New tool available to track salmonella

New tool available to track salmonella

U.S. Department of Agriculture veterinary medical officer Jean Guard has developed a cost-effective diagnostic tool and data set for identifying various strains of salmonella.

The tool, called intergenic sequence ribotyping (ISR), is helping improve poultry production and human health internationally, because it helps control salmonella in the field and in consumer poultry products.

Guard is with the USDA Agricultural Resear

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