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Price list

CABI Microbial Services

Prices from 1 January 2017
Click to download a full 2017 price list PDF
Mould Problems
(excl VAT)

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


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


Isolation and identification of predominant microorganism from one sample


On site sampling for fungal isolation UKAS accredited

from £4,200

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

from £4,300

Assessment of microbial contamination of fuel from one sample


Other testing dependent on requirements

 On request

Fungal & Bacterial Identification
(excl VAT)

Fungus (mould), yeast or bacteria identification per single pure culture
Normal/ priority rate:

£220/ £340

Detailed identification report
Normal/ priority rate:

£40/ £55

Provision of molecular identification sequence data
Normal/ priority rate:

£35/ £40

Culture Collection: Microorganism Supply
(excl VAT)

Freeze dried culture


Active culture on agar


Culture extract

On request


On request

Culture Collection: Microorganism Deposit & Storage
(excl VAT)

Patent deposit

From £600

Safe Deposit Service (enhanced service options including molecular strain
definition of stored strains, comparison against type strains and biannual
viability checks are available at 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

Molecular Characterization
(excl VAT)

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

On request

  • 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.