Publications by authors named "Donald C Sheppard"

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Diagnostic accuracy of serum (1-3)-β-D-glucan for Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Clin Microbiol Infect 2020 May 30. Epub 2020 May 30.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Québec, Canada; McGill Interdisciplinary Initiative in Infection and Immunity, Montréal, Canada; Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Québec, Canada; Clinical Practice Assessment Unit, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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May 2020

Reply to: "Comment on 'Efficacies and merits of the cotton swab technique for diagnosing tinea capitis in the pediatric population'".

J Am Acad Dermatol 2020 Sep 13;83(3):e195-e196. Epub 2020 Apr 13.

Division of Allergy, Immunology and Dermatology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

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September 2020

Reducing Aspergillus fumigatus Virulence through Targeted Dysregulation of the Conidiation Pathway.

mBio 2020 02 4;11(1). Epub 2020 Feb 4.

Department of Experimental Medicine, McGill University, Glen Site, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mBio.03202-19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7002347PMC
February 2020

Galactosaminogalactan secreted from Aspergillus fumigatus and Aspergillus flavus induces platelet activation.

Microbes Infect 2020 Sep 18;22(8):331-339. Epub 2020 Jan 18.

Division of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.micinf.2019.12.004DOI Listing
September 2020

Efficacies and merits of the cotton swab technique for diagnosing tinea capitis in the pediatric population.

J Am Acad Dermatol 2020 Sep 12;83(3):920-922. Epub 2020 Jan 12.

Division of Allergy, Immunology and Dermatology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

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September 2020

Global guideline for the diagnosis and management of mucormycosis: an initiative of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology in cooperation with the Mycoses Study Group Education and Research Consortium.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 12 5;19(12):e405-e421. Epub 2019 Nov 5.

Department of Medical Microbiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India.

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December 2019

Molecular mechanism of biofilm disruption by fungal and bacterial glycoside hydrolases.

J Biol Chem 2019 07 5;294(28):10760-10772. Epub 2019 Jun 5.

From the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, H3A 2B4 Quebec, Canada,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.RA119.008511DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6635436PMC
July 2019

The role of Aspergillus fumigatus polysaccharides in host-pathogen interactions.

Curr Opin Microbiol 2019 12 20;52:20-26. Epub 2019 May 20.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 2B4, Canada; Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program, Centre for Translational Biology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC H4A 3J1, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mib.2019.04.006DOI Listing
December 2019

Triazole Antifungal Susceptibility Patterns among Species in Québec, Canada.

J Clin Microbiol 2019 06 24;57(6). Epub 2019 May 24.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00404-19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6535597PMC
June 2019

The mitochondrial thiamine pyrophosphate transporter TptA promotes adaptation to low iron conditions and virulence in fungal pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus.

Virulence 2019 12;10(1):234-247

a Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Microbes and Functional Genomics, Jiangsu Engineering and Technology Research Center for Microbiology, College of Life Sciences , Nanjing Normal University , Nanjing , China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21505594.2019.1596505DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6527022PMC
December 2019

Beyond tissue concentrations: antifungal penetration at the site of infection.

Med Mycol 2019 Apr;57(Supplement_2):S161-S167

Public Health Research Institute, New Jersey Medical School-Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Newark, NJ 07103.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mmy/myy067DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6506603PMC
April 2019

Galactosaminogalactan (GAG) and its multiple roles in pathogenesis.

Virulence 2019 12 22;10(1):976-983. Epub 2019 Jan 22.

Departments of Medicine and of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montréal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21505594.2019.1568174DOI Listing
December 2019

Deacetylated microbial biofilm exopolysaccharides: It pays to be positive.

PLoS Pathog 2018 12 27;14(12):e1007411. Epub 2018 Dec 27.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6307706PMC
December 2018

Hoisted by their own petard: do microbial enzymes hold the solution to treating and preventing biofilm infections?

Future Microbiol 2018 03 14;13:395-398. Epub 2018 Feb 14.

Department of Microbiology & Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 2B4, Canada.

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March 2018

The Interface between Fungal Biofilms and Innate Immunity.

Front Immunol 2017 10;8:1968. Epub 2018 Jan 10.

Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2017.01968DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5767580PMC
January 2018

Immune Recognition of Fungal Polysaccharides.

J Fungi (Basel) 2017 Aug 28;3(3). Epub 2017 Aug 28.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 2B4, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jof3030047DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5715945PMC
August 2017

PtaB, a lim-domain binding protein in Aspergillus fumigatus regulates biofilm formation and conidiation through distinct pathways.

Cell Microbiol 2018 01 17;20(1). Epub 2017 Nov 17.

Departments of Medicine and of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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January 2018

Cross-Reacting Ustilago maydis Causing False-Positive Cryptococcal Antigen Test Results.

J Clin Microbiol 2017 10 26;55(10):3135-3137. Epub 2017 Jul 26.

Division of Infectious Diseases and Department of Medical Microbiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00920-17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5625399PMC
October 2017

7th Advances Against Aspergillosis: Basic, diagnostic, clinical and therapeutic studies.

Med Mycol 2017 Jan;55(1):1-3

California Institute for Medical Research, San Jose, California, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mmy/myw134DOI Listing
January 2017

Aspergillus fumigatus CalA binds to integrin αβ and mediates host cell invasion.

Nat Microbiol 2016 Nov 14;2:16211. Epub 2016 Nov 14.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.211DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5495140PMC
November 2016

Aspergillus in chronic lung disease: Modeling what goes on in the airways.

Med Mycol 2017 Jan 12;55(1):39-47. Epub 2016 Nov 12.

Departments of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/mmy/myw117DOI Listing
January 2017

Aspergillosis and stem cell transplantation: An overview of experimental pathogenesis studies.

Virulence 2016 11 29;7(8):950-966. Epub 2016 Sep 29.

a Departments of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology , McGill University , Montréal , Québec , Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21505594.2016.1231278DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5160406PMC
November 2016

Exopolysaccharide biosynthetic glycoside hydrolases can be utilized to disrupt and prevent Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms.

Sci Adv 2016 05 20;2(5):e1501632. Epub 2016 May 20.

Program in Molecular Structure & Function, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada.; Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4928890PMC
May 2016

Biofilm Exopolysaccharides of Pathogenic Fungi: Lessons from Bacteria.

J Biol Chem 2016 Jun 21;291(24):12529-37. Epub 2016 Apr 21.

the Program in Molecular Structure & Function, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario M5G 0A4, Canada, and the Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.R116.720995DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4933471PMC
June 2016

Deacetylation of Fungal Exopolysaccharide Mediates Adhesion and Biofilm Formation.

mBio 2016 Apr 5;7(2):e00252-16. Epub 2016 Apr 5.

Departments of Medicine and of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montréal, Canada Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mBio.00252-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4817252PMC
April 2016

Recent advances in the understanding of the Aspergillus fumigatus cell wall.

J Microbiol 2016 Mar 27;54(3):232-42. Epub 2016 Feb 27.

Departments of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12275-016-6045-4DOI Listing
March 2016

Eyelid Mycetoma Masquerading as Sebaceous Carcinoma.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 May/Jun;33(3S Suppl 1):S101-S104

*Henry C. Witelson Ocular Pathology Laboratory, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; †Pathology Department, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile; ‡Ophthalmology Department, and §Departments of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IOP.0000000000000657DOI Listing
September 2017

Visual Hallucinations Associated with High Posaconazole Concentrations in Serum.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2016 Feb 7;60(2):1170-1. Epub 2015 Dec 7.

Division of Infectious Diseases and Department of Medical Microbiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02739-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4750663PMC
February 2016

An Antifungal Combination Matrix Identifies a Rich Pool of Adjuvant Molecules that Enhance Drug Activity against Diverse Fungal Pathogens.

Cell Rep 2015 Nov 5;13(7):1481-1492. Epub 2015 Nov 5.

Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research and the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2015.10.018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4654976PMC
November 2015

Impaired RASGRF1/ERK-mediated GM-CSF response characterizes CARD9 deficiency in French-Canadians.

