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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Kimberly L Cook (Kim)
Bacterial Epidemiology & Antimicrobial Resistance Research
Microbiology

Phone: (706) 546-3068
Fax: (706) 546-3305
Room 206A

950 COLLEGE STATION RD.
ATHENS , GA 306052720

Projects
Monitoring of Antimicrobial Resistance in Food Animal Production
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430180
Antimicrobial Resistance Associated with Poultry and Poultry Litter Microbiota
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431566

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Prevalence of mcr-1 in US food-animal cecal contents -
Composting swine manure from high rise finishing facilities -
Ritchey, E., Cook, K.L. 2016. Composting swine manure from high rise finishing facilities. University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Bulletin. 5:14. Available: http://uknowledge.uky.edu/pss_reports/8/.
Methane generation during swine manure windrows: a case study -
Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H., Cook, K.L., Silva, P.J., Sistani, K.R. 2016. Methane generation during swine manure windrows: a case study. Florida Section - Air and Waste Management Association Annual Conference. 1121.
Evaluating antibiotic resistance genes in soils with applied manures -
Cook, K.L., Netthisinghe, A., Parekh, R.R., Gilfillen, R. 2016. Evaluating antibiotic resistance genes in soils with applied manures. International Association for Food Protection. July 31-August 3, 2016. St. Louis, MO.
Management Can Reduce Mobility of Escherichia coli compared to traditional groundwater tracers within karst terrains -
Bandy, A., Cook, K.L., Gilfillen, R., Polk, J., Macko, S. 2016. Management Can Reduce Mobility of Escherichia coli compared to traditional groundwater tracers within karst terrains. Karst Water Environment Symposium. January 27-20, 2016. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
How should we be determining background and baseline antibiotic resistance levels in agroecosystem research? -
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Keen, P., Cook, K.L., Durso, L.M., Franklin, A.M., Dungan, R.S. 2016. How should we be determining background and baseline antibiotic resistance levels in agroecosystem research?. Journal of Environmental Quality. 45:420-431.
Characterization of Potential Surrogates for Produce Pathogens -
Mayton, H., Cook, K.L., Walker, S. 2015. Characterization of Potential Surrogates for Produce Pathogens. University of California, UCLA Water Resources Group. December 2-4, 2015. Los Angeles, CA.
Management Can Reduce Contamination Potential of Beef Backgrounding -
Netthisinghe, A., Cook, K.L., Gilfillen, R., Woosley, P. 2015. Management Can Reduce Contamination Potential of Beef Backgrounding. Crop Science Newsletter. 60(11):16-17.
Elucidating the potential for transfer of antibiotic resistance genes trhough agro-ecosystems -
Cook, K.L., Jechalke, S., Wolters, B., Smalla. 2015. Elucidating the potential for transfer of antibiotic resistance genes trhough agro-ecosystems. 2015 ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. November 15-18, 2015. Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Proposed chemical mechanismsManagement practices impacts soil nutrients and bacterial populations in backgrounding beef feedlot -
Netthisinghe, A., Sistani, K.R., Cook, K.L., Gilfillen, R., Rice, C. 2015. Proposed chemical mechanismsManagement practices impacts soil nutrients and bacterial populations in backgrounding beef feedlot . Meeting Proceedings. http://proceedings.esri.com/library/userconf/proc15/index.html.
Field scale manure born animal waste management : GIS application -
Netthisinghe, A., Sistani, K.R., Cook, K.L., Gilfillen, R., Rice, C. 2015. Field scale manure born animal waste management : GIS application . ESRI Conference Proceedings. 24:239.
Approaches to assess the effects and risks of veterinary antibiotics applied with manure to soil -
Sven, J., Cook, K.L., Kornelia, S. 2015. Approaches to assess the effects and risks of veterinary antibiotics applied with manure to soil. Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria - An Open Challenge, Prof. Maria Cristina Ossiprandi (Ed.), InTech, DOI: 10.5772/61871.
Soil Microbiology, Ecology, and Biochemistry -
Cook, K.L. 2015. Soil Microbiology, Ecology, and Biochemistry. Fourth Edition. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 79:1821.
Management practices affect soil nutrients and bacterial populations in backgrounding beef feedlot -
Netthisinghe, A., Cook, K.L., Gilfillen, R., Sistani, K.R., Woosley, P. 2015. Management practices affect soil nutrients and bacterial populations in backgrounding beef feedlot. Journal of Environmental Quality. 44(6):1892-1902.
Escherichia coli strain diversity: Selecting isolates for use as pathogen surrogates -
Cook, K.L., Givan, E., Taylor, R. 2015. Escherichia coli strain diversity: Selecting isolates for use as pathogen surrogates. Federation of European Microbiological Societies, 6th Congress of European Microbiology. June 7-11, 2015. Maastricht, Netherlands.
Antibiotic resistance gene concentrations in agroecosystems following beef manure or poultry litter deposition -
Cook, K.L., Netthisinghe, A., Gilfillen, R. 2015. Antibiotic resistance gene concentrations in agroecosystems following beef manure or poultry litter deposition. 3rd International Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance. May 17-21, 2015. Wernigerode, Germany.
