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Fungal & Yeast Quality Control Strains

ATCC provides top-quality microbial strains needed to maintain outstanding Quality Control programs. Commercial firms specify ATCC strains as controls for rapid identification, minimum inhibitory concentration of antibiotics and antibiotic susceptibility panels.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Janice Hanley Carr. CDC

Certified Reference Materials

ATCC offers Certified Reference Materials for use in testing or calibration, validation or comparing test methods, and to benchmark critical assay performance.
Bacillus cereus, Dr. William A. Clark, CDC

Quality Control for Food Microbiology

ATCC provides fully characterized strains necessary for the microbiological analysis of food products to identify and prevent the spread of foodborne disease.
Escherichia coli O157H7, National Escherichia Shigella Vibrio Reference Unit, CDC

Quality Control and Media Testing

ATCC provides various microbiological strains for use in routine media sterility testing and growth promotion testing.
MRSA, Janice Haney Carr and Jeff Hageman, CDC

Health and Medical Quality Control

ATCC has several quality control strains for use by pharmaceutical corporations or in personal care for strain identification and antibiotic susceptibility testing
scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of an untreated water specimen, Janice Haney Carr, CDC

Control of Environmental Water Sources

ATCC offers a variety of strains for use in the quality control and analysis of environmental water sources.