Microbial Insights Europe

Microbial insights offers a full spectrum of molecular biological tools including qPCR, QuantArray®, In Situ Microcosms (ISMs) and Stable Isotope Probing (SIP) in their new local laboratory in Belgium.

For nearly three decades, Microbial Insights has been a leading biotechnology laboratory, offering microbial diagnostic solutions through innovative Molecular Biological Tools (MBTs). Our MBTs provide comprehensive identification and accurate quantification of microbial communities. In addition, our highly skilled scientists provide 100% unbiased analysis, unparalleled expertise, and actionable data and interpretation that help you make the most informed management decisions that impact the performance of your business.

For more information: info@microbe.com or + 1 865-573-8188 

 

MI Europe offers the same accuracy and precision

In 2016, Avecom and Microbial Insights have started Microbial Insights Europe, a collaboration to better serve the European clients for molecular analyses.

Sample preparation and extractions will be performed by MI Europe (Avecom, Belgium) upon receipt eliminating international shipping to the USA. Analysis will be performed to the same QA/QC standards ensuring the accuracy and precision that you have come to expect from Microbial Insights.

For sampling supplies or sample delivery related questions: mi-europe@avecom.be or +32 9 375 17 14

Ship samples to:
Attn: Sample Custodian
c/o Avecom
Industrieweg 122P
B-9032 Wondelgem
Belgium

Europe Sampling Protocol

Groundwater samples for Europe

Detailed instructions on how to use the bio-flo sampling approach to collect groundwater samples using a variety of pumps (peristaltic preferred, grundfos, air bladder, etc) for MBTs.

Groundwater Sampling Protocol for DNA (DNA based CENSUS (qPCR), QuantArray, and/or NGS)

Detailed instructions on how to collect groundwater samples with Bio-Flo filters for MBTs.

Groundwater Sampling Protocol for PLFA

Detailed instructions on how to collect groundwater samples for CSIA

Groundwater Sampling Protocol for CSIA


Bio-Trap Samplers for Europe

Detailed instructions on how to use the Bio-Trap Samplers for DNA based analyses.

Bio-Trap Sampler Protocol for DNA (DNA based CENSUS (qPCR), QuantArray, and/or NGS)

Bio-Trap Sampler Protocol for PLFA

Bio-Trap Sampler Protocol for SIP


Soil/Sediment/Solid Samples Europe

Detailed instructions on how to collect soil/sediment samples for DNA based analyses.

Soil/Sediment/Solid Sampling Protocol for DNA (DNA based CENSUS (qPCR), QuantArray, and/or NGS)

Soil/Sediment/Solid Sampling Protocol for PLFA


Corrosion Sampling Protocols for Europe

MI can analyze almost any type of sample matrix including water, coupons, pipe samples and scrapings, pig run solids, black powder and more. Following are links to pdf files which provide detailed descriptions on how to collect MIC samples.  These same protocols apply for any DNA based assay (QuantArray, NGS, CENSUS (qPCR)).

Bio-Flo Sampling Kit for DNA

Soil/Sediment/Solid Sampling Kit for DNA

Bio-Trap Sampler for DNA

Swab Sampling Kit for DNA

Coupon Sampling Kit for DNA


MI Europe Chain of Custody

chain of custody (COC) form must be included with each shipment of samples. Please package the COC in a moisture-proof bag and attach on the underside of the cooler lid. Click on the pdf link to obtain a copy of our COC or contact us to have a copy faxed to you.

 

 

Avecom nv | Industrieweg 122P 9032 Wondelgem Belgium

sales@avecom.be | +32 9 375 17 14