Publications

Lewis, M., S. Rikard, and C. R. Arias. 2010. Evaluation of a flow-through depuration system to eliminate the human pathogen Vibrio vulnificus from oysters. Journal of Aquaculture Research and Development. 1:103. doi:10.4172/2155-9546.1000103

Tao, Z., S. A. Bullard, and C. R. Arias. 2011. High numbers of Vibrio vulnificus in tar balls collected from within oiled areas of the north-central Gulf of Mexico following the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. EcoHealth. 8: 507-511.

Bullard, S. A., O. Olivares-Fuster, G. W. Benz, and C. R. Arias. Molecules infer origins of ectoparasite infrapopulations on tuna. Parasitology International. 60: 447-451.

Bullard, S. A., A. McElwain, and C. R. Arias. 2011. Scanning electron microscopy of saddleback lesions associated with experimental infections of Flavobacterium columnare in channel catfish,Ictalurus punctatus (Siluriformes: Ictaluridae) and zebrafish, Danio rerio, (Cypriniformes: , (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae). Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 42: 906-913.

Arias, C. R., and R. R. Wood. 2011. Dynamics of Vibrio vulnificus strains in the Eastern oysters (Crassostrea virginica) under refrigeration. Journal of Shellfish Research. 30: 482-482.

Olivares-Fuster, O., S. A. Bullard, A. McElwain, M. J. Llosa, and C. R. Arias. 2011. Adhesion dynamics of Flavobacterium columnare to channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) and zebrafish (Danio rerio) after immersion challenge. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 96: 221-227.

Zhou, P., S. K.Hussain, M. R.Liles, C. R. Arias, S. Backert, J. Kieninger, O. A. Oyarzabal. 2011. Simplified enrichment protocol for the isolation of Campylobacter spp. from retail broiler meat. BMC Microbiology. 11: 175-187

Sudini, H., C. R. Arias, M. Liles, K. Bowen, and R. Huettel. 2011. Comparison of soil fungal community structure in different peanut rotation sequences using RISA in relation to aflatoxin producing fungi. Phytopathology. 101: 52-57

Arias, C. R., Olivares-Fuster, O., and J. Goris. 2010. High intragenomic heterogeneity of 16S rRNA genes in Vibrio vulnificus isolated from the Mediterranean Sea. International Microbiology. 13: 179-188

Wood, R. R., and C. R. Arias. 2011. Evaluation of global gene expression during cold shock in the human pathogen Vibrio vulnificus. Marine Biotechnology. 13: 942-954.

Arias, C. R., L. Verdonck, J. Swings, E. Garay, and R. Aznar. 1997. Intraspecific differentiation of Vibrio vulnificus biotypes by amplified fragment length polymorphism and ribotyping. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 63: 2600-2606.

Arias, C. R., L. Verdonck, J. Swings, R. Aznar, and E. Garay. 1997. A polyphasic approach to study the instraspecific diversity amongst Vibrio vulnificus isolates. Systematic and Applied Microbiology. 20: 622-633.

Arias, C. R., R. Aznar, M. J. Pujalte, and E. Garay. 1998. A comparison of strategies for the detection and recovery of Vibrio vulnificus from marine samples of the Western Mediterranean coast. Systematic and Applied Microbiology. 21: 128-134.

Arias, C. R., M. J. Pujalte, E. Garay, and R. Aznar. 1998. Genetic relatedness among Vibrio vulnificus isolates from the Spanish Mediterranean coast by ribotyping and random amplified polymorphic DNA-PCR. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 64: 3403-3410.

Arias, C. R., M. C. Macián, R. Aznar, E. Garay, and M. J. Pujalte. 1999. Low incidence of Vibrio vulnificus among Vibrio isolates from seawater and shellfish of the Western Mediterranean coast. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 86: 125-134.

Moreno, Y., C. R. Arias, H. Meier, E. Garay, and R. Aznar. 1999. In situ analysis of the bacterial communities associated to farmed eel by whole-cell hybridisation. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 29: 160-165.

Macián, M. C., C. R. Arias, R. Aznar, E. Garay, and M. J. Pujalte. 2000. Evaluation of the selectivity of CPC agar for the recovery of Vibrio vulnificus from marine natural samples. International Microbiology. 3: 51-53.

Arias, C. R., J. K. Burns. 2002. A pectinmethylesterase gene associated with a heat-stable extract from citrus. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 50: 3465-3472.

