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Microbial ecology and molecular diagnostics



112. Hill, J.E., Detmer, S.E., Fernando, C., Derbawka, S.A., Nosach, R., and Harding, J.C.S. 2018. Retrospective detection of Brachyspira hampsonii in archived colitis cases from western Canadian swine. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, On-line early.

111. Freitas, A.C., Bocking, A., Hill, J.E., Money, D.M. and the Vogue Research Team. 2018. Increased richness and diversity of the vaginal microbiota and spontaneous preterm birth. Microbiome, 6:117 doi:10.1186/s40168-018-0502-8.

110. Freitas, A.C. and Hill, J.E. 2018. Bifidobacteria isolated from vaginal and gut microbiomes are indistinguishable by comparative genomics. PLOS ONE, 13(4): e0196290 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0196290.

109. Subudhi, S., Rapin, N., Dorville, N., Hill, J.E., Town, J., Willis, C.K., Bollinger, T.K., Misra, V. 2018. Isolation, characterization and prevalence of a novel Gammaherpesvirus in Eptesicus fuscus, the North American big brown bat. Virology, 516:227-238 doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2018.01.024.

108. Freitas, A.C. and Hill, J.E. 2018. Draft genome sequences of Bifidobacterium strains N4G05 and N5G01 isolated from human vaginal microbiome. Genome Announcements, 6(2):e01433-17. doi:10.1128/genomeA.01433-17.

107. Johnson, L.A., Fernando, C., Harding, J.C.S. and Hill, J.E. 2018. Characterization of Brachyspira communities from clinical cases of swine mucohaemorrhagic diarrhea through deep sequencing of the NADH oxidase (nox) gene. Veterinary Microbiology, 214:81-88. doi:j.vetmic.2017.12.012

106. Perez, J.B.D.S. Fernando, C., Nosach, R., Huang, Y., Harding, J.C.S., Hill, J.E. 2018. In vitro attenuation of a virulent swine isolate of “Brachyspira hampsonii”. Pathogens and Disease, 76(1):ftx116 doi:10.1093/femspd/ftx116.


105. Iraola, G., Forster, S.C., Kumar, N., Lehours, P., García-Peña, F.J., Paolicchi, F., Morsella, C., Hotzel, H., Hung, L.Y., Hsueh, P.R., Vidal, A., Lévesque, S., Bekal, S., Yamazaki, W., Balzan, C., Vargas, A., Piccirillo, A., Chaban, B., Hill, J.E., Betancor, L., Collado, L., Truyers, I., Midwinter, A.C., Dagi, H.T., Calleros, L., Pérez, R., Naya, H., Lawley, T.D. 2017. Distinct Campylobacter fetus lineages adapted as livestock pathogens and human pathobionts in the intestinal microbiota. Nature Communications, 8:1367 doi:10.1038/s41467-017-01449-9.

104. Ek, C.E., Nosach, R., Fernando, C., Huang, Y., Perez, J.B.D.S., Costa, M.O., Ekanayake, S. Hill, J.E. and Harding, J.C.S. 2017. An optimized murine model to characterize shedding and clinical disease associated with “Brachyspira hampsonii” infection. BMC Veterinary Research, 13:261 DOI 10.1186/s12917-017-1166-5.

103. Subudhi, S., Rapin, N., Bollinger, T.K., Hill, J.E., Donaldson, M.E., Davy, C.M., Warnecke, L., Turner, J.M., Kyle, C.J., Willis, C.K.R. and Misra, V. 2017. A persistently infecting coronavirus in hibernating Myotis lucifugus, the North American little brown bat. Journal of General Virology, 98: 2297-2309. DOI 10.1099/jgv.0.000898.

102. Freitas, A.C., Chaban, B., Bocking, A., Rocco, M., Yang, S., Hill, J.E. and Money, D.M. 2017. The vaginal microbiome of pregnant women is less rich and diverse, with lower prevalence of Mollicutes, compared to non-pregnant women. Scientific Reports, 7, Article number: 9212. DOI 10.1038/s41598-017-07790-9

101. Freitas, A.C. and Hill, J.E. 2017. Quantification, isolation and characterization of Bifidobacterium from the vaginal microbiomes of reproductive aged women. Anaerobe, 47:145-156. DOI:10.1016/j.anaerobe.2017.05.012. Download self-archived pre-print

100. Costa, M.O., Fernando, C., Nosach, R., Harding, J.C.S. and Hill, J.E. 2017. Infection of porcine colon explants with “Brachyspira hampsonii” leads to increased epithelial necrosis and catarrhal exudate. Pathogens and Disease, 75(3):ftx032 doi: 10.1093/femspd/ftx032.

99. Schellenberg, J.J., Oh, A.Y. and Hill, J.E. 2017. Microbial profiling of cpn60 universal target sequences in artificial mixtures of vaginal bacteria sampled by nylon swabs or self-sampling devices under different storage conditions. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 136:57-64. doi:10.1016/j.mimet.2017.03.003. Download self-archived pre-print.

98. Schellenberg, J.J., Patterson, M.H. and Hill, J.E. 2017. Gardnerella vaginalis diversity and ecology in relation to vaginal symptoms. Research in Microbiology, doi:10.1016/j.resmic.2017.02.011. Download self-archived pre-print.


97. Paramel Jayaprakash, T., Wagner, E.C., van Schalkwyk, J., Albert, A.Y., Hill, J.E., Money, D.M. and the PPROM Study Team. 2016. High diversity and variability in the vaginal microbiome in women following preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM): a prospective cohort study. PLoS One 11(11): e0166794 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0166794.

96. Perez, J.B.D.S., Rubin, J.E., Fernando, C., Harding, J.C.S. and Hill, J.E. 2016. Characterization of "Brachyspira hampsonii" clades I and II isolated from commercial swine in western Canada. FACETS, 1:163-172. doi:10.1139/facets-2016-0018.

95. Costa, M.O., Harding, J.C.S. and Hill, J.E. 2016. Development and evaluation of a porcine in vitro colon organ culture technique. In vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology – Animal, 52(9):942-952. Pubmed. Download self-archived pre-print.

94. Uyaguari-Diaz, M., Chan, M., Chaban, B., Croxen, M., Finke, J., Hill, J.E., Suttle, C., Brinkman, F., Isaac-Renton, J., Prystajecky, N. and Tang, P. A comprehensive method for amplicon-based and metagenomic characterization of viruses, bacteria and eukaryotes in freshwater samples. Microbiome, 4(20). DOI: 10.1186/s40168-016-0166-1.

93. Ravi, M., Hill, J.E., Fernando, C. and Wobeser, G. 2016. Disseminated yeast (Order Saccharomycetales) infection in a Muscovy duckling (Cairina moschata). Canadian Veterinary Journal, 57(11):1176-1179. Pubmed.

92. Schellenberg, J.J., Paramel Jayaprakash, T., Withana Gamage, N., Patterson, M.H., Vaneechoutte, M., and Hill, J.E. 2016. Gardnerella vaginalis subgroups defined by cpn60 sequencing and sialidase activity in isolates from Canada, Belgium and Kenya. PLoS One, 11(1): e0146510. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146510

91. García-Guerra, A., Waldner, C.L., Pellegrino, A., Macdonald, N., Chaban, B., Hill, J.E. and Hendrick, S.H. 2016. Effect of sample pooling and transport conditions on the clinical sensitivity of a real-time PCR assay for Campylobacter fetus subsp. venerealis in preputial samples from bulls. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 80(1):32-39. Pubmed.

90. Katyal, I., Chaban, B., and Hill, J.E. 2016. Comparative genomics of cpn60 defined Enterococcus hirae ecotypes and relationship of gene content differences to competitive fitness. Microbial Ecology, 72(4):917-930. Pubmed.


89. Albert, A.Y.K., Chaban, B., Wagner, E.C., Schellenberg, J.J., Links, M.G., van Schalkwyk, J., Reid, G., Hemmingsen, S., Hill, J.E. and Money, D.M. 2015. A study of the vaginal microbiome in healthy Canadian women utilizing cpn60-based molecular profiling reveals distinct Gardnerella subgroup community state types. PLoS One, 10(8):e0135620. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135620.

88. Johnson, L.A., Chaban, B., Harding, J.C.S. and Hill, J.E. 2015. Optimizing a PCR protocol for cpn60-based microbiome profiling of samples variously contaminated with host genomic DNA. BMC Research Notes, 8:253. DOI: 10.1186/s13104-015-1170-4.


87. Christiansen, E.F., Himsworth, C.G., Hill, J.E. and Haulena, M. 2014. Infection of a Goeldi's monkey (Callimico goeldii) with a European strain of Echinococcus multilocularis in a Canadian institution. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 46(2):378-381. Pubmed

86. Trokhymchuk, A., Waldner, C., Chaban, B., Gow, S., and Hill, J.E. 2014. Prevalence and diversity of Campylobacter species in Saskatchewan retail ground beef. Journal of Food Protection, 77(12):2106-10. Pubmed.

85. Costa, M.O., Chaban, B., Harding, J.C.S. and Hill, J.E. 2014. Characterization of the fecal microbiota of pigs before and after inoculation with "Brachyspira hampsonii". PLoS One, 9(8): e106399. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106399.

84. Costa, M.O., Hill, J.E., Fernando, C., Lemieux, H.D., Detmer, S.E., Rubin, J.E. and Harding, J.C.S. 2014. Confirmation that "Brachyspira hampsonii" clade I (Canadian strain 30599) causes mucohemorrhagic diarrhea and colitis in experimentally infected pigs. BMC Veterinary Research, 10:129. DOI: 10.1186/1746-6148-10-129.

83. Garcia Guerra, A., Chaban, B., Hill, J., Waldner, C. and Hendrick, S. 2014. Clinical sensitivity and specificity of a real-time PCR assay for Campylobacter fetus subsp. venerealis in preputial samples from bulls. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 75(9):851-860. Pubmed.

82. Chaban, B., Links, M.G., Paramel Jayaprakash, T., Wagner, E.C., Bourque, D.K., Lohn, Z., Albert, A.Y.K., van Schalkwyk, J., Reid, G., Hemmingsen, S.M., Hill, J.E. and Money, D.M. 2014. Characterization of the vaginal microbiota of healthy Canadian women through the menstrual cycle. Microbiome, 2:23 doi:10.1186/2049-2618-2-23.

81. Hoopes, J., Hill, J.E., Polley, L., Fernando, C., Wagner, B., Schurer, J. and Jenkins, E.J. 2015. Enteric parasites of free-roaming, owned, and rural cats in prairie regions of Canada. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 56(5):495-501. Pubmed.

80. Links, M.G., Demeke, T., Gräfenhan, T., Hill, J.E., Hemmingsen, S.M. and Dumonceaux, T.J. 2014. Simultaneous profiling of seed-associated bacteria and fungi reveals antagonistic interactions between microorganisms within a shared epiphytic microbiome on Triticum and Brassica seeds. New Phytologist, 202(2):542-553. Pubmed.

79. Trokhymchuk, A., Waldner, C., Gow, S., Chaban, B. and Hill, J.E. 2014. Comparison of baseline bacterial levels in Saskatchewan retail ground beef originating from different regulatory environments. Journal of Food Protection, 77(3):404-411. Pubmed.


78. Collins, S.A., Mansfield, G.S., Desai, A.R., Van Kessel, A.G., Hill, J.E. and Drew, M.D. 2013. Structural equation modeling of antinutrients in rainbow trout diets and their impact on feed intake and growth. Aquaculture, 416-417:219-227.

77. Garcia Guerra, A., Hill, J.E., Campbell, J., Waldner, C.L. and Hendrick, S.H. 2013. Sensitivity of a real time polymerase chain reaction for Tritrichomonas foetus in direct individual and pooled preputial samples. Theriogenology, 80(9):1097-1103. Pubmed.

76. Links, M.G., Chaban, B., Hemmingsen, S.M., Muirhead, K. and Hill, J.E. 2013. mPUMA: a computational approach to microbiota analysis by de novo assembly of OTUs based on protein-coding barcode sequences. Microbiome, 1:23. DOI: 10.1186/2049-2618-1-23.

75. Rubin, J.E., Harms, N.J., Fernando, C., Soos, C., Detmer, S.E., Harding, J.C.S. and Hill, J.E. 2013. Isolation and characterization of Brachyspira spp. including "Brachyspira hampsonii" from lesser snow geese (Chen caerulescens caerulescens) in the Canadian arctic. Microbial Ecology, 66(4):813-822. Pubmed.

74. Garcia Guerra, A., Hill, J.E., Campbell, J., Waldner, C.L. and Hendrick, S.H. 2013. Use of pooled protozoal cultures of preputial scraping samples obtained from bulls for the detection of Tritrichomonas foetus by means of a real-time polymerase chain reaction assay. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 244(3):352-356. Pubmed.

73. Patterson, A.H., Rubin, J.E., Fernando, C., Costa, M.O., Harding, J.C.S. and Hill, J.E. 2013. Fecal shedding of Brachyspira spp. on a farrow-to-finish swine farm with a clinical history of “Brachyspira hampsonii”-associated colitis. BMC Veterinary Research, 9:137. DOI: 10.1186/1746-6148-9-137.

72. Chaban, B., Albert, A., Links, M.G., Gardy, J., Tang, P. and Hill, J.E. 2013. Characterization of the upper respiratory tract microbiomes of patients with pandemic H1N1 influenza. PLoS One, 8(7): e69559. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069559.

71. Gesy, K., Hill, J.E., Schwantje, H., Liccioli, S., and Jenkins, E.J. 2013. Establishment of a European-type strain of Echinococcus multilocularis in Canadian wildlife. Parasitology, 140(9):1133-1137. Pubmed.

70. Chaban, B., Garcia Guerra, A., Hendrick, S., Waldner, C. and Hill, J.E. 2013. Isolation rates of Campylobacter fetus subsp. venerealis from bovine preputial samples via passive filtration on nonselective medium versus selective medium, with and without transport medium. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 74(8):1066-1069. Pubmed.

69. Katyal, I., Chaban, B., Ng, B., and Hill, J.E. 2013. CRISPRs of Enterococcus faecalis and E. hirae isolates from pig feces have species-specific repeats, but share some common spacer sequences. Microbial Ecology, 66:182-188. Pubmed.

68. Bondici, V., Lawrence, J., Khan, N., Hill, J.E., Yergeau, E., Wolfaardt, G., Warner, J. and Korber, D. 2013. Microbial communities in low-permeability, high pH uranium mine tailings: characterization and potential effects. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 114: 1671-1686. Pubmed.

67. Rubin, J.E., Costa, M.O., Hill, J.E., Kittrell, H.E., Fernando, C., Huang, Y., O’Connor, B. and Harding, J.C.S. 2013. Reproduction of mucohaemorrhagic diarrhea and colitis indistinguishable from swine dysentery following experimental inoculation with "Brachyspira hampsonii" strain 30446. PLoS One, 8(2):e57146. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057146.t001.

66. Links, M.G., Dumonceaux, T., Hemmingsen, S.M., and Hill, J.E. 2012. The chaperonin-60 universal target is a barcode for Bacteria that enables de novo assembly of metagenomic sequence data. PLoS One, 7(11): e49755. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0049755.

65. Waldner, C., Hendrick, S., Chaban, B., Garcia Guerra, A., Griffin, G., and Hill, J.E. 2013. Application of a new diagnostic approach to a bovine genital campylobacteriosis outbreak in a Saskatchewan beef herd. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 54(4):373-376. Free in PMC.


64. Paramel Jayaprakash, T., Schellenberg, J.J. and Hill, J.E. 2012. Resolution and characterization of distinct subgroups of Gardnerella vaginalis in the vaginal microbiota. PLoS One, 7(8): e43009. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043009.

63. Himsworth, C.G., McInnes, C.J., Coulter, L., Everest, D.J. and Hill, J.E. 2013. Characterization of a novel poxvirus in a North American red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus). Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 49(1):173-179. Pubmed.

62. Schellenberg, J.J., Dumonceaux, T.J., Hill, J.E., Kimani, J., Jaoko, W., Wachihi, C., Mungai, J.N., Lane, M., Fowke, K.R., Ball, T.B. and Plummer, F.A. 2012. Selection, phenotyping and identification of acid and hydrogen peroxide producing bacteria from vaginal samples of Canadian and East African women. PLoS One, 7(7): e41217. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041217.

61. Schurer, J.M., Hill, J.E., Fernando, C. and Jenkins, E.J. 2012. Sentinel surveillance for zoonotic parasites in companion animals in Indigenous communities of Saskatchewan. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 87(3):495-498. Pubmed.

60. Macklaim, J.M., Cohen, C., Donders, G., Gloor, G.B., Hill, J.E., Parham, G.P., Ravel, J., Spear, G. van de Wijgert, J., and Reid, G. 2012. Exploring a road map to counter misconceptions about the cervicovaginal microbiome and disease. Reproductive Sciences, 19(11):1154-1162. Pubmed.

59. Desai, A., Links, M.G., Collins, S.A., Mansfield, G., Drew, M., Van Kessel, A.G. and Hill, J.E. 2012. Effects of plant-based diets on the distal gut microbiome of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Aquaculture, 350-353:134-142. Abstract.

58. Jenkins, E., Peregrine, A., Hill, J.E., Somers, C., Gesy, K., Barnes, B., Gottstein, B., Polley, L. 2012. Detection of a European strain of Echinococcus multilocularis in North America. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 18(6):1010-1012. Pubmed.

57. Wobeser, B.K., Hill, J.E., Jackson, M.L., Kidney, B.A., Mayer, M.N., Townsend, H.G.G. and Allen, A.L. 2012. Localization of Bovine papillomavirus in equine sarcoids and inflammatory skin conditions of horses using laser microdissection and two forms of DNA amplification. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 24(1):32-41. Pubmed.

56. Collins, S.A., Desai, A.R., Mansfield, G.S., Hill, J.E., Van Kessel, A.G. and Drew, M.D. 2012. The effect of increasing inclusion rates of soybean, pea and canola meals and their protein concentrates on the growth performance of rainbow trout: concepts in diet forumulation and experimental design for ingredient evaluation. Aquaculture, 344-349:90-99. Abstract.

55. Woodbury, M.R., Copeland, S., Wagner, B., Fernando, C., Hill, J.E. and Clemence, C. 2012. Toxocara vitulorum in a bison (Bison bison) herd from western Canada. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 53:787-790. Pubmed.

54. Bryan, H.M., Darimont, C.T., Hill, J.E., Paquet, P.C., Thompson, R.C.A., Wagner, B., Smits, J.E.G. 2012. Seasonal and biogeographic patterns of gastrointestinal parasites in large carnivores: wolves in a coastal archipelago. Parasitology, 139(6):781-90. Pubmed.

53. Dumonceaux, T.J., Town, J.R., Hill, J.E., Chaban, B. and Hemmingsen, S.M. 2011. Multiplex detection of bacteria in complex clinical and environmental samples using oligonucleotide-coupled fluorescent microspheres. Journal of Visualized Experiments, e3344. Pubmed.

52. Chaban, B., Links, M.G. and Hill, J.E. 2012. A molecular enrichment strategy based on cpn60 for detection of epsilon-proteobacteria in the dog fecal microbiome. Microbial Ecology, 63(2):348-57. Pubmed.

51. Chaban, B., Chu, S., Hendrick, S., Waldner, C. and Hill, J.E. 2012. Evaluation of a Campylobacter fetus subspecies venerealis real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction for direct analysis of bovine preputial samples. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 76(3):166-173. Pubmed.

50. Chaban, B. and Hill, J.E. 2012. A "universal" type II chaperonin PCR detection system for the investigation of archaea in complex microbial communities. The ISME Journal, 6:430–439. Pubmed.


49. Schellenberg, J.J., Links, M.G., Hill, J.E., Dumonceaux, T.J., Kimani, J., Jaoko, W., Wachihi, C., Mungai, J.N., Peters, G.A., Tyler, S., Graham, M., Severini, A., Fowke, K.R., Ball, T.B. and Plummer, F.A. 2011. Molecular definition of vaginal microbiota in East African commercial sex workers. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77(12):4066-4074. Pubmed.

Schellenberg, J., Links, M.G., Hill, J.E., Hemmingsen, S.M., Peters, G.A., Dumonceaux, T.J. 2011. Pyrosequencing of chaperonin-60 (cpn60) amplicons as a means of determining microbial community composition. Methods in Molecular Biology 733:143-158. Pubmed. [Invited chapter in series]

48. Verbeke, T.J., Sparling, R., Hill, J.E., Links, M.G., Levin, D. and Dumonceaux, T.J. 2011. Predicting relatedness of bacterial genomes using the chaperonin-60 universal target (cpn60 UT): application to Thermoanaerobacter species. Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 34:171-179. Pubmed.


47. Mansfield, G.S., Desai, A.R., Nilson, S.A., Van Kessel, A.G., Drew, M.D. and Hill, J.E. 2010. Characterization of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) intestinal microbiota and inflammatory marker gene expression in a recirculating aquaculture system. Aquaculture, 307:95-104. Abstract.

46. Petri, D., Hill, J.E. and Van Kessel, A.G. 2010. Microbial succession in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract preweaned pig. Livestock Science, 133:107-109. Abstract.

45. Wobeser, B.K., Davies J.L., Hill, J.E., Jackson, M.L., Kidney, B.A., Mayer, M.N., Townsend, H.G.G., Allen, A.L. 2010. Epidemiology of equine sarcoids in horses in Western Canada. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 51(10): 1103–1108. Pubmed.

44. Hill, J.E., Fernando, W.M.U., Zello, G.A., Tyler, R.T., Dahl, W.J. and Van Kessel, A.G. 2010. Improvement of the representation of bifidobacteria in fecal microbiota metagenomic libraries by application of the cpn60 universal primer cocktail. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 76(13):4550–4552. Pubmed.

43. Fernando, W.M.U., Hill, J.E., Zello, G.A., Tyler, R.T., Dahl, W.J. and Van Kessel, A.G. 2010. Diets supplemented with chickpea or its main oligosaccharide component raffinose modifies fecal microbial composition in healthy adults. Beneficial Microbes, 1(2):197-207. Pubmed.

42. Himsworth, C.G., Skinner, S., Chaban, B., Jenkins, E., Wagner, B.A., Harms, N.J., Leighton, F.A., Thompson, R.C.A. and Hill, J.E. 2010. Multiple zoonotic pathogens identified in canine feces collected from a remote Canadian indigenous community. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 83:338-341. Pubmed.

41. Sahin, N., Gonzalez, J.M., Iizuka, T. and Hill, J.E. 2010. Characterization of two aerobic ultramicrobacteria isolated from urban soil and description of Oxalicibacterium solurbis sp. nov. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 307(1):25-29. Pubmed.

40. Chaban, B., Ngeleka, M. and Hill, J.E. 2010. Detection and quantification of 14 Campylobacter species in pet dogs reveals an increase in species richness in feces of diarrheic animals. BMC Microbiology, 10:73. Pubmed.

39. Himsworth, C.G., Jenkins, E., Hill, J.E., Nsungu, M., Ndao, M., Thompson, R.C.A., Covacin, C., McConnell, A., Leighton, F.A. and Skinner, S. 2010. Emergence of sylvatic Echinococcus granulosus as a parasitic zoonosis of public health concern in an indigenous Canadian community. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 82(4):643-645. Pubmed.

38. Vermette, C.J., Russell, A.H., Desai, A.R. and Hill, J.E. 2010. Resolution of phenotypically distinct strains of Enterococcus spp. in a complex microbial community using cpn60 universal target sequencing. Microbial Ecology, 59(1):14-24. Pubmed.

37. Millins, C., Hill, J.E. and Wobeser, G. 2010. Intracellular yeasts in endothelial cells of a great blue heron (Ardea herodias). Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 22(1): 131-134. Pubmed.

2009 and earlier

36. Dumonceaux, T.J., Schellenberg, J., Goleski, V., Hill, J.E., Jaoko, W., Kimani, J., Money, D.M., Ball, T.B., Plummer, F.A. and Severini, A. 2009. Multiplex detection of bacteria associated with normal microbiota and with bacterial vaginosis in vaginal swabs using oligonucleotide-coupled fluorescent microspheres. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 47(12):4067-4077. Pubmed.

35. Himsworth, C.G., Musil, K.M., Bryan, L. and Hill, J.E. 2009. Poxvirus infection in an American red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) from Northwestern Canada. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 45(4): 1143–1149. Pubmed.

34. Chaban, B., Himsworth, C.G., Musil, K.M. and Hill, J.E. 2009. Development of cpn60-based real-time quantitative PCR assays for the detection of 14 Campylobacter species and application to screening of canine fecal samples. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 75(10): 3055-3061. Pubmed.

33. Schellenberg, J., Links, M.G., Hill, J.E., Dumonceaux, T.J., Peters, G.A., Tyler, S., Ball, B., Severini, A. and Plummer, F.A. 2009. Pyrosequencing of the chaperonin-60 (cpn60) universal target as a tool for determining the composition of microbial communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 75(9):2888-2898. Pubmed.

32. Desai, A.R., Musil, K.M., Carr, A.P. and Hill, J.E. 2009. Characterization and quantification of feline fecal microbiota using cpn60 sequence-based methods and investigation of animal-to-animal variation in microbial population structure. Veterinary Microbiology, 137:120-128. Pubmed.

31. Himsworth, C.G., Hill, J.E., Huang, Y., Waters, E.H. and Wobeser, G.A. 2009. Destructive polyarthropathy in aborted bovine fetuses: a possible association with Ureaplasma diversum infection? Veterinary Pathology, 46: 269-272. Pubmed.

30. Neimanis, A.S., Hill, J.E., Jardine C. and Bollinger, T.K. 2009. Sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever in free-ranging moose (Alces alces) in Saskatchewan, Canada. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 45(1):213-217. Pubmed.

29. Haakensen, M., Dobson, C.M., Hill, J.E. and Ziola, B. 2009. Reclassification of Pediococcus dextrinicus (Coster and White 1964) Back 1978 (Approved Lists 1980) as Lactobacillus dextrinicus comb. nov., and emended description of the genus Lactobacillus. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 59(Pt 3):615-621. Pubmed.

28. McIntosh, K.A., Tumber, A., Harding, J.C.S., Krakowka, S., Ellis, J.A. and Hill, J.E. 2009. Development and validation of a SYBR green real-time PCR for the quantification of porcine circovirus type 2 in serum, buffy coat, feces, and multiple tissues. Veterinary Microbiology, 133:23-33. Pubmed.

27. Himsworth, C.G., Harms, N.J., Wobeser, G. and Hill, J. 2008. Bilateral peri-renal hemorrhage in two Stone’s sheep (Ovis dalli stonei): a possible manifestation of malignant catarrhal fever. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 20(5):676-678, September 2008. Pubmed.

26. Haigh, J.C., Gerwing, V., Erdenebaatar, J. and Hill, J.E. 2008. A novel clinical syndrome and detection of Anaplasma ovis in Mongolian reindeer (Rangifer tarandus). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 44(3):569-577. Pubmed.

25. Harding, J.C.S., Baker, C.D., Tumber, A., McIntosh, K.A., Parker, S., Middleton, D.M., Hill, J.E., Ellis, J.A. and Krakowka, S. 2008. Porcine circovirus-2 DNA concentration distinguishes wasting from non-wasting pigs and is correlated with lesion distribution, severity and nucleocapsid staining intensity. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 20(3), 274-282. Pubmed.

24. Hill, J.E., Penny, S.L., Crowell, K.G., Goh, S.H. and Hemmingsen, S.M. 2007. cpnDB. Nucleic Acids Research Molecular Biology Database Collection, On-line supplement to NAR 2007 January, 35(Database Issue). Database Summary Paper 923.

23. Dumonceaux, T.J., Hill, J.E., Hemmingsen, S.M. and Van Kessel, A.G. 2006. Characterization of intestinal microbiota and response to dietary virginiamycin supplementation in the broiler chicken. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72(4):2815-2823. Pubmed.

22. Dumonceaux, T.J., Hill, J.E., Pelletier, C., Paice, M.G., Van Kessel, A.G. and Hemmingsen, S.M. 2006. Molecular characterization of microbial communities in Canadian pulp and paper activated sludge and quantification of a novel Thiothrix eikelboomii-like bulking filament. Canadian Journal of Microbiology 52(5), 494-500. Pubmed.

21. Hill, J.E., Paccagnella, A., Law, K., Melito, P.L., Woodward, D.L., Price, D.L., Ng, L.-K., Hemmingsen, S.M. and Goh, S.H. 2006. Identification of Campylobacter spp. and discrimination from Helicobacter and Arcobacter spp. by direct sequencing of PCR-amplified cpn60 sequences and comparison to cpnDB, a chaperonin reference sequence database. Journal of Medical Microbiology 55:393-399. Pubmed.

20. Lukwinski, A.T., Hill, J.E., Khachatourians, G.G., Hemmingsen, S.M. and Hegedus, D.D. 2006. Biochemical and taxonomic characterization of bacteria associated with the Crucifer root maggot (Delia radicum). Canadian Journal of Microbiology 52(3):197-208. Pubmed.

19. Hill, J.E., Town, J.R. and Hemmingsen, S.M. 2006. Improved template representation in cpn60 PCR product libraries generated from complex templates by application of a specific mixture of PCR primers. Environmental Microbiology, 8(4):741-746. Pubmed.

18. Masson, L., Maynard, C., Brousseau, R., Goh, S.H., Hemmingsen, S.M., Hill, J.E., Paccagnella, A., Oda, R. and Kimura, N. 2006. Identification of pathogenic Helicobacter species by chaperonin-60 differentiation on plastic DNA arrays. Genomics, 87(1):104-12. Pubmed.

17. Dumonceaux, T.J., Hill, J.E., Briggs, S.A., Amoako, K.K., Hemmingsen, S.M. and Van Kessel, A.G. 2006. Enumeration of specific bacterial populations in complex intestinal communities using quantitative PCR based on the chaperonin-60 target. Journal of Microbiological Methods 64:46-62. Pubmed.

16. Hill, J.E., Gottschalk, M., Brousseau, R., Harel, J., Hemmingsen, S.M. and Goh, S.H. 2005. Biochemical analysis, cpn60 and 16S rDNA sequence data indicate that Streptococcus suis serotypes 32 and 34, isolated from pigs, are Streptococcus orisratti. Veterinary Microbiology 107(1-2):63-69. Pubmed.

15. Hill, J.E., Goh, S.H., Money, D.M., Doyle, M., Li, A., Crosby, W.L., Links, M., Leung, A., Chan, D. and Hemmingsen, S.M. 2005. Characterization of vaginal microflora of healthy, non-pregnant women using chaperonin-60 sequence-based methods. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 193(3 Pt 1):682-92. Pubmed.

14. Hill, J.E., Hemmingsen, S.M., Goldade, B., Dumonceaux, T., Klassen, J., Zijlstra, R.T., Goh, S.H. and Van Kessel, A.G. 2005. Comparison of ileum microflora of pigs fed corn, wheat or barley-based diets using chaperonin-60 sequencing and quantitative PCR. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71(2):867-75. Pubmed.

13. Hill, J.E., Penny, S.L., Crowell, K.G., Goh, S.H. and Hemmingsen, S.M. 2004. cpnDB: a chaperonin sequence database. Genome Research 14:1669-1675. Pubmed.

12. McGarry, R.C., Barron, Y.D., Carvalho, M.F., Hill, J.E., Gold, D., Cheung, E., Kraus, W.L. and Lazarowitz, S.G. 2003. A novel Arabidopsis acetyltransferase interacts with geminivirus movement protein NSP. Plant Cell 15:1605-1618. Pubmed.

11. Hill, J.E., Seipp, R.P., Betts, M., Hawkins, L., Van Kessel, A.G., Crosby, W.L. and Hemmingsen, S.M. 2002. Extensive profiling of a complex microbial community using high throughput sequencing. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 68(6):3055-3066. Pubmed.

10. Rodrigues, C.O., Ruiz, F.A., Vieira, M.C.F., Hill, J.E. and Docampo ,R. 2002. An acidocalcisomal exopolyphosphatase from Leishmania major with high affinity for short-chain polyphosphate. Journal of Biological Chemistry 52:50899-50906. Pubmed.

Lazarowitz, S.G., McGarry, R.M., Hill, J.E., Barron, Y.D., Gold, D., Carvalho, M.F., Sanderfoot, A.A. and Ward, B.M. 2002. Macromolecular trafficking within and between plant cells as revealed by virus movement proteins. In Biology of Plant-Microbe Interactions vol. 3. (Sally A. Leong, Caitilyn Allen, and Eric W. Triplett, eds.), pp. 279-284.

9. Brousseau, R., Hill, J.E., Préfontaine, G., Goh, S.H., Harel, J. and Hemmingsen, S.M. 2001. Streptococcus suis serotypes characterized by analysis of cpn60 gene sequences. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 67(10):4828-4833. Pubmed.

8. Hill, J.E. and Hemmingsen, S.M. 2001. Arabidopsis thaliana Type I and II Chaperonins. Cell Stress and Chaperones. 6(3):190-200. Pubmed.

7. Goh, S.-H., Facklam, R.R., Chang, M., Burns, E.C.M., Tyrrell, G.J., Hill, J.E., Chan, D.E., He, C., Rahim, T., Shaw, C. and Hemmingsen, S.M. 2000. Identification of Enterococcus species and phenotypically similar Lactococcus and Vagococcus species by reverse checkerboard hybridization to chaperonin-60 gene sequences. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 38:3953-3959. Pubmed.

6. Hill, J.E., Scott, D.A., Luo, S. and Docampo, R. 2000. Cloning and functional expression of a gene encoding a vacuolar type proton-translocating pyrophosphatase from Trypanosoma cruzi. Biochemical Journal, 351:281–288. Pubmed.

5. Hill, J.E., Strandberg, J.O., Hiebert, E. and Lazarowitz, S.G. 1998. Asymmetric infectivity of pseudorecombinants of cabbage leaf curl virus and squash leaf curl virus: implications for bipartite geminivirus evolution and movement. Virology, 250:283-292. Pubmed.

4. Hill, J.E., Kuzio, J. and Faulkner, P. 1995. Identification and characterization of the v-cath gene of a baculovirus, CfMNPV. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1264:275-278. Pubmed.

3. Wilson, J.A., Hill, J.E., Kuzio, J. and Faulkner, P. 1995. Characterization of the baculovirus Choristoneura fumiferana multicapsid nuclear polyhedrosis virus p10 gene indicates that the polypeptide contains a coiled-coil domain. Journal of General Virology, 76:2923-2932. Pubmed.

Hill, J.E. 1995. The effects of mutation, overexpression and interspecies exchange of protein p74 on infectivity and host range of Autographa californica multicapsid nuclear polyhedrosis virus. Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Ph.D. Thesis.

2. Hill, J.E. and Faulkner, P. 1994. Identification of the gp67 gene of a baculovirus pathogenic to the spruce budworm, Choristoneura fumiferana multicapsid nuclear polyhedrosis virus. Journal of General Virology, 75:1811-1813. Pubmed.

1. Hill, J.E., Kuzio, J., Wilson, J.A., MacKinnon, E.A. and Faulkner, P. 1993. Nucleotide sequence of the p74 gene of a baculovirus pathogenic to the spruce budworm, Choristoneura fumiferana multicapsid nuclear polyhedrosis virus. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1172:187-189. Pubmed.

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