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Bacteriophage Can Turn a Harmless E.coli into a more virulent one

A researcher from the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science has found that transmission of bateriophage between bacteria can occur, and that in the case of E. coli it can transform a harmless bacterium into one capable of causing disease in man.
 
 

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