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Expertises

Microbiologie environnementale

Santé publique, élimination des microorganismes pathogènes dans les eaux et leurs effets sur la santé humaine

 
Centre INRS–Institut Armand-Frappier
Institut national de la recherche scientifique
531, boulevard des Prairies
Laval (Québec) H7V 1B7
 
450 687-5010
 

 


 

Intérêt de recherche

 

 

Il a développé une expertise unique dans le domaine de la microbiologie de l'environnement et de la santé publique. Ses travaux portent sur les microorganismes pathogènes dans les eaux, sur leur élimination lors des traitements d'épuration et de potabilisation, et sur leurs effets sur la santé humaine.

 
Mots clés:    
 
  • Eau
  • Eau potable
  • Effets sur la santé
  • Microorganismes pathogènes
  • Virus
  • Bactéries
  • Parasites
  • Traitement des eaux
  • Risque microbien
  • Analyse quantitative de risque microbien (QMRA)

 


 

 

 

Fonction et biographie

 

Le Pr Payment a obtenu son Ph.D. de l'Université de Montréal en 1974 (Microbiologie et Immunologie, faculté de médecine). Ses études post-doctorales ont porté sur la virologie de l'environnement et sur les hépatites virales. Elles ont été effectuées à Houston (Texas) sous la direction du docteur Joseph Melnick, virologiste de renommée mondiale.

 

Depuis 1975, il est professeur à l'INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier où en plus de ses activités d'enseignement et de recherche, il a été responsable du Laboratoire de microscopie électronique et du Service de diagnostique virologique vétérinaire, de la valorisation de la recherche, du service de l'informatique, et directeur du Réseau de gestion de la propriété intellectuelle de l'UQ.

 

Actif en microbiologie clinique et en microbiologie de l'environnement et il a participé aux activités de la CACMID (Canadian Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) dont il a été le président, et dont il a organisé la réunion annuelle pendant 9 ans. Il est actuellement professeur à l'INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier.

 


 

Projets

 

 

2008-12  Réseau canadien de l'eau  (Centre d'excellence)

Évaluation des risques microbiens à l’aide de modèles de risque

Outils avancés pour évaluer les intrusions dans les systèmes de distribution

Occurrence et destinée des contaminants microbiens dans les eaux souterraines

Bénéfices à la santé et à la société de la réduction des microorganismes suite au traitement de potabilisation

 

2006-10 CRSNG Subvention à la découverte

Microorganismes pathogènes dans l’eau: évaluation du risque

 


 

Publications

 

LALANCETTE, C., PAPINEAU, I., PAYMENT, P., DORNER, S., SERVAIS, P., BARBEAU, B., DI GIOVANNI, G. D. & PREVOST, M. (2014)

Changes in Escherichia coli to Cryptosporidium ratios for various fecal pollution sources and drinking water intakes,

Water Research, 55C, 150-161

 

 

VUONG, N. M., VILLEMUR, R., PAYMENT, P., BROUSSEAU, R., TOPP, E. & MASSON, L. (2013)

Fecal source tracking in water using a mitochondrial DNA microarray,

Water Research, 47, 1, 16-30

 

 

LEVALLOIS, P., CHEVALIER, P., GINGRAS, S., DÉRY, P., PAYMENT, P., MICHEL, P. & RODRIGUEZ, M. (2014)

Risk of Infectious Gastroenteritis in Young Children Living in Quebec Rural Areas with Intensive Animal Farming: Results of a Case-Control Study (2004-2007),

Zoonoses and Public Health, 61, 1, 28-38

 

 

SAUVÉ, S., ABOULFADL, K., DORNER, S., PAYMENT, P., DESCHAMPS, G. & PRÉVOST, M. (2012)
Fecal coliforms, caffeine and carbamazepine in stormwater collection systems in a large urban area 
Chemosphere , 86, 2, 118-123
 

 

PANG, X. L., LEE, B. E., PABBARAJU, K., GABOS, S., CRAIK, S., PAYMENT, P. & NEUMANN, N. (2012)
Pre-analytical and analytical procedures for the detection of enteric viruses and enterovirus in water samples 
Journal of Virological Methods , 184, 1-2, 77-83
 

 

