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Microbiology

Our microbiological unit is specialized in working with bacteria, bacterial viruses (Bacteriophages) and fungi. We combine classical microbiology like detection, enrichment, isolation and identification according to official guidelines with the potential of a molecular biological and immunological testing facility. We test raw materials, pharmaceutical products, bacterial cell banks, cosmetics, medical devices and samples from preclinical trials.

  • Determination of Bioburden ( Ph. Eur.  2.6.12, ISO 11737-1)
  • Pyrogen determination:
    • Bacterial Endotoxin (LAL) Test (Ph. Eur. 2.6.14 ; Ph. Eur. 5.1.10)
    • Monocyte Activation Test (Ph. Eur.  2.6.30)
  • Microbiological examination of live biotherapeutic products (Ph. Eur. 2.6.36, Ph. Eur. 2.6.38)
  • Purity testing of bacterial cell banks
  • Bacteriophage analytics
  • Determination of Genotoxicity (AMES Test, OECD TG 471)
  • Microbiological testing of cosmetics according to CTFA or ISO standards

TentaMedix is GMP certified and accredited according to the ISO 17025. In addition we offer GMP compliant method development, verification/validation and routine testing of your finished products and APIs. We offer as in-process controls of pharmaceutical products and biologics.

We hold the authorisation to handle microorganism at biosafety Level 2 (human and animal pathogens) and GMOs at biosafety level I.

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