Publications from CITF-funded Research

Matic N, Lowe CF, Ritchie G, Stefanovic A, Lawson T, Jang W, Young M, Dong W, Brumme ZL, Brumme CJ, Leung V, Romney MG. Rapid detection of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern identifying a cluster of B.1.1.28/P.1 variant in British Columbia, Canada. Emerg Infect Dis. 2021 Jun;27(6):1673-1676. doi: 10.3201/eid2706.210532.

Flood CM, Thomas B, Wilson K. Vaccination obligatoire des travailleurs de la santé: analyse juridique et politique. CMAJ. 2021 Apr 26;193(17):E629-33. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.202755-f.

Anand SP, Prévost J, Nayrac M, Beaudoin-Bussières G, Benlarbi M, Gasser R, Brassard N, Laumaea A, Gong SY, Bourassa C, Brunet-Ratnasingham E, Medjahed E, Gendron-Lepage G, Goyette G, Gokool L, Morrisseau C, Bégin P, Martel-Laferrière V, Tremblay C, Richard J, Bazin R, Duerr R, Kaufmann D, Finzi A.  Longitudinal analysis of humoral immunity against SARS-CoV-2 Spike in convalescent individuals up to 8 months post-symptom onset. Cell Rep Med. 2021 May 4. doi: 10.1016/j.xcrm.2021.100290.

Tang X, Gelband H, Nagelkerke N, Bogoch I, Brown PE, Morawski E, Lam T, Reid A, Jha P. Quantifying COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy during early vaccination rollout in Canada. medRxiv [Preprint]. 2021 May 2. doi: 10.1101/2021.04.29.21256333.

Huynh A, Arnold DM, Smith JW, Moore JC, Zhang A, Chagla Z, Harvey BJ, Stacey HD, Ang JC, Clare R, Ivetic N, Chetty VT, Bowdish DME, Miller MS, Kelton JG, Nazy I. Characteristics of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in recovered COVID-19 subjectsViruses. 2021 Apr 16;13(4):697. doi: 10.3390/v13040697.

Zinszer K, McKinnon B, Bourque N, Zahreddine M, Charland K, Papenburg J, Fortin G, Hamelin ME, Saucier A, Apostolatos A, Pierce L, Savard-Lamothe A, Carbonneau J, Conrod P, Haley N, Laurin I, Boivin G, Serres GD, Quach C. Seroprevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among school and daycare children and personnel: Protocol for a cohort study in Montreal, Canada. medRxiv [Preprint]. 2021 Apr 16. doi: 10.1101/2021.04.14.21255499.

Brockman MA, Mwimanzi F, Sang Y, Ng K, Agafitei O, Ennis S, Lapointe H, Young L, Umviligihozo G, Burns L, Brumme CJ, Leung V, Montaner JSG, Holmes D, DeMarco M, Simons J, Niikura M, Pantophlet R, Romney MG, Brumme ZL. Weak humoral immune reactivity among elderly residents of long-term care facilities following one dose of BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. medRxiv [Preprint]. 2021 Mar 24. doi: 10.1101/2021.03.17.21253773

Irfan Ullah, Jérémie Prévost, Mark S Ladinsky, Helen Stone, Maolin Lu, Sai Priya Anand, Guillaume Beaudoin-Bussières, Mehdi Benlarbi, Shilei Ding, Romain Gasser, Corby Fink, Yaozong Chen, Alexandra Tauzin, Guillaume Goyette, Catherine Bourassa, Halima Medjahed, Matthias Mack, Kunho Chung, Craig B Wilen, Gregory A. Dekaban, Jimmy D. Dikeakos, Emily A. Bruce, Daniel E Kaufmann, Leonidas Stamatatos, Andrew T. McGuire, Jonathan Richard, Marzena Pazgier, Pamela J. Bjorkman, Walther Mothes, Andrés Finzi, Priti Kumar, Pradeep D. Uchil. Live imaging of SARS-CoV-2 infection in mice reveals neutralizing antibodies require Fc function for optimal efficacy. bioRxiv [Preprint]. 2021 Mar 22. doi: 10.1101/2021.03.22.436337

Brunet-Ratnasingham E, Anand SP, Gantner P, Moquin-Beaudry G, Dyachenko A, Brassard N, Beaudoin-Bussières G, Pagliuzza A, Gasser R, Benlarbi M, Point F, Prévost J, Laumaea A, Niessl J, Nayrac M, Sannier G, Boutin M, Descôteux-Dinelle J, Gendron-Lepage G, Goyette G, Bourassa C, Medjahed H, Orban C, Butler-Laporte G, Morrison D, Zhou S, Nakanishi T, Laurent L, Richard J, Dubé M, Fromentin R, Rébillard R-M, Arbour N, Prat A, Larochelle C, Durand M, Richards JB, Chassé M, Tétreault M, Chomont N, Finzi A, Kaufmann DE. Integrated immunovirological profiling validates plasma SARS-CoV-2 RNA as an early predictor of COVID-19 mortality. medRxiv [Preprint]. 2021 Mar 20. doi: 10.1101/2021.03.18.21253907

Majdoubi A, Michalski C, O’Connell SE, Dada S, Narpala S, Gelinas J, Mehta D, Cheung C, Winkler D, Basappa M, Liu  AC, Görges M, Barakauska VE, Irvine M, Mehalko J, Esposito D, Sekirov I, Jassem AN, Goldfarb DM, Pelech S, Douek DC, McDermott AB, Lavoie PM. A majority of uninfected adults show pre-existing antibody reactivity against SARS-CoV-2. JCI Insight. 2021 Mar 15. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.146316.

Castonguay N, Zhang W, Langlois M-A. Meta-analysis of the dynamics of the emergence of mutations and variants of SARS-CoV-2. medRxiv [Preprint]. 2021 Mar 8. doi: 10.1101/2021.03.06.21252994

Tang X, Sharma A, Pasic M, Colwill K, Birnboim Ch, Nagelkerke Nico, Bogoch I, Schultz C, Newcombe L, Slater J, Rodriguez P, Huang G, Fu SH,  Meh C, Wu ChN,  Kaul R, Langlois MA, M E, Hollander A, Eliopoulos D, Aloi B, Lambe T, AbeK, Caldwell L, Barrios-Rodiles M,  Fazel-Zarandi M, Weingust R, Wang J, Rathod B, Santhanam DR, Cho ER, Qu K, Jha S, Jha V, Suraweera W,  Wen R, Sinha SR, Gingras AC, Chakraborty P, Slutsky  AS, Jha P. COVID symptoms, seroprevalence, and mortality during the first wave of SARS-CoV-2 in Canada. medRxiv [Preprint]. 2021 Mar 5. doi: 10.1101/2021.03.04.21252540.

K Wilson and C Flood. Implementing digital passports for SARS-CoV-2 immunization in Canada. CMAJ. 2021 Mar 2:193(10). doi: 10.1503/cmaj.210244.

Rébillard RM, Charabati M, Grasmuck C, Filali-Mouhim A, Tastet O, Brassard N, Daigneault A, Bourbonnière L, Anand SP, Balthazard R, Beaudoin-Bussières G, Gasser R, Benlarbi M, Carmena Moratalla A, Carpentier Solorio Y, Boutin M, Farzam-Kia N, Descôteaux-Dinelle J, Fournier AP, Gowing EM, Laumaea A, Jamann H, Lahav B, Goyette G, Lemaître F, Mamane VH, Prévost J, Richard J, Thai K, Cailhier JF, Chomont N, Finzi A, Chassé M, Durand M, Arbour N, Kaufmann DE, Prat A, Larochelle C. Identification of SARS-CoV-2-specific immune alterations in acutely ill patients. J Clin Invest. 2021 Feb 26:145853. doi: 10.1172/JCI145853

Nazy I, Jevtic SD, Moore JC, Huynh A, Smith JW, Kelton JG, Arnold DM. Platelet-activating immune complexes identified in critically ill COVID-19 patients suspected of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. J Thromb Haemost. 2021 Feb 27. doi: 10.1111/jth.15283.

