Recent Publications by our Members


Experimental confirmation that an uncommon rrs gene mutation (g878a) of Mycobacterium tuberculosis confers resistance to streptomycin.
Domenech, P., Mouhoub, E., & Reed, M. B. (2022). Experimental confirmation that an uncommon rrs gene mutation (g878a) of Mycobacterium tuberculosisconfers resistance to streptomycin. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, AAC0191521. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01915-21

Community first response and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: Identifying priorities for data collection, analysis, and use via the nominal group technique.
Heffernan, E., Keegan, D., Mc Sharry, J., Barry, T., Tugwell, P., Murphy, A. W., Deasy, C., Menzies, D., O'Donnell, C., & Masterson, S. (2022). Community first response and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: Identifying priorities for data collection, analysis, and use via the nominal group technique. Resuscitation plus9, 100197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resplu.2021.100197

Lack of evidence for intergenerational inheritance of immune resistance to infections.
Kaufmann, E., Landekic, M., Downey, J., Chronopoulos, J., Teimouri Nezhad, S., Tran, K., Vinh, D. C., Barreiro, L. B., & Divangahi, M. (2022). Lack of evidence for intergenerational inheritance of immune resistance to infections. Nature immunology, 10.1038/s41590-021-01102-0. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41590-021-01102-0

Hematologic Toxicity of Linezolid in Multidrug Resistant and Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR/XDR-TB): the role of mitochondria.
Oehadian, A., Santoso, P., Menzies, D., & Ruslami, R. (2022). Hematologic Toxicity of Linezolid in Multidrug Resistant and Extensively Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR/XDR-TB): the role of mitochondria. Tuberculosis and respiratory diseases, 10.4046/trd.2021.0122. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.4046/trd.2021.0122

Prescribing practices for presumptive TB among private general practitioners in South Africa: a cross-sectional, standardised patient study.
Salomon, A., Boffa, J., Moyo, S., Chikovore, J., Sulis, G., Daniels, B., Kwan, A., Mkhombo, T., Wu, S., Pai, M., & Daftary, A. (2022). Prescribing practices for presumptive TB among private general practitioners in South Africa: a cross-sectional, standardised patient study. BMJ global health7(1), e007456. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2021-007456

Tracking changes in national BCG vaccination policies and practices using the BCG World Atlas.
Lancione, S., Alvarez, J. V., Alsdurf, H., Pai, M., & Zwerling, A. A. (2022). Tracking changes in national BCG vaccination policies and practices using the BCG World Atlas. BMJ global health7(1), e007462. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2021-007462

Blood Cultures and Molecular Diagnostics in Intensive Care Units to Diagnose Sepsis: A Bayesian Latent Class Model Analysis.
Sampath, S., Baby, J., Krishna, B., Dendukuri, N., & Thomas, T. (2021). Blood Cultures and Molecular Diagnostics in Intensive Care Units to Diagnose Sepsis: A Bayesian Latent Class Model Analysis. Indian journal of critical care medicine : peer-reviewed, official publication of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine25(12), 1402–1407. https://doi.org/10.5005/jp-journals-10071-24051

High-dose rifamycins in the treatment of TB: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Arbiv, O. A., Kim, J. M., Yan, M., Romanowski, K., Campbell, J. R., Trajman, A., Asadi, L., Fregonese, F., Winters, N., Menzies, D., & Johnston, J. C. (2022). High-dose rifamycins in the treatment of TB: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Thorax, thoraxjnl-2020-216497. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2020-216497

Covid-19's Devastating Effect on Tuberculosis Care - A Path to Recovery.
Pai, M., Kasaeva, T., & Swaminathan, S. (2022). Covid-19's Devastating Effect on Tuberculosis Care - A Path to Recovery. The New England journal of medicine, 10.1056/NEJMp2118145. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMp2118145

Genetic diversity of Leptospira isolates in Lao PDR and genome analysis of an outbreak strain.
Grillová, L., Robinson, M. T., Chanthongthip, A., Vincent, A. T., Nieves, C., Oppelt, J., Mariet, J. F., Lorioux, C., Vongsouvath, M., Mayxay, M., Phonemeexay, O., Rattanavong, S., Phommasone, K., Douangnouvong, A., Šmajs, D., Veyrier, F. J., Newton, P. N., & Picardeau, M. (2021). Genetic diversity of Leptospira isolates in Lao PDR and genome analysis of an outbreak strain. PLoS neglected tropical diseases15(12), e0010076. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0010076

A randomised controlled trial of intrapleural balloon intercostal chest drains to prevent drain displacement.
Mercer, R. M., Mishra, E., Banka, R., Corcoran, J. P., Daneshvar, C., Panchal, R. K., Saba, T., Caswell, M., Johnstone, S., Menzies, D., Ahmer, S., Shahidi, M., Clive, A. O., Gautam, M., Cox, G., Orton, C., Lyons, J., Maddekar, N., De Fonseka, D., Prior, K., … Kemp, S. V. (2021). A randomised controlled trial of intrapleural balloon intercostal chest drains to prevent drain displacement. The European respiratory journal, 2101753. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1183/13993003.01753-2021

