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Pyrase Strips

suitable for microbiology

Synonym(s):
Pyrrolidonyl Peptidase Strips
NACRES:
NA.85
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product line

BioChemika

Quality Level

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

application(s)

microbe id | specific enzyme detection: suitable
microbiology: suitable (microbial identification)

Featured Industry

Clinical Testing
Food and Beverages

storage temp.

2-8°C

suitability

Aerococcus spp.
Gemella spp.
Enterococcus spp.
Lactococcus spp.
Streptococcus spp.

General description

Pyrase Strips are for enzymatic test for the detection of pyrrolidonyl peptidase (pyrase). Pyrase is an enzyme produced by all common species of Enterococci and by 98% of Streptococcus pyogenes strains. Detection of pyrase is a sensitive, reliable and rapid method of wide application. It is substantially more efficient than the bacitracine disc tests (Cat. No. 08382) used for the differentiation of S. pyogenes strains and the tests used for grouping of Enterococci. Strip can also be used for the identification of Gram-positive genera, catalase negative cocci, and coccobacilli.
The result of the reaction is read after 2 min.

Application

Pyrase Strips are used for diagnostic test for the rapid differentiation of Enterococci from the group D Streptococci and differentiation of Streptococcus pyogenes from other haemolytic Streptococci.

Packaging

50 test strips, 1.0 mL reagent

Components

The kit contains plastic strips with a paper zone saturated with chromogenic substrate for the detection of pyrrolidonyl peptidase and a bottle containing a developing reagent.

Pictograms

Health hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Target Organs

Immune system

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Rapid identification of enterococci by pyrrolidonyl aminopeptidase activity (PYRase).
Mitchell MJ et al.
Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 6, 283-283 (1987)
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