PAYMENT, P. & LOCAS, A. (2011)
Pathogens in water: value and limits of correlation with microbial indicators 
Ground Water , 49, 1, 4-11
 

 

HANFELT, J. J., LI, R., PAN, Y. & PAYMENT, P. (2011)
Robust inference for sparse cluster-correlated count data 
Journal of Multivariate Analysis , 102, 1, 182-192
 

 

CALDWELL, J., PAYMENT, P. & VILLEMUR, R. (2011)
Mitochondrial DNA as Source Tracking Markers of Fecal Contamination . In: HAGEDORN, C., BLANCH, A. R. & HARWOOD, V. J. (Eds.)
Microbial Source Tracking: Methods, Applications, and Case Studies. Springer New York, 229-250
 

 

LOCAS, A., MARTINEZ, V. & PAYMENT, P. (2010)
Removal of human enteric viruses and indicator microorganisms from domestic wastewater by aerated lagoons 
Canadian Journal of Microbiology , 56, 2, 188-194
 

 

KABORÉ, H., MICHEL, P., LEVALLOIS, P., DÉRY, P., PAYMENT, P. & LEBEL, G. (2010)
A descriptive review of selected nonviral enteric illnesses reported in children in Quebec between 1999 and 2006 
Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology , 21, 2, e92-e98
 

 

KABORE, H., LEVALLOIS, P., MICHEL, P., PAYMENT, P., DERY, P. & GINGRAS, S. (2010)
Association between potential zoonotic enteric infections in children and environmental risk factors in Quebec, 1999-2006 
Zoonoses Public Health , 57, 7-8, e195-205
 

 

BESNER, M. C., EBACHER, G., JUNG, B. S., KARNEY, B., LAVOIE, J., PAYMENT, P. & PRÉVOST, M. (2010)
Negative pressures in full-scale distribution system: Field investigation, modelling, estimation of intrusion volumes and risk for public health 
Drinking Water Engineering and Science , 3, 2, 101-106
 

 

BESNER, M. C., BROSÉUS, R., LAVOIE, J., DI GIOVANNI, G., PAYMENT, P. & PRÉVOST, M. (2010)
Pressure monitoring and characterization of external sources of contamination at the site of the payment drinking water epidemiological studies 
Environmental Science and Technology , 44, 1, 269-277
 

 

ALLEN, M. J., PAYMENT, P. & CLANCY, J. L. (2010)
Rapid microbial methods can improve public health protection 
Journal / American Water Works Association , 102, 8, 44-51
 

 

ST-PIERRE, C., LEVALLOIS, P., GINGRAS, S., PAYMENT, P. & GIGNAC, M. (2009)
Risk of diarrhea with adult residents of municipalities with significant livestock production activities 
Journal of Public Health , 31, 2, 278-285
 

 

KORTBAOUI, R., LOCAS, A., IMBEAU, M., PAYMENT, P. & VILLEMUR, R. (2009)
Universal mitochondrial PCR combined with species-specific dot-blot assay as a source-tracking method of human, bovine, chicken, ovine, and porcine in fecal-contaminated surface water 
Water Research , 43, 7, 2002-2010
 

 

BICHAI, F., BARBEAU, B. & PAYMENT, P. (2009)
Protection against UV disinfection of E. coli bacteria and B. subtilis spores ingested by C. elegans nematodes 
Water Research , 43, 14, 3397-3406
 

 

LOCAS, A., DEMERS, J. & PAYMENT, P. (2008)
Evaluation of photoreactivation of Escherichia coli and enterococci after UV disinfection of municipal wastewater 
Canadian Journal of Microbiology , 54, 11, 971-975
 

 

LOCAS, A., BARTHE, C., MARGOLIN, A. B. & PAYMENT, P. (2008)
Groundwater microbiological quality in Canadian drinking water municipal wells 
Canadian Journal of Microbiology , 54, 6, 472-478
 

 

BICHAI, F., PAYMENT, P. & BARBEAU, B. (2008)
Protection of waterborne pathogens by higher organisms in drinking water: a review 
Canadian Journal of Microbiology , 54, 7, 509-524
 

 

BESNER, M. C., LAVOIE, J., MORISSETTE, C., PAYMENT, P. & PRÉVOST, M. (2008)
Effect of water main repairs on water quality 
Journal / American Water Works Association , 100, 7, 95-109
 

