Publications - 2016

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Saha A, Rosewell A, Hayen A, MacIntyre CR, Qadri F. Improving immunization approaches to cholera. Expert Rev Vaccines 1-14. First published online, 02 Nov 2016.

Walker L, Newall A, Heywood AE. Knowledge, attitudes and practices of Australian medical students towards influenza vaccination. Vaccine. 2016;34(50):6193-9.

Karki S, Dyda A, Newall A, Heywood A, MacIntyre CR, McIntyre P, et al. Comparison of influenza vaccination coverage between immigrant and Australian-born adults. Vaccine. 2016;34(50):6388-95.

MacIntyre CR, Zhang Y, Chughtai AA, Seale H, Zhang D, Chu Y, et al. Cluster randomised controlled trial to examine medical mask use as source control for people with respiratory illness. BMJ open. 2016;6(12):e012330.

Bui C, Bethmont A, Chughtai AA, Gardner L, Sarkar S, Hassan S, et al. A Systematic Review of the Comparative Epidemiology of Avian and Human Influenza A H5N1 and H7N9 - Lessons and Unanswered Questions. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2016;63(6):602-20.

Chen Y, Glass K, Liu B, Hope K, Kirk M. Salmonella Infection in Middle-Aged and Older Adults: Incidence and Risk Factors from the 45 and Up Study. Foodborne pathogens and disease. 2016;13(12):689-94.

Raina MacIntyre C, Menzies R, Kpozehouen E, Chapman M, Travaglia J, Woodward M, et al. Equity in disease prevention: Vaccines for the older adults - a national workshop, Australia 2014. Vaccine. 2016;34(46):5463-9.

J PN, Kaur R, Wood N, Seale H, Palasanthiran P, Snelling TL. Paediatrician beliefs and practices around influenza vaccination. Journal of paediatrics and child health. 2016.

Chen X, Chughtai AA, MacIntyre CR. Herd protection effect of N95 respirators in healthcare workers. The Journal of international medical research. 2016.

Sparrow E, Friede M, Sheikh M, Torvaldsen S, Newall AT. Passive immunization for influenza through antibody therapies, a review of the pipeline, challenges and potential applications. Vaccine. 2016;34(45):5442-8.

Khatun F, Heywood AE, Ray PK, Bhuiya A, Liaw ST. Community readiness for adopting mHealth in rural Bangladesh: A qualitative exploration. International journal of medical informatics. 2016;93:49-56.

Barnes M. Influenza vaccine as a coronary intervention for prevention of myocardial infarction. Heart, 2016;1–4. doi:10.1136/heartjnl-2016-309983.

Gidding HF, Martin NV, Stambos V, Tran T, Dey A, Dowse GK, et al. Verification of measles elimination in Australia: Application of World Health Organization regional guidelines. Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health. 2016;6(3):197-209.

MacIntyre CR, Shaw P, Mackie FE, Boros C, Marshall H, Barnes M, et al. Immunogenicity and persistence of immunity of a quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in immunocompromised children. Vaccine. 2016;34(36):4343-50.

Zhou G, Wiseman V, Atieli HE, Lee MC, Githeko AK, Yan G. The impact of long-lasting microbial larvicides in reducing malaria transmission and clinical malaria incidence: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2016;17(1):423.

MacIntyre CR, Karki S, Sheikh M, Zwar N, Heywood AE. The role of travel in measles outbreaks in Australia – An enhanced surveillance study. Vaccine. 2016;34(37):4386-91.

Rosewell A, Effler P, Yapa C, Telfer B, Musto J, MacIntyre R. Ebola outbreak in West Africa: considerations for strengthening Australia's international health emergency response. Med J Aust 2016; 204 (7): 258-259.

Ratnamohan VM, Zeng F, Donovan L, MacIntyre CR, Kok J, Dwyer DE. Phylogenetic analysis of human rhinoviruses collected over four successive years in Sydney, Australia. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses. 2016;10(6):493-503.

Heywood AE, Zwar N, Forssman BL, Seale H, Stephens N, Musto J, et al. The contribution of travellers visiting friends and relatives to notified infectious diseases in Australia: state-based enhanced surveillance. Epidemiology and infection. 2016;144(16):3554-63.

Heywood AE, Nothdurft H, Tessier D, Moodley M, Rombo L, Marano C, et al. Pre-travel advice, attitudes and hepatitis A and B vaccination rates among travellers from seven countriesdagger. Journal of travel medicine. 2016;24(1).

Liu B, Cowling C, Hayen A, Watt G, Mak DB, Lambert S, et al. Relationship between Community Drug Administration Strategy and Changes in Trachoma Prevalence, 2007 to 2013. PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 2016;10(7):e0004810.

McLaws ML, Chughtai AA, Salmon S, MacIntyre CR. A highly precautionary doffing sequence for health care workers after caring for wet Ebola patients to further reduce occupational acquisition of Ebola. Am J Infect Control. 2016;44(7):740-4.

Moa AM, Chughtai AA, Muscatello DJ, Turner RM, MacIntyre CR. Immunogenicity and safety of inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine in adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Vaccine. 2016;34(35):4092-102.

Neave PE, Heywood AE, Gibney KB, Leder K. Imported infections: What information should be collected by surveillance systems to inform public health policy? Travel medicine and infectious disease. 2016;14(4):350-9.

Nicholl S, Seale H, Sheppeard V, Campbell-Lloyd S. Measles prevention in adolescents: lessons learnt from implementing a high school catch-up vaccination programme in New South Wales, Australia, 2014-2015. Western Pacific surveillance and response journal : WPSAR. 2016;7(3):29-35.

Moore CL, Gidding HF, Law MG, Amin J. Poor record linkage sensitivity biased outcomes in a linked cohort analysis. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2016;75:70-7.

Chughtai AA, Barnes M, Macintyre CR. Persistence of Ebola virus in various body fluids during convalescence: evidence and implications for disease transmission and control. Epidemiology and infection. 2016;144(8):1652-60.

Gardner LM, Chughtai AA, MacIntyre CR. Risk of global spread of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) via the air transport network. Journal of travel medicine. 2016;23(6).

Chughtai AA, Seale H, Dung TC, Hayen A, Rahman B, Raina MacIntyre C. Compliance with the Use of Medical and Cloth Masks Among Healthcare Workers in Vietnam. The Annals of occupational hygiene. 2016;60(5):619-30.

Mealing N, Hayen A, Newall AT. Assessing the impact of vaccination programmes on burden of disease: Underlying complexities and statistical methods. Vaccine. 2016;34(27):3022-9.

Liu B, Balkwill A, Green J, Beral V. Body size from birth to middle age and the risk of hip and knee replacement. BMC musculoskeletal disorders. 2016;17:260.

Cowling CS, Liu BC, Snelling TL, Ward JS, Kaldor JM, Wilson DP. Australian trachoma surveillance annual report, 2013. Communicable diseases intelligence quarterly report. 2016;40(2):E255-66.

Seale H, Kaur R, Mahimbo A, MacIntyre CR, Zwar N, Smith M, et al. Improving the uptake of pre-travel health advice amongst migrant Australians: exploring the attitudes of primary care providers and migrant community groups. BMC Infect Dis. 2016;16:213.

MacIntyre CR, Mahimbo A, Moa A Seale H, Kaur R, Mahimbo A, MacIntyre CR, Zwar N, Smith M, Worth H, Heywood AE. Improving the uptake of pre travel health advice amongst migrant Australians: exploring the attitudes of primary care providers and migrant community groups. BMC Infectious Diseases. 16 (213). May 2016. [Full text]

Seale H, Chughtai AA, Kaur R, Phillipson L, Novytska Y, Travaglia J. Empowering patients in the hospital as a new approach to reducing the burden of health care-associated infections: The attitudes of hospital health care workers. Am J Infect Control. 2016;44(3):263-8.

MacIntyre CR, Chughtai AA. Recurrence and reinfection--a new paradigm for the management of Ebola virus disease. International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases. 2016;43:58-61.

Wiseman V, Mitton C, Doyle-Waters MM, Drake T, Conteh L, Newall AT, et al. Using Economic Evidence to Set Healthcare Priorities in Low-Income and Lower-Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review of Methodological Frameworks. Health economics. 2016;25 Suppl 1:140-61.

MacIntyre, CR., Engells, TE. Current biological threats to front line law enforcement: From the Insider Threat to DIY Bio. Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 2016;16(3):25-37.

Rashid H, Yin JK, Ward K, King C, Seale H, Booy R. Assessing Interventions To Improve Influenza Vaccine Uptake Among Health Care Workers. Health affairs (Project Hope). 2016;35(2):284-92.

Smith MA, Liu B, McIntyre P, Menzies R, Dey A, Canfell K. Trends in genital warts by socioeconomic status after the introduction of the national HPV vaccination program in Australia: analysis of national hospital data. BMC Infect Dis. 2016;16:52.

Bui CM, Gardner L, MacIntyre CR. Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus, Midwestern United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2016;22(1):138-9.

Bui C, Rahman B, Heywood AE, MacIntyre CR. A Meta-Analysis of the Prevalence of Influenza A H5N1 and H7N9 Infection in Birds. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2016.

Bethmont A, Bui CM, Gardner L, Sarkar S, Chughtai AA, Macintyre CR. Quantified degree of poultry exposure differs for human cases of avian influenza H5N1 and H7N9. Epidemiology and infection. 2016;144(12):2633-40.

