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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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John W Schmidt
Meats Safety & Quality Research
Microbiology

Phone: (402) 762-4226
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P.O. BOX 166
CLAY CENTER , NE 689330166

Projects
Genomic and Metagenomic Differences in Foodborne Pathogens and Determination of Ecological Niches and Reservoirs
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430418
Mitigation Approaches for Foodborne Pathogens in Cattle and Swine for Use During Production and Processing
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430703

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Escherichia coli O157:H7 strains isolated from “High Event Period” beef contamination have strong biofilm forming ability and low sanitizer susceptibility which are associated with high pO157 plasmid copy number -
Effect of calcium hydroxide application to cattle feedlot pens on Escherichia coli O157:H7 and total E. coli in pen surface manure -
Berry, E.D., Wells, J., Arthur, T.M., Schmidt, J.W., Spiehs, M.J., Woodbury, B.L. 2016. Effect of calcium hydroxide application to cattle feedlot pens on Escherichia coli O157:H7 and total E. coli in pen surface manure [Abstract]. Journal of Food Protection. Supp. A(79):P2-122.
Antimicrobial-resistant fecal bacteria from ceftiofur-treated and non-antimicrobial-treated co-mingled beef cows at a cow-calf operation -
Diagnostic accuracy of rectoanal mucosal swab of feedlot cattle for detection and enumeration of Salmonella enterica Reprint Icon -
Agga, G.E., Arthur, T.M., Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Harhay, D.M. 2016. Diagnostic accuracy of rectoanal mucosal swab of feedlot cattle for detection and enumeration of Salmonella enterica. Journal of Food Protection. 79(4):531-537. doi:10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-15-409.
Antimicrobial resistance issues in beef production -
Schmidt, J.W. 2015. Antimicrobial resistance issues in beef production.Proceedings of the American Meat Science Association Reciprocal Conference, June 13-17, 2015, Lincoln, NE, p. 55-58.
Antimicrobial-resistant bacterial populations and antimicrobial resistance genes obtained from environments impacted by livestock and municipal waste Reprint Icon -
Agga, G.E., Arthur, T.M., Harhay, D.M., Durso, L.M., Schmidt, J.W. 2015. Antimicrobial-resistant bacterial populations and antimicrobial resistance genes obtained from environments impacted by livestock and municipal waste. PLoS One. 10(7).
Variations in the fecal occurrences of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria are greater between seasons than between "raised without antibiotics" and "conventional" cattle production systems -
Schmidt, J.W., Agga, G.E., Bosilevac, J.M., Wheeler, T.L., Arthur, T.M. 2015. Variations in the fecal occurrences of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria are greater between seasons than between "raised without antibiotics" and "conventional" cattle production systems.[Abstract] 4th American Society for Microbiology Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance in Zoonotic Bacteria and Foodborne Pathogens. S7:4,p.102.
Antimicrobial resistance of enteric bacteria among ceftiofur treated and non-antimicrobial treated co-mingled pasture beef cows -
Agga, G.E., Schmidt, J.W., Arthur, T.M. 2015. Antimicrobial resistance of enteric bacteria among ceftiofur treated and non-antimicrobial treated co-mingled pasture beef cows.[Abstract]. 4th American Society for Microbiology Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance in Zoonotic Bacteria and Foodborne Pathogens. S6:5, p.39.
Characterization of E. coli O157:H7 strains isolated from “High Event Period” beef trim contamination -
Wang, R., Luedtke, B.E., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Bosilevac, J.M., Arthur, T.M. 2015. Characterization of E. coli O157:H7 strains isolated from “High Event Period” beef trim contamination. [Abstract] International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. Volume 78 (Supplement A): page 64. (T10-211).
Efficacy of antimicrobial compounds on surface decontamination of seven shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) and Salmonella inoculated onto fresh beef Reprint Icon -
Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2015. Efficacy of antimicrobial compounds on surface decontamination of seven shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella inoculated onto fresh beef. Journal of Food Protection. 78(3):503-510.
Occurrence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica in the beef cattle production and processing continuum Reprint Icon -
Schmidt, J.W., Agga, G.E., Bosilevac, J.M., Harhay, D.M., Shackelford, S.D., Wang, R., Wheeler, T.L., Arthur, T.M. 2015. Occurrence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica in the beef cattle production and processing continuum. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 81(2):713-725.
Antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica in the beef production and processing chain -
Schmidt, J.W., Harhay, D.M., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Arthur, T.M. 2014. Antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica in the beef production and processing chain. [abstract] American Society for Microbiology 114th General Meeting. No. 1033.
Effect of direct-fed microbial supplementation on the presence of Salmonella enterica in bovine peripheral lymph nodes -
Harhay, D.M., Loneragan, G.H., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Wheeler, T.L., Kolath, B., Theunick, D., Riemann, M., Schaefer, D., Brown, T. 2014. Effect of direct-fed microbial supplementation on the presence of Salmonella enterica in bovine peripheral lymph nodes. [Abstract]. International Association for Food Protection. Supp. A(77):211-212. P3-65.
