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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: MICROBIAL INTERACTIONS AND MANAGEMENT APPROACHES TO REDUCE PATHOGENIC BACTERIA IN POULTRY

Location: Food and Feed Safety Research

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

Performance, blood parameters and meat yield in broiler chickens supplemented with Mexican oregano oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Susceptibility of Alphitobius diaperinus in Texas to permethrin- and beta-cyfluthrin-treated surfaces - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lyons, B.N., Crippen, T.L., Zheng, L., Teel, P.D., Swiger, S.L., Tomberlin, J.K. 2017. Susceptibility of Alphitobius diaperinus in Texas to permethrin- and beta-cyfluthrin-treated surfaces. Pest Management Science. 73:562-567.

Multi-microbial compound eliminates Salmonella Typhimurium from one-third of poultry litter samples within eight days - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Methods for external disinfection of blow fly (Diptera: Calliphoridae) eggs prior to use in wound debridement therapy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brundage, A.L., Crippen, T.L., Tomberlin, J.K. 2016. Methods for external disinfection of blow fly (Diptera: Calliphoridae) eggs prior to use in wound debridement therapy. Journal of Wound Repair and Regeneration. 24:384-393.

Prevalence of nontyphoidal Salmonella and Salmonella strains with conjugative antimicrobial-resistant serovars contaminating animal feed in Texas Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hsieh, Y., Poole, T.L., Runyon, M., Hume, M.E., Herrman, T.J. 2016. Prevalence of nontyphoidal Salmonella and Salmonella strains with conjugative antimicrobial-resistant serovars contaminating animal feed in Texas. Journal of Food Protection. 79(2):194-204.

Evaluation of feed grade sodium bisulfate impact on gastrointestinal tract microbiota ecology in broilers via a pyrosequencing platform - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, S.H., Dowd, S.E., McReynolds, J.L., Byrd, J.A., Nisbet, D.J., Ricke, S.C. 2015. Evaluation of feed grade sodium bisulfate impact on gastrointestinal tract microbiota ecology in broilers via a pyrosequencing platform. Poultry Science. 94:3040-3047.

Forensic microbiology from an entomological perspective - (Trade Journal)
Tomberlin, J., Crippen, T.L. 2015. Forensic microbiology from an entomological perspective. Microbiologist. 16:22-25.

Forensic microbiology: Evolving from discriminating distinct microbes to characterizing entire microbial communities on decomposing remains - (Trade Journal)
Crippen, T.L. 2015. Forensic microbiology: Evolving from discriminating distinct microbes to characterizing entire microbial communities on decomposing remains. Microbiologist. 16:10-12.

Performance in broiler chickens supplemented with Mexican oregano oil Lippia berlandieri Schauer Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Silva-Vazquez, R., Duran-Melendez, L.A., Santellano-Estrada, E., Rodriguez-Muela, C., Villalobos-Villalobo, G., Mendez-Zamora, G., Hume, M.E. 2015. Performance in broiler chickens supplemented with Mexican oregano oil Lippia berlandieri Schauer. Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia. 44:283-289.

Use of a foaming disinfectant and cleaner to reduce aerobic bacteria on poultry transport coops Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hinojosa, C.A., Caldwell, D.J., Byrd II, J.A., Ross, M.M., Stringfellow, K.D., Fowlkes, E.J., Lee, J.T., Stayer, P.A., Farnell, Y.Z., Farnell, M.B. 2015. Use of a foaming disinfectant and cleaner to reduce aerobic bacteria on poultry transport coops. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 00:1-7.

Canonical discrimination of the effect of a new broiler production facility on soil chemical profiles as related to current management practices Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Byrd II, J.A., Beier, R.C., Yeater, K.M. 2015. Canonical discrimination of the effect of a new broiler production facility on soil chemical profiles as related to current management practices. PLoS One. 10:ed0128179. doi: 10.371/journal.pone.0128179.

Growth promoting effects of prebiotic yeast cell wall products in starter broilers under an immune stress and Clostridium perfringens challenge Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fowler, J., Kakani, R., Haq, A.U., Byrd II, J.A., Bailey, C.A. 2015. Growth promoting effects of prebiotic yeast cell wall products in starter broilers under an immune stress and Clostridium perfringens challenge. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 24:66-72.

Chemical ecology of vertebrate carrion Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Cammack, J.A., Pimsler, M.L., Crippen, T.L., Tomberlin, J.K. 2015. Chemical ecology of vertebrate carrion. In: Benbow, M.E., Tomberlin, J.K., Tarone, A.M, editors. Carrion Ecology, Evolution, and Their Applications. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 187-211.

Microbial interactions during carrion decomposition Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Crippen, T.L., Benbow, M.E., Pechal, J.L. 2015. In: Benbow, M.E., Tomberlin, J.K., Tarone, A.M., editors. Microbial interactions during carrion decomposition. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 31-64.

Electron-beam-inactivated vaccine against Salmonella enteritidis colonization in molting hens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jesudhasan, P.R., McReynolds, J.L., Byrd II, J.A., He, L.H., Genovese, K.J., Droleskey, R.E., Swaggerty, C.L., Kogut, M.H., Duke, S.E., Nisbet, D.J., Praveen, C., Pillai, S.D. 2015. Electron beam inactivated vaccine against Salmonella enteritidis colonization in molting hens. Avian Diseases. 59:165-170.

Detection and isolation of Salmonella spp. in animal feeds from 2007-2011 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hsieh, C., Lee, K., Poole, T.L., Runyon, M., Jones, B., Herrman, T.J. 2014. Detection and isolation of Salmonella spp. in animal feeds from 2007-2011. International Journal of Regulatory Science. 2:14-27.

Molecular analysis of the caecal and tracheal microbiome from heat-stressed broilers supplemented with prebiotic and probiotic Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sohail, M.U., Hume, M.E., Byrd II, J.A., Nisbet, D.J., Shabbir, M.Z., Ijaz, A., Rehman, H. 2015. Molecular analysis of the caecal and tracheal microbiome from heat-stressed broilers supplemented with prebiotic and probiotic. Avian Pathology. 44:67-74.

Molecular characterization of Salmonella Paratyphi B dT+ and Salmonella Heidelberg from poultry and retail chicken meat in Colombia by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Donado-Godoy, P., Byrne, B., Hume, M.E., Leon, M., Perez-Gutierrez, E., Vives Flores, M., Clavijo, V., Holguin, A., Romero-Zuniga, J., Castellanos, R., Tafur, M., Smith, W. 2015. Molecular characterization of Salmonella Paratyphi B dT+ and Salmonella Heidelberg from poultry and retail chicken meat in Colombia by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Journal of Food Protection. 78:802-807.

Effects of dietary supplementation of a commercial prebiotic Previda on survival, growth, immune responses and gut microbiota of pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anuta, J.D., Buentello, A., Patnaik, S., Hume, M.E., Mustafa, A., Gatlin III, D.M., Lawrence, A.L. 2016. Effects of dietary supplementation of a commercial prebiotic Previda on survival, growth, immune responses and gut microbiota of pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei. Aquaculture Nutrition. 22:410-418.

A metagenomic assessment of the bacteria associated with Lucilia sericata and Lucilia cuprina (Diptera: Calliphoridae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singh, B., Crippen, T.L., Zheng, L., Fields, A.T., Ziniu, Y., Qun, M., Wood, T.K., Dowd, S.E., Flores, M., Tomberlin, J.K., Tarone, A.M. 2014. A metagenomic assessment of the bacteria associated with Lucilia sericata and Lucilia cuprina (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 99:869-883.

