Fiocruz-CLEP - Coleção de Leptospira

Fiocruz - Fundação Oswaldo Cruz
Laboratório de Referência Nacional para Leptospirose
Instituto Oswaldo Cruz - IOC;
Av. Brasil 4365 - Manguinhos , Pavilhão Rocha Lima - 3º andar
Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brazil

CLEP holds Leptospira spp. strains isolated from humans and several animal species. The collection comprises of Reference Strains obtained from international collections and strains of clinical origin, isolated in different brazilian states, representing the circulating serovars in the country. Method of preservation include: Cryopreservation in liquid nitrogen (-196ºC) and freezer at -80ºC, and passages in semi solid EMJH medium every six months.

Online since: 08/11/2011
Last update: 29/09/2021

Number of records

Total: 237
Online: 192
Georeferenced: 0
(by municipality: 0)
With images: 0

Conditions for using the data

Available in the 'Policy for the Access of Data and Information on the Biological Collections', attached to the Organization Guide for the Biological Collections of Fiocruz, which can be obtained on the <a target='_blank' href=''> Biological Collections </a> web page from Fiocruz Portal.

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Director or head of department:
José Paulo Gagliardi Leite
Ilana Teruszkin Balassiano
Substitute curator:
Kátia Eliane Santos Avelar
Tatiane Mendes Varela Ramos