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Bacteriology

Bacterial diseases of economic and societal importance.

E. coli infected chicken lung
E. coli infected chicken lung

We study a variety of endemic bacterial species that infect poultry, pigs, cattle and man.

Our research concerns the diagnostics, epidemiology, evolution, pathogenicity and host-jump mechanisms of organisms including Escherichia coli, Salmonella, Staphylococcus, Mycobacteria, Streptococci, Listeria, Rhodococcus equi and Burkholderia pseudomallei.

Key contacts

For a list of researchers at The Roslin Institute working in this area, please click here.

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