Salmonella antisera

Fast and reliable results with SSI Diagnostica Antisera

SSI Diagnostica has more than 75 years of experience with research and production of Salmonella antisera, and we offer a range of products with strong portfolio breadth and depth to facilitate accurate identification as specified by the Kaufmann-White Scheme.
Salmonella is often linked with food safety issues, and it is the leading cause of food poisoning. In compromised patients it can even lead to death. Therefore, it is important to get fast and reliable results.

View our videos on how to perform Slide agglutination and Phase Inversion below.

Slide Agglutination:

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Phase Inversion:

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<i>Salmonella</i> O and Vi antisera

Salmonella O and Vi antisera

Poly and Vi Salmonella antisera for serological confirmation by slide agglutination.

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<i>Salmonella</i> H antisera

Salmonella H antisera

Salmonella H antiserum for agglutination. Reaction can be read within 10 seconds.

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<i>Salmonella</i> Sero-quick ID kit

Salmonella Sero-quick ID kit

Salmonella Sero-quick ID Kit for complete serotyping of Salmonella Enteritidis and Salmonella Typhimurium.

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<i>Salmonella</i> Sero-quick group kit

Salmonella Sero-quick group kit

The Salmonella Sero-Quick Group kit identifies Salmonella isolates to serogroup level.

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Schwörm Agar

Schwörm Agar

Schwörm agar is a soft nutrient-rich medium that allows motile Salmonella to swarm. The medium is used with or without phase inversion antisera to determine the H-phases of Salmonella (the Sven Gard method).

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SSI Diagnostica A/S
Herredsvejen 2
3400 Hillerød

Tel.: +45 4829 9100 (switchboard)

Order management:
Tel.: +45 4829 9127


Gold Standard in Serotyping

The Kauffmann–White Le Minor scheme describes the antigen composition of >2,500 identified Salmonella enterica serotypes. SSI Diagnostica produces more than 200 different Salmonella antisera, making it possible to type 99% of all Salmonella serotypes.

All our antisera are produced in accordance with "Guidelines for the preparation of Salmonella antisera" (ref.: WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Salmonella, Institute Pasteur, France).

Quality and Storage

SSI Diagnostica ready-to-use antisera are high quality, CE-marked and produced in accordance with DS/EN ISO 13485. The shelf life is 4 years from the date of production, and a minimum of 2 years from the delivery date. Sodium azide 0.09% is added to all Salmonella antisera as a preservative.

The antisera must be stored at 2–8°C


Technical: Please send enquiries concerning use of our products to SSI Diagnostica,, tel.: +45 4829 9100.

Links to brochures, catalogues and package leaflets for the products can be found under the respective product descriptions.

Product range

SSI Diagnostica Salmonella antisera can identify O and H antigens and the capsular antigen Vi. Our Salmonella antisera are grouped as follows:

Sera Use
O poly antisera   Verification of genus (Salmonella enterica)  
O group pool antisera   For multi-group screening  
O group antisera   To determine O group  
O factor antisera   To determine O factor  
H poly antisera   Verification of genus (Salmonella enterica)   
H phase pool antisera   For multiphase screening  
H phase antisera   To determine H phase 
H factor antisera   To determine H factor  
H:R-phase antisera   To determine R phases  
H phase inversions antisera   For phase inversion in swarm agar plates  
Vi antiserum   To investigate the presence of Vi capsular antigen
Sero-Quick Group Kit For quick serogrouping of Salmonella
Sero-Quick ID Kit For quick identiofication of S. Enteritidis and S. Typhimurium