1. Collection
Registered Number 452
Acronym WACC
Full Name Western Australian Culture Collection
Institution PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA
Other Standard ISO 17025 (2011); ISO 15189 (2012)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Ms. Shelley Altman
Postal Address Locked Bag 2009,Nedlands,Western Australia,6909
Country Australia
Telephone 1 (61) 8-9346-4660
Telephone 2 (61) 8-9346-3069
Fax 1 (61) 8-9346-3960
E-mail 1 shelley.altman@health.wa.gov.au
E-mail 2 kate.trojer@health.wa.gov.au
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. David Smith
Curator Ms. Shelley Altman (Medical bacteria)
E-mail:shelley.altman@health.wa.gov.au
Number of Staff Bacteriology (1)
Mycology (1)
Technical Officer (1)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Food science
Medical microbiology
Public health microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Bacteria)
Freeze-dry(Mycology)
Control of the culture MALDITOF
SEQUENCING
Serotyping
RIBOTYPING
Vitek
API
PFGE
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your country
ATCC(USA)
NCTC(England)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
From the collections in our country
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
the collection abroadNCTC(UK)
the collection abroadDSMZ(Germany)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 790 0
Fungi 15 0
Yeasts 10 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
Fungi
Yeasts
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Generally not for sale
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Online Catalogue
10. Services
Services Identification(Bacteria, fungi, yeasts)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Consulation about Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2013-03-25
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi Yeasts