Richard Smith, lead APHA analytical epidemiologist, talks about APHA’s 3 year study of Salmonella in pigs.
Francesca Martelli highlights the success of a recent APHA workshop focussing on Salmonella in pigs, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and abattoir hygiene.
Nick Kell blogs about a typical working week as a Campylobacter laboratory manager in the Bacteriology Department at APHA Weybridge.
Over the last four years we’ve been running a large and interesting pig health project, with farmers taking part in a range of intervention trials to see what worked in terms of Salmonella control.
As Senior Molecular Biologist at APHA, my team and I play a key role in detecting the emergence and minimising the spread of zoonotic bacterial pathogens in order to reduce the risk to human health.