Table 3.

Influence of bacterial host on plating efficiency

BacteriophagePhage production hostIndicator hostTiteraEOP
Group 1
 SN-1 S. natans ATCC 13338 S. natans ATCC 133382.65 × 1010  1.00
S. natans ATCC 13338 P. aeruginosaPAO3031.15 × 1011  4.3 
P. aeruginosa PAO303 P. aeruginosaPAO3037.5 × 1011  1.00
P. aeruginosa PAO303 S. natans ATCC 133381.25 × 1011  0.17
 SN-2 S. natans ATCC 13338 S. natans ATCC 133384.6 × 109  1.00
S. natans ATCC 13338 P. aeruginosaPAO3031.6 × 1011 34.7 
P. aeruginosa PAO303 P. aeruginosaPAO3035.25 × 1011  1.00
P. aeruginosa PAO303 S. natans ATCC 133384 × 1010   0.076
 SN-X S. natans ATCC 13338 S. natans ATCC 133382.8 × 1010  1.00
S. natansATCC 13338 P. aeruginosaPAO3031 × 1011 3.6
P. aeruginosaPAO303 P. aeruginosaPAO3032.3 × 1011  1.00
P. aeruginosa PAO303 S. natans ATCC 133381.35 × 1011  0.59
 SN-T S. natans ATCC 13338 S. natans ATCC 133385.55 × 109  1.00
S. natansATCC 13338 P. aeruginosaPAO3038.45 × 109  1.52
P. aeruginosa PAO303 P. aeruginosaPAO3033.45 × 1011  1.00
P. aeruginosa PAO303 S. natans ATCC 133381.7 × 1011  0.49
Group 2
 BHR1 P. aeruginosa PAO303 P. aeruginosaPAO3038.85 × 1010  1.00
P. aeruginosa PAO303 E. coliAB11571.7 × 104 1.9 × 10−7
E. coli AB1157 E. coliAB11572.57 × 1010  1.00
E. coliAB1157 P. aeruginosaPAO3032.44 × 105 9.5 × 10−6
 BHR2 P. aeruginosa PAO303 P. aeruginosaPAO3035.95 × 1010  1.00
P. aeruginosa PAO303 E. coliAB11572.3 × 105 3.86 × 10−6
E. coli AB1157 E. coliAB11572.76 × 1010  1.00
E. coliAB1157 P. aeruginosaPAO3031.75 × 102 6.35 × 10−9
 BHR3 E. coli AB1157 E. coliAB11574.6 × 1010  1.00
E. coliAB1157 S. natans ATCC 133384.5 × 101 9.8 × 10−9
S. natans ATCC 13338 S. natans ATCC 133382 × 1011  1.00
S. natans ATCC 13338 E. coliAB11571.3 × 103 6.4 × 10−9
 BHR4 E. coli AB1157 E. coliAB11576.8 × 107  1.00
E. coliAB1157 S. natans ATCC 133381 × 102 1.5 × 10−6
S. natans ATCC 13338 S. natans ATCC 133381.4 × 109  1.00
S. natans ATCC 13338 E. coliAB11571.6 × 104 1.1 × 10−5
 BHR5 E. coli AB1157 E. coliAB11572.3 × 108  1.00
E. coliAB1157 S. natans ATCC 133381.2 × 102   5 × 10−7
S. natans ATCC 13338 S. natans ATCC 133381.1 × 109  1.00
S. natans ATCC 13338 E. coliAB11574.8 × 103 4.4 × 10−6
  • a Data shown are the means of triplicate independent experiments.