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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Diana Carychao
Produce Safety and Microbiology Research
Biological Science Lab Technician (Plants)

Phone: (510) 559-6447
Fax: (510) 559-6162
Room WAB200-K

USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-PSM
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY , CA 94710


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Comparison of subtypes of Listeria monocytogenes isolates from naturally contaminated watershed samples using a combination of non-selective and selective enrichment methods -
Gorski, L.A., Walker, S., Liang, A.S., Nguyen, K.M., Govoni, J.A., Carychao, D.K., Cooley, M.B., Mandrell, R.E. 2014. Comparison of subtypes of Listeria monocytogenes isolates from naturally contaminated watershed samples using a combination of non-selective and selective enrichment methods. PLoS One. 9(3):e92467. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.009246.
Development of a robust methos for isolation of shiga toxin positive Escherichia coli (STEC) from fecal, plant, soil and water samples from leafy greens production region in California -
Cooley, M.B., Jay-Russell, M., Atwill, E.R., Carychao, D.K., Nguyen, K.M., Quinones, B., Patel, R., Walker, S., Swimley, M., Pierre-Jerome, E., Gordus, A., Mandrell, R.E. 2013. Development of a robust methos for isolation of shiga toxin positive Escherichia coli (STEC) from fecal, plant, soil and water samples from leafy greens production region in California. PLoS One. 8(6):e65716. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065716.
Occurrence of generic E. coli, E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in water and sediment from leafy green produce farms and streams on the Central California coast -
Benjamin, L., Atwill, E.R., Jay-Russell, M., Cooley, M.B., Carychao, D.K., Gorski, L.A., Mandrell, R.E. 2013. Occurrence of generic E. coli, E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in water and sediment from leafy green produce farms and streams on the Central California coast. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2013.04.003 165(1)65-76.
Evidence of norovirus (NV)in a major produce production region watershed and a low density microarray strategy for detecting NV(Abstract) -
Selective recovery by different culture methods of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli genotypes from a major produce production region in California(Abstract) -
Curli variants of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 display distinct survival fitness Reprint Icon -
Carter, M.Q., Brandl, M., Louie, J.W., Kyle, J.L., Carychao, D.K., Cooley, M.B., Parker, C., Bates, A.H., Mandrell, R.E. 2011. Curli variants of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 display distinct survival fitness. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77:3685-3695.
Use of Photopolymerization for Genotyping Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Recovered from Produce Production Regions in California -
Tandem Repeat Stability in Escherichia coli O157:H7 is Dependent on Environmental Stress -
Effects of Environmental Stress on Stability of Tandem Repeat in Escherichia coli O157:H7 -
Cooley, M.B., Carychao, D.K., Nguyen, K.M., Whitehand, L.C., Mandrell, R.E. 2010. Effects of Environmental Stress on Stability of Tandem Repeat in Escherichia coli O157:H7. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(10)3398-3400
Phenotypic Divergence in Curli Variants of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 -
Incidence and tracking of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a major produce production region in California -
Cooley, M.B., Carychao, D.K., Crawford-Miksza, L., Jay, M.T., Myers, C., Rose, C., Key, C., Farrar, J., Mandrell, R.E. 2007. Incidence and tracking of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a major produce production region in California. PLoS One. 0001159, www.plosone.org
Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Feral Swine Near Spinach Fields and Cattle, Central California Coast -
Jay, M.T., Cooley, M.B., Carychao, D.K., Wiscomb, G.W., Sweitzer, R.A., Crawford-Miksza, L., Farrar, J.A., Lau, D.K., O'Connell, J., Millington, A., Asmundson, R.V., Atwill, E.R., Mandrell, R.E. 2007. Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Feral Swine Near Spinach Fields and Cattle, Central California Coast. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 13:12.
ESCHERICHIA COLI O157:H7 SURVIVAL AND GROWTH ON LETTUCE IS ALTERED BY THE PRESENCE OF EPIPHYTIC BACTERIA -
Cooley, M.B., Chao, D.K., Mandrell, R.E. 2006. Escherichia coli O157:H7 survival and growth on lettuce is altered by the presence of epiphytic bacteria. Journal of Food Protection.69:10:2329-2335
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