Kimberly L Cook

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Characterization of skatole-producing microbial populations in enriched swine lagoon slurry
    Kimberly L Cook
    USDA ARS, AWMRU, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 60:329-40. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Survival of Campylobacter jejuni and Escherichia coli in groundwater during prolonged starvation at low temperatures
    K L Cook
    USDA ARS, AWMRU, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 103:573-83. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of microbial species richness on community stability and community function in a model plant-based wastewater processing system
    K L Cook
    Center for Environmental Biotechnology, 676 Dabney Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Microb Ecol 52:725-37. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Optimization of methods for detecting Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in environmental samples using quantitative, real-time PCR
    Kimberly L Cook
    AWMRU, USDA ARS, 230 Bennett Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 69:154-60. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of nitrogen retention and microbial populations in poultry litter treated with chemical, biological or adsorbent amendments
    Kimberly L Cook
    USDA ARS, Animal Waste Management Research Unit, 230 Bennett Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    J Environ Manage 92:1760-6. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Spatial and temporal changes in the microbial community in an anaerobic swine waste treatment lagoon
    Kimberly L Cook
    USDA ARS, AWMRU, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    Anaerobe 16:74-82. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in biofilms on livestock watering trough materials
    Kimberly L Cook
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, 230 Bennett Ln, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    Vet Microbiol 141:103-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Comparative quantification of Campylobacter jejuni from environmental samples using traditional and molecular biological techniques
    Michael J Rothrock
    USDA ARS, Animal Waste Management Research Unit AWMRU, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    Can J Microbiol 55:633-41. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of the sulfate-reducing bacterial population associated with stored swine slurry
    Kimberly L Cook
    AWMRU, USDA ARS, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    Anaerobe 14:172-80. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Correlating transport behavior with cell properties for eight porcine Escherichia coli isolates
    Carl H Bolster
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42104, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:5008-14. 2010

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Characterization of skatole-producing microbial populations in enriched swine lagoon slurry
    Kimberly L Cook
    USDA ARS, AWMRU, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 60:329-40. 2007
    ..Results from this study provides valuable new information concerning the organisms responsible for production of this odorant, a necessary first step towards controlling skatole production...
  2. ncbi request reprint Survival of Campylobacter jejuni and Escherichia coli in groundwater during prolonged starvation at low temperatures
    K L Cook
    USDA ARS, AWMRU, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 103:573-83. 2007
    ..To evaluate the survival of Campylobacter jejuni relative to that of Escherichia coli in groundwater microcosms varying in nutrient composition...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of microbial species richness on community stability and community function in a model plant-based wastewater processing system
    K L Cook
    Center for Environmental Biotechnology, 676 Dabney Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Microb Ecol 52:725-37. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Optimization of methods for detecting Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in environmental samples using quantitative, real-time PCR
    Kimberly L Cook
    AWMRU, USDA ARS, 230 Bennett Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 69:154-60. 2007
    ..paratuberculosis concentrations in environmental samples...
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation of nitrogen retention and microbial populations in poultry litter treated with chemical, biological or adsorbent amendments
    Kimberly L Cook
    USDA ARS, Animal Waste Management Research Unit, 230 Bennett Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    J Environ Manage 92:1760-6. 2011
    ..The use of efficient, cost-effective litter amendments to maximum agronomic, environmental and financial benefits is essential for the future of sustainable poultry production...
  6. doi request reprint Spatial and temporal changes in the microbial community in an anaerobic swine waste treatment lagoon
    Kimberly L Cook
    USDA ARS, AWMRU, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    Anaerobe 16:74-82. 2010
    ..Seasonal changes in the microbial community in stored wastes may be (directly or indirectly) correlated with changes in malodor emissions from lagoons...
  7. doi request reprint Survival of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in biofilms on livestock watering trough materials
    Kimberly L Cook
    US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, 230 Bennett Ln, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    Vet Microbiol 141:103-9. 2010
    ..To inhibit spread of this organism and exposure of susceptible animals to Map on infected farms, best management practices aimed at maintaining biofilm-free trough surfaces should be included in any Johne's control plan...
