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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: MICROBIAL INTERACTIONS AND INTERVENTIONS TO REDUCE TRANSMISSION OF FOODBORNE PATHOGENS THROUGH POULTRY

Location: Food and Feed Safety Research

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

Evaluation of Salmonella movement through the gut of the lesser mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, L., Crippen, T.L., Sheffield, C.L., Poole, T.L., Ziniu, Y., Tomberlin, J. 2012. Evaluation of Salmonella movement through the gut of the lesser mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 12:287-292.
Use of pyrosequencing and denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis to examine the effects of probiotics and essential oil blends on digestive microflora in broilers under mixed Eimeria infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hume, M.E., Barbosa, N.A., Dowd, S.E., Sakamura, N.K., Nalian, A.G., Kley, A.M., Oviedo-Rondon, E.O. 2011. Use of pyrosequencing and denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis to examine the effects of probiotics and essential oil blends on digestive microflora in broilers under mixed Eimeria infection. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 8:1159-1167.
Effect of dietary supplementation of acidic calcium sulfate (Vitoxal) on growth, survival, immune response, and gut microbiota of the pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anuta, J.D., Buentello, A., Patnaik, S., Lawrence, A.L., Mustafa, A., Hume, M.E., Gatlin, D.M., Kemp, M.C. 2011. Effect of dietary supplementation of acidic calcium sulfate (Vitoxal) on growth, survival, immune response, and gut microbiota of the pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 42:834-844.
Effect of selected modified atmosphere packaging on Campylobacter survival in raw poultry     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Byrd II, J.A., Sams, A.R., Hargis, B.M., Caldwell, D.J. 2011. Effect of selected modified atmosphere packaging on Campylobacter survival in raw poultry. Poultry Science. 90:1324-1328.
Ileal and cecal microbial populations in broilers given specific essential oil blends and probiotics in two consecutive grow-outs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oviedo-Rondon, E.O., Hume, M.E., Barbosa, N.A., Sakomura, N.K., Weber, G., Wilson, J.W. 2010. Ileal and cecal microbial populations in broilers given specific essential oil blends and probiotics in two consecutive grow-outs. Poultry and Avian Biology Reviews. 3:157-169.
Ribotype and serotype diversity of Escherichia coli isolates from poultry and human sources     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Rosario-Cortes, C., Bischoff, K.M. 2010. Ribotype and serotype diversity of Escherichia coli isolates from poultry and human sources. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. 8:211-216.
Pasteurization of chicken litter with steam and quicklime to reduce Salmonella Typhimurium     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stringfellow, K., Caldwell, D.J., Lee, J., Byrd II, J.A., Carey, J., Kessler, K., McReynolds, J.L., Bell, A.A., Stipanovic, R.D., Farnell, M. 2010. Pasteurization of chicken litter with steam and quicklime to reduce Salmonella Typhimurium. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 19:380-386.
Historic perspective: Prebiotics, probiotics, and other alternatives to antibiotics     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hume, M.E. 2011. Historic perspective: Prebiotics, probiotics, and other alternatives to antibiotics. Poultry Science. 90:2663-2669.
Microbiological pathogens: Live poultry considerations - (Book / Chapter)
Hargis, B.M., Caldwell, D.J., Byrd II, J.A. 2010. Microbiological pathogens: Live poultry considerations. In: Owens, C.M., Alvarado, C.Z., Sams, A.R., editors. Poultry Meat Processing. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 157-174.
Lighting during grow-out and Salmonella in broiler flocks     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Volkova, V.V., Byrd II, J.A., Hubbard, S.A., Magee, D., Bailey, R.H., Wills, R.W. 2010. Lighting during grow-out and Salmonella in broiler flocks. Acta Veterinaria. 52:46-52.
Risk factors associated with detection of Salmonella in broiler litter at the time of new flock placement     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Volkova, V.V., Wills, R.W., Hubbard, S.A., Magee, D.L., Byrd II, J.A., Bailey, R.H. 2010. Risk factors associated with detection of Salmonella in broiler litter at the time of new flock placement. Zoonoses and Public Health. 58:158-168.
