Why working at PHO is important to me:
"Working in the provincial reference laboratory for antimicrobial resistance enables me to conduct studies that can help protect the health of Ontarians as well as inform antibacterial resistance work internationally."
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Tijet N, Muller MP, Matukas LM, Khan A, Patel SN, Melano RG. Lateral dissemination and inter-patient transmission of blaKPC-3: role of a conjugative plasmid in spreading carbapenemase resistance. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2016;71(2):344-7.
Tijet N, Richardson D, MacMullin G, Patel SN, and Melano RG. Characterization of multiple NDM-1-producing Enterobacteriaceae isolated from the same patient. Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 2015;59(6):3648-51.
Allen VG, Seah C, Martin I, Melano RG. Azithromycin resistance is co-evolving with reduced susceptibility to cephalosporins in Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Ontario, Canada. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014;58(5):2528-34.
Tijet N, Boyd D, Patel SN, Mulvey MR, Melano RG. Evaluation of the Carba NP test for rapid detection of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013;57(9):4578-80.
Borgia S, Lastovetska O, Richardson D, Eshaghi A, Xiong J, Chung C, Baqi M, McGeer A, Ricci G, Sawicki R, Pantelidis R, Low DE, Patel SN, Melano RG. Outbreak of carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae containing blaNDM-1, Ontario, Canada. Clin Infect Dis. 2012;55(11):e109-17.
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