Confidence-Building Measure C


Encouragement of Publication of Results and Promotion of Use of Knowledge


Publications :


Note: Publication and knowledge sharing is strongly encouraged and a cornerstone of the CSSP.


Public Health Agency of Canada

Al-Fifi, Y.S.Y., Kadkhoda, K., Drebot, M., Wudel, B., & Bow, E.J. (2018). The First Case Report of West Nile Virus-Induced Acute Flaccid Quadriplegia in Canada. Case Reports in Infectious Diseases, 2018, 4361706.

Banadyga, L., Stein, D.R., Qiu, X., & Safronetz, D. (2018). Pre-clinical development of a vaccine against Lassa fever. Canada Communicable Disease Report (CCDR), 44(6).

Basile, A.J., Goodman, C., Horiuchi, K., Sloan, A., Johnson, B.W., Kosoy, O.,… Schiffer, J. (2018). Multi-laboratory comparison of three commercially available Zika IgM enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays. Journal of Virological Methods, 260, 26-33.

Capuzzi, S.J., Sun, W., Muratov, E.N., Martinez-Romero, C., He, S., Zhu, W.,… Tropsha, A. (2018). . Computer-Aided Discovery and Characterization of Novel Ebola Virus Inhibitors. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 61(8), 3582-3594

Coyaud, E., Ranadheera, C., Cheng, D., Gonçalves, J., Dyakov, B.J.A., Laurent, E.M.N.,… Raught, B. (2018). Molecular and Cellular Proteomics, 17(11), 2242-2255. Global interactomics uncovers extensive organellar targeting by Zika Virus.

de La Vega, M.A., Piret, J., Griffin, B.D., Rhéaume, C., Venable, M.C., Carbonneau, J.,… Boivin, G. (2018). Zika-Induced Male Infertility in Mice Is Potentially Reversible and Preventable by Deoxyribonucleic Acid Immunization. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 219(3), 365-374.

de La Vega, M.A., Soule, G., Tran, K.N., Tierney, K., He, S., Wong, G., Qiu, X., & Kobinger, G.P. (2018). Modeling Ebola Virus Transmission Using Ferrets. mSphere, 3(5).

Gunn, B.M., Yu, W.H., Karim, M.M., Brannan, J.M., Herbert, A.S., Wec, A.Z.,… Alter, G. (2018). A Role for Fc Function in Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibody-Mediated Protection against Ebola Virus. Cell, 24(2), 221-233.

Haddock, E., Felmann, F., Hawman, D.W., Zivcec, M., Hanley, P.W., Saturday, G.,… Feldmann, H. (2018). A cynomolgus macaque model for Crimean–Congo haemorrhagic fever. Nature Microbiology, 3, 556–562.

Han, B.S., Jang, H.Y., Racine, T., Qiu, X., & Sin, J.I. (2018). Purification and characterization of

monoclonal IgG antibodies recognizing Ebola virus glycoprotein. Clinical and Experimental Vaccine Research, 7(2), 119-128.

 Hong, S.-L., Zhang, Y.-N., Liu, Y.-H., Tang, M., Pang, D.-W., Wong, G.,… Zhang, A.-L. (2018). Cellular-Beacon-Mediated Counting for the Ultrasensitive Detection of Ebola Virus on an Integrated Micromagnetic Platform. Analytical Chemistry, 90(12), 7310-7317

Kapetshi, J., Fausther-Bovendo, H., Corbett, C., Leung, A., Ait-Ikhlef, K., Nsio, J.,… Kobinger, G.P. (2018). Contribution of Environment Sample-Based Detection to Ebola Outbreak Management. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 218(S5), S292-S296.

Kerins, J. L., Koske, S. E., Kazmierczak, J., Austin, C., Gowdy, K., Dibernardo, A., . . . Vrbova, L. (2018). Outbreak of Seoul virus among rats and rat owners - United States and Canada, 2017. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 67(4), 131-134. doi:10.15585/mmwr.mm6704a5

Lamoureux, L., Simon, S.L.R., Waitt, B., & Knox, J.D. (2018). Proteomic Screen of Brain Glycoproteome Reveals Prion Specific Marker of Pathogenesis. Proteomics, 18.