Papenburg J , Cheng MP , Corsini R, Caya C, Mendoza E, Manguiat K, Lindsay LF , Wood H, Drebot MA, Dibernardo A , Zaharatos G , Bazin R, Gasser R, Benlarbi M , Gendron-Lepage G, Beaudoin-Bussières G, Prévost J, Finzi A, Ndao M, Yansouni C.  Evaluation of a commercial culture-free neutralization antibody detection kit for severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus-2 and comparison with an anti-RBD ELISA assay. medRxiv [Preprint]. 2021 Feb 20. doi: 10.1101/2021.01.23.21250325.

Anand SP, Prévost J, Richard J, Perreault J, Tremblay T, Drouin M, Fournier MJ, Lewin A, Bazin R, Finzi A. High-throughput detection of antibodies targeting the SARS-CoV-2 Spike in longitudinal convalescent plasma samples. Transfusion. 2021 Feb 18. doi: 10.1111/trf.16318.

Gasser R, Cloutier M, Prévost J, Fink C, Ducas É, Ding S, Dussault N, Landry P, Tremblay T, Laforce-Lavoie A, Lewin A, Beaudoin-Bussières G, Laumaea A, Medjahed H, Larochelle C, Richard J, Dekaban GA, Dikeakos JD, Bazin R, Finzi A. Major role of IgM in the neutralizing activity of convalescent plasma against SARS-CoV-2. Cell Rep. 2021 Feb 10:108790. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2021.108790.

Flood C, Thomas B, Wilson K. Mandatory vaccination for health care workers: an analysis of law and policy. CMAJ. 2021 Feb 8;193(6). doi.org/10.1503/cmaj.202755.

Saeed S, Drews SJ, Pambrun C, Yi QL, Osmond L, O’Brien SF. SARS‐CoV‐2 seroprevalence among blood donors after the first COVID‐19 wave in Canada. Transfusion. 2021 Feb 1. doi: 10.1111/trf.16296.

Bolotin S, Tran V, Osman S, Brown KA, Buchan SA, Joh E, Deeks SL, Allen VG. SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence survey estimates are affected by anti-nucleocapsid antibody decline. J Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 5:jiaa796. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiaa796.

Law JC, Koh WH, Budylowski P, Lin J, Yue F, Abe KT, Rathod B, Girard M, Li Z, Rini JM, Mubareka S, McGeer A, Chan AK, Gingras AC, Watts TH, A Ostrowski M. Systematic examination of antigen-specific recall T cell responses to SARS-CoV-2 versus influenza virus reveals a distinct inflammatory profile. J Immunol. 2021 Jan 1;206(1):37-50. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2001067.

Lu M, Uchil PD, Li W, Zheng D, Terry DS, Gorman J, Shi W, Zhang B, Zhou T, Ding S, Gasser R, Prévost J, Beaudoin-Bussières G, Anand SP, Laumaea A, Grover JR, Liu L, Ho DD, Mascola JR, Finzi A, Kwong PD, Blanchard SC, Mothes W. Real-time conformational dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 spikes on virus particles. Cell Host & Microbe. 2020 Dec 9;28(6):880-891. doi: 0.1016/j.chom.2020.11.001.

Ding S, Laumaea A, Benlarbi M, Beaudoin-Bussières G, Gasser R, Medjahed H, Pancera M, Stamatatos L, McGuire AT, Bazin R, Finzi A. Antibody binding to SARS-CoV-2 S glycoprotein correlates with but does not predict neutralization. Viruses. 2020 Oct 26; 12(11):1214. doi: 10.3390/v12111214.

Prévost J, Gasser R, Beaudoin-Bussières G, Richard J, Duerr R, Laumaea A, Anand SP, Goyette G, Benlarbi M, Ding S, Medjahed H, Lewin A, Perreault J, Tremblay T, Gendron-Lepage G, Gauthier N, Carrier M, Marcoux D, Piché A, Lavoie M, Benoit A, Loungnarath V, Brochu G, Haddad E, Stacey HD, Miller MS, Desforges M, Talbot PJ, Maule GTG, Côté M, Therrien C, Serhir B, Bazin R, Roger M, Finzi A. Cross-sectional evaluation of humoral responses against SARS-CoV-2 Spike. Cell Rep Med. 2020 Oct 20;1(7):100126. doi: 10.1016/j.xcrm.2020.100126.

