DR SURENDRA KARKI

Dr Surendra Karki

Dr Surendra Karki
Research FellowSurendra Karki is an epidemiologist with academic qualifications in Epidemiology, Public Health, Microbiology and Vaccinology. He completed PhD in Epidemiology from Monash University, Australia. Currently, he works in vaccine preventable diseases in adults using data-linked between the 45 and Up study and number of other large administrative healthcare data collected in New South Wales, Australia.

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Publications

Journal articles

Karki S; Dyda A; Newall A; Heywood A; MacIntyre CR; McIntyre P; Banks E; Liu B, 2016, 'Comparison of influenza vaccination coverage between immigrant and Australian-born adults', Vaccine, vol. 34, pp. 6388 - 6395, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.10.012

Kandel P; Kunwar R; Lamichhane P; Karki S, 2016, 'Extent of Fecal Contamination of Household Drinking Water in Nepal: Further Analysis of Nepal Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2014', American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygienehttp://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.16-0513

Dyda A; Karki S; Hayen A; MacIntyre CR; Menzies R; Banks E; Kaldor JM; Liu B, 2016, 'Influenza and pneumococcal vaccination in Australian adults: A systematic review of coverage and factors associated with uptake', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-1820-8

Karki S; Newall AT; MacIntyre CR; Heywood AE; McIntyre P; Banks E; Liu B, 2016, 'Healthcare resource utilisation associated with herpes zoster in a prospective cohort of older Australian adults', PLoS ONE, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0160446

MacIntyre CR; Karki S; Sheikh M; Zwar N; Heywood AE, 2016, 'The role of travel in measles outbreaks in Australia – An enhanced surveillance study', Vaccine, vol. 34, pp. 4386 - 4391, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.07.023

 

Conference Posters

Karki S; Dyda A; Newall AT; Heywood A; MacIntyre CR; McIntyre P; Banks E; Liu BC, 2016, 'Estimating coverage of influenza and pertussis vaccination according to immigrant characteristics in Australia.', in Estimating coverage of influenza and pertussis vaccination according to immigrant characteristics in Australia., 10th Vaccine Congress, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, presented at 10th Vaccine Congress, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 04 - 07 September 2016

Karki S; Dyda A; Newall AT; Heywood A; MacIntyre CR; McIntyre P; Banks E; Liu BC, 2016, 'Disparities in annual influenza vaccination coverage among immigrant older adults in Australia (2012/2013).', in Disparities in annual influenza vaccination coverage among immigrant older adults in Australia (2012/2013)., 15th National Immunisation Conference, Brisbane, Australia, presented at 15th National Immunisation Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 07 - 09 June 2016

Karki S; McIntyre P; Newall AT; MacIntyre CR; Banks E; Liu B, 2015, 'Risk factors for pertussis hospitalizations in Australians aged 45 years and over: A population based nested case-control study.', in Risk factors for pertussis hospitalizations in Australians aged 45 years and over: A population based nested case-control study., World Health Summit Regional meeting 2015, Kyoto, Japan, presented at World Health Summit Regional meeting 2015, Kyoto, Japan, 13 - 15 April 2015

Conference Presentations

Karki S; McIntyre P; Newall AT; MacIntyre C; Banks E; Liu B, 2015, 'Factors associated with pertussis hospitalisation in adults-a population based nested case-control study.', in Factors associated with pertussis hospitalisation in adults-a population based nested case-control study., Communicable Disease Control Conference 2015, Brisbane, presented at Communicable Disease Control Conference 2015, Brisbane, 01 - 02 June 2015

Karki S; McIntyre P; Newall AT; MacIntyre CR; Banks E; Liu BC, 2014, 'Characteristics associated with increased risk and burden of diagnosed pertussis in older adults.', in Characteristics associated with increased risk and burden of diagnosed pertussis in older adults., The 45 and Up Study annual collaborators meeting, presented at The 45 and Up Study annual collaborators meeting, 31 - 31 October 2014

Karki S; McIntyre P; Newall AT; MacIntyre CR; Banks E; Liu BC, 2014, 'Incidence and risk of notified pertussis in adults and elderly in Australia.', in Incidence and risk of notified pertussis in adults and elderly in Australia., SPHCM, UNSW, Annual Research Symposium 2014, Sydney, presented at SPHCM, UNSW, Annual Research Symposium 2014, Sydney, 04 - 04 September 2014

Karki S; Shakya P; Cheng AC, 2013, 'What is old is new again - antibiotic susceptibility in Salmonella in Nepal.', in What is old is new again - antibiotic susceptibility in Salmonella in Nepal., World Health Summit Regional Meeting, presented at World Health Summit Regional Meeting, 08 - 13 April 2013

Karki S; Houston L; Land G; Bass P; Kehoe R; Borrell S; Watson K; Spelman D; Kennon J; Harrington G, 2012, 'Prevalence and risk factors for VRE colonization in a tertiary hospital in Melbourne, Australia: a cross-sectional study.', in Prevalence and risk factors for VRE colonization in a tertiary hospital in Melbourne, Australia: a cross-sectional study., Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control Conference, Sydney, presented at Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control Conference, Sydney, 08 - 11 October 2012

Mission statement

To reduce the immunisation gap between adults and children through research, teaching and advocacy, with a special focus on the elderly, high risk and vulnerable populations.

Contact Us

Dr Elizabeth Kpozehouen

Dr Elizabeth Kpozehouen

Research Associate

02 9385 1192

e.kpozehouen@unsw.edu.au

Dr Rob Menzies

Dr Rob Menzies

Senior Lecturer

02 93853480

r.menzies@unsw.edu.au