Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 19th, 2003
According to a study from the United States, "The genome sequence of bacteriophage phiA1122 has been determined."
"phiA1122 grows on almost all isolates of Yersinia pestis and is used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a diagnostic agent for the causative agent of plague," stated Emilio Garcia and collaborators at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and the University of Texas-Austin. "phiA1122 is very closely related to coliphage T7; the...
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