WCFS - Western Center for Food Safety
 

Western Center for Food Safety funded or mission-related research publications (2017 to 2010)

Peer-reviewed Manuscripts


2017

Chase, J. A., Atwill, E. R., Partyka, M. L., Bond, R. F., & Oryang, D. 2017. Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Romaine Lettuce When Inoculated in a Fecal Slurry Matrix. J Food Prot. 80(5), 792-798. doi:10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-16-307

Chen, S., E.R. Atwill, F. Zhong, Y. Wei, S. Hou, J. Li, C. Xu, C. Xiao, Z. Yang, and X. Li. 2017. Prevalence and risk factors of Cryptosporidium infection in children with clinical diarrhea in Guangzhou, China. J Bacteriol Parasitol. 8(2):308 doi:10.4172/2155-9597.1000308.

Emond-Rheault J.-G., J. Jeukens, L. Freschi, I. Kukavica-Ibrulj, B. Boyle, M.-J. Dupont, A. Colavecchio, V. Barrere, B. Cadieux, G. Arya, S. Bekal, C. Berry, E. Burnett, C. Cavestri, T.K. Chapin, A. Crouse, F. Daigle, M. D. Danyluk, P. Delaquis, K. Dewar, F. Doualla-Bell, I. Fliss, K. Fong, E. Fournier, E. Franz, R. Garduno, A. Gill, S. Gruenheid, L. J. Harris, C. B. Huang, H. Huang, R. Johnson, Y. Joly, M. Kerhoas, N. Kong, G. Lapointe, L. Larivière, S. Loignon, D. Malo, S. Moineau, W. Mottawea, K. Mukhopadhyay, C. Nadon, J. Nash, I. Ngueng Feze, D. Ogunremi, A. Perets, A.V. Pilar, A.R. Reimer, J. Robertson, J. Rohde, K.E. Sanderson, L. Song, R. Stephan, S. Tamber, P. Thomassin, D. Tremblay, V. Usongo, C. Vincent, S. Wang, J. T. Weadge, M. Wiedmann, L. Wijnands, E.D. Wilson, T. Wittum, C. Yoshida, K. Youfsi, L. Zhu, B. C. Weimer, L. Goodridge, and R.C. Levesque.  2017. A Syst-OMICS Approach to Ensuring Food Safety and Reducing the Economic Burden of Salmonellosis. Front. Microbiol. 8:996.

Ives A.-K., E. Antaki, K. Stewart, S. Francis, M. T. Jay-Russell, F. Sithole, M. T. Kearney, M. J. Griffin, and E. Soto.  Detection of Salmonella enterica Serovar Montevideo and Newport in Free-ranging Sea Turtles and Beach Sand in the Caribbean and Persistence in Sand and Seawater Microcosms.  Zoonoses Public Health doi: 10.1111/zph.12324 online ahead of print Dec. 23, 2016.

Jensen, D. A., M. D. Danyluk, L. J. Harris, and D. W. Schaffner. 2017. Quantifying bacterial cross contamination rates between fresh cut produce and hands. J. Food Prot. 80(2):213-219.

Kilonzo, C., X. Li, T. Vodoz, C. Xiao, J. A. Chase, M. T. Jay-Russell, E. J. Vivas, and E. R. Atwill. 2017. Quantitative shedding of multiple genotypes of Cryptosporidium and Giardia by deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) in a major agricultural region in the California Central Coast. J. Food Prot80(5):819-828.

Lambertini, E., J. Barouei, D. W. Schaffner, M. D. Danyluk, and L. J. Harris.  2017. Modeling the risk of salmonellosis from consumption of pistachios produced and consumed in the United StatesFood Microbiol. 67:85-96.

Partyka, M. L., R. F. Bond, J. A. Chase, and E. R. Atwill. 2017. Monitoring bacterial indicators of water quality in a tidally influenced delta: A Sisyphean pursuit. Sci. Total Environ. 578:346-356. 

Worley, J.N., K.A. Flores, X. Yang, J.A. Chase, G. Caoa, S. Tangc, J. Meng, and E.R. Atwill.  2017. Prevalence and genomic characterization of E. coli O157:H7 in cow-calf herds throughout California.  Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 83:e00734-17. doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00734-17.

2016 

Angelos J., A. Arens, H. Johnson, J. Cadriel, and B. Osburn.  2016.  One health in food safety and security education: a curricular frameworkComp. Immunol. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. pp. 29-33. 

Antaki, E.M., G. Vellidis, C. Harris, P. Aminabadi, K. Levy, and M. Jay-Russell.  2016.  Low Concentration of Salmonella enterica and Generic Escherichia coliin Farm Ponds and Irrigation Distribution Systems Used for Mixed Produce Production in Southern Georgia.  Foodborne Pathog. Dis.  July 11, 2016, ahead of print. doi:10.1089/fpd.2016.2117.

Davidson, G. R., J. C. Frelka, and L. J. Harris. 2016. Efficacy of peracetic acid-based sprays against microbial loads on conveyors in a walnut hulling facility. Food Prot. Trends 38(4):301-309.

Frelka, J. C., G. R. Davidson, and L. J. Harris.  2016.  Changes in aerobic plate and Escherichia coli–coliform counts and in populations of inoculated foodborne pathogens on inshell walnuts during storageJ. Food Prot. 79(7):1143-1153. 

Harris, L. J., V. Lieberman, R. P. Mashiana, E. Atwill, M. Yang, J. C. Chandler, B. Bisha, and T. Jones. 2016. Prevalence and amounts of Salmonella found on raw California inshell pistachios. J. Food Prot. 79(8): 1304-1315.

Partyka, M. L., R. F. Bond, J. A. Chase, L. Kiger, and E. R. Atwill.  2016.  Multistate evaluation of microbial water and sediment quality from agricultural recovery basins.  J Environ Qual. 45(2):657-65. 

Penny, C., B. Grothendick, L. Zhang, C. M. Borror, D. Barbano, A. J. Cornelius, B. J. Gilpin, C. K. Fagerquist, W. J. Zaragoza, M. T. Jay-Russell, A. J. Lastovica, C. Ragimbeau, H.-M. Cauchie, and T. R. Sandrin.  2016.  A designed experiments approach to optimizing MALDI-TOF MS spectrum processing parameters enhances detection of antibiotic resistance in Campylobacter jejuni.  Front. Microbiol.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2016.00818.

2015

Atwill, E.R., J. A. Chase, D. Oryang, R. F. Bond, S. T. Koike, M. D. Cahn, M. Anderson, A. Mokhtari, and S. Dennis.  2015. Transfer of Escherichia coliO157:H7 from simulated wildlife scat onto romaine lettuce during foliar irrigation.  J. Food Prot. 78(2): 240-247.

Benjamin, L.A., M. Jay-Russell, E.R. Atwill, M. Cooley, D. Carychao, R.E. Larsen , R.E. Mandrell. 2015. Risk factors for Escherichia coli O157 on beef cattle ranches located near a major produce production region.  Epidemiol. Infect. 143(1):81-93. 

