Lyophilised microorganisms in multiple formats and packaging.

Lyophilised QC Organisms

For Culture & QC Applications

With over 800 organisms available in multiple formats, we are sure to have the organism you are looking for.

When it comes to the results in your laboratory, quality matters most. That’s why laboratories across the globe rely on Microbiologics to support their quality control programs. Since 1976, Microbiologics has been producing the most innovative, cost-effective and reliable QC microorganism preparations for microbiological quality control testing on the market. 

​Microbiologics has received numerous certifications and accreditations to formally recognize the quality of their customer service, manufacturing processes and products. The company is an FDA registered establishment, conforms to CE Mark regulations, has achieved ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 Certification, and is accredited to ISO 17025:2005 and ISO Guide 34:2009.

Lyfo Disk - lyophilised microorganisms in pellet format.

LYFO DISK™ is a lyophilized pellet containing a single strain of a QC microorganism and is the most economical reference stock culture option. LYFO DISK® is known for its ease-of-use; simply re-hydrate the pellet and inoculate. LYFO DISK® is available in a re-sealable vial containing 6 pellets of a single QC microorganism strain.

KWIK-STIK lyophilised microorganisms in a swab format.

KWIK-STIK™ is well-known for its clever design and accurate, repeatable results. Each KWIK-STIK™ device features a single QC microorganism strain in a lyophilized pellet, a reservoir of hydrating fluid, and an inoculating swab. For added convenience, a peel-off identification label is included for easy documentation. The KWIK-STIK™ is available in packs of 2 or 6.

KWIK-STIK™ are incredibly easy to use, click the image to enlarge the instructions for use.

KWIK-STIK Plus from Microbiologics

KWIK-STIK™ Plus microorganisms are designed to meet the needs of laboratories requiring QC microorganisms that are a limited number of passages from the reference culture. Each microorganism preparation is just two passages from the reference culture, allowing for more subcultures. Conveniently packaged in the KWIK-STIK™ device they are ready to use and affordable. For added convenience, a peel-off Certificate of Assay is included for quality control documentation. KWIK-STIK™ Plus is available in packs of 5.

Custom microorganism preparations.

Custom Solutions – simply send your isolate to Microbiologics and they will professionally preserve your strain and provide it in a format to suit your testing needs. No longer do you need to maintain your own culture collection and have all the problems associated with it. Just order the product as and when you need it.


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