Location: Nutrition, Food Safety/Quality
Project Number: 0204-41510-001-49-G
Project Type: Grant
Start Date: Jun 1, 2013
End Date: Dec 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.