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Airborne Transmission of Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria and Genes, and Antibiotic Residues from Concentrated Beef Operations

Investigators
Lupton, Sara; Hakk, Heldur
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2016
End date
2018
Objective

1) Determine the occurrence and levels of anitbiotics in pen flooring from concentrated beef operations, 2) Determine the distance and environmental effects from the offsite transmission of airborne particulate matter from concentrated beef operations that contain antimicrobial resistant bacteria, antimicrobial resistant genes, and antibiotic residues.

Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
ARS (NP108)
Project source
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Project number
3060-32420-002-03S
Accession number
431175
Categories
Bacterial Pathogens
Commodities
Meat, Poultry, Game