Human papillomavirus External Quality Controls

Verified performance and easy-to-use Human Papillomavirus (HPV) panel.

Your Reliable Source of External Quality Controls for Extended High-Risk HPV Genotyping

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) panel includes liquid formulations of HPV types 16, 18, 31, 33, 39, 45, 51, 52, 66, and 67 (high-risk negative) suspended in Hologic ThinPrep® PreservCyt® and Copan FLOQSwab® formulations of HPV types 16, 18, and 45. All products are formulated with inactivated whole-genome samples that contain common assay targets (E1, E6, E7, L1), episomal and integrated viral DNA, viral RNA, proteins, and human DNA.

The panel includes multiplex liquid products (HPV16/18/45, HPV31/33/66 and HPV39/51/52) and novel multiplex swab products (HPV16/18/45) that are suitable for HPV self-collection initiatives.

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

Microbix is the only supplier licensed to manufacture their External Quality Swab Controls on Copan’s FLOQSwabs®. These swabs are room-temperature stable and have a wide storage range of 2-30°C.

Global Diagnostics Compliance

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.

Unique Controls Solutions

Microbix offers inactivated multiplex HPV16/18/45, HPV31/33/66, and HPV39/51/52 liquid products for use with extended high-risk HPV genotyping assays. 

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What specific HPV genotypes are covered by the HPV External Quality Control panel?

    The HPV panel includes multiplex liquid products (HPV16/18/45, HPV31/33/66 and HPV39/51/52) and novel multiplex swab products (HPV16/18/45) that are suitable for HPV self-collection initiatives.

    Are these controls suitable for use by clinical diagnostic HPV tests?

    Yes, our controls are suitable for use in HPV testing.

    What is the source and purity of the HPV DNA or RNA used in your controls?

    Our HPV multiplex controls are derived from natural sources. 

    Do your controls include both high-risk and low-risk HPV genotypes?

    Our HPV panel includes a dedicated low risk/non-oncogenic HPV 67 negative sample to evaluate higher risk HPV test specificty and cross-reactivity 

    What is the shelf life of your HPV external quality controls?

    The shelf life of our HPV External quality control panel is 2 years from the manufacturing date. when the swabs are stored at 2-30°C and the liquids are stored at 2-8°C.

