Hemodialysis can sustain the life of a patient; however, it can cause life-threatening issues if the treatment water is contaminated.


Charles River offers comprehensive QC testing solutions to dialysis facilities to help improve the safety and quality of the water used in dialysis treatments delivered to their patients. Patients trust therapy to be administered safely; their lives depend on precision and sensitivity in your testing procedures.

Our rapid test methods improve sample management, decrease testing time, and accelerate production. We offer a line of single-step testing systems that include assays for quick and quantitative endotoxin analysis, glucan contamination testing, and Gram identification right at the point of sample collection.

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Our bacterial endotoxin testing services laboratory offers comprehensive testing and support services to help improve the compliance and efficiency of your program and help you to achieve control, consistency, and precision in your lab. Our labs offer a variety of cGMP testing and support services and are FDA registered.

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  • Product validation programs
  • LAL proficiency testing program
  • Regulatory compliance consultation
  • Methods development
  • On-site training
  • Reader/software qualification
  • Product release/stability testing
  • Sample preparation
  • Routine endotoxin detection for non-release applications
  • SOP and protocol writing

Monitor your renal care center against bacterial contamination.

Data gathered from a well-designed and -executed environmental monitoring (EM) program provide critical information for tracking and trending on a routine basis. Accurate and consistent species-level identifications result in more confidence in the control of your environment.

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Limulus polyphemus, Limulus polyphemus, known as the Atlantic horseshoe crab, is an ancient mariner with a lineage that dates back 440 million years. As keepers of the environment, we have a responsibility to preserve, protect, and live harmoniously with the animals that share our planet. As a source of critical proteins that detect the presence of endotoxins in products and instruments used by humans, the Atlantic horseshoe crab has long been treasured by the biopharmaceutical industry.

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