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Price list

CABI Microbial Services

Prices from 1 January 2018
Click to download a full 2018 price list PDF
Identification (UKAS Accredited)
(excl VAT)

Fungus (mould), yeast or bacteria identification per single pure culture.

Normal/ priority rate:



Detailed identification report. Normal/priority rate:



Provision of molecular identification sequence data. Normal/ priority rate:




Bulk identification of 30+ cultures




Other Identification
(excl VAT)

MALDI Identification

On request

Next Generation Sequencing

On request

Morphological identification of single pure culture

From £100

Molecular Characterization
(excl VAT)

DNA fingerprinting of a fungus, yeast or bacterium (bespoke service).
Normal/ priority rate:

On request

Microbial Testing
(excl VAT)

Contract Research/Consultancy

On request

Fungal Sampling Kit (FSK) or Environmental Monitoring Kit (EMK)


Analysis of FSK or EMK for predominant microorganism (up to 10 samples)


Isolation and identification of predominant microorganism from one sample


Site consultancy UKAS accredited

From £4,200

Mould growth testing including BS EN60068/MIL STD 810 UKAS accredited

From £4,300

Other testing dependent on requirements

On request

Culture Supply
(excl VAT)

Freeze dried culture


Active culture on agar


Culture extract

On request


From £270

Microorganisms Preservation and Patenting                    
(excl VAT)

Patent deposit

From £600

Safe Deposit Service (enhanced service options are available at an additional cost)

£250 +
annual charge

Annual safe deposit charge


Annual viability check

£65 per strain

Contract freeze drying

From £200

Genetic integrity after storage

From £600

  • Listed prices are for single samples. Bulk discounts are available on request.
  • Excludes postage & packing. (Quoted on an individual basis).
  • VAT will be charged where applicable.