1. Collection
Registered Number 840
Acronym NML-HCCC
Full Name National Microbiology Laboratory Health Canada Culture Collections
Institution National Microbiology Laboratory-Health Canada
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Mrs. Kathryn Bernard
Postal Address 1015 Arlington Street suite H5040,Winnipeg,Manitoba,R3E 3R2
Country Canada
Telephone 1 (1) 204-789-2135
Fax 1 () 204-789-5009
E-mail 1 kathy_bernard@hc-sc.gc.ca
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Medical microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(bacteria)
freezing at -80C in cryopreservative(bacteria)
Control of the culture biochemical tests
chemotaxonomy
molecular characterization
Deposit ATCC(USA)
CCUG(Sweden)
CIP(France)
DSM(Germany)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Personally from the scientists 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)
Algae 0 0
Bacteria 2000 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)
Algae
Bacteria
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to academics within Canada, microbiologist colleagues internationally
Fee for cost recovery fees will be charged to 'for profit' or private institutions of $75US
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Need help to publish
no funding to publish, would prefer to do so only on the internet
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Bacteria, fungi, cell lines, clones)
Identification(bacteria particularly those difficult to identify)
Consulation about Patent deposits
Other Service IDAC (International Depositary Authority of Canada)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2003-07-09
Date of Reply 2003-07-09