Jan M Sargeant

Summary

Affiliation: University of Guelph
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi Issues of reporting in observational studies in veterinary medicine
    Jan M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses and Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Prev Vet Med 113:323-30. 2014
  2. pmc Food consumption patterns in the Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada: a cross-sectional telephone survey
    Andrea Nesbitt
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 8:370. 2008
  3. pmc The burden of acute gastrointestinal illness in Ontario, Canada, 2005-2006
    J M Sargeant
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Epidemiol Infect 136:451-60. 2008
  4. ncbi Pre-harvest interventions to reduce the shedding of E. coli O157 in the faeces of weaned domestic ruminants: a systematic review
    J M Sargeant
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Zoonoses Public Health 54:260-77. 2007
  5. doi Methodological quality and completeness of reporting in clinical trials conducted in livestock species
    J M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Vet Med 91:107-15. 2009
  6. doi Quality of reporting in clinical trials of preharvest food safety interventions and associations with treatment effect
    Jan M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, University of Guelph, Guelph N1G 2W1, Ontario, Canada
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:989-99. 2009
  7. doi Quality of reporting of clinical trials of dogs and cats and associations with treatment effects
    J M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, 103 MacNabb House, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Vet Intern Med 24:44-50. 2010
  8. ncbi 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
  9. ncbi Perceptions of risk and optimistic bias for acute gastrointestinal illness: a population survey
    J M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Zoonoses Public Health 57:e177-83. 2010
  10. ncbi 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

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. doi Issues of reporting in observational studies in veterinary medicine
    Jan M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses and Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Prev Vet Med 113:323-30. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Food consumption patterns in the Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada: a cross-sectional telephone survey
    Andrea Nesbitt
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 8:370. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to describe, for the first time, the food consumption patterns in a Canadian-based population from a food safety perspective, in order to establish baseline data on actual food intake of individuals...
  3. pmc The burden of acute gastrointestinal illness in Ontario, Canada, 2005-2006
    J M Sargeant
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Epidemiol Infect 136:451-60. 2008
    ..Overall, acute gastrointestinal illness appears to pose a significant burden in the Ontario population. Further research into the specific aetiologies and risk factors is now needed to better target intervention strategies...
  4. ncbi Pre-harvest interventions to reduce the shedding of E. coli O157 in the faeces of weaned domestic ruminants: a systematic review
    J M Sargeant
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Zoonoses Public Health 54:260-77. 2007
    ..coli O157 that require further targeted research...
  5. doi Methodological quality and completeness of reporting in clinical trials conducted in livestock species
    J M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Vet Med 91:107-15. 2009
    ..The creation and adoption of standards for trial reporting in livestock could aid authors, reviewers, and editors in ensuring that necessary trial details are reported in all published trials...
  6. doi Quality of reporting in clinical trials of preharvest food safety interventions and associations with treatment effect
    Jan M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, University of Guelph, Guelph N1G 2W1, Ontario, Canada
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:989-99. 2009
    ..The creation and adoption of standards for reporting in preharvest food safety trials will help to ensure the inclusion of important trial details in all publications...
  7. doi Quality of reporting of clinical trials of dogs and cats and associations with treatment effects
    J M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, 103 MacNabb House, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Vet Intern Med 24:44-50. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. ncbi Perceptions of risk and optimistic bias for acute gastrointestinal illness: a population survey
    J M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Zoonoses Public Health 57:e177-83. 2010
    ..Therefore, recognizing the demographic characteristics associated with a perception of lower risk and understanding the reasons for this perception may help with targeting effective preventive messaging...
  10. ncbi 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...
  11. doi Reporting of methodological features in observational studies of pre-harvest food safety
    Jan M Sargeant
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Vet Med 98:88-98. 2011
    ..Improvement in reporting of observational studies of pre-harvest food safety will aid research readers and reviewers in interpreting and evaluating the results of such studies...
  12. doi Review of Canadian literature to estimate risks associated with Salmonella in broilers from retail to consumption in Canadian homes
    Hanan Smadi
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 53:694-705. 2013
    ..The results of such studies will give valuable input for designing educational programs needed to increase awareness of safe food handling practices by Canadian consumers when preparing food at their homes...
