College of Veterinary Medicine

AAHP Field Disease Investigation Unit (FDIU)


Journal Articles (incomplete)

Fox LK, Zadoks RN, Gaskins CT. 2005. Biofilm production by Staphylococcus aureus associated with intramammary infection. Vet Microbiol. 107(3-4):295-9.

Bae W, Kaya KN, Hancock DD, Call DR, Park YH, Besser TE. 2005.  Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of thermophilic Campylobacter spp. from cattle farms in Washington State. Appl Environ Microbiol. 71(1):169-74.

Gay CC, Panter KE, Mealey KL, Gay JM, Hjartarson SW, Tibary A, Motteram ES, Wierenga T, James LF. 2004. Comparison of plasma disposition of alkaloids after lupine challenge in cattle that had given birth to calves with lupine-induced arthrogryposis or clinically normal calves. Am J Vet Res. 65(11):1580-3.

Borucki MK, Reynolds J, Gay CC, McElwain KL, Kim SH, Knowles DP, Hu J. 2004. Dairy farm reservoir of Listeria monocytogenes sporadic and epidemic strains. J Food Prot. 67(11):2496-9.

Yearley JH, Hancock DD, Mealey KL. 2004. Survival time, lifespan, and quality of life in dogs with idiopathic Fanconi syndrome. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 225(3):377-83.

Biddle MK, Fox LK, Hancock DD, Gaskins CT, Evans MA. 2004. Effects of storage time and thawing methods on the recovery of Mycoplasma species in milk samples from cows with intramammary infections. J Dairy Sci. 87(4):933-6.

Cobbold RN, Rice DH, Szymanski M, Call DR, Hancock DD. 2004. Comparison of shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli prevalences among dairy, feedlot, and cow-calf herds in Washington State. Appl Environ Microbiol. 70(7):4375-8.

DeFrancesco KA, Cobbold RN, Rice DH, Besser TE, Hancock DD. 2004. Antimicrobial resistance of commensal Escherichia coli from dairy cattle associated with recent multi-resistant salmonellosis outbreaks. Vet Microbiol. 98(1):55-61.

Khachatryan AR, Hancock DD, Besser TE, Call DR. 2004. Role of calf-adapted Escherichia coli in maintenance of antimicrobial drug resistance in dairy calves. Appl Environ Microbiol. 70(2):752-7.

LeJeune JT, Besser TE, Rice DH, Berg JL, Stilborn RP, Hancock DD. 2004. Longitudinal study of fecal shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in feedlot cattle: predominance and persistence of specific clonal types despite massive cattle population turnover. Appl Environ Microbiol. 70(1):377-84.

Fox LK, Oura LY, Ames CR. 2003. Short communication: Teat skin pH. J Dairy Sci. 86(12):3951-2.

Rice DH, Sheng HQ, Wynia SA, Hovde CJ. 2003.  Rectoanal mucosal swab culture is more sensitive than fecal culture and distinguishes Escherichia coli O157:H7-colonized cattle and those transiently shedding the same organism. J Clin Microbiol. 41(11):4924-9.

Silk AS, Fox LK, Hancock DD. 2003. Removal of hair surrounding the teat and associated bacterial counts on teat skin surface, in milk, and intramammary infections. J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health. 50(9):447-50.

Davis MA, Hancock DD, Rice DH, Call DR, DiGiacomo R, Samadpour M, Besser TE. 2003. Feedstuffs as a vehicle of cattle exposure to Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica. Vet Microbiol. 95(3):199-210.

Fox LK, Hancock DD, Mickelson A, Britten A. 2003. Bulk tank milk analysis: factors associated with appearance of Mycoplasma sp. in milk. J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health. 50(5):235-40.

Biddle MK, Fox LK, Hancock DD. 2003. Patterns of mycoplasma shedding in the milk of dairy cows with intramammary mycoplasma infection. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 223(8):1163-6.

Moore BC, Martinez E, Gay JM, Rice DH. Survival of Salmonella enterica in freshwater and sediments and transmission by the aquatic midge Chironomus tentans (Chironomidae: Diptera). 2003. Appl Environ Microbiol. 69(8):4556-60.

Rice DH, DD Hancock, TE Besser. 2003. Faecal culture of wild animals for Escherichia coli O157:H7. Vet Rec. 152(3):82-3.

Davis MA, Hancock DD, Besser TE, Rice DH, Hovde CJ, Digiacomo R, Samadpour M, Call DR. 2003. Correlation between geographic distance and genetic similarity in an international collection of bovine faecal Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolates. Epidemiol Infect. 131(2):923-30.

