An official website of the United States government.

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

PREVALENCE OF CHARACTERIZATION OF NON-O157 EHEC/STEC ON PRE- AND POST-INTERVENTION CULL COW CARCASSES AND IN GROUND BEEF

Investigators
Bosilevac, Joseph
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2006
End date
2007
Objective
Screen pre-evisceration and post-intervention carcasses from cull cow slaughter plants and ground beef for Shiga toxin genes to determine the prevalence of non-0157 EHEC/STEC. Isolate non-0157 EHEC/STEC from Shiga toxin positive ground beef and carcass enrichments and characterize isolates in regard to serotypes and virulence factors.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
View this project
Project number
5438-42000-013-10T
Accession number
411573
Categories
Bacterial Pathogens
Shigella