The effectiveness of flocculants on inorganic and metallic species removal during aerobic digestion of wastewater from poultry processing plant -
Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H., Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R., Silva, P.J. 2015. The effectiveness of flocculants on inorganic and metallic species removal during aerobic digestion of wastewater from poultry processing plant. American Chemical Society Annual Meeting Symposium Proceedings. Paper #152123798.
Strain diversity in the fecal indicator Escherichia coli: implications for its use as a produce pathogen surrogate -
Cook, K.L., Givan, E., Taylor, R. 2015. Strain diversity in the fecal indicator Escherichia coli: implications for its use as a produce pathogen surrogate. Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute Symposium. 49-50.
Environmental E.coli isolate characterization and selection as improved indicators for pathogens associated with produce contamination -
Cook, K.L., Givan, E., Taylor, R. 2015. Environmental E.coli isolate characterization and selection as improved indicators for pathogens associated with produce contamination. 2015 Kentucky Public Health Association Conference. April 14-16, 2015. Owensboro, Kentucky.
Composting swine slurry to reduce indicators and antibiotic resistance genes -
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Sistani, K.R. 2015. Composting swine slurry to reduce indicators and antibiotic resistance genes. Waste to Worth Conference. March 30-Aril 3, 2015. Seattle, Washington.
Effect of turning frequency and season on composting materials from swine high-rise facilities -
Cook, K.L., Ritchey, E.L., Loughrin, J.H., Haley, M.A., Sistani, K.R., Bolster, C.H. 2015. Effect of turning frequency and season on composting materials from swine high-rise facilities. Waste Management. 39:86-95.
The effectiveness of flocculants on inorganic and metallic species removal during aerobic digestion of wastewater from poultry processing plant -
Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H., Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R., Silva, P.J. 2015. The effectiveness of flocculants on inorganic and metallic species removal during aerobic digestion of wastewater from poultry processing plant. American Chemical Society National Meeting. Abstract.
Turning schedules influence final composition of composted swine manure -
Ritchey, E., Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R., Simmons, J.R. 2014. Turning schedules influence final composition of composted swine manure. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. November 3-5, 2014. Long Beach, California.
Use of stable isotope-labeled Escherichia coli as a tracer in karst aquifers -
Bandy, A., Cook, K.L., Macko, S., Fryar, A. 2014. Use of stable isotope-labeled Escherichia coli as a tracer in karst aquifers. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting. October 19-22, 2014. Vancouver, Canada.
Detection of pathogens, indicators, and antibiotic resistance genes following land application of poultry litter -
Cook, K.L. 2014. Detection of pathogens, indicators, and antibiotic resistance genes following land application of poultry litter. CSA News. 59:39.
Antibiotic resistance gene concentrations in soils from cattle feedlot: A three year study -
Cook, K.L., Netthisinghe, A., Gilfillen, R. 2014. Antibiotic resistance gene concentrations in soils from cattle feedlot: A three year study. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. November 3-5,2014. Long Beach, California.
Effect of windrow management on ammonia and nitrous oxide emissions from swine manure composting -
Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H., Cook, K.L., Silva, P.J., Oh, B. 2014. Effect of windrow management on ammonia and nitrous oxide emissions from swine manure composting. International Journal of Environmental, Earth Science and Engineering. 8(6):308-312.
Effect of manure application rate and timing on the leaching potential of antibiotic resistant bacteria. -
Bolster, C.H., Cook, K.L., Brooks, J.P. 2014. Effect of manure application rate and timing on the leaching potential of antibiotic resistant bacteria.. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abastract.
Impacts of antibiotic use in agriculture: what are the benefits and risks? -
Durso, L.M., Cook, K.L. 2014. Impacts of antibiotic use in agriculture: what are the benefits and risks? Current Opinion in Microbiology. 19:37-44. DOI: 10.1016/J.MIB.2014.05.019.
Nutrient source and tillage impacts on tall fescue production and soil properties -
Netthisinghe, A., Woosley, P., Gilfillen, R., Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R. 2014. Nutrient source and tillage impacts on tall fescue production and soil properties. Agronomy Journal. 106:1427–1437.
Detection of pathogens, indicators and antibiotic resistance genes following land application of poultry litter -
Cook, K.L., Netthisinghe, A.M., Gilfillen, R.A. 2014. Detection of pathogens, indicators and antibiotic resistance genes following land application of poultry litter. Journal of Environmental Quality. 43:1546-1558.
Effect of windrow management on ammonia and nitrous oxide emissions from swine manure composting -
Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H., Cook, K.L., Silva, P.J., Oh, B. 2014. Effect of windrow management on ammonia and nitrous oxide emissions from swine manure composting. CAEE 2014 : International Conference on Agricultural and Environmental Engineering. 65-69.
Pathogens, indicators and antibiotic resistance genes in soils with land applied poultry litter -
Cook, K.L., Gilfillen, R.A., Netthisinghe, A.P., Woosley, P. 2014. Pathogens, indicators and antibiotic resistance genes in soils with land applied poultry litter. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. August 3-4, 2014. Indianapolis, Indiana.
