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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

ARVIND A. BHAGWAT

Research Microbiologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Determining RNA quality for NextGen sequencing: some exceptions to the gold standard rule of 23S to 16S rRNA ratio - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhagwat, A.A., Ying, I., Karns, J.S., Smith, A.D. 2013. Determining RNA quality for NextGen sequencing: some exceptions to the gold standard rule of 23S to 16S rRNA ratio. Advances in Microbiology. 1:10.
Hypervirulent- host-associated Citrobacter rodentium cells have poor acid tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, A.D., Bhagwat, A.A. 2013. Hypervirulent- host-associated Citrobacter rodentium cells have poor acid tolerance. Current Microbiology. 66(5):522-526.
Role of anionic charges of periplasmic glucans of Shigella flexneri in overcoming detergent stress Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhagwat, A.A., Yi Ning, L., Liu, L., Mahesh, D., Porteen, K. 2012. Role of anionic charges of periplasmic glucans of Shigella flexneri in overcoming detergent stress. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 9(7):632-637.
Proteomic pleiotropy of OpgGH, an operon necessary for efficient growth of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium under low-osmotic conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooper, B., Chen, R., Garrett, W.M., Chang, C., Tucker, M.L., Bhagwat, A.A. 2012. Proteomic pleiotropy of OpgGH, an operon necessary for efficient growth of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium under low-osmotic conditions. Journal of Proteome Research. 11:1720-1727.
Role of anionic charges of osmoregulated periplasmic glucans of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium SL1344 in mice virulence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhagwat, A.A., Kannan, P., Leow, Y., Dharne, M., Smith, A.D. 2012. Role of anionic charges of osmoregulated periplasmic glucans of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium SL1344 in mice virulence. Archives Of Microbiology. 194(6):541-548.
Microbial Genome Analysis and Comparisons: Web-based Protocols and Resources - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhagwat, M., Bhagwat, A.A. 2011. Microbial Genome Analysis and Comparisons: Web-based Protocols and Resources. Methods in Molecular Biology. 765:297-307.
Arginine-dependent acid-resistance pathway in Shigella boydii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goh, K., Chua, D., Beck, B., Mckee, M., Bhagwat, A.A. 2010. Arginine-dependent acid-resistance pathway in Shigella boydii. Archives Of Microbiology. 193(3):179-185.
Bacteriophage-based rapid and sensitive detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolates from ground beef - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kannan, P., Yong, H., Reiman, L., Cleaver, C., Patel, P., Bhagwat, A.A. 2010. Bacteriophage-based rapid and sensitive detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolates from ground beef. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 12:1151-1158.
Osmoregulated periplasmic glucans synthesis gene family of Shigella flexneri Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, L., Dharne, M., Kannan, P., Smith, A.D., Meng, J., Fan, M., Boren, T., Ranallo, R., Bhagwat, A.A. 2010. Osmoregulated periplasmic glucans synthesis gene family of Shigella flexneri. Archives Of Microbiology. 192(3):167-174.
Motility revertants of opgGH mutants of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium remain defective in mice virulence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kannan, P., Dharne, M., Smith, A.D., Karns, J.S., Bhagwat, A.A. 2009. Motility revertants of opgGH mutants of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium remain defective in mice virulence. Current Microbiology. 59(6):641-645.
Osmoregulated periplasmic glucans are needed for competitive growth and biofilm formation by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium in leafy-green vegetable wash-waters and colonization in mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, L., Tan, S., Jun, W., Smith, A.D., Meng, J., Bhagwat, A.A. 2008. Osmoregulated periplasmic glucans are needed for competitive growth and biofilm formation by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium in leafy-green vegetable wash-waters and colonization in mice. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 292:13-20.
Characterization of Salmonella isolates from retail foods based on serotyping, pulse field gel electrophoresis, antibiotic resistance and other phenotypic properties Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xia, X., Zhao, S., Smith, A.D., Mcevoy, J.L., Jianghong, M., Bhagwat, A.A. 2009. Characterization of Salmonella isolates from retail foods based on serotyping, pulse field gel electrophoresis, antibiotic resistance and other phenotypic properties. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 129:93-98.
