Dr. Santos García

Scientific Publications


Labbe, R.G. and García, S. (Editors). 2013. Guide to Food-borne Pathogens. 2nd Edition. John Wiley & Sons. New York. ISBN: 978-0-470-67142-9

Garcia S. and Norma Heredia. 2009. Fisología de Microorganismos: Manual de Laboratorio. Ed. Trillas. Mexico.

Heredia, N., Irene Wesley and Santos García. 2009. Microbiologically Safe Foods. John Wiley & Sons. New York. ISBN: 9780470053331.

Heredia, N.  and S. García. 2007. Diagnóstico Microbiológico Moderno: Manual de Laboratorio. UANL. ISBN :978-970-694-443-06.

García, S., and N. Heredia. 2005. Fisiología de Microorganismos. Manual de Curso. Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, 84 p. ISBN: 970-694-190-8.

García, S. and N. Heredia. 1999. Bioquímica y Fisiología de Microorganismos, Manual de Laboratorio. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León. Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas.  

Labbe, R.G. and García, S. (Editors). 2001. Guide to Food-borne Pathogens. John Wiley & Sons. New York. ISBN. 0-471-350346. 404 p.


(Reprints of papers can also be requested at: santos@microbiosymas.com)

  1. Gomez Govea, M., S. García and N. Heredia. Bacterial metabolites from intra and inter-species influencing thermotolerance: The case of Bacillus cereus and Geobacillus stearothermophilus. Folia Microbiologica. In press
  2. Huerta, A., J. Davila-Aviña, E. Sanchez, N. Heredia and S. García. 2016. Mycotoxin occurrence in three types of forages (alfalfa, sorghum and grass) distributed in Nuevo León State, México. Agrociencia. In press.
  3. Zoellner, C., F. Venegas, J.J. Churey, J. Dávila-Aviña, Y.T. Grohn, S. García, N. Heredia, R.W. Worobo. 2016. Microbial dynamics of indicator microorganisms on fresh tomatoes in the supply chain from Mexico to the USA. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 238:202–207.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2016.09.013
  4. Casillas‐Vega N, Morfín‐Otero R, García S, Llaca‐Díaz J, Rodríguez‐Noriega E, Camacho‐Ortiz A, Ayala‐Castellanos MM, Mendoza‐Olazarán S, Flores‐Treviño S, Peterson‐Morfín S, Maldonado‐Garza HJ, Bosques‐Padilla FJ, Garza‐González E. 2016. Frequency of nine sexually transmitted pathogens, co‐infections and risk factors in patients attending the obstetrics and gynecology clinics in Jalisco, Mexico. Salud Publica. In press.
  5. Casillas-Vega, N., R. Morfín-Otero, S. García, A. Camacho-Ortiz, J. Llaca-Díaz, E. Rodríguez-Noriega, E. Garza-González. 2016. Causative agents, frequency and diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections. Reviews in Medical Microbiology. In press.
  6. Garcia-Heredia, A., J.A. Merino-Mascorro, P. Feng, S. Garcia and N. Heredia. 2016. Natural products and rifaximin alter swarming motility, biofilm formation, and expression of virulence genes of enteroaggregative and enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli. Food Microbiology.59:124-132. doi:10.1016/j.fm.2016.06.001
  7. Bartz, F., D. Watson, N. Heredia, A. Fabiszewski de Aceituno, L. Solís, L. Jaykus, S. Garcia, and J. Leon. 2016. Somatic coliphage profile of produce and environmental samples from farms in northern Mexico. Food and Environmental Virology. 8:221-226   DOI:10.1007/s12560-016-9240-x.
  8. Heredia N., C. Caballero, C. Cárdenas, K. Molina, R. García, L. Solís, V. Burrowes, F.E. Bartz, A. Fabiszewski de Aceituno, L.A. Jaykus, S. García and J. Leon. 2016. Microbial indicator profiling of fresh produce and environmental samples from farms and packing facilities in northern Mexico. Journal of Food Protection. 79-1197-1209. DOI: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-15-499
  9. Lara-Cortés, E., E. Sánchez, S. García, N. Heredia, R. León–Rodríguez, L.L. Barrera-Necha, and S. Bautista-Bañosa. 2015. Morphological and physiological response of Pantoea vagans bacterium to four antimicrobial compounds. Acta Microscopia 24: 79-90.
  10. Fabiszewski de Aceituno, A.M., F.E. Bartz, D. Watson, D.J. Shumaker, J. Grubb,  J.W. Arbogast, J. Dávila-Aviña, F. Venegas, N. Heredia, S. García, and J.S. Leon.  2015. Ability of hand hygiene interventions using alcohol based hand sanitizers and soap to reduce microbial load on farmworkers hands soiled during harvest. Journal of Food Protection. 78(11): 2024-2032. DOI: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-15-102
  11. Fabiszewski de Aceituno, A., N. Heredia, A.Stern, F. Bartz, F. Venegas, L. Solís, J. Gentry-Shields, L.A. Jaykus, J.S. Leon, and S. García. 2015. Efficacy of two hygiene methods to reduce soil and microbial contamination of farmworker jands during harvest. Food Control 59: 787-792. DOI: 10-1016/j.food.cont.2015.06.059
  12. Treviño-Garza, M.Z., S. García, M.S. Flores-González and K. Arévalo-Niño. 2015. Edible active coatings based on pectin, pullulan, and chitosan increase quality and shelf life of strawberries (Fragaria ananassa). Journal of Food Science.  80: M1823-M1830. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.12938
  13. Heredia, N., L. Solís-Soto, F. Venegas, F.E. Bartz, A. Fabiszewski de Aceituno, L.A. Jaykus, J.S. Leon, and S. García. 2015. Validation of a novel rinse/filtration method for efficient processing of fresh produce samples for microbiological indicator enumeration. Journal of Food Protection. 78:525-530. http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-14-324
  14. Castillo, S., N. Heredia, and S. García. 2015. 2(5H)-Furanone, epigallocatechin gallate, and a citric-based disinfectant disturb quorum-sensing activity and reduce motility and biofilm formation of Campylobacter jejuni. Folia Microbiologica. 60:89-95. DOI 10.1007/s12223-014-0344-0
  15. Heredia, N., J. Dávila-Aviña, L. Solís, and S. García. 2014. Tecnologías alternativas no térmicas de conservación en carne. Nacameh. 8:S20-S24.
  16. Celestino, A., B. Jaime, R. Luévano, L. Solís, S. García and N. Heredia. 2014. Reduction of foodborne pathogens in parsley by an improved formulation containing lime and oregano extracts. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. 12: 6 - 11.
  17. Sánchez, E., J. Dávila-Aviña, S.L. Castillo, N.Heredia, R.Vázquez-Alvarado and S. García. 2014. Antibacterial and antioxidant activities in extracts of fully grown cladodes of eight cultivars of cactus pear. Journal of Food Science. 79:M659-M664. DOI: 10.1111/1750-3841.12416
  18. Castillo, S., E. Arechiga, N. Heredia, and S. García. 2014. Citrus extracts as inhibitors of quorum sensing, biofilm formation and motility of Campylobacter jejuni. Food Biotechnology. 28: 106-122. DOI:10.1080/08905436.2014.895947
  19. Ravaliya, K., J. Gentry-Shields, S. Garcia, N. Heredia, A. Fabiszewski de Aceituno, F. E. Bartz, J.S. Leon, L-A. Jaykus. 2014. Use of bacteroidales microbial source tracking to monitor fecal contamination in fresh produce production. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80:612-617. doi:10.1128/AEM.02891-13
  20. Sánchez, E., M.R. Camacho, N. Heredia and S. García. 2013. Isolation, characterization, and mode of antimicrobial action against Vibrio cholerae of methyl gallate isolated from Acacia farnesiana. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 115, 1307—1316. DOI: 10.1111/jam.12328
  21. Cárdenas, C., K. Molina, N. Heredia and S. García. 2013. Evaluation of microbial contamination of tomatoes and peppers at retail markets in Monterrey, Mexico. Journal of Food Protection. 76: 1475–1479. http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-12-561
  22. Garcia S. and N. Heredia. Microbiological Safety of vegetables in the field, during harvest and packaging: a global issue. In: Food Security and Wellness (eds). Gustavo Barbosa-Cánovas, Glaucia Pastore, Delia Rodrigues-Amaya, Suzana Caetano da Silva Lannes, Rickey Yada, Amauri Rosenthal and Ken Buckle. Springer. (Submitted by invitation).
  23. García-Heredia, A., N. Orue, S. García, and N. Heredia. 2013. Efficacy of commercial citrus-based disinfectants to inhibit growth, swarming, and biofilm formation of Salmonella and decontaminate parsley. Journal of Food Agriculture & Environment. 11: 1295-1299.
