Flexicult® Human is an aid in the diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infections (UTI). It is a specialised agar plate containing antibiotics for easy interpretation, analysis and handling.
After culturing for 16-24 hours it is possible to do a quantification at the same time as the determination of resistance of the pathogenic bacteria.
Flexicult® is designed as an agar plate with elevated sides and divided into compartments with partitions and a lid. There is one large compartment for quantitative analysis
and 5 small compartments each containing a specific antibiotics: Trimethoprim, Sulfamethizol, Ampicillin, Nitrofurantoin, and Mecillinam.
Urinary testing for right antibiotic treatment from the beginning
Color indication and quantification for bacterial identification
Easy interpretaton based on colour change and size and amount of colonies
Less need of broad spectrum antibiotics
How to use
- Patient with symptoms of urinary track infection (UTI) provides an urinary sample
- Mark the sample with patients name and date of collection
- The urinary sample is added to agar in the Flexicult® plate by a pipette – 0,3 mL in the big field for counting and 0,1 mL in the fields of antibiotics.
- Tilt the plate to divide the urine all over the fields.
- Add the lid and incubate the plate bottom up at 35 °C over night.
- Interpret the plate after 16-24 hours
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Determination of colony forming units/mL urine
Amount of colony forming units is interpreted in relations to the pictures in our Instruction For Use. (Please find our IFU under Downloads below. ) If more than one pathogenic bacteria species is present, each bacteria species is interpreted separately.
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SSI Diagnostica provides Flexicult®-products, however we hold these autorised distributors as well:
Tlf.: 9742 2299
Fax: 9740 1396
Mediq Danmark A/S
Tlf.: 3637 9110
Fax: 3637 9123
Egelund A 35
Tlf.: 7431 1818
Fax: 74 62 97 37
P.O. Pedersens Vej 16
8200 Aarhus N
Tlf.: 87 42 56 78
Hounisen Laboratorieudstyr A/S
Niels Bohrs Vej 49, Stilling
Tlf.: 86 21 08 00
|Item number||Product name||Unit|
|41005||Flexicult® Urinkit||12 pcs.|
Simpler for the better
If you work within the field of microbiology, you might be familiar with Occam’s Razor. At SSI Diagnostica, we champion a slightly adapted version of this principle:
The simplest solution is usually the best one.
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Click on the link below to download the IFU.
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