Osmoregulated periplasmic glucans of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium are required for optimal virulence in mice Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhagwat, A.A., Jun, W., Liu, L., Porteen, K., Dharne, M., Pheh, B., Tall, B.D., Kothary, M.H., Gross, K.C., Angle, S., Jianghong, M., Smith, A.D. 2009. Osmoregulated periplasmic glucans of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium are required for optimal virulence in mice. Microbiology. 155:229-237.
Characterization of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli Strains Isolated from Swine Feces - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fratamico, P.M., Bhagwat, A.A., Injaian, L., Cray, P.J. 2008. Characterization of shiga toxin-producing escherichia coli strains isolated from swine feces. Journal of Food Protection. 5(6):827-838.
Methods and tools for comparative genomics of food-borne pathogens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhagwat, A.A., Bhagwat, M. 2008. Methods and tools for comparative genomics of food-borne pathogens. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 5(4):487-497.
A rapid and simple DNA extraction procedure to detect Salmonella spp. and Listeria monocytogenes from fresh produce using real-time PCR Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chua, T., Bhagwat, A.A. 2009. A rapid and simple DNA extraction procedure to detect Salmonella spp. and Listeria monocytogenes from fresh produce using real-time PCR. Journal of Food Analytical Methods. 2:96-101.
Osmoregulated Periplasmic Glucans (OPGs) of Salmonella enterica serovars Typhimurium are needed for optimal growth under nutrient limiting- hypoosmotic conditions - (Abstract Only)
Liu, L., Kannan, P., Meng, J., Bhagwat, A.A. 2008. Osmoregulated Periplasmic Glucans (OPGs) of Salmonella enterica serovars Typhimurium are needed for optimal growth under nutrient limiting- hypoosmotic conditions. BARC Poster Day. .
The role of RNA polymerase sigma-factor (RpoS) in induction of glutamate-dependent acid-resistance of Escherichia albertii under anaerobic conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, J., Sharma, M., Bhagwat, A.A. 2008. The role of RNA polymerase sigma-factor (RpoS) in induction of glutamate-dependent acid-resistance of Escherichia albertii under anaerobic conditions. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 283:75-82.
Rapid real-time PCR assays for detecting Salmonella in raw and ready-to-eat meats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patel, J.R., Bhagwat, A.A. 2008. Rapid real-time PCR assays for detecting Salmonella in raw and ready-to-eat meats. Acta Veterinaria Hungarica 56(4):451-458.
Fresh-cut Lettuce in Modified Atmosphere Packages Stored at Improper Temperatures Support Enterohemorrhagic E. coli Isolates to Survive Gastric Acid Challenge - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chua, D., Goh, K., Saftner, R.A., Bhagwat, A.A. 2008. Fresh-cut Lettuce in Modified Atmosphere Packages Stored at Improper Temperatures Support Enterohemorrhagic E. coli Isolates to Survive Gastric Acid Challenge. Journal of Food Science. 73:M148-M153.
Detection of Salmonella Species in Foodstuffs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhagwat, A.A., Patel, J.R., Chua, T., Chan, A., Cruz, S., Gonzalez, A., Gustavo, A. 2008. Detection of salmonella species in foodstuffs. Methods in Molecular Biology. 439:33-43.
Sensitivity of Escherichia albertii, a potential foodborne pathogen, to food preservation treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, M., Kniel, K., Derevianko, A., Ling, J., Bhagwat, A.A. 2007. Sensitivity of Escherichia albertii, a potential foodborne pathogen, to food preservation treatments. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73(13):4351-4353.
Sensitivity of Escherichia albertii to food preservation treatments - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Kniel, K.E., Derevianko, A., Ling, J., Bhagwat, A.A. 2007. Sensitivity of Escherichia albertii to food preservation treatments [abstract]. BARC Poster Day. p. 38.
Pathogen detection technologies in fresh fruits and vegetables - (Proceedings)
Hernandez-Anguiano, A., Bhagwat, A.A., Patel, J.R. 2007. Pathogen detection technologies in fresh fruits and vegetables. Proceedings of Guerrero Si Produce. p. 13-16.
Sensitivity of Escherichia albertii to food preservation treatments - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Kniel, K., Derevianko, A., Ling, J., Bhagwat, A.A. 2007. Sensitivity of Escherichia albertii to food preservation treatments [abstract]. International Association for Food Protection Program and Abstract Book. p. 93.
Ten hour real-time PCR technique for detection of Salmonella in meats - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Bhagwat, A.A. 2006. Ten hour real-time PCR technique for detection of Salmonella in meats [abstract]. Twenty-sixth University of Wisconsin-River Falls Food Microbiology Symposium and Workshop. p. 26-5.
Characterization of Listeria Monocytogenes Isolated from Retail Food - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Y., Emily, Y., Cripe, J., Hall, G., Bhagwat, A.A., Meng, J. 2007. Characterization of listeria monocytogenes isolated from retail food. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 113:47-53.
Isolation and Characterization of Listeria Monocytogenes Strains from Retail Foods in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shen, Y., Liu, Y., Zhang, Y., Cripe, J., Conway, W.S., Meng, J., Hall, G., Bhagwat, A.A. 2006. Isolation and characterization of listeria monocytogenes strains from ready-to-eat foods in florida. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 72:5073-5076.
Functional Heterogeneity of Rpos in Stress Tolerance of Enterohemorrhagic E. Coli Strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhagwat, A.A., Tan, J., Sharma, M., Kothary, M., Low, S., Tall, B.D., Bhagwat, M. 2006. Functional heterogeneity of RpoS in stress tolerance of enterohemorrhagic E. coli strains. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 72:4978-4986.
The Role of Rpos in Alkali Tolerance of Enterohemorrhagic E. Coli - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Bhagwat, A.A., Patel, J.R., Mudd, C.L. 2006. The role of RPOS in alkali tolerance of enterohemorrhagic E. coli [abstract]. BARC Poster Day. Paper No. 34.
The Role of Rpos in Alkali Tolerance of Enterohemorrhagic E. Coli - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, M., Bhagwat, A.A., Patel, J.R., Mudd, C.L. 2006. The role of RPOS in alkali tolerance of enterohemorrhagic E. coli [abstract]. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting Book of Abstracts. Paper No. 003A-22. June 24-28, 2006, Orlando, Florida.
Ten Hour Real-Time Pcr Technique for Detection of Salmonella in Ready-to-Eat Meats - (Abstract Only)
Patel, J.R., Bhagwat, A.A. 2006. Ten hour real-time PCR technique for detection of Salmonella in ready-to-eat meats [abstract]. Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting Book of Abstracts. Paper No. 036-09. June 24-28, 2006, Orlando, Florida.
Characterization of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli Strains Isolated from Swine Feces - (Abstract Only)
Fratamico, P.M., Bagi, L.K., Cray, P.J., Bhagwat, A.A. 2006. Characterization of shiga toxin-producing escherichia coli strains isolated from swine feces. {Abstract}. International Association of Food Protection. P1-47.
Environmental Adaptive Mutations in Diarrheagenic Escherichia Coli and Their Effect on Infection Dose - (Proceedings)
Chan, L., Han, R., Low, S., Tan, J., Bhagwat, A.A. 2005. Environmental adaptive mutations in diarrheagenic escherichia coli and their effect on infection dose. Proceedings of the US-Japan Cooperative Program in National Resources, Cherry, J. P. and Pavlath, A. E. (Eds.). p. 370-374.
Detection of Listeria Monocytogenes in Fresh Produce Using Molecular Beacon - Real-Time Pcr Technology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liming, S.H., Zhang, Y., Meng, J., Bhagwat, A.A. 2005. Detection of listeria monocytogenes in fresh produce using molecular beacon - real-time pcr technology. Journal of Food Science. 69:240-245.
Real-Time Pcr Detection Technology and Microbiological Food-Safety of Fresh Produce - (Book / Chapter)
Bhagwat, A.A. 2005. Real-time pcr detection technology and microbiological food-safety of fresh produce. In Technologies to maintain overall quality of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables (Nuevas Tecnologias de Conservacion de Productos Vegetales Frescos Cortados). Translated in Spanish. Guadalajara, Mexico. Logiprint Digital Publishers. p. 243-260.
Microbiological Safety of Fresh-Cut Produce: Where Are We Now? - (Book / Chapter)
Bhagwat, A.A. 2006. Microbiological safety of fresh-cut produce: where are we now?. Washington, DC: American Society for Microbiology Press. p. 121-165.
