Biochemical Confirmatory Spot Tests and Strips

Remel™ PYR/Esculin Disc (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel PYR/Esculin Disc is used for presumptive identification of group A streptococci and enterococci.

Remel™ Rifampin Disk (Thermo Scientific™)

Use for presumptive identification of anaerobic gram-negative bacilli, including Bacteroides and Fusobacterium spp.

Remel™ Beta Lactam™ Reagent Disk (Thermo Scientific™)

Acidometric method to detect beta-lactamase production in Haemophilus spp., N. gonorrhoeae and staphylococci.

Remel™ SPS Disk (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel SPS Disk is used for presumptive identification of Peptostreptococcus anaerobius.

Remel™ Catarrhalis Test Disc (Thermo Scientific™)

Use for rapid detection of butyrate esterase for presumptive identification of Moraxella catarrhalis.

Oxoid™ Nitrocefin Solution (Thermo Scientific™)

The Thermo Scientific™ Oxoid Nitrocefin is used for detection of beta-lactamase production.

Remel™ Haemophilus Identification Test Kit (Thermo Scientific™)

Use for determination of growth requirements and porphyrin production by Haemophilus spp.

Remel™ Nitrocefin Discs (Thermo Scientific™)

For rapid detection of beta-lactamase production in Haemophilus spp., N. gonorrhoeae, M. catarrhalis, staphylococci, enterococci, and anaerobes.

Remel™ NET Test (Thermo Scientific™)

Use for identification of N. gonorrhoeae, N. meningitidis, N. lactamica and M. catarrhalis

Bile Disc (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Bile Disc is used as a screening test to separate Bacteroides fragilis from other gram-negative anaerobic bacilli.

Remel™ ALA Disk™ (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel ALA Disk is used for demonstration of porphyrin synthesis in Haemophilus spp.

Remel™ BactiCard™ Neisseria (Thermo Scientific™)

Uses enzyme technology for presumptive identification of Neisseria spp. and Moraxella catarrhalis on selective media.

Remel™ Indoxyl Acetate Disc (Thermo Scientific™)

Use for rapid identification and differentiation of Campylobacter, Wolinella, and Helicobacter.

Remel™ Nitrate Discs (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Nitrate Disk is used for detection of nitrate reduction by anaerobic bacteria.

Remel™ Niacin Control Disc (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Niacin Control Disc is a positive control used for Niacin Reagent Strip, Part No. R21090.