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Research Project: Zoonotic Parasites Affecting Food Animals, Food Safety, and Public Health

Location: Environmental Microbial & Food Safety Laboratory

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

Next generation amplicon sequencing improves detection of Blastocystis mixed subtype infections - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maloney, J.G., Molokin, A., Santin, M. 2019. Next generation amplicon sequencing improves detection of Blastocystis mixed subtype infections. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 73:119-125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2019.04.013.

Host specificity in Enterocytozoon bieneusi and public health implications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, W., Santin, M., Feng, Y. 2019. Host specificity in Enterocytozoon bieneusi and public health implications. Trends in Parasitology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2019.04.004.

A highly sensitive method for detecting Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts recovered from source and finish water using RT-PCR directed to Cryspovirus RNA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sato de Souza, M., O'Brien, C., Santin, M., Jenkins, M.C. 2018. A highly sensitive method for detecting Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts recovered from source and finish water using RT-PCR directed to Cryspovirus RNA. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 156:77-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2018.11.022.

Zoonotic and genetically diverse subtypes of Blastocystis in U.S. dairy calves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maloney, J., Lombard, J., Urie, N., Shivley, C., Santin, M. 2018. Zoonotic and genetically diverse subtypes of Blastocystis in U.S. dairy calves. Parasitology Research. 118(2):575-582. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-018-6149-3.

Preweaned heifer management on US dairy operations: Part III. Factors associated with Cryptosporidium and Giardia in preweaned dairy heifer calves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Urie, N., Lombard, J., Shivley, C., Ashley, A., Kopral, C., Santin, M. 2018. Preweaned heifer management on US dairy operations: Part III. Factors associated with Cryptosporidium and Giardia in preweaned dairy heifer calves. Journal of Dairy Science. 101(10):9199-9213. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-14060.

Preweaned heifer management on US dairy operations: Part VI. Factors associated with average daily gain in preweaned dairy heifer calves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shivley, C., Lombard, J., Urie, N., Kopral, C., Santin, M., Earleywine, T., Olson, J., Garry, F. 2018. Preweaned heifer management on US dairy operations: Part VI. Factors associated with average daily gain in preweaned dairy heifer calves. Journal of Dairy Science. 101(10):9245-9258. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-14022.

Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. in poultry from Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodrigues Da Cunha, M.J., Cury, M.C., Santin-Duran, M. 2018. Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. in poultry from Brazil. Veterinary Parasitology. 118:331-335. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rvsc.2018.03.010.

Molecular characterization of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in wild carnivores in Spain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santin, M., Calero-Bernal, R., Carmena, D., Mateo, M., Balseiro, A., Barral, M., Limabarbero, J.F., Habela, M.A. 2017. Molecular characterization of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in wild carnivores in Spain. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. 65(4):468-474. https://doi.org/10.1111/jeu.12492.

Interlaboratory validation of an improved U.S. Food and Drug Administration method for detection of Cyclospora cayetanensis in produce using TaqMan real-time PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Murphy, H.R., Cinar, H., Gopinath, G., Im, A., Noe, K.E., Chatman, L.D., Miranda, N.E., Wetherington, J.H., Neal-Mckinney, J., Piresc, G.S., Sachs, E., Stanya, K.J., Jognson, C.L., Nascimiento, F., Santin, M., Molokin, A., Samadpour, M., Janagama, H., Kahler, A., Miller, C., Da Silva, A.J. 2017. Interlaboratory validation of an improved U.S. Food and Drug Administration method for detection of Cyclospora cayetanensis in produce using TaqMan real-time PCR. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 69:170-178.

Molecular characterization of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in wild carnivores in Spain - (Abstract Only)
Santin, M., Calero-Bernal, R., Carmena, D., Mateo, M., Balseiro, A., Barral, M., Limabarbero, J.F., Habela, M.A. 2017. Molecular characterization of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in wild carnivores in Spain. Society of Protozoologists International Workshop on Opportunistic Protists. On August 11, 2017.

Blastocystis prevalence and subtype distribution among pre-weaned dairy calves in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Maloney, J.G., Santin, M. 2017. Blastocystis prevalence and subtype distribution among pre-weaned dairy calves in the United States. BARC Poster Day.

Molecular identification of Enterocytozoon bieneusi, Cryptosporidium, and Giardia in brazilian captive birds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Da Cunha, M.J., Cury, M.C., Santin, M. 2017. Molecular identification of Enterocytozoon bieneusi, Cryptosporidium, and Giardia in brazilian captive birds. Parasitology Research. 116:487-493. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-016-5309-6.

Zoonotic Enterocytozoon bieneusi Genotypes found in Brazilian sheep - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fiuza, V., Lopes, C., Cosendey, R., Oliviera, F., Fayer, R., Santin, M. 2016. Zoonotic Enterocytozoon bieneusi Genotypes found in Brazilian sheep. Research in Veterinary Science. 107:196-201.

Effects of Enterococcus faecalis CECT 7121 on Cryptosporidium parvum infection in mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Del Coco, V.F., Sparo, M.D., Sidoti, A., Santin, M., Basualdo, J.A., Codorba, M.A. 2016. Effects of Enterococcus faecalis CECT 7121 on Cryptosporidium parvum infection in mice. Parasitology Research. 115(8):3239-3244. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-016-5087-1.