Navigation Links
A new line of defense: Researchers find cattle vaccine works to reduce E. coli O157:H7
Date:8/6/2012

MANHATTAN, KAN. -- A commercial vaccine for cattle can effectively reduce levels of E. coli by more than 50 percent, a Kansas State University study has found. The vaccine is also effective using two doses instead of the recommended three doses, which can help cut costs for the beef industry.

David Renter, associate professor of epidemiology, is the principal investigator on a project that researched the effectiveness of products used to prevent the shedding of E. coli O157:H7 in cattle. The research appears in a recent online version of the journal Vaccine and helps improve current preventative methods for addressing food safety concerns.

While E. coli O157:H7 does not affect cattle, it causes foodborne disease in humans. Vaccines and other products may be given to cattle to help prevent the spread of the bacteria.

"We wanted to test how well these products work to control E. coli O157:H7 in a commercial feedlot with a large population of cattle that were fed in the summer and may be expected to have a high level of E. coli O157:H7," Renter said.

Other Kansas State University researchers involved include T.G. Nagaraja, university distinguished professor of microbiology; Nora Bello, assistant professor of statistics; Charley Cull, doctoral student in pathobiology, Oakland, Neb.; and Zachary Paddock, doctoral student in pathobiology, Manhattan, Kan. Abram Babcock, an August 2010 Kansas State University doctoral graduate, also was involved in the research.

Using a commercial feedlot setting, the researchers studied more than 17,000 cattle during an 85-day period. They studied two products: a vaccine and a low-dose direct-fed microbial.

"What's unique about this study is the number of animals we used, the research setting and that we used commercial products in the way that any cattle producer could use them," Renter said. "We didn't want it to be any different than the way so
'/>"/>

