Welcome to BEI Resources

Welcome to BEI Resources

At BEI Resources, we're the leading source for high quality cultures and reagents for microbiology and infectious diseases research. As you explore the benefits we offer, you will see how BEI Resources can serve as a catalyst for your research efforts worldwide.  BEI Resources materials are provided at no cost to registered researchers (additional shipping charges may apply).

We'll take care of the details - so you can focus on your research.

Welcome to BEI Resources
SARS-CoV-2 and currently available Coronavirus strains and reagents

SARS-CoV-2 and currently available Coronavirus strains and reagents     

Click here for available products, information and FAQs regarding the SARS-CoV-2.  For any questions regarding BEI Resources and SARS-CoV-2 materials, please contact 

SARS-CoV-2 and currently available Coronavirus strains and reagents
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Monkeypox virus Reagents Available

Now available Monkeypox virus, isolate hMPXV/USA/MA001/2022 (NR-58622), from the current outbreak. For a complete listing of available of Monkeypox reagents and other Orthopox virus related reagents, click here.


Monkeypox virus Reagents Available
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SARS-CoV-2 Isolates and Reagents

The BEI Resources catalog contains more than 380 SARS-CoV-2 isolates and unique reagents representing ten Variants Being Monitored and the Variant of Concern Omicron. Recent additions include monoclonal antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 Spike glycoprotein receptor binding domain (RBD) and an isolate of lineage BA.5, now the dominant lineage in the United States...more.


SARS-CoV-2 Isolates and Reagents
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Klebsiella pneumoniae Multidrug-Resistant Diversity Panel

The K. pneumoniae MRSN diversity panel is available as individual isolates (BEI Resources NR-55504 through NR-55603) and the complete panel of all 100 isolates (NR-55604). MRSN Diversity Panels are also available in the BEI Resources catalog for Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.


K. pneumoniae Multidrug-Resistant Diversity Panel
Light microscopic image of Giemsa-stained human red blood cells infected with MRA-1316

Hidden Phenotypic and Genetic Variation in Malaria Isolates

As part of BEI Resources’ Enhanced Authentication Initiative, single parasite lineages were cloned from three isolates confirmed to harbor multiple parasite lineages....more.


Hidden Phenotypic and Genetic Variation in Malaria Isolates
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Enterovirus EV-D68 Cell Line Screening

In support of Enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68) vaccine development research, BEI Resources has performed initial screening of cell lines amenable for human vaccine development.  Click here for more information.

Enterovirus EV-D68 Cell Line Screening
Not Seeing What You are Looking For?

Not Seeing What You are Looking For?

BEI Resources is continually building a comprehensive repository of microbiological and emerging disease related organisms and reagents. Suggestions for materials to be added to our repository are always welcome. Click here to tell us what you don't see in our catalog!

Not Seeing What You are Looking For?
BEI Arthropod Vectors Webinar (April 21, 2023)

The Role of BEI Resources in the Support of Arthropod Vector Research Webinar

Vector-borne microbial pathogens have evolved a series of strategies to evade the immune system and establish infections in the mammalian host. In this setting, BEI Resources functions as a centralized bioresource for accessibility of reference strains of arthropod vectors to the global public health scientific community. The BEI Vector Resources program currently provides over 60 colonies of live mosquitoes as well as Ixodid and soft ticks, sandflies, black flies    and triatomines. 


2023 BEI Arthropod Vectors Webinar_Part 1
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BEI Resources acquires, authenticates, produces and distributes a variety of materials within several biosafety levels and classifications. We understand that some researchers may only choose to order non-infectious research grade reagents through BEI Resources.

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The Knowledge Base is an informational database assembled by our Support Specialists and Scientific Staff which provides additional knowledge about the BEI Resources program and reagents through questions and answers.

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