TABLE 3.

Microbiological effects of the new spacer presence on the bacteriophage 2972

StrainMean ± SDa
EOPAdsorption (%)ECOI (%)Cell survival (%)Burst sizeLatent period (min)
DGCC7710189.3 ± 2.6100<1190 ± 3340 ± 3
DGCC7710φ858+S3(1.7 ± 0.9) × 10−594.3 ± 6.018.6 ± 1.972.5 ± 3.57 ± 239 ± 2
DGCC7710φ2972+S4(1.8 ± 2.0) × 10−590.3 ± 5.319.7 ± 3.764.7 ± 5.228 ± 244 ± 4
DGCC7710φ2972+S4φ858+S32<10−791.9 ± 6.410.8 ± 8.166.1 ± 10.56 ± 455 ± 5
  • a Results are the means of three independent experiments.