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Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Monitoring of Antimicrobial Resistance in Food Animal Production

Location: Bacterial Epidemiology & Antimicrobial Resistance Research

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

Antimicrobial susceptibility of Clostridium difficile isolated from food animals on farms - (Peer reviewed journal)
Thitaram, S.N., Frank, J.F., Siragusa, G.R., Bailey, S.J., Dargatz, D.A., Lombard, J.E., Haley, C.A., Lyon, S.A., Cray, P.J. 2016. Antimicrobial susceptibility of Clostridium difficile isolated from food animals on farms. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 227:1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2016.03.017.

Isolation Method (direct plating or enrichment) does not affect Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Campylobacter from Chicken Carcasses - (Peer reviewed journal)
Ladely, S.R., Meinersmann, R.J., Plumblee, J., Fedorka-Cray, P.J. 2016. Isolation Method (direct plating or enrichment) does not affect Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Campylobacter from Chicken Carcasses. Journal of Food Safety. doi: 10.1111/jfs.12279.

Antimicrobial Susceptibility and Plasmid Replicon Typing of Salmonella enterica serovar Kentucky isolates recovered from Broilers - (Peer reviewed journal)
Ladely, S.R., Meinersmann, R.J., Ball, T.A., Fedorka-Cray, P.J. 2016. Antimicrobial Susceptibility and Plasmid Replicon Typing of Salmonella enterica serovar Kentucky isolates recovered from Broilers. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 13(6):309-315.

Salmonella prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility from the national animal health monitoring system sheep 2011 study - (Peer reviewed journal)
Dargatz, D.A., Marshall, K.L., Fedorka-Cray, P.J., Erdman, M.M., Kopral, C.A. 2015. Salmonella prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility from the national animal health monitoring system sheep 2011 study. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 12(12):953-957.

Antimicrobial susceptibility and plasmid replicon typing of Salmonella enterica serovar Kentucky isolates recovered from broilers - (Abstract only)
Ladely, S., Ball, T.A., Meinersmann, R.J., Fedorka-Cray, P. 2015. Antimicrobial Susceptibility and Plasmid Replicon Typing of Salmonella enterica serovar Kentucky isolates recovered from Broilers. 68th American Meat Science Association Conference Reciprocal Proceedings. June 14-17, 2015. Lincoln, Nebraska.

Identification and characterization of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Albert isolates in the United States - (Peer reviewed journal)
Folster, J., Campbell, D., Grass, J., Brown, A., Bicknese, A., Tolar, B., Joseph, L., Plumblee, J., Walker, C., Fedorka-Cray, P., Wichard, J. 2015. Identification and characterization of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Albert isolates in the United States. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 59(5):2774-2779.

Evaluating the Occurrence of Escherichia albertii in Chicken Carcass Rinses by PCR, Vitek Analysis, and Sequencing of the rpoB Gene - (Peer reviewed journal)
Lindsey, R., Fedorka-Cray, P., Abley, M., Turpin, J., Meinersmann, R.J. 2015. Evaluating the Occurrence of Escherichia albertii in Chicken Carcass Rinses by PCR, Vitek Analysis, and Sequencing of the rpoB Gene. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 81(5):1727-1734.

Whole-genome sequencing of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Cubana strains isolated from agricultural sources - (Peer reviewed journal)
Benahmed, F., Gopinath, G.R., Wang, H., Jean-Gilles Beaubrun, J., Grim, C., Chen, C., Mcclelland, M., Ayers, S., Abbott, J., Desai, P., Frye, J.G., Weinstock, G., Hammack, T.S., Hanes, D.E., Rasmussen, M., Davidson, M.K. 2014. Whole-genome sequencing of Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Cubana strains isolated from agricultural sources. Genome Announcements. 2(1). pii: e01184-13. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01184-13.

Humans or Animals? Global March of the Resistant Microbe - (Abstract only)
Cray, P.J. 2014. Humans or Animals? Global March of the Resistant Microbe. 14th Annual Nick Petry Workshop. December 6, 2013. Denver, Colorado.

Antimicrobial resistance in aviary and enriched housing environments - (Abstract only)
Cray, P.J., Jones, D.R., Karcher, D. 2014. Antimicrobial resistance in aviary and enriched housing environments. Southern Poultry Science Society Meeting Abstracts. January 27-28, 2014. Atlanta, Georgia.

Salmonella: an ecological success story - (Abstract only)
Cray, P.J. 2013. Salmonella: an ecological success story. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. November 3-6,2013. Tampa,Florida.

Antibiotic resistant in microorganisms - (Book / chapter)
Cray, P.J. 2014. Antibiotic resistant in microorganisms. In Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences. Second edition. M. Dikeman and C. Devine, editors. Amsterdam: Elsevier/Academic Press. p. 412-416.

Characterization of blaCMY plasmids and their possible role in source attribution of salmonella enterica serotype typhimurium infections - (Peer reviewed journal)
Folster, J., Tolar, B., Pecic, G., Sheehan, D., Rickert, R., Hise, K., Zhao, S., Cray, P.J., McDermott, P., Wichard, J.M. 2014. Characterization of blaCMY plasmids and their possible role in source attribution of salmonella enterica serotype typhimurium infections. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 11(4):301-306.

Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella, E. coli, and Campylobacter in pigs from swine producing states in the United States - (Abstract only)
Abley, M., Cray, P.J., Wondwossen, G., Mckean, J., Davies, P., Siddhartha, T., Larsen, S. 2013. Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella, E. coli and Campylobacter in pigs from swine producing states in the United States. Safepork. September 9-13, 2013. Portland, Maine.

A comparison of non-typhoidal Salmonella from humans and food animals using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns - (Peer reviewed journal)
Sandt, C.H., Cray, P.J., Tewari, D., Ostroff, S., Joyce, K., Mikanatha, N.M. 2013. A comparison of non-typhoidal Salmonella from humans and food animals using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns. PLoS One. 8(10): e77836. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077836.

The NARMS 2011 executive report - (Research technical update)
Mcdermott, P., Whichard, J., Cray, P.J., Kabera, C., Karp, B., Plumblee, J., Tate, H. 2013. The NARMS 2011 executive report. World Wide Web. Available: http://www.fda.gov/downloads/AnimalVeterinary/SafetyHealth/AntimicrobialResistance/NationalAntimicrobialResistanceMonitoringSystem/UCM407962.pdf.

Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Salmonella enterica serovar Dublin isolates from cattle and humans - (Abstract only)
Abley, M.J., Cray, P.J., Lindsey, R., Folster, J., Whichard, J. 2013. Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Salmonella enterica serovar Dublin isolates from cattle and humans. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. July 28-31, 2013. Charlotte, North Carolina.

Occurrence of ß-lactamase genes among non-Typhi Salmonella enterica isolated from humans, food animals, and retail meats in the United States and Canada - (Peer reviewed journal)
Sjolund-Karlsson, M., Howie, R.L., Blickenstaff, K., Boerlin, P., Ball, T.A., Chalmers, G., Duval, B., Haro, J., Rickert, R., Zhao, S., Cray, P.J., Whichard, J.M. 2013. Occurrence of ß-lactamase genes among non-Typhi Salmonella enterica isolated from humans, food animals, and retail meats in the United States and Canada. Microbial Drug Resistance. 19(3):191-197.

Salmonella: A century old conundrum - (Abstract only)
Cray, P.J. 2013. Salmonella: A century old conundrum. Workshop on Climate and Foodborne Pathogens. Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelp. January 29-30, 2013. Guelph, Canada.

Strain differences among Salmonella serotypes - (Abstract only)
Cray, P.J., Haro, J., Woodley, T.A., Plumblee, J., Cox Jr, N.A., Jackson, C.R. 2013. Strain differences among Salmonella serotypes. International Poultry Scientific Forum. January 28-29, 2013. Atlanta, Georgia. P.11. M70.

Been There, Done That, Now What? - (Abstract only)
Cray, P.J. 2011. Been There, Done That, Now What? [abstract] 100th Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection, July 30 - August 4, 2011, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, p.45.

Comparison of individual, pooled, and composite fecal sampling methods for detection of Salmonella on U.S. dairy operations - (Peer reviewed journal)
Lombard, J.E., Beam, A.L., Nifong, E.M., Fossler, C.P., Kopral, C.A., Dargatz, D.A., Wagner, B.A., Erdman, M.M., Cray, P.J. 2012. Comparison of individual, pooled, and composite fecal sampling methods for detection of Salmonella on U.S. dairy operations. Journal of Food Protection. 75(9):1562-1571.

An Ecological Perspective on Antimicrobial Resistance - (Abstract only)
Cray, P.J. 2012. An Ecological Perspective on Antimicrobial Resistance [abstract]. National Council of Chain Restaurant Task Force. April 20, 2012, Washington, DC.

Colonization of day-of-hatch broiler chicks with antimicrobial resistant strains of salmonella Heidelberg and Kentucky - (Abstract only)
Cosby, D.E., Cray, P.J., Harrison, M.A., Cox Jr, N.A., Buhr, R.J., Wilson, J.L. 2012. Colonization of day-of-hatch broiler chicks with antimicrobial resistant strains of salmonella Heidelberg and Kentucky. Poultry Science Association. 91(Suppl.1):56.

