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Quantitative Evaluation of the Antimicrobial Food Safety Risks Associated with the use of Tylosin for Reduction of Liver Abscesses in Fed Cattle

Investigators
Hruska, Roman
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2015
End date
2016
Objective
The objective of this study was to collect data regarding the occurrence of antimicrobial‐resistant (AMR)  enterococci in cattle feces and on cattle pen surfaces as part of a risk assessment to determine if AMR enterococci  populations were significantly altered by in‐feed use of tylosin.  
Funding Source
Nat'l. Cattlemen's Beef Assoc.
Project source
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Categories
Parasites
Natural Toxins
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens
Chemical Contaminants