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

Location: Meat Safety & Quality Research

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

Prevalence and characterization of Salmonella present during veal harvest - (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.

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 - (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 engergy 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.

Biolfilms and meat safety: A mini-review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, R. 2019. Biolfilms 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 high resolution melt curve multiplex real-time PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Similar levels of antimicrobial resistance in United States foodservice ground beef products with and without a "Raised Without Antibiotics" claim - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Effects of in-feed Chlortetracycline prophylaxis in beef cattle on antimicrobial resistance genes - (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 - (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 Novel selective medium for simultaneous enrichment of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella in ground beef - (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 - (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 - (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 - (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 - (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.