Start Date: Sep 01, 2011
End Date: Dec 31, 2013
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.