Triage of Persons With Tuberculosis Symptoms Using Artificial Intelligence-Based Chest Radiograph Interpretation: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis.
Nsengiyumva, N. P., Hussain, H., Oxlade, O., Majidulla, A., Nazish, A., Khan, A. J., Menzies, D., Ahmad Khan, F., & Schwartzman, K. (2021). Triage of Persons With Tuberculosis Symptoms Using Artificial Intelligence-Based Chest Radiograph Interpretation: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Open forum infectious diseases8(12), ofab567. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofab567

Leptospira ainlahdjerensis sp. nov., Leptospira ainazelensis sp. nov., Leptospira abararensis sp. nov. and Leptospira chreensis sp. nov., four new species isolated from water sources in Algeria.
Korba, A. A., Lounici, H., Kainiu, M., Vincent, A. T., Mariet, J. F., Veyrier, F. J., Goarant, C., & Picardeau, M. (2021). Leptospira ainlahdjerensis sp. nov., Leptospira ainazelensis sp. nov., Leptospira abararensis sp. nov. and Leptospira chreensis sp. nov., four new species isolated from water sources in Algeria. International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology71(12), 10.1099/ijsem.0.005148. https://doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.005148

Trans-cerebral HCO3- and PCO2 exchange during acute respiratory acidosis and exercise-induced metabolic acidosis in humans.
Caldwell, H. G., Hoiland, R. L., Smith, K. J., Brassard, P., Bain, A. R., Tymko, M. M., Howe, C. A., Carr, J. M., Stacey, B. S., Bailey, D. M., Drapeau, A., Sekhon, M. S., MacLeod, D. B., & Ainslie, P. N. (2021). Trans-cerebral HCO3- and PCO2 exchange during acute respiratory acidosis and exercise-induced metabolic acidosis in humans. Journal of cerebral blood flow and metabolism : official journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, 271678X211065924. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/0271678X211065924

Modeling treatment effect modification in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in an individual patientdata meta-analysis.
Liu, Y., Schnitzer, M. E., Wang, G., Kennedy, E., Viiklepp, P., Vargas, M. H., Sotgiu, G., Menzies, D., & Benedetti, A. (2021). Modeling treatment effect modification in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in an individual patientdata meta-analysis. Statistical methods in medical research, 9622802211046383. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/09622802211046383

The oxidative stress response of pathogenic Leptospira is controlled by two peroxide stress regulators which putatively cooperate in controlling virulence.
Zavala-Alvarado, C., G Huete, S., Vincent, A. T., Sismeiro, O., Legendre, R., Varet, H., Bussotti, G., Lorioux, C., Lechat, P., Coppée, J. Y., Veyrier, F. J., Picardeau, M., & Benaroudj, N. (2021). The oxidative stress response of pathogenic Leptospira is controlled by two peroxide stress regulators which putatively cooperate in controlling virulence. PLoS pathogens17(12), e1009087. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1009087

Reproducibility and diurnal variation of the directional sensitivity of the cerebral pressure-flow relationship in men and women.
Labrecque, L., Burma, J. S., Roy, M. A., Smirl, J. D., & Brassard, P. (2022). Reproducibility and diurnal variation of the directional sensitivity of the cerebral pressure-flow relationship in men and women. Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985)132(1), 154–166. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00653.2021

Assessment of long-term bowel dysfunction after restorative proctectomy for neoplastic disease: A population-based cohort study.
Garfinkle, R., Dell'Aniello, S., Bhatnagar, S., Morin, N., Ghitulescu, G., Faria, J., Vasilevsky, C. A., Brassard, P., & Boutros, M. (2021). Assessment of long-term bowel dysfunction after restorative proctectomy for neoplastic disease: A population-based cohort study. Surgery, S0039-6060(21)01110-7. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2021.10.068

Development and evaluation of an objective laparoscopic assessment tool: LapPass®.
Fong, M. L., Leeder, P., Dexter, S., Menzies, D., Sedman, P., & Francis, N. (2021). Development and evaluation of an objective laparoscopic assessment tool: LapPass®. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 10.1308/rcsann.2021.0207. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1308/rcsann.2021.0207

Prenatal exercise and cardiovascular health (PEACH) study: impact of acute and chronic exercise on cerebrovascular hemodynamics and dynamic cerebral autoregulation.
Skow, R. J., Labrecque, L., Rosenberger, J. A., Brassard, P., Steinback, C. D., & Davenport, M. H. (2022). Prenatal exercise and cardiovascular health (PEACH) study: impact of acute and chronic exercise on cerebrovascular hemodynamics and dynamic cerebral autoregulation. Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985)132(1), 247–260. https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00446.2021

Evaluating the performance of propensity score matching based approaches in individual patient data meta-analysis.
Johara, F. T., Benedetti, A., Platt, R., Menzies, D., Viiklepp, P., Schaaf, S., & Chan, E. (2021). Evaluating the performance of propensity score matching based approaches in individual patient data meta-analysis. BMC medical research methodology21(1), 257. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-021-01452-1
 

 
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