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2013 Publications

Journal Articles

Zou W, Chen HC, Hise KB, Tang H, Foley SL, Meehan J, Lin WJ, Nayak R, Xu J, Fang H, Chen JJ. Meta-analysis of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis fingerprints based on a constructed salmonella database. PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e59224.

Russo ET, Biggerstaff G, Hoekstra RM, Meyer S, Patel N, Miller B, Quick R; Salmonella Agona Outbreak Investigation Team. A recurrent, multistate outbreak of salmonella serotype agona infections associated with dry, unsweetened cereal consumption, United States, 2008. J Food Prot. 2013 Feb;76(2):227-30.

Slayton RB, Turabelidze G, Bennett SD, Schwensohn CA, Yaffee AQ, Khan F, Butler C, Trees E, Ayers TL, Davis ML, Laufer AS, Gladbach S, Williams I, Gieraltowski LB. Outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O157:H7 associated with romaine lettuce consumption, 2011. PLoS One.
2013;8(2):e55300.

Loharikar A, Vawter S, Warren K, Deasy M 3rd, Moll M, Sandt C, Gilhousen R, Villamil E, Rhorer A, Briere E, Schwensohn C, Trees E, Lafon P, Adams JK, Le B, Behravesh CB. Outbreak of human Salmonella Typhimurium infections linked to contact with baby poultry from a single agricultural feed store chain and mail-order hatchery, 2009. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Jan;32(1):8-12.

Cartwright EJ, Jakson KA, Johnson SD, Graves LM, Silk BJ, Mahon BE. Listeriosis outbreaks and associated food vehicles, United States, 1998-2008. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Jan;19(1):1-9; quiz 184.

Jones TF, Rosenberg L, Kubota K, Ingram LA. Variability among states in investigating foodborne disease outbreaks. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2013 Jan;10(1):69-73.

Menon M, Graves L, McCombs K, Hise K, Silk B, Kuehnert M, Lynch M. Listeria monocytogenes in donated platelets: a potential transfusion-transmitted pathogen intercepted through screening. Transfusion. 2013 Jan 30.

Gaul LK, Farag NH, Shim T, Kingsley MA, Silk BJ, Hyytia-Trees E. Hospital-acquired listeriosis outbreak caused by contaminated diced celery--Texas, 2010. Clin Infect Dis. 2013

MMWR

Centers for Disease C, Prevention. Notes from the field: multistate outbreak of salmonella infantis, newport, and lille infections linked to live poultry from a single mail-order hatchery in ohio - march-september, 2012. MMWR Morbidity and mortality weekly report. 2013 Mar 22;62:213.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Notes from the field: Multistate outbreak of human Salmonella typhimurium infections linked to contact  with pet hedgehogs - United States, 2011-2013. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2013 Feb 1;62(4):73.

Book Chapters

Gerner-Smidt, P., Hyytia-Trees, E., and Barrett, T.J., (2013) Molecular source tracking and molecular subtyping, p. 1059-1077. In: M.P. Doyle and R.L. Buchanan (eds) Food Microbiology: Fundamentals and Frontiers, 4th edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC.

2012 Publications

Journal Articles

Mikoleit M, Van Duyne MS, Halpin J, McGlinchey B, Fields PI. Variable expression of O:61 in Salmonella group C2. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Dec;50(12):4098-9.

Hernandez SM, Keel K, Sanchez S, Trees E, Gerner-Smidt P, Adams JK, Cheng Y,  Ray A 3rd, Martin G, Presotto A, Ruder MG, Brown J, Blehert DS, Cottrell W, Maurer JJ. Epidemiology of a Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Typhimurium strain associated with a songbird outbreak. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Oct;78(20):7290-8.

Brengi SP, O'Brien SB, Pichel M, Iversen C, Arduino M, Binsztein N, Jensen B,  Pagotto F, Ribot EM, Stephan R, Cernela N, Cooper K, Fanning S. Development and validation of a PulseNet standardized protocol for subtyping isolates of Cronobacter species. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2012 Sep;9(9):861-7.

Loharikar A BE, Schwensohn C, Weninger S, Wagendorf J, Scheftel J, Garvey A, Warren K, Villamil E, Rudroff JA, Kurkjian K, Levine S, Colby K, Morrison B, May A, Anderson S, Daly E, Marsden-Haug N, Erdman MM, Gomez T, Rhorer A, Castleman J, Adams JK, Theobald L, Lafon P, Trees E, Mitchell J, Sotir MJ, Behravesh CB. Four Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections Associated with Live Poultry Contact, United States, 2009. Zoonoses and public health. 2012 Aug. 2012.

Folster JP, Pecic G, Singh A, Duval B, Rickert R, Ayers S, Abbott J, McGlinchey B, Bauer-Turpin J, Haro J, Hise K, Zhao S, Fedorka-Cray PJ, Whichard J, McDermott PF. Characterization of extended-spectrum cephalosporin-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Heidelberg isolated from food animals, retail meat, and humans in the United States 2009. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2012 Jul;9(7):638-45.

Chai SJ, White PL, Lathrop SL, Solghan SM, Medus C, McGlinchey BM, Tobin-D'Angelo M, Marcus R, Mahon BE. Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis: increasing incidence of domestically acquired infections. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Jun;54 Suppl 5:S488-97.

