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A century of gray: A genomic locus found in 2 distinct Pseudomonas spp. is associated with historical and contemporary color defects in dairy products worldwide

Reichler, S. J., Martin, N. H., Evanowski, R. L., Kovac, J., Wiedmann, M. & Orsi, R. H., Jul 1 2019, In : Journal of dairy science. 102, 7, p. 5979-6000 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Dairy Products
Pseudomonas
dairy products
Milk
Color

A conceptual framework for developing recommendations for no-harvest buffers around in-field feces

Weller, D. L., Kovac, J., Kent, D. J., Roof, S., Tokman, J. I., Mudrak, E. & Wiedmann, M., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of Food Protection. 82, 6, p. 1052-1060 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feces
Buffers
buffers
feces
Escherichia coli

Assembly and characterization of a pathogen strain collection for produce safety applications: Pre-growth conditions have a larger effect on peroxyacetic acid tolerance than strain diversity

Harrand, A. S., Kovac, J., Carroll, L. M., Guariglia-Oropeza, V., Kent, D. J. & Wiedmann, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, MAY, 1223.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Peracetic Acid
Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli
Safety
Salmonella enterica
Salts
3 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of emetic and diarrheal Bacillus cereus strains from a 2016 foodborne outbreak using whole-genome sequencing: Addressing the microbiological, epidemiological, and bioinformatic challenges

Carroll, L. M., Wiedmann, M., Mukherjee, M., Nicholas, D. C., Mingle, L. A., Dumas, N. B., Cole, J. A. & Kovac, J., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, FEB, 144.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Emetics
Bacillus cereus
Computational Biology
Disease Outbreaks
Genome

Genes associated with psychrotolerant bacillus cereus group isolates

Beno, S. M., Orsi, R. H., Cheng, R. A., Kent, D. J., Kovac, J., Duncan, D. R., Martin, N. H. & Wiedmann, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, MAR, 662.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bacillus cereus
Milk
Brain
Genes
Cold Shock Proteins and Peptides
1 Citation (Scopus)

Manipulating Wild and Tamed Phytobiomes: Challenges and Opportunities

Bell, T. H., Hockett, K., Alcalá-Briseño, R. I., Barbercheck, M., Beattie, G. A., Bruns, M. A., Carlson, J., Chung, T., Collins, A., Emmett, B., Esker, P., Garrett, K., Glenna, L., Gugino, B. K., Jimenez Gasco, M. D. M., Kinkel, L., Kovac, J., Kowalski, K., Kuldau, G., Leveau, J. & 10 others, Michalska-Smith, M., Myrick, J., Peter, K., Salazar, M. V., Shade, A., Stopnisek, N., Tan, X., Welty, A., Wickings, K. & Yergeau, E., Mar 13 2019, In : Phytobiomes Journal.

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Serotype-specific evolutionary patterns of antimicrobial-resistant Salmonella enterica

Liao, J., Orsi, R. H., Carroll, L. M., Kovac, J., Ou, H., Zhang, H. & Wiedmann, M., Jun 21 2019, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 19, 1, 132.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Salmonella enterica
serotypes
anti-infective agents
genome
gene

The occurrence of Listeria monocytogenes is associated with built environment microbiota in three tree fruit processing facilities

Tan, X., Chung, T., Chen, Y., Macarisin, D., Laborde, L. F. & Kovac, J., Aug 21 2019, In : Microbiome. 7, 1, 115.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Microbiota
Listeria monocytogenes
Malus
Fruit
Pseudomonadaceae

Whole-genome sequences of Escherichia coli isolates from cocoa beans imported from bolivia

Nwanosike, H., Chung, T., Xiaoli, L., Condello, M., Dudley, E. G. & Kovac, J., Jan 17 2019, In : Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8, 3, e01516-18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bolivia
Virulence
Genotype
Genome
Escherichia coli
2018
13 Citations (Scopus)

Intraclade variability in toxin production and cytotoxicity of Bacillus cereus group type strains and dairy-associated isolates

Miller, R. A., Jian, J., Beno, S. M., Wiedmann, M. & Kovac, J., Mar 1 2018, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 84, 6, e02479-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacillus cereus
toxin
cytotoxicity
dairies
toxins
2 Citations (Scopus)

Population structure and attribution of human clinical Campylobacter jejuni isolates from central Europe to livestock and environmental sources

Kovac, J., Stessl, B., Čadež, N., Gruntar, I., Cimerman, M., Stingl, K., Lušicky, M., Ocepek, M., Wagner, M. & Smole Možina, S., Feb 1 2018, In : Zoonoses and Public Health. 65, 1, p. 51-58 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Campylobacter jejuni
Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction
Livestock
Central European region
population structure
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

Escherichia coli transfer from simulated wildlife feces to lettuce during foliar irrigation: A field study in the Northeastern United States

Weller, D. L., Kovac, J., Kent, D. J., Roof, S., Tokman, J. I., Mudrak, E., Kowalcyk, B., Oryang, D., Aceituno, A. & Wiedmann, M., Dec 1 2017, In : Food Microbiology. 68, p. 24-33 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lettuce
New England
Northeastern United States
Feces
lettuce
5 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic stability and evolution of the sigB allele, used for Listeria sensu stricto subtyping and phylogenetic inference

Liao, J., Wiedmann, M. & Kovac, J., Jun 1 2017, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 83, 12, e00306-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Listeria
genetic stability
Molecular Evolution
allele
Alleles

Lactococcus petauri sp. nov., isolated from an abscess of a sugar glider

Goodman, L. B., Lawton, M. R., Franklin-Guild, R. J., Anderson, R. R., Schaan, L., Thachil, A. J., Wiedmann, M., Miller, C. B., Alcaine, S. D. & Kovac, J., Nov 1 2017, In : International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology. 67, 11, p. 4397-4404 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactococcus
abscess
Abscess
sugar
genome
14 Citations (Scopus)
anthrax
emetics
Emetics
genome assembly
Anthrax
10 Citations (Scopus)

