George Eliava Institute of Bacteriophages, Microbiology and Virology has the most extensive and valuable bacterial strain and bacteriophage collection in the world. Eliava Phage and Strain Collection currently hosts over 1000 phages active against human, plant and animal bacterial pathogens. The collection also contains over 12 000 different representatives of 180 bacterial species and 44 genera isolated from different geographic regions of Georgia, as well as from various countries from all over the world (Europe, America, Asia, Australia, Africa).


Bacterial speciesStrainsPhages
Acinetobacter baumanii++
Acinetobacter lwoffii++
Acinetobacter spp.++
Aeromonas caviae++
Aeromonas eucrenophila-+
Aeromonas faecalis+-
Aeromonas hydrophila++
Aeromonas media+-
Aeromonas salmonicida++
Aeromonas schuberti+-
Aeromonas sobria++
Aeromonas spp.++
Aeromonas veronii+-
Agrobacterium tumifaceae++
Agrobacterium vitis++
Bacterial speciesStrainsPhages
Bacillus anthracis++
Brevibacillus parabrevis+-
Brevundimonas nasdae+-
Brucella abortus++
Brucella canis-+
Brucella melitensis++
Brucella ovis-+
Brucella suis++
Bacterial speciesStrainsPhages
Clostridium difficile+-
Clostridium hystoliticus+-
Clostridium perfigenes A.B.C.D.E.++
Clostridium septicum+-
Clostridium sporogenes+-
Bacterial speciesStrainsPhages
Desulfovibrio africanus+-
Desulfovibrio spp.+-
Desulfovibrio vulgaris+-
Bacterial speciesStrainsPhages
Enterococcus faecalis++
Enterococcus faecium+-
Ervinia carotovora++
Escherichia coli++
Bacterial speciesStrainsPhages
Klebsiella oxytoca++
Klebsiella pneumoniae++
Klebsiella spp.++
Bacterial speciesStrainsPhages
Lactobacillus delbrueckii+-
Listeria monocytogenes+-
Bacterial speciesStrainsPhages
Micrococcus luteus+-
Morganella morganii++
Bacterial speciesStrainsPhages
Pasteurella gallicida++
Proteus mirabilis++
Proteus vulgaris++
Providencia stuartii+-
Pseudomona aeruginosa++
Pseudomona pseudoalcaligenes++
Pseudomonas spp.++
Bacterial speciesStrainsPhages
Radiobacter spp.++
Ralstonia solanacearum++
Bacterial speciesStrainsPhages
Salmonella agona++
Salmonella anatum+-
Salmonella bangori+-
Salmonella bareilly+-
Salmonella brandeburg+-
Salmonella cholera suis++
Salmonella derby+-
Salmonella dublin+-
Salmonella edinburg++
Salmonella enterica+-
Salmonella enteritidis++
Salmonella gallinarum+-
Salmonella heidelberg+-
Salmonella infantis+-
Salmonella kisangi+-
Salmonella london+-
Salmonella mission+-
Salmonella newlands+-
Salmonella newport+-
Salmonella oraneirburg+-
Salmonella paratyphi A++
Salmonella paratyphi B++
Salmonella pasdam+-
Salmonella pullorum+-
Salmonella reghing+-
Salmonella spp.++
Salmonella stanley+-
Salmonella stanleyville+-
Salmonella tomson+-
Salmonella typhi+-
Salmonella typhi abdominalis++
Salmonella typhimurium++
Serratia marcensces++
Shigella boydii+-
Shigella flexneri++
Shigella newcastle++
Shigella sonnei++
Staphylococcus aureus++
Staphylococcus epidermidis++
Staphylococcus saprophyticus+-
Staphylococcus spp.++
Streptococcus agalactiae+-
Streptococcus agalactiae bovis+-
Streptococcus agalactiae canis+-
Streptococcus alactolyticus+-
Streptococcus durans++
Streptococcus faecalis+-
Streptococcus haemolyticus+-
Streptococcus mitis++
Streptococcus mutans+-
Streptococcus oralis+-
Streptococcus pneumoniae+-
Streptococcus pyogenes++
Streptococcus salivaris+-
Streptococcus sanguis+-
Streptococcus spp.++
Streptococcus suis++
Streptococcus viridans+-
Bacterial speciesStrainsPhages
Vibrio alginolyticus++
Vibrio angularum+-
Vibrio cholera++
Vibrio cincinatensis+-
Vibrio damsela+-
Vibrio fluvialis+-
Vibrio harvey++
Vibrio hollisae+-
Vibrio metschnikovii++
Vibrio mimicus++
Vibrio ordali+-
Vibrio parahemolyticus++
Vibrio spp.+-
Vibrio vulnificus++
Bacterial speciesStrainsPhages
Xanthomona campestris pv. malvaceum++
Xanthomona campestris pv. orizae++
Bacterial speciesStrainsPhages
Yersinia enterocolitica++