Michael T Musgrove

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Salmonella collected from nest run cart shelves in commercial shell egg processing facilities
    M T Musgrove
    Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, USDA ARS, Athens, GA 30604, USA
    Poult Sci 91:2386-9. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Growth and survival of antibiotic-resistant Salmonella typhimurium DT104 in liquid egg products
    Michael T Musgrove
    US Department of Agriculture, Animal Research Service, Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, Athens, Georgia 30604, USA
    J Food Prot 72:1992-6. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Enterobacteriaceae and related organisms isolated from nest run cart shelves in commercial shell egg processing facilities
    M T Musgrove
    Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Athens, GA 30604, USA
    Poult Sci 88:2113-7. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Enterobacteriaceae and related organisms isolated from shell eggs collected during commercial processing
    M T Musgrove
    Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Richard B Russell Agricultural Research Center, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Poult Sci 87:1211-8. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of commercial processing on the microbiology of shell eggs
    Michael T Musgrove
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Richard B Russell Agricultural Research Center, 950 College Station Road, Athens, Georgia 30605, USA
    J Food Prot 68:2367-75. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Identification of Enterobacteriaceae from washed and unwashed commercial shell eggs
    Michael T Musgrove
    Russell Research Center, 950 College Station Road, U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Athens, Georgia 30605, USA
    J Food Prot 67:2613-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of drinking water chlorination on Campylobacter spp. colonization of broilers
    N J Stern
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Richard B Russell Agricultural Research Center, Athens, GA 30604 5677, USA
    Avian Dis 46:401-4. 2002
  8. pmc Campylobacter spp. in Icelandic poultry operations and human disease
    N J Stern
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Poultry Microbiological Safety Research Unit, 950 College Station Rd, Athens, GA 30604 5677, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 130:23-32. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Isolation of Campylobacter spp. from semen samples of commercial broiler breeder roosters
    N A Cox
    Poultry Microbiological Safety Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture, Richard B Russell Research Center, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Avian Dis 46:717-20. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Microbiological impact of spray washing broiler carcasses using different chlorine concentrations and water temperatures
    J K Northcutt
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Russell Research Center, Athens, Georgia 30604 5677, USA
    Poult Sci 84:1648-52. 2005

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Salmonella collected from nest run cart shelves in commercial shell egg processing facilities
    M T Musgrove
    Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, USDA ARS, Athens, GA 30604, USA
    Poult Sci 91:2386-9. 2012
    ..Serotypes (n = 30) recovered were Anatum, Heidelberg, Infantis, Kentucky, Mbandanka, and Typhimurium. This work demonstrated that nest run egg carts may serve as reservoirs for Salmonella in the shell egg processing environment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Growth and survival of antibiotic-resistant Salmonella typhimurium DT104 in liquid egg products
    Michael T Musgrove
    US Department of Agriculture, Animal Research Service, Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, Athens, Georgia 30604, USA
    J Food Prot 72:1992-6. 2009
    ..However, based on data generated in this study, Salmonella Typhimurium DT104 probably does not constitute a food threat agent in liquid eggs...
  3. doi request reprint Enterobacteriaceae and related organisms isolated from nest run cart shelves in commercial shell egg processing facilities
    M T Musgrove
    Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Athens, GA 30604, USA
    Poult Sci 88:2113-7. 2009
    ..and Salmonella spp. Pseudomonas spp. was the only non-Enterobacteriaceae identified by our methods. This work demonstrates that nest run egg carts serve as reservoirs for Enterobacteriaceae in the shell egg processing environment...
  4. doi request reprint Enterobacteriaceae and related organisms isolated from shell eggs collected during commercial processing
    M T Musgrove
    Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Richard B Russell Agricultural Research Center, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Poult Sci 87:1211-8. 2008
    ..All of the genera and species were recovered less frequently from fully processed eggs than from unwashed eggs, indicating that shell eggs are less contaminated with bacteria as a result of commercial washing procedures...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of commercial processing on the microbiology of shell eggs
    Michael T Musgrove
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Richard B Russell Agricultural Research Center, 950 College Station Road, Athens, Georgia 30605, USA
    J Food Prot 68:2367-75. 2005
    ..Higher concentrations of Salmonella were recovered from preprocessed than from in-process or ready-to-pack eggs. These data indicate that current commercial practices decrease microbial contamination of egg shell surfaces...
