Tom S Edrington

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Salmonella Persistence within the Peripheral Lymph Nodes of Cattle following Experimental Inoculation
    T S Edrington
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, 2881 F and B Road, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    J Food Prot 79:1032-5. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Development of challenge models to evaluate the efficacy of a vaccine to reduce carriage of Salmonella in peripheral lymph nodes of cattle
    T S Edrington
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 2881 F and B Road, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    J Food Prot 76:1259-63. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Development of a transdermal Salmonella challenge model in calves
    T S Edrington
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 2881 F and B Road, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    J Food Prot 76:1255-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of the potential antimicrobial resistance transfer from a multi-drug resistant Escherichia coli to Salmonella in dairy calves
    T S Edrington
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, USDA ARS, 2881 F and B Road, College Station, TX, 77845, USA
    Curr Microbiol 66:132-7. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Development of colonic microflora as assessed by pyrosequencing in dairy calves fed waste milk
    T S Edrington
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, USDA ARS, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    J Dairy Sci 95:4519-25. 2012
  6. pmc Evaluation of the bacterial diversity in the feces of cattle using 16S rDNA bacterial tag-encoded FLX amplicon pyrosequencing (bTEFAP)
    Scot E Dowd
    USDA ARS Livestock Issues Research Unit, Lubbock, TX 79403, USA
    BMC Microbiol 8:125. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Influence of weaning on fecal shedding of pathogenic bacteria in dairy calves
    Tom S Edrington
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 8:395-401. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Escherichia coli O157:H7 populations in ruminants can be reduced by orange peel product feeding
    Todd R Callaway
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    J Food Prot 74:1917-21. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Orange peel products can reduce Salmonella populations in ruminants
    Todd R Callaway
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 2881 F and B Road, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 8:1071-5. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Influence of wet distiller's grains on prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in feedlot cattle and antimicrobial susceptibility of generic Escherichia coli isolates
    Tom S Edrington
    Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:605-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Salmonella Persistence within the Peripheral Lymph Nodes of Cattle following Experimental Inoculation
    T S Edrington
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, 2881 F and B Road, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    J Food Prot 79:1032-5. 2016
    ..Further research with expanded times between inoculation and necropsy is required for verification. ..
  2. doi request reprint Development of challenge models to evaluate the efficacy of a vaccine to reduce carriage of Salmonella in peripheral lymph nodes of cattle
    T S Edrington
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 2881 F and B Road, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    J Food Prot 76:1259-63. 2013
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  3. doi request reprint Development of a transdermal Salmonella challenge model in calves
    T S Edrington
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 2881 F and B Road, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    J Food Prot 76:1255-8. 2013
    ..This model provides a method to predictably infect PLNs with Salmonella. Further, this model makes it possible to determine the duration of infection and to evaluate candidate interventions that may shorten the duration of infection. ..
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of the potential antimicrobial resistance transfer from a multi-drug resistant Escherichia coli to Salmonella in dairy calves
    T S Edrington
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, USDA ARS, 2881 F and B Road, College Station, TX, 77845, USA
    Curr Microbiol 66:132-7. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Development of colonic microflora as assessed by pyrosequencing in dairy calves fed waste milk
    T S Edrington
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, USDA ARS, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    J Dairy Sci 95:4519-25. 2012
    ..6 and 1.3%). The consistent detection of Salmonella in the younger animals fed nonpasteurized milk and its absence in all other groups is an important finding related to this feeding practice...
  6. pmc Evaluation of the bacterial diversity in the feces of cattle using 16S rDNA bacterial tag-encoded FLX amplicon pyrosequencing (bTEFAP)
    Scot E Dowd
    USDA ARS Livestock Issues Research Unit, Lubbock, TX 79403, USA
    BMC Microbiol 8:125. 2008
    ..We have evaluated the microbiome from the feces of 20 commercial, lactating dairy cows...
  7. doi request reprint Influence of weaning on fecal shedding of pathogenic bacteria in dairy calves
    Tom S Edrington
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 8:395-401. 2011
    ..Results of the current research indicate that the weaning of dairy calves does not increase the prevalence of pathogenic bacteria or substantially modify antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of these bacteria...
  8. doi request reprint Escherichia coli O157:H7 populations in ruminants can be reduced by orange peel product feeding
    Todd R Callaway
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    J Food Prot 74:1917-21. 2011
    ..coli O157:H7 were reduced (P < 0.05) by inclusion of both 5 and 10% OP diets. Our results demonstrate that orange peel products can be used as a preharvest intervention strategy as part of an integrated pathogen reduction scheme...
  9. doi request reprint Orange peel products can reduce Salmonella populations in ruminants
    Todd R Callaway
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 2881 F and B Road, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 8:1071-5. 2011
    ..Our results demonstrate that orange peel and pellets are environmentally friendly and low-cost products that can be used as a pre-harvest intervention as part of an integrated pathogen reduction scheme...
  10. doi request reprint Influence of wet distiller's grains on prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in feedlot cattle and antimicrobial susceptibility of generic Escherichia coli isolates
    Tom S Edrington
    Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:605-8. 2010
    ..coli O157:H7, and only modest differences (decreases) in Salmonella prevalence with no apparent affect on antimicrobial susceptibility of fecal coliform isolates...