Davis MA, Hancock DD, Besser TE, Call DR. 2003. Evaluation of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis as a tool for determining the degree of genetic relatedness between strains of Escherichia coli O157:H7. J Clin Microbiol. 41(5):1843-9.

Rice DH, Hancock DD, Roozen PM, Szymanski MH, Scheenstra BC, Cady KM, Besser TE, Chudek PA. 2003. Household contamination with Salmonella enterica. Emerg Infect Dis. 9(1):120-2.

Bergsten C, Greenough PR, Gay JM, Seymour WM, Gay CC. 2003. Effects of biotin supplementation on performance and claw lesions on a commercial dairy farm. J Dairy Sci. 86(12):3953-62.

Barrington GM, Gay JM, Eriks IS, Davis WC, Evermann JF, Emerson C, O'Rourke JL, Hamilton MJ, Bradway DS. 2003. Temporal patterns of diagnostic results in serial samples from cattle with advanced paratuberculosis infections. J Vet Diagn Invest. 15(2):195-200.

Middleton JR, Fox LK, Gay JM, Tyler JW, Besser TE. 2002. Use of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis for detecting differences in Staphylococcus aureus strain populations between dairy herds with different cattle importation practices. Epidemiol Infect.129(2):387-95.

Middleton JR, Fox LK, Gay JM, Tyler JW, Besser TE. 2002. Influence of Staphylococcus aureus strain-type on mammary quarter milk somatic cell count and N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminidase activity in cattle from eight dairies. J Dairy Sci. 85(5):1133-40.

Barrington GM, Gay JM, Evermann JF. Biosecurity for neonatal gastrointestinal diseases. 2002. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 18(1):7-34.

McDole MG, Gay JM. 2002. Seroprevalence of antibodies against Neospora caninum in diagnostic equine serum samples and their possible association with fetal loss. Vet Parasitol. 105(3):257-60

Besser TE, B Richards, DH Rice, DD Hancock. 2002. Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection of calves: infectious dose and direct contact transmission. Epidemiol Infect. 127:555-560.

Davis MA, Hancock DD, Besser TE. 2002. Multiresistant clones of Salmonella enterica: The importance of dissemination. J Lab Clin Med. 140(3):135-41.

Lejuene JT, TE Besser, NL Merrill, DH Rice, DD Hancock. 2001. Livestock drinking water microbiology and the factors influencing the quality of drinking water offered to cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 84:1856-1862.

Lejuene JT, TE Besser, DD Hancock, DH Rice. 2001. Cattle water troughts as reservoirs of Escherichia coli O157. Appl Environ Microbiol. 67:3053-3057.

Lejuene JT, TE Besser, DH Rice, DD Hancock. 2001. Methods for Isolation of waterborne Escherichia coli O157. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 32:316 320.

Besser TE, Richards BL, Rice DH, Hancock DD. 2001. Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection of calves: infectious dose and direct contact transmission. Epidemiol Infect. 127(3):555-60. (Erratum in: Epidemiol Infect 2002 129(2):427)

Van Donkersgoed J, J Berg, A Potter, D Hancock, T Besser, D Rice, J LeJeune, S Klashinsky. 2001. Environmental sources and transmission of E. coli O157 in feedlot cattle. Can Vet J. 42:714-720.

Hancock D, T Besser, J Lejeune, M Davis, D Rice. 2001. The control of VTEC in the animal reservoir. Int J Food Microbiol. 66:71-78.

Pritchett LC, Konkel ME, Gay JM, Besser TE. 2000. Identification of DT104 and U302 phage types among Salmonella enterica serotype typhimurium isolates by PCR. J Clin Microbiol. 38(9):3484-8.

Sanderson MW, Gay JM, Baszler TV. 2000. Neospora caninum seroprevalence and associated risk factors in beef cattle in the northwestern United States. Vet Parasitol. 90(1-2):15-24.

Akiba, M., DH Rice, MA Davis, T Masuda, T Sameshima, M Nakazawa, and DD Hancock. 2000. A comparison of Escherichia coli O157 isolates from cattle in Japan and the USA by molecular biological methods. Epidemiology Infect.125(1):221-4

Besser, TE, M Goldoft, LC Pritchett, R Khakhria, D Hancock, D Rice, J Gay, W Johnson, and C Gay. 2000. Multiresistant Salmonella Typhimurium DT104 infections of humans and domestic animals in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Epidemiology Infect. 124:193-200.

