Payan, A., Ebdon, J.E., Taylor, H.D., Gantzer, C., Ottoson, J., Papageorgiou, G.T., Blanch, A.R., Lucena, F., Jofre, J. and Muniesa, M. (2005) Method for isolation of Bacteroides bacteriophage host strains suitable for tracking sources of faecal pollution in water Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 71 (9). pp. 5659-5662. ISSN 1098-5336Full text not available from this repository.
Bacteriophages infecting Bacteroides are potentially a good tool for fecal source tracking, but different Bacteroides host strains are needed for different geographic areas. A feasible method for isolating Bacteroides host strains for phages present in human fecal material is described. Useful strains were identified for application in Spain and the United Kingdom. One strain, GA-17, identified as Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, was tested in several locations in Europe with excellent performance in Southern Europe.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Subjects:||F000 Physical Sciences > F800 Physical Geography and Environmental Sciences > F850 Environmental Sciences|
|DOI (a stable link to the resource):||10.1128/AEM.71.9.5659-5662.2005|
|Faculties:||Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Environment and Technology
Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Environment and Technology > Ecology, Landscape and Pollution Management
|Depositing User:||editor environment|
|Date Deposited:||23 Nov 2006|
|Last Modified:||02 May 2012 08:42|
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