I V Wesley

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Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Application of a multiplex polymerase chain reaction assay for the simultaneous confirmation of Listeria monocytogenes and other Listeria species in turkey sample surveillance
    Irene V Wesley
    National Animal Disease Center, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    J Food Prot 65:780-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Natural and experimental infections of Arcobacter in poultry
    I V Wesley
    Enteric Diseases and Food Safety Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    Poult Sci 78:536-45. 1999
  3. pmc Fecal shedding of Campylobacter and Arcobacter spp. in dairy cattle
    I V Wesley
    Pre Harvest Food Safety and Enteric Diseases Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:1994-2000. 2000
  4. pmc Effect of preslaughter events on prevalence of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in market-weight turkeys
    Irene V Wesley
    Pre Harvest Food Safety and Enteric Diseases Research Unit, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Animal Disease Center, P O Box 70, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:2824-31. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of preslaughter events on the prevalence of Salmonella in market-weight turkeys
    Irene V Wesley
    Pre Harvest Food Safety and Enteric Diseases Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    J Food Prot 69:1785-93. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of short-term lairage on the prevalence of Salmonella enterica in cull sows
    S T Larsen
    Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    J Food Prot 67:1489-93. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of lairage on Salmonella isolation from market swine
    H S Hurd
    Pre Harvest Food Safety and Enteric Diseases, National Animal Disease Center, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    J Food Prot 64:939-44. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Application of multiplex polymerase chain reaction for rapid identification of Campylobacter jejuni and C coli associated with reproductive failure
    I V Wesley
    Enteric Diseases and Food Safety Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, USDA, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Am J Vet Res 58:1070-5. 1997
  9. pmc Development of a fluorogenic 5' nuclease PCR assay for detection of the ail gene of pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica
    A D Jourdan
    USDA ARS National Animal Disease Center, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:3750-5. 2000
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and concentration of Campylobacter in rumen contents and feces in pasture and feedlot-fed cattle
    Nathan A Krueger
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 5:571-7. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Application of a multiplex polymerase chain reaction assay for the simultaneous confirmation of Listeria monocytogenes and other Listeria species in turkey sample surveillance
    Irene V Wesley
    National Animal Disease Center, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    J Food Prot 65:780-5. 2002
    ..Fifty-one percent (29 of 57) of the L. monocytogenes isolates were of serogroup 1, 44% (25 of 57) were of serogroup 4, and 2% (1 of 57) were assigned to serogroups other than 1 and 4...
  2. ncbi request reprint Natural and experimental infections of Arcobacter in poultry
    I V Wesley
    Enteric Diseases and Food Safety Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    Poult Sci 78:536-45. 1999
    ..In contrast to earlier trials, A. butzleri was recovered overall from the cloacal swabs or tissues of 65% of the turkeys...
  3. pmc Fecal shedding of Campylobacter and Arcobacter spp. in dairy cattle
    I V Wesley
    Pre Harvest Food Safety and Enteric Diseases Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:1994-2000. 2000
    ..11) and use of individual waterers (P = 0.19) were protective. This is the first description of Arcobacter spp. in clinically healthy dairy cattle and the first attempt to correlate their presence with C. jejuni...
  4. pmc Effect of preslaughter events on prevalence of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in market-weight turkeys
    Irene V Wesley
    Pre Harvest Food Safety and Enteric Diseases Research Unit, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Animal Disease Center, P O Box 70, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:2824-31. 2005
    ..isolates recovered from flock 5 indicated that C. coli was more diverse than C. jejuni at both time 1 and time 2 (P < 0.01), based on a comparison of the Shannon indices of diversity and evenness...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of preslaughter events on the prevalence of Salmonella in market-weight turkeys
    Irene V Wesley
    Pre Harvest Food Safety and Enteric Diseases Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    J Food Prot 69:1785-93. 2006
    ..01). This suggests that transport to and holding at the abattoir do not increase the prevalence of Salmonella in turkeys. This observation contrasts with the increase in Salmonella prevalence reported for hogs and some broilers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of short-term lairage on the prevalence of Salmonella enterica in cull sows
    S T Larsen
    Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    J Food Prot 67:1489-93. 2004
    ..Results of this study suggest that holding pens contribute to increased S. enterica carriage in cull sows. Abattoir holding pens might be an important control point for S. enterica in the ground pork production chain...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of lairage on Salmonella isolation from market swine
    H S Hurd
    Pre Harvest Food Safety and Enteric Diseases, National Animal Disease Center, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    J Food Prot 64:939-44. 2001
    ..This study suggests that pigs became internally contaminated with Salmonella after leaving the farm, possibly while in the abattoir holding pens, and that 18 h lairage, in clean facilities, does not increase shedding...
