Clinical

ATCC houses a diverse assortment of microbial strains useful in clinical research. Applications for these strains include antibiotic resistance/sensitivity assays, instrumentation validation, inclusivity/exclusivity, and function as controls for molecular assay verification.
Enterococcus faecalis sp., Pete_Wardel, CDC

Antibiotic Resistant Bacterial Strains

The ATCC Bacteriology collection offers a variety of authenticated antibiotic-resistant strains to support the growing field of research on multidrug resistant superbugs.
Fusarium verticillioides, Dr. Libero Ajello, CDC

Microbial Controls for Diagnostics

For all in vitro diagnostic studies, use ATCC as your trusted source for microbial control strains.
Vibrio vulnificus, James Gathany, CDC

Strains for Clinical Inclusivity/Exclusivity Testing

ATCC holdings contain numerous microbial strains that can be applied in inclusivity/exclusivity testing within clinical settings.
Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Dr. Norman Jacobs, CDC

Quality Control for Instrument Validation

ATCC and ATCC authorized distributors offer an array of quality control panels for the validation of laboratory instruments.