Introducing
FIRST
ract™
Urine Culture

The new gold standard for rapid
detection of bacteria in urine

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FIRSTract™ is the first reference laboratory automated assay for quick urine culture, delivering accurate and reliable results within hours for a more streamlined first step diagnosis for your patients. Plus, FIRSTract’s innovative methodology represents a better track forward for antimicrobial stewardship—one that can significantly reduce the amount of antibiotics being prescribed unnecessarily by providing a faster way of detecting if a bacterial infection is present.

Reliable Results within hours

As a leader in innovative technologies, Antech is committed to veterinary success. With FIRSTract, we are excited to offer a new and reliable way to help veterinarians make informed decisions more quickly, leading to better treatment for their patients and a healthier world for us all.

24 hour
Turn around time
Responsible
Antibiotic Stewardship
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How the FIRSTract™ Technology Works

ACCURATE

FIRSTract uses a patented technology that monitors accelerated bacterial replication providing real-time growth curves yielding rapid detection of bacteria in the sample.

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RELIABLE

FIRSTract is powered by a new, fully automated system for rapid bacterial culture providing fast and reliable results for a better assessment and appropriate course of treatment for your patient.

FAQ

RESPONSIBLE

Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is a growing public health threat to animals as well as humans. FIRSTract’s accurate and reliable methodology can significantly reduce the amount of antibiotics being prescribed unnecessarily by giving veterinarians a faster way of knowing if a bacterial infection is present.

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