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Scan 4000 inhibition zone reader

Scan 4000 is an inhibition zone reader made for the antibiotic disc diffusion measurement. Read a plate with up to 16 antibiotics on a single dish. Scan 4000 enables quick and accurate reading of inhibition zones for complete and traceable results.

1. HIGH QUALITY
- Stainless steel hardware
- Ultra HD CCD colour camera
- Digital zoom x 64
- Resolution: 5 mega-pixels
- Measurement of up to 16 inhibition zones in 4 seconds
- Minimum size colony: 0.05 mm

2. INHIBITION ZONES
- Accuracy of inhibition zone measurement: 0.1 mm 
- Inhibition zone measurement on round dishes 90-100 mm and 120 mm square dishes
- 3 diffusion modes: paper disks (all brands), wells, peni-cylinders
- Inhibition zones measurement : automatic with manual control 
- Automatic detection of paper disks (all brands), wells or peni-cylinders (steel, plastic) with possibility of adding/deleting manually
- Maximum number of antibiotics: up to 16 antibiotics on a 120 mm square dish
- Reading time: measurement of 16 inhibition zones between 2 and 4 seconds maximum 
- Interpretation system: CA-SFM Human Health / EUCAST (European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing) / CA-SFM Veterinary / CLSI (Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute) / Customizable list
- Data security: saving of all data changes in compliance with CFR 21 recommendations / Connection to LIMS / SIL systems - Results / Traceability: image / sample cumber & antibiotic name / bacteria name / read diameter / result with category SIR by colour code (Sensitive : Intermediate : Resistant) / critical diameter mini and maxi / comments / date / time 

3. THE LARGEST READING RANGE ON THE MARKET
- Round Petri dishes from ø 55 to ø 150 mm
- 120 mm square Petri dishes
- Chromogenic media: 7 colours on the same dish
- PetriFilmTM - RIDATM Count 
- Compact DryTM 
- Filtration membranes 

4. SOFTWARE EFFICIENCY 
- All functions in 1 window 
- Automatic optimization of contrast, luminosity and sensitivity 
- Automatic corrections of agar defects
- Automatic separation of confluent colonies
- Automatic elimination of counting grids
- Cross on each counted colony
- Polygonal exclusion areas
- Pre-set media: PCA/TSA, MRS, VRBL, TBX, TSC, Baird Parker, GVPC, L.Mono, YM 5. FULL TRACEABILITY 
- Harmonization of the results within a team
- Automatic archiving and printing of data: pictures, comments & results
- External traceability (Session saved, Excel™, PDF, JPEG, BMP, Scan® printed report)
- Internal traceability (Barcode, file archive, LIMS connection) 
- Secure sessions (Compliance with CFR 21 part 11: system security, operational controls and documentation management)

5. EXCELLENT REPRODUCIBILITY AND REPEATABILITY
- GLP (Good laboratory Practice) 
- In compliance with : 
- CFR 21 part 11
- ISO 15189
- ISO 7218
- ISO 4833-2
- NF V08-034 
- NF V08-100 
- AOAC 977.27
- FDA-BAM standards 

Scan® SOFTWARE Scan automatic colony counters use an exclusive software developed by INTERSCIENCE: innovative, user-friendly and powerful. There are numerous advantages in using Scan counting software: 
- Only one click to count 
- Only one setting cursor 
- Traceability: automatic saving of data, Excel™ export

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