N Fegan

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Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Enumeration of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle faeces using most probable number technique and automated immunomagnetic separation
    N Fegan
    Microbiology Section, Food Science Australia, Cannon Hill, Australia
    Lett Appl Microbiol 38:56-9. 2004
  2. pmc Ancestral divergence, genome diversification, and phylogeographic variation in subpopulations of sorbitol-negative, beta-glucuronidase-negative enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157
    J Kim
    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583 0919, USA
    J Bacteriol 183:6885-97. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Quantification and prevalence of Salmonella in beef cattle presenting at slaughter
    N Fegan
    Microbiology Section, Food Science Australia, Cannon Hill, Queensland
    J Appl Microbiol 97:892-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and concentration of Escherichia coli O157 in faeces of cattle from different production systems at slaughter
    N Fegan
    Microbiology Section, Food Science Australia, Tingalpa DC, Queensland, Australia
    J Appl Microbiol 97:362-70. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in sheep and pre-slaughter lambs in eastern Australia
    N Fegan
    Food Science Australia, Tingalpa, Australia
    Lett Appl Microbiol 28:335-9. 1999
  6. doi request reprint Integron-containing bacteria in faeces of cattle from different production systems at slaughter
    R S Barlow
    Microbiology Group, Food Science Australia, Cannon Hill, QLD, Australia
    J Appl Microbiol 107:540-5. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint A comparison of antibiotic resistance integrons in cattle from separate beef meat production systems at slaughter
    R S Barlow
    Food Science Australia, Tingalpa DC, QLD, Australia
    J Appl Microbiol 104:651-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Salmonella Sofia differs from other poultry-associated Salmonella serovars with respect to cell surface hydrophobicity
    T W R Chia
    Food Science Australia, Brisbane, P O Box 3312, Tingalpa DC, Queensland 4173, Australia
    J Food Prot 71:2421-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence and serotypes of Salmonella associated with goats at two Australian abattoirs
    L Duffy
    Food Science Australia, Tingalpa DC, Queensland, Australia
    Lett Appl Microbiol 48:193-7. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Attachment of different Salmonella serovars to materials commonly used in a poultry processing plant
    T W R Chia
    Food Science Australia, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Food Microbiol 26:853-9. 2009

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Enumeration of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle faeces using most probable number technique and automated immunomagnetic separation
    N 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...
  2. pmc Ancestral divergence, genome diversification, and phylogeographic variation in subpopulations of sorbitol-negative, beta-glucuronidase-negative enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157
    J 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Quantification and prevalence of Salmonella in beef cattle presenting at slaughter
    N 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and concentration of Escherichia coli O157 in faeces of cattle from different production systems at slaughter
    N 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in sheep and pre-slaughter lambs in eastern Australia
    N 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...
  6. doi request reprint Integron-containing bacteria in faeces of cattle from different production systems at slaughter
    R 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint A comparison of antibiotic resistance integrons in cattle from separate beef meat production systems at slaughter
    R 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Salmonella Sofia differs from other poultry-associated Salmonella serovars with respect to cell surface hydrophobicity
    T 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...
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence and serotypes of Salmonella associated with goats at two Australian abattoirs
    L 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...
  10. doi request reprint Attachment of different Salmonella serovars to materials commonly used in a poultry processing plant
    T 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...
  11. doi request reprint Relative prevalence of Salmonella Sofia on broiler chickens pre- and postprocessing in Australia
    G E Mellor
    CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences, PO Box 3312, Tingalpa DC, Queensland 4173, Australia
    Poult Sci 89:1544-8. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Concentration and prevalence of Escherichia coli O157 and Salmonella serotypes in sheep during slaughter at two Australian abattoirs
    L 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...
  13. pmc Comparison between human and animal isolates of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 from Australia
    N 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...
  14. doi request reprint Distribution, prevalence and persistence of Cronobacter (Enterobacter sakazakii) in the nonprocessing and processing environments of five milk powder factories
    H 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...
  15. pmc A PCR specific for Escherichia coli O157 based on the rfb locus encoding O157 lipopolysaccharide
    P 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in feedlot cattle
    J 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Use of pulse field gel electrophoresis for the epidemiological characterisation of coagulase positive Staphylococcus isolated from meat workers and beef carcasses
    P 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Population structure and diversity of avian isolates of Pasteurella multocida from Australia
    P 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Physicochemical properties of Shiga toxigenic Escherichia coli
    L 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Managing safety and quality through the red meat chain
    P Desmarchelier
    Food Science Australia, P O Box 3312, Tingalpa DC, QLD 4173, Australia
    Meat Sci 77:28-35. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of two fowl cholera outbreaks on a free-range chicken layer farm
    P 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...