1. Collection
Registered Number 575
Acronym Fiocruz/CMRVS
Full Name Colecao de Microrganismos de Referencia em Vigilancia Sanitaria
Institution Fundação Oswaldo Cruz - INCQS
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Ivano de Filippis
Postal Address Av. Brasil, 4365-Manguinhos,Rio de Janeiro,RJ,21040-900
Country Brazil
Telephone 1 (55) 21-3865-5236
Telephone 2 (55) 21-3865-5151
Fax 1 (55) 21-2290-0915
E-mail 1 cmrvs@fiocruz.br
E-mail 2 vpplr@fiocruz.br
Homepage http://cmrvs.fiocruz.br/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Ministry of Health - MS
National research funding agencies (ANVISA)
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Eduardo C. Leal
E-Mail:eduardo.leal@incqs.fiocruz.br
Curator Dr. Ivano de Filippis (Bacteria)
Dr. Marilia M. Nishikawa (Fungi)
Dr. Maysa B. Mandetta Clementino (Archaea)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (6)
Mycology (4)
Assistants (3)
Computer specialist (1)
Archaea (2)
Total (16)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Molecular biology
Applied microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Culture and preservation methods
Veterinary
Evolutionary biology
Biochemistry
Industrial microbiology
Medical microbiology
Marine biology
General microbiology
Freeze drying
Culture and preservation methods
Pharmacology
Environmental microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Bacteria, Fungi)
Freezer(Bacteria, Fungi, Archaea)
L-drying(Archaea)
Liquid N2(Bacteria, Fungi, Archaea)
Subculturing(Fungi, Archaea)
Control of the culture Vacuum in ampoules (Spart tester)
Residual humidity of freeze-dryed cultures
Purity of the culture
Viability
Identity (phenotypic and molecular)
Outer membrane protein pattern (when apply)
Gene detection (when apply)
16S-23S intergenic spacers specific patterns
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Mainly to collections in our country
ATCC(USA)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadATCC(US)
the collection abroadNCTC(UK)
the collection abroadCBS(NL)
the collection abroadCCUG(SE)
the collection abroadCDC(USA)
the collection abroadCIP(FR)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 734 1 0 0
Fungi 236 0 0 0
Yeasts 164 0 0 0
Archaea 48 15 0 0
Research Collection: Bacteria 2247 2247 0 0
Research Collection: Fungi/Yeast 570 570 0 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 734 1 0 0 0 0
Fungi 236 0 0 0 0 0
Yeasts 164 0 0 0 0 0
Archaea 48 15 0 0 0 0
Research Collection: Bacteria 2247 2247 0 0 0 0
Research Collection: Fungi/Yeast 570 570 0 0 0 0
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to Public Institutions (Universities, Hospitals, Research Institutions)
Exchange with Most recognized collection
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts, Archaea)
Distribution(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts, Archaea)
Identification(Bacteria(All groups) Fungi(Depending on the group) Yeasts(Depending on the group), Archaea)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Use of computers in culture collections
Systematics
Numerical Taxonomy
Identification
Quality control of microorganisms and cultures
molecular/biochemical (DNA based analysisidentification
Use of computers in Culture Collections Systematics
Consulation about Preservation
Propagation
Shipment regulations
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1992-10-15
Date of Reply 2016-01-27
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi