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We are committed to providing only quality products for the detection of microorganisms, as we partner with our customers to diagnose and prevent disease.

Featured Product: MycoFast® US

MYCOFAST® US has been designed for the detection, identification, and enumeration of Ureaplasma urealyticum (U.u.) and Mycoplasma hominis (M.h.) in endocervical, urethral, urinary, gastric, and sperm specimens. This “all liquid” rapid method test is clinically validated for multiple sample types, optimized for sample management, and offers easy to read, colorimetric results that give direct diagnosis from patient specimens.

MYCOFAST® US enables the enumeration of U.u. > 103 UCC/mL which is compliant with pathogenic thresholds recognized for sperm and urine samples.

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HardyCHROM™ is Hardy Diagnostics’ line of chromogenic, selective and differential culture media, recommended for use in primary cultivation and isolation of microorganisms. Hardy Diagnostics was the first company to introduce chromogenic media to the United States in 1996. Check out our extensive selection of products that identify bacteria and yeast by colony color.

G327 SS NoPRO Salmonella and Shigella Chromogenic Agar

HardyCHROM SS NoPRO Agar

HardyCHROM™ SS NoPro (no-Proteus) Agar is recommended for the selective isolation and differentiation of Salmonella and Shigella spp. from stool. HardyCHROM™ SS NoPro Agar is intended as a primary screening tool to distinguish Salmonella and Shigella spp. from non-pathogenic enteric bacteria based on colony color, while inhibiting the growth and characteristic swarming of Proteus spp. The enhanced inhibition of Proteus reduces the expense involved in working up non-pathogens that could mimic enteric pathogens.

15x100mm plates, 10/pk, Cat. no. G327

G323 HardyCHROM CRE

HardyCHROM™ CRE Agar

HardyCHROM™ CRE Agar is a selective and differential chromogenic medium, containing a carbapenem, intended for use as a plating technique to obtain a pure culture of gram-negative bacteria that produce carbapenemase. HardyCHROM™ CRE Agar is not intended to diagnose infections by carbapenem-resistant bacteria, guide or monitor treatment for infections, or provide susceptibility results to a carbapenem. Sub-culturing is necessary for microorganism identification, susceptibility testing, and epidemiological typing.

15x100mm, 10/pk, Cat. no. G323

G307 HardyCHROM MRSA

HardyCHROM™ MRSA Agar

HardyCHROM™ MRSA is a selective and differential culture medium that facilitates the isolation and identification of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) to aid in the prevention and control of MRSA infections in health care settings. The test is performed on anterior nares swabs from patients and healthcare workers to screen for MRSA colonization.

15x100mm, 10/pk, Cat. no. G307

J35 MRSA MSSA Biplate

HardyCHROM MRSA/HardyCHROM Staph aureus Bi-plate

Section I:
HardyCHROM™ MRSA is a selective and differential culture medium that facilitates the isolation and identification of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) to aid in the prevention and control of MRSA infections in health care settings. The test is performed on anterior nares swabs from patients and healthcare workers to screen for MRSA colonization.


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HardyCHROM™ Staph aureus is a chromogenic medium recommended for the isolation, differentiation, and enumeration of Staphylococcus aureus by colony color.

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As pathogens evolve, so do we.

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  • Each cartridge contains 50 disks that are spring loaded for smooth and reliable dispensing.

  • Hardy Diagnostics offers a complete line of all commonly used antibiotics including Avycaz, Zerbaxa, Baxdela, Vabomere, Zemdri, and Xerava.

  • Available in single cartridges or packs of five.

  • Compatible with the BBL dispensers.

  • Improved cartridge design to prevent jamming and tearing.

  • HardyDisk™ AST cartridges are packaged in an all new canister that features a desiccant built into the lid.

  • Kirby-Bauer accessories available; Mueller Hinton Agar, McFarland Standard, calipers and much more!

