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Terrance M Arthur
Meat Safety & Quality Research
Research Microbiologist

Phone: (402) 762-4227
Fax: (402) 762-4149
U.S. MEAT ANIMAL RESEARCH CENTER
SPUR 18D
CLAY CENTER, NE, 68933

Projects
PATHOGEN MITIGATION IN LIVESTOCK AND RED MEAT PRODUCTION
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420868

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica in the beef production and processing chain - (Abstract Only)
Schmidt, J.W., Harhay, D.M., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Arthur, T.M. 2014. Antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica in the beef production and processing chain. [abstract] American Society for Microbiology 114th General Meeting. No. 1033.
Comparative genomic and phenotypic characterization of super-shedder Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Abstract Only) - (21-Feb-14)
Molecular insights into the unique phenotypes exhibited by super shed shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli O157 - (Abstract Only) - (21-Feb-14)
Examination of predictors of Salmonella enterica contamination in cattle feedlot environments - (Abstract Only)
Harhay, D.M., Arthur, T.M., Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Kalchayanand, N., Bosilevac, J.M., Edrington, T.S., Loneragan, G., Wheeler, T.L. 2014. Examination of predictors of Salmonella enterica contamination in cattle feedlot environments. [Abstract] Beef Industray Safety Summit. Available: www.bifsco.org/attendees.aspx.
Antibiotic resistance by source: human-cattle-swine - (Abstract Only)
Arthur, T.M., Agga, G.E., Schmidt, J.W. 2014. Antibiotic resistance by source: human-cattle-swine. [Abstract] Beef Industry Safety Summit. Available: www.bifsco.org/attendees.aspx.
Prevalence and serotypes of intimin (eae) positive Shiga toxin-producing E. coli colonizing cattle arriving at fed beef and cull cow plants in the US - (Abstract Only)
Bosilevac, J.M., Luedtke, B.E., Arthur, T.M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2014. Prevalence and serotypes of intimin (eae) positive Shiga toxin-producing E. coli colonizing cattle arriving at fed beef and cull cow plants in the U.S. [abstract] Beef Industry Safety Summit. Available: www.bifsco.org/attendees.aspx.
Characterization of escherichia coli O157:H7 strains from contaminated raw beef trim during “high event periods” Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Bono, J.L., Kalchayanand, N. 2014. Characterization of escherichia coli O157:H7 strains from contaminated raw beef trim during “high event periods”. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80(2):506-514.
Characterization of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 strains isolated from supershedding cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Ahmed, R., Chase-Topping, M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Bono, J.L. 2013. Characterization of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 strains isolated from supershedding cattle. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(14):4294-4303.
Biofilm formation and sanitizer resistance contributes to “High Event” meat contamination by E. coli O157:H7 - (Abstract Only)
Wang, R., Kalchayanand, N., Bosilevac, J.M., Arthur, T.M. 2013. Biofilm formation and sanitizer resistance contributes to “High Event” meat contamination by E. coli O157:H7. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. [abstract] P1-48 Page No.48.
Characterization of E. coli O157:H7 strains isolated from super-shedding cattle - (Abstract Only)
Arthur, T.M., Ahmed, R., Chase-Topping, M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Bono, J.L. 2013. Characterization of E. coli O157:H7 strains isolated from super-shedding cattle. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. Poster No. 1707, p 171.
Cross-sectional study examining Salmonella enterica carriage in subiliac lymph nodes of cull and feedlot cattle at harvest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gragg, S.E., Loneragan, G.H., Brashears, M.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Wang, R., Schmidt, J.W., Brooks, J.C., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Brown, T.R., Edrington, T.S., Brichta-Harhay, D.M. 2013. Cross-sectional study examining Salmonella enterica carriage in subiliac lymph nodes of cull and feedlot cattle at harvest. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 10:368-374.
Salmonella in lymph nodes of cull and fed cattle at harvest - (Abstract Only)
Webb, H.E., Harhay, D.M., Gragg, S.E., Brashears, M.M., Nightingale, K.K., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Lonergan, G.H. 2013. Salmonella in lymph nodes of cull and fed cattle at harvest. IN: Proceedings of The Beef Industry Summit 2013, March 13-15, 2013, Dallas Texas, 2013 FLASHDRIVE.
