1. Collection
Registered Number 590
Acronym IEBC
Full Name International Entomopathogenic Bacillus Centre (WHO)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Jean-Francois Charles
Postal Address 25 rue du Dr Roux,Paris,,75015
Country France
Telephone 1 (33) 1-40-61-31-82
Telephone 2 (33) 1-45-68-82-27
Fax 1 (33) 1-40-61-30-44
E-mail 1 jcharles@pasteur.fr
3. Status of the collection
Status Centre
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Jean-Francois Charles
Curator Assoc. Prof. Jean-Francois Charles (Entomology, Computers)
Assoc. Prof. Sylviane Hamon (Identification, Microbiology)
Mr. Vidalia Patricio (Entomology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (1)
Computer specialist (1)
Entomology (1)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
General microbiology
Biology Control
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Drying(Bacteria)
Control of the culture Morphology
Serology (H antigen)
Biochemical characters
Toxicity assays (on mosquito larvae)/ Biological titration
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
the collection abroadATCC
the collection abroadDSM
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 6000 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)
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Fee
Fee: US$100 from 50% discount for universities and public research organisms
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish own catalogue
Planning to publish the 4th edition in 2001
10. Services
Services Storage service(Bacillus spp.)
Distribution(Bacillus spp.)
Identification(Bacillus spp.)
Consulation about Preservation
Other Service Distribution of antisera and standard powders
Expertise on mosquito larvae (toxicity assays, biological titration)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1988-10-10
Date of Reply 2001-05-31
12. Strains