Metagenomic Characterization of the Microbiome and Resistome of Retail Ground Beef Products

Ground beef can be a reservoir for a variety of bacteria, including spoilage organisms, and pathogenic foodborne bacteria. These bacteria can exhibit antimicrobial resistance (AMR) which is a public health concern if resistance in pathogens leads to treatment failure in humans. Culture-dependent tec...

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Main Authors: Enrique Doster, Kevin M. Thomas, Maggie D. Weinroth, Jennifer K. Parker, Kathryn K. Crone, Terrance M. Arthur, John W. Schmidt, Tommy L. Wheeler, Keith E. Belk, Paul S. Morley
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2020-11-01
Series:Frontiers in Microbiology
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