Publications

 
  1. Bidawid, S., Farber, J. M. & Sattar, S. (2000). Inactivation of hepatitis A virus (HAV) in fruits & vegetables by gamma irradiation. Int. J. Food Microbiol. 57: 91-97.
  2. Sattar, S., Tetro, J., Bidawid, S., & Farber, J. (2000). Foodborne spread of hepatitis A: recent studies on virus survival, transfer & inactivation. Can. J. Infect. Dis. 11: 159-163.
  3. Bidawid, S., Farber, J. M. & Sattar, S. (2000). Contamination of foods by food handlers: experiments on hepatitis A virus transfer to food & its interruption. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 66: 2759-2763.
  4. Ijaz, M.K., Suchmann, D.B., Pugh, J.C., Graczyk, T.K. & Sattar, S.A. (2000). Evaluation of chlorine dioxide as a microbiological water purifier. J. Chem. Specialties Manufacturers Assoc. 23: 38-43.
  5. Sattar, S.A., Abebe, M., Bueti, A., Jampani, H. & Newman, J. (2000). Determination of the activity of an alcohol-based hand gel against human adeno-, rhino-, & rotaviruses using the fingerpad method. Infect. Control & Hosp. Epidemiol. 21: 516-519.
  6. Bidawid, S., Farber, J. M. & Sattar, S. (2000). Rapid concentration & detection of hepatitis A virus from lettuce & strawberries. J. Virol. Methods 88: 175-185.
  7. Bidawid, S., Farber, J. M. & Sattar, S.A. (2001). Survival of hepatitis A virus on modified atmosphere-packaged (MAP) lettuce. Food Microbiol. 18: 95-102.
  8. Sattar, A. Tetro, J., Springthorpe, V.S. & Guilivi, A. (2001). Preventing the spread of hepatitis B & C viruses: where are germicides relevant? Am. J. Infect. Control. 29:187-197.
  9. Zafer, A. A., Taylor, Y. E. & Sattar, S. A. (2001). Rapid screening method for mycobactericidal activity of chemical germicides that uses Mycobacterium terrae expressing a green fluorescent protein gene. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 67: 1239-1245.
  10. Sattar, S. A., Springthorpe, V. S., Mani, S., Gallant, M., Nair, R. C., Scott, E. & Kain, J. (2001). Transfer of bacteria from fabrics to hands & other fabrics: Development & application of a quantitative method using Staphylococcus aureus as a model. J. Appl. Microbiol. 90: 962-970.
  11. Springthorpe, S., Sander, M., Nolan, K. & Sattar, S.A. (2001). Comparison of static & dynamic disinfection models for bacteria & viruses in water of varying quality. Water Sci. & Technol. 43: 147-154.
  12. Riffard, S., Douglass, S., Springthorpe, S., Filion, F. & Sattar, S.A. (2001). Occurrence of Legionella in groundwater: an ecological study. Water Sci. & Technol. 43: 99-102.
  13. Sattar, S.A., Tetro, J., Springthorpe, V.S. & Guilivi, A. (2001). Germicide inactivation of hepatitis B & C viruses. Can. Commu. Dis. Rep. 27S3, 46-51.
  14. Traoré, O, Springthorpe, V.S. & Sattar, S.A. (2002). A quantitative study of the survival of two species of Candida on porous & non-porous environmental surfaces & hands. J. Appl. Microbiol. 92: 549-555.
  15. Traoré, O, Springthorpe, V.S. & Sattar, S.A. (2002). Testing chemical germicides against Candida species using quantitative carrier & fingerpad methods. J. Hosp. Infect. 50:66-75.
  16. Sattar, S.A. & Ansari, S.A. (2002). The fingerpad protocol to assess hygienic hand antiseptics against viruses. J. Virol. Methods 103: 171-181.
  17. Sattar, S.A., Springthorpe, V.S., Tetro, J., Vashon, B. & Keswick, B. (2002). Hygienic hand antiseptics: should they not have activity & label claims against viruses? Am. J. Infect. Control. 30: 355-372.
  18. Sattar, S.A., Adegbunrin, O. & Ramirez, J. (2002). Combined use of simulated reuse & quantitative carrier tests to assess high-level disinfection: experiments with an accelerated hydrogen peroxide-based formulation. Am. J. Infect. Control. 30:449-457.
