College of Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Microbiology & Pathology

Publications from the Call Lab

(updated July 2009)

Current CV



Zhou, X, ME Konkel, and DR Call. 2009. Type III secretion system 1 of Vibrio parahaemolyticus induces oncosis in both epithelial and monocytic cell lines. Microbiology 155:837-851. PMID: 19246755.

Lindstrom, NM, DR Call, ML House, CM Moffitt, and KD Cain. In press. A quantitative enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and filtration-based fluorescent antibody test as potential tools for screening Flavobacterium psychrophilum in broodstock. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health.

Davis, MA, KNK Baker, DR Call, LD Warnick, Y Soyer, M Wiedmann, Y Grhn, PL McDonough, DD Hancock, and TE Besser. 2009. Multiple locus variable number of tandem repeats typing method for Salmonella enterica serovar Newport. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 47:1934-1938.

Daniels, JB, DR Call, DD Hancock, WM Sischo, K Baker, and TE Besser. 2009. The role of ceftiofur in the selection and dissemination of blaCMY-2 – mediated cephalosporin resistance in Salmonella enterica and commensal Escherichia coli isolated from cattle. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 75:3648-3655.

Stanton, JB, DP Knowles, DR Call, BA Mathison, and TV Baszler. In press. Limited transcriptional response of ovine microglia to prion accumulation. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications



Call, DR and P Plescia. 2008. Identifying sources of fecal pollution in the Colville River using library-independent genetic markers. Northwest Science 82:120-127.

Khachatryan, AR, TE Besser, and DR Call. 2008. The SSuT antimicrobial resistance element form calf-adapted Escherichia coli is widely distributed in Washington State cattle. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74:391-395.

Leach, MD, SL Broschat, and DR Call. 2008. A discrete, stochastic model and correction method for bacterial source tracking. Environmental Science and Technology 42:524-529.

Chen, J, MA Davis, SE LaPatra, K Cain, K Snekvik, and DR Call. 2008. Genetic diversity of Flavobacterium psychrophilum recovered from commercially raised rainbow trout and spawning Coho salmon. Journal of Fish Diseases 31:765-773.

Shah, DH, KD Cain, GD Wiens, and DR Call. 2008. Challenges associated with heterologous expression of Flavobacterium psychrophilum proteins in Escherichia coli. Marine Biotechnology 10:719-730.

Call, DR, L Orfe, MA Davis, S LaFrentz and MS Kang. 2008. Impact of compounding error on strategies for subtyping pathogenic bacteria. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 5:505-516. PMID: 18713065.

Zhou, X, DH Shah, ME Konkel, and DR Call. 2008. Type III secretion system 1 genes in Vibrio parahaemolyticus are positively regulated by ExsA and negatively regulated by ExsD. Molecular Microbiology 69:747-764. PMID: 18554322.

Lloyd, SJ, KR Snekvik, S St-Hilaire, SE LaPatra, KD Cain, and DR Call. 2008. Strawberry disease lesions in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) are closely associated with a Rickettsia-like organism. Disease of Aquatic Organisms 82:111-118. PMID: 19149374.

LaFrentz, BR, SE LaPatra, DR Call, and KD Cain. 2008. Development and characterization of rifampicin resistant Flavobacterium psychrophilum strains and their potential as live attenuated vaccine candidates. Vaccine 26:5582-5589. PMID: 18708112.

Meng, D, SL Broschat, and DR Call. 2008. A Java-based tool for the design of classification microarrays. BMC Bioinformatics 9:328. PMID: 18680597.

Larson, CL, DH Shah, AS Dhillon, DR Call, S Ahn, GJ Haldorson, C Davitt, and ME Konkel. 2008. Campylobacter jejuni invades chicken LMH cells inefficiently and stimulate differential expression of the chicken CXCLi1 and CXCLi2 cytokines. Microbiology 154:3835-3847. PMID: 19047751.

Call, DR, MA Davis, and AA Sawant. 2008. Antimicrobial resistance in beef and dairy cattle production. Animal Health Research Reviews 9:159-167. PMID: 18983724.

