The National Collection of Type Cultures is one of four Culture Collections of Public Health England.
Find out more here – https://www.phe-culturecollections.org.uk/collections/nctc.aspx
The National Collection of Type Cultures (NCTC) maintains and supplies over 5,000 bacteria and mycoplasma strains.
The NCTC collection, which is certified to BS EN ISO 9001:2008, supplies nearly 5100 type and reference bacterial strains – many of medical, scientific and veterinary importance worldwide. Our strains support academic, health, food and veterinary institutions and are used in microbiology laboratories in a range of different sectors and in research institutes worldwide. All are available in a freeze-dried (lyophilised) format.