Raymond Tellier

Summary

Affiliation: The Hospital for Sick Children
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Review of aerosol transmission of influenza A virus
    Raymond Tellier
    Division of Microbiology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1657-62. 2006
  2. ncbi Association of drowning and myocarditis in a pediatric population: an autopsy-based study
    Gino R Somers
    Division of Pathology, Department of Pediatric Laboratory Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:205-9. 2005
  3. ncbi Risk factors for post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder in pediatric patients: a case-control study
    Upton D Allen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Transplant 9:450-5. 2005
  4. ncbi The prevalence of BK viremia and urinary viral shedding in a pediatric renal transplant population: a single-center retrospective analysis
    R Todd Alexander
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, The University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Transplant 10:586-92. 2006
  5. pmc The complete sequence of a human parainfluenzavirus 4 genome
    Carmen Yea
    Program in Genetics and Genome Biology, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Ontario, Canada E mails C Y
    Viruses 1:26-41. 2009
  6. ncbi Clinical features and viral serologies in children with multiple sclerosis: a multinational observational study
    Brenda Banwell
    Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet Neurol 6:773-81. 2007
  7. doi Comparison of a commercial qualitative real-time RT-PCR kit with direct immunofluorescence assay (DFA) and cell culture for detection of influenza A and B in children
    Farhad Gharabaghi
    Division of Microbiology, Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8 Canada
    J Clin Virol 42:190-3. 2008
  8. doi Severe acute respiratory syndrome-associated coronavirus infection in Toronto children: a second look
    Ari Bitnun
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 123:97-101. 2009
  9. doi Clinical, environmental, and genetic determinants of multiple sclerosis in children with acute demyelination: a prospective national cohort study
    Brenda Banwell
    Division of Neurology, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet Neurol 10:436-45. 2011
  10. ncbi Purine nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency associated with a dysplastic marrow morphology
    Yigal Dror
    Division of Immunology and Allergy, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Rm 7279 Elm Wing, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8, Canada
    Pediatr Res 55:472-7. 2004

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Publications35

  1. pmc Review of aerosol transmission of influenza A virus
    Raymond Tellier
    Division of Microbiology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1657-62. 2006
    ....
  2. ncbi Association of drowning and myocarditis in a pediatric population: an autopsy-based study
    Gino R Somers
    Division of Pathology, Department of Pediatric Laboratory Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:205-9. 2005
    ..Drowning is a frequent cause of accidental death in childhood, but the association of myocarditis and drowning has only rarely been reported...
  3. ncbi Risk factors for post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder in pediatric patients: a case-control study
    Upton D Allen
    Division of Infectious Diseases, The Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Transplant 9:450-5. 2005
    ..Additional studies are warranted to further define the factors associated with PTLD in EBV-seropositive transplant recipients...
  4. ncbi The prevalence of BK viremia and urinary viral shedding in a pediatric renal transplant population: a single-center retrospective analysis
    R Todd Alexander
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, The University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Transplant 10:586-92. 2006
    ..These findings support the routine screening of pediatric post-renal transplant patients for polyomavirus replication...
  5. pmc The complete sequence of a human parainfluenzavirus 4 genome
    Carmen Yea
    Program in Genetics and Genome Biology, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Ontario, Canada E mails C Y
    Viruses 1:26-41. 2009
    ..The availability of a complete genomic sequence will facilitate investigations on a respiratory virus that is still not completely characterized...
  6. ncbi Clinical features and viral serologies in children with multiple sclerosis: a multinational observational study
    Brenda Banwell
    Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet Neurol 6:773-81. 2007
    ..Our aim was to determine some of these characteristics in children with MS...
  7. doi Comparison of a commercial qualitative real-time RT-PCR kit with direct immunofluorescence assay (DFA) and cell culture for detection of influenza A and B in children
    Farhad Gharabaghi
    Division of Microbiology, Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8 Canada
    J Clin Virol 42:190-3. 2008
    ..Institutional pandemic planning prompted a study of the molecular detection of influenza virus from respiratory specimens in children, compared to conventional diagnostics...
  8. doi Severe acute respiratory syndrome-associated coronavirus infection in Toronto children: a second look
    Ari Bitnun
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 123:97-101. 2009
    ..This report provides an update on pediatric severe acute respiratory syndrome-associated coronavirus infections in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, that includes microbiological findings...
  9. doi Clinical, environmental, and genetic determinants of multiple sclerosis in children with acute demyelination: a prospective national cohort study
    Brenda Banwell
    Division of Neurology, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Lancet Neurol 10:436-45. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi Purine nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency associated with a dysplastic marrow morphology
    Yigal Dror
    Division of Immunology and Allergy, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Rm 7279 Elm Wing, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8, Canada
    Pediatr Res 55:472-7. 2004
    ..We conclude that marrows from patients with PNP deficiency might have hypersensitivity to irradiation and can develop dysplastic morphology, caused either directly or indirectly by the inherited enzymatic defect...
  11. ncbi Children hospitalized with severe acute respiratory syndrome-related illness in Toronto
    Ari Bitnun
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 112:e261. 2003
    ..We describe the clinical, laboratory, and epidemiologic features of children who were admitted to the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, with a presumptive diagnosis of suspect or probable SARS...
  12. ncbi Mycoplasma pneumoniae pericarditis demonstrated by polymerase chain reaction and electron microscopy
    Maria Szymanski
    Division of Microbiology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8
    Clin Infect Dis 34:E16-7. 2002
    ..Because no other infectious agent could be found in the pericardial fluid, M. pneumoniae was presumed to be the etiologic agent of the pericarditis...
  13. ncbi Herpes simplex virus in febrile neutropenic children undergoing chemotherapy for cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Raveena Ramphal
    Division of Haematology Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:700-4. 2007
    ..Our secondary objectives were to describe the association between oral HSV and prolonged fever, neutropenia, mucositis, and response to initial antimicrobial therapy...
  14. ncbi Molecular characterization of rotavirus strains from children in Toronto, Canada
    Eleni Kostouros
    Division of Microbiology, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1X8
    J Clin Virol 28:77-84. 2003
    ..Rotaviruses are the most common agents of diarrheal illness of infants and young children. Gastroenteritis caused by rotaviruses is also more likely to be associated with severe dehydration compared to other viral gastroenteritis...
  15. pmc Comprehensive detection and serotyping of human adenoviruses by PCR and sequencing
    Helen Sarantis
    Division of Microbiology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 42:3963-9. 2004
    ..This comprehensive assay has proven effective for diagnosing adenoviruses at the serotype level in a broad range of patient specimens, including conjunctival, nasopharyngeal, stool, blood, and urine specimens...
  16. doi Comparison of human metapneumovirus infection with respiratory syncytial virus infection in children
    Sean X Zhang
    Public Health Laboratories Toronto, Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:1022-4. 2009
    ..Compared with RSV, hMPV infection was more common in children with congenital abnormalities, particularly those with cardio-pulmonary dysplasia and was associated with an increased ventilatory requirement...
  17. doi Vaccine-strain varicella zoster virus causing recurrent herpes zoster in an immunocompetent 2-year-old
    Kaede Ota
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:847-8. 2008
    ..Vaccine-strain VZV was identified through polymerase chain reaction. This report aims to alert physicians that recurrent vaccine-strain herpes zoster can be a rare complication of VZV vaccination in apparently immunocompetent hosts...
  18. ncbi Identification of severe acute respiratory syndrome in Canada
    Susan M Poutanen
    Toronto Medical Laboratories and Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Microbiology, Toronto, Canada
    N Engl J Med 348:1995-2005. 2003
    ..This report summarizes the initial epidemiologic findings, clinical description, and diagnostic findings that followed the identification of SARS in Canada...
  19. doi Amplification by long RT-PCR of near full-length norovirus genomes
    Jennifer Kostela
    Metabolism Research Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    J Virol Methods 149:226-30. 2008
    ..Two norovirus isolates from Toronto, Canada, in 2002 and 2005 were sequenced. This approach will facilitate molecular epidemiology studies of noroviruses...
  20. ncbi Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in a liver transplant recipient and guidelines for donor SARS screening
    Deepali Kumar
    Infectious Diseases and Multi Organ Transplant, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Transplant 3:977-81. 2003
    ..As SARS spreads throughout the world, it may become an increasingly significant problem for transplant patients and programs...
