Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

1-8-2013

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 by the methods are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods: of treating a subject infected with a pathogenic bacterium using bacteriophage and of decontaminating objects using bacteriophage; of producing vaccines; of determining bacterial viability and of improving the sensitivity of a biosensor using wide host range bacteriophages.

Department

Electrical Engineering

Patent Number

US8348841

Application Number

US20110251469

Application Published

10-13-2011

Application Filed

4-9-2010

Assignee

(University of Arkansas, USA)

Comments

Vijay K. Varadan, Department of Electrical Engineering

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