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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: MICROBIAL ECOLOGY OF HUMAN PATHOGENS RELATIVE TO POULTRY PROCESSING

Location: Bacterial Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Resistance

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

Organic acid formulation and dip to control listeria monocytogenes in hot dogs. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lloyd, T., Alvarado, C.Z., Berrang, M.E. 2012. Organic acid formulation and dip to control listeria monocytogenes in hot dogs. International Journal of Poultry Science. 11(7):469-473.
Ciliate ingestion and digestion: flow cytometric measurements and regrowth of a digestion-resistant campylobacter jejuni - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
First, M.R., Park, N., Berrang, M.E., Meinersmann, R.J., Bernhard, J.M., Gast, R.J., Hollibaugh, J.T. 2012. Ciliate ingestion and digestion: flow cytometric measurements and regrowth of a digestion-resistant campylobacter jejuni. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. 59(1):12-19.
Forced Hot Air to Dry Feces and Kill Bacteria on Transport Cage Flooring - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Meinersmann, R.J., Hofacre, C.L. 2011. Forced Hot Air to Dry Feces and Kill Bacteria on Transport Cage Flooring. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 20(4):567-572.
Spray washing, absorbent cornstarch powder, and dry time to reduce bacterial numbers on soiled transport cage flooring - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Meinersmann, R.J., Hofacre, C.L. 2011. Spray washing, absorbent cornstarch powder, and dry time to reduce bacterial numbers on soiled transport cage flooring. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 20(3):378-382.
Spray washing, absorbent corn starch powder and dry time to reduce bacterial numbers on soiled boiler transport cage flooring - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Meinersmann, R.J., Hofacre, C. 2011. Spray washing, absorbent corn starch powder and dry time to reduce bacterial numbers on soiled boiler transport cage flooring. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. Jul 31-Aug 3,2011. Milwaukee, WI. 76 P3-149.
Variations on standard broiler processing in an effort to reduce Campylobacter numbers on postpick carcasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Smith, D., Meinersmann, R.J. 2011. Variations on standard broiler processing in an effort to reduce Campylobacter numbers on postpick carcasses. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 20(2):197-202.
Campylobacter, Salmonella and Escherichia coli on broiler carcasses subject to a high pH scald and low pH postpick chlorine dip - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Windham, W.R., Meinersmann, R.J. 2011. Campylobacter, Salmonella and Escherichia coli on broiler carcasses subject to a high pH scald and low pH postpick chlorine dip. Poultry Science. 90(4):896-900.
Variations on standard broiler processing in an effort to lessen Campylobacter numbers on post-pick carcasses - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Smith, D., Meinersmann, R.J. 2011. Variations on standard broiler processing in an effort to lessen Campylobacter numbers on post-pick carcasses. International Poultry Scientific Forum. January 24-26, 2011. Atlanta, GA.
Application of chlorine dioxide to lessen bacterial contamination during broiler defeathering - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Meinersmann, R.J., Cox Jr, N.A., Cray, P.J. 2011. Application of chlorine dioxide to lessen bacterial contamination during broiler defeathering. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 20(1):33-39.
Estimating removal rates of bacteria from poultry carcasses using two whole-carcass rinse volumes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, M., Ebel, E., Golden, N., Berrang, M.E., Bailey, J.S., Hartnett, E. 2010. Estimating removal rates of bacteria from poultry carcasses using two whole-carcass rinse volumes. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 139(3):140-146.
Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ham Deli Loaves using Organic Acids as Formulation Ingredients - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lloyd, T., Alvarado, C.Z., Mckee, S.R., Berrang, M.E. 2010. Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ham Deli Loaves using Organic Acids as Formulation Ingredients. Journal of Food Safety. 30(4):793-803.
Ribosomal operon intergenic sequence region (ISR) heterogeneity in Campylobacter coli and Campylobacter jejuni - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meinersmann, R.J., Ladely, S.R., Lindsey, R.L. 2010. Ribosomal operon intergenic sequence region (ISR) heterogeneity in Campylobacter coli and Campylobacter jejuni. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 51(5):539-545.
Expanded MLST genotyping and comparative genomic hybridization evidence for host preferred groups in Campylobacter coli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lang, P., Lefebure, T., Wang, W., Pavinski Bitar, P., Meinersmann, R.J., Kaya, K., Stanhope, M.J. 2010. Expanded MLST genotyping and comparative genomic hybridization evidence for host preferred groups in Campylobacter coli. Journal of Bacteriology. 76(6):1913-1925.
