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angle-left Jesse Papenburg, MD, M.Sc.

Scientist, RI-MUHC , Glen site

Infectious Diseases and Immunity in Global Health Program

Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, MUHC



Influenza • respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) • children • epidemiology • diagnosis

Research Focus

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

Selected Publications

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  • Chartrand C, Tremblay N, Renaud C, Papenburg J. Diagnostic accuracy of rapid antigen detection tests for respiratory syncytial virus infection: systematic review and meta-analysis. J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Dec;53(12):3738-49. PMID: 24562747.

  • Papenburg J, Charland KM, De Serres G, Buckeridge DL. The accuracy and timeliness of neuraminidase inhibitor dispensing data for predicting laboratory-confirmed influenza. Epidemiol Infect. 2015 Nov 27:1-9. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 24041471.

  • Papenburg J, Buckeridge DL, DeSerres G, Boivin G. Evaluation of host and viral factors affecting clinical performance of a rapid respiratory syncytial virus test in hospitalised children. J Pediatr. 2013. Sep;163(3):911-3. PMID: 23639327.

  • Papenburg J, Hamelin ME, Ouhoummane N, Carbonneau J, Ouakki M, Raymond F, Robitaille L, Caouette G, Frenette L, Corbeil J, De Serres G, Boivin G. Comparison of risk factors for human metapneumovirus and respiratory syncytial virus disease severity in young children. J Infect Dis. 2012. Jul;206(2):178-89. PMID: 23534357.

  • Papenburg J, Carbonneau J, Hamelin MÈ, Isabel S, Ohoumanne N, Déry P, Paes BA, Corbeil J, Bergeron MG, De Serres G, Boivin G. Molecular evolution of respiratory syncytial virus fusion gene, Canada, 2006-2010. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Jan;18(1):120-4. PMID: 22551815.