Hendriksen RS, Hyytia-Trees E, Pulsrikarn C, Pornruangwong S, Chaichana P, Svendsen CA, Ahmed R, Mikoleit M. Characterization of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis isolates recovered from blood and stool specimens in Thailand. BMC Microbiol. 2012 Jun 6;12:92.

Zou W, Lin WJ, Hise KB, Chen HC, Keys C, Chen JJ. Prediction System for Rapid Identification of Salmonella Serotypes Based on Pulsed-field Gel Electrophoresis Fingerprints. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 May;50(5):1524-32.

Gaffga NH BC, Ettestad PJ, Smelser CB, Rhorer A, Cronquist AB, Comstock NA, Bidol SA, Patel NJ, Gerner-Smidt P, Keene W, Gomez TM, Hopkins BA, Sotir MJ, Angulo FJ. Outbreak of Salmonellosis Linked to Live Poultry from a Mail-Order Hatchery. N Engl J Med. 2012 May 31, 2012;366(22):2065-73.

Pichel M, Brengi SP, Cooper KL, Ribot EM, Al-Busaidy S, Araya P, Fernández J, Vaz TI, Kam KM, Morcos M, Nielsen EM, Nadon C, Pimentel G, Pérez-Gutiérrez E, Gerner-Smidt P, Binsztein N; Shigella flexneri PulseNet PFGE Protocol Working Group. Standardization and international multicenter validation of a PulseNet pulsed-field gel electrophoresis protocol for subtyping Shigella flexneri isolates. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2012 May;9(5):418-24.

Sahin O, Fitzgerald C, Stroika S, Zhao S, Sippy RJ, Kwan P, Plummer PJ, Han J, Yaeger MJ, Zhang Q. Molecular evidence for zoonotic transmission of an emergent, highly pathogenic Campylobacter jejuni clone in the United States. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Mar;50(3):680-7.

Neil KP, Biggerstaff G, MacDonald JK, Trees E, Medus C, Musser KA, Stroika SG, Zink D, Sotir MJ. A novel vehicle for transmission of Escherichia coli O157:H7 to humans: multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections associated with consumption of ready-to-bake commercial prepackaged cookie dough--United States,  2009. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Feb 15;54(4):511-8.

MMWR

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Multistate outbreak of Salmonella serotype Bovismorbificans infections associated with hummus and tahini--United States, 2011. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2012 Nov 23;61(46):944-7.

2011 Publications

Journal Articles

Cosgrove, S., Cronquist, A., Wright, G., Ghosh, T., Vogt, R., Teitell, P., Gelfius, A., Spires, C., Duvernoy, T., Merriweather, S., Freeman, M., Griffin, P.M., Jackson, K.A., Joseph, L.A., Mahon, B.E., Neil, K.,  Silk, B.J., Tarr, C., Tauxe, R., Trees, E., Ibraheem, M., Imanishi, M.,  Jain, N., McCollum, J., and O’Connor, K.A. Multistate outbreak of listeriosis associated with Jenson Farms cantaloupe – United States, August—September 2011. JAMA. 2011 Dec; 306 (21): 2321.

Hill VR, Cohen N, Kahler AM, Jones JL, Bopp CA, Marano N, Tarr CL, Garrett NM, Boncy J, Henry A, Gómez GA, Wellman M, Curtis M, Freeman MM, Turnsek M, Benner RA Jr, Dahourou G, Espey D, DePaola A, Tappero JW, Handzel T, Tauxe RV. Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O1 in water and seafood, Haiti. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Nov;17(11):2147-50.

Talkington D, Bopp C, Tarr C, Parsons MB, Dahourou G, Freeman M, Joyce K, Turnsek M, Garrett N, Humphrys M, Gomez G, Stroika S, Boncy J, Ochieng B, Oundo J, Klena J, Smith A, Keddy K, Gerner-Smidt P. Characterization of toxigenic Vibrio cholerae from Haiti, 2010-2011. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Nov;17(11):2122-9.

Lanier WA, Hall JM, Herlihy RK, Rolfs RT, Wagner JM, Smith LH, Hyytia-Trees EK. Outbreak of Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections associated with rodeo attendance, Utah and Idaho, 2009. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2011 Oct;8(10):1131-3.

Cavallaro E, Date K, Medus C, Meyer S, Miller B, Kim C, Nowicki S, Cosgrove S, Sweat D, Phan Q, Flint J, Daly ER, Adams J, Hyytia-Trees E, Gerner-Smidt P, Hoekstra RM, Schwensohn C, Langer A, Sodha SV, Rogers MC, Angulo FJ, Tauxe RV, Williams IT, Behravesh CB; Salmonella Typhimurium Outbreak Investigation Team. Salmonella typhimurium infections associated with peanut products. N Engl J Med. 2011 Aug 18;365(7):601-10.

Yaeger, J., Hudecek, P., Fritz, C.L., Gilliss, D., Vugia, D.J., Inami, G., Brenden, R.A., Adams, J.K., Bopp, C.A., Trees, E., Hill, V., Kahler, A., Pringle, J., Williams, I., Barton Behravesh, C., Bennett, S.D., and Mettee, S.L. Notes from the field: update on human Salmonella Typhimurium infections associated with aquatic frogs – United States, 2009-2011. JAMA. 2011 Jul;306(4): 376.