Survival of Escherichia coli on lettuce under field conditions encountered in the Northeastern United States

Weller, D. L., Kovac, J., Roof, S., Kent, D. J., Tokman, J. I., Kowalcyk, B., Oryang, D., Ivanek, R., Aceituno, A., Sroka, C. & Wiedmann, M., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Food Protection. 80, 7, p. 1214-1221 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lettuce
New England
Northeastern United States
lettuce
die-off
8 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal genomic phylogeny reconstruction indicates a geospatial transmission path of Salmonella cerro in the United States and a clade-specific loss of hydrogen sulfide production

Kovac, J., Cummings, K. J., Rodriguez-Rivera, L. D., Carroll, L. M., Thachil, A. & Wiedmann, M., May 1 2017, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 8, MAY, 737.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogen Sulfide
Phylogeny
Salmonella
Virulence
Genes
2016
28 Citations (Scopus)

Bacillus wiedmannii sp. nov., a psychrotolerant and cytotoxic bacillus cereus group species isolated from dairy foods and dairy environments

Miller, R. A., Beno, S. M., Kent, D. J., Carroll, L. M., Martin, N. H., Boor, K. J. & Kovac, J., Nov 1 2016, In : International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology. 66, 11, p. 4744-4753 10 p., 001421.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacillus cereus
Bacillus (bacteria)
Bacillus
dairy products
dairies
13 Citations (Scopus)

Production of hemolysin BL by Bacillus cereus group isolates of dairy origin is associated with whole-genome phylogenetic clade

Kovac, J., Miller, R. A., Carroll, L. M., Kent, D. J., Jian, J., Beno, S. M. & Wiedmann, M., Aug 9 2016, In : BMC genomics. 17, 1, 581.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemolysin Proteins
Bacillus cereus
Genome
Foodborne Diseases
Enterotoxins
2015
23 Citations (Scopus)

Antibiotic resistance modulation and modes of action of (-)-α-Pinene in Campylobacter jejuni

Kovac, J., Šimunović, K., Wu, Z., Klančnik, A., Bucar, F., Zhang, Q. & Možina, S. S., Apr 1 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 4, e0122871.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Campylobacter jejuni
Microbial Drug Resistance
antibiotic resistance
mechanism of action
anti-infective agents
15 Citations (Scopus)

High genetic similarity of ciprofloxacin-resistant Campylobacter jejuni in central Europe

Kovac, J., Čadež, N., Stessl, B., Stingl, K., Gruntar, I., Ocepek, M., Trkov, M., Wagner, M. & Možina, S. S., Jan 1 2015, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 6, OCT, 01169.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Campylobacter jejuni
Quinolones
Ciprofloxacin
DNA Gyrase
Slovenia
17 Citations (Scopus)

Virulence and antimicrobial resistance determinants of verotoxigenic Escherichia coli (VTEC) and of multidrug-resistant E. coli from foods of animal origin illegally imported to the EU by flight passengers

Nagy, B., Szmolka, A., Smole Možina, S., Kovac, J., Strauss, A., Schlager, S., Beutlich, J., Appel, B., Lušicky, M., Aprikian, P., Pászti, J., Tóth, I., Kugler, R. & Wagner, M., Mar 14 2015, In : International journal of food microbiology. 209, p. 52-59 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli
animal-based foods
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli
antibiotic resistance
Virulence
2014
12 Citations (Scopus)

Antimicrobial and resistance modulatory activity of alpinia katsumadai seed phenolic extract, essential oil and post-distillation extract

Kovac, J., Gavarić, N., Bucar, F. & Možina, S. S., Jan 1 2014, In : Food Technology and Biotechnology. 52, 2, p. 248-254 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alpinia
Essential oils
Campylobacter jejuni
Distillation
Volatile Oils
25 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of egg laying hen and broiler fecal microbiota in poultry farms in Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovenia

Videnska, P., Rahman, M. M., Faldynova, M., Babak, V., Matulova, M. E., Prukner-Radovcic, E., Krizek, I., Smole-Mozina, S., Kovac, J., Szmolka, A., Nagy, B., Sedlar, K., Cejkova, D. & Rychlik, I., Oct 16 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 10, e110076.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Slovenia
Poultry
Croatia
Hungary
Czech Republic
8 Citations (Scopus)

The evidence for clonal spreading of quinolone resistance with a particular clonal complex of Campylobacter jejuni

Kovac, J., Čadež, N., Lušicky, M., Nielsen, E. M., Ocepek, M., Raspor, P. & Smole Možina, S., Jan 1 2014, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 142, 12, p. 2595-2603 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Campylobacter jejuni
Quinolones
Campylobacter
Food Chain
Water Cycle
2012
10 Citations (Scopus)

Anti-Campylobacter and resistance-modifying activity of Alpinia katsumadai seed extracts

Klančnik, A., Gröblacher, B., Kovac, J., Bucar, F. & Možina, S. S., Nov 1 2012, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 113, 5, p. 1249-1262 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alpinia
Campylobacter
Seeds
Food Chain
Plant Extracts
2007
3 Citations (Scopus)

Engineered human cells: Say no to sepsis

Ciglič, M., Fekonja, O., Kovac, J., Oblak, A., Pohar, J., Skočaj, M., Tkavc, R., Benčina, M., Panter, G., Keber, M. M., Dolinar, M. & Jerala, R., Aug 15 2007, In : IET Synthetic Biology. 1, 1-2, p. 13-16 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Toll-Like Receptors
Sepsis
Chemical activation
Cells
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