Dylan R. Pillai, Ph.D. - Publications

2000 University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 
Cell Biology, Microbiology Biology

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2016 Ménard D, Khim N, Beghain J, Adegnika AA, Shafiul-Alam M, Amodu O, Rahim-Awab G, Barnadas C, Berry A, Boum Y, Bustos MD, Cao J, Chen JH, Collet L, Cui L, ... ... Pillai DR, et al. A Worldwide Map of Plasmodium falciparum K13-Propeller Polymorphisms. The New England Journal of Medicine. 374: 2453-2464. PMID 27332904 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1513137  1
2016 Deng X, Peirano G, Schillberg E, Mazzulli T, Gray-Owen SD, Wylie JL, Robinson DA, Mahmud SM, Pillai DR. Whole-genome sequencing reveals the origin and rapid evolution of an emerging outbreak strain of Streptococcus pneumoniae 12F. Clinical Infectious Diseases : An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. PMID 26908785 DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciw050  1
2016 Bayih AG, Getnet G, Alemu A, Getie S, Mohon AN, Pillai DR. A Unique Plasmodium falciparum K13 Gene Mutation in Northwest Ethiopia. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 94: 132-5. PMID 26483118 DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0477  1
2015 Mohon AN, Lee LD, Bayih AG, Folefoc A, Guelig D, Burton RA, LaBarre P, Chan W, Meatherall B, Pillai DR. NINA-LAMP compared to microscopy, RDT, and nested PCR for the detection of imported malaria. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. PMID 27017271 DOI: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2015.11.009  1
2015 Church DL, Ambasta A, Wilmer A, Williscroft H, Ritchie G, Pillai DR, Champagne S, Gregson DG. Development and validation of a Pneumocystis jirovecii real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for diagnosis of Pneumocystis pneumonia. The Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology = Journal Canadien Des Maladies Infectieuses Et De La Microbiologie MéDicale / Ammi Canada. 26: 263-7. PMID 26600815  1
2015 Shahinas D, Debnath A, Benedict C, McKerrow JH, Pillai DR. Heat shock protein 90 inhibitors repurposed against Entamoeba histolytica. Frontiers in Microbiology. 6: 368. PMID 26029171 DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00368  1
2015 Deng X, Arya G, Memari N, Mackenzie R, MacMullin G, Low DE, Pillai DR, Gubbay JB. Genetic analysis of invasive pneumococcal isolates from children in Ontario, Canada, 2007-2012. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 34: 594-8. PMID 25831418 DOI: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000697  1
2015 Sema M, Alemu A, Bayih AG, Getie S, Getnet G, Guelig D, Burton R, LaBarre P, Pillai DR. Evaluation of non-instrumented nucleic acid amplification by loop-mediated isothermal amplification (NINA-LAMP) for the diagnosis of malaria in Northwest Ethiopia. Malaria Journal. 14: 44. PMID 25626339 DOI: 10.1186/s12936-015-0559-9  1
2014 Mohon AN, Alam MS, Bayih AG, Folefoc A, Shahinas D, Haque R, Pillai DR. Mutations in Plasmodium falciparum K13 propeller gene from Bangladesh (2009-2013). Malaria Journal. 13: 431. PMID 25404021 DOI: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-431  1
2014 Meatherall B, Preston K, Pillai DR. False positive malaria rapid diagnostic test in returning traveler with typhoid fever. Bmc Infectious Diseases. 14: 377. PMID 25005493 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-377  1
2014 Bayih AG, Pillai DR. Mouse studies on inhibitors of Plasmodium falciparum Hsp90: progress and challenges. Parasitology. 141: 1216-22. PMID 24871961 DOI: 10.1017/S0031182014000754  1
2014 Schillberg E, Isaac M, Deng X, Peirano G, Wylie JL, Van Caeseele P, Pillai DR, Sinnock H, Mahmud SM. Outbreak of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 12F among a marginalized inner-city population in Winnipeg, Canada, 2009-2011. Clinical Infectious Diseases : An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 59: 651-7. PMID 24842908 DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciu366  1
