Major Phage types
period of isolates PFGE available isolation types (no.
Pathogenicity of Salmonella entritidis phage type
4, 8, and 23 in broiler chicks.
In Canada, where phage typing is the predominant subtyping method used, phage type
31 accounts for 9% of isolates tested (6).
In 1982 and 1983, SE8 was the most commonly identified phage type
, accounting for -60% of all cases.
There is variation in the virulence among the various phage types
and even within the various isolates of the same phage type
(Shivaprasad et al.
Isolates from all four patients were phage type
8, matching the phage type
of the spilled stock culture.
Neonatal staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome: massive outbreak due to an unusual phage type
enterica serovar Typhimurium definitive phage type
(DT) 104 emerged during the early 1990s in the United Kingdom and spread worldwide thereafter (1).
cholerae O1 isolates showed a dominance of phage type
2 and 4 throughout the study period.
is an important epidemiological marker to study the movement of organisms and their spread from one geographic locale to another.
enteriditis had a rare phage type
(PT30), which aided in identifying the outbreak strain.
Phage typing was performed on three human isolates at CDC; all were determined to be definitive phage type