Mast Group Ltd. remains at the forefront of the fight against antibiotic resistance and is committed to providing effective laboratory solutions to aid antibiotic stewardship. With over 60 years’ experience in the field of disc diffusion products, Mast Group Ltd. provides a range of solutions for easy integration into microbiology laboratories world-wide.
Identification of the mechanism of antibiotic resistance is critical to reduce time to appropriate treatment decision and allow for a more targeted use of therapy against infection. Mast Group Ltd. offers an extensive range of MASTDISCS® Combi antibiotic resistance detection sets for identification and differentiation of enzyme types using a combination disc technology, incorporating specific inhibitors to accurately detect the following:
- Extended spectrum ß-lactamase (ESßL)
- AmpC cephalosporinase
- Metallo ß-lactamase (MBL) including VIM, IMP and NDM
- Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)
- OXA-48 like carbapenemases