Project Number: 6612-32000-005-04-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Sep 9, 2011
End Date: Sep 30, 2013
Determine the incidence and antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella, Campylobacter, E. coli, enterococcus, and C. difficile from feedlot cattle in the United States.
Fecal samples will be sampled by cultural microbiological techniques to determine bacterial presence. Sensititre microdilution plates will be used to determine antimicroibial resistance.