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Reviving phage therapy for the treatment of cholera (2018)
Journal Article
Bhandare, S., Colom, J., Baig, A., Ritchie, J. M., Bokhari, H., Shah, M. A., …Atterbury, R. J. (2018). Reviving phage therapy for the treatment of cholera. Journal of Infectious Diseases, doi:10.1093/infdis/jiy563

Cholera remains a major risk in developing countries, particularly after natural or man-made disasters. Vibrio cholerae El Tor is the most important cause of these outbreaks, and is becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics, so alternative thera... Read More

Biology and genomics of an historic therapeutic Escherichia coli bacteriophage collection (2017)
Journal Article
Baig, A., Colom, J., Barrow, P., Schouler, C., Moodley, A., Lavigne, R., & Atterbury, R. J. (2017). Biology and genomics of an historic therapeutic Escherichia coli bacteriophage collection. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2017.01652. ISSN 1664-302X

We have performed microbiological and genomic characterization of an historic collection of nine bacteriophages, specifically infecting a K1 E. coli O18:K1:H7 ColV+ strain. These phages were isolated from sewage and tested for their efficacy in vivo... Read More