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Brian B Oakley
Poultry Microbiological Safety Research
Microbiologist

Phone: (706) 546-3166
Fax: (706) 546-3771

RBRRC
950 COLLEGE STATION RD
ATHENS, GA, 30604-5677


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Evaluation of methods and plating media for detection of Campylobacter in ceca from 66 different broiler flocks across 11 months - (Abstract Only)
Berrang, M.E., Cox Jr, N.A., Meinersmann, R.J., Oakley, B., Cosby, D.E. 2014. Evaluation of methods and plating media for detection of Campylobacter in ceca from 66 different broiler flocks across 11 months. Poultry Science Association Meeting Abstract. July 14-17,2014. Corpus Christi, Texas.
Sampling by sponge wipe or skin excision for recovery of inoculated Salmonella and Campylobacter from defeathered broiler carcasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berrang, M.E., Cox Jr, N.A., Oakley, B. 2014. Sampling by sponge wipe or skin excision for recovery of inoculated Salmonella and Campylobacter from defeathered broiler carcasses. Journal of Food Protection. 77(5):824-827.
Comparison of cumulative drip sampling to whole carcass rinses for estimation of Campylobacter spp. and quality indicator organisms associated with processed broiler chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Line, J.E., Oakley, B., Stern, N. 2013. Comparison of cumulative drip sampling to whole carcass rinses for estimation of Campylobacter spp. and quality indicator organisms associated with processed broiler chickens . Poultry Science. 92(1):218-24.
Prospecting Environmental Mycobacteria: combined molecular approaches reveal unprecedented diversity - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (31-May-13)
A proposed model for the high rate of rearrangement and rapid migration observed in some IncA/C plasmid lineages - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-May-13)
Expression and Characterization of Recombinant Campylobacter jejuni Chemotactic Proteins - (Abstract Only) - (21-Feb-13)
Efficacy of chemical sprays to eliminate inoculated Salmonella from defeathered broiler breast skin - (Abstract Only)
Cox Jr, N.A., Buhr, R.J., Berrang, M.E., Bourassa, D.V., Rigsby, L.L., Oakley, B., Russell, S.M. 2013. Efficacy of chemical sprays to eliminate inoculated Salmonella from defeathered broiler breast skin. International Poultry Scientific Forum. January 29-31,2013. Atlanta, Georgia. P.55.
Fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH) as a tool for visualization and enumeration of Campylobacter in broiler ceca - (Abstract Only)
Oakley, B., Yoon, S.C., Line, J.E., Berrang, M.E., Buhr, R.J., Cox Jr, N.A. 2013. Fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH) as a tool for visualization and enumeration of Campylobacter in broiler ceca. International Poultry Scientific Forum. P.53.
The poultry-associated microbiome: network analysis and characterization along the farm-to-fork continuum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oakley, B., Morales, C., Line, J.E., Berrang, M.E., Meinersmann, R.J., Tillman, G.E., Wise, M.G., Siragusa, G.R., Hiett, K.L., Seal, B.S. 2013. The poultry-associated microbiome: network analysis and characterization along the farm-to-fork continuum. PLoS One. 8(2):e57190.
Construction, expression, purification and antigenicity of recombinant Campylobacter jejuni flagellar proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yeh, H., Hiett, K.L., Line, J.E., Oakley, B., Seal, B.S. 2013. Construction, expression, purification and antigenicity of recombinant Campylobacter jejuni flagellar proteins. Microbiological Research. 168(4):192-198.
Construction, Expression, and Characterization of Flagellar Proteins for the Food-borne Pathogen Campylobacter jejuni - (Abstract Only) - (19-Jun-12)
Isolation of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121 and O145 from ground beef using modified rainbow agar and post-immunomagnetic separation acid treatment Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tillman, G., Wasilenko, J.L., Simmons, M., Lauze, T., Miniocozzi, J., Oakley, B., Narang, N., Fratamico, P.M., Cray, W. 2012. Isolation of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serogroups O26, O45, O103, O111, O121 and O145 from ground beef using modified rainbow agar and post-immunomagnetic separation acid treatment. Journal of Food Protection. 75:1548-1554.
