coliphage

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coliphage

[′kä·lə‚fāj]
(virology)
Any bacteriophage able to infect Escherichia coli.
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perfringens UK 13 UK-wf 13 NL-2 13 Somatic coliphages UK 150 (b) UK-wf 10 NL-2 10 2 E.
Key words: bathing, Clostridium perfringens, Escherichia coli, fecal indicators, fecal water pollution, fresh recreational water, gastroenteritis, health risks, intestinal enterococci, somatic coliphages.
Somatic coliphage in DSE and soil leachates were enumerated using a soft agar overlay method (ISO 1995).
coli, FE, and somatic coliphage in leachate samples after log-transformation of the raw data plus 1 were plotted against time.
The presence of fecal coliforms and coliphages in public drinking water supplies suggests the need for an investigation of the microbial quality of the public drinking water distribution system over a longer period of time.
Drinking water (2 L) and surface (1 L) water samples were assayed for coliphage by the two-step enrichment method (U.
We analyzed coliphages using the double agar layer (DAL) method or enrichment method as described in U.
Ten microliters was used for bacteriophage enumeration, as described previously for somatic coliphages to verify the presence of phages in the purified fraction (Table).
A similar result has been reported for the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis, and the hard clam, Mercenaria mercenaria, concerning the depuration of coliphages and Escherichia coli (Richards 1988, Power & Collins 1990).
Then, viral samples in the liquid phase were subjected to plaque assay for coliphages at 37[degree]C and for [phi]6 at 26[degree]C.
Monitoring environmental and beach water samples for FRNA coliphages by FRNA coliphages by culture and bacteroides by PCR to assess closing and opening of beaches following a 48 million gallon sewage spill in Hawaii.
Somatic coliphage concentrations were analyzed using a modified version of the double agar layer (DAL) (Adams, 1959).