Bacterial Research

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Doris H. D'Souza
Foodborne pathogens



Faculty 360 | Tao Wu, 1/11/2018


Recent Publications

Antimicrobial resistance patterns of S. aureus and other bacterial mastitis pathogens isolated from milk of dairy cows.  Abdi, R. D., B. E. Gillespie, G. M. Pighetti, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  Mastitis Research Workers Annual meeting, October 24 – 26, Chicago, Illinois..

Antimicrobial resistance patterns of bacterial isolates from cases of mastitis in dairy cows.  Abdi, R. D., B. E. Gillespie, S. I. Headrick, G. M. Pighetti, R. A. Almeida, S. P. Oliver, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting, June 24 – 27, Knoxville, TN..

Comparison of uterine and vaginal bacterial communities between pregnant and non-pregnant postpartum cows prior to fixed timed artificial insemination.  Ault, T. B.  2018.  M.S. Thesis.

Evaluation of bacterial communities in the uterus and vagina between resulting pregnant and non-pregnant postpartum beef cows Ault, T. B., B. A. Clemmons, P. Myer, and K. Pohler.  2018.  UT Beef and Forage Center Graduate Research and Poster Symposium, UT Beef and Forage Center Annual Research and Recommendation Meeting. Knoxville, TN.

Antibacterial activity of acidified sodium benzoate against Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella enterica, and Listeria monocytogenes in tryptic soy broth and on cherry tomatoes Chen, H., and Q. Zhong.  2018.  International Journal of Food Microbiology, 274: 38-44.

How soil bacterial communities with seasonal variation respond differently to long-term fertilization and plastic film mulching Farmer, J., S. M. Schaeffer, B. Zhang, T. T. An, J. B. Pei, J. Zhuang, and J. K. Wang.  2018.  Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, 27(4), 1483-1495.

Entomopathogenic bacteria in insect biological control Grijalba, E., M. Hurst, J. Ibarra, J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, and T. Jackson.  2018.  Biological Conrol of Phytopathogens, Insects and Acari, Chapter 5, pp. 296-333, Edited by A. M. Cotes, Agrosavia, Bogota, Colombia. [Abstract]

Enhanced polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons degradation in rhizosphere soil planted with tall fescue: Bacterial community and functional gene expression mechanisms Guo, M. X., Z. Q. Gong, R. Miao, C. Jia, J. Bookes, D. Cahill, and J. Zhuang.  2018.  Chemosphere, 212, 15-23.

An investigation of surface water sediment source tracking using bacterial metagenomics and elemental fingerprinting.  Huangfu, Y.  2018.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Bovine intramammary infection associated immunogenic surface proteins of Streptococcus uberis Kerro Dego, O., R. A. Almeida, A. M. Saxton, R. D. Abdi, D. B. Ensermu, and S. P. Oliver.  2018.  Microbial Pathogenesis, Volume 115: 304 - 311, February 2018. [Abstract]

MTPSLs: new terpene synthases in nonseed plants Q. D. Jia, T. G. Köllner, J. Gershenzon, and F. Chen.  2018.  Trends in Plant Science, 23:121-128. [Abstract]

Antimicrobial resistant bacterial isolates from raw bulk tank milk.  Stone, E. M., D. B. Ensermu, R. D. Abdi, S. I. Headrick, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  The University of Tennessee undergraduate research symposium (EURICA), April 16, Knoxville, TN..