New publication reviewing vaccine hesitancy and how scientists can respond at Open Forum Infectious Diseases.
Thapaliya D, Dalman M, Kadariya J*, Little K*, Mansell V*, Taha MY, Grenier D*, Smith TC. Prevalence and Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus in Geese Feces Collected from State Parks in Northeast Ohio. EcoHealth, in press, 2017.
Thapaliya D, Forshey BM, Quick MK, Farina SE*, O'Brien A*, Nair R*, Nworie A*, Hanson BM*, Kates A*, Wardyn SE, Smith TC. Prevalence and Molecular Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus in Commercially Available Meat over a One-Year Period in Iowa, United States. Food Microbiology, in press, 2017.
Part of Dwight Ferguson's dissertation work, Detection of Airborne Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Inside and Downwind of a swine Building, and in Animal Feed: Potential Occupational, Animal Health, and Environmental Implications.
Epidemiology of necrotizing infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes at an Iowa hospital, part of Ashley O'Brien's Master's project.
My first piece for the site, Call the doctor, not the exorcist: monsters who were actually sick.
A blog post discussing our new paper: ST398 carriage and infections in farmers, United States.
Online now at Clinical Infectious Diseases, Wardyn SE, Forshey BM, Farina S, Kates AE, Nair R, Quick M, Wu J, Hanson BM, O’Malley S, Shows H, Heywood E, Beane-Freeman LE, Lynch CF, Carrel M, Smith TC. Swine farming is a risk factor for infection with and high prevalence of multi-drug resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Clinical Infectious Diseases, in press, 2015.
Moritz ED, Hanson BM, Kates AE, Smith TC. Molecular characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from employees, children, and environmental surfaces in Iowa child daycare facilities. American Journal of Infection Control, in press, 2015.
Part of the PLoS Pathogens "Pearls" series, a new review: Livestock-Associated Staphylococcus aureus: The United States Experience.
With Shylo Wardyn, Human infections with Staphylococcus aureus CC398. Current Environmental Health Reports, in press, 2015.
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