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Characterization and Control of Salmonella Environmental Contamination in A Food Animal Facility

Investigators
Price, S; Wright, JA; Duran, SU
Institutions
Auburn University
Start date
2016
End date
2017
Objective
The long-term Goal of the project is to develop on-farminterventions to decreasetransmission of Salmonella between food animal species.TheObjectives of the project are to: (1) trace proximal movement of Salmonella species amoung the Auburn University Collge of Veterinary Medicine's equine, beef, and dairy barns, along with associated pastures and natural water sources; (2) use bacteriophages isolated from samples described inObjective 1 to naturally control Salmonella in a contaminated environment.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
ALA052-1-16024
Accession number
1011048
Categories
Salmonella
Antimicrobial Resistance