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a microbiologic procedure, of epidemiologic importance, for distinguishing types within a seemingly homogeneous bacterial species or strain by the use of type-specific bacteriophage.
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Determination of the subdivision of a bacterial species by a type-specific bacteriophage.
See also: typing
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bacteriophage typingsee PHAGE TYPING.
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