  6. ncbi request reprint Identification of Enterobacteriaceae from washed and unwashed commercial shell eggs
    Michael T Musgrove
    Russell Research Center, 950 College Station Road, U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Athens, Georgia 30605, USA
    J Food Prot 67:2613-6. 2004
    ..Very few washed egg samples were contaminated with any of these bacteria. These data provide useful information on the effectiveness of processing in removing microorganisms from commercial shell eggs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of drinking water chlorination on Campylobacter spp. colonization of broilers
    N J Stern
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Richard B Russell Agricultural Research Center, Athens, GA 30604 5677, USA
    Avian Dis 46:401-4. 2002
    ..Chlorination of flock drinking water at the levels tested in this study was not effective in decreasing colonization by Campylobacter spp. under commercial production practices presently used in the United States...
  8. pmc Campylobacter spp. in Icelandic poultry operations and human disease
    N J Stern
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Poultry Microbiological Safety Research Unit, 950 College Station Rd, Athens, GA 30604 5677, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 130:23-32. 2003
    ..We continue to seek additional information to understand the decline in campylobacteriosis and to create a risk assessment model for Campylobacter spp. transmission through this well defined system...
  9. ncbi request reprint Isolation of Campylobacter spp. from semen samples of commercial broiler breeder roosters
    N A Cox
    Poultry Microbiological Safety Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture, Richard B Russell Research Center, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Avian Dis 46:717-20. 2002
    ..These data suggest that rooster semen may serve as a vehicle for transmission of Campylobacter to the reproductive tract of the hen and subsequently to the fertile egg...
  10. ncbi request reprint Microbiological impact of spray washing broiler carcasses using different chlorine concentrations and water temperatures
    J K Northcutt
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Russell Research Center, Athens, Georgia 30604 5677, USA
    Poult Sci 84:1648-52. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Recovery of Campylobacter jejuni in feces and semen of caged broiler breeder roosters following three routes of inoculation
    R J Buhr
    Poultry Microbiological Safety Research Unit, USDA, ARS, Richard B Russell Agricultural Research Center, Athens, GA 30604 5677, USA
    Avian Dis 49:577-81. 2005
    ..The production of Campylobacter-positive semen could provide a route in addition to fecal-oral for the horizontal transmission of Campylobacter from the rooster to the reproductive tract of the hen...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of extended storage on egg quality factors
    D R Jones
    Russell Research Center, Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Athens, Georgia 30604, USA
    Poult Sci 84:1774-7. 2005
    ..The results indicated that although the physical quality factors monitored in this study decreased during storage, egg quality was still acceptable beyond current recommended shelf life guidelines...
  13. ncbi request reprint Recovery of Salmonella from commercial shell eggs by shell rinse and shell crush methodologies
    M T Musgrove
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Richard B Russell Agricultural Research Center, 950 College Station Road, Athens, Georgia 30605, USA
    Poult Sci 84:1955-8. 2005
    ..3%). For some eggs, Salmonella was only recovered by one of the methods. Use of both approaches in the same experiment increased sampling sensitivity, although in most cases, crushing provided more sensitive Salmonella recovery...
  14. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella and Escherichia coli isolated from commercial shell eggs
    M T Musgrove
    Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Athens, GA 30604, USA
    Poult Sci 85:1665-9. 2006
    ..1%). Only 1% of the E. coli isolates were resistant to 4 antimicrobial agents. These data indicate that shell eggs can harbor resistant foodborne and commensal bacteria; among Salmonella isolates, resistance was serotype-dependent...
  15. ncbi request reprint Spoilage microflora of broiler carcasses washed with electrolyzed oxidizing or chlorinated water using an inside-outside bird washer
    A Hinton
    Agricultural Research Service, Poultry Processing Research Unit, Russell Research Center, USDA, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Poult Sci 86:123-7. 2007
    ..Findings from the present study indicate that EO water can effectively be used in inside-outside bird washers to decrease the population of spoilage bacteria and yeasts on processed broiler carcasses...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pathogen prevalence and microbial levels associated with restricted shell eggs
    D R Jones
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, Athens, Georgia 30605, USA
    J Food Prot 70:2004-7. 2007
    ..Although current pasteurization guidelines are based on Salmonella lethality, the results of this study reiterate the need to revisit the guidelines to determine the effectiveness for other pathogenic species...
