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Irwin Quintela
Produce Safety and Microbiology Research
Research Microbiologist

Phone: (510) 559-6422
Fax: (510) 559-6162

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

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Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Whole-genome analysis of Escherichia phage vB_EcoM-S1P5QW, isolated from manures collected from cattle farms in Maine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quintela, I.A., Hwang, A., Vasse, T., Salvador, A., Zhang, Y., Liao, Y., Wu, V.C. 2022. Whole-genome analysis of Escherichia phage vB_EcoM-S1P5QW, isolated from manures collected from cattle farms in Maine. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 11(4). Article e00041-22. https://doi.org/10.1128/mra.00041-22.
A review of epidemic investigation on cold-chain food-mediated SARS-CoV-2 transmission and food safety consideration during COVID-19 pandemic Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Lu, L., Quintela, I.A., Lin, C., Lin, T., Lin, C., Wu, V.C., Lin, C. 2021. A review of epidemic investigation on cold-chain food-mediated SARS-CoV-2 transmission and food safety consideration during COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Food Safety. 41(6). Article e12932. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfs.12932.
Enhanced detection of major pathogens and toxins in poultry and livestock with zoonotic risks using nanomaterials-based diagnostics Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Manhas, P.K., Quintela, I.A., Wu, V.C. 2021. Enhanced detection of major pathogens and toxins in poultry and livestock with zoonotic risks using nanomaterials-based diagnostics. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 8. Article 673718. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2021.673718.
Food safety lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Lacombe, A.C., Quintela, I.A., Liao, Y., Wu, V.C. 2020. Food safety lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Food Safety. 41:2. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfs.12878.
Discovery of novel shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC)- specific bacteriophages from non-fecal composts using genomic characterization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liao, Y., Sun, X., Quintela, I.A., Bridges, D.F., Liu, F., Zhang, Y., Salvador, A., Wu, V.C. 2019. Discovery of novel shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC)- specific bacteriophages from non-fecal composts using genomic characterization. Frontiers in Microbiology. 10:627. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.00627.