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1.

Effects of environmental storage conditions on survival of indicator organisms in a blend of surface water and dual disinfected reclaimed water.

Bailey ES, Casanova LM, Sobsey MD.

J Appl Microbiol. 2019 Mar;126(3):985-994. doi: 10.1111/jam.14186. Epub 2019 Jan 16.

PMID:
30592123
2.

A bioassay-based protocol for chemical neutralization of human faecal wastes treated by physico-chemical disinfection processes: A case study on benzalkonium chloride.

Sozzi E, Baloch M, Strasser J, Fisher MB, Leifels M, Camacho J, Mishal N, Elmes SF, Allen G, Gadai G, Valenti L, Sobsey MD.

Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2019 Mar;222(2):155-167. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2018.07.002. Epub 2018 Nov 10.

PMID:
30424942
3.

Tertiary treatment and dual disinfection to improve microbial quality of reclaimed water for potable and non-potable reuse: A case study of facilities in North Carolina.

Bailey ES, Casanova LM, Simmons OD 3rd, Sobsey MD.

Sci Total Environ. 2018 Jul 15;630:379-388. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.02.239. Epub 2018 Feb 27.

PMID:
29482146
4.

Rapid Detection of Escherichia coli in Water Using Sample Concentration and Optimized Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Chromogenic Substrates.

Wu J, Stewart JR, Sobsey MD, Cormency C, Fisher MB, Bartram JK.

Curr Microbiol. 2018 Jul;75(7):827-834. doi: 10.1007/s00284-018-1454-8. Epub 2018 Feb 21.

PMID:
29468301
5.

E. coli CB390: An alternative E. coli host for simultaneous detection of somatic and F+ coliphage viruses in reclaimed and other waters.

Bailey ES, Price M, Casanova LM, Sobsey MD.

J Virol Methods. 2017 Dec;250:25-28. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2017.09.016. Epub 2017 Sep 20.

PMID:
28939117
6.

Disinfection of bacteriophage MS2 by copper in water.

Armstrong AM, Sobsey MD, Casanova LM.

Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2017 Sep;101(18):6891-6897. doi: 10.1007/s00253-017-8419-x. Epub 2017 Jul 30.

PMID:
28756591
7.

Household Microbial Water Quality Testing in a Peruvian Demographic and Health Survey: Evaluation of the Compartment Bag Test for Escherichia coli.

Wang A, McMahan L, Rutstein S, Stauber C, Reyes J, Sobsey MD.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Apr;96(4):970-975. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0717.

8.

The compartment bag test (CBT) for enumerating fecal indicator bacteria: Basis for design and interpretation of results.

Gronewold AD, Sobsey MD, McMahan L.

Sci Total Environ. 2017 Jun 1;587-588:102-107. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.02.055. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

PMID:
28249755
9.

Disinfection of Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa by copper in water.

Armstrong AM, Sobsey MD, Casanova LM.

J Water Health. 2016 Jun;14(3):424-32. doi: 10.2166/wh.2016.059.

PMID:
27280608
10.

Recommendations for dealing with waste contaminated with Ebola virus: a Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points approach.

Edmunds KL, Elrahman SA, Bell DJ, Brainard J, Dervisevic S, Fedha TP, Few R, Howard G, Lake I, Maes P, Matofari J, Minnigh H, Mohamedani AA, Montgomery M, Morter S, Muchiri E, Mudau LS, Mutua BM, Ndambuki JM, Pond K, Sobsey MD, van der Es M, Zeitoun M, Hunter PR.

Bull World Health Organ. 2016 Jun 1;94(6):424-32. doi: 10.2471/BLT.15.163931. Epub 2016 Mar 3.

11.

Chitosan Coagulation to Improve Microbial and Turbidity Removal by Ceramic Water Filtration for Household Drinking Water Treatment.

Abebe LS, Chen X, Sobsey MD.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016 Feb 27;13(3). pii: E269. doi: 10.3390/ijerph13030269.

12.

