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Cysteine proteases in protozoan parasites.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 Aug 23;12(8):e0006512. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America.

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August 2018

Proteomic fingerprinting in HIV/HCV co-infection reveals serum biomarkers for the diagnosis of fibrosis staging.

PLoS One 2018 2;13(4):e0195148. Epub 2018 Apr 2.

Program in Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health, The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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July 2018

Peptidyl-prolyl cis-trans isomerase A - A novel biomarker of multi-episodic (recurrent) ocular toxoplasmosis.

Exp Eye Res 2018 Jul 29;177:104-111. Epub 2018 Jul 29.

Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Québec, Canada; National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Electronic address:

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July 2018

Immune Mechanisms Involved in -Cathepsin B Vaccine Induced Protection in Mice.

Front Immunol 2018 25;9:1710. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

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

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July 2018

Congenitally transmitted Chagas disease in Canada: a family cluster.

CMAJ 2017 Dec;189(48):E1489-E1492

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (Plourde), Travel Health and Tropical Medicine Services; Departments of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (Plourde, Kadkhoda), and Immunology (Kadkhoda), Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba; Cadham Provincial Laboratory (Kadkhoda), Winnipeg, Man.; National Reference Centre for Parasitology (Ndao), Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montréal, Que.

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December 2017

Lessons Learned from Protective Immune Responses to Optimize Vaccines against Cryptosporidiosis.

Pathogens 2017 Dec 24;7(1). Epub 2017 Dec 24.

National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montreal, QC H4A 3J1, Canada.

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December 2017

A recurrent hydatid cyst of the thigh diagnosed 13 years after initial presentation.

IDCases 2018 23;11:12-15. Epub 2017 Nov 23.

J.D. MacLean Centre for Tropical Diseases, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

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November 2017

Identification of Candidate Serum Biomarkers for Schistosoma mansoni Infected Mice Using Multiple Proteomic Platforms.

PLoS One 2016 3;11(5):e0154465. Epub 2016 May 3.

National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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July 2017

Serum Carbonic Anhydrase 1 is a Biomarker for Diagnosis of Human Infection.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2017 Apr;96(4):842-849

National Reference Center for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada.

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April 2017

Still hope for schistosomiasis vaccine.

Hum Vaccin Immunother 2015 ;11(10):2504-8

a National Reference Center for Parasitoloy; Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center ; Montreal , Quebec , Canada.

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June 2016

Real-time PCR using FRET technology for Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis species differentiation.

Parasit Vectors 2016 May 3;9:255. Epub 2016 May 3.

National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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May 2016

A vaccine consisting of Schistosoma mansoni cathepsin B formulated in Montanide ISA 720 VG induces high level protection against murine schistosomiasis.

BMC Infect Dis 2016 Mar 5;16:112. Epub 2016 Mar 5.

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

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March 2016

Oleylphosphocholine (OlPC) arrests Cryptosporidium parvum growth in vitro and prevents lethal infection in interferon gamma receptor knock-out mice.

Front Microbiol 2015 23;6:973. Epub 2015 Sep 23.

National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal QC, Canada ; Institute of Parasitology, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Montreal QC, Canada ; Department of Experimental Medicine, McGill University, Montreal QC, Canada.

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October 2015

Identification of broadly conserved cross-species protective Leishmania antigen and its responding CD4+ T cells.

Sci Transl Med 2015 Oct;7(310):310ra167

Department of Immunology, College of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 0T5, Canada. Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0J9, Canada.

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October 2015

A family cluster of Chagas disease detected through selective screening of blood donors: A case report and brief review.

Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2015 May-Jun;26(3):157-61

JD MacLean Tropical Diseases Centre, Montreal; ; National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal;

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August 2015

Trypanosoma cruzi infection and host lipid metabolism.

Mediators Inflamm 2014 3;2014:902038. Epub 2014 Sep 3.

National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada H3G 1A4 ; Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 2B4.

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June 2015

Diagnosis of parasitic infections: what's going on?

J Biomol Screen 2015 Jan 28;20(1):6-21. Epub 2014 Aug 28.

Department of Microbiology & Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada

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January 2015

Evaluation of the immune response and protective efficacy of Schistosoma mansoni Cathepsin B in mice using CpG dinucleotides as adjuvant.

Vaccine 2015 Jan 21;33(2):346-53. Epub 2014 Nov 21.

Department of Microbiology & Immunology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; National Reference Center for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

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January 2015

Discovery and characterization of potential prognostic biomarkers for dengue hemorrhagic fever.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2014 Dec 27;91(6):1218-26. Epub 2014 Oct 27.

Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Dengue Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico; National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital R3-137, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada; 3FQRNT Centre for Host-Parasite Interactions, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada.

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December 2014

Recent advances in clinical parasitology diagnostics.

Curr Infect Dis Rep 2014 Nov;16(11):434

J.D. MacLean Centre for Tropical Diseases, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Room L10.509, Montreal, H3G 1A4, Canada.

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November 2014

Reversible cysteine protease inhibitors show promise for a Chagas disease cure.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2014 9;58(2):1167-78. Epub 2013 Dec 9.

National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada.

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September 2014

Development of a rapid serological assay for the diagnosis of strongyloidiasis using a novel diffraction-based biosensor technology.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2014 Aug 7;8(8):e3002. Epub 2014 Aug 7.

National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; J.D. MacLean Centre for Tropical Diseases, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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August 2014

People, pets, and parasites: one health surveillance in southeastern Saskatchewan.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2014 Jun 17;90(6):1184-90. Epub 2014 Mar 17.

Department of Veterinary Microbiology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada; National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Canada.

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June 2014

Serum biomarkers predictive of cure in Chagas disease patients after nifurtimox treatment.

BMC Infect Dis 2014 Jun 3;14:302. Epub 2014 Jun 3.

National Reference Center for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Ave,, Room R3-137, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada.

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June 2014

Seroprevalence of parasitic zoonoses and their relationship with social factors among the Canadian Inuit in Arctic regions.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2014 Apr 22;78(4):404-10. Epub 2014 Jan 22.

Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada; National Reference Center for Parasitology, Montreal, Canada. Electronic address:

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April 2014

Apolipoprotein A-I truncations in Chagas disease are caused by cruzipain, the major cysteine protease of Trypanosoma cruzi.

Am J Pathol 2014 Apr 1;184(4):976-984. Epub 2014 Feb 1.

National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Electronic address:

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April 2014

Evaluation of selective screening of donors for antibody to Trypanosoma cruzi: seroprevalence of donors who answer "no" to risk questions.

Transfusion 2014 Mar 25;54(3 Pt 2):863-9. Epub 2013 Apr 25.

Canadian Blood Services, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Department of Epidemiology & Community Medicine, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; National Reference Center for Parasitology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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March 2014

The diagnosis of human fascioliasis by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) using recombinant cathepsin L protease.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2013 19;7(9):e2414. Epub 2013 Sep 19.

National Reference Center for Parasitology, the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada ; Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada.

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March 2014

A case of vertical transmission of Chagas disease contracted via blood transfusion in Canada.

Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2013 ;24(1):32-4

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Travel and Tropical Medicine Services, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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January 2014

Zoonotic infections in communities of the James Bay Cree territory: An overview of seroprevalence.

Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2013 ;24(2):79-84

Axe Santé des Populations et Environnement, Centre de recherche, Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec (CHUQ); ; Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ);

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January 2014

A cysteine protease inhibitor rescues mice from a lethal Cryptosporidium parvum infection.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2013 Dec 23;57(12):6063-73. Epub 2013 Sep 23.

National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada.

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December 2013

Interlaboratory optimization and evaluation of a serological assay for diagnosis of human baylisascariasis.

Clin Vaccine Immunol 2013 Nov 18;20(11):1758-63. Epub 2013 Sep 18.

Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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November 2013

Parasitic zoonoses: one health surveillance in northern Saskatchewan.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2013 21;7(3):e2141. Epub 2013 Mar 21.

University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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August 2013

Development and Application of an ELISA Assay Using Excretion/Secretion Proteins from Epimastigote Forms of T. cruzi (ESEA Antigens) for the Diagnosis of Chagas Disease.

J Trop Med 2012 25;2012:875909. Epub 2012 Sep 25.

Laboratorio de Diagnóstico Serológico en Enfermedades Infecciosas, Postgrado en Biología Aplicada, Universidad de Oriente, Núcleo de Sucre, Cumana 6101, Venezuela ; Instituto de Biomedicina y Ciencias Aplicadas, Universidad de Oriente, Núcleo de Sucre, Cumana 6101, Venezuela.

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July 2013

Reprofiled drug targets ancient protozoans: drug discovery for parasitic diarrheal diseases.

Gut Microbes 2013 Jan-Feb;4(1):66-71. Epub 2012 Nov 8.

Center for Discovery and Innovation in Parasitic Diseases, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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July 2013

Serological and parasitological response in chronic Chagas patients 3 years after nifurtimox treatment.

BMC Infect Dis 2013 Feb 13;13:85. Epub 2013 Feb 13.

Division of primary care medicine, Department of community medicine, primary care and emergency medicine, Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.

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February 2013

Zoonotic infections in native communities of James Bay, Canada.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2012 Jun 4;12(6):473-81. Epub 2012 Jan 4.

