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A listing of selected presentations and conference abstracts that include data and/or isolates from TIBDN surveillance.

Evolution of paediatric invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) after implementation of a routine infant 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccination program

A. MCGEER, W. RUDNICK, K. WONG, A. SHIGAYEVA, K. GREEN, D. E. LOW, N. CICOVIC-GEBERT, N. MALIK, A. SULTANA, M. PEJKOVSKA, T. VIKULOVA, S. KHAN, A. FAHEEM and the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network (TIBDN). ID Week, San Diego, October 17-21, 2012.

MCGEER_TIBDN_IPDped_postPCV13_IDSA_2012.pdf — PDF document, 117 kB (120,789 bytes)

Invasive pneumococcal disease in birth cohorts receiving PCV7 and PCV10 vaccine regimens in metropolitan Toronto and Peel Region, 2008-2010

K. WONG, W. RUDNICK, K. GREEN, A. MCGEER, and Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network (TIBDN). ID Week, San Diego, October 17-21, 2012.

WONG_TIBDN_IPDped_postPCV7,13_IDSA_2012.pdf — PDF document, 89 kB (91,886 bytes)

Lack of impact of infant PCV vaccination on rates of adult invasive pneumococcal disease in Ontario, Canada

K. WONG, A. MCGEER, K. GREEN, A. SHIGAYEVA, A. PLEVNESHI, W. RUDNICK, D.E. LOW for the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network (TIBDN). Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, San Francisco, September 9-12, 2012.

WONG_TIBDN_IPDadult_postPCV7_ICAAC_2012.pdf — PDF document, 797 kB (816,457 bytes)

Surveillance for antimicrobial resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae in Canada, 1993–2011

K. GREEN, A. MCGEER, A. PLEVNESHI, S. PONG-PORTER, K. WONG, D.E. LOW and the Canadian Bacterial Surveillance Network (CBSN). Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, San Francisco, September 9-12, 2012.

GREEN_CBSN_SPN_ABR_ICAAC_2012.pdf — PDF document, 379 kB (388,442 bytes)

What will happen to antimicrobial resistance in adult invasive pneumococcal disease after the introduction of infant PCV13 vaccination in Canada?

K. GREEN, A. MCGEER, K. WONG, S. PONG-PORTER, W. RUDNICK, D.E. LOW and the Canadian Bacterial Surveillance Network (CBSN). Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, San Francisco, September 9-12, 2012.

GREEN_CBSN_IPDadult_ABR_post PCV13_ICAAC_2012.pdf — PDF document, 150 kB (154,161 bytes)

Sero-epidemiology of pneumococcal pneumonia and invasive pneumococcal disease in adults in Ontario, Canada, 2000-2010

K. GREEN, W. RUDNICK, S. PONG-PORTER, A. PLEVNESHI, A. MCGEER, D.E. LOW for the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network (TIBDN). Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Chicago IL, September 17-20, 2011.

GREEN_TIBDN_IPD_seroepi_ICAAC_2012.pdf — PDF document, 139 kB (142,796 bytes)

Early impact of PCV10/PCV13 vaccine program on invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in Toronto, Canada

K. GREEN, A. MCGEER, W. RUDNICK, S. PONG-PORTER, A. PLEVNESHI for the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network (TIBDN). Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Chicago IL, September 17-20, 2011.

GREEN_TIBDN_IPD_postPCV10,13_ICAAC_late breaker_2011.pdf — PDF document, 110 kB (112,664 bytes)

Interactions between serotype and antimicrobial resistance in invasive pneumococcal disease in Canada

K. GREEN, A. MCGEER, W. RUDNICK, S. PONG-PORTER, A. PLEVNESHI, K. WONG, D.E. LOW and the Canadian Bacterial Surveillance Network (CBSN). Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Chicago IL, September 17-20, 2011.

GREEN_CBSN_SPN_ABR_ICAAC_2011.pdf — PDF document, 194 kB (199,460 bytes)

Prior use of fluoroquinolones (FQ), fluoroquinolone resistance and gyrA/parC mutations in Streptococcus pneumoniae (SPN) in Ontario

A. MCGEER, R. MELANO, S. PATEL, S. DREWS, K. GREEN, D.E. LOW, the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network (TIBDN). 21st European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Milan, Italy. 5/7/2011.

MCGEER_TIBDN_SPN_FQRMUTATIONS_ECCMID_2011.pdf — PDF document, 122 kB (125,185 bytes)

Trends in serotypes causing invasive pneumococcal disease in Canadian adults, 2000-2009

W. RUDNICK, A. MCGEER, K. GREEN, S. PONG-PORTER, A. PLEVNESHI, M. ROMILOWYCH, D.E. LOW, the Canadian Bacterial Surveillance Network (CBSN). 21st European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Milan, Italy. 5/7/2011.

RUDNICK_CBSN_IPDadult_serotypes_ECCMID_2011.pdf — PDF document, 162 kB (166,075 bytes)

Serotype-specific trends in population based surveillance for invasive and respiratory pneumococcal disease in adults, Toronto, 2000-2010

K. GREEN, W. RUDNICK, D.E. LOW, S. PONG-PORTER, A. PLEVNESHI, M. ROMILOWYCH, A. MCGEER on behalf of the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network (TIBDN). 21st European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Milan, Italy. 5/7/2011.

GREEN_TIBDN_IPDadults_serotypes_ECCMID_2011.pdf — PDF document, 108 kB (110,917 bytes)

What does antibiotic history tell you about antibiotic resistance? – The relationship between prior macrolide and fluoroquinolone use and resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae

K. GREEN, W. RUDNICK, D. E. LOW, A. MCGEER on behalf of the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network (TIBDN). Infectious Diseases Society of America. Vancouver, BC. October 21-24, 2010.

GREEN_TIBDN_ABR_Prioruse_IDSA_2010.pdf — PDF document, 73 kB (75,431 bytes)

Susceptibility to respiratory fluoroquinolones in Streptococcus pneumoniae in Toronto, Canada

A. MCGEER, K. GREEN, G. TYRRELL, D. E. LOW on behalf of the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Disease Network (TIBDN). 20th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Vienna, Austria. 4/10/2010.

MCGEER_CBSN_SPN_FQR_ICAAC_2010.pdf — PDF document, 74 kB (76,432 bytes)

Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes in Ontario, Canada: Results from the Canadian Bacterial Surveillance Network

D.E. LOW, A. MCGEER, K. GREEN, N.S.B. RAWSON. Excellence in Pediatrics, Florence, Italy, 12/03/2009.

LOW_CBSN_SPNPED_serotypes_PID_2009.pdf — PDF document, 10 kB (10,775 bytes)

Genomic dissection of emergent multi-drug resistant (MDR) serotype 19A Streptococcus pneumoniae (SPN)

D. R. PILLAI, D. SHAHINAS, A. BUZINA, R. A. POLLOCK, K. KHAIRNAR, A. WONG, D. J. FARRELL, A. MCGEER, K. GREEN, J-H SONG, D. E. LOW. 49th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. San Francisco, CA. 09/12/2009.

PILLAI_CBSN_SPN_MDR_19A_Genomic dissection_ICAAC_2009.pdf — PDF document, 13 kB (13,475 bytes)

Trends in antimicrobial resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae, Canada, 1993-2009

K. GREEN, A. MCGEER, A. PLEVNESHI, S. PONG-PORTER, K. HASSAN, W. RUDNICK, D.E. LOW, the Canadian Bacterial Surveillance Network (CBSN).19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Helsinki, Finland. 5/16/2009.

GREEN_CBSN_SPN_ABR_ECCMID_2010.pdf — PDF document, 173 kB (177,885 bytes)

Lack of emergence of fluoroquinolone (FQ resistance and gyrA mutations in Streptococcus pneumoniae (SP) despite increased FQ use

R. MELANO, S. PATEL, A. MCGEER, K. GREEN, D. PILLAI, S. POUTANEN, D.E. LOW, the Canadian Bacterial Surveillance Network (CBSN). 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Helsinki, Finland. 5/16/2009.

MELANO_CBSN_FQR_No gyra_ICAAC_2008.pdf — PDF document, 11 kB (11,267 bytes)

Re-establishment of susceptibility to respiratory fluoroquinolones (FQ) in Streptococcus pneumoniae in Toronto, Canada

A. MCGEER, K. GREEN, G. TYRRELL, A. PLEVNESHI, S. PONG-PORTER, C. MA, D.E. LOW on behalf of the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network (TIBDN). 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Washington, DC. 10/25/2008.

MCGEER_TIBDN_SPN_FQR_ICAAC_2008.pdf — PDF document, 59 kB (61,400 bytes)

Vaccine escape of Streptococcus pneumoniae (SPN) is coupled to amoxicillin resistance (AMOXR) in Canada

D. R. PILLAI, R. A. POLLOCK, S. M. POUTANEN, A. MCGEER, K. GREEN, S. PONG-PORTER, P. AKHAVAN, D. E. LOW, the Canadian Bacterial Surveillance Network (CBSN). 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Washington, DC. 10/25/2008.

PILLAI_CBSN_SPN_AMOXR_19A_ICAAC_2008.pdf — PDF document, 171 kB (175,409 bytes)

Emergence of serotype 19A multi-drug resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae (MDR SPN) in Canada

S. M. POUTANEN, D. R. PILLAI, R. A. POLLOCK, A. MCGEER, K. GREEN, S. PONG-PORTER, P. AKHAVAN, the Canadian Bacterial Surveillance Network (CBSN). 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Washington, DC. 10/25/2008.