  8. ncbi request reprint Application of multiplex polymerase chain reaction for rapid identification of Campylobacter jejuni and C coli associated with reproductive failure
    I V Wesley
    Enteric Diseases and Food Safety Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, USDA, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Am J Vet Res 58:1070-5. 1997
    ..Multiplex PCR in conjunction with conventional assays may be useful for verifying other unusual instances of campylobacteriosis...
  9. pmc Development of a fluorogenic 5' nuclease PCR assay for detection of the ail gene of pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica
    A D Jourdan
    USDA ARS National Animal Disease Center, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:3750-5. 2000
    ..This set was also capable of detecting </=1 CFU of Y. enterocolitica per g of ground pork or feces after a 24-h enrichment in a Yersinia selective broth...
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and concentration of Campylobacter in rumen contents and feces in pasture and feedlot-fed cattle
    Nathan A Krueger
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 5:571-7. 2008
    ..29). Our results suggest that the rumen environment and its microbial population are less favorable for the growth of Campylobacter and that concentrate diets may provide a more hospitable lower gastrointestinal tract for Campylobacter...
  11. doi request reprint Sub-iliac lymph nodes at slaughter lack ability to predict Salmonella enterica prevalence for swine farms
    Bing Wang
    Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:795-800. 2010
    ..The low detection rate of Salmonella in sub-iliac lymph nodes (0.06%) limits its usefulness as a dependable predictor of Salmonella contamination originating on farm (3.4%)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of commercial preharvest transportation and holding on the prevalence of Salmonella enterica in cull sows
    S T Larsen
    Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    J Food Prot 66:1134-8. 2003
    ..The results of this study demonstrate that transport and holding practices may contribute to an increase in S. enterica infection prior to slaughter to levels much higher than those found on the farm...
  13. ncbi request reprint Detection of Arcobacter species in gastric samples from swine
    D L Suarez
    National Animal Disease Center, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Vet Microbiol 57:325-36. 1997
    ..butzleri and another Arcobacter spp. (n = 1). A single step PCR assay targeted to the urease gene and culturing methods were used to screen for H. pylori or other closely related urease positive bacteria, but none were found...
  14. ncbi request reprint Comparison of culture, multiplex, and 5' nuclease polymerase chain reaction assays for the rapid detection of Yersinia enterocolitica in swine and pork products
    S Boyapalle
    Pre-Harvest Food Safety and Enteric Diseases Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, USDA, Agriculture Research Service, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    J Food Prot 64:1352-61. 2001
    ..The results suggest that pork products harbor more ail-bearing Y. enterocolitica than selected organs of freshly slaughtered hogs and that the TaqMan assay is more sensitive than either the multiplex PCR or traditional culture methods...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of DNA extraction methods for analysis of turkey cecal microbiota
    A J Scupham
    Pre Harvest Food Safety and Enteric Diseases Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 102:401-9. 2007
    ..As a prelude to long-term studies to characterize the microbiota of the turkey ceca, 14 DNA isolation protocols were evaluated for their ability to reproducibly characterize microbial diversity...
  16. pmc Salmonella enterica infections in market swine with and without transport and holding
    H S Hurd
    Pre Harvest Food Safety and Enteric Diseases Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:2376-81. 2002
    ..enterica prevalence in swine. This finding identifies the holding pen as an important S. enterica control point in the pork production chain...
  17. doi request reprint Yeast cell-wall products containing beta-glucan plus ascorbic acid affect neonatal Bos taurus calf leukocytes and growth after a transport stressor
    S D Eicher
    USDA ARS, Livestock Behavior Research Unit, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
    J Anim Sci 88:1195-203. 2010
    ..coli shedding on d 7, and the BG2 and BG70 supplements varied in modulating immune functions, indicating differences in yeast extract function...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Yersinia enterocolitica in market weight hogs in the United States
    Irene V Wesley
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Animal Disease Center, 2300 Dayton Road, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    J Food Prot 71:1162-8. 2008
    ..3), vaccination for Escherichia coli (OR = 3.0), percentage of deaths due to scours (OR = 3.5), and presence of meat or bone meal in grower-finisher diet (OR = 4.1)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of Listeria monocytogenes in cull sows and pork
    Irene V Wesley
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Animal Disease Center, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    J Food Prot 71:545-9. 2008
    ..2%; 2 positive of 165 samples). In trial 2, L. monocytogenes was only detected in a single chopped meat block sample (0.15%; 1 positive of 688 total samples). These data indicate the low prevalence of L. monocytogenes in the cull sow...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in market-weight turkeys on-farm and at slaughter
    Irene V Wesley
    Pre Harvest Food Safety and Enteric Diseases Unit, National Animal Disease Center, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    J Food Prot 72:43-8. 2009
    ..recovered from the crops of birds at the abattoir (24%) was significant (P < 0.05), which may be associated with a detectable decline in lactic acid in the emptied crop...
