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Genome Announc. 2014 Aug 7;2(4). pii: e00549-14. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00549-14.

Complete Genome Sequence of a Staphylococcus epidermidis Bacteriophage Isolated from the Anterior Nares of Humans.

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Department of Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin, USA
Groupe de Recherche en Ecologie Buccale and Félix d'Hérelle Reference Center for Bacterial Viruses, Faculté de Médecine Dentaire, Université Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin, USA.


We report here the complete genome sequence of a virulent Staphylococcus epidermidis siphophage, phage 6ec, isolated from the anterior nares of a human. This viral genome is 93,794 bp in length, with a 3' overhang cos site of 10 nucleotides, and it codes for 142 putative open reading frames.

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