QC Sets and Panels

It's the simple things in life that can really make your day; like when all the required QC strains for your lab's microbial detection/identification system are already combined in one convenient panel. We offer a wide range of bundled QC Sets and Panels for the most commonly used technologies and standards. Each set or panel contains the manufacturer-recommended quality control strains for a particular instrument or test method in a simple, ready-to-use format. 


1. Each instrument-specific QC set or panel contains the manufacturer recommended quality control strains for a particular instrument or test in an easy-to-use format
2. Each regulation-specific QC set or panel contains the regulation-specific (e.g. CLSI® or EUCAST) recommended quality control strains for a particular test in an easy-to-use format 
3. One simple catalog number for fast, easy ordering
4. Protects your reputation by providing documentation and assurance that the laboratory can consistently produce accurate results
5. Ensures testing procedures, equipment and materials are working properly
6. Ready-to-use format saves time and money
7. Online Certificate of Analysis provides detailed strain information
8. Traceability to reference cultures ensures authenticity
9. Technical Support experts available for guidance
10. Backed by a full product warranty

  • QC of microbial identification and detection instruments and commercial diagnostic assays including biochemical, PCR and molecular technologies
  • QC of CLSI® Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST) and many other common tests
  • Validation and Verification
  • Proficiency

Live Culture QC Sets and Panels
  • KWIK-STIK™ 2 Pack (2 STIKs of each microorganism)
Helix Elite Molecular Standards QC Sets and Panels
  • Synthetic DNA/RNA QC Sets and Panels
  • Inactivated Microorganism QC Sets and Panels

Instructions For Use
Synthetic Helix Elite Sell Sheet
Helix Elite Inactivated Product Sheet

Available Products
CodeDescriptionPack Size
MB8193BD MAX™ CT/GC/TV 20-Day QC PanelKits
MB8202BD MAX™ Enteric Parasite 20-Day QC PanelKits
MB8204BD MAX™ Enteric Parasite Control PanelKits
MB8215Blood Culture Identification (BCID) Control Panel (Inactivated)Kits
MB8201Blood Culture Identification (BCID) Verification Panel (Inactivated)Kits
MB8227C. difficile Control Panel (Inactivated Swab) Kits
MB8187Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Control Panel (Inactivated Swab)Kits
MB8200Cepheid Xpert C. difficile/Epi Control PanelKits
MB8188Cepheid Xpert® CT/NG Control PanelKits
MB8194Cepheid Xpert® GBS LB Control PanelKits
MB8195Cepheid Xpert® MRSA NxG Control PanelKits
MB8196Cepheid Xpert® SA Nasal Complete Control PanelKits
MB8229Chlamydia trachomatis/Neisseria gonorrhoeae (CT/NG) Control Panel (Inactivated Swab)Kits
MB8228CT/GC/TV Control PanelKits
MB8230Enteric Parasite Control Panel (Inactivated Pellet)Kits
MB8182Enteric Parasite Verification Panel (Synthetic)Kits
MB8211Enteric Viral Control PanelKits
MB8210Enteric Viral Verification PanelKits
MB8190Enterovirus (EV) Control Panel (Inactivated Swab)Kits
MB8231EXPORT LICENSE - Comprehensive Enteric Bacterial Control Panel (Inactivated Pellet)Kits
MB8184EXPORT LICENSE - Enteric Pathogens Control Panel (Inactivated Pellet)Kits
MB8191EXPORT LICENSE - Extended Enteric Bacterial Verification Panel (Inactivated Pellet)Kits
MB8236EXPORT LICENSE - Gastrointestinal (22 Targets) Control Panel (Inactivated Pellet)Kits
MB8181Gram-Negative Blood Culture Control Panel (Inactivated Pellet)Kits
MB8180Gram-Positive Blood Culture Control Panel (Inactivated Pellet)Kits
MB8219Group A Streptococcus (GAS) Control PanelKits
MB8232Group B Streptococcus (GBS) Control Panel (Inactivated Swab)Kits
MB8214Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Control PanelKits
MB8216Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Verification PanelKits
MB8234Multi-Strain Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Control Panel (Inactivated Pellet)Kits
MB8235Multi-Strain Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Verification Panel (Inactivated Pellet)Kits
MB8240Mycoplasma genitalium Control Panel (Inactivated Pellet)Kits
MB8205Norovirus Control Panel (Inactivated Swab)Kits
MB8233Respiratory (4 Targets) Control Panel (Inactivated Swab)Kits
MB8238Rifampicin-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis Negative Control (Inactivated Pellet)Kits
MB8206Rifampicin-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis Positive Control Panel (Inactivated Pellet)Kits
MB8189Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) Control Panel (Inactivated Swab)Kits
MB8209Vaginal Control PanelKits
MB8208Vaginal Verification PanelKits
MB8203Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) Control Panel (Inactivated Swab)Kits