1. Collection
Registered Number 282
Acronym IAL
Full Name Nucleo de Colecao de Micro-organismos
Institution Instituto Adolfo Lutz
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Tania Sueli Andrade
Postal Address Av. Dr. Arnaldo 355,Sao Paulo,Sao Paulo,01246-902
Country Brazil
Telephone 1 (55) 11-3068-2884
Telephone 2 (55) 11-3068-2883
Fax 1 (55) 11-3068-2884
E-mail 1 tsandrad@ial.sp.gov.br
E-mail 2 colecaoial@ial.sp.gov.br
Homepage http://www.ial.sp.gov.br 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Government of the State of Sao Paulo
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Tania Sueli Andrade
Curator Dr. Tania Sueli de Andrade ( mycology)
Dr. Maria Antonietta R C L Silva ( bacteriology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (3)
Mycology (1)
Laboratory technician (4)
Higher level technician (4)
woman secretary (1)
Total (13)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Medical microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Bacteria, fungi)
Freezer(Bacteria, protozoa, fungi)
Subculturing(Bacteria, protozoa, fungi)
Control of the culture use of specific culture media
microscopic examination
BBL Crystal Identification Systems
Identification by biochemical classic methods in microbiology
Api 20 C aux
molecular biology methods
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
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)
Bacteria 3685 2952
Fungi 131 121
Yeasts 120 110
Protozoa 15 15
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 3113 2413 1180 980
Fungi 130 120 300 240
Yeasts 84 70
Protozoa 15 15
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to projects with others institutions
exchange with other collections
fee for US$470,00
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Published the first catalogue in 2001 year(s)
10. Services
Services Storage service(bacteria, fungi, yeasts, protozoa)
Distribution(bacteria, fungi, yeasts, protozoa)
Identification(dematiaceous fungi)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Consulation about Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2016-01-21
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi