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Recent Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Smith AB, Renter DG, Shi X, Cernicchiaro N, Sahin O, Zhang Q, Nagaraja TG. Campylobacter prevalence and quinolone susceptibility in feces of pre-harvest feedlot cattle exposed to enrofloxacin for the treatment of bovine respiratory Disease. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2018; (Accepted).

Wright A, Amodie DM, Cernicchiaro N, Lascelles DX, Pavlock AM. Association of length of administration of carpofren with ability scores in dogs newly diagnosed with osteoarthritis. BMC, 2017; (Accepted).

Oliveira AR, Cohnstaedt LW, Strathe E, Etcheverry L, McVey DS, Piaggio J, Cernicchiaro N. Meta-analyses of Japanese encephalitis virus infection, dissemination, and transmission rates in vectors. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 2017; (Accepted).

Oliveira ARS, Cohnstaedt LW, Strathe E, Etcheverry L, McVey DS, Piaggio J, Cernicchiaro N. Meta-analysis of the proportion of Japanese encephalitis virus infection in vectors and vertebrate hosts. Parasit Vectors. 2017; 10(1): 418.

Chamorro M., Cernicchiaro N, Haines D. Evaluation of the effects of colostrum replacer supplementation of the milk replacer ration on the occurrence of disease and antibiotic therapy of pre-weaned dairy calves. J Dairy Sci. 2017; 100(2): 1378-1387.

Cha E, Sanderson MW, Renter DG, Jager A, Cernicchiaro N, Bello NM. Implementing structural equation models to observational data from feedlot production systems. Prev Vet Med. 2017; 147:163-171.

Lubbers BV, Renter DG, Hesse RA, Peddireddi L, Zerse MT, Adams EA, Meyer BD. Prevalence of respiratory viruses and Mycoplasma bovis in U.S. cattle and variability among herds of origin, production systems and season of year. Bov Pract. 2017; 51(2):159-164.

Sturgess KL, Renter DG. Comparison of tulathromycin, tildipirosin, and tilmicosin for control of bovine respiratory disease in steers purchased from auction markers and fed in a Texas feedlot. Bov Pract. 2017; 51(1):17-24.

Ekong PS, Sanderson MW, Noll LW, Cernicchiaro N, Renter DG, Bello NM, Bai J, Nagaraja TG. Bayesian estimation of true prevalence, sensitivity and specificity of three diagnostic tests for detection of Escherichia coli O157 in cattle feces. Prev Vet Med. 2017; 148:21-27.

Smith AB, Renter DG, Cernicchiaro N. Shi X, Nickell JS, Keil DJ, Nagaraja TG. A randomized trial to assess the effect of fluoroquinolone metaphylaxis on the fecal prevalence and quinolone susceptibilities of Salmonella and Campylobacter in feedlot cattle. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2017; 14(10):600-607.

Shridhar PB, Noll LW, Cull C, Shi X, Cernicchiaro N, Renter DG, Bai J, Nagaraja TG. Spiral plating method to quantify the six major non-O157 Escherichia coli serogroups in cattle feces. J Food Prot. 2017; 17:848-856.

Cull CA, Renter DG, Dewsbury DM, Noll LW, Shridhar PB, Ives SE, Nagaraja TG, Cernicchiaro N. Feedlot- and pen-level prevalence of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli in feces of commercial feedlot cattle in two major U.S. cattle feeding areas.Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2017; 14(6):309-317.

Cernicchiaro N, Ives, SE, Edrington, TS, Nagaraja, TG, Renter DG. Efficacy of a Salmonella siderophore receptor protein vaccine on fecal shedding and lymph node carriage of Salmonella in commercial feedlot cattle. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2016; 94(4):1662-76.

Cernicchiaro N, Corbin M, Quinn M, Prouty F, Branine M, Renter DG. Meta-analysis of the effects of laidlomycin propionate, fed alone or in combination with chlortetracycline, and monensin sodium, fed alone or in combination with tylosin, on growth performance, health, and carcass outcomes in finishing steers in North America. J Anim Sci. 2016; 94(4):1662-1676.  

Chen S, Sanderson MW, Lee C, Cernicchiaro N, Renter DG, Lanzas C. Basic reproduction number and transmission dynamics of common serogroups of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2016; 82(18):5612-20.

Chopyk J, Moore RM, DiSpirito Z, Stromberg ZR, Lewis GL, Renter DG, Cernicchiaro N, Moxley RA, Wommack KE. Presence of pathogenic Escherichia coli is correlated with bacterial community diversity and composition on pre-harvest cattle hides. Microbiome. 2016; 4(1):9.

DeMars Z, Biswas S, Amachawadi RG, Renter DG, Volkova V. Antimicrobial susceptibility of enteric Gram negative facultative anaerobe bacilli in aerobic versus anaerobic conditions. PLoS ONE. 2016; 11(5): e0155599

DeMars Z, Volkova V. Short history of regulations and approved indications of antimicrobial drugs for food animals in the U.S. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2016; 40(3):211-217

Engelken TJ, Roth JA, Kimura K, Renter DG, Meyer BD, Burdett WW, Hill KL. The effect of respiratory vaccine components and route of delivery on weight gain and inflammatory response in suckling beef calves. Bov Pract. 2016; 50(2):165-172.

Pendell DL, Lusk JL, Marsh TL, Coble KH, Szmania SC. Economic assessment of zoonotic diseases:  an illustrative study of rift valley fever in the United States. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2016; 63(2):203–214.

Rogers KC, Miles DG, Renter DG, Sears JE, Woodruff JL. Effects of delayed respiratory viral vaccine and/or inclusion of an immunostimulant on feedlot health, performance, and carcass merits of auction-market derived feeder heifers. Bov Pract. 2016; 50(2):154-162.

