Publications - 2017

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Pan Y, Q Wang, P Yang, L Zhang, S Wu, Y Zhang, Y Sun, W Duan, C Ma, M Zhang, X Zhang, and C R MacIntyre (2017) Influenza vaccination in preventing outbreaks in schools: A long-term ecological overview Vaccine

Ralf Itzwerth, Aye Moa, C. Raina MacIntyre. Australia’s influenza pandemic preparedness plans: an analysis J Public Health Pol (2017)

Narain JP;Dhariwal AC;MacIntyre CR, 2017, 'Acute encephalitis in india: An unfolding tragedy', Indian Journal of Medical Research, vol. 145, pp. 584 - 587,

MacIntyre CR;Moa AM, 2017, 'If there were a vaccine against acute myocardial infarction, would you use it?', Future Cardiology, vol. 13, pp. 415 - 418,

Yan SJ;Chughtai AA;Macintyre CR, 2017, 'Utility and potential of rapid epidemic intelligence from internet-based sources', International Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 63, pp. 77 - 87,

MacIntyre CR, Bui CM. Pandemics, public health emergencies and antimicrobial resistance - putting the threat in an epidemiologic and risk analysis context. Archives of Public Health. 2017;75(1):54.

Macartney K, Gidding H, Trinh L, Wang H, Day A, Hull B, Orr K, McRae J, Richmond P, Gold M, Crawford N, Kynaston A, McIntyre P, N Wood, for the PAEDS Network. Evaluation of combination measles-mumps-rubella-varicella vaccine introduction in Australia. JAMA Pediatrics, published on line August 14, 2017.

Gidding HF, McCallum L, Fathima P, Snelling T, Liu B, de Klerk N, Blyth CC, Sheppeard V, Andrews RM, Jorm L, McIntyre PB, Moore HC. Probabilistic linkage of national immunisation and state-based health records for a cohort of 1.9 million births to evaluate Australia’s childhood immunisation program.  International Journal for Population Data Science, accepted 17 August 2017.

MacIntyre CR, Chughtai AA, Rahman B, Peng Y, Zhang Y, Seale H, et al. The efficacy of medical masks and respirators against respiratory infection in health workers. Influenza and other respiratory viruses. 2017.

MacIntyre CR, Moa A. If there were a vaccine against acute myocardial infarction, would you use it? Future Cardiology. 2017.

Raina MacIntyre C, Chughtai AA, Zhang Y, et al. Viral and bacterial upper respiratory tract infection in hospital health care workers over time and association with symptoms. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2017;17:553. doi:10.1186/s12879-017-2649-5.

Jayasundara, D., B. B. Hui, D. G. Regan, A. E. Heywood, C. R. MacIntyre and J. G. Wood (2017). "Quantifying the population effects of vaccination and migration on hepatitis A seroepidemiology in Australia." Vaccine.

Ajisegiri, W. S., Chughtai, A. A. and MacIntyre, C. R. (2017), A Risk Analysis Approach to Prioritizing Epidemics: Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa as a Case Study. Risk Analysis. doi:10.1111/risa.12876

A. Mahimbo, H. Seale, M. Smith, A. Heywood, Challenges in immunisation service delivery for refugees in Australia: A health system perspective, Vaccine, August 2017 [Full text]

Shohini Mukerji, C. Raina MacIntyre, Holly Seale, Quanyi Wang, Peng Yang, Xiaoli Wang, and Anthony T. Newall Cost-effectiveness analysis of N95respirators and medical masks to protect healthcare workers in China from respiratory infections, BMC Infectious Diseases (2017) 17:464 [Full text]

Batteiger BE. Azithromycin Efficacy in Asymptomatic Rectal Chlamydial Infection in Men Who Have Sex With Men: A More Definitive Answer Soon? Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Volume 44, Number 7, July 2017. DOI: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000639

Ip MH, George R, Naing, Z, Perlman EM, RawlinsonWD, Coroneo MT. Topical cidofovir administration is associated with improvement in refractory ocular surface squamous neoplasia (In press)

Kurtböke I (Chair), Macreadie I (Editor-in-Chief), Barnard R, Barton M, Blackall L, Burke C, Fegan N, Lum G, Manna S, Merlino J, Meyer W, Owens C, Rawlinson WD, Robins-Browne R (ASM President), Selleck P, Shanahan E, Smith D, Smith H and Wang J (Editorial Board of Microbiology Australia). Microbiology Australia, September 2017 10.1071/MA17041.

Lau KA, Theis T, Gray J, Rawlinson WD (2016) Ebola Preparedness: Diagnosis Improvement using Rapid Approaches for Proficiency Testing. J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Dec 14. pii: JCM.02173-16

Macesic N, Abbott IJ, Kaye M , Druce J, Glanville R, Gow PJ, Hughes PD, Korman TM, Mulley R, O’Connell PJ, Opdam H, Paraskeva M, Pitman MC, Rawlinson WD, Johnson PDR (2017) Transplantation from prior organ recipients and donor-derived infection: transmission of herpes simplex virus-2 to multiple recipients. Transplant Infectious Diseases (In press).

Phillips JE, Couper JJ, Penno MA, Harrison LC; ENDIA Study Group. (RawlinsonWD, member of ENDIA study group) Pediatric Diabetes. 2016 Aug 15. doi: 10.1111/pedi.12425. [Epub ahead of print] Review. Type 1 diabetes: a disease of developmental origins.

Stelzer-Braid S, Liu N, Doumit M, D’Cunha R, Belessis Y, Jaffe A, RawlinsonWD Association of rhinovirus with exacerbations in young children affected by cystic fibrosis: preliminary data.  Journal of Medical Virology. 2017;9999:1–4, DOI 10.1002/jmv.24794

Shand AW, Luk W, Nassar N, Hui L, Dyer K, RawlinsonWD Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and pregnancy-potential for improvements in Australasian maternity health providers’ knowledge, The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine, DOI: 10.1080/14767058.2017.1344968

Smith, KS, Guy R, Danielewski J, Tabrizi SN, Fairley CK, McNulty AM, RawlinsonWD, Saville M, Garland SM, Donovan B, Kaldor JM, Hocking JS on behalf of the REACT investigators. Biological and behavioural factors associated with positive chlamydia retests Sexually Transmitted Diseases (In press)

Rawlinson WD, Boppana SB, Fowler KB, Kimberlin DW, Lazzarotto T, Alain S, Daly K, Doutré S, Gibson L, Giles ML, Greenlee J, Hamilton S, Harrison GJ, Hui L, Jones CA, Palasanthiran P, Schleiss MR, Shand AW, van Zuylen WJ. (2017) Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection in Pregnancy and the Neonate: Consensus Recommendations for Prevention, Diagnosis, and Therapy. Lancet Infectious Diseases (In press)

RawlinsonWD. Congenital CMV International Guidelines Are Needed to Guide Diagnosis, Prevention and Management. Acta Paediatrica 106 (9), 1389-1390. 9 2017. DOI: 10.1111/apa.13959

van Zuylen WJ, Zheng QY, Hamilton ST, Egilmezer EE, Craig ME, Gralton J, RawlinsonWD. Prevalence of cytomegalovirus carriage among childcare staff. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2017 Jul;53

Utility and potential of rapid epidemic intelligence from internet-based sources, S.J.Yana, A.A.Chughtai, C.R.Macintyre, International Journal of Infectious Diseases ( In press). 2017 

Heslop DJ, Chughtai AA, Bui CM, MacIntyre CR. Publicly available software tools for decision-makers during an emergent epidemic—Systematic evaluation of utility and usability. June 2017, Epidemics. Full text

Muscatello DJ, Bein KJ, Dinh MM. Influenza-associated delays in patient throughput and premature patient departure in emergency departments in New South Wales, Australia: A time series analysis. Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2017: n/a-n/a.

MacIntyre CR, Katelaris AL, Ridda I, Chughtai AA, Moa A, Barnes M, et al. The immunogenicity of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) in adult bone marrow transplant patients. British Journal of Haematology. 2017:n/a-n/a.

Deng L, Reekie J, Ward JS, Hayen A, Kaldor J, Kong M, Hunt JM and Bette Liu, Trends in the prevalence of hepatitis B infection among women giving birth in New South Wales. Medical Journal of Australia, 2017; 206 (7): 301-305. Full text

Bui CM;Chughtai AA;Adam DC;MacIntyre CR, 2017, 'An overview of the epidemiology and emergence of influenza A infection in humans over time', Archives of Public Health, vol. 75,

Menzies RI, Leask J, Royle J, MacIntyre CR. Vaccine myopia: adult vaccination also needs attention. The Medical journal of Australia. 2017;206(6):238-9.

Awadh A, Chughtai AA, Dyda A, Sheikh M, Heslop DJ, MacIntyre CR. Does Zika Virus Cause Microcephaly - Applying the Bradford Hill Viewpoints. PLoS currents. 2017;9.

Bui CM, Gardner L, MacIntyre R, Sarkar S. Influenza A H5N1 and H7N9 in China: A spatial risk analysis. PLoS One. 2017;12(4):e0174980.

Burchett HE, Leurent B, Baiden F, Baltzell K, Bjorkman A, Bruxvoort K, et al. Improving prescribing practices with rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs): synthesis of 10 studies to explore reasons for variation in malaria RDT uptake and adherence. BMJ open. 2017;7(3):e012973.

Chen Y, Glass K, Liu B, Korda RJ, Riley TV, Kirk MD. Burden of Clostridium difficile infection: Associated hospitalization in a cohort of middle-aged and older adults. Am J Infect Control. 2017.

