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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Microbial Interactions and Management Approaches to Reduce Pathogenic Bacteria in Poultry

Location: Food and Feed Safety Research

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

Delayed insect access alters carrion decomposition and necrophagous insect community assembly     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pechal, J.L., Benbow, M.E., Crippen, T.L., Tarone, A.M., Tomberlin, J.K. 2014. Delayed insect access alters carrion decomposition and necrophagous insect community assembly. Ecosphere. 5:art45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES14-00022.1.
Arginine and vitamin E improve the immune response after a Salmonella challenge in broiler chicks     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, X., Byrd II, J.A., Farnell, M.B., Ruiz-Feria, C.A. 2014. Arginine and vitamin E improve the immune response after a Salmonella challenge in broiler chicks. Poultry Science. 93:882-890.
Microbial community functional change during vertebrate carrion decomposition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pechal, J.L., Crippen, T.L., Tarone, A.M., Lewis, A.J., Tomberlin, J.K., Benbow, M.E. 2013. Microbial community functional change during vertebrate carrion decomposition. PLoS One. 8:e79035. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0079035.
Salmonella Typhimurium in chicken manure reduced or eliminated by addition of LT1000™     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Beier, R.C., Byrd II, J.A. 2014. Salmonella Typhimurium in chicken manure reduced or eliminated by addition of LT1000™. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 23:116-120.
Bacteria mediate oviposition by the black soldier fly, Hermetia illucens (L.), (Diptera: Stratiomyidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, L., Crippen, T.L., Holmes, L., Singh, B., Pimsler, M.L., Benbow, M.E., Tarone, A.M., Dowd, S., Yu, Z., Vanlaerhoven, S.L., Wood, T.K., Tomberlin, J.K. 2013. Bacteria mediate oviposition by the black soldier fly, Hermetia illucens (L.), (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). Scientific Reports. 3:2563:2570.
Microbial volatile emissions as insect semiochemicals     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, T.S., Crippen, T.L., Hofstetter, R.W., Tomberlin, J.K. 2013. Microbial volatile emissions as insect semiochemicals. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39:840-859.
Use and misuse of antimicrobial drugs in poultry and livestock: Mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance     Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Poole, T.L., Sheffield, C.L. 2013. Use and misuse of antimicrobial drugs in poultry and livestock: Mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance. Pakistan Veterinary Journal. 33:266-271.
Effects of dietary supplementation of a commercial prebiotic on survival, growth, immune responses, and gut microbiota of the Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(13-May-13)
The potential use of bacterial community succession in forensics as described by high throughput metagenomic sequencing     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pechal, J.L., Crippen, T.L., Benbow, M.E., Tarone, A.M., Dowd, S., Tomberlin, J.K. 2013. The potential use of bacterial community succession in forensics as described by high throughput metagenomic sequencing. International Journal of Legal Medicine. 128:193-205.
Effects of broiler feed medications on Salmonella     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Volkova, V.V., Hubbard, S.A., Magee, D.L., Byrd II, J.A., Bailey, R.H., Wills, R.W. 2013. Effects of broiler feed medications on Salmonella. Avian Diseases. 57:640-644.
A survey of bacterial diversity from successive life stages of black soldier fly (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) by using 16S rDNA pyrosequencing     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, L., Crippen, T.L., Singh, B., Tarone, A.M., Dowd, S., Yu, Z., Wood, T.K., Tomberlin, J.K. 2013. A survey of bacterial diversity from successive life stages of black soldier fly (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) by using 16S rDNA pyrosequencing. Journal of Medical Entomology. 50:647-658.
Effect of Eimeria infection on cecal microbiome of broilers fed essential oils     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martynova-Van Kley, M.A., Oviedo-Rondon, E.O., Dowd, S.E., Hume, M.E., Nalian, A. 2012. Effect of Eimeria infection on cecal microbiome of broilers fed essential oils. International Journal of Poultry Science. 11:747-755.
Quality and safety of broiler meat in various chilling systems     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Demirok, E., Veluz, G., Stuyvenberg, W.V., Castaneda, M.P., Byrd, J.A., Alvarado, C.Z. 2013. Quality and safety of broiler meat in various chilling systems. Poultry Science. 92:1117-1126.
The effect of NovaSil dietary supplementation on the growth and health performance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fed aflatoxin-B1 contaminated feed     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zychowski, K.E., Pohlenz, C., Mays, T., Romoser, A., Hume, M.E., Buentello, A., Gatlin, D.M., Phillips, T.D. 2013. The effect of NovaSil dietary supplementation on the growth and health performance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fed aflatoxin-B1 contaminated feed. Aquaculture. 376-379:117-123.
Destruction of single-species biofilms of Escherichia coli or Klebsiella pneumoniae subsp. pneumoniae by dextranase, lactoferrin, and lysozyme     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Poole, T.L., Beier, R.C. 2013. Destruction of single-species biofilms of Escherichia coli or Klebsiella pneumoniae subsp. pneumoniae by dextranase, lactoferrin, and lysozyme. International Microbiology. 15:185-189.
