Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Mahmud SM, Righolt CH. Pitfalls of the healthy vaccinee effect. Lancet. 2018;391(10116):123. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30017-5.
  2. Righolt CH, Pabla G, Mahmud SM. The Direct Medical Costs of Diseases Associated with Human Papillomavirus Infection in Manitoba, Canada. Applied health economics and health policy. [Epub ahead of print]. (2018). http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40258-017-0367-1
  3. Hannouf MB, Winquist E, Mahmud SM, Brackstone M, Sarma S, Rodrigues G et al. The Clinical Significance of Occult Gastrointestinal Primary Tumours in Metastatic Cancer: A Population Retrospective Cohort Study. Cancer Res Treat. 2018;50(1):183-94. doi:10.4143/crt.2016.532.
  4. Willows K, Bozat-Emre S, Righolt C, Kliewer E, Mahmud S. Early evidence of the effectiveness of the human papillomavirus vaccination program against anogenital warts in Manitoba, Canada: A registry cohort study. Sexually Transmitted Diseases [Epub ahead of print]. (2017). doi:10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000742.
  5. Jun M, Lix LM, Durand M, Dahl M, Paterson JM, Dormuth CR, Ernst P, Yoa S, Renoux C, Tamim H, Wu C, Mahmud SM et al. Comparative safety of direct oral anticoagulants and warfarin in venous thromboembolism: multicentre, population based, observational study. BMJ. 2017;359:j4323.
  6. Potter J, Mahmud SM. Severe respiratory illness of unexplained etiology during the 2009 influenza pandemic: Analysis of Clinical Features and Outcomes. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2017;13(11):2669-73.
  7. Perciani CT, Jaoko W, Walmsley S, Farah B, Mahmud SM, Ostrowski M, Anzala O, Team KI, MacDonald KS: Protocol of a randomised controlled trial characterising the immune responses induced by varicella-zoster virus (VZV) vaccination in healthy Kenyan women: setting the stage for a potential VZV-based HIV vaccine. BMJ Open 2017, 7(9):e017391.
  8. Dawe DE, Mahmud S. Biologic and epidemiologic evidence assessing if statins prevent prostate cancer. Can J Urol. 2017;24(6):9081-8.
  9. Zong X, Pole JD, Grundy PE, Mahmud SM, Parker L, Hung RJ: Second malignant neoplasms after childhood non-central nervous system embryonal tumours in North America: A population-based study. Eur J Cancer 2017, 84:173-183.
  10. Ye X, Mahmud S, Skrabek P, Lix L, Johnston JB: Long-term time trends in incidence, survival and mortality of lymphomas by subtype among adults in Manitoba, Canada: a population-based study using cancer registry data. BMJ Open 2017, 7(7):e015106.
  11. Wilson SE, Quach S, MacDonald SE, Naus M, Deeks SL, Crowcroft NS, Mahmud SM, Tran D, Kwong J, Tu K et al.: Methods used for Immunization Coverage Assessment in Canada, A Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) study. Hum Vaccin Immunother 2017:0.
  12. Fathima S, Simmonds KA, Drews SJ, Svenson LW, Kwong JC, Mahmud SM, Quach S, Johnson C, Schwartz KL, Crowcroft NS et al.: How well do ICD-9 physician claim diagnostic codes identify confirmed pertussis cases in Alberta, Canada? A Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) Study. BMC Health Serv Res 2017, 17(1):479.
  13. Hannouf MB, Winquist E, Mahmud SM, Brackstone M, Sarma S, Rodrigues G, Rogan P, Hoch JS, Zaric GS: Cost-effectiveness of using a gene expression profiling test to aid in identifying the primary tumour in patients with cancer of unknown primary. Pharmacogenomics J 2017, 17(3):286-300.
  14. Mahmud SM, Sinnock H, Mostaco-Guidolin LC, Pabla G, Wierzbowski AK, Bozat-Emre S: Long-term trends in invasive pneumococcal disease in Manitoba, Canada. Hum Vaccin Immunother 2017:1-8.
  15. Wilkinson K, Wei Y, Szwajcer A, Rabbani R, Zarychanski R, Abou-Setta AM, Mahmud SM: Efficacy and safety of high-dose influenza vaccine in elderly adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Vaccine 2017, 35(21):2775-2780.
  16. Ye X, Torabi M, Lix LM, Mahmud SM: Time and spatial trends in lymphoid leukemia and lymphoma incidence and survival among children and adolescents in Manitoba, Canada: 1984-2013. PLoS One 2017, 12(4):e0175701.
  17. Hannouf MB, Winquist E, Mahmud SM, Brackstone M, Sarma S, Rodrigues G et al. The clinical significance of occult gynecologic primary tumours in metastatic cancer. Curr Oncol. 2017;24(5):e368-e78.
  18. Hawken S, Ducharme R, Rosella LC, Benchimol EI, Langley JM, Wilson K, Crowcroft NS, Halperin SA, Desai S, Naus M et al.: Assessing the risk of intussusception and rotavirus vaccine safety in Canada. Hum Vaccin Immunother 2017, 13(3):703-710.
  19. Wilson SE, Quach S, MacDonald SE, Naus M, Deeks SL, Crowcroft NS, Mahmud SM, Tran D, Kwong JC, Tu K et al.: Immunization information systems in Canada: Attributes, functionality, strengths and challenges. A Canadian Immunization Research Network study. Can J Public Health 2017, 107(6):e575-e582.
  20. Lavigne SE, Doupe MB, Iacopino AM, Mahmud S, Elliott L: The effects of power toothbrushing on periodontal inflammation in a Canadian nursing home population: A randomized controlled trial. Int J Dent Hyg 2017.
  21. Harlos CH, Singh H, Nugent Z, Demers A, Mahmud SM, Czaykowski PM: The risk of colorectal cancer is not increased after a diagnosis of urothelial cancer: a population-based study. Curr Oncol 2016, 23(6):391-397.
  22. Dubé E BJ, Fisher WA, Naus M, Mahmud SM, Hilderman T.: Vaccine acceptance, hesitancy and refusal in Canada: Challenges and potential approaches. Can Comm Dis Rep 2016, 42(12):246-251.
  23. Jackson AC, Mostaco-Guidolin LC, Sinnock H, Bozat-Emre S, Routledge M, Mahmud SM: Pandemic H1N1 Vaccination and Incidence of Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis in Manitoba. Can J Neurol Sci 2016, 43(6):819-823.
  24. Dawe DE, Christiansen D, Swaminath A, Ellis PM, Rothney J, Rabbani R, Abou-Setta AM, Zarychanski R, Mahmud SM: Chemoradiotherapy versus radiotherapy alone in elderly patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Lung Cancer 2016, 99:180-185.
  25. Hawken S, Potter BK, Little J, Benchimol EI, Mahmud S, Ducharme R, Wilson K: The use of relative incidence ratios in self-controlled case series studies: an overview. BMC Med Res Methodol 2016, 16(1):126.
  26. 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. Clin Infect Dis 2016, 62(9):1126-1132.
  27. Desautels D, Czaykowski P, Nugent Z, Demers AA, Mahmud SM, Singh H: Risk of colorectal cancer after the diagnosis of prostate cancer: A population-based study. Cancer 2016, 122(8):1254-1260.
  28. Shaw E, Ramanakumar AV, El-Zein M, Silva FR, Galan L, Baggio ML, Villa LL, Franco EL, Ludwig-McGill Cohort Study Group: Reproductive and genital health and risk of cervical human papillomavirus infection: results from the Ludwig-McGill cohort study. BMC Infect Dis 2016, 16:116.
  29. Aliyu G, Mahmud SM: Postal recruitment and consent obtainment from index cases of narcolepsy. BMC Med Ethics 2016, 17:6.
  30. Richardson LA, El-Zein M, Ramanakumar AV, Ratnam S, Sangwa-Lugoma G, Longatto-Filho A, Cardoso MA, Coutlee F, Franco EL, Consortium PS: HPV DNA testing with cytology triage in cervical cancer screening: Influence of revealing HPV infection status. Cancer Cytopathol 2015, 123(12):745-754.
  31. Ye X, Mneina A, Johnston JB, Mahmud SM: Associations between statin use and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) risk and survival: a meta-analysis. Hematol Oncol 2015.
  32. Kim CS, Hannouf MB, Sarma S, Rodrigues GB, Rogan PK, Mahmud SM, Winquist E, Brackstone M, Zaric GS: Identification and survival outcomes of a cohort of patients with cancer of unknown primary in Ontario, Canada. Acta Oncol 2015, 54(10):1781-1787.
  33. Mahmud SM, Bozat-Emre S, Hammond G, Elliott L, Van Caeseele P: Did the H1N1 Vaccine Reduce the Risk of Admission with Influenza and Pneumonia during the Pandemic? PLoS One 2015, 10(11):e0142754.
  34. Renoux C, Lix LM, Patenaude V, Bresee LC, Paterson JM, Lafrance JP, Tamim H, Mahmud SM, Alsabbagh MW, Hemmelgarn B et al.: Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors and the Risk of AKI: A Cohort Study of Eight Administrative Databases and Meta-Analysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2015, 10(10):1716-1722.
