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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Ronald Fayer

Zoologist


Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Lab
USDA, ARS, NEA, BARC, EMFSL
Retired 2015, EMFSL Animal Parasites research
2011 ARS Science Hall of Fame
www.ars.usda.gov/nea/emfsl/fayer

Ronald Fayer leads a project to determine the sources of cryptosporidium in surface waters and develop techniques for accurate detection of these organisms that infect humans, livestock, and wild animals. Photo by Keith Weller.

Research Area

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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ARS News Articles

Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Laboratory
Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, MD 20705
US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service
www.ars.usda.gov/nea/emfsl



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