Indian Council of Agricultural Research
(Agricultural Knowledge Management Information System)

ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hassaraghatta Lake Post, Bengaluru- 560 089 Karnataka (
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Instrument Details
Instrument/Facility Name: Vitek System and Mini Vidas System for Pathogens Screening.
Make                                   : Vitek Compact and Mini Vidas
Model                                  : Vitek Compact and Mini Vidas
Specification   :Rapid system of bacteria.

Click to ViewRapid system of bacteria and yeast identification through biochemical methods through of instruments the use of specific reagents kits by Biomerieux Inc and screening of food pathogens.

  Working Principles
Click to ViewScreening of pathogens& identification of microbial isolates in the instrument. Microbial identification & food pathogen detection instrument/facility.

  User Instructions
The equipment is an USFDA approved rapid microbial idenfication system suitable for identifying the bacterial and yeast isolates from food and pharmaceutical environment.The accessory Mini VIDAS is a rapid pathogen screening system suitable for detection of presence of pathogens like Salmonella, Listeria etc. from foods 1. Pure cultures of isolates for identification. 2. Foods in refrigerated containers for pathogen screening.

  Contact Us
Contact No. 80-28466420-423 (intercom), +91-80-28446140-14.
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  Vitek System and Mini Vidas System for Pathogens Screening. Charges
Procedure Name
National LAB/R&D
Dr. Ranjitha K., Senior Scientist.

Additional Rs 100/-towards postal charges if result are to be posted
The Demand Draft should be in favour of "Director, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru"
Letter, DD & Samples send to "The payment should be made in advance by Demand Draft(DD) in favour of :"Director, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru" OR by NEFT transfer to IIHR account with following details. Beneficiary details: Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bank Account Number: 37578009241 , Name of the Bank : State Bank of India, Type of Account: Current Account, IFSC No.: SBIN0041187 ."