API® Microbial Identification
Easy and reliable identification of microorganisms
API® makes microbial identification easy and reliable. Combining a simple standardized method with extensive and robust online microbial ID knowledge bases, API® is quickly and easily implemented into any microbiology laboratory.
With a long shelf life and short learning curve and without the need for analytical instrumentation, API® provides an economical approach to routine microbiology.
>690 species in the database including industrial organisms
APIWEB™ online interpretation tool
Compact easy to handle test strips
Ergonomic inoculation cupules for reliable use
Extensive global support network
Miniaturizing traditional biochemical test panels for microbial identification, API® makes ID faster, easier and less resource intensive.
Today API® has over 690 species in an online reference database including organisms from pharmaceutical environmental monitoring programs, pathogens in food and beverage applications and clinically significant organisms from veterinary applications.