Marzi, A., Emanuel, J., Callison, J., McNally, K.L., Arndt, N., Chadinha, S.,… Feldmann, H. (2018). Lethal Zika virus disease models in young and older interferon α/β receptor knock out mice. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 8, 117.

Mendoza, E.J., Warner, B., Kobinger, G., Ogden, N.H., &Safronetz, D. (2018). , 65(6). Baited vaccines: A strategy to mitigate rodent-borne viral zoonoses in humans. Zoonoses and Public Health

Mendoza, E.J., Warner, B., Safronetz, D., & Ranadheera, C. (2018). Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus: Past, present and future insights for animal modelling and medical countermeasures. Zoonoses and Public Health, 65(5).

Omotuyi, I.O., Nash, O., Safronetz, D., Ojo, A.A., Ogunwa, H.T., & Delakun, S.N. (2018). T-705-modified ssRNA in complex with Lassa Virus Nucleoprotein exhibits nucleotide splaying and increased water influx into the RNA-binding pocket. Chemical Biology & Drug Design. doi:10.1111/cbdd.13451

Patel, A., Reuschel, E.L., Kraynyak, K.A., Racine, T., Park, D.H., Scott, V.L.,… Weiner, D.B. (2018). Protective Efficacy and Long-Term Immunogenicity in Cynomolgus Macaques by Ebola Virus Glycoprotein Synthetic DNA Vaccines. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 219(4), 544-555.

Patriquin, G., Drebot, M., Cole, T., Lindsay, R., Schleihauf, E., Johnston, B. L., . . . Hatchette, T. F. (2018). High seroprevalence of Jamestown Canyon virus among deer and humans, Nova Scotia, Canada. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(1), 118-121. doi:10.3201/eid2401.170484

Qiu, S., Leung, A., Bo, Y., Kozak, R. A., Anand, S. P., Warkentin, C., . . . Côté, M. (2018). Ebola virus requires phosphatidylinositol (3,5) bisphosphate production for efficient viral entry. Virology, 513, 17-28. doi:10.1016/j.virol.2017.09.028.

Patel, A., Park, D.H., Davis, C.W., Smith, T.R.F., Leung, A., Tierney, K.,… Weiner, D.B. (2018). In Vivo Delivery of Synthetic Human DNA-Encoded Monoclonal Antibodies Protect against Ebolavirus Infection in a Mouse Model. Cell Reports, 25(7), 1982-1993.

Paul, K.K., Dhar-Chowdhury, P., Hague, C.E., Al-Amin, H.M., Goswami, D.R., Kafi, M.A.H.,… Brooks, W.A. (2018). Risk factors for the presence of dengue vector mosquitoes, and determinants of their prevalence and larval site selection in Dhaka, Bangladesh. PLoS One. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0199457

Rahim, M.N., Zhang, Z., He, S., Zhu, W., Banadyga, L., Safronetz, D.,& Qiu, X. (2018). Postexposure Protective Efficacy of T-705 (Favipiravir) Against Sudan Virus Infection in Guinea Pigs. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 218(S5), S649-S657.

Ranadheera, C., Coombs, K.M., & Kobasa, D. (2018). Comprehending a Killer: The Akt/mTOR Signaling Pathways Are Temporally High-Jacked by the Highly Pathogenic 1918 Influenza Virus. EBio Medicine, 32, 142-163.

Ranadheera, C., Proulx, R., Chaiyakul, M., Jones, S., Grolla, A., Leung, A.,… Czub, M. (2018). The interaction between the Nipah virus nucleocapsid protein and phosphoprotein regulates virus replication. Scientific Reports, 8, 15994.

Rees, E.E., Petukhova, T., Mascarenhas, M., Pelcat, Y., & Ogden, N.H. (2018). Environmental and social determinants of population vulnerability to Zika virus emergence at the local scale. Parasites & Vectors, 11, 290.