Sellens E, Norris JM, Dhand NK, Heller J, Hayes L, Gidding HF, et al. Q Fever Knowledge, Attitudes and Vaccination Status of Australia's Veterinary Workforce in 2014. PLoS One. 2016;11(1):e0146819.

Moore CL, Grulich AE, Prestage G, Gidding HF, Jin F, Mao L, et al. Hospitalisation rates and associated factors in community-based cohorts of HIV-infected and -uninfected gay and bisexual men. HIV Medicine. 2016;17(5):327-39.

Moa AM, Muscatello DJ, Turner RM, MacIntyre CR. Epidemiology of influenza B in Australia: 20012014 influenza seasons. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses. 2016.

MacIntyre CR, Mahimbo A, Moa AM, Barnes M. Influenza vaccine as a coronary intervention for prevention of myocardial infarction. Heart. 2016;102(24):1953-6.

Chughtai AA, Seale H, Dung TC, Hayen A, Rahman B, MacIntyre CR. Compliance with the use of medical and cloth masks among healthcare workers in Vietnam. Annals of Occupational Hygiene. 2016:mew008.

Dirmesropian S, Wood JG, MacIntyre CR, Beutels P, Newall AT. Economic Evaluation of Vaccination Programmes in Older Adults and the Elderly: Important Issues and Challenges. PharmacoEconomics. 2016;34(8):723-31.

Newall A. What do we know about the cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in older adults? Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. 2016;12(10):2666-9.

Dyda A, Karki S, Hayen A, MacIntyre CR, Menzies R, Banks E, et al. Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination in Australian adults: a systematic review of coverage and factors associated with uptake. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2016;16(1):515.

Engells T, MacIntyre R. Do it yourself biology - committed hobbyists or dangers to the public safety? . Journal of healthcare protection management 2016;32 (2):39-55.

Karki S, Newall AT, MacIntyre CR, Heywood AE, McIntyre P, Banks E, et al. Healthcare Resource Utilisation Associated with Herpes Zoster in a Prospective Cohort of Older Australian Adults. PLoS One. 2016;11(8):e0160446.

Chen Y, Liu B, Glass K, Du W, Banks E, Kirk M. Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors and the Risk of Hospitalization for Infectious Gastroenteritis. PLoS One. 2016;11(12):e0168618.

Om C, Vlieghe E, McLaughlin JC, Daily F, McLaws M-L. Antibiotic prescribing practices: A national survey of Cambodian physicians. American Journal of Infection Control. 2016;44(10):1144-8.

Spigelman AD, Rendalls S, McLaws M-L, Gray A. Antimicrobial stewardship: Australia. International Journal of Health Governance. 2016;21(3):139-49.

Om C, McLaws M-L. Antibiotics: practice and opinions of Cambodian commercial farmers, animal feed retailers and veterinarians. Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control. 2016;5(1):42.

Om C, Daily F, Vlieghe E, McLaughlin JC, McLaws M-L. “If it’sa broad spectrum, it can shoot better”: inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in Cambodia. Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control. 2016;5(1):58.

McCalla S, Reilly M, Thomas R, McSpedon-Rai D. An automated hand hygiene compliance system is associated with improved monitoring of hand hygiene. American Journal of Infection Control. 2017.

Lee YF, Merican H, Nallusamy R, Ong LM, Mohamed Nazir P, Hamzah HB, et al. Hand hygiene compliance in Penang, Malaysia: Human audits versus product usage. Am J Infect Control. 2016;44(6):e95-7.

Duong CM, McLaws ML. An investigation of an outbreak of hepatitis C virus infections in a low-resourced hemodialysis unit in Vietnam. Am J Infect Control. 2016;44(5):560-6.

Duong C, Turner R, McLaws M-L. Shewhart Charts and Two-Monthly Screening Interval to Monitor Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B Virus Infections in Two-Year Prospective Cohort Study of Hemodialysis Patients in Vietnam. Journal of Nephrology and Urology Research. 2016;4:5 -14.

Burrell AR, McLaws M-L, Fullick M, Sullivan RB, Sindhusake D. SEPSIS KILLS: early intervention saves lives. The Medical journal of Australia. 2016;204(2):73.

Azim S, Juergens C, McLaws ML. An average hand hygiene day for nurses and physicians: The burden is not equal. Am J Infect Control. 2016;44(7):777-81.

Azim S, Juergens C, Hines J, McLaws ML. Introducing automated hand hygiene surveillance to an Australian hospital: Mirroring the HOW2 Benchmark Study. Am J Infect Control. 2016;44(7):772-6.

Jayasinghe S, Menzies R, Chiu C, Toms C, Blyth CC, Krause V, et al. Long-term Impact of a “3+ 0” Schedule for 7-and 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccines on Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Australia, 2002–2014. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2016:ciw720.




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