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Services at the BCCM/IHEM Fungi Collection: Human and Animal Health

Mycological service analyses

 

BCCM/IHEM provides mycological service for fungi related to human and animal health.

Samples of agro-food or environmental origin cannot be accepted at BCCM/IHEM. Analyses on such samples are performed by the BCCM/MUCL collection.

To order an analysis, send your samples or isolates with an official order form from your company, specifying:

  • your contact details (company name, postal address, phone number, email)
  • the requested analyses
  • the price
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List of service analyses

Identification

DNA sequencing
  MALDI-TOF MS

 

 

Mycological typing and assays

RAPD strain typing
  Antifungal susceptibility testing

 

Physiological characterization of yeasts
   

Microbial counting

Counting

 

 

Fungal strain isolation

Strain isolation from mixed cultures
  Strain isolation from complex matrices
   

Preservation

Freeze drying
   

Genomic DNA extraction

DNA extraction
   

“On demand” custom services

 

 

Collaboration

We are strongly interested in research collaborations in the following fields:

  • Taxonomy and phylogeny of medically relevant fungi
  • Diagnosis, surveillance and prevention of mycoses
  • Dermatophytes
  • Development of new diagnostic or identification methods
  • Antifungal resistance
  • Allergenic species

Partnerships with industry or academics are envisaged and research can be conducted on a contractual basis or in partnership in publicly funded scientific projects.

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Consultancy

Our team of PhD level experts is always available for a broad range of professional consultancy and specialist services. Covered topics include, but are not limited to

  • fungal taxonomy and characterization
  • preservation of fungal cultures and DNA
  • microbial biosafety and biosecurity
  • management and quality assurance of microbial resources
  • literature studies, e.g. industrial application and safety of specific organisms
  • advisory support in scientific dossiers
  • examination of fungal contamination in various various environments

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