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on January 26, 2021

Can CRISPR identify hidden Salmonella serotypes in turkeys?

Sensitive gene editing technology could identify less common strains found in contaminated samples.

Researchers at the University of Georgia plan to use gene editing technology CRISPR to link Salmonella serotypes seen at the turkey processing plant to live production.

“There have been a few high-profile Salmonella outbreaks in turkeys in recent years. Each of these have been attributed to different Salmonella serotypes. As…

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