2014 Debnath A, Shahinas D, Bryant C, Hirata K, Miyamoto Y, Hwang G, Gut J, Renslo AR, Pillai DR, Eckmann L, Reed SL, McKerrow JH. Hsp90 inhibitors as new leads to target parasitic diarrheal diseases. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 58: 4138-44. PMID 24820073 DOI: 10.1128/AAC.02576-14  1
2014 Shahinas D, Pillai DR. Role of Hsp90 in plasmodium falciparum malaria Heat Shock Proteins of Malaria. 2147483647: 87-97. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-7438-4_5  1
2013 Shahinas D, Folefoc A, Pillai DR. Targeting Plasmodium falciparum Hsp90: Towards Reversing Antimalarial Resistance. Pathogens (Basel, Switzerland). 2: 33-54. PMID 25436880 DOI: 10.3390/pathogens2010033  1
2013 Chan WW, Virmani D, Pillai DR. Artemisinin combination therapy can result in clinical failure if oral therapy is not directly observed. The Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology = Journal Canadien Des Maladies Infectieuses Et De La Microbiologie MéDicale / Ammi Canada. 24: 215-6. PMID 24489564  1
2013 Khairnar K, Lynde C, Ralevski F, Keystone J, McCarthy A, Levine J, Pillai DR. Molecular diagnosis of leishmaniasis at the subgenus and species level. Parasitology Research. PMID 24189975 DOI: 10.1007/s00436-013-3663-1  1
2013 Nelder MP, Russell C, Williams D, Johnson K, Li L, Baker SL, Marshall S, Bhanich-Supapol W, Pillai DR, Ralevski F. Spatiotemporal dynamics and demographic profiles of imported Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infections in Ontario, Canada (1990-2009). Plos One. 8: e76208. PMID 24098780 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076208  1
2013 Shahinas D, Folefoc A, Taldone T, Chiosis G, Crandall I, Pillai DR. A purine analog synergizes with chloroquine (CQ) by targeting Plasmodium falciparum Hsp90 (PfHsp90). Plos One. 8: e75446. PMID 24098696 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0075446  1
2013 Deng X, Church D, Vanderkooi OG, Low DE, Pillai DR. Streptococcus pneumoniae infection: a Canadian perspective. Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy. 11: 781-91. PMID 23977934 DOI: 10.1586/14787210.2013.814831  1
2013 Leis JA, Gold WL, Ng J, Hirji Z, Pillai DR, Broukhanski G, Raggiunti P, Hota S, McGeer A, Poutanen SM. Indeterminate tcdB using a Clostridium difficile PCR assay: a retrospective cohort study. Bmc Infectious Diseases. 13: 324. PMID 23865713 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-324  1
2013 Shahinas D, Thornton CS, Tamber GS, Arya G, Wong A, Jamieson FB, Ma JH, Alexander DC, Low DE, Pillai DR. Comparative Genomic Analyses of Streptococcus pseudopneumoniae Provide Insight into Virulence and Commensalism Dynamics. Plos One. 8: e65670. PMID 23840352 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065670  1
2013 Lee CS, Gregson DB, Church D, Laupland KB, Eckhardt R, Ross T, Chan W, Pillai DR. Population-based laboratory surveillance of imported malaria in metropolitan Calgary, 2000-2011. Plos One. 8: e60751. PMID 23613742 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060751  1
2013 Lim GH, Wormsbecker AE, McGeer A, Pillai DR, Gubbay JB, Rudnick W, Low DE, Green K, Crowcroft NS, Deeks SL. Have changing pneumococcal vaccination programmes impacted disease in Ontario? Vaccine. 31: 2680-5. PMID 23597716 DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2013.04.007  1
2013 Armstrong GD, Pillai DR, Louie TJ, MacDonald JA, Beck PL. A potential new tool for managing Clostridium difficile infection. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 207: 1484-6. PMID 23420904 DOI: 10.1093/infdis/jit069  1
2013 Chiu CY, Pillai DR. The microbiome and Clostridium difficile infection Clostridium Difficile: New Challenges For An Old Foe. 47-59. DOI: 10.2217/EBO.13.324  1
2012 Gharbi M, Pillai DR, Lau R, Hubert V, Khairnar K, Existe A, Kendjo E, Dahlström S, Guérin PJ, Le Bras J. Chloroquine-resistant malaria in travelers returning from Haiti after 2010 earthquake. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 18: 1346-9. PMID 22840888 DOI: 10.3201/eid1808.111779  1
2012 MacMullin G, Mackenzie R, Lau R, Khang J, Zhang H, Rajwans N, Liles WC, Pillai DR. Host immune response in returning travellers infected with malaria. Malaria Journal. 11: 148. PMID 22554058 DOI: 10.1186/1475-2875-11-148  1
