Ship Samples To:

Microbial Insights Canada

Attn: Sample Custodian
c/o EBPI
735 Griffith Court
Burlington Ontario
L7L 5R9

Project related questions:  + 1 865-573-8188 or info@microbe.com
Sample delivery related questions only – EBPI:  905-826-TEST

Sales Representative, Will J. Lush
735 Griffith Crt
Burlington, Ontario Canada
Tel: 905.634.TEST
Toll Free 844.700.EBPI

Canada Sampling Protocols

Groundwater Samples for Canada

Detailed instructions on how to use the bio-flo sampling approach to collect groundwater samples using a variety of pumps (peristaltic preferred, grundfos, air bladder, etc) for MBTs.

Bio-Flo Sampling Protocol for DNA (DNA based CENSUS (qPCR), QuantArray, and/or NGS)

Detailed instructions on how to collect groundwater samples with Bio-Flo filters for MBTs.

Groundwater Sampling Protocol for PLFA

Detailed instructions on how to collect groundwater samples for CSIA

Groundwater Sampling Protocol for CSIA


Bio-Trap Samplers for Canada

Detailed instructions on how to use the Bio-Trap Samplers for DNA based analyses.

Bio-Trap Sampler Protocol for DNA (DNA based CENSUS (qPCR), QuantArray, and/or NGS)

Bio-Trap Sampler Protocol for PLFA

Bio-Trap Sampler Protocol for SIP


Soil/Sediment/Solid Samples Canada

Detailed instructions on how to collect soil/sediment samples for DNA based analyses.

Soil/Sediment/Solid Sampling Protocol for DNA (DNA based CENSUS (qPCR), QuantArray, and/or NGS)

Soil/Sediment/Solid Sampling Protocol for PLFA


Corrosion Sampling Protocols for Canada

MI can analyze almost any type of sample matrix including water, coupons, pipe samples and scrapings, pig run solids, black powder and more. Following are links to pdf files which provide detailed descriptions on how to collect MIC samples.  These same protocols apply for any DNA based assay (QuantArray, NGS, CENSUS (qPCR)).

Bio-Flo Sampling Kit for DNA

Soil/Sediment/Solid Sampling Kit for DNA

Bio-Trap Sampler for DNA

Swab Sampling Kit for DNA

Coupon Sampling Kit for DNA


MI Canada Chain of Custody

A chain of custody (COC) form must be included with each shipment of samples. Please package the COC in a moisture-proof bag and attach on the underside of the cooler lid. Click on the pdf link to obtain a copy of our COC or contact us to have a copy faxed to you.