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Microbiologics Control Organisms

Control Organisms for Every Procedure

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Hardy Diagnostics is proud to have partnered with
Microbiologics for over 30 years!

Microbiologics is the leading provider of ready-to-use QC microorganisms for quality control testing in the clinical, pharmaceutical, food, water and educational industries. With over 900 strains available in a variety of user-friendly formats, Microbiologics offers the largest and most diverse line of QC microorganisms including qualitative, quantitative, Certified Reference Material and Parasite Suspensions. Microbiologics’ products are manufactured in accordance with the industry’s highest standards. Microbiologics has achieved ISO 13485 certification, as well as ISO 17025 and ISO Guide 34 accreditation.

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EZ-Accu Shot™

Let’s face it; Growth Promotion Testing of culture media is likely not at the top of your “favorite lab activities” list. This is why Microbiologics created EZ-Accu Shot. It provides a fast, convenient and reliable solution for Growth Promotion Testing, Media Challenge Testing and more. Each instant-dissolve microorganism pellet is designed to deliver 10-100 CFU per inoculum and provides 8 hours of stability after rehydration, so you can meet Pharmacopeia guidelines with ease.

  • Accredited reference material under ISO 17034 standard
  • Delivers 10-100 CFU per 0.1 ml as required by USP/Ph. Eur./JP
  • Strains are less than or equal to three passages from reference culture – meets USP/Ph. Eur./JP requirements
  • Instant dissolve pellet reduces preparation time
  • No dilutions required for simplified test procedure
  • Up to 8 hours stability allows for ultimate flexibility
  • 50 tests per kit, ideal quantity for labs of any size
  • Refrigerated storage is easy and economical
  • Traceability to reference cultures ensures authenticity
  • Online Certificate of Analysis provides detailed strain information
  • Technical Support experts available for guidance
  • Product warranty
  • Growth Promotion Testing
  • Media Challenge Testing
  • Suitability of Counting Methods
  • Suitability of Sterility Tests
  • Suitability of Tests for Specified Microorganisms
  • Microbial Limits Testing
  • Microbial Enumeration Testing
  • Validation of Neutralization Methods
  • Methods requiring a low CFU concentration

This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

  • 5 vials of a single, quantitated microorganism (1 lyophilized pellet per vial)
  • 5 vials of hydrating fluid (1.2 ml in each vial)
  • Up to 50 tests per kit
  • Illustrated Instructions
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KWIK-STIK™

Laboratories throughout the world have been praising the KWIK-STIK for decades. That’s because its simple, all-inclusive design makes life easier for lab techs while reducing chances for errors. Each KWIK-STIK contains a qualitative lyophilized microorganism pellet, ampoule of hydrating fluid and inoculating swab. Everything you need to grow reference cultures for QC testing is included in this one handy device. Available in packs of 2 or 6, KWIK-STIKs are universally used for all types of microbiological control testing.

  • Accredited reference material under ISO 17034 standard
  • Over 900 strains available
  • All-in-one design reduces the risk of contamination
  • Strains are less than or equal to three passages from reference culture
  • Ready-to-use format saves time and money
  • Refrigerated storage is easy and economical
  • Online Certificate of Analysis provides detailed strain information
  • Traceability to reference cultures ensures authenticity
  • Technical Support experts available for guidance
  • Product warranty
  • Culture Purposes
  • Daily QC
  • Verification and Validation
  • QC of Identification Systems and Assay Kits
  • QC of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Test
  • User-friendly design with a lyophilized microorganism pellet, ampoule of hydrating fluid and inoculating swab
  • Packs of 2 or 6
  • Also available in QC sets and panels. Each QC Set and Panel is specially designed to contain the control strains recommended by the instrumentation manufacturer or regulatory standard
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QC Sets and Panels

It’s the simple things in life that can really make your day; like when all the required QC strains for your lab’s microbial detection/identification system are already combined in one convenient panel. We offer a wide range of Microbiologics bundled QC Sets and Panels for the most commonly used technologies and standards. Each set or panel contains the manufacturer-recommended quality control strains for a particular instrument or test method in a simple, ready-to-use format.