Metagenomics of prebiotic and probiotic supplemented broilers gastrointestinal tract microbiome Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sohail, M., Hume, M.E., Anwar, H., Hussain, G., Shabbir, M., Nisbet, D.J., Ahmad, S., Kamran, Z. 2014. Metagenomics of prebiotic and probiotic supplemented broilers gastrointestinal tract microbiome. Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 4:3780-3784.

Evaluation of the dairy/yeast prebiotic, GroBiotic-A, in the diet of the juvenile Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus - (Abstract Only)

Methodologies in forensic and decomposition microbiology Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Singh, B., Crippen, T.L. 2015. Methodologies in forensic and decomposition microbiology. In: Benbow, M.E., Tomberlin, J.K., editors. Forensic Entomology. New York, NY: CRC Press. p. 263-281.

Delayed insect access alters carrion decomposition and necrophagous insect community assembly Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pechal, J.L., Benbow, M.E., Crippen, T.L., Tarone, A.M., Tomberlin, J.K. 2014. Delayed insect access alters carrion decomposition and necrophagous insect community assembly. Ecosphere. 5(4):45. doi: 10.1890/ES14-00022.1.

Pyrosequencing analysis of Salinomycin and Eimeria spp. challenge-induced changes in broiler cecal microbial communities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martynova-Van Kley, A., Manoharan, M.S., Bray, J., Hume, M.E., Dowd, S.E., Nalian, A. 2013. Pyrosequencing analysis of salinomycin and Eimeria spp. challenge-induced changes in broiler cecal microbial communities. International Journal of Poultry Science. 12:689-697.

Arginine and vitamin E improve the immune response after a Salmonella challenge in broiler chicks Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, X., Byrd II, J.A., Farnell, M.B., Ruiz-Feria, C.A. 2014. Arginine and vitamin E improve the immune response after a Salmonella challenge in broiler chicks. Poultry Science. 93:882-890.

Microbial community functional change during vertebrate carrion decomposition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pechal, J.L., Crippen, T.L., Tarone, A.M., Lewis, A.J., Tomberlin, J.K., Benbow, M.E. 2013. Microbial community functional change during vertebrate carrion decomposition. PLoS One. 8:e79035. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0079035.

Salmonella Typhimurium in chicken manure reduced or eliminated by addition of LT1000™ Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Beier, R.C., Byrd II, J.A. 2014. Salmonella Typhimurium in chicken manure reduced or eliminated by addition of LT1000™. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 23:116-120.

Bacteria mediate oviposition by the black soldier fly, Hermetia illucens (L.), (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, L., Crippen, T.L., Holmes, L., Singh, B., Pimsler, M.L., Benbow, M.E., Tarone, A.M., Dowd, S., Yu, Z., Vanlaerhoven, S., Wood, T.K., Tomberlin, J.K. 2013. Bacteria mediate oviposition by the black soldier fly, Hermetia illucens (L.), (Diptera: Stratiomyidae). Scientific Reports. 3(2563):2570.

Microbial volatile emissions as insect semiochemicals Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, T.S., Crippen, T.L., Hofstetter, R.W., Tomberlin, J.K. 2013. Microbial volatile emissions as insect semiochemicals. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39:840-859.

Use and misuse of antimicrobial drugs in poultry and livestock: Mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Poole, T.L., Sheffield, C.L. 2013. Use and misuse of antimicrobial drugs in poultry and livestock: Mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance. Pakistan Veterinary Journal. 33:266-271.

Effects of dietary supplementation of a commercial prebiotic on survival, growth, immune responses, and gut microbiota of the Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

The potential use of bacterial community succession in forensics as described by high throughput metagenomic sequencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pechal, J.L., Crippen, T.L., Benbow, M.E., Tarone, A.M., Dowd, S., Tomberlin, J.K. 2013. The potential use of bacterial community succession in forensics as described by high throughput metagenomic sequencing. International Journal of Legal Medicine. 128:193-205.

