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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

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

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

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
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
5 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
7 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
40 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
2014
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
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
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
8 Citations

Impact of an Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer Intervention on the Spread of Viruses in Homes

Tamimi, A. H., Carlino, S., Edmonds, S. & Gerba, C. P. 2014 In : Food and Environmental Virology. 6, 2, p. 140-144 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

sanitizers
hands
alcohols
viruses
Hand Sanitizers

Impacts of tilling and covering treatments on the biosolids solar drying conversion from Class B to Class A

Song, I., O'Shaughnessy, S. A., Choi, C. Y. & Gerba, C. P. Oct 18 2014 In : Environmental Technology. 35, 20, p. 2610-2618 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biosolid
drying
Biosolids
Drying
summer
9 Citations
Polymerase chain reaction
Hydrogen peroxide
RNA
Flow rate
Oxidation
6 Citations

Long-term efficacy of a self-disinfecting coating in an intensive care unit

Tamimi, A. H., Carlino, S. & Gerba, C. P. 2014 In : American Journal of Infection Control. 42, 11, p. 1178-1181 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Intensive Care Units
Bacteria
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Fomites
Clostridium difficile
19 Citations

Occurrence of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and Cyclospora in influent and effluent water at wastewater treatment plants in Arizona

Kitajima, M., Haramoto, E., Iker, B. C. & Gerba, C. P. Jun 15 2014 In : Science of the Total Environment. 484, 1, p. 129-136 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

cyst
effluent
water
wastewater treatment plant
Wastewater treatment
2 Citations
Bacilli
Escherichia coli
Oxidation
Monitoring
Sensors
7 Citations

Outbreak of norovirus illness in a college summer camp: impact of cleaning on occurrence of norovirus on fomites.

Fankem, S. L. M., Boone, S. A., Gaither, M. & Gerba, C. P. 2014 In : Journal of Environmental Health. 76, 8, p. 20-26 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

disinfection
summer
camp
Fomites
Norovirus
5 Citations

Quantification and Genetic Analysis of Salivirus/Klassevirus in Wastewater in Arizona, USA

Kitajima, M., Iker, B. C., Rachmadi, A. T., Haramoto, E. & Gerba, C. P. 2014 In : Food and Environmental Virology. 6, 3, p. 213-216 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

genetic techniques and protocols
wastewater
sampling
Waste Water
Water
2 Citations

Reduction of risk of Salmonella infection from kitchen cleaning clothes by use of sodium hypochlorite disinfectant cleaner

Chaidez, C., Soto-Beltran, M., Gerba, C. P. & Tamimi, A. H. Nov 1 2014 In : Letters in Applied Microbiology. 59, 5, p. 487-492 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Sodium Hypochlorite
Clothing
Salmonella Infections
Disinfectants
Risk Reduction Behavior
42 Citations
relative abundance
virus
indicator
wastewater treatment
Viruses
4 Citations

Simultaneous Concentration of Bovine Viruses and Agricultural Zoonotic Bacteria from Water Using Sodocalcic Glass Wool Filters

Abd-Elmaksoud, S., Spencer, S. K., Gerba, C. P., Tamimi, A. H., Jokela, W. E. & Borchardt, M. A. 2014 In : Food and Environmental Virology. 6, 4, p. 253-259 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

viruses
pathogens
cattle
bacteria
water
11 Citations
Naegleria fowleri
Amoeba
Water
Lakes
Temperature
2 Citations

Use of household bleach for emergency disinfection of drinking water.

Elmaksoud, S. A., Patel, N., Maxwell, S. L., Sifuentes, L. Y. & Gerba, C. P. 2014 In : Journal of Environmental Health. 76, 9, p. 22-25 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

disinfection
drinking water
water
household
Disinfection
6 Citations

Use of Hygiene Protocols to Control the Spread of Viruses in a Hotel

Sifuentes, L. Y., Koenig, D. W., Phillips, R. L., Reynolds, K. A. & Gerba, C. P. 2014 In : Food and Environmental Virology. 6, 3, p. 175-181 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

hygiene
viruses
Hygiene
Viruses
fomites
2013
1 Citations

Assessment of a Portable Handheld UV Light Device for the Disinfection of Viruses and Bacteria in Water

Abd-Elmaksoud, S., Naranjo, J. E. & Gerba, C. P. Jun 2013 In : Food and Environmental Virology. 5, 2, p. 87-90 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

disinfection
ultraviolet radiation
viruses
bacteria
water
12 Citations

Decreased activity of commercially available disinfectants containing quaternary ammonium compounds when exposed to cotton towels

Engelbrecht, K., Ambrose, D., Sifuentes, L., Gerba, C., Weart, I. & Koenig, D. Oct 2013 In : American Journal of Infection Control. 41, 10, p. 908-911 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Quaternary Ammonium Compounds
Disinfectants
Cross Infection
Gram-Positive Bacteria
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography