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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Production and Efficacy Testing of Bm86-Texas Anti-Tick Vaccine for the Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program

Location: Tick and Biting Fly Research

Project Number: 6205-32000-031-35
Project Type: Trust

Start Date: Aug 22, 2011
End Date: Sep 30, 2013

Objective:
Expedite production and laboratory efficacy testing of a novel anti-tick vaccine formulation as a tool for integrated approaches to keep the U.S. free of cattle fever ticks.

Approach:
In cooperation with the Texas Department of Agriculture and the Texas Animal Health Commission, funds from a sub-grant to the ARS will be used to accelerate a discovery research project for production and laboratory efficacy testing of Bm86-Texas anti-tick vaccine formulation as a tool for integrated approaches to keep the U.S. free of cattle fever ticks.

Last Modified: 4/19/2014
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