Soil micro nutrients in backgrounding beef feedlot site -
Netthisinghe, A., Gilfillen, R., Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R. 2014. Soil micro nutrients in backgrounding beef feedlot site. American Society of Agronomy Branch Meeting. Abstract.
The use of organic soil amendments for winter wheat production in Kentucky -
Ritchey, E.L., Cook, K.L., Gray, J.L. 2013. The use of organic soil amendments for winter wheat production in Kentucky. North Central Extension Industry Soil Fertility Conference Proceedings. on-line at http://www.ipni.net/ipniweb/conference/ncisfc.nsf. 29:69-76.
Improvement of anaerobic digester performance by wastewater recirculation through an aerated membrane. -
Loughrin, J.H., Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L. 2013. Improvement of anaerobic digester performance by wastewater recirculation through an aerated membrane. Transactions of the ASABE. 56(5):1675-1681.
Affect of soil amendments and manure application on nitrifiers and denitrifiers -
Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R. 2013. Affect of soil amendments and manure application on nitrifiers and denitrifiers. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract.
Robust, cross-laboratory validated PCR methods to track antibiotic resistance in agricultural settings -
Cook, K.L., Moorman, T.B., Durso, L.M. 2013. Robust, cross-laboratory validated PCR methods to track antibiotic resistance in agricultural settings. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract.
Sensitivity of mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis, escherichia coli and salmonella enterica serotype typhimurium to low pH, high organic acids and ensiling Reprint Icon -
Cook, K.L., Flis, S.A., Ballard, C.S. 2013. Sensitivity of mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis, escherichia coli and salmonella enterica serotype typhimurium to low pH, high organic acids and ensiling. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 115:334-345. doi:10.1111/jam.12243.
Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis cells are surprisingly resistant to ensiling process. -
Cook, K.L., Flis, S.A., Ballard, C.S. 2013. Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis cells are surprisingly resistant to ensiling process. Paratuberculosis Newsletter. March 2013 p7-8.
Relationship of soil nutrient content from poultry litter and dairy manure on microbial survival in fescue soils -
Gilfillen, R., Cook, K.L., Netthisinghe, A., Woosley, P., Cundiff, G. 2013. Relationship of soil nutrient content from poultry litter and dairy manure on microbial survival in fescue soils. American Society of Agronomy Branch Meeting. Abstrat.
Soil nutrient dynamics in small beef cattle backgrounding feedlot on karst environment -
Netthisinghe, A., Gilfillen, R., Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R. 2013. Soil nutrient dynamics in small beef cattle backgrounding feedlot on karst environment. American Society of Agronomy Branch Meeting. abstract.
Effects of Poultry litter and dairy manure applications on forage yield and quality in conventional and no-till established tall fescue (Scheonourous phoenix [Scop.] Holub) sward. -
Woosley, P.B., Netthisinghe, A., Gilfillen, R., Cook, K.L., Sandor, D.S. 2013. Effects of Poultry litter and dairy manure applications on forage yield and quality in conventional and no-till established tall fescue (Scheonourous phoenix [Scop.] Holub) sward.. American Society of Agronomy Branch Meeting. abstract.
Influence of swine manure application method on concentrations of methanogens and denitrifiers in agricultural soils -
Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R. 2013. Influence of swine manure application method on concentrations of methanogens and denitrifiers in agricultural soils. Meeting Abstract. online. http://www.extension.org/67590
Microbial populations associated with agricultural wastewaters and wastewater treatment -
Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H., Sistani, K.R. 2013. Microbial populations associated with agricultural wastewaters and wastewater treatment. Water Research. Abstract.
Soil nutrients, bacteria populations, and veterinary pharmaceuticals across a backgrounding beef feedlot -
Netthisinghe, A.P., Cook, K.L., Rice, C., Gilfillen, R.A., Sistani, K.R. 2013. Soil nutrients, bacteria populations, and veterinary pharmaceuticals across a backgrounding beef feedlot. Journal of Environmental Quality. 42:532–544; DOI:10.2134.
Microbial pathogen and indicator survival in fescue soils with livestock amendments -
Cook, K.L., Gilfillen, R.A., Netthisinghe, A.P., Woosley, P. 2012. Microbial pathogen and indicator survival in fescue soils with livestock amendments. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract.
Ammonia emission from swine manure windrows: a case study of biomass reduction vs. potential nutrient loss -
Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H., Cook, K.L., Silva, P.J., Ritchey, E. 2012. Ammonia emission from swine manure windrows: a case study of biomass reduction vs. potential nutrient loss. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Abstract Only.
Seasonal variation in heat fluxes, predicted emissions of malodorants, and wastewater quality of an anaerobic swine waste lagoon Reprint Icon -
Loughrin, J.H., Quintanar, A.I., Cook, K.L., Lovanh, N.C., Mahmood, R., Bexerra-Acosta, E. 2012. Seasonal variation in heat fluxes, predicted emissions of malodorants, and wastewater quality of an anaerobic swine waste lagoon. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 223:3611–3618.
