Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

5-31-2011

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, of decontaminating objects using bacteriophage, and of producing vaccines. In another aspect, methods of determining bacterial viability and of improving the sensitivity of a biosensor using wide host range bacteriophages are also disclosed.

Department

Poultry Science

Patent Number

US7951579

Application Number

US20070154459

Application Published

7-5-2007

Application Filed

6-23-2006

Assignee

(University of Arkansas, USA)

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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