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 Code

PRJ-000653

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Thursday, March 1, 2007

Project Completion Date

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Journal Articles From Project

Not Available

National Priority

Promoting and maintaining good health

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

CME-Improving Food Safety of Australian Chicken Meat

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The Use of Bacteriophages to Control Campylobacter jejuni from Chickens