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Kathleen Andrews (Kate)
Food and Feed Safety Research
Microbiologist

Phone: (979) 260-9378
Fax: (979) 260-9332
2881 F&B ROAD
COLLEGE STATION, TX, 77845


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Survey of Clostridium difficile in retail seafood in College Station, Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (22-Jan-14)
Transfer of tylosin resistance between Enterococcus spp. during continuous-flow culture of feral or domestic porcine gut microbes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramlachan, N., Anderson, R.C., Andrews, K., Harvey, R.B., Nisbet, D.J. 2012. Transfer of tylosin resistance between Enterococcus spp. during continuous-flow culture of feral or domestic porcine gut microbes. Agriculture, Food and Analytical Bacteriology. 2:111-120.
Clostridium difficile in poultry and poultry meat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harvey, R.B., Norman, K.N., Andrews, K., Hume, M.E., Scanlan, C.M., Callaway, T.R., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2011. Clostridium difficile in poultry and poultry meat. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 8:1321-1323.
Prevalence and genotypic characteristics of Clostridium difficle in a closed and integrated human and swine population Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norman, K.N., Scott, H.M., Harvey, R.B., Norby, B., Hume, M.E., Andrews, K. 2011. Prevalence and genotypic characteristics of Clostridium difficle in a closed and integrated human and swine population. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77:5755–5760.
Clostridium difficile in retail meat and processing plants in Texas Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harvey, R.B., Norman, K.N., Andrews, K., Norby, B., Hume, M.E., Scanlan, C.M., Hardin, M.D., Scott, H.M. 2011. Clostridium difficile in retail meat and processing plants in Texas. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 23:807-811.
Prevalence of Clostridium difficile in pork and retail meat in Texas - (Proceedings)
Harvey, R.B., Norman, K.N., Andrews, K., Norby, B., Hume, M.E., Scott, H.M. 2011. Prevalence of Clostridium difficile in pork and retail meat in Texas. Proceedings of 9th International Safepork Conference. p. 79.
Varied prevalence of Clostridium difficile in an integrated swine operation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Norman, K.N., Harvey, R.B., Scott, M.H., Hume, M.E., Andrews, K., Brawley, A.D. 2009. Varied prevalence of Clostridium difficile in an integrated swine operation. Anaerobe. 15:256-260.
Planktonic and biofilm communities from 7-day-old chicken cecal microflora cultures: Characterization and resistance to Salmonella colonization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Andrews, K., Bongaerts, R.J., Nisbet, D.J. 2009. Planktonic and biofilm communities from 7-day-old chicken cecal microflora cultures: Characterization and resistance to Salmonella colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 72:1812-1820.
Planktonic and biofilm communities from 7-day-old chicken cecal microflora cultures: Characterization and resistance to Salmonella colonization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Andrews, K., Bongaerts, R.J., Nisbet, D.J. 2009. Planktonic and biofilm communities from 7-day-old chicken cecal microflora cultures: Characterization and resistance to Salmonella colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 72:1812-1820.
Clostridium difficile in mixed populations of animals and humans - (Abstract Only) - (25-Mar-09)
Characterization of planktonic and biofilm communities of day-of-hatch chicks cecal microflora and their resistance to Salmonella colonization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Andrews, K., Bongaerts, R.J., Nisbet, D.J. 2009. Characterization of planktonic and biofilm communities of day-of-hatch chicks cecal microflora and their resistance to Salmonella colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 72:959-965.
Characterization of planktonic and biofilm communities of day-of-hatch chicks cecal microflora and their resistance to Salmonella colonization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Bischoff, K.M., Andrews, K. 2009. Characterization of planktonic and biofilm communities of day-of-hatch chicks cecal microflora and their resistance to Salmonella colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 72:959-965.
Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis as a tool to determine batch similarity of probiotic cultures of porcine cecal bacteria Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hume, M.E., Scanlan, C.M., Harvey, R.B., Andrews, K., Snodgrass, J.D., Nalian, A.G., Kley, A.M., Nisbet, D.J. 2008. Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis as a tool to determine batch similarity of probiotic cultures of porcine cecal bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74:5241-5243.
Planktonic and biofilm community characterization and Salmonella resistance of 14-day old chicken cecal microflora derived continuous-flow cultures Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crippen, T.L., Sheffield, C.L., Andrews, K., Dowd, S.E., Nisbet, D.J. 2008. Planktonic and biofilm community characterization and Salmonella resistance of 14-day old chicken cecal microflora derived continuous-flow cultures. Journal of Food Protection. 71:1981-1987.
