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The use of bacteriophage MS2 for the development and application of a virucide decontamination test method for porous and heavily soiled surfaces.

Wyrzykowska-Ceradini B, Calfee MW, Touati A, Wood J, Mickelsen RL, Miller L, Colby M, Slone C, Gatchalian NG, Pongur SG, Aslett D.

J Appl Microbiol. 2019 Aug 4. doi: 10.1111/jam.14406. [Epub ahead of print]


A simple decontamination approach using hydrogen peroxide vapour for Bacillus anthracis spore inactivation.

Wood JP, Calfee MW, Clayton M, Griffin-Gatchalian N, Touati A, Ryan S, Mickelsen L, Smith L, Rastogi V.

J Appl Microbiol. 2016 Dec;121(6):1603-1615. doi: 10.1111/jam.13284. Epub 2016 Oct 23.


Evaluation of standardized sample collection, packaging, and decontamination procedures to assess cross-contamination potential during Bacillus anthracis incident response operations.

Calfee MW, Tufts J, Meyer K, McConkey K, Mickelsen L, Rose L, Dowell C, Delaney L, Weber A, Morse S, Chaitram J, Gray M.

J Occup Environ Hyg. 2016 Dec;13(12):980-992.


Whole-building decontamination of Bacillus anthracis Sterne spores by methyl bromide fumigation.

Serre S, Mickelsen L, Calfee MW, Wood JP, Gray MS Jr, Scheffrahn RH, Perez R, Kern WH Jr, Daniell N.

J Appl Microbiol. 2016 Jan;120(1):80-9. doi: 10.1111/jam.12974. Epub 2015 Dec 8.


Inactivation of Burkholderia pseudomallei on environmental surfaces using spray-applied, common liquid disinfectants.

Calfee MW, Wendling M.

Lett Appl Microbiol. 2015 Nov;61(5):418-22. doi: 10.1111/lam.12487. Epub 2015 Oct 1.


Composite sampling of a Bacillus anthracis surrogate with cellulose sponge surface samplers from a nonporous surface.

Tufts JA, Meyer KM, Calfee MW, Lee SD.

PLoS One. 2014 Dec 3;9(12):e114082. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114082. eCollection 2014.


Efficacy of sporicidal wipes for inactivation of a Bacillus anthracis surrogate.

Meyer KM, Tufts JA, Calfee MW, Oudejans L.

J Appl Microbiol. 2014 Dec;117(6):1634-44. doi: 10.1111/jam.12648. Epub 2014 Oct 19.


Effect of inoculation method on the determination of decontamination efficacy against Bacillus spores.

Ryan SP, Lee SD, Calfee MW, Wood JP, McDonald S, Clayton M, Griffin-Gatchalian N, Touati A, Smith L, Nysewander M.

World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2014 Oct;30(10):2609-23. doi: 10.1007/s11274-014-1684-2. Epub 2014 Jun 14.


Bacillus thuringiensis as a surrogate for Bacillus anthracis in aerosol research.

Tufts JA, Calfee MW, Lee SD, Ryan SP.

World J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2014 May;30(5):1453-61. doi: 10.1007/s11274-013-1576-x. Epub 2013 Dec 12. Review.


Fumigation of a laboratory-scale HVAC system with hydrogen peroxide for decontamination following a biological contamination incident.

Meyer KM, Calfee MW, Wood JP, Mickelsen L, Attwood B, Clayton M, Touati A, Delafield R.

J Appl Microbiol. 2014 Mar;116(3):533-41. doi: 10.1111/jam.12404. Epub 2013 Dec 11.


Evaluation of sampling methods for Bacillus spore-contaminated HVAC filters.

Calfee MW, Rose LJ, Tufts J, Morse S, Clayton M, Touati A, Griffin-Gatchalian N, Slone C, McSweeney N.

J Microbiol Methods. 2014 Jan;96:1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2013.10.012. Epub 2013 Oct 31.