 

ST-PIERRE, C., GINGRAS, S., LEVALLOIS, P., PAYMENT, P. & GIGNAC, M. (2007.)
Prévalence de la diarrhée dans les municipalités exposées aux épandages de lisier de porc. 
Institut national de santé publique, Québec ,
 

 

PAYMENT, P. (2007)
Cultivation and assay of animal viruses . In: HURST, C. J., CRAWFORD, R. L., GARLAND, J. L., LIPSON, D. A., MILLS, A. L. & STETZENBACH, L. D. (Eds.)
Manual of Environmental Microbiology (3rd Edition). 93-100
 

 

LOCAS, A., BARTHE, C., BARBEAU, B., CARRIRE, A. & PAYMENT, P. (2007)
Virus occurrence in municipal groundwater sources in Quebec, Canada 
Canadian Journal of Microbiology , 53, 6, 688-694
 

 

DORNER, S. M., ANDERSON, W. B., GAULIN, T., CANDON, H. L., SLAWSON, R. M., PAYMENT, P. & HUCK, P. M. (2007)
Pathogen and indicator variability in a heavily impacted watershed 
Journal of Water and Health , 5, 2, 241-257
 

 

CARTIER, C., BARBEAU, B., BESNER, M. C., PAYMENT, P. & PREVOST, M. (2007)
Optimization of the detection of the spores of aerobic spore-forming bacteria (ASFB) in environmental conditions 
Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology—AQUA , 56, 3, 191-202
 

 

CARON, E., CHEUREFILS, G., BARBEAU, B., PAYMENT, P. & PREVOST, M. (2007)
Impact of microparticles on UV disinfection of indigenous aerobic spores 
Water Research , 41, 19, 4546-4556
 

 

PAYMENT, P. & PINTAR, K. (2006)
Waterborne pathogens: A critical assessment of methods, results and data analysis 
Revue des Sciences de l'Eau , 19, 3, 233-245
 

 

MAYNARD, C., BERTHIAUME, F., LEMARCHAND, K., HAREL, J., PAYMENT, P., BAYARDELLE, P., MASSON, L. & BROUSSEAU, R. (2005)
Waterborne pathogen detection by use of oligonucleotide-based microarrays 
Applied and Environmental Microbiology , 71, 12, 8548-8557
 

 

MARTELLINI, A., PAYMENT, P. & VILLEMUR, R. (2005)
Use of eukaryotic mitochondrial DNA to differentiate human, bovine, porcine and ovine sources in fecally contaminated surface water 
Water Research , 39, 4, 541-548
 

 

LEVALLOIS, P. & PAYMENT, P. (2005)
Well-water maintenance 
Canadian Medical Association Journal , 173, 9, 1067-1067
 

 

LEMARCHAND, K., BERTHIAUME, F., MAYNARD, C., HAREL, J., PAYMENT, P., BAYARDELLE, P., MASSON, L. & BROUSSEAU, R. (2005)
Optimization of microbial DNA extraction and purification from raw wastewater samples for downstream pathogen detection by microarrays 
Journal of Microbiological Methods , 63, 2, 115-126
 

 

STELMA JR, G. N., LYE, D. J., SMITH, B. G., MESSER, J. W. & PAYMENT, P. (2004)
Rare occurrence of heterotrophic bacteria with pathogenic potential in potable water 
International Journal of Food Microbiology , 92, 3, 249-254
 

 

PAYMENT, P. & ROBERTSON, S. (2004)
The microbiology of piped distribution systems and public health . In: AINSWORTH, R. (Ed.)
Safe piped water: managing microbial water quality in piped distribution systems. London UK, IWA Publishing, 1-18
 

 

PAYMENT, P. & GEHR, R. (2004)
Impact de la désinfection des eaux traitées de la Station d'épuration de la Ville de Montréal sur la qualité des eaux à vocation récréative en aval du rejet. [Impact of the disinfection of treated wastewaters from the city of Montreal treatment plant on the quality of receiving waters for recreational activities downstream from the discharge source] 
Vecteur Environnement , 37, 1, 54-64
 

 

PAYMENT, P. (2003)
Health effects of water consumption and water quality .
Handbook of Water and Wastewater Microbiology. 209-219
 

