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Kimberly L Cook (Kim)
Food Animal Environmental Systems Research Unit
Research Microbiologist

Phone: (270) 781-2579 ext. 232
Fax: (270) 781-7994
230 BENNETT LANE, RM 204
BOWLING GREEN, KY, 42104

Projects
Selection of E. coli Surrogates with Attachment and Survival Patterns Similar to Those of Human Pathogens Associated with Produce
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 424144
Efficient Management and Use of Animal Manure to Protect Human Health and Environmental Quality
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420394
Selection of E. coli Surrogates with Attachment and Survival Patterns Similar to Those of Human Pathogens Associated with Produce
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 425886
Selection of E. coli Surrogates with Attachment and Survival Patterns Similar to Those of Human Pathogens Associated with Produce
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422460
Evaluation of Yield and Soil Nutrient Run-off in Field Study of Altermative Fertilizer Application Methods
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 422537
Effect of Manure Application Rate and Timing on the Leaching and Runoff Potential of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and their Associated Gene
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 424788

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Detection of pathogens, indicators, and antibiotic resistance genes following land application of poultry litter - (Popular Publication)
Cook, K.L. 2014. Detection of pathogens, indicators, and antibiotic resistance genes following land application of poultry litter. CSA News. 59:39.
Effect of windrow management on ammonia and nitrous oxide emissions from swine manure composting - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H., Cook, K.L., Silva, P.J., Oh, B. 2014. Effect of windrow management on ammonia and nitrous oxide emissions from swine manure composting. International Journal of Environmental, Earth Science and Engineering. 8(6):308-312.
Impacts of antibiotic use in agriculture: what are the benefits and risks? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Durso, L.M., Cook, K.L. 2014. Impacts of antibiotic use in agriculture: what are the benefits and risks? Current Opinion in Microbiology. 19:37-44. DOI: 10.1016/J.MIB.2014.05.019.
Nutrient source and tillage impacts on tall fescue production and soil properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Netthisinghe, A., Woosley, P., Gilfillen, R., Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R. 2014. Nutrient source and tillage impacts on tall fescue production and soil properties. Agronomy Journal. 106:1427–1437.
Detection of pathogens, indicators and antibiotic resistance genes following land application of poultry litter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, K.L., Netthisinghe, A.M., Gilfillen, R.A. 2014. Detection of pathogens, indicators and antibiotic resistance genes following land application of poultry litter. Journal of Environmental Quality. 43:1546-1558.
Soil micro nutrients in backgrounding beef feedlot site - (Abstract Only)
Netthisinghe, A., Gilfillen, R., Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R. 2014. Soil micro nutrients in backgrounding beef feedlot site. American Society of Agronomy Branch Meeting. Abstract.
The use of organic soil amendments for winter wheat production in Kentucky - (Proceedings)
Ritchey, E.L., Cook, K.L., Gray, J.L. 2013. The use of organic soil amendments for winter wheat production in Kentucky. North Central Extension Industry Soil Fertility Conference Proceedings. on-line at http://www.ipni.net/ipniweb/conference/ncisfc.nsf. 29:69-76.
Improvement of anaerobic digester performance by wastewater recirculation through an aerated membrane. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Loughrin, J.H., Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L. 2013. Improvement of anaerobic digester performance by wastewater recirculation through an aerated membrane. Transactions of the ASABE. 56(5):1675-1681.
Affect of soil amendments and manure application on nitrifiers and denitrifiers - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R. 2013. Affect of soil amendments and manure application on nitrifiers and denitrifiers. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract.
Robust, cross-laboratory validated PCR methods to track antibiotic resistance in agricultural settings - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Moorman, T.B., Durso, L.M. 2013. Robust, cross-laboratory validated PCR methods to track antibiotic resistance in agricultural settings. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract.
Sensitivity of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis, Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium to Low pH, high organic acids and ensiling Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, K.L., Flis, S.A., Ballard, C.S. 2013. Sensitivity of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis, Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium to Low pH, high organic acids and ensiling. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 115, 334-345; Doi:10.1111/jam.12243 article id: 1154105.
Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis cells are surprisingly resistant to ensiling process. - (Research Technical Update)
Cook, K.L., Flis, S.A., Ballard, C.S. 2013. Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis cells are surprisingly resistant to ensiling process. Paratuberculosis Newsletter. March 2013 p7-8.
Relationship of soil nutrient content from poultry litter and dairy manure on microbial survival in fescue soils - (Abstract Only)
Gilfillen, R., Cook, K.L., Netthisinghe, A., Woosley, P., Cundiff, G. 2013. Relationship of soil nutrient content from poultry litter and dairy manure on microbial survival in fescue soils. American Society of Agronomy Branch Meeting. Abstrat.
Soil nutrient dynamics in small beef cattle backgrounding feedlot on karst environment - (Abstract Only)
Netthisinghe, A., Gilfillen, R., Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R. 2013. Soil nutrient dynamics in small beef cattle backgrounding feedlot on karst environment. American Society of Agronomy Branch Meeting. abstract.
Effects of Poultry litter and dairy manure applications on forage yield and quality in conventional and no-till established tall fescue (Scheonourous phoenix [Scop.] Holub) sward. - (Abstract Only)
Woosley, P.B., Netthisinghe, A., Gilfillen, R., Cook, K.L., Sandor, D.S. 2013. Effects of Poultry litter and dairy manure applications on forage yield and quality in conventional and no-till established tall fescue (Scheonourous phoenix [Scop.] Holub) sward.. American Society of Agronomy Branch Meeting. abstract.
Influence of swine manure application method on concentrations of methanogens and denitrifiers in agricultural soils - (Proceedings)
Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R. 2013. Influence of swine manure application method on concentrations of methanogens and denitrifiers in agricultural soils. Meeting Abstract. online. http://www.extension.org/67590
Microbial populations associated with agricultural wastewaters and wastewater treatment - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H., Sistani, K.R. 2013. Microbial populations associated with agricultural wastewaters and wastewater treatment. Water Research. Abstract.
Spatial variation of nutrients, pharmaceuticals and bacteria across a cattle backgrounding operation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Netthisinghe, A.P., Cook, K.L., Rice, C., Gilfillen, R.A., Sistani, K.R. 2012. Spatial variation of nutrients, pharmaceuticals and bacteria across a cattle backgrounding operation. Journal of Environmental Quality. 42:532–544.
Microbial pathogen and indicator survival in fescue soils with livestock amendments - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Gilfillen, R.A., Netthisinghe, A.P., Woosley, P. 2012. Microbial pathogen and indicator survival in fescue soils with livestock amendments. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract.
Ammonia emission from swine manure windrows: a case study of biomass reduction vs. potential nutrient loss - (Abstract Only)
Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H., Cook, K.L., Silva, P.J., Ritchey, E. 2012. Ammonia emission from swine manure windrows: a case study of biomass reduction vs. potential nutrient loss. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Abstract Only.
Seasonal variation in heat fluxes, predicted emissions of malodorants, and wastewater quality of an anaerobic swine waste lagoon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Loughrin, J.H., Quintanar, A.I., Cook, K.L., Lovanh, N.C., Mahmood, R., Bexerra-Acosta, E. 2012. Seasonal variation in heat fluxes, predicted emissions of malodorants, and wastewater quality of an anaerobic swine waste lagoon. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 223:3611–3618.
Johnes disease: Troughs as a hidden source - (Research Technical Update)
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H. 2012. Johnes disease: Troughs as a hidden source. Natural Resources Research Update (NRRU). NRRU only.
A microbial approach to understanding the production of ammonia in poultry litter - (Research Technical Update)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2012. A microbial approach to understanding the production of ammonia in poultry litter. Natural Resources Research Update (NRRU). NRRU only.
Development of in-house methods for high-throughput DNA extraction - (Proceedings)
Cook, K.L., Hill, L. 2012. Development of in-house methods for high-throughput DNA extraction. Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute Symposium. 25-26.
Impact of growth conditions on transport behavior of E. coli Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marcus, I.M., Bolster, C.H., Cook, K.L., Opot, S.R., Walker, S.L. 2012. Impact of growth conditions on transport behavior of E. coli. Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 14:984-991.
Amending poultry litter to reduce ammonia producing bacteria - (Research Technical Update)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2012. Amending poultry litter to reduce ammonia producing bacteria. Natural Resources Research Update (NRRU). Technical update.
Comparison of nutrient source and forage quality as it relates to microbial survival in fescue soils. - (Abstract Only)
Gilfillen, B., Cook, K.L., Netthisinghe, A., Woosley, P., Condiff, G. 2012. Comparison of nutrient source and forage quality as it relates to microbial survival in fescue soils.. American Society of Agronomy Branch Meeting. Abstract only.
Turning schedules effect nutrient content of composted swine manure - (Abstract Only)
Ritchey, E., Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H., Sistani, K.R. 2012. Turning schedules effect nutrient content of composted swine manure. American Society of Agronomy Branch Meeting. Abstract.
Utilization of poultry litter for pesticide bioremediation - (Book / Chapter)
Lovanh, N.C., Ruiz-Aguilar, G., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L. 2012. Utilization of poultry litter for pesticide bioremediation. Applied Research in Animal Manure Management: Challenges and Opportunities beyond the Adverse Environmental Impacts. 11:285-296.
Spatial variation in selected veterinary drugs across a cattle feedlot transect from barn to retention basin - (Abstract Only) - (30-Aug-11)
Atmospheric emissions of nitrous oxide, methane, and carbon dioxide from different nitrogen fertilizers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sistani, K.R., Jn-Baptiste, M., Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L. 2011. Atmospheric emissions of nitrous oxide, methane, and carbon dioxide from different nitrogen fertilizers. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40:1797–1805.
Escherichia coli diversity in livestock manures and agriculturally impacted stream waters Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Ayers, K.A., Reynolds, D.N. 2011. Escherichia coli diversity in livestock manures and agriculturally impacted stream waters. Current Microbiology. 63(5):439–449.
Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (Trifolium incarnatum) growth on the survival of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 in a soil matrix - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Frantz, J., Burnett, S. 2012. Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (Trifolium incarnatum) growth on the survival of Escherichia Coli O157:H7 in a soil matrix. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract.
Atmospheric Emissions of N2O, CH4, and CO2 from Different Nitrogen Fertilizers - (Abstract Only)
Sistani, K.R., Jn-Baptiste, M., Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L. 2011. Atmospheric Emissions of N2O, CH4, and CO2 from Different Nitrogen Fertilizers. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract Only.
Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (Trifolium incarnatum) growthon the survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a soil matrix - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Frantz, J., Burnett, S., Cook, K.L. 2011. Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (Trifolium incarnatum) growthon the survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in a soil matrix. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. p. 1.
Impact of amendments on microbial communities associated with nitrogen mineralization in poultry litter - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Warren, J.G., Gilfillen, R., Netthisinghe, A., Sistani, K.R. 2011. Impact of amendments on microbial communities associated with nitrogen mineralization in poultry litter. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract.
Soil nutrients, bacterial communities, and veterinary pharmaceuticals in beef cattle backgrounding confinement on karst environment - (Abstract Only)
Netthisinghe, A., Cook, K.L., Rice, C., Sistani, K.R., Gilfillen, R., Nino De Guzman, G.T. 2011. Soil nutrients, bacterial communities, and veterinary pharmaceuticals in beef cattle backgrounding confinement on karst environment. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract.
Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (trifolium incarnatum)growth on the survival of escherichia coli o157:h7 in a soil matrix - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Frantz, J., Bumett, S., Cook, K.L. 2011. Effect of volumetric water content and crimson clover (trifolium incarnatum)growth on the survival of escherichia coli o157:h7 in a soil matrix [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Remediation of swine slurry odor and methane using a partitioning bioreactor - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H., Lovanh, N.C. 2011. Remediation of swine slurry odor and methane using a partitioning bioreactor. Conference on Gastrointestinal Function. Abstract Only.
