Standardized manual identification method

  • World reference
  • Easy interpretation
  • Cost-effective solution
  • New APIweb application
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Our API®/ID32 range is the international reference in terms of microbial identification.
Simple, rapid and reliable, our solutions cover more than 600 different species and are a proof of bioMérieux’ expertise in bacteriology.

    Standardized microbial identification

    The API®/ID32 range is the ideal solution if you seek a simplified and standardized identification method.
    It is the miniaturized version of the current existing identification techniques. ISO 7218 compliant, all strips – sets of tests selected for a specific bacterial group -  are ready-to-use and demonstrate easy interpretation process.

    Including 15 identification systems covering more than 600 bacteria species, the API®/ID32  solution is the reference in identification.


    API® : “Gold Standard” in manual microbial identification

    • Cost-effective solution : no consequent investment
    • Rapid time to result : from 18 to 72 hours
    • Flexibility : one solution for all your identification operations
    • Time-saving solution : all strips are ready-to-use
    • International reference : used technique to teach microbial identification in many higher education centers
    • Easy interpretation


    Simplified and up-to-date interpretation with APIWEB®

    To complement our API® system and simplify your identifications, we have designed APIWEB®: an internet platform to guide you through all interpretation processes.

    This state-of-the art interpretation tool contains all the API® databases and is available at anytime, from anywhere. 

    Extremely intuitive, APIWEB® generates complete reports associated with each identification, providing you with information such as :

    • Comments reflecting identification reliability
    • Probability of species identification index
    • Typicity index
    • Complete biochemical profile additional information
    • Updated on a regular basis

    ​Connect on APIWEB® at : https://apiweb.biomerieux.com


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