Publications - 2017

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Publications 2017


Adam, D.C., Jonnagaddala, J., Han-Chen, D., Batongbacal, S., Almeida, L., Zhu, J.Z., Yang, J.J., Mundekkat, J.M., Badman, S., Chughtai, A. and MacIntyre, C.R., 2017. ZikaHack 2016: A digital disease detection competition. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Digital Disease Detection using Social Media 2017 (DDDSM-2017) (pp. 39-46).

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).

Rawlinson WD, Boppana SB, Fowler KB, Kimberlin DW, Lazzarato T, Alain S, Daly K, Dour 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)

Heslop DJ; Chughtai AA; Bui CM; MacIntyre CR, 2017, 'Publicly available software tools for decision-makers during an emergent epidemic—Systematic evaluation of utility and usability', Epidemics, vol. 21, pp. 1 - 12,

Muscatello DJ; Chughtai AA; Heywood A; Gardner LJ; Heslop DJ; Macintyre CR, 2017, 'Translating real-time infectious disease modeling into routine public health practice', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 23, pp. e1 - e6,

Stelzer-Braid S., Liu N., Doumit M., D'Cunha R., Belessis Y., Jaffe A., Rawlinson W.D. (2017) Association of rhinovirus with exacerbations in young children affected by cystic fibrosis: Preliminary data. Journal of Medical Virology, 89(8): 1494-1497.

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. 

Ornelas AM M, Pezzuto P, Silveira PP, Melo FO, Ferreira TA, Oliveira-Szejnfeld PS, Leal JI, Amorim MM R, Hamilton S, Rawlinson WD, Cardoso CC, Nixon DF, Tanuri A, Melo AS, Aguiar RS, 2017,'Immune activation in amniotic fluid from Zika virus–associated microcephaly', Annals of Neurology, vol. 81, pp. 152 - 156,

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,

Chau Bui, Number of new flu viruses emerging globally heightens pandemic threat, UNSW Newsroom on 6 April 2017

Raina MacIntyre, The number of new flu viruses is increasing, and could lead to a pandemic, The Conversation on 7 April 2017

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. 

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

Lau KA, Theis T, Gray J, Rawlinson WD, 2017, 'Ebola preparedness: Diagnosis improvement using rapid approaches for proficiency testing', Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol. 55, pp. 783 - 790,

Wong ZS, Bui CM, Chughtai AA, MacIntyre CR . A systematic review of early modelling studies of Ebola virus disease in West Africa. Epidemiol Infect. 2017 Feb 7:1-26. doi: 10.1017/S0950268817000164. [Epub ahead of print]

MacIntyre CR, Chughtai AA. Recurrence and reinfection-a new paradigm for the management of Ebola virus diseaseInternational journal of infectious diseases: IJID: official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases. 2015; 43:58-61.

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 Feb 17. pii: S0196-6553(16)00012-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.12.034. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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).

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

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.

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. 

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).

MacIntyre CR. Banning unvaccinated kids from childcare may have unforseen consequences.The Conversation, March 14, 2017

Moffatt C, Glass K, Stafford R et al (2017) The campylobacteriosis conundrum - examining the incidence of infection with Campylobacter sp. in Australia, 1998 - 2013,Epidemiology and Infection, vol. 145, no. 4, pp. 839-847.

Chen Y, Furuya Kanamori L, Doi S et al 2017, 'Clostridium Difficile Infection and Risk of Colectomy in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Bias-Adjusted Meta-Analysis',Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 200-207.

Chen Y, Hall A & Kirk M 2017, 'Norovirus Disease in Older Adults Living in Long-Term Care Facilities: Strategies for Management', Current Geriatric Reports, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 26-33

Stelzer-Braid S, Liu N, Doumit M, D'Cunha R, Belessis Y, Jaffe A, Rawlinson WD, 2017, Association of rhinovirus with exacerbations in young children affected by cystic fibrosis: Preliminary data, Journal of Medical Virology,

Rawlinson WD, Boppana SB, Fowler KB, Kimberlin DW, Lazzarotto T, Alain S, Daly K, Doutré S;Gibson L, Giles ML, Greenlee J, Hamilton ST, 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, The Lancet Infectious Diseases,

Cameron BM, Kennedy SE, Rawlinson WD, Mackie FE, 2017, The efficacy of valganciclovir for prevention of infections with cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr virus after kidney transplant in children, Pediatric Transplantation, vol. 21,

MacIntyre CR, Zhang Y, Chughtai AA, Seale H, Zhang D, Chu Y, Zhang H, Rahman B, Wang Q. Cluster randomised controlled trial to examine medical mask use as source control for people with respiratory illness.

Chughtai AA, Wang Q, Dung TC, MacIntyre CR. The presence of fever in adults with influenza and other viral respiratory infections. Epidemiol Infect. 2017 Jan;145(1):148-155.

