Microbiological testing services are a pivotal requirement for a number of industries where processes or products are at risk of becoming contaminated by the presence of bacteria, pathogens, moulds and other micro-organisms. Ensuring the safe consumption of pharmaceuticals is a number one priority at all stages of pharmaceutical production, so Cubi-Tech is proud to offer comprehensive microbiology testing services operated by our world class team of experienced experts. Our aim is to provide reliable, rapid and microbiological results to not only help your product meet statutory safety requirements, but also protect the health of consumers. Cubi-Tech labs have a range of test methods available and comply with specific retailer standards.
Our microbiological testing is able to identify a huge number of common Bacteria, Viruses, Parasites, protozoa, Fungi and the toxins they produce, Including:
- Cl. perfringens
- Pseudomonas aeruginosa
- Staphylococcus aureus
- Yeast & Moulds
In addition to identifying pathogens on food and pharmaceuticals, we will also be able to offer Total viable count, to give you a quantitative estimate of the concentration of microorganisms within your samples.
As well as routine microbiological analysis of foods and drugs, Cubi-Tech offers microbiological support options including:
- Shelf life evaluations: Using either standard storage conditions, such as refrigerated, frozen or ambient, Cubi-Tech labs are equipped to accurately determine and provide guidelines on the shelf life of your product to best protect against pathogens. In addition to this we also offer bespoke trials, tailored to your needs, to mimic consumer use. For example, this can include package opening or storage temperature change.
- Environmental monitoring: Utilizing swab samples, contact plates or settle plates, cubi-tech is equipped to evaluate the relationship between your sample and its surrounding environment.
- Hand Swabbing: To evaluate the likelihood of infection during handling.