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2020

Potential indicators of virus transport and removal during soil aquifer treatment of treated wastewater effluent

Morrison, C. M., Betancourt, W. Q., Quintanar, D. R., Lopez, G. U., Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P., Jun 15 2020, In : Water research. 177, 115812.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reduction of erythromycin resistance gene erm(F) and class 1 integron-integrase genes in wastewater by Bardenpho treatment

Schmitz, B. W., Innes, G. K., Xue, J., Gerba, C. P., Pepper, I. L. & Sherchan, S., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Water Environment Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Assessing the spatial and temporal variability of bacterial communities in two Bardenpho wastewater treatment systems via Illumina MiSeq sequencing

Xue, J., Schmitz, B. W., Caton, K., Zhang, B., Zabaleta, J., Taylor, C. M., Romanchishina, T., Gerba, C. P., Pepper, I. L. & Sherchan, S. P., Mar 20 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 657, p. 1543-1552 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Comparative Assessment of BGM and PLC/PRF/5 Cell Lines for Enteric Virus Detection in Biosolids

Abd-Elmaksoud, S., Castro-del Campo, N., Gerba, C. P., Pepper, I. L. & Bright, K. R., Jan 1 2019, In : Food and Environmental Virology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Removal of fecal indicator bacteria and antibiotic resistant genes in constructed wetlands

Lamori, J. G., Xue, J., Rachmadi, A. T., Lopez, G. U., Kitajima, M., Gerba, C. P., Pepper, I. L., Brooks, J. P. & Sherchan, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2018

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

29 Scopus citations

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

4 Scopus citations

Effects of subsurface banding and broadcast of poultry litter and cover crop on soil microbial populations

Brooks, J. P., Tewolde, H., Adeli, A., Shankle, M. W., Way, T. R., Smith, R. K. & Pepper, I. L., May 1 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 47, 3, p. 427-435 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Near real-time detection of E. coli in reclaimed water

Sherchan, S., Miles, S., Ikner, L., Yu, H. W., Snyder, S. A. & Pepper, I. L., Jul 16 2018, In : Sensors (Switzerland). 18, 7, 2303.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

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

4 Scopus citations
2017

Effects of metam sodium fumigation on the abundance, activity, and diversity of soil bacterial communities

Sederholm, M. R., Schmitz, B. W., Barberán, A. & Pepper, I. L., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Applied Soil Ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

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

4 Scopus citations
2016

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

1 Scopus 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

20 Scopus 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

40 Scopus citations
2015

Formation and speciation of haloacetic acids in seawater desalination using chlorine dioxide as disinfectant

Yu, H. W., Oh, S. G., Kim, I. S., Pepper, I., Snyder, S. & Jang, A., Jun 25 2015, In : Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. 26, p. 193-201 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus 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., Jul 15 2015, In : Archives of virology. 160, 7, p. 1775-1779 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

On-line sensor monitoring for chemical contaminant attenuation during UV/H2O2 advanced oxidation process

Yu, H. W., Anumol, T., Park, M., Pepper, I., Scheideler, J. & Snyder, S. A., Sep 5 2015, In : Water research. 81, p. 250-260 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
2014

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: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
11 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations
118 Scopus citations
2013
24 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations

Revegetation of Copper Mine Tailings Through Land Application of Biosolids: Long-Term Monitoring

Pepper, I. L., Zerzghi, H. G., Bengson, S. A. & Glenn, E. P., Jul 1 2013, In : Arid Land Research and Management. 27, 3, p. 245-256 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2012

Bacterial populations within copper mine tailings: Long-term effects of amendment with Class A biosolids

Pepper, I. L., Zerzghi, H. G., Bengson, S. A., Iker, B. C., Banerjee, M. J. & Brooks, J. P., Sep 1 2012, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 113, 3, p. 569-577 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Land application of manure and class B biosolids: An occupational and public quantitative microbial risk assessment

Brooks, J. P., McLaughlin, M. R., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L., Nov 2012, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 41, 6, p. 2009-2023 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Survival of Ascaris ova in desert soils: A risk assessment