Whitworth, JH, N Fegan, J Keller, KS Gobius, JL Bono, DR Call, CJ Hovde, DD Hancock, and TE Besser. 2008. At an international scale, E. coli O157:H7 Stx bacteriophage insertion genotypes have a variable distribution between human and cattle hosts. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74:7447-7450. PMID: 18849446



Bae, W, DD Hancock, DR Call, YH Park, ACB Berge, RM Finger, WF Sischo, and TE Besser. 2007. Dissemination of antimicrobial resistant strains of Campylobacter coli and Campylobacter jejuni among cattle in Washington State and California. Veterinary Microbiology 122:306-315.

Call, DR, DM Satterwhite, and M Soule. 2007. Using DNA suspension arrays to identify library-independent markers for bacterial source tracking. Water Research 41:3740-3746.

Daniels, JB, DR Call, and TE Besser. Accepted. Molecular epidemiology of blaCMY-2 plasmids carried by Salmonella enterica and Escherichia coli isolated from cattle in the Pacific Northwest. Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

Davis MA, DD Hancock, TE Besser, JB Daniels, K Baker and DR Call. 2007. Antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella enterica serovar Dublin isolates from beef and dairy sources. Veterinary Microbiology 119:221-230.

Davis, MA, TE. Besser, K Eckmann, K McDonald, D Greene, DD Hancock, K.N.K. Baker, and DR Call. 2007. Emerging multi-drug resistant strain of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium in cattle in the Pacific Northwest United States. Emerging Infectious Diseases 13:1583-1586.

Kang, MS, TE Besser, DD Hancock, and DR Call. 2007. Multiple environmental stress tests show no common phenotypes shared amongst contemporary epidemic strains of Salmonella enterica. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72:6938-6947.

LaFrentz, BR, NM Lindstrom, SE LaPatra, DR Call, and KD Cain. 2007. Electrophoretic and Western blot analysis of the lipopolysaccharide and glycocalyx of Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 23:770-780.

Ramsrud, AL, SA LaFrentz, BR LaFrentz, KD Cain, and DR Call. 2007. Differentiating 16S rRNA alleles of Flavobacterium psychrophilum using a simple PCR assay. Journal of Fish Diseases 30:175-180.

Sudheesh, PS, BR LaFrentz, DR Call, WF Siems, SE LaPatra, GD Wiens, and KD Cain. 2007. Identification of potential vaccine target antigens by immunoproteomic analysis of a virulent and a non-virulent strain of the fish pathogen Flavobacterium psychrophilum.  Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 74:37-47.

Wan, Y, SL Broschat, and DR Call. 2007. Validation of mixed-genome microarrays as a method for genetic discrimination. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73:1425-1432.

Zhou, X, J Elmose, and DR Call. 2007. Interactions between the environmental pathogen Listeria monocytogenes and a free-living protozoan (Acanthamoeba castellanii). Environmental Microbiology 9:913-922.


Call, DR, MS Kang, J Daniels, and TE Besser. 2006. Assessing genetic diversity in plasmids from Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica using a mixed-plasmid microarray. Journal of Applied Microbiology 100:15-28. <Abstract>

Kang, MS, TE Besser, and DR Call. 2006. Variability in the region downstream of the blaCMY-2 β-Lactamase Gene in Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica plasmids. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 50:1590-1593. <Abstract>

Kang, MS, TE Besser, DD Hancock, S Porwollik, M McClelland, and DR Call. 2006. Identification of specific gene sequences conserved in contemporary epidemic strains of Salmonella enterica. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72:6938-6947

Khachatryan, AR, DD Hancock, TE Besser, and DR Call. 2006. Antimicrobial drug resistance genes do not convey secondary fitness advantage in calf-adapted Escherichia coli. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72:443-448. <Abstract>