Contact: David Renter
drenter@k-state.edu
785-532-4801
Kansas State University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Iowa State, Ames Lab researchers invent new tool to study single biological molecules
2. Wayne State researchers working to improve genetic analysis, disorder detection
3. Superbird stuns researchers
4. Massachusetts Eye and Ear researchers discover elusive gene that causes a form of blindness from birth
5. Researchers monitor red tides in Chesapeake Bay
6. BUSM researchers find link between childhood abuse and age at menarche
7. Researchers dig through the gene bank to uncover the roots of the evolutionary tree
8. Researchers find new gene mutation associated with congenital myopathy
9. NASA and university researchers find a clue to how life turned left
10. To understand childhood obesity, researchers look to inactive, fat rats
11. Researchers study knee stress at tissue, cellular levels
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/30/2014)... a pledge of $1 million from the Cornelia Cogswell ... Neurobehavioral Biometry Center. , The newly established ... Laboratory to develop a greater breadth and depth of ... accelerating the pace of research to improve human health. ... resource for the Laboratory and its external partners, supporting ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... , July 30, 2014 ... Global Government Biometric Systems Market 2014-2024   Business ... The Global Biometric Systems Market 2014-2024" offers the ... market over the next ten years, alongside potential ... market size forecasts. To view the ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... today announced an across-the-board increase in Impact Factors ... InCites Journal Citation Reports (Thomson Reuters, 2014) show ... , Essays in Biochemistry , Biochemical ... all received increases in their Impact Factors. The ... published by Portland Press Limited. , 2014 Impact ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Rossi Foundation pledges $1M for JAX neurobehavioral research center 2Global Government Biometric Systems Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecasts 2014-2024 Available Online by Researchmoz.us 2Global Government Biometric Systems Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecasts 2014-2024 Available Online by Researchmoz.us 3Global Government Biometric Systems Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecasts 2014-2024 Available Online by Researchmoz.us 4Global Government Biometric Systems Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecasts 2014-2024 Available Online by Researchmoz.us 5Global Government Biometric Systems Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecasts 2014-2024 Available Online by Researchmoz.us 6Global Government Biometric Systems Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecasts 2014-2024 Available Online by Researchmoz.us 7Global Government Biometric Systems Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecasts 2014-2024 Available Online by Researchmoz.us 8Global Government Biometric Systems Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecasts 2014-2024 Available Online by Researchmoz.us 9Global Government Biometric Systems Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecasts 2014-2024 Available Online by Researchmoz.us 10Across-the-board Impact Factor increases for Portland Press Limited 2
... compound found in strawberries and other fruits and ... delays death in three models of Huntington,s disease, ... Biological Studies. The study, published in the online ... the stage for further investigations into fisetin,s neuroprotective ...
... may have evolved not in response to sexual selection ... help parents bond with their children and to pass ... in the inaugural issue of the International Journal ... Miller of the University of New Mexico has suggested ...
... ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. A new supercomputer rating system will ... National Laboratories at the Supercomputing Conference 2010 in New ... tests supercomputers for their skill in analyzing large, graph-based ... present in biological, social and security problems, among other ...
Cached Biology News:Natural compound shows promise against Huntington's disease 2Natural compound shows promise against Huntington's disease 3Brain size and a trip to Disneyland 2New standard proposed for supercomputing 2New standard proposed for supercomputing 3New standard proposed for supercomputing 4
(Date:7/30/2014)... 30, 2014 A study presented at ... and efficacy of CSL Behring,s C1 Inhibitor (C1-INH) ... in highly sensitized patients. C1-INH is a human ... system. The study shows that post-transplant ... the levels of complement components 3 and 4, ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... -- Replikins Ltd. today released new data on changes in ... current outbreaks, the mean Ebola Reston gene Replikin Count ... and 2002 was 1.1; the mean Replikin Count increased ... 2013, thus predicting the current outbreaks in humans. ... to be able to predict outbreaks (1).  For example, ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... Selexis SA , a serial innovation company ... cell line development, announced today new data from the ... at the 10th Annual Cell Line Development and ... 2014 at the Double Tree by Hilton Berkeley Marina ... be presented during an oral presentation: , Title: Genome ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... 2014   Wyle has been named ... Mission Support Services (FILMSS) contract awarded by the ... terms of the contract, Wyle will provide mission ... Calif. In particular, Wyle will provide program and ... on the International Space Station and collaborative science ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Study Suggests C1-INH May Aid in Prevention of Antibody-Mediated Rejection Following Kidney Transplant 2Study Suggests C1-INH May Aid in Prevention of Antibody-Mediated Rejection Following Kidney Transplant 3Selexis SA to Present New Data and a Case Study at IBC’s Cell Line Development and Engineering Conference 2Selexis SA to Present New Data and a Case Study at IBC’s Cell Line Development and Engineering Conference 3Wyle Wins NASA's Fully Integrated Lifecycle Mission Support Services Contract 2
... markets. , ... Englewood, CO (PRWEB) January 21, 2009 ... (OTJ), has announced new solutions for human resource and recruitment ... specific, geographically localized markets. , , , , ,OTJ currently powers ...
... January 21 Today, Royal Cosun and Avantium,announced ... forces to,develop a specific process for the production ... selected organic waste streams. Avantium is,developing these bioplastics ... Within the collaboration, Cosun will ...
... SAN DIEGO, Jan. 20 (Nasdaq: SQNM ) Analyst and Investor Briefing and ... Prenatal, Diagnostics Analyst ... 2009 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Where: www.sequenom.com/Corporate/Investor-Relations, ... to the Web at the, ...
Cached Biology Technology:onTargetjobs Offers Employers New Recruitment Solutions to Reach Local Career Candidates 2Cosun and Avantium Announce Collaboration 2Cosun and Avantium Announce Collaboration 3Webcast Alert: Sequenom: Defining the Future of Noninvasive Prenatal Diagnostics 2
... Development kit contains the basic components required ... measure natural and recombinant rat L-Selectin in ... kit contains sufficient materials to run ELISAs ... the following conditions are met: ...
RABBIT ANTI PORCINE CARBOXYPEPTIDASE B...
Recombinant Ovine (Sheep) Growth Hormone, Ultra Pure...
Request Info...
Biology Products: