Isolation and partial characterization of a bacteriophage active on Hyphomicrobium sp. WI-926.

Isolation of a Hyphomicrobium phage from raw sewage from Athens, Ohio, was achieved by a combination of differential centrifugation, filtration, enrichment in mixed Hyphomicrobium cultures, and purification on individual host strains by subculturing single plaques in soft agar overlayers. Enrichments with water from Lake Erie and Lake Beechwood (Ohio) were… CONTINUE READING