phage type

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to phage type: Bacteriophage typing


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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Salmonella Enteritidis phage type 4 from the contents of intact eggs: a study involving naturally infected hens.
Java with the outbreak phage type and MLVA typing in cloacal swab specimens from 31% of native long-nosed bandicoots sampled (Table); illness in the animals was not apparent.
Mukherjee on new phage type typed scheme (15) typing scheme (32) Vibrio cholerae 88 T4 (45) 27 (44) biotype El Tor 25 (1) serotype Inaba T2 (41) 27 (32) 25, 26 (2 each) 4,7,13,16 (1 each) UT (2) UT (3) Vibrio cholerae 61 T4 (43) 27 (42) biotype El 'for 19 (1) serotype Ogawa T2 (18) 27 (l7) 26 (1) UT, untypable
The present study was undertaken to document the biotype, phage type and antibiotic resistance patterns prevailed in recently isolated S.
The serovars most commonly isolated from patients with nalidixic acid resistance were Enteritidis phage type 1 (PT1), Virchow, Newport, and Enteritidis PT21; the first 3 of these were also commonly associated with a history of foreign travel (Table).
One isolate differed in phage type (nontypeable) and had a variant of the PFGE profile that differed by 1 band.
Isolates of Salmonella enterica with plasmid-mediated qnr genes, United Kingdom, October 2006-April 2007 Salmonella VNTR serotype Phage type * No.
enterica serovar Typhimurium definitive phage type 104 (DT104), a clone that emerged and disseminated globally in the 1990s (1).
Number and proportion of susceptible (S), resistant (R), and multidrug-resistant (M) meat isolates within Salmonella Typhimurium phage types, Denmark, July 1998-July 2002 * Domestic meat Serovar/phage type M, % R, % S, % Total no.
Typhimurium and within the uniform phage type DT104 (18).
Phage type (PT) 13 was predominant, accounting for half of all isolates, followed by Salmonella Enteritidis PT 8, which accounted for more than one third of isolates (Table 3).
The AcrB multidrug transporter plays a major role in high-level fluoroquinolone resistance in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium phage type DT204.