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Antibiotic Resistance Gene Diversity and Mobility in Bacterial Communities From Post-weaning Swine Fed Antibiotics or Alternatives

Investigators
Allen, Heather
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2018
End date
2019
Objective

Our objective is to evaluate whether antibiotic and non-antibiotic (heavy metals) dietary additives cause shifts in antibiotic resistance genes and their mobility in Gram-negative bacteria in the swine gut.

Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
ARS (NP108)
Project source
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Project number
5030-31320-004-29-R
Categories
Bacterial Pathogens
Antimicrobial Resistance
Commodities
Meat, Poultry, Game