  13. doi Comparison of outcomes and other variables between conference abstracts and subsequent peer-reviewed papers involving pre-harvest or abattoir-level interventions against foodborne pathogens
    Kate G Snedeker
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Prev Vet Med 97:67-76. 2010
    ..These results suggest that data from conference abstracts should be considered with caution...
  14. ncbi Growth and inactivation of Salmonella at low refrigerated storage temperatures and thermal inactivation on raw chicken meat and laboratory media: mixed effect meta-analysis
    Hanan Smadi
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 2:165-79. 2012
    ..Validation of growth and inactivation equations against data not used in their development is needed. ..
  15. pmc A quantitative approach to the prioritization of zoonotic diseases in North America: a health professionals' perspective
    Victoria Ng
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e72172. 2013
    ..Although the impact of zoonoses on animal health and public health in North America is significant, there has been no published research involving health professionals on the prioritization of zoonoses in this region...
  16. pmc A qualitative exploration of the perceptions and information needs of public health inspectors responsible for food safety
    Mai T Pham
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:345. 2010
    ..This study was an in-depth exploration of public health inspectors' perceptions of the key food safety issues in public health, and their opinions and needs with regards to food safety information resources...
  17. pmc Pet husbandry and infection control practices related to zoonotic disease risks in Ontario, Canada
    Jason W Stull
    Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G2W1 Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:520. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize zoonotic disease related-husbandry and infection preventive practices in pet-owning households in Ontario, Canada...
  18. ncbi Food safety issues and information needs: an online survey of public health inspectors
    Mai T Pham
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, University of Guelph Ontario, Canada
    J Environ Health 74:22-9. 2012
    ..The data from the authors' study can be used in the development of information resources targeted to the needs of PHIs involved in food safety...
  19. doi Completeness of reporting in abstracts from clinical trials of pre-harvest interventions against foodborne pathogens
    Kate G Snedeker
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Prev Vet Med 104:15-22. 2012
    ..These results reveal gaps in reporting of methodological features and results. Thus, improving reporting quality in abstracts should be a crucial goal to be pursued by authors, reviewers and journal editors...
  20. doi Evaluating area-level spatial clustering of Salmonella Enteritidis infections and their socioeconomic determinants in the greater Toronto area, Ontario, Canada (2007 - 2009): a retrospective population-based ecological study
    Csaba Varga
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2 W1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:1078. 2013
    ..Enteritidis infection rates and socioeconomic status (SES) indicators that might explain the clustering of infections...
  21. pmc Household knowledge, attitudes and practices related to pet contact and associated zoonoses in Ontario, Canada
    Jason W Stull
    Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G2W1, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:553. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the general public's knowledge, attitudes and risks related to pet ownership and animal contact in southern Ontario, Canada...
  22. pmc A quantitative and novel approach to the prioritization of zoonotic diseases in North America: a public perspective
    Victoria Ng
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e48519. 2012
    ..Although zoonotic outbreaks are a significant burden of disease in North America, the systematic prioritization of zoonoses in this region has not been previously evaluated...
  23. doi Enhancing public trust in the food safety regulatory system
    Andrew Papadopoulos
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Health Policy 107:98-103. 2012
    ..Specifically, the paper will summarize and discuss literature relating to public expectation of public health agency action regarding protecting the food supply and recent policy reforms...
  24. pmc A stakeholder-informed approach to the identification of criteria for the prioritization of zoonoses in Canada
    Victoria Ng
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, and Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e29752. 2012
    ....
  25. ncbi An overview of microbial food safety programs in beef, pork, and poultry from farm to processing in Canada
    Andrijana Rajic
    Policy Advice and Effectiveness Program, Laboratory for Foodborne Zoonoses, Public Health Agency of Canada, 160 Research Lane, Unit 206, Guelph, Ontario N1G 5B2, Canada
    J Food Prot 70:1286-94. 2007
    ..Cooperation of many government agencies with shared responsibility for food safety and public health will be essential...
  26. ncbi The change in prevalence of Campylobacter on chicken carcasses during processing: a systematic review
    M T Guerin
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Poult Sci 89:1070-84. 2010
    ..For example, if contamination will occur during defeathering and likely during evisceration, critical control points postevisceration are likely to have a greater effect on the end product going to the consumer...
