Reference Strains - Quantitative

Specializing in clinical, industrial, pharmaceutical, food quality, environmental and educational markets, there are over 3,000 items in the product line with more than 500 different lyophilized micro organism strains.

bioTRADING supplies products to meet specific quality control/quality assurance needs in the various industries.

 EZ-Accu Shot™

EZ Accu shot with vials

 

For Growth Promotion Testing

EZ-Accu Shot™ is a quantitative microorganism preparation designed for performing Growth Promotion Tests of culture media with ease. Each EZ-Accu Shot™ lyophilized microorganism preparation is designed to deliver less than 100 CFU per 0.1mL of hydrated suspension as recommended by the USP/JP/Ph. Eur. With little to no preparation time required and up to eight hours of stability, EZ-Accu Shot™ adds efficiency and flexibility to QC laboratories’ busy schedules. Each 1.2 mL vial of hydrated suspension offers 10 inocula. For added convenience, a peel-off Certificate of Assay is included for quality control documentation.

EZ-Accu Shot™ kits include:

  • 5 vials of a single enumerated microorganism (1 lyophilized pellet per vial)
  • 5 vials of hydrating fluid (1.2 mL in each vial)
  • Peel-Off Certificate of Assay
Features and Applications:
  • Kit contains microorganism and hydrating fluid
  • Instant dissolve, no pre-incubation
  • One pellet per vial
  • Lower price than competitive products
  • Eight hour stability
  • Precision in CFU count
  • Does not require frozen storage condition
  • Peel-off Certificate of Assay
  • Online Certificate of Analysis
  • Traceable to reference culture
  • Product Warranty Increased customer confidence

All EZ-Accu Shot™

Product Insert

Illustrated Instructions

EZ-Accu Shot™ Select

EZ Accu shot Select

 

For Growth Promotion Testing 

EZ-Accu Shot™ Select boasts all the same features and benefits as the original EZ-Accu Shot™, but includes five compendial microorganism strains for Growth Promotion Testing in one convenient package. EZ-Accu Shot™ Select lyophilized microorganism preparations are designed to deliver less than 100 CFU per 0.1mL of hydrated suspension as recommended by the USP/JP/Ph. Eur. With little to no preparation time required and up to eight hours of stability, EZ-Accu Shot™ Select adds efficiency and flexibility to QC laboratories’ busy schedules. Each 1.2 mL vial of hydrated suspension offers 10 inocula. For added convenience, individual peel-off informational labels are included for each strain.

EZ-Accu Shot™ Select kit includes:

  • 1 vial of each microorganism listed below (1 lyophilized pellet per vial)
  • 5 vials of hydrating fluid (1.2 mL in each vial)
  • 5 peel-off labels, one for each strain


Features and Applications:

  • One container, five compendial strains. 
  • Simplifies the ordering process,
  • Instant dissolve, no pre-incubation
  • One pellet per vial
  • Lower price than competitive products
  • Eight hour stability
  • Does not require frozen storage condition
  • Five (5) Peel-off Information Labels (one for each strain)
  • Online Certificate of Analysis
  • Traceable to reference culture
  • Product Warranty
EZ-Accu Shot™ Select Product Insert Illustrated Instructions

 

EZ-CFU™ One Step

EZ-CFU one step

For Growth Promotion Testing

The Growth Promotion Test (GPT) is an important function in the United States (USP), European (Ph. Eur.) and Japanese (JP) Pharmacopeias. EZ-CFU™ One Step quantitative microorganism preparations are used to perform Growth Promotion Tests of culture media with ease. No dilutions are required. EZ-CFU™ One Step is designed to deliver less than 100 CFU with each 0.1 mL inoculum. Each 2 mL vial of hydrated suspension offers 19 inocula. EZ-CFU™ One Step can be used for up to eight hours after hydration if the suspension is refrigerated between uses*. For added convenience, a peel-off Certificate of Assay is included for quality control documentation.

EZ-CFU™ One Step kits include:

  • 20 lyophilized pellets of a single quantitative microorganism
  • 10 vials of hydrating fluid (2 mL in each vial)
  • Peel-Off Certificate of Assay

Features and Applications:

  • Kit contains microorganism and hydrating fluid
  • Quantitative
  • Does not require frozen storage conditions
  • Lower price than competitive products
  • Eight hour stability
  • No dilutions required
  • Peel-Off Certificate of Assay
  • Online Certificate of Analysis
  • Traceable to reference culture
  • Product warranty
All EZ-CFU™ One Step Product Insert Illustrated Instructions

 

EZ-CFU™

EZ-CFU

 

For Growth Promotion Testing

EZ-CFU™ is used to perform Growth Promotion Tests of culture media with ease. EZ-CFU™ lyophilized microorganism preparations deliver less than 100 CFU per 0.1 mL when processed as directed. A one log dilution in pH 7.2 phosphate buffer is required. Following the dilution step, EZ-CFU™ provides over 90 inocula using the same suspension. For added convenience, a peel-off Certificate of Assay is included for quality control documentation.