Colonization of a Newly Constructed Commercial Chicken Further Processing Plant with Listeria monocytogenes - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Meinersmann, R.J., Frank, J.F., Ladely, S.R. 2010. Colonization of a Newly Constructed Commercial Chicken Further Processing Plant with Listeria monocytogenes. International Symposium on Problems of Listeriosis. May 5 - 8, 2010. Porto, Portugal.
Listeria monocytogenes Biofilm Formation on Silver Ion Impregnated Cutting Boards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Frank, J., Meinersmann, R.J. 2010. Listeria monocytogenes Biofilm Formation on Silver Ion Impregnated Cutting Boards. Food Protection Trends. 30(3): 168 - 171.
Application of Chlorine Dioxide to Lessen Bacterial Contamination during Broiler Defeathering - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Meinersmann, R.J., Cox Jr, N.A., Cray, P.J. 2010. Application of Chlorine Dioxide to Lessen Bacterial Contamination during Broiler Defeathering. International Poultry Scientific Forum. January 25 - 26, 2010. Atlanta, GA. M87, P. 27.
Colonization of a Newly Constructed Commercial Chicken Further Processing Plant with Listeria monocytogenes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Meinersmann, R.J., Frank, J.F., Ladely, S.R. 2010. Colonization of a Newly Constructed Commercial Chicken Further Processing Plant with Listeria monocytogenes. Journal of Food Protection. 73(2):286-291.
Repeat-associated plasticity in the Helicobacter pylori RD Gene Family - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shak, J.R., Dick, J.J., Meinersmann, R.J., Perez-Perez, G.I., Blaser, M.J. 2009. Repeat-associated plasticity in the Helicobacter pylori RD Gene Family. Journal of Bacteriology. 191(22):6900-6910.
Use of Dual Electromagnetic Radiation Technology to Reduce Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes Risk on Cooked and Packaged Meat Products - (Abstract Only)
Murphy, R., Beard, B., Marcy, J., Berrang, M.E. 2009. Use of Dual Electromagnetic Radiation Technology to Reduce Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes Risk on Cooked and Packaged Meat Products. International Association for Food Protection. July 12-15,2009. Grapevine, TX. T6-12.
Application of ultrasonic technology for killing Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes in fluid system - (Abstract Only)
Murphy, R., Beard, B., Macry, J., Berrang, M.E. 2009. Application of ultrasonic technology for killing Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes in fluid system. Institute of Food Technology. June 6-9,2009. Anaheim, CA. 236-01.
Enterococcus on U.S. Beef Cow-calf Operations, 2007-08 - (Abstract Only)
Dargatz, D.A., Cray, P.J. 2009. Enterococcus on U.S. Beef Cow-calf Operations, 2007-08. Technical Bulletin: Animal Plant Health Inspection Service.
Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Turkey Deli Loaves using Organic Acids as Formulation Ingredients - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lloyd, T., Alvarado, C.Z., Brashears, M.M., Thompson, L.D., Mckee, S.R., Berrang, M.E. 2009. Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Turkey Deli Loaves using Organic Acids as Formulation Ingredients. Poultry Science. 88(10):2235-2239.
Ribosomal operon intergenic sequence (IGS) heterogeneity in Campylobacter coli and Campylobacter jejuni - (Abstract Only)
Meinersmann, R.J., Ladely, S.R. 2009. Ribosomal operon intergenic sequence (IGS) heterogeneity in Campylobacter coli and Campylobacter jejuni. American Society for Microbiology. May 17- 21, 2009. Philadelphia, PA. R-0027/758.
Prevalence, serotype and antimicrobial resistance of salmonellae isolated from commercially processed broiler carcasses - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Bailey, J.S., Cray, P.J. 2009. Prevalence, serotype and antimicrobial resistance of salmonellae isolated from commercially processed broiler carcasses. Poultry Science Association. 88(Suppl. 1):235. P.74.
Inc A/C Plasmids in Multidrug resistant Salmonella enterica - (Abstract Only)
Lindsey, R.L., Cray, P.J., Frye, J.G., Meinersmann, R.J. 2009. Inc A/C Plasmids in Multidrug resistant Salmonella enterica [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. May 17-21,2009. Philadelphia, PA. A-092.
