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Peer-reviewed Publications

2015

Pereira RV, Siler JD, Cummings KJ, Davis MA, Warnick LD.  Effect of heifer-raising practices on E. coli antimicrobial resistance and Salmonella prevalence in heifer raisers. Epidemiology and Infection 2015; Epub ahead of print.

Cummings KJ, Perkins GA, Khatibzadeh SM, Warnick LD, Aprea VA, Altier C.  Antimicrobial resistance trends among Salmonella isolates obtained from horses in the northeastern USA, 2001–2013.  American Journal of Veterinary Research; In press.

Cummings KJ, Rodriguez-Rivera LD, FitzSimon MK, Rankin SC, Mesenbrink BT, Leland BR, and Bodenchuk MJ. Prevalence and characterization of Salmonella isolated from feral pigs throughout Texas. Accepted for publication: Zoonoses and Public Health on October 14, 2015.

Cummings KJ, Aprea VA, Altier C.  Antimicrobial resistance trends among canine Escherichia coli isolates obtained from clinical samples in the northeastern USA, 2004–2011. Canadian Veterinary Journal 2015; 56: 393-398.

2014

Watts AE, Ness SL, Divers TJ, Fubini SL, Frye AH, Stokol T, Cummings KJ, Brooks MB.  Effects of clopidogrel on horses with experimentally induced endotoxemia. American Journal of Veterinary Research 2014; 75: 760–769.

Cummings KJ, Rodriguez–Rivera LD, Mitchell KJ, Hoelzer K, Wiedmann M, McDonough PL, Altier C, Warnick LD, Perkins GA.  Salmonella enterica serovar Oranienburg outbreak in a veterinary medical teaching hospital with evidence of nosocomial and on-farm transmissionVector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases 2014; 14: 496–502.

Rodriguez–Rivera LD, Wright EM, Siler JD, Elton M, Cummings KJ, Warnick LD, Wiedmann M.  Subtype analysis of Salmonella isolated from subclinically infected dairy cattle and dairy farm environments in New York reveals the presence of both human- and bovine-associated subtypes. Veterinary Microbiology 2014; 170: 307–316.

Cummings KJ, Aprea VA, Altier C.  Antimicrobial resistance trends among Escherichia coli isolates obtained from dairy cattle in the northeastern United States, 2004–2011. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 2014; 11: 61–67.

2013

Switt AI, den Bakker HC, Vongkamjan K, Hoelzer K, Warnick LD, Cummings KJ, Wiedmann M.  Salmonella bacteriophage diversity reflects host diversity on dairy farms. Food Microbiology 2013; 36: 275–285.

Cummings KJ, Perkins GA, Khatibzadeh SM, Warnick LD, Altier C.  Antimicrobial resistance trends among Salmonella isolates obtained from dairy cattle in the northeastern United States, 2004–2011. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 2013; 10: 353–361.

2012

Cummings KJ, Warnick LD, Gröhn YT, Hoelzer K, Root TP, Siler JD, Solghan SM, Wright EM, Zansky SM, Wiedmann M.  Clinical features of human salmonellosis caused by bovine-associated subtypes in New York. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 2012; 9: 796–802.

Cummings KJ, Warnick LD, Davis MA, Eckmann K, Gröhn YT, Hoelzer K, MacDonald JK, Root TP, Siler JD, Solghan SM, Wiedmann M, Wright EM, Zansky SM, Besser TE.  Farm animal contact as risk factor for transmission of bovine-associated Salmonella subtypes. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2012; 18: 1929–1936.

2011

Hoelzer K, Cummings KJ, Warnick LD, Schukken YH, Siler JD, Gröhn YT, Davis MA, Besser TE, Wiedmann M.  Agar disk diffusion and automated microbroth dilution produce similar antimicrobial sensitivity typing results for Salmonella serotypes Newport, Typhimurium and 4,5,12:i-  but differ in economic cost. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 2011.  Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 2011; 8: 1281–1288.

Hoelzer K, Cummings KJ, Wright EM, Rodriguez–Rivera LD, Roof SE, Switt AI, Dumas N, Root T, Schoonmaker-Bopp DJ, Gröhn YT, Siler JD, Warnick LD, Hancock DD, Davis MA, Wiedmann M.  Salmonella Cerro isolated over the past twenty years from various sources in the US represent a single predominant Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis type. Veterinary Microbiology 2011; 150: 389–393.

2010

Hoelzer K, Soyer Y, Rodriguez–Rivera LD, Cummings KJ, McDonough PL, Schoonmaker-Bopp DJ, Root TP, Dumas NB, Warnick LD, Gröhn YT, Wiedmann M, Baker KN, Besser TE, Hancock DD, Davis MA.  The prevalence of multidrug resistance is higher among bovine than human Salmonella enterica serotype Newport, Typhimurium, and 4,5,12:i:- isolates in the United States but differs by serotype and geographic region. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 2010; 76: 5947–5959.

Cummings KJ, Warnick LD, Elton M, Gröhn YT, McDonough PL, Siler JD.  The effect of clinical outbreaks of salmonellosis on the prevalence of fecal Salmonella shedding among dairy cattle in New York. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 2010; 7: 815–823.

Cummings KJ, Warnick LD, Elton M, Rodriguez–Rivera LD, Siler JD, Wright EM, Gröhn YT, Wiedmann M.  Salmonella enterica serotype Cerro among dairy cattle in New York: an emerging pathogen? Foodborne Pathogens and Disease 2010; 7: 659–665.

Cummings KJ, Divers TJ, McDonough PL, Switt AI, Wiedmann M, Warnick LD.  Temporal clusters of bovine Salmonella cases at a veterinary medical teaching hospital, 1996 – 2007. Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases 2010; 10: 471–479.

2009

Cummings KJ, Warnick LD, Alexander KA, Cripps CJ, Gröhn YT, James KL, McDonough PL, Reed KE.  The duration of fecal Salmonella shedding following clinical disease among dairy cattle in the northeastern USA. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 2009; 92: 134–139.

Cummings KJ, Warnick LD, Alexander KA, Cripps CJ, Gröhn YT, McDonough PL, Nydam DV, Reed KE.  The incidence of salmonellosis among dairy herds in the northeastern United States. Journal of Dairy Science 2009; 92: 3766–3774.

Cummings KJ, Divers TJ, McDonough PL, Warnick LD.  Fecal shedding of Salmonella spp among cattle admitted to a veterinary medical teaching hospital. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 2009; 234: 1578–1585.