QC Microbial Solutions

The Microbial Solutions portfolio from Charles River brings you progressive products and services that deliver accurate, relevant, and reliable data to fuel confident decisions on product quality and contamination control. Our unique combination of Endosafe® endotoxin testing, Celsis® rapid microbial detection, and Accugenix® microbial identification and strain typing keeps your manufacturing operations running efficiently and smoothly, lowers your cost to manufacture, and protects your reputation.


Lactobacillus bulgaricus bacteria

QC lab manager tracking and trending with Charles River Cortex

Peer-Reviewed Research: Evaluating LAL and Recombinant Bacterial Endotoxin Assays

The latest issue of the peer-reviewed European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences contains a global water research study, Evaluation of LAL and Recombinant Endotoxin Alternative Assays for an Assessment of Endotoxin Detection Specificity. Examining alternative methods for bacterial endotoxin testing, the study determined that additional research and testing is needed on recombinant Factor C (rFC) and recombinant LAL (rLAL) before considering it equivalent to the compendial, gold standard LAL.

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