Irene Martin

Summary

Affiliation: Public Health Agency of Canada
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Emergence and characterization of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates with decreased susceptibilities to ceftriaxone and cefixime in Canada: 2001-2010
    Irene Martin
    Bacteriology and Enteric Diseases Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 39:316-23. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Trends in antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolated in Canada: 2000-2009
    Irene Martin
    National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 38:892-8. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Serotype distribution of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae in Canada after the introduction of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, 2010-2012
    Walter H B Demczuk
    a National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, 1015 Arlington Street, Winnipeg, MB R3E 3R2, Canada
    Can J Microbiol 59:778-88. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibilities and distribution of sequence types of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates in Canada: 2010
    Irene Martin
    a Bacteriology and Enteric Diseases Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, 1015 Arlington Street, Winnipeg, MB R3E 3R2, Canada
    Can J Microbiol 59:671-8. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterization of proline, citrulline, and uracil auxotrophic plasmid-carrying Neisseria gonorrhoeae strains in Canada, 1993-2003
    Lai King Ng
    Bacteriology and Enterics Diseases Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, 1015 Arlington Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 33:688-90. 2006
  6. pmc Quality Assurance for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Canada, 2003 to 2012
    Pam Sawatzky
    Bacteriology and Enteric Diseases Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 53:3646-9. 2015
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends of chromosomally mediated antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Canada: 1994-1999
    Lai King Ng
    National Microbial Laboratory, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 30:896-900. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Assessment of multidrug resistance, clonality and virulence in non-PCV-13 Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes in Canada, 2011-13
    Alyssa R Golden
    Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3P5, Canada
    J Antimicrob Chemother 70:1960-4. 2015
  9. doi request reprint In vitro potency and combination testing of antimicrobial agents against Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    Amrita Bharat
    Bacteriology and Enteric Diseases Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, 1015 Arlington St, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 3R2, Canada
    J Infect Chemother 22:194-7. 2016
  10. pmc Whole-genome phylogenomic heterogeneity of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates with decreased cephalosporin susceptibility collected in Canada between 1989 and 2013
    Walter Demczuk
    Bacteriology and Enteric Diseases Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 53:191-200. 2015

Collaborators

  • Vanessa Allen
  • Michael R Mulvey
  • Lai King Ng
  • Gregory J Tyrrell
  • Jo Anne R Dillon
  • Kimberly A Nichol
  • Heather Adam
  • Marguerite Lovgren
  • Raymond S W Tsang
  • Steven J Drews
  • Matthew W Gilmour
  • Amrita Bharat
  • Walter H B Demczuk
  • George G Zhanel
  • Ameeta E Singh
  • Brigitte Lefebvre
  • Walter Demczuk
  • Linda Hoang
  • Tom Wong
  • Alyssa R Golden
  • Pam Sawatzky
  • Jennifer Gratrix
  • Ron Read
  • Gina Ogilvie
  • Travis S Hottes
  • Michelle Shuel
  • Allison Mcgeer
  • Averil Griffith
  • Gila Metz
  • Richard Garceau
  • David Haldane
  • Morag Graham
  • Daryl J Hoban
  • Richard Lester
  • Dara S Friedman
  • Paul Levett
  • Melanie R Baxter
  • Greg Horsman
  • Paul Van Caeseele
  • Gary Liu
  • John Wylie
  • Tarah Lynch
  • Gary Van Domselaar
  • Rachel McKay
  • James Talbot
  • Richard T Lester
  • Mark Gilbert
  • Patrick Tang
  • Miguel Imperial
  • David Farrell
  • Shalini Desai
  • Shirley Brown
  • Jan Stoltz
  • Barbara Romanowski
  • Lindsey Sherrard
  • David Patrick
  • Karen Sutherland
  • Linda M N Hoang
  • Frances B Jamieson
  • - Toronto Invasive Bacterial Diseases Network
  • - Canadian Public Health Laboratory Network
  • Amanda Shane

