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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY AND CONTROL OF ENTERIC PATHOGENS THAT CONTAMINATE FRESH PRODUCE

Location: Produce Safety and Microbiology Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Altered protozoan and bacterial communities and survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in monensin-treated dairy wastewater from a dairy lagoon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravva, S.V., Sarreal, C.Z., Mandrell, R.E. 2013. Protozoan and bacterial community shifts during enhanced survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in monensin-treated dairy wastewater. PLoS One. 8(1):e54782.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054782.
Salmonella biofilm formation on Aspergillus niger involves cellulose - chitin interactions     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandl, M., Carter, M.Q., Parker, C., Chapman, M.R., Huynh, S., Zhou, Y. 2011. Salmonella biofilm formation on Aspergillus niger involves cellulose - chitin interactions. PloS ONE 6(10):e25553.
A simple method to recover Norovirus from fresh produce with large sample size by using histo-blood group antigens conjugated magnetic beads re-circulating immunomagnetic separation system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tian, P., Mandrell, R.E. 2011. A simple method to recover Norovirus from fresh produce with large sample size by using histo-blood group antigens conjugated magnetic beads re-circulating immunomagnetic separation system. International Journal of Food Microbiology. doi:10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2011.04/13.
Differences in the binding of human norovirus to and from Romaine lettuce and raspberries by water and electrolyzed waters     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tian, P., Yang, D., Mandrell, R.E. 2011. Differences in the binding of human norovirus to and from Romaine lettuce and raspberries by water and electrolyzed waters. Journal of Food Protection. 74(8):1364-1369.
Curli variants of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 display distinct survival fitness     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter, M.Q., Brandl, M., Louie, J.W., Kyle, J.L., Carychao, D.K., Cooley, M.B., Parker, C., Bates, A.H., Mandrell, R.E. 2011. Curli variants of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 display distinct survival fitness. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77:3685-3695.
Molecular Insights into the Phenotypic Divergence in Natural Curli Variants of Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Abstract Only)
(28-Feb-11)
Prevalence, distribution and diversity of salmonella enterica in a major produce region of California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A., Parker, C., Liang, A.S., Cooley, M.B., Jay-Russell, M., Gordus, A., Atwill, R.E., Mandrell, R.E. 2011. Prevalence, distribution and diversity of salmonella enterica in a major produce region of California. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77:2734-2748.
Bacterial communities in aerosols and manure samples from two different dairies in central and Sonoma valleys of California     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravva, S.V., Sarreal, C.Z., Mandrell, R.E. 2011. Bacterial communities in aerosols and manure samples from two different dairies in central and Sonoma valleys of California. PLoS One. 6(2):e17281.
Sigma B is a determinant of fitness for listeria monocytogenes serotype 4b strain in soil     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A., Duhe, J.M., Flaherty, D. 2011. Sigma B is a determinant of fitness for listeria monocytogenes serotype 4b strain in soil. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 8:699-704.
Identification of protozoa in dairy lagon Wwsterwater that consume Escherichia coli O157:H7 preferentially - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravva, S.V., Sarreal, C.Z., Mandrell, R.E. 2010. Identification of protozoa in dairy lagon Wwsterwater that consume Escherichia coli O157:H7 preferentially. PLoS One. 5:12 e15671.
Binding of Norwalk virus viral-like particles to veins of romaine lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gandhi, K.M., Mandrell, R.E., Tian, P. 2010. Binding of Norwalk virus viral-like particles to veins of romaine lettuce. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(24):7997-8003.
Longitudinal prevalence and molecular typing of Escherichia coli O157:H7 using multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeats analysis and pulsed field gel electrophoresis in a range cattle herd in California     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kondo, S., Hoar, B.R., Mandrell, R.E., Atwill, E.R. 2010. Longitudinal prevalence and molecular typing of Escherichia coli O157:H7 using multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeats analysis and pulsed field gel electrophoresis in a range cattle herd in California. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 71(11):1339-1347.
Specificity and kinetics of norovirus binding to magnetic bead- conjugated histo-blood group antigens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tian, P., Yang, D., Jiang, X., Zhong, W., Cannonn, J., Burkhardt, W., Woods, J., Hartman, G., Lindsmithe, L., Baric, R., Mandrell, R.E. 2010. Specificity and kinetics of norovirus binding to magnetic bead- conjugated histo-blood group antigens. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 109:1753-1762.
Salmonella transcriptional signature in Tetrahymena phagosomes and role of acid tolerance in passage through the protist     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rehfuss, M.Y., Parker, C., Brandl, M. 2011. Salmonella transcriptional signature in Tetrahymena phagosomes and role of acid tolerance in passage through the protist. The ISME Journal:5:262-273.
The Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pathogenicity Island PAPI-1 is transferred via a novel Type IV pilus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(26-Mar-10)
Tandem Repeat Stability in Escherichia coli O157:H7 is Dependent on Environmental Stress - (Abstract Only)
(10-Mar-10)
Effects of Environmental Stress on Stability of Tandem Repeat in Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooley, M.B., Carychao, D.K., Nguyen, K.M., Whitehand, L.C., Mandrell, R.E. 2010. Effects of Environmental Stress on Stability of Tandem Repeat in Escherichia coli O157:H7. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(10)3398-3400
A Survey for the Prevalence of Salmonella in the California Agricultural and Wildlife Environments - (Abstract Only)
(04-Mar-10)
Phenotypic Divergence in Curli Variants of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Abstract Only)
(04-Mar-10)
Native protozoa decrease Escherichia coli O157:H7 in microcosms of wastewater from a dairy lagoon - (Abstract Only)
(02-Mar-10)
Effect of Enrichment Medium on Real-time Detection of Salmonella enterica from Lettuce and Tomato Enrichment Cultures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A., Liang, A.S. 2010. Effect of Enrichment Medium on Real-time Detection of Salmonella enterica from Lettuce and Tomato Enrichment Cultures. Journal of Food Protection. 73(6):1047-1056
Transcriptome Analysis of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Exposed to Lysates of Lettuce Leaves     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kyle, J.L., Parker, C., Goudeau, D.M., Brandl, M. 2010. Transcriptome Analysis of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Exposed to Lysates of Lettuce Leaves. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(5):1375-1387
Previously uncharacterized Salmonella enterica genes required for swarming play a role in seedling colonization     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barak, J., Gorski, L.A., Liang, A.S., Narm, K. 2009. Previously uncharacterized Salmonella enterica genes required for swarming play a role in seedling colonization. Microbiology. 155:3701-3709
An Engineered R-Type Pyocin Is a Highly Specific and Sensitive Bactericidal Agent for the Food-Borne Pathogen Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scholl, D., Cooley, M.B., Williams, S.R., Gebhart, D., Martin, D., Bates, A.H., Mandrell, R.E. 2009. An Engineered R-Type Pyocin Is a Highly Specific and Sensitive Bactericidal Agent for the Food-Borne Pathogen Escherichia coli O157:H7. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 53(7):3074-3080.
The use of Flagella and Motility for plant colonization and fitness by different strains of the foodborne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A., Duhe, J., Flaherty, D. 2009. The use of Flagella and Motility for plant colonization and fitness by different strains of the foodborne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes. PLoS One. Available:http:/www.plose.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0005142 published on-line : e5142
Studies on Biofilm Formation and Interactions of Salmonella enterica with Romaine-Lettuce Leaves     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kroupitski, Y., Pinto, R., Brandl, M., Belausov, E., Sela, S. 2009. Studies on Biofilm Formation and Interactions of Salmonella enterica with Romaine-Lettuce Leaves. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 106:1876-1885.
Plant lesions promote the rapid multiplication of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on post-harvest lettuce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandl, M. 2008. Plant lesions promote the rapid multiplication of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on post-harvest lettuce. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74(17):5285-5289.
Differential attachment to and subsequent contamination of agricultural crops by Salmonella enterica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barak-Cunningham, J., Liang, A.S., Narm, K. 2008. Differential attachment to and subsequent contamination of agricultural crops by Salmonella enterica. Applied and Environmental Microbiology.74:5568-70
Two-log increase in sensitivity for detection of Norovirus in complex samples using porcine gastric mucin capture and immunomagnetic separation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tian, P., Engelbrekston, A., Mandrell, R.E. 2008. Two-log increase in sensitivity for detection of Norovirus in complex samples using porcine gastric mucin capture and immunomagnetic separation. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74(14)4271-4276
Molecular Detection: Principles and Methods - (Book / Chapter)
Gorski, L.A., Csordas, A. 2009 Molecular Detection: Principles and Methods. In:Lui, D. Editor, Molecular Detection of Foodborne Pathogens. Boca Raton, FL:CRC Press. p.1-20.
Comparison of the Stress Response of Listeria monocytogenes Strains with Sprout Colonization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A., Flaherty, D., Duhe, J. 2008 Comparison of the Stress Response of Listeria monocytogenes Strains with Sprout Colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 71(8) 1556-1562
Towards Q-PCR of pathogenic bacteria with improved electrochemical double-tagged genosensing detection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lermo, A., Zacco, E., Barak-Cunningham, J., Delwiche, M., Campoy, S., Babe, J., Alagret, S., Pividori, M. 2009. Towards Q-PCR of pathogenic bacteria with improved electrochemical double-tagged genosensing detection. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 23:1805-1811.
Seasonal Tracking of Histo-blood Group Antigen Expression and Norovirus Binding in Oyster Gastrointestinal Cells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tian, P., Engelbrektson, A.L., Mandrell, R.E. 2008. Seasonal Tracking of Histo-blood Group Antigen Expression and Norovirus Binding in Oyster Gastrointestinal Cells. Journal of Food Protection. 71:1696-1700.
Interactions Between Foodborne Pathogens and Protozoa Isolated from Lettuce and Spinach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gourabathini, P., Brandl, M., Redding, K.S., Gunderson, J.H., Berk, S.G. 2008. Interactions Between Foodborne Pathogens and Protozoa Isolated from Lettuce and Spinach. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74:2518-2525
Leaf age as a risk factor in the contamination of lettuce with Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandl, M., Amundson, R. 2008. Leaf age as a risk factor in the contamination of lettuce with Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica. Applied and Environmental Microbiology.74:2298-2306
Reduction of Salmonella Enteritidis Population Sizes on Almond Kernels with Infrared Heat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandl, M., Pan, Z., Huynh, S., Zhu, Y., Mc Hugh, T.H. 2008. Reduction of Salmonella Enteritidis Population Sizes on Almond Kernels with Infrared Heat. Journal of Food Protection. 71(5)-897-902
Role of Soil, Crop Debris, and a Plant Pathogen in Salmonella enterica Contamination of Tomato Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barak Cunningham, J.D., Liang, A.S. 2008. Role of Soil, Crop Debris, and a Plant Pathogen in Salmonella enterica Contamination of Tomato Plants. PLoS One. e:1657
Salmonella infections associated with mung bean sprouts 2000-2002: Epidemiological and environmental investigations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohle-Boetani, J., Farrar, J., Bradley, P., Barak Cunningham, J.D., Miller, M., Mandrell, R.E., Mead, P., Keene, W., Cummings, K., Abbott, S. 2008. Salmonella infections associated with mung bean sprouts 2000-2002: Epidemiological and environmental investigations. Epidemiology and Infection (2)1-10
Incidence and tracking of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a major produce production region in California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooley, M.B., Carychao, D.K., Crawford-Miksza, L., Jay, M.T., Myers, C., Rose, C., Key, C., Farrar, J., Mandrell, R.E. 2007. Incidence and tracking of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a major produce production region in California. PLoS One. 0001159, www.plosone.org
Migration of Salmonella Enteritidis PT 30 through almond hulls and shells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Danyluk, M.D., Brandl, M., Harris, L.J. 2008. Migration of Salmonella Enteritidis PT 30 through almond hulls and shells. Journal of Food Protection. 71:397-401
Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Feral Swine Near Spinach Fields and Cattle, Central California Coast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jay, M.T., Cooley, M.B., Carychao, D.K., Wiscomb, G.W., Sweitzer, R.A., Crawford-Miksza, L., Farrar, J.A., Lau, D.K., O'Connell, J., Millington, A., Asmundson, R.V., Atwill, E.R., Mandrell, R.E. 2007. Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Feral Swine Near Spinach Fields and Cattle, Central California Coast. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 13:12.
Phenotypic Identification of Listeria monocytogenes - (Book / Chapter)
Gorski, L.A. 2008 Phenotypic Identification. In: Dongyou Liu, editor. Handbook of Listeria monocytogenenes. Boca Raton, LA.: CRC Press. p139-168.
The role of cellulose and O-antigen capsule in the colonization of plants by Salmonella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barak Cunningham, J.D., Jahn, C.E., Gibson, D.L., Charkowski, A.O. 2007 The role of cellulose and O-antigen capsule in the colonization of plants by Salmonella. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 20(9) 1083-1091
Isolation of Salmonella Enteritidis PT 30 from a single almond orchard over a 4-year period - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uesugi, A.R., Danyluk, M.D., Mandrell, R.E., Harris, L.J. 2007. Isolation of Salmonella Enteritidis PT 30 from a single almond orchard over a 4-year period. Journal of Food Protection. 70:1784-9
Barcoding Ciliates: a comprehensive study of 75 isolates of the genus Tetrahymena - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chantangsi, C., Lynn, D.H., Brandl, M. 2007. Barcoding Ciliates: a comprehensive study of 75 isolates of the genus Tetrahymena. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 57:2412-25.
Binding of Recombinant Norovirus Like Particle to Histo-Blood Group Antigen on Cells in the Lumen of Pig Duodenum     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tian, P., Jiang, X., Zhong, W., Jensen, H., Brandl, M., Bates, A.H., Engelbrektson, A.L., Mandrell, R.E. 2007. Binding of recombinant norovirus like particle to histo-blood group antigen on cells in the lumen of pig duodenum. Research in Veterinary Science. 83(3) 410-418
Norovirus recognizes histo-blood group antigens on the gastrointestinal cells of clams, mussels and oysters: a possible mechanism of bio-accumulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tian, P., Engelbrektson, A.L., Jiang, X., Zhong, W., Mandrell, R.E. 2007. Norovirus recognizes histo-blood group antigens on the gastrointestinal cells of clams, mussels and oysters: a possible mechanism of bio-accumulation. Journal of Food Protection. 70(9):2140-2147.
Listeria monocytogenes subgroups IIIA, IIIB and IIIC delineate genetically distinct populations with varied pathogenic potential - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, D., Lawrence, M.L., Wiedman, M., Gorski, L.A., Mandrell, R.E., Ainsworth, J., Austin, F.W. 2006. Listeria monocytogenes subgroups IIIA, IIIB and IIIC delineate genetically distinct populations with varied pathogenic potential. Journal of Clinical Microbiology.44:4229-4233
Role of Uvra in the Growth and Survival of Listeria Monocytogenes under Uv Irradiation and Acid and Bile Stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Gorski, L.A., Reynolds, J.O., Orozco, E., Fields, S., Park, Y., Boruki, M.K. 2006. Role of uvra in the growth and survival of listeria monocytogenes under uv irradiation and acid and bile stress. Journal of Food Protection. 69:3031-3036
Escherichia Coli O157:h7 Survival and Growth on Lettuce Is Altered by the Presence of Epiphytic Bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooley, M.B., Chao, D.K., Mandrell, R.E. 2006. Escherichia coli O157:H7 survival and growth on lettuce is altered by the presence of epiphytic bacteria. Journal of Food Protection.69:10:2329-2335
Fitness of Human Pathogens on Plants and Implications for Food Safety - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandl, M. 2006. Fitness of human enteric pathogens on plants and implications for food safety. Annual Review of Phytopathology.44:367-392
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