Rocheleau, J.P., Michel, P., Lindsay, L.R., Drebot, M., Dibernardo, A., & Ogden, N.H., Fortin, A., Arsenault, J. (2018). Risk factors associated with seropositivity to California serogroup viruses in humans and pet dogs, Quebec, Canada. Epidemiology & Infection, 146(9), 1167-1176.

Rosenke, K., Bounds, C.E., Hanley, P.W., Saturday, G., Sullivan, E., Wu, H.,… Safronetz, D. (2018). Human Polyclonal Antibodies Produced by Transchromosomal Cattle Provide Partial Protection Against Lethal Zaire Ebolavirus Challenge in Rhesus Macaques. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 218(S5), S658-S661.

Rosenke, K., Feldmann, H., Westover, J.B., Hanley, P.W., Martellaro, C., Feldmann, F.,… Safronetz, D. (2018). Use of favipiravir to treat lassa virus infection in Macaques. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 24(9).

Sanderson, M., Lindsay, L.R., Campbell, T.M., & Morshed, M. (2018). A case of Powassan encephalitis acquired in southern Quebec. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 190(50), E1478-E1480.

Saphire, E.O., Schendel, S.L., Fusco, M.L., Gangavarapu, K., Gunn, B.M., Wec, A.Z., et al. (2018).

Systematic Analysis of Monoclonal Antibodies against Ebola Virus GP Defines Features that Contribute to Protection. Cell, 174(4), 938-952.

Sloan, A., Safronetz, D., Makowski, K., Barairo, N., Ranadheera, C., Dimitrova, K., . . . Kadkhoda, K. (2018). Evaluation of the diasorin liaison® XL Zika capture IgM CMIA for Zika virus serological testing. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 90(4), 264-266. doi:10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2017.11.018

Smith, K., Oesterle, P.T., Jardine, C.M., Dibernardo, A., Huynh, C., Lindsay, R.,… Nemeth, N.M. (2018). Powassan Virus and Other Arthropod-Borne Viruses in Wildlife and Ticks in Ontario, Canada. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 99(2), 458-465.

Su, Q.D., He, S.H., Yi, Y., Qiu, F., Lu, X.X., Jia, Z.Y.,… Bi, S.L. (2018). Intranasal vaccination with ebola virus GP amino acids 258-601 protects mice against lethal challenge. Vaccine, 36(41), 6053-6060.

Subudhi, S., Dakouo, M., Sloan, A., Stein, D. R., Grolla, A., Jones, S., . . . Niang, M. (2018). Seroprevalence of rift valley fever virus antibodies in cattle in Mali, 2005-2014. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 98(3), 872-874. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.17-0841

Tang, K., He, S., Zhang, X., Guo, J., Chen, Q., Yan, F.,… Guo, Y. (2018). Tangeretin, an extract from Citrus peels, blocks cellular entry of arenaviruses that cause viral hemorrhagic fever. Antiviral Research, 160, 87-93.

Tataryn, J., Vrbova, L., Drebot, M., Wood, H., Payne, E., Connors, S.,… Buck, P.A. (2018). Travel-related Zika virus cases in Canada: October 2015-June 2017. Canadian Communicable Disease Report, 44(1), 18-26.

Tracz DM, Tober AD, Antonation KS, & Corbett CR. (2018). MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry and high-consequence bacteria: safety and stability of biothreat bacterial sample testing in clinical diagnostic laboratories. J Med Microbiol. Mar;67(3):341-346.

Trus, I., Darbellay, J., Huang, Y., Gilmour, M., Safronetz, D., Gerdts, V., & Karniychuk, U. (2018). Persistent Zika virus infection in porcine conceptuses is associated with elevated in utero cortisol levels. Virulence, 9(1), 1338-1343.