Ammonium and skatole biodegradation by swine waste microflora in a flow-through bioreactor - (Abstract Only)
Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H. 2011. Ammonium and skatole biodegradation by swine waste microflora in a flow-through bioreactor. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Abstract.
Skatole biodegradation via isolates from swine manure - (Proceedings)
Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2011. Skatole biodegradation via isolates from swine manure. Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies. Abstract.
Genotypic diversity of escherichia coli isolates from environmental sources and the influence on transport behavior - (Proceedings)
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Ayers, K., Reynolds, D. 2011. Genotypic diversity of escherichia coli isolates from environmental sources and the influence on transport behavior. Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute Symposium. 53-55. http://www.uky.edu/WaterResources/2011_Proceedings.pdf
Evaluation of amendments to manage nitrogen loss and microbiological quality in poultry litter. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Eiteman, M.A., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2011. Evaluation of amendments to manage nitrogen loss and microbiological quality in poultry litter. Journal of Environmental Management. 92:1760-1766.
Effect of Litter Amendments on Microbial and Nitrogen Dynamics in Poultry Houses - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Parekh, R.R., Warren, J.G., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2011. Effect of Litter Amendments on Microbial and Nitrogen Dynamics in Poultry Houses. Poultry International Exposition. Meeting - No page numbers.
Flooding event impacts soil pH, Ca, and P concentration distribution in a cattle backgrounding site on karst topography. - (Abstract Only)
Netthisinghe, A., Gilfillen, R., Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R. 2011. Flooding event impacts soil pH, Ca, and P concentration distribution in a cattle backgrounding site on karst topography.. Meeting Abstract. Abstract Only.
Acidification delays the microbial mineralization of organic N forms in poultry litter - (Popular Publication)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Warren, J.G., Eiteman, M.A., Sistani, K.R. 2010. Acidification delays the microbial mineralization of organic N forms in poultry litter. CSA News. 55(10):11-13.
Survival of the causative agent of Johne’s disease (Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis) in biofilms on trough materials - (Other)
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Britt, J. 2010. Survival of the causative agent of Johne’s disease (Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis) in biofilms on trough materials. Paratuberculosis Newsletter. p.35.
Microbial mineralization of organic nitrogen forms in poultry litters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Warren, J.G., Eiteman, M.A., Sistani, K.R. 2010. Microbial mineralization of organic nitrogen forms in poultry litters. Journal of Environmental Quality. 39:1848-1857.
Spatial Variation in Microbial Populations Across a Cattle Feedlot Transect from Barn to Retention Basin - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Netthisinghe, A., Gilfillen, B. 2010. Spatial Variation in Microbial Populations Across a Cattle Feedlot Transect from Barn to Retention Basin. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract only.
Correlating Transport Behavior with Cell Properties for Eight Porcine Escherichia coli Isolates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bolster, C.H., Cook, K.L., Marcus, I.M., Haznedaroglu, B.Z., Walker, S.L. 2010. Correlating Transport Behavior with Cell Properties for Eight Porcine Escherichia coli Isolates. Environmental Science and Technology. 44(13):5008–5014.
Strain level differences in Escherichia coli transport, cell surface and adhesion characteristics - (Abstract Only)
Ayers, K., Cook, K.L., Parekh, R.R., Bolster, C.H., Reynolds, D. 2010. Strain level differences in Escherichia coli transport, cell surface and adhesion characteristics. American Society for Microbiology Branch Meeting. 1:15.
Correlating attachment behavior with cell properties for eight Porcine Escherichia coli Isolates - (Abstract Only)
Bolster, C.H., Cook, K.L., Marcus, I.M., Haznedaroglu, B.Z., Walker, S.L. 2010. Correlating attachment behavior with cell properties for eight Porcine Escherichia coli Isolates. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Survival of the Causative Agent of Johne’s Disease (Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis) in Biofilms on Trough Materials - (Research Technical Update)
Cook, K.L. 2010. Survival of the Causative Agent of Johne’s Disease (Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis) in Biofilms on Trough Materials. Natural Resources Research Update (NRRU). Update #1.
