To develop and test novel methods to identify and characterize the parasites Cryptosporidium, Giardia, Microsporidia, and Blastocystis. Determine the presence of these organisms in livestock, associated domesticated and wild animal, as well as in edible foods, soil and water impacted by agriculture. Develop methods to reduce the number and virulence of these organisms in domesticated animals, food, and the environment.
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Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Laboratory
Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, MD 20705
US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service