While enhancements in the clinical laboratory are improving diagnostic stewardship, traditional microbiology remains at the core of the microbiology laboratory.
While enhancements in the clinical laboratory are improving diagnostic stewardship, traditional microbiology remains at the core of the microbiology laboratory. Clinicians and microbiologist rely on and trust BD to provide comprehensive specimen collection devices and culture solutions to facilitate the detection and identification of pathogens. The impact of their work goes beyond the four walls of the laboratory, informing clinicians to deliver accurate and timely results to patients and their families.
Chromogenic media products may help improve time to results)1,2
Bacterial cultures enable antibiotic susceptibility testing of bacteria and are the first step in establishing recommendations for effective treatment.3
Leveraging years of experience and expertise from BD BBL™ and BD Difco™ branded products, we are leaders in culture media manufacturing, for use in both the clinical and industrial microbiology laboratory
Our extensive global distribution network allows us to deliver products around the globe daily from nine distribution centers.
BD has eight manufacturing sites located around the world, dedicated to manufacturing manual micro products, which provides continuity of supply and redundant manufacturing.
BD Directigen™ immunoassay test kits
BD Directigen™ tests are rapid immunoassays for the direct and qualitative detection of antigens from cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), serum or urine.
BD BBL™ prepared plated media
BD BBL™ prepared plated media enable the isolation of microorganisms from samples or specimens. Ready for immediate use, they are routinely available in several types of Petri-style dishes, containing a variety of media.
BD BBL™ Port-A-Cul™ transport systems
BD BBL Port-A-Cul tubes, vials and jars help maintain the viability of aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms during transport.
BD BBL™ Vacutainer® anaerobic specimen collector
The BD BBL Vacutainer anaerobic specimen collector is the only media-free device available for anaerobic specimen collection.
BD CultureSwab™ collection and transport systems
BD CultureSwab™ and BD CultureSwab™ Plus collection and transport systems are designed for the collection and transport of aerobic bacteria.
BD BBL™ CultureSwab™ EZ collection and transport systems
BD BBL™ CultureSwab™ EZ and BD BBL™ CultureSwab™ EZ II collection and transport systems are simple to use and media free.
BD CultureSwab™ MaxV collection and transport systems
BD CultureSwab MaxV products are designed for the transport of aerobes. The BD CultureSwab MaxV(+) swab is available in Amies gel with and without a charcoal medium for the transport of aerobic and facultative anaerobic organisms.
BD ESwab™ collection and transport system
The BD ESwab™ collection and transport system is intended for the collection and transport of clinical specimens containing aerobic, anaerobic and fastidious bacteria.
BD FecalSwab™ collection and transport system
The BD FecalSwab™ collection and transport system is a collection and preservation system for enteric bacteria diagnostics
BD flocked swabs
BD flocked swabs eliminate the internal mattress core of traditional fiber wound swabs to disperse and entrap precious sample.
BD sterile pack swabs
BD sterile pack swabs are ready-to-use sterile swabs in a pre-filled tube of rinse solution for surface and equipment sampling.
BD SWUBE™ collection and transport system
The BD SWUBE collection and transport system provides quality control, research and industrial labs with a simple, flexible and effective way to collect, transport and store specimens.
BD universal viral transport system
The BD universal viral transport system provides room-temperature transport of viruses, chlamydiae, mycoplasmas and ureaplasmas.
BD Difco™ Complete and Incomplete Freund's adjuvants support research needs.
BD antigens and antisera
BD offers a wide variety of antigens and antisera to aid the diagnosis of several diseases, including Salmonella and Shigella.
BD BBL™ coagulase plasmas
BD offers BD BBL coagulase plasmas for qualitative identification of Staphylococcus aureus.
BD BBL™ diagnostic reagent and stain droppers
BD offers many varieties of diagnostic droppers.
BD BBL™ quality control slides
BD offers quality control slides for Gram stain and acid-fast stain procedures.
BD BBL™ stains and indicators
BD offers multiple staining methodologies, including acid-fast staining reagents.
BD GasPak™ systems and accessories
BD offers systems and accessories that support BD GasPak systems for the generation of anaerobic, microaerophilic or C02-enriched environments
BD Bio-Bag™ system
The BD Bio-Bag system includes environmental chambers that incorporate traditional gas-generation methods into a reliable pouch system.
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