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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Biology and Control of Human Pathogens on Fresh Produce

Location: Produce Safety and Microbiology Research

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

Fitness of outbreak and environmental strains of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in aerosolizable soil and association of clonal variation in stress gene regulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravva, S.V., Cooley, M.B., Sarreal, C.Z., Mandrell, R.E. 2014. Fitness of outbreak and environmental strains of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in aerosolizable soil and association of clonal variation in stress gene regulation. Pathogens. 3:528-548. DOI: 10.3390/pathogens3030528.
Effect of the surfactant Tween 80 on the detachment and dispersal of Salmonella enterica Thompson single cells and aggregates from cilantro leaves as revealed by image analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brandl, M., Huynh, S. 2014. Effect of the surfactant Tween 80 on the detachment and dispersal of Salmonella enterica Thompson single cells and aggregates from cilantro leaves as revealed by image analysis. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80(16):5037-5042. DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00795-14.
Natural rpoS mutations contribute to the phenotypic heterogeneity of clonal populations in Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter, M.Q., Louie, J.W., Huynh, S., Parker, C. 2014. Natural rpoS mutations contribute to the phenotypic heterogeneity of clonal populations in Escherichia coli O157:H7. Food Microbiology. 44:108-118.
Complete genome sequences of two Escherichia coli O145:H28 outbreak strains of food origin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooper, K.K., Mandrell, R.E., Louie, J.W., Korlach, J., Clark, T.A., Parker, C., Huynh, S., Chain, P.S., Ahmed, S., Carter, M.Q. 2014. Complete genome sequences of two Escherichia coli O145:H28 outbreak strains of food origin. Genome Announcements. 2(3):e00482-14. DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00482-14..
Rapid detection of predation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and sorting of bacterivorous tetrahymena by flow cytometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravva, S.V., Hernlem, B.J., Sarreal, C.Z. 2014. Rapid Detection of predation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and sorting of bacterivorous tetrahymena by flow cytometry. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. DOI:10.3389/fcimb.2014.000057.
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. 9(3):e92467. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.009246.
Prevalence of Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli, Salmonella enterica and Listeria monocytogenes at public access watershed sites in a California central coast agricultural region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooley, M.B., Quinones, B., Oryang, D., Mandrell, R.E., Gorski, L.A. 2014. Prevalence of Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli, Salmonella enterica and Listeria monocytogenes at public access watershed sites in a California central coast agricultural region. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 4:30.
Comparative genomics of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O145:H28 demonstrates a common evolutionary lineage with Escherichia coli O157:H7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooper, K.K., Mandrell, R.E., Louie, J.W., Korlach, J., Clark, T.A., Parker, C., Huynh, S., Chain, P.S., Ahmed, S., Carter, M.Q. 2014. Comparative genomics of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O145:H28 demonstrates a common evolutionary lineage with Escherichia coli O157:H7. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-17.
Serotype assignment by sero-agglutination, ELISA, and PCR - (Book / Chapter)
Gorski, L.A. 2014. Serotype assignment by sero-agglutination, ELISA, and PCR.In: Jordan, K., Fox, E.M., Wagner, M., editors. Methods in Molecular Biology. New York, NY: Humana Press. p. 41-61.
Use of Low-Density DNA Microarrays and Photopolymerization for Genotyping Foodborne-Associated Noroviruses - (Abstract Only)
(16-Oct-13)
Hericium erinaceus (Lion’s Mane) mushroom extracts inhibit metastasis of cancer cells to the lung in CT-26 colon cancer-transplanted mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Nam, S., Friedman, M. 2013. Hericium erinaceus (Lion’s Mane) mushroom extracts inhibit metastasis of cancer cells to the lung in CT-26 colon cancer-transplanted mice. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61:4898-1904.
The PathoChip, a functional gene array for assessing pathogenic properties of diverse microbial communities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, Y., Van Nostrand, J.D., Tu, Q., Lu, Z., Cheng, L., Yuan, T., Deng, Y., Carter, M.Q., He, Z., Wu, L., Zhou, J. 2013. The PathoChip, a functional gene array for assessing pathogenic properties of diverse microbial communities. The ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology. DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2013.88.
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.
Intra and inter-strain differences in fitness of Escherichia coli O157:H7 to protozoan predation and survival in soil - (Abstract Only)
(18-Mar-13)
Focus on food safety: Human pathogens on plants - (Review Article)
Brandl, M., Sundin, G.W. 2013. Focus on food safety: Human pathogens on plants. Phytopathology. 103:304-305.
Diversity of pulsed field gel electrophoresis pulsotypes, serovars and antibiotic resistance among Salmonella isolates from wild amphibians and reptiles in the California central coast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A., Jay-Russell, M., Liang, A.S., Walker, S., Bengson, Y., Govoni, J.A., Mandrell, R.E. 2013. Diversity of pulsed field gel electrophoresis pulsotypes, serovars and antibiotic resistance among Salmonella isolates from wild amphibians and reptiles in the California central coast. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 10:540-548.
