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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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The table (4) illustrated the phage typing of three S.
Different phenotypic and genotypic methods have been used to subtype Salmonella Enteritidis, including techniques such as phage typing and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE).
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.
Outbreak SE isolate phage typing data provided an epidemiologic link between food contaminated by the implicated caterer and outbreak cases but do not help to confirm patterns of contamination and transmission.
Antibiogram, phage typing & biotyping of Salmonella Typhi & Salmonella Paratyphi A from Rourkela, Orissa.
Comparison of Multiplelocus variable-number tandem repeat analysis, pulsedfield gel electrophoresis, and phage typing for subtype analysis of Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis.
Because the isolates produced an uninterpretable pattern by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, selected isolates were further characterized by phage typing at the National Laboratory for Enteric Pathogens, Laboratory Center for Disease Control, in Ottawa (Ontario, Canada).
Our analyses of the serotype and phage typing dataset enabled us to examine the size and duration of epidemics of foodborne infection caused by subtypes belonging to a range of serovars of S.
cholerae were sent to National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED), Kolkata, for confirmation and phage typing (17,18).
Phage typing was then performed on the SE isolates by the National Microbiology Laboratory of Canada in collaboration with CDC.
Typhi, isolated till mid-2002, were sent to the National Phage Typing Centre, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, for phage typing and biotyping.
Amongst the 50 isolates of Staphylococcus aureus, 36 random isolates were sent for phage typing to the Staphylococcal Phage Typing Center at Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi.