Claude Fortin


Title: Clinical associate professor
Adress: Laboratoires du CHUM
1000, rue Saint-Denis, Pavillon F
Montréal (Québec)  H2X 0C1
Local: F-06-1102D
Phone: 514-890-8000, ext. 20936


  • Laboratory diagnosis of sexually transmitted and blood borne infections (STBBI)


    Therrien C, Serhir B, Bélanger-Collard M, Skrzypczak J, Shank DK, Renaud C, Girouard J, Loungnarath V, Carrier M, Brochu G, Tourangeau F, Gilfix B, Piche A, Bazin R, Guérin R, Lavoie M, Martel-Laferrière V, Fortin C, Benoit A, Marcoux D, Gauthier N, Laumaea AM, Gasser R, Finzi A, Roger M. Multicenter Evaluation of the Clinical Performance and the Neutralizing Antibody Activity Prediction Properties of 10 High-Throughput Serological Assays Used in Clinical Laboratories. J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Feb 18;59(3):e02511-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02511-20. PMID: 33303562; PMCID: PMC8106733.

    Desjardins M, Lefebvre B, Lavallée C, Labbé AC, Mauffrey F, Martin I, Longtin J, Fortin C. Gradient diffusion susceptibility testing for Neisseria gonorrhoeae: an accurate alternative to agar dilution in high-MIC strains? Access Microbiol. 2020 Mar 25;2(5):acmi000116. doi: 10.1099/acmi.0.000116. PMID: 32974579; PMCID: PMC7494190.

    Vadboncoeur J, Labbé AC, Fortin C, Serhir B, Rabia Y, Najem K, Jaworski L, Aubin MJ. Ocular syphilis: case series (2000-2015) from 2 tertiary care centres in Montreal, Canada. Can J Ophthalmol. 2020 Feb;55(1):30-37. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjo.2019.05.009. Epub 2019 Aug 5. PMID: 31712031.

    Serhir B, Labbé AC, Doualla-Bell F, Simard M, Lambert G, Trudelle A, Longtin J, Tremblay C, Fortin C. Improvement of reverse sequence algorithm for syphilis diagnosis using optimal treponemal screening assay signal-to-cutoff ratio. PLoS One. 2018 Sep 13;13(9):e0204001. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0204001. PMID: 30212544; PMCID: PMC6136794.