Limitation of Salmonella Colonization With Phage Therapy

Phase 1 STTR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Budget: 07/01/00 - 06/30/01
PI: John Glenn Morris

We propose to explore the utility of bacteriophages in reducing Salmonella contamination in poultry. Salmonellosis remains a substantive public health concern in the United States; poultry serve as the primary reservoir for human salmonellosis. Phage therapy is an attractive modality for reduction of Salmonella contamination because: l) bacteri...