Dr. Sergio Fanella
 Dr. Fanella
Sergio Fanella, MD, FRCPC, DTM&H
Associate Professor & Program Director
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Max Rady College of Medicine
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Degrees:Hon. BSc (Microbiology and Immunology), University of Western Ontario, 1998
Hon Diploma (Biochemistry), University of Western Ontario, 1999
MD, University of Ottawa, 2003
FAAP (Pediatrics), 2006
FRCPC (Pediatrics), University of Manitoba, 2007
FRCPC (Infectious Diseases), University of Manitoba, 2008
DTM&H, Gorgas Course, Peru, 2009

530B Basic Medical Sciences Building
745 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 0J9
Ph: (204) 789-3619, Fax: (204) 789-3926

email: sergio.fanella@umanitoba.ca

Research Interests:
Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA infections in children; epidemiology of bacterial infections in children; Blastomycosis; antimicrobial resistance; pertussis; tropical and travel medicine.

Recent Publications:

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1. AM Morris, E Rennert-May, B Dalton, N Daneman, L Dresser, S Fanella, J Grant, Y Keynan, N Le Saux, J McDonald, Y Shevchuk, D Thirion, JM Conly.  Rationale and Development of a Business Case for Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs in Acute Care Hospital Settings.  Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control.  2018 Aug 29;7:104 PMID: 30181869.
 
2. Martin Bunge, Raquel Consunji-Araneta, Rick Higgins, Sergio Fanella, Lina Alqublan, Katya Rozovsky.  Imaging Patterns of Pediatric Pulmonary Blastomycosis.  American Journal of Roentgenology.  2018 Dec 27:1-9; PubMed PMID: 30589384
 
3. Jennifer Tam, BSc(Pharm), MD, Jesse Papenburg, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Sergio Fanella, MD, FRCPC, Sandra Asner, MD, MSc, Michelle Barton, MBBS, MSc, Shalini Desai, MD6, Cheryl Foo, MD, FRCPC, Joanne M. Langley, MD, FRCPC, FSHEA, Kirk Leifso, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Jeffrey Pernica,  MD, MSc, FRCPC, Joan Robinson, MD, Roopi Singh, BSc, BASc, Bruce Tapiero, MD and Upton Allen, MD, FIDSA.  Pediatric Investigators Collaborative Network on Infections in Canada (PICNIC) Study of Respiratory Syncytial Virus-Associated Deaths in Pediatric Patients in Canada: A Retrospective Review from 2003 to 2013.  MS CID-89088R1, Clin Infect Dis 2018, May 16 PMID: 29788036
 
4. Le Saux N, Dalton B, Abbass K, Conly J, Daneman N, Dresser L, Fanella S, German G, Grant J, Keynan Y, Lau TTY, McDonald J, Nott C, Patrick D, Shevchuk Y, Thirion D, Morris A.  Funding for Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: A Customizable Business Case Template.  Can J Hosp Pharm. 2018 Jan-Feb;71(1):50-51. PMID: 29531399
 
5. Canadian Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs: Current Resources and Implementation Characteristics.  Wong J, Timberlake K, Boodhan S, Barton M, Fanella S, Read S, Science M; Members of the Groupe Antibiothérapie en Pédiatrie Canada Alliance for Stewardship of Antimicrobials in Pediatrics.  Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Jan 30:1-5. PMID:29378669
 
6. Singer, Alexander; Fanella, Sergio; Kosowan, Leanne; Falk, Jamie; Dufault, Brenden; Hamilton, Kevin; Walus, Ashley.  Informing Antimicrobial Stewardship: Factors Associated with Inappropriate Antimicrobial Prescribing in Primary Care.  Fam Pract. 2017 Dec 10. PMID: 29237045
 
7. O’Neil C, Fanella S.  One lab finding, 2 vastly different causes.  J Fam Prac Oct 2016;65(10):715-718  PMID: 27846328
 
8. Peterson SW, Knox NC, Golding GR, Tyler SD, Tyler AD, Mabon P, Embree JE, Fleming F, Fanella S, Domselaar GV, Mulvey MR, Graham MR. A Study of the Infant Nasal Microbiome Development over the First Year of Life and in Relation to Their Primary Adult Caregivers Using cpn60 Universal Target          (UT) as a Phylogenetic Marker. PLoS ONE. 2016;11(3):e0152493.  PMID: 27019455
 
9. Wiebe GA, Fanella S, Wrogemann, Daymont C, Rafay M.  Diffuse Bacterial Meningitis and Myelitis Secondary to a Diplococcus Organism.  Can J Neurol Sci 2016 Jan;43(1):192-4.  PMID: 26673423
 
10. Muthuri SG, Venkatesan S, Myles PR, Leonardi-Bee J, Lim WS, Mamun AA, Anovadiya AP, Araújo WN, Azziz-Baumgartner E, Báez C, Bantar C, Barhoush MM, Bassetti M, Beovic B, Bingisser R, Bonmarin I, Borja-Aburto VH, Cao B, Carratala J, Cuezzo MR, Denholm JT, Dominguez SR, Duarte PA, Dubnov-Raz G, Echavarria M, Fanella S, Fraser J, Gao Z, Gérardin P, Giannella M, Gubbels S, Herberg J, Iglesias AL, Hoeger PH, Hoffmann M, Hu X, Islam QT, Jiménez MF, Kandeel A, Keijzers G, Khalili H, Khandaker G, Knight M, Kusznierz G, Kuzman I, Kwan AM, Amine IL, Langenegger E, Lankarani KB, Leo YS, Linko R, Liu P, Madanat F, Manabe T, Mayo-Montero E, McGeer A, Memish ZA, Metan G, Mikić D, Mohn KG, Moradi A, Nymadawa P, Ozbay B, Ozkan M, Parekh D, Paul M, Poeppl W, Polack FP, Rath BA, Rodríguez  AH, Siqueira MM, Skręt-Magierło J, Talarek E, Tang JW, Torres A, Törün SH, Tran D, Uyeki TM, van Zwol A, Vaudry W, Velyvyte D, Vidmar T, Zarogoulidis P; PRIDE Consortium Investigators, Nguyen-Van-Tam JS.  Impact of neuraminidase inhibitors on influenza A (H1N1)pdm09-related pneumonia: an IPD meta-analysis.  Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2016 May;10(3):192-204. PMID: 26602067
 
11. Fanella S, Embree J.  Pediatric Staphylococcus aureus Infections: Impact of Methicillin Resistance at a Canadian Center.  South Med J 2015 May; 108(5):254-7.  PMID: 25972209
 
12. Dwilow R, Fanella S.  Invasive Meningococcal Disease in the 21st Century—An Update for the Clinician.  Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports 2015 Vol 15(3).  PMID: 25637287