Sandra L Lefebvre

Summary

Affiliation: University of Guelph
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of zoonotic agents in dogs visiting hospitalized people in Ontario: implications for infection control
    S L Lefebvre
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Hosp Infect 62:458-66. 2006
  2. doi request reprint A veterinary perspective on the recently published guidelines for animal-assisted interventions in health-care facilities
    Sandra L Lefebvre
    AVMA, 1931 N Meacham Rd, Ste 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173 4360, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 233:394-402. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of programs involving canine visitation of hospitalized people in Ontario
    Sandra L Lefebvre
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:754-8. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of prevalence and risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in veterinary personnel attending an international equine veterinary conference
    Maureen E C Anderson
    Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Vet Microbiol 129:410-7. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Incidence of acquisition of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium difficile, and other health-care-associated pathogens by dogs that participate in animal-assisted interventions
    Sandra L Lefebvre
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 234:1404-17. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of risk factors associated with suture-nidus cystoliths in dogs and cats: 176 cases (1999-2006)
    Sherry L Appel
    Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, ON, Canada
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 233:1889-95. 2008
  7. doi request reprint The REFLECT statement: reporting guidelines for Randomized Controlled Trials in livestock and food safety: explanation and elaboration
    J M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, and Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Zoonoses Public Health 57:105-36. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint The REFLECT statement: reporting guidelines for randomized controlled trials in livestock and food safety: explanation and elaboration
    J M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses and Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Food Prot 73:579-603. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of the risks of shedding Salmonellae and other potential pathogens by therapy dogs fed raw diets in Ontario and Alberta
    S L Lefebvre
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Zoonoses Public Health 55:470-80. 2008
  10. pmc Risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in horses admitted to a veterinary teaching hospital
    J Scott Weese
    Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1
    Can Vet J 48:921-6. 2007

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of zoonotic agents in dogs visiting hospitalized people in Ontario: implications for infection control
    S L Lefebvre
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Hosp Infect 62:458-66. 2006
    ..Microsporum canis, group A streptococci, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Cryptosporidium spp. were not detected. Further information is needed before the full implications of these findings for infection control can be assessed properly...
  2. doi request reprint A veterinary perspective on the recently published guidelines for animal-assisted interventions in health-care facilities
    Sandra L Lefebvre
    AVMA, 1931 N Meacham Rd, Ste 100, Schaumburg, IL 60173 4360, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 233:394-402. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of programs involving canine visitation of hospitalized people in Ontario
    Sandra L Lefebvre
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:754-8. 2006
    ..To determine the distribution of canine-visitation programs in Ontario and to characterize the nature of the programs the dogs are affiliated with...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluation of prevalence and risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in veterinary personnel attending an international equine veterinary conference
    Maureen E C Anderson
    Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Vet Microbiol 129:410-7. 2008
    ..This is the first study to demonstrate a statistically significant association between hand hygiene practices and a measurable clinical outcome in veterinary medicine...
  5. doi request reprint Incidence of acquisition of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium difficile, and other health-care-associated pathogens by dogs that participate in animal-assisted interventions
    Sandra L Lefebvre
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 234:1404-17. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of risk factors associated with suture-nidus cystoliths in dogs and cats: 176 cases (1999-2006)
    Sherry L Appel
    Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, ON, Canada
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 233:1889-95. 2008
    ..To characterize and evaluate risk factors for suture-associated cystoliths in dogs and cats...
  7. doi request reprint The REFLECT statement: reporting guidelines for Randomized Controlled Trials in livestock and food safety: explanation and elaboration
    J M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, and Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Zoonoses Public Health 57:105-36. 2010
    ..In addition, the REFLECT statement for RCTs in livestock populations proposed specific terms or further clarified terms as they pertained to livestock studies...
  8. ncbi request reprint The REFLECT statement: reporting guidelines for randomized controlled trials in livestock and food safety: explanation and elaboration
    J M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses and Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Food Prot 73:579-603. 2010
    ..In addition, the REFLECT statement for RCTs in livestock populations proposed specific terms or further clarified terms as they pertained to livestock studies...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of the risks of shedding Salmonellae and other potential pathogens by therapy dogs fed raw diets in Ontario and Alberta
    S L Lefebvre
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Zoonoses Public Health 55:470-80. 2008
    ..Furthermore, although AAI dogs may not be representative of the general population of dogs, we also recommend that feeding of raw meat to dogs is to be avoided in homes where immunocompromised people live...
  10. pmc Risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in horses admitted to a veterinary teaching hospital
    J Scott Weese
    Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1
    Can Vet J 48:921-6. 2007
    ..A better understanding of risk factors for MRSA colonization is important to elucidate the epidemiology of this emerging veterinary and zoonotic pathogen, and to design evidence-based infection control programs...
  11. doi request reprint Guidelines for animal-assisted interventions in health care facilities
    Sandra L Lefebvre
    Am J Infect Control 36:78-85. 2008
    ..This report provides standard guidelines for animal-assisted interventions in health care facilities, taking into account the available evidence...
  12. pmc Epidemic Clostridium difficile strain in hospital visitation dog
    Sandra L Lefebvre
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1036-7. 2006