Research Output 1975 2018

2018

Comparative survival of viruses during thermophilic and mesophilic anaerobic digestion

Sassi, H. P., Ikner, L. A., Abd-Elmaksoud, S., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. Feb 15 2018 In : Science of the Total Environment. 615, p. 15-19 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

virus
anaerobic digestion
Anaerobic digestion
Viruses
bacteriophage
2017

A gomparison of urethane and gellulose sponges as gleaning tools in household kitchens

Gerba, C. P., Sifuentes, L. Y. & Tamimi, A. H. May 1 2017 In : Food Protection Trends. 37, 3, p. 170-175 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

food recovery
urethane
polyurethanes
kitchens
households

Genetic Analysis of Norovirus Strains that Caused Gastroenteritis Outbreaks Among River Rafters in the Grand Canyon, Arizona

Kitajima, M., Iker, B. C., Magill-Collins, A., Gaither, M., Stoehr, J. D. & Gerba, C. P. Feb 8 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Food and Environmental Virology. p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Norovirus
capsid
solid wastes
gastroenteritis
canyons
1 Citations

How much reduction of virus is needed for recycled water: A continuous changing need for assessment?

Gerba, C. P., Betancourt, W. Q. & Kitajima, M. Jan 1 2017 In : Water Research. 108, p. 25-31 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

virus
water
need
Viruses
Water

Occurrence of Pepper Mild Mottle Virus (PMMoV) in Groundwater from a Karst Aquifer System in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Rosiles-González, G., Ávila-Torres, G., Moreno-Valenzuela, O. A., Acosta-González, G., Leal-Bautista, R. M., Grimaldo-Hernández, C. D., Brown, J. K., Chaidez-Quiroz, C., Betancourt, W. Q., Gerba, C. P. & Hernández-Zepeda, C. Jun 23 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Food and Environmental Virology. p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pepper mild mottle virus
karsts
aquifers
groundwater
Mexico

Persistence analysis of poliovirus on three different types of fomites

Tamrakar, S. B., Henley, J., Gurian, P. L., Gerba, C. P., Mitchell, J., Enger, K. & Rose, J. B. Feb 1 2017 In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 122, 2, p. 522-530 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fomites
Poliovirus
Plastics
Viruses
Steel

Resuspension of Escherichia coli and MS2 bacteriophage from bed sediment in irrigation canals

Zhou, K., Sassi, H. P., Morrison, C. M., Duan, J. G. & Gerba, C. P. Jun 1 2017 In : Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 143, 6, 04017005

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

bacteriophage
resuspension
sediment
water
irrigation canal

Revisión: Presencia de la ameba patógena Naegleria fowleri en el agua subterránea

Bright, K. R. & Gerba, C. P. Jun 1 2017 In : Hydrogeology Journal. 25, 4, p. 953-958 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

groundwater
water
organism
recreational activity
thermal spring

Use of ATP Readings to Predict a Successful Hygiene Intervention in the Workplace to Reduce the Spread of Viruses on Fomites

Sifuentes, L. Y., Fankem, S. L. M., Reynolds, K., Tamimi, A. H., Gerba, C. P. & Koenig, D. Mar 1 2017 In : Food and Environmental Virology. 9, 1, p. 14-19 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

fomites
adenosine triphosphate
working conditions
hygiene
viruses

Viral Aggregation: Impact on Virus Behavior in the Environment

Gerba, C. P. & Betancourt, W. Q. Jul 5 2017 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 51, 13, p. 7318-7325 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Viruses
Agglomeration
virus
salt
Salts
2016
1 Citations

A method for determining ascaris viability based on early-to-late stage in-vitro ova development

Schmitz, B. W., Pearce-Walker, J., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. 2016 In : Journal of Residuals Science and Technology. 13, 4, p. 275-286 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

viability
method
Biosolids
Soils
biosolid

Bacterial contamination of computer touch screens

Gerba, C. P., Wuollet, A. L., Raisanen, P. & Lopez, G. U. Mar 1 2016 In : American Journal of Infection Control. 44, 3, p. 358-360 3 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Clostridium difficile
Enterobacteriaceae
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Bacteria
Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci

Biosolids application for barley production

Tamimi, A. H., Athamneh, B., Gerba, C. P. & Suleiman, W. 2016 In : Journal of Residuals Science and Technology. 13, 2, p. 153-163 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biosolid
barley
Biosolids
Soils
soil
3 Citations

Cryptosporidium risk from swimming pool exposures

Suppes, L. M., Canales, R. A., Gerba, C. P. & Reynolds, K. A. Nov 1 2016 In : International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 219, 8, p. 915-919 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Swimming Pools
Cryptosporidium
Infection
Eating
Water

Efficacy of treatment of reusable grocery bags with antimicrobial silver to reduce enteric bacteria

Sinclair, R. G., Gerba, C. P., Sifuentes, L. Y., Tsai, M. & Abd-Elmaksoud, S. Nov 1 2016 In : Food Protection Trends. 36, 6, p. 458-464 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

groceries
intestinal microorganisms
silver
bags
anti-infective agents
6 Citations