Survivability of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis in grass silage after fermentation and exposure to low pH and high organic acids - (Abstract Only)
Flis, S.A., Cook, K.L., Ballard, C.S. 2010. Survivability of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis in grass silage after fermentation and exposure to low pH and high organic acids. American Dairy Science Association Proceedings. Abstract only.
Strain level differences in E. coli transport, cell surface and adhesion characteristics - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Walker, S., Ayers, K., Marcus, I. 2010. Strain level differences in E. coli transport, cell surface and adhesion characteristics. Microbial Ecology International Symposium. Abstract only.
Quantification of the Sensitivity of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis and Salmonella enterica subsp enterica to Low pH and High Organic Acids using Propidium Monoazide and Quantitative PCR - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Flis, S.A., Ballard, C.S. 2010. Quantification of the Sensitivity of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis and Salmonella enterica subsp enterica to Low pH and High Organic Acids using Propidium Monoazide and Quantitative PCR. American Society for Microbiology.
Utilization of Poultry Litter to Enhance Fungal Activity and Microbial Dynamics in the Presence of Pesticide Mixture: Implication on Pesticide Bioremediation - (Proceedings)
Lovanh, N.C., Ruiz-Aguilar, G., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L. 2010. Utilization of Poultry Litter to Enhance Fungal Activity and Microbial Dynamics in the Presence of Pesticide Mixture: Implication on Pesticide Bioremediation. Residuals and Biosolids Conference. Abstract presented at proceeding.
Effect of Watering Trough Chlorination on Persistence of Mycobacterium avium subsp. Paratuberculosi Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Britt, J., Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2010. Effect of Watering Trough Chlorination on Persistence of Mycobacterium avium subsp. Paratuberculosi. Bovine Practitioner Journal. 44(1):69-76.
Properties and Transport Behavior among 12 Different Environmental Escherichia coli - (Abstract Only)
Bolster, C.H., Cook, K.L. 2010. Properties and Transport Behavior among 12 Different Environmental Escherichia coli. Environmental Protection Agency. EPA meeting Abstract
Influence of seasonal changes on the microbial community in an anaerobic swine waste treatment lagoon - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Lovanh, N.C., Sorrell, J. 2009. Influence of seasonal changes on the microbial community in an anaerobic swine waste treatment lagoon. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Biofilms on Livestock Watering Trough Materials Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, K.L., Britt, J., Bolster, C.H. 2010. Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Biofilms on Livestock Watering Trough Materials. Veterinary Microbiology. 141(1):103-109.
Spatial and Temporal Changes in the Microbial Community in an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Sorrell, J., Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H. 2010. Spatial and Temporal Changes in the Microbial Community in an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon. Anaerobe. 16:74-82.
The Role of Inter-strain Variability on the Sorption Behavior of Escherichia coli to Aquifer Sediments - (Abstract Only)
Bolster, C.H., Cook, K.L. 2009. The Role of Inter-strain Variability on the Sorption Behavior of Escherichia coli to Aquifer Sediments. International Conference on Microbial Transport and Survival in Porous Media.
Spatial and Temporal Changes in the Microbial Community in an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Lovanh, N.C., Sorrell, J., Loughrin, J.H. 2009. Spatial and Temporal Changes in the Microbial Community in an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon. Conference on Gastrointestinal Function.
Comparative quantification of Campylobacter jejuni from environmental samples using traditional and molecular biological techniques Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H. 2009. Comparative quantification of Campylobacter jejuni from environmental samples using traditional and molecular biological techniques. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 55: 633–641
The Transport of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis through Saturated Aquifer Materials Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bolster, C.H., Cook, K.L., Haznedaroglu, B.Z., Walker, S.L. 2009. The Transport of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis through Saturated Aquifer Materials. Letters in Applied Microbiology. vol. 48 p 307-312
Alum affects ammonia-producing microorganisms in poultry litter - (Popular Publication)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Warren, J.G., Sistani, K.R. 2009. Alum affects ammonia-producing microorganisms in poultry litter. CSA News. 54(1):5.
