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Systematic Review of Group A Streptococcal Types Associated with Acute Post-Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2019 May;100(5):1066-1070

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.18-0827DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6493963PMC
May 2019

Neglecting the neglected: the objective evidence of underfunding in rheumatic heart disease.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2019 May;113(5):287-290

Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trz014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6515896PMC
May 2019

Efficacy of mass drug administration with ivermectin for control of scabies and impetigo, with coadministration of azithromycin: a single-arm community intervention trial.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 May 4;19(5):510-518. Epub 2019 Apr 4.

Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30790-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6483975PMC
May 2019

Controlled human infection for vaccination against Streptococcus pyogenes (CHIVAS): Establishing a group A Streptococcus pharyngitis human infection study.

Vaccine 2019 May 14. Epub 2019 May 14.

Tropical Diseases, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of General Medicine, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.03.059DOI Listing
May 2019

Prospective Surveillance of Pediatric Invasive Group A Streptococcus Infection.

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2019 Mar;8(1):46-52

Group A Streptococcus Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jpids/pix099DOI Listing
March 2019

Treatment, prevention and public health management of impetigo, scabies, crusted scabies and fungal skin infections in endemic populations: a systematic review.

Trop Med Int Health 2019 Mar 28;24(3):280-293. Epub 2019 Jan 28.

Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, Australia.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/tmi.13198
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March 2019

Scabies: New Opportunities for Management and Population Control.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2019 Feb;38(2):211-213

From the Tropical Diseases Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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February 2019

International survey of paediatric infectious diseases consultants on the management of community-acquired pneumonia complicated by pleural empyema.

J Paediatr Child Health 2019 Jan 27;55(1):66-73. Epub 2018 Jul 27.

Group A Streptococcus Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.14128DOI Listing
January 2019

Impact of ivermectin administered for scabies treatment on the prevalence of head lice in Atoifi, Solomon Islands.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 09 25;12(9):e0006825. Epub 2018 Sep 25.

Clinical Research Department, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006825DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6173439PMC
September 2018

Control Strategies for Scabies.

Trop Med Infect Dis 2018 Sep 5;3(3). Epub 2018 Sep 5.

Tropical Diseases, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville VIC 3052, Australia.

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http://www.mdpi.com/2414-6366/3/3/98
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6160909PMC
September 2018

Diagnosis, treatment, and control of scabies: can we do better?

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 08 28;18(8):822-823. Epub 2018 Jun 28.

Group A Streptococcal Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, 50 Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia; Centre for International Child Health, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; International Alliance for the Control of Scabies. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30372-4DOI Listing
August 2018

Management of sore throat in primary care.

Aust J Gen Pract 2018 Jul;47(7):485-489

MBBS, FRACGP, PhD, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Vic.

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July 2018

Rheumatic fever: The rebound phenomenon returns.

J Paediatr Child Health 2018 Jun 7;54(6):685-688. Epub 2018 Feb 7.

Group A Streptococcus Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.13848DOI Listing
June 2018

WHO/IVI global stakeholder consultation on group A Streptococcus vaccine development: Report from a meeting held on 12-13 December 2016.

Vaccine 2018 06 26;36(24):3397-3405. Epub 2018 Feb 26.

Group A Streptococcal Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne 3052, Australia.

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June 2018

Question 1: Is it safe to use ivermectin in children less than five years of age and weighing less than 15 kg?

Arch Dis Child 2018 May 20;103(5):514-519. Epub 2018 Feb 20.

Department of General Medicine, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2017-314505DOI Listing
May 2018

Consensus criteria for the diagnosis of scabies: A Delphi study of international experts.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 05 24;12(5):e0006549. Epub 2018 May 24.

Group A Streptococcal Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006549DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5991412PMC
May 2018

Neurodevelopmental outcomes for high-risk neonates in a low-resource setting.

Arch Dis Child 2017 11 28;102(11):1063-1069. Epub 2017 Aug 28.