  27. ncbi Constraints to microbial food safety policy: opinions from stakeholder groups along the farm to fork continuum
    J M Sargeant
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, HSC 2C15, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Zoonoses Public Health 54:177-84. 2007
    ..Strategies to address these other inputs may require new, transdisciplinary approaches as an adjunct to the traditional science-based risk assessment model...
  28. ncbi Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to pet contact by immunocompromised children with cancer and immunocompetent children with diabetes
    Jason W Stull
    Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada Center for Public Health and Zoonoses, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    J Pediatr 165:348-355.e2. 2014
    ..To compare knowledge, attitudes, and risks related to pet contact in households with and without immunocompromised children...
  29. pmc Incidence, distribution, seasonality, and demographic risk factors of Salmonella Enteritidis human infections in Ontario, Canada, 2007-2009
    Csaba Varga
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 13:212. 2013
    ..Enteritidis) human infections. Our study objectives were to evaluate the epidemiology of S. Enteritidis infections in Ontario using surveillance data from January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2009...
  30. pmc Comparison of the burden of diarrhoeal illness among individuals with and without household cisterns in northeast Brazil
    Pasha B Marcynuk
    Centre for Food borne, Environmental and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Public Health Agency of Canada, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Infect Dis 13:65. 2013
    ..A subgroup analysis was also conducted among children less than five years old...
  31. doi Quantitative risk assessment of human salmonellosis in Canadian broiler chicken breast from retail to consumption
    Hanan Smadi
    Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Risk Anal 33:232-48. 2013
    ..Data needed for a comprehensive Canadian Salmonella risk assessment were identified for future research...
  32. ncbi Methodological quality assessment of review articles evaluating interventions to improve microbial food safety
    Jan M Sargeant
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 3:447-56. 2006
    ..There is a need to improve the methodological quality of review articles on microbial food safety interventions if they are to be of use in policy and decision making...
  33. doi Analysis of trends in the full publication of papers from conference abstracts involving pre-harvest or abattoir-level interventions against foodborne pathogens
    Kate G Snedeker
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Prev Vet Med 95:1-9. 2010
    ....
  34. ncbi Investigating potential risk factors for seasonal variation: an example using graphical and spectral analysis methods based on the production of milk components in dairy cattle
    J M Sargeant
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Vet Med 36:167-78. 1998
    ....
  35. ncbi Global incidence of human Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections and deaths: a systematic review and knowledge synthesis
    Shannon E Majowicz
    1 School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 11:447-55. 2014
    ..Our objective was to estimate the global annual number of illnesses due to pathogenic STEC, and resultant hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), end-stage renal disease (ESRD), and death...
  36. pmc Component costs of foodborne illness: a scoping review
    Taylor McLinden
    Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 14:509. 2014
    ..However, variable cost inventories make it difficult to interpret and compare costs across multiple studies...
  37. ncbi The influence of veterinary epidemiology on public health: past, present and future
    Jan M Sargeant
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Sciences Centre 2C15, McMaster University, 1200 Main St West, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Prev Vet Med 86:250-9. 2008
    ..Meeting these needs will require continued integration between veterinary and human public health research and practice, and enhanced communication of both content and context expertise...
  38. doi A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of pasteurization on milk vitamins, and evidence for raw milk consumption and other health-related outcomes
    Lauren E Macdonald
    Center for Public Health and Zoonoses, Ontario Veterinary College, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Food Prot 74:1814-32. 2011
    ..Overall, these findings should be interpreted with caution given the poor quality of reported methodology in many of the included studies...
  39. ncbi Association of cow and quarter-level factors at drying-off with new intramammary infections during the dry period
    R T Dingwell
    University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont, Canada N1G 2W1
    Prev Vet Med 63:75-89. 2004
    ..After 6 dry weeks, 23% of quarters were still open. The hazard of quarters closing if milk production on the day prior to drying-off was >21 kg 1.8-times less...
  40. ncbi Video observation of hand hygiene practices during routine companion animal appointments and the effect of a poster intervention on hand hygiene compliance
    Maureen E C Anderson
    Department of Pathobiology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    BMC Vet Res 10:106. 2014
    ..The objectives of this study were to describe hand hygiene practices associated with routine appointments in companion animal clinics in Ontario, and the effectiveness of a poster campaign to improve hand hygiene compliance...
