1. Collection
Registered Number 957
Acronym Fiocruz/CFAM
Full Name Coleção de Fungos da Amazônia
Institution Fundação Oswaldo Cruz/CPqLMD
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Ormezinda Fernandes
Postal Address teresina 476 Adrianopolis,Manaus,Amazonas,69057070
Country Brazil
Telephone 1 (55) 92 3621-2337
Telephone 2 (55) 92-3621-2363
E-mail 1 cfam@fiocruz.br
E-mail 2 vppcb@fiocruz.br
Homepage http://cfam.fiocruz.br 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Health Ministry
National Research Funding Agencies
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Sérgio Luiz Bessa Luz
Curator Dr. Ormezinda Fernandes (curators)
Mrs. Josy Caldas (assistant curators )
Number of Staff Mycology (2)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Freeze drying
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(fungi)
Control of the culture microbial growth
microbial physiology
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Mainly to collections in our 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
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 1245 1245 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)
Fungi 0 0 0 0 112 112
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Federal University of Amazonas
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(fungi)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Numerical Taxonomy
Consulation about Preservation
Biological quality control of food and water
Other Service Supervision of master's, doctoral and technical personnel.
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2009-11-19
Date of Reply 2020-02-06