Mody RK, Greene SA, Gaul L, Sever A, Pichette S, Zambrana I, et al. National outbreak of Salmonella serotype Saintpaul infections: importance of Texas restaurant investigations in implicating jalapeno peppers. PLoS ONE. 2011 Mar;6(2):e16579.

MMWR

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Notes from the field: update on human Salmonella Typhimurium infections associated with aquatic frogs--United States, 2009-2011. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2011 May 20;60(19):628.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Outbreak of invasive listeriosis associated with the consumption of Hog Head cheese – Louisiana, 2010. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2011 Apr 8; 60 (13): 401-5.

Book Chapters:

Gerner-Smidt, P., Hyytia-Trees, E., and Rota, P.A. (2011) Molecular Epidemiology, p. 100-123. In: J. Versalovic, K.C. Carroll, J.H. Jorgensen, G. Funke, M.L. Landry and D.W. Warnock (eds.) Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 10th edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC.

2010 Publications

Journal Articles

McCollum JT, Williams NJ, Beam SW, Cosgrove S, Ettestad PJ, Ghosh TS, Kimura AC, Nguyen L, Stroika SG, Vogt RL, Watkins AK, Weiss JR, Williams IT, Cronquist AB. Multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections associated with in-store sampling of an aged raw-milk Gouda cheese, 2010. J Food Prot. 2012 Oct;75(10):1759-65.

M'Ikanatha N, M., Sandt CH, Localio AR, Tewari D, Rankin SC, Whichard JM, et al. Multidrug-resistant Salmonella isolates from retail chicken meat compared with human clinical isolates. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2010 Aug;7(8):929-34.

Halpin JL, Garrett NM, Ribot EM, Graves LM, Cooper KL. Re-evaluation, optimization, and multilaboratory validation of the PulseNet-standardized pulsed-field gel electrophoresis protocol for Listeria monocytogenes. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2010 Mar;7(3):293-8.

Hyytia-Trees E, Lafon P, Vauterin P, Ribot EM. Multilaboratory validation study of standardized multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis protocol for Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157: a novel approach to normalize fragment size data between capillary electrophoresis platforms. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2010 Feb;7(2):129-36.

Ward TJ, Evans P, Wiedmann M, Usgaard T, Roof SE, Stroika SG, Hise K. Molecular and phenotypic characterization of Listeria monocytogenes from U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service surveillance of ready-to-eat foods and processing facilities. J Food Prot. 2010 May;73(5):861-9.

Boxrud D, Monson T, Stiles T, Besser J. The role, challenges, and support of PulseNet laboratories in detecting foodborne disease outbreaks. Public health reports. 2010 May-Jun;125 Suppl 2:57-62.

Jenke C, Harmsen D, Weniger T, Rothganger J, Hyytia-Trees E, Bielaszewska M, Karch H, Mellmann A. Phylogenetic analysis of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157, Germany, 1987-2008. Emerg Infect Dis. 2010 Apr;16(4):610-6.

Folster JP, Pecic G, Bolcen S, Theobald L, Hise K, Carattoli A, Zhao S, McDermott PF, Whichard JM. Characterization of extended-spectrum cephalosporin-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Heidelberg isolated from humans in the United States. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2010 Feb;7(2):181-7.

MMWR

CDC. Multistate outbreak of human Salmonella Typhimurium infections associated with pet turtle exposure --- United States, 2008. MMWR Morbidity and mortality weekly report. 2010 Feb 26;59(7):191-6.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Salmonella montevideo infections associated with salami products made with contaminated imported black and red pepper --- United States, July 2009-April 2010. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2010 Dec 24;59(50):1647-50.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Two Multistate Outbreaks of Shiga Toxin–Producing Escherichia coli Infections Linked to Beef from a Single Slaughter Facility — United States, 2008. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2010 May 14;59(18):557-60.

Book Chapters:

Hyytia-Trees, E. and Ribot, E. (2010) Development, validation and quality assurance of methods for subtyping of foodborne pathogens, p. 214-234. In: S. Brul., P. M. Fratamico, and T. A. McMeekin (eds.), Tracing Pathogens in the Food Chain. Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK.

2009 Publications

Journal Articles

Petrov P, Hendriksen RS, Kantardjiev T, Asseva G, Sorensen G, Fields P, et al. Occurrence and characterization of Salmonella enterica subspecies enterica serovar 9,12:l,v:- strains from Bulgaria, Denmark, and the United States. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Nov 8;28(5):473-9

Wendel AM, Johnson DH, Sharapov U, Grant J, Archer JR, Monson T, et al. Multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection associated with consumption of packaged spinach, August-September 2006: the Wisconsin investigation. Clinical infectious diseases. 2009 Apr 15;48(8):1079-86.

Lanier WA, Leeper MM, Smith KE, Tillman GE, Holt KG, Gerner-Smidt P. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis subtypes of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 isolated from ground beef and humans, United States, 2001-2006. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2009 Nov;6(9):1075-82.

MMWR

CDC. Multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections associated with peanut butter and peanut butter-containing products--United States, 2008-2009. MMWR Morbidity and mortality weekly report. 2009 Feb 6;58(4):85-90.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Multistate outbreak ofSalmonella infections associated with frozen pot pies--United States, 2007. MMWR  Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2008 Nov 28;57(47):1277-80.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Salmonella Litchfield outbreak associated with a hotel restaurant--Atlantic City, New Jersey, 2007. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2008 Jul 18;57(28):775-9.

2008 Publications

Journal Publications

Smith KE, Medus C, Meyer SD, Boxrud DJ, Leano F, Hedberg CW, Elfering K, Braymen C, Bender JB, Danila RN. Outbreaks of salmonellosis in Minnesota (1998 through 2006) associated with frozen, microwaveable, breaded, stuffed chicken products. J Food Prot. 2008 Oct;71(10):2153-60.

Fuller CC, Jawahir SL, Leano FT, Bidol SA, Signs K, Davis C, Holmes Y, Morgan J, Teltow G, Jones B, Sexton RB, Davis GL, Braden CR, Patel NJ, Deasy MP 3rd, Smith KE. A multi-state Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak associated with frozen vacuum-packed rodents used to feed snakes. Zoonoses Public Health. 2008 Oct;55(8-10):481-7.

Grant J, Wendelboe AM, Wendel A, Jepson B, Torres P, Smelser C, Rolfs RT. Spinach-associated Escherichia coli O157:H7 outbreak, Utah and New Mexico, 2006. Emerg Infect Dis. 2008 Oct;14(10):1633-6.

Boehmer TK, Bamberg WM, Ghosh TS, Cronquist A, Fornof ME, Cichon MK, Gershman K, Vogt RL.C Health care-associated outbreak of Salmonella Tennessee in a neonatal intensive care unit. Am J Infect Control. 2008 Jun 14:49-55.

Kam KM, Luey CK, Parsons MB, Cooper KL, Nair GB, Alam M, Islam MA, Cheung DT, Chu YW, Ramamurthy T, Pazhani GP, Bhattacharya SK, Watanabe H, Terajima J, Arakawa E, Ratchtrachenchai OA, Huttayananont S, Ribot EM, Gerner-Smidt P, Swaminathan B; Vibrio parahaemolyticus PulseNet PFGE Protocol Working Group. Evaluation and validation of a PulseNet standardized pulsed-field gel electrophoresis protocol for subtyping Vibrio parahaemolyticus: an international multicenter collaborative study. J Clin Microbiol. 2008 Aug;46(8):2766-73.

Gupta SK, Medalla F, Omondi MW, Whichard JM, Fields PI, Gerner-Smidt P, Patel NJ, Cooper KL, Chiller TM, Mintz ED. Laboratory-based surveillance of paratyphoid fever in the United States: travel and antimicrobial resistance. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Jun 1;46(11):1656-63.
 

MMWR

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. Multistate outbreak of human Salmonella infections associated with exposure to turtles --- United States, 2007—2008. 2008 Jan 25;57(03):69-72.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. Multistate outbreak of human Salmonella infections caused by contaminated dry dog food --- United States, 2006—2007. 2008 May 16;57(19):521-4.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections in children associated with raw milk and raw colostrum from cows --- California, 2006. 2008 Jun 13;57(23):625-8.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep.. Salmonella Litchfield outbreak associated with a hotel restaurant --- Atlantic City, New Jersey, 2007. 2008 Jul 18;57(28):775-9.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. Outbreak of Salmonella serotype Saintpaul infections associated with multiple raw produce items --- United States, 2008. 2008 Aug 29;57(34):929-4.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep.. Outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections associated with pasteurized milk from a local dairy --- Massachusetts, 2007. 2008 Oct 10;57(40):1097-100.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. Update: Recall of dry dog and cat food products associated with human Salmonella Schwarzengrund infections --- United States, 2008. 2008 Nov; 57(44):1200-2.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. Multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections associated with frozen pot pies --- United States, 2007. 2008 Nov 28;57(47):1277-80.

2007 Publications

Journal Publications

Arthur, TM, Bosilevac, JM, Nou, X, Shackelford, SD, Wheeler, TL, Koohmaraie, M.  Comparison of the molecular genotypes of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from the hides of beef cattle in different regions of North America.J Food Prot. 2007;70(7):1622-6.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Multistate outbreak of Salmonella serotype Tennessee infections associated with peanut butter --- United States, 2006—2007. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2007;56(21):521-4. 

Greene SK, Daly ER, Talbot EA, Demma LJ, Holzbauer S, Patel NJ, Hill TA, Walderhaug MO, Hoekstra RM, Lynch MF, Painter JA. Recurrent multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport associated with tomatoes from contaminated fields, 2005. Epidemiol Infect. 2007. 8 Feb;136(2):157-65.

Gupta SK, Strockbine N, Omondi M, Hise K, Fair MA, Mintz E. Short report: emergence of Shiga toxin 1 genes within Shigella dysenteriae type 4 isolates from travelers returning from the Island of Hispañola. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Jun;76(6):1163-5.

Hyytia-Trees E, Cooper K, Ribot E, Gerner-Smidt P. Recent developments and future prospects in subtyping of foodborne bacterial pathogens. Future Microbiol. 2007;2:175-85.

