The VITEK2 System

Introducing a Better Way to Identify Drugs for Treating Drug Resistant Organisms

Starting Feb. 16, the Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory will be using the VITEK®2 to systematically provide you with MIC values for all pathogenic bacteria isolates. This will help you determine the best drugs to prescribe for treating the organisms.

Four panels are available:

  • Gram Negative bacteria
  • Gram Positive bacteria other than Enterococcus spp.
  • Enterococcus spp. specific panel
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa specific panel

Click here to review the full drug panels.

Click here to review information from the manufacturer about the VITEK® 2 system.

You get BETTER, FASTER diagnostics at NO additional cost!

Note: Extended range urine MICs are still available upon request ($18 cost). VITEK®2 tests are not available for Food Animals, Exotics/Fish and Eye illnesses.

Questions? Contact us at athndlab@uga.edu or 706.542.5568.