J Bruneau

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Illicit opioid use in Canada: comparing social, health, and drug use characteristics of untreated users in five cities (OPICAN study)
    Benedikt Fischer
    University of Toronto and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Urban Health 82:250-66. 2005
  2. doi request reprint The rising prevalence of prescription opioid injection and its association with hepatitis C incidence among street-drug users
    Julie Bruneau
    Research Center, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, 264 Rene Levesque Est, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Addiction 107:1318-27. 2012
  3. pmc Sex-specific determinants of HIV infection among injection drug users in Montreal
    J Bruneau
    Department of Family Medicine, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 164:767-73. 2001
  4. pmc Trends in human immunodeficiency virus incidence and risk behavior among injection drug users in montreal, Canada: a 16-year longitudinal study
    Julie Bruneau
    Centre de Recherche du CHUM, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1049-58. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Availability of body art facilities and body art piercing do not predict hepatitis C acquisition among injection drug users in Montreal, Canada: Results from a cohort study
    Julie Bruneau
    CRCHUM, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 21:477-84. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Associations between HIV-related injection behaviour and distance to and patterns of utilisation of syringe-supply programmes
    J Bruneau
    Hôpital Saint Luc du Centre Hospitalier de l Université de Montréal, 1058 rue Saint Denis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:804-10. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Intensity of drug injection as a determinant of sustained injection cessation among chronic drug users: the interface with social factors and service utilization
    Julie Bruneau
    Departments of Psychiatry and Family Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada
    Addiction 99:727-37. 2004
  8. pmc Transmission clustering drives the onward spread of the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men in Quebec
    Bluma G Brenner
    McGill University AIDS Centre, Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec
    J Infect Dis 204:1115-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of clinical features of acute HIV-1 infection in patients infected sexually or through injection drug use. The Investigators of the Québec Primary HIV Infection Study
    J P Routy
    McGill University Health Centre, McGill AIDS Centre, and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 24:425-32. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Yield of tuberculin screening among injection drug users
    P Brassard
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Ross Pavillion, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:988-93. 2004

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Publications28

  1. pmc Illicit opioid use in Canada: comparing social, health, and drug use characteristics of untreated users in five cities (OPICAN study)
    Benedikt Fischer
    University of Toronto and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Urban Health 82:250-66. 2005
    ..Differentiated interventions are required...
  2. doi request reprint The rising prevalence of prescription opioid injection and its association with hepatitis C incidence among street-drug users
    Julie Bruneau
    Research Center, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, 264 Rene Levesque Est, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Addiction 107:1318-27. 2012
    ..To examine trends in prescription opioid (PO) injection and to assess its association with hepatitis C virus (HCV) seroconversion among injection drug users (IDUs)...
  3. pmc Sex-specific determinants of HIV infection among injection drug users in Montreal
    J Bruneau
    Department of Family Medicine, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 164:767-73. 2001
    ..The objective of this study was to examine sex-specific behaviours associated with HIV infection among injection drug users in Montreal...
  4. pmc Trends in human immunodeficiency virus incidence and risk behavior among injection drug users in montreal, Canada: a 16-year longitudinal study
    Julie Bruneau
    Centre de Recherche du CHUM, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1049-58. 2011
    ..In conclusion, HIV incidence has declined in this cohort, with an acceleration of the reduction in HIV transmission after 2000...
  5. doi request reprint Availability of body art facilities and body art piercing do not predict hepatitis C acquisition among injection drug users in Montreal, Canada: Results from a cohort study
    Julie Bruneau
    CRCHUM, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 21:477-84. 2010
    ..Cross-sectional associations suggest that body art piercing (BAP) is a risk factor for hepatitis C (HCV) infection among injection drug users. The temporal basis of the relationship has not been established...
  6. doi request reprint Associations between HIV-related injection behaviour and distance to and patterns of utilisation of syringe-supply programmes
    J Bruneau
    Hôpital Saint Luc du Centre Hospitalier de l Université de Montréal, 1058 rue Saint Denis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:804-10. 2008
    ..The associations between high-risk injection behaviour and distance to and patterns of utilisation of syringe-supply programmes in injection drug users (IDUs) were investigated...
  7. ncbi request reprint Intensity of drug injection as a determinant of sustained injection cessation among chronic drug users: the interface with social factors and service utilization
    Julie Bruneau
    Departments of Psychiatry and Family Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada
    Addiction 99:727-37. 2004
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  8. pmc Transmission clustering drives the onward spread of the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men in Quebec
    Bluma G Brenner
    McGill University AIDS Centre, Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec
    J Infect Dis 204:1115-9. 2011
    ..5 months) correlated with cluster membership size (r(2) = 0.174, F = 4.424, P = .047). PHI cohort data revealed variations in social networks and risk behaviors among the 3 groups, suggesting the need for tailored prevention measures...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of clinical features of acute HIV-1 infection in patients infected sexually or through injection drug use. The Investigators of the Québec Primary HIV Infection Study
    J P Routy
    McGill University Health Centre, McGill AIDS Centre, and McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 24:425-32. 2000
    ..Our study results clearly indicate that health care workers can expect similar clinical presentation of AHI in MSM and in IDUs despite the different routes of infection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Yield of tuberculin screening among injection drug users
    P Brassard
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Royal Victoria Hospital, Ross Pavillion, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:988-93. 2004
    ..We quantified the prevalence and predictors of LTBI and level of adherence to medical evaluation in a population of IDUs in Montreal...
  11. pmc Transmission networks of drug resistance acquired in primary/early stage HIV infection
    Bluma G Brenner
    McGill University AIDS Centre, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    AIDS 22:2509-15. 2008
    ..In Quebec, half of PHIs represent clustered transmission events. This study ascertained the cumulative implications of clustering on onward transmission of drug resistance...
  12. doi request reprint Association between neighbourhood socioeconomic characteristics and high-risk injection behaviour amongst injection drug users living in inner and other city areas in Montréal, Canada
    Mélissa Généreux
    Community Medicine Residency Program, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 21:49-55. 2010
    ..We evaluated whether injection behaviour is differentially related to neighbourhood socioeconomic characteristics for IDUs in inner city vs. surrounding urban areas...
  13. doi request reprint HIV infection affects blood myeloid dendritic cells after successful therapy and despite nonprogressing clinical disease
    Julie Fontaine
    Laboratoire d Immunogénétique, Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Département de Microbiologie et Immunologie de l Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Infect Dis 199:1007-18. 2009
    ..pDC levels followed the pattern of CD4+ T cell fluctuations. These findings provide evidence for an ongoing process affecting mDCs after successful ART and despite nonprogressing clinical disease following HIV infection...
  14. ncbi request reprint HIV-positive notification and behavior changes in Montreal injection drug users
    Susan B Brogly
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    AIDS Educ Prev 14:17-28. 2002
    ..4, 48.9), and sex work, ND = 31.8% (95% CI = 12.4, 51.3), and fewer began new relations, ND = -38.2% (95% CI = -52.6, -23.9). The medical community and NEPs have an important role in providing support for newly diagnosed IDUs...
  15. ncbi request reprint HIV-specific CD8 T-cell activity in uninfected injection drug users is associated with maintenance of seronegativity
    George Makedonas
    Immunodeficiency Treatment Center, Montreal General Hospital Pavilion McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    AIDS 16:1595-602. 2002
    ..To determine whether HIV-exposed, uninfected subjects (EUs) having HIV-specific effector activity are at a reduced risk for seroconverting compared with EUs with no HIV-specific effector responses...
  16. ncbi request reprint A prognostic model for HIV seroconversion among injection drug users as a tool for stratification in clinical trials
    Catherine Boileau
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 39:489-95. 2005
    ..The main goal of this study was to construct a prognostic model for HIV seroconversion among injection drug users (IDUs) using easy-to-measure risk indicators...
  17. doi request reprint A randomized trial to evaluate the efficacy of a computer-tailored intervention to promote safer injection practices among drug users
    Hélène Gagnon
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Développement des individus et des communautés, 945 Ave Wolfe, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    AIDS Behav 14:538-48. 2010
    ..47 CI(95%) 0.28-0.79; P = .004). This short-term effect was no longer present 3 months later...
  18. pmc Comparison of immune restoration in early versus late alpha interferon therapy against hepatitis C virus
    Mohamed S Abdel-Hakeem
    Centre de Recherche du CHUM, Hôpital St Luc, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Virol 84:10429-35. 2010
    ..Our data suggest that irreversible damage to the HCV-specific memory T-cell response is associated with chronic HCV infection...
  19. doi request reprint Cannabis use correlates of syringe sharing among injection drug users
    Didier Jutras-Aswad
    CRCHUM, Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Addict 19:231-7. 2010
    ..92; 1.83-13.22) in NRCUs compared to RCUs. Our results indicate that cannabis use history should be considered when evaluating its potential effect on risk-taking behaviors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Towards more effective public health programming for injection drug users: development and evaluation of the injection drug user quality of life scale
    Susan Brogly
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Subst Use Misuse 38:965-92. 2003
    ..The IDUQOL is a culturally relevant quality of life instrument with good psychometric properties. The IDUQOL may be useful in the development and evaluation of interventions for IDUs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of HIV-specific CD8 T-cell responses among uninfected individuals exposed to HIV parenterally and mucosally
    George Makedonas
    The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, Canada
    AIDS 19:251-9. 2005
    ..To assess the influence of route of HIV exposure on the development of HIV-specific CD8 T-cell responses in exposed, uninfected (EU) individuals...
  22. ncbi request reprint High rates of forward transmission events after acute/early HIV-1 infection
    Bluma G Brenner
    McGill AIDS Centre Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    J Infect Dis 195:951-9. 2007
    ..A population-based phylogenetic approach was used to characterize human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-transmission dynamics in Quebec...
  23. pmc Determinants of antiviral treatment initiation in a hepatitis C-infected population benefiting from universal health care coverage
    Romain Moirand
    Services des Maladies du Foie, Hopital Pontchaillou, Rennes, France
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:355-61. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the prevalence of HCV treatment and identify factors associated with HCV treatment in a population of patients evaluated in an academic hepatology outpatient clinic between 2001 and 2002...
  24. ncbi request reprint Satellite needle distribution among injection drug users: policy and practice in two canadian cities
    Mark W Tyndall
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver British Columbia, Canada
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 31:98-105. 2002
    ..The practice of SND appears to be an important mechanism for needle acquisition, especially for those at highest risk for HIV and hepatitis C transmission...
  25. pmc Heroin and cocaine co-use in a group of injection drug users in Montréal
    Francesco Leri
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont
    J Psychiatry Neurosci 29:40-7. 2004
    ..To describe the pattern of co-use of heroin and cocaine in individuals who were not receiving methadone maintenance treatment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Health and social services accessed by a cohort of Canadian illicit opioid users outside of treatment
    Lina Noël
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Beauport, QC
    Can J Public Health 97:166-70. 2006
    ..To examine the use of social and health services by illicit opioid users outside of treatment in five Canadian cities ('OPICAN' cohort)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Patterns of opioid and cocaine co-use: a descriptive study in a Canadian sample of untreated opioid-dependent individuals
    Francesco Leri
    Department of Psychology, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, University of Guelph, ON, Canada
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 13:303-10. 2005
    ..These findings indicate that different individuals display different patterns of opioids and cocaine co-use...
  28. ncbi request reprint Using latent class analysis (LCA) to analyze patterns of drug use in a population of illegal opioid users
    Neerav Monga
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S1, Canada
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:1-8. 2007
    ..The objective of this paper is to empirically determine a categorization of illegal opioid users in Canada in order to describe and analyze drug use patterns within this population...