Genital Ulcer External Quality Controls

Verified and reliable Genital Ulcer Disease External Quality Controls for molecular and Immunoassay diagnostics

Your Trusted Provider of Genital Ulcer Disease External Quality Controls

The Genital Ulcer Disease panel includes liquid and swab formulations of inactivated Herpes Simplex Virus type 1 and 2, Varicella Zoster Virus, Treponema pallidum, and Monkeypox Virus. All products are whole-workflow controls (including extraction) and are formulated with human cells to meet molecular assay Sample Adequacy Control requirements.

Proudly Supporting Over 100+ Customers with Leading  Diagnostic Solutions 

r-Biopharm is pleased that the program will be delivering world-class diagnostic testing to some of the most remote populations in Australia. It has been a privilege to work with the program’s operational team and Microbix to integrate the use of the best possible test and test-workflow controls into the program.

Andreas Simons, Director, Project Management Clinical Diagnostics

Setting the Gold Standard for Infectious Disease Diagnostic Standards

Ready to use External Quality Controls

Manufactured under the strictest requirements of ISO 13485:2016, Majority of Microbix’s IVD quality controls are CE marked, registered with the U.S. FDA, Australian TGA, U.K. and Health Canada establishment licensed.

Global Compliance

Manufactured under the strictest requirements of ISO 13485:2016, Microbix IVD quality controls for genital ulcers are CE marked, registered with the U.S. FDA and Australian TGA and Health Canada establishment licensed.

Unique Diagnostics Solutions

Microbix offers inactivated multiplex HSV 1/HSV 2/VZV/T.pallidum positive swabs that mimic patient specimen formats. Single-analyte positive swab products are also available.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What specific Genital Ulcer External Quality Controls are covered by your panel?

    The genital ulcer disease panel includes HSV infection 1 and 2, T.pallidum, varicella zoster virus, and monkeypox as single and multiple analytes in liquid and swab formats. 

    Do you offer different kit sizes or configurations to suit various testing needs?

    Yes – please reference our Custom ONBOARDx kit brochure for more details.

    Product NameREDx™ (IVD) Catalogue NumberPROCEEDx™ (RUO) Catalogue Number 
    Single Analyte Products      
    HSV 1 Positive RED-02-M1*VP-02-M1Microbix HSV 1 Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and human cells suspended in a proprietary buffer. Microbix HSV 1 Positive External Quality Controls have verified performance with
    Roche cobas® 4800, Hologic Aptima®, Meridian Bioscience Alethia®, Luminex ARIES®, DiaSorin Simplexa®, Quidel Solana, Quidel AmpliVue™, Seegene Allplex™ Genital Ulcer Assay, and more.
    Format: Vial; 1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx, Immuno
    *Products are QC-released with molecular assays but are also compatible with immunoassays
    *REDx™ products are only for sale in Canada and the United States

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure

    HSV 2 Positive RED-23-M1*VP-23-M1Microbix HSV 2 Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Herpes Simplex Virus 2 and human cells suspended in a proprietary buffer. Microbix HSV 2 Positive External Quality Controls have verified performance with
    Roche cobas® 4800, Hologic Aptima®, Meridian Bioscience Alethia®, Luminex ARIES®, DiaSorin Simplexa®, Quidel Solana, Quidel AmpliVue™, Seegene Allplex™ Genital Ulcer Assay, and more
    Format: Vial; 1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx, Immuno
    *Products are QC-released with molecular assays but are also compatible with immunoassays
    *REDx™ products are only for sale in Canada and United States

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure

    HSV 1 Positive SwabRED-S-02-01*VP-S-02-01Microbix HSV 1 Positive Swab External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix HSV 1 Positive Swab External Quality Controls have verified performance with Seegene Allplex™ Genital Ulcer Assay, BioFire® FilmArray® Meningitis/ Encephalitis Panel, DiaSorin Simplexa® HSV1&HSV2 Direct Assay, Meridian Bioscience Alethia® HSV1&2 Assay, BioGX Xfree™ HSV-1, HSV-2, VZV PCR Assay, SpeeDx PlexPCR® VHS Assay, and more.
    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx
    *REDx™ products are only for sale in Canada and the United States

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    HSV 1 Positive Swab (Low Level) N/A VP-S-02-L1 Microbix HSV 1 Positive Swab (Low Level) External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®.
    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure

    HSV 2 Positive Swab RED-S-23-01* VP-S-23-01 Microbix HSV 2 Positive Swab External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Herpes Simplex Virus 2 and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix HSV 2 Positive Swab External Quality Controls have verified performance with Seegene Allplex™ Genital Ulcer Assay, BioFire® FilmArray® Meningitis/ Encephalitis Panel, DiaSorin Simplexa® HSV1&HSV2 Direct Assay, Meridian Bioscience Alethia® HSV1&2 Assay, BioGX Xfree™ HSV-1, HSV-2, VZV PCR Assay, SpeeDx PlexPCR® VHS Assay, and more.

