The NCTC comprises over 5500 bacterial cultures and over 100 mycoplasmas.
Restrictions on the supply of highly pathogenic bacteria exist - Individuals and organisations must be registered with us to access restricted items.
New bacteria strains
Anaerobe type strains
World Data Centre for Microorganisms (WDCM)
NCTC 3000 Project
O104:H4 Shiga-toxic Escherichia coli
Each NCTC bacterial strain catalogue entry has 'Other collection no.' information which shows the equivalent strain number in other collections.