BCCM/LMG Bacteria Collection price list

How to order from BCCM/LMG Prices (EUR) excl. VAT
Non-Profit Profit

Supply samples from public collection

Bacterial strains (freeze dried)

95,00 130,00

Cultivation fee for actively growing bacterial cultures


If strain is not available in freeze dried form

60,00 60,00

If strain is available in freeze dried form

70,00 70,00

Selected strains for teaching purposes (in Belgium only)

45,00 130,00

Genomic DNA


gDNA (minimum 2.5 µg/tube) - 0.5 ml tube format, ready-for-distribution, see list

153,00 190,00

gDNA (minimum 2.5 µg/tube) - 1.5 ml tube format

224,00 263,00

Public deposit

Deposit of strain in the public collection

No charges No charges

Safe deposit

Viability and purity check, preservation and the first year of safe-keeping

375,00 375,00

Annual maintenance fee, incl. one yearly viability test, its report, and forwarding the subculture if requested (mailing costs not included)



Release of a sample

73,00 73,00

Preparation of a new batch of samples for long-term storage

276,00 276,00

Patent deposit (Budapest Treaty)


665,00 665,00

Viability statement with test performed

60,00 60,00

Viability statement based on most recent test performed

25,00 25,00

Supply of a sample

90,00 90,00

Communication of information on the most recent scientific description

25,00 25,00

Delivery of attestation on later indication or amendment of the scientific description

25,00 25,00

Preparation of a batch of freeze-dried samples for long term storage

300,00 300,00

Storage third party’s biological material


Major reductions for large numbers of vials

Storage over liquid nitrogen of third party’s vials containing frozen biological material; per vial per year

14,00 14,00

Administrative fee (per invoice)





Identification & characterization



120,00 120,00

Partial 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis

212,00 212,00

Nearly complete 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis

242,00 242,00

Phylogenetic study based on nearly complete 16S rRNA gene sequence

750,00 750,00

Genome sequencing (WGS) and analysis:


Genome sequencing of a pure culture, incl. small scale DNA extraction and delivery of raw reads

465,00 465,00

Genome sequence assembly and delivery of the assembled genome sequence

180,00 180,00

Identification based upon assembled WGS data through calculation of overall genome related index values (ANI, dDDH, …)

On request On request

Screening for antimicrobial resistance or virulence genes

On request On request

Typing (PaSiT6)

On request  On request

Antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST), in case of minimum 4 cultures, including reference(s)

140,00 140,00

Metabolic tests (e.g. API®, BIOLOG), only in combination with genome sequencing and/or AST

159,00 159,00

Microbial diversity studies


Customized cultivation-dependent microbial diversity studies using MALDI-TOF-MS

On request On request

Complementary services


                      Bacterial counting analysis 

On request

On request

                      DNA extraction third party's culture for delivery 



Preservation of your bacteria by freeze drying


10 ampoules

272,00 272,00

20 ampoules

402,00 402,00

Larger quantities and other forms

On request On request

Training & consultancy

On request On request

Handling, packaging, shipping and bank fee


Biohazard Group 1 strains shipped within Europe: courier EMS



15,00 15,00

The Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Germany

40,00 40,00

Other European countries

50,00 50,00

All other shipments (Biohazard Group 1 strains outside Europe, all Biohazard Group 2 strains): courier DHL


Belgium and The Netherlands

45,00 45,00

Luxembourg, France and Germany

80,00 80,00

Other European countries

90,00 90,00

USA and Canada

100,00 100,00

Asia (Japan incl.)

110,00 110,00

Australia and New Zealand

140,00 140,00


On request On request

Supplementary costs for shipment on dry ice

On request On request


(1 Service reports are included in the price.


Legal disclaimer

All services are provided exclusively on the basis of the terms and conditions below, regardless of any contradictory conditions stated on the client’s documents.
By having placed an order, the client automatically agreed to these terms and conditions of BCCM/LMG.
BCCM/LMG makes no representation nor warranty, express or implied, to the client with respect to the suitability or fitness of the results for any specific purpose.
In no event shall BCCM/LMG or its staff be liable to the client for any damages or losses.
Under no circumstances shall BCCM/LMG's total liability exceed the total contract value.
These limitations of liability shall not apply in case of willful misconduct or fraud.
The client undertakes to indemnify and hold BCCM/LMG harmless from and against third party claims based on the client’s use or exploitation of the results.

In case a framework contract needs to be signed, the conditions mentioned in this contract take priority.