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Research Project: Mitigation Approaches for Foodborne Pathogens in Cattle and Swine for Use During Production and Processing

Location: Meat Safety and Quality

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

A farm-to-fork quantitative microbial exposure assessment of beta-lactam resistant Escherichia coli among U.S. beef consumers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Y., Schmidt, J.W., Arthur, T.M., Wheeler, T.L., Zhang, Q., Wang, B. 2022. A farm-to-fork quantitative microbial exposure assessment of beta-lactam resistant Escherichia coli among U.S. beef consumers. Microorganisms. 10(661). https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms10030661.

Validation of high-resolution melting assays for the detection of virulent strains of Escherichia coli O26 and O111 in beef and pork enrichment broths Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Velez, F.J., Bosilevac, J.M., Singh, P. 2021. Validation of high-resolution melting assays for the detection of virulent strains of Escherichia coli O26 and O111 in beef and pork enrichment broths. Food Control. 128. Article 108123. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2021.108123.

Locus of Heat Resistance (LHR) in meat-borne Escherichia coli: Screening and genetic characterization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guragain, M., Brichta-Harhay, D.M., Bono, J.L., Bosilevac, J.M. 2021. Locus of Heat Resistance (LHR) in meat-borne Escherichia coli: Screening and genetic characterization. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 87:e02343-20. https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.02343-20.

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.

A comparative quantitative assessment of human exposure to various antimicrobial-resistant bacteria among U.S. ground beef consumers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Y., Schmidt, J.W., Arthur, T.M., Wheeler, T.L., Wang, B. 2021. A comparative quantitative assessment of human exposure to various antimicrobial-resistant bacteria among U.S. ground beef consumers. Journal of Food Protection. 84(5):736-759. https://doi.org/10.4315/JFP-20-154.

Validation of additional approaches and applications for using the continuous and manual sampling devices for raw beef trim Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, T.M., Wheeler, T.L. 2021. Validation of additional approaches and applications for using the continuous and manual sampling devices for raw beef trim. Journal of Food Protection. 84(4):536-544. https://doi.org/10.4315/JFP-20-345.

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.

Seasonal prevalence of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli on pork carcasses for three steps of the harvest process at two commercial processing plants in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nastasijevic, I., Schmidt, J.W., Boskovic, M., Glisic, M., Kalchayanand, N., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M., Bosilevac, J.M. 2020. Seasonal prevalence of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli on pork carcasses for three steps of the harvest process at two commercial processing plants in the United States. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 87(1):e01711-20. https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01711-20.

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.

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.

Screening and characterization of genetic locus of heat resistance (LHR) in meat-borne Escherchia coli - (Abstract Only)
Guragain, M., Kalchayanand, N., Wang, R., Bosilevac, J.M. 2020. Screening and characterization of genetic locus of heat resistance (LHR) in meat-borne Escherchia coli [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology Microbe Conference. Available: https://www.abstractsonline.com/pp8/#!/9103/presentation/7252.

High-resolution melting real-time PCR assays for detection of Escherichia coli O26 and O111 strains possessing Shiga toxin genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singh, P., Cubillos, G., Kirshteyn, G., Bosilevac, J.M. 2020. High-resolution melting real-time PCR assays for detection of Escherichia coli O26 and O111 strains possessing Shiga toxin genes. LWT - Food Science and Technology. 131:109785. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lwt.2020.109785.

SMART antimicrobial resistance goals to drive meat safety improvement Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Schmidt, J.W. 2020. SMART antimicrobial resistance goals to drive meat safety improvement. In: Proceedings of International Congress of Meat Science and Technology. Lake Buena Vista, Florida, Jul 31-Aug 7, 2020. Meat and Muscle Biology. 4(2):1-8. https://doi.org/10.22175/mmb.11218.

No change in risk for antibiotic-resistant Salmonellosis from beef, United States, 2002-2010 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Costard, S., Pouzou, J., Belk, K.E., Morley, P.S., Schmidt, J.W., Wheeler, T.L., Arthur, T.M., Zagmutt, F. 2020. No change in risk for antibiotic-resistant Salmonellosis from beef, United States, 2002-2010. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 26(9):2108-2117. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2609.190922.

High prevalence of extremely heat-resistant Escherichia coli in finished beef products - (Abstract Only)
Guragain, M., Schmidt, J., Bosilevac, J.M. 2020. High prevalence of extremely heat-resistant Escherichia coli in finished beef products. [Abstract] International Association for Food Protection Proceedings, August 2-5, 2020, San Antonio, Texas [Virtual]. Journal of Food Protection. 83(Supplement A):P2-99.

