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Phage control of campylobacters in poultry production (FQS 2) - joint with FSA - FT1003

To isolate, compare and integrate a series of lytic bacteriophages against campylobacters and establish their host ranges with respect to reference strains. Another aim is to investigate the application of Campylobacter-specific bacteriophages as control measures against the source of infection in broiler houses. Also to evaluate scale-up procedures necessary to establish effective phage treatment stragegies for UK broiler houses.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2000

To: 2003

Cost: £310,935
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Nottingham
Food and Drink              
Food manufacturing industry              
Food Safety              
Fields of Study
Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain