1. Collection
Registered Number 967
Acronym UCCAA
Full Name Ukrainian Collection of Cholera Aetiological Agents O1 and non O1 serogroups
Institution Public Institution Ukrainian Anti-Plague Station of Ministry of Health of Ukraine
Institution Photo
Comment The National collection contains О1 and non О1 Vibrio cholerae strains isolated in Ukraine for last 40 years and strains received from international collections. In the National collection, there is storage and maintenance of live functions of pathogenic vibrios as well as planned periodic genetic and bacteriological investigations of strains. The Collection constantly is filled up with new О1 and non О1 Vibrio cholerae strains from all regions of Ukraine that are investigated in reference-laboratory for diagnostics and identification of cholera agents and other pathogenic vibrios of the Ukrainian Anti-Plague Station. The electronic informational database on biological properties of О1 and non О1 Vibrio cholerae strains that is permanently updated with results of ongoing research of various pathogenic vibrios features is created.
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Oleksandr Khaytovych
Postal Address 42 Promyshlennaya,Simferopol,AR Crimea,95023
Country Ukraine
Telephone 1 (380) 652-63-9417
Telephone 2 (380) 652-63-9418
Fax 1 (380) 652-51-6403
E-mail 1 plaguestat@e-mail.ua
Homepage http://www.antiplaguestat.gov.ua/en/national_collection.html 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Ministry of Science and Education of Ukraine
Ministry of Health of Ukraine
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Oleksandr Khaytovych
Curator Mrs. Nadiia Pidchenko (Doctor-bacteriologist)
Mr. Iurii Ilichov (Doctor-bacteriologist)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (5)
Assistants (8)
Disinfectors (6)
Laboratory cleaner (7)
Total (26)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Bacteria)
Control of the culture Bacteriological tests
Biochemical tests
Quality control of growth media
Molecular-genetic tests
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from
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 6361 6280
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 6291 6210 30 30
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability abroad by the Ministry permission
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Included in a regional catalogue Catalogue of cultures of the Museum of microorganisms pathogenic to human
Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Bacteria)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Use of computers in culture collections
Consulation about Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2010-06-04
Date of Reply 2013-04-24