  • “Last disk recognition” marking tells you when to refill the dispenser.

  • FDA cleared.

AST Testing Media

G45 Mueller Hinton

Mueller Hinton Agar
100mm

For antimicrobial susceptibility testing of non-fastidious bacteria by utilizing disk diffusion sensitivity method (Kirby-Bauer). This is the smaller Mueller Hinton plate that will hold up to five antimicrobial disks.

15x100mm, 10/pk, Cat. no. G45

H11 Larger Mueller Hinton

Mueller Hinton Agar
150mm

Mueller Hinton Media is recommended for use in the cultivation of a wide variety of microorganisms. Mueller Hinton Agar can be used for disk diffusion sensitivity testing of non-fastidious organisms.

15x150mm, 10/pk, Cat. no. H11

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Our new tile-less system allows for fast results for the cultivation and identification of beta-hemolytic strains of
Group B Streptococcus.

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Strep B Carrot Broth One-Step is used to screen for Group B Streptococcus in pregnant women prior to delivery. Our one-step test is an improvement over conventional methods by increasing sensitivity, decreasing turn-around time, and lowering overall cost. All formulary components are now included in the broth, so the use of additional tiles is no longer necessary. Positives require no confirmatory testing!

  • Easy one-step process! Adding tiles is no longer necessary.
  • Easy read-out. Development of any orange to red color indicates a positive result.
  • For positives, there is no need for further subculturing to confirm.
  • Lower cost when compared to the LIM Broth method.
  • Carrot Broth was found to be more sensitive than LIM Broth and even PCR!
  • Can be used with liquid and gel-based transport systems.
  • Negative cultures from Strep B Carrot Broth should be subcultured to detect weakly or non-hemolytic strains of GBS.
  • Carrot Broth One Step is available in multiple formats that work on many automated inoculating machines.

Clinical testing of Carrot Broth One-Step demonstrated a sensitivity of 98.8% and a specificity of 98.2% for the recovery of Group B Streptococcus from patient specimens when compared to LIM Broth.

Z40 Strep B Carrot Broth

Strep B Carrot Broth™ One-Step

Strep B Carrot Broth™ One-Step is a selective and differential medium which is intended for the detection of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) from anovaginal specimens collected from pregnant women. The medium is used as an aid in the qualitative determination of GBS colonization in pregnant women. The color change reaction from white to orange is representative of a positive result for presence of hemolytic GBS.

13x100mm tube, 20/pk, Cat. no. Z40

GBS Detect™ Agar

GBS Detect™ is recommended for the isolation and differentiation by enhanced hemolysis of detection of gamma-hemolytic (non-hemolytic) Group B Streptococcus from GBS enrichment broth procedures.

15x100mm plate, 10/pk, Cat. no. A300

L57 LIM Broth

LIM Broth

Hardy Diagnostics LIM Broth is recommended for the selective enrichment of group B streptococci (Streptococcus agalactiae) from anovaginal specimens from pregnant women.

16x100mm tube, 20/pk, Cat. no. L57

Creating an Atmosphere for Growth

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  • Pre-reduced culture media packaged in oxygen-free, gas flushed foil pouches.
  • Packaging contains an oxygen scavenger sachet and a moisture absorbing desiccant packet.
  • Foil pouches have an easy-to-open, pre-scored notch.
  • Room temperature storage means more space in refrigerators.
  • A wide variety of packaging combinations are available including monoplates, biplates, and primary set-up combinations.
  • Tubes feature a screw-cap design with rubber septum Hungate caps.
  • Quality Control tested for reliable and reproducible results.
  • Superior growth and performance characteristics compared to other brands.
  • Manufactured in an ISO 13485 certified facility.

AnaeroGRO™ Campylobacter
Selective Agar

AnaeroGRO™ Campylobacter Selective Agar is recommended for the selective isolation of Campylobacter jejuni subsp. jejuni from stool specimens. Growth of normal fecal flora is inhibited on this medium.

