Licensing & Ventures Group

Microbiologics (Phthisis Diagnostics)

Year Founded: 2004 | Year Acquired: 2013

Dr. Eric Houpt


200 Cooper Avenue North

St. Cloud, Minnesota USA 56303

Microbiologics is the leading provider of ready-to-use QC microorganisms for quality control testing in the clinical, pharmaceutical, food, water and educational industries. With over 900 strains available in a variety of user-friendly formats, we offer the largest and most diverse line of QC microorganisms including qualitative, quantitative, Certified Reference Material and Parasite Suspensions.

Phthisis (Tye-sis) Diagnostics is a rapidly growing biotechnology company developing the Simply Molecular® product catalog, with a range of innovative molecular diagnostic products designed for speed, accuracy, & ease of use. Phthisis was acquired by Microbiologics in 2013.