Molecular Characterization of Podoviral Bacteriophages Virulent for Clostridium perfringens and Their Comparison with Members of the Picovirinae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Volozhantsev, N.V., Oakley, B., Morales, C., Verevkkin, V.V., Bannov, V.A., Popova, A.V., Zhilenkov, E.L., Svetoch, E.A., Garrish, J.K., Schegg, K.M., Woolsey, R., Quilici, D.R., Line, J.E., Hiett, K.L., Siragusa, G.R., Seal, B.S. 2012. Molecular Characterization of Podoviral Bacteriophages Virulent for Clostridium perfringens and Their Comparison with Members of the Picovirinae. PLoS One. Volume/Page:7/e38283.
Molecular Characterization of Podoviridae Bacteriophages Virulent for Clostridium perfringens and Comparison of Their Predicted Lytic Proteins - (Abstract Only) - (30-Dec-11)
Complete genome sequence of the podoviral bacteriophage CP24R virulent for Clostridium perfringens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morales, C., Oakley, B., Garrish, J.K., Seal, B.S., Siragusa, G.R., Ard, M.B. 2012. Complete genome sequence of the podoviral bacteriophage CP24R virulent for Clostridium perfringens. Archives of Virology. 157:769-772.
Pyrosequencing-based validation of a simple cell-suspension polymerase chain reaction assay for Campylobacter... of high-processivity polymerase with novel internal amplification controls for rapid and specific detection. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oakley, B., Line, J.E., Berrang, M.E., Johnson, J., Buhr, R.J., Cox Jr, N.A., Hiett, K.L., Seal, B.S. 2012. Pyrosequencing-based validation of a simple cell-suspension polymerase chain reaction assay for Campylobacter with application of high-processivity polymerase with novel internal amplification controls for rapid and specific detection. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 72(2):131-138.
Recombinant expression of a putative prophage amidase cloned from the genome of Listeria monocytogenes that lyses the bacterium and its biofilm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, M., Morales, C., Oakley, B., Seal, B.S. 2012. Recombinant expression of a putative prophage amidase cloned from the genome of Listeria monocytogenes that lyses the bacterium and its biofilm. Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins. 4:1-10.
Application of high throughout sequencing to measure performance of commonly used selective cultivation methods for the food-borne pathogen campylobacter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oakley, B., Morales, C., Hiett, K.L., Line, J.E., Seal, B.S. 2012. Application of high throughout sequencing to measure performance of commonly used selective cultivation methods for the food-borne pathogen campylobacter. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 79(2):327-336.
Bacteriophages of Clostridium perfringens - (Book / Chapter) - (23-Sep-11)
The complete genome sequence and genetic analysis of phiCA82 a novel uncultured microphage from the turkey gastrointestinal system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zsak, L., Day, J.M., Oakley, B., Seal, B.S. 2011. The complete genome sequence and genetic analysis of phiCA82 a novel uncultured microphage from the turkey gastrointestinal system. Virology Journal. 8:331.
Comparative genomics of four closely related Clostridium perfringens bacteriophages reveals variable rates of evolution within a core genome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oakley, B., Morales, C., Seal, B.S., Hiett, K.L., Talundzic, E., Volozhantsev, N.V. 2011. Comparative genomics of four closely related Clostridium perfringens bacteriophages reveals variable rates of evolution within a core genome. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 12:212.
Quantitative Profiling of the Chicken Intestine Microbiome Following Administration of Lupulone, a Plant-Based Antimicrobial. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tillman, G.E., Oakley, B., Haas, G.J., Wise, M.G., Smith, M.A., Siragusa, G.R. 2011. Quantitative Profiling of the Chicken Intestine Microbiome Following Administration of Lupulone, a Plant-Based Antimicrobial.. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 77(2):395-403. DOI:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2011.01119.x.
