Biochemical Confirmatory Spot Tests and Strips

Remel™ Nitrocefin Discs (Thermo Scientific™)

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

Remel™ Gram-Sure (Thermo Scientific™)

Rapid test disc used for differentiation of aerobic gram-positive and gram-negative rods or coccobacilli using fluorescent technology.

Remel™ PRO Disk with Reagent (Thermo Scientific™)

Used for identification of yeast and anaerobic microorganisms primarily Candida albicans and Clostridium difficile.

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

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

Remel™ Catarrhalis Test Disc (Thermo Scientific™)

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

Oxoid™ O.B.I.S. mono (Thermo Scientific™)

The Thermo Scientific™ Oxoid O.B.I.S. mono is used for differentiation of Listeria monocytogenes from other Listeria spp. from culture.

Remel™ Kanamycin Disc (Thermo Scientific™)

Use for presumptive identification of anaerobic gram-negative bacilli, including Bacteroides fragilis.

Remel™ Penicillin Disc (Thermo Scientific™)

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

Remel™ PYR Disc with Reagent (Thermo Scientific™)

Use for presumptive identification of enterococci, Lancefield group A streptococci, and E. coli based on PYRase production.

Bile Disc (Thermo Scientific™)

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

Oxoid™ O.B.I.S. campy (Thermo Scientific™)

Use for rapid detection and differentiation of Campylobacter from other organisms with similar colony morphology within two minutes.

Remel™ Caffeic Acid Disc (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Caffeic Acid Disc is used for demonstration of phenol oxidase production by Cryptococcus neoformans.

Remel™ Microdase Discs (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Microdase Disk is used for differentiation of staphylococci from micrococci.

Remel™ BactiCard™ E. coli (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel BactiCard E. coli is used for presumptive identification of Escherichia coli using enzyme technology.

Remel™ Indoxyl Acetate Disc (Thermo Scientific™)

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