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2017-312770DOI Listing
November 2017

Clinical outcomes for young people with screening-detected and clinically-diagnosed rheumatic heart disease in Fiji.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Aug 6;240:422-427. Epub 2017 Apr 6.

Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.04.004DOI Listing
August 2017

Global, Regional, and National Burden of Rheumatic Heart Disease, 1990-2015.

N Engl J Med 2017 08;377(8):713-722

From the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine (D.A.W.), the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Department of Global Health (C.O.J., M.H.F., M.N., A.H.M., C.J.L.M., T.V., G.A.R.), and the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine (G.A.R.), University of Washington, Seattle; the Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa (D.A.W., B.M.M.); the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and the Centre for International Child Heath, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC (S.M.C., A.C.S.), and Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia and Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, WA (J.R.C.) - both in Australia; the Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (G.K.); Children's National Health System, Washington, DC (A.B., C.A.S.); Program in Global NCDs and Social Change, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and the Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital - both in Boston (G.B.); the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland (C.T.L.); the Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science and Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (G.A.M.); and the School of Medicine and Telehealth Center, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (B.R.N., A.L.P.R.).

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August 2017

Toxic shock syndrome - the seven Rs of management and treatment.

J Infect 2017 06;74 Suppl 1:S147-S152

Infectious Diseases Unit, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; Infectious Diseases & Microbiology and Group A Streptococcal Research Groups, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0163-4453(17)30206-2DOI Listing
June 2017

Clinical development strategy for a candidate group A streptococcal vaccine.

Vaccine 2017 04 16;35(16):2007-2014. Epub 2017 Mar 16.

Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia and Perth Children's Hospital, Perth, WA, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.02.060DOI Listing
April 2017

Secondary prevention for screening detected rheumatic heart disease: opportunities to improve adherence.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2017 04;111(4):154-162

Centre for International Child Health, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trx035DOI Listing
April 2017

Evaluation of Computer-Based Training for Health Workers in Echocardiography for RHD.

Glob Heart 2017 03 16;12(1):17-23.e8. Epub 2016 Mar 16.

Group A Streptococcal Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2015.12.001DOI Listing
March 2017

Seasonal, Geographic, and Temporal Trends of emm Clusters Associated With Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infections in US Multistate Surveillance.

Clin Infect Dis 2017 03;64(5):694-695

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia. USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciw807DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5779849PMC
March 2017

Adherence to secondary antibiotic prophylaxis for patients with rheumatic heart disease diagnosed through screening in Fiji.

Trop Med Int Health 2016 12 28;21(12):1583-1591. Epub 2016 Oct 28.

Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tmi.12796DOI Listing
December 2016

Opportunities for Integrated Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases That Affect the Skin.

Trends Parasitol 2016 11 13;32(11):843-854. Epub 2016 Sep 13.

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia; Group A Streptococcal Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2016.08.005DOI Listing
November 2016

Screening-detected rheumatic heart disease can progress to severe disease.

Heart Asia 2016 28;8(2):67-73. Epub 2016 Nov 28.

Department of Paediatrics, Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Group A Streptococcal Research Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartasia-2016-010847DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5133394PMC
November 2016

Status of research and development of vaccines for Streptococcus pyogenes.

Vaccine 2016 06 29;34(26):2953-2958. Epub 2016 Mar 29.

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia; Group A Streptococcal Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.03.073DOI Listing
June 2016

Focused cardiac ultrasound screening for rheumatic heart disease by briefly trained health workers: a study of diagnostic accuracy.

Lancet Glob Health 2016 06;4(6):e386-94

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Group A Streptococcal Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, VIC, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30065-1DOI Listing
June 2016

The Prevalence of Scabies and Impetigo in the Solomon Islands: A Population-Based Survey.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2016 06 27;10(6):e0004803. Epub 2016 Jun 27.

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0004803DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4922659PMC
June 2016

The Global Epidemiology of Impetigo: A Systematic Review of the Population Prevalence of Impetigo and Pyoderma.

