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    Are you enthusiastic about the world of science and the vital role it plays in healthcare, research, and so much more?
    If so, then hit that 'Follow' button and join us on social media to stay updated on all the latest developments in the field of serum and beyond!
    Don't miss out on the opportunity to be part of this dynamic and influential community. Join the conversation, ask questions, share your insights, and help us promote a better understanding of serum and it's vital role in the world.
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  • H5N1 Update

    No Restrictions on FBS or Other Serum
    After consulting with the USDA, we are confirming that there are currently no restrictions on Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) or any other serum in any geography.
    The International Serum Industry Association (ISIA) is maintaining constant communication with the USDA and other competent authorities to monitor and share any changes or updates as they develop.
    For more information and updates, please refer to these resources:

    FDA Updates on HPAI

    USDA HPAI Detections

  • Join The ISIA Today!

    Are you working in cell culture or supplying or supporting stakeholders who are?
    Are you passionate about ethical sourcing and use of animal sera and other animal-derived products in life science research? 
    The International Serum Industry Association (ISIA) is looking to grow our membership and our network!
    Whether you are:
    • Directly engaged in the sourcing, manufacturing, processing or distribution of serum
    • An organization that uses a lot of serum in R&D or manufacturing processes
    • A company that provides products and services in a value chain where serum is used
    • A researcher, consultant or regulator that wants to expand their network and collaborate with other animal-derived product experts and users,

    You will find value in being a part of the ISIA!

    Click here for Membership Information!

  • Sustainability in Serum

    Join us on Wednesday,August 15th at 10am PST for the International Serum Industry (ISIA) Educational Module "Sustainability in Serum: Stakeholder Perspectives on Best Practices, Industry Needs, and Opportunities"
    This module is a must-attend for professionals in the serum industry, researchers, and anyone interested in sustainability in serum. Whether you're a seasoned expert or just starting in the field, this session will enhance your knowledge
    Save the date, invite your colleagues, and get ready to explore Sustainability in Serum on August 15th  at 10am PST.

    Click here to Register!

International Serum Industry Association

Members of the International Serum industry Association are collectors, processors and users of animal serum and animal derived products. These products are used extensively in the growth of cells in culture for research and in the production of diagnostic kits, vaccines and biotherapeutic molecules.

The ISIA Mission


ISIA shall establish, promote and assure compliance with uncompromised standards of excellence and ethics in the business practices of the global animal serum and animal derived products supply industry.

Safety and Safe Use

Our primary focus will continue to be on safety and safe use of serum and animal derived products through proper origin traceability, and truth in labeling, and appropriate standardization and oversight.


We will work to educate stakeholders on the scientific foundation of the safe use of serum and animal derived products.

Why Get ISIA Traceability Certification?

Dr. Rosemary Versteegen,

Subject Matter Expert (former CEO)

explains in this video.

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