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Our Scientific Publications 

2016

Cameron M., Saab M., Heider L.,  McClure J.T., Rodriguez-Lecompte J.C and Sanchez J. (2016). Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns of Environmental Streptococci Recovered from Bovine Milk Samples in the Maritime Provinces of Canada. Frontiers in Vet. Sci. September 2016 vol.3, doi: 10.3389/fvets.2016.00079

 2015

Ollier, S., Zhao, X, Lacasse, P. (2015). Effects of feed restriction and prolactin-release inhibition at drying-off on susceptibility to new intramammary infection in cows. J Dairy Sci, 98(1), 221-228. doi: 10.3168/jds.2014-8426

Veh, K. A., Klein, R. C., Ster, C., Keefe, G., Lacasse, P., Scholl, D., Malouin, F. (2015). Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of Staphylococcus aureus causing persistent and nonpersistent subclinical bovine intramammary infections during lactation or the dry period. J Dairy Sci, 98(1), 155-168. doi: 10.3168/jds.2014-8044

2014

Watters, M. E., Barkema, H. W., Leslie, K. E., von Keyserlingk, M. A., & DeVries, T. J. (2014). Relationship between postmilking standing duration and risk of intramammary infection in freestall-housed dairy cows milked 3 times per day. J Dairy Sci, 97(6), 3456-3471. doi: 10.3168/jds.2013-7381

Ponchon, B., Lacasse, P., Silanikove, N., Ollier, S., & Zhao, X. (2014). Effects of intramammary infusions of casein hydrolysate, ethylene glycol-bis(beta-aminoethyl ether)-N,N,N',N'-tetraacetic acid, and lactose at drying-off on mammary gland involution. J Dairy Sci, 97(2), 779-788. doi: 10.3168/jds.2013-7062

Elghafghuf, A., Dufour, S., Reyher, K., Dohoo, I., & Stryhn, H. (2014). Survival analysis of clinical mastitis data using a nested frailty Cox model fit as a mixed-effects Poisson model. Prev Vet Med, 117(3-4), 456-468. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2014.09.013

Fry, P. R., Middleton, J. R., Dufour, S., Perry, J., Scholl, D., & Dohoo, I. (2014). Association of coagulase-negative staphylococcal species, mammary quarter milk somatic cell count, and persistence of intramammary infection in dairy cattle. J Dairy Sci, 97(8), 4876-4885. doi: 10.3168/jds.2013-7657

Tremblay, Y. D., Caron, V., Blondeau, A., Messier, S., & Jacques, M. (2014). Biofilm formation by coagulase-negative staphylococci: impact on the efficacy of antimicrobials and disinfectants commonly used on dairy farms. Vet Microbiol, 172(3-4), 511-518. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2014.06.007


2013

Watters, M. E., Meijer, K. M., Barkema, H. W., Leslie, K. E., von Keyserlingk, M. A., & Devries, T. J. (2013). Associations of herd- and cow-level factors, cow lying behavior, and risk of elevated somatic cell count in free-stall housed lactating dairy cows. Prev Vet Med, 111(3-4), 245-255. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2013.05.015

Zobel, G., Leslie, K., Weary, D. M., & von Keyserlingk, M. A. (2013). Gradual cessation of milking reduces milk leakage and motivation to be milked in dairy cows at dry-off. J Dairy Sci, 96(8), 5064-5071. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-6501

Tremblay, Y. D., Lamarche, D., Chever, P., Haine, D., Messier, S., & Jacques, M. (2013). Characterization of the ability of coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from the milk of Canadian farms to form biofilms. J Dairy Sci, 96(1), 234-246. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-5795

Ajitkumar, P., Barkema, H. W., Zadoks, R. N., Morck, D. W., van der Meer, F. J., & De Buck, J. (2013). High-resolution melt analysis for species identification of coagulase-negative staphylococci derived from bovine milk. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis, 75(3), 227-234. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2012.11.008

Allard, M., Ster, C., Jacob, C. L., Scholl, D., Diarra, M. S., Lacasse, P., & Malouin, F. (2013). The expression of a putative exotoxin and an ABC transporter during bovine intramammary infection contributes to the virulence of Staphylococcus aureus. Vet Microbiol, 162(2-4), 761-770. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2012.09.029

Cameron, M., Keefe, G. P., Roy, J. P., Dohoo, I. R., MacDonald, K. A., & McKenna, S. L. (2013). Evaluation of a 3M Petrifilm on-farm culture system for the detection of intramammary infection at the end of lactation. Prev Vet Med, 111(1-2), 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2013.03.006

