Services at the BCCM/ITM Mycobacteria Collection

Mycobacterial service analyses


Mycobacterial cultures can be identified by a polyphasic approach (morphological analysis by microscopy and/or molecular characterization by Sanger sequencing of rrs and/or the rpoB genes or whole genome sequencing) including phylogenetic analysis.

Service reports are included in the price.

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List of service analyses

Genotypic identification

Sanger sequencing: 16S rRNA and/or rpoB gene sequencing



Whole genome sequencing

gDNA extraction
  WGS sequencing
  WGS analysis



Phenotypic identification

Morphology, pigmentation, enzymatic activity,...



Mycobacterial assays

MIC determination
  Drug susceptibility testing


Consultancy and collaboration

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

  • mycobacterial identification and characterization
  • preservation of mycobacterial cultures and DNA
  • microbial biosafety and biosecurity
  • management and quality assurance of microbial resources
  • literature studies
  • advisory support in scientific dossiers
  • examination of mycobacterial contamination in various various environments

BCCM/ITM is also open to collaboration with both industrial and academic partners.

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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/ITM.
BCCM/ITM 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/ITM or its staff be liable to the client for any damages or losses.
Under no circumstances shall BCCM/ITM'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/ITM harmless from and against third party claims based on the client’s use or exploitation of the results.