Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Our real time PCR testing will identify beer spoiling microorganisms in an easy to understand report with results available next day (upon receiving your sample).

All we require to get started is a completed Laboratory Form sent with your 30ml sample (s) of your beer. For the full list of microorganisms, please see below. Please note below costs are per sample. 

Number of samples Cost per sample Quantification (single fee)
1 £70 £40
2 £60
3+ £50

Fast track – flat fee £150

S. cerevisiae var diastaticus – £120

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    Table 1: Beer spoilage microorganisms that may be identified using our RT-PCR service
    Yeast Bacteria
    Brettanomyces bruxellensis Lactobacillus paracollinoides
    Brettanomyces spp. Lactobacillus acetotolerans
    Candida/Pichia spp. Lactobacillus backii
    Saccharomyces cerevisiae var. diastaticus Lactobacillus brevis
    Saccharomyces cerevisiae Lactobacillus lindneri
    Saccharomyces pastorianus Lactobacillus groupa
    Saccharomyces spp. Megasphaera spp.
    Saccharomycodes spp. Pectinatus spp.
    Schizosaccharomyces spp. Pediococcus spp.
    Zygosaccharomyces bailii
    Zygosaccharomyces spp.
    aL. casei, L. paracasei, L. coryniformis, L. rossiae, L. parabuchneri, L. perolens, L. plantarum
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