Saini, V., McClure, J. T., Scholl, D. T., DeVries, T. J., & Barkema, H. W. (2013). Herd-level relationship between antimicrobial use and presence or absence of antimicrobial resistance in gram-negative bovine mastitis pathogens on Canadian dairy farms. J Dairy Sci, 96(8), 4965-4976. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-5713

Ster, C., Allard, M., Boulanger, S., Lamontagne Boulet, M., Mulhbacher, J., Lafontaine, D. A., Malouin, F. (2013). Experimental treatment of Staphylococcus aureus bovine intramammary infection using a guanine riboswitch ligand analog. J Dairy Sci, 96(2), 1000-1008. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-5890

Dufour, S., & Dohoo, I. R. (2013a). Monitoring herd incidence of intramammary infection in lactating cows using repeated longitudinal somatic cell count measurements. J Dairy Sci, 96(3), 1568-1580. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-5902

Dufour, S., & Dohoo, I. R. (2013b). Short communication: relationship between herd intramammary infection incidence and elimination rate during the dry period. J Dairy Sci, 96(3), 1672-1676. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-5899

Fitzpatrick, C. E., Chapinal, N., Petersson-Wolfe, C. S., DeVries, T. J., Kelton, D. F., Duffield, T. F., & Leslie, K. E. (2013). The effect of meloxicam on pain sensitivity, rumination time, and clinical signs in dairy cows with endotoxin-induced clinical mastitis. J Dairy Sci, 96(5), 2847-2856. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-5855

2012

Paradis, M. E., Haine, D., Gillespie, B., Oliver, S. P., Messier, S., Comeau, J., & Scholl, D. T. (2012). Bayesian estimation of the diagnostic accuracy of a multiplex real-time PCR assay and bacteriological culture for 4 common bovine intramammary pathogens. J Dairy Sci, 95(11), 6436-6448. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-5328

Reyher, K. K., Dohoo, I. R., Scholl, D. T., & Keefe, G. P. (2012). Evaluation of minor pathogen intramammary infection, susceptibility parameters, and somatic cell counts on the development of new intramammary infections with major mastitis pathogens. J Dairy Sci, 95(7), 3766-3780. doi: 10.3168/jds.2011-5148

Reyher, K. K., Haine, D., Dohoo, I. R., & Revie, C. W. (2012). Examining the effect of intramammary infections with minor mastitis pathogens on the acquisition of new intramammary infections with major mastitis pathogens--a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Dairy Sci, 95(11), 6483-6502. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-5594

Saini, V., McClure, J. T., Leger, D., Dufour, S., Sheldon, A. G., Scholl, D. T., & Barkema, H. W. (2012). Antimicrobial use on Canadian dairy farms. J Dairy Sci, 95(3), 1209-1221. doi: 10.3168/jds.2011-4527

Saini, V., McClure, J. T., Leger, D., Keefe, G. P., Scholl, D. T., Morck, D. W., & Barkema, H. W. (2012). Antimicrobial resistance profiles of common mastitis pathogens on Canadian dairy farms. J Dairy Sci, 95(8), 4319-4332. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-5373

Saini, V., McClure, J. T., Scholl, D. T., DeVries, T. J., & Barkema, H. W. (2012). Herd-level association between antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance in bovine mastitis Staphylococcus aureus isolates on Canadian dairy farms. J Dairy Sci, 95(4), 1921-1929. doi: 10.3168/jds.2011-5065

Devries, T. J., Aarnoudse, M. G., Barkema, H. W., Leslie, K. E., & von Keyserlingk, M. A. (2012). Associations of dairy cow behavior, barn hygiene, cow hygiene, and risk of elevated somatic cell count. J Dairy Sci, 95(10), 5730-5739. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-5375

Dufour, S., & Dohoo, I. R. (2012). Monitoring dry period intramammary infection incidence and elimination rates using somatic cell count measurements. J Dairy Sci, 95(12), 7173-7185. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-5839

Dufour, S., Dohoo, I. R., Barkema, H. W., Descoteaux, L., Devries, T. J., Reyher, K. K.,Scholl, D. T. (2012a). Epidemiology of coagulase-negative staphylococci intramammary infection in dairy cattle and the effect of bacteriological culture misclassification. J Dairy Sci, 95(6), 3110-3124. doi: 10.3168/jds.2011-5164

Dufour, S., Dohoo, I. R., Barkema, H. W., Descoteaux, L., Devries, T. J., Reyher, K. K., Scholl, D. T. (2012b). Manageable risk factors associated with the lactational incidence, elimination, and prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus intramammary infections in dairy cows. J Dairy Sci, 95(3), 1283-1300. doi: 10.3168/jds.2011-4711

Ajitkumar, P., Barkema, H. W., & De Buck, J. (2012). Rapid identification of bovine mastitis pathogens by high-resolution melt analysis of 16S rDNA sequences. Vet Microbiol, 155(2-4), 332-340. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2011.08.033

Saini V., J T. McClure, D. F. Léger, S. Dufour, A. G. Sheldon, D. T. Scholl, and H. W. Barkema. Antimicrobial use on Canadian dairy farms. J. Dairy Sci. 95:1209-1221.

Thompson-Crispi, K. A., A. Sewleam, F. Miglior, and B. A. Mallard. Genetic Parameters of Adaptive Immune Response Traits in Canadian Holsteins. J. Dairy Sci. 95:401-409

2011

DeVries, T. J., J. A. Deming, J. Rodenburg, G. Séguin, K. E. Leslie, and H. W. Barkema. Association of standing and lying behavior patterns and incidence of intramammary infection in dairy cows milked with an automated system. J. Dairy Sci. 94:3845-55.

Dohoo, I. R., Smith, J., Andersen, S. and S. Godden. Diagnosing intramammary infections: Evaluation of definitions based on a single milk sample. Journal of Dairy Science, Vol. 94 (1): 250-261.

Dohoo I., S. Andersen, R. Dingwell, K. Hand, D. Kelton, K. Leslie, Y. Schukken, and S. Godden. Diagnosing intramammary infections: comparison of multiple versus single quarter milk samples for the identification of intramammary infections in lactating dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 94:5515-22.

Dufour, S., A. Fréchette, H.W. Barkema, A. Mussell, and D.T. Scholl. Invited review: effect of udder health management practices on herd somatic cell count. J. Dairy Sci. 94(2): 563-579.

Hine, B.C, S. L. Cartwright, and B. A. Mallard. Effect of age and pregnancy status on adaptive immune responses of Canadian Holstein replacement heifers. J. Dairy Sci. 94:981-991.

Reyher, K.K., S. Dufour, H.W. Barkema, L. Des Côteaux, T.J. DeVries, I.R. Dohoo, G.P. Keefe, J.-P. Roy, and D.T. Scholl. The National Cohort of Dairy Farms- A data collection platform for mastitis research in Canada. J. Dairy Sci. 94:1616-1626.

Reyher, K. K. and I. R. Dohoo. Diagnosing intramammary infections: Evaluation of composite milk samples to detect intramammary infections. J. Dairy Sci. 94:3387-96.

Saini, V., R. G. M. Olde Riekerink, J. T. McClure, and H. W. Barkema. Diagnostic accuracy assessment of Sensititre® and agar disk diffusion with reference to broth microdilution test method for determining antimicrobial resistance profiles of bovine clinical mastitis pathogens. J. Clin. Microbiol. 49(4): 1568-77.

Verschoor, C. P, S. D. Pant, Q. You, F. S. Schenkel, D. A. Kelton, and N. A. Karrow. Single nucleotide polymorphisms alter the promoter activity of bovine MIF. Animal Biotechnol. 22:143-150.

2010

Andersen, S., I. R. Dohoo, R. Olde Riekerink, H. Stryhn, and Mastitis Research Workers Conference. Diagnosing intramammary infections: evaluating expert opinions on the definition of intramammary infection using conjoint analysis. J. Dairy Sci. 93:2966-75.

Atalla, H., B. Wilkie, C. Gyles, K. Leslie, L. Mutharia, and B. A. Mallard. Antibody and cell-mediated immune responses to Staphylococcus aureus small colony variants and their parental strains associated with bovine mastitis. Dev. Comp. Immunol. 34(12):1283-90.

Atalla, H., C. Gyles, and B. A. Mallard. Persistence of a Staphylococcus aureus small colony variant (S. aureus SCV) within bovine mammary epithelial cells. Vet. Microbiol. 14;143(2-4):319-328.

DeVries, T. J., S. Dufour, and D. T. Scholl. Relationship between feeding strategy, lying behaviour patterns, and incidence of intramammary infection in dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 93:1987-1997.

DeVries, T. J., K. E. Leslie, H. W. Barkema, J. Rodenburg, and G. Séguin. Relationship between lying patterns, feeding management, and incidence of intramammary infection in cows milked in an automated system. J. Dairy Sci. ESuppl. 1 93:30.

Dufour, S., H. W. Barkema, L. DesCoteaux, T. J. DeVries, I. R. Dohoo, K. Reyher, J. P. Roy, and D. T. Scholl. Development and validation of a bilingual questionnaire for measuring udder health related management practices on dairy farms. Prev. Vet. Med. 95:74-85.

