CCM Environmental Microbiology
Award, sponsored by TRIOSYN Research Inc.
Genotyping Giardia lamblia in surface water in BC:Evaluation of source tracking
and Risk Assessment potential. University
of B.C. and the BCCDC.
Environmental Microbiology Award, sponsored by Novatek International.
SP.24 Modelling microbial survival in build up biofilm for complex medical
devices. R. Howie, M. Alfa. Deptartment of Medical Microbiology, University
of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Mugabe Sudbury, Ontario
SP.01 Liposomal antibiotics and bacteria interactions: a mechanistic study.
C. Mugabe, A Omri. Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario.
GBS Screening During Pregnancy: Survey of Post-Partum Women and Audit of
Current Prenatal Screening Practices.
L.K. YOUDEN*, M.A. DOWNING, B.A. HALPERIN, H. SCOTT, B. SMITH, S.A. HALPERIN.
Dalhousie University, Halifax and IWK Health Centre, Halifax, NS
Identification of a progenitor of the CTX-M-9 group of the extended-spectrum
ß-lactamase from Kluyvera spp. 'Guyana'.
A.B. Olson*, M. Silverman, D.A. Boyd, A. McGeer, B.M. Willey, V. Pong-Porter,
N. Daneman, M.R. Mulvey. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, National
Microbiology Labortories, Winnipeg, MB, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON.
SP7: Polymorphism of HPV-33 and HPV-35 is associated with persistence of
S. Gagnon, C. Hankins, C. Tremblay, KI Pourreaux, P. Forest, The Canadian
Women HIV Study Group, F. Coutlee. Centre Hospitalier de l'Universite de
Montreal and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University,
SP 11 Activity of BMS 284756 Against Molecularly Characterized Ciprofloxacin-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Isolates
H. J. SMITH*, K. A. NICHOL, L. PALATNICK, B. WESHNOWESKI, D. J. HOBAN, and
G. G. ZHANEL. University of Manitoba and Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg,
SP 5 The Northern Alberta Experience with Coccidioidomycosis
J.R.MINSOS, B.Sc.*, T.J.MARRIE, M.D., L.J.MIEDZINSKI, M.D. Infectious Diseases,
University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, AB.
Cells Release Smooth Muscle Cell Growth Factors in Response to Chlamydia
pneumoniae Outer Membrane Complex and Show Differential Expression
of Genes Associated with Atherogenesis
B. K. COOMBES* and J. B. MAHONY Department of Medical Sciences and Pathology,
McMaster University, Father Sean O'Sullivan Research Centre, St. Joseph's
Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario