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2018
1 Citations

Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Municipal Wastes: Is There Reason for Concern?

Pepper, I. L., Brooks, J. P. & Gerba, C. P., Apr 3 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 7, p. 3949-3959 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antibiotics
antibiotics
Bacteria
bacterium
antibiotic resistance

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Anaerobic digestion
Viruses
virus
bacteriophage
Bacteriophages
Ebolavirus
Disinfectants
Disinfection
Cross Infection
Aerosols

Influence of Soap Characteristics and Food Service Facility Type on the Degree of Bacterial Contamination of Open, Refillable Bulk Soaps

Schaffner, D. W., Jensen, D., Gerba, C. P., Shumaker, D. & Arbogast, J. W., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Food Protection. 81, 2, p. 218-225 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food Services
Soaps
soaps
food service
bacterial contamination

Microbial transmission in an outpatient clinic and impact of an intervention with an ethanol-based disinfectant

Reynolds, K. A., Sexton, J. D., Pivo, T., Humphrey, K., Leslie, R. A. & Gerba, C. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Infection Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fomites
Disinfectants
Ambulatory Care Facilities
Touch
Nursing Stations

Next-generation amplicon sequencing identifies genetically diverse human astroviruses, including recombinant strains, in environmental waters

Hata, A., Kitajima, M., Haramoto, E., Lee, S., Ihara, M., Gerba, C. P. & Tanaka, H., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 11837

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mamastrovirus
Water
Felidae
Nepal
Groundwater
1 Citations

Persistence of Viruses by qPCR Downstream of Three Effluent-Dominated Rivers in the Western United States

Sassi, H. P., Tuttle, K. D., Betancourt, W. Q., Kitajima, M. & Gerba, C. P., Apr 20 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Food and Environmental Virology. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pepper mild mottle virus
Western United States
Rivers
effluents
quantitative polymerase chain reaction
1 Citations

Reducing uncertainty in estimating virus reduction by advanced water treatment processes

Gerba, C. P., Betancourt, W. Q., Kitajima, M. & Rock, C. M., Apr 15 2018, In : Water Research. 133, p. 282-288 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Water treatment
Viruses
water treatment
virus
Wastewater

Risk of infection from Legionella associated with spray irrigation of reclaimed water

Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P., Aug 1 2018, In : Water Research. 139, p. 101-107 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Legionella
Water
Infection
Stem Cells
Guidelines
2 Citations

Temporal variations in genotype distribution of human sapoviruses and Aichi virus 1 in wastewater in Southern Arizona, United States

Kitajima, M., Rachmadi, A. T., Iker, B. C., Haramoto, E. & Gerba, C. P., May 1 2018, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 124, 5, p. 1324-1332 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

virus
temporal variation
genotype
wastewater
epidemiology
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: Contribution to journalReview article

food recovery
urethane
polyurethanes
kitchens
Urethane
1 Citations

Efficiency of Reovirus Concentration from Water with Positively Charged Filters

Betancourt, W. Q., Abd-Elmaksoud, S. & Gerba, C. P., Dec 14 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Food and Environmental Virology. p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reoviridae
Water
tap water
water
1 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Norovirus
capsid
solid wastes
gastroenteritis
Gastroenteritis
11 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: Contribution to journalReview article

Viruses
virus
Water
water
Potable water
3 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Pepper mild mottle virus
Groundwater
Mexico
karsts
aquifers

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Fomites
Poliovirus
Plastics
Viruses
Steel

Reduction of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Fecal Indicators by Bardenpho Wastewater Treatment

Schmitz, B. W., Moriyama, H., Haramoto, E., Kitajima, M., Sherchan, S., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L., Nov 16 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Environmental Science and Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Protozoa
Wastewater treatment
cyst
Viruses
virus

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Levivirus
Irrigation canals
irrigation canals
Bacteriophages
bacteriophage
2 Citations

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: Contribution to journalReview article

groundwater
water
recreational activity
thermal spring
literature review
1 Citations

The importance of key attenuation factors for microbial and chemical contaminants during managed aquifer recharge: A review

Regnery, J., Gerba, C. P., Dickenson, E. R. V. & Drewes, J. E., Sep 1 2017, In : Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 47, 15, p. 1409-1452 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquifers
recharge
aquifer
Impurities
pollutant

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Fomites
fomites
adenosine triphosphate
working conditions
Hygiene
7 Citations

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: Contribution to journalReview article

Viruses
virus
Agglomeration
Disinfectants
Salts

VIRUS SURVIVAL IN WATER AND WASTEWATER SYSTEMS.