Beaudoin-Bussières G, Laumaea A, Anand SP, Prévost J, Gasser R, Goyette G, Medjahed H, Perreault J, Tremblay T, Lewin A, Gokool L, Morrisseau C, Bégin P, Tremblay C, Martel-Laferrière V, Kaufmann D, Richard J, Bazin R, Finzi A. Decline of humoral responses against SARS-CoV-2 spike in convalescent individuals. mBio. 16 Oct 2020. doi: 10.1128/mBio.02590-20.

Anand SP, Chen Y, Prévost J, Gasser R, Beaudoin-Bussières G, Abrams CF, Pazgier M, Finzi A. Interaction of human ACE2 to membrane-bound SARS-CoV-1 and SARS-CoV-2 S glycoproteins. Viruses. 2020 Sep 29;12(10):1104. doi: 10.3390/v12101104.

Arora RK, Joseph A, Van Wyk J, Rocco S, Atmaja A, May E, Yan T, Bobrovitz N, Chevrier J, Cheng MP, Williamson T. SeroTracker: a global SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence dashboard. Lancet Infect Dis. 2020 Aug. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30631-9

Publications from Our Experts

Ogilvie GS, Gordon S, Smith LW, Albert A, Racey CS, Booth A, Gottschlich A, Goldfarb D, Murray MCM, Galea LAM, Kaida A, Brotto LA, Sadarangani M. Intention to receive a COVID-19 vaccine: results from a population-based survey in Canada. BMC Public Health. 2021 May 29;21(1):1017. doi: 10.1186/s12889-021-11098-9.

Wong ST, Romney M, Matic N, Haase K, Ranger M, Dhari R, Affleck F, Tan E, Ndateba I, Tobias E, Saewyc E, Schwandt M, Sin D. Feasibility and utility of rapid antigen testing for COVID-19 in a university residence: a cross sectional study. medRxiv. 2021 May 26. doi: 10.1101/2021.05.24.21257732.

Verma AA, Pai M, Saha S, Bean S, Fralick M, Gibson JL, Greenberg RA, Kwan JL, Lapointe-Shaw L, Tang T, Morris AM, Razak F. Managing drug shortages during a pandemic: tocilizumab and COVID-19. CMAJ. 2021 May 25;193(21):E771-E776. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.210531.

Yau K, Abe KT, Naimark D, Oliver MJ, Perl J, Leis JA, Bolotin S, Tran V, Mullin S, Shadowitz E, Garnham-Takaoka J, de Launay KQ, Takaoka A, Straus SE, McGeer AJ, Chan CT, Colwill K, Gingras A-C, Hladunewich MA. The humoral response to the BNT162b2 vaccine in hemodialysis patients.

GloPID-R, UKCDR, and COVID-19 Clinical Research Coalition Cross-Working Group on COVID-19 Research in LMICs (Kaushic C). Priorities for COVID-19 research response and preparedness in low-resource settings. Lancet. 2021 May 22;397(10288):1866-1868. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00980-6.

Vogel TP, Top KA, Karatzios C, Hilmers DC, Tapia LI, Moceri P, Giovannini-Chami L, Wood N, Chandler RE, Klein NP, Schlaudecker EP, Poli MC, Muscal E, Munoz FM. Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children and adults (MIS-C/A): Case definition & guidelines for data collection, analysis, and presentation of immunization safety data. Vaccine. 2021 May 21;39(22):3037-3049. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.01.054.

Kotwa JD, Jamal AJ, Mbareche H, Yip L, Aftanas P, Barati S, Bell NG, Bryce E, Coomes E, Crowl G, Duchaine C, Faheem A, Farooqi L, Hiebert R, Katz K, Khan S, Kozak R, Li AX, Mistry HP, Mozafarihashjin M, Nasir JA, Nirmalarajah K, Panousis EM, Paterson A, Plenderleith S, Powis J, Prost K, Schryer R, Taylor M, Veillette M, Wong T, Zhong XZ, McArthur AG, McGeer AJ, Mubareka S. Surface and air contamination with SARS-CoV-2 from hospitalized COVID-19 patients in Toronto, Canada. medRxiv. 2021 May 20. doi: 10.1101/2021.05.17.21257122.

