IMPACT Contaminant Detection
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  Contamination of biological samples such as tumor cells, hybridomas and viruses used on research animals can cause disease outbreaks or affect the integrity and outcome of results. Applied Biological Materials Inc. uses the advanced testing method Infectious Microbe PCR AmplifiCation Test (IMPACT) to detect a wide range of known contaminants, which is superior to the traditional Mouse Antibody Production (MAP) test in the following ways:

  • Turnaround time is reduced from 4-6 weeks to 5 days
  • PCR test results does not rely on the immune response of the mouse
  • PCR testing does not require the use of live animals
  • PCR testing is more sensitive and can detect smaller amounts of infectants

  Our preselected contaminant detection service options, which includes the most common viruses and mycoplasma species that might afflict mice, gives reliable and quick results, and are discounted by 50% over our customizable service options.

  To order, check the corresponding box(es) on the right, and then click "Add to Cart". To aid your selection of the service(s) you want, please read the virus information provided by clicking on the specific contaminant. Also, upon confirmation of order, discounts of 5% are available on orders of 5 or more samples and 10% for orders of 10 or more samples.
Preselected Service Options
Service Contaminants Tested Cat. No. Price
Service I
includes detection of these 18 contaminants.
Mycoplasma Spp. C210 $425.00
Sendai Virus (SeV)
Mouse Hepatitis Virus (MHV)
Pneumonia Virus of Mice (PVM)
Minute Virus of Mice (MVM)
Mouse Parovirus (MPV-1, MPV-2, MPV-3)
Theiler's Murine Encephalomyelitis Virus, GDV-II Strain
Murine Norovirus (MNV)
Reovirus Type 3 (Reo 3)
Mouse Rotavirus (EDIM)
Ectromelia Virus (ETCV)
Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV)
Murin Polyoma Virus (Py)
Lactate Dehydrogenase-elevating Virus (LDEV)
Mouse Adenovirus (MAd1, MAd2)
Mouse Cytomegalovirus (mCMV)
K Virus (KV)
Hantaan Virus (HV)
Service II
includes detection of these 16 contaminants.
Mycoplasma Spp. C211 $365.00
Sendai Virus (SeV)
Mouse Hepatitis Virus (MHV)
Pneumonia Virus of Mice (PVM)
Minute Virus of Mice (MVM)
Mouse Parovirus (MPV-1, MPV-2, MPV-3)
Theiler's Murine Encephalomyelitis Virus, GDV-II Strain
Murine Norovirus (MNV)
Reovirus Type 3 (Reo 3)
Mouse Rotavirus (EDIM)
Ectromelia Virus (ETCV)
Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV)
Murin Polyoma Virus (Py)
Lactate Dehydrogenase-elevating Virus (LDEV)
Mouse Adenovirus (MAd1, MAd2)
Mouse Cytomegalovirus (mCMV)
Service III
includes detection of these 14 contaminants.
Mycoplasma Spp. C212 $335.00
Sendai Virus (SeV)
Mouse Hepatitis Virus (MHV)
Pneumonia Virus of Mice (PVM)
Minute Virus of Mice (MVM)
Mouse Parovirus (MPV-1, MPV-2, MPV-3)
Theiler's Murine Encephalomyelitis Virus, GDV-II Strain
Murine Norovirus (MNV)
Reovirus Type 3 (Reo 3)
Mouse Rotavirus (EDIM)
Ectromelia Virus (ETCV)
Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV)
Murin Polyoma Virus (Py)
Lactate Dehydrogenase-elevating Virus (LDEV)
Service IV
includes detection of these 7 contaminants.
Mycoplasma Spp. C213 $175.00
Sendai Virus (SeV)
Mouse Hepatitis Virus (MHV)
Pneumonia Virus of Mice (PVM)
Minute Virus of Mice (MVM)
Mouse Parovirus (MPV-1, MPV-2, MPV-3)
Theiler's Murine Encephalomyelitis Virus, GDV-II Strain
 
Customizable Service Options
Contaminant Test for: Cat. No. Price
Mycoplasma Spp. C214 $52.00
Sendai Virus (SeV) C215 $52.00
Mouse Hepatitis Virus (MHV) C216 $52.00
Pneunomia Virus of Mice (PVM) C217 $52.00
Minute Virus of Mice (MVM) C218 $52.00
Mouse Parovirus (MPV-1, MPV-2, MPV-3) C219 $52.00
Theiler's Murine Encephalomyelitis Virus, GDV-II Strain C220 $52.00
Murine Noravirus (MNV) C221 $52.00
Reovirus Type 3 (Reo 3) C222 $52.00
Mouse Rotavirus (EDIM) C223 $52.00
Ectromelia Virus (ETCV) C224 $52.00
Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV) C225 $52.00
Murine Polyoma Virus (Py) C226 $52.00
Lactate Dehydrogenase-elevating Virus (LDEV) C227 $52.00
Mouse Adenovirus (MAd1, MAd2) C228 $52.00
Mouse Cytomegalovirus (mCMV) C229 $52.00
K Virus (KV) C230 $52.00
Hantaan Virus (HV) C231 $52.00
New customers get a 20% discount on our Contaminant Detection Service.
Promotion Code: CD020
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Sample Requirements
  Biological Samples/Cell Culture
Please send in 1 cryovial per sample containing at least 2x106 cells/vial. We accept samples in cell pellet form, in growth medium, freeze medium or phosphate-buffered saline.

  Liquid Samples
Please send in 1 cryovial per sample with a minimum volume of 0.5ml for best results. However, if sample is limited, smaller amounts can also be accommodated. Please contact us for details.

*All samples should be collected under sterile conditions.
Shipping
  Please ship samples with sufficient amount of dry ice in order to keep frozen. For further information, please contact us.
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