1. Collection
Registered Number 1005
Acronym BRC Toxo
Full Name Biological Resource Centre Toxoplasma
Institution University and Hospital Reims
Other Standard NF S 96 900 on january 2013
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. ISABELLE VILLENA
Postal Address 45 rue Cognacq-Jay,REIMS,MARNE,51092
Country France
Telephone 1 (33) - 326 78 4220
Fax 1 (33)-326 78 7328
E-mail 1 ivillena@chu-reims.fr
Homepage www.toxocrb.com 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor University Reims Champagne Ardenne, France
University Limoges, France
Hospital (CHU) Reims, France
Hospital (CHU) Limoges, France
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Isabelle VILLENA
Curator Prof. Marie laure Dardé (Parasitology/Epidemiology)
Dr. Dominique Aubert (Parasitology/Epidemiology)
Dr. Daniel Ajzenberg (Parasitology/Genotyping)
Number of Staff Assistants (2)
Protozoology (1)
Quality manager  (1)
Total (4)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
Biodiversity of Toxoplasma
Epidemiology on toxoplasmosis
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(protozoan)
Control of the culture Mycoplasmes detection
Deposit to your collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Protozoa 1122 0 43 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)
Protozoa 1079 0 88 0 17 0
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability fee for standard price for all strains 150 Euros except for members of CRB toxo network (100 Euros)
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Online Catalogue http://www.toxocrb.com
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(protozoan (Toxoplasma gondii))
Storage service(protozoan (Toxoplasma gondii))
Distribution(protozoan (Toxoplasma gondii))
Identification(protozoan (Toxoplasma gondii)- genotyping)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2012-05-04
Date of Reply 2013-06-18