Comparison of Cumulative Drip Sampling to Whole Carcass Rinses for Estimation of Campylobacter spp. and Quality Indicator Organisms from Processed Broiler Chickens - (Abstract Only)
Line, J.E., Stern, N.J., Oakley, B., Seal, B.S. 2011. Comparison of Cumulative Drip Sampling to Whole Carcass Rinses for Estimation of Campylobacter spp. and Quality Indicator Organisms from Processed Broiler Chickens. Meeting Abstract. International Association for Food Protection meeting.
Comparison of an automated Most Probable Number (MPN) technique to traditional plating methods for estimating populations of total aerobes, coliforms and E. coli associated with freshly processed broiler chickens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Line, J.E., Stern, N.J., Seal, B.S., Oakley, B. 2011. Comparison of an automated Most Probable Number (MPN) technique to traditional plating methods for estimating populations of total aerobes, coliforms and E. coli associated with freshly processed broiler chickens. Journal of Food Protection. 74(9):1558-1563.
Evidence of chitinase activity within necrotic enteritis-associated subtypes of Clostridium perfringens - (Abstract Only)
Siragusa, G.R., Wise, M., Neumann, A., Oakley, B., Seal, B.S. 2011. Evidence of chitinase activity within necrotic enteritis-associated subtypes of Clostridium perfringens. Meeting Abstract. Volume: III Page:1493.
Specificity and sensitivity of common cultivation conditions selective for Campylobacter spp. in the poultry microbiome as determined by 16S rRNA gene pyrosequencing - (Abstract Only)
Oakley, B., Morales, C., Line, J.E., Hiett, K.L., Seal, B.S. 2011. Specificity and sensitivity of common cultivation conditions selective for Campylobacter spp. in the poultry microbiome as determined by 16S rRNA gene pyrosequencing . Meeting Abstract. Volume: III Page 135.
Comparative media investigation and MLST characterization of Campylobacter spp. recovered from broiler fecal, carcass rinse, and exudate samples - (Abstract Only)
Seal, B.S., Hiett, K.L., Morales, C., Line, J.E., Oakley, B. 2011. Comparative media investigation and MLST characterization of Campylobacter spp. recovered from broiler fecal, carcass rinse, and exudate samples. Meeting Abstract. Volume: III Page:1340.
ThermoPhyl: a software tool for selecting phylogenetically optimized conventional and quantitative-PCRtaxon-targeted assays for usewith complex samples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oakley, B., Dowd, S.E., Purdy, K. 2011. Pyrosequencing-based validation of a simple cell-suspension PCR assay for Campylobacter with application of high-processivity polymerase with novel internal amplification controls for rapid and specific detection.. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 77(1):17-27.
Ovine pedomics: the first study of the ovine foot 16S rRNA-based microbiome - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (04-Feb-11)
The Genome Sequence of Bacteriophage CPV1 Virulent for Clostridium perfringens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Volozhantseva, N.V., Verevkina, V.V., Bannova, V.A., Krasilnikovaa, V.M., Popovaa, A.V., Zhilenkova, E.L., Svetocha, E.A., Seal, B.S., Stern, N.J., Oakley, B. 2010. The Genome Sequence of Bacteriophage CPV1 Virulent for Clostridium perfringens. Virus Research. 155(2):433-439.
Comparison of an automated Most Probable Number (MPN) technique to traditional plating methods for estimating populations of total aerobes, coliforms and E. coli associated with freshly processed broiler chickens - (Abstract Only)
Line, J.E., Stern, N.J. 2010. Comparison of an automated Most Probable Number (MPN) technique to traditional plating methods for estimating populations of total aerobes, coliforms and E. coli associated with freshly processed broiler chickens. International Association for Food Protection.
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