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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Pathogen Mitigation in Livestock and Red Meat Production

Location: Meat Safety & Quality Research

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

Antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica in the beef production and processing chain - (Abstract Only)
Schmidt, J.W., Harhay, D.M., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Arthur, T.M. 2014. Antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica in the beef production and processing chain. [abstract] American Society for Microbiology 114th General Meeting. No. 1033.
Effect of residual sanitizers on Salmonella enterica biofilm formation - (Abstract Only)
(05-Mar-14)
Minimal heat treatments reduce Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC)and Salmonella on surface of fresh beef - (Abstract Only)
(13-Feb-14)
Antibiotic resistance by source: human-cattle-swine - (Abstract Only)
Arthur, T.M., Agga, G.E., Schmidt, J.W. 2014. Antibiotic resistance by source: human-cattle-swine. [Abstract] Beef Industry Safety Summit. Available: www.bifsco.org/attendees.aspx.
Prevalence and serotypes of intimin (eae) positive Shiga toxin-producing E. coli colonizing cattle arriving at fed beef and cull cow plants in the US - (Abstract Only)
Bosilevac, J.M., Luedtke, B.E., Arthur, T.M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2014. Prevalence and serotypes of intimin (eae) positive Shiga toxin-producing E. coli colonizing cattle arriving at fed beef and cull cow plants in the U.S. [abstract] Beef Industry Safety Summit. Available: www.bifsco.org/attendees.aspx.
Effects of in-plant interventions on reduction of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli and background indicator microorganisms on veal calf hides     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, R., Koohmaraie, M., Wheeler, T.L., Bosilevac, J.M. 2014. Effects of in-plant interventions on reduction of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli and background indicator microorganisms on veal calf hides. Journal of Food Protection. 77(5):745-751.
Immersion in antimicrobial solutions reduces Salmonella enterica and Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli on beef cheek meat     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmidt, J.W., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Wang, R., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2014. Immersion in antimicrobial solutions reduces Salmonella enterica and Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli on beef cheek meat. Journal of Food Protection. 77(4):538-548.
Characterization of escherichia coli O157:H7 strains from contaminated raw beef trim during “high event periods”     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Bono, J.L., Kalchayanand, N. 2014. Characterization of escherichia coli O157:H7 strains from contaminated raw beef trim during “high event periods”. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80(2):506-514.
Impact of sampling area and location on measurement of indicator organisms during beef carcass interventions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, R., King, D.A., Koohmaraie, M., Bosilevac, J.M. 2013. Impact of sampling area and location on measurement of indicator organisms during beef carcass interventions. Journal of Food Protection. 76(12):2069-2073.
Bacterial antibiotic resistance, animal agriculture, and human health: no simple answer at the interface of three complex systems - (Proceedings)
Schmidt, J.W. 2013. Bacterial antibiotic resistance, animal agriculture, and human health: no simple answer at the interface of three complex systems. Proceedings of the American Meat Science Association Reciprocal 66th Annual Meat Conference, June 16-19, 2013, Auburn, Alabama, p.60-63.
Characterization of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 strains isolated from supershedding cattle     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Ahmed, R., Chase-Topping, M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Bono, J.L. 2013. Characterization of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 strains isolated from supershedding cattle. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(14):4294-4303.
Mixed biofilm formation by shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium enhanced bacterial resistance to sanitization due to extracellular polymeric substances     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, R., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Harhay, D.M. 2013. Mixed biofilm formation by shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium enhanced bacterial resistance to sanitization due to extracellular polymeric substances. Journal of Food Protection. 76(9):1513-1522.
Biofilm formation and sanitizer resistance contributes to “High Event” meat contamination by E. coli O157:H7 - (Abstract Only)
Wang, R., Kalchayanand, N., Bosilevac, J.M., Arthur, T.M. 2013. Biofilm formation and sanitizer resistance contributes to “High Event” meat contamination by E. coli O157:H7. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. [abstract] P1-48 Page No.48.
Ultraviolet light (UV) and UV-ozone interventions reduce shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) on contaminated fresh beef - (Abstract Only)
Kalchayanand, N., Bosilevac, J.M., Wheeler, T.L. 2013. Ultraviolet light (UV) and UV-ozone interventions reduce shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) on contaminated fresh beef. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. Poster No. 1596 p.166.
Characterization of E. coli O157:H7 strains isolated from super-shedding cattle - (Abstract Only)
Arthur, T.M., Ahmed, R., Chase-Topping, M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Bono, J.L. 2013. Characterization of E. coli O157:H7 strains isolated from super-shedding cattle. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. Poster No. 1707, p 171.
Comparison of non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli detection systems - (Proceedings)
Bosilevac, J.M. 2013. Comparison of non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing E. coli detection systems.Proceedings of the Beef Industry Safety Summit, March 13-15, 2013, Dallas Texas. 2013 FLASHDRIVE.
The physiologic state of Escherichia coli O157:H7 does not affect its detection in two commercial real-time PCR-based tests     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, R., Schmidt, J.W., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M. 2013. The physiologic state of Escherichia coli O157:H7 does not affect its detection in two commercial real-time PCR-based tests. Food Microbiology. 33: 205-212.
Chromogenic agar medium for detection and isolation of Escherichia coli serogroups O26,O45,O103,O111,O121, and O145 from fresh beef and cattle feces     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Wells, J., Wheeler, T.L. 2013. Chromogenic agar medium for detection and isolation of Escherichia coli serogroups O26,O45,O103,O111,O121, and O145 from fresh beef and cattle feces. Journal of Food Protection. 76(2):192-199.
Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica in air and droplets at three United States commercial beef processing plants     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmidt, J.W., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica in air and droplets at three United States commercial beef processing plants. Journal of Food Protection. 75(12):2213-2218.
Predicting the presence of non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in ground beef by using molecular tests for Shiga toxins, intimin, and O serogroups     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bosilevac, J.M., Koohmaraie, M. 2012. Predicting the presence of non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in ground beef by using molecular tests for Shiga toxins, intimin, and O serogroups. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78(19):7152-7155.
Resistance of various shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli to electrolyzed oxidizing water     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jadeja, R., Hung, Y., Bosilevac, J.M. 2013. Resistance of various shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli to electrolyzed oxidizing water. Food Control. 30(2):580-584.
Detection methods and intervention strategies for shiga toxin-producing E. coli in beef - (Abstract Only)
Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Detection methods and intervention strategies for shiga toxin-producing E. coli in beef [abstract]. Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists. 061-01:52.
Evaluation of commonly used antimicrobial interventions for fresh beef inoculated with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serotypes O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145, and O157:H7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Evaluation of commonly used antimicrobial interventions for fresh beef inoculated with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serotypes O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145, and O157:H7. Journal of Food Protection. 75(7):1207-1212.
Efficacy of ultraviolet light (UV) and UV-ozone as an intervention to reduce pathogens-contaminated fresh beef - (Abstract Only)
Kalchayanand, N., Bosilevac, J.M., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Efficacy of ultraviolet light (UV) and UV-ozone as an intervention to reduce pathogens-contaminated fresh beef.[Abstract] Annual Meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists.June 25-28, 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada. Abstract 035-71:25.
Analysis of E. coli O157:H7 strains isolated from raw beef contamination events - (Abstract Only)
Arthur, T.M. 2012. Analysis of E. coli O157:H7 strains isolated from raw beef contamination events [abstract]. 2012 Beef Industry Safety Summit. Abstract No. 11.
Characterization of E. coli O157:H7 strains associated with super-shedding cattle - (Abstract Only)
Arthur, T.M. 2012. Characterization of E. coli O157:H7 strains associated with super-shedding cattle [abstract]. 2012 Beef Industry Safety Summit. Abstract No. 1.
Prevalence and characterization of non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli isolated from feedlot and cull dairy and beef herd cattle - (Abstract Only)
(31-Jan-12)
Prevalence, enumeration, serotypes, and antimicrobial resistance phenotypes of Salmonella enterica isolates from carcasses at two large United States pork processing plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmidt, J.W., Harhay, D.M., Kalchayanand, N., Bosilevac, J.M., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2012. Prevalence, enumeration, serotypes, and antimicrobial resistance phenotypes of Salmonella enterica isolates from carcasses at two large United States pork processing plants. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78(8):2716-2726.
Efficacy of hypobromous acid as a hide-on carcass antimicrobial intervention     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Kalchayanand, N., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2012. Efficacy of hypobromous acid as a hide-on carcass antimicrobial intervention. Journal of Food Protection. 75 (5): 955-958.
Microbiological analysis of bovine lymph nodes for the detection of Salmonella enterica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harhay, D.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Shackelford, S.D., Loneragan, G.H., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Microbiological analysis of bovine lymph nodes for the detection of Salmonella enterica. Journal of Food Protection. 75(5):854-858.
Salmonella in lymph nodes of cattle presented for harvest - (Abstract Only)
Gragg, S.E., Loneragan, G.H., Brashears, M.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Wang, R., Schmidt, J.W., Brooks, J.C., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Brown, T.R., Brichta-Harhay, D.M. 2011. Salmonella in lymph nodes of cattle presented for harvest [abstract]. Proceeding of the 2011 Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, December 4-6, 2011, Chicago, Illinois. p. 149.
Non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli: prevalence associated with meat animals and controlling interventions - (Proceedings)
Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli: prevalence associated with meat animals and controlling interventions. Proceedings of American Meat Science Association 64th Annual Reciprocal Meat Conference, June 19-22, 2011, Kansas State University, Manhattan Kansas. p.1-9.
Last Modified: 7/14/2014
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