Schaub, S. A., Sorber, C. A., Taylor, G. W., Lefler, E., Kott, Y., Malina, J. F., Ranganathan, K. R., Moore, B. E. D., Sagik, B. P., Nupen, E. M., Bateman, B. W., McKenny, N. C., Gerba, C. P., Sobsey, M. D. & Wallis, C., Jan 1 2017, In : Tex Univ, Cent for Res in Water Resour, Symp Ser. 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sewage bacteriology
Water bacteriology
Sewage treatment
Viruses
Wastewater
2016

Adenoviruses

Ikner, L. A. & Gerba, C. P. Oct 6 2016 International Encyclopedia of Public Health. Elsevier Inc., p. 5-9 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Viral Conjunctivitis
Conjunctivitis
Gastroenteritis
Acute Disease
Adenoviridae
1 Citations

Adenoviruses

Gerba, C. P. & Rodríguez, R. A., Apr 19 2016, Molecular Detection of Human Viral Pathogens. CRC Press, p. 893-899 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Adenoviridae
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
viability
Soils
biosolid
larval development
4 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
biosolid
barley
Soils
soil
5 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Swimming Pools
Cryptosporidium
Infection
Eating
Oocysts

Distribution of Bacteria in Dental Offices and the Impact of Hydrogen Peroxide Disinfecting Wipes

Gerba, C. P., Lopez, G. U. & Ikner, L. A. Dec 1 2016 In : Journal of dental hygiene : JDH. 90, 6, p. 354-361 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fomites
Dental Offices
Disinfection
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Hydrogen Peroxide

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: Contribution to journalReview article

groceries
Enterobacteriaceae
Silver
intestinal microorganisms
silver
10 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Wetlands
Viruses
virus
wetland
Polymerase chain reaction
3 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Norovirus
Waste Water
Genotype
Viruses
Population
2 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Ultrafiltration
Gravitation
Rural Population
Water
Water Purification
3 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Reoviridae
Waste Water
wastewater
Enterovirus
Virion
7 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacteriophages
workplace
Workplace
Fomites
Hand Sanitizers
20 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Viruses
Wastewater treatment
virus
wastewater treatment
Polymerase chain reaction
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: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Aichi virus 1: Environmental occurrence and behavior

Kitajima, M. & Gerba, C. P., May 19 2015, In : Pathogens. 4, 2, p. 256-268 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Kobuvirus
Enterovirus
Water
Picornaviridae
Shellfish
8 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Fomites
Long-Term Care
Hygiene
Hand
Viruses
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Host Specificity
Bacteriophages
Genome
Escherichia coli O157
Transfer RNA
6 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Campylobacter Infections
Campylobacter jejuni
Disinfectants
Chickens
Infection
4 Citations

Impact of the use of an alcohol-based hand sanitizer in the home on reduction in probability of infection by respiratory and enteric viruses

Tamimi, A. H., Maxwell, S., Edmonds, S. L. & Gerba, C. P., Nov 1 2015, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 143, 15, p. 3335-3341 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hand Sanitizers
Enterovirus
Respiratory Tract Infections
Hand
Alcohols
11 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Workplace
Bacteriophages
Fomites
Hand
Viruses
7 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Norovirus
Rivers
Disease Outbreaks
Genotype
Fomites
5 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Waste Water
Picornaviridae
5' Untranslated Regions
7 Citations

Prevalence and characterization of Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella and Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli isolated from small Mexican retail markets of queso fresco

Soto Beltran, M., Gerba, C. P., Porto Fett, A., Luchansky, J. B. & Chaidez, C., Mar 4 2015, In : International Journal of Environmental Health Research. 25, 2, p. 140-148 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Listeria
Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli
Salmonella
Listeria monocytogenes
Mexico
57 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Quaternary Ammonium Compounds
ammonium compound
quaternary ammonium compounds
biocides
Disinfectants
2 Citations

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: Contribution to journalArticle

hand washing
fomites
hands
Fomites
Hand

Use of an ultraviolet light at point-of-dispense faucet to eliminate Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Gerba, C. P., May 1 2015, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 43, 5, p. 528-529 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ultraviolet Rays
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Water
Water Purification
Delivery of Health Care