Antibiotic Resistance (RUO)

The A2K Antibiotic Resistance Detection qPCR kit is designed to quickly and accurately detect genes associated with antibiotic resistance found in bacteria. This kit enables the detection of 29 unique genes that confer resistance to the most commonly prescribed antibiotics including: Sulfamethoxazole, Trimethoprim, Bactrim, Fluoroquinolones, Erythromycin, Tetracycline, Vancomycin, Methicillin, Ampicillin, Penicillin, Cephalosporin, and Carbapenem.


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4 multiplex reactions

29 unique genes

11+ antibiotics/antibiotic classes

Modular option available

Detect and differentiate between clinically relevant targets
Affordable and scalable
Ready-to-use off-the-shelf solution

Available in 250 or 1000 reaction configurations

Lower cost per reaction with larger configurations

Targeted Bacillus atrophaeus gene for internal control (IC)
Validated with Clinical Samples

Kit Contents


  • ABR Multiplex Assays
  • PureAmp Mastermix
  • User Guide
  • Instrument Template File

Not Included:

  • A2K ABR Amplification Controls
  • A2K Spectral Calibration Plates

  • Module 1

    • Sul1, Sul2
    • dfrA1, dfrA5
    • qnrA, qnrB
    • IMP-1, IMP-2
    • Bacillus atrophaeus
  • Module 2

    • ErmA, ErmB, ErmC
    • TetM
    • SHV
    • CTX-M-1/2/9/8
    • Bacillus atrophaeus
  • Module 3

    • OXA-23, OXA-48, OXA-58
    • KPC-3
    • NDM-1
    • VIM-1, VIM-2
    • Bacillus atrophaeus
  • Module 4

    • vanA, vanB, vanC
    • mecA, mecB, mecC
    • Ampicilln
    • OXA-1
    • Bacillus atrophaeus
  • A2K Evaluated

    ✓ Analytical Controls

    ✓ Whole Genome Standards

    ✓ Clinical samples

  • Optical Channels

    • FAM
    • SUN
    • Texas Red
    • CY5
    • TAMRA
  • Shipping

    • Next Day Shipping
    • Conditions: Dry Ice
  • Storage

    • Store at -20°C
    • Minimize freeze thaws
*Technical Specifications related to product performance have been obtained by A2K or other clinical laboratories and are not guaranteed. Performance specifications are unique to each laboratory, it's instruments, and it's staff.