Abstract Presentations

Hise KB, Joyner MM, Gerner-Smidt P. Diversity of Cluster and Outbreak PFGE Patterns in the PulseNet Listeria monocytogenes National Database: 1998-2006. 16th International Symposium on Problems of Listeriosis (ISOPOL XVI), presented in Savannah, Georgia, March 20-23, 2007.

Joyner, M, Gerner-Smidt P, Hise K. "PFGE as a Possible Attribution Analysis Tool for Listeriosis Infections." Presented at the 16th International Symposium on Problems of Listeriosis; Savannah, Georgia, March 20-23, 2007.

Joyner M, Stroika Steven. "E. coli National Database Year in Review, 2006." Presented at the 11th Annual PulseNet Update Meeting; Providence, Rhode Island,
April 15-19th, 2007.

Pecic, Joyner GM, Fair MA, MacCannell D, Bopp C. Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis of Common Serotypes of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC). Presented at the 11th Annual PulseNet Update Meeting; Providence, Rhode Island, April 15-19th, 2007.

2006 Publications

Journal Publications

Barrett L, Gerner-Smidt P, Swaminathan B. Interpretation of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns in foodborne disease investigations and surveillance. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2006 Spring;3(1): 20-31.

Beatty ME, Adcock PM, Smith SW, Quinlan K, Kamimoto LA, Rowe SY, Scott K, Conover C, Varchmin T, Bopp CA, Greene KD, Bibb B, Slutsker L, Mintz ED. Epidemic diarrhea due to enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli .Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Feb 1;42(3):329-34.

Brooks JT, Ochieng JB, Kumar L, Okoth G, Shapiro RL, Wells JG, Bird M, Bopp C, Chege W, Betty ME, Chiller T, Vulule JM, Mintz E, Slutsker L. Surveillance for bacterial diarrhea and antimicrobial resistance in rural western Kenya, 1997-2003.Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Aug 15;43(4):393-401.

Cooper KL, Luey CK, Bird M, Terajima J, Nair GB, Kam KM, Arakawa E, Safa A, Cheung DT, Law CP, Watanabe H, Kubota K, Swaminathan B, Ribot EM. Development and validation of a PulseNet standardized pulsed-field gel electrophoresis protocol for subtyping of Vibrio cholerae. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring;3(1):51-8.

Cramer EH, Blanton CJ, Blanton LH, Vaughan GH Jr, Bopp CA, Forney DL; Vessel Sanitation Program Environmental Health Inspection Team. Epidemiology of gastroenteritis on cruise ships, 2001-2004. Am J Prev Med. 2006 Mar 30(3):252-7.

Devasia RA, Jones TF, Ward J, Stafford L, Hardin H, Bopp C, Beatty M, Mintz E, Schaffner W. Endemically acquired foodborne outbreak of enterotoxin-producing Escherichia coli serotype O169:H41. Am J Med. 2006 Feb;119(2):168.e7-10.

Germer-Smidt, P, Hise K, Kincaid J, Hunter S, Rolando S, Hyytiä-Trees E, Ribot EM, Swaminathan B, PuseNet Taskforce. PulseNet USA: a five-year update. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2006 Spring;3(1): 9-19.

Gerner-Smidt P, Scheutz F. Standardized pulsed-field gel electrophoresis of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli: The PulseNet Europe Feasibility Study. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring; 3(1):74.

Gottlieb SL, Newbern EC, Griffin PM, Graves LM, Hoekstra RM, Baker NL, Hunter SB, Holt KG, Ramsey F, Head M, Levine P, Johnson G, Schoonmaker-Bopp D, Reddy V, Kornstein L, Gerwel M, Nsubuga J, Edwards L, Stonecipher S, Hurd S, Austin D, Jefferson MA, Young SD, Hise K, Chernak ED, Sobel J; Listeriosis Outbreak Working Group. Multistate outbreak of listeriosis linked to turkey deli meat and subsequent changes in US regulatory policy. Clin Infect Dis 2006 Jan 1;42:29-36.

Hyytiä-Trees E, Smole SC, Fields PA, Swaminathan B, Ribot EM. Second generation subtyping: a proposed PulseNet protocol for multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 (STEC O157). Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring; 3(1):118-31.

Hyytiä-Trees E, Gerner-Smidt P, Ribot E. Use of multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) to further characterize Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O157 clusters detected by PFGE in PulseNet USA. In: Abstracts of the 6th International Symposium on Shiga Toxin (Verocytotoxin) –Producing Escherichia coli Infections. October 29-Nov 1, 2006, Melbourne, Australia. S. 142.

Kalluri P, Naheed A, Rahman S, Ansaruzzaman M, Faruque AS, Bird M, Khatun F, Bhuiyan NA, Nato F, Fournier JM, Bopp C, Breiman RF, Nair B, Mintz ED. Evaluation of three rapid diagnostic tests for cholera: does the skill level of the technician matter? Trop Med Int Health. 2006 Jan;11(1):49-55.

Ribot EM, Fair MA, Gautom R, Cameron DN, Hunter SB, Swaminathan B, Barrett TJ. (2006). Standardization of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis protocols for the subtyping of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella, and Shigella for PulseNet.. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2006 Spring;3(1): 59-67.

Swaminathan, B, Germer-Smidt P, Whichard JM. Foodborne disease and reports. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2006 Spring;3(1):1.

