WASPTM and WASPLabTM Fully Automated Disk Diffusion Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST): from Streaking to Interpretation

Disk diffusion is the original methodology for antimicrobial susceptibility testing and remains
one of the most widely used in routine clinical microbiology laboratories. However, the results
can be highly influenced by manual plate preparation and subjectivity of inhibition zone
reading. WASP, an automated system able to process clinical samples, is connected to
WASPLab, a system that incorporates an automated incubator and an image module able to
capture and digitalize plate images, allowing automated software analysis.