Johnes disease: Troughs as a hidden source -
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H. 2012. Johnes disease: Troughs as a hidden source. Natural Resources Research Update (NRRU). NRRU only.
A microbial approach to understanding the production of ammonia in poultry litter -
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2012. A microbial approach to understanding the production of ammonia in poultry litter. Natural Resources Research Update (NRRU). NRRU only.
Development of in-house methods for high-throughput DNA extraction -
Cook, K.L., Hill, L. 2012. Development of in-house methods for high-throughput DNA extraction. Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute Symposium. 25-26.
Impact of growth conditions on transport behavior of E. coli Reprint Icon -
Marcus, I.M., Bolster, C.H., Cook, K.L., Opot, S.R., Walker, S.L. 2012. Impact of growth conditions on transport behavior of E. coli. Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 14:984-991.
Amending poultry litter to reduce ammonia producing bacteria -
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2012. Amending poultry litter to reduce ammonia producing bacteria. Natural Resources Research Update (NRRU). Technical update.
Comparison of nutrient source and forage quality as it relates to microbial survival in fescue soils. -
Gilfillen, B., Cook, K.L., Netthisinghe, A., Woosley, P., Condiff, G. 2012. Comparison of nutrient source and forage quality as it relates to microbial survival in fescue soils.. American Society of Agronomy Branch Meeting. Abstract only.
Turning schedules effect nutrient content of composted swine manure -
Ritchey, E., Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H., Sistani, K.R. 2012. Turning schedules effect nutrient content of composted swine manure. American Society of Agronomy Branch Meeting. Abstract.
Utilization of poultry litter for pesticide bioremediation -
Lovanh, N.C., Ruiz-Aguilar, G., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L. 2012. Utilization of poultry litter for pesticide bioremediation. Applied Research in Animal Manure Management: Challenges and Opportunities beyond the Adverse Environmental Impacts. 11:285-296.
Spatial variation in selected veterinary drugs across a cattle feedlot transect from barn to retention basin -
Atmospheric emissions of nitrous oxide, methane, and carbon dioxide from different nitrogen fertilizers Reprint Icon -
Sistani, K.R., Jn-Baptiste, M., Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L. 2011. Atmospheric emissions of nitrous oxide, methane, and carbon dioxide from different nitrogen fertilizers. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40:1797–1805.
Escherichia coli diversity in livestock manures and agriculturally impacted stream waters Reprint Icon -
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Ayers, K.A., Reynolds, D.N. 2011. Escherichia coli diversity in livestock manures and agriculturally impacted stream waters. Current Microbiology. 63(5):439–449.
Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (Trifolium incarnatum) growth on the survival of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 in a soil matrix -
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Frantz, J., Burnett, S. 2012. Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (Trifolium incarnatum) growth on the survival of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 in a soil matrix. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract.
Atmospheric Emissions of N2O, CH4, and CO2 from Different Nitrogen Fertilizers -
Sistani, K.R., Jn-Baptiste, M., Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L. 2011. Atmospheric Emissions of N2O, CH4, and CO2 from Different Nitrogen Fertilizers. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract Only.
Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (Trifolium incarnatum) growthon the survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a soil matrix -
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Frantz, J., Burnett, S., Cook, K.L. 2011. Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (Trifolium incarnatum) growthon the survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a soil matrix. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. p. 1.
Impact of amendments on microbial communities associated with nitrogen mineralization in poultry litter -
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Warren, J.G., Gilfillen, R., Netthisinghe, A., Sistani, K.R. 2011. Impact of amendments on microbial communities associated with nitrogen mineralization in poultry litter. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract.
Soil nutrients, bacterial communities, and veterinary pharmaceuticals in beef cattle backgrounding confinement on karst environment -
Netthisinghe, A., Cook, K.L., Rice, C., Sistani, K.R., Gilfillen, R., Nino De Guzman, G.T. 2011. Soil nutrients, bacterial communities, and veterinary pharmaceuticals in beef cattle backgrounding confinement on karst environment. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract.
Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (trifolium incarnatum)growth on the survival of escherichia coli o157:h7 in a soil matrix -
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Frantz, J., Bumett, S., Cook, K.L. 2011. Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (trifolium incarnatum)growth on the survival of escherichia coli o157:h7 in a soil matrix [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Remediation of swine slurry odor and methane using a partitioning bioreactor -
Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H., Lovanh, N.C. 2011. Remediation of swine slurry odor and methane using a partitioning bioreactor. Conference on Gastrointestinal Function. Abstract Only.
Ammonium and skatole biodegradation by swine waste microflora in a flow-through bioreactor -
Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H. 2011. Ammonium and skatole biodegradation by swine waste microflora in a flow-through bioreactor. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Abstract.
Skatole biodegradation via isolates from swine manure -
Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2011. Skatole biodegradation via isolates from swine manure. Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies. Abstract.
Genotypic diversity of escherichia coli isolates from environmental sources and the influence on transport behavior -
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Ayers, K., Reynolds, D. 2011. Genotypic diversity of escherichia coli isolates from environmental sources and the influence on transport behavior. Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute Symposium. 53-55. http://www.uky.edu/WaterResources/2011_Proceedings.pdf
Evaluation of amendments to manage nitrogen loss and microbiological quality in poultry litter. Reprint Icon -
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Eiteman, M.A., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2011. Evaluation of amendments to manage nitrogen loss and microbiological quality in poultry litter. Journal of Environmental Management. 92:1760-1766.
