BD 226306 Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing System BBL Prompt 60/PK

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  • The BBL™ Prompt™ Inoculation System is used to prepare standardized suspensions of bacteria for the Bauer-Kirby disc diffusion antimicrobial susceptibility test procedure
  • The system may be used for rapidly growing bacteria such as Enterobacteriaceae, Staphylococcus spp., Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter spp., enterococci and some nonenterococcal streptococci
  • It also may be used for Haemophilus influenzae
  • Includes 60 Saline Tubes plus 60 Precision Wands
  • The BBL Prompt Inoculation System is a device that allows direct standardization of inoculum without adjustment of turbidity or preincubation
  • The cell suspending solution, consisting of 1 mL of sterile saline, is provided in a plastic tube with a snap off cap
  • The wand is a polypropylene rod attached to a stopper
  • At the tip of the wand are cross-hatched grooves designed to hold a specific number of bacteria
  • Accurate 0.5 McFarland preparation in less than 60 seconds
  • Can sit at room temperature up to 6 hours, providing flexibility