Jasna Kovac

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Lester Earl And Veronica Casida Career Development Professor Of Food Safety And Associate Professor Of Food Science, Food Science

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Recent Publications

Seasonal variation in the prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Campylobacter species in milk and milk products in Ethiopia

Admasie, A., Tessema, T. S., Vipham, J., Kovac, J. & Zewdu, A., Feb 2024, In: International Dairy Journal. 149, 105826.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Prevalence of Campylobacter species and associated risk factors for contamination of dairy products collected in a dry season from major milk sheds in Ethiopia

Admasie, A., Eshetu, A., Tessema, T. S., Vipham, J., Kovac, J. & Zewdu, A., Feb 2023, In: Food Microbiology. 109, 104145.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Prevalence and associated risk factors for Salmonella enterica contamination of cow milk and cottage cheese in Ethiopia

Bedassa, A., Nahusenay, H., Asefa, Z., Sisay, T., Girmay, G., Kovac, J., Vipham, J. L. & Zewdu, A., Dec 2023, In: Food Safety and Risk. 10, 1, 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Conditional Forest Models Built Using Metagenomic Data Accurately Predicted Salmonella Contamination in Northeastern Streams

Chung, T., Yan, R., Weller, D. L. & Kovac, J., Mar 2023, In: Microbiology Spectrum. 11, 2, 0038123.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Evidence for the efficacy of pre-harvest agricultural practices in mitigating food-safety risks to fresh produce in North America

Devarajan, N., Weller, D. L., Jones, M., Adell, A. D., Adhikari, A., Allende, A., Arnold, N. L., Baur, P., Beno, S. M., Clements, D., Olimpi, E. M., Critzer, F., Green, H., Gorski, L., Ferelli Gruber, A., Kovac, J., McGarvey, J., Murphy, C. M., Murphy, S. I., Navarro-Gonzalez, N., & 13 othersOwen, J. P., Pires, A. F. A., Richard, N., Samaddar, S., Schmidt, R., Scow, K., Shariat, N. W., Smith, O. M., Spence, A. R., Stoeckel, D., Tran, T. D. H., Wall, G. & Karp, D. S., 2023, In: Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 7, 1101435.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Evaluation of microbial hygiene indicators in raw milk, pasteurised milk and cottage cheese collected across the dairy value chain in Ethiopia

Mengstu, B., Tola, A., Nahusenay, H., Sisay, T., Kovac, J., Vipham, J. & Zewdu, A., Jan 2023, In: International Dairy Journal. 136, 105487.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The composition of environmental microbiota in three tree fruit packing facilities changed over seasons and contained taxa indicative of L. monocytogenes contamination

Rolon, M. L., Tan, X., Chung, T., Gonzalez-Escalona, N., Chen, Y., Macarisin, D., LaBorde, L. F. & Kovac, J., Dec 2023, In: Microbiome. 11, 1, 128.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Prevalence of ciprofloxacin resistance and associated genetic determinants differed among Campylobacter isolated from human and poultry meat sources in Pennsylvania

Yan, R., M'ikanatha, N. M., Nachamkin, I., Hudson, L. K., Denes, T. G. & Kovac, J., Dec 2023, In: Food Microbiology. 116, 104349.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Recent paradigm shifts in the perception of the role of Bacillus thuringiensis in foodborne disease

Biggel, M., Jessberger, N., Kovac, J. & Johler, S., Aug 2022, In: Food Microbiology. 105, 104025.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Laboratory Misidentifications Resulting from Taxonomic Changes to Bacillus cereus Group Species, 2018–2022

Carroll, L. M., Matle, I., Kovac, J., Cheng, R. A. & Wiedmann, M., Sep 2022, In: Emerging infectious diseases. 28, 9, p. 1877-1881 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Strains Associated with Two 2020 Welder Anthrax Cases in the United States Belong to Separate Lineages within Bacillus cereus sensu lato

Carroll, L. M., Marston, C. K., Kolton, C. B., Gulvik, C. A., Gee, J. E., Weiner, Z. P. & Kovac, J., Aug 2022, In: Pathogens. 11, 8, 856.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Exploring the relationship between gender and food safety risks in the dairy value chain in Ethiopia

Garsow, A. V., Biondi, M. R., Kowalcyk, B. B., Vipham, J. L., Kovac, J., Amenu, K., Zewdu, A. & Colverson, K. E., Jan 2022, In: International Dairy Journal. 124, 105173.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Short-Term Tomato Consumption Alters the Pig Gut Microbiome toward a More Favorable Profile

Goggans, M. L., Bilbrey, E. A., Quiroz-Moreno, C. D., Francis, D. M., Jacobi, S. K., Kovac, J. & Cooperstone, J. L., Nov 2022, In: Microbiology Spectrum. 10, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Editorial: Functional Diversity of Aquatic Microorganisms and Their Roles in Water Quality

Liao, J., Weller, D. L., Kovac, J. & Huang, Y., Mar 25 2022, In: Frontiers in Water. 4, 879155.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

Predators of Soil Bacteria in Plant and Human Health

Martins, S. J., Taerum, S. J., Triplett, L., Emerson, J. B., Zasada, I., de Toledo, B. F., Kovac, J., Martin, K. & Bull, C. T., 2022, In: Phytobiomes Journal. 6, 3, p. 184-200 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review