New Publications


Fetal Bovine Serum-Geographical Origin and International Trade

Jenny A. Murray, Dr. Rosemary J. Versteegen

Testing for Geographic Origin of Fetal Bovine Serum

Dr. Rosemary Versteegen, Dr. Sam Lind, Dr. Olya Shatova, Kate Linterman

Animal Welfare and Ethics

Ole Bodtker Nielson and Percy W. Hawkes


*The next two publications are the 5th and 6th installments in a series of publications on Gamma Irradiation of Animal Serum.   Please see below for articles 1-4.

Gamma Irradiation of Animal Serum:  Theoretical Basis of Impacts of Gamma Irradiation on Biologicals and Synthetic Polymers

Karl Hemmerick, Randy Fitzgerald, Dennis Hallett, Raymond Nims, and Dr. Rosemary versteegen - ISIA CEO

Gamma Irradiation of Animal Serum: General Regulatory Environment and Process Controls

Greg Hanson, Bart Croonenborghs, Mara Senescu, Huw Hughes, Raymond Nims, and Rosemary Versteegen - ISIA CEO


BVDV White Paper

Don Knowles, VMRD - Steve Doelger and Rosemary Versteegen, ISIA



Additonal Articles of Interest and

Publications 1-4 in the Gamma Irradiation of Animal Serum Series


FBS vs Newborn Calf Serum - Age Testing

A Method for Differentiating Fetal Bovine Serum form Newborn Calf Serum

Michelle Cheever, Alyssa Master, and Rosemary Versteegen



Article #1 in the series on Gamma Irradiation of Animal Serum.

Gamma Irradiation of Animal Serum:  An Introduction

Dr. Rosemary Versteegen - ISIA CEO, Mark Plavsic, Raymond Nims, Robert Klostermann, Karl Hemmerich


Article #2 in the series on Gamma Irradiation of Animal Serum.

Gamma Irradiation of Animal Serum:  Validation of Efficacy for Pathogen Reduction and Assessment of Impacts of Serum Performance

Mark Plavsic, Raymond Nims, Marc Wintgens, Dr. Rosemary Versteegen - ISIA CEO




Article #3 in the series on Gamma Irradiation of Animal Serum.

Gamma Irradiation of  Frozen Animal Serum:  Dose Mapping for Irradiation Process Validation

Bart Croonenborghs, Andy Pratt, Lorraine Bone, Mara Senescu

Article #4 in the series on Gamma Irradiation of Animal Serum.

Gamma Irradiation of Animal Serum:  Maintaining the Cold Chain Throughout the Process

Sue Brown, Bart Croonenborghs, Kevin Head, Mara Senescu, Raymond Nims, Mark Plavsic, and Dr. Rosemary Versteegen - ISIA CEO

Serum:  A Better Characterized Biological

Dr. Rosemary Versteegen - ISIA CEO

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