    Single Analyte Products      
    Product NameREDx™ (IVD) Catalogue NumberPROCEEDx™ (RUO) Catalogue NumberProduct Description
    HPV 16 PositiveRED-62-16VP-62-16Microbix HPV 16 Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated human epithelial cells with integrated and episomal HPV 16 genetic material, suspended in ThinPrep® PreservCyt®. Microbix HPV 16 Positive External Quality Controls have verified performance with Abbott RealTime High Risk HPV Assay, Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, Hologic Aptima® HPV Assay, Roche cobas® 4800 and cobas® 6800/8800 HPV Test, BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay, Seegene Anyplex™ II HPV HR Detection Assay, ULISSE BioMed HPV Selfy Assay, EliTech High Risk HPV EliTe Assay, and more.
    Format: Vial; 1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ HPV brochure
    HPV 18 PositiveRED-62-18VP-62-18Microbix HPV 18 Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated human epithelial cells with integrated and episomal HPV 18 genetic material, suspended in ThinPrep® PreservCyt®. Microbix HPV 18 Positive External Quality Controls have verified performance with
    Abbott RealTime High Risk HPV Assay, Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, Hologic Aptima® HPV Assay, Roche cobas® 4800 and cobas® 6800/8800 HPV Test, BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay, Seegene Anyplex™ II HPV HR Detection Assay, ULISSE BioMed HPV Selfy Assay, EliTech High Risk HPV EliTe Assay, and more.
    Format: Vial; 1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ HPV brochure
    HPV 31 PositiveRED-62-31VP-62-31 Microbix HPV 31 Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated human epithelial cells with integrated and episomal HPV 31 genetic material, suspended in ThinPrep® PreservCyt®. Microbix HPV 31 Positive External Quality Controls have verified performance with Abbott RealTime High Risk HPV Assay, Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, Hologic Aptima® HPV Assay, Roche cobas® 4800 and cobas® 6800/8800 HPV Test, BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay, Seegene Anyplex™ II HPV HR Detection Assay, ULISSE BioMed HPV Selfy Assay, EliTech High Risk HPV EliTe Assay, and more.
    Format: Vial; 1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ HPV brochure
    HPV 33 Positive RED-62-33VP-62-33Microbix HPV 33 Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated human epithelial cells with integrated and episomal HPV 33 genetic material, suspended in ThinPrep® PreservCyt®. Microbix HPV 33 Positive External Quality Controls have verified performance with Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, Roche cobas® 4800 and cobas® 6800/8800 HPV Test, BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay, ULISSE BioMed HPV Selfy Assay, EliTech High Risk HPV EliTe Assay, and more.
    Format: Vial; 1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ HPV brochure
    HPV 39 PositiveRED-62-39VP-62-39Microbix HPV 39 Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated human epithelial cells with integrated and episomal HPV 39 genetic material, suspended in ThinPrep® PreservCyt®. Microbix HPV 39 Positive External Quality Controls have verified performance with Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, Roche cobas® 4800 and cobas® 6800/8800 HPV Test, BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay, ULISSE BioMed HPV Selfy Assay, EliTech High Risk HPV EliTe Assay, and more.
    Format: Vial; 1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ HPV brochure
    HPV 45 PositiveRED-62-45VP-62-45Microbix HPV 45 Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated human epithelial cells with integrated and episomal HPV 45 genetic material, suspended in ThinPrep® PreservCyt®. Microbix HPV 45 Positive External Quality Controls have verified performance with Abbott RealTime High Risk HPV Assay, Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, Hologic Aptima® HPV Assay, Roche cobas® 4800 and cobas® 6800/8800 HPV Test, BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay, Seegene Anyplex™ II HPV HR Detection Assay, ULISSE BioMed HPV Selfy Assay, EliTech High Risk HPV EliTe Assay, and more.
    Format: Vial; 1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ HPV brochure
    HPV 51 PositiveRED-62-51VP-62-51Microbix HPV 51 Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated cells that contain HPV 51 whole genome nucleic acid and human cells suspended in ThinPrep® PreservCyt®. Microbix HPV 51 Positive External Quality Controls have verified performance with Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay, Seegene Anyplex™ II HPV HR Detection Assay, ULISSE BioMed HPV Selfy Assay, EliTech High Risk HPV EliTe Assay, and more.
    Format: Vial; 1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ HPV brochure
    HPV 52 PositiveRED-62-52VP-62-52Microbix HPV 52 Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated cells that contain HPV 52 whole genome nucleic acid and human cells suspended in ThinPrep® PreservCyt®. Microbix HPV 52 Positive External Quality Controls have verified performance with Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay, Seegene Anyplex™ II HPV HR Detection Assay, ULISSE BioMed HPV Selfy Assay, EliTech High Risk HPV EliTe Assay, and more.
    Format: Vial; 1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ HPV brochure
    HPV 66 PositiveRED-62-66VP-62-66Microbix HPV 66 Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated cells that contain HPV 66 whole genome and human cells, suspended in ThinPrep® PreservCyt®. Microbix HPV 66 Positive External Quality Controls have verified performance with Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay, Seegene Anyplex™ II HPV HR Detection Assay, ULISSE BioMed HPV Selfy Assay, EliTech High Risk HPV EliTe Assay, and more.
