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Investigation of the prevalence of chlamydiosis in the Australian chicken m
Summary The outcomes of this project will be a better understanding of the status of Australian chicken flocks in relation to chlamydiosis, particularly as it relates to the possible spread of the disease to humans.
Program Chicken Meat
Research organisation The University of Melbourne
Objective summary To investigate the extent and prevalence of chlamydiosis in Australian poultry flocks To determine the species of Chlamydia/Chlamydophila involved in clinical disease To understand if the role of the pathogen is primary or secondary To develop areliable and sensitive detection test for chlamydiosis in poultry To develop a reliable and sensitive serological test for chlamydiosis in poultry
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Tuesday, August 01, 2006
Project completion date Friday, April 01, 2011
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority Promoting and maintaining good health
Rural priority Biosecurity
RIRDC goal CME-Deliver safe food and good animal welfare outcomes
Principal researcher Amir H Noormohammadi
Research manager Kylie Hewson
Admin contact Trish Kendal