Microbiology with confidence

Susceptibility Testing Made Simple

Automated Validation of Every Result

VITEK 2 technology represents a smarter way to automate ID/AST testing. It provides rapid, automatic, standardised validation of every test result with next generation expert software, the ADVANCED EXPERT SYSTEM™ 2,3,9,10.
VITEK 2 is a unique system that uses a phenotypic expert system instead of commonly used rules-based expert systems which are incapable of recognizing unusual results (i.e. mixed cultures) and new resistance phenotypes for which no rules exist. As a result, microbiologists need to review every single result for rules-based systems, even the vast majority that do not trigger any rules.


is designed to make your ID/AST workflow as rapid and reliable as possible,
while still providing maximum exibility and full traceability. Lab personnel
can focus on using their expertise where it’s most needed.

Choose Isolate
Prepare organism suspension and ensure correct McFarland Standard with DENSICHEK PLUS
Scan card and Isolate barcodes to establish traceability
VITEK 2 COMPACT: Use ID suspension to make AST suspension

VITEK 2 has the shortest hands-on-time
in the industry 1,4,8,11,12,16

Ergonomic automation enhances workflow 11
Minimal sample preparation with up to 50% fewer steps
Signicantly less waste than other systems; up to 64%
cost savings for contaminated waste disposal 7,12,14


Simultaneous access from multiple

The barcoding system saves time and improves
traceability by linking patient isolates and test cards
at the bench.
VITEK 2 improves lab workflow by allowing patient
demographics to be linked to tests at multiple benches
Simultaneous multi-user access to VITEK 2 systems
lets microbiologists nalise results from individual
workstations. •

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