Swaminathan B, Gerner-Smidt P, Ng LK, Lukinmaa S, Kam KM, Rolando S, Gutiérrez EP, Binsztein N. Building PulseNet International: an interconnected system of laboratory networks to facilitate timely public health recognition and response to foodborne disease outbreaks and emerging foodborne diseases. Foodborne Pathog Dis 2006 Spring;3(1): 36-50.

Swanson SJ, Snider C, Braden CR, Boxrud D, Wunschmann A, Rudroff JA, Lockett J, Smith KE. Multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium associated with pet rodents. N Engl J Med. 2007 Jan 4;356(1):21-8.

Zhang W, Qi W, Albert TJ, Motiwala AS, Alland D, Hyytiä-Trees E K, Ribot EM, Fields PI, Whittam TS, Swaminathan, B. Probing genomic diversity and evolution of Escherichia coli O157 by single-nucleotide polymorphisms. Genome Res. 2006 Jun;16(6):757-67 Epub 2006 Apr 10.

Abstract Presentations

Mikoleit ML, McQuiston JR, Johnson S, Gheesling LL, Fields PI. "Characterization of Monophasic Variants of Salmonella." Presented at the 106th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology; Orlando, FL. May 2006.

Bopp C. "Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Other Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli (STEC)." Presented at the Colorado Laboratory Forum; Denver, CO. October 2006.

"Global PulseNet Salmonella Typhi Database". Presented PulseNet Middle East Consultation Meeting at WHO EMRO. 12/19/2006 in Nanjing, China, Fourth Update Meeting of PulseNet Asia Pacific in JiangSu CDC. A. ElSedawy; Cairo, Egypt. December 2012

Bopp C. "The Impact of Rapid and Molecular Tests for Infectious Disease Agents on Public Health." Presented at the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee (CLIAC) Workgroup meeting,

Bopp C. "Laboratory Diagnosis of Salmonella, Shigella, Vibrio cholerae O1." Presented at the Kenya Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program. Nairobi, Kenya. February 2006.

Bopp C. "Laboratory Aspects of Salmonella Outbreak Investigations" Presented at the CDC Training Course: Methods for Identification and Serotyping of Salmonella spp. Atlanta, GA. November 2006.

"Summary of Meeting: Role of Commercial Diagnostic Laboratories in Public Health Surveillance, May 8, 2006.” Presented at CDC. Atlanta, GA. November 2006.

2005 Publications

There are no journal publications for 2005.

Abstract Presentations

Jennings D, Hise K, Colindres R, Boxrud D, Calimlim P, Tamashiro D, Effler P, Terajima J, Watanabe H, Swamainathan S. PulseNet International’s Role in a Shigella sonnei Outbreak Associated with Air Travel from Hawaii in August of 2004. Presented at International Meeting on Molecular Epidemiological Markers (IMMEM); Victoria , British Columbia; 2005, May 11 – 14.

Gerner-Smidt P, Swaminathan B, Barrett T, and the PulseNet USA Network. Delineating Clusters of Foodborne Infections by Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE) – The “Tenover Criteria” Revisited. Presented at International Meeting on Molecular Epidemiological Markers (IMMEM); Victoria , British Columbia; 2005, May 11 – 14.

Fields PI, Fitzgerald C, McQuiston JR, Basi, HK, Collins ML, Bryant LT, Gheesling LL. Determination of serotype in Salmonella based on DNA Markers. Presented at International Meeting on Molecular Epidemiological Markers (IMMEM); Victoria, British Columbia; 2005, May 11 – 14.

Joyner MM,  Gerner-Smidt P, Hise KB, Kincaid JA,  Ribot E, Swaminathan B. Trends of Outbreak-Associated Escherichia coli O157:H7 Strains, PulseNet National Database 2002-2004. Presented at American Society for Microbiology (ASM); Atlanta, Georgia;. 2005, June 5 -9.

2004 Publications

Journal Publications

Foley SL, Simjee S, Meng J, White DG, McDermott PF, Zhao S. Evaluation of molecular typing methods for Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolates from cattle, food, and human. J Food Protect. 2004;67:651-7.

Mazurek J, Salehi E, Propes D, Holt J, Bannerman T, Nicholson L, Bundesen M, Duffy R, Moolenaar R. A multistate outbreak of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium infection linked to raw milk consumption--Ohio, 2003. J Food Protect. 2004;67:2165-70.

McDougal LK, Steward CD, Killgore GE, Chaitram JM, McAllister SK, Tenover FC. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis typing of oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from the United States: establishing a national database. J Clin Microbiol. 2003;41(11):5113-20.

Abstract Presentations

Gerner-Smidt P, Ethelberg S, Schiellerup P, Bruun BG, Christensen JJ, Engberg J, Fussing V, Jensen A, Jensen C, Nielsen EM, Petersen AM, Weischer M. Risk factors for mortality in invasive human listeriosis—Denmark 1994-2003. Presented at the XV International Symposium on problems of listeriosis (ISOPOL); 2004, Sep 12-15; Uppsala, Sweden.

Graves LM, DeWitt WE, Bordoni P, Mauro L, Swaminathan B. Listeriosis: assessment of the utilities of serotyping, ribotyping, and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis for laboratory surveillance and outbreak investigations in the United States. Presented at the XV International Symposium on problems of listeriosis (ISOPOL); 2004, Sep 12-15; Uppsala, Sweden.