Inc A/C Plasmids are Prevalent in Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella enterica Isolates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindsey, R.L., Cray, P.J., Frye, J.G., Meinersmann, R.J. 2009. Inc A/C Plasmids are Prevalent in Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella enterica Isolates. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 75(7):1908-1915.
Inter- and intra-genomic heterogeneity of the intervening sequence in the 23S ribosomal RNA gene of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meinersmann, R.J., Phillips, R.W., Ladely, S.R. 2009. Inter- and intra-genomic heterogeneity of the intervening sequence in the 23S ribosomal RNA gene of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli. Systematic and Applied Microbiology. 32(2):91-100.
On-line brush and spray washers to lower numbers of Campylobacter and Escherichia coli and presence of Salmonella on broiler carcasses during processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Bailey, J.S. 2009. On-line brush and spray washers to lower numbers of Campylobacter and E. coli and presence of Salmonella on broiler carcasses during processing. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 18(1):74-78.
Effect of commercial broiler processing on prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of salmonellae - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Cray, P.J., Bailey, J.S. 2008. Effect of commercial broiler processing on prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of salmonellae. International Association for Food Protection. November 19-21, 2008. Lisbon, Portugal. P18.
Genetic diversity of campylobacter on broiler carcasses collected preevisceration and postchill in 17 U.S. poultry processing plants. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunter, S.M., Berrang, M.E., Meinersmann, R.J., Harrison, M. 2009. Genetic diversity of campylobacter on broiler carcasses collected preevisceration and postchill in 17 U.S. poultry processing plants. Journal of Food Protection. 72(1):49-54.
23S rRNA gene mutations contributing to macrolide resistance in Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ladely, S.R., Meinersmann, R.J., Englen, M.D., Cray, P.J., Harrison, M.A. 2009. 23S rRNA gene mutations contributing to macrolide resistance in Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 6(1):91-98.
Presence and numbers of Campylobacter, Escherichia coli and Salmonella determined in boiler carcass rinses from United States processing plants in the hazard analysis and critical control point-based inspection models project - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Bailey, J.S., Altekruse, S.F., Shaw, Jr., W.K. 2008. Presence and numbers of Campylobacter, Escherichia coli and Salmonella determined in boiler carcass rinses from United States processing plants in the hazard analysis and critical control point-based inspection models project. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 17(3):354-360.
Rate heterogeneity in the evolution of Helicobacter pylori and the behavior of homoplasious sites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meinersmann, R.J., Romero-Gallo, J.G., Blaser, M.J. 2008. Rate heterogeneity in the evolution of Helicobacter pylori and the behavior of homoplasious sites. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 8(5):593-602.
Listeria monocytogenes biofilm formation on silver ion impregnated cutting boards - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Frank, J.F., Meinersmann, R.J. 2008. Listeria monocytogenes biofilm formation on silver ion impregnated cutting boards. Poultry Science Association Meeting Abstract. 87(Suppl 1):40.
On-line brush and spray washers to lower numbers of Campylobacter and Escherichia coli and presence of Salmonella on broiler carcasses during processing - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Bailey, J.S. 2008. On-line brush and spray washers to lower numbers of Campylobacter and Escherichia coli and presence of Salmonella on broiler carcasses during processing [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. August 2008. Columbus, OH. 71(SupplA):35. T3-11.
Antimicrobial resistance of Listeria monocytogenes isolated from a poultry further processing plant - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lyon, S.A., Berrang, M.E., Cray, P.J., Fletcher, D.L., Meinersmann, R.J. 2008. Antimicrobial resistance of Listeria monocytogenes isolated from a poultry further processing plant. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 5(3):253-259.
The effect of chilling in cold air or ice water on the microbiological quality of broiler carcasses and the population of Campylobacter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Meinersmann, R.J., Smith, D.P., Zhuang, H. 2008. The effect of chilling in cold air or ice water on the microbiological quality of broiler carcasses and the population of Campylobacter. Poultry Science. 87(5):992-998.
Campylobacter, Salmonella and E. coli on broiler carcasses from commercial plants under HIMP inspection - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Bailey, J.S. 2008. Campylobacter, Salmonella and E. coli on broiler carcasses from commercial plants under HIMP inspection. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting Abstracts. 87(Supp1):134.
Effect of chemical sanitizers with and without ultrasonication on Listeria monocytogenes as a biofilm within polyvinyl chloride drain pipes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Frank, J.F., Meinersmann, R.J. 2008. Effect of chemical sanitizers with and without ultrasonication on Listeria monocytogenes as a biofilm within polyvinyl chloride drain pipes. Journal of Food Protection. 7(1):66-69.