Merckx J, Cooke S, Tal TE, Laxer RM, Bitnun A, Morris SK, Yeh EA, Yea C, Gill P, Papenburg J, Lefebvre M-A, Ulloa-Gutierrez R, Brenes-Chacon H, Yock-Corrales A, Ivankovich-Escoto G, Soriano-Fallas A, Hernandez-de Mezerville M, Dewan T, Restivo L, Nateghian A, Haghighi Aski B, Manafi A, Dwilow R, Bullard J, Lopez A, Sadarangani M, Roberts A, Barton M, Petel D, Le Saux N, Bowes J, Purewal R, Lautermilch J, Tehseen S, Bayliss A, Wong JK, Leifso K, Foo C, Robinson J. Multicenter cohort study of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C). medRxiv. 2021 May 19. doi: 10.1101/2021.05.14.21257058.

Tremblay K, Rousseau S, Zawati MH, Auld D, Chassé M, Coderre D, Falcone EL, Gauthier N, Grandvaux N, Gros-Louis F, Jabet C, Joly Y, Kaufmann DE, Laprise C, Larochelle C, Maltais F, Mes-Masson A-M, Montpetit A, Piché A, Richards JB, Tse SM, Turgeon AF, Turecki G, Vinh DC, Wang HT, Mooser V,on behalf of BQC19. The Biobanque québécoise de la COVID-19 (BQC19)—A cohort to prospectively study the clinical and biological determinants of COVID-19 clinical trajectories. PLOS ONE. 2021 May 19;16(5): e0245031. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0245031.

Lewin A, Therrien R, De Serres G, Grégoire Y, Perreault J, Drouin M, Fournier M-J, Tremblay T, Beaudoin J, Beaudoin-Bussières G, Prévost J, Gendron-Lepage G, Finzi A, Bernier F, Bazin R, Germain M, & Delage G. SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence among blood donors in Québec, and analysis of symptoms associated with seropositivity: a nested case-control study. Can J Public Health. 2021 May 17. doi: 10.17269/s41997-021-00531-6.

Saeed S, Uzicanin S, Lewin A, Lieshout-Krikke R, Faddy H, Erikstrup C, Osiowy C, Seed C, Steele W, Davidson K, Custer B, O’Brien S. Current challenges of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) seroprevalence studies among blood donors: A scoping review. medRxiv. 2021 May 17. doi: 10.1101/2021.05.13.21257177.

Philipe Gobeil, Stéphane Pillet, Annie Séguin, Iohann Boulay, Asif Mahmood, Donald C Vinh, Nathalie Charland, Philippe Boutet, François Roman, Robbert Van Der Most, Maria de los Angeles Ceregido Perez, Brian J Ward, Nathalie Landry. Interim report of a phase 2 randomized trial of a plant-produced virus-like particle vaccine for Covid-19 in healthy adults aged 18-64 and older adults aged 65 and older. medRxiv [Preprint]. 2021 May 14. doi: 10.1101/2021.05.14.21257248.

Campbell JR, Dion C, Uppal A, Yansouni CP, Menzies D. Systematic testing for SARS-CoV-2 infection among essential workers in Montréal, Canada: A prospective observational and cost assessment study. medRxiv. 2021 May 14. doi: 10.1101/2021.05.12.21256956.

Saeed S, O’Brien SF, Abe K, Yi O, Rathod B, Wang J, Fazel-Zarandi M, Tuite A, Fisman D, Wood H, Colwill K, Gingras A-C, Drews S. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) seroprevalence: Navigating the absence of a gold standard. medRxiv. 2021 May 12. doi: 10.1101/2021.05.11.21256992.

