The BRC Leishmania catalog is also available online at :

This catalog is not exhaustive. Do not hesitate to contact a biologist in charge of the collection (see below).

Grille Tarifaire des prestations offertes par le CRB Leishmania

How to order one or more strains ?

The BRC Leishmania performs the provision of one or more strain after transmission and acceptance of a Research Collaboration Agreement RCA ou Material Transfer Agreement MTA). For inquiries, please follow the steps below:

1 – Contact a Biologist in charge of the collection

Pr P. Bastien: Email

Dr L. Lachaud: Email

Dr C. Ravel: Email

2 – The Biologist contacted will be your unique correspondent and it will ask you to provide certain information about the research project:

  • The nature and number of strains required,
  • The data associated with the samples needed for research,
  • The description of the research project,
  • The financial conditions, depending on the eligibility RCA or MTA.

The signature of the Research Collaboration Agreement or Material Transfer Agreement forms a contract stipulating the obligations of stakeholders identified in the [download ID=5].

3 – For a request for provision of one or more strains, the BRC Leishmania requests authorization to the Depositor of the strain(s) and the Scientific Council of the Collection, if the user is an individual different from the Depositor. Outside the reservation period clearly indicated in the record setting collection engaging stakeholders, the BRC Leishmania Operational Manager is responsible for authorizing the release of samples.

4 – The BRC Leishmania transmits strains and associated data to the User.

NB : The transport of the strain(s) is under the responsibility of the BRC Leishmania. A certified company specialist performs it.

Terms of availability


Appropriate safety precautions for this type of biological material should be used. Consult the WHO Laboratory biosafety manual or the CDC Biosafety in microbial and biomedical Laboratory manual for more information.

BRC Leishmania warranty

The viability of the strain(s) provided is/are warranted for 7 days from the date of shipment, and is valid only if the strain(s) is/are stored and cultured according to the information included on the product information sheet enclosed in the package. BRC Leishmania lists the media formulation that has been found to be effective for this strain. While other, unspecified media may also produce satisfactory results, a change in media may affect recovery, growth and/or function of the strain(s). If an alternative medium formulation is used, the BRC Leishmania warranty for viability is no longer valid.


The strain(s) is/are intended for laboratory research purposes only and not intended for use in humans. While BRC Leishmania uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this product sheet, BRC Leishmania makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy. Citations from scientific literature and patents are provided for informational purposes only. BRC Leishmania does not warrant that such information has been confirmed to be accurate.

The strain(s) is/are sent with the condition that you are responsible for its/there safe storage, handling, and use. BRC Leishmania is not liable for any damages or injuries arising from receipt and/or use of the strains. While reasonable effort is made to insure authenticity and reliability of strains on deposit, BRC Leishmania is not liable for damages arising from the misidentification or misrepresentation of cultures.

Please see the Material Transfer Agreement (MTA) or the Research Collaboration Agreement for further details regarding the use of this product.