    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx
    *REDx™ products are only for sale in Canada and the United States

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure

    HSV 2 Positive Swab (Low level) N/A VP-S-23-L1 Microbix HSV 2 Positive Swab (Low Level) External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Herpes Simplex Virus 2 and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®.
    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure

    Treponema Pallidum Positive Swab RED-S-80-01* VP-S-80-01 Microbix Treponema pallidum Positive Swab External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated cells containing Treponema pallidum genome and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix Treponema pallidum Positive Swab External Quality Controls have verified performance with Seegene Allplex™ Genital Ulcer Assay, BioGX Xfree™ Treponema pallidum Assay, SpeeDx PlexPCR® VHS Assay, and more.

    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx
    *REDx™ products are only for sale in Canada and the United States

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure

    Treponema pallidum 47kDa Positive Swab N/A VP-S-80-02 Microbix Treponema pallidum 47 kDa Positive Swab External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated cells containing Treponema pallidum 47kDa antigen gene and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®.
    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure

    Varicella Zoster Virus Positive Swab RED-S-03-01* VP-S-03-01 Microbix VZV Positive Swab External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Varicella Zoster Virus and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix VZV Positive Swab External Quality Controls have verified performance with Seegene Allplex™ Genital Ulcer Assay, BioFire® FilmArray® Meningitis/ Encephalitis Panel, DiaSorin Simplexa® VZV Swab Direct Assay, BioGX Xfree™ HSV-1, HSV-2, VZV PCR Assay, SpeeDx PlexPCR® VHS Assay, and more.
    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx
    *REDx™ products are only for sale in Canada and the United States

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure
    Varicella Zoster Virus Positive Swab (Low Level) N/A VP-S-03-L1 Microbix VZV Positive Swab (Low Level) External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Varicella Zoster Virus and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®.
    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure
    Monkeypox West African Positive Swab RED-S-81-02* VP-S-81-02 Microbix Monkeypox West African Positive Swab External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated whole-genome Monkeypox virus (West African clade) and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix Monkeypox West African Positive Swab External Quality Controls have verified performance with Roche LightMix® Modular Monkeypox Virus Assay , Seegene Novaplex™ MPXV assay, SpeeDx PlexMonkeypox assay, BioGX Xfree™ Monkeypox PCR Assay , Cepheid Xpert® Mpox Assay, and more.
    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx
    *REDx™ products are only for sale in Canada and the United States

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure
           
    Multiple Analyte Products      
    HSV 1 & HSV 2 Positive Coming soon VP-02-M2 Microbix HSV1 and HSV2 Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Herpes Simplex Virus 1, Herpes Simplex Virus 2, and human cells suspended in a proprietary buffer.
    Format: Vial; 1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx, Immuno
    *Products are QC-released with molecular assays but are also compatible with immunoassays

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure
    HSV 1 and HSV 2 Positive Swab RED-S-02-M2* VP-S-02-M2 Microbix HSV1 and HSV2 Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Herpes Simplex Virus 1, Herpes Simplex Virus 2, and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix HSV1 and HSV 2 Positive Swab External Quality Controls have verified performance with Seegene Allplex™ Genital Ulcer Assay, BioFire® FilmArray® Meningitis/ Encephalitis Panel, DiaSorin Simplexa® HSV1&HSV2 Direct Assay, Meridian Bioscience Alethia® HSV1&2 Assay, BioGX Xfree™ HSV-1, HSV-2, VZV PCR Assay, SpeeDx PlexPCR® VHS Assay, and more.
    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx
    *REDx™ products are only for sale in Canada and the United States

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure
    HSV 1 and VZV Positive Swab RED-S-02-M3* VP-S-02-M3 Microbix HSV1 and VZV Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Herpes Simplex Virus 1, Varicella Zoster Virus, and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix HSV1 and VZV Positive Swab External Quality Controls have verified performance with Seegene Allplex™ Genital Ulcer Assay, BioFire® FilmArray® Meningitis/ Encephalitis Panel, BioGX Xfree™ HSV-1, HSV-2, VZV PCR Assay, SpeeDx PlexPCR® VHS Assay, and more.
    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx
    *REDx™ products are only for sale in Canada and the United States

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure
    HSV 1 and T. pallidum Positive Swab RED-S-02-M4* VP-S-02-M4 Microbix HSV1 and T. pallidum Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Herpes Simplex Virus 1, cells containing Treponema pallidum genome, and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix HSV1 and T. pallidum Positive Swab External Quality Controls have verified performance with Seegene Allplex™ Genital Ulcer Assay, BioGX Xfree™ HSV-1, HSV-2, VZV PCR Assay, BioGX Xfree™ Treponema pallidum Assay, SpeeDx PlexPCR® VHS Assay, and more.
    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx
    *REDx™ products are only for sale in Canada and the United States

