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CAPACITY TO STORE CRITICAL DIAGNOSTIC SAMPLES IN SUPPORT OF VET-LIRN ACTIVITIES

Investigators
Murphy, Lisa
Institutions
University of Pennsylvania
Start date
2018
End date
2019
Objective
PROJECT SUMMARY/ABSTRACTThis project involves the purchase of an IKKII Ultra Low Freezer to replace one that is aging andbecoming unreliable. The new -80°C freezer will be used for microbiology sample storage related to FDAVet-LIRN case investigations, proficiency testing, and other assigned work. Our microbiology laboratorycurrently serves as a Vet-LIRN network source laboratory providing veterinary isolates and metadata tothe Animal Health Diagnostic Center at Cornell?s College of Veterinary Medicine in support of the Vet-LIRN Regional Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) Project.
Funding Source
Food and Drug Administration
Project source
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Project number
1U18FD006569-01
Accession number
6569
Categories
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants