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.