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure
    HSV 2 and VZV Positive Swab RED-S-23-M2* VP-S-23-M2 Microbix HSV2 and VZV Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Herpes Simplex Virus 2, Varicella Zoster Virus, and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix HSV2 and VZV Positive Swab External Quality Controls have verified performance with Seegene Allplex™ Genital Ulcer Assay, BioFire® FilmArray® Meningitis/ Encephalitis Panel, DiaSorin Simplexa® HSV1&HSV2 Direct Assay, DiaSorin Simplexa® VZV Swab Direct Assay, Meridian Bioscience Alethia® HSV1&2 Assay, BioGX Xfree™ HSV-1, HSV-2, VZV PCR Assay, SpeeDx PlexPCR® VHS Assay, and more.
    • Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    • Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    • Assay Compatibility: MDx
    *REDx™ products are only for sale in Canada and the United States

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure
    HSV 2 and T. pallidum Positive Swab RED-S-23-M3* VP-S-23-M3 Microbix HSV2 and T. pallidum Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Herpes Simplex Virus 2, cells containing Treponema pallidum genome, and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix HSV2 and T. pallidum Positive Swab External Quality Controls have verified performance with Seegene Allplex™ Genital Ulcer Assay, BioGX Xfree™ HSV-1, HSV-2, VZV PCR Assay, BioGX Xfree™ Treponema pallidum Assay, SpeeDx PlexPCR® VHS Assay, and more.
    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx
    *REDx™ products are only for sale in Canada and the United States

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure
    T. pallidum and VZV Positive Swab RED-S-80-M2* VP-S-80-M2 Microbix T. pallidum and VZV Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Varicella Zoster Virus, cells containing Treponema pallidum genome, and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix T. pallidum and VZV Positive Swab External Quality Controls have verified performance with Seegene Allplex™ Genital Ulcer Assay, DiaSorin Simplexa® VZV Swab Direct Assay, BioGX Xfree™ HSV-1, HSV-2, VZV PCR Assay, BioGX Xfree™ Treponema pallidum Assay, SpeeDx PlexPCR® VHS Assay, and more.
    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx
    *REDx™ products are only for sale in Canada and the United States

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure

    HSV1/HSV2/VZV Positive Swab RED-S-02-M5* VP-S-02-M5 Microbix HSV1/HSV2/VZV Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Herpes Simplex Virus 1, Herpes Simplex Virus 2, Varicella Zoster Virus, and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix HSV1/HSV2/VZV Positive Swab External Quality Controls have verified performance with Seegene Allplex™ Genital Ulcer Assay, BioFire® FilmArray® Meningitis/ Encephalitis Panel, DiaSorin Simplexa® HSV1&HSV2 Direct Assay, DiaSorin Simplexa® VZV Swab Direct Assay, Meridian Bioscience Alethia® HSV1&2 Assay, BioGX Xfree™ HSV-1, HSV-2, VZV PCR Assay, SpeeDx PlexPCR® VHS Assay, and more.
    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx
    *REDx™ products are only for sale in Canada and the United States

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure
    HSV1&2/VZV/T. pallidum Positive Swab RED-S-03-M1 VP-S-03-M1 Microbix HSV1&2/VZV/T. pallidum Positive Swab External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated Herpes Simplex Virus 1, Herpes Simplex Virus 2, Varicella Zoster Virus, cells containing Treponema pallidum genome, and human cells desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix HSV1&2/VZV/T. pallidum Positive Swab External Quality Controls have verified performance with Seegene Allplex™ Genital Ulcer Assay, BioFire® FilmArray® Meningitis/ Encephalitis Panel, DiaSorin Simplexa® HSV1&HSV2 Direct Assay, DiaSorin Simplexa® VZV Swab Direct Assay, Meridian Bioscience Alethia® HSV1&2 Assay, BioGX Xfree™ HSV-1, HSV-2, VZV PCR Assay, BioGX Xfree™ Treponema pallidum Assay, SpeeDx PlexPCR® VHS Assay, and more.
    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

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    SARS-CoV-2 Negative Swab (REDxTMFLOQ®)*
    NAAT Negative Swab (PROCEEDxTMFLOQ®)
    RED-S-99-M4 VP-S-99-M4 Microbix NAAT Negative Swab External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with human cells desiccated on Copan FLOQSwab®.
    Format: Copan FLOQSwab®
    Storage Conditions: 2-30°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx
    * Product is formulated with human cells desiccated on swabs and can be used in context of GUD testing

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    STI Negative RED-99-M1 VP-99-M1 Microbix STI Negative External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with human cells suspended in ThinPrep® PreservCyt®.
    Format: Vial;1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

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    Negative Control Sample Coming Soon VP-99-01 Microbix Negative External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with human cells suspended in PT Buffer.
    Format: Vial;1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ Genital Ulcer brochure