Bacteriology

What is Ames Testing?

Today, Contract Laboratory received a request from a company for Ames Testing. The Ames test is an assay used throughout the world done using bacteria to detect chemical substances that […]

Salmonella Bacteria Testing in Food
Bacteriology

The Importance of Microbial Analysis | Microbiology Testing

While pretty under the microscope, many microbes can be harmful to your health or in your products making microbiology testing  important. Whether it’s disinfectant efficacy, anti-viral, antibiotic resistance research studies or […]

Bacteriology

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 […]

Bacteriology

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 […]

Bacteriology

Microbiology Testing

Microbiology is the study of living organisms too small to be seen by the naked eye, like bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa and algae, also known as microbes. Microbes play important […]

Bacteriology

Antimicrobial Resistance Testing

With the overuse of antibiotics, antimicrobial resistance testing has been in the news  a great deal.  Contract Laboratory frequently works with pharmaceutical and healthcare companies on their antimicrobial resistance testing. […]

Bacteriology

Preservatives used in Cosmetics

Made mainly of oils, water, and peptides, cosmetic are an ideal medium for the growth of bacteria, yeast, mold, and fungus. To prevent the growth of microbes, preservatives are added to many […]

Bacteriology

Anthrax Bacteria Testing for Bacillus anthracis

Anthrax Bacteria is a gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria known as Bacillus anthracis. It causes a serious infectious disease in humans that come in contact with infected animals or contaminated animal products. To prevent […]