J Allergy Clin Immunol 2016 Apr 29;137(4):1178-1188.e7. Epub 2015 Oct 29.

Infectious Disease Susceptibility Program, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and Research Institute-MUHC (RI-MUHC), Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Human Genetics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2015.09.016DOI Listing
April 2016

Evolution of the Immune Response to Chronic Airway Colonization with Aspergillus fumigatus Hyphae.

Infect Immun 2015 Sep 29;83(9):3590-600. Epub 2015 Jun 29.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4534667PMC
September 2015

Divergent targets of Aspergillus fumigatus AcuK and AcuM transcription factors during growth in vitro versus invasive disease.

Infect Immun 2015 Mar 22;83(3):923-33. Epub 2014 Dec 22.

Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/IAI.02685-14DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4333448PMC
March 2015

Host cell invasion by medically important fungi.

Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med 2014 Nov 3;5(1):a019687. Epub 2014 Nov 3.

Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90502 David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90025.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/cshperspect.a019687DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4292075PMC
November 2014

Accumulation of ergot alkaloids during conidiophore development in Aspergillus fumigatus.

Curr Microbiol 2014 Jan 8;68(1):1-5. Epub 2013 Aug 8.

Genetics & Developmental Biology Program, Division of Plant & Soil Sciences, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 26506-6108, USA.

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January 2014

Positive cultures of organ preservation fluid predict postoperative infections in solid organ transplantation recipients.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2012 Jul 8;33(7):672-80. Epub 2012 May 8.

Division of Infectious Diseases and Department of Medical Microbiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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July 2012

The role of mast cells in the defence against pathogens.

PLoS Pathog 2012 26;8(4):e1002619. Epub 2012 Apr 26.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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https://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1002619
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3343118PMC
September 2012

Role of Aspergillus niger acrA in arsenic resistance and its use as the basis for an arsenic biosensor.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2012 Jun 30;78(11):3855-63. Epub 2012 Mar 30.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.07771-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3346401PMC
June 2012

Acquired Omenn-like syndrome, a novel posttransplant autoaggression syndrome reversed by rapamycin.

Clin Vaccine Immunol 2012 Jan 16;19(1):109-12. Epub 2011 Nov 16.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/CVI.05456-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3255959PMC
January 2012

Molecular mechanism of Aspergillus fumigatus adherence to host constituents.

Curr Opin Microbiol 2011 Aug 23;14(4):375-9. Epub 2011 Jul 23.

Departments of Medicine, and Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Duff Medical Building, 3775 University St, Rm D22, Montreal, Qc H3A 2B4, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mib.2011.07.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3370656PMC
August 2011

Aspergillus fumigatus AcuM regulates both iron acquisition and gluconeogenesis.

Mol Microbiol 2010 Nov 27;78(4):1038-54. Epub 2010 Sep 27.

Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2958.2010.07389.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3051834PMC
November 2010

Role of trehalose biosynthesis in Aspergillus fumigatus development, stress response, and virulence.

Infect Immun 2010 Jul 3;78(7):3007-18. Epub 2010 May 3.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/IAI.00813-09DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2897364PMC
July 2010

Articular aspergillosis: case report and review of the literature.

Int J Infect Dis 2010 May 4;14(5):e433-5. Epub 2009 Aug 4.

Department of Internal Medicine, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, 3755 Cote St. Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1E2.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2009.05.012DOI Listing
May 2010

Aspergillus fumigatus induces immunoglobulin E-independent mast cell degranulation.

J Infect Dis 2009 Aug;200(3):464-72

Department of Microbiology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

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August 2009

The Aspergillus fumigatus transcription factor Ace2 governs pigment production, conidiation and virulence.

Mol Microbiol 2009 Apr 11;72(1):155-69. Epub 2009 Feb 11.

Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2958.2009.06631.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2690528PMC
April 2009

Polarized response of endothelial cells to invasion by Aspergillus fumigatus.

