The Growth Direct® System is a game changer for QC microbial testing. It lets us report, review, and respond faster than ever.
- Bill Carpenter, QC Microbiology, Biogen

Optimize Speed and Capacity While Minimizing Risk and Cost

Labor Efficiency and Cost Savings

The Growth Direct® System reduces time to results and eliminates 85% of the steps of manual microbial testing.

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Compliance and Data Integrity

Empower your quality control laboratory by eliminating manual data entry and potential for falsification with seamless digitization, traceability, and regulatory compliance.

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Reduced Impact of Investigations

Improve your quality control system and reduce the potential for costly mistakes that could lead to warning letters, hundreds of hours of unnecessary investigation work, and millions of dollars in lost productivity.

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Reduction of Human Error and Contamination

Reduce the instances of misplaced plates, miscounts, transcription errors, and human introduction of contaminants in your quality control laboratory.

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Insights and Innovations

Ask Rapid: Extending Your Countable Range

11 September - 2023 / 10 min read

If your QC Microbiology lab is hampered by overpopulated test plates, “Too Numerous to Count” (TNTC) results, or time-consuming dilution prep, this edition of “Ask Rapid” is for ...

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Still Rapid After All These Years

6 September - 2023 / 3 min read

Gasoline was $1.15 per gallon, every toddler wanted a Teletubbies doll, and a startup called Google barely had anything online to ...

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Contamination Fears Pose Big Challenges in Aseptic QC

10 August - 2023 / 7 min read

Many of today’s urgently needed medicines cannot withstand irradiation or heat sterilization during processing. Consequently, the ...

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Ramping up Cell and Gene Innovation

19 July - 2023 / 6 min read

One-quarter of globally approved cell and gene therapies today are customers of the Growth Direct® System.* While this impressive ...

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