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Margaret Weinroth (Maggie) (PhD)
Poultry Microbiological Safety and Processing Research Unit
Computational Biologist

Phone: (706) 546-3187
Fax: (706) 546-3633
Room 509

USDA, ARS, USNPRC
950 COLLEGE STATION RD
RBRRC
ATHENS, GA 30605

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Projects
Precision Bacteriophage Identification Through Machine Learning for Mitigating Persistent Colonization of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 in Cattle
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 439620

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Rates of evolutionary change of resident Escherichia coli O157:H7 differ within the same ecological niche Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weinroth, M.D., Clawson, M.L., Arthur, T.M., Wells, J., Harhay, D.M., Strachan, N., Bono, J.L. 2022. Rates of evolutionary change of resident Escherichia coli O157:H7 differ within the same ecological niche. BMC Genomics. 23. Article 275. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-022-08497-6.
Closed genomes of Escherichia coli O55:H7 and O157:H7 add new insight into working STEC O157:H7 evolution model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Resistomes and microbiomes of meat trimmings and colon content from culled cows raised in conventional and organic production systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weinroth, M.D., Thomas, K.M., Doster, E., Vikram, A., Schmidt, J.W., Arthur, T.M., Wheeler, T.L., Parker, J.K., Hanes, A.S., Alekoza, N., Wolfe, C., Metcalf, J.L., Morley, P.S., Belk, K.E. 2022. Resistomes and microbiomes of meat trimmings and colon content from culled cows raised in conventional and organic production systems. Animal Microbiome. 4. Article 21. https://doi.org/10.1186/s42523-022-00166-z.
Determination of bacterial pathogen diversity and prevalence in acidified re-used poultry litter during commercial live production - (Abstract Only)
Considerations and best practices in animal science 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing microbiome studies Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Weinroth, M.D., Belk, A.D., Dean, C.J., Noyes, N.R., Dittoe, D.K., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Ricke, S.C., Myer, P.R., Henniger, M.T., Ramirez, G.A., Oakley, B.B., Summers, K.L., Miles, A.M., Ault-Seay, T.B., Yu, Z., Metcalf, J., Wells, J. 2022. Considerations and best practices in animal science 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing microbiome studies. Journal of Animal Science. 100:1018. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skab346.
Antimicrobial resistance in U.S. retail ground beef with and without label claims regarding antibiotic use Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmidt, J.W., Vikram, A., Doster, E., Thomas, K., Weinroth, M.D., Parker, J., Hanes, A., Geornaras, I., Morley, P.S., Belk, K.E., Wheeler, T.L., Arthur, T.M. 2021. Antimicrobial resistance in U.S. retail ground beef with and without label claims regarding antibiotic use. Journal of Food Protection. 84(5):827-842. https://doi.org/10.4315/JFP-20-376.
Metagenomic characterization of the microbiome and resistome of retail ground beef products Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Doster, E., Thomas, K.M., Weinroth, M.D., Parker, J.K., Crone, K.K., Arthur, T.M., Schmidt, J.W., Wheeler, T.L., Belk, K.E., Morley, P.S. 2020. Metagenomic characterization of the microbiome and resistome of retail ground beef products. Frontiers in Microbiology. 11:541972. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.541972.
Impact of mixed biofilm formation with environmental microorganisms on E. coli O157:H7 survival against sanitization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dass, S.C., Bosilevac, J.M., Weinroth, M., Elowsky, C.G., Zhou, Y., Anandappa, A., Wang, R. 2020. Impact of mixed biofilm formation with environmental microorganisms on E. coli O157:H7 survival against sanitization. NPJ Science of Food. 4:16. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41538-020-00076-x.
Rapid estimation of Salmonella enterica contamination level in ground beef – application of the time-to-positivity method using a combination of molecular detection and direct plating Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harhay, D.M., Weinroth, M.D., Bono, J.L., Harhay, G.P., Bosilevac, J.M. 2021. Rapid estimation of Salmonella enterica contamination level in ground beef – application of the time-to-positivity method using a combination of molecular detection and direct plating. Food Microbiology. 93. Article 103615. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fm.2020.103615.
Antimicrobial resistance at two United States cull cow processing establishments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmidt, J.W., Vikram, A., Arthur, T.M., Belk, K.E., Morley, P.S., Weinroth, M.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2020. Antimicrobial resistance at two United States cull cow processing establishments. Journal of Food Protection. 83(12):2216-2228. https://doi.org/10.4315/JFP-20-201.
Changes in a closed feedlot Escherchia coli O157:H7 population over 22 years - (Abstract Only)
Weinroth, M., Clawson, M., Arthur, T., Wells, J., Harhay, D., Bono, J. 2020. Changes in a closed feedlot Escherchia coli O157:H7 population over 22 years. [Abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, August 2-5 2020. Virtual. Journal of Food Protection. 83(Supplement A):P2-198.
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