Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

2-5-2013

Abstract

Methods of selecting wide host range bacteriophage capable of growing in a plurality of bacteria including pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria and bacteriophage selected are described. In addition to methods of treating a subject infected with a pathogenic bacterium using bacteriophage, of decontaminating objects using bacteriophage, of producing vaccines. In another aspect, methods of determining bacterial viability and methods of improving the sensitivity of a biosensor using wide host range bacteriophages are also disclosed.

Department

Poultry Science

Patent Number

US8367058

Application Number

US20110200561

Application Published

8-18-2011

Application Filed

4-21-2011

Assignee

The United States of America, as Represented by the Secretary of Agriculture (Washington, DC), Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR)

Comments

Billy M. Hargis, Department of Poultry Science; Stacy E. Higgins, Department of Poultry Science; Lisa R. Bielke, Department of Poultry Science; Guillermo L. Tellez, Department of Poultry Science; Lisa A. Newberry, Department of Poultry Science; Daniel J. Donoghue, Department of Poultry Science

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