- Enumeration of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle faeces using most probable number technique and automated immunomagnetic separationN Fegan
Microbiology Section, Food Science Australia, Cannon Hill, Australia
Lett Appl Microbiol 38:56-9. 2004..To determine the numbers of Escherichia coli O157 present in the faeces of naturally infected cattle...
- Ancestral divergence, genome diversification, and phylogeographic variation in subpopulations of sorbitol-negative, beta-glucuronidase-negative enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157J Kim
Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
J Bacteriol 183:6885-97. 2001..DNA sequence analysis of representative polyphyletic markers showed that genome diversity accrued through random drift and bacteriophage-mediated events...
- The prevalence and concentration of Escherichia coli O157 in faeces of cattle from different production systems at slaughterN Fegan
Microbiology Section, Food Science Australia, Tingalpa DC, Queensland, Australia
J Appl Microbiol 97:362-70. 2004..To determine the prevalence and concentration of Escherichia coli O157 shed in faeces at slaughter, by beef cattle from different production systems...
- Quantification and prevalence of Salmonella in beef cattle presenting at slaughterN Fegan
Microbiology Section, Food Science Australia, Cannon Hill, Queensland
J Appl Microbiol 97:892-8. 2004..A survey to determine the prevalence and numbers of Salmonella in beef cattle presented for slaughter at abattoirs across Australia was conducted between September 2002 and January 2003...
- Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in sheep and pre-slaughter lambs in eastern AustraliaN Fegan
Food Science Australia, Tingalpa, Australia
Lett Appl Microbiol 28:335-9. 1999..Thus, there is potential for contamination of carcasses and entry of STEC into the human food chain...
- Integron-containing bacteria in faeces of cattle from different production systems at slaughterR S Barlow
Microbiology Group, Food Science Australia, Cannon Hill, QLD, Australia
J Appl Microbiol 107:540-5. 2009..To determine the prevalence and characteristics of integron-containing bacteria in faeces of cattle from grass-fed, lot-fed, or organically produced cattle...
- A comparison of antibiotic resistance integrons in cattle from separate beef meat production systems at slaughterR S Barlow
Food Science Australia, Tingalpa DC, QLD, Australia
J Appl Microbiol 104:651-8. 2008..To compare antibiotic resistance integrons in cattle from three separate grass-fed, grain-fed and certified organic cattle production systems at slaughter...
- Salmonella Sofia differs from other poultry-associated Salmonella serovars with respect to cell surface hydrophobicityT W R Chia
Food Science Australia, Brisbane, P O Box 3312, Tingalpa DC, Queensland 4173, Australia
J Food Prot 71:2421-8. 2008..Differences in physicochemical properties may be a contributing factor to the Salmonella Sofia serovar's ability to attach to surfaces and persist in a food system...
- Prevalence and serotypes of Salmonella associated with goats at two Australian abattoirsL Duffy
Food Science Australia, Tingalpa DC, Queensland, Australia
Lett Appl Microbiol 48:193-7. 2009..This study was carried out to determine the prevalence and serotype of Salmonella in goats presented for slaughter...
- Attachment of different Salmonella serovars to materials commonly used in a poultry processing plantT W R Chia
Food Science Australia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Food Microbiol 26:853-9. 2009..Generalised surface property measurements were found to be useful in characterising Salmonella attachment but the degree of variability in results suggests that other factors, such as flagella or membrane proteins, could also contribute...
- Relative prevalence of Salmonella Sofia on broiler chickens pre- and postprocessing in AustraliaG E Mellor
CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences, PO Box 3312, Tingalpa DC, Queensland 4173, Australia
Poult Sci 89:1544-8. 2010....
- Concentration and prevalence of Escherichia coli O157 and Salmonella serotypes in sheep during slaughter at two Australian abattoirsL L Duffy
CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences, Cnr Creek and Wynnum Roads, Cannon Hill, Queensland 4170, Australia
Aust Vet J 88:399-404. 2010..This study aimed to determine the presence and concentration of Escherichia coli O157 and Salmonella spp. on fleece, faeces and carcases of sheep during slaughter...
- Comparison between human and animal isolates of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 from AustraliaN Fegan
Food Science Australia, Tingalpa DC
Epidemiol Infect 128:357-62. 2002..coli O157:H7 and H- isolates from human, animal and meat sources carry all the virulence markers associated with EHEC disease in humans therefore other factors must be responsible for the low rates of human infection in Australia...
- Distribution, prevalence and persistence of Cronobacter (Enterobacter sakazakii) in the nonprocessing and processing environments of five milk powder factoriesH M Craven
CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences, Werribee, Victoria, Australia
J Appl Microbiol 109:1044-52. 2010..To characterise the occurrence of Cronobacter in milk powder factories...
- A PCR specific for Escherichia coli O157 based on the rfb locus encoding O157 lipopolysaccharideP M Desmarchelier
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Brisbane, Australia
J Clin Microbiol 36:1801-4. 1998..A 479-bp PCR product was amplified specifically from E. coli O157 in cell lysates containing 200 or 2 CFU following crude DNA extraction. The PCR detected < 1 CFU of E. coli O157 per ml in raw milk following enrichment...
- Dynamics of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in feedlot cattleJ Midgley
University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
Lett Appl Microbiol 29:85-9. 1999..Later, one serotype (O136:H16) became the predominant STEC which appeared to be one clone as characterized by virulence determinants and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis...
- Use of pulse field gel electrophoresis for the epidemiological characterisation of coagulase positive Staphylococcus isolated from meat workers and beef carcassesP B Vanderlinde
Food Science Australia, Brisbane
Int J Food Microbiol 48:81-5. 1999..This paper highlights the usefulness of PFGE as an epidemiological tool for determining the source of staphylococcal contamination in the food industry...
- Population structure and diversity of avian isolates of Pasteurella multocida from AustraliaP J Blackall
Animal Research Institute, Yeerongpilly, Queensland, Australia
Microbiology 144:279-89. 1998..Both the MLEE results and the ribotyping data identified a previously unrecognized subset of P. multocida strains...
- Physicochemical properties of Shiga toxigenic Escherichia coliL Rivas
Food Science Australia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
J Appl Microbiol 99:716-27. 2005..To investigate the physicochemical surface properties, such as cellular surface charge, hydrophobicity and electron donor/acceptor potential of a selection of Shiga toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) isolates grown in broth and agar culture...
- Managing safety and quality through the red meat chainP Desmarchelier
Food Science Australia, P O Box 3312, Tingalpa DC, QLD 4173, Australia
Meat Sci 77:28-35. 2007....
- Molecular epidemiology of two fowl cholera outbreaks on a free-range chicken layer farmP Zhang
Institute for Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, Beijing Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Science, Beijing, PR China
J Vet Diagn Invest 16:458-60. 2004..multocida by PCR, all were Heddleston serovar 4, and all had the same REA pattern. The results indicate that these 2 outbreaks were caused by the same clone of P. multocida--despite the 8-year time period between the outbreaks...