HER Number
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Name Morphotype
33D (Warsaw) B1
Order Family Genus Species
Caudovirales Siphoviridae
Other designations

Electron Micrograph
Restriction profile

Characteristics Complete genome sequence
Clear plaques of 1.0mm Non

Propagation conditions
Host strain HER
Temp. Medium Aerobic/Anaerobic Agitation Others
37ºC TSA aerobie +

Original reference
Jones, W.D. 1975. Differentiation of known strains of BCG from isolates of Mycobacterium bovis and Mycobacterium tuberculosis by using mycobacteriophage 33D. J. Clin. Microbiol. 1:391-392

This phage lyses M. tuberculosis and wild strains of M. bovis; it does not lyse any of the attenuated strains of BCG.
Used in clinical settings for differentiation of BCG from M. bovis and M. tuberculosis. (1-RTD on ATCC 607)

Received from Date
Dr M. Buraczewska
Received from Date
Dr Edith Mankiewicz
Lakeshore General Hospital
160 Stillview
Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada
H9R 2Y2
Isolated by Date
Dr M. Buraczewska
Watsaw, Poland
Original source
Lysogenic bacilli

Last update
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Université Laval, QC, Canada, G1V 0A6
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