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Agricultural Research Service

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Torey Looft
National Animal Disease Center
Research Microbiologist

Phone: (515) 337-7140
Fax: (515) 337-7402
P.O. BOX 70
1920 DAYTON AVE
AMES, IA, 50010

Projects
ANIMAL INTESTINAL MICROBIOMES, FOODBORNE PATHOGENS, AND ANTIMICROBIALS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420876

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Carbadox has both temporary and lasting effects on the swine gut microbiota - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Looft, T.P., Allen, H.K., Casey, T., Alt, D.P., Stanton, T.B. 2014. Carbadox has both temporary and lasting effects on the swine gut microbiota. Frontiers in Microbiology. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00276.
Finding alternatives to antibiotics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, H.K., Trachsel, J., Looft, T.P., Casey, T. 2014. Finding alternatives to antibiotics. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Available: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/nyas.12468/abstract.
Bacteria, phages, and pigs: the effects of in-feed antibiotics on the microbiome at different gut locations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Looft, T.P., Allen, H.K., Cantarel, B., Levine, U.Y., Bayles, D.O., Alt, D.P., Henrissat, B., Stanton, T.B. 2014. Bacteria, phages, and pigs: the effects of in-feed antibiotics on the microbiome at different gut locations. Journal of the International Society for Microbial Ecology. DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2014.12.
Heat stress: intestinal barrier and immune disruption in pigs - (Abstract Only) - (23-Oct-13)
Dynamic phages in the swine gut ecosystem - (Abstract Only)
Allen, H.K., Looft, T.P., Bayles, D.O., Alt, D.P., Stanton, T.B. 2013. Dynamic phages in the swine gut ecosystem [abstract]. Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phage Meeting. p. 94.
Gene expression changes in the swine microbiota with the in-feed antibiotic carbadox - (Abstract Only)
Looft, T.P., Allen, H.K., Severin, A., Levine, U.Y., Bayles, D.O., Alt, D.P., Stanton, T.B. 2013. Gene expression changes in the swine microbiota with the in-feed antibiotic carbadox. [abstract]. 113th General Meeting, American Society for Microbiology. p. 200.
Butyrate-producing bacteria, including mucin degraders, from the swine intestinal tract - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Levine, U.Y., Looft, T.P., Allen, H.K., Stanton, T.B. 2013. Butyrate-producing bacteria, including mucin degraders, from the swine intestinal tract. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(12):3879-3881. Available: http://aem.asm.org/content/79/12/3879.long.
Profiling the gastrointestinal microbiota in response to Salmonella: low versus high Salmonella shedding in the natural porcine host Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bearson, S.M., Allen, H.K., Bearson, B.L., Looft, T.P., Brunelle, B.W., Kich, J.D., Tuggle, C.K., Bayles, D.O., Alt, D.P., Levine, U.Y., Stanton, T.B. 2013. Profiling the gastrointestinal microbiota in response to Salmonella: low versus high Salmonella shedding in the natural porcine host. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 16:330-340.
Spatial patterns of microbial community composition within Lake Erie sediments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bouzat, J., Hostel, M., Looft, T.P. 2013. Spatial patterns of microbial community composition within Lake Erie sediments. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 39(2):344-351.
Treatment, promotion, commotion: Antibiotic alternatives in food-producing animals Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, H.K., Levine, U.Y., Looft, T.P., Bandrick, M.M., Casey, T. 2013. Treatment, promotion, commotion: Antibiotic alternatives in food-producing animals. Trends in Microbiology. 21(3):114-119.
Cloacibacillus porcorum sp. nov., a mucin-degrading bacterium from the swine intestinal tract and emended description of the genus Cloacibacillus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Looft, T.P., Levine, U.Y., Stanton, T.B. 2012. Cloacibacillus porcorum sp. nov., a mucin-degrading bacterium from the swine intestinal tract and emended description of the genus Cloacibacillus. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 63:1960-1966.
Collateral effects of antibiotics on mammalian gut microbiomes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Looft, T.P., Allen, H.K. 2012. Collateral effects of antibiotics on mammalian gut microbiomes. Gut Microbes. 3(5):463-467.
Profiling the gastrointestinal microbiota in response to Salmonella: low versus high Salmonella shedding in the porcine host - (Abstract Only)
Bearson, S.M., Allen, H.K., Bearson, B.L., Looft, T.P., Brunelle, B.W., Kich, J.D., Bayles, D.O., Alt, D.P., Levine, U.Y., Stanton, T.B. 2012. Profiling the gastrointestinal microbiota in response to Salmonella: low versus high Salmonella shedding in the porcine host [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, June 16-19, 2012, San Francisco, California. p. 3150.
Isolation of unique butyrate-producing bacteria from swine - (Abstract Only)
Levine, U.Y., Looft, T.P., Allen, H.K., Stanton, T.B. 2012. Isolation of unique butyrate-producing bacteria from swine [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, June 16-19, 2012, San Francisco, California. Paper No. 3143.
In-feed antibiotic effects on the swine intestinal microbiome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Looft, T.P., Johnson, T., Allen, H.K., Bayles, D.O., Alt, D.P., Cole, J., Hashsham, S., Stedtfeld, R., Stedtfeld, T., Chai, B., Tiedje, J., Stanton, T.B. 2012. In-feed antibiotic effects on the swine intestinal microbiome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 109(5):1691-1696.
Antibiotics in feed induce prophages in swine fecal microbiomes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, H.K., Looft, T.P., Bayles, D.O., Humphrey, S.B., Levine, U.Y., Alt, D.P., Stanton, T.B. 2011. Antibiotics in feed induce prophages in swine fecal microbiomes. mBio [serial online]. 2(6). Available: http://mbio.asm.org/content/2/6/e00260-11.
Exploring the impacts of antibiotics on the microbial communities in the swine intestinal tract - (Abstract Only)
Looft, T.P., Stanton, T.B. 2011. Exploring the impacts of antibiotics on the microbial communities in the swine intestinal tract [abstract]. 71st Annual Meeting of the North Central Branch of the American Society for Microbiology. October 7-8, 2011. Des Moines, Iowa. 62:136.
Selective culturing of swine gastrointestinal bacteria on substrates simulating the intestinal mucosa - (Abstract Only)
Looft, T.P., Stanton, T.B. 2010. Selective culturing of swine gastrointestinal bacteria on substrates simulating the intestinal mucosa [abstract]. 3rd ASM Beneficial Microbes Meeting. p. 35.
Metagenomic and 16S rRNA Analyses of Fecal Bacteria of Swine Given Diets Containing Antibiotics - (Abstract Only) - (02-May-10)
Diverse Phage in the Swine Intestine - (Abstract Only) - (02-May-10)
Investigating the Overlooked Genomes That Impact Animal Health: The Gut Microbiome - (Abstract Only) - (15-Mar-10)
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