Khachatryan, AR, TE Besser, DD Hancock, and DR Call. 2006. Use of a nonmedicated dietary supplement correlates with increased prevalence of streptomycin-sulfa-tetracycline-resistant Escherichia coli on a dairy farm. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72:4583-4588. <Abstract>

Raymond, M, R Wohrle, and DR Call. 2006. Assessment and promotion of judicious antibiotic use on dairy farms in Washington State. Journal of Dairy Science 89:3228-3240. <Abstract>

Soule, M, EA Kuhn, F Loge, J Gay, and DR Call. 2006. Using DNA microarrays to identify library-independent markers for bacterial source tracking. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72:1843-1851. <Abstract>



Bae, W, KN Kaya, DD Hancock, DR Call, YH Park, and TE Besser. 2005. Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of thermophilic Campylobacter sp. from cattle farms in the Northwestern United States. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71:169-174. <Abstract>

Borucki, MK, CC Gay, J Reynolds, KL McElwain, SH Kim, DR Call, DP Knowles. 2005. Genetic diversity of Listeria monocytogenes strains from a high-prevalence dairy farm. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71:5893-5899.

Borucki, MK, J Reynolds, DR Call, T Ward, B Page, and J Kadushin. 2005. Suspension arrays for direct and high throughput subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes from genomic DNA. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 43:3255-3259.

Broschat, SL, FJ Loge, JD Peppin, D White, DR Call, and E Kuhn. 2005. Optical reflectance assay for the detection of biofilm formation. Journal of Biomedical Optics 10:44027.

Broschat SL, DR Call, EA Kuhn, and FJ Loge. 2005. Comparison of the reflectance and crystal violet assays for measurement of biofilm formation by Enterococcus. Biofilms 2:177-181.

Call, DR. 2005. Challenges and opportunities for pathogen detection using DNA microarrays. Critical Reviews in Microbiology 31:91-99.

Skinner, DZ, PA Okubara, KH Baek, and DR Call. 2005. Long oligonucleotide microarrays in wheat: evaluation of hybridization signal amplification and an oligonucleotide-design computer script. Functional and Integrative Genomics 5:70-79.

Soule, M, K. Cain, S. LaFrentz, and DR Call. 2005. Combining suppression subtractive hybridization and microarrays to map the intraspecies phylogeny of Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Infection and Immunity 73:3799-3802.

Soule, M, S LaFrentz, K Cain, S LaPatra, and DR Call. 2005. Polymorphisms in 16s rRNA genes of Flavobacterium psychrophilum correlate with elastin hydrolysis and tetracycline resistance. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 65:209-216.



Borucki, MK, SH Kim, DR Call, SC Smole, and F. Pagotto. 2004. Selective discrimination of Listeria monocytogenes epidemic strains by a mixed-genome DNA microarray compared to discriminatin by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, ribotyping, and multilocus sequence typing. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 42:5270-5276

Cobbold, RN, DH Rice, M Szymanski, DR Call, and DD Hancock. 2004. Comparison of shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) prevalence between dairy, feedlot and cow-calf herds in Washington State. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70:4375-4378.

Gonzlez, SF, MJ Krug, ME Nielson, Y. Santos, and DR Call. 2004. Simultaneous detection of marine fish pathogens using multiplexed PCR and DNA microarrays. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 42:1414-1419.

Khachatryan, AR, DD Hancock, TE Besser, and DR Call. 2004. The role of calf-adapted Escherichia coli in maintenance of antibiotic resistance in dairy calves. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70:752-757. <Abstract>

Lahmers, S, Y Wu, DR Call, S. Labeit, and H. Granzier. 2004. Developmental control of titin isoform expression and passive stiffness in fetal and neonatal myocardium. Circulation Research 94:505-513.

Lane, S., J. Evermann, F. Loge and D.R. Call. In press. Secondary structure prevents target hybridization to oligonucleotide microarrays. Biosensors and Bioelectronics.

