bioMérieux VITEK® 2



The VITEK® 2 system has everything healthcare laboratories need for fast, accurate microbial identification, and antibiotic susceptibility testing.   
The innovative VITEK® 2 microbial identification system includes an expanded identification database, the most automated platform available, rapid results, improved confidence, with minimal training time.   
The VITEK® 2 system next-generation platform provides greater automation while increasing safety and eliminating repetitive manual operations. The rapid response time means results can be provided more quickly than with manual microbial identification techniques. 
  • Microbial Identification - bacteria and yeast identification (ID) 
  • Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing (AST) and resistance mechanism detection 
  • Epidemiologic trending and reporting 
    For Clinical Laboratory Professionals: 
  • Most automated Microbial ID/Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing (AST) platform reduces set-up time and minimizes manual steps 
  • Ergonomic workflow decreases the risk of repetitive motion injuries 
  • Compact, sealed ID/AST cards enhance laboratory safety, minimizes waste and prevents biohazard spills 
  • Rapid microorganism identification (ID) 
  • Gram negative bacterial identification 
  • Gram positive bacterial identification 
  • Yeast identification 
  • Neisseria, Haemophilus and other fastidious Gram negative bacteria identification 
  • Anaerobic bacteria and coryneform bacteria identification 
  • Rapid, same-day antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) increases microbiology’s relevance 
  • VITEK® 2 and ETEST® meet a laboratory’s antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) needs and deliver minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) for most organisms 
  • Gram negative antibiotic susceptibility testing (AST) cards 
  • Gram positive antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) cards 
  • Fluconazole antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) card for yeast susceptibility testing 
  • Advanced Expert System™ (AES) automatically validates every result 
  • Resistance detection by phenotype identification 
  • Data management software and bidirectional interface with laboratory information system (LIS) allows for generation of epidemiology reports and antibiograms 
    For Clinicians and Administrators: 
  • VITEK® 2 and ETEST® provides a complete antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) solution, with MIC results for bacteria and
  • Features

    VITEK® 2 Automated Systems   
    VITEK® 2 is a fully automated system that performs bacterial identification and antibiotic susceptibility testing.   
    VITEK® 2 offers:   
  • Intuitive software   
  • User interface screen for immediate notification of system status to increase productivity.   
  • Unique vacuum filler provides both safety and the highest level of automation.   
  • Elimination of many manual steps:   
  • Designed for simple temperature verification.   
  • Completed tests are automatically ejected into an ergonomic trash container.   
    For larger volume labs, VITEK® 2 is available in two sizes: VITEK® 2 XL and VITEK® 2 60   
    VITEK® 2 Compact Automated Systems:   
    The VITEK® 2 Compact bacterial identification system, which is available in three sizes, brings VITEK® 2 technology to laboratories of every size. This instrument uses the same ID/AST cards, data management software and Advanced Expert System™ (AES) as the larger VITEK® 2 instrument.   
    The VITEK® 2 Compact features:   
  • Three-step setup procedure   
  • High level of automation   
  • Intuitive, icon-driven software   
  • Familiar Windows® format   
  • Easy graphical representation of phenotypes   
  • One-click result validation   
    Bringing VITEK® 2 productivity and automation to every laboratory   
  • Proven VITEK® 2 Technology available for every size laboratory   
  • Proven identifications using the same ID cards as the larger family of VITEK® 2 instruments   
  • Easy training and implementation reduces training time with icon-driven, user-friendly Microsoft Windows®-based PC software   
  • Improved workflow results in time, labor, and money savings   
  • Peace-of-mind and increased confidence with AES, the only second-generation expert system available for antibiotic susceptibility testing   
  • Rapid, reliable MIC susceptibility results   
    A compact design for optimal space savings:   
  • Height: 24" (60 cm) / Width: 28" (72 cm)   
  • Depth: 27" (68 cm) / Weight: 165 lbs (75kg)
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