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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Zoonotic Parasites Affecting Food Safety and Public Health

Location: Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Laboratory

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

Subtyping Cryptosporidium ubiquitum, an emerging zoonotic pathogen in humans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, N., Xiao, L., Alderisio, K., Elwin, K., Chalmers, R., Santin, M., Fayer, R., Kvac, M., Ryan, U. 2014. Subtyping Cryptosporidium ubiquitum, an emerging zoonotic pathogen in humans. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 20(2)217-224.
Blastocystis tropism in the pig intestine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fayer, R., Elsasser, T.H., Gould, R., Solano Aguilar, G., Santin, M., Urban Jr, J.F. 2014. Blastocystis tropism in the pig intestine. Parasitology Research. 113:1465-1472.
Cryptosporidium parvum GP60 subtypes in dairy cattle from Buenos Aires, Argentina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Del Coco, V.F., Cordoba, M.A., Billbao, G., Pinto De Almeida, A., Basualdo, J.A., Fayer, R., Santin, M. 2014. Cryptosporidium parvum GP60 subtypes in dairy cattle from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Research in Veterinary Science. 96(2)311-314.
First report of Enterocytozoon bieneusi from dairy cattle in South America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Del Coco, V.F., Cordoba, M.A., Bilbao, G., Pinto De Almeida, A., Basualdo, J.A., Santin, M. 2014. First report of Enterocytozoon bieneusi from dairy cattle in South America. Veterinary Parasitology. 199(2014):112-115.
Cryptosporidiois in farmed animals - (Book / Chapter)
(21-Aug-13)
A large scale molecular study of Giardia duodenalis in horses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santin, M., Cortes Vecino, J., Fayer, R. 2013. A large scale molecular study of Giardia duodenalis in horses. Veterinary Parasitology. DOI: 10.1016/jvetpar.3013.02.006.
Clinical and subclinical infections with Cryptosporidium in animals - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santin, M. 2012. Clinical and subclinical infections with Cryptosporidium in animals. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. DOI: 10.1080/00480169.2012.731681.
Chapter 2. Assessing the importance of zoonotic waterborne pathogens - (Book / Chapter)
Suresh, K., Toranzos, G., Fayer, R., Olveda, R., Ashbolt, N., Gannon, V. 2012. Chapter 2. Assessing the importance of zoonotic waterborne pathogens. In: Dufour, A., Bartram, J., editors. Animal Waste, Water Quality and Human Health. London, England: IWA Publishihg. p. 17-72.
Adhesive-tape recovery combined with molecular and microscopic testing for the detection of Cryptosporidium oocysts on experimentally contaminated fresh produce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fayer, R., Santin, M., Macarisin, D., Bauchan, G.R. 2013. Adhesive-tape recovery combined with molecular and microscopic testing for the detection of Cryptosporidium oocysts on experimentally contaminated fresh produce. Parasitology Research. 112(4):1567-1574.
Experimental infection with Cryptosporidium parvum IIaA21G1R1 subtype in immunosuppressed mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Del Coco, V., Cordoba, M., Sidoti, A., Santin, M., Drut, R., Basualdo, J. 2012. Experimental infection with Cryptosporidium parvum IIaA21G1R1 subtype in immunosuppressed mice. Veterinary Parasitology. 190(3-4):411-417.
Detection of multiple zoonotic infectious agents in cattle with Blastocystis, Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Enterocytozoon by molecular and microscopic methods - (Abstract Only)
Fayer, R., Santin, M., Macarisin, D. 2012. Detection of multiple zoonotic infectious agents in cattle with Blastocystis, Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Enterocytozoon by molecular and microscopic methods. Meeting Abstract. p. 73.
Detection of concurrent infection of dairy cattle with Blastocystis, Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Enterocytozoon by molecular and microscopic methods     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fayer, R., Santin, M., Macarisin, D. 2012. Detection of concurrent infection of dairy cattle with Blastocystis, Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Enterocytozoon by molecular and microscopic methods. Parasitology Research. 111(3):1349-1355.
Cryptosporidium - (Book / Chapter)
Robertson, L., Fayer, R. 2012. Cryptosporidium. In: Foodborne protozoan parasites. Eds. Robertson L and Smith H. Nova Science Publuishers. NY. Book Chapter. p. 33-64.
