Congratulations to PhD student Irene Aldea Ramos! – 4th August 2022.
Congratulations to One Health EJP PhD student Irene Aldea Ramos for her first publication in Veterinary Microbiology journal!
Irene works at VISAVET Health Surveillance Centre UCM in Spain on PhD project ECO-HEN. Her research aims to fill the gap on the transmission dynamics of antimicrobial resistant Escherichia coli in commercial laying hen production and to determine to what extent this animal production poses public health risks via food and/or environment contamination.
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major global threat to human and animal health, which is addressed using a One Health approach by several projects in the Consortium that include ECO-HEN.
Her published article “Clonal and plasmid-mediated flow of ESBL/AmpC genes in Escherichia coli in a commercial laying hen farm” addressed the flow of antimicrobial resistance determinants in the laying hen production cycle using cephalosporin-resistant E. coli as a model and characterization using whole genome sequencing techniques.
Thanks to all co-authors for their contributions to this publication.
Read this research article here.
To learn more about ECO-HEN project visit our page.