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Capacity to enhance food-borne illness etiology detection capabilities in support of Vet-LIRN activities

Investigators
Murphy, Lisa
Institutions
University of Pennsylvania
Start date
2019
End date
2020
Objective
PROJECT SUMMARY/ABSTRACTThis project involves the purchase of a Biomerieux miniVidas system to expand testing capacity for food-borne illness investigations. This system will improve the sensitivity of our Campylobacter jejuni testingcapabilies, enhance our Listeria monocytogenes capabilities and allow us to bring Staphylococcusenterotoxin detection testing in-house. These enhancements to our diagnostic capabilities willcomplement work related to FDA Vet-LIRN case investigations, proficiency testing, and other assignedwith work.
Funding Source
Food and Drug Administration
Project source
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Project number
1U18FD006713-01
Categories
Campylobacter
Listeria