  8. doi request reprint Comparative quantification of Campylobacter jejuni from environmental samples using traditional and molecular biological techniques
    Michael J Rothrock
    USDA ARS, Animal Waste Management Research Unit AWMRU, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    Can J Microbiol 55:633-41. 2009
    ..coli were accurately measured regardless of method. Based on these data, qPCR assays were found to be more accurate than selective plate counts for quantification of C. jejuni from environmental samples...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of the sulfate-reducing bacterial population associated with stored swine slurry
    Kimberly L Cook
    AWMRU, USDA ARS, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    Anaerobe 14:172-80. 2008
    ..The new QRT-PCR assays should facilitate sensitive, specific detection of the four novel groups of SRB in livestock waste storage systems...
  10. doi request reprint Correlating transport behavior with cell properties for eight porcine Escherichia coli isolates
    Carl H Bolster
    U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42104, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:5008-14. 2010
    ..For the experimental conditions used in our study, we found that variability in E. coli transport was more dependent on the depositional environment than on growth conditions...
  11. doi request reprint Escherichia coli diversity in livestock manures and agriculturally impacted stream waters
    Kimberly L Cook
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, AWMRU, 230 Bennett Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    Curr Microbiol 63:439-49. 2011
    ..These factors also require careful consideration for purposes of modeling, source tracking, and risk assessment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Microbial mineralization of organic nitrogen forms in poultry litters
    Michael J Rothrock
    USDA ARS, Animal Waste Management Research Unit, 230 Bennett Ln, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    J Environ Qual 39:1848-57. 2010
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Escherichia coli and Campylobacter jejuni transport in saturated porous media
    Carl H Bolster
    USDA ARS, 230 Bennett Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    J Environ Qual 35:1018-25. 2006
    ..jejuni exceeding that of E. coli when conditions favored low attachment rates, thus calling into question the usefulness of using E. coli as an indicator organism for this important pathogen...
  14. doi request reprint The transport of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis through saturated aquifer materials
    C H Bolster
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    Lett Appl Microbiol 48:307-12. 2009
    ..To investigate the processes controlling the transport of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Map) through aquifer materials...
  15. doi request reprint The effect of alum addition on microbial communities in poultry litter
    M J Rothrock
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Animal Waste Management Research Unit, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    Poult Sci 87:1493-503. 2008
    ..The ramifications of this shift in dominance are still unknown, and future work will be aimed at characterizing these fungi and elucidating their role in the acidified litter environment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Spatial shifts in microbial population structure within poultry litter associated with physicochemical properties
    N Lovanh
    USDA ARS, Animal Waste Management Research Unit, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    Poult Sci 86:1840-9. 2007
    ..Based on analysis of DGGE fingerprints and cloned DGGE band sequences, there appear to be differences in the types of microorganisms over the length of the house, which correspond to differences in the physical properties of the litter...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of alum treatment on the concentration of total and ureolytic microorganisms in poultry litter
    Kimberly L Cook
    Animal Waste Management Research Unit, USDA ARS, 230 Bennett Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    J Environ Qual 37:2360-7. 2008
    ..The decrease in pH produced by alum treatment is believed to inhibit bacterial populations and favor growth of fungi that may be responsible for the mineralization of organic nitrogen in alum-treated litters...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a plasmid-based 16S-23S rDNA intergenic spacer region array for analysis of microbial diversity in industrial wastewater
    Kimberly L Cook
    Center for Environmental Biotechnology, The University of Tennessee, 676 Dabney Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 57:79-93. 2004
    ..These results indicate that arrayed plasmid containing ISR probe insert sequences provides specificity and sensitivity for microbial community analysis in a high-throughput array format...
  19. ncbi request reprint Environmental application of array technology: promise, problems and practicalities
    Kimberly L Cook
    Department of Microbiology, Center for Environmental Biotechnology, 676 Dabney Hall, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 14:311-8. 2003
    ..Greater fundamental understanding of sources of experimental and analytical error in array experiments should facilitate the future application of array technology to environmental analysis...
  20. doi request reprint Development of a quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction assay to target a novel group of ammonia-producing bacteria found in poultry litter
    M J Rothrock
    USDA ARS, Animal Waste Management Research Unit, Bowling Green, KY 42104, USA
    Poult Sci 87:1058-67. 2008
    ....
  21. doi request reprint 3-Methylindole production is regulated in Clostridium scatologenes ATCC 25775
    K C Doerner
    Department of Biology, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, KY 42101 1080, USA
    Lett Appl Microbiol 48:125-32. 2009
    ..3-Methylindole (3-MI) is a degradation product of L-tryptophan and is both an animal waste malodorant and threat to ruminant health. Culture conditions influencing 3-MI production in Clostridium scatologenes ATCC 25775 were investigated...