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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Manan Sharma

Research Microbiologist


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) - (24-Feb-14)
Differences in biofilm formation of produce and poultry Salmonella enterica isolates and their persistence on spinach plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patel, J.R., Singh, M., Macarisin, D., Sharma, M., Shelton, D.R. 2013. Differences in biofilm formation of produce and poultry Salmonella enterica isolates and their persistence on spinach plants. Food Microbiology. 36:388-394.
Glucosinolate-derived compounds as a green manure for controlling Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in soil - (Abstract Only) - (31-May-13)
Biocontrol of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on fresh-cut spinach and lettuce using a bacteriophage cocktail - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyacioglu, O., Sharma, M., Sulakvelidze, A., Goktepe, I. 2013. Biocontrol of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on fresh-cut spinach and lettuce using a bacteriophage cocktail. Bacteriophage. DOI: 10.4161/bact.24620.
The effect of UV radiation on survival of Salmonella enterica in dried manure dust - (Abstract Only) - (22-Mar-13)
Survival of Salmonella in manure dust on spinach leaves - (Abstract Only) - (22-Mar-13)
Persistence of Escherichia coli and Attenuated E. coli O157:H7 in manure-enriched soils in the Eastern Shore of Maryland - (Abstract Only) - (22-Mar-13)
Comparison of microbial methods to detect fecal coliforms, E. coli and Salmonella spp. in finished compost - (Abstract Only) - (22-Mar-13)
Comparative survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella Typhimurium, and Murine Norovirus on spinach plants - (Abstract Only) - (22-Mar-13)
Survival of generic E. coli and surrogate E. coli O157:H7 in manure-amended soils - (Abstract Only) - (22-Mar-13)
Persistence of Escherichia coli in manure-amended soil in Pennsylvania - (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.
Use of Bacteriophages to control bacterial pathogens - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M. 2013. Use of Bacteriophages to control bacterial pathogens. [abstract]. 11th Annual Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference abstract book p.137-144.
Framework…protocols for evaluation … hazards & controls…application...soil amendments of animal origin on land…grow produce…consumed raw Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harris, L.J., Berry, E.D., Blessington, T., Erickson, M., Jay-Russell, M., Jiang, X., Killinger, K., Michel, F.C., Millner, P.D., Schneider, K., Sharma, M., Suslow, T.V., Wang, L., Worobo, R.W. 2013. A framework for developing research protocols for evaluation of microbial hazards and controls during production that pertain to the application of untreated soil amendments of animal origin on land used to grow produce that may be consumed raw. Journal of Food Protection. 76(6):1062-1084.
Survival of pathogenic Escherichia coli on basil, lettuce, and spinach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Markland, S., Shortlidge, K., Hoover, D., Yaron, S., Patel, J.R., Singh, A., Sharma, M., Kniel, K. 2012. Survival of pathogenic Escherichia coli on basil, lettuce, and spinach. Zoonoses and Public Health. DOI: 10.1111/zph.12033.
Influence of poultry litter and dairy manure on persistence of non-pathogenic E. coli and E. coli O157:H7 in two geographically distinct mid-Atlantic fields - (Abstract Only)
Millner, P.D., Sharma, M., Hashem, F., Cotton, C., Jones, K. 2012. Influence of poultry litter and dairy manure on persistence of non-pathogenic E. coli and E. coli O157:H7 in two geographically distinct mid-Atlantic fields. [abstract].
Survival of Salmonella enterica in dried turkey manure - (Abstract Only)
Oni, R., Buchanan, R., Sharma, M. 2012. Survival of Salmonella enterica in dried turkey manure. International Association for Food Protection. [abstract].
Survival of non-pathogenic E. coli and E. coli O157:H7 in Delmarva field plots amended with animal manure - (Abstract Only)
Cotton, C., Hashem, F., Jones, K., Sharma, M., Millner, P.D. 2012. Survival of non-pathogenic E. coli and E. coli O157:H7 in Delmarva field plots amended with animal manure. International Association for Food Protection. [abstract].
Influence of poultry litter and dairy manure on persistence of non-pathogenic E. coli and E. coli O157:H7 applied to fields - (Abstract Only)
Jones, K., Hashem, F., Cotton, C., Roberts, C.L., Sharma, M., Millner, P.D. 2012. Influence of poultry litter and dairy manure on persistence of non-pathogenic E. coli and E. coli O157:H7 applied to fields. International Association for Food Protection. [abstract].
A comparison of E. coli persistence on basil plants and soil using drip and overhead irrigation - (Abstract Only)
Markland, S., Shortlidge, K., Cook, L., Lestrange, K., Sharma, M., Kniel, K. 2012. A comparison of E. coli persistence on basil plants and soil using drip and overhead irrigation. International Association for Food Protection. [abstract].
The use of zero-valent iron filtration to reduce Escherichia coli and Listeria innocua in irrigation water - (Abstract Only)
Banerjee, R., Singh, A., Callahan, M.L., Roberts, C.L., Ingram, D.T., Patel, J.R., Hoover, D., Kniel, K., Sharma, M. 2012. The use of zero-valent iron filtration to reduce Escherichia coli and Listeria innocua in irrigation water. [abstract] International Association for Food Protection. P3-32. p.182.
Effectiveness of lytic bacteriophages in reducing E. coli O157:H7 populations introduced through cross-contamination on fresh cut lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Ferguson, S.E., Roberts, C.L., Sharma, M. 2012. Effectiveness of lytic bacteriophages in reducing E. coli O157:H7 populations introduced through cross-contamination on fresh cut lettuce. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists.
Effectiveness of lytic bacteriophages in reducing E. coli O157:H7 populations introduced through cross-contamination on fresh cut lettuce - (Abstract Only) - (09-Feb-12)
Effectiveness of lytic bacteriophages in reducing E. coli O157:H7 populations introduced through cross-contamination on fresh cut lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Ferguson, S.E., Roberts, C.L., Sharma, M. 2012. Effectiveness of lytic bacteriophages in reducing E. coli O157:H7 populations introduced through cross-contamination on fresh cut lettuce. [abstract].
Strategies for the reduction of human pathogens in tomatoes and leafy greens: A farm to fork systems approach - (Abstract Only)
Ingram, D.T., Zhou, B., Shen, C., Yang, Y., Sharma, M., Nou, X., Millner, P.D., Luo, Y. 2012. Strategies for the reduction of human pathogens in tomatoes and leafy greens: A farm to fork systems approach. [abstract].
Human enteric pathogen internalization by root uptake into food crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hirniesen, K., Sharma, M., Kniel, K. 2012. Human enteric pathogen internalization by root uptake into food crops. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 9:396-405.
Use of zero-valent iron biosand filters to reduce E. coli O157:H12 in irrigation water applied to spinach plants in a field setting - (Abstract Only)
Ingram, D.T., Hoover, D., Shelton, D.R., Millner, P.D., Patel, J.R., Kniel, K., Sharma, M. 2012. Use of zero-valent iron biosand filters to reduce E. coli O157:H12 in irrigation water applied to spinach plants in a field setting. International Association for Food Protection. 112:551-560.
The use of Zero-valent iron biosand filters to reduce E. coli O157:H12 in irrigation water applied to spinach plants in a field setting - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ingram, D.T., Callahan, M.L., Ferguson, S.E., Hoover, D., Shelton, D.R., Millner, P.D., Patel, J.R., Kniel, K., Sharma, M. 2012. The use of Zero-valent iron biosand filters to reduce E. coli O157:H12 in irrigation water applied to spinach plants in a field setting. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 112(3):551-560.
Pathogen risk associated with farming practices - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M. 2011. Pathogen risk associated with farming practices. [abstract].
Survival and stress responses of E. coli exposed to alkaline cleaners - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M. 2011. Survival and stress responses of E. coli exposed to alkaline cleaners. [abstract].
Viruses - (Book / Chapter)
Sharma, M., Sharma, G. 2012. Viruses. In: Decontamination of Fresh and Minimally Processed Produe. ed. V.M. Gomez-Lopez. Wiley Blackwell. Hoboken, NJ. p. 285-295.
Soil pasteurization effects on the persistence of E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in fallow and spinach-grown soil - (Abstract Only)
Ingram, D.T., Sharma, M. 2011. Soil pasteurization effects on the persistence of E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in fallow and spinach-grown soil . BARC Poster Day.
Persistence of somatic and F-specific coliphages, potential indicators of fecal contamination, on spinach foliar tissue - (Abstract Only)
Lilly, A., Sapkota, A., Roberts, C.L., Ferguson, S.E., Shelton, D.R., Ingram, D.T., Sharma, M. 2011. Persistence of somatic and F-specific coliphages, potential indicators of fecal contamination, on spinach foliar tissue. [abstract]. BARC Poster Day. .
The effect of soil pasteurization on the persistence of E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in fallow and spinach-grown soil - (Abstract Only)
Ingram, D.T., Sharma, M. 2011. The effect of soil pasteurization on the persistence of E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in fallow and spinach-grown soil. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. T1-09.
Epiphytic survival of Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli O145 on baby spinach plants - (Abstract Only)
Ingram, D.T., Roberts, C.L., Ferguson, S.E., Lakshman, S., Sharma, M. 2011. Epiphytic survival of Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli O145 on baby spinach plants. [abstract] International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. P2-78.
Persistence of somatic and F-specific coliphages, potential indicators of fecal contamination, on spinach foliar tissue - (Abstract Only)
Lilly, A., Sapkota, A., Roberts, C.L., Ferguson, S.E., Shelton, D.R., Ingram, D.T., Sharma, M. 2011. Persistence of somatic and F-specific coliphages, potential indicators of fecal contamination, on spinach foliar tissue. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. [abstract].
The use of zero-valent iron and biosand filtration to inactivate Escherichia coli O157:H7 in irrigation water - (Abstract Only) - (02-Mar-11)
The effect of modified atmosphere packaging on the persistence and expression of virulence factors of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on shredded iceberg lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, M., Lakshman, S., Ferguson, S.E., Ingram, D.T., Luo, Y., Patel, J.R. 2011. The effect of modified atmosphere packaging on the persistence and expression of virulence factors of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on shredded iceberg lettuce. Journal of Food Protection. 74(5):718-726.
The Effect of Repeated Irrigation with Water Containing Varying Levels of Total Organic Carbon on the Persistence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Baby Spinach Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ingram, D.T., Patel, J.R., Sharma, M. 2011. The Effect of Repeated Irrigation with Water Containing Varying Levels of Total Organic Carbon on the Persistence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Baby Spinach. Journal of Food Protection. 74(5):709-717.
Effect of curli expression and hydrophobicity of E. coli O157:H7 on attachment to fresh produce surfaces Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patel, J.R., Sharma, M., Ravishankar, S. 2011. Effect of curli expression and hydrophobicity of E. coli O157:H7 on attachment to fresh produce surfaces. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 110:737-745.
Inactivation of E. coli O157:H7 attached to spinach harvester blade using bacteriophage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patel, J.R., Sharma, M., Millner, P.D., Calaway, T., Singh, M. 2011. Inactivation of E. coli O157:H7 attached to spinach harvester blade using bacteriophage. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 8(4):541-546.
Comparison of generic E. coli vs. pathogenic E. coli virulence factors in an agricultural watershed: implications for irrigation water standards and leafy green commodities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shelton, D.R., Karns, J.S., Coppock, C.R., Patel, J.R., Sharma, M., Pachepsky, Y.A. 2011. Comparison of generic E. coli vs. pathogenic E. coli virulence factors in an agricultural watershed: implications for irrigation water standards and leafy green commodities. Journal of Food Protection. 74:18-23.
Use of bacteriophages in controlling E. coli in leafy vegetables - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M. 2010. Use of bacteriophages in controlling E. coli in leafy vegetables. [abstract]. 17th Australian HACCP Conference.
Mitigation of Irrigation Water Using Zero-Valent Iron Treatment - (Abstract Only)
Kniel, K., Hoover, D., Chiu, P., Sharma, M., Patel, J.R., Shelton, D.R. 2010. Mitigation of Irrigation Water Using Zero-Valent Iron Treatment [abstract]. Center for Produce Safety-U.C. Davis Produce Research Symposium. Paper No. 4.
Microbial safety of tropical and sub-tropical fruit. in Volume 1 – General Physiology, Quality and Handling of Tropical and Sub-tropical Fruits, Postharvest Biology & Technology of Tropical and Sub-tropical Fruits - (Book / Chapter)
Sharma, M., Buchanan, R., Luo, Y. 2011. Microbial safety of tropical and sub-tropical fruits. in Volume 1 – General Physiology, Quality and Handling of Tropical and Sub-tropical Fruits, Postharvest Biology & Technology of Tropical and Sub-tropical Fruits. Post-harvest biology and technology of tropical and sub-tropical fruits. p. 288-309.
Inhibition of E. coli O157:H7 on the surface of Fresh Spinach by bacteriophage ECP-100 and Modified Atmosphere Packaging - (Abstract Only)
Boyacioglu, O., Goktepe, I., Sharma, M., Sulakvelidze, A. 2010. Inhibition of E. coli O157:H7 on the surface of Fresh Spinach by bacteriophage ECP-100 and Modified Atmosphere Packaging. [abstract]. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists.
The effect of repeated irrigation with varying total organic carbon content on the persistence of E. coli O157:H7 on baby spinach - (Abstract Only)
Ingram, D.T., Mudd, C.L., Ferguson, S.E., Sharma, M. 2010. The effect of repeated irrigation with varying total organic carbon content on the persistence of E. coli O157:H7 on baby spinach. BARC Poster Day Abstract Book. p. 21.
Antibiotic resistance patterns in E. coli and Salmonella isolates recovered from commercially available compost - (Abstract Only)
Ferguson, S.E., Mudd, C.L., Ingram, D.T., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M. 2010. Antibiotic resistance patterns in E. coli and Salmonella isolates recovered from commercially available compost. [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting. p. 91.
Antibiotic resistance patterns in E. coli and Salmonella isolates recovered from commercially available compost - (Abstract Only)
Ferguson, S.E., Mudd, C.L., Ingram, D.T., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M. 2010. Antibiotic resistance patterns in E. coli and Salmonella isolates recovered from commercially available compost. BARC Poster Day. p.12.
Antibiotic resistance patterns in E. coli and Salmonella isolates recovered from commercially vailable compost - (Abstract Only)
Ferguson, S.E., Mudd, C.L., Ingram, D.T., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M. 2010. Antibiotic resistance patterns in E. coli and Salmonella isolates recovered from commercially vailable compost. [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. p.91.
The effect of total organic carbon content and repeated irrigation on the persistence of E. coli O157:H7 on baby spinach - (Abstract Only)
Ingram, D.T., Mudd, C.L., Ferguson, S.E., Hoover, D., Kniel, K.E., Sharma, M. 2010. The effect of total organic carbon content and repeated irrigation on the persistence of E. coli O157:H7 on baby spinach. [abstract]. IAFP Abstracat Book p. 41.
Differences in attachment of Salmonella enterica serovars to cabbage and lettuce leaves Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patel, J.R., Sharma, M. 2010. Differences in attachment of Salmonella enterica serovars to cabbage and lettuce leaves. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 139(1-2):41-47.
Effect of modified atmosphere on persistence and virulence expression of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on shredded lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Lakshman, S., Ferguson, S.E., Ingram, D.T., Patel, J.R., Luo, Y., Sharma, M. 2010. Effect of modified atmosphere on persistence and virulence expression of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on shredded lettuce. [abstract]. IAFP Abstract Book p. 42.
Persistence of enterohemorrhagic and non-pathogenic E. coli on spinach leaves and in rhizosphere soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Nou, X., Sharma, M. 2010. Persistence of enterohemorrhagic and non-pathogenic E. coli on spinach leaves and in rhizosphere soil. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 108:1789-1796.
A novel approach to investigate the uptake and internalization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in spinach cultivated in soil and hydroponic media Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, M., Ingram, D.T., Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Hull, A., Donnenberg, M. 2009. A novel approach to investigate the uptake and internalization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in spinach cultivated in soil and hydroponic media. Journal of Food Protection. 72(7):1513-1520.
Microbial Attachment and Limitations of Decontamination Methodologies - (Book / Chapter)
Solomon, E.B., Sharma, M. 2009. Microbial Attachment and Limitations of Decontamination Methodologies. In: Spers, G. M., Solomon, E. B., Matthews, K. R., editors. The Produce Contamination Problem: Causes and Solutions. New York, N.Y.: Academic Press. p. 21-45.
Potential transfer of Salmonella to cutting blade during spinach harvesting operation - (Abstract Only)
Adeeb, S.L., Patel, J.R., Sharma, M., Millner, P.D. 2009. Potential transfer of Salmonella to cutting blade during spinach harvesting operation. BARC Poster Day Abstract Book.
Internalization of E. coli O157:H7 in spinach cultivated in soil and hydroponic media - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Ingram, D.T., Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Hull, A., Donnenberg, M., Wang, X. 2009. Internalization of E. coli O157:H7 in spinach cultivated in soil and hydroponic media [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Program Book. p. 40.
Comparison of expression of E. coli O157:H7 virulence factors in ground beef and on fresh-cut lettuce - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Patel, J.R., Nou, X., Ferguson, S.E., Mudd, C.L., Donnenberg, M. 2009. Comparison of expression of E. coli O157:H7 virulence factors in ground beef and on fresh-cut lettuce [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Program Book. p. 87.
Biocontrol of Escherichia coli O157:H7 using a bacteriophage cocktail in laboratory media - (Abstract Only)
Boyacioglu, O., Sulakvelidze, A., Sharma, M., Ahmedna, M., Goktepe, I. 2009. Biocontrol of Escherichia coli O157:H7 using a bacteriophage cocktail in laboratory media. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. 2009 Institute of Food Technologies Annual Meeting Technical Program Book of Abstracts.
Control of Escherichia coli O157:H7 contamination on green leaf lettuce using a bacteriophage cocktail - (Abstract Only)
Boyacioglu, O., Sulakvelidze, A., Sharma, M., Ahmedna, M., Goktepe, I. 2009. Control of Escherichia coli O157:H7 contamination on green leaf lettuce using a bacteriophage cocktail. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. Institute of Food Technologists Meeting Technical Program Abstracts.
Survival of enterohemorrhagic and avian pathogenic Escherichia coli from spinach plants after overhead irrigation with (currently acceptable) contamination levels - (Abstract Only)
Ingram, D.T., Mudd, C.L., Ferguson, S.E., Sharma, M., Kniel, K. 2009. Survival of enterohemorrhagic and avian pathogenic Escherichia coli from spinach plants after overhead irrigation with (currently acceptable) contamination levels [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection 2009 Abstract Book. Paper No. P3-09. p. 151.
Effect of fresh produce crop residue on the survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in soil - (Abstract Only)
Nou, X., Millner, P.D., Patel, J.R., Sharma, M., Ingram, D.T. 2009. Effect of fresh produce crop residue on the survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in soil [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection 2009 Abstract Book. Paper No. T5-03. p. 41.
Biofilm formation Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on spinach harvester blades - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Sharma, M., Millner, P.D., Callaway, T.R. 2009. Biofilm formation Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on spinach harvester blades. ARS Food Safety and Inspection Service Research Workshop. ARS-FSIS Workshop Poster #5.
Effectiveness of Bacteriophages in Reducing Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Fresh Cut Cantaloupes and Lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, M., Patel, J.R., Conway, W.S., Ferguson, S.E., Sulakvelidze, A. 2009. Effectiveness of Bacteriophages in Reducing Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Fresh Cut Cantaloupes and Lettuce. Journal of Food Protection. 72(7):1481-1485.
Biofilm formation and bacteriophage inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on spinach harvester blades - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Sharma, M., Millner, P.D., Callaway, T.R. 2009. Biofilm formation and bacteriophage inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on spinach harvester blades. IFT 2009 Annual Meeting Book of Abstracts. Paper No. 123-04. p. 148.
Effect of green manure on E. coli O157:H7 survival in soil - (Proceedings)
Patel, J.R., Nou, X., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M. 2008. Effect of green manure on E. coli O157:H7 survival in soil. Proceedings of the United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources. p. 72-73.
A Novel Approach to Investigate Internalization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Lettuce and Spinach - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M. 2008. A Novel Approach to Investigate Internalization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Lettuce and Spinach. Meeting Abstract., Fresh Produce Safety Research Conference Research Synopses, p. 4-5.
Control of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Leafy Greens Using a Phage Cocktail - (Abstract Only)
Boyacioglu, O., Goktepe, I., Sulakvelidze, A., Sharma, M. 2008. Control of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Leafy Greens Using a Phage Cocktail. Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy Proceedings., p.187.
Detection of Bacterial Biofilm on Stainless Steel by Hyperspectral Fluorescence Imaging - (Proceedings)
Jun, W., Lee, K., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2008. Detection of bacterial biofilm on stainless steel by hyperspectral fluorescence imaging. Food Processing Automation Conference Proceedings, June 28 - July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island.
Effective household disinfection methods of kitchen sponges - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, M., Mudd, C.L., Eastridge, J.S. 2008. Effective household disinfection methods of kitchen sponges. Food Control. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2008.05.020
Comparison of hydrostatic and hydrodynamic pressure to inactivate foodborne viruses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, M., Shearer, A., Hoover, D., Liu, M., Solomon, M.B., Kniel, K. 2008. Comparison of hydrostatic and hydrodynamic pressure to inactivate foodborne viruses. Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies. 9:418-422.
Portable hyperspectral fluorescence imaging system for detection of biofilms on stainless steel surfaces - (Proceedings)
Jun, W., Lee, K., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2008. Portable hyperspectral fluorescence imaging system for detection of biofilms on stainless steel surfaces. Proceedings of SPIE, March 17-20, 2008, Orlando, Florida.
Portable Hyperspectral Fluorescence Imaging System for Detection of Biofilm on Stainless Steel Coupon - (Abstract Only)
Jun, W., Lee, K., Millner, P.D., Sharma, M., Chao, K., Kim, M.S. 2008. Portable hyperspectral fluorescence imaging system for detection of biofilm on stainless steel coupon. BARC Poster Day, Beltsville, MD, April 23, 2008.
Growth of Escherichia albertii strains in ground turkey at three temperatures - (Abstract Only)
Taormina, P.J., Taylor, T.M., Sharma, M. 2008. Growth of Escherichia albertii strains in ground turkey at three temperatures. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. p. 33.
Effect of Zero-Valent Iron on Removal of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from Agricultural Waters - (Abstract Only)
Derevianko, A.M., Handlin, J., Yoskowitz, A., Jin, Y., Chiu, P., Sharma, M., Kniel, K. 2008. Effect of Zero-Valent Iron on Removal of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from Agricultural Waters. International Association for Food Protection.Abstract Book, p.25
Survival of Salmonella Heidelberg in hummus - (Abstract Only)
Laycock, A., Sharma, M., Kniel, K.E. 2008. Survival of Salmonella Heidelberg in hummus. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists., Technical Program Abstracts, p. 33
Biocontrol of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on fresh-cut lettuce and cantaloupe by treatment with bacteriophage - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Patel, J.R., Conway, W.S., Ferguson, S., Sulakvelidze, A. 2008. Biocontrol of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on fresh-cut lettuce and cantaloupe by treatment with bacteriophage [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection 2008 Abstract Book. Paper No. P5-25. p. 160.
Survival and growth of Escherichia albertii on fresh-cut lettuce stored at various temperatures - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Taylor, T.M., Taormina, P. 2008. Survival and growth of Escherichia albertii on fresh-cut lettuce stored at various temperatures [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings 2008 Abstract Book. Paper No. P1-14. p. 57.
Addressing Potential Contaminants in Soil for the Study of Pathogenic E. coli O157 and O8 Strains - (Abstract Only)
Laycock, A., Sharma, M., Kniel, K. 2008. Addressing Potential Contaminants in Soil for the Study of Pathogenic E. coli O157 and O8 Strains. International Association for Food Protection 2008 Abstract Book, p. 109
Persistence of enterohemorrhagic and non-pathogenic E. coli on spinach leaves and in rhizosphere - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Millner, P.D., Nou, X., Sharma, M. 2008. Persistence of enterohemorrhagic and non-pathogenic E. coli on spinach leaves and in rhizosphere [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Program and Abstract Book. P1-06. p. 54.
The role of RNA polymerase sigma-factor (RpoS) in induction of glutamate-dependent acid-resistance of Escherichia albertii under anaerobic conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, J., Sharma, M., Bhagwat, A.A. 2008. The role of RNA polymerase sigma-factor (RpoS) in induction of glutamate-dependent acid-resistance of Escherichia albertii under anaerobic conditions. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 283:75-82.
Detection of Fecal/ingesta Contaminants on Poultry Processing Equipment Surfaces by Visible and Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chao, K., Nou, X., Liu, Y., Kim, M.S., Chan, D.E., Yang, C., Patel, J.R., Sharma, M. 2008. Detection of fecal/ingesta contaminants on poultry processing equipment surfaces by visible and near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 24(11):49-55.
Hydrodynamic Pressure Processing (Hdp): a Non-Thermal Method to Enhance Meat Quality and Safety - (Book / Chapter) - (07-Aug-07)
Sensitivity of Escherichia albertii, a potential foodborne pathogen, to food preservation treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, M., Kniel, K., Derevianko, A., Ling, J., Bhagwat, A.A. 2007. Sensitivity of Escherichia albertii, a potential foodborne pathogen, to food preservation treatments. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73(13):4351-4353.
Sensitivity of Escherichia albertii to food preservation treatments - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Kniel, K.E., Derevianko, A., Ling, J., Bhagwat, A.A. 2007. Sensitivity of Escherichia albertii to food preservation treatments [abstract]. BARC Poster Day. p. 38.
Comparison of hydrostatic and hydrodynamic pressure to inactivate foodborne viruses - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Kniel, K.E., Shearer, A., Solomon, M.B., Hoover, D. 2007. Comparison of hydrostatic and hydrodynamic pressure to inactivate foodborne viruses [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Program and Abstract Book. p. 238.
Effective disinfection methods of kitchen sponges - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Eastridge, J.S., Mudd, C.L. 2007. Effective disinfection methods of kitchen sponges [abstract]. Institute of Food Technologists. Control No. 3310.
Prevalence of Salmonella, Campylobacter and Listeria on retail organic and kosher poultry products - (Abstract Only)
Nou, X., Delgado, J., Patel, J.R., Sharma, M., Solomon, M.B. 2007. Prevalence of Salmonella, Campylobacter and Listeria on retail organic and kosher poultry products [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Program and Abstract Book. p. 157.
Sensitivity of Escherichia albertii to food preservation treatments - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Kniel, K., Derevianko, A., Ling, J., Bhagwat, A.A. 2007. Sensitivity of Escherichia albertii to food preservation treatments [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Program and Abstract Book. p. 93.
Combining Antimicrobials with Hydrodynamic Pressure Processing for Control of Listeria Monocytogenes on Frankfurters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patel, J.R., Sanglay, G.C., Sharma, M., Solomon, M.B. 2007. Combining antimicrobials with hydrodynamic pressure processing for control of listeria monocytogenes on frankfurters. Journal of Muscle Foods 18:1-18.
Functional Heterogeneity of Rpos in Stress Tolerance of Enterohemorrhagic E. Coli Strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhagwat, A.A., Tan, J., Sharma, M., Kothary, M., Low, S., Tall, B.D., Bhagwat, M. 2006. Functional heterogeneity of RpoS in stress tolerance of enterohemorrhagic E. coli strains. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 72:4978-4986.
The Role of Rpos in Alkali Tolerance of Enterohemorrhagic E. Coli - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Bhagwat, A.A., Patel, J.R., Mudd, C.L. 2006. The role of RPOS in alkali tolerance of enterohemorrhagic E. coli [abstract]. BARC Poster Day. Paper No. 34.
Effectiveness of Bacteriophage in Reducing Escherichia Coli O157:h7 on Beef Steaks and in Ground Beef Slurries - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Patel, J.R., Sulakvelidze, A., Mudd, C.L. 2006. Effectiveness of bacteriophage in reducing Escherichia coli O157:H7 on beef steaks and in ground beef slurries [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. p.130
The Role of Rpos in Alkali Tolerance of Enterohemorrhagic E. Coli - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Bhagwat, A.A., Patel, J.R., Mudd, C.L. 2006. The role of RPOS in alkali tolerance of enterohemorrhagic E. coli [abstract]. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting Book of Abstracts. Paper No. 003A-22. June 24-28, 2006, Orlando, Florida.
Hydrodynamic Pressure Processing to Improve Meat Quality and Safety - (Book / Chapter)
Solomon, M.B., Liu, M., Patel, J.R., Bowker, B.C., Sharma, M. 2006. Hydrodynamic Pressure Processing to Improve Meat Quality and Safety. In: Nollet, L.M.L., Toldra, F., editors. Advanced Technologies for Meat Processing. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group. p. 219-244.
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