ARM-D® Kit, β-Lactamase

The Streck ARM-D Kit, β-Lactamase is a multiplex real-time PCR kit for the rapid detection of β-lactam antibiotic resistance genes in Gram-negative bacteria. This comprehensive kit allows you to detect over 450 allelic variants in 9 clinically relevant carbapenemases, extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) and plasmid-mediated ampC gene families, KPC, NDM, OXA-48, IMP, VIM, DHA, CMY-2, CTX-M-14 and CTX-M-15.

The ARM-D Kit, β-Lactamase is part of a family of comprehensive, multiplex real-time PCR kits that detect over 1,000 antimicrobial resistance (AMR) gene variants from 26 different gene target families. Streck ARM-D Kits provide a rapid detection strategy for monitoring β-lactam antibiotic resistance. With these kits, your lab can improve surveillance, aid antibiotic stewardship programs and support infection control programs…

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Streck ARM-D Kit, β-Lactamase antibiotic resistance detection multi-plex pcr kits

For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.
A CE version of this kit is also available.

Features

  • Detects over 450 allelic variants in the KPC, NDM, OXA-48, IMP, VIM, DHA, CMY-2, CTX-M-14 and CTX-M-15 gene families
  • Compatible with most 4-channel real-time PCR thermal cyclers
  • Protocol can be completed in less than one hour
  • Contains positive controls for each gene target
  • Includes a premixed 2X master mix (DNA Polymerase, dNTPs, MgCl2 and reaction buffer)

Benefits

  • Detects gene variants not covered by cartridge-based kits
  • Identifies resistance mechanisms before susceptibility results are available
  • High degree of sensitivity and specificity ensures reliable and accurate results
  • Reduced cost per sample compared to cartridge-based methods
DescriptionCatalog Number
 
Streck ARM-D Kit, β-Lactamase RUO250045
Streck ARM-D Kit, β-Lactamase CE250047

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Combining Nanotrap Particle-based capture and concentration with qPCR analysis using the Streck ARM-D Kits creates a consistent and reliable protocol for wastewater AMR surveillance.

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