  21. pmc First multi-locus sequence typing scheme for Arcobacter spp
    William G Miller
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    BMC Microbiol 9:196. 2009
    ..Here, we describe the first Arcobacter multilocus sequence typing (MLST) method for A. butzleri, A. cryaerophilus, A. skirrowii, A. cibarius and A. thereius...
  22. ncbi request reprint Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium colonization of the crop in the domestic turkey: influence of probiotic and prebiotic treatment (Lactobacillus acidophilus and lactose)
    Sara A Johannsen
    Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
    Avian Dis 48:279-86. 2004
    ..Immunohistochemical staining demonstrated ST in close association with the crop epithelium. Treatment with lactose and L. acidophilus supplementation did not reduce ST colonization...
  23. ncbi request reprint Identification of host-associated alleles by multilocus sequence typing of Campylobacter coli strains from food animals
    William G Miller
    Produce Safety and Microbiology Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Albany, CA 94710, USA
    Microbiology 152:245-55. 2006
    ..The presence of host-associated C. coli MLST alleles could lead potentially to more efficient source tracking in this species, especially in the trace-back of both sporadic and outbreak human clinical C. coli strains to animal sources...
  24. pmc Prevalence of pathogenic Yersinia enterocolitica strains in pigs in the United States
    Saumya Bhaduri
    Microbial Food Safety Research Unit, Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:7117-21. 2005
    ..enterocolitica, was demonstrated in this study. The results support the hypothesis that swine are a reservoir for Y. enterocolitica strains potentially pathogenic for humans...
  25. ncbi request reprint The role of dietary vitamin E in experimental Listeria monocytogenes infections in turkeys
    M Zhu
    Pre Harvest Food Safety and Enteric Diseases Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    Poult Sci 82:1559-64. 2003
    ..Flow cytometric analysis indicated that CD4+ and CD8+ peripheral blood T lymphocytes were elevated at 6 and 8 DPI in infected turkeys given 200 IU vitamin E...
  26. ncbi request reprint Campylobacter jejuni and Arcobacter species associated with intussusception in a raccoon (Procyon lotor)
    A N Hamir
    National Animal Disease Center, ARS, USDA, 2300 Dayton Road, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    Vet Rec 155:338-40. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint A case report of sporadic ovine listerial menigoencephalitis in Iowa with an overview of livestock and human cases
    Irene V Wesley
    Pre Harvest Food Safety and Enteric Diseases Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, IA 50010, USA
    J Vet Diagn Invest 14:314-21. 2002
    ..Environmental isolates were identified as L. monocytogenes serotypes 1 and 4. However, by PFGE, none matched the profile of the single clinical isolate. Thus, the ultimate source of contamination is unknown...
  28. ncbi request reprint Influence of dietary vitamin E on behavior of Listeria monocytogenes and color stability in ground turkey meat following electron beam irradiation
    Maria G Romero
    Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, 2312 Food Sciences Building, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50010, USA
    J Food Prot 68:1159-64. 2005
    ..05). Dietary vitamin E (100 to 200 IU/kg) has good potential for improving the color stability of turkey meat without compromising the microbial safety of the irradiated product...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Arcobacter species in market-weight commercial turkeys
    Michelle M E Andersen
    Poultry Science Department, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 92:309-17. 2007
    ..The overall prevalence of Arcobacter in drinker water decreased from 67% (31 of 46 samples) in the summer of 2003 to 24.7% (18 of 73 samples) during resampling in the spring of 2004 and was inversely related to the chlorination level...
  30. ncbi request reprint Detection of Listeria monocytogenes in pigs and pork
    Sreenivas R Kanuganti
    Tuskegee University, Alabama 36088, USA
    J Food Prot 65:1470-4. 2002
    ..05) improved the detection of L. monocytogenes (50.2%) but not that of other Listeria species (1.7%). L. monocytogenes isolates (n = 243) were assigned to serotype 1 (53.5%), serotype 4 (25%), and serotypes other than 1 and 4 (21.4%)...
  31. pmc Species-specific identification of Campylobacters by PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism and PCR targeting of the gyrase B gene
    Susumu Kawasaki
    National Food Research Institute, Food Hygiene Team, 2 1 12 Kannondai, Tsukuba 305 8642, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:2529-33. 2008
    ..Therefore, PCR-RFLP analysis and species-specific PCR assays based on the gyrB gene provide valuable tools for rapid and unambiguous identification of the majority of Campylobacter species...