Characterization of Listeria Monocytogenes Isolated from Deli Meats and Retail Chickens - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, Y., Yeh, E., Shen, Y., Hall, G., Bhagwat, A.A., Meng, J. 2005. Characterization of listeria monocytogenes isolated from deli meats and retail chickens. International Association for Fresh Produce.
Maintaining the Analytical and Microbial Quality of Fresh-Cut Apple Slices Using Hot Water Pretreatment and Low Ph Processing Treatment - (Abstract Only)
Saftner, R.A., Abbott, J.A., Bhagwat, A.A. 2005. Maintaining the analytical and microbial quality of fresh-cut apple slices using hot water pretreatment and low ph processing treatment [abstract]. Hortscience. 40:1005.
Characterization of Pathogenic Escherichia Coli Strains Based on Acid-Resistance Phenotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhagwat, A.A., Lynn, C., Shufen, R., Tan, J., Kothary, M., Jean-Gilles, J., Tall, B.D. 2005. Characterization of pathogenic escherichia coli strains based on acid-resistance phenotypes. Infection and Immunity. 73:4993-5003.
Quality Measurement of Intact and Fresh-Cut Slices Of, `fuji', `granny Smith', `pink Lady' and `goldrush' Apples. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saftner, R.A., Abbott, J.A., Bhagwat, A.A., Vinyard, B.T. 2005. Quality measurement of intact and fresh-cut slices of, `fuji', `granny smith', `pink lady' and `goldrush' apples. Journal of Food Science. 70:S317-324.
Rapid Detection of Salmonella from Hydrodynamic Pressure-Treated Poultry Using Molecular Beacon Real-Time Pcr - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patel, J.R., Bhagwat, A.A., Sanglay, G.C., Solomon, M.B. 2005. Rapid detection of Salmonella from hydrodynamic pressure-treated poultry using molecular beacon real-time PCR. Food Microbiology. 23(1):39-46. Available: http://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S0740002005000213
Membrane-Derived Oligosaccharides of Salmonella Enterica Serovar Typhimurium - (Abstract Only)
Jun, W., Bhagwat, A.A., Gross, K.C., Smith, A.D., Angle, S.J. 2004. Membrane-derived oligosaccharides of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting. p. 107.
Sensoryand Analytical Quality Comparisons of Fresh-Cut Orange and Green-Fleshed Honeydews and Orange-Fleshed Cantaloupe - (Abstract Only)
Saftner, R.A., Bhagwat, A.A., Abbott, J.A. Sensoryand analytical quality comparisons of fresh-cut orange- and green-fleshed honeydews and orange-fleshed cantaloupe. Meeting Abstract. Hortscience. 2004
Comparative Analysis of Transcriptional Regulatory Elements of Glutamate-Dependent Acid-Resistance Systems of Shigella Flexneri and Escherichia Coli O157:h7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhagwat, A.A., Bhagwat, M. 2004. Comparative analysis of transcriptional regulatory elements of glutamate-dependent acid-resistance systems of Shigella flexneri and Escherichia coli O157:H7. Federation of European Microbiological Societies Microbiol Letters. 234:139-147.
Sensory, Analytical and Microbial Quality Comparisons of Fresh-Cut Apple Slices Processed with Commercial and Experimental Wash Solutions - (Abstract Only)
Saftner, R.A., Bhagwat, A.A., Abbott, J.A. Sensory, analytical and microbial quality comparisons of fresh-cut apple slices processed with commercial and experimental wash solutions. Meeting Abstract. HortScience.
Application of Molecular Beacon Real-Time Pcr Technology to Detect Salmonella Species from Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liming, S.H., Bhagwat, A.A. 2004. Application of molecular beacon -- real-time PCR technology to detect Salmonella species contaminating fruits and vegetables. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 95:177-187.
