Escherichia coli bacteriophage MS2 (ATCC® 15597-B1)

Strain Designations: MS2  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As MS2
Strain Designations MS2
Application
Water testing
Control Culture Ref USEPA Manuual of Method for Virology, Chapeter 16. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA 600/4-84/013 (N16), 2001
coliphages in water Ref 9224 C: Male-specific coliphage assay using Escherichia coli Famp. Washington, DC:American Public Health Association;Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 2005 APHA9224 - Detection of Coliphages;.
control strain RefEnvironmental Protection Agency Male-specific (F+) and Somatic Coliphage in Water by Two-Step Enrichment Procedure. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1601, 2001 RefEnvironmental Protection Agency Male-specific (F+) and Somatic Coliphage in Water by Single Agar Layer (SAL) Procedure. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1602, 2001
detection of bacteriophages Ref Water quality --- Detection and enumeration of bacteriophages --- Part 1: Enumeration of F-specific RNA bacteriophages [BS EN ISO 10705-1:2001]. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS 6068-4.11:1996.
testing Ref Inactivation of MS2 virus in Drinking Water. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA NSF 02/03/EPADWCTR. Ref Protocal for Equipment Verification Testing for Physical Removal of Microbiological and Particulate Contaminants. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA 05/9205/EPADWCTR.
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® yes
Type Strain no
Colony Morphology male-specific (F+) coliphage
Medium ATCC® Medium 271: Escherichia medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Phenotype male-specific (F+) coliphage
Colony Morphology male-specific (F+) coliphage
Name of Depositor JH Strauss
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- JH Strauss <-- A Clark
References

Strauss H Jr., Sinsheimer RL. Purification and properties of bacteriophage MS2 and of its ribonucleic acid. J. Mol. Biol. 7: 43-54, 1963. PubMed: 13978804

Environmental Protection Agency Male-specific (F+) and Somatic Coliphage in Water by Two-Step Enrichment Procedure. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1601, 2001

Environmental Protection Agency Male-specific (F+) and Somatic Coliphage in Water by Single Agar Layer (SAL) Procedure. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1602, 2001

Inactivation of MS2 virus in Drinking Water. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA NSF 02/03/EPADWCTR.

Protocal for Equipment Verification Testing for Physical Removal of Microbiological and Particulate Contaminants. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA 05/9205/EPADWCTR.

USEPA Manuual of Method for Virology, Chapeter 16. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA 600/4-84/013 (N16), 2001

Water quality--Detection and enumeration of bacteriophages--Part 1: Enumeration of F-specific RNA bacteriophages. Geneva (Switzerland):International Organization for Standardization/ANSI;ISO ISO 10705-1:1995.

9224 C: Male-specific coliphage assay using Escherichia coli Famp. Washington, DC:American Public Health Association;Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 2005 APHA9224 - Detection of Coliphages;.

Water quality --- Detection and enumeration of bacteriophages --- Part 1: Enumeration of F-specific RNA bacteriophages [BS EN ISO 10705-1:2001]. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS 6068-4.11:1996.

Fast Phage Test. Charm.