  35. Trottier H, Mayrand MH, Baggio ML, Galan L, Ferenczy A, Villa LL, Franco EL, Mahmud SM, Ludwig-McGill Cohort Study Group: Risk of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection and Cervical Neoplasia after Pregnancy. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2015, 15:244.
  36. Skowronski DM, Chambers C, Sabaiduc S, De Serres G, Winter AL, Dickinson JA, Gubbay J, Fonseca K, Charest H, Krajden M et al.: Integrated Sentinel Surveillance Linking Genetic, Antigenic, and Epidemiologic Monitoring of Influenza Vaccine-Virus Relatedness and Effectiveness During the 2013-2014 Influenza Season. J Infect Dis 2015, 212(5):726-739.
  37. Bozat-Emre S, Doupe M, Kozyrskyj AL, Grymonpre R, Mahmud SM: Atypical antipsychotic drug use and falls among nursing home residents in Winnipeg, Canada. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 2015, 30(8):842-850.
  38. Xibiao Ye and Salaheddin Mahmud: Pharmacologic prevention of cancer: Do we have sufficient evidence to support clinical practice? Oncology Exchange 2015, 14(3):15-20.
  39. Ferguson TW, Tangri N, Macdonald K, Hiebert B, Rigatto C, Sood MM, Shaw S, Lerner B, Xu Y, Mahmud S et al.: The diagnostic accuracy of tests for latent tuberculosis infection in hemodialysis patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Transplantation 2015, 99(5):1084-1091.
  40. Neumann K, Mahmud SM, McKay A, Park J, Metcalfe J, Hochman DJ: Is obesity associated with advanced stage or grade of colon cancer? Can J Surg 2015, 58(2):140-142.
  41. Hinds AM, Bozat-Emre S, Van Caeseele P, Mahmud SM: Comparison of the epidemiology of laboratory-confirmed influenza A and influenza B cases in Manitoba, Canada. BMC Public Health 2015, 15:35.
  42. Bozat-Emre S; Sinnock, H.; Casaclang, N.; Mahmud, S.: Effectiveness of seasonal influenza vaccines against influenza A (H1N1) infection in post-pandemic seasons: Highlights of a systematic review. NCCID 2015. Accessed on May 20, 2017 from the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases.
  43. Bozat-Emre S.; Sinnock, H.; Casaclang, N.; Mahmud, S.: A review of mid-season effectiveness of the 2013-14 seasonal influenza vaccines. NCCID 2015. Accessed on May 20, 2017 from the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases.
  44. Thompson LH, Malik MT, Gumel A, Strome T, Mahmud SM: Emergency department and ‘Google flu trends’ data as syndromic surveillance indicators for seasonal influenza. Epidemiol Infect 2014, 142(11):2397-2405.
  45. Paulson K, Serebrin A, Lambert P, Bergeron J, Everett J, Kew A, Jones D, Mahmud S, Meloche C, Sabloff M et al.: Acute promyelocytic leukaemia is characterized by stable incidence and improved survival that is restricted to patients managed in leukaemia referral centres: a pan-Canadian epidemiological study. Br J Haematol 2014, 166(5):660-666.
  46. 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. Clin Infect Dis 2014, 59(5):651-657.
  47. Skowronski DM, Janjua NZ, Sabaiduc S, De Serres G, Winter AL, Gubbay JB, Dickinson JA, Fonseca K, Charest H, Bastien N et al.: Influenza A/subtype and B/lineage effectiveness estimates for the 2011-2012 trivalent vaccine: cross-season and cross-lineage protection with unchanged vaccine. J Infect Dis 2014, 210(1):126-137.
  48. Sidahmed A, Abdalla S, Mahmud S, Wilkie B: Antiviral innate immune response of RNA interference. J Infect Dev Ctries 2014, 8(7):804-810.
  49. Torabi M, Green C, Nugent Z, Mahmud S, Demers A, Griffith J, Singh H: Geographical variation and factors associated with colorectal cancer mortality in a universal health care system. Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2014, 28(4):191-197.
  50. Skowronski DM, Janjua NZ, De Serres G, Sabaiduc S, Eshaghi A, Dickinson JA, Fonseca K, Winter AL, Gubbay JB, Krajden M et al.: Low 2012-13 influenza vaccine effectiveness associated with mutation in the egg-adapted H3N2 vaccine strain not antigenic drift in circulating viruses. PLoS One 2014, 9(3):e92153.