Cross-sectional study examining Salmonella enterica carriage in subiliac lymph nodes of cull and feedlot cattle at harvest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gragg, S.E., Loneragan, G.H., Brashears, M.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Wang, R., Schmidt, J.W., Brooks, J., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Brown, T.R., Edrington, T.S., Harhay, D.M. 2013. Cross-sectional study examining Salmonella enterica carriage in subiliac lymph nodes of cull and feedlot cattle at harvest. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 10(4):368-374.
Isolation and characterization of Clostridium difficile associated with beef cattle and commercially produced ground beef Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Harhay, D.M., Shackelford, S.D., Wells, J., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2013. Isolation and characterization of Clostridium difficile associated with beef cattle and commercially produced ground beef. Journal of Food Protection. 76(2):256-264.
The physiologic state of Escherichia coli O157:H7 does not affect its detection in two commercial real-time PCR-based tests Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, R., Schmidt, J.W., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M. 2013. The physiologic state of Escherichia coli O157:H7 does not affect its detection in two commercial real-time PCR-based tests. Food Microbiology. 33: 205-212.
Chromogenic agar medium for detection and isolation of Escherichia coli serogroups O26,O45,O103,O111,O121, and O145 from fresh beef and cattle feces Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Wells, J., Wheeler, T.L. 2013. Chromogenic agar medium for detection and isolation of Escherichia coli serogroups O26,O45,O103,O111,O121, and O145 from fresh beef and cattle feces. Journal of Food Protection. 76(2):192-199.
Disinfectant and antibiotic susceptibility profiles of Escherichia coli O157:H7 strains from cattle carcasses, feces, and hides and ground beef from the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beier, R.C., Poole, T.L., Brichta-Harhay, D.M., Anderson, R.C., Bischoff, K.M., Hernandez, C.A., Bono, J.L., Arthur, T.M., Nagaraja, T.G., Crippen, T.L., Sheffield, C.L., Nisbet, D.J. 2013. Disinfectant and antibiotic susceptibility profiles of Escherichia coli O157:H7 strains from cattle carcasses, feces, and hides and ground beef from the United States. Journal of Food Protection. 76:6-17.
Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica in air and droplets at three United States commercial beef processing plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmidt, J.W., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica in air and droplets at three United States commercial beef processing plants. Journal of Food Protection. 75(12):2213-2218.
Detection methods and intervention strategies for shiga toxin-producing E. coli in beef - (Abstract Only)
Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Detection methods and intervention strategies for shiga toxin-producing E. coli in beef [abstract]. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. 061-01:52.
Evaluation of commonly used antimicrobial interventions for fresh beef inoculated with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serotypes O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145, and O157:H7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Evaluation of commonly used antimicrobial interventions for fresh beef inoculated with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serotypes O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145, and O157:H7. Journal of Food Protection. 75(7):1207-1212.
Analysis of E. coli O157:H7 strains isolated from raw beef contamination events - (Abstract Only)
Arthur, T.M. 2012. Analysis of E. coli O157:H7 strains isolated from raw beef contamination events [abstract]. 2012 Beef Industry Safety Summit. Abstract No. 11.
Characterization of E. coli O157:H7 strains associated with super-shedding cattle - (Abstract Only)
Arthur, T.M. 2012. Characterization of E. coli O157:H7 strains associated with super-shedding cattle [abstract]. 2012 Beef Industry Safety Summit. Abstract No. 1.
Prevalence and characterization of non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli isolated from feedlot and cull dairy and beef herd cattle - (Abstract Only) - (31-Jan-12)
Microbiological analysis of bovine lymph nodes for the detection of Salmonella enterica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harhay, D.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Shackelford, S.D., Loneragan, G.H., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Microbiological analysis of bovine lymph nodes for the detection of Salmonella enterica. Journal of Food Protection. 75(5):854-858.
Salmonella in lymph nodes of cattle presented for harvest - (Abstract Only)
Gragg, S.E., Loneragan, G.H., Brashears, M.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Wang, R., Schmidt, J.W., Brooks, J.C., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Brown, T.R., Brichta-Harhay, D.M. 2011. Salmonella in lymph nodes of cattle presented for harvest [abstract]. Proceeding of the 2011 Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, December 4-6, 2011, Chicago, Illinois. p. 149.
