J T LeJeune

Summary

Affiliation: The Ohio State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in horses in Ohio, USA
    Brandy Lengacher
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    J Food Prot 73:2089-92. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Microbial quality and bacteria pathogens in private wells used for drinking water in northeastern Ohio
    Gayeon Won
    Food Animal Health Research Program and Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, 1680 Madison Ave Wooster, OH 44691, USA E mail
    J Water Health 11:555-62. 2013
  3. pmc Occurrence of the invasion associated marker (iam) in Campylobacter jejuni isolated from cattle
    Yasser M Sanad
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:570. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Zoonoses: an occupational hazard for livestock workers and a public health concern for rural communities
    J Lejeune
    The Ohio State University, Food Animal Health Research Program, 1680 Madison Ave, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 16:161-79. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Preharvest control of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle
    J T LeJeune
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster 44691, USA
    J Anim Sci 85:E73-80. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Food safety: unpasteurized milk: a continued public health threat
    Jeffrey T Lejeune
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:93-100. 2009
  7. pmc Sensitivity of Escherichia coli O157 detection in bovine feces assessed by broth enrichment followed by immunomagnetic separation and direct plating methodologies
    Jeffrey T Lejeune
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, 1680 Madison Ave, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:872-5. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of E. coli O157 and Shiga toxin-encoding genes (stx) prevalence between Ohio, USA and Norwegian dairy cattle
    Jeffrey T Lejeune
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, 1680 Madison Ave, Wooster, OH 44691, United States
    Int J Food Microbiol 109:19-24. 2006
  9. pmc Effect of sand and sawdust bedding materials on the fecal prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in dairy cows
    Jeffrey T Lejeune
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, 1680 Madison Ave, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:326-30. 2005
  10. pmc Human Escherichia coli O157:H7 genetic marker in isolates of bovine origin
    Jeffrey T Lejeune
    Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1482-5. 2004

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in horses in Ohio, USA
    Brandy Lengacher
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    J Food Prot 73:2089-92. 2010
    ..E. coli O157:H7 was not isolated from the five subsequent samples from this horse. These data indicate that E. coli O157:H7 carriage by horses is an uncommon event...
  2. doi request reprint Microbial quality and bacteria pathogens in private wells used for drinking water in northeastern Ohio
    Gayeon Won
    Food Animal Health Research Program and Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, 1680 Madison Ave Wooster, OH 44691, USA E mail
    J Water Health 11:555-62. 2013
    ..coli O157-positive samples was also positive for generic E. coli. Appropriate risk management and communication processes are needed to reduce the potential waterborne disease outbreaks in agricultural intensive areas. ..
  3. pmc Occurrence of the invasion associated marker (iam) in Campylobacter jejuni isolated from cattle
    Yasser M Sanad
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
    BMC Res Notes 4:570. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  4. ncbi request reprint Zoonoses: an occupational hazard for livestock workers and a public health concern for rural communities
    J Lejeune
    The Ohio State University, Food Animal Health Research Program, 1680 Madison Ave, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    J Agric Saf Health 16:161-79. 2010
    ..In order for healthcare providers to address the educational gap, we recommend greater collaboration with veterinary specialists schooled in population medicine, zoonosis prevention and control, and animal production...
  5. ncbi request reprint Preharvest control of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle
    J T LeJeune
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster 44691, USA
    J Anim Sci 85:E73-80. 2007
    ..coli O157-related illness by intervening at the farm level...
  6. doi request reprint Food safety: unpasteurized milk: a continued public health threat
    Jeffrey T Lejeune
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:93-100. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Sensitivity of Escherichia coli O157 detection in bovine feces assessed by broth enrichment followed by immunomagnetic separation and direct plating methodologies
    Jeffrey T Lejeune
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, 1680 Madison Ave, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:872-5. 2006
    ..88, P < 0.001). Because the majority of cattle excrete less than 10(2) CFU E. coli O157/g feces, most studies, including those using IMS methods, probably grossly underestimate the prevalence of E. coli O157 in cattle...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of E. coli O157 and Shiga toxin-encoding genes (stx) prevalence between Ohio, USA and Norwegian dairy cattle
    Jeffrey T Lejeune
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, 1680 Madison Ave, Wooster, OH 44691, United States
    Int J Food Microbiol 109:19-24. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Effect of sand and sawdust bedding materials on the fecal prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in dairy cows
    Jeffrey T Lejeune
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, 1680 Madison Ave, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:326-30. 2005
    ..coli O157:H7 (22 of 60 days versus 13 of 60 days) were higher in sawdust-bedded herds. The choice of bedding material used to house mature dairy cows may impact the prevalence of E. coli O157:H7 on dairy farms...
