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  • Bono JL, Smith TP, Keen JE, Harhay GP, McDaneld TG, Mandrell RE, Jung WK, Besser TE, Gerner-Smidt P, Bielaszewska M, Karch H, Clawson ML. Phylogeny of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 isolated from cattle and clinically ill humans. Mol Biol Evol. 2012 Aug;29(8):2047-62. doi: 10.1093/molbev/mss072. Epub 2012 Feb 21.
  • Eberhart LJ, Deringer JR, Brayton KA, Sawant AA, Besser TE, Call DR. Characterization of a novel microcin that kills enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 and O26. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Sep;78(18):6592-9. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01067-12. Epub 2012 Jul 6.
  • Irshad H, Cookson AL, Hotter G, Besser TE, On SL, French NP. Epidemiology of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 in very young calves in the North Island of New Zealand. N Z Vet J. 2012 Jan;60(1):21-6. doi: 10.1080/00480169.2011.627063.
  • Mellor, G.E., Besser, T.E., Davis, M.A., Beavis, B., Jung, W., Smith, H.V., Jennison, A.V., Doyle, C.J., Chandry, P.S., Gobius, K.S., & Fegan, N. 2013. Multilocus genotype analysis of E. coli O157 from Australia and the USA provides evidence of geographic divergence. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2013 Jun 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Shringi S, Schmidt C, Katherine K, Brayton KA, Hancock DD, Besser TE. 2012. Carriage of stx2a differentiates clinical and bovine-biased strains of Escherichia coli O157. Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States of America. PLoS One. 2012;7(12):e51572. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051572. Epub 2012 Dec 11.
  • Smith DR, Vogstad A. Vaccination as a method of E. coli O157:H7 reduction in feedlot cattle.  In: On-Farm Strategies to Control Foodborne Pathogens. Eds, Callaway T, Edrington TS. Advances in Food Safety and Food Microbiology. Nova Science Publishers. In press.
  • Vogstad AR, Moxley RA, Erickson GE, Klopfenstein TJ, Rogan D, Culbert R. Smith DR. Meta-analysis of a three-dose regimen of a type III secreted protein vaccine for efficacy at reducing STEC O157 in feces of feedlot cattle. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease. Chicago, IL. December 5, 2011. #084.
  • Vogstad AR, Moxley RA, Erickson GE, Klopfenstein TJ, Smith DR. Simulation model of vaccinating cattle against STEC O157 for pre-harvest food safety. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease. Chicago, IL. December 5, 2011. #082.



  • Smith DR. 2011. How are cattle colonized by EHEC O157 and how is it transmitted between cattle.  Understanding EHEC colonisation and transmission in cattle: Addressing the evidence gaps. UK Food Standards Agency.  The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh, Scotland Nov 29-30, 2011.