Van Lieshout, L. P., Soule, G., Sorensen, D., Frost, K. L., He, S., Tierney, K., . . . Wootton, S. K. (2018). Intramuscular adeno-associated virus-mediated expression of monoclonal antibodies provides 100% protection against Ebola virus infection in mice. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 217(6), 916-925. doi:10.1093/infdis/jix644

Vosoughi, R., Walkty, A., Drebot, M.A., & Kadkhoda, K. (2018). Jamestown Canyon virus meningoencephalitis mimicking migraine with aura in a resident of Manitoba. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 190(9), E262-E264.

Wang, H., Wong, G., Zhu, W., He, S., Zhao, Y., Yan, F.,… Qiu, X. (2018). Equine-origin

immunoglobulin fragments protects nonhuman primates from Ebola virus disease. Journal of Virology, 93(5), e01548-18.

Warfield, K.L., Howell, K.A., Vu, H., Geisbert, J., Wong, G., Shulenin, S.,… Aman, M.J. (2018). Role of Antibodies in Protection Against Ebola Virus in Nonhuman Primates Immunized With Three Vaccine Platforms. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 218(S5), S553-S564.

Warner, B.M., Safronetz, D., & Stein, D.R. (2018). Current research for a vaccine against Lassa hemorrhagic fever virus. Drug Design, Development and Therapy, 12, 2519-2527.

Wong, G., Bi, Y., Kobinger, G., Gao, G. F., & Qiu, X. (2018). Testing experimental therapies in a guinea pig model for hemorrhagic fever. doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-6981-4_21

Wong, G., Cao, W.G., He, S.H., Zhang, Z.R., Zhu, W.J., Moffat, E.,… Qiu, X.G. (2018). Development and characterization of a guinea pig model for Marburg virus. Zoological Research.

Wong, G., He, S., Leung, A., Cao, W., Bi, Y., Zhang, Z.,… Qiu, X. (2018). Naturally-occurring single mutations in Ebola observably impact infectivity. Journal of Virology, 93(1), e01098-18.

Wong, G., Mendoza, E.J., Plummer, F.A., Gao, G.F., Kobinger, G.P., & Qiu, X. (2018). From bench to almost bedside: The long road to a licensed ebola virus vaccine. Expert Opinion on Biological Therapy, 18(2), 159-173.

Wong, G., & Qiu, X. (2018). Funding vaccines for emerging infectious diseases. Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. doi:10.1080/21645515.2017.1412024

Wong, G., & Qiu, X.G. (2018). Type I interferon receptor knockout mice as models for infection of highly pathogenic viruses with outbreak potential. Zoological Research, 39(1), 3-14.

Yang, S., Xu, M., Lee, E.M., Gorshkov, K., Shiryaev, S.A., He, S.,… Zheng, W. (2018). Emetine inhibits Zika and Ebola virus infections through two molecular mechanisms: inhibiting viral replication and decreasing viral entry. Cell Discovery, 2018, 4:31.

Zhao, Y., Zheng, X., He, S., Li, Y., Wang, W., Gai, W.,… Xia, X. (2018). Equine immunoglobulin F(ab′)2 fragments protect mice from Rift Valley fever virus infection, International Immunopharmacology, 64, 217-222.

Zhu, W., Zhang, Z., He, S., Wong, G., Banadyga, L., & Qiu, X. (2018). Successful treatment of Marburg virus with orally administrated T-705 (favipiravir) in a mouse model. Antiviral Research, 151, 39-49. doi:10.1016/j.antiviral.2018.01.011

Zivcec, M., Safronetz, D., Scott, D.P., Robertson, S., & Feldmann, H. (2018). Nucleocapsid protein

based vaccine provides protection in mice against lethal Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus challenge. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0006628


Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Agianniotaki EI, Babiuk S, Katsoulos PD, Chaintoutis SC, Praxitelous A, Quizon K, Boscos C,

Polizopoulou ZS, Chondrokouki ED, Dovas CI.  Colostrum transfer of neutralizing antibodies against lumpy skin disease virus from vaccinated cows to their calves. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2018 Dec;65(6):2043-2048. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12983. Epub 2018 Aug 17. PMID: 30054980

