1. Collection
Registered Number 852
Acronym NCCP
Full Name National Culture Collection for Pathogens
Institution National Research Institute of Health, Center for Disease Control and Prevention
ISO Standard ISO 9001:2015
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Kyu Jam Hwang
Postal Address 200 Osongsaengmyeong2-ro, Osong-eup, Heungdeok-gu,Cheongju,Chungcheongbuk-do,28160
Country Korea (Rep. of)
Telephone 1 (82)-43-719-6670
Fax 1 (82) 43-719-6680
E-mail 1 nccpbank@gmail.com
Homepage http://nccp.cdc.go.kr 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Ministry of Health and Welfare
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Won Keun Sung
Curator Dr. Kyu Jam Hwang (Bacteriology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (6)
Mycology (1)
Virology (1)
Assistants (1)
Computer specialist (1)
Standard material (1)
distribution officier (1)
director (1)
deputy director (1)
office work (2)
Total (16)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Bacteria, Fungi)
Freezer(Bacteria, Fungi, Virus)
Liquid N2(Cell, Virus)
Subculturing(Cell, Virus)
Control of the culture Biochemical test
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
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 1717 649
Fungi 132 20
Yeasts 71 11
Plasmids 320 303
Cell lines: animal 20 0
Viruses: animal 95 74
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)
Cell lines: animal
Viruses: animal
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability exchange with DSMZ
fee for $40-120
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Published the first catalogue in 2009 year(s)
10. Services
Services Storage service(Bacteria, )
Distribution(Bacteria, Viruses, Pathogen derived materials(Nucleic acid, Antibodies, etc.))
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Consulation about Patent deposits
Shipment regulations
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2004-02-04
Date of Reply 2016-01-07