Associations between vaccinations against protozoal and viral infections and Salmonella in broiler flocks     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Volkova, V.V., Wills, R.W., Hubbard, S.A., Magee, D., Byrd II, J.A., Bailey, R. 2010. Associations between vaccinations against protozoal and viral infections and Salmonella in broiler flocks. Epidemiology and Infection. 139:206-215.
Molecular analysis of Salmonella serotypes at different stages of commercial turkey processing     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, P., Hume, M.E., Byrd II, J.A., Hernandez Jr., C.A., Stevens, S., Stringfellow, K., Caldwell, D. 2010. Molecular analysis of Salmonella serotypes at different stages of commercial turkey processing. Poultry Science. 89:2030-2037.
Evaluation of repetitive extragenic palindromic-PCR and denatured gradient gel electrophoresis in identifying Salmonella serotypes isolated from processed turkeys     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, P., Hume, M.E., Byrd II, J.A., Hernandez Jr, C.A., Stevens, S., Stringfellow, K., Caldwell, D. 2010. Evaluation of repetitive extragenic palindromic-PCR and denatured gradient gel electrophoresis in identifying Salmonella serotypes isolated from processed turkeys. Poultry Science. 89:1293-1300.
The change in prevalence of Campylobacter on chicken carcasses during processing: A systematic review     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guerin, M.T., Sir, C., Sargeant, J.M., Waddell, L., O'Connor, A.M., Wills, R.W., Bailey, H.R., Byrd II, J.A. 2010. The change in prevalence of Campylobacter on chicken carcasses during processing: A systematic review. Poultry Science. 89:1070-1084.
Effects of litter amendments on broiler growth characteristics and Salmonella colonization in the crop and cecum     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Larsen, E., Byrd II, J.A., Davis, M. 2010. Effects of litter amendments on broiler growth characteristics and Salmonella colonization in the crop and cecum. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 19:132-136.
Effects of litter amendments on broiler growth characteristics and Salmonella colonization in the crop and cecum     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Larrison, E.M., Byrd II, J.A., Davis, M.A. 2010. Effects of litter amendments on broiler growth characteristics and Salmonella colonization in the crop and cecum. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 19:132–136.
Microbiological pathogens: Live poultry considerations - (Book / Chapter)
Hargis, B., Caldwell, D., Byrd II, J.A. 2010. Microbiological pathogens: Live poultry considerations. In: Owens, C.M., Alvarado, C.Z., Sams, A.R., editors. Poultry Meat Processing. 2nd edition. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 157-174.
Caprylic acid reduces enteric Campylobacter colonization in market-aged broiler chickens but does not appear to alter cecal microbial populations     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santos, F., Hume, M.E., Venkitanarayanan, K., Donoghue, A.M., Hanning, I., Slavik, M.F., Aguiar, V.F., Metcalf, J., Reyes-Herrera, I., Blore, P.J., Donoghue, D.J. 2010. Caprylic acid reduces enteric Campylobacter colonization in market-aged broiler chickens but does not appear to alter cecal microbial populations. Journal of Food Protection. 73:251-257.
Cell yields and fermentation responses of a Salmonella Typhimurium poultry isolate at different dilution rates in an anaerobic steady state continuous culture     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dunkley, K.D., Callaway, T.R., O'Bryan, C., Kundinger, M.M., Dunkley, C.S., Anderson, R.C., Nisbet, D.J., Crandall, P.G., Ricke, S.C. 2009. Cell yields and fermentation responses of a Salmonella Typhimurium poultry isolate at different dilution rates in an anaerobic steady state continuous culture. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 96:537-544.
Alfalfa as a nutritive modulator in maintaining the innate immune response during the molting process - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McReynolds, J.L., Genovese, K.J., He, H., Swaggerty, C.L., Byrd II, J.A., Ricke, S.C., Nisbet, D.J., Kogut, M.H. 2009. Alfalfa as a nutritive modulator in maintaining the innate immune response during the molting process. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 18:410-417.