Comparison of ultraviolet light-emitting diodes and low-pressure mercury-arc lamps for disinfection of water.

Sholtes KA, Lowe K, Walters GW, Sobsey MD, Linden KG, Casanova LM.

Environ Technol. 2016 Sep;37(17):2183-8. doi: 10.1080/09593330.2016.1144798. Epub 2016 Feb 22.

PMID:
26888599
13.

Reduction of Acid-Fast and Non-Acid-Fast Bacteria by Point of Use Coagulation-Flocculation-Disinfection.

Casanova LM, Sobsey MD.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Nov 13;12(11):14420-8. doi: 10.3390/ijerph121114420.

14.

Investigation of E. coli and Virus Reductions Using Replicate, Bench-Scale Biosand Filter Columns and Two Filter Media.

Elliott M, Stauber CE, DiGiano FA, de Aceituno AF, Sobsey MD.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Aug 25;12(9):10276-99. doi: 10.3390/ijerph120910276.

15.

Evaluation of FRNA coliphages as indicators of human enteric viruses in a tropical urban freshwater catchment.

Vergara GG, Goh SG, Rezaeinejad S, Chang SY, Sobsey MD, Gin KY.

Water Res. 2015 Aug 1;79:39-47. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2015.04.022. Epub 2015 Apr 29.

PMID:
25965886
16.

Alternative fecal indicators and their empirical relationships with enteric viruses, Salmonella enterica, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa in surface waters of a tropical urban catchment.

Liang L, Goh SG, Vergara GG, Fang HM, Rezaeinejad S, Chang SY, Bayen S, Lee WA, Sobsey MD, Rose JB, Gin KY.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Feb;81(3):850-60. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02670-14. Epub 2014 Nov 21.

17.

Field evaluation of an improved cell line for the detection of human adenoviruses in environmental samples.

Polston PM, Rodríguez RA, Seo K, Kim M, Ko G, Sobsey MD.

J Virol Methods. 2014 Sep 1;205:68-74. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2014.05.002. Epub 2014 May 10.

PMID:
24821079
18.

Surveillance of enteric viruses and coliphages in a tropical urban catchment.

Rezaeinejad S, Vergara GG, Woo CH, Lim TT, Sobsey MD, Gin KY.

Water Res. 2014 Jul 1;58:122-31. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2014.03.051. Epub 2014 Apr 3.

PMID:
24747143
19.

Human viruses and viral indicators in marine water at two recreational beaches in Southern California, USA.

Love DC, Rodriguez RA, Gibbons CD, Griffith JF, Yu Q, Stewart JR, Sobsey MD.

J Water Health. 2014 Mar;12(1):136-50. doi: 10.2166/wh.2013.078.

PMID:
24642440
20.

Persistence of viral genomes after autoclaving.

Choi WS, Rodríguez RA, Sobsey MD.

J Virol Methods. 2014 Mar;198:37-40. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2013.12.021. Epub 2013 Dec 31.

PMID:
24388929
21.

Applicability of Bio-wipes for the collection of human faecal specimens for detection and characterisation of enteric viruses.

Mans J, van Zyl WB, Taylor MB, Page NA, Sobsey MD, Barnard TG, Potgieter N.

Trop Med Int Health. 2014 Mar;19(3):293-300. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12251. Epub 2013 Dec 24.

22.

Opportunities to improve domestic hygiene practices through new enabling products: a study of handwashing practices and equipment in rural Cambodia.

Jenkins MW, Anand AR, Revell G, Sobsey MD.

Int Health. 2013 Dec;5(4):295-301. doi: 10.1093/inthealth/iht026. Epub 2013 Nov 8.

PMID:
24214529
23.

Integrating quantitative PCR and Bayesian statistics in quantifying human adenoviruses in small volumes of source water.

Wu J, Gronewold AD, Rodriguez RA, Stewart JR, Sobsey MD.

Sci Total Environ. 2014 Feb 1;470-471:255-62. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.09.026. Epub 2013 Oct 18.