Comparative evaluation of vacuum-based surface sampling methods for collection of Bacillus spores.

Calfee MW, Rose LJ, Morse S, Mattorano D, Clayton M, Touati A, Griffin-Gatchalian N, Slone C, McSweeney N.

J Microbiol Methods. 2013 Dec;95(3):389-96. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2013.10.015. Epub 2013 Oct 29.


Evaluation of peracetic acid fog for the inactivation of Bacillus anthracis spore surrogates in a large decontamination chamber.

Wood JP, Calfee MW, Clayton M, Griffin-Gatchalian N, Touati A, Egler K.

J Hazard Mater. 2013 Apr 15;250-251:61-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2013.01.068. Epub 2013 Feb 4.


Evaluation of surface sampling for Bacillus spores using commercially available cleaning robots.

Lee SD, Calfee MW, Mickelsen L, Wolfe S, Griffin J, Clayton M, Griffin-Gatchalian N, Touati A.

Environ Sci Technol. 2013 Mar 19;47(6):2595-601. doi: 10.1021/es4000356. Epub 2013 Mar 5.


A rapid and repeatable method to deposit bioaerosols on material surfaces.

Calfee MW, Lee SD, Ryan SP.

J Microbiol Methods. 2013 Mar;92(3):375-80. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2013.01.015. Epub 2013 Feb 4.


Inactivation of vegetative bacterial threat agents on environmental surfaces.

Calfee MW, Wendling M.

Sci Total Environ. 2013 Jan 15;443:387-96. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.11.002. Epub 2012 Nov 30.


The effects of environmental conditions on persistence and inactivation of Brucella suis on building material surfaces.

Calfee MW, Wendling M.

Lett Appl Microbiol. 2012 Jun;54(6):504-10. doi: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2012.03237.x. Epub 2012 Mar 29.


Laboratory evaluation of large-scale decontamination approaches.

Calfee MW, Ryan SP, Wood JP, Mickelsen L, Kempter C, Miller L, Colby M, Touati A, Clayton M, Griffin-Gatchalian N, McDonald S, Delafield R.

J Appl Microbiol. 2012 May;112(5):874-82. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2012.05259.x. Epub 2012 Mar 5.


Optimizing acidified bleach solutions to improve sporicidal efficacy on building materials.

Wood JP, Calfee MW, Clayton M, Griffin-Gatchalian N, Touati A.

Lett Appl Microbiol. 2011 Dec;53(6):668-72. doi: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2011.03162.x. Epub 2011 Oct 27.


Pseudomonas aeruginosa PqsA is an anthranilate-coenzyme A ligase.

Coleman JP, Hudson LL, McKnight SL, Farrow JM 3rd, Calfee MW, Lindsey CA, Pesci EC.

J Bacteriol. 2008 Feb;190(4):1247-55. Epub 2007 Dec 14.


Farnesol, a common sesquiterpene, inhibits PQS production in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Cugini C, Calfee MW, Farrow JM 3rd, Morales DK, Pesci EC, Hogan DA.

Mol Microbiol. 2007 Aug;65(4):896-906. Epub 2007 Jul 19.


PtxR modulates the expression of QS-controlled virulence factors in the Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain PAO1.

Carty NL, Layland N, Colmer-Hamood JA, Calfee MW, Pesci EC, Hamood AN.

Mol Microbiol. 2006 Aug;61(3):782-94. Epub 2006 Jun 27.


Regulation of Pseudomonas quinolone signal synthesis in Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Wade DS, Calfee MW, Rocha ER, Ling EA, Engstrom E, Coleman JP, Pesci EC.

J Bacteriol. 2005 Jul;187(13):4372-80.


Autolysis and autoaggregation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa colony morphology mutants.

D'Argenio DA, Calfee MW, Rainey PB, Pesci EC.

J Bacteriol. 2002 Dec;184(23):6481-9.


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