Pharmacopoeia strains collection

In Ukrainian Collection of Microorganisms the collection of reference test-strains has been created for factory and institute provision with strains for medicine quality control according to Ukrainian state pharmacopoeia. This collection includes 37 strains belonging to Bacillus, Bordetella, Brevundimonas, Clostridium, Escherichia, Geobacillus, Klebsiella, Micrococcus, Mycobacterium, Proteus, Pseudomonas, Salmonella, Staphylococcus, Streptococcus genera, yeasts of Candida, Saccharomyces, Zygosaccharomyces genera, and microscopic fungi of Aspergillus genus. The collection carries out the maintenance of reference strain viability, checking of biological properties during storage and delivery to factories and institutes for the scientific or industrial purposes. Reference test-strains can be used for the control of medium growth characteristics, the testing of antiseptic and disinfection means activity, the valuation of method conducting adequacy, the estimation of different antibiotics, the sterilization efficiency, etc.