  24. Orue, N., S. García, P. Feng and N. Heredia. 2013. Decontamination of Salmonella, Shigella, and Escherichia coli O157:H7 from Leafy Green Vegetables Using Edible Plant Extracts. Journal of Food Science. 78: M290–M296. DOI: 10.1111/1750-3841.12016
  25. Bhatnahar, D., and S. Garcia, S. 2013. Aspergillus and Aflatoxins. In: R. Labbe and S. Garcia (Eds). Guide to Foodborne Pathogens. 2nd ed. John Wiley and Sons. New York
  26. Garcia, S., and N. Heredia. 2013. Campylobacter. In: R. Labbe and S. Garcia (Eds). Guide to Foodborne Pathogens. 2nd ed. John Wiley and Sons. New York.
  27. Casillas-Buenrostro, R.M., N. Heredia, S. García, and DA. Benesh. 2012. Efficacy of 3M (TM) Petrifilm (TM) aerobic count plates for enumerating Bacillus sporothermodurans and Geobacillus stearothermophilus in UHT milk. International Dairy Journal. 25:147–149.  doi:10.1016/j.idairyj.2012.01.004
  28. Perez-Montaño, JA., D. Gonzalez -Aguilar, C. Pacheco-Gallardo, C.A. Campos-Bravo, J.  Barba-Leon, S. García, N.L. Heredia and E. Cabrera-Diaz. 2012. Frequency and antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella serotypes on beef carcasses at small abattoirs in Jalisco State, Mexico. Journal of Food Protection. 75: 867-873. http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-11-423
  29. Gómez-Govea, M. S. Garcia, G. Moreno, O. Tovar, G. Inzunsa and N. Heredia. 2012.  Analysis of microbial contamination levels of fruits and vegetables at retail in Monterrey, Mexico. Journal of Food Agriculture & Environment.10: 152-156.
  30. Garcia, S., and N. Heredia. Aflatoxins: an overview. In Dixon JE (Ed) Aflatoxin Control in Animal Feeds with Adsorbent Smectite in Bentonite. American Society of Agronomy.
  31. Heredia, N.L., y J.S. García Alvarado. 2013. Clostridium perfringens. In Torres-Vitela, R. (Ed). Riesgos Asociados al Consumo de Alimentos. Universidad de Guadalajara. pp. 159-173.
  32. Castillo, S.L., N. Heredia, J.F. Contreras and S. García. 2011. Extracts of edible and medicinal plants in inhibition of growth, adherence, and cytotoxin production of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli .Journal of Food Science. 76:421-428. DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2011.02229.
  33. Susana Lozano-Muñiz, Norma Heredia and Santos García. 2011. Species of Agave induces morphological changes on Aspergillus parasiticus Speare and Aspergillus flavus Link Ex Fries. Journal of Food Agriculture & Environment. 9:767-770.
  34. Solís-Soto, LY, S. García, I. Wesley and N. Heredia. 2011. A charcoal- and blood-free enrichment broth for isolation and PCR detection of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli. Journal of Food Protection. 74-221-227. http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-10-282
  35. Limon JC, L. Solís, S. García, and N. Heredia. 2011. Cold tolerance of Clostridium perfringens induced by food additives at neutral pH. Acta Alimentaria, 40:87-94.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1556/AAlim.40.2011.1.12
  36. Rosas-Taraco, A., E. Sanchez, N. Heredia,  D. Bhatnagar and Santos García. 2011. Extracts of Agave americana inhibit aflatoxin production in Aspergillus parasiticus. World Mycotoxin Journal.4:37-42.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3920/WMJ2010.1219
  37. García, S., and N. Heredia. 2011. Clostridium perfringens: A dynamic foodborne pathogen. Food and Bioprocess Technologies. 4:624-630. DOI: 10.1007/s11947-009-0182-2.
  38. Sánchez, E., S. García, and N Heredia. 2010. Extracts of edible and medicinal plants damage membranes of Vibrio cholerae. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76:6888-6894. doi:10.1128/AEM.03052-09
  39. Valtierra-Rodríguez, Diana, Heredia N.L., García, S. and Sánchez E. 2010. Reduction of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in poultry skin by fruit extracts. Journal of Food Protection. 73:477-482.
