ASTar kits

An ASTar Consumable kit contains two disposables, a sample preparation Cartridge and an AST Disc. The ASTar BC G− Consumable kit is used together with the ASTar BC G− Frozen insert and the ASTar BC G− Kit software

Cartridge


The Cartridge contains all reagents and disposable articles needed for sample preparation, concentration determination, dilution and growth medium adaptation.

  • Contains pre-deposited reagents in a combination of freeze-dried and room-temperature liquids.

  • A Frozen insert is added to the cartridge before use

  • Filters millimetre-sized resin composites present in many types of blood culture bottles and otherwise risk interfering with the analysis

  • Has barcodes for identifying and linking the cartridge and patient sample

  • Stored at room temperature

AST Disc


The AST Disc is used for AST and concentration determination.

  • Contains more than 330 culturing chambers with prefilled antimicrobials in various concentrations used for AST, chambers without antimicrobials used as controls, and chambers used to determine the concentration in the added sample

  • Contains unique barcode for identification and linking to each respective sample preparation cartridge and patient

  • Stored at room temperature

Cartridge


The Cartridge contains all reagents and disposable articles needed for sample preparation, concentration determination, dilution and growth medium adaptation.

  • Contains pre-deposited reagents in a combination of freeze-dried and room-temperature liquids.

  • A Frozen insert is added to the cartridge before use

  • Filters millimetre-sized resin composites present in many types of blood culture bottles and otherwise risk interfering with the analysis

  • Has barcodes for identifying and linking the cartridge and patient sample

  • Stored at room temperature

AST Disc


The AST Disc is used for AST and concentration determination.

  • Contains more than 330 culturing chambers with prefilled antimicrobials in various concentrations used for AST, chambers without antimicrobials used as controls, and chambers used to determine the concentration in the added sample

  • Contains unique barcode for identification and linking to each respective sample preparation cartridge and patient

  • Stored at room temperature

ASTar kits ordering information

ARTICLECATALOGUE#DESCRIPTION
ASTar BC G- Consumable kit (20 units)50003905ASTar BC G- Consumable kit contains Cartridge and AST Disc for AST analysis of gram-negative bacteria from positive blood cultures
ASTar BC G- Frozen insert (20 units) 50003855ASTar BC G- Frozen insert contains frozen reagents for Cartridge to be inserted before use

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