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Manual Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing

ETEST® uses a predefined gradient of antibiotic concentrations to determine the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) of antibiotics, antifungals, and antimycobacterial agents. The ETEST® method provides a level of precision that other manual Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing (AST) methods cannot.

  • Easy-to-use and to interpret with more than 100 strips.
  • Validate a doubtful or additionnal requested AST result with confidence.
  • A pack of 30 individual test formats. 

Product Details


  • One strip per package
  • Easy to open with one hand
  • Standardized storage conditions
  • One lot number on outer box

Main Benefits

  • Generates MICs across 15 dilutions
  • Macromethod format optimizes resistance detection
  • Cost-effective
  • 30 Packaging size
  • Individual test
  • Manual test and Interpretation
  • More than 100 antibiotics


ETEST® provides MICs for microorganisms with unique growth requirements that cannot be tested using automated methods.


  • Aerobes 
  • Anaerobes 
  • Pneumococci 
  • Meningococci