Brar, P.K., L. G. Proano, L. M. Friedrich, L. J. Harris, and M. D. Danyluk. 2015. Survival of Salmonella,Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Listeria monocytogeneson raw peanut and pecan kernels stored at -24, 4, and 22°CJ. Food Prot. 78(2):323-332.

Davidson, G.R., J. C. Frelka, M. Yang, T. M. Jones, and L. J. Harris. 2015.  Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on inshell California walnutsJ. Food Prot. 78(8):1547–1553.

Frelka, J. C., and L. J. Harris. 2015. Evaluation of microbial loads and the effects of antimicrobial sprays in postharvest handling of California walnutsFood Microbiol. 48:133-142. 

Jensen, D. A., M. D. Danyluk, L. J. Harris, and D. W. Schaffner. 2015.  Quantifying the effect of handwash duration, soap use, ground beef debris and drying methods on the removal of Enterobacter aerogenes on hands. J. Food Prot. 78(4):684–690.

Jensen, D. A., L. M. Friedrich, L. J. Harris, M. D. Danyluk, and D. W. Schaffner. 2015. Cross contamination of Escherichia coli O157:H7 between lettuce and wash water during home-scale washingFood Microbiol. 46:428-433.

Karp, D.S., S. Gennet, C. Kilonzo, M. Partyka, N. Chaumont, E.R. Atwill, and C. Kremen. 2015. Co-managing fresh produce for nature conservation and food safetyProceeding of the National Academy of Sciences. 112(35): 11126–11131.

Li, X., E.R. Atwill, E. Antaki,  O. Applegate, B. Bergamaschi, R.F. Bond, J. Chase, K. Ransom, W. Samuels, N. Watanabe, and T. Harter. 2015. Fecal indicator and pathogenic bacteria and their antibiotic resistance in alluvial groundwater of an irrigated agricultural region with dairies.  J. Environ. Qual. 44(5):1435-1447.  

Li, X., M.D.G.C. Pereira, R. Larsen, C. Xiao, T. Vodoz, R. Phillips, K. Striby, B. McCowan, and E.R. Atwill. 2015.  Cryptosporidium rubeyi n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Cryptosporidiidae) in multiple Spermophilus ground squirrel species.  International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 4(3):343-350. doi:10.1016/j.ijppaw.2015.08.005

Li, B., S.A. Jackson, J. Gangiredla, W. Wang, H. Liu, B.D. Tall, J. J-G. Beaubrun, M. Jay-Russell, G. Vellidis, and C.A. Elkinsa.  2015.  Genomic evidence suggests re-introduction events of Salmonella Newport  in irrigation ponds in Suwannee watershed.  Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 81(24):8243-53. doi:10.1128/AEM.02179-15.

Lieberman, V. M., I. Y. Zhao, D. W. Schaffner, M. D. Danyluk, and L. J. Harris. 2015. Survival or growth of inoculated Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella on yellow onions (Allium cepa) under conditions simulating foodservice and consumer handling and storageJ. Food Prot. 78(1):42–50. 

Pan, F., X. Li, J. Carabez, G. Ragosta, K. L. Fernandez, E. Wang, A. Thiptara, E. Antaki, and E. R. Atwill.  2015.  Cross-sectional survey of indicator and pathogenic bacteria on vegetables sold from Asian vendors at farmers’ markets in Northern California.  J. Food Prot. 78(3):602-608.

2014

Blessington, T., E. J. Mitcham, and L.J. Harris. 2014 Growth and survival of Enterobacteriaceae and inoculated Salmonella on walnut hulls and maturing walnut fruit. J. Food Prot. 77(9):1462–1470.

Jay-Russell, M.T., A. F. Hake , Y. Bengson, A. Thiptara, and T. Nguyen.  2014.  Prevalence and characterization of Escherichia coli and Salmonella strains isolated from stray dog and coyote feces in a major leafy greens production region at the United States-Mexico border.  PLoS ONE 9(11) pub. Nov. 20

Jensen, H. H., S. Pouliot, T. Wang, and M.T. Jay-Russell.  2014. Development of a cost-effectiveness analysis of leafy green marketing agreement irrigation water provisions.  J. Food Prot. 77(6) 872-1042.

Kopit, L.M., E.B. Kim, R.J. Siezen, L.J. Harris, and M.L. Marco.  2014.  Safety of the surrogate Enterococcus faecium NRRL B-2354 for use in thermal process validation.  Appl. Env. Microbiol. 80(6):1899-909. 

Li, X, N. Watanabe, C. Xiao, T. Harter, B. McCowan, Y. Liu, and E.R. Atwill.  2014.  Antibiotic-resistant E. coli in surface water and groundwater in dairy operations in Northern CaliforniaEnviron. Monit. Assess. 186(2):1253-1260.

Li, B., G. Vellidis, H. Liu, M. Jay-Russell, S. Zhao, Z. Hua, A. Wright, and C.A. Elkins.  2014. Diversity and antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella enterica isolated from surface water in Southeastern U.S.   Appl. Env. Microbiol. 80(20):6355-65.

McKellar, R. C., F. Peréz Rodríguez, L. J. Harris, A. Moyne, B. Blais, E. Topp, G. Bezanson, S. Bach, and P. Delaquis. 2014. Evaluation of different approaches for modelling Escherichia coli O157:H7 survival on field lettuceInt. J. Food Microbiol. 184:74-85.

Partyka, M. L., R.F. Bond, J. Farrar, A. Falco, B. Cassens, A. Cruse, and E.R. Atwill.  2014. Quantifying the sensitivity of scent detection dogs to identify fecal contamination on raw produce.  J. Food Prot. 77(1): 6-14. 

2013

Benjamin, L., E.R. Atwill, M. Jay-Russell, M. Cooley, D. Carychao, L. Gorski, and R.E. Mandrell.  2013. Occurrence of generic Escherichia coliE. coli O157 and Salmonella spp. in water and sediment from leafy green produce farms and streams on the Central California coast.  Int. J. Food Microbiol. 165(1):65-76.

Blessington, T., C.G. Theofel, and L.J. Harris. 2013. A dry-inoculation method for nut kernels.  Food Microbiol. 33:292-297.  

Blessington, T., C. G. Theofel, E. J. Mitcham, and L. J. Harris. 2013. Survival of foodborne pathogens on inshell walnutsInt. J. Food Microbiol. 166:341–348.

Cooley, M.B., M. Jay-Russell, E.R. Atwill, D. Carychao, K. Nguyen, B. Quiñones, R. Patel, S. Walker, M. Swimley, E. Pierre-Jerome, A.G. Gordus, and R.E. Mandrell .  2013. Development of a robust method for isolation of Shiga toxin-positive Escherichia coli (STEC) from fecal, plant, soil and water samples from a leafy greens production region in California.  PLoSONE 8(6): e65716. 

