Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

11-13-2001

Abstract

A competitive exclusion product is described which includes a substantially pure culture of the bacterium species Serpulina pilosicoli, or a genetic equivalent thereof. When administered to an animal, the S. pilosicoli colonizes the cecal wall to prevent the colonization of other harmful bacteria, thereby preventing disease.

Patent Number

US 6,315,993 B1

ISURF Reference Number

2285

Assignee

Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.,

Application Number

US 09/335,109

Date Filed

6-17-1999

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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