Cell Microbiol 2009 Jan 30;11(1):170-82. Epub 2008 Oct 30.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1462-5822.2008.01247.xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3393649PMC
January 2009

Utility of the germ tube test for direct identification of Candida albicans from positive blood culture bottles.

J Clin Microbiol 2008 Oct 6;46(10):3508-9. Epub 2008 Aug 6.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Duff Medical Building, Room 502, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B4, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01113-08DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2566088PMC
October 2008

Complementary adhesin function in C. albicans biofilm formation.

Curr Biol 2008 Jul;18(14):1017-24

Department of Microbiology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2008.06.034DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2504253PMC
July 2008

In vivo analysis of Aspergillus fumigatus developmental gene expression determined by real-time reverse transcription-PCR.

Infect Immun 2008 Aug 19;76(8):3632-9. Epub 2008 May 19.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Duff Medical Building, Room 502, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B4, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/IAI.01483-07DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2493243PMC
August 2008

Aspergillus fumigatus stimulates leukocyte adhesion molecules and cytokine production by endothelial cells in vitro and during invasive pulmonary disease.

Infect Immun 2008 Aug 19;76(8):3429-38. Epub 2008 May 19.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 1124 W. Carson St., Torrance, CA 90502, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/IAI.01510-07DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2493209PMC
August 2008

Als3 is a Candida albicans invasin that binds to cadherins and induces endocytosis by host cells.

PLoS Biol 2007 Mar;5(3):e64

Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.0050064DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1802757PMC
March 2007

Fungal invasion of normally non-phagocytic host cells.

PLoS Pathog 2006 Dec;2(12):e129

Division of Infectious Diseases at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.0020129DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1757199PMC
December 2006

Candida albicans protein kinase CK2 governs virulence during oropharyngeal candidiasis.

Cell Microbiol 2007 Jan 24;9(1):233-45. Epub 2006 Aug 24.

Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1462-5822.2006.00784.xDOI Listing
January 2007

Progressive loss of echinocandin activity following prolonged use for treatment of Candida albicans oesophagitis.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2006 Apr 7;57(4):705-8. Epub 2006 Feb 7.

Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkl022DOI Listing
April 2006

Tumor necrosis factor inhibition and invasive fungal infections.

Clin Infect Dis 2005 Aug;41 Suppl 3:S208-12

St. Johns Cardiovascular Research Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 90502, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/430000DOI Listing
August 2005

Taf1: a class II transposon of Aspergillus fumigatus.

Fungal Genet Biol 2005 Jul;42(7):638-45

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fgb.2005.04.003DOI Listing
July 2005

Role of the fungal Ras-protein kinase A pathway in governing epithelial cell interactions during oropharyngeal candidiasis.

Cell Microbiol 2005 Apr;7(4):499-510

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, 1124 W. Carson St., Torrance, CA 90502, USA.

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April 2005

Functional and structural diversity in the Als protein family of Candida albicans.

J Biol Chem 2004 Jul 5;279(29):30480-9. Epub 2004 May 5.

St. Johns Cardiovascular Research Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA.

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July 2004

Functional analysis of the Candida albicans ALS1 gene product.

Yeast 2004 Apr;21(6):473-82

Division of Infectious Diseases, St. John's Cardiovascular Research Center, Harbor-UCLA Research and Education Institute, 1124 West Carson Street, Torrance, CA 90502, USA.

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April 2004

Novel inhalational murine model of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2004 May;48(5):1908-11

St. John's Cardiovascular Research Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Research and Education Institute, Torrance, California 90502, USA.

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May 2004

Development of a vaccine for invasive aspergillosis.

Clin Infect Dis 2004 Apr 5;38(8):1137-8. Epub 2004 Apr 5.

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April 2004

Candida albicans Als1p: an adhesin that is a downstream effector of the EFG1 filamentation pathway.

Mol Microbiol 2002 Apr;44(1):61-72

Division of Infectious Diseases, St John's Cardiovascular Research Center, Harbor-UCLA Research and Education Institute, Bldg. RB2, 1124 West Carson St., Torrance, CA 90502, USA.

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April 2002