Andrievskaia O, Duceppe MO, Lloyd D. Genome Sequences of Five Mycobacterium bovis Strains Isolated from Farmed Animals and Wildlife in Canada. Genome Announc. 2018 Apr 12;6(15). pii: e00258-18. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00258-18. PMID:  29650575

Andrievskaia O, Turcotte C, Berlie-Surujballi G, Battaion H, Lloyd D. Genotypes of Mycobacterium bovis strains isolated from domestic animals and wildlife in Canada in 1985-2015. Vet Microbiol. 2018 Feb;214:44-50. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2017.12.005. Epub 2017 Dec 8.

PMID:  29408031

Angers-Loustau A, Petrillo M, Bengtsson-Palme J, Berendonk T, Blais B, Chan KG, Coque TM, Hammer P, Heß S, Kagkli DM, Krumbiegel C, Lanza VF, Madec JY, Naas T, O'Grady J, Paracchini V, Rossen JWA, Ruppé E, Vamathevan J, Venturi V, Van den Eede G. The challenges of designing a benchmark strategy for bioinformatics pipelines in the identification of antimicrobial resistance determinants using next generation sequencing technologies.  Version 2. F1000Res. 2018 Apr 13 [revised 2018 Jan 1];7. pii: ISCB Comm J-459. doi:  0.12688/f1000research.14509.2. eCollection 2018. PMID:  30026930

Atherstone C, Diederich S, Weingartl HM, Fischer K, Balkema-Buschmann A, Grace D, Alonso S, Dhand NK, Ward MP, Mor SM. Evidence of exposure to henipaviruses in domestic pigs in Uganda. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2018 Dec 21. doi: 10.1111/tbed.13105. PMID: 30576076

Barria MA, Libori A, Mitchell G, Head MW.  Susceptibility of Human Prion Protein to Conversion by Chronic Wasting Disease Prions. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Aug;24(8):1482-1489. doi: 10.3201/eid2408.161888. PMID: 30014840

Brunker K, Nadin-Davis S, Biek R. Genomic sequencing, evolution and molecular epidemiology of rabies virus. Rev Sci Tech. 2018 Aug;37(2):401-408. doi: 10.20506/rst.37.2.2810. PMID:  30747139

Cherifi T, Carrillo C, Lambert D, Miniaï I, Quessy S, Larivière-Gauthier G, Blais B, Fravalo P.Genomic characterization of Listeria monocytogenes isolates reveals that their persistence in a pig slaughterhouse is linked to the presence of benzalkonium chloride resistance genes. BMC Microbiol. 2018 Dec 20;18(1):220. doi: 10.1186/s12866-018-1363-9. PMID:  30572836

Chernick A, Ambagala A, Orsel K, Wasmuth JD, van Marle G, van der Meer F.  Bovine viral diarrhea virus genomic variation within persistently infected cattle.  Infect Genet Evol. 2018 Mar;58:218-223. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2018.01.002. Epub 2018 Jan 3. PMID: 29306002

Erickson A, Fisher M, Furukawa-Stoffer T, Ambagala A, Hodko D, Pasick J, King DP, Nfon C, Ortega Polo R, Lung O.  A multiplex reverse transcription PCR and automated electronic microarray assay for detection and differentiation of seven viruses affecting swine.  Transbound Emerg Dis. 2018 Apr;65(2):e272-e283. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12749. Epub 2017 Nov 30. PMID: 29194985.