2012 Pillai DR, Lau R, Khairnar K, Lepore R, Via A, Staines HM, Krishna S. Artemether resistance in vitro is linked to mutations in PfATP6 that also interact with mutations in PfMDR1 in travellers returning with Plasmodium falciparum infections. Malaria Journal. 11: 131. PMID 22540925 DOI: 10.1186/1475-2875-11-131  1
2012 Eckhardt R, Berrang-Ford L, Ross NA, Pillai DR, Buckeridge DL. A spatial analysis of individual- and neighborhood-level determinants of malaria incidence in adults, Ontario, Canada. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 18: 775-82. PMID 22516038 DOI: 10.3201/eid1805.110602  1
2012 Haider S, Khairnar K, Martin DS, Yang J, Ralevski F, Kazacos KR, Pillai DR. Possible pet-associated baylisascariasis in child, Canada. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 18: 347-9. PMID 22305232 DOI: 10.3201/eid1802.110674  1
2011 Hannam P, Khairnar K, Downey J, Powis J, Ralevski F, Pillai DR. Cutaneous myiasis in traveler returning from Ethiopia. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 17: 2385-6. PMID 22185790 DOI: 10.3201/eid1712.111062  1
2011 Shahinas D, Tamber GS, Arya G, Wong A, Lau R, Jamieson F, Ma JH, Alexander DC, Low DE, Pillai DR. Whole-genome sequence of Streptococcus pseudopneumoniae isolate IS7493. Journal of Bacteriology. 193: 6102-3. PMID 21994930 DOI: 10.1128/JB.06075-11  1
2011 Peirano G, Pillai DR, Pitondo-Silva A, Richardson D, Pitout JD. The characteristics of NDM-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae from Canada. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 71: 106-9. PMID 21924993 DOI: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2011.06.013  1
2011 Khairnar K, Tamber GS, Ralevski F, Pillai DR. Comparison of molecular diagnostic methods for the detection of Acanthamoeba spp. from clinical specimens submitted for keratitis. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 70: 499-506. PMID 21658877 DOI: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2011.03.019  1
2011 Patel SN, McGeer A, Melano R, Tyrrell GJ, Green K, Pillai DR, Low DE. Susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae to fluoroquinolones in Canada. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 55: 3703-8. PMID 21628545 DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00237-11  1
2011 Broukhanski G, Simor A, Pillai DR. Defining criteria to interpret multilocus variable-number tandem repeat analysis to aid Clostridium difficile outbreak investigation. Journal of Medical Microbiology. 60: 1095-100. PMID 21474615 DOI: 10.1099/jmm.0.029819-0  1
2011 Broukhanski G, Low DE, Pillai DR. Modified multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis for rapid identification and typing of Clostridium difficile during institutional outbreaks. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 49: 1983-6. PMID 21411590 DOI: 10.1128/JCM.02359-10  1
2011 Longtin J, Vermeiren C, Shahinas D, Tamber GS, McGeer A, Low DE, Katz K, Pillai DR. Novel mutations in a patient isolate of Streptococcus agalactiae with reduced penicillin susceptibility emerging after long-term oral suppressive therapy. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 55: 2983-5. PMID 21383092 DOI: 10.1128/AAC.01243-10  1
2011 Croucher NJ, Harris SR, Fraser C, Quail MA, Burton J, van der Linden M, McGee L, von Gottberg A, Song JH, Ko KS, Pichon B, Baker S, Parry CM, Lambertsen LM, Shahinas D, ... Pillai DR, et al. Rapid pneumococcal evolution in response to clinical interventions. Science (New York, N.Y.). 331: 430-4. PMID 21273480 DOI: 10.1126/science.1198545  1
2011 Pillai DR, McGeer A, Low DE. New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1 in Enterobacteriaceae: emerging resistance. Cmaj : Canadian Medical Association Journal = Journal De L'Association Medicale Canadienne. 183: 59-64. PMID 21220461 DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.101487  1
2010 Greninger AL, Chen EC, Sittler T, Scheinerman A, Roubinian N, Yu G, Kim E, Pillai DR, Guyard C, Mazzulli T, Isa P, Arias CF, Hackett J, Schochetman G, Miller S, et al. A metagenomic analysis of pandemic influenza A (2009 H1N1) infection in patients from North America. Plos One. 5: e13381. PMID 20976137 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0013381  1
2010 Shahinas D, Lau R, Khairnar K, Hancock D, Pillai DR. Artesunate misuse and Plasmodium falciparum malaria in traveler returning from Africa. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 16: 1608-10. PMID 20875291 DOI: 10.3201/eid1610.100116  1
2010 Pillai DR, Longtin J, Low DE. Surveillance data on outbreaks of Clostridium difficile infection in Ontario, Canada, in 2008-2009. Clinical Infectious Diseases : An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 50: 1685-6; author reply. PMID 20482266 DOI: 10.1086/653007  1
2010 Shahinas D, Liang M, Datti A, Pillai DR. A repurposing strategy identifies novel synergistic inhibitors of Plasmodium falciparum heat shock protein 90. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 53: 3552-7. PMID 20349996 DOI: 10.1021/jm901796s  1
2010 Silverman MS, Davis I, Pillai DR. Success of self-administered home fecal transplantation for chronic Clostridium difficile infection. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology : the Official Clinical Practice Journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 8: 471-3. PMID 20117243 DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2010.01.007  1
2010 Dutil L, Irwin R, Finley R, Ng LK, Avery B, Boerlin P, Bourgault AM, Cole L, Daignault D, Desruisseau A, Demczuk W, Hoang L, Horsman GB, Ismail J, Jamieson F, ... ... Pillai DR, et al. Ceftiofur resistance in Salmonella enterica serovar Heidelberg from chicken meat and humans, Canada. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 16: 48-54. PMID 20031042 DOI: 10.3201/eid1601.090729  1
2009 Pillai DR, Shahinas D, Buzina A, Pollock RA, Lau R, Khairnar K, Wong A, Farrell DJ, Green K, McGeer A, Low DE. Genome-wide dissection of globally emergent multi-drug resistant serotype 19A Streptococcus pneumoniae. Bmc Genomics. 10: 642. PMID 20042094 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-10-642  1
2009 Khairnar K, Martin D, Lau R, Ralevski F, Pillai DR. Multiplex real-time quantitative PCR, microscopy and rapid diagnostic immuno-chromatographic tests for the detection of Plasmodium spp: performance, limit of detection analysis and quality assurance. Malaria Journal. 8: 284. PMID 20003199 DOI: 10.1186/1475-2875-8-284  1
2009 Salit IE, Khairnar K, Gough K, Pillai DR. A possible cluster of sexually transmitted Entamoeba histolytica: genetic analysis of a highly virulent strain. Clinical Infectious Diseases : An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 49: 346-53. PMID 19580413 DOI: 10.1086/600298  1
2009 Patel SN, Pillai DR, Pong-Porter S, McGeer A, Green K, Low DE. In vitro activity of ceftaroline, ceftobiprole and cethromycin against clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae collected from across Canada between 2003 and 2008. The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 64: 659-60. PMID 19578080 DOI: 10.1093/jac/dkp231  1
2009 Toye B, Krajden S, Fuksa M, Low DE, Pillai DR. Carbapenem resistance in Canada. Cmaj : Canadian Medical Association Journal = Journal De L'Association Medicale Canadienne. 180: 1225-6. PMID 19506282 DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.090167  1
2009 Pillai DR, Melano R, Rawte P, Lo S, Tijet N, Fuksa M, Roda N, Farrell DJ, Krajden S. Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase, Canada. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 15: 827-9. PMID 19402984 DOI: 10.3201/eid1505.081536  1
2009 Ciccotelli WA, Poutanen SM, Alqahtani M, Morris SK, Cox P, Low DE, Pillai DR, Opavsky MA. A new twist on an old problem. A case of pediatric meningitis caused by multidrug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 19 A. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 28: 74-5. PMID 19057453 DOI: 10.1097/INF.0b013e31818bfeb4  1
2005 Pillai DR, Kain KC. Entamoeba histolytica: identification of a distinct beta2 integrin-like molecule with a potential role in cellular adherence. Experimental Parasitology. 109: 135-42. PMID 15713444 DOI: 10.1016/j.exppara.2004.12.007  1
2003 Ruebush TK, Zegarra J, Cairo J, Andersen EM, Green M, Pillai DR, Marquiño W, Huilca M, Arévalo E, Garcia C, Solary L, Kain KC. Chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium vivax malaria in Peru. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 69: 548-52. PMID 14695094  1
2003 Pillai DR, Hijar G, Montoya Y, Marouiño W, Ruebush TK, Wongsrichanalai C, Kain KC. Lack of prediction of mefloquine and mefloquine-artesunate treatment outcome by mutations in the Plasmodium falciparum multidrug resistance 1 (pfmdr1) gene for P. falciparum malaria in Peru. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 68: 107-10. PMID 12557835  1
2001 Pillai DR, Kobayashi S, Kain KC. Entamoeba dispar: molecular characterization of the galactose/N-acetyl-d-galactosamine lectin. Experimental Parasitology. 99: 226-34. PMID 11888250 DOI: 10.1006/expr.2001.4672  1
2001 Labbé AC, Bualombai P, Pillai DR, Zhong KJ, Vanisaveth V, Hongvanthong B, Looareesuwan S, Kain KC. Molecular markers for chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Thailand and Laos. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 95: 781-8. PMID 11784432 DOI: 10.1080/00034980120103414  1
2001 Labbé AC, Pillai DR, Hongvangthong B, Vanisaveth V, Pomphida S, Inkathone S, Hay Burgess DC, Kain KC. The performance and utility of rapid diagnostic assays for Plasmodium falciparum malaria in a field setting in the Lao People's Democratic Republic. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 95: 671-7. PMID 11784420 DOI: 10.1080/00034980120103243  1
2001 Pillai DR. Revisiting amebiasis Trends in Parasitology. 17: 64. PMID 11228009  1
2001 Pillai DR, Labbé AC, Vanisaveth V, Hongvangthong B, Pomphida S, Inkathone S, Zhong K, Kain KC. Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Laos: chloroquine treatment outcome and predictive value of molecular markers. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 183: 789-95. PMID 11181156 DOI: 10.1086/318836  1
2001 Pillai DR. Revisiting amebiasis (multiple letters) [2] Trends in Parasitology. 17: 64-65.  1
2000 Pillai DR, Kain KC. Recent developments in amoebiasis:the Gal/GalNAc lectins of Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar. Microbes and Infection / Institut Pasteur. 2: 1775-83. PMID 11137050 DOI: 10.1016/S1286-4579(00)01330-7  1
2000 Pillai DR, Kobayashi S, Kain KC. Entamoeba dispar galactose/N-acetyl-D-galactosamine lectin: evidence for differential gene expression and conformational regulation. Archives of Medical Research. 31: S234-6. PMID 11070297 DOI: 10.1016/S0188-4409(00)00224-1  1
1999 Pillai DR, Keystone JS, Sheppard DC, MacLean JD, MacPherson DW, Kain KC. Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar: epidemiology and comparison of diagnostic methods in a setting of nonendemicity. Clinical Infectious Diseases : An Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 29: 1315-8. PMID 10524983 DOI: 10.1086/313433  1
1999 Pillai DR, Kain KC. Immunochromatographic strip-based detection of Entamoeba histolytica-E. dispar and Giardia lamblia coproantigen. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 37: 3017-9. PMID 10449494  1
1999 Pillai DR, Wan PS, Yau YC, Ravdin JI, Kain KC. The cysteine-rich region of the Entamoeba histolytica adherence lectin (170-kilodalton subunit) is sufficient for high-affinity Gal/GalNAc-specific binding in vitro. Infection and Immunity. 67: 3836-41. PMID 10417146  1
1997 Pillai DR, Britten D, Ackers JP, Ravdin JI, Kain KC. A gene homologous to hgl2 of Entamoeba histolytica is present and expressed in Entamoeba dispar. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 87: 101-5. PMID 9233678 DOI: 10.1016/S0166-6851(97)00047-9  1
1997 Pillai DR, Britten D, Ackers JP, Ravdin JI, Kain KC. The sequence of a highly homologous gene to hgl2* of Entamoeba histolytica that is present and expressed in E.dispar. Archives of Medical Research. 28: 19-20. PMID 9032997  1
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