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Comparative performance of human papillomavirus messenger RNA versus DNA screening tests at baseline and 48 months in the HPV FOCAL trial.

J Clin Virol 2018 Nov 10;108:32-37. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

BC Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Canada; Lower Mainland Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Provincial Health Services Authority, Vancouver, BC, Canada; Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2018.09.004DOI Listing
November 2018

Trichomonas vaginalis Prevalence and Correlates in Women and Men Attending STI Clinics in Western Canada.

Sex Transm Dis 2017 10;44(10):627-629

From the *Alberta Health Services-Centralized STI Services, Edmonton, Alberta; †Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; ‡Provincial Laboratory for Public Health, Edmonton; §Alberta Health Services-Edmonton STI Clinic, Edmonton; ¶Alberta Health Services-Calgary STI Clinic, Calgary, Alberta; ∥Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario; and **Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000650DOI Listing
October 2017

Urinary Meatal Swabbing Detects More Men Infected With Mycoplasma genitalium and Four Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Than First Catch Urine.

Sex Transm Dis 2017 08;44(8):489-491

From the *St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton/McMaster University, Hamilton; †National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, MB, Canada and ‡Hologic Inc. San Diego, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000618DOI Listing
August 2017

Mycoplasma genitalium Antibiotic Resistance-Mediating Mutations in Canadian Women With or Without Chlamydia Trachomatis Infection.

Sex Transm Dis 2017 07;44(7):433-435

From the *St. Joseph`s Healthcare/McMaster University, Hamilton, ON; †National Microbiology Laboratory, Winnipeg, MB; ‡BCCDC Public Health Laboratory, Vancouver, BC; §Provincial Health Laboratory, Edmonton, AB; ¶Saskatchewan Disease Control Laboratory, Regina, SK; ∥Cadham Provincial Laboratory, Winnipeg, MB; **Dynacare Medical Laboratories, Brampton, ON; ††Newfoundland & Labrador Public Health Laboratory, St. John's, NL, Canada; and ‡‡Hologic Inc. San Diego, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000617DOI Listing
July 2017

Comparison of cobas 4800, m2000, Viper XTR, and Infinity 80 Automated Instruments When Processing Urine Specimens for the Diagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

Sex Transm Dis 2017 03;44(3):161-165

From the *Pathology & Molecular Medicine, St. Joseph's Healthcare/McMaster University, Hamilton, ON; †Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS; ‡Trois-Rivières Regional Hospital, Trois-Rivières, QC, Canada; §Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola, FL; and ¶Newfoundland & Labrador Public Health Laboratory, St. John's, NL, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000570DOI Listing
March 2017

Aptima HPV Assay versus Hybrid Capture 2 HPV test for primary cervical cancer screening in the HPV FOCAL trial.

J Clin Virol 2017 02 11;87:23-29. Epub 2016 Dec 11.

BC Centre for Disease Control, 655 West 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4R4, Canada; Lower Mainland Laboratories, 655 West 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4R4, Canada; University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, 2329 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2016.12.004DOI Listing
February 2017

Rapid Diagnosis of Trichomonas vaginalis by Testing Vaginal Swabs in an Isothermal Helicase-Dependent AmpliVue Assay.

Sex Transm Dis 2016 06;43(6):369-73

From the *Division of Infectious Diseases, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; †Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; ‡Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; §Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; and ¶Division of Infectious Diseases, St. Joseph's Healthcare/McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000447DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4874652PMC
June 2016

Comparison of Workflow, Maintenance, and Consumables in the GeneXpert Infinity 80 and Panther Instruments While Testing for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

Sex Transm Dis 2016 06;43(6):377-81

From the *St. Joseph's Healthcare/McMaster University, Hamilton, ON; †Newfoundland & Labrador Public Health Laboratory, St. John's, NL, Canada; and ‡Sacred Heart Hospital, Pensacola, FL.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000444DOI Listing
June 2016

Ease, Comfort, and Performance of the HerSwab Vaginal Self-Sampling Device for the Detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

Sex Transm Dis 2016 Feb;43(2):125-9

From the St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton/McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000406DOI Listing
February 2016

Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network laboratory guidelines for the use of direct tests to detect syphilis in Canada.

Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2015 Jan-Feb;26 Suppl A:13A-7A

Cadham Provincial Laboratory; ; Department of Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases and Department of Immunology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4353979PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/685603DOI Listing
March 2015

Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network laboratory guidelines for the diagnosis of neurosyphilis in Canada.

Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2015 Jan-Feb;26 Suppl A:18A-22A

Institut national de santé publique du Quebec-LSPQ, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4353983PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/167484DOI Listing
March 2015

Comparison of flocked and aptima swabs and two specimen transport media in the aptima combo 2 assay.

J Clin Microbiol 2014 Oct 13;52(10):3808-9. Epub 2014 Aug 13.

St. Joseph's Healthcare, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01614-14DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4187757PMC
October 2014

Head-to-head comparison of second-generation nucleic acid amplification tests for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae on urine samples from female subjects and self-collected vaginal swabs.

J Clin Microbiol 2014 Jul 2;52(7):2305-10. Epub 2014 Apr 2.

