|The Gastrointestinal Tract
Pathogens Repository (GTPR) is the national facility at "National
institution of Cholera and Enteric Diseases" (NICED) division of
Microbiology sponsored by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR),
New Delhi for the maintenance, and supply of enteric pathogens. The
centre was established in 2011.
The Collection now maintains over 2000
enteric pathogens. The main aim of the centre is to set up a facility of
international standard for preservation and to handle deposits of
medically important enteric microorganisms and to supply authentic
strains to investigators in India. Scientists and researchers would have
access to database of preserved medically important enteric
All request should be written by Supervisor/ Faculty member on
letter head with E-mail id and Contact number.