Northen Antibiotic Resistance Partnership

Publications

Golding GR, Quinn B, Bergstrom K, Stockdale D, Woods S, Nsungu M, Brooke B, Levett PN, Horsman G, McDonald R, Szklarczuk B, Silcox S, Paton S, Carson M, Mulvey MR, Irvine J. 2012.
Community-based educational intervention to limit the dissemination of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Northern Saskatchewan, Canada. (Link to PubMed)

BMC Public Health. 12:15doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-15. PMID:22225643

Golding GR, Levett PN, McDonald RR, Irvine J, Quinn B, Nsungu M, Woods S, Khan M, Ofner-Agostini M, Mulvey MR, and the Northern Antibiotic Resistance Partnership. 2011.High rates of Staphylococcus aureus USA400 infection, Northern Canada. (Link to PubMed)
Emerg Infect Dis. 17:722-725. PMID:21470471

Golding GR, Levett PN, McDonald RR, Irvine J, Nsungu M, Woods S, Horbal A, Siemens CG, Khan M, Ofner-Agostini M, Mulvey MR, The Northern Antibiotic Resistance Partnership (NARP). 2010.
A comparison of risk factors associated with community-associated methicillin-resistant and -susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infections in northern communities in Canada. Epidemiol Infect. (Link to PubMed)
138:730-737. PMID:20092664

Christianson, S., G. R. Golding, J. Campbell, MR Mulvey, and the Canadian Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program. 2007. 
Comparative genomics of Canadian epidemic lineages of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. (Link to Journal of Clinical Microbiology) 
Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 45: 1904-1911.

Mulvey, M. R., L. MacDougall, B. Cholin, G. Horsman, M. Fidyk, and S. Woods, and the Saskatchewan CA-MRSA Study Group. 2005.
Emergence of the USA400 Clone of Community-Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Canada (Link to CDC).
Emerging and Infectious Diseases. 11:844-850.

McDonald RM, N.A. Antonishyn, T. Hansen, L.A. Snook, E. Nagle, M.R. Mulvey, P.N. Levett, and G.B. Horsman. 2005.
Development of a triplex real-time PCR assay for the detection of Panton-Valentine leukocidin toxin genes in clinical isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (Link to Journal of Clinical Microbiology).
Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 43:6147-6149. 

Presentations

McDonald R.
MRSA: Update in Saskatchewan.
NARP stakeholder update meeting, March 23, 2012, Prince Albert, SK.

White W.
MRSA in the Northwest Territories.
NARP stakeholder update meeting, March 23, 2012, Prince Albert, SK.

McDonald R.
S. pyogenes and S. aureus from mixed skin and soft tissue infections.
NARP stakeholder update meeting, March 23, 2012, Prince Albert, SK.

Golding GR.
CA-MRSA.
NARP stakeholder update meeting, March 23, 2012, Prince Albert, SK.

Mulvey MR.
Saskatchewan MRSA meeting.
NARP stakeholder update meeting, March 23, 2012, Prince Albert, SK.

Irvine J.
NARP Education Approaches: Educational tools to reduce the spread of communicable disease.
NARP stakeholder meeting, March 23, 2012, Prince Albert, SK.

Irvine J, Golding GR, Szklarzuk B, Silcox S, Levett PN, Woods S, Bergstrom K, Brooke B, Paton S, Stockdale D, Mulvey MR.
Impact of the Germs Away Curriculum on Children's Knowledge of the Spread of Diseases in the Classroom.
4th International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health: Securing Our Future: Advancing Circles of Caring, Mar 4-6, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Golding GR, James Irvine J, Quinn B, Levett PN, McDonald R, Woods S, Bergstrom K, Nsungu M, Szklarzuk B, and Mulvey MR.
Limiting the spread of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) through community-based educational programs: the Northern Antibiotic Resistance Partnership (NARP).
4th International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health: Securing Our Future: Advancing Circles of Caring, Mar 4-6, 2011, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Golding GR, Levett PN, McDonald RR, Wylie J, Mulvey MR.
Molecular characterization of the first clinical infections of “live-stock associated”ST398 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Canada.
ASM-ESCMID Conference on Methicillin-resistant Staphylococci in Animals, Sept 22-25th, 2009.

Rubenstein E, Golding GR, Mulvey MR.
Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
14th International Conference on Circumpolar Health, July 11-16, 2009, Yellowknife, NWT.

White W, Smith E, Corriveau A, Golding GR, Mulvey MR.
Molecular Epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
26th International Congress of Chemotherapy and Infection, June 18th-21st, 2009, Toronto, Ontario.

Wylie J, Green C, Golding GR, Mulvey MR.
Molecular epidemiology of MRSA in Manitoba, Canada.
26th International Congress of Chemotherapy and Infection, June 18th-21st, 2009, Toronto, Ontario.

Ferrato CJ, Simmonds KA, Chui L, Mulvey MR, Golding GR, Svenson L, Louie M, Alberta MicroNet.
Changing epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Alberta, Canada: population surveillance 2005-2008.
26th International Congress of Chemotherapy and Infection, June 18th-21st, 2009, Toronto, Ontario.

Golding GR, Levett PN, McDonald R, Irvine J, Nsungu M, Woods S, Leach K, Khan M, the Northern Antibiotic Resistance Partnership, Mulvey MR.
Case control study and characterization of Staphylococcus aureus infections in northern Saskatchewan. (Presentation)
Case control study and characterization of Staphylococcus aureus infections in northern Saskatchewan. (Poster)
2009 Staphylococcus Symposium, March 11-14, 2009.

Levett PN, McDonald RR, Nagle E, Golding GR, Horsman GB, Irvine J, Mulvey MR and NARP.
Active surveillance of infectious diseases in northern Canadian communities: the Northern Antibiotic Resistance Partnership. Sixth International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, March 16-19, 2008, Atlanta, Georgia.

Irvine J, Quinn B, Stockdale D, Woods S, Nsugngu M, Levett P, McDonald R, Golding GR, Horsman G, Mulvey M, the Northern Antibiotic Resistance Partnership.
Dissemination of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CMRSA7 (USA400) in Northern Saskatchewan, Canada.
Sixth International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases, March 16-19, 2008, Atlanta, Georgia.

Golding GR, Campbell JL, Spreitzer DJ, Veyhl J, Surynicz K, Simor A, Canadian Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program, and Mulvey MR.
A guideline for the molecular typing of Canadian epidemic methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus using spa typing.
CACMID/AMMI Canada annual conference. February 28-Mar 1, 2008, Vancouver, BC.

Golding GR, Mulvey MR, Levett PN, Horsman GB, and the Northern Antimicrobial Resistance Partnership.
Characterization of community-associated methicillin-resistant and -sensitive Staphylococcus aureus infections in three northern Saskatchewan communities.
CACMID/AMMI Canada annual conference. February 28-Mar 1, 2008, Vancouver, BC.

Persaud N, Nguyen H, Golding GR, Levett PN, R. McDonald R, Irvine J, Mulvey MR, and the Northern Antimicrobial Resistance Partnership.
Molecular characterization of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole resistant Escherichia coli isolated from urinary tract infections in northern Saskatchewan communities.
CACMID/AMMI Canada annual conference. February 28-Mar 1, 2008, Vancouver, BC.

Irvine J, Quinn B, Stockdale D, Woods S, Nsungu M, Levett PN, McDonald RR, Golding GR, Horsman GB, Mulvey MR, and the Northern Antimicrobial Resistance Partnership.
Dissemination of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in northern Saskatchewan.
CACMID/AMMI Canada annual conference. February 28-Mar 1, 2008, Vancouver, BC.

McDonald RR, Golding GR, Mulvey MR, Levett PN, Horsman GB, Yost C, and the Northern Antimicrobial Resistance Partnership.
Characterization of Streptococcus pyogenes and Staphylococcus aureus isolates associated with mixed skin and soft tissue infections in northern Saskatchewan.
CACMID/AMMI Canada annual conference. February 28-Mar 1, 2008, Vancouver, BC.

Irvine, JD, K. Leach, P. Levett, G. Horsman, S. Paton, D. Stockdale, M. Khan, M. Nsungu, M. Mulvey and NARP Steering Committee. 
Northern Antimicrobial Resistance Partnership (NARP): A research partnership for CA-MRSA and antimicronial resistance in northern communities: Part 1.
2nd International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health: Solutions Not Problems. April 20-22, 2007. Montreal. Quebec.

Leach, K., J.D. Irvine, S. Paton, B. Szklarczuk, D. Stockdale, B. Brooke, M. Mulvey and NARP Steering Committee Northern Antimicrobial Resistance Partnership
Part Two – A Partnership in Educational Interventions in the Community.
2nd International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health: Solutions Not Problems. April 20-22, 2007. Montreal. Quebec.

McDonald, R. R., P. N. Levett, R. Kitzul, K. L. Montgomery, T. Du, D. A. Boyd, N. A. Antonishyn, G. B. Horsman and M. R. Mulvey.  P1.11
The Identification of Clostridium difficile Containing Binary Toxin in Saskatchewan. 
Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (AMMI)/Canadian Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CACMID), Victoria, BC.

Siemens C. G., G. R. Golding, M. R. Mulvey and the Canadian Nosocomial Infection Surveillance Program. 
Characterization of Panton-Valentine Leukocidin Negative CMRSA7 (USA400) Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. 
Third International Symposium on resistant Gram-Positive Infections. Oct, 2006. Niagara on the Lake, Ontario, Canada.

Siemens, C. G., R. McDonald, P. Levett, G. Horsman, M. Kahn, M. Nsungu, J. Irvine, M. R. Mulvey and the Northern Antimicrobial Resistance Partnership. 
Characterization of Mupirocin Resistance in MRSA from Saskatchewan.
Third International Symposium on resistant Gram-Positive Infections. Oct, 2006. Niagara on the Lake, Ontario, Canada

Christianson, S., M. R. Mulvey. 
A Comparative Genomic Hybridization Study of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Canada. 
The 1st Annual Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) Research Forum.  Fort Gary Hotel, Winnipeg, MB.  March 20 – 21, 2006. 

Christianson, S., M. R. Mulvey. 
Comparative Genomic Hybridizations of Hospital and Community-Associated MRSA in Canada. 
45th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), Washington, DC, December 16 – 19, 2005.

Levett, P. N. (December 2005).
NARP presentation to Nipawin lab staff. Nipawin.

McDonald, R.R., K. Keller, A. Obarianyk, T. Hansen, E. Nagle, C. Selin, M. Mulvey, N. Antonishyn, P.N. Levett, and G. Horsman. (May 2005) 
Surveillance of a Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strain in Saskatchewan.  Poster Presentation. 7th International Meeting on Microbial Epidemiological Markers.  Victoria, BC.

Graessli, A., J. Irvine, D. Stockdale, M. Nsungu, S. Woods, M. Khan, M. Mulvey and NARP.
Prescribing Practices of Antimicrobials (AMs) for Common Infections in Northern Saskatchewan.
Canadian Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 72nd Conjoint Meeting on Infectious Diseases (CACMID), November 7-10, 2004.  Regina, Sask.

Christianson, S, M. R. Mulvey.
A Comparative Genomic Hybridization Study of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Canada.
Canadian Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 72nd Conjoint Meeting on Infectious Diseases (CACMID), November 7-10, 2004. Regina Sask.

McDonald, R., K. Keller, L. Snook, E. Nagle, C. Selin, M. Mulvey, N. Antonishyn, P.N. Levett, and G. Horsman. 
Distribution of a Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strain in Saskatchewan. 
Poster Presentation. Canadian Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 72nd Conjoint Meeting on Infectious Diseases (CACMID), November 7-10, 2004. Regina Sask.

Mulvey, M. R., L. MacDougall, B. Cholin, D. Spreitzer, T. Du, R. McDonald, E. Nagle, G. Horsman, M. Fidyk, and S. Woods. 
Emergence of a Community-Associated MRSA Clone Harboring the Panton-Valentine Leukocidin Toxi in the Province of Saskatchewan, Canada. 11th Annual International Symposium on Staphylococci & Staphylococcal Infections, Charleston, SC. (C-15), 2004.

Christianson, S, M. R. Mulvey.
A comparative genomic hybridization study of epidemic strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Canada.
14th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), Prague, Czech Republic, May 1-4, 2004 (Poster number P1012)

McDonald, R.R.  (November 2004) 
Distribution of CA-MRSA in Saskatchewan.
Oral Presentation.  NARP Update Meeting.  Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.

Mulvey, MR, L. MacDougall, B. Cholin, R. McDonald, E. Nagle, and G. Horsman. 
Emergence of a Community Acquired MRSA Clone Harbouring the Panton-Valentine Leukocidin Toxin in Saskatchewan.
Canadian Association of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CACMID) Montreal, Canada, 2003.

Copies of the presentations can be requested here.