Ecology of Antibiotic Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus in Food Animal Production

Apr 11

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April 11, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Presenter

Jill Stewart, Associate Professor, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health

Staphylococcus aureus is a leading cause of human bacterial infections globally, and these bacteria have a remarkable ability to develop antibiotic resistance. The purpose of this research is to evaluate the evolution and dissemination of zoonotic, antibiotic-resistant S. aureus associated with food animal production....