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Method Development to Enable Surveillance of Rare Resistance Phenotypes of Public-Health Concern

Investigators
Bugarel, M; den Baker, H; Loneragan, Guy; Nightingale, Kendra; Webb, H
Institutions
Texas Tech University
Start date
2015
End date
2016
Objective
This study was developed around 2 main objectives: (1) development of a more sensitive isolation method for  carbapenemase‐producing bacteria from bovine fecal samples, and (2) development of a molecular method to detect  and identify ESBL and carbapenemase genes (blaCTX‐M, blaCMY, blaTEM, blaNDM, blaKPC, and blaOXA‐48) from fecal  samples. 
Funding Source
Nat'l. Cattlemen's Beef Assoc.
Project source
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Categories
Food Allergens