Table 4.

Host range of bacteriophage SN-T produced by S. natans ATCC 13338

Bacteria Effect on bacterial lawna
Gram-negative eubacteria
 Sheathed bacteria (Sphaerotilus natans)
  Sn-2+
  TLT1
Pseudomonadaceae
  Pseudomonas aeruginosa
   PAO1++
   PAO127++
   PAO303++
  Pseudomonas fluorescens +
Enterobacteriaceae
  Escherichia coli
   ATCC 23744+
   B
   DH1
   W3110
  Citrobacter freundii ATCC 8090
  Salmonella typhimurium ATCC 14028
  Shigella flexneri ATCC 12022++
  Klebsiella pneumoniae ATCC 13883
  Enterobacter cloacae ATCC 23355
  Enterobacter aerogenes
  Serratia marcescens KWN
  Proteus vulgaris ATCC 13315++
 Vibrionaceae (Aeromonas hydrophilaB2865)
 Neisseriaceae (Acinetobacter calcoaceticus ATCC 19606)
 Phototrophic bacteria (Rhodospirillum rubrum)++
 Uncertain affiliation (Flavobacterium capsulatum)
Gram-positive eubacteria
 Micrococcaceae
  Micrococcus luteus
  Staphylococcus aureus
  Staphylococcus epidermidis
 Streptococcaceae
  Streptococcus pyogenes
  Streptococcus faecalis
 Bacillaceae (Bacillus subtilis)
Yeasts
 Candida albicans A-72
 Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • a +, decreased growth of bacterial lawn; −, no change in bacterial lawn; ++, clearing of bacterial lawn.