NZ Culture Collection
ESR maintains a culture collection of medically important bacteria as part of the New Zealand Reference Culture Collection (NZRM).
The NZRM is a member of the World Federation for Culture Collections. It holds approximately 4,000 strains and supplies reference cultures for quality control, teaching and research.Staff also provide advice on regulatory requirements for packing and shipping of infectious substances, MAF/ERMA approval of transitional and containment facilities, and health and safety in laboratories.
Request for Culture from the Collection
Deposit of Culture into the Collection
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