Ibeagha-Awemu, E, A. Ibeagha, S. Messier, and X. Zhao. Proteomics, genomics and pathway analyses of E. coli and S. aureus infected milk whey reveal molecular pathways and networks involved in mastitis. J. Proteome Res. 9:4604–19.

Mulhbacher, J., E. Brouillette, M. Allard, L.-C. Fortier, F. Malouin, and D. Lafontaine. Novel riboswitch ligand analogs as selective inhibitors of guanine-related metabolic pathways. PLoS Pathogens 6(4):e1000865.

Said, K. B., J. Ismail, J. Campbell, M. R. Mulvey, A. Bourgault, S. Mercier, and X. Zhao. Regional profiling for genotype diversity of mastitis-specific Staphylococcus aureus lineage in Canada using clumping factor A, pulsed field gel electrophoresis, and spa-typing. J. Clin. Microbiol. 48:375-386.

Said, K. B., G. Zhu, and X. Zhao. Organ and host-specific clonal groups of Staphylococcus aureus from human infections and bovine mastitis revealed by the clumping factor A gene. Foodborne Path. Dis. 7:111-119.

Ster, C., F. Beaudoin, M. S. Diarra, M. Jacques, F. Malouin, and P. Lacasse. Evaluation of some Staphylococcus aureus iron-regulated proteins as vaccine targets. Vet. Immunol. Immunopathol. 136:311-318.

 

2009

Atalla, H., C. Gyles, B. Wilkie, K. Leslie, and B.A. Mallard. Somatic cell scores and clinical signs following experimental intramammary infection of dairy cows with a Staphylococcus aureus small colony variant (S. aureus SCV) in comparison to other bovine strains. Vet. Microbiol. 137 (2009) 326-334.

 


Atalla, H., C. Gyles, and B. A. Mallard. Persistence of a Staphylococcus aureus small colony variant (S. aureus SCV) within bovine mammary epithelial cells. Vet. Microbiol. 14;143(2-4):319-328.

McCarron, J.L., G.P. Keefe, S.L. B. McKenna, I.R. Dohoo, and D.E. Poole. Laboratory evaluation of 3M Petrifilms and University of Minnesota Bi-plates as potential on-farm tests for clinical mastitis. J. Dairy Sci. 92: 2297-2305.

McCarron JL, G.P. Keefe , S.L. McKenna, I.R. Dohoo and D.E. Poole. Evaluation of the University of Minnesota Tri-plate and 3M Petrifilm for the isolation of Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus species from clinically mastitic milk samples. J Dairy Sci. Oct;92(10):5326-33.

Mount, J. A., N. A. Karrow, J. L. Caswell, H. J. Boermans, and K. E. Leslie. Assessment of bovine mammary chemokine gene expression in response to lipopolysaccharide, lipotechoic acid + peptidoglycan and CpG oligodeoxynucleotide 2135. Can. J. Vet. Res. 73: 49-57.

Said, K.B., K. Ramotar, G. Zhu, and X. Zhao. Repeat-based subtyping and grouping of Staphylococcus aureus from human infections and bovine mastitis using the R-domain of the clumping factor A gene. Diagn. Microbiol. Infect Dis. 63(1): 24.

Verschoor, C.P., S. D. Pant, F. S. Schenkel, B. S. Sharma and N. A. Karrow. SNPs in the bovine IL-10 receptor are associated with somatic cell score in canadian dairy bulls. Mammalian Genome, Vol: 20, Issue: 7: 447-454.

2008

Atalla, H., C. Gyles, C. Jacob, H. Moisan, F. Malouin, and B.A. Mallard. 2008. Characterization of a Staphylococcus aureus Small Colony Variant (SCV) associated with persistent bovine mastitis. Foodborne Pathog. and Dis. 5(6): 785.

Ibeagha-Awemu, E.M., J.-W. Lee, A.E. Ibeagha, D.D. Bannerman, M.J. Paape, and X. Zhao. 2008. Bacterial lipopolysaccharide induces increased expression of toll-like receptor (TLR) 4 and downstream TLR signalling molecules in bovine mammary epithelial cells. Vet. Res. 39(2): 11.

Ibeagha-Awemu, E.M., J.-W. Lee, A.E. Ibeagha, and X. Zhao. 2008. Bovine CD14 gene characterization and relationship between polymorphisms and surface expression on monocytes and polymorphonuclear neutrophils. BMC Genet. 9: 50.