McCluskey, BJ, DH Rice, DD Hancock, CJ Hovde, TE Besser, S Gray, and RP Johnson. 1999. Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157 and other verotoxogenic Escherichia coli in lambs at slaughter. J Vet Diagn Invest. 11(6):563-5.

Davis, MA, DD Hancock, TE Besser, DH Rice, JM Gay, CC Gay, L Gearhart, and R DiGiacomo. 1999. Changes in antimicrobial resistance among Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium isolates from humans and cattle in the northwestern United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 5:802-806.

Rice, DH, KM McMenamin, LC Pritchett, DD Hancock, and TE Besser. 1999. Genetic diversity of Escherichia coli O157 isolates from 41 Pacific Northwest cattle herds. Epidemiology Infect. 122:479-484.

Sanderson MW, Besser TE, Gay JM, Gay CC, Hancock DD. 1999. Fecal Escherichia coli O157:H7 shedding patterns of orally inoculated calves. Vet Microbiol. 69(3):199-205.

Ackers, ML, BE Mahon, E Leahy, B Goode, T Damrow, PS Hayes, WF Bibb, DH Rice, TJ Barrett, L Hutwagner, PM Griffin, and L Slutsker. 1998. An outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections associated with leaf lettuce consumption. J Infect Dis. 177:1588-1893.

Krytenburg, DS, DD Hancock, DH Rice TE Besser, CC Gay, and JM Gay. 1998. A pilot survey of Salmonella enterica cotamination of cattle feeds in the Pacific northwestern USA. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 75:75-79.

Herriott, DE, DD Hancock, ED Ebel, LV Carpenter , DH Rice, and TE Besser. 1998. Association of herd management factors with colonization of dairy cattle by Shiga toxin-positive Escherichia coli O157. J Food Protection. 61:802-807.

Roberson JR, Fox LK, Hancock DD, Gay JM, Besser TE. 1998. Sources of intramammary infections from Staphylococcus aureus in dairy heifers at first parturition. J Dairy Sci. 81(3):687-93.

Lynn, TV, DD Hancock, TE Besser, JH Harrison, DH Rice, NT Stewart, and LL Rowan. 1998. The occurrence and replication of Escherichia coli in cattle feeds. J Dairy Sci. 81:1102-1108.

Hancock, DD, TE Besser, DH Rice, ED Ebel, DE Herriott, and LV Carpenter. 1998. Multiple sources of Escherichia coli O157 in feedlots and dairy farms. Preventive Vet Med. 35:11-19.

Rice, DH, ED Ebel, DD Hancock, TE Besser, DE Herriott, and LV Carpenter. 1997. Escherichia coli O157 in cull dairy cows on farm and at slaughter. J Food Protection. 60:1386-1387.

Hancock, DD, DH Rice, DE Herriott, TE Besser, ED Ebel, and LV Carpenter. 1997. The control of VTEC in the animal reservoir. Effects of farm manure handling practices on Escherichia coli O157 prevalence in cattle. J Food Protection. 60:363-366.

Hancock, DD, DH Rice, LA Thomas, DA Dargatz, and TE Besser. 1997. Epidemiology of Escherichia coli O157 in feedlot cattle. J Food Protection. 60:462-465.

Rice, DH, TE Besser, and DD Hancock. 1997. Virulence assessment of Salmonella dublin. Vet Microbiol. 56:111-124.

Keene, WE, EA Sazie, J Kok, DH Rice, DD Hancock, V Balan, T Zhao, and MP Doyle. An outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections traced to jerky made from deer meat. J Am Med Assoc. 277:1229-1231.

Besser, TE, DD Hancock, LC Pritchett, EM McRae, DH Rice, and PI Tarr. 1997. Duration of detection of fecal excretion of Escherichia coli O157:H7 by cattle. J Infect Dis. 175:726-729.

Hancock, DD, DH Rice, DE Herriott, and TE Besser. 1997. Longitudinal study of Escherichia coli O157 in fourteen cattle herds. Epidemiol Infect. 118:193-195.

Besser, TE, CC Gay, JM Gay, DD Hancock, DH Rice, LC Pritchett, and ED Erickson. 1997. Salmonellosis associated with S. typhimurium DT104 in the USA. Vet Record [letter]. 140:75.

Gay JM, Ebel ED, Kearley WP. 1996. Commingled grazing as a risk factor for trichomonosis in beef herds. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 209(3):643-6.