Evaluation of the post-enrichment process times for commercial E. coli O157:H7 molecular detection systems - (Abstract Only)
Bosilevac, J.M., Ahmed, M., Dutta, V. 2020. Evaluation of the post-enrichment process times for commercial E. coli O157:H7 molecular detection systems. [Abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Conference, Cleveland, Ohio, August 2-5, 2020, Virtual. Journal of Food Protection. 83(Supplement A):P1-98.

Evaluation of GENE-UP® new markers EHEC for detection of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli in MicroTally sheets collected from beef carcasses - (Abstract Only)
Liu, T., Bosilevac, J.M., Wheeler, T.L., Arthur, T.M., Jia, M., Geornaras, I., Dutta, V., Belk, K.E., Yang, H. 2020. Evaluation of GENE-UP® new markers EHEC for detection of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli in MicroTally sheets collected from beef carcasses. [Abstract]. International Association for Food Protection, Cleveland Ohio, August 2-5, 2020, Virtual. Journal of Food Protection. 83(Supplement 1):P2-70.

Attachment of GFP-producing Escherichia coli O103 on beef tissues over time - (Abstract Only)
Brethour, B., Bosilevac, J.M., Maher, J., Stull, K.J., Gragg, S. 2020. Attachment of GFP-producing Escherichia coli O103 on beef tissues over time. [Abtract]. International Association for Food Protection Conference, Cleveland Ohio, August 2-5, 2020, Virtual. Journal of Food Protection. 83(Supplement A):P2-92.

An intervention applied to meat trimmings before grinding addressed a recurring spoilage and shelf-life problem in a commercial setting - (Abstract Only)
Bosilevac, J.M., Feinberg, J., Maehler, R., Ogunrinola, Y. 2020. An intervention applied to meat trimmings before grinding addressed a recurring spoilage and shelf-life problem in a commercial setting. [Abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Conference, Cleveland Ohio, August 2-5, 2020, Virtual. Journal of Food Protection. 83(Supplement A):P1-178.

Evaluation of UVC radiation and a UVC-ozone combination as fresh beef interventions against Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli, Salmonella, and Listeria monocytogenes and their effects on beef quality Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalchayanand, N., Bosilevac, J.M., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L. 2020. Evaluation of UVC radiation and a UVC-ozone combination as fresh beef interventions against Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli, Salmonella, and Listeria monocytogenes and their effects on beef quality. Journal of Food Protection. 83(9):1520-1529. https://doi.org/10.4315/JFP-19-473.

Prevalence of extreme heat-resistant gram-negative bacteria carried by U.S. cattle at harvest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guragain, M., Smith, G.E., King, D.A., Bosilevac, J.M. 2020. Prevalence of extreme heat-resistant gram-negative bacteria carried by U.S. cattle at harvest. Journal of Food Protection. 83(8):1438-1443. https://doi.org/10.4315/JFP-20-103.

Persistence of third-generation cephalosporin-resistant Salmonella over two years at a beef cattle feedlot - (Abstract Only)

In-feed tylosin phosphate administration to feedlot cattle minimally affects antimicrobial resistance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmidt, J.W., Vikram, A., Miller, E., Jones, S., Arthur, T.M. 2020. In-feed tylosin phosphate administration to feedlot cattle minimally affects antimicrobial resistance. Journal of Food Protection. 83(2):350-364. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-19-342.

A novel aqueous ozone treatment as a spray chill intervention against Escherichia coli O157:H7 on surfaces of fresh beef Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalchayanand, N., Worlie, D., Wheeler, T. 2019. A novel aqueous ozone treatment as a spray chill intervention against Escherichia coli O157:H7 on surfaces of fresh beef. Journal of Food Protection. 82(11):1874-1878. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-19-093.

Food service pork chops from three U.S. regions harbor similar levels of antimicrobial resistance regardless of antibiotic use claims Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vikram, A., Miller, E., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Wheeler, T.L., Schmidt, J.W. 2019. Food service pork chops from three U.S. regions harbor similar levels of antimicrobial resistance regardless of antibiotic use claims. Journal of Food Protection. 82(10):1667-1676. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028x.jfp-19-139.

Effect of hot carcass weight on the rate of temperature decline of pork hams and loins in a blast-chilled commercial abattoir Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Overholt, M.F., Arkfeld, E.K., Bryan, E.E., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Dilger, A.C., Shackelford, S.D., Boler, D.D. 2019. Effect of hot carcass weight on the rate of temperature decline of pork hams and loins in a blast-chilled commercial abattoir. Journal of Animal Science. 97(6):2441-2449. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skz131.