PMID:
24140696
24.

Assessment of E. coli partitioning behavior via both culture-based and qPCR methods.

Krometis LA, Noble RT, Characklis GW, Denene Blackwood A, Sobsey MD.

Water Sci Technol. 2013;68(6):1359-69. doi: 10.2166/wst.2013.363.

PMID:
24056435
25.

Bacterial contamination on household toys and association with water, sanitation and hygiene conditions in Honduras.

Stauber CE, Walters A, Fabiszewski de Aceituno AM, Sobsey MD.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2013 Apr 18;10(4):1586-97. doi: 10.3390/ijerph10041586.

26.

An improved infectivity assay combining cell culture with real-time PCR for rapid quantification of human adenoviruses 41 and semi-quantification of human adenovirus in sewage.

Rodríguez RA, Polston PM, Wu MJ, Wu J, Sobsey MD.

Water Res. 2013 Jun 1;47(9):3183-91. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2013.03.022. Epub 2013 Mar 26.

PMID:
23579085
27.

Uncertainty analysis of the recovery of hollow-fiber ultrafiltration for multiple microbe classes from water: a Bayesian approach.

Wu J, Simmons OD 3rd, Sobsey MD.

J Microbiol Methods. 2013 Jun;93(3):161-7. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2013.03.005. Epub 2013 Mar 21.

PMID:
23524155
28.

Evaluation of the impact of the plastic BioSand filter on health and drinking water quality in rural Tamale, Ghana.

Stauber CE, Kominek B, Liang KR, Osman MK, Sobsey MD.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2012 Oct 24;9(11):3806-23. doi: 10.3390/ijerph9113806. Erratum in: Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014 Sep;11(9):9154-5.

29.

Relative benefits of on-plot water supply over other 'improved' sources in rural Vietnam.

Brown J, Hien VT, McMahan L, Jenkins MW, Thie L, Liang K, Printy E, Sobsey MD.

Trop Med Int Health. 2013 Jan;18(1):65-74. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12010. Epub 2012 Oct 29.

30.

Microbiological effectiveness of mineral pot filters in Cambodia.

Brown J, Chai R, Wang A, Sobsey MD.

Environ Sci Technol. 2012 Nov 6;46(21):12055-61. doi: 10.1021/es3027852. Epub 2012 Oct 24.

PMID:
23030639
31.

Factors affecting continued use of ceramic water purifiers distributed to tsunami-affected communities in Sri Lanka.

Casanova LM, Walters A, Naghawatte A, Sobsey MD.

Trop Med Int Health. 2012 Nov;17(11):1361-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2012.03082.x. Epub 2012 Sep 24.

32.

Boiling as household water treatment in Cambodia: a longitudinal study of boiling practice and microbiological effectiveness.

Brown J, Sobsey MD.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Sep;87(3):394-8. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2012.11-0715. Epub 2012 Jul 23.

33.

A post-implementation evaluation of ceramic water filters distributed to tsunami-affected communities in Sri Lanka.

Casanova LM, Walters A, Naghawatte A, Sobsey MD.

J Water Health. 2012 Jun;10(2):209-20. doi: 10.2166/wh.2012.181.

PMID:
22717746
34.

A randomized controlled trial of the plastic-housing BioSand filter and its impact on diarrheal disease in Copan, Honduras.

Fabiszewski de Aceituno AM, Stauber CE, Walters AR, Meza Sanchez RE, Sobsey MD.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Jun;86(6):913-21. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2012.11-0066.

35.

Reducing the effects of environmental inhibition in quantitative real-time PCR detection of adenovirus and norovirus in recreational seawaters.

Rodríguez RA, Thie L, Gibbons CD, Sobsey MD.

J Virol Methods. 2012 Apr;181(1):43-50. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2012.01.009. Epub 2012 Feb 3.

PMID:
22326277
36.

Comparison of methods for the detection of coliphages in recreational water at two California, United States beaches.

