Antibiotics Research

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Thomas (Tom) Denes
Assistant Professor
Molecular Microbiology and Bacteriophage


Recent Publications

Antimicrobial activity of Persicaria pensylvanica extract against Staphylococcus aureus Abdi, R. D., and O. Kerro Dego.  2019.  European Journal of Integrative Medicine, Volume 29, August 2019. [Abstract]

Mastitis, Antibiotics and Production of High Quality Milk.  Oliver, S. P., O. Kerro Dego, and R. A. Almeida.  2016.  Proceedings of National Mastitis Council, p 50, 55th meeting January 31 February 2, 2006, Glendale, Arizona.

Botanical Alternatives to Antibiotics for use in Organic Poultry Production Diaz Sanchez, S., D. H. D'Souza, D. Biswas, and I. B. Hanning.  2015.  Poultry Science, Jun;94(6):1419-30. Epub 2015 Mar 5. Review.

FDAs final rule on the use of antibiotics in livestock production Schaffer, H. D., and D. E. Ray.  2015.  MidAmerica Farmer Grower, 36(26). June 26, 2015.

Low dose antibiotics: current status and outlook for the future Nosanchuk, J.D., J. Lin, R. P. Hunter, and R. I. Aminov.  2014.  Frontiers in Microbiology. 5:478.

Expectations and applications of natural antimicrobials to foods: A guidance document for the supplier, user, research and development and regulatory agencies David, J.R.D., L. R. Steenson, and P. M. Davidson.  2013.  Food Protection Trends, 33:241-250. [Abstract]

Applications of bacteriophages for the control of veterinary pathogens.  Prado, M. E., D. Ghosh, and S. A. Ripp.  2012.  Bacterial Pathogens: Virulence Mechanisms, Diagnosis and Management, Ed. NOVA Publishers. [Abstract]

Antibiotics court order based on what happened, and didnt happen, 35 years ago Ray, D. E., and H. D. Schaffer.  2012.  MidAmerica Farmer Grower, 33(13). March 30, 2012.

Judge rules against FDA a second time on subtherapeutic use of antibiotics Ray, D. E., and H. D. Schaffer.  2012.  MidAmerica Farmer Grower, 33(25). June 22, 2012.

Guidance document provides FDAs current thinking on use of antibiotics in food animals Ray, D. E., and H. D. Schaffer.  2011.  Mid America Farmer Grower 32(9). March 4, 2011.

The adsorption of antibiotics by montmorillonite and kaolinite.  Essington, M. E., J. Lee, and Y. Seo.  2010.  Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 74:1577-1588.

Transgenic hybrid aspen overexpressing the Atwbc19 gene encoding an ATP binding cassette transporter confers resistance to four aminoglycoside antibiotics.  Kang, B.G., X. Ye, L. D. Osburn, C. N. Stewart, Jr., and Z. Cheng.  2010.  Plant Cell Reports 29:643-650.