Location: Food and Feed Safety Research
Project Number: 6202-32000-030-57
Start Date: May 15, 2011
End Date: Aug 31, 2013
1) Will culture approximately 1000 cattle fecal samples for E. coli; 2) E. coli will be tested for antibiotic sensitivities; 3) Resistant bacteria will be genotypically characterized; and 4) Antibiotic usage practices will be altered and cattle populations re-distributed to reduce antibiotic resistance.