly reduce the time spent maintaining frozen stock cultures. Explore how Culti-Loops™ can enable quick and safe preparation of ATCC®* and NCTC cultures for EUCAST and CLSI routine quality control testing.

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Customize AST to your unique needs

Choose from over 300 antimicrobials to design a Thermo Scientific Sensititre Custom Plate tailored to your formulary, dilution ranges and patient population. Design for results based on real-time resistance trends and local epidemiology, to improve clinical success and effectively manage resistance. 

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Bringing reliability and reproducibility to AST

Maximize the accuracy, reliability and reproduciblity of your antimicrobial susceptibility and minimum inhibitory concentration results with automated AST solutions. 

Manual AST

Battle antimicrobial resistance with manual AST and MIC testing methods using a range of antimicrobial susceptibility testing discs and M.I.C.Evaluator strips.


AMR through a One Health approach: from surveillance and monitoring of drugs of last resort

AMR through a One Health approach: surveillance and monitoring of drugs of last resort

Find out more ways to protect your most susceptible. Reducing the spread of AMR starts with tailoring antibiotic therapy to patients. Learn how the new Thermo Scientific™ Sensititre™ ARIS HiQ™ System delivers the insight your team needs to successfully contain infections, expedite appropriate treatment and support antimicrobial surveillance efforts.

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Utilizing the Sensititre system to face the challenge of Gram negative MDRO susceptibility testing

Utilizing the Sensititre system to face the challenge of Gram negative MDRO susceptibility testing

Dr Decousser, from the microbiology laboratory of Henri Mondor Hospital, France, explains how implementing the Thermo Scientific™ Sensititre™ broth microdilution system achieved time savings in reporting results, as well as providing clinicians with accurate and extensive evaluation of minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) and alternative therapeutic options.

“We are so pleased with our Gram negative plate that we may now consider a plate for Gram positive organisms," concludes Dr. Decousser.

Thermo Fisher Scientific provided a custom-designed broth microdilution plate with the exact combination and dilution of antibiotics required by the laboratory, in a timely manner.

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