BCCM/ITM Mycobacteria collection

  Prices (EUR) excl. VAT
Non-Profit Profit

Supply samples from public collection

10% discount on orders of 10 or more items

Biosafety level 1 and 2 strains (freeze dried(1), thermolysate)

55,00 85,00

Biosafety level 1 and 2 strains (purified genomic DNA)

85,00 130,00

Biosafety level 3 strains (freeze dried(1), thermolysate)

80,00 115,00

Biosafety level 3 strains (purified genomic DNA)

105,00 155,00

BCG clones (from Mycobacterium bovis BCG Pasteur transposon insertion library)

70,00 105,00

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


Biosafety Level 1 and 2 strains

260,00 260,00

Biosafety Level 3 strains

300,00 300,00

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



Biosafety Level 1 and 2 strains

65,00 65,00

Biosafety Level 3 strains

75,00 75,00

Release of a sample(2)

48,00 48,00

Preparation of a new batch of samples for long-term storage(3)



Biosafety Level 1 and 2 strains

230,00 230,00

Biosafety Level 3 strains

260,00 260,00

Banking fee

Per invoice Per invoice

Shipping fee

Depending on destination and weight

Packaging fee


Biosafety Level 1 & 2 materials

10,00 10,00

Biosafety Level 3 materials

30,00 30,00


(1) Fresh cultures are available only upon special request at the prize of freeze-dried ampules.

(2) Only to the depositor or to third parties with the depositor's written authorisation.

(3) A new batch for long term storage is prepared when necessary, for example when the batch is depleted.



Ordering information and material transfer agreement

How to submit an order

  • by mail:

    Dr Leen Rigouts
    Eenheid Mycobacteriologie, Instituut voor Tropische Geneeskunde (ITG)
    Nationalestraat 155
    B-2000 Antwerpen

  • by phone a: +32-(0)3-247 65 51 or +32-(0)3-2476611
  • by fax: +32-(0)3-247 63 33
  • by
  • on-line b: shopping cart

All orders by telephone must be followed by a written confirmation (mail, fax, e-mail, on-line).

Only possible if you have a BCCM/ITM customer number, which will be allocated to your company/laboratory after your first order.

Specifications to be mentioned in the order form/letter for sample supply

For strains from the public collection, please specify:

  • the exact identification of the requested materials (species name and ITM accession number);
  • the preferred format of supplied material: freeze-dried, active culture, DNA;
  • the invoice address if different from the shipping address;
  • the VAT number of the company if applicable;
  • in case of payment by credit card: name of credit card holder, credit card number, expiry date;
  • a confirmation that the persons responsible for handling the biological material have read and agree to the conditions stated in the BCCM Material Transfer Agreement.