Effects of broiler feed medications on Salmonella Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Volkova, V.V., Hubbard, S.A., Magee, D.L., Byrd II, J.A., Bailey, R.H., Wills, R.W. 2013. Effects of broiler feed medications on Salmonella. Avian Diseases. 57:640-644.

A survey of bacterial diversity from successive life stages of black soldier fly (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) by using 16S rDNA pyrosequencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng, L., Crippen, T.L., Singh, B., Tarone, A.M., Dowd, S., Yu, Z., Wood, T.K., Tomberlin, J.K. 2013. A survey of bacterial diversity from successive life stages of black soldier fly (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) by using 16S rDNA pyrosequencing. Journal of Medical Entomology. 50:647-658.

Effect of Eimeria infection on cecal microbiome of broilers fed essential oils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martynova-Van Kley, M.A., Oviedo-Rondon, E.O., Dowd, S.E., Hume, M.E., Nalian, A. 2012. Effect of Eimeria infection on cecal microbiome of broilers fed essential oils. International Journal of Poultry Science. 11:747-755.

Quality and safety of broiler meat in various chilling systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Demirok, E., Veluz, G., Stuyvenberg, W.V., Castaneda, M.P., Byrd, J.A., Alvarado, C.Z. 2013. Quality and safety of broiler meat in various chilling systems. Poultry Science. 92:1117-1126.

The effect of NovaSil dietary supplementation on the growth and health performance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fed aflatoxin-B1 contaminated feed Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zychowski, K.E., Pohlenz, C., Mays, T., Romoser, A., Hume, M.E., Buentello, A., Gatlin, D.M., Phillips, T.D. 2013. The effect of NovaSil dietary supplementation on the growth and health performance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fed aflatoxin-B1 contaminated feed. Aquaculture. 376-379:117-123.

Destruction of single-species biofilms of Escherichia coli or Klebsiella pneumoniae subsp. pneumoniae by dextranase, lactoferrin, and lysozyme Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L., Poole, T.L., Beier, R.C. 2013. Destruction of single-species biofilms of Escherichia coli or Klebsiella pneumoniae subsp. pneumoniae by dextranase, lactoferrin, and lysozyme. International Microbiology. 15:185-189.

Single and combined effects of organic selenium and zinc on egg fertility, hatchability, and embryonic mortality of exotic cochin hens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stanley, V.G., Hickerson, K., Daley, M.B., Hume, M.E., Hinton Jr, A. 2012. Single and combined effects of organic selenium and zinc on egg, fertility, hatchability, and embryonic mortality of exotic cochin hens. Agrotechnology. 2(1):106. doi:10.4172/2168-9881.1000106.

Interkingdom responses of flies to bacteria mediated by fly physiology and bacterial quorum sensing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tomberlin, J.K., Crippen, T.L., Tarone, A.M., Singh, B., Adams, K., Rezenom, Y.H., Benbow, M.E., Flores, M., Longnecker, M., Pechal, J.L., Russell, D.H., Beier, R.C., Wood, T.K. 2012. Interkingdom responses of flies to bacteria mediated by fly physiology and bacterial quorum sensing. Animal Behaviour. 84:1449-1456.

Survival of O157:H7 and non-o157 serogroups of Escherichia coli in bovine rumen fluid and bile salts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Free, A.L., Duoss, H.A., Bergeron, L.V., Shields-Menard, S.A., Ward, E., Callaway, T.R., Carroll, J.A., Schmidt, T.B., Donaldson, J.R. 2012. Survival of O157:H7 and non-O157 serogroups of Escherichia coli in bovine rumen fluid and bile salts. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 9:1010-1014.

The ecology of carrion decomposition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mondor, E.B., Tremblay, M.N., Tomberlin, J.K., Benbow, M.E., Tarone, A.M., Crippen, T.L. 2012. The ecology of carrion decomposition. Nature Education Knowledge. 3(10):21.

