Microbiological Services

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Sterling’s laboratory services support the pharmaceutical industry. Testing is performed in compliance with current USP/NF, as well as methods supplied by our clients. In addition, we support our clients request for investigational.


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Microbiology testing services include:

  • Microbial Limit Tests (USP 60, 61, 62)
  • Sterility Test (USP 71)
  • Particulate Matter in Injections (USP 787,788,789)
  • Antimicrobial Effectiveness Test (USP 51)
  • Bioburden Testing (USP 61, 62)
  • General Enumeration Testing
  • Microbial Identification
  • Water Testing
  • Clean Room/Controlled Environment Monitoring
  • Surface samples
  • Viable air particulates
  • Total air particulates
  • Client-collected samples
  • Custom protocols

Our DEA (C2-C5) and FDA certified facilities have the capacity to handle new drug entities, technology transfers, and scale-ups in one-centralized location from concept to commercialization. Our continuous commitment to confidentiality and timeliness has allowed us to build not only a commercial partnership, but a relationship with our clients.