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A Yersinia pestis-specific, lytic phage preparation significantly reduces viable Y. pestis on various hard surfaces experimentally contaminated with the bacterium

Citation:

Rashid, M. H., T. Revazishvili, T. Dean, A. Butani, K. Verratti, K. A. Bishop-Lilly, S. Sozhamannan, A. Sulakvelidze, AND C. Rajanna. A Yersinia pestis-specific, lytic phage preparation significantly reduces viable Y. pestis on various hard surfaces experimentally contaminated with the bacterium. Bacteriophage. Landes Bioscience, Austin, TX, 2(3):1-10, (2012).

Description:

Journal article

Purpose/Objective:

Manuscript describing phage method of decontamination of building surfaces (glass, gypsum wallboard, stainless steel) contaminated with bacterial organisms (Yersinia pestis, Eschericia coli, Klebsiella pneumonia, Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis, Shigella sonnei, Vibrio cholerae, Listeria monocytogenes, and strains of Y. pseudotuberculosis.

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Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (JOURNAL/PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)
Projected Completion Date: 10/02/2012
Record Last Revised: 11/15/2013
Record Created: 10/01/2012
Record Released: 10/01/2012
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 246623

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HOMELAND SECURITY RESEARCH CENTER

DECON AND CONSEQUENCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION