Table 2

Phage and bacterial strains used in the study and host range spectrum of the bacteriophages

No

Species

Strain

Plaque formation


1

Escherichia

285a

N

2

Escherichia

ATCC 25922b

N

3

Escherichia

ATCC 8099b

N

4

Escherichia

ATCC 10536b

N

5

Escherichia

JM109c

N

6

Escherichia

BL21c

N

7

Escherichia

HDSαc

N

8

Escherichia

O157H7 44752d

N

9

Escherichia

EIEC 8401d

C

10

Escherichia

EIEC ATCC 43893d

C

11

Staphylococcus aureus

ATCC 6538b

N

12

Staphylococcus aureus

ATCC 26001b

N

13

Salmonella typhi

ATCC 50071b

N

14

Pseudomonas aeruginosa

ATCC 10145b

N

15

Shigella dysenteriae

ATCC 13313b

N

16

Α-hemolytic streptococcus

ATCC 32213b

N

17

Β-hemolytic streptococcus

ATCC 32210b

N


Obtained from aZhenghui L, Institute of Medical Equipment, Academy of Military Medical Science, China; bBacterial culture center, Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Academy of Military Medical Science, China; cJing a. Department of Microbiology, Third Military Medical University, China; dBacterial culture center, Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine.

C = clear plaque; T = turbid plaque; N = no plaque.

Chai et al. Virology Journal 2010 7:255   doi:10.1186/1743-422X-7-255

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