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Journal Articles


36) Dell CA, Stempien J, Broberg L, Husband A, Jurke L, Rohr B, Smith J, Rubin J, Tupper S, Goodridge D, Fornssler C, Fele-Slaferek L. 2019. A case study of the patient wait experience in an emergency department with therapy dogs. Patient Experience Journal, 6:1 article 14.

35) Thornton CS, Rubin JE, Greninger AL, Peirano G, Chiu CY, Pillai DR. 2018. Epidemiological and genomic characterization of community-acquired Clostridium difficile infections. BMC Infectious Diseases, 18(1):443 10.1186/s12879-018-3337-9

34) Lebert L, Martz SL, Janecko N, Deckert AE, Agunos A, Reid A, Rubin JE, Reid-Smith RJ, McEwen SA. 2017 Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance among Escherichia coli and Salmonella in Ontario smallholder chicken flocks. Zoonoses and Public Health. 10.1111/zph.12381

33) Lucky S, Rubin JE. 2017. Cultivating your academic online presence. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 12:2 59-64. doi:10.18438/B89S9W

32) Kulathunga DGRS, Rubin JE. 2017. A review of the current state of antimicrobial susceptibility test methods for Brachyspira. Canadian Journal of Microbiology, 63:6 465-474. doi:10.1139/cjm-2016-0756

31) Hung GC, Gaunt MC, Rubin JE, Starrak GS, Sakals SA. 2016. Quantification and characterization of pleural fluid in healthy dogs with thoracostomy tubes. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 77:12 1387-9. doi:10.2460/ajvr.77.12.1387

30) Timonin ME, Poissant J, McLoughlin PD, Hedlin CE, Rubin JE. 2016. A survey of the antimicrobial susceptibility of Escherichia coli isolated from Sable Island horses. Canadian Journal of Microbiology, 63:3 246-251. doi:10.1139/cjm-2016-0504

29) Courtice R, Sniatynski M, Rubin JE. 2016. Antimicrobial resistance and beta-lactamase production of Escherichia coli causing canine urinary tract infections: passive surveillance of laboratory isolates in Saskatoon, Canada, 2014. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 57:11 1161-3. Article ahead of press here.

28) Perez JBDS, Rubin JE, Fernando C, Harding JCS, Hill JE. 2016. Characterization of "Brachyspira hampsonii" clades I and II isolated from commercial swine in Western Canada. FACETS 1: 163-72. doi:10.1139/facets-2016-0018

27) Somayaji R, Rubin JE, Priyantha MAR, Church D. 2016. Exlporing Staphylococcus pseudintermedius: an emerging zoonotic pathogen?. Future Microbiology, epub ahead of print doi:10.2217/fmb-2016-0137

26) Somayaji R, Priyantha MAR, Church D. 2016. Human infections due to Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, an emerging zoonosis of canine origin: report of 24 cases. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 85:4 471-476.


25) Parker D, Sniatynski MK, Mandrusiak D, Rubin JE. 2016. Extended-spectrum -lactamase producing Escherichia coli isolated from wild birds in Saskatoon, Canada. Letters in Applied Microbiology, 63:1 11-15.


24) Priyantha MAR, Gaunt MC, Rubin JE. 2015. Antimicrobial susceptibility of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius colonizing healthy dogs in Saskatoon, Canada. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 57:1 56-69. Pubmed.


23) Morrison BJ, Rubin JE. 2015. Carbapenemase producing bacteria in the food supply escaping detection. PLoS One, 10:5


22) Freeman JT, Rubin JE, McAuliffe GN, Peirano G, Roberts SA, Drinkovic D, Pitout JDD. 2014. Differences in risk-factor profiles between patients with ESBL-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae: a multicentre case-case comparison study. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 3:27.


21) Rubin JE, Pitout, J.D.D. 2014. Extended-spectrum β-lactamase, carbapenemase and AmpC producing Enterobacteriaceae in companion animals. REVIEW ARTICLE. Veterinary Microbiology, 14:170 (1-2) p. 10-18.


20) Peirano G., Ahmed-Bentley J., Fuller J., Rubin JE., Pitout J.D.D. 2014. Travel-related carbapenemase-producing Gram negatives in Alberta, Canada: the first three years. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(5) 1575-81.