15x100mm, 1/pk, Cat. no. AG701

AG303 Multipack A

AnaeroGRO™ MultiPak A, Brucella
with Hemin and Vitamin K

AnaeroGro™ Brucella Agar with Hemin and Vitamin K is recommended for use in the primary isolation, quantitation, and partial identification of obligately anaerobic microorganisms from clinical specimens. The medium is also suitable for the growth of aerobic and microaerophilic bacteria when incubated under the appropriate conditions.

15x100mm, 1/pk, Cat. no. AG303

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Consistent Staining for a Perfect Slide Every Time!

Want to eliminate tech to tech variation from your manual staining processes? Want to avoid excessive decolorization? Want to avoid the mess manual staining introduces to your lab? Look no further than QuickSlide Automated Slide Staining Instruments from Hardy Diagnostics. Wether it be Gram stains on the GramPRO or Wright-Giemsa hematology stains on the HemaPRO, QuickSlide can standardize your manual process, eliminating tech to tech variation all while freeing techs to move on to other tasks. Ensure a perfect stain at the push of a button with QuickSlide Automated Slide Stainers.

GramPRO 1 Automated Gram Stain Instrument

The QuickSlide™ GramPRO 1 is a single slide automated Gram stainer, equipped with the world’s most consistent decolorizing technology. Of course, with Gram staining there’s likelihood for variation among technicians, especially regarding decolorization. Our patented photo optic “eye” carefully analyzes each Gram stain as would any experienced technologist. Perform Gram stains all day long with no variation among technologists, regardless of expertise. With the press of a button, automated Gram staining has never been so elegant and precise! Unlike many Gram stainers, the GramPRO 1 requires minimal cleaning procedures allow your team to focus on processing more and cleaning less.

HemaPRO Automated Hematology Stain Instrument

The HemaPRO™ Slide Stainer is a valuable addition for any laboratory, especially those pursuing automation and standardization in the lab. Utilizing an advanced cuvette, the HemaPRO™ provides consistent results with precise reagent delivery to specimens. The HemaPRO™ is equipped with customizable stain settings to obtain the preferred color intensity of specimens. No need to monitor remaining reagents as this unit will notify the user once depleted. Including the reagents and unit, its small and compact size requires only one square foot of counter space!

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G40 Mannitol Salt Agar for Staphylococcus spp.

Mannitol Salt Agar (MSA) Agar

For the selective isolation and differentiation of Staphylococcus spp. based on high salt content and mannitol fermenation. Differentiates between S. aureus and S. epidermidis.

15x100mm plate, 10/pk, Cat. no. G40

G63 Hektoen Enteric Agar

Hektoen Enteric (HE) Agar

Hektoen Enteric Agar (HE) is for the selective isolation and differentiation of pathogenic Gram negative enteric bacteria, such as the non-lactose fermenting Salmonella spp. and Shigella spp. Normal stool flora, such as E. coli, will be partially inhibited.

15x100mm plates, 10/pk, Cat. no. G63

MacConkey Agar with Sorbitol

MacConkey Agar with Sorbitol (SMAC)

Selective and differential medium for the detection of enterohemorrhagic E coli O157 (sorbitol negative).

15x100mm, 10/pk, Cat. no. G36

G35 Mac

MacConkey Agar (MAC)

For the isolation and differentiation of gram negative bacteria, especially the Enterobacteriaceae group.
Advanced formula controls the swarming of Proteus.

15x100mm, 10/pk, Cat. no. G35

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ST50 StaphTex Latex Agglutination Kit

StaphTEX™ Blue Rapid Latex Agglutination Test

Produces clear and reliable results when testing for Staphylococcus aureus. The plasma coated blue latex beads create the easiest read-out ever! Positives rapidly agglutinate the blue beads on a white background, while negatives remain consistently smooth.

50 Tests per box, Cat. no. ST50