Wickham Laboratories


Hoeford Point
Barwell Lane
PO13 0AU
United Kingdom

+44 1329 226 600



Microbiology and Toxicology Testing Expertise


We are a GMP/GLP compliant laboratory with over 50 years of global experience in specialised pharmaceutical and medical device testing in the fields of microbiology and toxicology. Conducting business with clients worldwide, we have the capability to offer solutions to microbiology development projects from early stage to product release as well as routine product testing and toxicology services. Using harmonised methods compliant with Ph. Eur, USP, JP and ISO standards, the combined expertise of our laboratory technicians and managers enables us to be fully conversant with regulatory expectations.

Our mission is to be the partner of choice for contract research outsourcing and we aim to offer only the highest possible level of quality and standards for our customers. We are routinely inspected by the MHRA, FDA and Home Office, and offer the opportunity for clients to conduct audits on a regular basis. Our approach is to listen and understand your outsourcing requirement, and then translate this information into an effective plan to fully address your testing needs.

Our Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Testing Services include:

  • Abnormal toxicity testing
  • Bacterial endotoxin testing
  • Bioburden determination
  • Biological indicator enumeration
  • Cytotoxicity testing (ISO 10993-5)
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Integrity testing
  • Microbial examination of non-sterile products
  • Microbial identification
  • Preservative efficacy and log reduction testing
  • Rabbit pyrogen testing
  • Sterility testing
  • USP I-VI plastics
  • Potency bioassays on biological products

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