Examination of predictors of Salmonella enterica contamination in cattle feedlot environments -
Harhay, D.M., Arthur, T.M., Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Kalchayanand, N., Bosilevac, J.M., Edrington, T.S., Loneragan, G., Wheeler, T.L. 2014. Examination of predictors of Salmonella enterica contamination in cattle feedlot environments. [Abstract] Beef Industray Safety Summit. Available: www.bifsco.org/attendees.aspx.
Antibiotic resistance by source: human-cattle-swine -
Arthur, T.M., Agga, G.E., Schmidt, J.W. 2014. Antibiotic resistance by source: human-cattle-swine. [Abstract] Beef Industry Safety Summit. Available: www.bifsco.org/attendees.aspx.
Prevalence and serotypes of intimin (eae) positive Shiga toxin-producing E. coli colonizing cattle arriving at fed beef and cull cow plants in the US -
Bosilevac, J.M., Luedtke, B.E., Arthur, T.M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2014. Prevalence and serotypes of intimin (eae) positive Shiga toxin-producing E. coli colonizing cattle arriving at fed beef and cull cow plants in the U.S. [abstract] Beef Industry Safety Summit. Available: www.bifsco.org/attendees.aspx.
Immersion in antimicrobial solutions reduces Salmonella enterica and Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli on beef cheek meat Reprint Icon -
Schmidt, J.W., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Wang, R., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2014. Immersion in antimicrobial solutions reduces Salmonella enterica and Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli on beef cheek meat. Journal of Food Protection. 77(4):538-548.
Bacterial antibiotic resistance, animal agriculture, and human health: no simple answer at the interface of three complex systems -
Schmidt, J.W. 2013. Bacterial antibiotic resistance, animal agriculture, and human health: no simple answer at the interface of three complex systems. Proceedings of the American Meat Science Association Reciprocal 66th Annual Meat Conference, June 16-19, 2013, Auburn, Alabama, p.60-63.
Characterization of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 strains isolated from supershedding cattle Reprint Icon -
Arthur, T.M., Ahmed, R., Chase-Topping, M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Bono, J.L. 2013. Characterization of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 strains isolated from supershedding cattle. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(14):4294-4303.
Mixed biofilm formation by Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium enhanced bacterial resistance to sanitization due to extracellular polymeric substances Reprint Icon -
Wang, R., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Harhay, D.M. 2013. Mixed biofilm formation by Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium enhanced bacterial resistance to sanitization due to extracellular polymeric substances. Journal of Food Protection. 76(9):1513-1522.
Longitudinal concentrations of antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli in feces do not correspond to the patterns of antibiotic use at a cattle feedlot -
Schmidt, J.W. 2013. Longitudinal concentrations of antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli in feces do not correspond to the patterns of antibiotic use at a cattle feedlot. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting. Poster No. 15 p. 101.
Characterization of E. coli O157:H7 strains isolated from super-shedding cattle -
Arthur, T.M., Ahmed, R., Chase-Topping, M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Bono, J.L. 2013. Characterization of E. coli O157:H7 strains isolated from super-shedding cattle. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. Poster No. 1707, p 171.
Cross-sectional study examining Salmonella enterica carriage in subiliac lymph nodes of cull and feedlot cattle at harvest Reprint Icon -
Gragg, S.E., Loneragan, G.H., Brashears, M.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Wang, R., Schmidt, J.W., Brooks, J.C., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Brown, T.R., Edrington, T.S., Brichta-Harhay, D.M. 2013. Cross-sectional study examining Salmonella enterica carriage in subiliac lymph nodes of cull and feedlot cattle at harvest. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 10:368-374.
Salmonella in lymph nodes of cull and fed cattle at harvest -
Webb, H.E., Harhay, D.M., Gragg, S.E., Brashears, M.M., Nightingale, K.K., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Lonergan, G.H. 2013. Salmonella in lymph nodes of cull and fed cattle at harvest. IN: Proceedings of The Beef Industry Summit 2013, March 13-15, 2013, Dallas Texas, 2013 FLASHDRIVE.
Influence of therapeutic ceftiofur treatments of feedlot cattle on fecal and hide prevalences of commensal Escherichia coli resistant to expanded-spectrum cephalosporins, and molecular characterization of resistant isolates Reprint Icon -
Schmidt, J.W., Griffin, D., Kuehn, L.A., Harhay, D.M. 2013. Influence of therapeutic ceftiofur treatments of feedlot cattle on fecal and hide prevalences of commensal Escherichia coli resistant to expanded-spectrum cephalosporins, and molecular characterization of resistant isolates. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(7):2273-2283.
