Microbial Identification with MicroSEQ
When microbial contamination creates problems in laboratory samples, a reliable, highly precise identification system is required. Microtest has fulfilled this need by adding two MicroSEQ 3130 DNA sequencing units to its equipment roster - the fastest and most accurate way to identify bacteria and fungi/mold.
Microtest can produce preliminary microbial identification in 24 hours. Comprehensive final reports on a variety of samples can be available in 1 week or less!
We also offer remote and on-site sampling for clients anywhere within the United States. Microtest supplies sampling plates and sterile water collecting vials- everything needed to collect samples in a cleanroom or manufacturing space. And we also furnish full instructions for receipt, sampling, storage, and return.
Step 1: Colony picking
Step 2: DNA extraction
Step 3: PCR
Step 4: DNA sequencing
Step 5: Analysis & reporting