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Table 3 Phage host range investigated by spot test

From: Characterization of Campylobacter phages including analysis of host range by selected Campylobacter Penner serotypes

    Reaction of spot test*
Bact. nr. Source Serotype and subspecies F14 F198 F207 F267 F268 F287 F303 F325 F326 F336 F341 F346
NCTC 12658 nk^ 1,44# + + + + + + + - + + + +
2486 Human 1,44# + + - + + + + - + + - -
2955 Chicken 1,44# + + + + + + + + + + - -
104–733 Chicken 1,44# + - - + + + + - - + + +
11.168 Human [36] 2# + - - - - - - - - + + +
1677 Chicken 2# + + - - - + + - - + + +
2453 Food 2# + + - - + + + - + + + +
2466 Chicken 2# + + - - + + + - + + + +
3024 Human 2# - + - + + + + - + + + +
1590 Human 3# + + + + + + + - + + - -
1447 Chicken 4c#~ + + + + + - + - - + + +
2467 Chicken 4c#~ + + + + + + + - + + + +
2469 Chicken 4c#~ + + - - - - - - - - + +
2471 Chicken 4c#~ + + + + + + + - + + + -
NCTC 12662 nk^ 5j# + + + + + + + + + + - -
1674 Chicken 6,7# - - - - - - - - - - - -
2481 Chicken 11# - - - - - - - + - - - -
3148 Human 12# - - - - - - - + - + - -
2464 Chicken 18# - - - - - - - - - - - -
1660 Human 19# + - - - - - - + - - - -
2948 Human 21# - - - - - - - - - - - -
81–178 Human [38] 23,36# + - + + + - - + - - - -
1927 Human 31# + - - - - - - - - - - -
2462 Chicken 33# + - - - - - - - - - - -
2129 Human 37# + - - - - - - - - - - -
2144 Human 42# + - - - - - - + - - - -
1260 Human 53# + - - - - - - + - - - -
1680 Chicken 20¤ - - - - - - - - - - - -
2476 Chicken 26¤ - - - - - - - - - - - -
2454 Food 30¤ - - - - - - - - - - - -
1669 Human 34¤ - - - - - - - - - - - -
2458 Chicken 49¤ - - - - - - - + - - - -
2474 Chicken 56¤ - - - - - - - - - - - -
2460 Chicken 59¤ - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 21 13 8 11 13 12 13 9 10 15 11 10   
  1. * +, indicate positive reaction in the spot test;-, indicate negative reaction in the spot test.
  2. ^nk, Not Known.
  3. # Belong to the C. jejuni sub species group
  4. ¤Belong to the C. coli sub species group.
  5. ~ The serotype 4c (4-complex) includes C. jejuni strains that reacts with one or more of the following antisera: 4, 13, 16, 43, 50, 64, 65 in the Penner serotyping system [9].