Rodríguez RA, Love DC, Stewart JR, Tajuba J, Knee J, Dickerson JW Jr, Webster LF, Sobsey MD.

J Virol Methods. 2012 Apr;181(1):73-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2012.01.013. Epub 2012 Jan 25.

PMID:
22306107
37.

Evaluation of a quantitative H2S MPN test for fecal microbes analysis of water using biochemical and molecular identification.

McMahan L, Grunden AM, Devine AA, Sobsey MD.

Water Res. 2012 Apr 15;46(6):1693-704. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2011.12.037. Epub 2012 Jan 5.

PMID:
22244995
38.

Cluster randomized controlled trial of the plastic BioSand Water filter in Cambodia.

Stauber CE, Printy ER, McCarty FA, Liang KR, Sobsey MD.

Environ Sci Technol. 2012 Jan 17;46(2):722-8. doi: 10.1021/es203114q. Epub 2011 Dec 20.

PMID:
22129231
39.

Validation of the H2S method to detect bacteria of fecal origin by cultured and molecular methods.

McMahan L, Devine AA, Grunden AM, Sobsey MD.

Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011 Dec;92(6):1287-95. doi: 10.1007/s00253-011-3520-z. Epub 2011 Oct 26.

PMID:
22038242
40.

Effect of single- versus double-gloving on virus transfer to health care workers' skin and clothing during removal of personal protective equipment.

Casanova LM, Rutala WA, Weber DJ, Sobsey MD.

Am J Infect Control. 2012 May;40(4):369-74. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2011.04.324. Epub 2011 Aug 10.

PMID:
21831480
41.

An assessment of continued use and health impact of the concrete biosand filter in Bonao, Dominican Republic.

Aiken BA, Stauber CE, Ortiz GM, Sobsey MD.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 Aug;85(2):309-17. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2011.09-0122.

42.

Virus attenuation by microbial mechanisms during the idle time of a household slow sand filter.

Elliott MA, Digiano FA, Sobsey MD.

Water Res. 2011 Aug;45(14):4092-102. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2011.05.008. Epub 2011 May 17.

PMID:
21665239
43.

Survival of prototype strains of somatic coliphage families in environmental waters and when exposed to UV low-pressure monochromatic radiation or heat.

Lee HS, Sobsey MD.

Water Res. 2011 Jun;45(12):3723-34. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2011.04.024. Epub 2011 Apr 22.

PMID:
21600626
45.

A simple and novel method for recovering adenovirus 41 in small volumes of source water.

Wu J, Rodriguez RA, Stewart JR, Sobsey MD.

J Appl Microbiol. 2011 May;110(5):1332-40. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2011.04987.x. Epub 2011 Mar 16.

46.

Inactivation of surrogate coronaviruses on hard surfaces by health care germicides.

Hulkower RL, Casanova LM, Rutala WA, Weber DJ, Sobsey MD.

Am J Infect Control. 2011 Jun;39(5):401-407. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2010.08.011. Epub 2011 Jan 22.

PMID:
21256627
47.

Ambient-temperature incubation for the field detection of Escherichia coli in drinking water.

Brown J, Stauber C, Murphy JL, Khan A, Mu T, Elliott M, Sobsey MD.

J Appl Microbiol. 2011 Apr;110(4):915-23.

49.

Removal of Escherichia coli, Enterococcus fecalis, coliphage MS2, poliovirus, and hepatitis A virus from oysters (Crassostrea virginica) and hard shell clams (Mercinaria mercinaria) by depuration.

Love DC, Lovelace GL, Sobsey MD.

Int J Food Microbiol. 2010 Oct 15;143(3):211-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2010.08.028. Epub 2010 Sep 23.

PMID:
20864199
50.

Development of an RNA extraction protocol for detection of waterborne viruses by reverse transcriptase quantitative PCR (RT-qPCR).

Jothikumar N, Sobsey MD, Cromeans TL.

J Virol Methods. 2010 Oct;169(1):8-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2010.06.005. Epub 2010 Jun 23.

PMID:
20600332

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