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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

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

Poultry
cover crop
poultry
Crops
Fertilizers
Ebolavirus
Disinfectants
Disinfection
Cross Infection
Aerosols

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

Irrigation
spray
irrigation
Water
golf course
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

Fumigation
metam
fumigation
soil bacteria
Soil

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
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
viability
Soils
biosolid
larval development
9 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
17 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
2015
9 Citations

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

Disinfectants
Desalination
Seawater
Disinfection
Chlorine
4 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
20 Citations

On-line sensor monitoring for chemical contaminant attenuation during UV/H<inf>2</inf>O<inf>2</inf> 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

Organic compounds
organic compound
Impurities
sensor
oxidation
2014
19 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Groundwater
Aquifers
Viruses
Enterovirus
Water
10 Citations
Polymerase chain reaction
Hydrogen peroxide
RNA
Flow rate
Oxidation
2 Citations
Bacilli
Escherichia coli
Oxidation
Monitoring
Sensors
67 Citations
Viruses
Wastewater treatment
relative abundance
virus
Effluents
2013
22 Citations
Nucleic Acids
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Theilovirus
Norovirus
DNA Viruses
6 Citations
Water distribution systems
Water quality
residence time
Pathogens
water quality
4 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 2013 In : Arid Land Research and Management. 27, 3, p. 245-256 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land application
biosolids
biosolid
revegetation
land restoration
12 Citations

The soil health-human health nexus

Pepper, I. L. 2013 In : Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 43, 24, p. 2617-2652 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Soils
soil
health
human health
2012
14 Citations

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 2012 In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 113, 3, p. 569-577 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Copper
Soil
Population
Nitrification
Sulfur
26 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

Biosolids
Manures
biosolid
Risk assessment
manure

Preface

Lansey, K. E., Choi, C. Y., Ostfeld, A. & Pepper, I. L. 2012 In : Unknown Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water distribution system
2 Citations

Survival of Ascaris ova in desert soils: A risk assessment

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

desert soil
biosolid
Risk assessment
Biosolids
risk assessment
2011
1 Citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enterovirus
biosolids
Adenoviridae
methodology
8 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 2011 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77, 8, p. 2813-2816 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water distribution
Escherichia coli
sensor
warning system
pollutant
10 Citations
Biosolids
Prions
Temperature
Scrapie
Centrifugation
10 Citations

Survival of infectious prions in water

Miles, S. L., Takizawa, K., Gerba, C. P. & Pepper, I. L. Jan 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

Water
Deionized water
Biological materials
Prions
Assays
2010
2 Citations
Enterovirus C
cytopathogenicity
Poliovirus
cell culture
Cell Culture Techniques
11 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 2010 In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 109, 2, p. 698-706 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil
Acidobacteria
Bacteroidetes
Proteobacteria
Bacterial DNA
5 Citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
biosolid
Chemical properties
chemical property
Soils
20 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 2010 In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 39, 1, p. 402-408 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
biosolid
Pathogens
pathogen
Soils
20 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 2010 In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 39, 6, p. 2185-2190 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
biosolid
Pathogens
pathogen
Viruses
6 Citations
Water distribution systems
Odors
Ecosystems
Ecosystem
Water
2009
91 Citations

Application of PCR-based methods to assess the infectivity of enteric viruses in environmental samples

Rodríguez, R. A., Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P. Jan 2009 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 75, 2, p. 297-307 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enterovirus
infectivity
virus
pathogenicity
fomites
5 Citations

Introduction to Environmental Microbiology

Maier, R. M., Pepper, I. L. & Gerba, C. P. 2009 In : Unknown Journal. p. 3-7 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microbiology
9 Citations
distribution system
Drinking Water
Vending machines
Pathogens
Contamination
19 Citations

Soil: A public health threat or savior?

Pepper, I. L., Gerba, C. P., Newby, D. T. & Rice, C. W. 2009 In : Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology. 39, 5, p. 416-432 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public health
public health
Soils
soil
Pathogens
2008
22 Citations

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 2008 In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 37, 6, p. 2311-2321 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Occupational risks
Biosolids
biosolid
Microorganisms
air
13 Citations

Exposure and risk assessment of Salmonella in recycled residuals

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
Salmonella
biosolid
Risk assessment
risk assessment
21 Citations

Sustainability of land application of Class B biosolids

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
biosolid
Sustainable development
sustainability
Soils
2007
6 Citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
Salmonella
biosolid
Soils
soil
6 Citations

Diversity of aerosolized bacteria during land application of biosolids

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land application
biosolids
Aerosols
aerosols
Bacteria
13 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 2007 In : Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 178, 1-4, p. 315-322 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bacteriophages
bacteriophage
Organic carbon
sandy soil
dissolved organic carbon
47 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 2007 In : Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 53, 5, p. 616-622 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biosolids
Endotoxins
Bacteria
Soil
Anti-Bacterial Agents
2006
15 Citations

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 2006 In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 73, 3, p. 691-695 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gentisate 1,2-dioxygenase
Benzoates
Coenzymes
Phenylpropionates
Genes
19 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 2006 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 72, 1, p. 665-671 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biosolids
biosolid
bacteriophages
Bacteriophages
Coliphages
31 Citations

Mineralisation of atrazine, metolachlor and their respective metabolites in vegetated filter strip and cultivated soil

Krutz, L. J., Gentry, T. J., Senseman, S. A., Pepper, I. L. & Tierney, D. P. Jun 2006 In : Pest Management Science. 62, 6, p. 505-514 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

filter strips
metolachlor
atrazine
mineralization
metabolites
36 Citations

Pathogens in Biosolids

Pepper, I. L., Brooks, J. P. & Gerba, C. P. 2006 In : Advances in Agronomy. 90, p. 1-41 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biosolids
biosolid
pathogen
land application
pathogens