Accugenix® Microbial ID & Strain Typing

Charles River’s Accugenix® microbial identification and strain typing services offer unparalleled accuracy in identifying microbes with the most relevant reference libraries of bacteria, filamentous fungi, and yeasts. Specializing in bacterial and fungal identification and strain typing of environmental isolates, we use the latest DNA sequence-based and MALDI-TOF technologies to provide accurate and reliable microbial identification services to more than 1,000 facilities worldwide. Charles River supports the biopharmaceutical,medical device, nutraceutical, compounding pharmacies, personal care product, and cosmetics industries with cGMP-compliant contract microbiological testing services. Over the last 20 years, our laboratory has tested and identified more microorganisms than any other company or service laboratory, which has allowed us to develop and refine validated, proprietary libraries and methods of interpretation that are unrivaled in the industry.


Microbial Identification

Identify bacteria, mold and yeast with Accugenix® microbial identification services.

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Strain Typing Services

Source your contamination or verify your strain with AccuGENX-ST®, DNA sequence-based strain typing using MLST.

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Tracking & Trending IDs

Accugenix® offers a complimentary Tracking & Trending IT solution for your EM program so you can demonstrate your state of control.

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Insourcing Solutions

Our Axcess® System utilizes MALDI-TOF technology for microorganism identification backed by the Accugenix® libraries.