 

HRUDEY, S. E., PAYMENT, P., HUCK, P. M., GILLHAM, R. W. & HRUDEY, E. J. (2003)
A fatal waterborne disease epidemic in Walkerton, Ontario: comparison with other waterborne outbreaks in the developed world 
Water Science and Technology , 47, 3, 7-14
 

 

GUY, R. A., PAYMENT, P., KRULL, U. J. & HORGEN, P. A. (2003)
Real-time PCR for quantification of Giardia and Cryptosporidium in environmental water samples and sewage 
Applied and Environmental Microbiology , 69, 9, 5178-5185
 

 

GEHR, R., WAGNER, M., VEERASUBRAMANIAN, P. & PAYMENT, P. (2003)
Disinfection efficiency of peracetic acid, UV and ozone after enhanced primary treatment of municipal wastewater 
Water Research , 37, 19, 4573-4586
 

 

PAYMENT, P. (2002)
Cultivation and assay of animal viruses . In: HURST, C. J., CRAWFORD, R. L., GARLAND, J. L., LIPSON, D. A., MILLS, A. L., STETZENBACH, L. D. (Ed.)
Manual of Environmental Microbiology (2nd Edition). 84-91
 

 

HRUDEY, S. E., HUCK, P. M., PAYMENT, P., GILLHAM, R. W. & HRUDEY, E. J. (2002)
Walkerton: Lessons learned in comparison with waterborne outbreaks in the developed world 
Journal of Environmental Engineering and Science , 1, 6, 397-407
 

 

PAYMENT, P., PLANTE, R. & CEJKA, P. (2001)
Removal of indicator bacteria, human enteric viruses, Giardia cysts, and Cryptosporidium oocysts at a large wastewater primary treatment facility 
Canadian Journal of Microbiology , 47, 3, 188-193
 

 

PAYMENT, P., BERTE, A., PRÉVOST, M., MTNARD, B. & BARBEAU, B. (2001)
Occurrence of pathogenic microorganisms in the Saint Lawrence River (Canada) and comparison of health risks for populations using it as their source of drinking water (vol 46, pg 565, 2000) 
Canadian Journal of Microbiology , 47, 10, 965-967
 

 

PAYMENT, P. (2001)
Transmission of gastrointestinal diseases: Hygiene as the final barrier 
American journal of infection control , 29, 4, 218-221
 

 

CARABIN, H., GYORKOS, T. W., JOSEPH, L., PAYMENT, P. & SOTO, J. C. (2001)
Comparison of methods to analyse imprecise faecal coliform count data from environmental samples 
Epidemiology and Infection , 126, 2, 181-190
 

 

PAYMENT, P., BERTE, A., PRÉVOST, M., MÉNARD, B. & BARBEAU, B. (2000)
Occurrence of pathogenic microorganisms in the Saint Lawrence river (Canada) and comparison of health risks for populations using it as their source of drinking water 
Canadian Journal of Microbiology , 46, 6, 565-576
 

 

PAYMENT, P. (1999)
Poor efficacy of residual chlorine disinfectant in drinking water to inactivate waterborne pathogens in distribution systems 
Canadian Journal of Microbiology , 45, 8, 709-715
 

 

CARABIN, H., GYORKOS, T. W., SOTO, J. C., JOSEPH, L., PAYMENT, P. & COLLET, J. P. (1999)
Effectiveness of a training program in reducing infections in toddlers attending day care centers 
Epidemiology , 10, 3, 219-227
 

 

BEAUDEAU, P., PAYMENT, P., BOURDERONT, D., MANSOTTE, F., BOUDHABAY, O., LAUBIES, B. & VERDIÈRE, J. (1999)
A time series study of anti-diarrheal drug sales and tap-water quality 
International Journal of Environmental Health Research , 9, 4, 293-311
 

 

PAYMENT, P. & HARTEMANN, P. (1998)
Health effects associated with drinking water [Les contaminants de l'eau et leurs effets sur la santé] 
Revue des Sciences de l'Eau , 11, SPEC. ISS., 199-210
 

 

CUBITT, W. D., GREEN, K. Y. & PAYMENT, P. (1998)
Prevalence of antibodies to the Hawaii strain of human calicivirus as measured by a recombinant protein based immunoassay 
Journal of Medical Virology , 54, 2, 135-139
 