Saha A, Rosewell A, Hayen A, MacIntyre CR, Qadri F, 2017, Improving immunization approaches to cholera, Expert Review of Vaccines, vol. 16, pp. 235 - 248,

Khieu, T. Q. T., Pierse, N., Telfar-Barnard, L. F., Zhang, J., Huang, Q. S., & Baker, M. G. (2017). Modelled seasonal influenza mortality shows marked differences in risk by age, sex, ethnicity and socioeconomic position in New Zealand. Journal of Infection, 75(3), 225-233. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2017.05.017

Wilson, N., Ferguson, C., Rice, G., Baker, M. G., Schrader, B., Clement, C., & Thomson, G. (2017). Remembering the 1918 influenza pandemic: National suvey of memorials and scope for enhancing educational value around pandemic preparedness. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1465), 53-70. Retrieved from

Lal, A., Marshall, J., Benschop, J., Brock, A., Hales, S., Baker, M. G., & French, N. P. (2017). A Bayesian spatio-temporal framework to identify outbreaks and examine environmental and social risk factors for infectious diseases monitored by routine surveillance. Spatial & Spatio-temporal Epidemiology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.sste.2017.10.004

Oliver, J. R., Pierse, N., Stefanogiannis, N., Jackson, C., & Baker, M. G. (2017). Acute rheumatic fever and exposure to poor housing conditions in New Zealand: A descriptive study. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 53(4), 358-364. doi: 10.1111/jpc.13421

Boyd, M., Baker, M. G., Mansoor, O. D., Kvizhinadze, G., & Wilson, N. (2017). Protecting an island nation from extreme pandemic threats: Proof-of-concept around border closure as an intervention. PLoS ONE, 12(6), e0178732. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0178732

Scott J, Wilson N, Baker MG. Improving New Zealand’s preparations for the next pandemic. Aust NZ J Pub Health, 2017, Accepted.

Fell DB, Azziz-Baumgartner E, Baker MG, Batra M, Beauté J, Beutels P, Bhat N, Bhutta ZA, Cohen C, De Mucio B, Gessner BD, Gravett MG, Katz MA, Knight M, Lee VJ, Loeb M, Luteijn JM, Marshall H, Nair H, Pottie K, Salam RA, Savitz DA, Serruya SJ, Skidmore B, Ortiz JR, WHO taskforce to evaluate influenza data to inform vaccine impact and economic modelling. Influenza epidemiology and immunization during pregnancy: Final report of a World Health Organization working group. Vaccine. 2017;35:5738-50.

Boyd M, Baker MG, Mansoor OD, Kvizhinadze G, Wilson N. Protecting an island nation from extreme pandemic threats: Proof-of-concept around border closure as an intervention. PloS One. 2017 Jun 16;12(6):e0178732.

McHugh L, Viney K, Andrews R, Lambert S. Pertussis epidemiology prior to the introduction of a maternal vaccination program, Queensland Australia. Epidemiology and Infection. 2017. First view:

Tutii IM, Roseveare C, Viney K, Cash HL, Udui TE. Breast and cervical cancer screening in Palau: Have we improved early detection and survival? Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health. 2017. 76(12): 337-343.

Alene KA, Viney K, McBryde E, Clements A. Spatiotemporal transmission and socio-climatic factors related to paediatric tuberculosis in northwest Ethiopia. Geospatial Health. 2017. 12(2): 342-350.

Housen T, Lenglet A, Ariti C, Ara S, Shah S, Dar M, Hussain A, Paul A, Wagay Z, Viney K, Janes S, Pintaldi G. 2016. Prevalence of anxiety, depression and posttraumatic stress disorder in the Kashmir Valley. BMJ Global Health. 2017. 2(4):e000419. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000419.

Alene K, Yi H, Viney K, McBryde ES, Yang K, Bai L, Gray DJ Clements AC, Xu Z. Treatment outcomes of patients with multidrug-resistant and extensively drug resistant tuberculosis in Hunan Province, China. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2017; 17(1):573. DOI 10.1186/s12879-017-2662-8.

Denholm J, Bissell K, Viney K, Durand AM, Cash HL, Roseveare C, Merilles Jr. OE, Harries AD, Biribo S. Human research ethics committees in the Pacific Islands: gaps and opportunities for research and health sector strengthening. Public Health Action. 2017; 7(1): 6-9.

Chan J, Doyle B, Branley J, Sheppeard V, Gabor M, Viney K, Quinn H, Janover O, McCready M, Heller J. An outbreak of psittacosis at a veterinary school demonstrating a novel source of transmission. One Health. 2017; 3:29-33.

Alene KA, Viney K, McBryde E, Clements A. Spatial patterns of multidrug resistant tuberculosis and its relationship to socio-economic, demographic and household factors in northwest Ethiopia. PLoS One. 2017; 12(2): e0171800. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0171800

McHugh L, Andrews RA, Lambert SB, Viney KA, Wood N, Perrett KP, Marshall HS, Richmond P, O’Grady K-AF. The FluMum study: Birth outcomes for Australian mother-infant pairs who received an influenza vaccine during pregnancy, 2012-2014. Vaccine. 2017; 35(10): 1403-1409

Mason P, Snow K, Asugeni R, Massey P, Viney K. Tuberculosis and gender in the Asia-Pacific region. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2017; 41(3): 227–229. doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12619

Agostino, J, Ferguson, J, Eastwood, K et al 2017, 'The increasing importance of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 207, no. 9, pp. 388-393pp.

Rimpeekool, W, Yiengprugsawan, V, Kirk, M et al 2017, 'Nutrition label experience, obesity, high blood pressure, and high blood lipids in a cohort of 42,750 Thai adults', PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science), vol. 12, no. 12, pp. 1-12pp.

de Gooyer, T, Gregory, J, Easton, M et al 2017, 'Waterparks are high risk for cryptosporidiosis: A case-control study in Victoria, 2015', Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, vol. 41, no. 2, pp. E142-E149.

Korda, R, Clements, M, Armstrong, B et al 2017, 'Risk of cancer associated with residential exposure to asbestos insulation: a whole-population cohort study', The Lancet Public Health, vol. 2, no. 11, pp. e522-e528.

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