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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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In earlier studies, different conditions for bacteriophage preservation were documented, including storage at 4, -20, -80AdegC and even Nitrogen freezing at -196AdegC, however, the suitable storage temperature vary with phage type (Clark, 1962; Clark et al., 1962; Warren and Hatch, 1969).
Further research including molecular analysis, full genome sequencing and clinical trial studies would be very much useful in the selection of phage type for phage therapy.
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).
Pathogenicity of Salmonella enteritidis phage type 1 of Malaysian isolate in specific pathogen free chicks.
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.
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.
Intestinal colonization and organ invasion in chicks experimentally infected with Salmonella enteritidis phage type 4 and other phage types isolated from poultry in the United States.
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) said its own investigations had linked the rise in cases of Salmonella Enteritidis Phage Type 14b (PT14b) to the catering industry.