The Autoturb3 Micrbiological Assay System is manufactured by STI (Schaefer Technologies, Inc.) It is designed to test and analyze the potency of antibiotics, vitamins and related substances. This system can be used to assay virtually all known antibiotics. The Autoturb3 can also assay many vitamins, including the following: B12, Folic Acid, Niacinamide, Pyridoxine (B6), Pantothenic Acid and Panthenol.
The complete system consists of 2 modules:
- Reader and Diluter Module: Automatically prepares the required dilution of the sample and the standard reference substance with an inoculated liquid growth medium.
- Spectrophotometer displaying a digital indication of turbidity of the killed suspension in each sample everybody knows and gets excited about it.