Culture Media

bioMérieux offers a wide range of prepared culture media for product safety that meet your microbiological needs. Our media products are backed by a dedicated and trained technical support team able to answers your questions and helps meet your specific needs.


  • Method Validation
  • Microbial Enumeration
  • Microbial Identification
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Harmonization/Microbial Limits Testing
  • General Microbiology Testing
  • Bacterial Detection

Quality Assured:

bioMérieux insures the quality of our products through our our Quality System by following rigorous Quality Control Procedures. Our Quality System is applied to our prepared culture media through:
Design Plans:

  • Are established and maintained which describe the design and development activities
  • Are continuously reviewed
  • Design verification results are achieved
  • All initial quality production lots are incorporated in validation activities
  • Quality system improvement processes are constantly measured and monitored

Formula Development:

  • Are developed in compliance with reference standards
  • To meet pre-defined specifications
  • Use ingredients optimized for performance and lot to lot reproducibility

Validated Performance:

  • Medium manufactured under industrial conditions
  • Using pure strains, strain mixtures and some “wild” test strains
  • For product and shipping stability

Quality Control Procedure:

  • All critical suppliers are evaluated and audited
  • Raw materials are inspected to verify physiochemical properties and microbiological characteristics guaranteeing performance reproducibility between different lots
  • Each lot of ready to use media is tested to meet established quality control reference standards
  • Detailed Certificate of Performance accompanies each product lot


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