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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Ecology and Molecular Epidemiology of Zoonotic Bacterial Pathogens Associated with Dairy Farms

Location: Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Laboratory

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

Dynamics of Escherichia coli virulence factors in dairy herds and farm environments in a longitudinal study in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lambertini, E., Karns, J.S., Van Kessel, J.S., Cao, H., Schukken, Y.H., Wolfgang, D.R., Smith, J.M., Pradhan, A.K. 2015. Dynamics of Escherichia coli virulence factors in dairy herds and farm environments in a longitudinal study in the United States. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 81:4477-4488.
Improvements to a PCR-based serogrouping scheme for Salmonella enterica from dairy farm samples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karns, J.S., Haley, B.J., Van Kessel, J.S. 2015. Improvements to a PCR-based serogrouping scheme for Salmonella enterica from dairy farm samples. Journal of Food Protection. 78:1182-1185.
Longitudinal data collection of Mycobacterium avium subspecies Paratuberculosis infections in dairy herds. Collection and use of observational data - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schukken, Y., Whitlock, R., Wolfgang, D., Grohn, Y., Beaver, A., Van Kessel, J.S., Zurakowske, M., Mitchell, R. 2015. Longitudinal data collection of Mycobacterium avium subspecies Paratuberculosis infections in dairy herds. Collection and use of observational data. Veterinary Research. 46:65-75.
Molecular detection of the index case of a subclinical salmonella Kentucky epidemic on a dairy farm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Haley, B.J., Allard, M., Brown, E., Hovingh, E., Karns, J.S., Van Kessel, J.S. 2014. Molecular detection of the index case of a subclinical salmonella Kentucky epidemic on a dairy farm. Epidemiology and Infection. DOI: 10.1017/S.0950268814001289.
Genome sequences of ten Salmonella enterica serovars isolated from a single dairy farm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Haley, B.J., Luo, Y., Wang, C., Pettengill, J., Allard, M., Brown, E., Karns, J.S., Van Kessel, J.S. 2014. Genome sequences of ten Salmonella enterica serovars isolated from a single dairy farm. Genome Announcements. 2(2):00082-14.
Invasion and transmission of Salmonella Kentucky in an adult dairy herd using approximate Bayesian computation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lu, Z., Mitchell, R.M., Smith, R.L., Karns, J.S., Van Kessel, J.S., Wolfgang, D.R., Schukken, Y.H., Grohn, Y.T. 2013. Invasion and transmission of Salmonella Kentucky in an adult dairy herd using approximate Bayesian computation. BioMed Central (BMC) Veterinary Research. 9:245-251.
Phylogenetic Diversity of the Enteric Pathogen Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica Inferred from Genome-Wide Reference-Free SNP Characters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Timme, R., Pettengrll, J., Allard, M., Strain, E., Barrangou, R., Wehnes, C., Van Kessel, J.S., Karns, J.S., Musser, S., Brown, E. 2013. Phylogenetic Diversity of the Enteric Pathogen Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica Inferred from Genome-Wide Reference-Free SNP Characters. Genome Biology and Evolution. 5:2109-2123.
Comparative genomics reveals the source and mechanisms of a Salmonella Kentucky epidemic on a dairy farm - (Abstract Only)
Haley, B.J., Allard, M., Brown, E., Hovingh, E., Karns, J.S., Van Kessel, J.S. 2013. Comparative genomics reveals the source and mechanisms of a Salmonella Kentucky epidemic on a dairy farm. BARC Poster Day.
Regional distribution of two dairy-associated Salmonella enterica serotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Kessel, J.S., Karns, J.S., Wolfgang, D.R., Hovingh, E. 2013. Regional distribution of two dairy-associated Salmonella enterica serotypes. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 10(5):448-452.
Genomic investigation of Salmonella enterica sequences associated with long-term colonization of the bovine gut - (Abstract Only)
Haley, B.J., Karns, J.S., Van Kessel, J.S. 2012. Genomic investigation of Salmonella enterica sequences associated with long-term colonization of the bovine gut. Meeting Abstract.
Antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella enterica isolates from bulk tank milk and milk filters in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Kessel, J.S., Sonnier, J.L., Zhao, S., Karns, J.S. 2013. Antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella enterica isolates from bulk tank milk and milk filters in the United States. Journal of Food Protection. DOI: 10.4315/0362-28X.JFP-12-263.
Antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella enterica isolated from bulk tank milk and milk filters in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Van Kessel, J.S., Sonnier, J.L., Zhao, S., Karns, J.S. 2012. Antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella enterica isolated from bulk tank milk and milk filters in the United States. Meeting Abstract.
Dynamics of Salmonella serotype shifts in an endemically infected dairy herd - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Kessel, J.S., Karns, J.S., Wolfgang, D., Hovingh, E., Schukken, Y. 2012. Dynamics of Salmonella serotype shifts in an endemically infected dairy herd. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 9:319-324.
Piloting the future: Results from a pilot study for changes in the animal sampling program for the national antibiotic resistance monitoring system (NARMS) - (Abstract Only)
Torrence, M.E., Singer, R., Loneragan, G., Scott, M., Hofacre, C., Berghaus, R., Harhay, D.M., Edrington, T.S., Byrd Ii, J.A., Van Kessel, J.S. 2011. Piloting the future: Results from a pilot study for changes in the animal sampling program for the national antibiotic resistance monitoring system (NARMS). Meeting Abstract.
Effects of temperature on bacterial transport and destruction in bioretention media: Field and laboratory evaluations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, L., Seagren, E., Davis, A., Karns, J.S. 2012. Effects of temperature on bacterial transport and destruction in bioretention media: Field and laboratory evaluations. Water Environment Research. 84:485-496.
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