1. Collection
Registered Number 784
Acronym KOS
Full Name Collection of Salmonella Microorganisms
Institution Medical University of Gdańsk
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Mrs. Ewa Tokarska-Pietrzak
Postal Address 38, Do Studzienki Street,Gdańsk,Pomeranian voivodeship,80-227
Country Poland
Telephone 1 (48) - 58 349 19 12
E-mail 1 etok@gumed.edu.pl
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor National Salmonella Centre
Medical University of Gdańsk
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Lidia Piechowicz
Curator Mrs. Ewa Tokarska-Pietrzak (Microbiology)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Food science
Medical microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(bacteria)
Control of the culture plating out after certain time lapses
control of biochemical properties
serological control
regular controls on both identity and condition
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadStBL(Sweden)
the collection abroadIP(France)
the collection abroadNCTC(UK)
the collection abroadATCC(US)
the collection abroadBTCC(Bulgaria)
the collection abroadStS (=SS=SSIC)(Denmark)
the collection abroadIHE (=CNCTC)(Czecho-Slovakia)
the collection abroadCN (=WRL)(UK)
the collection abroadGISK (=SISC=TSRI)(Russia)
the collection abroadCIP (=CNCM)(France)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 1974 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 free to research work
free to education use
exchange with most recognized collection
fee for standard price for all 157.03 PL
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Included in a regional catalogue Polish Collection of Microorganisms, Catalogue of cultures
10. Services
Services Distribution
Training Salmonella strains identification and phage typing
courses and individual training
Consulation about Preservation
Other Service education services
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1998-07-21
Date of Reply 2014-10-24