Gorski, L., M.T. Jay-Russell, A.S. Liang, S. Walker, Y. Bengson, J. Govoni, and R.E. Mandrell.  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 Pathog. Dis. 10(6): 540-548.

Harris, L. J., E.D. Berry, T. Blessington, M. Erickson, M. Jay-Russell, X. Jiang, K. Killinger, F. C. Michel, Jr., P. Millner, K. Schneider, M. Sharma, T.V. Suslow, L. Wang, and R. W. Worobo.  2013.  A framework for developing research protocols for evaluation of microbial hazards and controls during production that pertain to the application of untreated soil amendments of animal origin on land used to grow produce that may be consumed raw. J. Food Prot. 76(6), 1062–1084. 

Hoar, B., E.R. Atwill, L. Carlton, J.L. Celis, J. Carabez, and T. Nguyen.  2013. Buffers between grazing sheep and leafy crops augment food safety.  Calif. Agric. 67(2):104-109. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v067n02p104. April-June 2013. 

Jay-Russell, M.T.  2013. What is the risk from wild animals in food-borne pathogen contamination of plants?  CAB Reviews 2013 8, No. 040. 

Jay-Russell, M.T.,  R. E. Mandrell, J. Yuan, A. Bates, R. Manala, J. Mohle-Boetani, A. Kimura, J. Lidgard and W.G. Miller. 2013. Using major outer membrane protein typing as an epidemiological tool to investigate outbreaks caused by milk-borne Campylobacter jejuni isolates in California.  J. Clin. Microbiol. 51(1): 195-201 

Jay-Russell, M.T., J.E. Madigan, Y. Bengson, S. Madigan, A. Fisher, J. Foley, and B.A. Byrne.  2013.  Salmonella Oranienburg isolated from horses, wild turkeys and an edible home garden fertilized with raw horse manureZoonoses Public Health 61(1):64-71.

Jay-Russell, M.T., R.E. Mandrell, J. Yuan, A. Bates, R. Manalac, J. Mohle-Boetani, A. Kimura, J. Lindgard, and W.E. Miller. 2013. Using MOMP typing as an epidemiologic tool to investigate milkborne Campylobacter jejuni outbreaks in CaliforniaJ. Clin. Microbiol. 51(1): 195-201. 

Jensen, D.A., L.M. Friedrich, L.J. Harris, M.D. Danyluk, and D.W. Schaffner. 2013. Quantifying transfer rates of Salmonella and E. coli O157:H7 between fresh cut produce and common kitchen surfaces. Journal of Food Protection. 76(9):1530-1538.

Kilonzo C., X. Li, E.J. Vivas, M.T. Jay-Russell, K.L. Fernandez and E.R. Atwill.  2013.  Fecal shedding of zoonotic food-borne pathogens by wild rodents in a major agricultural region of the Central California Coast.  Appl. Environ. Microbiol 79(20): 6337-6344. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01503-13.

Langholz, J.A., and M.T. Jay-Russell.  2013. Potential role of wildlife in pathogenic contamination of fresh produce.  Human–Wildlife Interactions 7(1):140–157.

Lewis, D.J., E.R. Atwill, M.D.G.C. Pereira, and R. Bond. 2013.  Transport dynamics of fecal coliform and commensal E. coli associated with suspended  solids and water within five Northern California estuaries.  J. Environ. Qual. 42:229-238.

Li, D., L.M. Friedrich, M.D. Danyluk, L.J. Harris, and D.W. Schaffner. (2013). Development and validation of a mathematical model for growth of pathogens in cut melonsJ. Food Prot. 76(6), 953–958. 

Moyne, A.-L., L.J. Harris, and M.L. Marco. 2013. Assessments of total and viable Escherichia coli on field and laboratory grown lettucePLOS ONE. 8(7):e70643.

Palumbo, M., L. J. Harris, and M. D. Danyluk. 2013. Survival of pathogens on berries. FSHN14-XX. Food Science and Human Nutrition Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. 

Palumbo, M., L. J. Harris, and M. D. Danyluk (2013). Outbreaks of foodborne illness associated with common berries, 1983 through May 2013.  FSHN13-08, 1–9.

Schaffner, D.W., R. L. Buchanan, S. Calhoun, M.D. Danyluk, L.J. Harris, D. Djordjevic, R. C. Whiting, B. Kottapalli, and M. Wiedmann.  2013.  Issues to consider when setting intervention targets with limited data for low-moisture food commodities: A peanut case study.  J. Food Prot. 76(2):360-369. 

Vandamm, J. P., D. Li, L. J. Harris, D.W. Schaffner, and M.D. Danyluk. May 2013.  Fate of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, and Salmonella on fresh-cut celery.  Food Microbiol. 34(1):151-157 

VanderWaal, K.L., E.R. Atwill, L.A. Isbell, and B. McCowan.  2013.  Linking social and pathogen transmission networks using microbial genetics in giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis).  J. Anim. Ecol. 83(2):406–414

Williams, T.R., A. Moyne, L.J. Harris, and M.L. Marco.  2013.  Season, irrigation, leaf age, and Escherichia coli inoculation influence the bacterial diversity in the lettuce phyllospherePLOS ONE. 8(7):e68642.

2012

Abd, S.J., K.L. McCarthy, and L.J. Harris. 2012.  Impact of storage time and temperature on thermal inactivation of Salmonella Enteritidis PT 30 on oil-roasted almonds.  J. Food Sci. 77(1):M42-M47.

Atwill, E.R., M. Jay-Russell, X. Li, E. Vivas, C. Kilonzo, and R. Mandrell.  2012. Methodological and epidemiological concerns when comparing microbial food safety risks from wildlife, livestock, and companion animals.  Proc. 25th Vertebrate Pest Conference, R.M. Timm, Ed., UC Davis. 

Blessington, T., E.J. Mitcham, and L.J. Harris. 2012. Survival of Salmonella entericaEscherichia coli O157:H7, and Listeria monocytogenes on inoculated walnut kernels during storage.  J. Food Prot. 75:245-254. 

Harris, L.J., J. Bender, E. A. Bihn, T. Blessington, M.D. Danyluk, P. Delaquis, L. Goodridge, A. M. Ibekwe, S. Ilic, K. Kniel, J.T. LeJeune, D.W.  Schaffner, D. Stoeckel, and T.V. Suslow. 2012. A framework for developing research protocols for evaluation of microbial hazards and  controls during production that pertain to the quality of agricultural water contacting fresh produce that may be consumed raw.  J. Food Prot. 75:2251-2273.  

Harris, L.J., A.R. Uesugi, S.J. Abd, and K.L. McCarthy. 2012.  Survival of Salmonella Enteritidis PT30 on inoculated almond kernels in hot water treatments.  Food Res. Int. 45:1093-1098.  

Jay-Russell, M.T., A. Bates, L. Harden, W.G. Miller, and R.E. Mandrell.  2012. Isolation of Campylobacter from feral swine (Sus scrofa) on the ranch associated with the 2006 Escherichia coli O157:H7 spinach outbreak investigation in CaliforniaZoonoses Public Health 59(5): 314-319. 