Schaffer AP, Larson RL, Cernicchiaro N, Hanzlicek G, Bartle SJ, Thomson DU. The association between calfhood bovine respiratory disease complex and subsequent departure from the herd, milk production, and reproduction in dairy cattle. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2016; 248(10):1157-1164.

Shridhar PB, Noll LW, Shi X, Cernicchiaro N, Renter DG, Bai J, Nagaraja TG. Escherichia coli O104 in feedlot cattle feces: prevalence, isolation and characterization. PLoS One. 2016; 11(3):e0152101.

Smith A, Renter DG, Cernicchiaro N, Shi X, Nagaraja TG. Prevalence and quinolone-susceptibilities of Salmonella isolated from the feces of pre-harvest cattle within feedlots that use a fluoroquinolone to treat bovine respiratory disease. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2016; 13(6):303-8.

Thompson JM and Pendell DL. A case for business continuity:  product movement during a highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak. Choices. 2016 Quarter 2; (in press).

Volkova V, KuKanich B, Riviere JE. Exploring post-treatment reversion of antimicrobial resistance in enteric bacteria of food animals as a resistance mitigation strategy. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2016; 13(11): 610-617

Wen X, Gehring R, Stallbaumer A, Riviere JE, Volkova V. Limitations of MIC as sole metric of pharmacodynamic response across the range of antimicrobial susceptibilities within a single bacterial species. Sci Rep. 2016; 6, article 37907

 Birger R, Kouyos RD, Cohen T, Griffiths E, Huijben S, Mina M, Volkova V, Grenfell B, Metcalf JE. The potential impact of coinfection on anti-microbial chemotherapy and drug resistance. Trends Microbiol. 2015; 23(9): 537–544

Cull CA, Renter DG, Bello NM, Ives SE, Babcock AH. Performance and carcass characteristics of commercial feedlot cattle from a study of vaccine and direct-fed microbial effects on E. coli O157:H7 fecal shedding. J An Sci. 2015; 93(6): 3144-3151.

Pendell DL, Marsh TL, Coble KH, Lusk JL, and Szmania S. Economic assessment of FMDv releases from the National Bio and Agro Defense Facility. PLoS ONE. 2015; e0129134.

Schroeder TC, Pendell DL, Sanderson M, McReynolds S. Economic impact of alternative FMD emergency vaccination strategies in the Midwestern United States. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. 2015; 47 (1):47-76.

Theurer ME, Renter DG, White BJ. Using feedlot operational data to make valid conclusions for improving health management. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2015; 31(3):495-508.

Theurer ME, White BJ, Renter DG. Optimizing feedlot diagnostic testing strategies using test characteristics, disease prevalence, and relative costs of misdiagnosis. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 2015; 31(3):483-93.

Theurer ME, White BJ, Larson RL, Schroeder TC. A stochastic model to determine the economic value of changing diagnostic test characteristics for identification of cattle for treatment of bovine respiratory disease. J Anim Sci. 2015; 93:1398-1410.

Amrine DE, White BJ, Larson RL. Comparison of classification algorithms to predict outcomes of feedlot cattle identified and treated for Bovine Respiratory Disease. Comput Electron Agri. 2014; 105:9-19

Smith RL, Sanderson MW, Jones R, N’Guessan Y, Renter DG, Larson RL, White BJ. Economic risk analysis model for Bovine Viral Diarrhea virus biosecurity in cow-calf herds. Prev Vet Med. 2014; 113:492-503.

Published Abstracts

Cabezas AH, Sanderson MW, Volkova V. A model of foot and mouth disease transmission within a U.S. beef feedlot. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, 4-6 December 2016, Chicago, IL, USA

Grohn YT, Carson C., Lanzas C, Pullum L, Stanhope M, Volkova V. A proposed analytic framework for determining the impact of an antimicrobial resistance intervention at the national level. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, 4-6 December 2016, Chicago, IL, USA

Bello NM, Cha E, Sanderson M, Jager A, Cernicchiaro N, Renter DG. Use of structural equation models to evaluate causal relationships between health and performance in feedlot cattle. XXI Reunión Científica del Grupo Argentino de Biometría, September 28-30, 2016, Corrientes, Argentina. 

Smith AB, Renter DG, Cernicchiaro N, Shi X, Nagaraja TG, Nickell JS, Keil DJ. A randomized trial to assess quinolone susceptibilities of Salmonella and Campylobacter isolated from feedlot cattle administered Baytril®100 for the control of bovine respiratory disease. Academy of Veterinary Consultants. August 4-6, 2016, Kansas City, Missouri, USA. 

Volkova V. Impact of antimicrobial drug use on resistance in foodborne pathogens: Estimation of the exposure and effect. Canadian Association of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine annual conference "Thinking Outside the Epidemiological Tool Box", 16-17 May 2016, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Cha E, Sanderson M, Bello NB, Cernicchiaro N, Jager A, Renter DG. Using structural equation models to assess causal relationships between health and performance outcomes in feedlot cattle. Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture, May 1-3, 2016, Manhattan, Kansas, USA.

Cernicchiaro N, Corbin M, Quinn M, Prouty F, Branine M, Renter DG. Meta-analysis of the effects of laidlomycin propionate or monensin sodium on performance, health, and carcass outcomes in finishing steers in North America. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases (CRWAD), December 6-8, 2015, Chicago, Illinois, USA P79.

Renter DG, Cernicchiaro, N, Hanthorn C, Larson R, White B, Sanderson MW. Center for outcomes research and education – applied epidemiology and economics for quantifying the value of animal health initiatives. International Symposium of Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE 14), November 3-7, 2015, City of Merida, Yucatan, Mexico P181.