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phage

 (fāj)
n.
A bacteriophage.

phage

(feɪdʒ)
n
(Microbiology) short for bacteriophage

phage

(feɪdʒ)

n.
[by shortening]

-phage

a combining form meaning “a thing that devours,” used esp. in the names of viruses and phagocytes: bacteriophage; macrophage.
[n. use of Greek -phagos -phagous]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phage - a virus that is parasitic (reproduces itself) in bacteria; "phage uses the bacterium's machinery and energy to produce more phage until the bacterium is destroyed and phage is released to invade surrounding bacteria"
virus - (virology) ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates itself only within cells of living hosts; many are pathogenic; a piece of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) wrapped in a thin coat of protein
coliphage - a bacteriophage that infects the bacterium Escherichia coli
typhoid bacteriophage - a bacteriophage specific for the bacterium Salmonella typhi
Translations

phage

[ˈfeɪdʒ] n (=bacteriophage) → phage m

phage

n. bacteriófago.
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All strains are coagulase positive and belong to phage group III and phage type 83A.
Results suggest the existence of major worldwide clones of Salmonella Enteritidis, of which most strains belong to phage type (PT) 4, followed by PT8 and PT1 (1,6).
Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns were the same in all isolates, regardless of phage type.
Pathogenicity of Salmonella enteritidis phage type 1 of Malaysian isolate in specific pathogen free chicks.
By using Vi phage typing according to the International Federation for Enteric Phage Typing, the strain was classified as Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi Vi deranged phage type.
Human SE outbreak isolates were phage type 8 (49 [54%]), 13 (32 [35%]), or atypical (10 [11%]).
Experimental infection of egg-lying hens with Salmonella enteritidis phage type 4.
In 2004, another outbreak of a rare phage type of S.
coli O157 known as Phage Type 8 and cases occurred across England, Scotland and Wales.
For the recovery of phage, a single, well-isolated plaque was picked and replated twice to ensure isolation of a single phage type.
The outbreak was especially noteworthy because it involved phage type 30, "a rare phage type that we had not detected in California residents before," Dr.