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DETECTION, SURVIVAL, TRANSPORT AND REDUCTION OF HUMAN PATHOGENS FROM ANIMAL MANURE

Investigators
Grieve C M
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2000
End date
2005
Objective
Quantify mechanisms and processes affecting the survival and transport of pathogenic microorganisms in manure, compost, soils, surface water, irrigation water and ground water. Determine transport and survival of Salmonella, E. coli, Campylobacter, and other pathogens from animal manure and animal-waste lagoons, and when manure is applied to forage lands. Develop control strategies to prevent transmission of pathogenic microorganisms to food-producting animals, agricultural crops & the environment.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
5310-32000-001-00D
Accession number
403508
Categories
Campylobacter
Escherichia coli
Salmonella