Different watershed systems and monitoring sites in eastern part of North Carolina
Phenotypes by using antibiograms has been useful as a screening tool for differentiating sources of bacterial contamination and could assist resource managers in developing strategies to more effectively manage watersheds impacted by multiple pollution sources including shellfish harvesting. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) and cluster analysis was used to generate DNA fingerprinting and compare for the Salmonella pulsotypes.
Reference: Baker, B. 2001. Cleaning Up the Creek. Rural Electrification 59(5):26-29.
Nancy White (Coastal Studies Institute)
Daniel Line (Dept. of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, North Carolina State University)
Damian Shea (Dept. of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, North Carolina State University)
USDA CSREES 2004-2007