  10. pmc Human Escherichia coli O157:H7 genetic marker in isolates of bovine origin
    Jeffrey T Lejeune
    Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1482-5. 2004
    ..5% of bovine isolates. Shiga toxin production was higher in Q933-positive isolates than Q933-negative isolates. This genetic marker may provide a useful molecular tool for epidemiologic studies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Microbiological quality of ground beef from conventionally-reared cattle and "raised without antibiotics" label claims
    Jeffrey T Lejeune
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, USA
    J Food Prot 67:1433-7. 2004
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  12. pmc Clonal dissemination of Escherichia coli O157:H7 subtypes among dairy farms in northeast Ohio
    Amy N Wetzel
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agriculture Research Development Center, The Ohio State University, 1680 Madison Ave, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:2621-6. 2006
    ..Within the study population, E. coli O157:H7 REDP subtypes were disseminated with considerable frequency among farms in close geographic proximity, and nonbovine sources may contribute to the transmission of this organism between farms...
  13. doi request reprint Multiple-locus variable-nucleotide tandem repeat subtype analysis implicates European starlings as biological vectors for Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Ohio, USA
    M L Williams
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 111:982-8. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Isolation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 strains that do not produce Shiga toxin from bovine, avian and environmental sources
    A N Wetzel
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agriculture Research Development Center, The Ohio State University, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
    Lett Appl Microbiol 45:504-7. 2007
    ..To determine the potential for naturally occurring Shiga toxin-negative Escherichia coli O157 to acquire stx(2) genes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Survival and dissemination of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on physically and biologically damaged lettuce plants
    Daniel Aruscavage
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    J Food Prot 71:2384-8. 2008
    ..Preharvest damage, especially that caused by traumatic injury, impacted the survivability of E. coli O157:H7. Maintaining healthy plants and minimizing physical damage around the time of harvest might improve the safety of fresh produce...
  16. doi request reprint Diversity of staphylococcal cassette chromosome in coagulase-negative staphylococci from animal sources
    Y Zhang
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, USA
    J Appl Microbiol 107:1375-83. 2009
    ..To type the staphylococcal cassette chromosome (SCC) in coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS) from animal sources...
  17. doi request reprint Bovine veterinarians' knowledge, beliefs, and practices regarding antibiotic resistance on Ohio dairy farms
    A A Cattaneo
    Food Animal Health Research Program, The Ohio State University, Wooster 44691, USA
    J Dairy Sci 92:3494-502. 2009
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  18. pmc Longitudinal study of fecal shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in feedlot cattle: predominance and persistence of specific clonal types despite massive cattle population turnover
    J T LeJeune
    Depertment of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:377-84. 2004
    ..coli O157:H7 on farms...
  19. pmc Glycopolydiacetylene nanoparticles as a chromatic biosensor to detect Shiga-like toxin producing Escherichia coli O157:H7
    Jon O Nagy
    ATERIS Technologies, Bozeman, MT 59718, USA
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 18:700-3. 2008
    ..The binding produced a colorimetric change in the absorption wavelength of the GPDA nanoparticles. This method provides a highly selective, rapid, sensitive, and quantitative approach for the detection of STEC...
  20. pmc General suppression of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in sand-based dairy livestock bedding
    Andreas Westphal
    Department of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University, OARDC, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:2113-21. 2011
    ..Such data indicate that microbial suppression may be harnessed to develop new options for mitigating the risk and dispersal of zoonotic bacterial pathogens on dairy farms...
  21. ncbi request reprint Coliforms and prevalence of Escherichia coli and foodborne pathogens on minimally processed spinach in two packing plants
    Sanja Ilic
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    J Food Prot 71:2398-403. 2008
    ..Further research is needed to identify the most appropriate measures to control food safety risk under commercial minimal processing of fresh vegetables...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effect of subtherapeutic chlortetracycline on antimicrobial resistance in the fecal flora of swine
    Julie A Funk
    Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Microb Drug Resist 12:210-8. 2006
    ..Resources for future investigations may be better allocated to sampling more pigs and more bacterial colonies per pig in relationship to the number of farms...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Yersinia enterocolitica in different phases of production on swine farms
    Andrew S Bowman
    Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, 1920 Coffey Road, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Food Prot 70:11-6. 2007
    ..1% (26.7% of which were ail positive), yet YE was never detected from the farrowing sows. These results represent the first on-farm description of YE in U.S. herds and provide the initial step for designing future studies of YE...