  • Each instrument-specific QC set or panel contains the manufacturer recommended quality control strains for a particular instrument or test in an easy-to-use format
  • Each regulation-specific QC set or panel contains the regulation-specific (e.g. CLSI® or EUCAST) recommended quality control strains for a particular test in an easy-to-use format
  • One simple catalog number for fast, easy ordering
  • Protects your reputation by providing documentation and assurance that the laboratory can consistently produce accurate results
  • Ensures testing procedures, equipment and materials are working properly
  • Ready-to-use format saves time and money
  • Online Certificate of Analysis provides detailed strain information
  • Traceability to reference cultures ensures authenticity
  • Technical Support experts available for guidance
  • Product warranty
  • QC of microbial identification and detection instruments and commercial diagnostic assays including biochemical, PCR and molecular technologies
  • QC of CLSI® Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) and many other common tests
  • Validation and Verification
  • Verification and Validation
  • Proficiency

Live Culture QC Sets and Panels

  • KWIK-STIK™ 2 Pack (2 STIKs of each microorganism)

Helix Elite Molecular Standards QC Sets and Panels

  • Synthetic DNA/RNA QC Sets and Panels
  • Inactivated Microorganism QC Sets and Panels
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EZ-CFU™

With EZ-CFU ready-to-use reference cultures, Growth Promotion Testing doesn’t have to be a hassle. Delivering 10-100 CFU per 0.1 ml inoculum, following a simple 1:10 dilution step, each microorganism suspension provides up to 90 tests. These handy kits allow for fast, reliable Growth Promotion Testing. Plus, EZ-CFU microorganisms are just three passages from the reference strains. All in all, EZ-CFU makes meeting Pharmacopeia standards for Growth Promotion Testing easier than ever.

  • Accredited reference material under ISO 17034 standard
  • Delivers 10-100 CFU per 0.1 ml following a 1:10 dilution step
  • 900+ tests per kit, ideal for high volume Growth Promotion Testing
  • Strains are less than or equal to three passages from reference culture – meets USP/Ph. Eur./JP requirements
  • Refrigerated storage is easy and economical
  • Online Certificate of Analysis provides detailed strain information
  • Traceability to reference cultures ensures authenticity
  • Technical Support experts available for guidance
  • Product warranty
  • Growth Promotion Testing
  • Media Challenge Testing
  • Suitability of Counting Methods
  • Suitability of Sterility Tests
  • Suitability of Tests for Specified Microorganisms
  • Microbial Limits Testing
  • Microbial Enumeration Testing
  • Validation of Neutralization Methods
  • Methods requiring a low CFU concentration

This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

  • 20 quantitated lyophilized microorganism pellets
  • 10 vials of hydrating fluid (2 ml in each vial)
  • Illustrated Instruction for Use
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EZ-PEC™

Microbiologists are no strangers to the fact that safety and effectiveness are crucial elements of developing pharmaceutical and personal care products. Microbiologics created the EZ-PEC™ quantitative microorganisms to help laboratories conduct Antimicrobial Effectiveness and Preservative Efficacy testing with convenience and confidence. Following a few simple steps, EZ-PEC™ delivers a final concentration of 1.0 x 105 to 1.0 x 106 CFU per ml of the product being tested. It’s a simple solution that can save you time and resources while helping you meet Pharmacopeia and other standards and guidelines.

  • Accredited reference material under ISO 17034 standard
  • Delivers 1.0 x 105 to 1.0 x 106 CFU per ml of product tested
  • Strains are less than or equal to three passages from the reference culture
  • Ready-to-use format saves time and money
  • Refrigerated storage is easy and economical >
  • Online Certificate of Analysis provides detailed strain information
  • Traceability to reference cultures ensures authenticity
  • Technical Support experts available for guidance
  • Product warranty
  • Antimicrobial Effectiveness Testing
  • Preservative Efficacy Testing
  • Applications requiring a high CFU concentration

This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

  • 20 lyophilized pellets of a single enumerated QC microorganism
  • 10 vials of hydrating fluid (2 ml in each vial)
  • Illustrated Instructions for Use

For a complete view of all Microbiologics products available through Hardy Diagnostics, view our Control Organisms Catalog below: