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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF PHYLOGENETIC SYSTEMS TO ENHANCE FOOD SAFETY AND FOOD SECURITY Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Listeria monocytogenes - (Book / Chapter)
Ward, T.J. 2013. Identification and subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes. In: de Fillipis, I., McKee, M.L., editors. Molecular Typing in Bacterial Infections. New York, NY: Springer Science and Business Media. p. 27-38.
Outbreak of Nosocomial Listeriosis — Texas, 2010 - (Abstract Only)
Farag, N., Gaul, L., Silk, B.J., Trees, E., Kingsley, M., Graves, L., Ward, T.J. 2011. Outbreak of Nosocomial Listeriosis — Texas, 2010. Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference.
Outbreak of invasive listeriosis associated with the consumption of hog head cheese, Louisiana, 2010 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Delaune, E., Sokol, T., Ratard, R., Kissler, B., Allen, L., Seys, S., Ward, T.J., Silk, B., Jackson, K., Graves, L., Trees, E. 2011. Outbreak of invasive listeriosis associated with the consumption of hog head cheese, Louisiana, 2010. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports. 60:401-405.
Species diversity and toxigenic potential of Fusarium graminearum complex isolates from maize fields in northwest Argentina     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampietro, D.A., Diaz, C.G., Gonzalez, V., Vattuone, M.A., Plopper, L.D., Catalan, C.N., Ward, T.J. 2011. Species diversity and toxigenic potential of Fusarium graminearum complex isolates from maize fields in northwest Argentina. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 145(1):359-364.
Peptoniphilus methioninivorax sp. nov., A Novel Gram-Positive Anaerobic Coccus Isolated from Retail Ground Beef - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rooney, A.P., Swezey, J.L., Pukall, R., Schumann, P. 2011. Peptoniphilus methioninivorax sp. nov., A novel gram-positive anaerobic coccus isolated from retail ground beef. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 61:1962-1967.
A Targeted Multilocus Genotyping Assay for Lineage, Serogroup, and Epidemic Clone Typing of Listeria monocytogenes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ward, T.J., Usgaard, T.R., Evans, P. 2010. A targeted multilocus genotyping assay for lineage, serogroup, and epidemic clone typing of Listeria monocytogenes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(19):6680-6684.
Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of tetracycline and minocycline resistance in Clostridium perfringens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, M., Rooney, A.P., Hecht, D.W., Li, J., Mcclane, B.A., Nayak, R., Paine, D.D., Rafii, F. 2010. Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of tetracycline and minocycline resistance in Clostridium perfringens. Archives Of Microbiology. 192(10)803-810. DOI: 10.1007/s00203-010-0605-5.
Revelation by Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism Genotyping That Mutations Leading to a Premature Stop Codon in inlA Are Common among Listeria monocytogenes Isolates from Ready-to-Eat Foods but Not Human Listeriosis Cases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Stelten, A., Simpson, J.M., Ward, T.J., Wiedmann, M., Nightingale, K.K. 2010. Revelation by Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism Genotyping That Mutations Leading to a Premature Stop Codon in inlA Are Common among Listeria monocytogenes Isolates from Ready-to-Eat Foods but Not Human Listeriosis Cases. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(9):2783-2790.
Molecular and Phenotypic Characterization of Listeria monocytogenes from U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspection Service Surveillance of Ready-to-Eat Foods and Processing Facilities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ward, T.J., Evans, P., Wiedmann, M., Usgaard, T.R., Roof, S.E., Stroika, S.G., Hise, K. 2010. Molecular and Phenotypic Characterization of Listeria monocytogenes from U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspection Service Surveillance of Ready-to-Eat Foods and Processing Facilities. Journal of Food Protection. 73(5):861-869.
Comparison of the Fungicide Sensitivity of Alberta and Prince Edward Island Isolates of Fusarium graminearum Producing Either 3- or 15-acetyl Deoxynivalenol - (Abstract Only)
Turkington, T.K., Clear, R., Gilbert, J., Nowicki, T., O Donnell, K., Tekauz, A., Ward, T.J., Rooney, A.P., Gebbinck-Klein, H., Martin, R.A. 2009. Comparison of the Fungicide Sensitivity of Alberta and Prince Edward Island Isolates of Fusarium graminearum Producing Either 3- or 15-acetyl Deoxynivalenol. The Canadian Workshop on Fusarium Head Blight.