Effect of bismuth citrate, lactose, and organic acid on necrotic enteritis in broilers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stringfellow, K., McReynolds, J.L., Lee, J., Byrd II, J.A., Nisbet, D.J., Farnell, M.B. 2009. Effect of bismuth citrate, lactose, and organic acid on necrotic enteritis in broilers. Poultry Science. 88:2280-2284.
Conjugative plasmid transfer between Salmonella enterica Newport and Escherichia coli within the gastrointestinal tract of the lesser mealworm beetle, Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poole, T.L., Crippen, T.L. 2009. Conjugative plasmid transfer between Salmonella enterica Newport and Escherichia coli within the gastrointestinal tract of the lesser mealworm beetle, Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Poultry Science. 88:1553-1558.
Ecology of Enterococcus faecalis and niche adapted or non-niche-adapted Enterococcus faecium in continuous-flow anaerobic cultures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poole, T.L., Byrd II, J.A., Callaway, T.R., Nisbet, D.J. 2009. Ecology of Enterococcus faecalis and niche-adapted or non-niche-adapted Enterococcus faecium in continuous-flow anaerobic cultures. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 6:901-906.
Planktonic and biofilm communities from 7-day-old chicken cecal microflora cultures: Characterization and resistance to Salmonella colonization     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Andrews, K., Bongaerts, R.J., Nisbet, D.J. 2009. Planktonic and biofilm communities from 7-day-old chicken cecal microflora cultures: Characterization and resistance to Salmonella colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 72:1812-1820.
Planktonic and biofilm communities from 7-day-old chicken cecal microflora cultures: Characterization and resistance to Salmonella colonization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Andrews, K., Bongaerts, R.J., Nisbet, D.J. 2009. Planktonic and biofilm communities from 7-day-old chicken cecal microflora cultures: Characterization and resistance to Salmonella colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 72:1812-1820.
Inter-relationships of Salmonella status of flock and grow-out environment at sequential segments in broiler production and processing     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Volkova, V.V., Bailey, R.H., Rybolt, M.L., Dazo-Galarneau, K., Hubbard, S.A., Magee, D., Byrd II, J.A., Wills, R.W. 2009. Inter-relationships of Salmonella status of flock and grow-out environment at sequential segments in broiler production and processing. Zoonoses and Public Health. 57:463-475.
Conjugative transfer of plasmid-located antibiotic resistance genes within the gastrointestinal tract of lesser mealworm larvae, Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crippen, T.L., Poole, T.L. 2009. Conjugative transfer of plasmid-located antibiotic resistance genes within the gastrointestinal tract of lesser mealworm larvae, Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 6:907-915.
Characterization of planktonic and biofilm communities of day-of-hatch chicks cecal microflora and their resistance to Salmonella colonization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Andrews, K., Bongaerts, R.J., Nisbet, D.J. 2009. Characterization of planktonic and biofilm communities of day-of-hatch chicks cecal microflora and their resistance to Salmonella colonization. Journal of Food Protection. 72:959-965.
The acquisition and internal carriage of Salmonella by lesser mealworm beetles, Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crippen, T.L., Sheffield, C.L., Esquivel, S.V., Droleskey, R.E., Esquivel, J.F. 2009. The acquisition and internal carriage of Salmonella by lesser mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Vector-Borne Zoonotic Diseases. 9:65-72.
Investigation and characterization of the frozen feeder rodent industry in Texas following a multi-state Salmonella typhimurium outbreak associated with frozen vacuum-packed rodents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, K.M., McReynolds, J.L., Fuller, C.C., Jones, B., Herrman, T.J., Byrd, J.A., Runyon, M. 2008. Investigation and characterization of the frozen feeder rodent industry in Texas following a multi-state Salmonella typhimurium outbreak associated with frozen vacuum-packed rodents. Zoonoses and Public Health. 55:488-496.
Planktonic and biofilm community characterization and Salmonella resistance of 14-day old chicken cecal microflora derived continuous-flow cultures     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crippen, T.L., Sheffield, C.L., Andrews, K., Dowd, S.E., Nisbet, D.J. 2008. Planktonic and biofilm community characterization and Salmonella resistance of 14-day old chicken cecal microflora derived continuous-flow cultures. Journal of Food Protection. 71:1981-1987.
