1. Collection
Registered Number 1012
Acronym Fiocruz/CLEP
Full Name Coleção de Leptospira
Institution Fundação Oswaldo Cruz - IOC
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. ILANA TERUSZKIN BALASSIANO
Postal Address AVENIDA BRASIL, 4365 - MANGUINHOS,RIO DE JANEIRO,RIO DE JANEIRO,21040-900
Country Brazil
Telephone 1 (55) - 21 25621643
E-mail 1 clep@fiocruz.br
E-mail 2 vppcb@fiocruz.br
Homepage http://clep.fiocruz.br/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor HEALTH MINISTRY OF BRAZIL
5. Personnel
Director Dr. ILANA TERUSZKIN BALASSIANO
E-Mail:ilana@ioc.fiocruz.br
Curator Dr. KÁTIA ELIANE SANTOS AVELAR (Substitute curator)
Miss. TATIANE MENDES VARELA RAMOS (Technician)
Miss. CAMILLA NUNES DOS REIS TRINDADE (Technician)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (4)
Total (4)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
General microbiology
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(Bacteria (Leptospira))
Subculturing(Bacteria (Leptospira))
Freezing in -80oC freezer(Bacteria (Leptospira))
Control of the culture Microagglutination test (MAT) with reference antisera
Pulsed field gel electrophoresis (PFGE)
Multilocus sequence typing (MLST)
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections in our country
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 184 105 0 0
Number of strains last year Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Microbes distributed
(total number)/(in your country)
Bacteria 62 61 0 0 1162 780
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Federal institutions, universities, research institutions, diagnosis institutions
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized http://clep.fiocruz.br/
10. Services
Services Storage service(Reference strains and clinical isolates of Species of Leptospira)
Distribution(Reference strains of Species of Leptospira)
Identification(Clinical isolatesof Species of Leptospira)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Identification
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2012-06-18
Date of Reply 2016-01-25