Pathogen Detection and Monitoring


Learn about the new technologies and rapid methods being researched for use as tools to detect pathogens, and to monitor animal health and the microbiological quality of food with more accuracy and speed.


Animal Diseases

EU. European Commission Directorate General for Health and Consumers.

The principles of the EU strategy on animal diseases and summarization of its most important implementation tools.

Animal Health: Monitoring and Surveillance

USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

APHIS conducts a series of programs to monitor and collect information on a variety of animal issues. This work is done by APHIS' National Center for Animal Health Surveillance (NCAHS).

Annual Reports on Pathogen Detection and Monitoring

Purdue University. Center for Food Safety Engineering.

An extensive research projects list on pathogen detection and monitoring. Contains annual project reports from 2006 to 2009.

Traceability in the U.S. Food Supply

USDA. Economic Research Service.

ERS food-safety research examines how markets, consumers, and regulators interact to provide safe food, analyzes the economic efficiency of these interactions, and informs public sector food-safety policies.