GenoType® BC grampositive und
GenoType® BC gramnegative
Your test system for the identification of the most important bacterial Gram-positive and Gram-negative pathogens from blood cultures
According to the Surviving Sepsis Campaign it is estimated that worldwide, 1,400 people die each day from sepsis, with up to 30% dying within one month of diagnosis. Comparatively, more people die from sepsis than from breast or colon cancer. In severe sepsis, bacteria spread uncontrolled via the bloodstream throughout the entire body and the immune system is no longer able to control this process. Inflammation of the entire body is the result of this. Intensive care measures and targeted antibiotic treatment are, however, urgently necessary.
Studies show that early antibiotic treatment adapted to the pathogen reduces mortality and the length of the hospital stay. For this reason, a rapid and comprehensive diagnosis of sepsis is of vital importance in targeted treatment.
Starting from the Gram preparation of a positive blood culture, you can detect 17 different Gram-positive bacterial species with the GenoType® BC grampositive , as well as the presence of methicillin or vancomycin resistance. GenoType® BC gramnegative enables detection of 15 different Gram-negative bacterial species. Therefore, based on our blood culture product line, a more rapid and reliable detection of the most important sepsis pathogens and their resistances is possible.
Your benefits with the GenoType® Blood Culture product line
- Rapid result: both tests can be directly performed from positive blood cultures. Subcultivation is not necessary and valuable time is saved. With DNA isolation using the GENO•CARD®, you save additional time. Species differentiation and resistance determination is available within just a few hours.
- Reliable diagnosis: determinations are done on a genetic level. This allows for an unambiguous result which is not based on phenotypical characteristics or biochemical parameters.
- Comprehensive result: both test systems allow for the detection of a total of 32 bacterial species. Comprehensive sepsis diagnostics are thus available to you.
At a glance
Molecular genetic assay for identification of the clinical most relevant gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria from blood culture
positive blood culture
GenoType® BC grampositive:
12 tests No. 309
96 tests No. 30996
GenoType® BC gramnegative:
12 tests No. 310
96 tests No. 31096