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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Pilot Testing Project for Animal NARMS Sampling - University of Georgia: On-Farm Broiler and Turkey Sampling

Location: Nutrition, Food Safety/Quality

Project Number: 0204-41510-001-48-G
Project Type: Grant

Start Date: Jun 1, 2013
End Date: May 31, 2016

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.

Last Modified: 10/20/2017
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