Published Peer Review Papers

My research interests include E.coli O157, Campylobacter and other List A diseases. Bacteriology is the focus of my Phd and I currently work in virology.

Multiple-locus variable number of tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) of Irish verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli O157 from feedlot cattle: uncovering strain dissemination routes.

Murphy, M. D. Minihan, J.F. Buckley, M. O'Mahony, P. Whyte, S. Fanning.

BMC Veterinary Research, 2008. 4:2.

Temporal distribution of porcine circovirus 2 genogroups recovered from postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome-affected and -nonaffected farms in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Allan G. M. , F. McNeilly, M. McMenamy, I. McNair, S. G. Krakowka, S. Timmusk, D. Walls, M. Donnelly, D. Minihan, J. Ellis, P. Wallgren, and C. Fossum.

Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigaions, 2007. 19:668-673.

"Phenotypic and genotypic anti-microbial resistance profiles of Campylobacters from untreated feedlot cattle and their environment."

Minihan, D., P. Whyte, M. O'Mahony, D. Cowley, F. O'Halloran, S. Fanning, and J. D. Collins.

Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2006. Series B 53(5): 181-187

Infection of pigs in Ireland with lymphotropic gamma-herpesviruses and relationship to postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome.

McMahon, K.J., D. Minihan, E.M. Campion, S.T. Loughran, G. Allan, F. McNeilly and D. Walls.

Veterinary Microbiology, 2006. 116 (1-3): 60-68

The Characterisation of E. Coli O157:H7 from cattle faeces and feedlot environment using PFGE.

Scott, L., P. McGee, D. Minihan, J.J. Sheridan, B. Earley and N. Leonard.

Veterinary Microbiology, 2006. 114 (3-4): 331-3.

The antimicrobial resistance profiles of Campylobacter and E. coli O157 isolates from a cohort of clinically normal feedlot cattle.

Minihan D. , Mahony M., Whyte P., Fanning S., Fitzsimons T., Collins J.D.

Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment, 2006. 4(1): 64-69.

A longitudinal surveillance study of Escherichia coli O157 of cattle from feedlot to abattoir.

Minihan D. , Whyte P. and O'Mahony M.

Food Safety Assurance and Veterinary Public Health Volume 3, Risk Management Strategies:Monitoring and Surveillance, 2005. Eds Smulder F.J.M and Collins J.D. ISBN-13: 978-90-76998-07-7

"An Investigation of transport, lairage and hide cleanliness on Campylobacter prevalence in feedlot cattle and dressed carcasses."

Minihan, D., P. Whyte, M. O'Mahony, S. Fanning, M. Doyle and J. D. Collins.

Journal of Food Safety, 2004. 24(1): 37-52.

"Campylobacter spp. in Irish feedlot cattle: a longitudinal study involving pre-harvest and harvest phases of the food chain."

Minihan, D., P. Whyte, M. O'Mahony, S. Fanning, K. McGill and J. D. Collins.

Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2004. Series B 51(1): 28-33

"An Investigation on the effect of transport and lairage on the faecal shedding prevalences of Escherichia coli O157 in Cattle.

Minihan, D., M. O'Mahony, P. Whyte and J. D. Collins.

Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2003. Series B 50(8): 378-382.

"Escherichia coli O157 in Irish feedlot cattle: A longitudinal study involving preharvest and harvest phases of the food chain."

Minihan, D., P. Whyte, M. O'Mahony, T. Clegg and J. D. Collins.

Journal of Food Safety, 2003. 23: 167-178.

"The effect of commercial steam pasteurization on the levels of Enterobacteriaceae and Escherichia coli on naturally contaminated beef carcasses."

Minihan, D., P. Whyte, M. O'Mahony and J. D. Collins.

Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2003. Series B 50(7): 352-357.

Psoroptes ovis infestation in a Belgium Blue bull.

Minihan D., D. Barrett, G. Mulcahy and J.P. Cassidy.

Irish Veterinary Journal, 2002. 55 (4): 168-171.