VITEK® 2 Compact

Automated system for microbial identification and AST testing

  • Increased productivity & safety
  • Full traceability
  • Rapid results
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VITEK® 2 Compact is an automated system which guarantees excellence in routine AST testing. It is ideal for laboratories which perform veterinary diagnostic and wish to increase their productivity.

High performance identification for veterinary laboratories

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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