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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Michael James Rothrock
Egg Safety and Quality
Microbiologist

Phone: (706) 546-3072
Fax: (706) 546-3633
Room 325

RBRRC
ATHENS, GA, 30605

Projects
Genetic Analysis of Poultry-Associated Salmonella enterica to Identify and Characterize Properties and Markers Associated with Egg-Borne Transmission of Illness
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420979
RAPID MOLECULAR PATHOTYPING OF MAJOR SALMONELLA ENTERICA SEROTYPES BASED ON SINGLE-NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISMS (SNPS) IN THE ADENYLATE CYCLAS
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 423344

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Development and application of novel SNP-based serotyping assays in targeting Salmonella enterica within the poultry production and processing continuum. - (Abstract Only) - (05-Mar-14)
Development of a rapid serotyping method for Salmonella enterica using serotype-specific single-nucleotide polymorphisms - (Abstract Only) - (16-Nov-13)
The prevalence of Salmonella enterica serovars Heidelberg and Kentucky in the scalder water of a commercial poultry processing plant in the southeastern United States. - (Abstract Only) - (06-Nov-13)
Quantification of zoonotic bacterial pathogens within commercial poultry processing water samples using droplet digital PC. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Hiett, K.L., Kiepper, B., Ingram, K.D., Hinton Jr, A. 2013. Quantification of zoonotic bacterial pathogens within commercial poultry processing water samples using droplet digital PCR. Advances in Microbiology. 3:403-411.
Effect of in-package ozonation on quality of raw broiler breast meat during storage - (Abstract Only)
Zhuang, H., Kronn, T.G., Lawrence, K.C., Yao-Wen, H., Bowker, B.C., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Hiett, K.L., Kenner, K.M. 2013. Effect of in-package ozonation on quality of raw broiler breast meat during storage. Poultry Science Meeting. 92:50-51.
Characterization of the Campylobacter jejuni cryptic plasmid pTIW94 recovered from wild birds in the southeastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hiett, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Seal, B.S. 2013. Characterization of the Campylobacter jejuni cryptic plasmid pTIW94 recovered from wild birds in the southeastern United States . Plasmid Journal. 70:268-271.
Recovery of ammonia from poultry litter using flat gas permeable membranes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Szogi, A.A., Vanotti, M.B. 2013. Recovery of ammonia from poultry litter using flat gas permeable membranes. Journal of Waste Management. 33:1531-1538.
Polymerase chain reaction detection of naturally occurring Campylobacter in commercial broiler chicken embryos - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hiett, K.L., Cox Jr, N.A., Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2013. Polymerase chain reaction detection of naturally occurring Campylobacter in commercial broiler chicken embryos. Poultry Science. 92(4):1134-1137.
Microbiomic investigation of the poultry production chain: Using next generation sequencing to study general microbial and foodborne pathogen dynamics - (Abstract Only) - (02-Oct-12)
Recovery of ammonia from poultry litter using gas-permeable membranes - (Abstract Only) - (03-May-12)
Effect of volumetric water content and clover (Trifolium incarnatum) on the survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a soil matrix - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Frantz, J., Burnett, S.E. 2012. Effect of volumetric water content and clover (Trifolium incarnatum) on the survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a soil matrix. Current Microbiology. 65(3):272-283.
Rapid molecular pathotyping of major salmonella enterica serotypes based on single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the adenylate cyclase (cyaA) gene - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Guard, J.Y. 2012. Rapid molecular pathotyping of major salmonella enterica serotypes based on single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the adenylate cyclase (cyaA) gene. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. p. 3-160.
A microbial approach to understanding the production of ammonia in poultry litter - (Research Technical Update)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2012. A microbial approach to understanding the production of ammonia in poultry litter. Natural Resources Research Update (NRRU). NRRU only.
Amending poultry litter to reduce ammonia producing bacteria - (Research Technical Update)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2012. Amending poultry litter to reduce ammonia producing bacteria. Natural Resources Research Update (NRRU). Technical update.
Utilization of poultry litter for pesticide bioremediation - (Book / Chapter)
Lovanh, N.C., Ruiz-Aguilar, G., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L. 2012. Utilization of poultry litter for pesticide bioremediation. Applied Research in Animal Manure Management: Challenges and Opportunities beyond the Adverse Environmental Impacts. 11:285-296.
Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (Trifolium incarnatum) growth on the survival of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 in a soil matrix - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Frantz, J., Burnett, S. 2012. Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (Trifolium incarnatum) growth on the survival of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 in a soil matrix. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract.
Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (Trifolium incarnatum) growthon the survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a soil matrix - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Frantz, J., Burnett, S., Cook, K.L. 2011. Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (Trifolium incarnatum) growthon the survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a soil matrix. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. p. 1.
Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (trifolium incarnatum)growth on the survival of escherichia coli o157:h7 in a soil matrix - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Frantz, J., Bumett, S., Cook, K.L. 2011. Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (trifolium incarnatum)growth on the survival of escherichia coli o157:h7 in a soil matrix [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Impact of amendments on microbial communities associated with nitrogen mineralization in poultry litter - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Warren, J.G., Gilfillen, R., Netthisinghe, A., Sistani, K.R. 2011. Impact of amendments on microbial communities associated with nitrogen mineralization in poultry litter. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract.
Comparison of microvolume DNA quantification methods for use with volume-sensitive environmental DNA extracts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2011. Comparison of microvolume DNA quantification methods for use with volume-sensitive environmental DNA extracts. Journal of Natural and Environmental Science. 2(1):34-38.
Experiences with anammox in the USA: Isolation, preservation and treatment performance of Brocadia caroliniensis - (Proceedings)
Vanotti, M.B., Fujii, T., Szogi, A.A., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Garcia, M., Kunz, A., Magri, A., Furukawa, K. 2011. Experiences with anammox in the USA: Isolation, preservation and treatment performance of Brocadia caroliniensis. In: Proceedings of 1st International Anammox Symposium (IANAS), May 19-21, 2011, Kumamoto, Japan. p. 99-106.
Long-term preservation of Anammox bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Vanotti, M.B., Szogi, A.A. 2011. Long-term preservation of Anammox bacteria. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. DOI: 10.1016/j.jplph.2011.04.002.
Long-term preservation of Anammox bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Vanotti, M.B., Szogi, A.A., Gonzalez, M.G., Fujii, T. 2011. Long-term preservation of Anammox bacteria. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 92:147-157.
Recovery of ammonia nitrogen in livestock and industrial wastes using gas permeable membranes - (Proceedings)
Vanotti, M.B., Szogi, A.A., Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2011. Recovery of ammonia nitrogen in livestock and industrial wastes using gas permeable membranes. In: Proceedings II International Symposium on Agricultural and Agroindustrial Waste Management (SIGERA), March 13-15, 2011, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil. 4p.
Submission to GenBank of full 16S rRNA gene sequence of novel anammox bacterium Candidatus "Brocadia caroliniensis" NRRL B-50286 - (Popular Publication)
Vanotti, M.B., Szogi, A.A., Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2011. Submission to GenBank of full 16S rRNA gene sequence of novel anammox bacterium Candidatus "Brocadia caroliniensis" NRRL B-50286. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Available: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nuccore/328550468.
Skatole biodegradation via isolates from swine manure - (Proceedings)
Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2011. Skatole biodegradation via isolates from swine manure. Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies. Abstract.
Evaluation of amendments to manage nitrogen loss and microbiological quality in poultry litter. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Eiteman, M.A., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2011. Evaluation of amendments to manage nitrogen loss and microbiological quality in poultry litter. Journal of Environmental Management. 92:1760-1766.
Effect of Litter Amendments on Microbial and Nitrogen Dynamics in Poultry Houses - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Parekh, R.R., Warren, J.G., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2011. Effect of Litter Amendments on Microbial and Nitrogen Dynamics in Poultry Houses. Poultry International Exposition. Meeting - No page numbers.
Removal and recovery of ammonia from liquid swine manure and poultry litter using gas permeable membranes - (Proceedings)
Vanotti, M.B., Szogi, A.A., Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2010. Removal and recovery of ammonia from liquid swine manure and poultry litter using gas permeable membranes. In: Proceedings of the 14th Ramiran International Conference, September 12-15, 2010, Lisboa, Portugal. 4 p.
Acidification delays the microbial mineralization of organic N forms in poultry litter - (Popular Publication)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Warren, J.G., Eiteman, M.A., Sistani, K.R. 2010. Acidification delays the microbial mineralization of organic N forms in poultry litter. CSA News. 55(10):11-13.
Microbial mineralization of organic nitrogen forms in poultry litters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Warren, J.G., Eiteman, M.A., Sistani, K.R. 2010. Microbial mineralization of organic nitrogen forms in poultry litters. Journal of Environmental Quality. 39:1848-1857.
Uses and management of poultry litter Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bolan, N.S., Szogi, A.A., Chuasavathi, T., Seshadri, B., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Panneerselvam, P. 2010. Uses and management of poultry litter. World's Poultry Science Journal. 66:673-698.
Utilization of Poultry Litter to Enhance Fungal Activity and Microbial Dynamics in the Presence of Pesticide Mixture: Implication on Pesticide Bioremediation - (Proceedings)
Lovanh, N.C., Ruiz-Aguilar, G., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L. 2010. Utilization of Poultry Litter to Enhance Fungal Activity and Microbial Dynamics in the Presence of Pesticide Mixture: Implication on Pesticide Bioremediation. Residuals and Biosolids Conference. Abstract presented at proceeding.
Effect of Watering Trough Chlorination on Persistence of Mycobacterium avium subsp. Paratuberculosi Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Britt, J., Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2010. Effect of Watering Trough Chlorination on Persistence of Mycobacterium avium subsp. Paratuberculosi. Bovine Practitioner Journal. 44(1):69-76.
New technology for ammonia recovery from poultry litter - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Szogi, A.A., Vanotti, M.B. 2009. New technology for ammonia recovery from poultry litter [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy-Crop Science Society of America-Soil Science Society of America International Meeting Abstracts.
Development of long-term preservation and re-activation techniques for ANAMMOX bacteria - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Vanotti, M.B., Szogi, A.A. 2009. Development of long-term preservation and re-activation techniques for ANAMMOX bacteria [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy-Crop Science Society of America-Soil Science Society of America International Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Influence of seasonal changes on the microbial community in an anaerobic swine waste treatment lagoon - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Lovanh, N.C., Sorrell, J. 2009. Influence of seasonal changes on the microbial community in an anaerobic swine waste treatment lagoon. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Spatial and Temporal Changes in the Microbial Community in an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Sorrell, J., Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H. 2010. Spatial and Temporal Changes in the Microbial Community in an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon. Anaerobe. 16:74-82.
Spatial and Temporal Changes in the Microbial Community in an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Lovanh, N.C., Sorrell, J., Loughrin, J.H. 2009. Spatial and Temporal Changes in the Microbial Community in an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon. Conference on Gastrointestinal Function.
Comparative quantification of Campylobacter jejuni from environmental samples using traditional and molecular biological techniques Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H. 2009. Comparative quantification of Campylobacter jejuni from environmental samples using traditional and molecular biological techniques. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 55: 633–641
Alum affects ammonia-producing microorganisms in poultry litter - (Popular Publication)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Warren, J.G., Sistani, K.R. 2009. Alum affects ammonia-producing microorganisms in poultry litter. CSA News. 54(1):5.
The Effect of Stratification and Seasonal Variability on the Profile of an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Sistani, K.R. 2009. The Effect of Stratification and Seasonal Variability on the Profile of an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon. Bioresource Technology. 100:3706-3712
Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Biofilms on Livestock Watering Trough Materials - (Proceedings)
Britt, J., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Sorrell, J. 2008. Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Biofilms on Livestock Watering Trough Materials. American Association of Bovine Practitioners Proceedings.
Effect of Litter Amendments on Poultry Litter Microbial Communities and the Subsequent Effect on Nitrogen Dynamics - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Warren, J.G., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2008. Effect of Litter Amendments on Poultry Litter Microbial Communities and the Subsequent Effect on Nitrogen Dynamics. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Effect of Alum Treatment on the Concentration of Total and Ureolytic Microorganisms in Poultry Litter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook,K.L., Rothrock Jr,M.J., Warren,J.G., Sistani,K.R., Moore Jr,P.A. 2008. Effect of Alum Treatment on the Concentration of Total and Ureolytic Microorganisms in Poultry Litter. Journal of Environmental Quality. 37:2360-2367
The effect of alum addition on microbial communities in poultry litter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Warren, J.G., Sistani, K.R. 2008. The effect of alum addition on microbial communities in poultry litter. Poultry Science. 87(8) 1493-1503
Comparison of Molecular Methods and Traditional Plate Counting for Detecting Campylobacter Jejuni and Escherichia Coli from Environmental Samples - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Sorrell, J. 2008. Comparison of Molecular Methods and Traditional Plate Counting for Detecting Campylobacter Jejuni and Escherichia Coli from Environmental Samples. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting.
Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Biofilms on Livestock Watering Trough Materials - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Britt, J., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Sorrell, J. 2008. Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Biofilms on Livestock Watering Trough Materials. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting.
Development of a Quantitative Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay to Target a Novel Group of Ammonia-Producing Bacteria Found in Poultry Litter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Lovanh, N.C., Warren, J.G., Sistani, K.R. 2008. Development of a Quantitative Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay to Target a Novel Group of Ammonia-Producing Bacteria Found in Poultry Litter . Poultry Science. 87(6):1058-1067
Spatial Shifts in Microbial Population Structure Within Poultry Litter Associated with Physicochemical Properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Miles, D.M., Sistani, K.R. 2007. Spatial Shifts in Microbial Population Structure Within Poultry Litter Associated with Physicochemical Properties. Poultry Science. Vol 86 pages 1840-1849
Spatial Variability of Ammonia Production in Poultry House: Biological, Chemical, and Physical Effects at Microscale. - (Proceedings)
Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Miles, D.M., Sistani, K.R. 2007. Spatial Variability of Ammonia Production in Poultry House: Biological, Chemical, and Physical Effects at Microscale.. International Ammonia Conference in Agriculture.
Effect of Stratification on the Profile of an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon in Kentucky: A Case Study for Designing Alternative Remediation Options. - (Proceedings)
Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Sistani, K.R. 2007. Effect of Stratification on the Profile of an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon in Kentucky: A Case Study for Designing Alternative Remediation Options.. ASABE Annual International Meeting.
Characterization of acetogenic bacteria associated with skatole production in swine lagoon slurry. - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H., Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2007. Characterization of acetogenic bacteria associated with skatole production in swine lagoon slurry.. Conference on Gastrointestinal Function. Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease (2007) V19 pp42
Characterization of skatole-producing microbial populations in enriched swine lagoon slurry. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Loughrin, J.H., Doerner, K. Characterization of skatole-producing microbial populations in enriched swine lagoon slurry.Federation of European Microbiological Societies Microbiology Letters. 60:329-340
Effect of Alum Amendment on the Bacterial and Fungal Populations in Poultry Litter - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Warren, J.G., Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R. 2006. Effect of Alum Amendment on the Bacterial and Fungal Populations in Poultry Litter . ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Quantification of a Novel Group of Ammonia Producing Bacteria Found in Poultry Litter by Quantitative Real-Time PCR - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Lovanh, N.C., Warren, J.G., Sistani, K.R. 2006. Quantification of a Novel Group of Ammonia Producing Bacteria Found in Poultry Litter by Quantitative Real-Time PCR . ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Survival and Transport of Campylobacter Jejuni from Poultry Litter - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Warren, J.G., Sistani, K.R. 2006. Survival and Transport of Campylobacter Jejuni from Poultry Litter. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Effect of Broiler Litter Physical, Chemical, and Spatial Characteristics on the Microbial Population Evaluated Using Molecular Techniques - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Lovanh, N.C., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Miles, D.M., Sistani, K.R. 2006. Effect of broiler litter physical, chemical, and spatial characteristics on the microbial population evaluated using molecular techniques. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Characterization of skatole-producing microbial populations in enriched swine lagoon slurry. - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H., Doerner, K. 2006. Characterization of skatole-producing microbial populations in enriched swine lagoon slurry.. American Society for Microbiology Branch Meeting.
Characterization of Microbial Populations in Swine Lagoon Slurries Enriched for Skatole Production - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H., Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2006. Characterization of microbial populations in swine lagoon slurries enriched for skatole production. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting. ISBN 1-55581-389-5 Pg A127
Characterization of Skatole-Producing Microbial Populations in Enriched Swine Lagoon Slurry - (Proceedings)
Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H. 2006. Characterization of Skatole-Producing Microbial Populations in Enriched Swine Lagoon Slurry. Proceedings of the Workshop on Agricultural Air Quality: State of the Science. pp 547-551
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