  21. ncbi Hepatitis B virus DNA prediction rules for hepatitis B e antigen-negative chronic hepatitis B
    Jordan J Feld
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Hepatology 46:1057-70. 2007
    ..For HBeAg-negative patients with elevated ALT and all HBeAg-positive patients, HBV DNA did not predict future ALT. Other viral and host factors were not predictive of future ALT...
  22. doi Acute childhood encephalitis and encephalopathy associated with influenza: a prospective 11-year review
    Reshma Amin
    Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:390-5. 2008
    ..Influenza virus infection has been associated with a variety of neurologic complications. The objective of this study was to evaluate prospectively the role of influenza viruses in acute childhood encephalitis/encephalopathy (ACE)...
  23. ncbi Long PCR amplification of large fragments of viral genomes: a technical overview
    Raymond Tellier
    Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Methods Mol Biol 226:167-72. 2003
  24. pmc A 24-hour screening protocol for identification of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium
    Steven J Drews
    Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave, Room 3654, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1578-80. 2006
    ..Compared to conventional screening methods, this protocol had a high sensitivity and specificity and a negative predictive value...
  25. ncbi Long PCR methodology
    Raymond Tellier
    Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Methods Mol Biol 226:173-8. 2003
  26. pmc Detection and species-level identification of primate herpesviruses with a comprehensive PCR test for human herpesviruses
    Grant Johnson
    Division of Microbiology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 41:1256-8. 2003
    ....
  27. pmc Burkholderia pseudomallei infection in a cystic fibrosis patient from the Caribbean: a case report
    Dimas Mateos Corral
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Can Respir J 15:237-9. 2008
    ..The following report describes the first known reported case in a CF patient from the Caribbean attending a North American CF clinic...
  28. ncbi Epstein-Barr virus in pediatric multiple sclerosis
    Suad Alotaibi
    Department of Pediatrics Neurology, Al Sabah Hospital, Shuwaikh, Kuwait
    JAMA 291:1875-9. 2004
    ..Infection with common viruses, particularly Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), has been postulated to contribute to the pathobiology of multiple sclerosis (MS). Detailed virological studies in pediatric MS have not been previously reported...
  29. ncbi Fulminant disseminated Varicella Zoster virus infection without skin involvement
    Ronald M Grant
    Division of Haematology Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 1X8
    J Clin Virol 24:7-12. 2002
    ..Varicella Zoster virus (VZV) infection is potentially very serious in bone marrow transplant recipients, and may manifest as a disseminated visceral infection. This condition is generally accompanied by a vesicular rash...
  30. pmc Human illness from avian influenza H7N3, British Columbia
    S Aleina Tweed
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:2196-9. 2004
    ..Surveillance identified two persons with confirmed avian influenza infection. Symptoms included conjunctivitis and mild influenzalike illness...
  31. ncbi Detection of RNA in purified cytomegalovirus virions
    Elizabeth Sarcinella
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Virus Res 104:129-37. 2004
    ..The presence of the UL 21.5 and TRL/IRL 2-5 RNA transcripts in all strains tested demonstrates that the packaged transcripts occurs in all strains of HCMV suggesting that they may have a relevant role in the biology of this virus...
  32. ncbi Pediatric Epstein-Barr virus-associated encephalitis: 10-year review
    Asif Doja
    Division of Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Child Neurol 21:384-91. 2006
    ..Most children make full recoveries, but residual neurologic sequelae and even death can and do occur...
  33. ncbi Human herpesvirus 7 in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Muhammad Khanani
    Division of Hematology Oncology Bone Marrow Transplantation, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 48:567-70. 2007
    ..Little is known about the significance of human herpesvirus 7 (HHV-7) in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT)...
  34. ncbi The potential impact of SARS on organ transplantation: exercise caution
    Upton Allen
    Pediatr Transplant 7:345-7. 2003
  35. pmc Interpretation of diagnostic laboratory tests for severe acute respiratory syndrome: the Toronto experience
    Patrick Tang
    University of Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 170:47-54. 2004
    ..We describe how these tests were used during the first phase of the SARS outbreak in Toronto and offer some recommendations that may be useful if SARS returns...