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Unpublished Paper
Genes for Resistance to Salmonella in Poultry
Animal Industry Report
  • Susan J. Lamont, Iowa State University
  • Massoud Malek, Iowa State University
Extension Number
ASL R1937
Publication Date
2004
Topic
Poultry
Summary and Implications

A unique chicken resource population was used to determine that variation in several genes is associated with either resistance to colonization with the food-safety pathogen, Salmonella, or with efficiency of vaccine response to this bacterium. Knowledge of genetic variation in genes, and their associations with traits related to Salmonella response, will help to improve the wholesomeness of the food supply and to improve animal health.

Copyright Holder
Iowa State University
Language
en
Citation Information
Susan J. Lamont and Massoud Malek. "Genes for Resistance to Salmonella in Poultry" (2004)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/susan_lamont/96/