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ISOLATION & IDENTIFICATION OF E. COLI O157:H7 IN FERAL SWINE SAMPLES

Investigators
Mandrell, Robert
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2008
End date
2010
Objective
To determine the prevalence of E.coli O157:H7 in wild pigs and other wildlife species from thethree central coastal counties in California. The objective is to identify wild pig herds and other wildlife speciaes that may carry pathogenis O157:H7 and could potentially be a contamination source to nearby vegatable crops. athe goal is to use good scientific results to develop educational information, management plans and policies to decrease the food safety conflict between the vegatable industry and wildlife.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
5325-42000-044-08R
Accession number
414534
Categories
Escherichia coli
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants
Policy and Planning