1. Collection
Registered Number 457
Acronym NZRM
Full Name New Zealand Reference Culture Collection, Medical Section
Institution Institute of Environmental Science & Research Limited (ESR)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Mrs. Patricia Short
Postal Address ESR Kenepuru Science Centre, Kenepuru Drive,Porirua,Porirua,P.O.Box 50 348
Country New Zealand
Telephone 1 (64) 4-914-0700
Fax 1 (64) 4-914-0770
E-mail 1 pat.short@esr.cri.nz
Homepage http://www.esr.cri.nz 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Philip Carter
Curator Mrs. Patricia Short (Bacteriology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (1)
Total (1)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Medical microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Bacteria)
Control of the culture Phenotypic identification
Purity and viability
16S sequencing
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 4000 0
Viruses: bacteria 214 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
Viruses: bacteria 4500 0 2000 1980
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free
Exchange
Fee
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution(Medical bacteria for quality control, Research and teaching. Freeze-drying)
Identification(Bacteria(Medical))
Consulation about Preservation
Shipment regulations
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2013-03-27
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi