Biobest Laboratories Ltd

Quality

GMP

Biobest hold a GMP Test Site (Biologicals) certificate from the MHRA. This means that we are authorised to perform biological QC testing in accordance with Art. 111(1) of directive 2001/83/EC (or Article 80(1) of Directive 2001/82/EC) transposed in the following national legislation: For human medicines 'The Medicines Act 1968 as amended'; for veterinary medicines 'The current Veterinary Medicines Regulations'; for investigational medicinal products 'The Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004 (SI 2004/1031)'. A copy of our current GMP certificate can be found here.

GLP

Biobest operates to the international standard of Good Laboratory Practice (Good Laboratory Practice Regulations SI 1999:3106 as amended by SI 2004:994) as inspected by the UK Department of Health. All results are internally quality controlled before reporting.

UKAS 2787

ISO/IEC 17025:2005

Biobest is accredited by UKAS to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 for diagnostic tests where relevant. Accreditation not only assures the quality of the tests performed by Biobest, it also covers customer service, procedure validation, supplier performance, and organisation management.

  • Full schedule of the tests covered
  • To learn more about UKAS

 

DEFRA

Biobest are DEFRA approved for poultry testing under the CSPO, ABPR and TARP regulations.

VMD ESCC

Biobest are a VMD authorised Equine Stem Cell Centre. This authorisation enables us to prepare autologous mesenchymal stem cells for use in the treatment of tendon and ligament injuries in horses. A copy of our ESCC authorisation can be found here.

    Rabies Serology Testing

    All rabies testing is carried out in a dedicated category 3+ laboratory on our site at the Pentlands Science Park. Biobest's quality of results are ensured through participation in the annual rabies serology proficiency tests organised by the world reference laboratory.