  40. Malagón,  I., García, S. and Heredia N. 2010. Adherence, Invasion, Toxigenic, and Chemotactic Properties of Mexican Campylobacter Strains. Journal of Food Protection. 73:2093-2098.
  41. Ramírez, R., Almanza, Y., González R., García, S., and Heredia., N.L. 2009. Avian pathogenic Escherichia coli binds fibronectin and laminin. Veterinary Research communications. 33:379-386. DOI: 10.1007/s11259-008-9180-5.
  42. Ramirez, R., Y. Almanza, S. García and N. Heredia. 2009 Adherence and invasion of avian pathogenic Escherichia coli to avian tracheal epithelial cells. World J. Microbiology and Biotechnology. 25:1019-1023. DOI 10.1007/s11274-009-9978-5
  43. Sanchez, E., L. Solis, S. Garcia and N. Heredia. 2009. Traditional Methods for Detection of Foodborne Pathogens. In: Heredia, N., I Wesley and S. Garcia (Eds). Microbiologically Safe Foods. John Wiley and Sons. New York.
  44. Heredia, N. and S. Garcia. 2009. Food Safety Issues and the Microbiology of Chocolate and Sweeteners. In: Heredia, N., I Wesley and S. Garcia (Eds). Microbiologically Safe Foods. John Wiley and Sons. New York.
  45. Garcia S. and N. Heredia. 2009. Foodborne Pathogens and Toxins: an overview. In: Heredia, N., I Wesley and S. Garcia (Eds). Microbiologically Safe Foods. John Wiley and Sons. New York.
  46. Heredia, N., Ybarra, P., Hernández C. and García, S. 2008. Extracellular protectants produced by Clostridium perfringens cells at elevated temperatures. Letters in Applied microbiology. 48 (1):133-139. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2008.02504.x
  47. Verastegui, A., S. García, A. Oranday, C. Rivas and N. Heredia. 2008. Species of Agave with antimicrobial activity against selected pathogenic bacteria and fungi. World Journal of Microbiology & Biotechnology. 24:1249-1252.  DOI 10.1007/s11274-007-9563-8
  48. García, S., Alarcón, G., Rodríguez, C. And Heredia, N. 2006. Extracts of Acacia farnesiana and Artemisia ludoviciana inhibit growth, enterotoxin production and adhesion of Vibrio cholerae. World Journal of Microbology & Biotechnology, 22:669-674. DOI 10.1007/s11274-005-9087-z
  49. García, S. and N. Heredia. 2006. Mycotoxins in Mexico: Epidemiology, management, and control strategies. Mycopathologia. 162:255-264. DOI 10.1007/s11046-006-0058-1
  50. Heredia, N., M. Escobar, C. Rodriguez and S. García. 2005. Extracts of Haematoxylon brasiletto inhibit growth, Verotoxin production, and adhesion of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157 : H7 to HeLa cells. Journal of Food Protection. 68:1346-1351. USA.
  51. Sanchez, E., N. Heredia and S. García. 2005. Inhibition of growth and mycotoxin production of Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus by extracts of Agave species. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 98:271-279. USA. doi:10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2004.07.009
  52. García, S., G. Alarcón, M. Gómez and N. Heredia. 2005.Haematoxylon brasiletto extracts inhibit growth, enterotoxin production, and adhesion of Vibrio cholerae. Food Biotechnology. 19: 15-26DOI: 10.1081/FBT-200049051
  53. N. Heredia y S. García. 2004. Métodos Rápidos de Diagnóstico. Manual para el Diagnóstico de Patógenos en Lácteos y Carnes Mediante PCR. Folleto Técnico No. 5 INIFAP. Págs. 29-33. México. ISBN 1405-1915.
  54. Álvarez, G., N.L. Heredia and S. García. 2003. Relationship between the effects of stress induced by human bile juice and acid treatment in Vibrio cholerae. Journal of Food Protection. 66: 2283-2288.
  55. Heredia, N.L., E. Aréchiga, R.G. Labbé, R.G. and  S. García. 2003. Stress proteins of Clostridium perfringens type A immunoreact with antiserum from rabbits infected with gas gangrene. International Microbiology. 6:259-261. DOI 10.1007/s10123-003-0138-8
  56. Valdés-Taméz, V., Foroughbakhch P R., Treviño-Garza, E.J., García-Alvarado, J.S., Alanís-Flores, G.J., Alvarado-Vázquez, M.A. y Jurado-Y, E. 2002. Medicinal flora in the municipality of Santiago, Nueva Leon, Mexico. Its importance and distribution in vegetation PHYTON, International Journal of Experimental Botany.  2002:173-179.
