Screen your raw material for adventitious agents with Covance. Raw materials used in the production of biopharmaceuticals occasionally harbor a range of potential contaminants and adventitious agent. Determine the number and type of tests required on a case-by-case basis  with Covance and watch us spring into action to find a solution dictated  by your unique circumstances.

CFR 9CFR113.28 requires and Covance conducts testing on individual lots of bovine serum for use in manufacture for:

  • Sterility
  • Mycoplasma assays
  • In vitroadventitious virus assay
    • immuno and PCR endpoints for bovine-specific viruses


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Develop, characterize, test and validate with Covance, no matter what technique or molecule you're pursuing. Our experience covers a wide range of biomolecules, including: