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Dr. Jesse Papenburg

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation
Department of Pediatrics (McGill)

Research Profile

 Fundamental: 10%
 Clinical: 20%
 Epidemiology: 60%
 Evaluation: 10%
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Influenza • respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) • children • epidemiology • diagnosis

Research Interests

My research focuses on the epidemiology and diagnosis of severe viral lower respiratory tract infections requiring hospitalisation in children in Quebec and Canada.

Team Members

Name Position
Almadani, Ahmed Medical Resident/Fellows
Heled Akiva, Maya Medical Resident/Fellows
Schober, Tilmann Medical Resident/Fellows

Latest Publications

  1. Aljassim, N. A., Noël, K. C., Maratta, C., Tam, I., Almadani, A., Papenburg, J., Quach, C., Thampi, N., McNally, J. D., Dendukuri, N., Lefebvre, M.-A., Zavalkoff, S., O'Donnell, S., Jouvet, P. & Fontela, P. S. (2021). Antimicrobial Stewardship in Bronchiolitis: A Retrospective Cohort Study of Three PICUs in Canada. Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies.
  2. Mehta, K., Morris, S. K., Bettinger, J. A., Vaudry, W., Jadavji, T., Halperin, S. A., Bancej, C., Sadarangani, M., Dendukuri, N., Papenburg, J. & Canadian Immunization Monitoring Program Active (IMPACT) Investigators (2021). Antiviral Use in Canadian Children Hospitalized for Influenza. Pediatrics.
  3. Kazzaz, Y. M., Alharbi, M., Nöel, K. C., Quach, C., Willson, D. F., Gilfoyle, E., McNally, J. D., O'Donnell, S., Papenburg, J., Lacroix, J. & Fontela, P. S. (2021). Evaluation of antibiotic treatment decisions in pediatric intensive care units in Saudi Arabia: A national survey. Journal of infection and public health, vol. 14, p. 1254-1262.
  4. Zinszer, K., McKinnon, B., Bourque, N., Zahreddine, M., Charland, K., Papenburg, J., Fortin, G., Hamelin, M.-È., Saucier, A., Apostolatos, A., Pierce, L., Savard-Lamothe, A., Carbonneau, J., Conrod, P., Haley, N., Laurin, I., Boivin, G., De Serres, G. & Quach, C. (2021). Seroprevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among school and daycare children and personnel: protocol for a cohort study in Montreal, Canada. BMJ open, vol. 11, p. e053245.
  5. Bobrovitz, N., Arora, R. K., Cao, C., Boucher, E., Liu, M., Donnici, C., Yanes-Lane, M., Whelan, M., Perlman-Arrow, S., Chen, J., Rahim, H., Ilincic, N., Segal, M., Duarte, N., Van Wyk, J., Yan, T., Atmaja, A., Rocco, S., Joseph, A., Penny, L., Clifton, D. A., Williamson, T., Yansouni, C. P., Evans, T. G., Chevrier, J., Papenburg, J. & Cheng, M. P. (2021). Global seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PloS one, vol. 16, p. e0252617.
  6. Papenburg, J., Cheng, M. P., Corsini, R., Caya, C., Mendoza, E., Manguiat, K., Lindsay, L. R., Wood, H., Drebot, M. A., Dibernardo, A., Zaharatos, G., Bazin, R., Gasser, R., Benlarbi, M., Gendron-Lepage, G., Beaudoin-Bussières, G., Prévost, J., Finzi, A., Ndao, M. & Yansouni, C. P. (2021). Evaluation of a Commercial Culture-Free Neutralization Antibody Detection Kit for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Related Coronavirus-2 and Comparison With an Antireceptor-Binding Domain Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay. Open forum infectious diseases, vol. 8, p. ofab220.
  7. Papenburg, J., Yansouni, C. P., Caya, C. & Cheng, M. P. (2021). Serodiagnostics for SARS-CoV-2. Annals of internal medicine, vol. 174, p. 287-288.
  8. Benea, C., Rendon, L., Papenburg, J., Frenette, C., Imacoudene, A., McDonald, E. G., Nguyen, Q. D., Rajda, E., Tran, E., Vameghestahbanati, M., Benedetti, A., Behr, M. A. & Smith, B. M. (2020). Evaluation of a home-based 7-day infection control strategy for healthcare workers following high-risk exposure to severe acute respiratory coronavirus virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2): A cohort study. Infection control and hospital epidemiology, p. 1-4.
  9. MacPherson, A., Hutchinson, N., Schneider, O., Oliviero, E., Feldhake, E., Ouimet, C., Sheng, J., Awan, F., Wang, C., Papenburg, J., Basta, N. E. & Kimmelman, J. (2021). Probability of Success and Timelines for the Development of Vaccines for Emerging and Reemerged Viral Infectious Diseases. Annals of internal medicine, vol. 174, p. 326-334.
  10. Alsharrah, D., Alhaddad, F., Alyaseen, M., Aljamaan, S., Almutairi, N., Ayed, M., Papenburg, J. & Alghounaim, M. (2021). Clinical characteristics of pediatric SARS-CoV-2 infection and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Kuwait. Journal of medical virology, vol. 93, p. 3246-3250.
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