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MICROBIAL ECOLOGY OF HUMAN PATHOGENS RELATIVE TO POULTRY PROCESSING

Investigators
Meinersmann, Richard
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2006
End date
2011
Objective
1)Determine the role that outside environmental sources of Listeria monocytogenes play in the presence of this pathogen in poultry further processing facilities. 2)Develop and test intervention strategies to eliminate L. monocytogenes and Campylobacter from meat products or processing plant surfaces. 3)Evaluate gene expression profiles of L. monocytogenes and C. jejuni in conditions relevant to poultry processing environments. 4)Evaluate the influence of animal agriculture on Campylobacter in the environment.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
6612-41420-015-00D
Accession number
410492
Categories
Bacterial Pathogens
Listeria
Commodities
Meat, Poultry, Game