Charles River supports the biopharmaceutical, medical device, nutraceutical, compounding pharmacies, personal care product and cosmetics industries with cGMP-compliant contract microbial testing services. Specializing in bacterial and fungal identification and strain typing of environmental isolates, we use the latest sequence-based and MALDI-TOF technologies to provide accurate and reliable microbial identification services to more than 1,000 facilities worldwide. 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.

MALDI-TOF Case Study

A Retrospective Case Study on the Operational Impact of the Accugenix® Library Development Process for MALDI-TOF on Performance.
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Learn about Microbial Identification & Strain Typing Services

Microbial contaminants pose risk to the quality and safety of the products we use every day. Whether you are outsourcing or using our services in-house, you can trust Charles River to rapidly and accurately handle all of your identification needs.