Kamarudin MI, Fox LK, Gaskins CT, Gay JM. 1996. Environmental reservoirs for Serratia marcescens intramammary infections in dairy cows. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 208(4):555-8.

Sanderson MW, Gay JM. 1996. Veterinary involvement in management practices of beef cow-calf producers. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 208(4):488-91.

Rice, DH, DD Hancock, RL Vetter and TE Besser. 1996. Escherichia coli O157 infection in a human linked to exposure to infected livestock. Vet Record [letter]. 138:311.

Roberson JR, Fox LK, Hancock DD, Gay JM, Besser TE. 1996.  Prevalence of coagulase-positive staphylococci, other than Staphylococcus aureus, in bovine mastitis. Am J Vet Res. 57(1):54-8.

Sanderson MW, Gay JM, Hancock DD, Gay CC, Fox LK, Besser TE. 1995. Sensitivity of bacteriologic culture for detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in bovine feces. J Clin Microbiol. 33(10):2616-9.

Burmeister JE, Fox LK, Hancock DD, Gay CC, Gay JM, Parish SM, Tyler JW. 1995. Survey of dairy managers in the Pacific Northwest identifying factors associated with teat chapping. J Dairy Sci. 78(9):2073-82.

Rice, DH, DD Hancock, and TE Besser. 1995. Verotoxigenic E. coli O157 colonisation of wild deer and range cattle. Vet Record [letter]. 137:524.

Gay, JM, DH Rice, and JH Steiger. 1994. Prevalence of fecal salmonella shedding by cull dairy cattle marketed in WA state. J Food Protection. 57:195-197.

Hancock, DD, TE Besser, ML Kinsel, PI Tarr, DH Rice, and MG Paros. 1994. The prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in dairy and beef cattle in WA state. Epidemiol Infect. 113:199-207.

Roberson JR, Fox LK, Hancock DD, Gay JM, Besser TE. 1994. Ecology of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from various sites on dairy farms. J Dairy Sci. 77(11):3354-64.

Gay JM, Upham GL. 1994. Effect of exogenous prostaglandin F2 alpha in clinically normal postparturient dairy cows with a palpable corpus luteum. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 205(6):870-3.

Fox LK, Gay JM. 1993. Contagious mastitis. Vet Clin North Am Food Anim Pract. 9(3):475-87.

el-Rashidy AA, Fox LK, Gay JM. 1992. Diagnosis of Staphylococcus aureus intramammary infection by detection of specific antibody titer in milk. J Dairy Sci. 75(6):1430-5.

Books, Book Chapters (incomplete)

Committee on Diagnosis and Control of Johne's Disease (J Gay). 2003. Diagnosis and Control of Johne's Disease. National Research Council. 244 pages, ISBN 0-309-08611-6.

Lee, Sang-Un, YH Park, WC Davis, LK Fox, GA Bohach. 2003. The Properties of Human and Bovine CD8+CD26+ T Cells Induced by a Microbial 18 Superantigen, in: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. Back, N, IR Cohen, D Kritchevsky, A Lajtha, R Paoletti eds. Marin Hidebrandt, Germany.

McNamara, JM, JM Gay. 2002. Metabolic Diseases (#302): Acidosis/Laminitis. Pp. 843-849 in: Encyclopedia of Dairy Science, Academic Press, London.

Fox, LK, KW Bayles, GA Bohach. 2001. Staphylococcus aureus Mastitis in: Staphylococcus aureus Infection and Disease, AL Honeyman, H Friedman, M Bendinelli ed., Plenum Publishers, NY.

Hancock, D, T Besser, J Gay, D Rice, M Davis, C Gay. 2000. The global epidemiology of multiresistant Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium DT104. pp. 217-243 in: Brown, C, CA Bolin, eds. Emerging Diseases of Animals. ASM Press, Washington, DC.

Hancock DD, Besser TE, Rice DH. 1998. Ecology of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in cattle and impact of management practices, pp. 85 – 91 in Kaper JB and O'Brien AD, eds, Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Other Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli Strains. American Society for Microbiology Press, Washington DC.

Bramley, AJ, JS Cullor, RJ Erskine, LK Fox, RJ Harman, JS Hogan, SC Nickerson, SP Oliver, KL Smith, LM Sordillo (eds.). 1996. Current Concepts of Bovine Mastitis, 4th Edition. National Mastitis Council, Inc., Madison, WI.

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