Division of Community Health and Humanities, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Department of Oncology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.03552-13DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4097753PMC
July 2014

Evaluation of a new APTIMA specimen collection and transportation kit for high-risk human papillomavirus E6/E7 messenger RNA in cervical and vaginal samples.

Sex Transm Dis 2014 Jun;41(6):365-8

From the *St Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; †Juravinski Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; ‡McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; and §Hologic/Gen-Probe, San Diego, CA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000125DOI Listing
June 2014

Self-collected swabs of the urinary meatus diagnose more Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections than first catch urine from men.

Sex Transm Infect 2013 Mar 28;89(2):102-4. Epub 2012 Sep 28.

1St Joseph’s Healthcare/McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2012-050573DOI Listing
March 2013

Pap cytopathology and the presence of high-risk human papillomavirus in SurePath liquid preservative and Digene cervical sampler specimens.

J Virol Methods 2007 Jun 23;142(1-2):223-5. Epub 2007 Feb 23.

Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories, Brampton, Ont., Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2007.01.028DOI Listing
June 2007

Comparison of the RIDASCREEN norovirus enzyme immunoassay to IDEIA NLV GI/GII by testing stools also assayed by RT-PCR and electron microscopy.

J Virol Methods 2007 May 8;141(2):216-9. Epub 2007 Jan 8.

St. Joseph's Healthcare and The Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, McMaster University, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, ON. L8N 4A6, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2006.12.001DOI Listing
May 2007

APTIMA transcription-mediated amplification assays for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

Expert Rev Mol Diagn 2006 Jul;6(4):519-25

McMaster University, St. Joseph's Healthcare, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1586/14737159.6.4.519DOI Listing
July 2006

Comparison of flocked and rayon swabs for collection of respiratory epithelial cells from uninfected volunteers and symptomatic patients.

J Clin Microbiol 2006 Jun;44(6):2265-7

Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.02055-05DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1489401PMC
June 2006

Use of flocked swabs and a universal transport medium to enhance molecular detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

J Clin Microbiol 2006 Mar;44(3):1084-6

McMaster University, St. Joseph's Healthcare and Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, 50 Charlton Ave. East, Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.44.3.1084-1086.2006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1393127PMC
March 2006

Vaginal swabs are the specimens of choice when screening for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae: results from a multicenter evaluation of the APTIMA assays for both infections.

Sex Transm Dis 2005 Dec;32(12):725-8

Chlamydia Research Laboratory, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1001 Potrero Avenue, SFGH 3416, CA 94110, USA.

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December 2005

The evaluation of diagnostic tests for sexually transmitted infections.

Authors:
Max A Chernesky

Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2005 Mar;16(2):80-2

Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University; Medical Microbiology, St Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2095017PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2005/107162DOI Listing
March 2005

Syndromes associated with sexually transmitted infections.

Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2005 Jan;16(1):13-4

Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University; Medical Microbiology, St Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2095003PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2005/216365DOI Listing
January 2005

The laboratory diagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis infections.

Authors:
Max A Chernesky

Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2005 Jan;16(1):39-44

Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University; Medical Microbiology, St Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2095010PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2005/359046DOI Listing
January 2005

Lack of association between vascular dementia and Chlamydia pneumoniae infection: a case-control study.

BMC Neurol 2004 Oct 12;4(1):15. Epub 2004 Oct 12.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1200 Main St. W., L8N 3Z5 Hamilton, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2377-4-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC524508PMC
October 2004

A randomized, controlled trial of doxycycline and rifampin for patients with Alzheimer's disease.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2004 Mar;52(3):381-7

Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Biostatistics Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1532-5415.2004.52109.xDOI Listing
March 2004

Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infections and specimen collection preference among women, using self-collected vaginal swabs in community settings.

Sex Transm Dis 2003 Dec;30(12):880-5

Public Health and Community Services Department, City of Hamilton, the Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.OLQ.0000091142.68884.2ADOI Listing
December 2003

Sexually transmitted infection/HIV laboratory testing in resource-limited countries: steps to improve use effective testing and to ensure diagnostic capacity.

Sex Transm Dis 2003 Dec;30(12):905-8

Department of Anesthesiology, University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94143, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.OLQ.0000099621.30953.70DOI Listing
December 2003

Association of circulating Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA with cardiovascular disease: a systematic review.

BMC Infect Dis 2002 Oct 1;2:21. Epub 2002 Oct 1.

Dept of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton ON, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC130041PMC
October 2002

Smoking, season, and detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA in clinically stable COPD patients.

BMC Infect Dis 2002 Jul 5;2:12. Epub 2002 Jul 5.

Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, St. Joseph's Healthcare and McMaster University, Hamilton ON Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC117240PMC
July 2002

Training costs and investment payback of implementing molecular diagnostics for identification of vancomycin resistant enterococci in a clinical microbiology laboratory.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2002 Feb;42(2):91-7

Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Progam, St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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February 2002

Inhibition of amplification of Chlamydia trachomatis plasmid DNA by the ligase chain reaction associated with female urines.

Clin Microbiol Infect 1998 Jul;4(7):397-404

McMaster University Regional Virology and Chlamydiology Laboratory and The Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, St Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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July 1998