Hise K, Lin C, Zhang L, Bordoni P, Mauro L, Norton D, Sobel J, Toguchi A, Barth S, Avashia S, Richardson M, Gaul L, Abell A, McAndrew S, Rowe D, Sorenson W, Linn M, Long S, Graves L, Swaminathan B. Laboratory investigation of a Listeria monocytogenes outbreak associated with consumption of soft cheese. Presented at the 91st Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection; 2004, Aug 8-11; Phoenix, AR.

Hise KB, Graves LM, Swaminathan B. PulseNet Listeria monocytogenes national database: outbreak patterns 1998 – 2002, United States. Presented at the XV International Symposium on problems of listeriosis (ISOPOL); 2004, Sep 12-15; Uppsala, Sweden.

Hunter SB, Vauterin P, Gerner-Smidt P, Kubota K, Kincaid J, Hise KB, Swaminathan B. Development of an automated provisional pattern naming system for PulseNet. Presented at the International Conference for Emerging Infectious Diseases; 2004, Feb 29-Mar 3; Atlanta, GA.

Kincaid J, Head M, Hise K, Hunter S, Jones J, Kubota K, Swaminathan B. Commonality of PFGE patterns among clinical and food isolates within the PulseNet E. coli O157:H7 national database. Presented at the American Society for Microbiology Meeting; 2004, May 23-27; New Orleans, LA.

Hise KB, Linn SM, Zhang L, Bordoni PA, Mauro L, Norton DM, Sobel J. Toguchi A, Barth S, Avashia S, Richardson M, Gaul L, Abell A, McAndrew S, Rowe DT, Sorenson W, Linn MP, Long S, Graves LM, Swaminathan B. Laboratory investigation of a Listeria monocytogenes outbreak associated with consumption of soft cheese. Presented at the 91st Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection; 2004, Aug 8-11; Phoenix, AZ.

Lockett JL, Van Duyne MS, Flores SP, Smelser C, Head M, Jones J, Pupedis K, Bresler F. PulseNet’s role in an outbreak of Salmonella Kiambu associated with contaminated beef jerky. Presented at the International Conference for Emerging Infectious Diseases; 2004, Feb 29-Mar 3; Atlanta, GA.

Swaminathan B. Listeriosis in the United States - current status and future directions. Presented at the XV International Symposium on problems of listeriosis (ISOPOL); 2004, Sep 12-15; Uppsala, Sweden.

Swaminathan B. ISOPOL XVI 2007 in the United States of America. Presented at the XV International Symposium on problems of listeriosis (ISOPOL); 2004, Sep 12-15; Uppsala, Sweden.

2003 Publications

Journal Publications

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Multistate outbreak of Salmonella serotype Typhimurium infections associated with drinking unpasteurized milk—Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Tennessee, 2002-2003. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2003 July 4;52(26):613-5.

Crump JA, Bopp CA, Greene KD, Kubota KA, Middendorf RL, Wells JG, Mintz ED. Toxigenic Vibrio cholerae serogroup O141-associated cholera-like diarrhea and bloodstream infection in the United States. J Infect Dis. 2003;18(187):866-8.

Fey PD, Said-Salim B, Rupp ME, Hinrichs SH, Boxrud DJ, Davis CC, Kreiswirth BN, Schlievert PM. Comparative molecular analysis of community- or hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2003;47:196-203.

Varma J, Greene K, Reller M, DeLong S, Trottier J, Nowicki S, DiOrio M, Koch E, Bannerman T, York S, Lambert-Fair M, Wells J, Mead P. An outbreak of Escherichia coli O157 infection following exposure to a contaminated building. JAMA. 2003;290(20):2709-12.

Zhao S, Qaiyumi S, Friedman S, Singh R, Foley SL, White DG, McDermott PF, Donkar T, Bolin C, Bolin S, Munro S, Baron EJ, Walker RD. Characterization of Salmonella enterica serotype Newport isolated from humans and food animals. J Clin Microbiol 2003;41:5366-71.

Abstract Presentations

Fitzgerald C, Sails A, Hunter S, Ribot E, Fields P, PulseNet participating laboratories. PFGE subtyping of Campylobacter jejuni – what’s the point? Experiences from the PulseNet C. jejuni database. Presented at the Campylobacter, Helicobacter, and related organisms (CHRO) Workshop; 2003, Sep 6-10; Aarhus, Denmark.

Graves L, Hunter S, Hise K, Kornstein L, Schoonmaker-Bopp D, Head M, Jones J, Pupedis K, Ahanotu E, Gottlieb S, Swaminathan B. Laboratory investigation of a multistate outbreak of listeriosis in the Northeastern United States, 2002. Presented at the 90th Annual Meeting of the International Association for Food Protection; 2003, Aug 6-10; New Orleans, LA.

Hutcheson K. PulseNet standardized protocols for Vibrio cholerae, V. parahaemolyticus, and Yersinia enterocolitica: an update. Presented at the 2003 Annual PulseNet Update Meeting; 2003, Apr 29-May 2; San Antonio, TX.

Kubota K. Molecular epidemiology and food safety: the PulseNet experience. Microorganisms in foods-now what? Presented at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology; 2003, May 18-22; Washington, D.C.