Consecutive treatments with Sterilex eliminate biofilms by E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica - (Abstract Only)
Wang, R., Zhou, Y., Kalchayanand, N., Harhay, D.M., Wheeler, T.L. 2019. Consecutive treatments with Sterilex eliminate biofilms by E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica. [Abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. Poster No. P2-120.

Photohydroionization reduces shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella on fresh beef with minimal effects on meat quality Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, X., Kalchayanand, N., Belk, K.E., Wheeler, T.L. 2019. Photohydroionization reduces shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella on fresh beef with minimal effects on meat quality. Meat and Muscle Biology. 3(1):105-115. https://doi.org/10.22175/mmb2018.11.0036.

Occurrences of antimicrobial resistant bacteria and antimicrobial resistance genes in retail ground beef with and without a “Raised without Antibiotics” claim - (Abstract Only)

Prevalence and characterization of Salmonella present during veal harvest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bosilevac, J.M., Zhilyaev, S., Wang, R., Luedtke, B., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2019. Prevalence and characterization of Salmonella present during veal harvest. Journal of Food Protection. 82(5):775-784. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-18-478.

Antimicrobial use and resistance in United States beef production - (Abstract Only)
Schmidt, J.W., Wheeler, T.L., Arthur, T.M. 2019. Antimicrobial use and resistance in United States beef production. [Abstract]. American Chemistry Society Abstracts. Paper No. 133.

Comparative performance evaluation of real-time PCR and dual-labeled fluorescence resonance energy transfer probe-based melt peak analysis for the detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in beef products Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bosilevac, J.M., Dwivedi, H.P., Chablain, P., Ullery, M., Bailey, J.S., Dutta, V. 2019. Comparative performance evaluation of real-time PCR and dual labeled fluorescence resonance energy transfer probe-based melt peak analysis for the detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in beef products. Journal of Food Protection. 82(3):507-512. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-18-366.

Biofilms and meat safety: A mini-review Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, R. 2019. Biofilms and meat safety: A mini-review. Journal of Food Protection. 82(1):120-127. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-18-311.

Detection of Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli, stx1, stx2 and Salmonella by two high resolution melt curve multiplex real-time PCR Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singh, P., Liu, Y., Bosilevac, J.M., Mustapha, A. 2018. Detection of Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli, stx1, stx2 and Salmonella by two high resolution melt curve multiplex real-time PCR. Food Control. 96:251-259. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2018.09.024.

Similar levels of antimicrobial resistance in U.S. food service ground beef products with and without a "Raised Without Antibiotics" claim Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vikram, A., Miller, E., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Wheeler, T.L., Schmidt, J.W. 2018. Similar levels of antimicrobial resistance in U.S. food service ground beef products with and without a "Raised Without Antibiotics" claim. Journal of Food Protection. 81(12):2007-2018. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-18-299.

Effects of in-feed Chlortetracycline prophylaxis in beef cattle on antimicrobial resistance genes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, E.W., Vikram, A., Agga, G.E., Arthur, T.M., Schmidt, J.W. 2018. Effects of in-feed Chlortetracycline prophylaxis in beef cattle on antimicrobial resistance genes. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 15(1):689-697. https://doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2018.2475.

Novel continuous and manual sampling methods for beef trim microbiological testing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, T.L., Arthur, T.M. 2018. Novel continuous and manual sampling methods for beef trim microbiological testing. Journal of Food Protection. 81(10):1605-1613. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-18-197.

A comparison of the resistome between natural and conventional retail ground beef products Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Thomas, K., Weinroth, M., Parker, J., Metcalf, J.L., Arthur, T.M., Schmidt, J.W., Wheeler, T.L., Vikram, A., Woerner, D.R., Morley, P.S., Belk, K.E. 2019. A comparison of the resistome between natural and conventional retail ground beef products [abstract]. In: American Meat Science Association Reciprocal Meat Conference proceedings, Kansas City, MO. June 24-27, 2018. Meat and Muscle Biology. 2(2):147-148. https://doi.org/10.22175/rmc2018.130.

Extremely heat-resistant Escherichia coli among cattle and beef - (Abstract Only)
Bosilevac, J.M. 2018. Extremely heat-resistant Escherichia coli among cattle and beef. Journal of Food Protection. 81 (Supplement A):P3-13.

A Novel selective medium for simultaneous enrichment of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella in ground beef Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eggers, J., Feirtag, J.M., Olstein, A.D., Bosilevac, J.M. 2018. A Novel selective medium for simultaneous enrichment of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella in ground beef. Journal of Food Protection. 81(8):1252-1257. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-17-520.

