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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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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.)

Detection of Salmonella Serotypes by Overnight Incubation of Entire Broiler Carcass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Cox Jr, N.A., Cosby, D.E., Frye, J.G., Jackson, C.R. 2016. Detection of Salmonella Serotypes by Overnight Incubation of Entire Broiler Carcass. Journal of Food Safety. DOI: 10.1111/jfs.12298.
Characterizing Relationships Among Fecal Indicator Bacteria, Microbial Source Tracking Markers, and Associated Waterborne Pathogen Occurrence in Stream Water and Sediments in a Mixed Land Use Watershed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bradshaw, J., Snyder, B., Oladeinde, A., Spindle, D., Berrang, M.E., Meinersmann, R.J., Oakley, B., Sidle, R., Molina, M. 2016. Characterizing Relationships Among Fecal Indicator Bacteria, Microbial Source Tracking Markers, and Associated Waterborne Pathogen Occurrence in Stream Water and Sediments in a Mixed Land Use Watershed. Water Research. 101:498-509. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2016.05.014.
Variation in Campylobacter Mulilocus Sequence Typing Subtypes Detected on Three Different Plating Media - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Ladely, S.R., Meinersmann, R.J., Line, J.E., Oakley, B., Cox Jr, N.A. 2016. Variation in Campylobacter Mulilocus Sequence Typing Subtypes Detected on Three Different Plating Media. International Association for Food Protection. P1-75.
Campylobacter MLST Subtypes and Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Broiler Cecal Isolates: A Two Year Study from 142 Commercial Flocks - (Abstract Only)
(15-Mar-16)
Efficacy of a Food-grade Mixture of Volatile Compounds to Reduce Salmonella Levels on Food Contact Surfaces - (Abstract Only)
(15-Mar-16)
Campylobacter can be spread in broiler transport coops: What is the role of transport coops for spreading Campylobacter contamination in broilers? - (Popular Publication)
Berrang, M.E., Cox Jr, N.A., Meinersmann, R.J., Northcutt, J., Cosby, D.E., Oakley, B., Wilson, J., Hofacre, C. 2016. Campylobacter can be spread in broiler transport coops: What is the role of transport coops for spreading Campylobacter contamination in broilers?. Poultry USA. 44-45.
Associations of GI microflora with campylobacter status in commercial broiler chickens - (Abstract Only)
(15-Mar-16)
Alternative Antimicrobial Commercial Egg Washing Procedures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hudson, L., Harrison, M., Berrang, M.E., Jones, D.R. 2016. Alternative Antimicrobial Commercial Egg Washing Procedures. Journal of Food Protection. 79(7):1216-1220.
Novel pod for chlorine dioxide generation and delivery to control aerobic bacteria on the inner surface of floor drains - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Harrison, M. ., Meinersmann, R.J. 2016. Novel pod for chlorine dioxide generation and delivery to control aerobic bacteria on the inner surface of floor drains. International Poultry Scientific Forum. January 25-26,2016. Atlanta, GA.
Triclosan in Campy-Cefex Agar to aid in Enumeration of Naturally Occurring Campylobacter spp. in Broiler Ceca - (Abstract Only)
Dent, C.I., Berrang, M.E., Adams, E.S., Meinersmann, R.J. 2016. Triclosan in Campy-Cefex Agar to aid in Enumeration of Naturally Occurring Campylobacter spp. in Broiler Ceca. International Poultry Scientific Forum. January 25-26,2016. Atlanta, GA.
Detection of Campylobacter on the Outer Surface of Retail Broiler Chicken Meat Packages and on product within - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Oakley, B., Meinersmann, R.J. 2016. Detection of Campylobacter on the Outer Surface of Retail Broiler Chicken Meat Packages and on product within. Food Protection Trends. 36(3):176-182.
Genome Sequence of a Urease-positive Campylobacter lari Strain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meinersmann, R.J., Bono, J.L., Lindsey, R., Genzlinger, L.L., Loparev, V., Oakley, B. 2015. Genome Sequence of a Urease-positive Campylobacter lari Strain. Genome Announcements. pii: e01191-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01191-15.
