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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Probiotic for Conrol of Salmonella
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Patent Number: 5340577
Docket Number: 26192
Serial Number: 7921173
Date Patented: 08/23/1994

Technology Description:

A defined probiotic or composition of anaerobic bacteria effective for controlling or inhibiting Salmonella colonization of fowl. The probiotic includes populations or cultures of substantially biologically pure bacteria, which include:* at least one Lactobacillus species* one or both Lactococcus lactis and Citrobacter freundii* at least one or more of Enterococcus; Bifidobacterium; Propionibacterium and EschericiaIn use, the probiotic is administered to the subject fowl in an amount effective for inhibiting Salmonella colonization. The invention also relates to a novel method for isolating probiotics which are effective for controlling or inhibiting Salmonella colonization of fowl from fecal droppings or cecal contents of adult fowl.

Reference:

Please refer to USPN 5,340,577 (Docket #0261.92), "Probiotic for Control of Salmonella," which issued on August 23, 1994. 

Inventors:

David Nisbet
USDA, ARS, FAPR
College Station, TX
(409) 260-9484

John R. DeLoach
Formery USDA, ARS
Dundee, IL
(847) 426-3411



























 

Donald E. Corrier
USDA, ARS, FAPR
College Station, TX
(409) 260-9484

































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