1. Collection
Registered Number 158
Acronym IEKC, SSI
Full Name The International Escherichia and Klebsiella Centre (WHO)
Institution Statens Serum Institut
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. F. Scheutz
Postal Address 5 Artillerivej,Copenhagen,,2300 S
Country Denmark
Telephone 1 (45) 3268-3334
Telephone 2 (45) 3268-3644
Fax 1 (45) 3268-3036
E-mail 1 fsc@ssi.dk
E-mail 2 emn@ssi.dk
Homepage http://www.ssi.dk/sw1397.asp 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
Director Dr. F. Scheutz
Curator Mr. Eva Moller Nielsen (Typing)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Medical microbiology
General microbiology
Veterinary
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(Bacteria (Escherichia spp. & Klebsiella spp))
Subculturing(Bacteria (Escherichia spp. & Klebsiella spp))
Control of the culture O:K:H & F Serotyping
Gene probes & PCR
Biochemical tests
Cell assays
Deposit Mainly to collections in our country
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 63500 28600
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 to Collaborating scientists
Fee for 200 Euro
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(E. coli & Klebsiella bacteria)
Distribution(Test and clinical strains and test antisera)
Identification(Serotypes of Escherichia and Klebsiella)
Training Identification
Sero- & virulence typing
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2006-08-03
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi