BD BACTEC MGIT susceptibility testing reagents

BD offers several antimicrobials for mycobacterial susceptibility testing, including the SIRE drugs and PZA.

SIRE drugs

The AST includes the SIRE drugs: streptomycin, isoniazid, rifampin and ethambutol.


Plastic tubes combined with no sharps involved enhances user safety.


The system fully automates AST reading and interpretation for consistent results.

Simple workflow steps for antimicrobial susceptibility testing

1. Inoculate

Inoculate the SIRE AST set.

3. Remove

Remove the AST set once completed.

2. Scan

Scan the AST set into the instrument.

4. Print

Print the S or R interpretation report.

Susceptibility testing reagents
Catalog no.DescriptionQuantity (each)e-catalog
245123 BD BACTEC MGIT 960 SIRE kit 1
245126 BD BACTEC MGIT 960 isoniazid 0.4 kit 1
245125 BD BACTEC MGIT 960 streptomycin 4.0 kit 1
245155 BD BACTEC MGIT 960 PZA medium 25 (per shelf pack)
Catalog no.DescriptionQuantity (each)e-catalog
445946 AST 2 tube carrier set, 3 pack 1
445945 AST 3 tube carrier set, 3 pack 1
445944 AST 4 tube carrier set, 3 pack 1
445943 AST 5 tube carrier set, 3 pack 1
445993 AST 8 tube carrier set, 3 pack 1
445959 AST carrier set, spare barcodes 1
445941 AST starter group 1
445942 AST transport rack 1

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