Effect of Litter Amendments on Microbial and Nitrogen Dynamics in Poultry Houses -
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Parekh, R.R., Warren, J.G., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2011. Effect of Litter Amendments on Microbial and Nitrogen Dynamics in Poultry Houses. Poultry International Exposition. Meeting - No page numbers.
Flooding event impacts soil pH, Ca, and P concentration distribution in a cattle backgrounding site on karst topography. -
Netthisinghe, A., Gilfillen, R., Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R. 2011. Flooding event impacts soil pH, Ca, and P concentration distribution in a cattle backgrounding site on karst topography.. Meeting Abstract. Abstract Only.
Acidification delays the microbial mineralization of organic N forms in poultry litter -
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Warren, J.G., Eiteman, M.A., Sistani, K.R. 2010. Acidification delays the microbial mineralization of organic N forms in poultry litter. CSA News. 55(10):11-13.
Survival of the causative agent of Johne’s disease (Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis) in biofilms on trough materials -
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Britt, J. 2010. Survival of the causative agent of Johne’s disease (Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis) in biofilms on trough materials. Paratuberculosis Newsletter. p.35.
Microbial mineralization of organic nitrogen forms in poultry litters -
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Warren, J.G., Eiteman, M.A., Sistani, K.R. 2010. Microbial mineralization of organic nitrogen forms in poultry litters. Journal of Environmental Quality. 39:1848-1857.
Spatial Variation in Microbial Populations Across a Cattle Feedlot Transect from Barn to Retention Basin -
Cook, K.L., Netthisinghe, A., Gilfillen, B. 2010. Spatial Variation in Microbial Populations Across a Cattle Feedlot Transect from Barn to Retention Basin. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract only.
Correlating Transport Behavior with Cell Properties for Eight Porcine Escherichia coli Isolates Reprint Icon -
Bolster, C.H., Cook, K.L., Marcus, I.M., Haznedaroglu, B.Z., Walker, S.L. 2010. Correlating Transport Behavior with Cell Properties for Eight Porcine Escherichia coli Isolates. Environmental Science and Technology. 44(13):5008–5014.
Strain level differences in Escherichia coli transport, cell surface and adhesion characteristics -
Ayers, K., Cook, K.L., Parekh, R.R., Bolster, C.H., Reynolds, D. 2010. Strain level differences in Escherichia coli transport, cell surface and adhesion characteristics. American Society for Microbiology Branch Meeting. 1:15.
Correlating attachment behavior with cell properties for eight Porcine Escherichia coli Isolates -
Bolster, C.H., Cook, K.L., Marcus, I.M., Haznedaroglu, B.Z., Walker, S.L. 2010. Correlating attachment behavior with cell properties for eight Porcine Escherichia coli Isolates. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Survival of the Causative Agent of Johne’s Disease (Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis) in Biofilms on Trough Materials -
Cook, K.L. 2010. Survival of the Causative Agent of Johne’s Disease (Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis) in Biofilms on Trough Materials. Natural Resources Research Update (NRRU). Update #1.
Survivability of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis in grass silage after fermentation and exposure to low pH and high organic acids -
Flis, S.A., Cook, K.L., Ballard, C.S. 2010. Survivability of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis in grass silage after fermentation and exposure to low pH and high organic acids. American Dairy Science Association Proceedings. Abstract only.
Strain level differences in E. coli transport, cell surface and adhesion characteristics -
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Walker, S., Ayers, K., Marcus, I. 2010. Strain level differences in E. coli transport, cell surface and adhesion characteristics. Microbial Ecology International Symposium. Abstract only.
Quantification of the Sensitivity of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis and Salmonella enterica subsp enterica to Low pH and High Organic Acids using Propidium Monoazide and Quantitative PCR -
Cook, K.L., Flis, S.A., Ballard, C.S. 2010. Quantification of the Sensitivity of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis and Salmonella enterica subsp enterica to Low pH and High Organic Acids using Propidium Monoazide and Quantitative PCR. American Society for Microbiology.
Utilization of Poultry Litter to Enhance Fungal Activity and Microbial Dynamics in the Presence of Pesticide Mixture: Implication on Pesticide Bioremediation -
Lovanh, N.C., Ruiz-Aguilar, G., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L. 2010. Utilization of Poultry Litter to Enhance Fungal Activity and Microbial Dynamics in the Presence of Pesticide Mixture: Implication on Pesticide Bioremediation. Residuals and Biosolids Conference. Abstract presented at proceeding.
Effect of Watering Trough Chlorination on Persistence of Mycobacterium avium subsp. Paratuberculosi Reprint Icon -
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Britt, J., Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2010. Effect of Watering Trough Chlorination on Persistence of Mycobacterium avium subsp. Paratuberculosi. Bovine Practitioner Journal. 44(1):69-76.