  19. Bidawid, S., Malik, N., Adegbunrin, O., Sattar S.A. & Farber. J.M. 2002. A feline kidney cell line-based plaque assay for feline calicivirus, a surrogate for Norwalk virus. J. Virol. Methods. 107: 163-167.
  20. Sattar, S.A., Springthorpe, V.S., Adegbunrin O., Zafer, A.A. & Busa M. (2003). A disc-based quantitative carrier test method to assess the virucidal activity of chemical germicides. J. Virol. Methods. 112: 3-12.
  21. Bidawid, S., Malik, N., Adegbunrin, O., Sattar, S.A. & Farber, J.M. (2004). Norovirus cross-contamination during food handling & interruption of virus transfer by hand antisepsis: Experiments with feline calicivirus as a surrogate. J. Food Protect. 67; 103-109.
  22. S.A. (2004). The prevention & control of nosocomial infections: it is time for renewed Sattar emphasis & efforts (Editorial). Hosp. Infect.; 56 Suppl 2: 1-2.
  23. 113.    Sattar S.A. (2004). Microbicides & the environmental control of nosocomial viral infections. J. Hosp. Infect. 56; Suppl 2:64-69.
  24. Brooks, T., Osicki, R., Springthorpe, V.S., Sattar, S.A., Filion, L., Abrial, D., & Riffard, S. (2004). Detection & identification of Legionella species from groundwaters. J. Toxicol. & Environ. Hlth. 67: 1845-1859.
  25. Sattar, S.A. (2004). Current issues in testing, selection & use of microbicides in infection control: a critical review. Aust. Infect. Control 9: 84-100.
  26. Springthorpe, V.S. & Sattar, S.A. (2005). Carrier tests to assess microbicidal activities of chemical disinfectants for use on medical devices & environmental surfaces. AOAC International 88: 182-201.
  27. Perez, J., Springthorpe, V.S. & Sattar, S.A. (2005). Activity of selected oxidizing microbicides against the spores of Clostridium difficile: relevance to infection control. Am. J. Infect. Control 33: 320-325.
  28. Sattar, S.A. (2005). Viruses as nosocomial pathogens: the environmental connection. Hygiene & Medizin 30:189-194.
  29. Rotter, M., Sattar, S.A., Dharan, S., Webber, P., Voss, V. & Pittet, D. (2005). Comparative efficacy of hand hygiene agents in the reduction of bacteria & viruses (letter to the editor). Am. J. Infect. Control. 33: 558-560.
  30. Kramer, A., Galabov, A.S., Sattar, S.A., Döhner, L., Pivert, A., Payan, C., Wolff, M.H., Yilmaz, A. & Steinmann, J. (2006). Virucidal activity of a new hand disinfectant with reduced ethanol content: comparison with other alcohol-based formulations. J. Hosp. Infect. 62:98-106.
  31. Omidbakhsh, N. & Sattar, S.A. (2006). Broad-spectrum microbicidal activity, toxicological assessment & materials compatibility of a new generation of accelerated hydrogen peroxide (AHP)-based environmental surface disinfectant. Am. J. Infect. Control. 34:251-257.
  32. Sattar, S.A., Kibbee, J., Tetro, J.A. & Rook, R.A. (2006). Experimental evaluation of an automated endoscope reprocessor with in situ generation of peracetic acid for disinfection of semi-critical devices. Infect. Control Hosp. Epidemiol. 27:1193-1199.
  33. Sattar, S.A. (2006). Allen Denver Russell Memorial Lecture. The use of microbiocides in infection control: A critical look at safety, testing & applications. Appl. Microbiol. 101:743-753.
  34. Mattison, K., Karthikeyan, K., Abebe, M., Malik, N., Sattar, S.A., Farber, J.M. & Bidawid, S. (2007). Survival of calicivirus in foods & on surfaces: experiments with feline calicivirus as a surrogate for norovirus. Food Protect. 70:500–503.
  35. Springthorpe, V.S. & Sattar, S.A. (2007). Application of a quantitative carrier test to evaluate microbicides against J. AOAC International 90:817-824.
  36. Sattar, S.A. (2007). Reducing the health impact of infectious agents: the significance of preventive strategies. E-Journal of German Med. Sci. 2, 2007; Four pages (http://www.egms.de/en/journals/dgkh/index.shtml).
  37. Sattar, S.A. (2007). Hierarchy of susceptibility of viruses to environmental surface disinfectants: a predictor of activity against new & emerging viral pathogens. J. AOAC International 90:1655-1658.