Optimizing Buffering Chemistry to Maintain near Neutral pH of Broiler Feed during Pre-enrichment for Salmonella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Cosby, D.E., Cox Jr, N.A., Cason, J., Richardson, K. 2015. Optimizing Buffering Chemistry to Maintain near Neutral pH of Broiler Feed during Pre-enrichment for Salmonella. Poultry Science. 94(12):3048-3051.
Recovery of thermophilic Campylobacter by three sampling methods from classified river sites in Northeast Georgia, USA - (Abstract Only)
Meinersmann, R.J., Berrang, M.E., Bradshaw, J., Molina, M., Cosby, D.E., Genzlinger, L.L. 2015. Recovery of thermophilic Campylobacter by three sampling methods from classified river sites in Northeast Georgia, USA. Campylobacter Helicobacter and Related Organisms International Workshop. November 1-5, 2015. Rotorua, New Zealand.
Overnight incubation of entire broiler carcass for increased detection of Salmonella - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Cox Jr, N.A., Cosby, D.E., House, S.L., Frye, J.G., Jackson, C.R. 2015. Overnight incubation of entire broiler carcass for increased detection of Salmonella. International Association for Food Protection. 78(Suppl A):177.
Impact of alternative antimicrobial commercial egg washes on reducing Salmonella contamination - (Abstract Only)
Hudson, L.K., Harrison, M.A., Berrang, M.E., Jones, D.R. 2015. Impact of alternative antimicrobial commercial egg washes on reducing Salmonella contamination. International Association for Food Protection. 78(Suppl A):183.
Pre-chill antimicrobial treatment to enhance the safety of chicken parts - (Abstract Only)
Steininger, C.G., Harrison, M.A., Berrang, M.E. 2015. Pre-chill antimicrobial treatment to enhance the safety of chicken parts. International Association for Food Protection. 78(Suppl A):171.
Detection of Campylobacter in 100 commercial flocks - evaluation of plating media and filtration method - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Cox Jr, N.A., Meinersmann, R.J., Oakley, B., Line, J.E. 2015. Detection of Campylobacter in 100 commercial flocks - evaluation of plating media and filtration method. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 24(2):240-245.
Comparison of selective media for detection and enumeration of naturally occurring Campylobacter spp. on poultry - (Abstract Only)
Steininger, C.G., Harrison, M.A., Berrang, M.E. 2015. Comparison of selective media for detection and enumeration of naturally occurring Campylobacter spp. on poultry. Meeting, Center for Food Safety, University of Georgia. March 3, 2015. Athens, Georgia.
Antimicrobial Effect of An Essential Oil Blend on Surface-attached Salmonella on Polyvinyl Chloride - (Abstract Only)
Song, S., Alali, W., Frank, J., Berrang, M.E., Hofacre, C. 2015. Antimicrobial Effect of An Essential Oil Blend on Surface-attached Salmonella on Polyvinyl Chloride. International Poultry Scientific Forum. January 26-27, 2015. Atlanta, Georgia.
Comparison of Selective Campylobacter Media for Detection and Enumeration of Naturally Occurring Campylobacter spp. on Poultry - (Abstract Only)
Steininger, C., Berrang, M.E., Harrison, M. 2015. Comparison of Selective Campylobacter Media for Detection and Enumeration of Naturally Occurring Campylobacter spp. on Poultry. International Poultry Scientific Forum. January 26-27, 2015. Atlanta, Georgia. P14.
Detection of Campylobacter on the outer surface of retail broiler meat packages and from the exudate within - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Oakley, B.B., Meinersmann, R.J. 2015. Detection of Campylobacter on the outer surface of retail broiler meat packages and from the exudate within. International Poultry Scientific Forum. January 26-27, 2015. Atlanta, Georgia. P.14.
Antimicrobial resistance profiles in pathogens isolated from chickens - (Proceedings)
Meinersmann, R.J. 2014. Antimicrobial resistance profiles in pathogens isolated from chickens. 57th American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians/118th United States Animal Health Association Proceedings. October 16-22, 2014. Kansas City, Missouri.
Controlling attachment and growth of listeria monocytogenes in polyvinyl chloride model floor drains using a peroxide chemical, chitosan-arginine, or heat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Hofacre, C.L., Frank, J.F. 2014. Controlling attachment and growth of listeria monocytogenes in polyvinyl chloride model floor drains using a peroxide chemical, chitosan-arginine, or heat. Journal of Food Protection. 77(12):2129-2132.