Genes ycfR, sirA and yigG contribute to the surface attachment of Salmonella enterica Typhimurium and Saintpaul to fresh produce - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Salazar, J., Deng, K., Tortorello, M., Brandl, M., Wang, H., Zhang, W. 2013. Genes ycfR, sirA and yigG contribute to the surface attachment of Salmonella enterica Typhimurium and Saintpaul to fresh produce. PLoS One. 8(2):e57272. doi:10.1371/journal.pone0057272.
Salmonella interactions with plants and their associated microbiota     Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Brandl, M., Cox, C.E., Teplitski, M. 2013. Salmonella interactions with plants and their associated microbiota. Phytopathology. 103:316-325.
Identification of Salmonella enterica genes with a role in persistence on lettuce leaves during cold storage by recombinase-based in vivo expression technology     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kroupitski, Y., Brandl, M., Pinto, R., Belausov, E., Tamir-Ariel, D., Burdman, S., Sela, S. 2013. Identification of Salmonella enterica genes with a role in persistence on lettuce leaves during cold storage by recombinase-based in vivo expression technology. Phytopathology. 103:362-372.
Inactivation of Tulane virus, a novel surrogate for human norovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(01-Dec-12)
The Salmonella transcriptome in lettuce and cilantro soft rot reveals a niche overlap with the animal host intestine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goudeau, D.M., Parker, C., Zhou, Y., Sela, S., Kroupitski, Y., Brandl, M. 2013. The Salmonella transcriptome in lettuce and cilantro soft rot reveals a niche overlap with the animal host intestine. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79:250-262.
RcsB contributes to the distinct stress fitness between Escherichia coli O157:H7 curli variants of 1993 hamburger-associated outbreak strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter, M.Q., Parker, C., Louie, J.W., Huynh, S., Fagerquist, C.K., Mandrell, R.E. 2012. RcsB contributes to the distinct stress fitness between Escherichia coli O157:H7 curli variants of 1993 hamburger-associated outbreak strains. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. doi:10.0028/AEM.02157-12.
Functional metagenomics of Escherichia coli O157:H7 interactions with spinach indigenous microorganisms during biofilm formation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter, M.Q., Xue, K., Brandl, M., Liu, F., Wu, L., Louie, J.W., Mandrell, R.E., Zhou, J. 2012. Functional metagenomics of Escherichia coli O157:H7 interactions with spinach indigenous microorganisms during biofilm formation. PLoS One. 9:e44186.
Survival characteristics of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli pathotypes and Helicobacter pylori during passage through the free-living ciliate, Tetrahymena sp. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, C.D., Berk, S.G., Brandl, M., Riley, L.W. 2012. Survival characteristics of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli pathotypes and Helicobacter pylori during passage through the free-living ciliate, Tetrahymena sp. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 82:574-583.
Variation in reactive oxygen species concentration among lettuce types and modulation of their production via PPO during E. coli O157:H7 colonization of injured lettuce leaves(Abstract) - (Abstract Only)
Brandl, M., Hua, S.T., Zhou, Y., Sarreal, S.L. 2012. Variation in reactive oxygen species concentration among lettuce types and modulation of their production via PPO during E. coli O157:H7 colonization of injured lettuce leaves(Abstract). Meeting Abstract. [abstract].
Selective enrichment media bias the types of salmonella enterica strains isolated from mixed strain cultures and complex enrichment broths - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorski, L.A. 2012. Selective enrichment media bias the types of salmonella enterica strains isolated from mixed strain cultures and complex enrichment broths. PLoS One.7:e34722
Detection of human Norovirus in cherry tomatoes, blueberries and vegetable salad by using a receptor binding based capture and magnetic sequestration(RBCMS) method - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pan, L., Zhang, Q., Li, X., Tian, P. 2012. Detection of human Norovirus in cherry tomatoes, blueberries and vegetable salad by using a receptor binding based capture and magnetic sequestration(RBCMS) method. Food Microbiology. 30:420-426.
Application of porcine gastric mucin-conjugated magnetic beads and polyethylene glycol goncentration and detection of human noroviruses from green onion and grape - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Q., Liangwen, P., Li, X., Fang, Y., Tian, P. 2011. Application of porcine gastric mucin-conjugated magnetic beads and polyethylene glycol goncentration and detection of human noroviruses from green onion and grape. Journal of Food Science. 33:241-245.
Bacterial communities in urban aerosols collected with wetted-wall cyclonic samplers and seasonal fluctuations of live and culturable airborne bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ravva, S.V., Hernlem, B.J., Sarreal, C.Z., Mandrell, R.E. 2012. Bacterial communities in urban aerosols collected with wetted-wall cyclonic samplers and seasonal fluctuations of live and culturable airborne bacteria. Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 14(2):473-481. doi: 10.1039/clem10573d.
Application of a receptor-binding-capture qRTPCR assay to concentrate human norovirus from sewage and to study the distribution and stability of the virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tian, P., Yang, D., Pan, L., Mandrell, R.E. 2012. Application of a receptor-binding-capture qRTPCR assay to concentrate human norovirus from sewage and to study the distribution and stability of the virus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78(2):429-36 doi:10.1128/AEM.06875-11.
Evolutionary silence of the acid chaperone protein HdeB in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carter, M.Q., Louie, J.W., Fagerquist, C.K., Sultan, O., Miller, W.G., Mandrell, R.E. 2012. Evolutionary silence of the acid chaperone protein HdeB in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78:1004-1014.
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