Panicker, G, DR Call, MJ Krug, and AK Bej. Accepted. Detection of pathogenic Vibrio spp. in shellfish and Gulf of Mexico water using multiplex PCR and DNA-array hybridization. Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

Straub, TM, Quinoez Daz, MD, CO Valdez, DR Call, and DP Chandler. 2004. Using DNA microarrays to detect multiple pathogen threats in water. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply 4:107-114.

Warsen, A, MJ Krug, S LaFrentz, DR Stanek, FJ Loge, and DR Call. 2004. Simultaneous discrimination between 15 fish pathogens using 16S rDNA PCR and DNA microarrays. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70:4216-4221.

Willse, A, TM Straub, S. Wunschel, JA Small, DR Call, D Daly, and DP Chandler. 2004. Quantitative oligonucleotide microarray fingerprinting of closely related Salmonella enterica isolates. Nucleic Acid Research 32:1848-1856.

Woodford, NL, DR Call, DG Remick, and R Rochford. 2004. A model of angiogenesis in SCID mice xenoengrafted with Epstein-Barr virus transformed B cells. Comparative Medicine 54:209-215.



Borucki MK, MJ Krug, WT Muraoka, and DR Call. 2003. Genetic characterization of Listeria monocytogenes using DNA microarrays. Veterinary Microbiology 92:351-362.

Borucki, M, and DR Call. 2003. Listeria monocytogenes serotype identification using PCR. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 41:5537-5540.

Borucki, MK, JD Peppin, D White, F Loge and DR Call. 2003. Variation in biofilm formation among strains of Listeria monocytogenes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69:7336-7342.

Call, DR, MK Borucki and FJ Loge. 2003. Detection of bacterial pathogens in environmental samples using DNA microarrays. Journal of Microbiological Methods 53:235-243.

Call, DR, MK Borucki, and TE Besser. 2003. Mixed-genome microarrays reveal multiple serotype and lineage-specific differences for Listeria monocytogenes. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 41:632-639.

Call, DR, MK Bakko, MJ Krug, and MC Roberts. 2003. Identifying antimicrobial resistance genes using DNA microarrays. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 47:3290-3295.

Davis, MA, DR Call, TE Besser and DD Hancock. 2003. Evaluation of pulsed field gel electrophoresis as a measure of relatedness between strains of Escherichia coli O157:H7. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 41:1843-1849.

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

Davis, MA, DD Hancock, TE Besser, DH Rice, CJ Hovde, R. DiGiacomo, M. Samadpour, and DR Call. 2003. Correlation between geographic distance and genetic similarity in an international collection of bovine feacal Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolates. Epidemiology and Infection 131:923-930.



Davis WC, RL Konzek, K Haas, DM Estes, MJ Hamilton, DR Call, V Apostolopoulos, and IF McKenzie. 2002. Use of the mannan receptor to selectively target vaccine antigens for processing and antigen presentation through the MHC Class I and Class II pathways. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 969:119-125.

Kingsley, MT, TM Straub, DR Call, SC Wunschel, DS Daly and DP Chandler. 2002. Fingerprinting closely related Xanthamonas pathovars with random nonamer oligonucleotide microarrays. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 68:6361-6370.

Loge, FJ, DE Thompson, and DR Call. 2002. PCR detection of specific pathogens in water: A risk-based analysis. Environmental Science and Technology 35:2754-2759.

Wang X, SJ Ebong, DR Call, DE Newcomb, GR Bolgos, and DG Remick. 2002. Calcitonin gene-related peptide partially reverses decreased production of chemokines KC and MIP-2 following murine sepsis. Inflammation 26:167-174.



Call, DR, FJ Brockman, and DP Chandler. 2001. Detecting and genotyping Escherichia coli O157:H7 using multiplexed PCR and nucleic acid microarrays. International Journal of Food Microbiology 67:71-80.

Call, DR, DP Chandler, and FJ Brockman. 2001. Fabrication of DNA microarrays using unmodified oligomer probes. BioTechniques 30:368-379.

Call DR, Nemzek JA, Ebong SJ, Bolgos GR, Newcomb DE, Wollenberg GK and Remick DG. 2001. Differential local and systemic regulation of the murine chemokines KC and MIP2. SHOCK 4:278-284.