Jay-Russell, M.T.,  J. Montfort, Y. Liu, S. Huang, L. Gorski, M. Cooley, R. Mandrell, J. Wheeler, D. Reis, X. Li, and E.R. Atwill.  2012. Zoonotic risks from amphibians and reptiles.   Proc. 25th Vertebrate Pest Conference, R.M. Timm, Ed., UC Davis.

Kim E.B., L.M. Kopit, L.J. Harris, and M.L. Marco.  November 2012.  Draft genome sequence of the quality control strain Enterococcus faecalis ATCC 29212Journal of Bacteriology 194(21):6006-6007.

Kimber, M. A., H. Kaur, L. Wang, M.D. Danyluk, and L.J. Harris. 2012. Survival of SalmonellaEscherichia coli O157:H7, and Listeria monocytogenes on inoculated almonds and pistachios stored at –19, 4, and 24°C.  J. Food Prot. 75:1394–1403. 

Lambertini, E., M.D. Danyluk, D.W. Schaffner, C.K. Winter, and L.J. Harris. 2012. Risk of salmonellosis from consumption of almonds in the North American market.  Food Res. Int. 45(2):1166–1174. 

Li, X., E. R. Atwill, E. Vivas, T. Vodovoz, C. Xiao, and M. Jay-Russell.  2012. Detection and prevalence of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia spp. from wild rodents adjacent to produce production fields in California.  Proc. 25th Vertebrate Pest Conference, R.M. Timm, Ed., UC Davis. 

Park, Y., E.R. Atwill, L. Hou, A.I. Packman, and T. Harter. 2012. Deposition of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts in porous media: a synthesis of attachment efficiencies measured under varying environmental conditionsEnviron. Science Technol. 46:9491-9500

Unc, A., M.J. Goss, S. Cook, X. Li, E.R. Atwill, and T. Harter. 2012. . Analysis of matrix effects critical to microbial transport through the vadose zone to groundwater. Water Resources Res. 48 (6), W00L12.

2011

Gorski, L., C.T. Parker, A. Liang, M.B. Cooley, M.T. Jay-Russell, A.G. Gordus, E.R. Atwill, and R.E. Mandrell. 2011.  Prevalence, distribution and diversity of Salmonella enterica in a major produce region of California.  Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 77: 2734-48. 

Moyne, A., M.R. Sudarshana, T. Blessington, S.T. Koike, M.D. Cahn,and L.J. Harris.  2011.  Fate of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in field-inoculated lettuce Food Microbiol, 28:1417-1425.

2010

Bansal, A., T.M. Jones, S.J. Abd, M.D. Danyluk, and L.J. Harris. 2010. Most-probable-number determination of Salmonella levels in naturally contaminated raw almonds using two sample preparation methods. J. Food Prot. 73(11):1986-1992. 

Du, W-X, S.J. Abd, K.L. McCarthy and L.J. Harris.  2010. Reduction of Salmonella on inoculated almonds exposed to hot oil.  J. Food Prot. 73 (7):1238–1246.  

Du, W-X, M.D. Danyluk and L.J. Harris.  2010. Efficacy of aqueous and alcohol-based quaternary ammonium sanitizers for reducing Salmonella in dusts generated in almond hulling and shelling facilitiesJ. Food Sci. 75(1): M7-M13.  

Jay-Russell, M.T. (Book Review).  2010.  Food security in a global economy: veterinary medicine and public health.  J. Am. Vet. Medical Assoc. 235: 2009.  [not available on-line]

Jay-Russell, M.T.  2010.  Raw (unpasteurized) milk: are health-conscious consumers making an unhealthy choice? Clin. Infect. Dis., 51: 1418-9. 

National Advisory Committee on Microbiological Criteria for Foods. 2010.  Parameters for determining inoculated pack/challenge study protocols.  J. Food Prot. 73(1):140-202.

Parker, C. T., S. Huynh, B. Quinones, L. J. Harris, and Robert E. Mandrell.  June 2010.  Comparison of genotypes of salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis Phage Type 30 and 9c strains isolated during three outbreaks associated with raw almonds.  Appl. Environ. Microbiol 76(11): 3723-31.

 


Books


2016 

Jay-Russell, M. T. & M. P. Doyle (eds.)  Food Safety Risks from Wildlife - Challenges in Agriculture, Conservation, and Public Health.  2016.  Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.  254. pp.

2012

Atwill, E.R., M. Partyka, R.F. Bond, X. Li, C. Xiao, B. Karle, and L.E. Kiger. 2012.  An introduction to waterborne pathogens in agricultural watersheds. Nutrient Management Technical Note No. 9. Natural Resources Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture. pp 1-84.


Book Chapters


2017

Anderson, D., N. Anderson, L. J. Harris, and W. Ocasio. 2017. Validation requirements in heat-processed low-moisture foods, p. 149-173. In R. Podolak, and D. G. Black (eds.), Control of Salmonella and other bacterial pathogens in low moisture foods. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, DOI: 10.1002/9781119071051.ch7

Enache, E., R. Podolak, A. Kataoka, and L. J. Harris. 2017. Persistence of Salmonella and other bacterial pathogens in low-moisture foods, p. 67-86. In R. Podolak, and D. G. Black (eds.), Control of Salmonella and other bacterial pathogens in low moisture foods. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. DOI: 10.1002/9781119071051.ch4

Podolak, R., L. Lucore, and L. J. Harris. 2017. Heat resistance of Salmonella and other bacterial pathogens in low-moisture foods, p. 121-148. In R. Podolak, and D. G. Black (eds.), Control of Salmonella and other bacterial pathogens in low moisture foods. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, DOI: 10.1002/9781119071051.ch6

Santillana Farakos, S. M., M. Danyluk, D. Schaffner, R. Pouillot, L. J. Harris, B. P. Marks. 2017. Modeling and statistical issues related to Salmonella in low water activity foods, p. 219-239. In R. Podolak, and D. G. Black (eds.), Control of Salmonella and other bacterial pathogens in low moisture foods. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, DOI: 10.1002/9781119071051.ch10 

2014

Frelka, J. C., and L. J. Harris. 2014. Nuts and nut pastes. In M. Doyle and J. Frank (ed.), The microbiological safety of low water activity foods an d spices.  Springer, New York.

Harris, L. J., A. R. Bontempo, T. Jones, and A. R. Uesugi. 2014. Nut meats. In K. Ito (ed.), The compendium of methods for the microbiological examination of foods, 5th ed. American Public Health Association, Washington, DC.

2013

Harris, L.J. and L. Ferguson. 2013. Improving the safety and quality of almonds and pistachios.  In L.J. Harris (ed), Tree nuts – improving safety and quality, Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge.