Bacterial concentration and diversity within repetitive aliquots collected from replicate continuous flow bioreactor cultures Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crippen, T.L., Sheffield, C.L., Andrews, K., Bongaerts, R.J. 2008. Bacterial concentration and diversity within repetitive aliquots collected from replicate continuous flow bioreactor cultures. The Open Microbiology Journal. 2:60-65.
Prevalence of Clostridium Difficile in An Integrated Swine Operation - (Abstract Only)
Harvey, R.B., Norman, K.N., Scott, M.H., Hume, M.E., Andrews, K. 2008. Prevalence of Clostridium difficile in an integrated swine operation [abstract]. Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Congress of the Anaerobe Society of the Americas, June 23-27, 2008, Long Beach, CA. p. 151.
Antibiotic and disinfectant susceptibility profiles of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) isolated from community wastewater in Texas Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beier, R.C., Duke, S.E., Ziprin, R.L., Harvey, R.B., Hume, M.E., Poole, T.L., Scott, H.M., Highfield, L.D., Alali, W.Q., Andrews, K., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2008. Antibiotic and disinfectant susceptibility profiles of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE) isolated from community wastewater in Texas. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 80(3):188-194.
A comparative study on the effects of tylosin on select bacteria during continuous-flow culture of mixed populations of gut microflora derived from a feral and a domestic pig Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramlachan, N., Anderson, R.C., Andrews, K., Harvey, R.B., Nisbet, D.J. 2008. A comparative study on the effects of tylosin on select bacteria during continuous-flow culture of mixed populations of gut microflora derived from a feral and a domestic pig. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 5:21-31.
Comparison of the prevalence and genomic characteristics of Clostridium difficile isolated from various production groups in a vertically integrated swine operation - (Abstract Only) - (20-Oct-07)
Clostridium difficile prevalence in an integrated swine operation in Texas - (Abstract Only)
Harvey, R.B., Hume, M.E., Norman, K.N., Scott, H.M., Andrews, K., Martin, J.D., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2007. Clostridium difficile prevalence in an integrated swine operation in Texas [abstract]. Proceedings of Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. 34:28.
A comparative study on the effect of subtherapeutic tylosin administration on select feral or domestic porcine gut microflora grown in continuous-flow culture - (Proceedings)
Ramlachan, N., Anderson, R.C., Andrews, K., Nisbet, D.J. 2007. A comparative study on the effect of subtherapeutic tylosin administration on select feral or domestic porcine gut microflora grown in continuous-flow culture. In: Proceedings of 7th International Safepork Symposium, May 9-11, 2007, Verona, Italy. p. 481-484.
Characterization of an antibiotic resistant clostridium hathewayi strain from a continuous flow exclusion chemostat culture derived from the cecal contents of a feral pig - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramlachan, N., Andrews, K., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2007. Characterization of an antibiotic resistant Clostridium hathewayi strain from a continuous flow exclusion chemostat culture derived from the cecal contents of a feral pig. Anaerobe. 13:153-160.
Interaction of Bifidobacterium animalis subspecies lactis (Bb 12) and Salmonella typhimurium in continuous-flow chemostatic culture - (Proceedings)
Harvey, R.B., Genovese, K.J., Droleskey, R.E., Andrews, K., Solano Aguilar, G. 2007. Interaction of Bifidobacterium animalis subspecies lactis (Bb 12) and Salmonella typhimurium in continuous-flow chemostatic culture. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Safepork Symposium, May 9-11, 2007, Verona, Italy. p. 291-294.
Interaction of Bifidobacterium animalis subspecies lactis (Bb12) and Salmonella typhimurium in continuous-flow chemostatic culture - (Proceedings)
Harvey, R.B., Genovese, K.J., Droleskey, R.E., Andrews, K., Solano Aguilar, G. 2007. Interaction of Bifidobacterium animalis subspecies lactis (Bb12) and Salmonella typhimurium in continuous-flow chemostatic culture. In: Proceedings of 7th International Safepork Symposium, May 9-11, 2007, Verona, Italy. p. 291-294.
Enteral Feeding, Compared to Parenteral Feeding, Enhances Bacterial Gut Colonization in Neonatal Pigs - (Abstract Only)
Harvey, R.B., Andrews, K., Droleskey, R.E., Kansagra, K.V., Stoll, B., Burrin, D.G., Callaway, T.R., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2006. Enteral feeding, compared to parenteral feeding, enhances bacterial gut colonization in neonatal pigs [abstract]. Reproduction Nutrition Development. 46(Suppl. 1):S17.