Properties and Transport Behavior among 12 Different Environmental Escherichia coli -
Bolster, C.H., Cook, K.L. 2010. Properties and Transport Behavior among 12 Different Environmental Escherichia coli. Environmental Protection Agency. EPA meeting Abstract
Influence of seasonal changes on the microbial community in an anaerobic swine waste treatment lagoon -
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Lovanh, N.C., Sorrell, J. 2009. Influence of seasonal changes on the microbial community in an anaerobic swine waste treatment lagoon. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Biofilms on Livestock Watering Trough Materials Reprint Icon -
Cook, K.L., Britt, J., Bolster, C.H. 2010. Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Biofilms on Livestock Watering Trough Materials. Veterinary Microbiology. 141(1):103-109.
Spatial and Temporal Changes in the Microbial Community in an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon Reprint Icon -
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Sorrell, J., Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H. 2010. Spatial and Temporal Changes in the Microbial Community in an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon. Anaerobe. 16:74-82.
The Role of Inter-strain Variability on the Sorption Behavior of Escherichia coli to Aquifer Sediments -
Bolster, C.H., Cook, K.L. 2009. The Role of Inter-strain Variability on the Sorption Behavior of Escherichia coli to Aquifer Sediments. International Conference on Microbial Transport and Survival in Porous Media.
Spatial and Temporal Changes in the Microbial Community in an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon -
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Lovanh, N.C., Sorrell, J., Loughrin, J.H. 2009. Spatial and Temporal Changes in the Microbial Community in an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon. Conference on Gastrointestinal Function.
Comparative quantification of Campylobacter jejuni from environmental samples using traditional and molecular biological techniques Reprint Icon -
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H. 2009. Comparative quantification of Campylobacter jejuni from environmental samples using traditional and molecular biological techniques. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 55: 633–641
The Transport of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis through Saturated Aquifer Materials Reprint Icon -
Bolster, C.H., Cook, K.L., Haznedaroglu, B.Z., Walker, S.L. 2009. The Transport of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis through Saturated Aquifer Materials. Letters in Applied Microbiology. vol. 48 p 307-312
Alum affects ammonia-producing microorganisms in poultry litter -
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Warren, J.G., Sistani, K.R. 2009. Alum affects ammonia-producing microorganisms in poultry litter. CSA News. 54(1):5.
The Effect of Stratification and Seasonal Variability on the Profile of an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon. -
Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Sistani, K.R. 2009. The Effect of Stratification and Seasonal Variability on the Profile of an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon. Bioresource Technology. 100:3706-3712
Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Biofilms on Livestock Watering Trough Materials -
Britt, J., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Sorrell, J. 2008. Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Biofilms on Livestock Watering Trough Materials. American Association of Bovine Practitioners Proceedings.
3-Methylindole production is regulated in Clostridium scatologenes ATCC 25775 Reprint Icon -
Doerner, K., Cook, K.L., Mason, B. 2009. 3-Methylindole production is regulated in Clostridium scatologenes ATCC 25775. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 48:125-132.
Effect of Litter Amendments on Poultry Litter Microbial Communities and the Subsequent Effect on Nitrogen Dynamics -
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Warren, J.G., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2008. Effect of Litter Amendments on Poultry Litter Microbial Communities and the Subsequent Effect on Nitrogen Dynamics. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Evaluation of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis Transport in Saturated Porous Media -
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Walker, S. 2008. Evaluation of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis Transport in Saturated Porous Media. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Effect of Alum Treatment on the Concentration of Total and Ureolytic Microorganisms in Poultry Litter -
Cook,K.L., Rothrock Jr,M.J., Warren,J.G., Sistani,K.R., Moore Jr,P.A. 2008. Effect of Alum Treatment on the Concentration of Total and Ureolytic Microorganisms in Poultry Litter. Journal of Environmental Quality. 37:2360-2367
The effect of alum addition on microbial communities in poultry litter -
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Warren, J.G., Sistani, K.R. 2008. The effect of alum addition on microbial communities in poultry litter. Poultry Science. 87(8) 1493-1503
Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Biofilms on Livestock Watering Trough Materials -
Cook, K.L., Britt, J., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Sorrell, J. 2008. Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Biofilms on Livestock Watering Trough Materials. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting.
Comparison of Molecular Methods and Traditional Plate Counting for Detecting Campylobacter Jejuni and Escherichia Coli from Environmental Samples -
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Sorrell, J. 2008. Comparison of Molecular Methods and Traditional Plate Counting for Detecting Campylobacter Jejuni and Escherichia Coli from Environmental Samples. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting.
Development of a Quantitative Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay to Target a Novel Group of Ammonia-Producing Bacteria Found in Poultry Litter -
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Lovanh, N.C., Warren, J.G., Sistani, K.R. 2008. Development of a Quantitative Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay to Target a Novel Group of Ammonia-Producing Bacteria Found in Poultry Litter . Poultry Science. 87(6):1058-1067
Evaluation of the Sulfate-Reducing Bacterial Population Associated With Stored Swine Slurry -
Cook, K.L., Whitehead, T.R., Spence, C., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Evaluation of the sulfate-reducing bacterial population associated with stored swine slurry. Anaerobe. 14:172-180.