Non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli: prevalence associated with meat animals and controlling interventions - (Proceedings)
Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli: prevalence associated with meat animals and controlling interventions. Proceedings of American Meat Science Association 64th Annual Reciprocal Meat Conference, June 19-22, 2011, Kansas State University, Manhattan Kansas. p.1-9.
Survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on cattle hides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Nou, X., Kalchayanand, N., Bosilevac, J.M., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2011. Survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on cattle hides. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77(9):3002-3008.
Salmonella in lymph nodes of cattle presented for harvest - (Abstract Only)
Gragg, S.E., Loneragan, G.H., Brichta-Harhay, D.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Wang, R., Schmidt, J.W., Brooks, J.C., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Brown, T.R., Brashears, M.M. 2011. Salmonella in lymph nodes of cattle presented for harvest [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection. p. 19. Abstract No. P1-62.
Towards an understanding of how Salmonella potentially evades beef carcass processing interventions - (Abstract Only)
Brichta-Harhay, D.M., Gragg, S.E., Smith, T.P.L., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Brashears, M.M., Brooks, J.C., Brown, T.R., Harhay, G.P., Loneragan, G.H. 2011. Towards an understanding of how Salmonella potentially evades beef carcass processing interventions [abstract]. 2011 Beef Industry Safety Summit. Abstract No. 2.
Diversity of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica strains associated with cattle at harvest in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harhay, D.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2011. Diversity of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica strains associated with cattle at harvest in the United States. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77(5):1783-1796.
Diversity of Multi-drug Resistant Salmonella enterica Associated with Cull Cattle at Harvest in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Harhay, D.M., Poole, T.L., Durso, L.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2010. Diversity of Multi-drug Resistant Salmonella enterica Associated with Cull Cattle at Harvest in the United States [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. p. 25, Presentation No. S4:1 and p. 111, Poster No. B176.
Super Shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 by Cattle and the Impact on Beef Carcass Contamination - (Proceedings)
Arthur, T.M., Harhay, D.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2010. Super Shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 by Cattle and the Impact on Beef Carcass Contamination. Meat Science. 86:32-37. Special Issue: 56th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology (56th ICoMST) August 15-20, 2010, Jeju, Korea. (Proceedings) Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meatsci.2010.04.019
Soil Versus Pond Ash Surfacing of Feedlot Pens: Occurrence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Cattle and Persistence in Manure Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berry, E.D., Wells, J., Arthur, T.M., Woodbury, B.L., Nienaber, J.A., Brown Brandl, T.M., Eigenberg, R.A. 2010. Soil Versus Pond Ash Surfacing of Feedlot Pens: Occurrence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Cattle and Persistence in Manure. Journal of Food Protection. 73(7):1269-1277.
Evaluation of a Direct-Fed Microbial Product Effect on the Prevalence and Load of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Feedlot Cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Wells, J., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmarie, M. 2010. Evaluation of a Direct-Fed Microbial Product Effect on the Prevalence and Load of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Feedlot Cattle. Journal of Food Protection. 73(2):366-371.
Longitudinal Study of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a Beef Cattle Feedlot and Role of High-Level Shedders in Hide Contamination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Keen, J.E., Bosilevac, J.M., Brichta-Harhay, D.M., Kalchayanand, N., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Nou, X., Koohmaraie, M. 2009. Longitudinal Study of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a Beef Cattle Feedlot and Role of High-Level Shedders in Hide Contamination. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 75(20):6515-6523.
Prevalence and Level of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Feces and on Hides of Feedlot Steers Fed Diets With or Without Wet Distillers Grains with Solubles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wells, J., Shackelford, S.D., Berry, E.D., Kalchayanand, N., Guerini, M.N., Varel, V.H., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Freetly, H.C., Wheeler, T.L., Ferrell, C.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2009. Prevalence and Level of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Feces and on Hides of Feedlot Steers Fed Diets With or Without Wet Distillers Grains with Solubles. Journal of Food Protection. 72(8):1624-1633.