Axe Santé des Populations et Environnement, Centre de recherche, Québec, Canada.

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June 2012

Biomarker discovery in serum/plasma using surface enhanced laser desorption ionization time of flight (SELDI-TOF) mass spectrometry.

Authors:
Momar Ndao

Methods Mol Biol 2012 ;818:67-79

National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada.

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March 2012

New inflammation-related biomarkers during malaria infection.

PLoS One 2011 20;6(10):e26495. Epub 2011 Oct 20.

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

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February 2012

Genetic polymorphisms and drug susceptibility in four isolates of Leishmania tropica obtained from Canadian soldiers returning from Afghanistan.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2012 Jan 17;6(1):e1463. Epub 2012 Jan 17.

Centre de Recherche en Infectiologie du Centre de Recherche du CHUQ and Département de Microbiologie, Immunologie et Infectiologie, Faculté de Médecine, Université Laval, Québec, Québec, Canada.

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January 2012

Recombinant antigen-based enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for diagnosis of Baylisascaris procyonis larva migrans.

Clin Vaccine Immunol 2011 Oct 10;18(10):1650-5. Epub 2011 Aug 10.

Department of Comparative Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA.

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October 2011

Diagnosis of parasitic diseases: old and new approaches.

Authors:
Momar Ndao

Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis 2009 30;2009:278246. Epub 2009 Dec 30.

National Reference Centre for Parasitology, McGill University Centre for Tropical Diseases, Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Avenue R3-137, Montreal, QC, Canada H3G 1A4.

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July 2011

Seroprevalence of 10 zoonotic infections in 2 Canadian Cree communities.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2011 Jun 12;70(2):191-9. Epub 2011 Mar 12.

Axe Santé des Populations et Environnement du Centre de Recherche du CHUQ, Édifice Delta 2, Bureau 600, Québec, Canada G1V 2M2.

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June 2011

Strongyloides stercoralis excretory/secretory protein strongylastacin specifically recognized by IgE antibodies in infected human sera.

Microbiol Immunol 2011 Feb;55(2):115-22

Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA.

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February 2011

Is SELDI-TOF a valid tool for diagnostic biomarkers?

Trends Parasitol 2010 Dec 12;26(12):561-7. Epub 2010 Aug 12.

National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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December 2010

Identification of novel diagnostic serum biomarkers for Chagas' disease in asymptomatic subjects by mass spectrometric profiling.

J Clin Microbiol 2010 Apr 13;48(4):1139-49. Epub 2010 Jan 13.

National Reference Centre for Parasitology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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April 2010

Multiplexed real-time PCR assay for discrimination of Plasmodium species with improved sensitivity for mixed infections.

J Clin Microbiol 2009 Apr 25;47(4):975-80. Epub 2009 Feb 25.

Provincial Laboratory for Public Health, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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April 2009

Development of a genetic assay to distinguish between Leishmania viannia species on the basis of isoenzyme differences.

Clin Infect Dis 2006 Mar 10;42(6):801-9. Epub 2006 Feb 10.

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

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March 2006

Purified excreted-secreted antigens from Trypanosoma cruzi trypomastigotes as tools for diagnosis of Chagas' disease.

J Clin Microbiol 2006 Feb;44(2):291-6

McGill Center for Tropical Diseases, Montreal General Hospital, Room D7-153, Montreal, Quebec, H3G IA4 Canada.

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February 2006

Malaria "epidemic" in Quebec: diagnosis and response to imported malaria.

CMAJ 2005 Jan;172(1):46-50

National Reference Centre for Parasitology, McGill University, Montréal, Que.

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January 2005

Malaria epidemics and surveillance systems in Canada.

Emerg Infect Dis 2004 Jul;10(7):1195-201

Montreal General Hospital, McGill University Centre for Tropical Diseases, Québec, Canada.

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July 2004

Comparison of blood smear, antigen detection, and nested-PCR methods for screening refugees from regions where malaria is endemic after a malaria outbreak in Quebec, Canada.

J Clin Microbiol 2004 Jun;42(6):2694-700

National Reference Centre for Parasitology, McGill University Centre for Tropical Diseases, Montreal General Hospital, Room R3-137, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1A4.

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June 2004

Performance of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays for detection of antibodies against T. congolense and T. vivax in goats.

Vet Parasitol 2003 Oct;116(2):87-95

Parasitology Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, B-2000 Antwerp, Belgium.

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October 2003

Cutaneous ulcer in a man returning from Central America.

CMAJ 2003 Mar;168(5):590-1

Tropical Medicine Clinic, Division of Infectious Diseases, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

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March 2003