Dereplication by Automated Ribotyping of a Probiotic Competitive Exclusion Culture Bacterial Isolate Library - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Andrews, K., Harvey, R.B., Crippen, T.L., Nisbet, D.J. 2006. Dereplication by automated ribotyping of a competitive exclusion culture bacterial isolate library. Journal of Food Protection. 69:228-232.
Qualitative and Quantitative Comparison of Bacterial Colonization of the Neonatal Pig Gut As Influenced by Enteral Versus Total Parenteral Feeding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harvey, R.B., Andrews, K., Droleskey, R.E., Kansagra, K.V., Stoll, B., Burrin, D.G., Sheffield, C.L., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2006. Qualitative and quantitative comparison of gut bacterial colonization in enterally and parenterally fed neonatal pigs. Current Issues in Intestinal Microbiology. 7:61-64.
An Atypical Campylobacter Coli Exhibiting Unusual Morphology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziprin, R.L., Hume, M.E., Andrews, K., Droleskey, R.E., Harvey, R.B., Sheffield, C.L. 2005. An atypical Campylobacter coli exhibiting unusual morphology. Current Microbiology. 51:1-4.
The Effect of Probiotic Bacteria on the Immune System of Weaned Pigs Monitored by Real Time Pcr - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solano Aguilar, G., Ledbetter, T., Dawson, H.D., Andrews, K., Harvey, R.B., Schoene, N., Urban Jr, J.F. 2004. The effect of probiotic bacteria on the immune system of weaned pigs monitored by Real time PCR. Proceedings 18th International Pig Veterinary Society Meeting, Hamburg, Germany, October 2004. p. 380.
Comparison of Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns in An Integrated Swine and Human Population - (Abstract Only)
Harvey, R.B., Campbell, L.D., Scott, H.M., Andrews, K., Bischoff, K.M., Sheffield, C.L., Anderson, R.C. 2004. Comparison of antimicrobial resistance patterns in an integrated swine and human population. Proceedings of 18th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. 2:517.
Clostridium Difficile Prevalence in the Neonatal Pig Gut Is Increased by Parenteral Feeding Versus Enteral Feeding - (Book / Chapter)
Harvey, R.B., Andrews, K., Droleskey, R.E., Kansagra, K.V., Stoll, B., Burrin, D.G., Genovese, K.J., Edrington, T.S., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2003. Clostridium difficile prevalence in the neonatal pig gut is increased by parenteral feeding versus enteral feeding. Proceedings of 9th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology in Pigs. II:111-113.
Use of a Porcine-Derived, Defined Culture Or Commensal Bacteria As An Alternative to Antibiotics to Control E. Coli Disease in Weaned Pigs - (Book / Chapter)
Harvey, R.B., Ebert, R.C., Schmitt, C.S., Andrews, K., Genovese, K.J., Anderson, R.C., Scott, H.M., Callaway, T.R., Nisbet, D.J. 2003. Use of a porcine-derived, defined culture of commensal bacteria as an alternative to antibiotics to control E. coli disease in weaned pigs. Proceedings of 9th International Symposium on Digestive Physiology in Pigs. II:72-74.
Competitive Exclusion Culture Reduces Mortality from F-18 Strain E Coli in Nursery Pigs - (Abstract Only) - (11-Mar-03)
Use of a Porcine-Derived, Defined Culture of Commensal Bacteria As An Alternative to Antibiotics to Control E. Coli Disease in Weaned Pigs: Field Trial Results - (Abstract Only) - (12-Feb-03)
Clostridium Difficile Prevalence in the Neonatal Pig Gut Is Reduced by Enteral Feeding Versus Parenteral Feeding - (Abstract Only) - (15-Jan-03)
Control of Enterotoxigenic E. Coli in a Commercial Swine Operation by Use of a Competitive Exclusion Culture - (Abstract Only) - (16-Sep-02)
Competitive Exclusion Culture Reduces Mortality from F-18 Strain E. Coli in Nursery Pigs-Field Trial Results - (Proceedings)
Harvey, R.B., Ebert, R.C., Andrews, K., Genovese, K.J., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J. 2003. Competitive exclusion culture reduces mortality from F-18 strain E. coli in nursery pigs-field trial results. Proceedings of American Association of Swine Veterinarians. p. 485-486.
Bacterial Colonization of the Neonatal Pig Gut Is Altered by Enteral Versus Parenteral Feeding - (Abstract Only) - (23-Jul-02)
In Vitro Inhibition of Salmonella Enterica Serovars Choleraesuis and Typhimurium, Escherichia Coli F18, and Escherichia Coli O157:h7 by a Recombined Porcine Continuous-Flow Competitive Exclusion Culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (31-Dec-01)
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