1. Collection
Registered Number 421
Acronym RV
Full Name Collection of Leptospira Strains
Institution Instituto Superiore di Sanita
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Lorenzo Ciceroni
Postal Address Viale Regina Elena 299,Rome,,00161
Country Italy
Telephone 1 (39) 6-49902741
Fax 1 (39) 6-49902934
Fax 2 (39) 6-49387112
E-mail 1 marella@iss.it
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Instituto Superiore di Sanita
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Lorenzo Ciceroni
Curator Assoc. Prof. Lorenzo Ciceroni (Biologist)
Assoc. Prof. Antonella Pinto (Biologist)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (1)
Assistants (1)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Medical microbiology
7. Preservation
Control of the culture Serology, PFGE
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
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 459 167
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 \N
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Published the first catalogue in 1972 year(s)
Planning to publish in 2000
No intention to publish
10. Services
Services Distribution
Identification(Leptospira biflexa/Leptospira interrogans)
Storage service
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2000-03-27
12. Strains
Bacteria