    Format: Vial; 1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ HPV brochure
    High-risk HPV Negative (HPV 67)RED-62-67VP-62-67Microbix high-risk HPV Negative (HPV 67) External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated cells that contain HPV 67 whole genome nucleic acid and human cells suspended in ThinPrep® PreservCyt®. Microbix high-risk HPV Negative External Quality Controls have verified performance with Abbott RealTime High Risk HPV Assay, Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, Hologic Aptima® HPV Assay, Roche cobas® 4800 and cobas® 6800/8800 HPV test, BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay, Seegene Anyplex™ II HPV HR Detection Assay, ULISSE BioMed HPV Selfy Assay, EliTech High Risk HPV EliTe Assay, and more.
    Format: Vial; 1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ HPV brochure
    HPV 16 Positive Swab RED-S-62-16* VP-S-62-16 Microbix HPV 16 Positive Swab External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated human epithelial cells with integrated and episomal HPV 16 genetic material desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix HPV 16 Positive Swab External Quality Controls have verified performance with GeneProof® HPV qPCR Assay, Seegene Allplex™ HPV HR Assay, Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, ULISSE BioMed HPV Selfy Assay, EliTech High Risk HPV EliTe 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™ HPV brochure
    HPV 18 Positive Swab RED-S-62-18* VP-S-62-18 Microbix HPV 18 Positive Swab External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated human epithelial cells with integrated and episomal HPV 18 genetic material desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix HPV 18 Positive Swab External Quality Controls have verified performance with GeneProof® HPV qPCR Assay, Seegene Allplex™ HPV HR Assay, Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, ULISSE BioMed HPV Selfy Assay, EliTech High Risk HPV EliTe 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™ HPV brochure
    HPV 45 Positive Swab RED-S-62-45* VP-S-62-45 Microbix HPV 45 Positive Swab External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated human epithelial cells with integrated and episomal HPV 45 genetic material desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix HPV 45 Positive Swab External Quality Controls have verified performance with GeneProof® HPV qPCR Assay, Seegene Allplex™ HPV HR Assay, Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, ULISSE BioMed HPV Selfy Assay, High Risk HPV EliTe 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™ HPV brochure
    Multiple Analyte Products      
    HPV 16/18/45 Positive RED-62-M1VP-62-M1Microbix HPV 16/18/45 Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated human epithelial cells with integrated and episomal HPV 16, 18, and 45 genetic materials, suspended in ThinPrep® PreservCyt®. Microbix HPV 16/18/45 External Quality Controls have verified performance with Abbott Alinity m HR HPV Assay, Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay, Seegene Anyplex™ II HPV HR Detection Assay, Roche cobas® 4800 and cobas® 6800/8800 HPV test, EliTech High Risk HPV EliTe Assay, and more.
    Format: Vial; 1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ HPV brochure
    HPV 31/33/66 Positive RED-62-M2VP-62-M2Microbix HPV 31/33/66 Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated cells that contain HPV type 31, 33, and 66 whole genome nucleic acid, and human cells suspended in ThinPrep® PreservCyt®. Microbix HPV 31/33/66 External Quality Controls have verified performance with Abbott Alinity m HR HPV Assay, Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay, Seegene Anyplex™ II HPV HR Detection Assay, EliTech High Risk HPV EliTe Assay, and more.
    Format: Vial; 1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ HPV brochure
    HPV 39/51/52 Positive RED-62-M3VP-62-M3Microbix HPV 39/51/52 Positive External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated cells that contain HPV type 39, 51, and 52 whole genome nucleic acid, and human cells suspended in ThinPrep® PreservCyt®. Microbix HPV 39/51/52 External Quality Controls have verified performance with Abbott Alinity m HR HPV Assay, Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay, Seegene Anyplex™ II HPV HR Detection Assay, EliTech High Risk HPV EliTe Assay, and more.
    Format: Vial; 1.0 mL
    Storage Conditions: 2-8°C
    Assay Compatibility: MDx

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ HPV brochure
    HPV 16/18/45 Positive Swab RED-S-62-M1* VP-S-62-M1 Microbix HPV 16/18/45 Positive Swab External Quality Controls are unassayed, whole-workflow samples that simulate clinical specimens. These products are formulated with inactivated human epithelial cells with integrated and episomal HPV 16, 18, and 45 genetic material desiccated on a Copan FLOQSwab®. Microbix HPV 16/18/45 External Quality Controls have verified performance with GeneProof® HPV qPCR Assay, Seegene Allplex™ HPV HR Assay, Cepheid Xpert® HPV Assay, ULISSE BioMed HPV Selfy Assay, EliTech High Risk HPV EliTe 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™ HPV brochure
    Negative Analyte Products      
    STI NegativeRED-99-M1VP-99-M1Microbix HPV 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

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ HPV brochure
    NAAT Negative Swab (PROCEEDxTMFLOQ®)   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

    Click here to view Microbix QAPs™ HPV brochure