Abbreviations of Collections and Institutions

Catalogue of cultures - bacteria and archaea

Catalogue of cultures - fungi and yeasts

Catalogue of cultures - bacteriophages

 

ACAM Australian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms, University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia.
AHU Laboratory of Culture Collection of Microorganisms, Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.
AJ Central Research Laboratories, Ajinomoto Company, Inc., Kawasaki, Japan.
AMC Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
API Appareils et Procédés d´Identification, Montalieu-Vercieu, France.
AS Institute of Microbiology, Academia Sinica, Beijing, China.
ATCC American Type Culture Collection, Manassas, Va., U.S.A.
BBA-F Biologische Bundesanstalt, Institut für Mikrobiologie, Berlin, Germany.
BIU Botanisches Institut der Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
BÚ ÈSAV Institute of Biology , CAS, Prague, Czech Republic.
CBS Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures , Baarn, The Netherlands.
CCM Czech Collection of Microorganisms, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.
CCRC Culture Collection and Research Center, Food Industry Research and Development Institute, Hsinchu, Taiwan.
CCTM Centre de Collection de Types Microbiens, Lausanne, Switzerland.
CCUG Culture Collection University of Göteborg, Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Göteborg, Sweden.
CCY Culture Collection of Yeasts, Institute of Chemistry, Bratislava, Slovakia
CDA Canadian Department of Agriculture, Ottawa, Canada.
CDC Center for Disease Control or Communicable Disease Control, United States Public Health Service, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
CECT Collection Espanola de Cultivos Tipo, Valencia, Spain.
CERBOM Centre d´Etudes et de Recherches de Biologie et d´Océanographie Médicale, Nice, France.
CFML Collection de la Faculté de Médecine de Lille, Lille, France.
CIH Central Institute of Hygiene, Ankara, Turkey.
CIP Collection de Bactéries de l´Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.
CMI see IMI.
CN Burroughs Welcome Research Laboratories, Beckenham, Kent, U.K.
CNCM Collection Nationale de Cultures de Microorganismes, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.
CNCTC Czech National Collection of Type Cultures, National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic.
CNRZ Centre National de Recherches Zootechniques, Jouy-en-Josas, France.
CRIPP Central Research Institute of Plant Production, Prague-Ruzynì, Czech Republic.
CST Collection Souches Tepral des Brasseries Kronenbourg, Strasbourg, France.
CUB Actinomycete Culture Collection, School of Applied Biology, University of Bradford, Yorkshire, U.K.
CUETM Collection Unité d´Ecotoxicologie Microbienne, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médical, Villeneuve d´Ascq, France.
DAOM Department of Agriculture (Mycology), Ottawa, Canada.
DAR Department of Agriculture, Biological and Chemical Research Institute, Rydalmere, N.S.W., Australia.
DBVPG Collection of Yeasts, Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale, Perugia, Italy.
DD Qualicon Inc., a DuPont Subsidiary, Wilmington, U.S.A.
DMAC Department of Microbiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden.
DMMZ Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.
DSM now DSMZ.
DSMZ Deutsche Sammlung von Microorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH, Braunschweig , Germany.
FAT Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
FDA Food and Drug Administration, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
FGSC Fungal Genetics Stock Center, Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, U.S.A.
GIFU Department of Microbiology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Gifu, Japan.
HAMBI Department of Microbiology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.
HER Félix d'Hérelle Reference Center for bacterial viruses of the Université Laval, Québec, Canada
HIH Hygiene Institut, Universität Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.
HIK Hygiene Institut, Universität Köln, Köln, Germany.
HIM Zentrum für Hygiene und Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Marburg, Germany.
HKI Hans – Kröll – Institut für Naturstoff – Forschung , Jena, Germany.
HNCMB Hungarian National Collection of Medical Bacteria, National Institute of Hygiene, Budapest, Hungary
IAM Institute of Applied Microbiology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
IBS Institut de Bactériologie de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France.
ICMP International Collection of Micro-organisms from Plants, Plant Diseases Division, DSIR, Auckland, New Zealand. Formerly PDDCC.
ICPB International Collection of Phytopathogenic Bacteria, Davis, California, U.S.A.
IFO Institute for Fermentation, Osaka, Japan.
IHE Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Prague, Czech Republic.
IID Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
IJFM Instituto Jaimé Ferrán de Microbiología del Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid, Spain.
IMET Nationale Kulturensammlung für Mikroorganismen, Zentralinstitut für Mikroorganismen, Zentralinstitut für Mikrobiologie und experimentelle Therapie, Jena, Germany.
IMG Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany.
IMI International Mycological Institute, Egham, Surrey, U.K.
IMRU Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers State University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S.A.
IMUL Institut de Microbiologie de l´Université de Lausanne, Switzerland.
INMI Institute of Microbiology, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
IPDH Institute of Poultry Disease, Hannover, Germany.