Evaluation of an experimental chlorate product as a pre-harvest feed supplement to reduce Salmonella in meat producing birds     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Byrd II, J.A., Burnham, M.R., McReynolds, J.L., Anderson, R.C., Genovese, K.J., Callaway, T.R., Kubena, L.F., Nisbet, D.J. 2008. Evaluation of an experimental chlorate product as a pre-harvest feed supplement to reduce Salmonella in meat producing birds. Poultry Science. 87:1883-1888.
Bacterial concentration and diversity within repetitive aliquots collected from replicate continuous flow bioreactor cultures     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crippen, T.L., Sheffield, C.L., Andrews, K., Bongaerts, R.J. 2008. Bacterial concentration and diversity within repetitive aliquots collected from replicate continuous flow bioreactor cultures. The Open Microbiology Journal. 2:60-65.
Behavioral responses of laying hens to different alfalfa-layer ration combinations fed during molting - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dunkley, C.S., Kim, W.K., Friend, T.H., Woodward, C.L., McReynolds, J.L., Dunkley, K.D., Kubena, L.F., Nisbet, D.J., Ricke, S.C. 2008. Behavioral responses of laying hens to different alfalfa-layer ration combinations fed during molting. Poultry Science. 87:1005-1011.
The influence of a fructooligosaccharide (FOS) prebiotic combined with alfalfa molt diets on the gastrointestinal tract fermentation, Salmonella Enteritidis infection and intestinal shedding in laying hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Donalson, L.M., McReynolds, J.L., Kim, W.K., Chalova, V.I., Woodward, C.L., Kubena, L.F., Nisbet, D.J., Ricke, S.C. 2008. The influence of a fructooligosaccharide (FOS) prebiotic combined with alfalfa molt diets on the gastrointestinal tract fermentation, Salmonella Enteritidis infection and intestinal shedding in laying hens. Poultry Science. 87(7):1253-1262.
In vitro fermentation response of laying hen cecal bacteria to combinations of fructooligosaccharide (FOS) prebiotic with alfalfa and layer ration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Donalson, L.M., McReynolds, J.L., Kim, W.K., Chalova, V.I., Herrera, P., Gotcheva, V.G., Vidanovic, D., Woodward, C.L., Kubena, L.F., Nisbet, D.J. 2008. In vitro fermentation response of laying hen cecal bacteria to combinations of fructooligosaccharide (FOS) prebiotic with alfalfa and layer ration. Poultry Science. 87(7):1263-1275.
Behavior of laying hens on alfalfa crumble molt diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dunkley, C.S., Friend, T.H., McReynolds, J.L., Kim, W.K., Dunkley, K.D., Kubena, L.F., Nisbet, D.J., Ricke, S.C. 2008. Behavior of laying hens on alfalfa crumble molt diets. Poultry Science. 87:815-822.
Influence of exogenous melatonin administration on Salmonella enteritidis colonization in molted layers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nisbet, D.J., Edrington, T.S., McReynolds, J.L., Callaway, T.R., Byrd II, J.A. 2008. Influence of exogenous melatonin administration on Salmonella enteritidis colonization in molted layers. Poultry Science. 87:1083-1088.
Autoinducer AI-2 is involved in regulating a variety of cellular processes in Salmonella Typhimurium     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soni, K., Jesudhasan, P., Cepeda, M., Williams, B., Hume, M.E., Jayaraman, A., Russell, W.K., Pillai, S.D. 2008. Autoinducer AI-2 is involved in regulating a variety of cellular processes in Salmonella Typhimurium. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 5:147-153.
Organ weight and serum triglyceride responses of older (80 week) commercial laying hens fed an alfalfa meal molt diet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Landers, K.L., Moore, R.W., Herrera, P., Landers, D.A., Howard, Z.R., McReynolds, J.L., Byrd II, J.A., Kubena, L.F., Nisbet, D.J., Ricke, S.C. 2008. Organ weight and serum triglyceride responses of older (80 week) commercial laying hens fed an alfalfa meal molt diet. Bioresource Technology. 99(14):6692-6696.
