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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Eric Handy
Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Laboratory
Biological Science Aid

Phone: n/a

BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Comparison of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Composting Council... Escherichia coli O157:H7 in finished compost - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reynnells, R., Ingram, D., Roberts, C.L., Stonebraker, R.E., Handy, E.T., Felton, G., Vinyard, B.T., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M. 2014. Comparison of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Composting Council Microbial Detection Methods in Finished Compost and Regrowth Potential of Salmonella spp. and Escherichia coli O157:H7 in finished compost. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 11:555-567.
Comparative survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella Typhimurium, and Murine Norovirus on spinach plants - (Abstract Only) - (22-Mar-13)
Recovery of Escherichia coli O157:H7 by immunomagnetic separation techniques and potential for regrowth in finished composts - (Abstract Only) - (22-Mar-13)
The use of lytic bacteriophages to reduce E. coli O157:H7 on fresh cut lettuce introduced through cross-contamination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ferguson, S.E., Handy, E.T., Roberts, C.L., Sharma, M. 2013. The use of lytic bacteriophages to reduce E. coli O157:H7 on fresh cut lettuce introduced through cross-contamination. Bacteriophage. DOI: 10.4161/bact.24323.
Last Modified: 11/23/2014
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