Enteric and indicator virus removal by surface flow wetlands

Rachmadi, A. T., Kitajima, M., Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P. Jan 15 2016 In : Science of the Total Environment. 542, p. 976-982 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

virus
wetland
indicator
removal
Wetlands
1 Citations

Genetically distinct genogroup IV norovirus strains identified in wastewater

Kitajima, M., Rachmadi, A. T., Iker, B. C., Haramoto, E. & Gerba, C. P. Dec 1 2016 In : Archives of Virology. 161, 12, p. 3521-3525 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Norovirus
Waste Water
Genotype
Viruses
Population
1 Citations

Point-of-use Unit Based on Gravity Ultrafiltration Removes Waterborne Gastrointestinal Pathogens from Untreated Water Sources in Rural Communities

Chaidez, C., Ibarra-Rodríguez, J. R., Valdez-Torres, J. B., Soto, M., Gerba, C. P. & Castro-del Campo, N. Sep 1 2016 In : Wilderness and Environmental Medicine. 27, 3, p. 379-385 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ultrafiltration
Gravitation
Rural Population
Water
Water Purification

Rethinking the Significance of Reovirus in Water and Wastewater

Betancourt, W. Q. & Gerba, C. P. Jun 18 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Food and Environmental Virology. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Waste Water
Viruses
Water
Reoviridae
wastewater
1 Citations

The healthy workplace project: Reduced viral exposure in an office setting

Reynolds, K. A., Beamer, P. I., Plotkin, K. R., Sifuentes, L. Y., Koenig, D. W. & Gerba, C. P. Jan 30 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

workplace
exposure
office
project
Workplace
8 Citations

Virus reduction during advanced bardenpho and conventional wastewater treatment processes

Schmitz, B. W., Kitajima, M., Campillo, M. E., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. Sep 6 2016 In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 17, p. 9524-9532 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

virus
wastewater treatment
Viruses
Wastewater treatment
advanced technology
2 Citations

Wide-spectrum activity of a silver-impregnated fabric

Gerba, C. P., Sifuentes, L. Y., Lopez, G. U., Abd-Elmaksoud, S., Calabrese, J. & Tanner, B. 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Infection Control.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Clothing
Silver
Norovirus
Propionibacterium acnes
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
2015
3 Citations

Control of the spread of viruses in a long-term care facility using hygiene protocols

Sassi, H. P., Sifuentes, L. Y., Koenig, D. W., Nichols, E., Clark-Greuel, J., Wong, L. F., McGrath, K., Gerba, C. P. & Reynolds, K. A. Jul 1 2015 In : American Journal of Infection Control. 43, 7, p. 702-706 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Long-Term Care
Hygiene
Hand
Viruses
Fomites
1 Citations

Genomic analysis of broad-host-range enterobacteriophage Av-05

Amarillas, L., López-Cuevas, O., León-Félix, J., Castro-del Campo, N., Gerba, C. P. & Chaidez, C. 2015 In : Genome Announcements. 3, 3, e00282-15

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Host Specificity
Bacteriophages
Genome
Escherichia coli O157
Transfer RNA
5 Citations

Impact of disinfectant wipes on the risk of Campylobacter jejuni infection during raw chicken preparation in domestic kitchens

Lopez, G. U., Kitajima, M., Sherchan, S. P., Sexton, J. D., Sifuentes, L. Y., Gerba, C. P. & Reynolds, K. A. Jul 1 2015 In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 119, 1, p. 245-252 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Campylobacter Infections
Campylobacter jejuni
Disinfectants
Chickens
Infection
3 Citations
Hand Sanitizers
Enterovirus
Respiratory Tract Infections
Hand
Alcohols
4 Citations

Modeling of human viruses on hands and risk of infection in an office workplace using micro-activity data

Beamer, P. I., Plotkin, K. R., Gerba, C. P., Sifuentes, L. Y., Koenig, D. W. & Reynolds, K. A. Apr 3 2015 In : Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. 12, 4, p. 266-275 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Workplace
Bacteriophages
Hand
Viruses
Infection
6 Citations

Norovirus Outbreaks Among Colorado River Rafters in the Grand Canyon, Summer 2012

Magill-Collins, A., Gaither, M., Gerba, C. P., Kitajima, M., Iker, B. C. & Stoehr, J. D. Sep 1 2015 In : Wilderness and Environmental Medicine. 26, 3, p. 312-318 7 p., 603

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Norovirus
Rivers
Disease Outbreaks
Genotype
Equipment and Supplies
3 Citations

Occurrence and genetic diversity of human cosavirus in influent and effluent of wastewater treatment plants in Arizona, United States

Kitajima, M., Rachmadi, A. T., Iker, B. C., Haramoto, E., Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P. May 5 2015 In : Archives of Virology. 160, 7, p. 1775-1779 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Waste Water
Picornaviridae
5' Untranslated Regions
5 Citations
Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli
Listeria monocytogenes
Mexico
Salmonella
Listeria
41 Citations

