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EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SHIGA-TOXIN PRODUCING ESCHERICHIA COLI (STEC) IN SWINE

Investigators
Fratamico, Pina
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2011
End date
2012
Objective
Long term goal is to reduce the zoonotic transmission of food-borne pathogens in pork. The overall research objective of this proposal is to fill a critical information gap regarding the epidemiology of shiga-toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) shedding in swine.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
1935-42000-070-02R
Accession number
420566
Categories
Escherichia coli
Bacterial Pathogens
Commodities
Meat, Poultry, Game