coliphage


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coliphage

[′kä·lə‚fāj]
(virology)
Any bacteriophage able to infect Escherichia coli.
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coli, FE, and somatic coliphage in leachate samples after log-transformation of the raw data plus 1 were plotted against time.
perfringens and male-specific coliphage detected suggest that the clams had been contaminated with high levels of fecal waste before harvesting.
Filter-feeding shellfish have been reported to concentrate coliphage S-13 at levels up to 1,000-fold greater than levels found in the overlying water (Canzonier 1971).
This suspension was poured onto a layer of tripticase soy agar (DIFCO, MI) and incubated at 37oC for 18 h in order to enumerate the coliphage as plaque forming units (PFU).
An enrichment step was performed on samples that were negative by DAL procedure to amplify the number of coliphage in the samples.
MS2 coliphage compared to a dose of 120 mWs/cm2 required by the
Enhanced recovery of airborne T3 coliphage and pasteurella pestis bacteriophage by means of a presampling humidification technique.
Human adenoviruses and coliphage in urban runoff-impacted coastal waters of southern California.
Similarly, removal of somatic coliphage from waters passing through the Davenport facility was used to approximate a distribution of treatment efficiency with respect to culturable viruses.