Short for bacteriophage.
- Bacterial viruses are called phages, and phage therapy, while about a century old, is making a bit of a comeback, perhaps as a substitute for antibiotics.
- Research shows phages may help reduce Salmonella contamination on fresh-cut fruits
- Bacteriophages, or phages, infect bacteria in order to reproduce inside.
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