Location: Nutrition, Food Safety/Quality
Project Number: 0204-41510-001-34-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Sep 1, 2011
End Date: Dec 31, 2013
Provide epidemiologic expertise and to coordinate the poultry sampling for antimicrobial resistance.
A network of Universities and ARS scientists are participating in pilot testing program for animal NARMS sampling. This agreement provides for the coordination of poultry sampling, and will conduct sampling of poultry on-farm for antimicrobial resistance prevalence for Campylobacter and Salmonella. This project will collect fecal samples, do culture, and primary characterization of the samples.