Evelyne Guévremont Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Current research and/or projects

My research aims to support Canada's food processing industry by fostering innovation and reducing the risk of bacterial threats to the food chain.

Research and/or project statements

  • Detection of pathogenic bacteria in animal production throughout the farm-to-table food continuum
  • Application and development of molecular biological tools for the detection of pathogenic bacteria
  • Analysis of mechanisms associated with bacterial survival related to food safety
  • Study of the transmission and spread of Campylobacter

Professional activities / interests

  • Biosafety Officer
  • Student trainning

Key publications

  1. Guévremont, É., Lamoureux, L., Gagné, M.-J., and Brassard, J. (2009). "Optimization of a Campylobacter jejuni recovery technique from fresh spinach.", 13th Annual Federal Food Safety and Nutrition Research Meeting (FFSNRM), Ottawa, ON, Canada, November 4-5, 2009. (Poster)

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  2. Letellier, A., Beauchamp, G., Guévremont, É., D'Allaire, S., Hurnik, D., and Quessy, S. (2009). "Risk factors at slaughter associated with presence of Salmonella on hog carcasses in Canada.", Journal of Food Protection, 72(11), pp. 2326-2331.

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  3. Thibodeau, A., Quessy, S., Guévremont, É., Houde, A., Topp, E., Diarra, M.S., and Letellier, A. (2008). "Antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli and Enterococcus spp. isolates from commercial broiler chickens receiving growth-promoting doses of bacitracin or virginiamycin.", Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 72(Spec. Issue), pp. 129-136.

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  4. Thibodeau, A., Quessy, S., Guévremont, É., Houde, A., Topp, E., Diarra, M.S., and Letellier, A. (2008). "Utilisation de bacitracine et virginiamycine comme promoteurs de croissance chez les poulets de gril : Effet sur la performance et l’antibiorésistance.", 4e Colloque international francophone de microbiologie animale, 4e rencontre internationale de l’industrie vétérinaire « Innovet 2008 », 2e Symposium du Centre de recherche en infectiologie porcine (CRIP), Hôtel des Seigneurs, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada, September 21-24, 2008. (Abstract)

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  5. Guévremont, E., Normand, V., Lamoureux, L., Côté, C. (2008). Genetic detection of Campylobacter lanienae in fecal matter and stored manure from swine and dairy cattle. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, [online] 5(3), 361-364. http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2007.0054

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  6. Thibodeau, A., Quessy, S., Guévremont, É., Topp, E., Diarra, M.S., and Letellier, A. (2007). "Antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli and Enterococcus spp. obtained from commercial broiler chickens receiving growth-promoting doses of bacitracin or virginiamycin.", 107th Annual General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 21-25, 2007.

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  7. Houde, A., Guévremont, E., Poitras, E., Leblanc, D., Ward, P., Simard, C., Trottier, Y.L. (2007). Comparative evaluation of new TaqMan real-time assays for the detection of hepatitis A virus. Journal of Virological Methods, [online] 140(1-2), 80-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2006.11.003

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  8. Guévremont, É.Brassard, J., Houde, A., Simard, C., and Trottier, Y.-L. (2006). "Development of an extraction and concentration procedure and comparison of RT-PCR primer systems for the detection of hepatitis A virus and norovirus GII in green onions.", Journal of Virological Methods, 134(1-2), pp. 130-135.

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  9. Guévremont, É., Nadeau, É., Sirois, M., and Quessy, S. (2006). "Antimicrobial susceptibilities of thermophilic Campylobacter from humans, swine and, chicken broilers.", Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 70(1), pp. 81-86.

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