EZ-CFU™ kits include:

  • 20 lyophilized pellets of a single quantitative microorganism
  • 10 vials of hydrating fluid (2 mL in each vial)
  • Peel-Off Certificate of Assay

Features and Applications:

  • Kit contains microorganism and hydrating fluid
  • Quantitative
  • Up to 90 inocula per suspension
  • Does not require freezing storage conditions
  • Lower price than competitive products
  • Peel-Off Certificate of Assay
  • Online Certificate of Analysis
  • Traceable to reference culture
  • Product warranty
All EZ-CFU™ Product Insert Illustrated Instructions

 

Epower™

Epower

 

Multiple Application Enumerated Challenges

Epower™ microorganisms can be used to perform many essential quality control functions including microbial detection and enumeration, equipment calibration, method validation, bioburden determination, and antibacterial effectiveness and lethality testing. Available in concentrations ranging from 10² to 108; CFU per pellet, Epower™ lyophilized microorganism preparations are extremely versatile. Epower™ pellets can be used individually or several Epower™ pellets can be combined for a mixed microorganism population challenge. They can also be easily manipulated to deliver a wide variety of concentrations. For added convenience, a peel-off Certificate of Assay is included for quality control documentation. Epower™ is packaged in a resealable vial containing 10 pellets of a single quantitative microorganism strain.

Features and Applications:

  • Quantitative
  • Does not require frozen storage conditions
  • Lower price than competitive products
  • Peel-Off Certificate of Assay
  • Online Certificate of Analysis
  • Traceable to reference culture
  • Product warranty
All Epower™ Product Insert Illustrated Instructions

 

EZ-PEC™

EZ-PEC

 

For Antimicrobial Effectiveness and Preservative Efficacy Testing 

Antimicrobial Effectiveness and Preservative Efficacy Testing are a critical element to the development of safe and effective Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical products. Ready to use EZ-PEC™ quantitative microorganism preparations are designed to provide the required microorganism challenge concentrations for Antimicrobial Effectiveness Tests and Preservative Efficacy Tests. When processed as directed, EZ-PEC™ delivers a final concentration of 1.0x105 to 1.0x106 CFU per mL of the product being tested. For added convenience, a peel-off Certificate of Assay is included for quality control documentation.

EZ-PEC™ kits include:

  • 20 lyophilized pellets of a single enumerated strain
  • 10 vials of hydrating fluid (2 mL in each vial)
  • Peel-Off Certificate of Assay 

Features and Applications:

  • Kit contains microorganism and hydrating fluid
  • Quantitative
  • Does not require frozen storage conditions
  • Lower price than competitive products
  • Peel-Off Certificate of Assay
  • Online Certificate of Analysis
  • Traceable to reference culture
  • Product warranty

 

All EZ-PEC™ Product Insert Illustrated Instructions

 

EZ-SPORE™

EZ-Spore

 

Daily Process Controls for Spoilage Detection Methods

Food microbiology labs rely on EZ-SPORE™ quantitative microorganism preparations to support their quality assurance programs as daily process controls for spoilage detection methods. EZ-SPORE™ preparations provide a guaranteed concentration of 104 CFU per pellet. For added convenience, a peel-off Certificate of Assay is included for quality control documentation. EZ-SPORE™ is packaged in a vial containing 10 pellets of a single lyophilized strain.

*Note: Not for use as a verification for steam autoclave sterilization.

Features and Applications:

  • Quantitative
  • Does not require frozen storage conditions
  • Lower price than competitive products
  • Peel-Off Certificate of Assay
  • Online Certificate of Analysis
  • Traceable to reference culture
  • Product warranty
     
All EZ-SPORE™ Product Insert Illustrated Instructions

 

EZ-FPC™

EZ-FPC

 

Daily Process Control Samples

Food process controls provide the dependability and reliability that food testing laboratories need to meet the requirements of their quality assurance programs and ensure the health of consumers. EZ-FPC™ lyophilized microorganism preparations are used as daily process controls for qualitative and quantitative detection methods. Qualitative EZ-FPC™ microorganism preparations provide a guaranteed concentration of 102 CFU per pellet for presence/absence testing. Quantitative EZ-FPC™ microorganism preparations provide a guaranteed concentration of 103 CFU per pellet for quantitative test methods. For added convenience, a peel-off Certificate of Assay is included for quality control documentation. EZ-FPC™ is packaged in a vial of 10 pellets of a single microorganism strain.

Features and Applications:

  • Quantitative or Qualitative
  • Does not require frozen storage conditions
  • Lower price than competitive products
  • Peel-Off Certificate of Assay
  • Online Certificate of Analysis
  • Traceable to reference culture
  • Product warranty
All EZ-FPC™ Product Insert Illustrated Instructions

 

Microorganism Sets

 

Commercial and Miscellaneous Microorganism Sets

Commercial Sets offered by Microbiologics contain the manufacturer recommended quality control strains for bacterial identification systems (e.g., Vitek®) and bacterial detection products (e.g., Readycult®). Miscellaneous Sets offered by Microbiologics include the quality control strains required by CLSI for sensitivity testing, and appropriate microorganism groupings for a wide selection of additional quality control tests. Ordering microorganisms in sets simplifies the ordering process. QC

Microorganism sets are available for many instruments including:

Vitek® and Vitek® 2
MicroScan®
API®
BD BBL™ Crystal™, Phoenix™ and GeneOhm™
Cepheid® Smart Cycler® and GeneXpert®
Roche LightCycler®
And Many More!

Choose from three convenient packaging options:

1. LYFO DISK® (vial of 6 lyophilized pellets of each single microorganism)

2. KWIK-STIK™ 2 Pack (2 STIKS of each single microorganism)

3. KWIK-STIK™ 6 Pack (6 STIKS of each single microorganism)


Features and Applications:
  • One simple catalog number
  • Available in three packaging configurations
  • Does not require frozen storage conditions
  • Online Certificate of Analysis
  • Traceable to reference culture
  • Product warranty

  *The ATCC Licensed Derivative Emblem, the ATCC Licensed Derivative word mark and the ATCC catalog marks are trademarks of ATCC. Microbiologics, Inc. is licensed to use these trademarks and to sell products derived from ATCC® cultures

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