phage type

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the general or prevailing character of any particular case, such as of a disease, person, or substance.
type A a behavior pattern characterized by excessive competitiveness and aggressiveness. See type A behavior.
asthenic type a constitutional type marked by a slender body, long neck, long, flat chest and abdomen, and poor muscular development.
athletic type a constitutional type marked by broad shoulders, deep chest, flat abdomen, thick neck, and good muscular development.
blood type
2. the phenotype of an individual with respect to a blood group system.
body type (constitutional type) a constellation of traits related to body build.
phage type a subgroup of a bacterial species susceptible to a particular bacteriophage and demonstrated by phage typing. Called also lysotype and phagotype.
pyknic type a constitutional type marked by rounded body, large chest, thick shoulders, broad head, and short neck.

phage type

Distinguishing subgroups of bacteria by the type of bacteriophage associated with that specific bacterium.
See also: type


phage type
an intraspecies type of bacterium demonstrated by phage typing; called also lysotype and phagotype.
phage typing
characterization of bacteria, extending to strain differences, by demonstration of susceptibility to one or more (a spectrum) races of bacteriophage; widely applied to staphylococci, typhoid bacilli, etc., for epidemiological purposes.
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The comparative virulence for chicks of Salmonella enteritidis phage type 4 isolates and isolates of phage types commonly found in poultry in the United States.
For the few incidents in which the pathogen was identified in cattle, sheep, pigs, and turkeys, SE4 was the predominant phage type isolated.
Table 4: Isolation of Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 3A from different organs of the orally inoculated newly hatched specific-pathogen-free chicks
All seven isolates were indistinguishable from the phage type 8 isolates by PFGE testing on the first enzyme (XbaI); tire of the seven isolates were tested on the second enzyme (BlnI), and all five matched the phage type 8 isolates.
Number of alleles and Simpson's index of diversity score in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium definitive phage type 104 in humans * Locus All, n = 266 DT104-group, n = 100 No.
8%) of the isolates were of phage type E1, and the remaining isolates belonged to different phage groups: A (6), UVS1 (2), UVS2 (2), and D1 (1).
Among phage III, phage type 83 was the commonest followed by phage type 47 Depicted in Table 5.
Laboratory surveillance is based on counts of laboratory isolates of infectious pathogens, usually classified for epidemiologic purposes by subtype or phage type.
It was observed that the isolates were clustered as phage type 4 of Basu and Mukherjee and type 27 of new phage typing scheme.
Almonds have been reported as a source of several Salmonella enteritidis phage type 30 (SE PT30) infections.
However, when tested by the new typing scheme, since 1996, most strains were distributed among the phage type T27, the other less common phage types being 26, 3, 25, 19, 13, and 7 (15).
The SE isolates from that 2000-2001 outbreak had different PFGE patterns and a different phage type (PT30) than those in the current investigation.