Williams, D. L., Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of Residuals Science and Technology. 9, 4, p. 151-157 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2011

Efficiency of ASTM Method D4994-89 for Recovery of Enteric Viruses from Biosolids

Gerba, C. P., Ross, A., Takizawa, K. & Pepper, I. L., Mar 1 2011, In : Food and Environmental Virology. 3, 1, p. 43-45 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Evaluation of select sensors for real-time monitoring of Escherichia coli in water distribution systems

Miles, S. L., Sinclair, R. G., Riley, M. R. & Pepper, I. L., Apr 1 2011, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 77, 8, p. 2813-2816 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Survival of infectious prions in class B biosolids

Miles, S. L., Takizawa, K., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L., Mar 1 2011, In : Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering. 46, 4, p. 364-370 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Survival of infectious prions in water

Miles, S. L., Takizawa, K., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of Environmental Science and Health - Part A Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering. 46, 9, p. 938-943 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2010
4 Scopus citations

Influence of long-term land application of Class B biosolids on soil bacterial diversity

Zerzghi, H., Brooks, J. P., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L., Aug 1 2010, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 109, 2, p. 698-706 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Long-term effects of land application of class B biosolids on soil chemical properties

Zerzghi, H., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Residuals Science and Technology. 7, 1, p. 51-61 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Long-term effects of land application of class B biosolids on the soil microbial populations, pathogens, and activity

Zerzghi, H., Gerba, C. P., Brooks, J. P. & Pepper, I. L., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 39, 1, p. 402-408 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Pathogens and indicators in united states class B biosolids: National and historic distributions

Pepper, I. L., Brooks, J. P., Sinclair, R. G., Gurian, P. L. & Gerba, C. P., Nov 1 2010, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 39, 6, p. 2185-2190 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations
2009
9 Scopus citations

Survival of Coronaviruses in Water and Wastewater

Gundy, P. M., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L., Mar 1 2009, In : Food and Environmental Virology. 1, 1, p. 10-14 5 p., 10.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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17 Scopus citations
2008

Estimated occupational risk from bioaerosols generated during land application of class B biosolids

Tanner, B. D., Brooks, J. P., Gerba, C. P., Haas, C. N., Josephson, K. L. & Pepper, I. L., Nov 1 2008, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 37, 6, p. 2311-2321 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Exposure and risk assessment of Salmonella in recycled residuals

Gerba, C. P., Castro-del Campo, N., Brooks, J. P. & Pepper, I. L., May 26 2008, In : Water Science and Technology. 57, 7, p. 1061-1065 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Sustainability of land application of Class B biosolids

Pepper, I. L., Zerzghi, H., Brooks, J. P. & Gerba, C. P., Sep 1 2008, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 37, SUPPL. 5, p. S58-S67

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2007

Assessment of Salmonella typhimurium growth in class a biosolids and soil/biosolid mixtures

Campo, N. C. D., Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P., Apr 1 2007, In : Journal of Residuals Science and Technology. 4, 2, p. 83-88 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Diversity of aerosolized bacteria during land application of biosolids

Brooks, J. P., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L., Nov 1 2007, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 103, 5, p. 1779-1790 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Influence of DOC on MS-2 bacteriophage transport in a sandy soil

Cheng, L., Chetochine, A. S., Pepper, I. L. & Brusseau, M. L., Jan 1 2007, In : Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 178, 1-4, p. 315-322 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Occurrence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and endotoxin associated with the land application of biosolids

Brooks, J. P., Maxwell, S. L., Rensing, C., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L., May 1 2007, In : Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 53, 5, p. 616-622 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations
2006

Expression of gentisate 1,2-dioxygenase (gdoA) genes involved in aromatic degradation in two haloarchaeal genera

Fairley, D. J., Wang, G., Rensing, C., Pepper, I. L. & Larkin, M. J., Dec 1 2006, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 73, 3, p. 691-695 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Leaching of phage from class B biosolids and potential transport through soil

Chetochine, A. S., Brusseau, M. L., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L., Jan 1 2006, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 72, 1, p. 665-671 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations