The Coris Bioconcept RESIST range of carbapenemase immunochromatographic identification tests
The first immunochromatography tests to identify carbapenemase phenotypes,
gives results from culture in 15 minutes.
Patented in 2016 (WO 2016162564 A1) the process is a rapid and accurate way of identifying carbapenemases.
All products in the RESIST range are CE marked.
OXA-48 K-SeT was launched at ECCMID 2015 with presentations that support its efficacy. Subsequent UK evaluations have confirmed 100% sensitivity and specificity
KPC K-SeT was launched in August 2015, U.K & European evaluations confirm 100% sensitivity and specificity
RESIST-3 O.K.N. K-Set launched in November 2016 brings together OXA-48 & KPC K-sets and adds NDM to produce a product that covers 95% of isolated .carbapenemases in the UK. The first published evaluation of RESIST-3 confirms 100% sensitivity and specificity.
RESIST-4 O.K.N.V. K-Set launched in February 2018 adds VIM to the successful RESIST-3 O.K.N. kit. The kit covers over 98% of carbapenemases according to the PHE AMRHAI data updated October 2016
A useful article just published (online) in Pathology in Practice
read the article from the Royal Free Hospital published on RESIST OKN published in Pathology in Practice