Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) assays identify the lowest concentration of a compound that successfully inhibits visible growth of a microorganism.

Linnaeus Bioscience offers MIC testing against a variety of bacterial and fungal pathogens using broth microdilution methods following CLSI guidelines.

We have hundreds of common clinical reference strains as well as multidrug resistant clinical isolates available for testing. Let us know how we can customize your MIC testing.


ESKAPEE Pathogens

Enterococcus faecium

Staphylococcus aureus

Klebsiella pneumoniae

Acinetobacter baumannii

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Enterobacter spp.

Escherichia coli


Mycobacteroides abscessus

Mycobacterium avium

Mycobacterium tuberculosis (BSL2)


Candida albicans

Cryptococcus neoformans

Growth Media

CLSI standard cation adjusted MHB II

RPMI 1640 tissue culture



Host immune factors


Varying pH

Sample Types

Synthetic compounds

Natural compounds

Complex mixtures

Fractionated samples