Effect of supplementation of prebiotic mannan-oligosaccharides and probiotic mixture on growth performance of broilers subjected to chronic heat stress Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sohail, M.U., Hume, M.E., Byrd II, J.A., Nisbet, D.J., Ijaz, A., Sohail, A., Shabbir, M.Z., Rehman, H. 2012. Effect of supplementation of prebiotic mannan-oligosaccharides and probiotic mixture on growth performance of broilers subjected to chronic heat stress. Poultry Science. 91:2235-2240.

Effects of organic selenium and zinc on the aging process of laying hens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stanley, V.G., Shanklyn, P., Daley, M., Gray, C., Vaughan, V., Hinton Jr., A., Hume, M.E. 2012. Effects of organic selenium and zinc on the aging process of laying hens. Agrotechnology. 1:103-105.

Molecular identification and characterization of ileal and cecal fungus communities in broilers given probiotics, specific essential oil blends, and under mixed Eimeria infection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hume, M.E., Hernandez Jr, C.A., Barbosa, N.A., Sakomura, N.K., Dowd, S.E., Oviedo-Rondon, E.O. 2012. Molecular identification and characterization of ileal and cecal fungus communities in broilers given probiotics, specific essential oil blends, and under mixed Eimeria infection. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 9: 853-860.

Transient gut retention and persistence of Salmonella through metamorphosis in the lesser mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crippen, T.L., Zheng, L., Sheffield, C.L., Tomberlin, J.K., Beier, R.C., Yu, Z. 2012. Transient gut retention and persistence of Salmonella through metamorphosis in the lesser mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Journal of Applied Microbiology. 112:920-926.

Prevalence of Salmonella on retail broiler chicken meat carcasses in Colombia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Donado-Godoy, P., Clavijo, V., Leon, M., Tafur, M., Gonzales, S., Hume, M.E., Alali, W., Walls, I., Wong, D., Doyle, M.P. 2012. Prevalence of Salmonella on retail broiler chicken meat carcasses in Colombia. Journal of Food Protection. 75:1134-1138.

Prevalence of Salmonella in retail broiler chicken meat carcasses in Columbia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Donado-Godoy, P., Clavijo, V., Leon, M., Tafur, M., Gonzales, S., Hume, M.E., Alali, W.Q., Walls, I., Wong, D.M., Doyle, M.P. 2012. Prevalence of Salmonella in retail broiler chicken meat carcasses in Columbia. Journal of Food Protection. 75:1134-1138.

Proteus mirabilis interkingdom swarming signals attract blow flies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ma, Q., Fonseca, A., Liu, W., Fields, A.T., Pimsler, M.L., Spindola, A.F., Tarone, A.M., Crippen, T.L., Tomberlin, J.K., Wood, T.K. 2012. Proteus mirabilis interkingdom swarming signals attract blow flies. The ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology. 1:1-11.

Improved visualization of Alphitobius diaperinus (Panzer) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) - Part II: Alimentary canal components and measurements - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crippen, T.L., Esquivel, J.F. 2012. Improved visualization of Alphitobius diaperinus (Panzer) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) - Part II: Alimentary canal components and measurements. Psyche. 2012:Article 607609.

Invasion and survival of Salmonella in the environment: The role of biofilm - (Book / Chapter)
Sheffield, C.L., Crippen, T.L. 2012. Invasion and survival of Salmonella in the environment: The role of biofilm. In: Kumar, Y., editor. Salmonella-A Diversified Superbug. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech Publishers. p. 3-28.

Lesser mealworms on poultry farms: A potential arena for the dissemination of pathogens and antimicrobial resistance - (Book / Chapter)
Crippen, T.L., Poole, T.L. 2012. Lesser mealworms on poultry farms: A potential arena for the dissemination of pathogens and antimicrobial resistance. In: Callaway, T.R., Edrington, T.S., editors. On-Farm Strategies to Control Foodborne Pathogens. New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. p. 233-272.

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