A Comparison of the Aggressiveness and Deoxynivalenol Content of Canadian 3-acetyl and 15-acetyldeoxynivalenol Producers of Fusarium graminearum in Fieldgrown Spring Wheat - (Abstract Only)
Knopf, C., Gauthier, V., Tamburic-Ilincic, L., Brule-Babel, A., Fernando, W.D., Clear, R., Ward, T.J., Miedaner, T. 2009. A Comparison of the Aggressiveness and Deoxynivalenol Content of Canadian 3-acetyl and 15-acetyldeoxynivalenol Producers of Fusarium graminearum in Fieldgrown Spring Wheat. The Canadian Workshop on Fusarium Head Blight.
Reconciling ecological and genomic divergence among lineages of listeria under an ‘‘extended mosaic genome concept’’     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dunn, K.A., Bielawski, J.P., Ward, T.J., Urquhart, C., Gu, H. 2009. Reconciling ecological and genomic divergence among lineages of listeria under an ‘‘extended mosaic genome concept’’. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 26(11):2605-2615.
Utilization of a multiplex single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotyping assay to determine the prevalence of virulence-attenuating mutations in inlA among human clinical and food isolates - (Abstract Only)
Van Stelten, A., Ward, T.J., Wiedmann, M., Nightingale, K.K. 2009. Utilization of a multiplex single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotyping assay to determine the prevalence of virulence-attenuating mutations in inlA among human clinical and food isolates. Meeting Abstract.
Multilocus Genotyping Assays for SNP-based Subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ward, T.J., Ducey, T.F., Usgaard, T.R., Dunn, K.A., Bielawski, J.P. 2008. Multilocus Genotyping Assays for SNP-based Subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74(24):7629-7642.
Evolutionary analyses of Listeria monocytogenes and application to molecular subtyping - (Abstract Only)
Ward, T.J. 2008. Evolutionary analyses of Listeria monocytogenes and application to molecular subtyping. Meeting Abstract.
Birth-and-Death Evolution of the Internalin Multigene Family in Listeria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rooney, A.P., Ward, T.J. 2008. Birth-and-Death Evolution of the Internalin Multigene Family in Listeria. Gene. 427(1-2):124-128.
Identifying the Fundamental Units of Bacterial Diversity: A Paradigm Shift to Incorporate Ecology into Bacterial Systematics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koeppel, A., Perry, E., Sikorski, J., Krizanc, D., Warner, A., Ward, D.M., Rooney, A.P., Brambilla, E., Connor, N., Ratcliff, R.M., Nevo, E., Cohan, F.M. 2008. Identifying the Fundamental Units of Bacterial Diversity: A Paradigm Shift to Incorporate Ecology into Bacterial Systematics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 105(7):2504-2509.
Molecular characterization of the Fusarium graminearum species complex in Japan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suga, H., Karugia, G.W., Ward, T.J., Gale, L.R., Tomimura, K., Nakajima, T., Miyasaka, A., Koizumi, S., Kageyama, K., Hyakumachi, M. 2008. Molecular Characterization of the Fusarium graminearum Species Complex in Japan. Phytopathology. 98(2):159-166.
Characterization of a novel gene for strain typing reveals substructuring of Aspergillus fumigatus across North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balajee, S.A., Tay, S.T., Lasker, B.A., Hurst, S.F., Rooney, A.P. 2007. Characterization of a novel gene for strain typing reveals substructuring of Aspergillus fumigatus across North America. Eukaryotic Cell. 6(8):1392-1399.
A Single-Nucleotide-Polymorphism-BASED MULTILOCUS GENOTYPING ASSAY FOR SUBTYPING LINEAGE I ISOLATES OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ducey, T.F., Page, B., Usgaard, T.R., Borucki, M.K., Pupedis, K., Ward, T.J. 2007. A single-nucleotide-polymorphism-based multilocus genotyping assay for subtyping lineage I isolates of Listeria monocytogenes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73(1):133-147.
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