  38. Majcher, M., Bernard, K. A. & Sattar, S.A. (2008). Identification by quantitative carrier test of surrogate spore-forming bacteria to assess sporicidal chemicals for use against Bacillus anthracis. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74: 676-681.
  39. Jurgens, D, Sattar, S.A. & Mah, T.-F. (2008). Chloraminated drinking water does not generate bacterial resistance to antibiotics in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Lett. Appl. Microbiol. 46: 562-567.
  40. Macinga, D.R., Sattar, S.A., Jaykus, L.-A. & Arbogast, J.W. (2008). Improved inactivation of non-enveloped enteric viruses & their surrogates by a novel alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74:5047-5052.
  41. Medeiros, D.T., Sattar, S.A., Farber, J.M. & Carrillo, C.D. (2008). Occurrence of Campylobacter spp. in raw & ready-to-eat foods & in a Canadian foodservice operation. J. Food Protect. 71:2087-2093.
  42. Brown, E.G., Sattar, S.A. Tetro, J.A. & Liu, J. (2008). Trends in influenza A virus genetics: can we predict the natural evolution of a H5N1 Z? Curr. Topics in Virol. 7:99-113.
  43. Weisel, C.P., Richardson, S.D., Nemery, B., Aggazzotti, G., Baraldi, E., Blatchley, E.R., Blount, B.C., Carlsen, K.-H., Eggleston, P.A., Frimmel, F.H., Goodman, M., Gordon, G., Grinshpun, S.A., Heederik, D., Kogevinas, M., LaKind, J.S., Nieuwenhuijsen, M.J., Piper, F.C. & Sattar, S.A. (2009). Childhood asthma & environmental exposures at swimming pools: state of the science & research recommendations. Environ. Hlth. Perspect. 117: 500-507.
  44. Rotter, M., Sattar, S., Dharan, S., Allegranzi, B. & Pittet, D. (2009). Methods to evaluate the microbicidal activities of handrub & handwash agents. J. Hosp. Infect. 73: 191-199.
  45. Sattar, S.A. (2010). Promises & pitfalls of recent advances in chemical means of preventing the spread of nosocomial infections by environmental surfaces. Am. J. Infect. Control 38: S34-40.
  46. Sattar, S.A. & Rutala, W.A. (2010). Martin S. Favero (Editorial). Am. J. Infection Control 38:335-336.
  47. Keller, K, Tetro, J., Springthorpe, V.S. & Sattar, S.A. (2010). The Influence of temperature on norovirus Inactivation by monochloramine in potable waters: Testing with murine norovirus as a surrogate for human norovirus. Food & Environ. Virol. 2:97-100.
  48. Perez, J., Bérubé, D., Sattar, S.A., Unc, A. & Springthorpe, S.(2010). Do aluminium concentrations in drinking water inhibit cultivation of Escherichia coli. Water Sci. Tech. 10.3: 269-276.
  49. Sabbah, S., Springthorpe, V.S. & Sattar, S.A. (2010). A standard approach to assessing disinfection of environmental surfaces: Experiments with a mixture of surrogates for infectious bioagents. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76: 6020-6022.
  50. Perez, J., Springthorpe, V.S. & Sattar, S.A. (2011). Clospore, a liquid medium for producing high titers of semi-purified spores of Clostridium difficile. J. AOAC International. 94: 618-626.
  51. Sattar, S.A., Ali, M. & Tetro, J. (2011). In vivo comparison of two human norovirus surrogates for testing ethanol-based handrubs: the mouse chasing the cat! PLoS ONE 6(2): 1-6.
  52. Vidovic, S., Aly, M., Flemming, C., Springthorpe, S. & Sattar, S.A. (2011). First evidence of genotypes ad3a16 and ad3a18 in North America, obtained by genetic analysis of infectious human adenovirus from wastewaters of two urban communities in Canada. Environ. Microbiol. 77:4256-4259.
  53. Unc, A., Zurek, L., Peterson, G., Narayanan, S., Springthorpe, V.S. & Sattar, S.A. (2012). Microarray assessment of virulence, antibiotic and heavy metal resistance in an agricultural watershed creek. J. Environ. Qual. 41:534-543.
  54. Imbeault, P., Findlay, S. F., Robidoux. M.A., Haman, F., Blais, J.M., Tremblay, A., Springthorpe, S., Pal, S., Seabert, T., Krümmel, E. M., Maal-Bared, R., Tetro, J.A., Pandey, S., Sattar, S.A., Filion, L.G. (2012). Dysregulation of cytokine response in Canadian First Nations communities: Is there an association with persistent organic pollutant levels? PLoS ONE 7(7): e39931. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0039931.
