1. Collection
Registered Number 1020
Acronym Fiocruz/COLPROT
Full Name Coleção de Protozoários da FIOCRUZ
Institution Fundação Oswaldo Cruz - IOC
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Claudia M. d'Avila-Levy
Postal Address Lab de Estudos Integrados em Protozoologia, Pavilhao Arthur Neiva, Av Brasil, 4365, Manguinhos,Rio de Janeiro,RJ,21040-360
Country Brazil
Telephone 1 (55) 21 2562 1014
E-mail 1 colprot@fiocruz.br
E-mail 2 vpplr@fiocruz.br
Homepage http://colprot.fiocruz.br 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Health Ministry
National Researhc Funding Agencies
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Claudia M. d'Avila-Levy
Curator Dr. Claudia M d'Avila-Levy (Curator)
Dr. Constança Britto (Vice-curator)
Ms. Sheila Medeiros dos Santos Pereira (Technician)
Number of Staff Protozoology (3)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Biochemistry
Culture and preservation methods
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(Protozoa)
Subculturing(Protozoa)
Control of the culture Microscopic observartion
DNA sequencing
Deposit to your collection
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
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadCEU(France)
the research institution abroadUniversity of Ostrava(czech republic)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Protozoa 336 200 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)
Protozoa 336 200 13 1 26 15
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Researchers, Academic culture collection
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Included in a regional catalogue Species link
Published the first catalogue in 2015 year(s)
Need help to publish
Catalogue Computerized colprot.fiocruz.br
10. Services
Services Storage service(Protozoa under our expertise (kinetoplastid), other protozoa may be deposited conditioned to training of our staff)
Distribution(Protozoa )
Identification(monoxenic trypanosomatids)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2012-10-22
Date of Reply 2015-12-31