Fiocruz-COLPROT - Coleção de Protozoários

Fiocruz - Fundação Oswaldo Cruz
Instituto Oswaldo Cruz - IOC;
Av. Brasil 4365 - Manguinhos , Pavilhão Leônidas Deane - sala 209
Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brazil

The "Coleção de Protozoários (COLPROT)" , Protozoa Collection, comprises isolates from the Trypanosomatidae family with an amazing repertoire of genera. The collection includes several Trypanosoma cruzi isolates (obtained from human patients or sylvatic reservoirs), several species from this genera such as: T. evansi, T. brucei, T. conorhini, T. desterriensis, T. freitasi, T. lewisi, T. rangeli, T. vespertilionis, T. mega, T. cervi, T. ranarum, T. avium. The collection also includes a wide variety of plant and insects trypanosomatids, from 8 genera, as well as free-living protozoa (Euglena and Bodo), and several isolates still waiting taxonomic identification. The isolates represent both reference strain and unique samples donated by the researchers that isolated the microorganism.

Online since: 18/01/2012
Last update: 28/04/2023

Number of records

Total: 430
Online: 94
Georeferenced: 4
(by municipality: 33)
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
Claudia Masini d Avila Levy
Substitute curator:
Constança Britto
Sheila Medeiros dos Santos Pereira