ISP International Streptomyces Project, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, U.S.A.
ITG Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.
JCM Japan Collection of Microorganisms, Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, Saitama, Japan.
KCC Culture Collection of Actinomycetes, Kaken Pharmaceutical Company,Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
KHS Regional Hygienic Stations, Czech Republic.
LCDC Laboratory Center for Disease Control, Ottawa, Canada..
LMD Laboratorium voor Microbiologie, Technische Universiteit Delft, Delft, The Netherlands.
LMG BCCMTM/LMG Bacteria Collection Laboratorium Microbiologie, Universiteit Gent, Gent, Belgium.
LTU Department of Microbiology, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia.
MCCM Medical Culture Collection , Marburg, Germany.
MRC National Research Institute for Nutritional Diseases, Tygerberg, South Africa.
MRI Microbiology Research Institute, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
MW Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Pilzkulturensammlung, Weimar, Germany.
NCA National Canner´s Association, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
NCAIM National Collection of Agricultural and Industrial Microorganisms, Budapest, Hungary.
NCDC see CDC.
NCDO National Collection of Dairy Organisms, see NCFB.
NCFB National Collection of Food Bacteria, Reading, U.K. Formerly NCDO; now incorporated into NCIMB.
NCIB National Collection of Industrial Bacteria, Torry Research Station, Aberdeen, Scotland, U.K. Now NCIMB.
NCIMB National Collection of Industrial and Marine Bacteria Ltd., Torry Research Station, Aberdeen, Scotland, U.K.
NCMB National Collection of Marine Bacteria, Torry Research Station, Aberdeen, Scotland, U.K. Now NCIMB.
NCPPB National Collection of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria, Harpenden, U.K.
NCTC National Collection of Type Cultures, London, U.K.
NCYC National Collection of Yeast Cultures, Institute of Food Research, Norwich, U.K.
NIHJ National Institutes of Health, Japan.
NRC National Research Council, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
NRIC NODAI Research Institute Culture Collection, Tokyo University of Agriculture,Tokyo, Japan.
NRL Neisseria Reference Laboratory, Division of Infectious Diseases, United States Public Health Hospital, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
NRL CEM National Reference Laboratories, Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology, National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic.
NRL KHS National Reference Laboratory, Regional Hygienic Station, Czech Republic.
NRRL ARS Culture Collection, Northern Utilization Research and Development Division, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Ill., U.S.A.
NZCC New Zealand Culture Collection, Dairy Research Institute, Private Bag, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
OCU Osaka City University, Medical School, Osaka, Japan.
OHS District Hygienic Stations, Czech Republic and Slovakia.
OUT Faculty of Engineering Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.
PCI Penicillin Control and Immunology Section, Food and Drug Administration, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
PCM Polish Collection of Microorganisms, Wroclaw, Poland.
PD Plant Protection Service, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
PDDCC Plant Diseases Division Culture Collection. See ICMP.
PSA Progetto Sistematica Actinomiceti, Institute of Microbiology, Milano University, Milano, Italy
PZH Collection of Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland.
QM Quartermaster Culture Collection, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Now incorporated into NRRL.
RCR Rothamstead Collection of Rhizobium, Soil Microbiology Department, Rothamstead Experimental Station, Harpenden, U.K.
RIA see VNIIA.
RICP Research Institute of Crop Production, Prague, Czech Republic.
RTCI Research Laboratory, Takeda Chemical Industry, Osaka, Japan.
SBVG see BIU.
SLCC Special Listeria Culture Collection, Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Würzburg, Germany.
SMRICC Swedish Meat Research Institute Culture Collection, Kärlinge, Sweden.
SVÚ State Veterinary Institutes, Czech Republic and Slovakia.
SZÚ National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic.
TISTR Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research, Bangkok, Thailand.
UBC Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
UCD Department of Veterinary Microbiology, University of California, Davis, California, U.S.A.
UCL Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.
UNH University of New Hampshire, Durham, U.S.A.
UQM University of Queensland, Department of Microbiology, St.Lucia, Queensland, Australia.
UQV Department of Veterinary Pathology and Public Health, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia.
UWO Culture Collection University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada.
VKM All-Union Collection of Microorganisms, Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
VNIIA All – Union Scientific Research Institute of Antibiotics, Moscow, Russia.
VPB Department of Veterinary Pathology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
VPI Anaerobe Culture Collection, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
VŠCHT Faculty of Chemistry, Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic.
VÚAB Research Institute of Antibiotics and Biotransformations, Roztoky, Czech Republic.
WRI Worcester Royal Infirmary, Worcester, U.K.
WRRL Western Regional Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Berkeley, California, U.S.A.
WSRW School of Agronomy, Warsaw, Poland.