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Prevalence of Hypogammaglobulinemia in Adult Invasive Pneumococcal Disease.

Cowan J, Do TL, Desjardins S, Ramotar K, Corrales-Medina V, Cameron DW.

Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Feb 1;66(4):564-569. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix836.

PMID:
29401274
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Risk Factors for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Colonization Among Patients Admitted to Obstetrical Units: A Nested Case-Control Study.

Wang B, Suh KN, Muldoon KA, Oake N, Forster A, Ramotar K, Roth VR.

J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2018 Jun;40(6):669-676. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2017.09.025. Epub 2017 Dec 13.

PMID:
29248358
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Cost Analysis of Universal Screening vs. Risk Factor-Based Screening for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Roth VR, Longpre T, Coyle D, Suh KN, Taljaard M, Muldoon KA, Ramotar K, Forster A.

PLoS One. 2016 Jul 27;11(7):e0159667. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159667. eCollection 2016.

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Universal vs Risk Factor Screening for Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Large Multicenter Tertiary Care Facility in Canada.

Roth VR, Longpre T, Taljaard M, Coyle D, Suh KN, Muldoon KA, Ramotar K, Forster A.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2016 Jan;37(1):41-8. doi: 10.1017/ice.2015.230. Epub 2015 Oct 16.

PMID:
26470820
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Skin and soft tissue infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): an affliction of the underclass.

Vayalumkal JV, Suh KN, Toye B, Ramotar K, Saginur R, Roth VR.

CJEM. 2012 Nov;14(6):335-43.

PMID:
23131480
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Direct mecA polymerase chain reaction testing of blood culture bottles growing Gram-positive cocci and the clinical potential in optimizing antibiotic therapy for staphylococcal bacteremia.

Wang B, Jessamine P, Desjardins M, Toye B, Ramotar K.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013 Jan;75(1):37-41. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2012.09.014. Epub 2012 Oct 25.

PMID:
23102997
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Tuberculosis, incarceration, and HIV at a crossroads in Guyana.

La Fleur C, Alladin B, Mack S, Singh A, Singh C, Smith B, Hershfield E, Mohanlall J, Ramotar K, Cummings E.

Int J Infect Dis. 2012 Sep;16(9):e684-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2012.05.1026. Epub 2012 Jul 10.

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Persistency of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in sputum cultures and clinical outcomes in adult patients with cystic fibrosis.

Burkett A, Vandemheen KL, Giesbrecht-Lewis T, Ramotar K, Ferris W, Chan F, Doucette S, Fergusson D, Aaron SD.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Jul;31(7):1603-10. doi: 10.1007/s10096-011-1483-8. Epub 2011 Nov 23.

PMID:
22108844
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Tuberculosis and diabetes in Guyana.

Alladin B, Mack S, Singh A, Singh C, Smith B, Cummings E, Hershfield E, Mohanlall J, Ramotar K, La Fleur C.

Int J Infect Dis. 2011 Dec;15(12):e818-21. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2011.07.006. Epub 2011 Sep 9.

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Infection with transmissible strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and clinical outcomes in adults with cystic fibrosis.

Aaron SD, Vandemheen KL, Ramotar K, Giesbrecht-Lewis T, Tullis E, Freitag A, Paterson N, Jackson M, Lougheed MD, Dowson C, Kumar V, Ferris W, Chan F, Doucette S, Fergusson D.

JAMA. 2010 Nov 17;304(19):2145-53. doi: 10.1001/jama.2010.1665.

PMID:
21081727
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A retrospective analysis of biofilm antibiotic susceptibility testing: a better predictor of clinical response in cystic fibrosis exacerbations.

Keays T, Ferris W, Vandemheen KL, Chan F, Yeung SW, Mah TF, Ramotar K, Saginur R, Aaron SD.

J Cyst Fibros. 2009 Mar;8(2):122-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jcf.2008.10.005. Epub 2008 Dec 7.

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Repeat-based subtyping and grouping of Staphylococcus aureus from human infections and bovine mastitis using the R-domain of the clumping factor A gene.

Said KB, Ramotar K, Zhu G, Zhao X.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Jan;63(1):24-37. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2008.09.004. Epub 2008 Nov 5.

PMID:
18990534
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Real-time polymerase chain reaction detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: impact on nosocomial transmission and costs.

Conterno LO, Shymanski J, Ramotar K, Toye B, van Walraven C, Coyle D, Roth VR.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Oct;28(10):1134-41. Epub 2007 Aug 10.

PMID:
17828689
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Pyrosequencing of a recA gene variable region for Burkholderia cepacia complex genomovar identification.

Slinger R, Yan L, Myers R, Ramotar K, St Denis M, Aaron SD.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2007 Aug;58(4):379-84. Epub 2007 May 16.

PMID:
17509790
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Infection with Burkholderia cepacia complex bacteria and pulmonary exacerbations of cystic fibrosis.

St Denis M, Ramotar K, Vandemheen K, Tullis E, Ferris W, Chan F, Lee C, Slinger R, Aaron SD.

Chest. 2007 Apr;131(4):1188-96.

PMID:
17426227
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Impact and cost of infection control measures to reduce nosocomial transmission of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing organisms in a non-outbreak setting.

Conterno LO, Shymanski J, Ramotar K, Toye B, Zvonar R, Roth V.

J Hosp Infect. 2007 Apr;65(4):354-60. Epub 2007 Feb 6.

PMID:
17289215
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Evaluation of the IDI-MRSA assay for detection of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus from nasal and rectal specimens pooled in a selective broth.

Desjardins M, Guibord C, Lalonde B, Toye B, Ramotar K.

J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Apr;44(4):1219-23. Erratum in: J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Aug;44(8):3052.

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Multiple combination bactericidal testing of staphylococcal biofilms from implant-associated infections.

Saginur R, Stdenis M, Ferris W, Aaron SD, Chan F, Lee C, Ramotar K.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2006 Jan;50(1):55-61.

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Sputum versus bronchoscopy for diagnosis of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms in cystic fibrosis.

Aaron SD, Kottachchi D, Ferris WJ, Vandemheen KL, St Denis ML, Plouffe A, Doucette SP, Saginur R, Chan FT, Ramotar K.

Eur Respir J. 2004 Oct;24(4):631-7.

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Suboptimal clinical response to ciprofloxacin in patients with enteric fever due to Salmonella spp. with reduced fluoroquinolone susceptibility: a case series.

Slinger R, Desjardins M, McCarthy AE, Ramotar K, Jessamine P, Guibord C, Toye B.

BMC Infect Dis. 2004 Sep 20;4:36.

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Adult cystic fibrosis exacerbations and new strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Aaron SD, Ramotar K, Ferris W, Vandemheen K, Saginur R, Tullis E, Haase D, Kottachchi D, St Denis M, Chan F.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Apr 1;169(7):811-5. Epub 2003 Dec 11.

PMID:
14670805
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An outbreak of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in a hematology-oncology unit: control by patient cohorting and terminal cleaning of the environment.

Sample ML, Gravel D, Oxley C, Toye B, Garber G, Ramotar K.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2002 Aug;23(8):468-70.

PMID:
12186215
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Oxacillin susceptibility testing of coagulase-negative staphylococci using the disk diffusion method and the Vitek GPS-105 card.

Woods W, Ramotar K, Lem P, Toye B.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2002 Apr;42(4):291-4.

PMID:
12007449
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Outbreak of burkholderia cepacia in the adult intensive care unit traced to contaminated indigo-carmine dye.

Gravel D, Sample ML, Ramotar K, Toye B, Oxley C, Garber G.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2002 Feb;23(2):103-6.

PMID:
11893145
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Direct detection of mecA, nuc and 16S rRNA genes in BacT/Alert blood culture bottles.

Lem P, Spiegelman J, Toye B, Ramotar K.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2001 Nov;41(3):165-8.

PMID:
11750172
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Comparison of higher-dose intradermal hepatitis B vaccination to standard intramuscular vaccination of healthcare workers.

Henderson EA, Louie TJ, Ramotar K, Ledgerwood D, Hope KM, Kennedy A.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2000 Apr;21(4):264-9.

PMID:
10782589
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Comparison of phenotypic methods to identify enterococci intrinsically resistant to vancomycin (VanC VRE).

Ramotar K, Woods W, Larocque L, Toye B.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2000 Feb;36(2):119-24.

PMID:
10705054
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Two consecutive outbreaks of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia (Xanthomonas maltophilia) in an intensive-care unit defined by restriction fragment-length polymorphism typing.

Alfieri N, Ramotar K, Armstrong P, Spornitz ME, Ross G, Winnick J, Cook DR.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1999 Aug;20(8):553-6.

PMID:
10466556
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Bacteremia due to persistent strains of coagulase-negative staphylococci in a neonatal intensive-care unit.

Sung L, Ramotar K, Samson LM, Toye B.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1999 May;20(5):349-51.

PMID:
10349955
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Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in three Canadian tertiary-care centers.

Suh K, Toye B, Jessamine P, Chan F, Ramotar K.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1998 Jun;19(6):395-400.

PMID:
9669620
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Inhibition of PCR in genital and urine specimens submitted for Chlamydia trachomatis testing.

Toye B, Woods W, Bobrowska M, Ramotar K.

J Clin Microbiol. 1998 Aug;36(8):2356-8.

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Detection of methicillin resistance in coagulase-negative staphylococci initially reported as methicillin susceptible using automated methods.

Ramotar K, Bobrowska M, Jessamine P, Toye B.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 1998 Apr;30(4):267-73.

PMID:
9582587
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Clinical and epidemiological significance of enterococci intrinsically resistant to vancomycin (possessing the vanC genotype)

Toye B, Shymanski J, Bobrowska M, Woods W, Ramotar K.

J Clin Microbiol. 1997 Dec;35(12):3166-70. Erratum in: J Clin Microbiol 1998 May;36(5):1469.

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Rapid geographic spread of a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain.

Roman RS, Smith J, Walker M, Byrne S, Ramotar K, Dyck B, Kabani A, Nicolle LE.

Clin Infect Dis. 1997 Sep;25(3):698-705.

PMID:
9314464
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Octylcyanoacrylate tissue adhesive versus suture wound repair in a contaminated wound model.

Quinn J, Maw J, Ramotar K, Wenckebach G, Wells G.

Surgery. 1997 Jul;122(1):69-72.

PMID:
9225917
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Impact of free verotoxin testing on epidemiology of diarrhea caused by verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli.

Ramotar K, Henderson E, Szumski R, Louie TJ.

J Clin Microbiol. 1995 May;33(5):1114-20.

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Direct detection of verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli in stool samples by PCR.

Ramotar K, Waldhart B, Church D, Szumski R, Louie TJ.

J Clin Microbiol. 1995 Mar;33(3):519-24.

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Molecular epidemiology of Xanthomonas maltophilia colonization and infection in the hospital environment.

Laing FP, Ramotar K, Read RR, Alfieri N, Kureishi A, Henderson EA, Louie TJ.

J Clin Microbiol. 1995 Mar;33(3):513-8.

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Transient in vivo selection of a constitutively cephalosporin resistant Enterobacter cloacae causing ventriculitis.

Joffe A, Kabani A, Ramotar K, Krulicki W, Cadrain G, Jadavji T.

Can J Infect Dis. 1995 Jan;6(1):44-8.

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in tertiary care institutions on the Canadian prairies 1990-1992.

Embil J, Ramotar K, Romance L, Alfa M, Conly J, Cronk S, Taylor G, Sutherland B, Louie T, Henderson E, et al.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1994 Oct;15(10):646-51.

PMID:
7844335
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Characterization of Shiga-like toxin I B subunit purified from overproducing clones of the SLT-I B cistron.

Ramotar K, Boyd B, Tyrrell G, Gariepy J, Lingwood C, Brunton J.

Biochem J. 1990 Dec 15;272(3):805-11.

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Dietary deficiency of phylloquinone and reduced serum levels in febrile neutropenic cancer patients.

Conly J, Suttie J, Reid E, Loftson J, Ramotar K, Louie T.

Am J Clin Nutr. 1989 Jul;50(1):109-13.

PMID:
2750683
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Production of menaquinones by intestinal anaerobes.

Ramotar K, Conly JM, Chubb H, Louie TJ.

J Infect Dis. 1984 Aug;150(2):213-8.

PMID:
6470528

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