Surface pH of fresh beef as a parameter to validate effectiveness of lactic acid treatment against Escherichia O157:H7 and Salmonella Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalchayanand, N., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Schmidt, J.W., Shackelford, S.D., Brown, T., Wheeler, T.L. 2018. Surface pH of fresh beef as a parameter to validate effectiveness of lactic acid treatment against Escherichia O157:H7 and Salmonella. Journal of Food Protection. 81(7):1126-1133. https://doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-17-469.

Functional blaKPC-2 sequences are present in U.S. beef cattle feces regardless of antibiotic use Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vikram, A., Schmidt, J.W. 2018. Functional blaKPC-2 sequences are present in U.S. beef cattle feces regardless of antibiotic use. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 15(7):444-448. https://doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2017.2406.

Studies performed in the proper context suggest that antimicrobial use during swine and cattle production minimally impact antimicrobial resistance Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Schmidt, J.W., Wheeler, T.L., Arthur, T. 2018. Studies performed in the proper context suggest that antimicrobial use during swine and cattle production minimally impact antimicrobial resistance [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 96(Supplement 2):197. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky073.362.

Salmonella in peripheral lymph nodes of healthy cattle at slaughter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webb, H.E., Harhay, D.M., Brashers, M.M., Nightengale, K.K., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., Schmidt, J.W., Wang, R., Granier, S.A., Brown, T.R., Edrington, T.S., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Loneragan, G.H. 2017. Salmonella in peripheral lymph nodes of healthy cattle at slaughter. Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:2214. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2017.02214.

Impact of "raised without antibiotics" beef cattle production practices on occurrences of antimicrobial resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vikram, A., Rovira, P., Agga, G.E., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Wheeler, T.L., Morley, P., Belk, K., Schmidt, J.W. 2017. Impact of "raised without antibiotics" beef cattle production practices on occurrences of antimicrobial resistance. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 83:e01682-17. https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01682-17.

Biofilm formation, antimicrobial resistance, and sanitizer tolerance of Salmonella enterica strains isolated from beef trim Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, R., Schmidt, J.W., Harhay, D.M., Bosilevac, J.M., King, D.A., Arthur, T.M. 2017. Biofilm formation, antimicrobial resistance, and sanitizer tolerance of Salmonella enterica strains isolated from beef trim. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 14(12):687-695. https://doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2017.2319.

Shiga toxin-producing serogroup O91 Escherichia coli strains isolated from food and environmental samples Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feng, P.C.H., Delannoy, S., Lacher, D.W., Bosilevac, J.M., Fach, P., Beutin, L. 2017. Shiga toxin-producing serogroup O91 Escherichia coli strains isolated from food and environmental samples. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 83(18):e01231-17. https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01231-17.

Proper context: Comparison studies demonstrate that United States food-animal production antimicrobial uses have minimal impact on antimicrobial resistance - (Abstract Only)
Schmidt, J.W., Wheeler, T.L., Arthur, T.M. 2017. Proper context: Comparison studies demonstrate that United States food-animal production antimicrobial uses have minimal impact on antimicrobial resistance. Meeting Abstract. [Abstract]. International Sysmposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance (4th), Lansing, Michigan, August 13-17, 2017. http://www.antibiotic-resistance.de/.

Predicting aged pork quality using a portable raman device - (Abstract Only)
Santos, C., Longergan, S.M., Zhao, J., Yu, C., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Prusa, K.J., Dong, X., Newman, D. 2017. Predicting aged pork quality using a portable raman device. [Abstract]. American Meat Science Association Conference Reciprocal Proceedings. June 18-21, 2017, College Station, Texas. No. 50.

Tracking contamination through ground beef production and identifying points of recontamination using a novel green fluorescent protein (GFP) expressing, E. coli O103, non-pathogenic surrogate - (Abstract Only)
Bosilevac, J.M., Luedtke, B., Wang, R., Ogunrinola, Y. 2017. Tracking contamination through ground beef production and identifying points of recontamination using a novel green fluorescent protein (GFP) expressing, E. coli O103, non-pathogenic surrogate. [Abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. P1-136. Available at: https://iafp.confex.com/iafp/2017/webprogram/authork.html.

A comparative evaluation of the GENE-up assay for the detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Abstract Only)
Dutta, V., Bosilevac, J.M., Dwivedi, H.P., Mills, J.C., Chablain, P., Bailey, S.J. 2017. [Abstract]. A comparative evaluation of the GENE-up assay for the detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. P2-197. Available at: https://iafp.confex.com/iafp/2017/webprogram/authork.html.