PLoS One 2015 28;10(8):e0136789. Epub 2015 Aug 28.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Western Australia, Australia; Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4552802PMC
May 2016

Mass Drug Administration for Scabies Control.

N Engl J Med 2016 04;374(17):1690

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1600495DOI Listing
April 2016

Correlates of Protection for M Protein-Based Vaccines against Group A Streptococcus.

J Immunol Res 2015 25;2015:167089. Epub 2015 May 25.

Group A Streptococcus Research Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia ; Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia ; Department of Paediatrics, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4458553PMC
March 2016

Rheumatic Heart Disease-Attributable Mortality at Ages 5-69 Years in Fiji: A Five-Year, National, Population-Based Record-Linkage Cohort Study.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 15;9(9):e0004033. Epub 2015 Sep 15.

Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia; Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia; Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0004033DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4570761PMC
March 2016

Management of Contacts of Patients With Severe Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infection.

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2016 Mar 30;5(1):47-52. Epub 2014 Oct 30.

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne Group A Streptococcal Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Laboratory of Bacterial Genetics and Physiology, IBMM, Faculté des Sciences, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jpids/piu107DOI Listing
March 2016

Profuse watery diarrhoea: An unusual presenting feature of streptococcal toxic shock syndrome.

J Paediatr Child Health 2016 Mar;52(3):342-344

Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.13119DOI Listing
March 2016

Congenital Tuberculosis Complicated by Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2016 Jan;35(1):108-10

From the *Infectious Diseases Unit, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia; †Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, BC Children's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; ‡Murdoch Children's Research Institute; §Department of General Medicine, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia; ¶Paediatric Department, Likas Women's and Children's Hospital, Sabah, Malaysia; and ‖Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000000932DOI Listing
January 2016

Long Term Control of Scabies Fifteen Years after an Intensive Treatment Programme.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 Dec 1;9(12):e0004246. Epub 2015 Dec 1.

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0004246DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4666486PMC
December 2015

Mass Drug Administration for Scabies Control in a Population with Endemic Disease.

N Engl J Med 2015 Dec;373(24):2305-13

From Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales (L.R., H.W., J.M.K.), and the Department of Dermatology, St. Vincent's Hospital (M.J.W.), Sydney, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT (R.A.), and the Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne (A.C.S.), Group A Streptococcal Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute (A.C.S.), and Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital (A.C.S.), Melbourne, VIC - all in Australia; and the Ministry of Women, Children, and Poverty Alleviation (J.K.) and the Ministry of Health (M.K., L.T., M.T., A.K.) - both in Suva, Fiji.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1500987DOI Listing
December 2015

Molecular Epidemiology of Group A Streptococcus Infections in Cambodian Children, 2007-2012.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Dec;34(12):1414-5

Cambodia-Oxford Medical Research Unit Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap, Cambodia, Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health Nuffield Department of Medicine University of Oxford Oxford, United KingdomAngkor Hospital for Children Siem Reap, CambodiaCambodia-Oxford Medical Research Unit Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap, Cambodia Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health Nuffield Department of Medicine University of Oxford Oxford, United KingdomAngkor Hospital for Children Siem Reap, CambodiaCentre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health Nuffield Department of Medicine University of Oxford Oxford, United Kingdom Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit Faculty of Tropical Medicine Mahidol University Bangkok, ThailandGroup A Streptococcal Research Group Murdoch Childrens Research Institute Melbourne, AustraliaGroup A Streptococcal Research Group Murdoch Childrens Research Institute Centre for International Child Health University of Melbourne Melbourne, Australia.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4643749PMC
December 2015

Streptococcal Serology: Secrets for the Specialist.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Nov;34(11):1250-2

From the *Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne; †Infection and Immunity Theme, Murdoch Children's Research Institute; ‡Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; and §Department of Paediatrics, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.

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November 2015

M-Protein Analysis of Streptococcus pyogenes Isolates Associated with Acute Rheumatic Fever in New Zealand.

J Clin Microbiol 2015 Nov 19;53(11):3618-20. Epub 2015 Aug 19.

