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- Anderson, R.C.; Nisbet, D.J.; Stanker, L.H.
- United States Department of Agriculture patents 2004 no.US 6,761,911 B2
- food pathogens; enteropathogens; Escherichia coli O157:H7; Salmonella; Clostridium; bacterial contamination; antimicrobial agents; chlorates; cations; food animals; intestinal microorganisms; ions; animal-based foods; patents; USDA; United States
- ... The invention provides a method and compositions for controlling food borne enteric bacterial pathogens in animals. Populations of enteropathogenic bacteria may be substantially reduced or eliminated by treatment of animals with an effective amount of the compound X.sub.m (ClO.sub.3).sub.n, wherein X is a cationic moiety and m and n are independently selected from integers necessary to provide a n ...