The effect of chilling broiler carcasses in cold air or ice water on the population of Campylobacter - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Meinersmann, R.J. 2007. The effect of chilling broiler carcasses in cold air or ice water on the population of Campylobacter [abstract]. Campylobacter Helicobacter and Related Organisms International Workshop. 54(supp1):124.
Inter- and intra-genomic heterogeneity of the intervening sequence in the 23S ribosomal RNA gene of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli - (Abstract Only)
Meinersmann, R.J., Ladely, S.R. 2007. Inter- and intra-genomic heterogeneity of the intervening sequence in the 23S ribosomal RNA gene of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli. Campylobacter Helicobacter and Related Organisms International Workshop. 54(Supp1):64.
Development of Macrolide-Resistant Campylobacter in Broilers Administered Subtherapeutic or Therapeutic Concentrations of Tylosin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ladely, S.R., Harrison, M.A., Cray, P.J., Berrang, M.E., Englen, M.D., Meinersmann, R.J. 2007. Development of Macrolide Resistant Campylobacter in Broilers Administered Subtherapeutic or Therapeutic Levels of Tylosin. Journal of Food Protection. 70(8):1945-1951.
Prevalence and Numbers of Campylobacter on Broiler Carcasses Collected at Rehang and Postchill in 20 US Processing Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Bailey, J.S., Alterkruse, S., Patel, B., Shaw, W., Meinersmann, R.J., Cray, P.J. 2007. Prevalence and Numbers of Campylobacter on Broiler Carcasses Collected at Rehang and Postchill in 20 US Processing Plants. Journal of Food Protection. 70(7):1556-1560.
Sub-therapeutic Tylosin Phosphate in Broiler Feed Affects Campylobacter on Carcasses During Processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Ladely, S.R., Meinersmann, R.J., Cray, P.J. 2007. Sub-therapeutic Tylosin Phosphate in Broiler Feed Affects Campylobacter on Carcasses During Processing. Poultry Science. 86(6):1229-1233.
Germicidal Ultraviolet Light to Lower Numbers of Listeria Monocytogenes on Broiler Breast Fillets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lyon, S.A., Fletcher, D.L., Berrang, M.E. 2007. Germicidal Ultraviolet Light to Lower Numbers of Listeria Monocytogenes on Broiler Breast Fillets. Poultry Science. 86(5):964-967.
Effect of chemical sanitizers with and without ultra-sonication on Listeria monocytogenes as a biofilm within PVC drain pipes - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Frank, J., Meinersmann, R.J. 2007. Effect of chemical sanitizers with and without ultra-sonication on Listeria monocytogenes as a biofilm within PVC drain pipes. International Symposium on Problems of Listeriosis. Mar. 20-23,2007. Savannah, GA. P12.
Tylosin applied at a sub-therapeutic level in broiler feed affects Campylobacter recovered from carcasses during processing - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Ladely, S.R., Meinersmann, R.J., Cray, P.J. 2007. Tylosin applied at a sub-therapeutic level in broiler feed affects Campylobacter recovered from carcasses during processing. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting Abstracts. M57. 18-19.
Ultra-Violet Light Treatment Lowers Numbers of Listeria monocytogenes on Raw Chicken Fillets without Changing Antibiotic Resistance or Meat Color - (Abstract Only)
Lyon, S.A., Berrang, M.E., Fletcher, D.L., Cray, P.J. 2007. Ultra-Violet Light Treatment Lowers Numbers of Listeria monocytogenes on Raw Chicken Fillets without Changing Antibiotic Resistance or Meat Color. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting Abstracts. P.17 M51.
Development of Macrolide Resistanct Campylobacter in Broilers Administered Subtherapeutic or Therapeutic Levels of Tylosin - (Abstract Only)
Ladely, S.R., Harrison, M.A., Cray, P.J., Berrang, M.E., Englen, M.D., Meinersmann, R.J. 2007. Development of Macrolide Resistanct Campylobacter in Broilers Administered Subtherapeutic or Therapeutic Levels of Tylosin. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting Abstracts. 43 T129.
Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns of Salmonella from Retail Chicken - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Ladely, S.R., Cray, P.J., Simmons, M., Fletcher, D.L. 2006. Antimicrobial resistance patterns of salmonella from retail chicken. International Journal of Poultry Science. 5(4):351-354.
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