The Effect of Stratification and Seasonal Variability on the Profile of an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Sistani, K.R. 2009. The Effect of Stratification and Seasonal Variability on the Profile of an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon. Bioresource Technology. 100:3706-3712
Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Biofilms on Livestock Watering Trough Materials - (Proceedings)
Britt, J., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Sorrell, J. 2008. Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Biofilms on Livestock Watering Trough Materials. American Association of Bovine Practitioners Proceedings.
3-Methylindole production is regulated in Clostridium scatologenes ATCC 25775 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Doerner, K., Cook, K.L., Mason, B. 2009. 3-Methylindole production is regulated in Clostridium scatologenes ATCC 25775. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 48:125-132.
Effect of Litter Amendments on Poultry Litter Microbial Communities and the Subsequent Effect on Nitrogen Dynamics - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Warren, J.G., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2008. Effect of Litter Amendments on Poultry Litter Microbial Communities and the Subsequent Effect on Nitrogen Dynamics. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Evaluation of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis Transport in Saturated Porous Media - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Walker, S. 2008. Evaluation of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis Transport in Saturated Porous Media. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Effect of Alum Treatment on the Concentration of Total and Ureolytic Microorganisms in Poultry Litter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook,K.L., Rothrock Jr,M.J., Warren,J.G., Sistani,K.R., Moore Jr,P.A. 2008. Effect of Alum Treatment on the Concentration of Total and Ureolytic Microorganisms in Poultry Litter. Journal of Environmental Quality. 37:2360-2367
The effect of alum addition on microbial communities in poultry litter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Warren, J.G., Sistani, K.R. 2008. The effect of alum addition on microbial communities in poultry litter. Poultry Science. 87(8) 1493-1503
Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Biofilms on Livestock Watering Trough Materials - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Britt, J., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Sorrell, J. 2008. Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Biofilms on Livestock Watering Trough Materials. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting.
Comparison of Molecular Methods and Traditional Plate Counting for Detecting Campylobacter Jejuni and Escherichia Coli from Environmental Samples - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Sorrell, J. 2008. Comparison of Molecular Methods and Traditional Plate Counting for Detecting Campylobacter Jejuni and Escherichia Coli from Environmental Samples. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting.
Evaluation of the Sulfate-Reducing Bacterial Population Associated With Stored Swine Slurry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, K.L., Whitehead, T.R., Spence, C., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Evaluation of the sulfate-reducing bacterial population associated with stored swine slurry. Anaerobe. 14:172-180.
Development of a Quantitative Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay to Target a Novel Group of Ammonia-Producing Bacteria Found in Poultry Litter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Lovanh, N.C., Warren, J.G., Sistani, K.R. 2008. Development of a Quantitative Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay to Target a Novel Group of Ammonia-Producing Bacteria Found in Poultry Litter . Poultry Science. 87(6):1058-1067
Effects of Litter Amendments on Bacteria and Manure-Borne Pathogens - (Proceedings)
Cook, K.L. 2008. Effects of litter amendments on bacteria and manure-borne pathogens . Midwest Poultry Federation Proceedings.
Spatial Shifts in Microbial Population Structure Within Poultry Litter Associated with Physicochemical Properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Miles, D.M., Sistani, K.R. 2007. Spatial Shifts in Microbial Population Structure Within Poultry Litter Associated with Physicochemical Properties. Poultry Science. Vol 86 pages 1840-1849
Spatial Variability of Ammonia Production in Poultry House: Biological, Chemical, and Physical Effects at Microscale. - (Proceedings)
Lovanh, N.C., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Miles, D.M., Sistani, K.R. 2007. Spatial Variability of Ammonia Production in Poultry House: Biological, Chemical, and Physical Effects at Microscale.. International Ammonia Conference in Agriculture.
Evaluation of survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Map) in ciliates isolated from Johne’s positive cow. - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Janaki, L., Berk, S.G. 2007. Evaluation of survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Map) in ciliates isolated from Johne’s positive cow.. Annual Johne's Disease Integrate Program Conference.
