coliphage

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coliphage

[′kä·lə‚fāj]
(virology)
Any bacteriophage able to infect Escherichia coli.
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Somatic coliphage in DSE and soil leachates were enumerated using a soft agar overlay method (ISO 1995).
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.
Native coliphages were quantified by the double layer agar method described by Adams (1959).
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).
was improved by increasing temperature, and a similar result was observed in a study on the elimination of coliphages by the mussel Mytilus edulis (L.
Finally, the plate was incubated for 24 hours either at 37[degree]C for coliphages or at 26[degree]C for [phi]6.
Key words: bathing, Clostridium perfringens, Escherichia coli, fecal indicators, fecal water pollution, fresh recreational water, gastroenteritis, health risks, intestinal enterococci, somatic coliphages.