02 9929 4077

Level 7, 122 Walker Street
PO Box 579, North Sydney NSW 2059




02 9929 4077

02 9925 0627

ABN 24 077 883 026

  Pat Blackall has extensive research experience in bacterial diseases of pigs and poultry. His research teams have produced most of the diagnostic tools and technologies that support the current prevention and control programs (particularly vaccines) for bacterial respiratory diseases of poultry and pigs. In recent years, his research group has developed considerable expertise in the on-farm epidemiology of bacteria associated with food-borne diseases in humans. Another area of significant research expertise in his group is the health aspects of the re-usage of animal waste and human sewage effluent. His group also has a major research program into the fate of pathogens in the environment in and around intensive livestock production systems.

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Qualifications: B.Sc., Ph.D., F.A.S.M.
Senior Principal Research Scientist
Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries

Area of expertise
  • Bacteriology
  • Bacterial diseases of poultry
  • Food-borne diseases associated with intensive animal production systems
  • Environmental impact of pathogens associated with intensive animal production systems
Pat has published over 150 papers and serves on a number of national and international committees dealing with such issues as bacterial diseases of animals and food-borne diseases of humans.
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