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Fast, Accurate Blood Culture Results for Any Sized Lab


Timely and actionable results for sepsis and bloodstream infection management are crucial. The BACT/ALERT® Solutions include our state-of-the art microbial detection systems and culture media bottles, providing you with a sensitive, fast, reliable and automated alternative to traditional blood culture testing.


The BACT/ALERT® family of products brings you sophisticated automated microbial detection systems with innovation in septicemia diagnosis and advantages in every dimension of blood culture testing from safety and design to recovery and accuracy. They provide optimal environments for the recovery of a wide range of microorganisms, including bacteria, fungi, and mycobacteria. With various capacity options, the BACT/ALERT® instruments offer advantages to suit different sized labs with different needs.

Our ready-to-use culture media bottles, used in conjunction with the BACT/ALERT® instruments, minimize handling and contamination and offer an optimized formulation to ensure robust growth of bacteria, molds, and yeasts. 

At bioMérieux, we believe breakthrough blood culture technologies are essential for faster, accurate results. We’ve been your partner for over 50 years with innovations by microbiologists, for microbiologists. Our BACT/ALERT® family of products is part of our integrated approach to empower labs with solutions recognized for truly impacting better patient management.

Disclaimer: Product availability varies by country. Please consult your local bioMérieux representative for product availability in your country.


    Automated System for Faster Blood Culture

    The first fully automated blood culture system, helping to refine and redesign laboratory workflow to maximize efficiency, while providing the fastest clinically impactful results on the market.1,2


    Accurate Blood Culture Results

    BACT/ALERT® 3D brings flexible and modular automated detection systems for any size laboratory that needs to meet blood culture guidelines efficiently, economically, and effectively.

  • BACT/ALERT® Culture Media Bottles

    Innovative & Optimized Culture Media

    BACT/ALERT® culture media offers a comprehensive range of media bottles to ensure the recovery of a wide variety of microorganisms including bacteria, mycobacteria, and fungi – including our next generation Fastidious Antimicrobial Neutralization Plus media (FAN® PLUS) offering optimized time to detection and recovery. 

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