Liu J, Budylowski P, Samson R, Griffin BD, Babuadze G, Rathod B, Colwill K, Abioye JA, Schwartz JA, Law R, Yip L, Ahn SK, Chau S, Naghibosadat M, Arita Y, Hu Q, Yue FY, Banerjee A, Mossman K, Mubareka S, Kozak RA, Pollanen MS, Orozco NM, Gingras A-C, Marcusson EG, Ostrowski MA. Preclinical evaluation of a SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine PTX-COVID19-B. bioRxiv [Preprint]. 2021 May 12. doi: 10.1101/2021.05.11.443286.

Goupil R, Benlarbi M, Beaubien-Souligny W, Nadeau-Fredette A-C, Chatterjee D, Goyette G, Gunaratnam L, Lamarche C, Tom A, Finzi A, Suri RS. Short-term antibody response afer 1 dose of BNT162b2 vaccine in patients receiving hemodialysis. CMAJ. 2021 May 12. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.210673.

Hossenbaccus L, Linton S, Ramchandani R, Gallant M, Ellis AK, Insights into allergic risk factors from birth cohort studies. Ann. Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2021 May 7. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2021.04.025.

Sjaarda CP, Guthrie JL, Mubareka S, Simpson JT, Hamelin B, Wong H, Mortimer L, Slinger R, McArthur AG, Desjardins M, McGeer A, Mazzulli T, Douchant K, Brabant-Kirwan D, Fattouh R, Campigotto A, Patel SN, Fittipaldi N, Colautti RI, Sheth PM. Temporal dynamics and evolution of SARS-CoV-2 demonstrate the necessity of ongoing viral genome sequencing in Ontario, Canada. mSphere. 2021 May 5;6(3):e00011-21. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00011-21.

Verma AA, Pai M, Saha S, Bean S, Fralick M, Gibson JL, Greenberg RA, Kwan JL, Lapointe-Shaw L, Tang T, Morris AM, Razak F. Managing drug shortages during a pandemic: tocilizumab and COVID-19. CMAJ. 2021 May 5;cmaj.210531. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.210531.

Sjaarda CP, Guthrie JL, Mubareka S, Simpson JT, Hamelin B, Wong H, Mortimer L, Slinger R, McArthur AG, Desjardins M, McGeer A, Mazzulli T, Douchant K, Brabant-Kirwan D, Fattouh R, Campigotto A, Patel SN, Fittipaldi N, Colautti RI, Sheth PM for the Ontario’s COVID-19 Genomics Rapid Response Coalition. Temporal dynamics and evolution of SARS-CoV-2 demonstrate the necessity of ongoing viral genome sequencing in Ontario, Canada. mSphere. 2021 May 5. 6(3):e00011-21. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00011-21.

Watt JA, Lane NE, Veroniki AA, Vyas MV, Williams C, Ramkissoon N, Thompson Y, Tricco AC, Straus SE, Goodarzi Z. Diagnostic accuracy of virtual cognitive assessment and testing: Systematic review and meta-analysis. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2021 May 4. doi: 10.1111/jgs.17190.

Bégin P, Callum J, Heddle NM, Cook R, Zeller MP, Tinmouth A, Fergusson DA, Cushing MM, Glesby MJ, Chassé M, Devine DV, Robitalle N, Bazin R, Shehata N, Finzi A, McGeer A, Scales DC, Schwartz L, Turgeon AF, Zarychanski R, Daneman N, Carl R, Amorim L, Gabe C, Ellis M, Sachais BS, Loftsgard KC, Jamula E, Carruthers J, Duncan J, Lucier K, Li N, Liu Y, Armali C, Kron A, Modi D, Auclair MC, Cerro S, Avram M, Arnold DM. Convalescent plasma for adults with acute COVID-19 respiratory illness (CONCOR-1): study protocol for an international, multicentre, randomized, open-label trial. Trials. 2021 May 4;22(1):323. doi: 10.1186/s13063-021-05235-3.

Caulley L, Shaw J, Corsten M, Hua N, Angel JB, Poliquin G, Whelan J, Antonation K, Johnson-Obaseki S. Salivary testing of COVID-19: evaluation of serological testing following positive salivary results. BMC Infect Dis. 2021 May 4;21(1):410. doi: 10.1186/s12879-021-06108-5.

