An ANAB Accredited Laboratory

Serological Research Institute (SERI) is a 501(c)3 non-profit California corporation providing a broad spectrum of biological testing services and specialized forensic laboratory products.

The Serological Research Institute (SERI) laboratory is accredited by ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB)  to the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standards for Forensic Testing Laboratories. SERI also maintains compliance with the FBI Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories. SERI has maintained ISO 17025 accreditation since 2015.

Featured Forensic Products and Supplies


R564 – SERATEC® PSA Semiquant, $185

The SERATEC® PSA Semiquant Test confirms the presence of prostate-specific antigen (PSA), which is a marker of seminal fluid. Originally developed for the early diagnosis of prostate cancer, SERATEC® PSA Semiquant was later adapted for forensic purposes and is now an indispensable instrument for investigating the presence of semen. This monoclonal antibody test is robust and easy to use [...]


R558 – Acid Phosphatase, $55

10 grams of the chemicals necessary for brentamine blue spot tests for acid phosphatase activity. Premixed powder. Weigh and add water to obtain a buffered (pH 5.0) reagent containing brentamine dye and alpha napthyl phosphate substrate. Wait 5-10 minutes for the dissolved reagent to turn to a tan/beige color before using. Reconstituted reagent stable and sensitive for one day's use. Store [...]


R530 – SERATEC® HemDirect, $175

The SERATEC® HemDirect Test confirms the presence of human blood by detecting hemoglobin. This monoclonal antibody test is robust and easy to use in both the laboratory and the field.  Benefits 30 individually sealed cassettes and 30 tubes with 1.5mL each of dilution buffer; Fast and reliable: results in only 10 minutes; Sensitive: detects as little as [...]

SERI provides casework results with unrivaled sensitivity…

And can do so in as few as 48 hours using our expedited service.