Maurice Wilkins Centre for Molecular Biodiscovery, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand School of Biological Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4609735PMC
November 2015

Post-infectious group A streptococcal autoimmune syndromes and the heart.

Autoimmun Rev 2015 Aug 17;14(8):710-25. Epub 2015 Apr 17.

Inflammation Division, Water and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia; Department of Medical Biology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia; Rheumatology Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia. Electronic address:

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August 2015

Prevalence of scabies and impetigo worldwide: a systematic review.

Lancet Infect Dis 2015 Aug 15;15(8):960-7. Epub 2015 Jun 15.

Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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August 2015

Disparity in Mortality From Rheumatic Heart Disease in Indigenous Australians.

J Am Heart Assoc 2015 Jul 28;4(7). Epub 2015 Jul 28.

Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia (J.R.C.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.114.001282DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4608059PMC
July 2015

Teaching focused echocardiography for rheumatic heart disease screening.

Ann Pediatr Cardiol 2015 May-Aug;8(2):118-21

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0974-2069.157024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4453179PMC
June 2015

Scabies and impetigo prevalence and risk factors in Fiji: a national survey.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 Mar 4;9(3):e0003452. Epub 2015 Mar 4.

Department of Dermatology, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003452DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4349858PMC
March 2015

Historical aspects of rheumatic fever.

Authors:
Andrew C Steer

J Paediatr Child Health 2015 Jan;51(1):21-7

Centre for International Child Health, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Group A Streptococcal Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.12808DOI Listing
January 2015

Added value of the emm-cluster typing system to analyze group A Streptococcus epidemiology in high-income settings.

Clin Infect Dis 2014 Dec 12;59(11):1651-2. Epub 2014 Aug 12.

Group A Streptococcus Research Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciu649DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4227576PMC
December 2014

A systematic and functional classification of Streptococcus pyogenes that serves as a new tool for molecular typing and vaccine development.

J Infect Dis 2014 Oct 5;210(8):1325-38. Epub 2014 May 5.

Laboratoire de Génétique et Physiologie Bactérienne, Institut de Biologie et de Médecine Moléculaires, Faculté des Sciences, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Gosselies, Belgium Murdoch Children Research Institute.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiu260DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6083926PMC
October 2014

Rapid diagnostic tests for group A streptococcal pharyngitis: a meta-analysis.

Pediatrics 2014 Oct 8;134(4):771-81. Epub 2014 Sep 8.

Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia; Group A Streptococcal Research Group, and Centre for International Child Health, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2014-1094DOI Listing
October 2014

Working towards a group A streptococcal vaccine: report of a collaborative Trans-Tasman workshop.

Vaccine 2014 Jun 14;32(30):3713-20. Epub 2014 May 14.

Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology and Maurice Wilkins Centre, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.05.017DOI Listing
June 2014

Estimates of the global burden of rheumatic heart disease.

Glob Heart 2013 Sep 26;8(3):189-95. Epub 2013 Sep 26.

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Electronic address:

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September 2013

Pilot study of nurse-led rheumatic heart disease echocardiography screening in Fiji--a novel approach in a resource-poor setting.

Cardiol Young 2013 Aug 8;23(4):546-52. Epub 2012 Oct 8.

International Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Australia.

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August 2013

Detection of group a streptococcal pharyngitis by quantitative PCR.

BMC Infect Dis 2013 Jul 11;13:312. Epub 2013 Jul 11.

Pneumococcal Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, VIC, Australia.

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July 2013

Group A streptococcus colonies from a single throat swab can have heterogeneous antimicrobial susceptibility patterns.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2013 Mar;32(3):296-8

Bacterial Genetics and Physiology Laboratory, Institut de Biologie et de Médecine Moléculaires, Faculté des Sciences, Belgium.

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March 2013

Group A streptococcus meningitis in children.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2013 Feb;32(2):110-4

Laboratório de Bacteriologia, Divisão de Laboratórios de Epidemiologia e Controle de Doenças, Laboratório Central do Estado do Paraná, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.