 

BARBEAU, J., GAUTHIER, C. & PAYMENT, P. (1998)
Biofilms, infectious agents, and dental unit waterlines: a review 
Canadian Journal of Microbiology , 44, 11, 1019-1028
 

 

PAYMENT, P., SIEMIATYCKI, J., RICHARDSON, L., RENAUD, G., FRANCO, E. & PRÉVOST, M. (1997)
A prospective epidemiological study of gastrointestinal health effects due to the consumption of drinking water 
International Journal of Environmental Health Research , 7, 1, 5-31
 

 

PAYMENT, P., BERTE, A. & FLEURY, C. (1997)
Sources of variation in isolation rate of Giardia lamblia cysts and their homogeneous distribution in river water entering a water treatment plant 
Canadian Journal of Microbiology , 43, 7, 687-689
 

 

PAYMENT, P. (1997)
Epidemiology of endemic gastrointestinal and respiratory diseases: Incidence, fraction attributable to tap water and costs to society 
Water Science and Technology , 35, 11-12, 7-10
 

 

PAYMENT, P. (1995)
Health significance of bacterial regrowth in drinking water 
Revue des Sciences de l'Eau , 8, 3, 301-305
 

 

PAYMENT, P., FRANCO, E. & SHAY FOUT, G. (1994)
Incidence of Norwalk virus infections during a prospective epidemiological study of drinking water related gastrointestinal illness 
Canadian Journal of Microbiology , 40, 10, 805-809
 

 

PAYMENT, P., COFFIN, E. & PAQUETTE, G. (1994)
Blood agar to detect virulence factors in tap water heterotrophic bacteria 
Applied and Environmental Microbiology , 60, 4, 1179-1183
 

 

PAYMENT, P. & FRANCO, E. (1993)
Clostridium perfringens and somatic coliphages as indicators of the efficiency of drinking water treatment for viruses and protozoan cysts 
Applied and Environmental Microbiology , 59, 8, 2418-2424

 

 


 

English

 

Research Interest

  • A prospective epidemiological study to assess the gastrointestinal health effects of drinking water (US EPAAWWARFNWRI, CGE, Santé Canada).
  • Evaluation of microbial risks associated with drinking water (NSERC).
  • Occurrence of pathogenic microorganisms (viruses and parasites) in water from the Saint-Lawrence hydrological basin and estimation of health risks (FRSQ-NHRDP-Vision 2000).
  • Occurrence and detection of heterotrophic bacteria with virulence factors in drinking water (USEPA).

 

Recent Projects

2008-12  Réseau canadien de l'eau  (Centre d'excellence)

  • Assessing waterborne health risks through quantitative risk assessment models
  • Advanced tools to quantify intrusion in distribution systems
  • Occurrence and fate of microbial contaminants in groundwater
  • Health and Social Benefits of Pathogen Reduction by Drinking Water Treatment

2006-10 CRSNG Subvention à la découverte

  • Pathogens in water: assessment of risk

 

Biography

 

Dr. Payment obtained his M.Sc. (Microbiology and Immunology) in 1971 and his Ph.D. (Microbiology and Immunology) in 1974 from the University of Montreal and he completed his formation through postdoctoral studies at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston (Texas). It is during that period that he became interested in the problems associated with the presence of microorganisms in water. Returning to Montreal in 1975, he became professor at INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, a research institute of the University of Québec.

 

In addition to his research and teaching activities at the university, he has been in charge of the Electron Microscopy Laboratory and the Veterinary Virology Diagnostic Services, also Director of the Technology Transfer Unit and of Research Support Activities. Dr. Payment has been very active in clinical microbiology and public health. He was Vice-President and President of the Canadian Association of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CACMID) and from 1986 to 1993 organized the annual meeting which regroups more than 400 infectious disease specialists.

 

He is knowledgeable on many aspects of water treatment and water microbiology and his current research activities are centered on the health effects of drinking water.

 

Keywords

  • Water
  • Drinking water
  • Health effects
  • Pathogens
  • Virus
  • Bacteria
  • Parasites
  • Water treatement
  • Microbial risk
  • Quantitiative microbial risk assessment (QMRA)