Microbiology Testing Services

Microbiology Testing Overview

Hygienic, standardized SPF-grade/germ-free mice are the foundation of successful research. GemPharmatech is more than just a top tier mouse provider. Our professional microbiology testing center can also execute precise and high-quality microbiology tests on SPF-grade mice, germ-free mice, and environment-related microorganisms. GemPharmatech is committed to providing quality resources for your research by focusing on the health of laboratory animals.

The microbiology testing platform team is highly qualified with 10+ team members and six testing laboratories. The testing center is equipped with a VITEK2 automatic bacterial identification instrument; triple membrane filtration system; mold, fungi, bacteria, anaerobic incubators; and other testing devices, which can be used to detect the full range of bacteria, viruses, and parasites for mice and related environmental samples. We have  passed numerous certification proficiency tests conducted by local and international laboratories for many years.

Why GemPharmatech

Capability: GemPharmatech passed the ICLAS (International Council for Laboratory Animal Science) testing capability evaluation, testing level, and international requirements.

Reliability: Diversified detection approaches. For focused detection, several methods can be applied to various sample types.

High throughput: Various testing methods and automated equipment considerably improve detection efficiency and sample throughput.

Microbiology testing services

  • Viral testing

  • Bacterial testing

  • Parasitic testing

  • Sterility testing

1. Pathogenic and microorganisms tests of mice


Essential test items for SPF-grade animals specified by 

national standards

All test items for SPF-

grade animals specified by national standards





Ectromelia Virus (ECT)

Mouse hepatitis virus (MHV)

Sendai virus (SV)

Pneumonia virus of Mouse (PVM)

Reovirus type 3 (Reo-3)

Minute virus of Mouse (MVM)

Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV)

Hanta virus (HV)

Theiler's mouse encephalomyelitis virus (TMEV)

Mouse adenovirus type 1 (FL) & 2(K87)

Polyoma virus (Poly)

Mouse Norovirus (MNV)

Mouse cytomegalovirus (MCMV)

Epizootic Diarrhea of Infant Mice (EDIM)

K virus (K)

Mouse Parvovirus (MPV)

Lactate dehydrogenaseelevating virus(LDV)

Mouse kidney parvovirus(MKPV)


Salmonella spp.

Corynebacterium kutscheri

Pasteurella pneumotropica

Klebsiella pneumoniae

Staphylococcus aureus

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Streptobacillus moniliformis

Streptococcus pneumoniae


Escherichia coli O115 a,C,K(B)

Klebsiella oxytoca

Citrobacter rodentium

Proteus mirabils

Pasteurella multocida

Corynebacterium bovis

Mycoplasma spp.

Clostridium piliforme (Tyzzer's)

Cilia-associate respiratory bacillus

Yersinia enterocolitica

Yersinia pseudotuberculosis

Pathogenic dermal fungi

Helicobacter spp.



All Helminths



Toxoplasma gondii

Encephalitozoon cuniculi

Pneumocystis carinii


2. Sterility test

Testing ItemsMethods

Germ-free mouse testing

Isolation culture

Feed sterility testing

Isolation culture

Bedding sterility testing

Isolation culture

Drinking water sterility testing

Isolation culture

Environmental swab for sterility testing

Isolation culture

Colony testing

Isolation culture


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