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Source Attribution of Antibiotic Resistant Salmonella in Cattle Processing Plants

Investigators
Wheeler, Tommy Lee
Institutions
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2007
End date
2008
Objective
Determine whether fed beef cattle, cull dairy cows, or cull beef cows are the primary source of antibiotic resistant Salmonella present in processing plants and determine the potential of lymphnodes from fed beef and cull cows to contaminate ground beef with Salmonella.
More information
Approach: This will be completed by collecting samples and lymphnodes from the appropriate cattle sources and evaluating samples for Salmonella and MDR Salmonella.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project number
5438-42000-013-02T
Accession number
412074
Categories
Salmonella
Antimicrobial Resistance
Prevention and Control