  51. Mahmud SM, Kliewer EV, Lambert P, Bozat-Emre S, Demers AA: Effectiveness of the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine against cervical dysplasia in Manitoba, Canada. J Clin Oncol 2014, 32(5):438-443.
  52. Skowronski D, Chambers C, Sabaiduc S, De Serres G, Dickinson J, Winter A, Fonseca K, Gubbay J, Charest H, Petric M et al.: Interim estimates of 2013-14 vaccine effectiveness against influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 from Canada’s sentinel surveillance network, January 2014. Euro Surveill 2014, 19(5).
  53. Elmahdi A. Elkhammas and Salaheddin M. Mahmud: Towards Patients-centered Medicine in Libya: An Ethical Perspective. Ibnosina J Med BS 2014, 6(1):42-43.
  54. Kliewer EV, Mahmud SM, Demers AA, Lambert P: Human papillomavirus vaccination and Pap testing profile in Manitoba, Canada. Vaccine 2013, 32(1):33-38.
  55. Mahmud SM, Thompson LH, Nowicki DL, Plourde PJ: Outbreaks of influenza-like illness in long-term care facilities in Winnipeg, Canada. Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2013, 7(6):1055-1061.
  56. Trevisan A, Schlecht NF, Ramanakumar AV, Villa LL, Franco EL, Ludwig-McGill Study Group: Human papillomavirus type 16 viral load measurement as a predictor of infection clearance. J Gen Virol 2013, 94(Pt 8):1850-1857.
  57. Malik T, Reimer J, Gumel A, Elbasha EH, Mahmud S: The impact of an imperfect vaccine and pap cytology screening on the transmission of human papillomavirus and occurrence of associated cervical dysplasia and cancer. Math Biosci Eng 2013, 10(4):1173-1205.
  58. Oliveira LB, Louvanto K, Ramanakumar AV, Franco EL, Villa LL, Ludwig-McGill Cohort Study Group: Polymorphism in the promoter region of the Toll-like receptor 9 gene and cervical human papillomavirus infection. J Gen Virol 2013, 94(Pt 8):1858-1864.
  59. Mahmud S, Ali F, Salhin A, Mohamed F, Elkhammas E: Regulating healthcare professions in Libya: A viewpoint. Ibnosina J Med BS 2013, 5(4):214-217.
  60. Singh H, Nugent Z, Demers A, Czaykowski PM, Mahmud SM: Risk of colorectal cancer after diagnosis of endometrial cancer: a population-based study. J Clin Oncol 2013, 31(16):2010-2015.
  61. Tota JE, Ramanakumar AV, Mahmud SM, Trevisan A, Villa LL, Franco EL, Ludwig-McGill Cohort Study Group: Cervical human papillomavirus detection is not affected by menstrual phase. Sex Transm Infect 2013, 89(3):202-206.
  62. Chevarie-Davis M, Ramanakumar AV, Ferenczy A, Villa LL, Franco EL, Ludwig-McGill Cohort Study Group: Assessment of the performance of algorithms for cervical cancer screening: evidence from the Ludwig-McGill cohort study. Gynecol Oncol 2013, 128(3):415-419.
  63. Skowronski DM, Janjua NZ, De Serres G, Dickinson JA, Winter AL, Mahmud SM, Sabaiduc S, Gubbay JB, Charest H, Petric M et al.: Interim estimates of influenza vaccine effectiveness in 2012-13 from Canada’s sentinel surveillance network, January 2013. Euro Surveill 2013, 18(5).
  64. Thompson LH, Mahmud SM, Keynan Y, Blanchard JF, Slater J, Dawood M, Fowke K, Van Caeseele P, Becker M: Serological survey of the novel influenza A H1N1 in inner city Winnipeg, Manitoba, 2009. Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2012, 23(2):65-70.
  65. Mahmud SM, Van Caeseele P, Hammond G, Kurbis C, Hilderman T, Elliott L: No association between 2008-09 influenza vaccine and influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus infection, Manitoba, Canada, 2009. Emerg Infect Dis 2012, 18(5):801-810.
  66. Singh H, Nugent Z, Demers A, Mahmud S, Bernstein C: Exposure to bisphosphonates and risk of colorectal cancer: a population-based nested case-control study. Cancer 2012, 118(5):1236-1243.
  67. Mahmud SM, Sangwa-Lugoma G, Nasr SH, Kayembe PK, Tozin RR, Drouin P, Lorincz A, Ferenczy A, Franco EL: Comparison of human papillomavirus testing and cytology for cervical cancer screening in a primary health care setting in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Gynecol Oncol 2012, 124(2):286-291.