M A Behr

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparative genomics of BCG vaccines
    M A Behr
    Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 81:165-8. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparative genomics of BCG vaccines by whole-genome DNA microarray
    M A Behr
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal H3G 1A4, Canada
    Science 284:1520-3. 1999
  3. pmc A point mutation in the mma3 gene is responsible for impaired methoxymycolic acid production in Mycobacterium bovis BCG strains obtained after 1927
    M A Behr
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    J Bacteriol 182:3394-9. 2000
  4. doi request reprint Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission over an 11-year period in a low-incidence, urban setting
    C Rossi
    Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit, Montreal Chest Institute, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:312-8. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from patients smear-negative for acid-fast bacilli
    M A Behr
    Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Lancet 353:444-9. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Correlation between BCG genomics and protective efficacy
    M A Behr
    Montreal General Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Scand J Infect Dis 33:249-52. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of simulated sputum specimens to estimate the specificity of laboratory-diagnosed tuberculosis
    A M Demers
    Departement de Microbiologie et Immunologie, Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte Justine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:1016-23. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Rubella susceptibility predicts measles susceptibility: implications for postpartum immunization
    M D Libman
    Saint Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 31:1501-3. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Global tuberculosis trends: a reflection of changes in tuberculosis control or in population health?
    O Oxlade
    Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit, Montreal Chest Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:1238-46. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of geographic and genotyping tools to characterise tuberculosis transmission in Montreal
    I Haase
    Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:632-8. 2007

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparative genomics of BCG vaccines
    M A Behr
    Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 81:165-8. 2001
    ..The phenotypic relevance of these changes in BCG vaccines remains to be explored...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparative genomics of BCG vaccines by whole-genome DNA microarray
    M A Behr
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal H3G 1A4, Canada
    Science 284:1520-3. 1999
    ..A precise understanding of the genetic differences between closely related Mycobacteria suggests rational approaches to the design of improved diagnostics and vaccines...
  3. pmc A point mutation in the mma3 gene is responsible for impaired methoxymycolic acid production in Mycobacterium bovis BCG strains obtained after 1927
    M A Behr
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    J Bacteriol 182:3394-9. 2000
    ..These findings indicate that a point mutation in mma3 occurred between 1927 and 1931, and that this mutant population became the dominant clone of BCG at the Pasteur Institute...
  4. doi request reprint Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission over an 11-year period in a low-incidence, urban setting
    C Rossi
    Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit, Montreal Chest Institute, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:312-8. 2012
    ..Montreal, Canada, has a mean annual tuberculosis (TB) incidence of 9 per 100,000 population, 1996-2007...
  5. ncbi request reprint Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from patients smear-negative for acid-fast bacilli
    M A Behr
    Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Lancet 353:444-9. 1999
    ..We aimed to estimate the risk of transmission from smear-negative individuals...
  6. ncbi request reprint Correlation between BCG genomics and protective efficacy
    M A Behr
    Montreal General Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Scand J Infect Dis 33:249-52. 2001
    ..The impact of these changes in the BCG genome on the protective efficacy observed in field trials remains to be determined...
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of simulated sputum specimens to estimate the specificity of laboratory-diagnosed tuberculosis
    A M Demers
    Departement de Microbiologie et Immunologie, Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte Justine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:1016-23. 2010
    ..Cross-contamination is not uncommon in mycobacteriology laboratories of high-income countries, as documented by bacterial genotyping. The extent of this problem in low-income countries is largely unknown, where this method is impractical...
  8. ncbi request reprint Rubella susceptibility predicts measles susceptibility: implications for postpartum immunization
    M D Libman
    Saint Mary s Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Infect Dis 31:1501-3. 2000
    ..2% were also measles susceptible, whereas only 0.8% of the rubella-immune women were measles susceptible. Susceptibility to mumps was evenly divided between rubella-susceptible (7.8%) and rubella-immune (7.4%) groups...
  9. ncbi request reprint Global tuberculosis trends: a reflection of changes in tuberculosis control or in population health?
    O Oxlade
    Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit, Montreal Chest Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:1238-46. 2009
    ..We have analyzed the association between changes in population health and health service indicators, and concomitant changes in TB incidence between 1990 and 2005...
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of geographic and genotyping tools to characterise tuberculosis transmission in Montreal
    I Haase
    Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:632-8. 2007
    ..In Canada, tuberculosis (TB) is increasingly an urban health problem. Montreal is Canada's second-largest city and the second most frequent destination for new immigrants and refugees...
  11. doi request reprint Divergence of immunologic and protective responses of different BCG strains in a murine model
    R Kozak
    Department of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, H3G 1A4 Canada
    Vaccine 29:1519-26. 2011
    ..Together, our data demonstrated that the loss of RD2 resulted in decreased immunogenicity but did not affect protection against pulmonary TB, indicating a dissociation between these phenotypes associated with BCG vaccination...