EFFECTS OF LITTER AMENDMENTS ON BACTERIA AND MANURE-BORNE PATHOGENS -
Cook, K.L. 2008. Effects of litter amendments on bacteria and manure-borne pathogens . Midwest Poultry Federation Proceedings.
Spatial Shifts in Microbial Population Structure Within Poultry Litter Associated with Physicochemical Properties -
Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Miles, D.M., Sistani, K.R. 2007. Spatial Shifts in Microbial Population Structure Within Poultry Litter Associated with Physicochemical Properties. Poultry Science. Vol 86 pages 1840-1849
Spatial Variability of Ammonia Production in Poultry House: Biological, Chemical, and Physical Effects at Microscale. -
Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Miles, D.M., Sistani, K.R. 2007. Spatial Variability of Ammonia Production in Poultry House: Biological, Chemical, and Physical Effects at Microscale.. International Ammonia Conference in Agriculture.
Evaluation of survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Map) in ciliates isolated from Johne’s positive cow. -
Cook, K.L., Janaki, L., Berk, S.G. 2007. Evaluation of survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Map) in ciliates isolated from Johne’s positive cow.. Annual Johne's Disease Integrate Program Conference.
Effect of Stratification on the Profile of an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon in Kentucky: A Case Study for Designing Alternative Remediation Options. -
Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Sistani, K.R. 2007. Effect of Stratification on the Profile of an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon in Kentucky: A Case Study for Designing Alternative Remediation Options.. ASABE Annual International Meeting.
Characterization of acetogenic bacteria associated with skatole production in swine lagoon slurry. -
Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H., Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2007. Characterization of acetogenic bacteria associated with skatole production in swine lagoon slurry.. Conference on Gastrointestinal Function. Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease (2007) V19 pp42
Characterization of skatole-producing microbial populations in enriched swine lagoon slurry. -
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Loughrin, J.H., Doerner, K. Characterization of skatole-producing microbial populations in enriched swine lagoon slurry.Federation of European Microbiological Societies Microbiology Letters. 60:329-340
Optimization of Methods for Obtaining, Extracting and Detecting Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Environmental Samples using Quantitative, Real-Time PCR -
Cook, K.L., Britt, J. 2006. Optimization of Methods for Obtaining, Extracting and Detecting Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Environmental Samples using Quantitative, Real-Time PCR. Journal of Microbiological Methods. V29:154-160
SURVIVAL OF CAMPYLOBACTER JEJUNI AND ESCHERICHIA COLI IN GROUNDWATER DURING PROLONGED STARVATION AT LOW TEMPERATURES -
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H. Survival of Campylobacter Jejuni and Escherichia Coli in Groundwater During Prolonged Starvation at Low Temperatures. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 103 (2007) 573-583
Survival and Transport of Campylobacter Jejuni from Poultry Litter -
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Warren, J.G., Sistani, K.R. 2006. Survival and Transport of Campylobacter Jejuni from Poultry Litter. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Quantification of a Novel Group of Ammonia Producing Bacteria Found in Poultry Litter by Quantitative Real-Time PCR -
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Lovanh, N.C., Warren, J.G., Sistani, K.R. 2006. Quantification of a Novel Group of Ammonia Producing Bacteria Found in Poultry Litter by Quantitative Real-Time PCR . ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Effect of Alum Amendment on the Bacterial and Fungal Populations in Poultry Litter -
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Warren, J.G., Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R. 2006. Effect of Alum Amendment on the Bacterial and Fungal Populations in Poultry Litter . ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
EFFECT OF BROILER LITTER PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL, AND SPATIAL CHARACTERISTICS ON THE MICROBIAL POPULATION EVALUATED USING MOLECULAR TECHNIQUES -
Cook, K.L., Lovanh, N.C., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Miles, D.M., Sistani, K.R. 2006. Effect of broiler litter physical, chemical, and spatial characteristics on the microbial population evaluated using molecular techniques. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Characterization of skatole-producing microbial populations in enriched swine lagoon slurry. -
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H., Doerner, K. 2006. Characterization of skatole-producing microbial populations in enriched swine lagoon slurry.. American Society for Microbiology Branch Meeting.
DETECTION OF BOVINE MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM SUBSP. PARATUBERCULOSIS IN CLINICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAMPLES FROM AN INFECTED ANIMAL -
Cook, K.L., Britt, J., Berk, S. 2006. Detection of bovine mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in clinical and environmental samples from an infected animal. American Association of Bovine Practitioners Proceedings.