Call, DR, JA Nemzek, SJ Ebong, GR Bolgos, DE Newcomb, and DG Remick. 2001. Ratio of local to systemic chemokine concentrations regulates neutrophil recruitment. American Journal of Pathology 158:715-721.

Chandler, DP, J Brown, DR Call, JW Grate, DA Holman, L Olson, MS Stottlmyre,  and CJ Bruckner-Lea. 2001. Continuous, automated immunomagnetic separation and microarray detection of E. coli O157:H7 from poultry rinsate. International Journal of Food Microbiology 70:143-154.

Remick, DG, LB Green, DE Newcomb, SJ Garg, GL Bolgos, and DR Call. 2001. CXC Chemokine redundancy ensures local neutrophil recruitment during acute inflammation. American Journal of Pathology 159:1149-1157.

Remick DG, DR Call, SJ Ebong, DE Newcomb, P Nybom, JA Nemzek, GE Bolgos. 2001. Combination immunotherapy with soluble tumor necrosis factor receptors plus interleukin 1 receptor antagonist decreases sepsis mortality. Critical Care Medicine 29:473-481.

Small, JA, DR Call, FJ Brockman, TM Straub, and DP Chandler. 2001. Direct detection of 16S rRNA in soil extracts using oligonucleotide microarrays. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 67:4708-4716.



Call, DR, M Jacoby, K Rudolf, G Bolgos, C Robbins, and DG Remick. 2000. Detecting wildlife orthologues for tumor necrosis factor (TNFa) and interleukin-6 (IL‑6). Northwest Science 74:340:345.

Nemzek, JA, DR Call, SJ Ebong, GR Bolgos, DE Newcomb and DG Remick. 2000. Immunopathology of a 2 hit model of pulmonary injury. American Journal of Physiology. Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology 278:L512-L520.

Remick, DG, DE Newcomb, GL Bolgos, and DR Call. 2000. Comparison of the mortality and inflammatory response of two models of sepsis: lipopolysaccharide vs. cecal ligation and puncture. SHOCK 13:110-116.



Ebong S, DR Call, G Bolgos, DE Newcomb, J Granger, M O’Reilly, and DG Remick. 1999. Immunopathologic alterations in non-lethal sepsis. SHOCK 12: 118-126.

Ebong, S, D Call, G Bolgos, J Nemzek and D Remick. 1999. Immunopathologic alterations in murine sepsis models of increasing lethality. Infection and Immunity 67:6603-6610.

Granger, J, M O’Reilly, DR Call, S Ebong, A Taur, B Williams, M Nauss, J Millican and DG Remick. 1999. A sandwich ELISA for measurement of picogram quantities of murine granulocyte colony stimulating factor. Journal of Immunological Methods 225:145-156.

Nemzek, JA, D Newcomb, DR Call, and DG Remick. 1999. Optimization of enzyme-linked immunosorbant assays using commercially matched antibody pairs: removal of plasma inhibition. Immunological Investigations 28:209-221.



Call, DR, RJ Gutirrez and J Verner. 1992. Habitat use and home-range size of California Spotted Owls in the Sierra Nevada. Condor 94:880-888.

Call, DR, JG Hallett, SG Mech, and M Evans. 1998. Considerations for measuring genetic variation and population structure with multilocus fingerprinting. Molecular Ecology 7:1337-1346.

Call, DR and JG Hallett. 1998. PCR primers for microsatellite loci in the anurans Rana luteiventris and Hyla regilla. Molecular Ecology 7:1085-1087.

Call, DR and DG Remick. 1998. Low molecular weight heparin is associated with greater cytokine production in a stimulated whole blood model. SHOCK 10:192-197.

LaHaye, WS, RJ Gutirrez, and DR Call. 1997. Nest-site selection and reproductive success of California Spotted Owls. Wilson Bulletin 109:42-51.

Last Edited: Feb 08, 2010 9:07 AM
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