James Brooks

Summary

Affiliation: Public Health Agency of Canada
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint No evidence of cross-species transmission of mouse retroviruses to animal workers exposed to mice
    James Brooks
    National HIV and Retrovirology Laboratories, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Transfusion 52:317-25. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Low abundance drug resistance variants in transmitted HIV drug resistance surveillance specimens identified using tagged pooled pyrosequencing
    Hezhao Ji
    National HIV and Retrovirology Laboratories, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    J Virol Methods 187:314-20. 2013
  3. pmc Pyrosequencing dried blood spots reveals differences in HIV drug resistance between treatment naïve and experienced patients
    Hezhao Ji
    National HIV and Retrovirology Laboratories, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e56170. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Genetic diversity as a marker for timing infection in HIV-infected patients: evaluation of a 6-month window and comparison with BED
    Manon Ragonnet-Cronin
    National HIV and Retrovirology Laboratories, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    J Infect Dis 206:756-64. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Next-generation sequencing of dried blood spot specimens: a novel approach to HIV drug-resistance surveillance
    Hezhao Ji
    National HIV and Retrovirology Laboratories, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Antivir Ther 16:871-8. 2011
  6. pmc Adaptive evolution of HIV at HLA epitopes is associated with ethnicity in Canada
    Manon Ragonnet-Cronin
    National HIV and Retrovirology Laboratories, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e36933. 2012
  7. pmc HIV drug resistance surveillance using pooled pyrosequencing
    Hezhao Ji
    National HIV and Retrovirology Laboratories, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e9263. 2010

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Publications7

  1. doi request reprint No evidence of cross-species transmission of mouse retroviruses to animal workers exposed to mice
    James Brooks
    National HIV and Retrovirology Laboratories, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Transfusion 52:317-25. 2012
    ..To explore the possibility of cross-species transmission of MLVs to humans, we sought molecular and serologic evidence of XRMV/MLV infection among a cohort of animal workers highly exposed to mice...
  2. doi request reprint Low abundance drug resistance variants in transmitted HIV drug resistance surveillance specimens identified using tagged pooled pyrosequencing
    Hezhao Ji
    National HIV and Retrovirology Laboratories, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    J Virol Methods 187:314-20. 2013
    ..In conclusion, at considerable savings when compared to commercial assays, TPP produces HIV DR profiles that are concordant with those from SS, furthermore, these same data can be used to identify low abundance drug resistant variants...
  3. pmc Pyrosequencing dried blood spots reveals differences in HIV drug resistance between treatment naïve and experienced patients
    Hezhao Ji
    National HIV and Retrovirology Laboratories, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e56170. 2013
    ..These findings are of particular significance when DBS are to be used for clinical monitoring purposes...
  4. doi request reprint Genetic diversity as a marker for timing infection in HIV-infected patients: evaluation of a 6-month window and comparison with BED
    Manon Ragonnet-Cronin
    National HIV and Retrovirology Laboratories, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    J Infect Dis 206:756-64. 2012
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  5. doi request reprint Next-generation sequencing of dried blood spot specimens: a novel approach to HIV drug-resistance surveillance
    Hezhao Ji
    National HIV and Retrovirology Laboratories, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Antivir Ther 16:871-8. 2011
    ..In this study, we conducted HIV DR surveillance on DBS using NGS and identified minority variants in individual patients...
  6. pmc Adaptive evolution of HIV at HLA epitopes is associated with ethnicity in Canada
    Manon Ragonnet-Cronin
    National HIV and Retrovirology Laboratories, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e36933. 2012
    ..Our findings highlight challenges in HIV vaccine design in ethnically diverse countries with subtype B epidemics...
  7. pmc HIV drug resistance surveillance using pooled pyrosequencing
    Hezhao Ji
    National HIV and Retrovirology Laboratories, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e9263. 2010
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