In article <01bc0684$a0f6a660$24db8acd at default>, "jtharmon"
<jtharmon at fnet.net> writes:
>>I have personally used Microscan in a reference lab and found it
>well even to ID veterinary isolates. I have seen both Microscan and
>in use across the United States in over 100 hospitals and they both are
>good systems for most clinical applications.
Microscan is as good as VITEK for clinical isolates but Microscan is not
as good as VITEK for industrial (environmentals) isolates, so I guess it
depends on the type of microbiology lab you are talking about.
Is this Italian Lab doing clinical (human isolates) or industrial