  17. doi request reprint Physical quality and composition of retail shell eggs
    D R Jones
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, Athens, GA 30606, USA
    Poult Sci 89:582-7. 2010
    ..Although significant differences were found between white and brown shell eggs and production methods, average values for quality attributes varied without one egg type consistently maintaining the highest or lowest values...
  18. doi request reprint Identification of enterobacteriaceae on vacuum loaders in shell egg processing
    D R Jones
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, Russell Research Center, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Poult Sci 87:1678-81. 2008
    ..The findings of this study can be used in assessing the sources of bacterial contamination in egg processing and in developing more effective, targeted cleaning programs for processing equipment and facilities...
  19. ncbi request reprint Identification of yeasts isolated from commercial shell eggs stored at refrigerated temperatures
    M T Musgrove
    Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Russell Research Center, 950 College Station Road, Athens, Georgia 30605, USA
    J Food Prot 71:1258-61. 2008
    ..However, both systems were able to correctly identify C. famata, the species most often isolated throughout egg storage...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of blood spots in table egg albumen on Salmonella growth
    D P Smith
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Richard B Russell Research Center, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Poult Sci 87:1659-61. 2008
    ..In this experiment, blood in the albumen of table eggs contributed to the survival and growth of Salmonella Typhimurium inoculated into egg albumen...
  21. ncbi request reprint Shell rinse and shell crush methods for the recovery of aerobic microorganisms and enterobacteriaceae from shell eggs
    M T Musgrove
    Russell Research Center, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Athens, Georgia 30605, USA
    J Food Prot 68:2144-8. 2005
    ..However, the CR technique was more efficient for recovery of Enterobacteriaceae from postprocess eggs. Stage of shell egg processing may be an important consideration when choosing egg sampling methods...
  22. ncbi request reprint Correlation of eggshell strength and Salmonella enteritidis contamination of commercial shell eggs
    D R Jones
    Egg Safety and Quality Research Unit, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Athens, Georgia, USA
    J Food Prot 68:2035-8. 2005
    ..Further work with eggs that represent a greater range of shell strengths could provide a clearer indication of the interaction of shell strength and Salmonella Enteritidis contamination...
  23. ncbi request reprint Distribution of Campylobacter spp. in selected U.S. poultry production and processing operations
    N J Stern
    Richard B Russell Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Athens, Georgia 30604 5677, USA
    J Food Prot 64:1705-10. 2001
    ..After chilling, the proportions of Campylobacter-positive carcasses from different producers ranged from 21.0 to 40.9%, which is lower than in other studies, and possible reasons are considered...
  24. pmc Molecular subtype analyses of Campylobacter spp. from Arkansas and California poultry operations
    K L Hiett
    Poultry Microbiological Safety Research Unit, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Athens, Georgia 30604, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:6220-36. 2002
    ..However, environmental contamination with Campylobacter does not appear to be the sole contributing factor...
  25. ncbi request reprint Detection of Campylobacter spp. in ceca and crops with and without enrichment
    M T Musgrove
    Poultry Microbiological Safety Research Unit, Russell Research Center, Athens, Georgia 30605, USA
    Poult Sci 80:825-8. 2001
    ..The large numbers of non-Campylobacter species that inhabit the intestinal tract may out-compete Campylobacter during enrichment, confounding detection...
  26. ncbi request reprint Difficulty in recovering inoculated Campylobacter jejuni from dry poultry-associated samples
    N A Cox
    Poultry Microbiological Safety Research Unit, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Russell Research Center, Athens, Georgia 30604 5677, USA
    J Food Prot 64:252-4. 2001
    ..The current cultural methods may not be adequate for recovering low numbers of Campylobacter from dry samples. Campylobacter may be present but culturally undetectable in the commercial hatchery and hatchery environment...
  27. ncbi request reprint Survey of shell egg processing plant sanitation programs: effects on egg contact surfaces
    D R Jones
    Russell Research Center, U S Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, Athens, Georgia 30605, USA
    J Food Prot 66:1486-9. 2003
    ..At this point, it is difficult to draw definitive conclusions about how rigid SSOPs should be for the shell egg processing industry...
