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API Range / API®/ID32

API Range / API®/ID32

Standardized manual identification method. World reference. Easy interpretation. Cost-effective solution. New APIweb application.


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

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