Fischer K, Diederich S, Smith G, Reiche S, Pinho Dos Reis V, Stroh E, Groschup MH, Weingartl HM, Balkema-Buschmann A.  Indirect ELISA based on Hendra and Nipah virus proteins for the detection of henipavirus specific antibodies in pigs.  PLoS One. 2018 Apr 30;13(4):e0194385. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194385. eCollection 2018. PMID:  29708971

Fischer K, Jabaty J, Suluku R, Strecker T, Groseth A, Fehling SK, Balkema-Buschmann A, Koroma B, Schmidt KM, Atherstone C, Weingartl HM, Mettenleiter TC, Groschup MH, Hoenen T, Diederich S.Serological Evidence for the Circulation of Ebolaviruses in Pigs From Sierra Leone. J Infect Dis. 2018 Nov 22;218(suppl_5):S305-S311. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiy330.  PMID: 29982580

Furukawa M, Goji N, Janzen TW, Thomas MC, Ogunremi D, Blais B, Misawa N, Amoako KK.  Rapid detection and serovar identification of common Salmonella enterica serovars in Canada using a new pyrosequencing assay.  Can J Microbiol. 2018 Jan;64(1):75-86. doi: 10.1139/cjm-2017-0496. Epub 2017 Oct 31. PMID:  29088546

Horsington J, Nfon C, Bittner H, Durr PA, Singanallur N, Alexandersen S, Vosloo W. The protective capacity of high payload FMDV A22 IRQ vaccine in sheep against direct-contact challenge with a heterologous, contemporary FMDV A strain from South East Asia.  PLoS One. 2018 Jun 18;13(6):e0195302. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0195302. eCollection 2018. PMID:  29912868

Horsington J, Nfon C, Gonzales JL, Singanallur N, Bittner H, Vosloo W.  Protection in sheep against heterologous challenge with serotype Asia-1 foot-and-mouth disease virus using high potency vaccine. Vaccine. 2018 Oct 1;36(41):6095-6102. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.08.073. Epub 2018 Sep 6. PMID:  30195485

Kara PD, Mather AS, Pretorius A, Chetty T, Babiuk S, Wallace DB.  Characterisation of putative immunomodulatory gene knockouts of lumpy skin disease virus in cattle towards an improved vaccine. Vaccine. 2018 Jul 25;36(31):4708-4715. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.06.017. Epub 2018 Jun 22. PMID:  29941325

Kroeker AL, Smid V, Embury-Hyatt C, Moffat E, Collignon B, Lung O, Lindsay R, Weingartl H.  RVFV Infection in Goats by Different Routes of Inoculation.  Viruses. 2018 Dec 12;10(12). pii: E709. doi: 10.3390/v10120709. PMID:  30545088

Mottawea W, Duceppe MO, Dupras AA, Usongo V, Jeukens J, Freschi L, Emond-Rheault JG, Hamel J, Kukavica-Ibrulj I, Boyle B, Gill A, Burnett E, Franz E, Arya G, Weadge JT, Gruenheid S, Wiedmann M, Huang H, Daigle F, Moineau S, Bekal S, Levesque RC, Goodridge LD, Ogunremi D.  Salmonella enterica Prophage Sequence Profiles Reflect Genome Diversity and Can Be Used for High Discrimination Subtyping. Front Microbiol. 2018 May 4;9:836. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00836. eCollection 2018. PMID:  29780368

Nadin-Davis SA, Fu Q, Trewby H, Biek R, Johnson RH, Real L.  Geography but not alternative host species explain the spread of raccoon rabies virus in Vermont. Epidemiol Infect. 2018 Nov;146(15):1977-1986. doi: 10.1017/S0950268818001759. Epub 2018 Jun 26. PMID:  29941066

Nfon C, Lusansky D, Goolia M, Yang M, Hole K, McIntyre L.  Competitive Luminex immunoassays for detection of antibodies to foot-and-mouth disease and vesicular stomatitis viruses in multiple susceptible hosts.  Can J Vet Res. 2018 Oct;82(4):316-321. PMID: 30363380

Pfaff F, Müller T, Freuling CM, Fehlner-Gardiner C, Nadin-Davis S, Robardet E, Cliquet F, Vuta V, Hostnik P, Mettenleiter TC, Beer M, Höper D. In-depth genome analyses of viruses from vaccine-derived rabies cases and corresponding live-attenuated oral rabies vaccines.Vaccine. 2018 Feb 10. pii: S0264-410X(18)30156-7. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.01.083. PMID:  29439868

