1. Collection
Registered Number 14
Acronym CPHS
Full Name WHO/FAO/OIE Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Leptospirosis, Western Pacific Region
Institution Centre for Public Health Sciences, Queensland Health Scientific Services, Department of Health
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Lee Smythe
Postal Address 39 Kessels Road,Coopers Plans,Queensland,4108
Country Australia
Telephone 1 (61) 7-32749064
Fax 1 (61) 7-32749175
E-mail 1 Lee_Smythe@health.qld.gov.au
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Queensland Health Scientific Services
Queensland Health
5. Personnel
Director Prof. M. Moore
Number of Staff Bacteriology (4)
Leptospirosis (4)
Total (8)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Medical microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
7. Preservation
Control of the culture quality control of media
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 213 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
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free
9. Catalogue
Catalogue List of reference strains in book. Titled Classification of the Species of leptospira Interrogans and the History ofits Serovars Authors: E.Kmety, H.Dikken
10. Services
Services Distribution(Leptospiral reference serovars)
Identification(Bacteria(Leptospiral species and serovars))
Training Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Identification
Numerical taxonomy
Consulation about Animal quarantine
Preservation of leptospires
Propagation of leptospires
Shipment regulations for leptospiral cultures
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-20
Date of Reply 2002-04-26
12. Strains
Bacteria