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Risk Assessment for Transmission of Campylobacter to Broiler Operations

Investigators
Stern, Norman
Institutions
University of Iceland
Start date
2001
End date
2005
Objective
Coordinate activities with Icelandic collaborators as specified in CSREES Project #0202316; conduct microbiological analysis of poultry fecal and cecal samples, other species fecal samples from surrounding areas, of farm water sources and ship Campylobacter isolates to Athens, Georgia, U.S.A. Assist as needed with microbiological analyses being conducted at the Environmental and Food Agency of Iceland (Mr. Franklin Georgsson); contribute to any adjustments in the sampling design of poultry flocks on an on-going basis during the project in consultation with the ADODR and project cooperation.
More information
Consistent with specification of CSREES Project #0202316, collect samples in consultation with ADODR. Coordinate sample collection and microbiological analysis of the samples with Environmental and Food Agency (Mr. Georgsson) and the Chief Veterinary Office of Iceland (Dr. Jarle Reiersen). Assure isolates of Campylobacter are sent forward appropriately, prepared, packaged, and delivered to courier services paid for by the ADODR. Inform ADODR of the needs for specific expendable materials involved in the project in a timely manner.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project number
6612-32000-034-06S
Accession number
404110
Categories
Risk Assessment, Management, and Communication
Campylobacter