Chen Y, Glass K, Liu B, Riley TV, Korda R, Kirk MD. A population-based longitudinal study of Clostridium difficile infection-related hospitalization in mid-age and older Australians. Epidemiology and infection. 2017;145(3):575-82.

Chughtai AA, Wang Q, Dung TC, Macintyre CR. The presence of fever in adults with influenza and other viral respiratory infections. Epidemiology and infection. 2017;145(1):148-55.

Deng L, Reekie J, Ward JS, Hayen A, Kaldor JM, Kong M, et al. Trends in the prevalence of hepatitis B infection among women giving birth in New South Wales. The Medical journal of Australia. 2017;206(7):301.

Duong MC, McLaws ML. Dangerous practices in a hemodialysis unit in Vietnam identify from mixed methods. BMC Infect Dis. 2017;17(1):181.

Hopkins H, Bruxvoort KJ, Cairns ME, Chandler CI, Leurent B, Ansah EK, et al. Impact of introduction of rapid diagnostic tests for malaria on antibiotic prescribing: analysis of observational and randomised studies in public and private healthcare settings. BMJ. 2017;356:j1054.

Jan S, Wiseman V. Updated Recommendations for Cost-effectiveness Studies. Jama. 2017;317(1):89-90.

Kpozehouen E, Heywood AE, Kay M, Smith M, Paudel P, Sheikh M, et al. Improving access to immunisation for migrants and refugees: recommendations from a stakeholder workshop. Aust N Z J Public Health. 2017;41(2):118-20.

Kwok YL, Harris P, McLaws ML. Social cohesion: The missing factor required for a successful hand hygiene program. Am J Infect Control. 2017;45(3):222-7.

McLaws ML. Our health care workers need more than infection prevention best practice while caring for patients with novel and highly pathogenic infections. Am J Infect Control. 2017;45(1):4-5.

Menzies RI, Leask J, Royle J, MacIntyre CR. Vaccine myopia: adult vaccination also needs attention. The Medical journal of Australia. 2017;206(6):238-9.

Moa AM, Muscatello DJ, Turner RM, MacIntyre CR. Epidemiology of influenza B in Australia: 2001-2014 influenza seasons. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2017;11(2):102-9.

Muscatello DJ, Chughtai AA, Heywood A, Gardner LM, Heslop DJ, MacIntyre CR. Translation of Real-Time Infectious Disease Modeling into Routine Public Health Practice. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017;23(5).

Narasimhan P, MacIntyre CR, Mathai D, Wood J. High rates of latent TB infection in contacts and the wider community in South India. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2017:1-7.

Neave PE, Nair B, Heywood AE. Student travel health and the role of universities and health clinics in New Zealand to prevent imported infections: a cross-sectional study. Journal of travel medicine. 2017;24(3).

Reyes JF, Wood JG, Beutels P, Macartney K, McIntyre P, Menzies R, et al. Beyond expectations: Post-implementation data shows rotavirus vaccination is likely cost-saving in Australia. Vaccine. 2017;35(2):345-52.

Saha A, Rosewell A, Hayen A, MacIntyre CR, Qadri F. Improving immunization approaches to cholera. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2017;16(3):235-48.

Storr J, Twyman A, Zingg W, Damani N, Kilpatrick C, Reilly J, et al. Core components for effective infection prevention and control programmes: new WHO evidence-based recommendations. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2017;6(1):6.

Visser T, Bruxvoort K, Maloney K, Leslie T, Barat LM, Allan R, et al. Introducing malaria rapid diagnostic tests in private medicine retail outlets: A systematic literature review. PLoS One. 2017;12(3):e0173093.

Wong Z, Bui C, Chughtai A, Macintyre C. A systematic review of early modelling studies of Ebola virus disease in West Africa. Epidemiology & Infection. 2017:1-26.

Wong ZS, Bui CM, Chughtai AA, Macintyre CR. A systematic review of early modelling studies of Ebola virus disease in West Africa. Epidemiology and infection. 2017;145(6):1069-94.

Om C, Daily F, Vlieghe E, McLaughlin JC, McLaws ML. Pervasive antibiotic misuse in the Cambodian community: antibiotic-seeking behaviour with unrestricted access. Antimicrobial resistance and infection control. 2017;6:30.

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.

Julija Pecerska, James Wood, Mark M. Tanaka and Tanja Stadler. Chapter 15. Mathematical models for the epidemiology and evolution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Strain diversity in the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex: its role in biology, epidemiology and control. (Elsevier, to appear 2017)

Trinh L, Macartney K, McIntyre P, Chiu C, Dey A, Menzies R. Investigating adverse events following immunisation with pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine using electronic General Practice data. Vaccine. 2017;35(11):1524-9.

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