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We thrive on creating innovative biological reference materials that make microbiologists' lives easier. Whether it's customized environmental isolate controls, process controls, certified reference materials, proficiency samples, or something that's never been done before -- we're up to the challenge.
Partner with Microbiologics for custom microbial controls designed for your technology and customers. We can support your assay development from conception through commercialization.
Need sample materials for your proficiency panels? We can design and produce a wide range of blind samples to support your PT program.
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Microbiologics offers Proficiency Solutions to laboratories in need of preserving environmental isolates.
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What type of PT sample(s) do you need? Please select all that apply.
Qualitative single strain
Qualitative mixed culture
Quantitative single strain
Molecular inactivated control
Molecular synthetic control
Molecular genomic extract
Fecal parasite suspension
If Other PT sample is preferred, please specify.
If Quantitative single is preferred, please specify enumeration level
What is your preferred packaging preference?
If Other packaging is preferred, please specify.
How many PT events do you conduct per year?
How many PT samples are needed per event?
How many different strains will be needed per event?
Microbiologics offers our own bank of reference strains for use in proficiency samples at no additional cost to our customers. If a requested strain is not currently available in our repository, we are able to add new strains to our offering as needed. In these cases, the basic costs of acquiring any new reference strains would be billed to the requester. Please note, if ATCC® strains are requested, you will be required to sign the ATCC® Proficiency Standard® Program End User Agreement.
From where do you want your PT sample materials sourced? Please select all that apply.
I will submit my own strains
Other culture collection (e.g. NCTC, CDC, NCIMB)
Do you require PT sample labels be printed with color or include custom artwork (e.g. logo, symbol)?
If Yes is preferred, please specify.
If applicable, please specify any additional requests for your PT samples.
Microbiologics does not perform validations or shelf-life testing on proficiency testing samples and OEM orders. All validations of these products are the responsibility of the laboratory receiving these materials.