  41. doi Specialty food safety concerns and multilingual resource needs: an online survey of public health inspectors
    Mai T Pham
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 7:1457-62. 2010
    ....
  42. ncbi The process of systematic review and its application in agri-food public-health
    J M Sargeant
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Health Sciences Centre 2C15, McMaster University, 1200 Main St W, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Prev Vet Med 75:141-51. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi Associations between individual cow factors and milk-protein production
    J M Sargeant
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, ON, Canada
    Prev Vet Med 34:57-72. 1998
    ..Season was associated with 305-day protein yield; the highest protein yields occurred in cows calving in the fall and winter months, but these cows had the greatest rate of decline in protein production in late lactation...
  44. ncbi Associations between milk-protein production and reproduction, health, and culling
    J M Sargeant
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Prev Vet Med 35:39-51. 1998
    ..The estimated breeding value for protein yield had a small negative association with the overall risk of culling, although the associations were not significant for individual lactations...
  45. ncbi Influence of processed grains on fecal pH, starch concentration, and shedding of Escherichia coli O157 in feedlot cattle
    B E Depenbusch
    Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66505, USA
    J Anim Sci 86:632-9. 2008
    ..05) for heifers that were positive or negative for E. coli O157. Our data suggest that fecal shedding of E. coli O157 was not related to fecal pH or starch concentration in cattle fed grain-based diets...
  46. ncbi Effect of antibiotics in milk replacer on fecal shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in calves
    W Q Alali
    Food Animal Health and Management Center Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    J Anim Sci 82:2148-52. 2004
    ..Supplementation of milk replacer with antibiotics may increase the probability of E. coli O157:H7 shedding in dairy calves, but the effect seems to be of low magnitude and short duration...
  47. ncbi Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns of Escherichia coli O157 isolates from Kansas feedlots
    J M Sargeant
    Department of Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 3:251-8. 2006
    ..The results support a complex ecology for E. coli O157 in feedlot operations, with factors associated with exposure and transmission likely acting at a common level for multiple feedlots, within feedlots, and within pens of cattle...
  48. ncbi Effect of pooling bovine fecal samples on the sensitivity of detection of E. coli O157:H7
    M W Sanderson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Kansas State University, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, 103J Mosier Hall, Manhattan, KS, USA
    Vet Microbiol 110:125-30. 2005
    ..coli O157 using a pooling protocol or individual samples. Pooling decreased sensitivity of detection at low pen prevalence compared to individual samples but was similar at high prevalence...
  49. ncbi Escherichia coli O157 in feedlot cattle feces and water in four major feeder-cattle states in the USA
    J M Sargeant
    Department of Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology, Mosier Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Prev Vet Med 61:127-35. 2003
    ..3% of feedlots had at least one positive tank. Cattle were more likely to be shedding E. coli O157 in pens with positive water tanks, and water was more likely to be positive when E. coli O157 was detected in the sediment...
  50. pmc Comparison of rectoanal mucosal swab cultures and fecal cultures for determining prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in feedlot cattle
    M A Greenquist
    Department of Diagnostic Medicine Pathobiology, 305 Coles Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 5606, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:6431-3. 2005
    ..Mucosal swab sampling was more sensitive than fecal sampling for determining the prevalence of E. coli O157 in feedlot cattle...
  51. pmc Effect of forage or grain diets with or without monensin on ruminal persistence and fecal Escherichia coli O157:H7 in cattle
    M J Van Baale
    Department of Diagnostic Medicine Pathobiology, 305 Coles Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 5606, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:5336-42. 2004
    ..Monensin supplementation decreased the duration of shedding with forage diet, and the cecum and colon were culture positive for E. coli O157:H7 more often than the rumen of cattle...
  52. ncbi Neurotransmitter-stimulated ion transport across cultured bovine mammary epithelial cell monolayers
    C R Schmidt
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506, USA
    J Dairy Sci 84:2622-31. 2001
    ..The in vitro system that we describe can be further exploited to characterize cellular and molecular mechanisms associated with mammary function in health and disease...