Nieuwlaat R, Mbuagbaw L, Mertz D, Burrows LL, Bowdish DME, Moja L, Wright GD, Schünemann HJ. Coronavirus disease 2019 and antimicrobial resistance: parallel and interacting health emergencies. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 May 4;72(9):1657-1659. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa773.

Stone M, Germanio CD, Wright DJ, Sulaeman H, Dave H, Fink RV, Notari EP, Green V, Strauss D, Kessler D, Destree M, Saa P, Williamson PC, Simmons G, Stramer SL, Opsomer J, Jones JM, Kleinman S, Busch MP, for the NHLBI Recipient Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study-IV-Pediatric (REDS-IV-P). Use of U.S. blood donors for national serosurveillance of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies: Basis for an expanded national donor serosurveillance program. medRxiv [Preprint]. 2021 May 3. doi: 10.1101/2021.05.01.21255576.

Norton A, Olliaro P, Sigfrid L, Carson G, Paparella G, Hastie C, Kaushic C, Boily-Larouche G, Suett JC, O’Hara M; ISARIC and GloPID-R Long COVID Forum Working Group. Long COVID: tackling a multifaceted condition requires a multidisciplinary approach. Lancet Infect Dis. 2021 May;21(5):601-602. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(21)00043-8.

Jolliffe DA, Camargo CA Jr, Sluyter JD, Aglipay M, Aloia JF, Ganmaa D, Bergman P, Borzutzky A, Damsgaard CT, Dubnov-Raz G, Esposito S, Gilham C, Ginde AA, Golan-Tripto I, Goodall EC, Grant CC, Griffiths CJ, Hibbs AM, Janssens W, Khadilkar AV, Laaksi I, Lee MT, Loeb M, Maguire JL, Majak P, Mauger DT, Manaseki-Holland S, Murdoch DR, Nakashima A, Neale RE, Pham H, Rake C, Rees JR, Rosendahl J, Scragg R, Shah D, Shimizu Y, Simpson-Yap S, Kumar GT, Urashima M, Martineau AR. Vitamin D supplementation to prevent acute respiratory infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis of aggregate data from randomised controlled trials. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2021 May;9(5):276 – 292. doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(21)00051-6.

Vijh R, Ghafari C, Hayden A, Schwandt M, Sekirov I, Morshed M, Levett P, Krajden M, Boraston S, Daly P, Lysyshyn M, Harding J, McLennan M, Chahil N, Mak A, McKee G. Serological survey following SARS-COV-2 outbreaks at long-term care facilities in metro Vancouver, British Columbia: Implications for outbreak management and infection control policies. Am J Infect Control. 2021 May;49(5):649-652. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2020.10.009.

Matic N, Lawson T, Ritchie G, Stefanovic A, Leung V, Champagne S, Romney MG, Lowe CF. Automated molecular testing of saliva for SARS-CoV-2 detection. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021 May;100(1):115324. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2021.115324.

Alsharrah D, Alhaddad F, Alyaseen M, Aljamaan S, Almutairi N, Ayed M, Papenburg J, Alghounaim M. Clinical characteristics of pediatric SARS-CoV-2 infection and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Kuwait. J Med Virol. 2021 May;93(5):3246-3250. doi: 10.1002/jmv.26684.

Lewin A, Drews SJ, Lieshout‐Krikke R, Erikstrup C, Saeed S, Fady H, Uzicanin S, Custer B, O’Brien SF. An international comparison of anti‐SARS‐COV‐2 assays used for seroprevalence surveys from blood component providers. Vox Sang. 2021 Apr 29. doi: 10.1111/vox.13100.

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Curran J, Dol J, Boulos L, Somerville M, McCulloch H, MacDonald M, LeBlanc J, Barrett L, Hatchette T, Comeau J, Reynolds B, Shin D, Gallant A, Wong H, Crowther D, Yu Z. Transmission characteristics of SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern Rapid Scoping Review. medRxiv. 2021 Apr 25. doi: 10.1101/2021.04.23.21255515.

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