NC State University College of Vetinary Medicine

Publications

2012

  1. Quintana, M., and Thakur, S. (2012). Phylogenetic Analysis Reveals Common Antimicrobial Resistant Campylobacter coli Population in Antimicrobial-Free (ABF) and Commercial Swine Systems. PLoS ONE. (Accepted).
  2. Thakur, S., Brake, J., Keelara, S., Zou, M., and Susick, E. (2012). Co-occurrence and Environmental Distribution of Campylobacter and Salmonella in Broiler Flocks. Research in Veterinary Science. (Accepted).
  3. Fry, P., Thakur, S., and Gebreyes, W.A. (2012). Antimicrobial Resistance, Toxinotype and Genotypic Profiling of Clostridium difficile of swine origin.. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 50(7):2366-2372.
  4. Quintana, M., and Thakur, S. (2012). A Longitudinal Study on Persistence of Antimicrobial Resistant Campylobacter in Distinct Swine Production Systems at Farm, Slaughter and Environment. Applied Environmental Microbiology. 78(8):2698-2705.
  5. Susick, E., Putnam, M., Bermudez, D., and Thakur, S. (2012). Longitudinal study comparing the dynamics of Clostridium difficile in conventional and antimicrobial free pigs at farm and slaughter. Veterinary Microbiology. 157(1-2):172-178.
  6. Zou, M., Keelara, S., and Thakur, S. (2012). Molecular characterization of Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis isolates from humans by Antimicrobial Resistance, Virulence genes and Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 9(3):232-238.
  7. Perez, C., Whitacre, M.D., Thakur, S., Keelara, S., Fauls, M., and Breitschwerdt, E.B. (2012). Unilateral Epididymitis Associated with Salmonella Bacteremia in a Dog. Clinical Theriogenology. 4(1):61-65.

 

2011

  1. Thakur, S., Sanford, M., Stoskopf, S. K., and DePerno, C. (2011). Detection of Clostridium difficile and Salmonella in feral swine population in North Carolina. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 47(3):774-776.
  2. Tadesse, D., Bahnson, P., Funk, J., Thakur, S., Morrow, W. E. M., Wittum, T., DeGraves, F., Paivi Rajala-Schultz, P. J., and Gebreyes, W. A. (2011). Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance Profile of Campylobacter spp. Isolated from Conventional and Antimicrobial Free Production Systems from Different U.S. Regions. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 8(3):367-374.

 

2010

  1. Thakur, S., and Gebreyes, W. (2010). Phenotypic and Genotypic heterogeneity of Campylobacter coli within individual pigs at farm and slaughter. Zoonoses and Public Health. 57 Suppl 1: 100-106.
  2. Thakur, S., Putnam, M., Fry, P., Abley, M. and Gebreyes, W. (2010). Prevalence of antimicrobial resistance and association with toxin genes in Clostridium difficile in commercial swine. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 71:1189-1194.
  3. Thakur, S., Zhao, S., McDermott, P., Harbottle, H., Abbott, J., English, L., Gebreyes, W. and White, D. (2010). Antimicrobial resistance, virulence, and genotypic profile comparison of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli isolated from humans and retail meats. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 7:835-844.
  4. Alali, W. Q., Thakur, S., Berghaus, R. D., Martin, M. P. and Gebreyes, W. A. (2010). Prevalence and Distribution of Salmonella in Organic and Conventional Broiler Poultry Farms. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 7(11):1363-1371.

2009

  1. Thakur, S., Kroft, B., White, D., Zhao, S., McDermott, P., Gebreyes, W., Abbott, J., Cullen, P., English, L., Carter, P. and Harbottle, H. (2009).Genotyping of Campylobacter coli isolated from Humans and Retail Meats Using Multi Locus Sequence Typing and Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 106:1722-1733
  2. Gebreyes, W., Thakur, S., Dorr, P., Tadesse, D., Post, K. and Wolf, L. (2009). Occurrence of virulence gene spvA and role on the clinical significance of multi-drug resistant Salmonella. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 47 (3):777-780
  3. Dorr, P., Tadesse, D., Zewde, B., Fry, P., Thakur, S. and Gebreyes, W. (2009). Longitudinal Study on Salmonella dispersion and the role of environmental contamination in commercial swine production systems. Applied Environmental Microbiology. 75 (6): 1478-148

 

2007

  1. Thakur, S., Tadesse, D. A., Morrow, W. E. M., and Gebreyes, W. A. (2007). Occurrence of multidrug resistant Salmonella in antimicrobial-free (ABF) swine production systems. Veterinary Microbiology. 125(3-4):362-367

 

2006

  1. Thakur, S., Morrow, W. E. M., Funk, J. A., Bahnson, P. B. and Gebreyes, W. A. (2006). Molecular Epidemiologic investigation of Campylobacter coli in swine production systems using Multi-Locus Sequence Typing (MLST). Applied Environmental Microbiology. 72(8): 5666-5669
  2. Harbottle, H., Thakur, S., Zhao, S. and White, D. G. (2006). Genetics of antimicrobial resistance. Animal Biotechnology. 17: 1-12
  3. Gebreyes, W. A., Thakur, S. and Morrow, W. E. M. (2006). Comparison of prevalence, antimicrobial resistance and occurrence of multi-drug resistant Salmonella in antimicrobial-free and conventional pig production. Journal of Food Protection. 69(4): 743-748
  4. Gebreyes, W. A., Altier, C. and Thakur, S. (2006). Molecular epidemiology and diversity of Salmonella serovar Typhimurium in pigs using phenotypic and genotypic approaches. Epidemiology and Infection. 134 (1): 187-198

 

2005

  1. Thakur, S., and Gebreyes, W. A. (2005). Campylobacter coli in Swine Production: Antimicrobial Resistance Mechanisms and Molecular Epidemiology. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 43 (11): 5705-5714
  2. Thakur, S., and Gebreyes, W. A. (2005). Prevalence and Antimicrobial resistance of Campylobacter in antimicrobial-free and conventional pig production systems. Journal of Food Protection. 68 (11): 2402-2410
  3. Gebreyes, W. A., Thakur, S. and Morrow, W. E. M. (2005). Campylobacter coli: Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance in Antimicrobial Free (ABF) Swine Production Systems. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 56 (4): 765-768
  4. Gebreyes, W. A. and Thakur, S. (2005). Multi-drug Resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Muenchen from Pigs and Humans and Evidence of Inter-serovar Transfer of Antimicrobial Resistance. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 49 (2): 503-511

 

2004

  1. Gebreyes, W. A., Thakur, S., Davies, P. R., Funk, J. A. and Altier, C. (2004). Trends in antimicrobial resistance, phage types and integrons among Salmonella serotypes from pigs, 1997-2000. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 53 (6): 997-1003
  2. Gebreyes, W. A., Davies, P. R., Turkson, P. K., Morrow, W. E., Funk, J. A., Altier, C. and Thakur, S. (2004). Characterization of antimicrobial-resistant phenotypes and genotypes among Salmonella enterica recovered from pigs on farms, from transport trucks, and from pigs after slaughter. Journal of Food Protection. 67 (4): 698-705

 

2003

  1. Gebreyes, W. A. and Thakur, S. (2003). Molecular Epidemiology of Multi-drug resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium isolated from Swine and Humans. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 2: 43