DxM MicroScan WalkAway ID/AST System

Detect antimicrobial resistance with proven expertise

The DxM MicroScan WalkAway microbiology system delivers trusted detection of emerging and critical antimicrobial resistance with gold-standard MIC accuracy. Designed with ease of use as a focal point, this bacterial identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing (ID/AST) system provides streamlined workflows and enhanced performance compared to its predecessors. The DxM MicroScan WalkAway system continues the legacy of innovation and high-quality products you have trusted for 40 years. Enable your laboratory to optimize patient care while reducing risks, costs and operational burden associated with detecting emerging antimicrobial resistance.


MicroScan WalkAway ID/AST Systems Win Again
IMV ServiceTrak™ Award for Best System Performance in the AST/ID Modality category for the MicroScan WalkAway family of instrumentation Laboratory professionals from over 2,000 locations shared their experiences and the results are in. The MicroScan WalkAway family of microbiology instruments received the IMV ServiceTrack™ Award for Best System Performance in the AST/ID category—for the second year in a row. Read more about the system to find out why more of your peers reported being highly satisfied with the performance of MicroScan WalkAway systems than with any other AST/ID system.


ID/AST System Benefits for Your Laboratory

Detect emerging resistance with MIC accuracy

  • Accurate detection of carbapenemase-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)—a global, CDC-identified health risk  
  • Advanced emerging-resistance detection for tough pathogens, including ESBL, MRSA, VRSA, VISA and VRE
  • Reduced turnaround time for rapid and specialty ID panels
  • Proven solutions through scientific expertise and proprietary antibiotic formulations
  • Automated atypical-results detection with Integrated LabPro AlertEX for quick recognition and reporting

Offer a broad range of first-time reporting

  • More treatment options for patient therapy with fewest clinically significant drug-bug limitations
  • Reduced offline testing provides faster turnaround time
  • Customizable data management provides greater flexibility more actionable results

Reduce risks, costs and operational burden

  • Reduced labor and material costs through fewer confirmatory and repeat tests
  • Lower cost of ownership with wide range of susceptibility tests on one panel
  • Streamlined workflow supports testing for most routine samples through a more efficient Prompt system
  • Optimized high-volume testing when paired with the Copan WASP DT: Walk-Away Specimen Processor and the Bruker MALDI Biotyper system
  • Simultaneous processing of conventional, rapid and specialty panels on a single, automated platform

Save time with design optimized for ease of use

  • Easy-to-view external LED indicators show status at a glance
  • Simplified maintenance with updated reagent-handling system
  • User-friendly software, #1-rated for ease of use per ServiceTrak

Achieve greater efficiency
The DxM MicroScan WalkAway microbiology system includes LabPro Information Manager software designed to simplify workflow and minimize technologist interaction, while accommodating differing regional and institutional environments through extensive customization features. Our customizable LabPro AlertEX software automates detection of atypical results for quick reporting and directs staff to the most appropriate action, based on customized institutional procedures. Optional LabPro Connect software allows you to consolidate data from multiple testing systems on epidemiology reports right in your laboratory office.

The system’s direct MIC detects emerging resistance, providing accurate results without reliance on historical data or virtual MIC.