  57. Garcia S., M. Araiza; M. Gomez, N. Heredia. 2002. Inhibition of  growth, enterotoxin production, and spore formation of Clostridium perfringens by extracts of medicinal plants. Journal of Food Protection. 65(10):1667-1669.
  58. Martínez, S., N. Heredia, S. García, S. Moreno, J. Guevara, A. Núñez, L. Cárdenas. 2002. Effect of the extracts of Ulva fasciata Delile (Chlorophyta) about bacterial and fungal growth. PHYTON, International Journal of Experimental Botany. 2001: 163-166.
  59. Villarreal, L., N.L. Heredia and S. García. 2002. Cold tolerance and changes in rates of synthesis of individual proteins of Clostridium perfringens as a result of cold pre-treatment. Acta Alimentaria 31: (2)179-184. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1556/AAlim.31.2002.2.7
  60. Castro, R., C. Meza, M. Contreras and S. García. 2001. Uso de fitoextractos en el control del crecimiento In Vitro de bacterias enteropatógenas. Revista Chapingo, serie Zonas Áridas. 2(1): 96-99.
  61. Heredia, N.L., S. García, G. Rojas and L. Salazar. 2001. Microbiological condition of ground meat retailed in Monterrey, Mexico. Journal of Food Protection. 64(8): 1249-251.
  62. Bathnagar, D. and J.S. García Alvarado.2001.Aspergillus. In García, J.S. and R.G. Labbé (Ed) Guide to Food-borne Pathogens. John Wiley and Sons. New York.
  63. Fernández-Escartín, E. and J.S. García. 2001. Miscellaneous agents: Brucella, Aeromonas, Plesiomonas, and b-hemolytic streptococci. In García, J.S. and R.G. Labbé (Ed) Guide to Food-borne Pathogens. John Wiley and Sons. New York. 295-313.
  64. Wesche-Ebeling, P.,  R.K. Maiti, J.S García-Alvarado and N.L. Heredia. 2002. Food and Feed Science. In Maiti, R. and P. Wesche (Ed). Peanut Science. Oxford and IBH Publishing CO. PVT. LTD. New Delhi, India. 243-283.
  65. Limón, J.C., N.L. Heredia, y J.S. García Alvarado. 2001. Cross protection by heat and cold shock to lethal temperatures in Clostridium perfringens. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology. 32: 110-112
  66. García, S., F. Iracheta, F. Galván and N.L. Heredia. 2000. Microbiological survey of retail herbs and spices from Mexican markets. Journal of Food Protection. 64(1): 99-103.
  67. Castro, R., C. Meza, M. Lechuga y S. García. 2000. Desarrollo de un medio de cultivo para la propagación de esporas de hongos enteropatógenos. Revista Chapingo, serie Zonas Áridas. 1(2): 79-84.
  68. García-Alvarado, J. S. M. J. Verde-Star and N. L. Heredia. 2001. Traditional uses and scientific knowledge of medicinal plants from Mexico and Central America. A review. Journal of Herbs Spices and Medicinal Plants, 8 (2/3): 37-89. DOI 10.1300/J044v08n02_02
  69. Castro, R., S. García and L. Galán. 2000. Aportaciones de la Biotecnología de formulados a base de Bacillus thuringiensis para el control de plagas agrícolas. In: Pedroza, A, J.H. Esparza y Ruiz, J. Aprovechamiento integral de los recursos naturales en zonas áridas.  Universidad Autónoma de Chapingo, Bermejillo, Dgo. México. p. 71-87.
  70. Villarreal, L., N.L. Heredia and J.S. García-Alvarado. 2000. Changes in protein synthesis and acid tolerance of Clostridium perfringens type A as a result of an acid shock. International Microbiology 3(2): 113-116.
  71. S.J. Martínez, J.S. García, N.L. Heredia, L. Villarreal  and C. García. 2000. Antifungal activity of extract of Sargassum filipendula. PHYTON, International Journal of Experimental Botany. 66: 179-182.
  72. N.L. Heredia y J.S. García Alvarado. 1999. Clostridium perfringens. In Torres-Vitela, R. (Ed). Agentes Patógenos Transmitidos por Alimentos. Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara. pp159-169.