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Emergence and characterization of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates with decreased susceptibilities to ceftriaxone and cefixime in Canada: 2001-2010
    Irene Martin
    Bacteriology and Enteric Diseases Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 39:316-23. 2012
    ..We examined the phenotypic and genetic characteristics of 155 N. gonorrhoeae isolates with decreased susceptibilities to third-generation cephalosporins isolated in Canada between 2001 and mid-2010...
  2. doi request reprint Trends in antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolated in Canada: 2000-2009
    Irene Martin
    National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 38:892-8. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Serotype distribution of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae in Canada after the introduction of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, 2010-2012
    Walter H B Demczuk
    a National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, 1015 Arlington Street, Winnipeg, MB R3E 3R2, Canada
    Can J Microbiol 59:778-88. 2013
    ..Continued surveillance will be important to recognize replacement serotypes, to determine the extent of herd immunity effects in nonpaediatric populations, and to assess the overall effectiveness of PCV13 in reducing IPD in Canada. ..
  4. doi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibilities and distribution of sequence types of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates in Canada: 2010
    Irene Martin
    a Bacteriology and Enteric Diseases Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, 1015 Arlington Street, Winnipeg, MB R3E 3R2, Canada
    Can J Microbiol 59:671-8. 2013
    ..Identification and monitoring of STs and corresponding antimicrobial resistance profiles may be useful in surveillance programs and be used to inform public health actions. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint Characterization of proline, citrulline, and uracil auxotrophic plasmid-carrying Neisseria gonorrhoeae strains in Canada, 1993-2003
    Lai King Ng
    Bacteriology and Enterics Diseases Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, 1015 Arlington Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 33:688-90. 2006
    ..Proline, citrulline, and uracil (PCU) Neisseria gonorrhoeae is a common auxotroph in Canada and resistance to antibiotics in this auxotroph is rare...
  6. pmc Quality Assurance for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Canada, 2003 to 2012
    Pam Sawatzky
    Bacteriology and Enteric Diseases Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 53:3646-9. 2015
    ..The average MIC agreement between the participating laboratories ranged from 85.6% to 98.8% over the 10-year period, with the interpretation agreement ranging from 85.7% to 98.1%. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends of chromosomally mediated antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Canada: 1994-1999
    Lai King Ng
    National Microbial Laboratory, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 30:896-900. 2003
    ..0 mg/L), tetracycline (MIC > or =2.0 mg/L and < or =8.0 mg/L), and erythromycin (MIC > or =2.0 mg/L)...
  8. doi request reprint Assessment of multidrug resistance, clonality and virulence in non-PCV-13 Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes in Canada, 2011-13
    Alyssa R Golden
    Department of Medical Microbiology, College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, 727 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3P5, Canada
    J Antimicrob Chemother 70:1960-4. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize specific non-PCV-13 serotypes 15A, 22F, 33F and 35B from IPD, isolated in Canada post-PCV-13 introduction in 2010...
  9. doi request reprint In vitro potency and combination testing of antimicrobial agents against Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    Amrita Bharat
    Bacteriology and Enteric Diseases Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, 1015 Arlington St, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 3R2, Canada
    J Infect Chemother 22:194-7. 2016
    ..gonorrhoeae. These data on antimicrobials with higher potency and combinations that did not show antagonism can help to guide larger scale susceptibility studies for antimicrobial resistant N. gonorrhoeae. ..
  10. pmc Whole-genome phylogenomic heterogeneity of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates with decreased cephalosporin susceptibility collected in Canada between 1989 and 2013
    Walter Demczuk
    Bacteriology and Enteric Diseases Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Clin Microbiol 53:191-200. 2015
    ....
  11. pmc Mutation in 23S rRNA associated with macrolide resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    Lai King Ng
    National Laboratory for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, National Microbiology Laboratory, Population and Public Health Branch, Health Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:3020-5. 2002
    ..coli, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Helicobacter pylori, this is the first observation of these mutations associated with macrolide resistance in N. gonorrhoeae...
  12. doi request reprint Gonorrhea Treatment Failures With Oral and Injectable Expanded Spectrum Cephalosporin Monotherapy vs Dual Therapy at 4 Canadian Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinics, 2010-2013
    Ameeta E Singh
    From the Alberta Health Services Edmonton STI Clinic, Edmonton, Canada Alberta Health Services STI Centralized Services, Edmonton, Canada National Microbiology Laboratory, Winnipeg, Canada Ottawa Public Health, Ottawa, Canada British Columbia Public Health Microbiology and Reference Laboratory, Vancouver, Canada British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada Alberta Health Services Calgary STI Clinic, Calgary, Canada and Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 42:331-6. 2015
    ..We examined treatment failures in sexually transmitted infection clinics...
  13. pmc Effect of Variants of Penicillin-Binding Protein 2 on Cephalosporin and Carbapenem Susceptibilities in Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    Amrita Bharat
    Bacteriology and Enteric Diseases Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 59:5003-6. 2015
    ..These results could aid the molecular surveillance of antimicrobial resistance to these agents. ..
  14. doi request reprint Serotype distribution of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae in Canada during the introduction of the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, 2010
    Walter H B Demczuk
    National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, MB R3E 3R2, Canada
    Can J Microbiol 58:1008-17. 2012
    ..Continued monitoring of invasive pneumococcal serotypes in Canada is important to identify epidemiological trends and assess the impact of the newly introduced PCV13 vaccine on public health...
  15. doi request reprint Genetic analysis of Bordetella pertussis in Ontario, Canada reveals one predominant clone
    Michelle Shuel
    Vaccine Preventable Bacterial Diseases, National Microbiology Laboratory, 1015 Arlington Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3E 3R2
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e413-7. 2013
    ..To characterize Bordetella pertussis isolates in Ontario, Canada in order to understand the clonal diversity of strains present in this province...
  16. doi request reprint Neisseria gonorrhoeae multiantigen sequence typing is beneficial in further characterizing gonococcal populations in Alberta, Canada
    Ameeta E Singh
    Edmonton STI Clinic, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 40:744-50. 2013
    ..Antimicrobial resistance testing and behavioral data combined with Neisseria gonorrhoeae multiantigen sequence typing (NG-MAST) can help to define gonococcal populations and identify, characterize, and compare clusters of infection...
  17. doi request reprint Cephalosporin and azithromycin susceptibility in Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates by site of infection, British Columbia, 2006 to 2011
    Travis S Hottes
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 40:46-51. 2013
    ..To explore trends in antimicrobial susceptibility of N. gonorrhoeae, we reviewed provincial laboratory data from British Columbia, 2006 to 2011...