Longitudinal Study of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a Beef Cattle Feedlot and the Role of High Shedders in Hide Contamination - (Abstract Only)
Arthur, T.M., Keen, J.E., Bosilevac, J.M., Brichta-Harhay, D.M., Kalchayanand, N., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Nou, X., Koohmaraie, M. 2009. Longitudinal Study of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a Beef Cattle Feedlot and the Role of High Shedders in Hide Contamination [abstract]. 7th International Symposium on Shiga Toxin (Verocytotoxin)-Producing Escherichia coli Infections (VTEC2009) Paper No. 195.
Prevalence of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Ileocecal Lymph Nodes and on Hides and Carcasses from Cull Cows and Fed Cattle at Commercial Beef Processing Plants in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wells, J., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2009. Prevalence of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Ileocecal Lymph Nodes and on Hides and Carcasses from Cull Cows and Fed Cattle at Commercial Beef Processing Plants in the United States. Journal of Food Protection 72(7):1457-1462.
Prevalence and Level of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Feces and On Hides of Feedlot Steers Fed Diets With or Without Wet Distillers Grains With Solubles Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Wells, J., Shackelford, S.D., Berry, E.D., Kalchayanand, N., Varel, V.H., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Freetly, H.C., Wheeler, T.L., Ferrell, C.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2009. Prevalence and Level of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Feces and On Hides of Feedlot Steers Fed Diets With or Without Wet Distillers Grains With Solubles [abstract]. Microbial Ecology 57(3):583-584.
Prevalence of Clostridium difficile from Commercial Beef Processing Plants in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Harhay, D.M., Shackelford, S.D., Wells, J., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2009. Prevalence of Clostridium difficile from Commercial Beef Processing Plants in the United States [abstract]. Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Division Food Microbiology, Session 026-15, p. 82.
Prevalence Rates of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella at Different Sampling Sites on Cattle Hides at a Feedlot and Processing Plant - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalchayanand, N., Brichta-Harhay, D.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Guerini, M.N., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., Koohmaraie, M. 2009. Prevalence Rates of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella at Different Sampling Sites on Cattle Hides at a Feedlot and Processing Plant. Journal of Food Protection. 72(6):1267-1271.
Characterization of Multidrug-resistant Salmonella Isolated from Cull and Fed Cattle at Slaughter in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Harhay, D.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2009. Characterization of Multidrug-resistant Salmonella Isolated from Cull and Fed Cattle at Slaughter in the United States [abstract]. NCBA Beef Industry Safety Summit, San Diego, CA, March 4-6, 2009.
Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in Small Processing Plants and the Effect of Feeding Wet Distillers Grains with Solubles on E. coli O157:H7 - (Abstract Only)
Bosilevac, J.M., Wells, J., Arthur, T.M., Kalchayanand, N., Shackelford, S.D., Berry, E.D., Bono, J.L., Harhay, D.M., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2009. Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in Small Processing Plants and the Effect of Feeding Wet Distillers Grains with Solubles on E. coli O157:H7 [abstract]. NCBA Beef Industry Safety Summit, San Diego, CA, March 4-6, 2009.
Impacts of Individual Animal Response to Heat and Handling Stresses on Escherichia coli and E. coli O157:H7 Fecal Shedding by Feedlot Cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown Brandl, T.M., Berry, E.D., Wells, J., Arthur, T.M., Nienaber, J.A. 2009. Impacts of Individual Animal Response to Heat and Handling Stresses on Escherichia coli and E. coli O157:H7 Fecal Shedding by Feedlot Cattle. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 6(7):855-864.
Prevalence and Enumeration of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in U.S. Abattoirs That Process Fewer Than 1,000 Head of Cattle Per Day - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bosilevac, J.M., Arthur, T.M., Bono, J.L., Brichta-Harhay, D.M., Kalchayanand, N., King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2009. Prevalence and Enumeration of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in U.S. Abattoirs That Process Fewer Than 1,000 Head of Cattle Per Day. Journal of Food Protection. 72(6):1272-1278.
Effectiveness of 1,3-Dibromo-5,5 dimethylhydantoin on reduction of Escherichia coli O157:H7- and Salmonella-inoculated fresh meat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Brichta-Harhay, D.M., Guerini, M.N., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2009. Effectiveness of 1,3-Dibromo-5,5 dimethylhydantoin on reduction of Escherichia coli O157:H7- and Salmonella-inoculated fresh meat. Journal of Food Protection 72(1):151-156.
Salmonella and E. coli O157:H7 contamination on hides and carcasses of cull cattle presented for slaughter in the U.S.: an evaluation of prevalence and bacterial loads by immunomagnetic separation and direct plating methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harhay, D.M., Guerini, M.N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 contamination on hides and carcasses of cull cattle presented for slaughter in the United States: an evaluation of prevalence and bacterial loads by immunomagnetic separation and direct plating methods. 2008. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74(20):6289-6297.
Comparison of effects of antimicrobial interventions on multidrug-resistant Salmonella, susceptible Salmonella, and Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Kalchayanand, N., Bosilevac, J.M., Harhay, D.M., Shackelford, S.D., Bono, J.L., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2008. Comparison of effects of antimicrobial interventions on multidrug-resistant Salmonella, susceptible Salmonella, and Escherichia coli O157:H7. Journal of Food Protection 71(11):2177-2181.
The impact of stress level on fecal bacteria and pathogen shedding in feedlot cattle. Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Brown Brandl, T.M., Berry, E.D., Wells, J., Arthur, T.M., Nienaber, J.A. 2008. The impact of stress level on fecal bacteria and pathogen shedding in feedlot cattle. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Paper No. 084178. St. Joseph, MI:ASABE.
Source tracking of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella contamination in the lairage environment at commercial U.S. beef processing plants and identification of an effective intervention - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Harhay, D.M., Kalchayanand, N., King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2008. Source tracking of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella contamination in the lairage environment at commercial U.S. beef processing plants and identification of an effective intervention. Journal of Food Protection. 71(9):1752-1760.
Prevalence and Characterization of Salmonella in Bovine Lymph Nodes Potentially Destined for Use in Ground Beef - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Harhay, D.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Guerini, M.N., Kalchayanand, N., Wells, J., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2008. Prevalence and characterization of Salmonella in bovine lymph nodes potentially destined for use in ground beef. Journal of Food Protection 71(8):1685-1688.
Evaluation of various antimicrobial interventions for the reduction of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on bovine heads during processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Brichta-Harhay, D.M., Guerini, M.N., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2008. Evaluation of various antimicrobial interventions for the reduction of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on bovine heads during processing. Journal of Food Protection 71(3):621-624.
Enumeration of Salmonella from Poultry Carcass Rinses via Direct Plating Methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harhay, D.M., Arthur, T.M., Koohmaraie, M. 2008. Enumeration of Salmonella from poultry carcass rinses via direct plating methods. Letters in Applied Microbiology 46(2):186-191.
Listeria prevalence and L. monocytogenes serovar diversity at cull cow/bull processing plants in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guerini, M.N., Harhay, D.M., Shackelford, S.D., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2007. Listeria prevalence and Listeria monocytogenes serovar diversity at cull cow and bull processing plants in the United States. Journal of Food Protection. 70(11):2578-2582.
Comparison of the molecular genotypes of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from the hides of beef cattle in different regions of North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Nou, X., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2007. Comparison of the molecular genotypes of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from the hides of beef cattle in different regions of North America. Journal of Food Protection. 70(7):1622-1626.
Microbiological characterization of lamb carcasses at commercial processing plants in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Harhay, D.M., Guerini, M.N., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2007. Microbiological characterization of lamb carcasses at commercial processing plants in the United States. Journal of Food Protection 70(8):1811-1819.
Enumeration of Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Ground Beef, Cattle Carcass, Hide and Fecal Samples Using Direct Plating Methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harhay, D.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Guerini, M.N., Kalchayanand, N., Koohmaraie, M. 2007. Enumeration of Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 in ground beef, cattle carcass, hide and faecal samples using direct plating methods. Journal of Applied Microbiology 103(5):1657-1668.
Effects of a Minimal Hide Wash Cabinet on the Levels and Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on the Hides of Beef Cattle at Slaughter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Brichta-Harhay, D.M., Kalchayanand, N., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2007. Effects of a Minimal Hide Wash Cabinet on the Levels and Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on the Hides of Beef Cattle at Slaughter. Journal of Food Protection 70:1076-1079.
