Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Publicly available (qualified curator, collection management policies, microbial specimens, a database of collection information, an online strain catalog, and distributes strains to the scientific community)
Can accept arboviral collections that include non select agents and no BSL4 pathogens.
We refer to best practices guidelines and apply where possible due to funding and staff. We perform inclusivity/exclusivity testing on isolates.
we upload sequence data to genbank and link genbank accession number to the pathogen in our database
National Institutes of Health (NIH), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
No charge for distribution (shipping may be charged), Fee per strain for distribution, Distribution mechanism depends on the institution type and intended use
Mammals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Insects, Humans
General microbiology, Immunology, Molecular biology, Veterinary, public health