Peer-reviewed publications

Callahan, M.T., Van Kessel, J.A. and Micallef, S.A., 2019. Salmonella enterica recovery from river waters of the Maryland Eastern Shore reveals high serotype diversity and some multidrug resistance. Environmental research, 168, 7-13. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013935118304997?via%3Dihub

Kulkarni P, Olson N, Raspanti G, Rosenberg Goldstein R, Gibbs SG, Sapkota A, Sapkota AR†. 2017. Antibiotic concentrations decrease during wastewater treatment but persist at low levels in reclaimed water. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Jun 21;14(6).

Rosenberg Goldstein RE†, Kleinfelter L, He X, Micallef SA, George A, Gibbs SG, Sapkota AR. 2017. Higher prevalence of coagulase-negative staphylococci carriage among reclaimed water spray irrigators. Science of the Total Environment. 595(1):35-40.

Gerba, C. P., Betancourt, W. Q., & Kitajima, M. 2017. How much reduction of virus is needed for recycled water: A continuous changing need for assessment?. Water research108, 25-31.

Betancourt, W. Q., S. Abd-Elmaksoud and C. P. Gerba. 2018. Efficiency of reovirus concentration from water with positively charges filters. Food and Environmental Virology. In Press

Gerba, C. P., W. Bentancourt, M. Kitajima and C. Rock.2018 Reducing uncertainty in estimating virus reduction by recycled water treatment processes. Water Research.

Li, T, McCluskey, JJ, Messer, KD. 2018. Ignorance Is Bliss? Experimental Evidence on Wine Produced from Grapes Irrigated with Recycled Water. Ecological Economics, 153, 100-110.

Meisel JS, Nasko DJ, Brubach B, Cepeda-Espinoza V, Chopyk J, Corrada-Bravo H, Fedarko M, Ghurye J, Javkar K, Olson ND, Shah N. Current progress and future opportunities in applications of bioinformatics for biodefense and pathogen detection: report from the Winter Mid-Atlantic Microbiome Meet-up, College Park, MD, January 10, 2018. https://microbiomejournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40168-018-0582-5

Chopyk J, Allard S, Nasko DJ, Bui A, Mongodin EF, Sapkota AR. Agricultural freshwater pond supports diverse and dynamic bacterial and viral populations. Frontiers in microbiology. 2018;9:792. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2018.00792/full

Kulkarni P, Olson ND, Paulson JN, Pop M, Maddox C, Claye E, Goldstein RE, Sharma M, Gibbs SG, Mongodin EF, Sapkota AR. Conventional wastewater treatment and reuse site practices modify bacterial community structure but do not eliminate some opportunistic pathogens in reclaimed water. Science of The Total Environment. 2018 Oct 15;639:1126-37.

Murray R, Rosenberg Goldstein RE, Maring E, Pee D, Aspinwall K, Wilson S, Sapkota AR. 2018. Prevalence of microbiological and chemical contaminants in private drinking water wells in Maryland, USA. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15, 1686.

Gerba, C. P. and W. Q. Betancourt. 2017. Viral aggregation: impact on virus behavior in the environment. Environ. Sci. Technol. 51:7316-7325.

Gerba, C. P., W. Bentancourt, M. Kitajima and C. Rock. 2018.  Reducing uncertainty in estimating virus reduction by recycled water treatment processes. Water Res. 133: 282-288.

Betancourt, W. Q., S. Abd-Elmaksoud and C. P. Gerba. 2018. Efficiency of reovirus concentration from water with positively charges filters. Food Environ. Virol.10:209-111.

 Zhu L, Torres M, Betancourt WQ, Sharma M, Micallef SA, Gerba C, Sapkota AR, Sapkota A, Parveen S, Hashem F, May E, Kniel K, Pop M, Ravishankar S.  2019. Incidence of fecal indicator and pathogenic bacteria in reclaimed and return flow waters in Arizona, USA. Environ. Res. 170:122-127.

Kecinski, M., and K.D. Messer. Published in Water Resources Research. June 2018. Mitigating Public Concerns About Recycled Drinking Water: Leveraging the Power of Voting and Communication.

Li, T., J.J. McCluskey, and K.D. Messer. Published in Ecological Economics. November 2018. Ignorance is Bliss? Experimental Evidence on Wine Produced from Grapes Irrigated with Recycled Water.

Savchenko, O., M. Kecinski, T. Li., K.D. Messer, H. Xu. Published in Food Policy. October 2018. Fresh Foods Irrigated with Recycled Water: A Framed Field Experiment on Consumer Responses.

Savchenko, O., M. Kecinski, T. Li., K.D. Messer. Published in Environmental Research. Forthcoming. Reclaimed Water and Food Production: Cautionary Tales from Consumer Research.

Dong, Y., C. Jiang, M.R. Suri, D. Pee, L. Meng, R.E. Rosenberg Goldstein. Groundwater level changes with a focus on agricultural areas in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, 2002-2016. Environmental Research. 

Masaaki K., C.M. Rock, C.P. Gerba, & W. Betancourt (2018) Reducing uncertainty in estimating virus reduction by advanced water treatment processes. Water Research; 282 – 288.

Rivadeneira, P.K., C.M. Rock, J.E.T. McLain, N. Brassill, R. Urzua, & J. Dery (2018) E. coliPrevention and Control in Fresh Produce from Farm-to-Fork. Arizona Cooperative Extension, #AZ1767.

Rock, C.M., J.E.T. McLain, N. Brassill, J. Dery, & P. Rivadeneira (2018) E. coli, Water Quality, Food Safety, and Human Health. Arizona Cooperative Extension, #AZ1763.

Dery, J.,C.M. Rock, J.E.T.McLain, & D. Gerrity (2018) Common Terms in Water Recycling and Agricultural Irrigation. Arizona Cooperative Extension, #AZ1762.

Rock C.M., R. Poppenga, N. Ashbolt, A. Mikolon, B. Pecson, & D. Smith (2018) Potential Risks of Using Disinfected Tertiary Recycled Water for Watering Livestock in California. State Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water Sacramento, California USA/ National Water Research Institute. p. 1–194.

 G. Dev Kumar and S. Ravishankar. 2018. Ozonized water with plant antimicrobials: An effective method to inactivate Salmonella enterica on iceberg lettuce in the produce wash water. Environmental Research, 169. 

C.M. Marik, B. Anderson, S. Gartley, S. Craighead, R. Bradshaw, P. Kulkarni, P. Chiu, M. Sharma, K.E. Kniel. Reduction of Enteric Pathogens in Irrigation Water by Zero-Valent Iron (ZVI) and Sand Filtration. International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, July 2018. P1-208.