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Research Project: CHRONIC STAPHYLOCOCCAL MASTITIS: ERADICATION OF PATHOGENS THAT RESIDE INTRACELLULARLY

Location: Animal Biosciences & Biotechnology Laboratory

Project Number: 1245-31000-103-01-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Mar 15, 2010
End Date: Mar 14, 2013

Objective:
Test the ability of a fusion protein [lysostaphin fusion to the HIV TAT protein transduction domain] to cure chronic mastitis in cattle.

Approach:
Field trial with chronically infected cows.