Colonization of day-old broilers with gentamicin-resistant Campylobacter coli following challenge via different inoculation routes - (Abstract Only)
Cosby, D.E., Cox Jr, N.A., Harrison, M.A., Berrang, M.E., Buhr, R.J., Wilson, J.L., Cray, P.J. 2014. Colonization of day-old broilers with gentamicin-resistant Campylobacter coli following challenge via different inoculation routes. Poultry Science Association Meeting Abstract. July 14-17,2014. Corpus Christi, Texas.
Chemical additive to enhance antimicrobial efficacy of chlorine and control cross-contamination during immersion chill of broiler carcasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schambach, B.T., Berrang, M.E., Harrison, M.A., Meinersmann, R.J. 2014. Chemical additive to enhance antimicrobial efficacy of chlorine and control cross-contamination during immersion chill of broiler carcasses. Journal of Food Protection. 77(9):1583-1587.
Poly (Acetyl, Arginyl) Glucosamine as a Biofilm-reducing Water Line Treatment - (Abstract Only)
Tilley, S., Baker, S., Berrang, M.E., Hofacre, C. 2014. Poly (Acetyl, Arginyl) Glucosamine as a Biofilm-reducing Water Line Treatment. Western Poultry Disease Conference. April 2-5, 2014. Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.
Evaluation of methods and plating media for detection of Campylobacter in ceca from 66 different broiler flocks across 11 months - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Cox Jr, N.A., Meinersmann, R.J., Oakley, B., Cosby, D.E. 2014. Evaluation of methods and plating media for detection of Campylobacter in ceca from 66 different broiler flocks across 11 months. Poultry Science Association Meeting Abstract. July 14-17,2014. Corpus Christi, Texas.
Antimicrobial Effect of An Essential Oil Blend on Surface-attached Salmonella on Polyvinyl Chloride - (Abstract Only)
Song, S., Alali, W., Frank, J., Berrang, M.E., Hofacre, C. 2014. Antimicrobial Effect of An Essential Oil Blend on Surface-attached Salmonella on Polyvinyl Chloride. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. August 3-6, 2014. Indianapolis, Indiana. 77:63.
Controlling attachment and growth of Listeria monocytogenes in PVC model floor drains using a peroxide chemical, chitosan/arginine or heat - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Hofacre, C.L., Frank, J.F. 2014. Controlling attachment and growth of Listeria monocytogenes in PVC model floor drains using a peroxide chemical, chitosan/arginine or heat. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. 77(Suppl A):216.
Sampling by sponge wipe or skin excision for recovery of inoculated Salmonella and Campylobacter from defeathered broiler carcasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Cox Jr, N.A., Oakley, B. 2014. Sampling by sponge wipe or skin excision for recovery of inoculated Salmonella and Campylobacter from defeathered broiler carcasses. Journal of Food Protection. 77(5):824-827.
Novel epidemic clones of Listeria monocytogenes, United States, 2011 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lomonaco, S., Verghese, B., Gerner-Smidt, P., Tarr, C., Gladney, L., Joseph, L., Katz, L., Turnsek, M., Frace, M., Chen, Y., Brown, E., Meinersmann, R.J., Berrang, M.E., Knabel, S. 2013. Novel epidemic clones of Listeria monocytogenes, United States, 2011. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 19(1):147-150.
Chemical additive to maximize antimicrobial effect of chlorine during pilot scale immersion chilling of broiler carcasses - (Abstract Only)
Schambach, B.T., Berrang, M.E., Harrison, M.A., Meinersmann, R.J. 2014. Chemical additive to maximize antimicrobial effect of chlorine during pilot scale immersion chilling of broiler carcasses. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting Abstracts. January 27-28, 2014. Atlanta, Georgia. P17.
The relationship between land management, fecal indicator bacteria, and the occurrence of Campylobacter and Listeria spp. in water and sediments during synoptic sampling in the S. Fork Broad River Watershed, N.E. Georgia. - (Abstract Only)
Bradshaw, J.K., Molina, M., Sidle, R.C., Sullivan, K., Oakley, B., Berrang, M.E., Meinersmann, R.J. 2013. The relationship between land management, fecal indicator bacteria, and the occurrence of Campylobacter and Listeria spp. in water and sediments during synoptic sampling in the S. Fork Broad River Watershed, N.E. Georgia.. American Geophysical Union. December 9-13, 2014. San Francisco, California.
Prevalence and concentration of Salmonella and Campylobacter in the processing environment of small-scale pastured broiler farms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Trimble, L., Alalli, W., Gibson, K., Ricke, S., Crandall, P., Jaroni, D., Berrang, M.E., Habteselassie, M. 2013. Prevalence and concentration of Salmonella and Campylobacter in the processing environment of small-scale pastured broiler farms. Poultry Science. 92(11):3060-3066..
Use of germicidal UV light to reduce low numbers of Listeria monocytogenes on raw chicken meat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Meinersmann, R.J., Frank, J.F. 2013. Use of germicidal UV light to reduce low numbers of Listeria monocytogenes on raw chicken meat. Journal of Food Protection. 76(11):1969-1971.
Proposed model for the high rate of rearrangement and rapid migration observed in some IncA/C plasmid lineages - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meinersmann, R.J., Lindsey, R., Bono, J.L., Smith, T.P., Oakley, B. 2013. Proposed model for the high rate of rearrangement and rapid migration observed in some IncA/C plasmid lineages. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(16):4806-4814.
Salmonella and Campylobacter prevalence and concentration on pasture-raised broilers processed on-farm, in a Mobile Processing Unit, and at small USDA-inspected facilities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Trimble, L.M., Alali, W.Q., Gibson, K., Ricke, S.C., Crandall, P., Jaroni, D., Berrang, M.E. 2013. Salmonella and Campylobacter prevalence and concentration on pasture-raised broilers processed on-farm, in a Mobile Processing Unit, and at small USDA-inspected facilities. Food Control. 34(1):177-182.
Concerted evolution in Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli - (Book / Chapter)
Meinersmann, R.J. 2014. Concerted evolution in Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli. Campylobacter Ecology and Evolution. S.K. Sheppard and G. Meric, ed. Caister Academic Press, Norfolk, UK. Chapter 4:33-41.
Sponge and skin excision sampling for recovery of Salmonella and Campylobacter from defeathered broiler carcasses - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Cox Jr, N.A., Buhr, R.J. 2013. Sponge and skin excision sampling for recovery of Salmonella and Campylobacter from defeathered broiler carcasses. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. July 28-31, 2013. Charlotte, North Carolina.
Listeria monocytogenes from slaughter plant to fully cooked product – sources, sites and potential for intervention - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E. 2013. Listeria monocytogenes from slaughter plant to fully cooked product – sources, sites and potential for intervention. International Poultry Scientific Forum. P.18.
Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of Salmonella Heidelberg and Kentucky isolates recovered from broiler chicks - (Abstract Only)
Cosby, D.E., Cray, P.J., Harrison, M.A., Cox Jr, N.A., Buhr, R.J., Meinersmann, R.J., Berrang, M.E., Wilson, J.L. 2013. Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of Salmonella Heidelberg and Kentucky isolates recovered from broiler chicks. International Poultry Scientific Forum. January 28-29, 2013. Atlanta, Georgia. P.46.
Contamination of raw poultry meat by airborne Listeria originating from a floor drain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Frank, J.F., Meinersmann, R.J. 2013. Contamination of raw poultry meat by airborne Listeria originating from a floor drain. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 22(1):132-136.
A chemical additive to limit potential bacterial contamination in chill tanks - (Abstract Only)
Schambach, B.T., Berrang, M.E., Harrison, M. 2012. A chemical additive to limit potential bacterial contamination in chill tanks [abstract]. International Poultry Scientific Forum. p. 3.
Chill water additive controls transfer of Salmonella and Campylobacter by improved chlorine efficacy - (Abstract Only)
Schambach, B.T., Berrang, M.E., Harrison, M. 2013. Chill water additive controls transfer of Salmonella and Campylobacter by improved chlorine efficacy. International Poultry Scientific Forum. January 28-29, 2013. Atlanta, Georgia. P.17.
