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RiboPrinter® System

Automated molecular method for powerful microbial monitoring.

Enhance quality assurance by using the RiboPrinter® System to quickly and accurately identify and differentiate contaminating organisms. The RiboPrinter® System,  generates genetic, strain-level 'fingerprints' of bacteria and compares them against thousands of other patterns to identify contaminating organisms and how they entered your production environment. This critical information helps you design interventions for safety and quality that are highly targeted, effective and efficient.

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Patented process. Rapid results.

The RiboPrinter® System uses a patented technology to process bacterial samples and extract data derived from the gene fragments that encode their ribosomal RNA. That data is used to generate RiboPrint™ patterns, which are genetic fingerprints of individual samples. The system then compares these patterns against others in the database to characterize (group) samples at the subspecies level. The patterns can also be used to identify genus and species. 

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Track and trend bacterial contamination from any sample.

RiboPrinter® System provides automated microbial identification & characterization allowing users to identify, characterize, and trace contaminants to their source. This powerful molecular method identifies unknown bacterial isolates and characterizes them at or below the species level. Isolate sources can be raw materials, in-process samples, the processing environment and finished products.

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Optional features add more value.

The RiboPrinter® System offers enhancements for diverse customer needs, including:

  • Remote Client Software 
  • Data Merging Workstation
  • RiboPrinter® System Validation Package
  • Data Merging Workstation Validation Package

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Proven performance.

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  • Fully automated system minimizes user error and training issues
  • Results in just 8 hours
  • Processes multiple samples at once for maximum efficiency
  • Networked data merging enables greater intelligence
  • Secure data and audit trails offer protection
  • Additional package options are available to suit each user's unique needs


  • Processes up to 8 concurrent samples
  • Onboard ID library
    • Over 8500 patterns
    • 296 bacterial genera
    • 1740 species and serotypes

Catalog No.

Legacy Product Code Hygiena Product Code Description Quantity
D12531296 ASY2005 RiboPrinter System - Instrument - WIN O/S 220V 1
D12531284 ASY2004 RiboPrinter® System - Assembly for sales (New) 1
D14527526 N/A  RiboPrinter® System 2.3 Software 1
D14995352 ASY2074 RiboPrinter® System Windows® 7 Upgrade Package 1
D10849372 ASY2077  RiboPrinter® System Disposable Asembly Kit EcoR I (48 tests) Includes Purified Water  1
D11677716 ASY2090 RiboPrinter® System Disposable Asembly Kit EcoR I (48 tests) Without Purified Water   
D10849423 ASY2078  RiboPrinter® System Disposable Asembly Kit Pvu II (48 tests) Includes Purified Water  1
D11677748 ASY2072 RiboPrinter® System Disposable Asembly Kit  Pvu II Without  (48 tests) Purified Water  
D11677768 ASY2071 RiboPrinter® System Disposable Asembly Kit - No Enzyme (48 tests) Includes purified water  
D11677780 ASY2076 RiboPrinter® System Disposable Asembly Kit - No Enzyme (48 tests) Without purified water  
D10734575 KIT2032 RiboPrinter® System DNA Prep-PVU II Frozen Enzyme Kit  
D10734196 KIT2029 RiboPrinter® System DNA Prep-Eco RI Frozen Enzyme Kit  
D11648219 KIT2031 RiboPrinter® System DNA Prep-No Enzyme Kit (FR)  
D10734083 KIT2034 RiboPrinter® System/MP Base Pack  
D10734116 KIT2036 RiboPrinter® System/System Water  
D10734173 KIT2033 RiboPrinter® System-Gel Casette & Memb. Box  
D12416092 KIT2030 RiboPrinter® System-MP Inserts & DNA Prep Kits  
D10734042 KIT2035 Sample Preparation Pack Set Box