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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Diana Carychao
Produce Safety and Microbiology Research
Biological Science Lab Technician (Plants)

Phone: (510) 559-6447
Fax: (510) 559-6162
Room WAB200-K
USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-PSM
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY, CA, 94710


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Comparison of subtypes of Listeria monocytogenes isolates from naturally contaminated watershed samples using a combination of non-selective and selective enrichment methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A., Walker, S., Liang, A.S., Nguyen, K.M., Govoni, J.A., Carychao, D.K., Cooley, M.B., Mandrell, R.E. 2014. Comparison of subtypes of Listeria monocytogenes isolates from naturally contaminated watershed samples using a combination of non-selective and selective enrichment methods. PLoS One. e92467.
Development of a robust methos for isolation of shiga toxin positive Escherichia coli (STEC) from fecal, plant, soil and water samples from leafy greens production region in California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooley, M.B., Jay-Russell, M., Atwill, E.R., Carychao, D.K., Nguyen, K.M., Quinones, B., Patel, R., Walker, S., Swimley, M., Pierre-Jerome, E., Gordus, A., Mandrell, R.E. 2013. Development of a robust methos for isolation of shiga toxin positive Escherichia coli (STEC) from fecal, plant, soil and water samples from leafy greens production region in California. PLoS One. 8(6):e65716. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065716.
Occurrence of generic E. coli, E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in water and sediment from leafy green produce farms and streams on the Central California coast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Benjamin, L., Atwill, E.R., Jay-Russell, M., Cooley, M.B., Carychao, D.K., Gorski, L.A., Mandrell, R.E. 2013. Occurrence of generic E. coli, E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella spp. in water and sediment from leafy green produce farms and streams on the Central California coast. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2013.04.003 165(1)65-76.
Evidence of norovirus (NV)in a major produce production region watershed and a low density microarray strategy for detecting NV(Abstract) - (Abstract Only) - (25-Oct-12)
Selective recovery by different culture methods of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli genotypes from a major produce production region in California(Abstract) - (Abstract Only) - (22-Mar-12)
Curli variants of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 display distinct survival fitness Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter, M.Q., Brandl, M., Louie, J.W., Kyle, J.L., Carychao, D.K., Cooley, M.B., Parker, C., Bates, A.H., Mandrell, R.E. 2011. Curli variants of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 display distinct survival fitness. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77:3685-3695.
Use of Photopolymerization for Genotyping Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Recovered from Produce Production Regions in California - (Abstract Only) - (28-Feb-11)
Tandem Repeat Stability in Escherichia coli O157:H7 is Dependent on Environmental Stress - (Abstract Only) - (10-Mar-10)
Effects of Environmental Stress on Stability of Tandem Repeat in Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooley, M.B., Carychao, D.K., Nguyen, K.M., Whitehand, L.C., Mandrell, R.E. 2010. Effects of Environmental Stress on Stability of Tandem Repeat in Escherichia coli O157:H7. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(10)3398-3400
Phenotypic Divergence in Curli Variants of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Abstract Only) - (04-Mar-10)
Incidence and tracking of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a major produce production region in California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooley, M.B., Carychao, D.K., Crawford-Miksza, L., Jay, M.T., Myers, C., Rose, C., Key, C., Farrar, J., Mandrell, R.E. 2007. Incidence and tracking of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a major produce production region in California. PLoS One. 0001159, www.plosone.org
Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Feral Swine Near Spinach Fields and Cattle, Central California Coast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jay, M.T., Cooley, M.B., Carychao, D.K., Wiscomb, G.W., Sweitzer, R.A., Crawford-Miksza, L., Farrar, J.A., Lau, D.K., O'Connell, J., Millington, A., Asmundson, R.V., Atwill, E.R., Mandrell, R.E. 2007. Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Feral Swine Near Spinach Fields and Cattle, Central California Coast. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 13:12.
Escherichia Coli O157:h7 Survival and Growth on Lettuce Is Altered by the Presence of Epiphytic Bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooley, M.B., Chao, D.K., Mandrell, R.E. 2006. Escherichia coli O157:H7 survival and growth on lettuce is altered by the presence of epiphytic bacteria. Journal of Food Protection.69:10:2329-2335
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