Pickering BS, Collignon B, Smith G, Marszal P, Kobinger G, Weingartl HM. Detection of Zaire ebolavirus in swine: Assay development and optimization. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2018 Feb;65(1):77-84. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12606. Epub 2017 Mar 27. PMID:  28345293

Serra F, Dudas S, Torres JM, Anderson R, Oevermann A, Espinosa JC, Czub S, Seuberlich T. Presumptive BSE cases with an aberrant prion protein phenotype in Switzerland, 2011: Lack of prion disease in experimentally inoculated cattle and bovine prion protein transgenic mice. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2018 Oct;65(5):1348-1356. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12884. Epub 2018 Apr 19. PMID:  29675959

Thanthrige-Don N, Lung O, Furukawa-Stoffer T, Buchanan C, Joseph T, Godson DL, Gilleard J, Alexander T, Ambagala A.  A novel multiplex PCR-electronic microarray assay for rapid and simultaneous detection of bovine respiratory and enteric pathogens.  J Virol Methods. 2018 Nov;261:51-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2018.08.010. Epub 2018 Aug 10. PMID:  30102924

Thomas MC, Arling V, Goji N, Janzen TW, Duceppe MO, Mathews A, Carrillo C, Amoako KK. First Complete Genome Sequence of Yersinia massiliensis. Genome Announc. 2018 May 17;6(20). pii: e00416-18. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00416-18. PMID: 29773629

Tymensen L, Zaheer R, Cook SR, Amoako KK, Goji N, Read R, Booker CW, Hannon SJ, Neumann N, McAllister TA.  Clonal expansion of environmentally-adapted Escherichia coli contributes to propagation of antibiotic resistance genes in beef cattle feedlots. Sci Total Environ. 2018 Oct 1;637-638:657-664. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.021. Epub 2018 May 11. PMID:  29758422

Velazquez-Salinas L, Ramirez-Medina E, Bracht AJ, Hole K, Brito BP, Gladue DP, Carrillo C.Phylodynamics of parapoxvirus genus in Mexico (2007-2011). Infect Genet Evol. 2018 Nov;65:12-14. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2018.07.005. Epub 2018 Jul 4. PMID:  30017997

Wong G, Cao WG, He SH, Zhang ZR, Zhu WJ, Moffat E, Ebihara H, Embury-Hyatt C, Qiu XG. Development and characterization of a guinea pig model for Marburg virus.  Zool Res. 2018 Jan 18;39(1):32-41. doi: 10.24272/j.issn.2095-8137.2017.054. PMID: 29511143

Xie B, Dupras AA, Duceppe MO, Fattahi-Ghazi N, Goodridge L, Ogunremi D.  Genome Sequences of 13 Isolates of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium var. Copenhagen Obtained from Wild Pigeons in Canada. Genome Announc. 2018 May 17;6(20). pii: e00392-18. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00392-18. PMID:  29773622

Xu W, Zhang Z, Nfon C, Yang M.  Genetic and antigenic relationship of foot-and-mouth disease virus serotype O isolates with the vaccine strain O1/BFS. Vaccine. 2018 Jun 18;36(26):3802-3808. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.05.045. PMID:  29776753

Yan F, He S, Banadyga L, Zhu W, Zhang H, Rahim MN, Collignon B, Senthilkumaran C, Embury-Hyatt C, Qiu X. Characterization of Reston virus infection in ferrets. Antiviral Res. 2019 Mar 2;165:1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2019.03.001. PMID: 30836107

Yang M, Mudabuka B, Quizon K, Nfon C.  Generation of monoclonal antibodies against foot-and-mouth disease virus SAT 2 and the development of a lateral flow strip test for virus detection.  Transbound Emerg Dis. 2018 Nov 21. doi: 10.1111/tbed.13076. PMID:  30462886


Defence Research & Development Canada

Bader D, Garrecht B, Rowsell S.  Identification of biothreat agents in powders and other interferent matrices using the FilmArray® biosurveillance system.  DRDC-RDDC-2018-R177.