  24. doi request reprint Enteric bacterial pathogens with zoonotic potential isolated from farm-raised deer
    Elizabeth French
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:1031-7. 2010
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  25. doi request reprint Differences in Listeria monocytogenes contamination of rural Ohio residences with and without livestock
    Ann L Kersting
    Food Animal Health Research Program, The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio 44691 4096, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:57-62. 2010
    ..Our results highlight the potential of the rural household environment as source of L. monocytogenes exposure...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association of prophage antiterminator Q alleles and susceptibility to food-processing treatments applied to Escherichia coli O157 in laboratory media
    Aaron S Malone
    Department of Food Science and Technology, The Ohio State University, Parker Hall, 2015 Fyffe Court, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    J Food Prot 70:2617-9. 2007
    ..Increased processing may be required to kill certain strains of E. coli O157, and the choice of strains used as surrogate markers for processing efficiency is critical...
  27. doi request reprint Zoonoses and the physicians' role in educating farming patients
    Ann L Kersting
    Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio 44691, USA
    J Agromedicine 14:306-11. 2009
    ..A gap may exist in the delivery of zoonoses information and patient care, requiring better communication between health care providers, veterinarians, and public health officials serving farmers...
  28. doi request reprint Impact of changes in sugar exudate created by biological damage to tomato plants on the persistence of Escherichia coli O157:H7
    Daniel Aruscavage
    Food Animal Health Research Program, 1600 Madison Ave, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
    J Food Sci 75:M187-92. 2010
    ..There is the possibility of increasing food safety of vegetable products by limiting phytopathogenic damage to plants...
  29. doi request reprint Transduction of bla(CMY-2), tet(A), and tet(B) from Salmonella enterica subspecies enterica serovar Heidelberg to S. Typhimurium
    Yifan Zhang
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
    Vet Microbiol 129:418-25. 2008
    ....
  30. pmc Transient fecal shedding and limited animal-to-animal transmission of Clostridium difficile by naturally infected finishing feedlot cattle
    Alexander Rodriguez-Palacios
    Food Animal Health Research Program, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:3391-7. 2011
    ..The isolation of toxigenic C. difficile from bovine intestines at harvest highlights the potential for food contamination in meat processing plants...
  31. pmc Moist-heat resistance, spore aging, and superdormancy in Clostridium difficile
    Alexander Rodriguez-Palacios
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, 1680 Madison Ave, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:3085-91. 2011
    ..Ensuring that food is heated to >85°C would be a simple and important intervention to reduce the risk of inadvertent ingestion of C. difficile spores...
  32. ncbi request reprint Outbreaks of zoonotic enteric disease associated with animal exhibits
    Jeffrey T Lejeune
    Food Animal Health Research Program, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, Wooster, OH 44691, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 224:1440-5. 2004
  33. pmc Differences in virulence among Escherichia coli O157:H7 strains isolated from humans during disease outbreaks and from healthy cattle
    Diane R Baker
    Department of Veterinary Science, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:7338-46. 2007
    ..We suggest that disease outbreaks select for producers of high levels of Stx2 among E. coli O157:H7 strains shed by animals and further suggest that Stx1 expression is unlikely to be significant in human outbreaks...
  34. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of stocking density and subtherapeutic chlortetracycline on Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica shedding in growing swine
    Julie Funk
    Large Animal Clinical Sciences and the National Food Safety and Toxicology Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, 165 Food Safety and Toxicology Building, East Lansing, MI 48821, USA
    Vet Microbiol 124:202-8. 2007
    ..Understanding this risk may provide a potential intervention for controlling Salmonella pre-harvest...
  35. pmc Increasing prevalence of Campylobacter jejuni in feedlot cattle through the feeding period
    Thomas E Besser
    Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:5752-8. 2005
    ..jejuni among feedlot cattle during the feeding period, unaffected by water chlorination, resulting in a high prevalence of C. jejuni excretion by cattle approaching slaughter...