  73. Vela, M., N.L. Heredia, P. Feng, and. J.S. García Alvarado. 1999. DNA probe analysis for the carriage of enterotoxigenic Clostridium perfringens in feces of a Mexican subpopulation. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 35(2): 101-104. doi:10.1016/S0732-8893(99)00058-9
  74. Maiti, R.K., A. Reyes-García, N.L. Heredia, H. Gómez and J.S. García-Alvarado. 1998. Comparison of the protein profiles of four genotypes of “glossy” sorghum subjected to salinity at seedling stage. International Sorghum and Millets Newsletter, 39: 101-103.
  75. Heredia, N.L., J.S. García-Alvarado y R. G. Labbé. 1998. Alteration in sporulation, enterotoxin production and protein synthesis by Clostridium perfringens type A following heat shock. Journal of Food Protection, 61(9):1143-1147.
  76. Castro-Franco, R., J. S. García Alvarado and L. J. Galan-Wong.1998. An alternative bioinsecticide formulation to encapsulate Bacillus thuringiensis d-toxin and extracts of Agave lecheguilla Torr. for the control of Spodoptera frugiperda Smith. PHYTON, International Journal of Experimental Botany, 62(1/2): 71-77.
  77. Rodríguez-Romo, L.A., N.L. Heredia, R.L. Labbé y J.S. García-Alvarado. 1997. Detection of enterotoxigenic Clostridium perfringens in spices used in México by dot blotting using a DNA probe. Journal of Food Protection, 61(2):201-204.
  78. Heredia, N.L., G. A. García, R. Luévanos, J.S. García-Alvarado y R. G. Labbé. 1997. Elevation of the heat resistance of vegetative cells and spores of Clostridium perfringens by sublethal heat shock. Journal of Food Protection, 60(8): 998-1000.
  79. Verastegui, M.A., C.A Sánchez-García, N.L. Heredia y J.S. García-Alvarado. 1996. Antimicrobial activity of three major plants of the Chihuahuan desert. Journal of Etnopharmacology, 52: 175-177. doi:10.1016/0378-8741(96)84802-1
  80. Castro-Franco, R., J.S. García-Alvarado, L.J. Galán-Wong y A. Gallegos-del-Tejo. 1995. Synergic effects of Agave lechuguilla Torr guishe on insecticidal activity against Bacillus thuringiensis on Spodoptera frugiperda Smith. PHYTON, International Journal of Experimental Botany, 57 (2):113-119.
  81. Heredia, N.L., J.S. García-Alvarado, y R.G. Labbé. 1994. Improved rapid method for production and purification of Clostridium perfringens type A enterotoxin.  Journal of Microbiological Methods, 20:87-91.  doi:10.1016/0167-7012(94)90011-6
  82. García-Alvarado, J.S. Manuel A. Rodríguez, and Ronald G. Labbé. 1992. Influence of Elevated Temperature on Starch Hydrolysis by Enterotoxin-Positive and Enterotoxin-Negative Strains of Clostridium perfringens Type A. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 58(1) p. 326-330.
  83. Heredia, N.L., J.S. García-Alvarado y M.A. Rodríguez. 1992. Técnica inmunoenzimática rápida de tipo "ELISA" para la detección de enterotoxina de Clostridium  perfringens tipo A. Publicaciones Biológicas, 6(2) :139-141.
  84. Labbé, R.G. y J.S. García-Alvarado. 1992. Influence of temperature on sporulation, enterotoxin formation and spore heat resistance of Clostridium  perfringens type A. World Congress Foodborne Infections and Intoxications, II:1162-1165.
  85. García-Alvarado, J.S., M.A. Rodríguez y R.G. Labbé. 1992. Isolation of inclusion bodies from vegetative Clostridium  perfringens: partial purification of a 47 kDa inclusion protein. Journal of Applied Bacteriology,  73, 157-162. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.1992.tb01703.x
  86. García-Alvarado, J.S., R.G. Labbé y M.A. Rodríguez. 1992. Sporulation and enterotoxin production of Clostridium  perfringens type A at 37 and 43°C. Applied and Enviromental Microbiology, 58(4):1411-1414.
  87. Heredia, N.L., R.G. Labbe, M.A. Rodríguez y J.S. García-Alvarado. 1991. Growth, sporulation and enterotoxin production by Clostridium perfringens type A in the presence of bile salts. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 84: 15-22. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6968.1991.tb04561.x