Exploring the interactions between bacterial populations and antimicrobials - (Abstract only)
Cray, P.J. 2012. Exploring the interactions between bacterial populations and antimicrobials [abstract]. Northeast Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society. March 29, 2012, Athens, Georgia.

Characterization of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Heidelberg from a ground turkey-associated outbreak in the United States in 2011 - (Peer reviewed journal)
Folster, J.P., Pecic, G., Rickert, R., Taylor, J., Zhao, S., Cray, P.J., Whichard, J., Mcdermott, P. 2012. Characterization of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Heidelberg from a ground turkey-associated outbreak in the United States in 2011. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 56(6):3465-3466.

National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) 2010 Report - (Other)
Cray, P.J., Haro, J.H., Plumblee, J., Ball, T.A. 2012. National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) 2010 Report. Available: http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/SafetyHealth/AntimicrobialResistance/NationalAntimicrobialResistanceMonitoringSystem/default.htm.

Characterization of extended-spectrum cephalosporin-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Heidelberg isolated from food animals, retail meat, and humans in the United States 2009 - (Peer reviewed journal)
Folster, J.P., Pecic, G., Singh, A., Duval, B., Rickert, R., Ayers, S., Abbott, J., Mcglinchey, B., Bauer-Turpin, J., Haro, J.H., Hise, K., Zhao, S., Cray, P.J., Whichard, J., Mcdermott, P.F. 2012. Characterization of extended-spectrum cephalosporin-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Heidelberg isolated from food animals, retail meat, and humans in the United States 2009. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 9(7):638-645.

The microbial world: can we really culture what we cannot see? - (Abstract only)
Cray, P.J. 2012. The microbial world: can we really culture what we cannot see [abstract]? Global Food Safety Conference 2012. February 15-17, 2012, Orlando, Florida.

Salmonella prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility from the National Animal Health Monitoring System Swine 2000 and 2006 Studies - (Peer reviewed journal)
Haley, C.A., Dargatz, D.A., Bush, E.J., Erdman, M.M., Cray, P.J. 2012. Salmonella prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility from the National Animal Health Monitoring System Swine 2000 and 2006 Studies. Journal of Food Protection. 75(3):428-436.

National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) Program - (Abstract only)
Cray, P.J. 2011. National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) Program. International Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance. October 29, 2011, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Antimicrobial resistance of foodborne pathogens in the United States - (Abstract only)
Cray, P.J. 2011. Antimicrobial resistance of foodborne pathogens in the United States [abstract]. International Meeting of the Korean Society of Veterinary Science and The Korean Academy of Science and Technology. October 27-28, 2011, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

ON FARM SAMPLING FOR SALMONELLA: IMPACT OF METHOD AND DESIGN ON RESULTS - (Abstract only)
Cray, P.J. 2011. On farm sampling for salmonella: Impact of method and design on results. Delmarva Poultry Industry, National Meeting on Poultry Health and Processing. October 11-13, 2011. Ocean City, Maryland.

Highlights of the NARMS 2009 Executive Report - (Research technical update)
McDermott, P., Whichard, J., Cray, P.J., Tate, H., Karp, B., Haro, J.H., Plumblee, J. 2011. Highlights of the NARMS 2009 Executive Report. Available: http://www.fda.gov/downloads/AnimalVeterinary/SafetyHealth/AntimicrobialResistance/NationalAntimicrobialResistanceMonitoringSystem/UCM275775.pdf

Food Production and Antimicrobial Resistance – The Next 100 Years - (Abstract only)
Cray, P.J. 2011. Food Production and Antimicrobial Resistance – The Next 100 Years. International Association for Food Protection. July 30-August 2, 2011. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Blowing in the wind - (Abstract only)
Goodrick, S., Cray, P.J., Berrang, M.E. 2011. Blowing in the wind. International Association for Food Protection. July 30-August 4, 2011. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Antimicrobial susceptibility to azithromycin among Salmonella enterica isolated from the United States - (Peer reviewed journal)
Karlsson, M.S., Joyce, K., Blickenstaff, K., Ball, T.A., Haro, J.H., Medalla, F., Cray, P.J., Zhao, S., Crump, J., Whichard, J. 2011. Antimicrobial susceptibility to azithromycin among Salmonella enterica isolated from the United States. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 55(9):3985-3989.

Antibiotics and the R’s – Mechanisms of resistance - (Proceedings)
Cray, P.J. 2011. Antibiotics and the R’s – Mechanisms of resistance. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. March 5-8,2011. Phoenix, Arizona.

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