Proteomic analysis to identify the role of luxS/AI-2 mediated protein expression in Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soni, K., Jesudhasan, P., Cepeda, M., Williams, B., Hume, M., Russell, W.K., Jayaraman, A., Pillai, S.D. 2007. Proteomic analysis to identify the role of luxS/AI-2 mediated protein expression in Escherichia coli O157:H7. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 4:463-471.
Identification of poultry meat-derived fatty acids functioning as quorum sensing signal inhibitors of autoinducer-2 (AI-2) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wedmer, K.W., Soni, K., Hume, M.E., Beier, R.C., Jesuanasan, P., Pillai, S.D. 2007. Identification of poultry meat-derived fatty acids functioning as quorum sensing signal inhibitors of autoinducer-2 (AI-2). Journal of Food Science. 72:M363-368.
Dietary lactose and its effects on the disease necrotic enteritis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McReynolds, J.L., Byrd II, J.A., Genovese, K.J., Poole, T.L., Duke, S.E., Farnell, M.B., Nisbet, D.J. 2007. Dietary lactose and its effect on the disease condition of necrotic enteritis. Poultry Science. 86:1656-1661.
Campylobacter contamination of broilers fed cottonseed or cottonseed products - (Abstract Only)
Byrd II, J.A., Stipanovic, R.D., McReynolds, J.L., Kubena, L.F., Nisbet, D.J. 2007. Campylobacter contamination of broilers fed cottonseed or cottonseed products [abstract]. Poultry Science. 86(suppl. 1):228.
Passage rates in poultry digestion using stable isotope markers and INAA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dunkley, C.S., Kim, W.K., James, W.D., Ellis, W.C., McReynolds, J.L., Kubena, L.F., Nisbet, D.J., Ricke, S.C. 2008. Passage rates in poultry digestion using stable isotope markers and INAA. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 276(1):35-39.
Molting in Salmonella enteritidis-challenged laying hens fed alfalfa crumbles. I. Salmonella enteritidis colonization and virulence gene hilA response - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dunkley, K.D., McReynolds, J.L., Hume, M.E., Dunkley, C.S., Callaway, T.R., Kubena, L.F., Nisbet, D.J., Ricke, S.C. 2007. Molting in Salmonella enteritidis-challenged laying hens fed alfalfa crumbles. I. Salmonella enteritidis colonization and virulence gene hilA response. Poultry Science. 86:2101-2109.
Immunological cell and serum metabolite response of sixty-week old commercial laying hens to an alfalfa meal molt diet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Landers, K.L., Moore, R.W., Dunkley, C.S., Herrera, P., Kim, W.K., Landers, D.A., Howard, Z.R., McReynolds, J.L., Byrd II, J.A., Kubena, L.F. 2007. Immunological cell and serum metabolite response of 60-week-old commercial laying hens to an alfalfa meal molt diet. Bioresource Technology. 99(3):604-608.
Measures in feed and water to reduce pathogen incidence in animal production - (Proceedings)
Byrd II, J.A. 2006. Measures in feed and water to reduce pathogen incidence in animal production. Proceedings of the 4th International Seminar on Food Safety. p. 23-34.
Molting in Salmonella enteritidis challenged laying hens fed alfalfa crumble diet part I: SE colonization and virulence gene hilA response - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dunkley, K.D., McReynolds, J.L., Hume, M.E., Dunkley, C.S., Callaway, T.R., Kubena, L.F., Nisbet, D.J., Ricke, S.C. 2007. Molting in Salmonella enteritidis-challenged laying hens fed alfalfa crumbles. I. Salmonella enteritidis colonization and virulence gene hilA response. Poultry Science. 86:1633-1639.
Recovery of Campylobacter from Commercial Broiler Hatchery Trayliners - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Byrd II, J.A., Bailey, R.H., Wills, R.W., Nisbet, D.J. 2007. Recovery of Campylobacter from commercial broiler hatchery trayliners. Poultry Science. 86:26-29.
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