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VITEK® MS Accessories/Reagents

Accessories and reagents for VITEK® MS microbial ID system

Ready-to-use and light-stable reagents and accessories for safe, easy use with VITEK® MS mass spectrometry microbial identification instrument

  • Reagent kits contain all reagents needed for ID testing
  • No extra reagent preparation time required
  • Target slides are barcoded for complete traceability of samples
  • Safe disposal and no time-consuming cleaning
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The VITEK® MS microbial identification system uses innovative MALDI-TOF (Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization Time-of-Flight) mass spectrometry technology to provide reliable, clear identification in just minutes. Maximize efficiency by using quality reagents and accessories made especially for use with it.

Ready-to-use reagents and complete reagent kits

The VITEK® MS comes with ready-to-use, light stable matrix solution (CHCA) to save you time on reagent preparation. Formic Acid (FA)

needed for yeast and fungi is already allocated in small vials ready for use on VITEK® MS disposable target slides.

  • Optimize workflow and overall laboratory efficiency
  • No extra reagent preparation needed
  • CHCA matrix and FA are placed directly on the target slide

Complete reagent kits are also available, containing reagents and disposables designed for the VITEK® MS system.

  • Kits include: VITEK® MS CHCA, VITEK® MS FA, VITEK® MS disposable target slides
  • Coming soon: VITEK® MS Mycobacteria/Nocardia Kit (IVD* and Research Use Only - RUO), VITEK® MS Mould Kit (IVD and RUO) and VITEK® MS Blood Culture Kit (RUO)

*Product under development, not currently available.


Disposable target slides

Each VITEK® MS disposable target slide has a unique barcode to ensure clear traceability, flexibility and greater confidence with no manual data entry.

  • No cleaning required: eliminates possible contamination that could lead to erroneous results or safety issues
  • Each slide comes with three sections of 16 (48 samples) enabling the flexibility of small or large sample run sizes
  • Up to 4 target slides (192 samples) can be run on the instrument at one time



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