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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
Projects
Precision Bacteriophage Identification Through Machine Learning for Mitigating Persistent Colonization of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 in Cattle
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 439620
Novel Pre-harvest Interventions and Alternatives to Antibiotics to Reduce Foodborne Pathogens
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 440116
Production and Processing Intervention Strategies for Poultry Associated Foodborne Pathogens
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 439051

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
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.