Quaternary ammonium biocides: Efficacy in application

Gerba, C. P. 2015 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 81, 2, p. 464-469 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ammonium compound
ammonium
pesticide
quaternary ammonium compounds
biocides

Use of a Hand Sanitizing Wipe for Reducing Risk of Viral Illness in the Home

Tamimi, A. H., Edmonds-Wilson, S. L. & Gerba, C. P. Dec 1 2015 In : Food and Environmental Virology. 7, 4, p. 354-358 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

hand washing
hands
Hand
Viruses
fomites
Ultraviolet Rays
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Water
Water Purification
Delivery of Health Care
1 Citations

Water-based disease and microbial growth

Gerba, C. P. & Nichols, G. L. Sep 25 2015 Routledge Handbook of Water and Health. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 51-70 20 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

2014

Aeromicrobiology

Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P. Jan 1 2014 Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 89-110 22 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Microbiology
Atmosphere
Air
Biological materials
Hospital Laboratories
5 Citations

Application of quantitative microbial risk assessment for selection of microbial reduction targets for hard surface disinfectants

Ryan, M. O., Haas, C. N., Gurian, P. L., Gerba, C. P., Panzl, B. M. & Rose, J. B. 2014 In : American Journal of Infection Control. 42, 11, p. 1165-1172 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Disinfectants
Fomites
Stem Cells
Norovirus
United States Environmental Protection Agency

Assessment of Coliphage Surrogates for Testing Drinking Water Treatment Devices

Gerba, C. P., Abd-Elmaksoud, S., Newick, H., El-Esnawy, N. A., Barakat, A. & Ghanem, H. 2014 In : Food and Environmental Virology. 7, 1, p. 27-31 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Coliphages
Water Purification
Drinking Water
Equipment and Supplies
coliphages
13 Citations

Assessment of virus removal by managed aquifer recharge at three full-scale operations

Betancourt, W. Q., Kitajima, M., Wing, A. D., Regnery, J., Drewes, J. E., Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P. Dec 20 2014 In : Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering. 49, 14, p. 1685-1692 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Groundwater
Viruses
Aquifers
Water
Enterovirus
2 Citations

Bacterial occurrence in kitchen hand towels

Gerba, C. P., Tamimi, A. H., Maxwell, S., Sifuentes, L. Y., Hoffman, D. R. & Koenig, D. W. Sep 1 2014 In : Food Protection Trends. 34, 5, p. 312-317 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

kitchens
hands
Escherichia coli
Hand
Bacteria

Bioaerosol contamination of produce: Potential issues from an unexplored contaminant route

Brooks, J. P. & Gerba, C. Mar 2014 The Produce Contamination Problem: Causes and Solutions: Second Edition. Academic Press, p. 107-121 15 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Cultural Methods

Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P. Jan 1 2014 Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 195-212 18 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Bacteria
Soils
Soil
Microorganisms
Culture Techniques
3 Citations

Detection of pathogenic micro-organisms on children's hands and toys during play

Martínez-Bastidas, T., Castro-del Campo, N., Mena, K. D., Castro-del Campo, N., León-Félix, J., Gerba, C. P. & Chaidez, C. 2014 In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 116, 6, p. 1668-1675 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Play and Playthings
Hand
Giardia lamblia
Hepatitis A
Klebsiella pneumoniae
1 Citations

Disinfection

Gerba, C. P. Jan 1 2014 Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 645-662 18 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Disinfectants
Disinfection
Chloramines
Bromine
Halogens

Domestic and Indoor Microbiology

Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. Jan 1 2014 Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 665-675 11 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Microbiology
Pathogens
Fomites
Hand
Air

Drinking Water Treatment and Distribution

Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. Jan 1 2014 Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 633-643 11 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Water distribution systems
Water treatment
Drinking Water
Microorganisms
Water
1 Citations

Environmentally Transmitted Pathogens

Gerba, C. P. Jan 1 2014 Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 509-550 42 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Pathogens
Parasites
Viruses
Bacteria
Cestoda

Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition

Pepper, I. L., Gerba, C. P. & Gentry, T. J. Jan 1 2014 Elsevier Inc.705 p.

Research output: ResearchBook

Environmental Microbiology
Ecology
Environmental microbiology
Microorganisms
Microbial Interactions
2 Citations

Environmental Sample Collection and Processing

Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P. Jan 1 2014 Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 157-175 19 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Soil
Viruses
Sampling
Processing
Fomites
8 Citations

Evaluation of a disinfectant wipe intervention on fomite-to-finger microbial transfer

Lopez, G. U., Kitajima, M., Havas, A., Gerba, C. P. & Reynolds, K. A. 2014 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80, 10, p. 3113-3118 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

evaluation
disinfectant
fomites
disinfectants
Fomites

Global Emerging Microbial Issues in the Anthropocene Era

Pepper, I. L., Gerba, C. P. & Gentry, T. J. Jan 1 2014 Environmental Microbiology: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 677-688 12 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Human Activities
Hazardous materials spills
El Nino-Southern Oscillation
Petroleum Pollution
Waste Disposal Facilities