2012

Atwill, E.R., X. Li, D. Grace, and V.P.J. Gannon. 2012.  Zoonotic waterborne pathogen loads in livestockIn Animal Waste, Water Quality and Human Health. World Health Organization  Emerging Issues in Water & Infectious Disease Series. Edited by Al Dufour, Jamie Bartram, Robert Bos and Vic Gannon. ISBN: 9781780401232. IWA Publishing, London, UK. pp 75-116.  

Gannon, V.P.J., D. Grace, and E.R Atwill. 2012.  Zoonotic waterborne pathogens in livestock and their excreta – interventionsIn Animal Waste, Water Quality and Human Health. World Health Organization  Emerging Issues in Water & Infectious Disease Series. Edited by Al Dufour, Jamie Bartram, Robert Bos and Vic Gannon. ISBN: 9781780401232. IWA Publishing, London, UK. pp 117-158.

Harris, L. J., J. R. Shebuski, M. D. Danyluk, M. S. Palumbo, and L. R. Beuchat. 2013. Chapter 9. Nuts, Seeds, and Cereals (203-221). In M. P. Doyle and R. L. Buchanan, (ed), Food Microbiology: Fundamentals and Frontiers, 4th ed., ASM Press, Washington, DC.

 


Published Abstracts


2017

Antaki, E., G. Mangalam, P. Aminabadi, F. A. Sebastião, E. Soto, B. Martínez López, F. Conte, S. Taber, M. Jay-Russell.  Assessment of zoonotic risks in aquaponic lettuce production: a prototype for experimental greenhouse trials. (Abstract T1-03), Annual IAFP Meeting 2017, Tampa, FL, July 9-12.

Barouei, J., D.W. Schaffner, and L.J. Harris. 2017. A quantitative risk model to assess postharvest parameters that impact the levels of Salmonella on pistachios, (Abstract T10-01), Annual IAFP Meeting 2017, Tampa, FL, July 9-12.

Cobert, A., and L. J. Harris. 2017. Evaluating the recovery of Salmonella from enriched inshell walnuts, (Abstract P3-55), Annual IAFP Meeting 2017, Tampa Bay, FL, July 9-12.

Lieberman, V., E.W. Morgan, and L.J. Harris. 2017. Reduction of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Listeria monocytogenes, or Salmonella on whole yellow onions (Allium cepa) exposed to hot water or diced onions exposed to lime juice, (Abstract P3-88), Annual IAFP Meeting 2017, Tampa FL, July 9-12.

Moussavi, M., C. Theofel, and L.J. Harris. 2017. Thermal tolerance of foodborne pathogens on inoculated pistachios, (Abstract T1-01), Annual IAFP Meeting 2017, Tampa, FL, July 9-12. 

Moyne, A.L., L.A. Murphy, M.D. Cahn, S.T. Koike and L.J. Harris. 2017. Microbial quality of tail water in the California Central Coast Salinas Valley, (Abstract P3-230), Annual IAFP Meeting 2017, Tampa, FL, July 9-12.

Navarro-Gonzalez, N., L. Patterson, P. Aminabadi, A. Pires, S. Micallef, R. Buchanan, M. Jay-Russell. 2017. Low prevalence of foodborne pathogens found in produce grown on diversified farms in California, (Abstract P3-51), Annual IAFP Meeting 2017, Tampa, FL, July 9-12.

Partyka, M.L., R.F. Bond, J.A. Chase, and E.R. Atwill.  Spatiotemporal Variability in Microbial Quality of Agricultural Water Supplies:  Implications for Cooperative Sampling, (Abstract T7-03), Annual IAFP Meeting 2017, Tampa, FL, July 9-12.

Patterson , L., N. Navarro-Gonzalez, P. Aminabadi, E. Antaki, M. Jay-Russell, A. Pires. 2017. Rotational grazing of sheep within organic crop fields: what is an ideal waiting period to minimize food safety risks? (Abstract P3-83), Annual IAFP Meeting 2017, Tampa, FL, July 9-12.

Patterson, L, N. Navarro-Gonzalez, P. M. T. Jay-Russell , A Pires. 2017. Association between Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli prevalence and biosecurity measures on diversified California farms, (Abstract P2-65), Annual IAFP Meeting 2017, Tampa, FL, July 9-12.

Pinzon, J., K. Kayoshi, J. Roland, A. Sbodio, B. Groschel, W. Chaney, E. Dreyling, M. Jay-Russell, T. Suslow. 2017. Single Marker Detection and virulence gene profiling of STEC in produce and associated farmscape samples, (Abstract P2-195), Annual IAFP Meeting 2017, Tampa, FL, July 9-12.

Shiroodi, S.G, A.L. Moyne, and L.J. Harris. 2017. Efficacy of Peracetic Acid for Inactivation of Foodborne Pathogens in Imazalil Fungicide Solutions Used in Citrus Packinghouses, (Abstract P3-77), Annual IAFP Meeting 2017, Tampa, FL, July 9-12.

Theofel, C., T. Williams, E. Gutierrez, G. Davidson, M. Jay-Russell, and L.J. Harris. 2017. Transfer of microorganisms from a dairy calf operation to an adjacent pistachio orchard, (Abstract P3-61),Annual IAFP Meeting 2017, Tampa, FL, July 9-12.

2016

Antaki E., E. Soto, B. Martinez Lopez, F. Conte, S. Taber, and M. Jay-Russell.  2016.  Assessment of zoonotic risks in aquaponic produce production.  UC Davis Postdoctoral Research Symposium. 

Casulli, K., F. Garces, K. Dolan, L. J. Harris, and B. Marks.  2016.  Modeling the effect of product temperature, moisture, and process humidity on thermal inactivation of Salmonella in pistachios, Annual IAFP Meeting 2016, St. Louis, MO, July 31- August 3 (Abstract P2-19).

Harris, L. J., A.-L. Moyne, and V. Lieberman.  2016.  Survival of foodborne pathogens in recirculated fungicides applied to fresh-market citrus fruit, Food Micro 2016, Dublin Ireland, July 19-22 (Abstract PO2-SB-207). 

Moussavi, M., V. Lieberman, C. Theofel, and L. J. Harris.  2016.  Growth of foodborne pathogens on inoculated pistachios during postharvest handling, Annual IAFP Meeting 2016, St. Louis, MO, July 31- August 3 (Abstract P2-113). 

Navarro-Gonzalez N., S. Wright, A. Gwinn, P. Aminabadi, and M. Jay-Russell.  2016.  Food-borne pathogens in free-range cattle: is there transmission from/to birds?  UC Davis Postdoctoral Research Symposium.  

2015

Davidson, G.R., T. Wiliams, and L. J. Harris.  2015. Impact of Handling Practices on the Microbiota of Inshell California Walnuts, Annual Meeting IAFP 2015, Portland, OR, July 25 – 28 (Abstract T1-05).

Harter, T., E.R. Atwill, A.I. Packman, and X. Li.  2015.  Microbial indicators, pathogens, and antibiotic resistance in groundwater impacted by animal farming: field scale to basin scale. American Geophysical Union Annual Fall Meeting. San Francisco, California. December 14-18.