Nino-Soto, M., A. Heriazon, M. Quinton, F. Miglior, K. Thompson, and B.A. Mallard. 2008. Differential gene expression of high and low immune responder Canadian Holstein dairy cows. Dev. Biol. (Basel) 132: 315.

Olde Riekerink, R. G. M., H. W. Barkema, D. F. Kelton, and D. T. Scholl. 2008. Incidence rate of clinical mastitis on Canadian dairy farms. J. Dairy Sci. 91:1366-1377.

Sharma, B.S., J. Mount, and N.A. Karrow. 2008. Functional characterization of a single nucleotide polymorphism in the 5’ UTR region of the bovine toll-like-4 receptor gene. Dev. Biol. (Basel). 132: 331.


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Boulanger, D., E. Brouillette, F. Jaspar, F. Malouin, J. Mainil, F. Bureau, P. Lekeux. 2007. Helenalin reduces Staphylococcus aureus infection in vitro and in vivo. Vet. Microbiol. 119:330-338.

Gaudreau, M.C., P. Lacasse, and B.G. Talbot. 2007. Protective immune responses to a multi-gene DNA vaccine against Staphylococcus aureus. Vaccine 25(5):814-824.
 
Karaolis, D. K. R., T. K. Means, D. Yang, M. Takahashi, T. Yoshimura, E. B. G. Muraille, D. Philpott, J. T. Schroeder, M. Hyodo, Y. Hayakawa, B. Talbot, E. Brouillette, and F. Malouin. 2007. Bacterial c-di-GMP is an immunostimulatory molecule. J. of Immunology 178:2171-2181.
 
Leyva, I., F. Schenkel, B. S. Sharma, G. B. Jansen and N. A. Karrow. 2007. Identification of single nucleotide polymorphisms in the bovine CCL2, IL8, CCR2 and IL8RA genes and their association with health and production in Canadian Holsteins. Animal Genetics 38: 198-202.
 
Olde Riekerink, R.G.M., H.W. Barkema, and H. Stryhn. 2007. The effect of season on somatic cell count and incidence of clinical mastitis. J. Dairy Sci. 90:1704-1715.
 
Olde Riekerink, R. G. M., H. W. Barkema, W. Veenstra, F. E. Berg, H. Stryhn, and R. N. Zadoks. 2007. Somatic cell count during and between milkings. J. Dairy Sci. 90:3733-3741.
 
Pant, S. D., F. S. Schenkel, I. Leyva-Baca, B. S. Sharma and N. A. Karrow. 2007. Identification of single nucleotide polymorphisms in bovine CARD15 and their associations with health and production traits in Canadian Holsteins. BMC Genomics 8: 421.
 
Tao, W. and B. A. Mallard. 2007. Differentially expressed genes associated with Staphylococcus aureus mastitis of Canadian Holstein cows. Vet. Immunol. Immunopathol. 120(3-4):201-211. 

2006
Allard, M., H. Moisan, E. Brouillette, A. Gervais, M. Jacques, P. Lacasse, M. S. Diarra, and F. Malouin.  2006.  Transcriptional modulation of some S. aureus iron-regulated genes during growth in vitro and in a tissue cage model in vivo.  Microb. Infect. 8:1679-1690.

Kerro-Dego, O., T. Prysliak, A.A. Potter, and J. Perez-Casal. 2006. DNA-protein immunization against the GapB and GapC proteins of a mastitis isolate of Staphylococcus aureus. Vet. Immunol. Immunopathol. 113:125-138.

Nour El-Din, A., L. Shkreta, B.G. Talbot, M. Diarra, and P. Lacassse. 2006. DNA immunization of dairy cows with the clumping factor A of Staphylococcus aureus. Vaccine 24(12):1997-2006.

Perez-Casal, J., T. Prysliak, O. Kerro-Dego, and A.A. Potter. 2006. Immune responses to a Staphylococcus aureus GapC/B chimera and its potential use as a component of a vaccine for S. aureus mastitis. Vet. Immunol. Immunopathol. 109:85-97.

Other Publications

Attitude towards the Canadian quality milk program and use of good production practices among Canadian producers
I Preventive Veterinary Medicine 94 (2010) 43-53.

Udder Health Questionnaire Information April 2010 (pdf)

Bio Watch  Mastitis: A complexe disease with multiple solutions I december 2009
A publication of the Centre québécois de valorisation des biotechnologies written in collaboration with CBMRN

Dutch Mastitis Research Workers: Book of abstracts I December 2007 (pdf)
Annual Meeting 2007

Proceedings Ghent Heifers Mastitis June 24 - 27 2007 (pdf)
© Sarne De Vliegher, Ghent, Belgium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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