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Use of bacteriophage and phage products to control campylobacter in chicken
Summary A safe non chemical environmentally sustainable way to reduce colonisation of chickens and so reduce contamination of chicken carcasses leading to a reduction in chicken meat associated cases of human C jujuni infection.
Program Chicken Meat
Research organisation University of South Australia
Objective summary To investigate the potential for bacteriophage and bacteriophage products to reduce colonisation of chickens with Campylobacter jejuni
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Thursday, March 01, 2007
Project completion date Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority Promoting and maintaining good health
Rural priority Adoption of R&D
RIRDC goal CME-Deliver safe food and good animal welfare outcomes
Principal researcher Mary Barton
Research manager Michael Beer
Admin contact Helen Partridge