Effect of Stratification on the Profile of an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon in Kentucky: A Case Study for Designing Alternative Remediation Options. - (Proceedings)
Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H., Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Sistani, K.R. 2007. Effect of Stratification on the Profile of an Anaerobic Swine Waste Treatment Lagoon in Kentucky: A Case Study for Designing Alternative Remediation Options.. ASABE Annual International Meeting.
Characterization of acetogenic bacteria associated with skatole production in swine lagoon slurry. - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H., Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2007. Characterization of acetogenic bacteria associated with skatole production in swine lagoon slurry.. Conference on Gastrointestinal Function. Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease (2007) V19 pp42
Characterization of skatole-producing microbial populations in enriched swine lagoon slurry. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, K.L., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Loughrin, J.H., Doerner, K. Characterization of skatole-producing microbial populations in enriched swine lagoon slurry.Federation of European Microbiological Societies Microbiology Letters. 60:329-340
Optimization of Methods for Obtaining, Extracting and Detecting Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Environmental Samples using Quantitative, Real-Time PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, K.L., Britt, J. 2006. Optimization of Methods for Obtaining, Extracting and Detecting Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Environmental Samples using Quantitative, Real-Time PCR. Journal of Microbiological Methods. V29:154-160
Survival of Campylobacter Jejuni and Escherichia Coli in Groundwater During Prolonged Starvation at Low Temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H. Survival of Campylobacter Jejuni and Escherichia Coli in Groundwater During Prolonged Starvation at Low Temperatures. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 103 (2007) 573-583
Survival and Transport of Campylobacter Jejuni from Poultry Litter - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Warren, J.G., Sistani, K.R. 2006. Survival and Transport of Campylobacter Jejuni from Poultry Litter. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Quantification of a Novel Group of Ammonia Producing Bacteria Found in Poultry Litter by Quantitative Real-Time PCR - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Lovanh, N.C., Warren, J.G., Sistani, K.R. 2006. Quantification of a Novel Group of Ammonia Producing Bacteria Found in Poultry Litter by Quantitative Real-Time PCR . ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Effect of Alum Amendment on the Bacterial and Fungal Populations in Poultry Litter - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Warren, J.G., Cook, K.L., Sistani, K.R. 2006. Effect of Alum Amendment on the Bacterial and Fungal Populations in Poultry Litter . ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Effect of Broiler Litter Physical, Chemical, and Spatial Characteristics on the Microbial Population Evaluated Using Molecular Techniques - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Lovanh, N.C., Rothrock Jr, M.J., Miles, D.M., Sistani, K.R. 2006. Effect of broiler litter physical, chemical, and spatial characteristics on the microbial population evaluated using molecular techniques. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Characterization of skatole-producing microbial populations in enriched swine lagoon slurry. - (Abstract Only)
Rothrock Jr, M.J., Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H., Doerner, K. 2006. Characterization of skatole-producing microbial populations in enriched swine lagoon slurry.. American Society for Microbiology Branch Meeting.
Detection of Bovine Mycobacterium Avium Subsp. Paratuberculosis in Clinical and Environmental Samples from An Infected Animal - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Britt, J., Berk, S. 2006. Detection of bovine mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in clinical and environmental samples from an infected animal. American Association of Bovine Practitioners Proceedings.
Characterization of Microbial Populations in Swine Lagoon Slurries Enriched for Skatole Production - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H., Rothrock Jr, M.J. 2006. Characterization of microbial populations in swine lagoon slurries enriched for skatole production. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting. ISBN 1-55581-389-5 Pg A127
Survival of Campylobacter Jejuni and Escherichia Coli in Groundwater During Prolonged Exposure to Low Temperatures - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Bolster, C.H. 2006. Survival of campylobacter jejuni and escherichia coli in groundwater during prolonged exposure to low temperatures. American Society for Microbiology. (ISBN 1-55581-389-5)
Targeting Mycobacterium Avium Subsp. Paratuberculosis in the Environment - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L. 2006. Targeting mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in the environment. American Society for Microbiology.(ISBN 1-55581-389-5)
Interactions Between Mycobacterium Avium Subsp. Paratuberculosis and Protozoa Isolated from a Watering Trough of a Cow with Johne's Disease - (Abstract Only)
Janaki, L., Cook, K.L., Berk, S.G. Interactions between mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis and protozoa isolated from a watering trough of a cow with johne's disease. American Society for Microbiology. CDROM
Characterization of Skatole-Producing Microbial Populations in Enriched Swine Lagoon Slurry - (Proceedings)
Cook, K.L., Loughrin, J.H. 2006. Characterization of Skatole-Producing Microbial Populations in Enriched Swine Lagoon Slurry. Proceedings of the Workshop on Agricultural Air Quality: State of the Science. pp 547-551
Comparison of Escerichia coli and Camplobacter jejuni transport in saturated porous media Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bolster, C.H., Walker, S.L., Cook, K.L. 2006. Comparison of Escerichia coli and Camplobacter jejuni Transport in Saturated Porous Media. Journal of Environmental Quality. 35:1018-1025 (2006)
Is Escherichaia Coli a Good Indicator of the Transport of Campylobacter Jejuni in Ground Water Environments - (Abstract Only)
Bolster, C.H., Cook, K.L. 2006. Is escherichaia coli a good indicator of the transport of campylobacter jejuni in ground water environments. ASABE Annual International Meeting.
Detection of Mycobacterium Avium Subsp. Paratuberculosis (Map) in the Environment - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L. 2005. Detection of mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (map) in the environment. American Society for Microbiology Branch Meeting.
Effect of Microbial Species Richness on Community Stability and Community Function in a Model Plant-Based Wastewater Processing System - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, K.L., Garland, J.L., Layton, A.C., Dionisi, H.M., Levine, L.F., Sayler, G.S. 2007. Effect of microbial species richness on community stability and community function in a model plant-based wastewater processing system. Microbial Ecology. 52:725-737.
Evaluation of Mycobacterium Avium Subsp. Paratuberculosis Survival in the Environment - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Britt, J., Pike, A. Evaluation of mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis survival in the environment. Conference on Gastrointestinal Function. Abstract CD-ROM
The Western Kentucky University Johne’s Eradication Project - (Proceedings)
Britt, J., Pike, A., Cook, K.L. The Western Kentucky University Johne’s Eradication Project. pgs 25-30
Detection of Sulfate Reducing Bacteria in Stored Swine Manure Using Quantitative, Real-Time Pcr Analysis - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Whitehead, T.R., Cotta, M.A. 2004. Detection of sulfate reducing bacteria in stored swine manure using quantitative, real-time pcr analysis [abstract]. Microbial Ecology International Symposium. Paper No. 226.
Identification of Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria from Stored Swine Manure by Pure Culture Isolation and Direct Dsra Pcr - (Abstract Only)
Whitehead, T.R., Cook, K.L., Cotta, M.A. 2004. Identification of sulfate-reducing bacteria from stored swine manure by pure culture isolation and direct dsra pcr [abstract]. Microbial Ecology International Symposium. Paper No. 228.
Pure Culture and Pcr Analyses of Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria from Swine Feces and Stored Swine Manure - (Abstract Only)
Whitehead, T.R., Cook, K.L., Cotta, M.A. 2004. Pure culture and pcr analyses of sulfate-reducing bacteria from swine feces and stored swine manure [abstract]. Reproduction Nutrition Development. 44(1):S32.
Variability in the Concentration of Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria in Swine Manure and Feces As Determined Using a Real-Time Pcr Assay - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Cotta, M.A., Whitehead, T.R. 2004. Variability in the concentration of sulfate-reducing bacteria in swine manure and feces as determined using a real-time PCR assay [abstract]. Reproduction Nutrition Development. 44(1):S6.
Development of a Real-Time Pcr Assay for Detection of Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria in Stored Swine Manure and Swine Feces - (Abstract Only)
Cook, K.L., Whitehead, T.R., Cotta, M.A. 2004. Development of a real-time PCR assay for detection of sulfate-reducing bacteria in stored swine manure and swine feces [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Paper No. Q-093.
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