Identification of Legionella spp. and Legionella pneumophila

Colony verification

Product Number: 01230005

Increase of operational safety

All suspicious colonies are specifically tested for Legionella and L. pneumophila in one analysis.

Results will be provided within the next working day after sample receipt.

Qualitative or quantitative detection?
Qualitative detection

Which method is applied?
The reliable VIT® gene probe technology.

Which requirements are important?
Colony verification on agar plates: Mark all colonies that are to be identified distinctively on the agar plate and indicate their number on the sample submission form.

 

For a direct, quantitative analysis please choose Rapid and specific quantification of Legionella or Rapid and specific quantification of Legionella pneumophila.

You would like to verify suspicious colonies in your own on-site laboratory? No problem with our test kit VIT® Legionella.

 

 

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

  • detction of Legionella spp. and specific detection of L. pneumophila in parallel
  • short time-to-result
  • maximum specificity
  • detection is based on the reliable VIT® gene probe technology