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National Reference Centre for Parasitology
Centre Nationale de Référence en Parasitologie
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The National Centre for Parasitology (Serology) is one of the external reference laboratories in Canada funded in part by the Laboratory Centre for Disease Control, by the Montreal General Hospital, and by the McGill Centre for Tropical Diseases

Mission
Organization and Management
Location
Immunodiagnostic Services
Research Interests

                                                        Mission
To provide reference diagnostic services in Serology for Parasitic Diseases
To provide consulting services to the Laboratory Centre for Disease Control, provincial  laboratories, and clinical parasitologists
To develop a research and development program

              
                                      
Organization and Management
The NRCP is a unit in the J.D. MacLean Centre for Tropical Diseases at McGill Universitys funded in part by the LCDC and by the Montreal General Hospital, McGill Centre for Tropical Diseases

Director-NRCP Dr. Brian Ward
Laboratory Director-NRCP Dr. Momar Ndao
Technologist-NRCP Favio Vasques Canargo

                                Bijoya Nath-Chowdhury

RRCP advisory committee:
Dr. Brian Ward, Director NRCP
Dr. Momar Ndao, Laboratory Director NRCP
Dr. M Libman, Director J.D. MacLean Centre for Tropical Diseases at McGill University Dr. Jean Joly, Director LSPQ
Dr. Michel Couillard, LSPQ
Dr. Theresa Gyorkos, Division of Clinical Epidemiology
Louise Trudel, Chief Parasitology Technologist, LSPQ

                                           
                                                
Location
T
he address of the National Reference Centre for Parasitology  is:


National Reference Centre for Parasitology
Montreal General Hospital
Research Institute room R3-137
1650 Cedar Avenue
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4
Canada

              
Dr Momar Ndao can be reached at momar.ndao@mcgill.ca

Tel: (514) 934-8347

Medical questions may also be directed to Dr. Brian Ward (director NRCP), telephone (514) 934-1934, local 42810, Fax (514) 934-8347,  or email  Dr. Michael Libman (Director)michael.libman@muhc.mcgill.ca(director) telephone (514) 934-8049, Fax (514) 934-8224,

Immunodiagnostic services (link here)

Research Interests
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Establishment of a highly defined "gold standard" serum bank
*Quality control of current assays
*Evaluation of commercially available new diagnostic tests
*Implantation of important assays already established elsewhere with the collaboration of Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, USA
*Development of new assays for parasite diagnosis
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Epidemiologic studies in parasitology

 

 

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