  55. Labib, M., Zamay, A.S., Kolovskaya, O.S., Reshetneva, I.T., Galina S., Zamayb, Kibbee, R.J., Sattar, S.A.,Tatiana N. Zamayb and Berezovski, M.V. (2012). Aptamer-based impedimetric sensor for bacterial typing. Anal Chem. 84:8114-8117.
  56. Labib, M., Zamay, A.S., Kolovskaya, O.S., Reshetneva, I.T., Galina S., Zamayb, Kibbee, R.J., Sattar, S.A.,Tatiana N. Zamayb and Berezovski, M.V. (2012). Aptamer-based Viability Impedimetric Sensor for Bacteria. Anal Chem. Sep 14, 2012; [Epub ahead of print]
  57. Sattar, S.A. & Maillard, J.-Y. (2013). The crucial role of wiping in decontamination of high-touch environmental surfaces: Review of current status and directions for the future. Am. J. Infect. Control 41:S97-S104.
  58. Giamberardino, A., Labib, M., Hassan, E.M., Tetro, J., Springthorpe, S., Sattar, S. Berezovski, M.V. & DeRosa, M.C. (2013). Ultrasensitive norovirus detection using DNA aptasensor technology. PLoS One. 2013 Nov 14;8(11):e79087. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079087.
  59. Maillard, J.-Y., Bloomfield, S., Coelho, J.R., Collier, P., Cookson, B., Fanning, S., Hill, A., Hartemann, P. McBain, A.J., Oggioni, M., Sattar, S., Schweitzer, H.P. & Threlfall, J. (2013). Does microbicide use in consumer products promote antimicrobial resistance? A critical review and recommendations for a cohesive approach to risk assessment. Microbial Drug Resistance 19:344-352.
  60. Sattar, S.A., Bradley, C., Kibbee, R., Wesgate, R., Wilkinson, M.A.C, Sharpe, T., and Maillard, J.-Y. (2015). Disinfectant wipes are appropriate to control microbial bioburden from surfaces – the use of a new ASTM standard test protocol to demonstrate efficacy. J. Hosp. Infect. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2015.08.026.
  61. Iqbal, A., Labib, M., Muharemagic, D., Sattar, S., Dixon, B.R., and Berezovski, M.V. (2015). Detecting Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts on fresh produce using DNA aptamers. PLoS ONE, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0137455.
  62. Leggett, M.J., Setlow, P., Sattar, S.A., and Maillard, J.-Y. (2016). Assessing the activity of microbicides against bacterial spores: knowledge and pitfalls. J Appl Microbiol. 120:1174-1180.
  63. Sattar, S.A., Kibbee, R.J., Zargar, Z., Wright, K.E., Rubino, J.R., Khalid, M.K. (2016). Decontamination of indoor air to reduce the risk of airborne infections: Studies on survival and inactivation of airborne pathogens using an aerobiology chamber. Am. J. Infect. Control. 44: e177-e182.
  64. Sattar, S.A. (2016). Indoor air as a vehicle for human pathogens: Background and introduction to the workshop. Am. J. Infect. Control. 44(9 Suppl):S95-S101.
  65. Ijaz, M.K., Zargar, B., Wright, K.E., Rubino, J.R. & Sattar, S.A. (2016). Generic aspects of airborne spread of human pathogens indoors and emerging air-decontamination technologies. Am. J. Infect. Control 44(9 Suppl):S109-120
  66. Zargar, B., Kashkooli, F.M., Soltani, M., Wright, K.E. Ijaz, M.K., & Sattar, S.A. (2016). Mathematical modeling and simulation of bacterial distribution in an aerobiology chamber using computational fluid dynamics. Am J Infect Control. 44(9 Suppl):S127-137.
  67. Sattar, S.A., & Ijaz, M.K. (2016). The Role of Indoor Air as a Vehicle for Human Pathogens: Summary of Presentations, Knowledge Gaps, and Directions for the Future. Am. J. Infect. Control. 44(9 Suppl):S144-6.
  68. Sattar, S.A., Wright, K.E., Zargar, B., Rubino, J.R. & Ijaz, M.K. (2016).  Airborne infectious agents and other pollutants in automobiles for domestic use: potential health impacts and approaches to risk mitigation. J. Environ. & Public Hlth. Accepted.