Microbial Culture

Culture media formats to suit every laboratory

Whether you prefer to make your own media, buy prepared plates, or take advantage of easy-to-prepare convenience formats, our culture medium expertise and rigorous quality standards have made us a preferred supplier and trusted source of prepared media to laboratories all around the world.

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Microbial culture categories
Sample. Identify. Test.

Sample. Identify. Test.

Find your product mix for coronavirus viral transport and associated viral and bacterial infections.


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Tailored Delivery Solution

Reduce the cost of your prepared media delivery and inventory stock management systems

Deliver prepared media direct to the laboratory, reduce cardboard box waste and improve ergonomics with the Tailored Delivery Solution (TDS).

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Increasing Laboratory Efficiency with Thermo Scientific Bi-plates

Do you need to be more efficient and increase the productivity in your routine lab while reducing costs? Watch now to find out how Thermo Scientific™ Bi-plates can help address these challenges.

Smarter by design

Smarter by design: boost laboratory efficiency with an automation-compatible universal plate format

Truly optimize your laboratory’s specimen processing workflow with the new automation-compatible SmartPlate design for Thermo Scientific™ Remel™  and Oxoid™  prepared culture media. 

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QuickBag media sample offer

Sample offer: See how QuickBag Media can simplify your enrichment media preparation

Try a free sample of Thermo Scientific™ QuickBag™ Buffered Peptone Water* and see how it could simplify your enrichment media preparation.

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Microbiology Quality Control

Bring efficiency through best practice to microbiology quality control testing

Safeguarding the purity and identity of quality control organisms through proper maintenance is critical to achieving accurate control results for culture media and reagents. Our guide highlights industry guidelines and best practices to ensure compliance to standards, as well as approaches to reduce the time spent maintaining frozen stock cultures.

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Change the way you control quality

Change the way you control quality

Enable quick and safe preparation of ATCC* and NCTC cultures for routine quality control testing with Thermo Scientific™ Culti-Loops™ direct-streak inoculating loops. Gel-preserved for enhanced viability and convenience.

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ATCC Licensed Derivative
*The ATCC Licensed Derivative® Emblem, the ATCC Licensed Derivative® word mark and the ATCC catalog marks are trademarks of ATCC. Remel Inc. is licensed to use these trademarks and to sell products derived from ATCC® cultures. The identity, purity, and authenticity of the Licensed Products are exclusively the responsibility of Remel Inc., and not ATCC.