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VITEK® 2 Compact 

Fully automated microbial identification system

  • Increased productivity & safety
  • Full traceability
  • Rapid results
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VITEK® 2 Compact is ideal for Biopharma companies which routinely perform microbial identification. The automated system guarantees excellence and optimizes your workflow.

High performance identification

With its extended database, VITEK® 2 Compact enables to identify a large range of microorganisms

  • Optimized workflow : all stages are automated, from reading to the recording of results
  • Full traceability : the risk of transcription errors is minimized

-  Bar-coded cards

-  21 CFR Part 11 Compliant

  • Productivity

-  Reduced time to result : from 2 to 18 hours

 - Intuitive software : technicians require less training


Advanced Colorimetry Technology™ for microbial identification

The efficiency of the VITEK® 2 Compact system relies on the advanced colorimetry technology :  the system reads the latest generation VITEK®test cards – containing 64 wells to ensure accuracy – every 15 minutes using three different wavelengths. With this technique, more data is analyzed, which increases results accuracy.


Key benefits of VITEK® 2 Compact for microbial identification :

  • Increased productivity and safety with automation
  • Same or next day results
  • Highest accuracy bringing confidence in results
  • Included in BAM and ISO 7218 compliant
  • 21 CFR Part 11 compliant
  • AOAC OMA validated (BCL, GP and GN cards)
  • Complete Testing Menu
  • Supplemental react file available for customized database entries
  • Intuitive System and software
  • Traceability with bar-coded test cards






Height 60 cm (23.6 in.)

Width 72 cm (28.3 in.)

Depth 68 cm (26.8 in.)



Approximately 75 kg (165 Lb)


Electrical Characteristics:

Input voltage:100/120/220/240 VAC at 50/60 Hz

Maximum input current: 5 amps @ 120 VAC or 2.5 amps @ 240 VAC

Nominal input current: 2.5 amps @ 120 VAC or 1.25 amps @ 240 VA

Power : 300 watts nominal, 600 watts peak

Heat: 1025 BTU/HR (nominal)

Power cord: Detachable 3-wire with ground, per IEC 320


General Characteristics:

Cassette: Capacity, cards: 10 cards per cassette

Vacuum (Filler): Minimum level: 0.89 PSIA ±0.06 PSIA

Sealer: Mechanical: stub length 1.25 ± .25 mm

Incubator: Temperature: 35.5 °C ± 1 °C average


Capacity: 30 or 60 cards per Incubator (depending on configuration)

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