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Molecular epidemiology of antibiotic resistance in Salmonella from chickens
Program Chicken Meat
Research organisation SA Pathology trading as the Institute of Medical & Veterinary Science (IMVS)
Objective summary To develop an improved understanding of the epidemiology of antibiotic resistance of Salmonella involved in poultry production by: determination of the molecular epidemiology of resistance genes in Salmonella in humans and chickens clarification of the role bacteriophages in the transfer of antibiotic resistance in Salmonella and other enteric organisms such as Escherichia coli determining if antibiotic resistance can be transferred in the chicken gastrointestinal tract by bacteriophages.
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Friday, July 01, 2005
Project completion date Friday, November 30, 2007
Journal articles from project Not Available
RIRDC goal CME-Deliver safe food and good animal welfare outcomes
Principal researcher Michael Heuzenroeder
Research manager Michael Beer
Admin contact Caroline Rawling