19) Rubin JE, Peirano G, Peer AK, Govind CN, Pitout JDD., 2014. NDM-1-producing Enterobacteriaceae from South Africa: moving towards endemicity?. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 73:3 378-80.


18) Rubin JE, Ekanayake S, Fernando C. 2014. Carbapenemase-producing organism in food, 2014. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 20:7 1264-5.


17) Costa MO, Hill JE, Fernando C, Lemieux HD, Detmer SD, Rubin JE, Harding JC. 2014. Confirmation that "Brachyspira hampsonii" clade I (Canadian strain 30599) causes mucohemorrhagic diarrhea and colitis in experimentally infected pigs. BMV Veterinary Research, 10:129.


16) Patterson AH, Rubin JE, Fernando C, Costa MO, Harding JCS, Hill JE. 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.


15) Rubin JE, Harms NJ, Fernando C, Soos C, Detmer SE, Harding JCS, Hill JE. 2013. Isolation and characterization of Brachyspira spp. including "Brachyspira hampsonii" from lesser snow geese (Chen caerulescens caerulescens) in the Canadian arctic. Microbial Ecology, 9:137.


14) Rubin JE, Costa, M.O., Hill, J.E., Kittrell, H.E., Fernando, C., Huang, Y., O'Connor, B., 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)


13) Anjum S, Vetter NJ, Rubin JE, Palmer DRJ. 2013. Synthesis of 3,3’-neotrehalosadiamine and related 1,1’-aminodisaccharides using disarmed, armed and superarmed building blocks. Tetrahedron, 69(2): 816-825.


12) Mayer MN, Rubin JE. 2012. Necrotizing fasciitis caused by methicillin resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius at a previously irradiated site in a dog. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 53(11): 1207-10. Pubmed.


11) Rubin JE, Chirino-Trejo M. 2011. Antimicrobial susceptibility of canine and human Staphylococcus aureus collected in Saskatoon, Canada. Zoonoses and Public Health, 58: 454-462.


10) Rubin JE, Ball KR, Chirino-Trejo M. 2011. Decreased susceptibility of MRSA ST398 to tiamulin. Veterinary Microbiology, 151(3-4): 422-3.


9) Rubin JE, Chirino-Trejo M. 2011. Prevalence, sites of colonization and antimicrobial resistance among Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolated from healthy dogs in Saskatoon, Canada. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 23(2): 351-4. Pubmed.


8) Rubin JE, Gaunt MC. 2011. Urinary tract infection caused by methicillin resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius in a dog. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 52(2): 162-164. Pubmed.


7) Rubin JE, Ball KR, Chirino-Trejo M. 2011. Antimicrobial susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus pseudintermedius isolated from various veterinary species. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 52(2): 153-157. Pubmed.


6) Rubin JE, Bayly MK, Chirino-Trejo M. 2010. Comparison of dog and rabbit plasmas in the tube coagulase test for Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 22(5): 770-771. Pubmed.


5) Rubin JE, Chirino-Trejo M. 2010. Inducibly cefoxitin resistant Macrococcus like organism falsely identified as MRSA on CHROMagar with oxacillin. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(8): 3037-8.


4) Rubin JE, Chirino-Trejo M. 2010. Pharyngeal, rectal and nasal colonization of clinically healthy dogs with Staphylococcus aureus. Veterinary Microbiology, 143(2-4): 440-1.


3) Rubin JE. 2010. Letter to editor-colony morphology is insufficient to identify methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from stethoscopes. Prehospital Emergency Care, 14(1): 134; author reply 5.


2) Ball KR, Rubin JE, Chirino-Trejo M, Dowling PM. 2008. Antimicrobial resistance and prevalence of canine uropathogens at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Teaching Hospital, 2002-2007. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 49(10): 985-90. Pubmed.


1) Rubin J, Walker RD, Blickenstaff K, Bodeis-Jones S, Zhao S. 2008. Antimicrobial resistance and genetic characterization of fluoroquinolone resistance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from canine infections. Veterinary Microbiology, 131(1-2): 164-72.

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