Open Access Research article

φX216, a P2-like bacteriophage with broad Burkholderia pseudomallei and B. mallei strain infectivity

Brian H Kvitko1, Christopher R Cox2, David DeShazer3, Shannon L Johnson4, Kent J Voorhees2 and Herbert P Schweizer1*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, IDRC at Foothills Campus, Fort Collins, CO, 80523-0922, USA

2 Department of Chemistry and Geochemistry, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, USA

3 United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, MD, USA

4 Los Alamos National Laboratory Genome Science Group, Joint Genomics Institute, Los Alamos, NM, USA

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BMC Microbiology 2012, 12:289  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-12-289

Published: 7 December 2012

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Additional file 1:

φX216 host range, word document, Host range of φX216. Table of φX216 host range for 72 B. pseudomallei strains and other Burkholderia species.

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Additional file 2:

Oligonucleotides, word document, Oligonucleotides and probe regions. Table of oligonucleotides and probe regions designed for this study.

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