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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Getahun Agga
Food Animal Environmental Systems Research
Research Microbiologist

Phone: (270) 781-2260 ext. 232
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2413 NASHVILLE RD. B-5
BOWLING GREEN , KY 42101

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Rapid detection and classification of Salmonella enterica shedding in feedlot cattle utilizing Roka Bioscience Atlas Salmonella detection assay for the analysis of rectoanal mucosal swabs -
A systematic review and meta-analysis of trypanosome prevalence in tsetse flies -
Abdi, R.D., Agga, G.E., Aregawi, W.G., Bekana, M., Van Leeuwen, T., Delespaux, V., Duchateau, L. 2017. A systematic review and meta-analysis of trypanosome prevalence in tsetse flies. BMC Veterinary Research. 13:100. doi:10.1186/s12917-017-1012-9.
Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in beef cattle at slaughter and beef carcasses at retail shops in Ethiopia -
Abdissa, R., Haile, W., Fite, A.T., Beyi, A.F., Agga, G.E., Edao, B.M., Tadesse, F., Korsa, M.G., Beyene, T., Beyene, T.J., De Zutter, L., Cox, E., Goddeeris, B.M. 2017. Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in beef cattle at slaughter and beef carcasses at retail shops in Ethiopia. BMC Infectious Diseases. 17:277. doi:10.1186/s12879-017-2372-2.
Evaluation of rectoanal mucosal swab sampling for molecular detection of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli in beef cattle -
Agga, G.E., Arthur, T.M., Hinkley, S., Bosilevac, J.M. 2017. Evaluation of rectoanal mucosal swab sampling for molecular detection of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli in beef cattle. Journal of Food Protection. 80(4):661-667. doi:10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-16-435.
Effects of in-feed chlortetracycline prophylaxis of beef cattle on animal health and antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli Reprint Icon -
Agga, G.E., Schmidt, J.W., Arthur, T.M. 2016. Effects of in-feed chlortetracycline prophylaxis of beef cattle on animal health and antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 82(24):7197-7204. doi:10.1128/AEM.01928-16.
Evaluation of bacteriophage application to cattle in lairage at beef processing plants to reduce Escherichia coli O157:H7 prevalence on hides and carcasses -
Arthur, T.M., Kalchayanand, N., Agga, G.E., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2017. Evaluation of bacteriophage application to cattle in lairage at beef processing plants to reduce Escherichia coli O157:H7 prevalence on hides and carcasses. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 14(1):17-22. doi:10.1089/fpd.2016.2189.
Inflammation and emphysema in cigarette smoke-exposed mice when instilled with poly (I:C) or infected with influenza A or respiratory syncytial viruses -
Mebratu, Y.A., Smith, K.R., Agga, G.E., Tesfaigzi, Y. 2016. Inflammation and emphysema in cigarette smoke-exposed mice when instilled with poly (I:C) or infected with influenza A or respiratory syncytial viruses. American Review of Respiratory Disease. 17(1):doi:10.1186/s12931-016-0392-x.
Antimicrobial-resistant fecal bacteria from ceftiofur-treated and nonantimicrobial-treated comingled beef cows at a cow-calf operation -
Agga, G.E., Schmidt, J.W., Arthur, T.M. 2016. Antimicrobial-resistant fecal bacteria from ceftiofur-treated and nonantimicrobial-treated comingled beef cows at a cow-calf operation. Microbial Drug Resistance. 22(7):598-608. doi:10.1089/mdr.2015.0259.
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-resistant bacterial populations and antimicrobial resistance genes obtained from environments impacted by livestock and municipal waste Reprint Icon -
Agga, G.E., Arthur, T.M., Durso, L.M., Harhay, D.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).
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.
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.
Effectiveness of an Increased Dose of Bovamine Compared to a Lower Dose to Reduce Salmonella in Fed Cattle -
Arthur, T.M., Agga, G.E., Harhay, D.M. 2015. Effectiveness of an increased dose of Bovamine compared to a lower dose to reduce Salmonella in fed cattle. [Abstract]. Beef Industry Safety Summit. http://www.bifsco.org/2015researchsessionabstracts.aspx.
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 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.
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