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.
Coliphage was suggested as a better indicator of human viral pollution and was proposed by the U.
Method 1602: Male-specific (F+) and Somatic Coliphage in Water by Single Agar Layer (SAL) Procedure.
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).
Somatic coliphage concentrations were analyzed using a modified version of the double agar layer (DAL) (Adams, 1959).
Key words: bathing, Clostridium perfringens, Escherichia coli, fecal indicators, fecal water pollution, fresh recreational water, gastroenteritis, health risks, intestinal enterococci, somatic coliphages.
On Oahu, Hawaii, 32 deep wells were tested for male-specific coliphage (U.
Can UV disinfection of surrogate organisms (MS2 coliphage, Bacillus subtilis, etc.
In this case, measuring coliphages and enteric viruses would be advisable.
Innovative strategy using alternative fecal indicators (F+RNA/somatic coliphages, C.
Somatic Coliphages, Thermotolerant Coliforms and Poliovirus-1 Genome, 38