Biological Consulting Services of North Central Florida, Inc.

Your source for accurate biological testing.

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About Biological Consulting Services


Our 8,600 square foot laboratory is dedicated to the advanced microbiological testing of water samples, solids and chemical matrices, food and consumer products, environmental samples, and proprietary devices and processes.We are located in Gainesville, Florida and service clients throughout the U.S. and internationally.

All BCS's stall have Masters in Science (or higher) degrees with extensive experience in environmental microbiology. We conduct our work and serve our clients with great pride and passion through meticulous attention to detail, immediate availability, 24/7 sample acceptance, and excellent customer service. Our knowledgeable, dedicated team strives to provide our clients with accurate and reliable data in a timely manner.

We have closely collaborated with various state and government agencies on pathogen detection and environmental pollution and remediation projects. These agencies include the CDC, EPA, US Department of Agriculture, US Department of Energy, US Geological Survey, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and numerous State and private research institutions and Universities. BCS has extensive publication on the collaborative research studies we have participated in.

We actively collaborate and perform contract research studies for customers with novel biocidal and antimicrobial processes and/or products to substantiate their efficacy. We have assisted many companies and proprietors validate their claims and provide their clients with data reported from an ISO17025 accredited facility.


BCS current accreditations include:

  • ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Certificate Number L2422 (L-A-B)
  • FL DOH Lab ID E82924
  • Louisiana DEQ Lab ID 05008
  • Virginia Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (VELAP) ID 460252
  • Pennsylvania DEP ID: 68-03950
  • EPA Lab ID FL01147, Environmental Response Laboratory Network (ERLN), Compendium of Environmental Testing Laboratories (CETL), and Water Laboratory Alliance (WLA) member laboratory
  • USDA Facility ID 2949; Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Permit P526P-13-01699
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Environmental Legionella Isolation Techniques Evaluation (ELITE) Program Accredited Laboratory