Microbiology Analysis and Testing

Urine Drug Toxicology Testing

Most drug toxicology testing is performed on urine samples, as most drugs are broken down and excreted through urine. Testing can also be done on blood, however concentrations of drugs […]

Microbiology Analysis and Testing

In Vivo and In Vitro Testing

In vivo and in vitro testing are two of the most common methods for studying and testing organisms. While similar, each type of testing has its advantages and disadvantages. In […]

Microbiology Analysis and Testing

Cosmetics Stability Studies

Cosmetics Stability Studies are accomplished by creating a batch of product and testing samples under different conditions to understand what happens to a product in certain situations. These studies ensure […]

Microbiology Analysis and Testing

Food Recalls

The FDA has issued more than 13 food recalls in the last 7 days. The recalls were related to undeclared ingredients like soy, milk and eggs, listeria and E. coli, […]

Microbiology Analysis and Testing

National Nutrition Month

Did you know March is National Nutrition Month? The intent of National Nutrition Month is to educate and inform consumers of the importance of making healthy and informed food choices […]

Microbiology Analysis and Testing

Cosmetics Microbiology Testing

From glittery eye shadow, to SPF anti-aging skincare face creams, to water-proof eyelash mascara and glossy long-lasting lipsticks, cosmetics microbiology testing is important. Cosmetics come into contact with the human body […]

Microbiology Analysis and Testing

Commonly Used Genetic Markers

A genetic marker is a gene whose location on a chromosome is known and can be used to identify a species. Genetic markers are divided into two groups, biochemical markers […]

Microbiology Analysis and Testing

Next Generation Sequencing NGS

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is a new DNA sequencing technology that has completely changed the way genomic research is done by allowing researchers to study biological systems at a new […]

Microbiology Analysis and Testing

RiboPrinting

Riboprinting is a tool that produces reproducible results and is used to help study variances in microorganisms, most commonly bacteria. Riboprinting helps to characterize these microorganisms and also has the […]

Microbiology Analysis and Testing

Sterility Assurance Level (SAL)

Sterility assurance level, or SAL, is the chance that although something has been through the process of sterilization, there is still the potential the item is nonsterile as it is […]