Title: A cocktail of two bacteriophages is required to control Salmonella in vitro
Authors : Fieseler, Lars
Klumpp, Jochen
Conference details: Viruses of microbes: structure and function, from molecules to communities, EMBO Conference, Zurich, 14-18 July 2014
Issue Date: 2014
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Not specified
Language : English
Subject (DDC) : 570: Biology
Abstract: Salmonella spp. can cause severe diarrhea in humans after consumption of contaminated food. Because bacteriophages are powerful agents for the control of food borne pathogens, several phages were isolated and characterized. Here we present an initial characterization of Salmonella phage isolates. Moreover, bacteriophages were applied to reduce viable cell counts of Salmonella in vitro. The data indicate that Salmonella can be efficiently eliminated by the application of phage cocktails containing a minimum of two phage isolates, while treatment of the bacteria with only a single phage isolate often resulted in regrowth of the treated culture.
Further description : Posterpresentation
Departement: Life Sciences and Facility Management
Organisational Unit: Institute of Food and Beverage Innovation (ILGI)
Publication type: Conference Other
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/12260
Appears in Collections:Publikationen Life Sciences und Facility Management

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