Thomas Denagamage

Thomas Denagamage,

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (352) 294-4314
Business Email: tdenagamage@ufl.edu

Research Profile

Teaching and Research Interests

–Principles of epidemiology and epidemiological methods in population research

–Evidence-based veterinary medicine; systematic reviews and meta-analysis

–Epidemiology of infectious diseases in livestock and poultry with emphasis on Salmonella

–Emergence of antimicrobial resistance with emphasis on resistance to extended-spectrum cephalosporins

Publications

2021
Complete Genome Sequence of Campylobacter hepaticus Strain UF2019SK1, Isolated from a Commercial Layer Flock in the United States.
Microbiology resource announcements. 10(12) [DOI] 10.1128/MRA.01446-20. [PMID] 33766908.
2019
Antimicrobial Resistance in Fecal Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica from Dairy Calves: A Systematic Review
Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 16(1):23-34 [DOI] 10.1089/fpd.2018.2529. [PMID] 30481058.
2019
Detection of CTX-M-1 extended-spectrum beta-lactamase among ceftiofur-resistant Salmonella enterica clinical isolates of poultry.
Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 31(5):681-687 [DOI] 10.1177/1040638719864384. [PMID] 31342869.
2019
Prevalence of enteric non-typhoidal Salmonella in humans in the Middle East and North Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Zoonoses and Public Health. 66(7):701-728 [DOI] 10.1111/zph.12631. [PMID] 31313525.
2019
Prevalence of enteric non-typhoidal Salmonella in humans in the Middle East and North Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Zoonoses and public health. 66(7):701-728 [DOI] 10.1111/zph.12631. [PMID] 31313525.
2017
A Retrospective Study of Salmonella Enteritidis Isolated from Commercial Layer Flocks.
Avian diseases. 61(3):330-334 [DOI] 10.1637/11590-011817-RegR. [PMID] 28956999.
2016
Longitudinal Monitoring of Successive Commercial Layer Flocks for Salmonella enterica Serovar Enteritidis.
Foodborne pathogens and disease. 13(11):618-625 [PMID] 27792449.
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2015
Risk Factors Associated With Salmonella in Laying Hen Farms: Systematic Review of Observational Studies.
Avian diseases. 59(2):291-302 [DOI] 10.1637/10997-120214-Reg. [PMID] 26473681.
2014
On-farm risk factors for Salmonella Enteritidis contamination
Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 23(2):345-352
2012
Process mapping the prevalence of Salmonella contamination on pork carcass from slaughter to chilling: a systematic review approach.
Foodborne pathogens and disease. 9(5):386-95 [DOI] 10.1089/fpd.2011.1040. [PMID] 22551098.
2011
Using the systematic review methodology to evaluate factors that influence the persistence of influenza virus in environmental matrices.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 77(3):1049-60 [DOI] 10.1128/AEM.02733-09. [PMID] 21148699.
2010
The association between sub-therapeutic antibiotics and Salmonella Typhimurium in market-weight swine: a systematic review and summation of evidence from 1950 to 2007.
Zoonoses and public health. 57(7-8):e14-22 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1863-2378.2010.01331.x. [PMID] 20492478.
2008
Feeding management practices and feed characteristics associated with Salmonella prevalence in live and slaughtered market-weight finisher swine: a systematic review and summation of evidence from 1950 to 2005.
Preventive veterinary medicine. 87(3-4):213-28 [DOI] 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2008.06.017. [PMID] 18667253.
2007
Efficacy of vaccination to reduce Salmonella prevalence in live and slaughtered swine: a systematic review of literature from 1979 to 2007.
Foodborne pathogens and disease. 4(4):539-49 [PMID] 18041963.
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2007
Prevalence of calves persistently infected with bovine viral diarrhea virus in beef cow-calf herds enrolled in a voluntary screening project.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 230(11):1691-6 [PMID] 17542740.
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Education

Doctor of Philosophy
2016 · Pennsylvania State University
Master of Science
2008 · Iowa State University
Bachelor of Veterinary Science
1992 · University of Peradeniya

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2019-2021
VME6934 Topics in Veterinary Medical Sciences
2019-2020
VEM5991 Clkship Indiv Invest
2019-2021
VME6771 Veterinary Epidemiologic Research
2021
VME6070 Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis for Biomedical Research

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 294-4314
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