1. Collection
Registered Number 1237
Acronym IMRCC
Full Name Institute for Medical Research Culture Collection
Institution Institute for Medical Research
ISO Standard ISO 9001
Other Standard ISO15189
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Mrs. Revathy Arushothy
Postal Address Jalan Setia Murni U13/52, Setia Alam,Shah Alam,Selangor,40170
Country Malaysia
Telephone 1 (60) - 333628965
Telephone 2 (60)-146606524
Fax 1 (60)-33628001
E-mail 1 imrcc.my@gmail.com
E-mail 2 revathyaru@gmail.com
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Norazah Ahmad
E-Mail:norazah.a@moh.gov.my
Curator Mrs. Revathy Arushothy (Bacteriology)
E-mail:revathyaru@gmail.com
Mrs. Nor Hazrin Abd Hazis (Bacteriology)
E-mail:imrcc.my@gmail.com
Mrs. Ratna Mohd Tap (Fungi & Yeast)
E-mail:ratna.imr@gmail.com
Number of Staff Bacteriology (3)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Evolutionary biology
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Bacteria)
Freezer(Bacteria)
Freezer(Fungi)
Liquid N2(Bacteria)
Control of the culture Lyophilation (freeze dry) - vacuum seal ampoules
Secured storage area
15% glycerol v/v TSB stok beads
Access by authorized personnel only
Viability test
Trained personnel
Document and data record for cultures
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
the collection abroadNCTC(UK)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 4524 3800 0 0
Fungi 226 165 0 0
Yeasts 413 339 0 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 4524 3800 0 0 125 125
Fungi 226 165 0 0 1 1
Yeasts 413 339 0 0 5 5
9. Catalogue
Catalogue No intention to publish
10. Services
Services Storage service(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasy)
Identification(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeast)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2020-08-06
Date of Reply 2020-08-07