VIT® Legionella

Test kit for rapid analysis of Legionella colonies

Product Number: 01210012

Detection of viable Legionella and Legionella pneumophila

VIT® Legionella can be applied for fast and reliable bacteria colony verification. It detects all members of Legionella and Legionella pneumophila in one single analysis.

In all other cases, also for quantification of detected Legionella cells, we recommend the application of ScanVIT® Legionella

The analysis is easy to conduct – only few minutes hands-on time. The results are provided within 3 hours. Analysis is performed by using a fluorescence microscope. All essential consumables required for analysis are contained in the kit. Package size: 25 analyses.

Analysis can be performed with following samples:

  • Isolates (directly)

 

This product is also available as service:
Identification of Legionella pneumophila and Legionella spp.

Identical microscopic image after analysis with the test kit: phase contrast, Legionella spp. cells shine green, Legionella pneumophila specifically red.
Identical microscopic image after VIT® analysis: phase contrast, Legionella spp. cells shine green, Legionella pneumophila specifically red.

Advantages

  • detection of Legionella and L. pneumophila in one single analysis
  • detection of living bacteria exclusively
  • fast detection
  • highest specificity
  • detection is based upon our reliable VIT® gene probe technology