Single and combined effects of organic selenium and zinc on egg fertility, hatchability, and embryonic mortality of exotic cochin hens     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stanley, V.G., Hickerson, K., Daley, M.B., Hume, M.E., Hinton Jr, A. 2012. Single and combined effects of organic selenium and zinc on egg, fertility, hatchability, and embryonic mortality of exotic cochin hens. Agrotechnology. 2(1):106. doi:10.4172/2168-9881.1000106.
Interkingdom responses of flies to bacteria mediated by fly physiology and bacterial quorum sensing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tomberlin, J.K., Crippen, T.L., Tarone, A.M., Singh, B., Adams, K., Rezenom, Y.H., Benbow, M.E., Flores, M., Longnecker, M., Pechal, J.L., Russell, D.H., Beier, R.C., Wood, T.K. 2012. Interkingdom responses of flies to bacteria mediated by fly physiology and bacterial quorum sensing. Animal Behaviour. 84:1449-1456.
Survival of O157:H7 and non-o157 serogroups of Escherichia coli in bovine rumen fluid and bile salts     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Free, A.L., Duoss, H.A., Bergeron, L.V., Shields-Menard, S.A., Ward, E., Callaway, T.R., Carroll, J.A., Schmidt, T.B., Donaldson, J.R. 2012. Survival of O157:H7 and non-O157 serogroups of Escherichia coli in bovine rumen fluid and bile salts. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 9:1010-1014.
The ecology of carrion decomposition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mondor, E.B., Tremblay, M.N., Tomberlin, J.K., Benbow, M.E., Tarone, A.M., Crippen, T.L. 2012. The ecology of carrion decomposition. Nature Education Knowledge. 3(10):21.
Effect of supplementation of prebiotic mannan-oligosaccharides and probiotic mixture on growth performance of broilers subjected to chronic heat stress     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sohail, M.U., Hume, M.E., Byrd II, J.A., Nisbet, D.J., Ijaz, A., Sohail, A., Shabbir, M.Z., Rehman, H. 2012. Effect of supplementation of prebiotic mannan-oligosaccharides and probiotic mixture on growth performance of broilers subjected to chronic heat stress. Poultry Science. 91:2235-2240.
Effects of organic selenium and zinc on the aging process of laying hens     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stanley, V.G., Shanklyn, P., Daley, M., Gray, C., Vaughan, V., Hinton Jr., A., Hume, M.E. 2012. Effects of organic selenium and zinc on the aging process of laying hens. Agrotechnology. 1:103-105.
Molecular identification and characterization of ileal and cecal fungus communities in broilers given probiotics, specific essential oil blends, and under mixed Eimeria infection     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hume, M.E., Hernandez Jr, C.A., Barbosa, N.A., Sakomura, N.K., Dowd, S.E., Oviedo-Rondon, E.O. 2012. Molecular identification and characterization of ileal and cecal fungus communities in broilers given probiotics, specific essential oil blends, and under mixed Eimeria infection. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 9: 853-860.
Transient gut retention and persistence of Salmonella through metamorphosis in the lesser mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crippen, T.L., Zheng, L., Sheffield, C.L., Tomberlin, J.K., Beier, R.C., Yu, Z. 2012. Transient gut retention and persistence of Salmonella through metamorphosis in the lesser mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Journal of Applied Microbiology. 112:920-926.
Prevalence of Salmonella on retail broiler chicken meat carcasses in Colombia     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Donado-Godoy, P., Clavijo, V., Leon, M., Tafur, M., Gonzales, S., Hume, M.E., Alali, W., Walls, I., Wong, D., Doyle, M.P. 2012. Prevalence of Salmonella on retail broiler chicken meat carcasses in Colombia. Journal of Food Protection. 75:1134-1138.
Proteus mirabilis interkingdom swarming signals attract blow flies     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ma, Q., Fonseca, A., Liu, W., Fields, A.T., Pimsler, M.L., Spindola, A.F., Tarone, A.M., Crippen, T.L., Tomberlin, J.K., Wood, T.K. 2012. Proteus mirabilis interkingdom swarming signals attract blow flies. The ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology. 1:1-11.
Improved visualization of Alphitobius diaperinus (Panzer) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) - Part II: Alimentary canal components and measurements - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crippen, T.L., Esquivel, J.F. 2012. Improved visualization of Alphitobius diaperinus (Panzer) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) - Part II: Alimentary canal components and measurements. Psyche. 2012:Article 607609.
Invasion and survival of Salmonella in the environment: The role of biofilm - (Book / Chapter)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L. 2012. Invasion and survival of Salmonella in the environment: The role of biofilm. In: Kumar, Y., editor. Salmonella-A Diversified Superbug. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech Publishers. p. 3-28.
Lesser mealworms on poultry farms: A potential arena for the dissemination of pathogens and antimicrobial resistance - (Book / Chapter)
Crippen, T.L., Poole, T.L. 2012. Lesser mealworms on poultry farms: A potential arena for the dissemination of pathogens and antimicrobial resistance. In: Callaway, T.R., Edrington, T.S., editors. On-Farm Strategies to Control Foodborne Pathogens. New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. p. 233-272.
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