true

Traditional Microbiology

While enhancements in the clinical laboratory are improving diagnostic stewardship, traditional microbiology remains at the core of the microbiology laboratory.

traditional-header.jpg
Contact Us
Overview

Impact extending beyond the laboratory walls

While enhancements in the clinical laboratory are improving diagnostic stewardship, traditional microbiology remains at the core of the microbiology laboratory. Clinicians and microbiologist rely on and trust BD to provide comprehensive specimen collection devices and culture solutions to facilitate the detection and identification of pathogens. The impact of their work goes beyond the four walls of the laboratory, informing clinicians to deliver accurate and timely results to patients and their families.

Benefits
home-hero-01-biplate_203113625.jpg
An accurate diagnosis starts with a quality specimen and culture

Bacterial cultures enable antibiotic susceptibility testing of bacteria and are the first step in establishing recommendations for effective treatment.3

expertise.jpg
Expertise

Leveraging years of experience and expertise from BD BBL™ and BD Difco™ branded products, we are leaders in culture media manufacturing, for use in both the clinical and industrial microbiology laboratory.

global_traditional.jpg
Global Distribution

Our extensive global distribution network allows us to deliver products around the globe daily from nine distribution centers.

global_manufacturing.jpg
Global Manufacturing

BD has eight manufacturing sites located around the world, dedicated to manufacturing manual micro products, which provides continuity of supply and redundant manufacturing.

Related Products
  • directigen-immunoassay-kits_RC_DS_DT_0616-0007.jpg

    BD Directigen™ immunoassay test kits

    BD Directigen™ tests are rapid immunoassays for the direct and qualitative detection of antigens from cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), serum or urine.

    En savoir plus

  • bbl-prepared-plated-media_C_DS_PM_0616-0010.jpg

    BD BBL™ prepared plated media

    BD BBL™ prepared plated media enable the isolation of microorganisms from samples or specimens. Ready for immediate use, they are routinely available in several types of Petri-style dishes, containing a variety of media.

    En savoir plus

Swab-based Specimen Collection
  • bbl-port-a-cul-system_RC_DS_CT_0816-0001.jpg

    BD BBL™ Port-A-Cul™ transport systems

    BD BBL Port-A-Cul tubes, vials and jars help maintain the viability of aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms during transport.

    En savoir plus

  • vacutainer-anaerobic-specimen-collector_RC_DS_CT_0816-0003_RPLC.jpg

    BD BBL™ Vacutainer® anaerobic specimen collector

    The BD BBL Vacutainer anaerobic specimen collector is the only media-free device available for anaerobic specimen collection.

    En savoir plus

  • cultureswab-collection-transport-systems_RC_DS_CT_0816-0005.jpg

    BD CultureSwab™ collection and transport systems

    BD CultureSwab™ and BD CultureSwab™ Plus collection and transport systems are designed for the collection and transport of aerobic bacteria.

    En savoir plus

  • cultureswab-ez-collection-transport-systems_RC_DS_CT_0816-0008.jpg

    BD BBL™ CultureSwab™ EZ collection and transport systems

    BD BBL™ CultureSwab™ EZ and BD BBL™ CultureSwab™ EZ II collection and transport systems are simple to use and media free.

    En savoir plus

  • cultureswab-maxv-collection-transport-system_RC_DS_CT_1016-0002.jpg

    BD CultureSwab™ MaxV collection and transport systems

    BD CultureSwab MaxV products are designed for the transport of aerobes. The BD CultureSwab MaxV(+) swab is available in Amies gel with and without a charcoal medium for the transport of aerobic and facultative anaerobic organisms.

    En savoir plus

  • eswab-transport-system_CR_DS_CT_0816-0011.jpg

    BD ESwab™ collection and transport system

    The BD ESwab™ collection and transport system is intended for the collection and transport of clinical specimens containing aerobic, anaerobic and fastidious bacteria.

