Fidelta’s microbiology group is working with bacteria and viruses in BSL2 laboratories.

Bacterial strain collection

  • >2000 bacterial strains and clinical isolates
  • Access to clinically relevant Gram-positive and Gram-negative pathogens
  • Different resistance mechanisms against various antibiotic classes

We offer:

  • Antibacterial susceptibility testing (MIC, MIC50, MIC90 and MBC) compliant with CLSI and EUCAST guidelines
  • Tailor-made assays for non-conventional compounds/agents or with clinical isolates provided by clients
  • Cytotoxicity assay against eukaryotic organisms (yeast), rodent and mammalian cell lines
  • Time-kill studies
  • Single- and multi-step resistance development propensity
  • Synergy testing of drug combinations (FIC index determination)
  • Biofilm studies

For more information on our microbiology capabilities please contact us.