Arias, C., J. Burns, R. Goodrich, and M. Parish. 2002. Yeast species associated with orange juice: evaluation of different identification methods. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 68: 1855-1961.

Burns, J. K., L. V. Pozo, C. R. Arias, B. Hockema, V. Rangaswamy, and Carol L. Bender. Coronatine and abscission in citrus. 2003. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 128: 309-315.

Arias, C., C. Shoemaker, and P. Klesius. 2003. A comparative study of Edwardsiella ictaluriparent (EILO) and Edwardsiella ictaluri rifampicin-mutant (RE33) isolates using lipopolysaccharides, outer membrane proteins, fatty acids, Biolog, API 20E, and genomic analyses. Journal of Fish Diseases. 26: 415-421.

Klesius, P. H., J. Lovy, J. Evans, E. Washuta, and C. R. Arias. 2003. Isolation of Edwardsiella ictaluri from Tadpole Madtom, Noturus gyrinus in a Southwestern New Jersey. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health. 15: 295-301.

Arias, C. R., T. L. Welker, C. A. Shoemaker, J. W. Abernathy, and P. H. Klesius. 2004. Genetic fingerprinting of Flavobacterium columnare isolates from cultured fish. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 97: 421-428.

Figueiredo, H. C. P., P. H Klesius, C. R. Arias, J. Evans, C. A. Shoemaker, D. Pereira, , and M. T. D. Peixoto. 2005. Isolation and characterization of strains of Flavobacterium columnare from Brazil. Journal of Fish Diseases 28: 199-204.

Welker, T. L., C. A. Shoemaker , C. R. Arias, and P. H. Klesius. 2005. Transmission and detection of Flavobacterium columnare in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 63: 129-138.

Guo, W., Y. Duan, O. Olivares-Fuster, Z. Wu, C. R Arias, J. K. Burns, and J. W. Grosser. 2005. Protoplast transformation and regeneration of transgenic Valencia sweet orange plants containing the juice quality-related pectin methylesterase gene. Plant Cell Reports. 24: 482-486.

Shoemaker, C. A., C. R. Arias, T. L. Welker, and P. H. Klesius. 2005. Technique for identifyingFlavobacterium columnare using whole cell fatty acids. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health. 17: 267-274.

Panangala, V., C. A. Shoemaker, S. T. McNulty, C. R. Arias, and P. H. Klesius. 2006. Intra- and interspecific phenotypic characteristics of fish-pathogenic Edwardsiella ictaluri and E. tarda. Aquaculture Research. 37: 49-60.

Arias, C. R., J. W. Abernathy, and Z. Liu. 2006. Combined use of 16S ribosomal DNA and automated ribosomal intergenic spacer analysis (ARISA) to study the bacterial community in catfish ponds. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 43:287-292.

Zhang, Y., C. R Arias, C. A. Shoemaker, and P. H. Klesius. 2006. Comparison of lipopolysaccharide and protein profiles between Flavobacterium columnare strains from different genomovars. Journal of Fish Diseases. 29: 657-663.

Arias, C. R., O. Olivares-Fuster, K. Hayden, C. A. Shoemaker, J. M. Grizzle, and P. H. Klesius. 2007. First report of Yersinia ruckeri biotype 2 in the USA. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 19: 35-40.

Zhang, Y., and C. R. Arias. 2007. Identification and characterization of an intervening sequence within the 23S ribosomal RNA genes of Edwardsiella ictaluri. Systematic and Applied Microbiology. 30: 93-101.

Olivares-Fuster, O., C. A. Shoemaker, and P. H. Klesius, C. R. Arias. 2007. Molecular typing of isolates of the fish pathogen, Flavobacterium columnare, by single-strand conformation polymorphism analysis. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 269: 63-69.

Olivares-Fuster, O., J. Baker, J. Terhune, C. A. Shoemaker, and P. H. Klesius, C. R. Arias. 2007. Host-specific association between Flavobacterium columnare genomovars and fish species. Systematic and Applied Microbiology. 30: 624-633.

Abernathy, J. W., P. P. Xu, P. P Li, D. D. Xu, H. H. Kucuktas, P. H. Klesius, C. R. Arias, Z. J. Liu. 2007. Generation and analysis of expressed sequence tags from the ciliate protozoan parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. BMC Genomics 8: 176.

Shoemaker, C. A., O. Olivares-Fuster, C. R. Arias, P. H. Klesius. 2008. Genomovar influencesFlavobacterium columnare mortality in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque). Veterinary Microbiology .127: 353–359.

Limthammahisorn, S., Y. J. Brady, and C. R. Arias. 2008. In vitro gene expression of cold shock and other stress-related genes in Vibrio vulnificus during shellstock temperature control conditions. Journal of Food Protection. 71: 157–164.

Olivares-Fuster, O., J. Evans, P. Klesius, and C. R. Arias. 2008. Molecular typing ofStreptococcus agalactiae isolates from fish. Journal of Fish Diseases. 31: 277–283.

Olivares-Fuster, O. and C. R. Arias. 2008. Use of suppressive subtractive hybridization to identify Flavobacterium columnare DNA sequences not shared with Flavobacterium johnsoniae. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 46: 605–612.

Limthammahisorn, S., Y. J. Brady, and C. R. Arias. 2009. In vivo gene expression of cold shock and other stress-related genes in Vibrio vulnificus during shellstock temperature control conditions in oysters. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 106: 642-650.

Prapaiwong, N., R. K.Wallace, and C. R. Arias. 2009. Bacterial loads and microbial composition in high pressure treated oysters during storage. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 131: 145-150.

Shoemaker, C. A., P. H. Klesius, J. J. Evans, and C. R. Arias. 2009. Use of modified live vaccines in aquaculture. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 40: 573-585.

Olivares-Fuster, O., C. A. Shoemaker, J. Terhune, and C. R. Arias. 2010. Cloning, expression and immunogenicity of Flavobacterium columnare heat shock protein DnaJ. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health. 22: 78-86.

Bebak, J., C. A. Shoemaker, C. R. Arias, and P. H. Klesius. 2011. Freezing channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus Rafinesque) fingerlings:  Partial validation and comparison of assays forEdwardsiella ictaluri infection. Aquaculture Research. 42: 169-176.

Zhang, Y., and C. R. Arias. 2009. Identification and characterization of gtf, norB, and trx genes in Flavobacterium columnare. Journal of Microbial and Biochemical Technology. 1: 64-71.

Wood, R. R. , and C. R. Arias. 2012. Distribution and survival of Vibrio vulnificus genotypes in postharvest Gulf Coast (USA) oysters under refrigeration. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 113: 172-180.

Bullard, S. A., H. Mohammed, and C. R. Arias. 2013. First record of the fish pathogenFlavobacterium columnare genomovar II from bluegill, Lepomis macrochirus (Rafinesque), with observations on associated lesions. Journal of Fish Diseases. 36: 477-451.

Tao, Z., A. Larsen, S. A. Bullard, A. C. Wright, and C. R. Arias. 2012. Prevalence and population structure of Vibrio vulnificus on recreational fishes from the northern Gulf of Mexico. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78: 7611-7618.

Arias, C. R., S. LaFrentz, W. Cai, and O. Olivares-Fuster. 2012. Adaptive response to starvation in the fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare: cell viability and ultrastructural changes. BMC Microbiology. 12: 266.

Larsen, A., S. Rikard, W. Walton, and C. R. Arias. 2013. Effective reduction of Vibrio vulnificus in the Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) using high salinity depuration. Food Microbiology. 34: 118-122.

Wood, R. R., and C. R. Arias. Dynamics of bacterial communities in post-harvest Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) maintained under refrigeration. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology (In press).

Wenlong, C., L. De La Fuente, and C. R. Arias. 2013. Biofilm formation by the fish pathogenFlavobacterium columnare: development and parameters affecting surface attachment. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79:5633-5642

Walton, W. C., S. Rikard, G. I. Chaplin, J. E. Davis, C. R. Arias, and J. E. Supan. 2013. Effects of ploidy and gear on the performance of cultured oysters, Crassostrea virginica: survival, growth, shape, condition index and vibrio abundances. Aquaculture 414-415:260-266

Larsen, A., Z. Tao*, S. A. Bullard, and C. R. Arias. 2013. Diversity of the skin microbiotas of fishes: evidence for host species specificity. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 85: 483-494

Mohammed, H., O. Olivares-Fuster, S. LaFrentz, and C. R. Arias. New attenuated vaccine against columnaris disease in fish: choosing the right parental strain is critical for vaccine efficacy. Vaccine (in press)

Arias, C. R., K. Koenders, and A. M. Larsen. Predominant bacteria associated with red snapperLutjanus campechanus (Poey, 1860) from the northern Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health (in press)