Bader D, Fisher G, and Rowsell S. Genetic confirmation of DRDC – Suffield Research Centre biological field simulants for the New Substances Notification Program, DRDC-RDDC-2018-R144.


Bader D, Garrecht B.  Detection of B. anthracis genetic markers in naturally occurring spore-positive soils using the FilmArray® biosurveillance system.  Tracking# R18-1210-01239_PA-EC


Buteau, S and Nadeau, D., Laboratory Benchtop Bioaerosol Chamber version 2 – Design, optimization, results (U), DRDC-RDDC-2018-R137, May 2018, PROTECTED A (EXPORT CONTROLLED)


Buteau, S. and Nadeau, D., Biological Threat Detection Identification and Monitoring (Bio DIM) suite deployment at Dugway Proving Ground (DPG) 2017 (U), DRDC-RDDC-2018- L161 to Defence Joint CBRN Directorate, July 2018, PROTECTED A (EXPORT CONTROLLED).


Buteau, S. and , Bouffard, F, Enhancing situational awareness by combining multiple point and standoff sensor technologies (U), Proceeding for the NBC 2018 – 10th symposium on CBRNE threats, Rovaniemi, Finland, DRDC-RDDC-E18-0320-1001, 5 June 2018, 5 pages, UNCLASSIFIED.


Chan N, Lee W, Rowsell S.  Scientific review of work progress on pathogen detection DNA biosensor for water monitoring.  DRDC-RDDC-2018-L172.


Evans DH and Noyce R. University of Alberta.  Vaccinia vaccine review.  Contract Report, May 2018, DRDC-RDDC-2018-C069.


Forbes K.  Validation of CBRN Surveillance Information Requirements.  DRDC-RDDC-2018-C162.


Hayward S.  A novel diagnostic platform for project consideration.  DRDC-RDDC-2018-L171.


Hayward S.  Evaluation of solid phase media for sampling of biological material for downstream immune–based detection and identification.  R18-0919-00795.


Hu W, Steigerwald R, Kalla M, Volkmann A, Noll D.  Protective efficacy of monvalent and trivalent recombinant MVA-based vaccines against three encephalitic alphaviruses.  Vaccine June 2018.


Nagata L, Irwin CR, Hu W, Evans DH.  Vaccinia vaccines to biothreat and emerging viruses.  Biotech. Gen. Eng. Rev. Apr-18.


Sheibani S, Chan N.  Protein-nucleic acid (receptor-ligand) binding detection techniques.  DRDC-RDDC-2018-R027.


Stratilo C.  Proposed research in antibacterials for the Medical Countermeasures Project fiscal year (FY) 2019-2024.  DRDC-RDDC-2018-L182.


Stratilo C, Jager S, Swayze R.  Identification of a novel virulence factor of Burkholderia pseudomallei and B. mallei, a protective vaccine antigen against melioidosis. DRDC-RDDC-2018-R189.


Stratilo C, Gubala A, O’Connor K, Taylor J, Despeyroux D, Mitchell I, Yousef J, Ford B, Piggot T, Messer A.  Incremental approach to achieving an Operating Capability for an in-theatre High Confidence Biological Identification Capability  Tracking# E18-0918-00793.


Stratilo, C.W., Gubala, A., O’Connor, K., Taylor, J., Despeyroux, D., Evaluation of EDGE Platform by CBR Mou Inform Task 3. CBR MOU-IWG-3-2018-02. E18-0404-00022, 2018, 18 pages.


Wang M.  Cytokine storm mitigation.  DRDC-RDDC-2018-C131.


Wishart DS.  Evaluation of bioinformatics platforms.  DRDC-RDDC-2018-C110.


Wu J, Hu W, Nagata L, Rowsell S.  Proposed way ahead for novel medical countermeasure technology platforms against viral threats.  DRDC-RDDC-2018-L122.