CHARACTERIZATION OF MICROBIAL POPULATIONS IN SWINE LAGOON SLURRIES ENRICHED FOR SKATOLE PRODUCTION -
Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H., Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2006. Characterization of microbial populations in swine lagoon slurries enriched for skatole production. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting. ISBN 1-55581-389-5 Pg A127
SURVIVAL OF CAMPYLOBACTER JEJUNI AND ESCHERICHIA COLI IN GROUNDWATER DURING PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO LOW TEMPERATURES -
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H. 2006. Survival of campylobacter jejuni and escherichia coli in groundwater during prolonged exposure to low temperatures. American Society for Microbiology. (ISBN 1-55581-389-5)
TARGETING MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM SUBSP. PARATUBERCULOSIS IN THE ENVIRONMENT -
Cook, K.L. 2006. Targeting mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in the environment. American Society for Microbiology.(ISBN 1-55581-389-5)
INTERACTIONS BETWEEN MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM SUBSP. PARATUBERCULOSIS AND PROTOZOA ISOLATED FROM A WATERING TROUGH OF A COW WITH JOHNE'S DISEASE -
Janaki, L., Cook, K.L., Berk, S.G. Interactions between mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis and protozoa isolated from a watering trough of a cow with johne's disease. American Society for Microbiology. CDROM
CHARACTERIZATION OF SKATOLE-PRODUCING MICROBIAL POPULATIONS IN ENRICHED SWINE LAGOON SLURRY -
Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H. 2006. Characterization of Skatole-Producing Microbial Populations in Enriched Swine Lagoon Slurry. Proceedings of the Workshop on Agricultural Air Quality: State of the Science. pp 547-551
Comparison of Escerichia coli and Camplobacter jejuni transport in saturated porous media -
Bolster, C.H., Walker, S.L., Cook, K.L. 2006. Comparison of Escerichia coli and Camplobacter jejuni Transport in Saturated Porous Media. Journal of Environmental Quality. 35:1018-1025 (2006)
IS ESCHERICHAIA COLI A GOOD INDICATOR OF THE TRANSPORT OF CAMPYLOBACTER JEJUNI IN GROUND WATER ENVIRONMENTS -
Bolster, C.H., Cook, K.L. 2006. Is escherichaia coli a good indicator of the transport of campylobacter jejuni in ground water environments. ASABE Annual International Meeting.
DETECTION OF MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM SUBSP. PARATUBERCULOSIS (MAP) IN THE ENVIRONMENT -
Cook, K.L. 2005. Detection of mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (map) in the environment. American Society for Microbiology Branch Meeting.
EFFECT OF MICROBIAL SPECIES RICHNESS ON COMMUNITY STABILITY AND COMMUNITY FUNCTION IN A MODEL PLANT-BASED WASTEWATER PROCESSING SYSTEM -
Cook, K.L., Garland, J.L., Layton, A.C., Dionisi, H.M., Levine, L.F., Sayler, G.S. 2007. Effect of microbial species richness on community stability and community function in a model plant-based wastewater processing system. Microbial Ecology. 52:725-737.
EVALUATION OF MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM SUBSP. PARATUBERCULOSIS SURVIVAL IN THE ENVIRONMENT -
Cook, K.L., Britt, J., Pike, A. Evaluation of mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis survival in the environment. Conference on Gastrointestinal Function. Abstract CD-ROM
THE WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY JOHNE’S ERADICATION PROJECT -
Britt, J., Pike, A., Cook, K.L. The Western Kentucky University Johne’s Eradication Project. pgs 25-30
DETECTION OF SULFATE REDUCING BACTERIA IN STORED SWINE MANURE USING QUANTITATIVE, REAL-TIME PCR ANALYSIS -
Cook, K.L., Whitehead, T.R., Cotta, M.A. 2004. Detection of sulfate reducing bacteria in stored swine manure using quantitative, real-time pcr analysis [abstract]. Microbial Ecology International Symposium. Paper No. 226.
IDENTIFICATION OF SULFATE-REDUCING BACTERIA FROM STORED SWINE MANURE BY PURE CULTURE ISOLATION AND DIRECT DSRA PCR -
Whitehead, T.R., Cook, K.L., Cotta, M.A. 2004. Identification of sulfate-reducing bacteria from stored swine manure by pure culture isolation and direct dsra pcr [abstract]. Microbial Ecology International Symposium. Paper No. 228.
PURE CULTURE AND PCR ANALYSES OF SULFATE-REDUCING BACTERIA FROM SWINE FECES AND STORED SWINE MANURE -
Whitehead, T.R., Cook, K.L., Cotta, M.A. 2004. Pure culture and pcr analyses of sulfate-reducing bacteria from swine feces and stored swine manure [abstract]. Reproduction Nutrition Development. 44(1):S32.
VARIABILITY IN THE CONCENTRATION OF SULFATE-REDUCING BACTERIA IN SWINE MANURE AND FECES AS DETERMINED USING A REAL-TIME PCR ASSAY -
Cook, K.L., Cotta, M.A., Whitehead, T.R. 2004. Variability in the concentration of sulfate-reducing bacteria in swine manure and feces as determined using a real-time PCR assay [abstract]. Reproduction Nutrition Development. 44(1):S6.
DEVELOPMENT OF A REAL-TIME PCR ASSAY FOR DETECTION OF SULFATE-REDUCING BACTERIA IN STORED SWINE MANURE AND SWINE FECES -
Cook, K.L., Whitehead, T.R., Cotta, M.A. 2004. Development of a real-time PCR assay for detection of sulfate-reducing bacteria in stored swine manure and swine feces [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Paper No. Q-093.
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