Culture Collections Information Worldwide is a database management system for culture collections in the world. It includes CCINFO and STRAIN. CCINFO is a world directory of all registered culture collections. The database STRAIN includes list of holdings from registered culture collections.
World Directory Of Culture Collections(Sixth Version, 2014)
  • Culture Collections: 771
  • Countries and Regions: 76
  • Microorganisms: 3,089,683
    • Bacteria: 1,332,043
    • Fungi: 818,572
    • Virus: 38,314
    • Cell Line: 32,125
Fiocruz/CBRVS(Coleção de Bactérias de Referência em Vigilância Sanitária) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
TISTR(TISTR Culture Collection, Bangkok MIRCEN) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
CARVS(Reference Archaea Collection in Sanitary Surveillance) was added to the CCINFO database.