Cross-sectional study examining Salmonella enterica carriage in subiliac lymph nodes of cull and feedlot cattle at harvest Reprint Icon -
Gragg, S.E., Loneragan, G.H., Brashears, M.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Wang, R., Schmidt, J.W., Brooks, J., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Brown, T.R., Edrington, T.S., Harhay, D.M. 2013. Cross-sectional study examining Salmonella enterica carriage in subiliac lymph nodes of cull and feedlot cattle at harvest. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 10(4):368-374.
The physiologic state of Escherichia coli O157:H7 does not affect its detection in two commercial real-time PCR-based tests Reprint Icon -
Wang, R., Schmidt, J.W., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M. 2013. The physiologic state of Escherichia coli O157:H7 does not affect its detection in two commercial real-time PCR-based tests. Food Microbiology. 33: 205-212.
Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica in air and droplets at three United States commercial beef processing plants Reprint Icon -
Schmidt, J.W., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica in air and droplets at three United States commercial beef processing plants. Journal of Food Protection. 75(12):2213-2218.
Dual-serotype biofilm formation by Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli 0157:H7 and 026:H11 strains -
SWang, R., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Bosilevac, J.M., Bono, J.L. 2012. Dual-serotype biofilm formation by Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli 0157:H7 and 026:H11 strains. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78(17):6341-6344.
Prevalence of lactose fermenting coliforms resistant to third generation cephalosporins in cattle feedlot throughout a production cycle and molecular characterization of resistant isolates -
Schmidt, J.W., Kuehn, L.A., Griffin, D., Harhay, D.M. 2012. Prevalence of lactose fermenting coliforms resistant to third generation cephalosporins in cattle feedlot throughout a production cycle and molecular characterization of resistant isolates [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection. p. 148-149. Abstract No. P2-95.
Evaluation of commonly used antimicrobial interventions for fresh beef inoculated with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serotypes O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145, and O157:H7 -
Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Evaluation of commonly used antimicrobial interventions for fresh beef inoculated with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serotypes O26, O45, O103, O111, O121, O145, and O157:H7. Journal of Food Protection. 75(7):1207-1212.
Prevalence, enumeration, serotypes, and antimicrobial resistance phenotypes of Salmonella enterica isolates from carcasses at two large United States pork processing plants -
Schmidt, J.W., Harhay, D.M., Kalchayanand, N., Bosilevac, J.M., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2012. Prevalence, enumeration, serotypes, and antimicrobial resistance phenotypes of Salmonella enterica isolates from carcasses at two large United States pork processing plants. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78(8):2716-2726.
Efficacy of hypobromous acid as a hide-on carcass antimicrobial intervention Reprint Icon -
Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Kalchayanand, N., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2012. Efficacy of hypobromous acid as a hide-on carcass antimicrobial intervention. Journal of Food Protection. 75 (5): 955-958.
Microbiological analysis of bovine lymph nodes for the detection of Salmonella enterica -
Harhay, D.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Shackelford, S.D., Loneragan, G.H., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Microbiological analysis of bovine lymph nodes for the detection of Salmonella enterica. Journal of Food Protection. 75(5):854-858.
Salmonella in lymph nodes of cattle presented for harvest -
Gragg, S.E., Loneragan, G.H., Brashears, M.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Wang, R., Schmidt, J.W., Brooks, J.C., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Brown, T.R., Brichta-Harhay, D.M. 2011. Salmonella in lymph nodes of cattle presented for harvest [abstract]. Proceeding of the 2011 Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, December 4-6, 2011, Chicago, Illinois. p. 149.
Salmonella in lymph nodes of cattle presented for harvest -
Gragg, S.E., Loneragan, G.H., Brichta-Harhay, D.M., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Wang, R., Schmidt, J.W., Brooks, J.C., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Brown, T.R., Brashears, M.M. 2011. Salmonella in lymph nodes of cattle presented for harvest [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection. p. 19. Abstract No. P1-62.
The effect of sample size and matrix on the ability of rapid methods to detect E. coli O157:H7 -
Bosilevac, J.M., Schmidt, J.W., Kalchayanand, N., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2011. The effect of sample size and matrix on the ability of rapid methods to detect E. coli O157:H7 [abstract]. 2011 Beef Industry Safety Summit, Dallas, TX. March 2-4, 2011. 2011 Beef Industry Safety Summit Research Update. Abstract No. 1.
Towards an understanding of how Salmonella potentially evades beef carcass processing interventions -
Brichta-Harhay, D.M., Gragg, S.E., Smith, T.P.L., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Brashears, M.M., Brooks, J.C., Brown, T.R., Harhay, G.P., Loneragan, G.H. 2011. Towards an understanding of how Salmonella potentially evades beef carcass processing interventions [abstract]. 2011 Beef Industry Safety Summit. Abstract No. 2.
Inoculation of beef with low concentrations of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and examination of factors that interfere with its detection by culture isolation and rapid methods -
Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2010. Inoculation of beef with low concentrations of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and examination of factors that interfere with its detection by culture isolation and rapid methods. Journal of Food Protection. 73:2180-2188.
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