Effectiveness of Sanitizer D7(TM) against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella biofilms - (Abstract Only)
Wang, R., Kalchayanand, N., Brichta-Harhay, D.M., Zhou, Y. 2017. Effectiveness of Sanitizer D7(TM) against Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella biofilms. [Abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. P2-46. Available at: https://iafp.confex.com/iafp/2017/webprogram/authork.html.

Antimicrobial efficacy of radiant catalytic ionization against shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli on inoculated beef - (Abstract Only)
Yang, X., Kalchayanand, N., Belk, K., Wheeler, T.L. 2017. Antimicrobial efficacy of radiant catalytic ionization against shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli on inoculated beef. [Abstraact]. International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. P1-133. Available at: https://iafp.confex.com/iafp/2017/webprogram/authork.html.

Outcomes of using wet pooling to detect STEC and Salmonella - (Abstract Only)
Bosilevac, J.M. 2017. Outcomes of using wet pooling to detect STEC and Salmonella. Meeting Abstract. [Abstract]. Beef Industry Safety Summit, February 28-March 2, 2017, Houston, Texas. Available:http://bifsco.org/search.aspx?qal=2017 abstracts.

Providing context: antimicrobial resistance from multiple environmental sources - (Abstract Only)
Arthur, T.M., Agga, G.E., Schmidt, J.W. 2017. Providing context: antimicrobial resistance from multiple environmental sources. [Abstract]. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. p.32, S4:8.

Impact of raised without antibiotics practices on occurrences of antimicrobial resistance - (Abstract Only)
Vikram, A., Rovira, P., Miller, E.W., Agga, G.E., Wheeler, T.L., Arthur, T.M., Schmidt, J.W. 2017. Impact of raised without antibiotics practices on occurrences of antimicrobial resistance. [Abstract]. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. p. 14, S1:5.

Effects of in-feed Chlortetracycline Prophylaxis of beef cattle on animal health and antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli - (Abstract Only)
Agga, G.E., Schmidt, J.W., Arthur, T.M. 2017. Effects of in-feed Chlortetracycline Prophylaxis of beef cattle on animal health and antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli. Meeting Abstract. [Abstract]. Beef Industry Safety Summit, February 28-March 2, 2017, Houston, Texas, Available:http://bifsco.org/search.aspx?qal=2017 abstracts.

Impact of antimicrobial use during beef production on fecal occurrence of antimicrobial resistance - (Abstract Only)
Vikram, A., Rovira, P., Agga, G.E., Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Wheeler, T.L., Morley, P., Belk, K., Schmidt, J.W. 2017. Impact of antimicrobial use during beef production on fecal occurrence of antimicrobial resistance. Meeting Abstract. [Abstract]. Beef Industry Safety Summit, February 28-March 2, 2017, Houston, Texas. Available:http://bifsco.org/search.aspx?qal=2017 abstracts.

Effect of radiant catalytic ionization on reduction of foodborne pathogens on beef - (Abstract Only)
Yang, X., Kalchayanand, N., Belk, K., Wheeler, T.L. 2017. Effect of radiant catalytic ionization on reduction of foodborne pathogens on beef. Meeting Abstract. [Abstract]. Beef Industry Safety Summit, February 28-March 2, 2017, Houston, Texas. Available:http://bifsco.org/search.aspx?qal=2017 abstracts.

Evaluation of rectoanal mucosal swab sampling for molecular detection of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli in beef cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agga, G.E., Arthur, T.M., Hinkley, S., Bosilevac, J.M. 2017. Evaluation of rectoanal mucosal swab sampling for molecular detection of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli in beef cattle. Journal of Food Protection. 80(4):661-667. doi:10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-16-435.

Characterization and virulence potential of serogroup O113 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains isolated from beef and cattle in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feng, P., Delannoy, S., Lacher, D., Bosilevac, J.M., Fach, P. 2017. Characterization and virulence potential of serogroup O113 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains isolated from beef and cattle in the United States. Journal of Food Protection. 80(3):383-391. doi:10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-16-325.

Effects of in-feed chlortetracycline prophylaxis of beef cattle on animal health and antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agga, G.E., Schmidt, J.W., Arthur, T.M. 2016. Effects of in-feed chlortetracycline prophylaxis of beef cattle on animal health and antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 82(24):7197-7204. doi:10.1128/AEM.01928-16.

Characterization of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli on veal hides and carcasses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bosilevac, J.M., Wang, R., Luedtke, B.E., Hinkley, S., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2017. Characterization of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli on veal hides and carcasses. Journal of Food Protection. 80(1):136-145. doi:10.4315/0362.028X.JFP-16-247.