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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 2019, In : Journal of dairy science. 102, 7, p. 5979-6000 22 p.

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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.

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

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

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29 Scopus citations

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.

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10 Scopus citations

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

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

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13 Scopus citations

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.

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2 Scopus citations

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 2016, In : International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology. 66, 11, p. 4744-4753 10 p., 001421.

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38 Scopus citations

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.

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34 Scopus citations

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.

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8 Scopus citations

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.

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3 Scopus citations

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 2017, In : Food Microbiology. 68, p. 24-33 10 p.

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7 Scopus citations

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.

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1 Scopus citations

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.

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6 Scopus citations

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

Kovač, 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.

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17 Scopus citations

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.

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16 Scopus citations

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 2017, In : International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology. 67, 11, p. 4397-4404 8 p.

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2 Scopus citations

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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2 Scopus citations

Paenibacillus odorifer, the predominant Paenibacillus species isolated from milk in the United States, demonstrates genetic and phenotypic conservation of psychrotolerance but clade-associated differences in nitrogen metabolic pathways

Beno, S. M., Cheng, R. A., Orsi, R. H., Duncan, D. R., Guo, X., Kovac, J., Carroll, L. M., Martin, N. H. & Wiedmann, M., Jan 1 2020, In : mSphere. 5, 1, e00739.

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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.

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5 Scopus citations

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.

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17 Scopus citations

Proposal of a taxonomic nomenclature for the bacillus cereus group which reconciles genomic definitions of bacterial species with clinical and industrial phenotypes

Carroll, L. M., Wiedmann, M. & Kovac, J., Jan 1 2020, In : mBio. 11, 1, e00034-20.

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17 Scopus citations

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.

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1 Scopus citations

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 2017, In : Journal of Food Protection. 80, 7, p. 1214-1221 8 p.

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15 Scopus citations

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.

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8 Scopus citations

The anti-campylobacter activity and mechanisms of pinocembrin action

Klančnik, A., Šimunović, K., Kovac, J., Sahin, O., Wu, Z., Vučković, D., Abram, M., Zhang, Q. & Možina, S. S., Dec 2019, In : Microorganisms. 7, 12, 675.

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

Kovač, J., Čadež, N., Lušicky, M., Nielsen, E. M., Ocepek, M., Raspor, P. & Smole Možina, S., Dec 14 2014, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 142, 12, p. 2595-2603 9 p.

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10 Scopus citations

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. & Kovac, J., Aug 21 2019, In : Microbiome. 7, 1, 115.

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1 Scopus citations

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., Kovač, 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.

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17 Scopus citations

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.

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