Lieberman, V. and L. J. Harris.  2015.   Survival or growth of inoculated Listeria monocytogenes on yellow onions (Allium cepa) under conditions simulating food service and consumer handling and storageIII International Conference on Fresh-cut Produce.

Lieberman, V., M. Yang, T. Jones, E.R. Atwill., and L. Harris.  2015. Presence and levels of Salmonella on raw California pistachios. International Association for Food Protection. Portland, Oregon. July 25-28. P1-84.

Moussavi, M., C. Theofel, and L. J. Harris.  2015.  Reduction of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes on Inoculated Almonds Exposed to Different Heat Treatments, Annual IAFP Meeting 2015, Portland, OR, July 25-28 (Abstract P1-86).

Moyne, A.L., Waite-Cusic, J. and L. J. Harris.  2015.  Behavior of Escherichia coli in field-inoculated sweet onions during conventional curing. Annual Meeting IAFP 2015, Portland, OR, July 25-28 (Abstract P3-184).

Pitesky, M., E.R. Atwill, M. Cadena, J. Chase, and A. Korey. 2015. A novel biosensor detects and quantifies Salmonella spp. in seconds; a comparison to a traditional ELISA.  International Poultry Exposition. Atlanta, Georgia. January 26-28.

Theofel, C., T. Williams, E. Gutierrez, G. Davidson, P. Aminabadi, M. T. Jay-Russell, and L. J. Harris.  2015.  An assessment of the potential for movement of microorganisms from a poultry operation to an adjacent almond orchard, Annual Meeting IAFP 2015, Portland, OR, July 25-28 (Abstract P1-162). 

2014

Atwill, E.R., M.L. Partyka, R.F. Bond, J. Chase, X. Li, K. Kilonzo, and E. Vivas.  2014.  Conservation practices and food safety in California. Annual Meeting of the Soil and Water Conservation Society. Lombard, Illinois. July 27-30.

Atwill, E.R., M.L. Partyka, R.F. Bond, J. Chase, X. Li, K. Kilonzo,and  E. Vivas. 2014. Conservation practices and food safety in California.  Annual Meeting of the Soil Science Society of America. Long Beach, California. November 2-5.

Beisner, B., A. Heagerty, K. Fernandez, D. Minier, S. Seil, E.R. Atwill, B.K. Gupta, N.P.S. Chauhan, B.S. Bonal, P.R. Sinha, and B. McCowan.  2014. Factors Influencing human- macaque aggression in commensal rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) in northern India. 25th Congress of the International Primatological Society. Hanoi, Vietnam. August 11-16.

Bond, R.F., M. Partyka, P. Aminabadi, C.M. Rock, K.D. Nolte, E.R. Atwill, and M.T. Jay-Russell.  2014. Evaluation of indicator Escherichia coli, fecal coliforms,E. coli O157 and Salmonella spp. in surface waters of the southwest desert canal network. International Association for Food Protection. Indianapolis, Indiana. August 3-6.

Davidson, G., V. Lieberman, and L. J. Harris.  2014.  Efficacy of peroxyacetic acid against Salmonella and native microbiota in float tank water used during commercial walnut hulling, Annual Meeting IAFP 2014, Indianapolis, IN, August 3–6 (Abstract P-154). 

Harter, T., S. Cook, X. Li, E.R. Atwill, A.I. Packman, C. Puente, and N. Watanabe.  2014. Nonpoint source loading of fecal bacteria to a shallow heterogeneous aquifer: stochastic forcing versus stochastic transport. Ninth International Symposium on Subsurface Microbiology. Pacific Grove, California. October 5-10.

Kahn-Rivadeneira, P, C, Knox, P. Aminabadi, X. Li, E.R. Atwill, A. Justice-Allen, and M. Jay-Russell. 2014. An approach to examining the wildlife and livestock interface with leafy green produce in the Southwest desert. 26th Vertebrate Pest Conference. Big Island, Hawaii. March 3-6.

Larsen, R.  E.R. Atwill, M. Jay-Russell, R. Mandrell, M. Cooley, L. Benjamin, E. Vivas, and C. Kilonzo.  2014. Pathogen risks from livestock, wildlife and the environment in the California Central Coast.  9th Biennial Associated Natural Resource Extension Professional Conference. Sacramento, California. May 18-22.

Li, X., E.R. Atwill, E. Antaki, and T. Harter. 2014. Antibiotic resistance of E. coli and Enterococcus collected from monitoring wells on dairies and from domestic wells in the San Joaquin Valley, California. Ninth International Symposium on Subsurface Microbiology. Pacific Grove, California. October 5-10.

McKellar, R., F. Peréz Rodríguez, L. J. Harris, A. Moyne, B. Blais, E. Topp, G. Bezanson, S. Bach, and P. Delaquis.  2014.  Evaluation of mathematical models to describe Escherichia coli O157:H7 decay on field-grown leafy vegetables. Annual Meeting IAFP 2014, Indianapolis, IN, August 3–6 (Abstract T3-10).

Melzer, M., A. Moyne, T. Blessington, A. Alvarez, M. Jay-Russell, and L. J. Harris.  2014.  Persistence of Escherichia coli on basil in tropical environments, Annual Meeting IAFP 2014, Indianapolis, IN, August 3–6 (Abstract P1-125).

Moyne, A., and L. J. Harris.  2014.  Survival of Escherichia coli in field-inoculated basil, Annual Meeting IAFP 2014, Indianapolis, IN, August 3–6 (Abstract P1-126).

Theofel, C., and L. J. Harris.  2014.  Impact of refrigerated storage on thermal inactivation of Enterococcus faecium NRRL B-2354 and Salmonella Enteritidis PT 30 ATCC BAA-1045 on inoculated almonds, Annual Meeting IAFP 2014, Indianapolis, IN, August 3–6 (Abstract P-170).

VanderWaal, K., E.R Atwill, L.A. Isbell, and B. McCowan. 2014. Social networks, microbial genetics, and the structure of transmission networks in wild giraffe. 12th Annual Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Conference. Fort Collins, CO. June 1-4.

2013

Aminabadi, P., L. Smith, P. Adams, G. Vellidis, D. Coker, Y. Liu, E.R. Atwill, and M. Jay-Russell.  2013. Evaluation of foodborne pathogens in aquatic wildlife and irrigation ponds in southeastern Georgia. International Association of Food Protection. Charlotte, North Carolina. July 31.

Atwill, E.R., J.A. Carabez, M.T. Jay-Russell, S. Jeamsripong, A. Moyne, L.J. Harris, and D. Oryang.  2013. In-field transfer and survival of E. coli from wildlife feces to Romaine lettuce. 3rd  Annual FDA Foods and Veterinary Medicine Science and Research Conference. College Park, Maryland. August 27-28

Harris, L., and R. Atwill.  2013.  Distribution of Salmonella in pistachios and development of effective sampling techniques.  Center for Produce Safety Research Symposium.  