  11. doi request reprint Evaluation of phage treatment as a strategy to reduce Salmonella populations in growing swine
    Todd R Callaway
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 8:261-6. 2011
    ..Further research needs to be performed to determine the most efficacious dosing regimens and the most effective combinations of phages targeting the diverse Salmonella population found in swine before they can enter the food supply...
  12. doi request reprint Bacteriophage isolated from feedlot cattle can reduce Escherichia coli O157:H7 populations in ruminant gastrointestinal tracts
    Todd R Callaway
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 5:183-91. 2008
    ..10) in any of the studies due to relatively low inoculated E. coli O157:H7 ruminal populations. Our results demonstrate that phage can be used as a preharvest intervention as part of an integrated pathogen reduction scheme...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance profiles of Escherichia coil O157:H7 and Salmonella isolated from feedlot lambs
    Tom S Edrington
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    J Food Prot 72:1713-7. 2009
    ..coli O157:H7 and Salmonella and wool can be a source of carcass contamination; however, in-plant processing procedures and intervention strategies were largely effective in preventing carcass contamination...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint Influence of exogenous melatonin on horizontal transfer of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in experimentally infected sheep
    Tom S Edrington
    Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, U S Department of Agriculture, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:729-31. 2009
    ..Melatonin treatment had no effect (p > 0.10) on daily fecal shedding, luminal content concentrations, or in the percentage of gastrointestinal tract tissue positive for the inoculated strain of E. coli O157:H7...
  16. doi request reprint Pathogen prevalence and influence of composted dairy manure application on antimicrobial resistance profiles of commensal soil bacteria
    Tom S Edrington
    Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, U S Department of Agriculture, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:217-24. 2009
    ..No treatment differences were observed in antimicrobial resistance patterns in any of the soil isolates examined. Results reported herein support the use of composted dairy manure as an environmentally friendly soil amendment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Seasonal shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in ruminants: a new hypothesis
    Tom S Edrington
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, USDA ARS, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 3:413-21. 2006
    ..20) to control levels. Understanding the mechanisms underlying the seasonality of this important foodborne pathogen will enable the implementation of effective control strategies when it is most prevalent...
  18. doi request reprint Influence of vitamin D on fecal shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in naturally colonized cattle
    Tom S Edrington
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    J Food Prot 75:314-9. 2012
    ..coli O157:H7 was 16.7 and 6.7% for the summer and winter collections, respectively. Results of this research do not support a correlation between vitamin D intake and E. coli O157:H7 shedding in cattle...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of multidrug-resistant Salmonella on commercial dairies utilizing a single heifer raising facility
    Tom S Edrington
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, 2881 F and B Road, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    J Food Prot 71:27-34. 2008
    ..Results of this research suggest the incidence of MDR Salmonella, found primarily in hutch calves and cattle in the sick-fresh pen, is low in comparison to the overall Salmonella prevalence...
  20. doi request reprint Occurrence of Salmonella-specific bacteriophages in swine feces collected from commercial farms
    Todd R Callaway
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:851-6. 2010
    ..These results indicate that phages (predator) populations may vary along with Salmonella (prey) populations; and that phages could potentially be used as a food safety pathogen reduction strategy in swine...
  21. doi request reprint Effects of ionophores on Enterococcus faecalis and E. faecium growth in pure and mixed ruminal culture
    David J Nisbet
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 5:193-8. 2008
    ..Our results indicate that the role of ionophores in the dissemination of antibiotic resistance genes through the intestinal Enterococcus spp. appears to be limited...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of exogenous melatonin and tryptophan on fecal shedding of E. coli O157:H7 in cattle
    Tom S Edrington
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, USDA ARS, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    Microb Ecol 55:553-60. 2008
    ..20), concentrations were elevated in TRP-treated animals. The decrease in the number of positive fecal samples observed in the first experiment, may be related to gastrointestinal MEL, affected by the 10x, but not 1x MEL dose...
  23. ncbi request reprint Influence of exogenous triiodothyronine (T3) on fecal shedding of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle
    Tom S Edrington
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, USDA ARS, 2881 F and B Road, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    Microb Ecol 53:664-9. 2007
    ..01) when examined across the entire experimental period. Results of this research indicate that the thyroid or its hormones may be involved in the seasonal shedding patterns of E. coli O157 in cattle...
  24. doi request reprint Conjugative transferability of the A/C plasmids from Salmonella enterica isolates that possess or lack bla(CMY) in the A/C plasmid backbone
    Toni L Poole
    Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:1185-94. 2009
    ..Additionally, transfer deficient A/C replicons may be mobilized in the presence of certain compatible conjugative plasmids...
  25. ncbi request reprint Influence of beta-agonists (ractopamine HCl and zilpaterol HCl) on fecal shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in feedlot cattle
    Tom S Edrington
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, College Station, Texas 77845, USA
    J Food Prot 72:2587-91. 2009
    ..1%). The current research showed minimal effects of beta-agonists on fecal shedding of E. coli O157:H7 and indicated that these compounds (fed immediately prior to slaughter) are not a cause for concern from a food safety standpoint...
  26. doi request reprint Isolation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella from migratory brown-headed cowbirds (Molothrus ater), common Grackles (Quiscalus quiscula), and cattle egrets (Bubulcus ibis)
    Todd R Callaway
    Food and Feed Safety Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, College Station, Texas
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 11:791-4. 2014
    ..Our data suggest that migratory birds associated with cattle could be a vector for zoonotic enteric pathogenic bacteria to be disseminated across long distances...