Transportation and lairage environment effects on prevalence, numbers, and diversity of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on hides and carcasses of beef cattle at processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Harhay, D.M., Guerini, M.N., Kalchayanand, N., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2007. Transportation and lairage environment effects on prevalence, numbers, and diversity of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on hides and carcasses of beef cattle at processing. Journal of Food Protection 70(2):280-286.
Microbiological Characterization of Imported and Domestic Boneless Beef Trim Used for Ground Beef - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bosilevac, J.M., Guerini, M.N., Harhay, D.M., Arthur, T.M., Koohmaraie, M. 2007. Microbiological characterization of imported and domestic boneless beef trim used for ground beef. Journal of Food Protection 70(2):440-449.
Improvement of Immunomagnetic Separation for Escherichia Coli O157:h7 Detection by the Pickpen Magnetic Particle Separation Device - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nou, X., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Harhay, D.M., Guerini, M.N., Kalchayanand, N., Koohmaraie, M. 2006. Improvement of immunomagnetic separation for Escherichia coli O157:H7 detection by the pickpen magnetic particle separation device. Journal of Food Protection 69:2870-2874.
Treatments Using Hot Water Instead of Lactic Acid Reduce Levels of Aerobic Bacteria and Enterobacteriaceae and Reduce the Prevalence of Escherichia Coli O157:h7 on Preevisceration Beef Carcasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bosilevac, J.M., Nou, X., Barkocy-Gallagher, G.A., Arthur, T.M., Koohmaraie, M. 2006. Treatments using hot water instead of lactic acid reduce levels of aerobic bacteria and Enterobacteriaceae and reduce the prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on preevisceration beef carcasses. Journal of Food Protection. 69(8):1808-1813.
Evaluation of Escherichia Coli O157:h7 Growth Media for Use in Test-and-Hold Procedures for Ground Beef Processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guerini, M.N., Arthur, T.M., Shackelford, S.D., Koohmaraie, M. 2006. Evaluation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 growth media for use in test-and-hold procedures for ground beef processing. Journal of Food Protection. 69(5):1007-1011.
Methods for Recovering Escherichia Coli O157:h7 from Cattle Fecal, Hide, and Carcass Samples: Sensitivity and Improvements - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barkocy-Gallagher, G.A., Edwards, K.K., Nou, X., Bosilevac, J.M., Arthur, T.M., Shackelford, S.D., Koohmaraie, M. 2005. Methods for recovering Escherichia coli O157:H7 from cattle fecal, hide, and carcass samples: Sensitivity and improvements. Journal of Food Protection. 68:2264-2268.
Evaluation of Culture and Pcr-Based Detection Methods for Escherichia Coli O157:h7 in Inoculated Ground Beef - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Nou, X., Koohmaraie, M. 2005. Evaluation of culture- and PCR-based detection methods for Escherichia coli O157:H7 in inoculated ground beef. Journal of Food Protection. 68:1566-1574.
Effects of Low-Dose, Low-Penetration Electron Beam Irradiation of Chilled Beef Carcass Surface Cuts on Escherichia Coli O157:h7 and Meat Quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., Bosilevac, J.M., Nou, X., Koohmaraie, M. 2005. Effects of low-dose, low-penetration electron beam irradiation of chilled beef carcass surface cuts on Escherichia coli O157:H7 and meat quality. Journal of Food Protection. 68(4):666-672.
Characterization of O157:h7 and Other Escherichia Coli Isolates Recovered from Cattle Hides, Feces, and Carcasses - (Research Notes)
Gallagher, G.A., Arthur, T.M., Rivera Betancourt, M., Nou, X., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2004. Characterization of O157:H7 and other Escherichia coli isolates recovered from cattle hides, feces, and carcasses. Journal of Food Protection. 67(5):993-998.
Escherichia Coli O157 Prevalence and Enumeration of Aerobic Bacteria, Enterobacteriaceae, and Escherichia Coli O157 at Various Steps in Commercial Beef Processing Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Nou, X., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Kent, M.P., Jaroni, D., Pauling, B., Allen, D.M., Koohmaraie, M. 2004. Escherichia coli O157 prevalence and enumeration of aerobic bacteria, Enterobacteriacae, and Escherichia coli O157 at various steps in commercial beef processing plants. Journal of Food Protection. 67(4):658-665.
