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co·li·phage

(kō'li-fāj, kol'i-), Avoid the mispronunciation ko'li-fahzh.
A bacteriophage with an affinity for one or another strain of Escherichia coli. In general, coliphages, like other bacteriophages, are known by symbols that have significance only as a means of laboratory identification; additional notations, however, specifically identify variant characteristics, for example, λdgal denotes the deficient prophage (coliphage) λ, which carries the bacterial gene gal (galactose).
[(Escherichia) coli + bacteriophage]

coliphage

/col·i·phage/ (kōl´ĭ-fāj) any bacteriophage that infects Escherichia coli.

coliphage

(kō′lə-fāj′)
n.
A bacteriophage that infects the bacterium Escherichia coli.

co·li·phage

(kol'i-fāj)
A bacteriophage with an affinity for one or another strain of Escherichia coli.
[(Escherichia) coli + bacteriophage]
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These samples were analyzed in a nearby mobile laboratory for six microbiological parameters: Escherichia coli [International Standardization Organization (ISO) 1998b], intestinal enterococci (ISO 1998a), Clostridium perfringens (Council of the European Union 1998), somatic coliphages (ISO 2000), aeromonads (Schulze 1996), and pyocyanine-positive Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Deutches Institut fur Normung, European Normalization 2002).
PhiX-174 coliphages were used as positive controls in the somatic coliphage assay.
perfringens and somatic coliphages may be alternative fecal indicators that could be used to set standards for fresh water just as well as E.
coli and FE; however, somatic coliphage were typically detected only in the first four leachates collected following DSE application.
coli and somatic coliphage typically occurred within a day of DSE application (Fig.
coli, Enterococcus, and coliphage (F+, somatic, and total).
coli, Enterococcus, and F+, somatic, and total coliphage (Table 4).
specific coliphages were monitored as evidence of fecal contamination.
Three wells were positive for total coliphages (PB-5, PB-6B, and PB-12) and four samples were positive for [F.
Ten microliters was used for bacteriophage enumeration, as described above for somatic coliphages, to verify that phages were present in the purified fraction.
Levels of fecal indicators: fecal coliforms and somatic coliphages in the samples used in this study (a) Fecal coliforms Sample (a) (CFU [mL.
Elimination of coliphages and Escherichia coli from mussels during depuration under varying conditions of temperature, salinity, and toad availability.