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In Vitro Study of an Orange Oil Derived Alternative to Antibiotics in the Treatment of Bovine Mastitis
Bovine mastitis is a costly disease in the U.S. dairy industry. Its major causative agent Staphylococcus aureus is often unresponsive to antibiotic therapy. Our first study examined terpeneless, cold-pressed Valencia ...
Prevalence of Salmonella on Laying Hen Farms and Control of Colonization in Poultry Through Egg Yolk Antibodies
In the United States, rates of foodborne illness caused by Salmonella have not changed significantly. One study in this thesis estimated Salmonella prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of various samples from conventional ...
Campylobacter spp. in bulk tank milk and milk filters from US dairy farms
Campylobacter spp. are a common cause of foodborne outbreaks associated with raw or unpasteurized milk, and Campylobacter spp. have also been detected on most dairies in the US. An estimate of the prevalence of thermophilic ...
REDUCED CAMPYLOBACTER INFECTION AND ENHANCED PERFORMANCE IN POULTRY WITH BIOACTIVE PHENOLICS THROUGH EPIGENETIC MODULATION OF THE GUT MICROBIOME
Campylobacter jejuni, a major enteric pathogen and a natural resident in the poultry gut, causes gastrointestinal illness followed by severe post-infection complications, including Guillain-Barré syndrome, reactive arthritis, ...
COMMUNITY STRUCTURES OF GUT MICROBIOME UNDER DIFFERENT DIETS IN ANGUS BEEF CATTLE
The microbiota of animals’ digestive tract plays important roles in health, nutrient utilization, and performance. For ruminants, the digestive tract, including rumen and other gastro-intestinal regions, hosts a unique and ...