Biochemical Confirmatory Spot Tests and Strips

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™ PYR Disc with Reagent (Thermo Scientific™)

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

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™ Vancomycin Disk (Thermo Scientific™)

Use for confirmation of the Gram stain reaction for anaerobic bacteria and presumptive identification of anaerobic gram-negative bacilli.

Remel™ ALA Disk™ (Thermo Scientific™)

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

Remel™ LAP Disc (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel LAP Disc is used for the rapid detection of leucine aminopeptidase activity in streptococci and related genera.

Remel™ BactiCard™ Candida Kit (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel BactiCard Candida Kit is used for presumptive identification of Candida albicans using enzyme technology.

Remel™ Pyridoxal Disc (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Pyridoxal Disc is used for demonstration of growth by nutritionally deficient streptococci.

Remel™ Nitrocefin Discs (Thermo Scientific™)

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

Remel™ Kanamycin Disc (Thermo Scientific™)

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

Remel™ PRO Disk with Reagent (Thermo Scientific™)

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

Remel™ Colistin Disc (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Colistin Disc is used for differentiation of Bacteroides spp. and Fusobacterium species.

Remel™ Catarrhalis Test Disc (Thermo Scientific™)

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

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

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

Remel™ Lysostaphin Test Kit (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Lysostaphin Test Kit is used for rapid differentiation of staphylococci from micrococci.