HER Number
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Identification
Name Morphotype
ViII B1
Order Family Genus Species
Caudovirales Siphoviridae ViII
Other designations

Electron Micrograph
Magnification: 297,000X
Bar: 50 nm
Staining: UA
Restriction profile

Characteristics Complete genome sequence
Plaques: 0.5- 1mm, clear.
Vi antigen specific.
Typing phage of S. typhi; ancestral virus from which all adapted phages of the international typing set are derived.
Non

Propagation conditions
Host strain HER
1038
Temp. Medium Aerobic/Anaerobic Agitation Others
37ºC BHI, TSA

Original reference
Desranleau, J.-M. 1947. Typing of Bact. typhosum and Bact. paratyphosum B by means of a bacteriophage. Can. J. Public Health. 33:343-351.

Remarks

History
Isolated by Date
J. A. Craigie and C. H. Yen
Received from Date
Dr med. V. Lenk,
Institut für Hygiene und Medizinishe Mikrobiologie der Frein Universität,
Berlin, Föhrer Str. 14,
1000 Berlin 65, W. Germany.
1959
Original source

Last update
2006-04-13
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