Prevalence of Escherichia Coli O157 and Levels of Aerobic Bacteria and Enterobacteriaceae Are Reduced When Hides Are Washed and Treated with Cetylpyridinium Chloride at a Commercial Beef Processing Plant - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bosilevac, J.M., Arthur, T.M., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., Rossman, M., Reagan, J.O., Koohmaraie, M. 2004. Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157 and levels of aerobic bacteria and Enterobacteriaceae are reduced when hides are washed and treated with cetylpyridinium chloride at a commercial beef processing plant. Journal of Food Protection. 67(4):646-650.
Prevalence of Escherichia Coli O157:h7, Listeria Monocytogenes, and Salmonella in Two Geographically Distant Commercial Beef Processing Plants in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rivera Betancourt, M., Shackelford, S.D., Arthur, T.M., Westmoreland, K.E., Bellinger, G., Rossman, M., Reagan, J.O., Koohmaraie, M. 2004. Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella in two geographically distant commercial beef processing plants in the United States. Journal of Food Protection. 67:295-302.
Protocol for Evaluating the Efficacy of Cetylpyridinium Chloride As a Beef Hide Intervention - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bosilevac, J.M., Wheeler, T.L., Rivera-Betancourt, M., Nou, X., Arthur, T.M., Shackelford, S.D., Kent, M.P., Jaroni, D., Osborn, M.S., Rossman, M., Reagan, J.O., Koohmaraie, M. 2004. Protocol for evaluating the efficacy of cetylpyridinium chloride as a beef hide intervention. Journal of Food Protection. 67(2):303-309.
Seasonal Prevalence of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli, Including O157:h7 and Non-O157 Serotypes, and Salmonella in Commercial Beef Processing Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gallagher, G.A., Arthur, T.M., Rivera-Betancourt, M., Nou, X., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2003. Seasonal prevalence of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli, including O157:H7 and non-O157 serotypes, and Salmonella in commercial beef processing plants. Journal of Food Protection. 66(11):1978-1986.
Prevalence and Characterization of Non-O157 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli on Carcasses in Commercial Beef Cattle Processing Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Gallagher, G.A., Rivera Betancourt, M., Koohmaraie, M. 2002. Prevalence and characterization of non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli on carcasses in commercial beef cattle processing plants. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 68(10):4847-4852.
Prevalence and Characterization of Non-O157 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli on Carcasses in Commercial Beef Cattle Processing Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Gallagher, G.A., Rivera Betancourt, M., Koohmaraie, M. 2002. Prevalence and characterization of non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli on carcasses in commercial beef cattle processing plants. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 68(10):4847-4852.
Prevalence and Characterization of Non-O157 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli on Carcasses in Commercial Beef Cattle Processing Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Gallagher, G.A., Rivera Betancourt, M., Koohmaraie, M. 2002. Prevalence and characterization of non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli on carcasses in commercial beef cattle processing plants. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 68(10):4847-4852.
Prevalence and Characterization of Non-O157 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli on Carcasses in Commercial Beef Cattle Processing Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Gallagher, G.A., Rivera Betancourt, M., Koohmaraie, M. 2002. Prevalence and characterization of non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli on carcasses in commercial beef cattle processing plants. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 68(10):4847-4852.
Development of Methods for the Recovery of Escherichia Coli O157:h7 and Salmonella from Beef Carcass Sponge Samples and Bovine Fecal and Hide Samples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barkocy-Gallagher, G.A., Berry, E.D., Rivera Betancourt, M., Arthur, T.M., Nou, X., Koohmaraie, M. 2002. Development of methods for the recovery of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella from beef carcass sponge samples and bovine fecal and hide samples. Journal of Food Protection. 65(10):1527-1534
Gas Formation in Ground Beef Chubs Due to Hafnia Alvei Is Reduced by Multiple Applications of Antimicrobial Interventions to Artificially inoculated Beef Trim Stock - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kang, D., Arthur, T.M., Siragusa, G.R. 2002. Gas formation in ground beef chubs due to Hafnia alvei is reduced by multiple applications of antimicrobial interventions to artificially inoculated beef trim stock. Journal of Food Protection. 65(10):1651-1655.
Genotypic Analysis of Escherichia Coli O157:h7 and O157 Nonmotile Isolates Recovered from Beef Cattle and Carcasses at Midwestern Processing Plants Inthe United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Jun-01)
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