  28. ncbi request reprint Comparison of mucosal competitive exclusion and competitive exclusion treatment to reduce Salmonella and Campylobacter spp. colonization in broiler chickens
    N J Stern
    United States Department of Agriculture, Poultry Microbiological Safety Research Unit, Richard B Russell Agricultural Research Center, Athens, Georgia 30605, USA
    Poult Sci 80:156-60. 2001
    ..96 log 10 cfu/g cecal contents vs. 5.03 log 10 cfu/g cecal contents). These results can be useful in developing intervention strategies to reduce chicken colonization by Salmonella and Campylobacter...
  29. ncbi request reprint Variations in external and internal microbial populations in shell eggs during extended storage
    D R Jones
    Russell Research Center, Poultry Processing and Meat Quality Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Athens, Georgia 30605, USA
    J Food Prot 67:2657-60. 2004
    ..Commercially washed eggs were significantly less contaminated than were unwashed eggs for the populations monitored...
  30. ncbi request reprint Survey of shell egg processing plant sanitation programs: effects on non-egg-contact surfaces
    M T Musgrove
    Russell Research Center, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Athens, Georgia 30605, USA
    J Food Prot 67:2801-4. 2004
    ..These data suggest that traffic patterns for the movement of eggs and materials through the plant should be reevaluated so that cross-contamination is reduced...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of hot water application after defeathering on the levels of Campylobacter, coliform bacteria, and Escherichia coli on broiler carcasses
    M E Berrang
    Poultry Processing and Meat Quality Research Unit, USDA ARS Russell Research Center, Athens, Georgia 30604 5677, USA
    Poult Sci 79:1689-93. 2000
    ..Overall, it would appear that a postscald treatment gentle enough not to alter the carcass appearance or meat quality would not effectively lower Campylobacter, E. coli, or coliform bacteria counts...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sources and movement of Salmonella through integrated poultry operations: a multistate epidemiological investigation
    J S Bailey
    Richard B Russell Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Athens, Georgia 30604 5677, USA
    J Food Prot 64:1690-7. 2001
    ..Determining critical contaminating sources and following the movement of Salmonella through integrated poultry operations will help researchers and the industry develop practical intervention strategies...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparison of weep and carcass rinses for recovery of Campylobacter from retail broiler carcasses
    Michael T Musgrove
    Poultry Processing and Meat Quality Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service U S Department of Agriculture, Richard B Russell Agricultural Research Center, Athens, Georgia 30605, USA
    J Food Prot 66:1720-3. 2003
    ..Campylobacter levels recovered by both methods averaged 0.9 log CFU/ml. The sampling of weep fluid was a simple, effective means of detecting this important human enteropathogen on broiler carcasses...
  34. ncbi request reprint Recovery of Campylobacter from segments of the reproductive tract of broiler breeder hens
    R J Buhr
    Poultry Processing and Meat Quality Research Unit, USDA, ARS, Russell Research Center, PO Box 5677, Athens, GA 30604 5677, USA
    Avian Dis 46:919-24. 2002
    ..Campylobacter colonization of the reproductive tract of the hen could enable vertical transmission of Campylobacter from the hen to the chick...
  35. ncbi request reprint Genotype analyses of Campylobacter isolated from the gastrointestinal tracts and the reproductive tracts of broiler breeder roosters
    Kelli L Hiett
    Poultry Microbiological Safety Research Unit, Russell Research Center, P O Box 5677, Athens, GA, USA
    Avian Dis 47:406-14. 2003
    ..Further investigation is needed to determine the route of contamination and if the presence of Campylobacter within the rooster leads to contamination of the broiler offspring via the fertilized egg...
  36. ncbi request reprint Presence of Campylobacter jejuni in various organs one hour, one day, and one week following oral or intracloacal inoculations of broiler chicks
    N A Cox
    AUSDA, ARS, Russell Research Center, Athens, GA 30604, USA
    Avian Dis 49:155-8. 2005
    ..The rapid movement of Campylobacter to internal organs following both oral and intracloacal inoculation may be significant, particularly if it persists in these organs as reservoirs throughout the 65-wk life cycle of breeding birds...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effects of aeration and storage temperature on Campylobacter concentrations in poultry semen
    K Cole
    Department of Poultry Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701, USA
    Poult Sci 83:1734-8. 2004
    ..This effect is associated with reduced sperm viability and is therefore not a practical treatment of reducing Campylobacter in semen. It appears alternative methods will be needed to eliminate Campylobacter from poultry semen...