Germicidal ultra-violet light to eliminate low numbers of Listeria monocytogenes on raw chicken meat - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Meinersmann, R.J., Harrison, M. 2013. Germicidal ultra-violet light to eliminate low numbers of Listeria monocytogenes on raw chicken meat. International Poultry Scientific Forum. January 28-29, 2013. Atlanta, Georgia. P.15.
Listeria monocytogenes in broiler processing – sources, sites and solutions - (Proceedings)
Berrang, M.E. 2012. Listeria monocytogenes in broiler processing – sources, sites and solutions. XIII International Seminar on Poultry Production and Pathology. November 21-23, 2012. Vina del Mar, Chile.
Campylobacter and Salmonella in broiler processing – transport through chill - (Proceedings)
Berrang, M.E. 2012. Campylobacter and Salmonella in broiler processing – transport through chill. XIII International Seminar on Poultry Production and Pathology. November 21-23, 2012. Vina del Mar, Chile. P.1-4.
Campylobacter spp. recovered from the Upper Oconee River Watershed, Georgia, in a four-year study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meinersmann, R.J., Berrang, M.E., Little, E. 2013. Campylobacter spp. recovered from the Upper Oconee River Watershed, Georgia, in a four-year study. Microbial Ecology. 65(1):22-27.
Analysis of evolutionary patterns of genes in campylobacter jejuni and C. coli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snipen, L., Wassenaar, T., Alterman, E., Olson, J., Kathariou, S., Lagesen, K., Knochel, S., Takamiya, M., Ussery, D., Meinersmann, R.J. 2012. Analysis of evolutionary patterns of genes in campylobacter jejuni and C. coli. Microbial Informatics and Experimentation. 2(1):8. doi: 10.1186/2042-5783-2-8.
Contamination of raw poultry meat by airborne listeria originating from a floor drain - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Frank, J.F., Meinersmann, R.J. 2012. Contamination of raw poultry meat by airborne listeria originating from a floor drain [abstract]. Poultry Science. 91(Suppl.1):156-157.
A chemical additive to limit transfer of salmonella and campylobacter during immersion chill - (Abstract Only)
Schambach, B.T., Berrang, M.E., Harrison, M.A. 2012. A chemical additive to limit transfer of salmonella and campylobacter during immersion chill [abstract]. Poultry Science. 91(Suppl 1):78.
Generation of airborne listeria from floor drains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Frank, J.F. 2012. Generation of airborne listeria from floor drains. Journal of Food Protection. 75(7):1328-1331.
Experimental and applied approaches to control Salmonella in broiler processing - (Popular Publication)
Berrang, M.E. 2012. Experimental and applied approaches to control Salmonella in broiler processing. The Poultry Informed Professional. 123:1-3.
Recent results on pathogen intervention during poultry processing - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E. 2012. Recent results on pathogen intervention during poultry processing. ARS Food Safety and Inspection Service Research Workshop. February 17-20,2012. Shepardstown, WV.
Analysis of co-evolving genes in campylobacter jejuni and C. coli - (Abstract Only)
Snipen, L., Meinersmann, R.J., Lagesen, K., Kathariou, S., Alterman, E., Olson, J., Knochel, S., Wassenaar, T. 2012. Analysis of co-evolving genes in campylobacter jejuni and C. coli. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting. June 16-19, 2012. San Francisco, California.
Generation of airborne listeria from floor drain - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Frank, J. 2012. Generation of airborne listeria from floor drain [abstract]. 2012 International Poultry Scientific Forum, January 23-24, 2012, Atlanta, Georgia. p.4.
Control of salmonella at the chill tank - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E. 2011. Control of salmonella at the chill tank. National Meeting on Poultry Health and Processing sponsored by Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. October 12-13,2011. Ocean City, Maryland.
Campylobacter Recovered from the Upper Oconee River Basin, Georgia, in a four-year study - (Abstract Only)
Meinersmann, R.J., Berrang, M.E. 2011. Campylobacter Recovered from the Upper Oconee River Basin, Georgia, in a four-year study. Campylobacter Helicobacter and Related Organisms International Workshop. August 28-September 1, 2011. Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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