Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 17th, 2003
According to a study from the United States, "We evaluated the Vitek 2 ID-GNB identification card (bioMerieux, Inc., Durham, North Carolina) for its ability to identify members of the family Enterobacteriaceae and other gram-negative bacilli that are isolated in clinical microbiology laboratories."
"Using 482 enteric stock cultures and 103 strains of oxidase-positive, gram-negative glucose-fermenting and nonfermenting bacilli that were maintained at -70 degrees C and passaged three times before use, we inoculated cards according to...
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