The pressure is on to give early warning of carbapenemases
Your first line, whether it's chromogenic, AST or ertapenem disc, says;
possible carbapenemase - investigate further.
Phenotyping with discs or modified Hodge test will take overnight.
You need to know now!
ANSWER - Our Neo-Rapid Carb Screen
Neo-Rapid Carb Screen will tell you in 30 minutes to 2 hours whether your organism has carbapenemase activity with a high degree of sensitivity.
Now used in UK hospitals with poster presented UK evaluations showing over 90% sensitivity.
Neo-Rapid Carb Screen is a simple, inexpensive, here & now answer to rapid carbapenemase detection.