Contact Information

John P. Veinot, M.D., F.R.C.P.C (Canada)
Chairman, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Tel: 613-562-5422

Sheila Schnupp
Office and Residency Program Administrator (Anatomical)
Telephone: 613-562-5800 ext. 8342

Manon Levesque Undergraduate Program and Office Coordinator
451 Smyth road,
Room 4155
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 8M5

Tel: 613-562-5422

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Francis Chan

Ph.D. , S.C.C.M., F.I.M.L.S., A.R.T.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine.
Bacteriology Laboratory, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario.

Telephone: 613-737-7600 ext: 2565
Fax: 613-738-4825

Areas of Interest and Expertise

  • Multiple antimicrobial combination bactericidal tests for resistant organisms from cystic fibrosis and biofilms
  • Dientamoeba fragilis
  • Arcanobacterium haemolyticum
  • Bordetella pertussi

Recent Publications

  • Alandejani T, Marsan J, Ferris W, Slinger R, Chan F. Effectiveness of honey on Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms. Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery 2009;141:114-118.
  • Keays T, Ferris W, Vandemheen KL, Chan F, Yeung S-W, Mah T-F, Ramotar K, Saginur R, Aaron SD. A retrospective analysis of biofilm antibiotic susceptibility testing: A better predictor of clinical response in cystic fibrosis. Journal of Cystic fibrosis 2009;8:122-127.
  • Chan FT, Ferris W, Slinger R, Aaron SD, Saginur R. Multiple Combination Bactericidal Testing. Microbe 2007;2:577-578.
  • St.Denis M, Ramotar K, Vandemheen K, Tullis E, Ferris W, Chan F, Lee C, Slinger R, Aaron SD. Infection with Burkholderia cepacia complex bacteria and pulmonary exacerbations of cystic fibrosis. Chest 2007;131:1188-1196.
  • Slinger R, Bellfoy D, DesjardinsM, Chan F.  High-resolution melting assay for the detection of gyrA mutations causing quinolone resistance in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi and Paratyphi. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 2007;57:455-458.
  • Slinger R, Chan F, Ferris W, Yeung SW, St.Denis M, Gaboury I, Aaron SD. Multiple combination antibiotic susceptibility testing of nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae biofilms. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 2006:56:247-253.
  • Saginur R, St. Denis M, Ferris W, Aaron SD, Chan F, Lee C, Ramotar, K. Multiple Combination bactericidal testing of staphylococcal biofilms from implant-associated infections. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2006;50:50-61.

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