    En savoir plus

  • fecalswab-collection_RC_DS_202300349.jpg

    BD FecalSwab™ collection and transport system

    The BD FecalSwab™ collection and transport system is a collection and preservation system for enteric bacteria diagnostics

    En savoir plus

  • flocked-swabs_RC_DS_CT_0816-0014.jpg

    BD flocked swabs

    BD flocked swabs eliminate the internal mattress core of traditional fiber wound swabs to disperse and entrap precious sample.

    En savoir plus

  • sterile-pack-swabs_RC_DS_0616-0182_RPLC.jpg

    BD sterile pack swabs

    BD sterile pack swabs are ready-to-use sterile swabs in a pre-filled tube of rinse solution for surface and equipment sampling.

    En savoir plus

  • swube-collection-transport-system_RC_DS_CT_0916-0001.jpg

    BD SWUBE™ collection and transport system

    The BD SWUBE collection and transport system provides quality control, research and industrial labs with a simple, flexible and effective way to collect, transport and store specimens.

    En savoir plus

  • universal-vial-transport-system_RC_DS_CT_0816-0018.jpg

    BD universal viral transport system

    The BD universal viral transport system provides room-temperature transport of viruses, chlamydiae, mycoplasmas and ureaplasmas.

    En savoir plus

Stains and Reagents
  • adjuvants_RC_DS_SR_0916-0008.jpg

    BD adjuvants

    BD Difco™ Complete and Incomplete Freund's adjuvants support research needs.

    En savoir plus

  • agentigens-and-antisera_RC_DS_SR_1016-0002.jpg

    BD antigens and antisera

    BD offers a wide variety of antigens and antisera to aid the diagnosis of several diseases, including Salmonella and Shigella.

    En savoir plus

  • coagulase-plasma_RC_DS_SR_0916-0009.jpg

    BD BBL™ coagulase plasmas

    BD offers BD BBL coagulase plasmas for qualitative identification of Staphylococcus aureus.

    En savoir plus

  • bbl--diagnostic-reagent-stain-droppers_R_DS_SR_0916-0015.jpg

    BD BBL™ diagnostic reagent and stain droppers

    BD offers many varieties of diagnostic droppers.

    En savoir plus

  • bbl-quality-control-slides_RC_DDS_SR_0616-0006_RPLC.jpg

    BD BBL™ quality control slides

    BD offers quality control slides for Gram stain and acid-fast stain procedures.

    En savoir plus

  • bbl-difco-stains-indicators_RC_-DS_SR_0916-0001.jpg

    BD BBL™ stains and indicators

    BD offers multiple staining methodologies, including acid-fast staining reagents.

    En savoir plus

Environmental Systems
  • gaspak-products_R_DS_ES_0616-0004.jpg

    BD GasPak™ systems and accessories

    BD offers systems and accessories that support BD GasPak systems for the generation of anaerobic, microaerophilic or C02-enriched environments

    En savoir plus

  • biobag-environmental-chambers_R_DS_ES_0916-0009.jpg

    BD Bio-Bag™ system

    The BD Bio-Bag system includes environmental chambers that incorporate traditional gas-generation methods into a reliable pouch system.

    En savoir plus

References
  1. D’Souza, HA, Baron, EJ, Practical Bench Comparison of BBL™ CHROMagar™ Orientation and Standard 2-Plate Media for Urine Cultures, JCM, Jan 2004, p.60-64.
  2. Manickam, K, CHROMagar Orientation Medium Reduces Urine Culture Workload, JCM, April 2013 vol 51(4)1179-1183.
  3. Lagier J-C, Edouard S, Pagnier I, Mediannikov O, Drancourt M, Raoult D. 2015. Current and past strategies for bacterial culture in clinical microbiology. Clin Microbiol Rev 28:208 –236. doi:10.1128/CMR.00110-14.

Are you ready?

Speak to a solutions expert today about your product

Are you ready?
Speak to a solutions expert today about your product
true