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2020

Comparison of estimated norovirus infection risk reductions for a single fomite contact scenario with residual and nonresidual hand sanitizers

Wilson, A. M., Reynolds, K. A., Jaykus, L. A., Escudero-Abarca, B. & Gerba, C. P., May 2020, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 48, 5, p. 538-544 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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 occurrence of waterborne viruses in reuse systems: Analytical limits and needs

Gerba, C. P. & Betancourt, W. Q., Sep 1 2019, In : Pathogens. 8, 3, 107.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

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

Cost-benefit of point-of-use devices for lead reduction

Verhougstraete, M. P., Gerald, J. K., Gerba, C. P. & Reynolds, K. A., Apr 1 2019, In : Environmental Research. 171, p. 260-265 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Impact of a hygiene intervention on virus spread in an office building

Kurgat, E. K., Sexton, J. D., Garavito, F., Reynolds, A., Contreras, R. D., Gerba, C. P., Leslie, R. A., Edmonds-Wilson, S. L. & Reynolds, K. A., Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 222, 3, p. 479-485 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Incidence of fecal indicator and pathogenic bacteria in reclaimed and return flow waters in Arizona, USA

Zhu, L., Torres, M., Betancourt, W. Q., Sharma, M., Micallef, S. A., Gerba, C. P., Sapkota, A. R., Sapkota, A., Parveen, S., Hashem, F., May, E., Kniel, K., Pop, M. & Ravishankar, S., Mar 1 2019, In : Environmental Research. p. 122-127 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

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., Feb 2019, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 47, 2, p. 128-132 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Modeling the role of fomites in a norovirus outbreak

Canales, R. A., Reynolds, K. A., Wilson, A. M., Fankem, S. L. M., Weir, M. H., Rose, J. B., Abd-Elmaksoud, S. & Gerba, C. P., Jan 2 2019, In : Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene. 16, 1, p. 16-26 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Norovirus and human adenovirus occurrence and diversity in recreational water in a karst aquifer in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico

Rosiles-González, G., Ávila-Torres, G., Moreno-Valenzuela, O. A., Cháidez-Quiroz, C., Hernández-Flores, C. I., Acosta-González, G., Brown, J. K., Betancourt, W. Q., Gerba, C. P. & Hernández-Zepeda, C., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 127, 4, p. 1255-1269 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Pharmaceuticals, herbicides, and disinfectants in agricultural water sources

Panthi, S., Sapkota, A. R., Raspanti, G., Allard, S. M., Bui, A., Craddock, H. A., Murray, R., Zhu, L., East, C., Handy, E., Callahan, M. T., Haymaker, J., Kulkarni, P., Anderson, B., Craighead, S., Gartley, S., Vanore, A., Betancourt, W. Q., Duncan, R., Foust, D. & 10 others, Sharma, M., Micallef, S. A., Gerba, C. P., Parveen, S., Hashem, F., May, E., Kniel, K., Pop, M., Ravishankar, S. & Sapkota, A., Jul 1 2019, In : Environmental Research. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Reduction of Arcobacter at two conventional wastewater treatment plants in southern Arizona, USA

Shrestha, R. G., Sherchan, S. P., Kitajima, M., Tanaka, Y., Gerba, C. P. & Haramoto, E., Dec 2019, In : Pathogens. 8, 4, 175.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

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
8 Scopus citations

Variable non-linear removal of viruses during transport through a saturated soil column

Betancourt, W. Q., Schijven, J., Regnery, J., Wing, A., Morrison, C. M., Drewes, J. E. & Gerba, C. P., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Contaminant Hydrology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 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
4 Scopus citations

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

Modelling of ultraviolet light inactivation kinetics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus, Clostridium difficile spores and murine norovirus on fomite surfaces

Mitchell, J. B., Sifuentes, L. Y., Wissler, A., Abd-Elmaksoud, S., Lopez, G. U. & Gerba, C. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Applied Microbiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

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

4 Scopus 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

5 Scopus citations

Recovering viruses from sewage, effluents, and water

Gerba, C. P., Jan 1 2018, Methods for Recovering Viruses from the Environment. CRC Press, p. 1-23 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

10 Scopus 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

20 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

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

11 Scopus citations
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

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

1 Scopus 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

1 Scopus 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

11 Scopus citations

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

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

17 Scopus citations

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

1 Scopus citations

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

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

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

7 Scopus 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

3 Scopus 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

6 Scopus citations

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

Reynolds, K. A., Beamer, P., 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

11 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

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

7 Scopus citations