Harris, L.J., M. Jay-Russell, and E. Gutierrez-Rodriguez.  2013.  Sources and mechanisms of transfer of Salmonella in the production and postharvest tree nut environment.  Center for Produce Safety Research Symposium.  

Jay-Russell, M., A. Justice-Allen, A.J. Hake, and F. Corona.  2013.  Reducing the risk for transfer of zoonotic foodborne pathogens from domestic and wild animals to vegetable crops in the Southwest desert.  Center for Produce Safety Research Symposium. 

Larsen, R.  E.R. Atwill, M. Jay-Russell, R. Mandrell, M. Cooley, L. Benjamin, E. Vivas,and   C. Kilonzo.  2013. Pathogen risks from livestock, wildlife and the environment in the California Central Coast. Society for Range Management Annual Meeting. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. February 2-8.     

Wright, A.  2013.  Science-based evaluation of risks associated with wildlife exposure for contamination of irrigation water by Salmonella.   Center for Produce Safety Research Symposium.  M. Jay-Russell Co-PI.

2012

Atwill, R., M. Jay-Russell, X. Li, E. Vivas, C. Kilonzo, and R. Mandrell.  2012. Methodological and epidemiological concerns when comparing microbial food safety risks from wildlife, livestock, and companion animals. Proceedings of the 25th Vertebrate Pest Conference, Monterey, CA.

Atwill, R., M. Jay-Russell, X. Li, B. Martin, P.D. Newman, and J. Sherman.  2012. Food safety and wildlife panel discussion. 25th Vertebrate Pest Conference, Monterey, CA.

Blessington, T., A. Moyne, and L.J. Harris. 2012. Survival of foodborne pathogens on cilantro plants after transfer via wet- and dry- inoculation methods. International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, July 22-25. (Abstract P3- 37).

Blessington, T., A. Moyne, and L.J. Harris. 2012. Impact of inoculation time (evening or morning) on Escherichia coli O157:H7 survival on preharvest cilantro.  International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, July 22-25. (Abstract  P3-47).

Packman, A.I., J.D. Drummond, A.F. Aubeneau, L. Hou, T. Harter, and E.R. Atwill. 2012. Observation and simulation of pathogen transmission over multiple scales in rivers. Canadian Water Network, Banff, Canada. September 23-26.

Chen, S., X. Gong, X. Li, Y. Zhang, P. Qu, and E.R. Atwill. 2012. Mip-genotyping of Legionella isolates from central air-conditioning cooling towers in Guangzhou public places.  American Society for Microbiology 112th General Annual Meeting. San Francisco, California. June 16-19. 

Chen, S.,     L. Song, X. Li, S. Hou, and  E.R. Atwill. 2012. Rapid detection of Brucella by loop-mediated isothermal amplification. International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting. Province, Rhode Island. July 22-25.

Cook, S., X. Li, E.R. Atwill, A.I. Packman, C. Puente, N. Watanabe, and T. Harter. 2012. Non-point source loading of fecal bacteria to a shallow heterogenous aquifer: stochastic forcing versus stochastic transport. Canadian Water Network, Banff, Canada.  September 23-26.

Fisher, A.M., Y. Liu, A. Thiptara, T. Nguyen, and M. Jay-Russell.  2012.  Occurrence of shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica in domestic and wild canid populations in a U.S.-Mexico desert southwest produce production region.  International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases Programs and Abstracts Book, Atlanta, GA: p. 114.

Frelka, J., T. Blessington, and L.J. Harris. 2012. The impact of shell damage and peracetic acid on microbial loads of harvested and  hulled walnuts. International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, July 22-25. (Abstract P2-51).

Harter, T., S. Cook, X. Li, E.R. Atwill, and A.I. Packman. 2012. Stochastic analysis of non-point source loading of fecal bacteria in shallow heterogeneous aquifer. Land Grant & Sea Grant National Water Conference, May 20-24, Portland, OR.

Jay-Russell, M.T.  2012.  Investigation of potential reservoirs of shiga toxin-producing E. coli and Salmonella in produce production areas of Arizona and Mexico. Center for Produce Safety Research Symposium, Davis.

Jay-Russell, M.T.  2012. Evaluation of amphibians and reptiles as potential reservoirs of foodborne pathogens and risk reduction to protect fresh produce and the environment. Center for Produce Safety Research Symposium, Davis, CA.

Jay-Russell, M.T.  2012. Food safety at the state level: stories from the front line.  American Veterinary Medical Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA.

Jay-Russell, M.T., L. Gorski, J. Montfort, Y. Liu, A. Fisher, S. Huang, J. Wheeler, D. Reis, R.E. Mandrell, X. Li, and E.R. Atwill.  2012.  Evaluation of amphibians and reptiles as potential reservoirs of foodborne pathogens and risk reduction to protect fresh produce and the environment. Western Food Safety Summit, Hartnell College, Salinas, CA.

Jay-Russell, M., J.E. Madigan, Y. Liu, A. Fisher, S. Madigan, and B.A. Byrne. 2012. Isolation of Salmonella Oranienburg from horses and  wild turkeys on a ranch in northern California, and contamination of the family’s edible home garden following raw manure application. International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases Program and Abstracts Book, Atlanta, GA: p. 71.

Jay-Russell, M., J. Montfort, Y. Liu, S. Huang, L. Gorski, R. Mandrell, J. Wheeler, D. Reis, X. Li, R. and Atwill. 2012. Zoonotic risks from amphibians and reptiles.  Proceedings of the 25th Vertebrate Pest Conference, Monterey, CA.

Jensen, D., D. Schaffner, M.D. Danyluk, and L.J. Harris. 2012. Efficacy of handwashing methods and drying methods. International  Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, July 22-25. (Abstract T9-11).

Kolodziej, E.P., G.D. Jones, I.E. Popova, D.A. Bair, S.J. Parikh, E.R. Atwill, A.T. O’Geen, and K.W. Tate. 2012. Transport and mitigation of beef cattle veterinary pharmaceuticals and hormones. , Land Grant & Sea Grant National Water Conference, May 20-24, 2012, Portland, OR.

Lambertini, E., H. Wang, H. Fushing, M.L. Partyka, and E.R. Atwill. 2012. Microbial contamination patterns in irrigation waters: towards optimized monitoring and risk predictions. EcoHealth 2012: Sustaining Ecosytems, Supporting Health.  Kunming City, China.  October 15-18.

Li, X., E.R. Atwill, S. and Chen. 2012. Occurrence of indicator and pathogenic bacteria in watersheds in California’s Central Valley,  Land Grant & Sea Grant National Water Conference, Portland, OR, May 20-24.

Li, X., R. Atwill, E. Vivas, T. Vodovoz, J. Carabez, C. Xiao, and M. Jay-Russell. 2012. Deer Mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) as a vector of foodborne protozoa adjacent to produce production fields. Proceedings of the 25th Vertebrate Pest Conference, Monterey, CA.

Packman, A.I., J.D. Drummond, A.F. Aubeneau, L. Hou, T. Harter, and E.R. Atwill. 2012. Observation and simulation of pathogen transmission over multiple scales in rivers. Canadian Water Network, Banff, Canada, September 23-26.

Park, Y., L. Hou, E.R. Atwill, A.I. Packman, A. Cortis, and T. Harter.  2012. Attachment and long-term remobilization of C. parvum in porous media: experiment and quantitative analysis. Canadian Water Network, Banff, Canada. September 23-26.

Rodriguez del Rey, Z., E.R. Atwill, and C. Ferguson.  2012.  Implementation of a wildlife scat monitoring program in the Bull Run watershed to estimate pathogen load rates. Water Quality Technology Conferernce, American Water Works Association. Toronto, Ontario. November 4-8.

Zhao, I.Y., and L.J. Harris. 2012. Evaluation of factors that influence the cross contamination of Escherichia coli between gloves and lettuce during harvesting. International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, July 22-25.  (Abstract P2-31).

2011

Atwill, E.R., ;M. Partyka, E. Lambertini, R. Bond, and M. Jay-Russell.  2011. Epidemiologic analysis and risk management practices for reducing E. coli in irrigation source water supplies and distribution systems. Center for Produce Safety Research Symposium, Orlando, FL, June 28.

Gordus, A., R. Mandrell, and E.R. Atwill.  2011. Wildlife survey for E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in the central coastal counties of California. Center for Produce Safety Research Symposium, Orlando. Florida. June 28. 

Jay-Russell, MT.  2011. Investigation of potential reservoirs of shiga toxin-producing E. coli and Salmonella in produce production areas of Arizona and Mexico. Center for Produce Safety Research Symposium, Orlando, FL.

Jay-Russell, MT.  2011. Evaluation of amphibians and reptiles as potential reservoirs of foodborne pathogens and risk reduction to protect fresh produce and the environment. Center for Produce Safety Research Symposium, Orlando, FL.

Li, X, E.R. Atwill, E. Vivas, T. Vodovoz, C. Xiao, C. Kilonzo, M.T. Jay-Russell, and S. Huang.  2011. Occurrence of Giardia intestinalis in wild rodent populations in a major produce production region in California. General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, New Orleans, LA.

Li, X, E.R. Atwill, T. Vodovoz, E. Vivas, C. Xiao, C. Kilonzo, M.T. Jay-Russell, and T. Nguyen. 2011.  Cryptosporidium spp. in wild rodent populations adjacent to produce production fields. International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI.

Mandrell, R.E., M.H. Chapman, M. Jay-Russell, E.R. Atwill, E. Yee, A.H. Bates, L.A. Harden, J. Yambao, A. Gordus, and W.G. Miller.  2011. Incidence of eight Campylobacter species in livestock, wildlife and watersheds in a major produce production region of California and isolation of two new species, C. molothri sp. nov. and C. californiensis sp. nov.  16th International Workshop on Campylobacter, Helicobacter, and Related Organisms, Vancouver, Canada.

McCowan, B., B.A. Beisner, J.P. Capitanio, M.E. Jackson, A.N. Cameron, S. Seil, E.R. Atwill, and H. Fushing. 2011. Network stability is a balancing act of personality, power, and conflict dynamics in rhesus macaque societies (Macaca mulatta). 34th Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists. Austin, Texas. September 16-19.

Tate, K., E.P. Kolodziej, E.R. Atwill, A. Craigmill, T. O’Geen, D. Holstege, S.J. Parikh, and G.D. Jones.  2011. Transport and mitigation of beef cattle veterinary pharmaceuticals and hormones. 2011 Land Grant and Sea Grant National Water Conference. Washington, D.C. January 31- February 1.

2010

Atwill, E.R. B. McCowan, X. Li, and M. Periera. 2010. Environmental loading of Cryptosporidium spp. from Belding's  ground squirrels and packstock in Yosemite National Park. International Conference on Diseases of Nature Communicable to Man. Fairbanks, Alaska. August 8-10.

Cooley, M.B., D. Carychao, R. Patel, S. Chandler, D. Orthmeyer, M.T. Jay, E.R. Atwill, and R.E. Mandrell .  2010.  Characterization of shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli isolated from ranches and farms in the Salinas region of California.  110th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. San Diego, California. May 23-27.

Gorski, L., A.S. Liang, M. Jay-Russell, E.R. Atwill, S. Chandler, D. Orthmeyer, and  R.E. Mandrell.  2010.  A survey for the prevalence of Salmonella in the California agricultural and wildlife environments.  110th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. San Diego, California. May 23-27.

Harter, T., Y. Park, E.R. Atwill, L. Hou, and A.I. Packman.  2010. Subsurface fate and transport modeling of Cryptosporidium parvum. Symposium on Ground Water-borne Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Etiologic Agents and Indicators, United States EPA. Washington, DC. January 26-27. 

Harter, T., N. Watanabe, E.R. Atwill, X. Li, and B. Bergamaschi. 2010.  Confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) as a source of ground water pathogens and indicator organisms. Symposium on Ground Water-borne Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Etiologic Agents and Indicators, United States EPA. Washington, DC. January 26-27. 

Jay, M. T., E.R. Atwill, M. Cooley, D. Carychao, E. Vivas, S. Chandler, D. Orthmeyer, X. Li, and R.E. Mandrell  2010.  Occurrence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in wildlife populations in a major produce production region in California.  110th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. San Diego, California. May 23-27. 

Li, X., T. H. Nguyen, E. R. Atwill, B.R. Hoar, M. Jay-Russell, J. A. Carabez, K. Fernandez, E. J. Vivas, N. Martinez, and B. McNabb.  2010.  Infectious dose in neonatal Jersey calves of an E. coli O157:H7 strain from the 2006 spinach outbreak.  International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California, August 1-4.

Mandrell, R.E., M.H. Chapman, M. Jay-Russell, E.R. Atwill, E. Yee, A.H. Bates, S.C. Chandler, D.L. Orthmeyer, A. Gordus, and W.G. Miller.  2010.  Incidence of Campylobacter species in livestock, wildlife and watersheds in a major produce production region of California.  110th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. San Diego, California. May 23-27.

Vivas, E., E.R. Atwill, M. Jay-Russell, X. Li, T. Vodovoz, L. Benjamin, M. Partyka, R. Mandrell, and M. Cooley.  2010. Sampling of wild rodents for foodborne pathogens along produce fields on the California central coast. 59th Annual James H. Steele Conference on Diseases in Nature Transmissible to Man. Forth Worth, Texas.  June 2-5.

Vivas, E., E.R. Atwill, M. Jay-Russell, X. Li, T. Vodovoz, L. Benjamin, M. Partyka, R. Mandrell, and M. Cooley.  2010. Sampling of wild rodents for foodborne pathogens along produce fields on the California Central Coast.  Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Conference. Portland, Oregon. June 6-10.