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February 2013

The treatment of imported malaria in children: an update.

Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed 2013 Feb 20;98(1):7-15. Epub 2012 Nov 20.

Department of Paediatrics, Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, East Level 2, The Royal Children's Hospital, 50 Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia.

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February 2013

Progress toward a global group a streptococcal vaccine.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2013 Feb;32(2):180-2

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, and Royal Children's Hospital, and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia.

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February 2013

Atlantooccipital septic arthritis complicating recurrent otitis media.

Eur J Pediatr 2013 Jan 29;172(1):123-5. Epub 2012 Jun 29.

Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Melbourne, Australia.

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January 2013

Invasive group a streptococcal disease: epidemiology, pathogenesis and management.

Drugs 2012 Jun;72(9):1213-27

Centre for International Child Health, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia.

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June 2012

Streptococcal skin infection and rheumatic heart disease.

Curr Opin Infect Dis 2012 Apr;25(2):145-53

Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford, UK.

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April 2012

Environmental factors and rheumatic heart disease in Fiji.

Pediatr Cardiol 2012 Feb 6;33(2):332-6. Epub 2011 Nov 6.

St. George's University of London, London, UK.

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February 2012

Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections in the tropics.

Dermatol Clin 2011 Jan;29(1):21-32

Menzies School of Health Research, Casuarina, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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January 2011

Group A streptococcal vaccines: facts versus fantasy.

Curr Opin Infect Dis 2009 Dec;22(6):544-52

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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December 2009

Rheumatic heart disease and its control in the Pacific.

Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2009 Dec;7(12):1517-24

Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia.

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December 2009

Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in indigenous populations.

Pediatr Clin North Am 2009 Dec;56(6):1401-19

Department of Paediatrics, Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Flemington Road, Parkville, 3052, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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December 2009

Prevention and treatment of rheumatic heart disease in the developing world.

Nat Rev Cardiol 2009 Nov 15;6(11):689-98. Epub 2009 Sep 15.

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic 3052, Australia.

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November 2009

Global emm type distribution of group A streptococci: systematic review and implications for vaccine development.

Lancet Infect Dis 2009 Oct;9(10):611-6

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Australia.

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October 2009

emm and C-repeat region molecular typing of beta-hemolytic Streptococci in a tropical country: implications for vaccine development.

J Clin Microbiol 2009 Aug 10;47(8):2502-9. Epub 2009 Jun 10.

Centre for International Child Health, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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August 2009

Prospective surveillance of streptococcal sore throat in a tropical country.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2009 Jun;28(6):477-82

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.

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June 2009

High burden of impetigo and scabies in a tropical country.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2009 Jun 23;3(6):e467. Epub 2009 Jun 23.

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.

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June 2009

High prevalence of rheumatic heart disease by clinical and echocardiographic screening among children in Fiji.

J Heart Valve Dis 2009 May;18(3):327-35; discussion 336

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Department of Paediatrics, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne, VIC, Australia 3052.

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May 2009

Validation of an Integrated Management of Childhood Illness algorithm for managing common skin conditions in Fiji.

Bull World Health Organ 2009 Mar;87(3):173-9

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Vic., 3052, Australia.

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March 2009

Normal ranges of streptococcal antibody titers are similar whether streptococci are endemic to the setting or not.

Clin Vaccine Immunol 2009 Feb 3;16(2):172-5. Epub 2008 Dec 3.

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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February 2009

Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Fiji: prospective surveillance, 2005-2007.

Med J Aust 2009 Feb;190(3):133-5

Centre for International Child Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC.

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February 2009

Bilateral agenesis of the internal carotid artery: case report and approach to management.

J Paediatr Child Health 2008 Sep;44(9):511-3

Department of Paediatrics, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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September 2008

Evaluation of a screening protocol using auscultation and portable echocardiography to detect asymptomatic rheumatic heart disease in Tongan schoolchildren.

Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 2008 Jul 8;5(7):411-7. Epub 2008 Apr 8.

Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia.

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July 2008