POUTANEN_CBSN_SPN_MDR_19A_ICAAC_2008.pdf — PDF document, 12 kB (13,196 bytes)

A 13-year review of Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis in children

A. AL-MAANI, S. RICHARDSON, A. PLEVNESHI, A. MCGEER, K. GREEN, A. BITNUN. 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Washington, DC. 10/25/2008.

AL-MAANI_TIBDN_SPNped_meningitis_ICAAC_2008.pdf — PDF document, 30 kB (31,345 bytes)

Lack of emergence of gyrA Mutant Streptococcus pneumoniae (SP) isolates despite increased fluoroquinolones (FQ) usage

S. N. PATEL, R. MELANO, A. MCGEER, K. GREEN, D. E. LOW, Canadian Bacterial Surveillance Network (CBSN). 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Washington, DC. 10/25/2008.

PATEL_CBSN_FQR_No gyra_ICAAC_2008.pdf — PDF document, 9 kB (9,707 bytes)

Activities of cethromycin (CETH), ceftaroline (CPT), and ceftobiprole (BPR) against multi-drug resistant (MDR) Streptococcus pneumoniae (SP) isolates from Canadian Bacterial Surveillance Network (CBSN)

S. N. PATEL, R. MELANO, A. MCGEER, K. GREEN, S. PONG-PORTER, D. E. LOW. 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Washington, DC. 10/25/2008.

PATEL_CBSN_SPN_MDR_Cefthromycin_ICAAC_2008.pdf — PDF document, 131 kB (135,108 bytes)

Impact of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) on invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in children in Toronto and Peel Regions, Ontario, Canada

J. B. GUBBAY, K. GREEN, S. PONG-PORTER, D. E. LOW, A. MCGEER and the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network (TIBDN). 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Washington, DC. 10/25/2008.

GUBBAY_TIBDN_IPDped_postPCV7_ICAAC_2008.pdf — PDF document, 227 kB (233,268 bytes)

Epidemiology of nosocomial invasive pneumococcal disease in Toronto, Canada, 1995-2007

L. DEVINE, D. E. LOW, K. GREEN, G. J. TYRRELL, A. MCGEER for the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Disease Network (TIBDN),. 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Washington, DC. 10/25/2008.

DEVINE_TIBDN_IPDnoso_ICAAC_2008.pdf — PDF document, 245 kB (251,192 bytes)

Risk factors for macrolide-resistance in pneumococcal bacteremia in Toronto, Canada

K. GREEN, A. MCGEER, S. PONG-PORTER, A. PLEVNESHI, C. MA, D.E. LOW for the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Disease Network (TIBDN). 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Washington, DC. 10/25/2008.

GREEN_TIBDN_IPD_MacR_ICAAC_2008.pdf — PDF document, 34 kB (35,401 bytes)

Invasive pneumococcal disease trends in those older than 65. Toronto, Ontario 1995-2006

T. C. LEE, D. E. LOW, G. TYRRELL, S. PONG-PORTER, K. GREEN, A. MCGEER for the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network (TIBDN). 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Washington, DC. 10/25/2008.

LEE_TIBDN_IPD65_ICAAC_2008.pdf — PDF document, 56 kB (58,277 bytes)

Interactions between serotype and mutations in quinolone-resistance determining regions of Streptococcus pneumoniae

R. MELANO, A. MCGEER, S. DREWS, S. PONG-PORTER, J. GUBBAY, C. SEAH, R. HIGGINS, K. GREEN, D.E. LOW for the Canadian Bacterial Surveillance Network (CBSN). 18th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Barcelona, Spain. 4/19/2008.

MELANO_CBSN_SPN_Serotype_Mutations_ECCMID_2008.pdf — PDF document, 41 kB (42,660 bytes)

Prevalence of fluoroquinolone resistance and QRDR mutations in Streptococcus pneumoniae in Toronto, Canada, 1995-2006

A. MCGEER, K. GREEN, R. MELANO, S. DREWS, S. PONG-PORTER, A. PLEVNESHI, D.E. LOW on behalf of the Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network (TIBDN). 18th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Barcelona, Spain. 4/19/2008.

MCGEER_TIBDN_SPN_FQR_Mutations_ECCMID_2008.pdf — PDF document, 85 kB (87,522 bytes)

Invasive pneumococcal disease in homeless adults in Toronto: Five years of population-based surveillance

A. PLEVNESHI, T. SVOBODA, I. ARMSTRONG, G.J. TYRRELL, K. GREEN, A. MCGEER for The Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network (TIBDN). Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Chicago, IL. September 17-20, 2007.

PLEVNESHI_TIBDN_IPD_HOMELESS_ICAAC_2007.pdf — PDF document, 115 kB (118,038 bytes)