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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Develop Alternatives to Antibiotics for Priority Diseases in Animal Agriculture Project Number: 0500-00091-001-00
Project Type: Appropriated

Start Date: Apr 15, 2014
End Date: Apr 14, 2019

Objective:
Discover and develop alternatives to antibiotics to prevent and/or treat infectious diseases of livestock and poultry. Determine mechanism of action associated with novel antimicrobials; Determine the safety and efficacy profile of novel antimicrobials; Discover and develop alternatives to antibiotics to enhance health and disease resistance; and Discover and develop alternatives to antibiotics to enhance gut health, feed efficiency, and production.

Approach:
Headquarters held project established to meet objectives of research within ARS.

Last Modified: 11/26/2014
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