Identification and characterization of bacteriophages specific to the catfish pathogen, Edwardsiella ictaluri.


AIMS To identify and characterize bacteriophages specific for Edwardsiella ictaluri, the causative agent for enteric septicemia of catfish (ESC). METHODS AND RESULTS Two bacteriophages were isolated that infect Edw. ictaluri. They both produce clear plaques, have icosahedral heads with a non-rigid tail, and are tentatively classified as Siphoviridae… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2008.03933.x


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