Description

The Western Australian Culture Collection is part of PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA. PathWest is the amalgamation of the pathology laboratories at Royal Perth Hospital, Fremantle Hospital, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital, and PathCentre.

The merging of these pathology laboratories has created the single public pathology service in Western Australia. PathWest provides diagnostic services across the full range of pathology disciplines.

PathWest serves both metropolitan and regional WA through a network of regional laboratories.

The Western Australian Culture Collection comprises bacteria, fungi, yeasts, mycobacteria and protozoa.

Taxonomic range

The Western Australian Culture Collections includes members from the following taxa:
The Western Australian Culture Collection comprises bacteria, fungi, yeasts mycobacteria and protozoa for medical microbiology, public health microbiology and food science diagnosis and teaching and research..

Number of cultures in the collection

The estimated number of cultures in the Western Australian Culture Collections is 700.

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Sub-collections

The Western Australian Culture Collections contains these significant collections:

  • Mycology Collection - 2,000 clinical isolates of medical importance
  • Clinical Bacterial Collection - 25,000 bacteria of medical importance

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Metadata last updated on 2012-07-30 14:12:17.0

Digitised records available through the Atlas

The Western Australian Culture Collections has an estimated 700 cultures.

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