Role of Response Regulatory Genes, Rpos and Gade (Formerly Yhie) in Acid-Resistance Systems of Foodborne Outbreak-Associated Pathogenic Escherichia Coli Strains - (Abstract Only)
Bhagwat, A.A., Lynn, C., Shufen, R.H., Moghe, G., Phadke, R., Fernalld, R.T., Cregan, P.B. 2004. Role of response regulatory genes, rpos and gade (formerly yhie) in acid-resistance systems of foodborne outbreak-associated pathogenic escherichia coli strains. In: Proceedings of EURESCO Conference, Bacterial Neural Networks, May 8-14, 2004, San Feliu, Spain, p. 43.
Investigating the Basis of Homocysteine Toxicity in Escherichia Coli - (Abstract Only)
Fraser, K., Tuite, N., Bhagwat, A.A., O'Bryne, C. 2004. Investigating the basis of homocysteine toxicity in escherichia coli. In: Proceedings of Bionet Conference, November 2003, Galway, Ireland.
Quality Measurement of Intact and Fresh-Cut Slices of 'fuji', 'goldrush' 'granny Smith', and 'pink Lady' Apples - (Abstract Only)
Saftner, R.A., Abbott, J.A., Bhagwat, A.A. 2004. Quality measurement of intact and fresh-cut slices of 'fuji', 'goldrush' 'granny smith', and 'pink lady' apples. Food Technologists Institute. Abstract #83, D-30.
Regulation of the Glutamate-Dependent Acid-Tolerance System of Diarrheagenic Escherichia Coli Strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhagwat, A.A. 2003. Regulation of the glutamate-dependent acid-tolerance system of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli strains. Federation of European Microbiological Societies Microbial Letters. 227:39-45.
Evaluation of Wash Treatments for Survival of Foodborne Pathogens and Maintenance of Instrumental and Sensory Characteristics of Fresh-Cut Apple Slices - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhagwat, A.A., Saftner, R.A., Abbott, J.A. 2004. Evaluation of wash treatments for survival of foodborne pathogens and maintenance of instrumental and sensory characteristics of fresh-cut apple slices. Food Microbiology. 21(3):319-326.
Occurrence of Inhibitory Compounds in Spent Growth Media That Interfere with Acid-Tolerance of Enteric Pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yingru, C., Liming, S.H., Bhagwat, A.A. 2004. Occurrence of inhibitory compounds in spent growth media that interfere with acid-tolerance of enteric pathogens. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 91:175-183.
Computational Methods and Evaluation of Rna Stabilization Reagents for Genome-Wide Expression Studies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhagwat, A.A., Phadke, R.P., Wheeler, D., Kalantre, S., Ram, M., Bhagwat, M. 2003. Computational methods and evaluation of rna stabilization reagents for genome-wide expression studies. Journal of Microbiological Methods 55 (2003) 399-409
Rapid Detection of Salmonella from Vegetable Rinse-Water Using a Real-Time Pcr - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhagwat, A.A. 2003. Rapid detection of Salmonella from vegetable rinse-water using a real-time PCR. Food Microbiology. 21:73-78.
Simultaneous Detection of Escherichia Coli O157:h7, Listeria Monocytogenes and Salmonella Strains by Real-Time Pcr - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhagwat, A.A. 2003. Simultaneous detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella strains by real-time PCR. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 84:217-224.
Protective Effects of Cold Temperature and Surface-Contact on Acid Tolerance of Salmonella Spp. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (24-Jul-02)
Induction of Hydrogen Peroxide Synthesis by -Glucan Elicitors in Soybean Is Independent on Cytosolic Calcium Transients - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Oct-01)
Inoculation onto Solid Surfaces Protects Salmonella Spp. During Acid Challenge: a Model Study Using Polyethersulfone Membranes - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-Oct-01)
Availability of Glutamate and Arginine During Acid Challenge Determines Cell Density-Dependent Survival Phenotype of Escherichia Coli Strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Jun-01)
Bradyrhizobium Japonicum Mutants Defective in Cyclic Beta-Glucan Synthesis Show Enhanced Sensitivity to Plant Defense Reponses - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Jun-01)
Identification and Characterization of a Third Gene (Ndvd) Involved in Periplasmic Cyclic Beta-Glucan Synthesis in Bradyrhizobium Japonicum - (Abstract Only) - (21-May-00)
Ndvd, a New Gene Involved in Cyclic B-Glucan Synthesis in Bradyrhizobium Japonicum. - (Proceedings) - (20-Nov-99)
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