Project

E. coli O157 in the export and local meat chain and its public health importance in Ethiopia

Duration
15 October 2012 → 31 March 2015
Funding
Federal funding: various
Promotor
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Animal biology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Immunology
    • Immunology
    • Microbiology
    • Public health care
    • Public health sciences
    • Public health services
    • Immunology
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Veterinary medicine
    • Other veterinary sciences
    • Other agricultural, veterinary and food sciences
Keywords
E. coli public health prevalence
 
Project description

This project aims to study the prevalence, distribution and risk of E. coli O157 in the export and local meat value chain in the country, exposure assessment to the public, and how meat producers and retailers can work together to reduce the occurrence of this pathogen and help to promote the food safety requirements.