Kubota K, Hunter S, Kincaid J, Hise K, Gerner-Smidt P, Beebe J, Woo-Ming A. Molecular surveillance of STEC O157:H7 by PulseNet USA: cluster detection and outbreak investigations in 2002. Presented at 5th International Symposium on Shiga toxin (verocytotoxin)-producing Escherichia coli infections; 2003 Jun 8-11; Edinburgh, Scotland.

Sealy T, Kubota KA, Chu, MC. One-day rapid pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) protocol for typing of Yersinia pestis. Presented at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology; 2003 May 18; Washington, D.C.

Stanley M, Kubota KA, Sealy T, Chu MC. Comparison of multi-locus variable number tandom repeat analysis (MLVA) and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) typing of Yersinia pestis isolates. Presented at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology; 2003 May 18; Washington, D.C.

2002 Publications

Journal Publications

Proctor ME, Kurzynski TA, Koschmann C, Archer JR, Davis JP. Four strains of E. coli O157:H7 associated with a ground beef outbreak: the importance of evaluating multiple colonies from outbreak-associated products. J Clin Microbiol. 2002;40(4): 1530-3.

Zansky S, Wallace B, Schoonmaker-Bopp D, Smith P, Ramsey F, Painter J, Gupta A, Kalluri P, Noviello S. Outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella Newport--United States, January--April 2002. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2002 Jun 28;51(25):545-8.

Abstract Presentations

Hunter SB, Kubota K, Ribot EM, Swaminathan B. PulseNet experience: software changes and improvements to online E. coli national database. Presented at International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases; 2002, Mar 24-27; Atlanta, GA.

Varma JK, Reller M, DeLong S, Trottier J, Nowicki S, Diorio M, Koch E, Greene K, Bannerman T, York S, Lambert-Fair M, Wells J, Mead P. A large outbreak of E. coli O157: NM infections following exposure to a contaminated building, Ohio 2001. Presented at the 40th Annual Infectious Disease Society of America Conference; 2002, Oct; Chicago, IL.

Virgin FW, Kubota K, Ribot EM, Hunter SB. PFGE diversity among Salmonella Heidelberg in the United States. Presented at International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases; 2002, Mar 24-27; Atlanta, GA.

2000 and 2001 Publications

Journal Publications

Breuer T, Benkel DH, Shapiro RL, Hall WN, Winnett MM, LinnMJ, Neimann J, Barrett TJ, Dietrich S, Downes FP,Toney DM, Pearson J, Rolka H, Slutsker L, GriffinPM, Investigation Team. Multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections linked to alfalfa sprouts grown from contaminated seeds. Emerg Infect Dis. 2001;7(6):977-82.

Graves LM, Swaminathan B. PulseNet standardized protocol for subtyping Listeria monocytogenes by macrorestriction and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Int J Food Microbiol 2001;65:55-62.

Ribot EM, Fitzgerald C, Kubota K, Swaminathan B, Barrett TJ. Rapid pulsed-field gel electrophoresis protocol for subtyping of Campylobacter jejuni. J Clin Microbiol. 2001;39:1889-94.

Swaminathan B, Barrett TJ, Hunter SB, Tauxe RV. PulseNet: the molecular subtyping network for foodborne bacterial disease surveillance--United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2001;7:382-9.

Abstract Presentations

Fiorella PD, Baker R, Katz D, Farah R, Taylor J. The molecular epidemiology and antimicrobial susceptibility of outbreak and sporadic Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi isolates in Florida. Presented at the 101st American Society for Microbiology General Meeting; 2001, May 21- 24; Orlando, FL.

Kubota KA, Hunter SB, Barrett TJ, Ackers ML, Mintz ED. Analysis of Salmonella serotype Typhi pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) patterns associated with international travel. Presented at the 101st American Society for Microbiology General Meeting; 2001, May 21- 24; Orlando, FL.

Olsen SJ, Evans M, Hunter S, Reddy V, Kornstein L, MacKenzie WR, Lane K, Bidol SA, Stoltman G, Frye DM, Lee I, Hurd S, Gerber D, Jones TF, Laporte TN, DeWitt W, Graves LM, Wiedmann M, Schoonmaker-Bopp DJ, Huang AJ, Vincent C, Burgenhagen A, Corby J, E. R. C., Holcomb M, Woron R, Zansky SM, Dowdle G, Smith F, Ahrabi-Fard S, Ong A, Tucker N, Hynes NA. Multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to deli turkey meat. Presented at 38th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; 2001, Oct 25-28; San Francisco, CA.

Van Duyne MS, Hunter SB, Evans MC, Barrett TJ, Holland B, Torres P, Abbott S, Pallipamu R, Pride K, PulseNet Participating Laboratories. Genetic diversity of Salmonella Poona: the PulseNet experience. Presented at the 101st American Society for Microbiology General Meeting; 2001, May 21- 24; Orlando, FL.

Zhao S, White DG, Datta A, McDermott P, Friedman S, English L, Ayers S, McDermott SD, Wagner DD, Walker RD, Characterization of Salmonella obtained from animal derived dog treats in the United States. Presented at the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases; 2000, Jul 16-19; Atlanta, GA.

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