InTray® COLOREX™ Yeast

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InTray® COLOREX™ Yeast

InTray COLOREX Yeast is designed for isolation and differentiation of major clinically significant Candida species. Suitable for direct streaking of samples from skin, sputum, urine or genitourethral swabs.

Candida species are involved in superficial oropharyngeal and urogenital infections, particularly for immunocompromised populations such as the elderly and HIV-positive patients “Early diagnosis is essential for early effective management of the patients.” (WHO Guidelines on Standard Operating Procedures for Laboratory Diagnosis of HIV-Opportunistic Infections) Although C. albicans remains the major species involved, other types such as C. tropicalisC. krusei or C. glabrata have increased proportionately as new antifungal agents have worked very effectively against C. albicans. This shows the importance of an accurate detection for a proper antifungal therapy choice.

Specifications

Product Principle
  • Combine collection, culture, result and microscopic observation in one IVD device.  
  • Highly selective prepared media in a device designed for in-vitro specimen transport and incubation.
  • Rapid presumptive-positive diagnosis without re-plating.  Intray can be placed directly on microscope stage
  • Fully enclosed cassette with Tyvek® air filtration prevents contamination and exposure, post-collection.   
Simple Convenience
  • InTray is designed for specimen collection/ inoculation at point-of-care
  • Saves time, material cost and waste, reducing exposure to collected sample
  • Place directly on the microscope tray for observation through the cassette’s clear anti-fog window
  • Selectively produces distinctive colony growth with typical identifiable morphology
Accurate Detection

Specificity for C. albicans, C. tropicalis and C. krusei exceed 99%

Test Strain

ATCC #

Colony Appearance

C. albicans 60193 Green
C. tropicalis 66029 Metallic Blue
C. kreusei 14243 Fuzzy Pink
C. glabrata 2001 White to mauve
Bacteria   Inhibited
Time to Result

Incubate at 30-37°C for 48 hours under ambient atmosphere

Storage

InTray COLOREX Yeast has a shelf life of 12 months from the date of manufacture. 

Upon receipt, store InTray COLOREX Yeast under refrigeration (2-8°C). Medium can be kept for one day at ambient temperature. Avoid freezing or prolonged storage at temperatures above 40°C. Do not open until ready to use. Do not use if the medium shows signs of deterioration or contamination.

Specimen
  • Skin
  • Sputum
  • Urine
  • Genito-urethral swabs
     

For in vitro diagnostic use only.

Specificity and sensitivity for C. albicans, C. tropicalis and C. krusei exceed 99%
(Odds and Bernaerts 1994; J Clin Microbiol; 32).

Definitive identification requires additional testing.

Features and Benefits

Shelf-life and durability

  • Designed for durability, stackable for incubation, or long life 12-month storage. 
  • No re-plate or wet mount 
  • Once InTray is inoculated, no other culture preparation is required... saving time and cost. 
  • Designed for specimen collection/inoculation at point-of-care, a fully enclosed system for transport, incubation, result and microscopic observation. 
  • The sealed prepared media device is selectively formulated for accurate detection and identification of pathogens and non-pathogens
  • Visual chromogenic differentiation and/or selective production of distinctive colony growth with typical identifiable morphology 

Key Features

  • Fully enclosed cassette with air filtration system
  • Nutritive culture colony growth medium, formulated for selectivity and specificity 

You'll immediately experience a reduction in:

  • Time-to-result
  • Cost of laboratory materials 
  • Medical waste
  • Risk of exposure or contamination

Ordering Information

Product Qty Item #
InTray COLOREX Yeast 20 pack 11-113-002

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