NEWARK, DE – Accugenix, a genetic microbial identification and characterization service, has announced the addition of 283 new species to its extensive bacterial library, bringing the total number of unique bacterial DNA sequences on file to over 2,400. This year’s update increased the company’s reference sequence library by 10 percent.

The 2008 Bacterial Library includes newly identified bacterial species and the latest nomenclature for organisms that underwent taxonomical changes. With this library release, Accugenix continues to provide the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, cosmetics, nutraceutical and other manufacturers with rapid, accurate and cost-effective resources to maintain a sterile, safe and compliant environment for consumers. For more information, visit