CCINFO
1. Collection
Registered Number 975
Acronym TDRTBST
Full Name TDR tuberculosis strain bank
Institution WHO/TDR
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Veronique Vincent
Postal Address 20 avenue Appia,Geneva,,1211
Country Switzerland
Telephone 1 (41) 22-7914629
E-mail 1 vincentv@who.int
3. Status of the collection
Status international organization
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor WHO/TDR
5. Personnel
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Genetics
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
General microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Mycobacteria)
heat-inactivated suspensions(Mycobacteria)
Control of the culture minimal inhibitory concentrations to drugs
gene sequencing
MIRU/VNTR typing
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 243 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
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Fee for 120 USD for profit organization
Fee for 60 USD for non-profit organization
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution(Mycobacteria)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2010-09-23
Date of Reply 2010-09-23