Analysis of Giardin expression during encystation of Giardia lamblia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, M.C., Obrien, C.N., Macarisin, D., Miska, K.B., Fetterer, R.H., Fayer, R. 2012. Analysis of Giardin expression during encystation of Giardia lamblia. Journal of Parasitology. DOI: 10.1645/GE-2970.1.
Advances and outlook on the diagnosis of cryptosporidiosis - (Abstract Only)
Santin, M. 2012. Advances and outlook on the diagnosis of cryptosporidiosis. [abstract].
Epidemiological characterization of cryptosporidiosis and its implications in public health - (Abstract Only)
Santin, M. 2012. Epidemiological characterization of cryptosporidiosis and its implications in public health. [abstract].
A new and highly divergent Enterocytozoon bieneusi genotype isolated from a renal transplant recipient - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pomares, C., Santin, M., Miegeville, M., Espern, A., Albano, L., Marty, P., Morio, F. 2012. A new and highly divergent Enterocytozoon bieneusi genotype isolated from a renal transplant recipient. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 50(6):2176-2178.
Muscular Sarcocystosis in travelers returning from Tioman Island, Malaysia — 2011 - (Abstract Only)
Esposito, D., Lankau, E., Von Sonnenburg, F., Cramer, J., Grobusch, M., Savini, H., Rapp, C., Perignon, A., Gobbi, F., Ghesquiere, W., Zanger, P., Neumayr, A., Da Silva, A., Rosenthal, B.M., Aronica, E., Plier, D., Brunette, G., Brown, C., Fayer, R., Sotir, M., Freedman, D. 2012. Muscular Sarcocystosis in travelers returning from Tioman Island, Malaysia — 2011. [abstract].
Are adequate methods available to detect protist parasites on fresh produce? - (Abstract Only)
(14-Feb-12)
Cryptosporidium tyzzeri and Cryptosporidium pestis: which name is valid?     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiao, L., Ryan, U., Fayer, R., Bowman, D., Zhang, L. 2012. Cryptosporidium tyzzeri and Cryptosporidium pestis: which name is valid?. Experimental Parasitology. 130:308-309.
Cd40 Agonist Antibody Mediated Improvement of Chronic Cryptosporidium Infection in Patients with X-Linked Hyper Igm Syndrome     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fan, X., Upadhyaya, B., Wu, L., Koh, C., Santin, M., Pittaluga, S., Uzel, G., Kleiner, D., Williams, E., Ma, C., Bodansky, A., Oliveira, J., Edmonds, P., Hornung, R., Wong, D., Fayer, R., Fleisher, T., Heller, T., Prussin, C. 2012. CD40 agonist antibody mediated improvement of chronic Cryptosporidium infection in patients with X-linked hyper IgM syndrome. Clinical Immunology. 143(2):152-161.
Multilocus genotyping of Giardia duodenalis in lambs from Spain reveals a high hetrogeneity     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gomez-Munoz, M., Camara-Badenes, C., Martinez-Herrero, M., Dea-Ayuela, M., Perez-Gracia, M., Fernandez-Barredo, S., Santin, M., Fayer, R. 2012. Multilocus genotyping of Giardia duodenalis in lambs from Spain reveals a high hetrogeneity. Research in Veterinary Science. 93(2):836-842.
Prevalence and genotypes of enterocytozoon bieneusi in weaned beef calves on cow-calf operations in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santin, M., Dargatz, D., Fayer, R. 2011. Prevalence and genotypes of enterocytozoon bieneusi in weaned beef calves on cow-calf operations in the United States. Parasitology Research. 110(5):2033-2041.
Prevalence and species of Cryptosporidium in human populations worldwide - (Abstract Only)
(16-Nov-11)
Clinical and subclinical infections with Giardia and Cryptosporidium in animals - (Abstract Only)
Santin, M. 2012. Clinical and subclinical infections with Giardia and Cryptosporidium in animals. [abstract]. Book 4. . International Giardia and Cryptosporidium Conference. 4.
Prevalence of Giardia duodenalis assemblages in weaned cattle on cow-calf operations in the United States     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santin, M., Dargatz, Fayer, R. 2012. Prevalence of Giardia duodenalis assemblages in weaned cattle on cow-calf operations in the United States. Veterinary Parasitology. 183:231-236.
Molecular epidemiology of cryptosporidiosis in cattle and other food animals [Spanish][Epidemiología molecular de cryptosporidiosis en el ganado vacuno y en otros animales de abasto] - (Abstract Only)
Santin, M. 2011. Molecular epidemiology of cryptosporidiosis in cattle and other food animals [Spanish][Epidemiología molecular de cryptosporidiosis en el ganado vacuno y en otros animales de abasto] . Meeting Abstract.
Long-term Sustainability of Escherichia coli Removal in Conventional Bioretention Media - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, L., Seagren, E.A., Davies, A.P., Karns, J.S. 2011. Long-term Sustainability of Escherichia coli Removal in Conventional Bioretention Media. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 137(8):651-759.
Last Modified: 9/10/2014
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