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El Niño southern Oscillation, overseas arrivals and imported chikungunya cases in Australia: A time series analysis.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2019 May 20;13(5):e0007376. Epub 2019 May 20.

School of Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0007376DOI Listing
May 2019

Spatiotemporal patterns and climatic drivers of severe dengue in Thailand.

Sci Total Environ 2019 Mar 30;656:889-901. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

School of Public Health and Social Work, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia; Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.11.395DOI Listing
March 2019

Predicting seasonal influenza epidemics using cross-hemisphere influenza surveillance data and local internet query data.

Sci Rep 2019 Mar 1;9(1):3262. Epub 2019 Mar 1.

School of Public Health and Social Work; Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-39871-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6397245PMC
March 2019

Quantifying Metacyclic Promastigotes from Individual Sandfly Bites Reveals the Efficiency of Vector Transmission.

Commun Biol 2019 28;2:84. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

2Department of Disease Control, Faculty of Infectious Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s42003-019-0323-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6395631PMC
February 2019

Determinants of Spatial Heterogeneity of Functional Illiteracy among School-Aged Children in the Philippines: An Ecological Study.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2019 01 7;16(1). Epub 2019 Jan 7.

Children's Health and Environment Program, Child Health Research Centre, The University of Queensland, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16010137DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6339103PMC
January 2019

Chikungunya virus in Asia - Pacific: a systematic review.

Emerg Microbes Infect 2019 ;8(1):70-79

a Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, School of Biomedical Sciences , Queensland University of Technology , Brisbane , QLD , Australia.

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/22221751.2018.1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/22221751.2018.1559708DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6455125PMC
January 2019

Plasmodium knowlesi invasion following spread by infected mosquitoes, macaques and humans.

Parasitology 2018 01 27;145(1):101-110. Epub 2017 Mar 27.

Mathematical Ecology Research Group,Department of Zoology,University of Oxford,Oxford OX1 3PS,Oxfordshire,UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0031182016002456DOI Listing
January 2018

Economic evaluation of interventions designed to reduce Clostridium difficile infection.

PLoS One 2018 3;13(1):e0190093. Epub 2018 Jan 3.

Queensland University of Technology, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0190093PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5752026PMC
January 2018

Measuring the Effect of Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infections on Cognitive Function in Children: Systematic Review and Critical Appraisal of Evidence.

Adv Parasitol 2017 2;98:1-37. Epub 2017 Jun 2.

Spatial Epidemiology Laboratory, School of Veterinary Science, The University of Queensland, Gatton, QLD, Australia; Children's Health and Environment Program, Child Health Research Centre, The University of Queensland, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/bs.apar.2017.05.002DOI Listing
November 2017

25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentrations and Clostridium difficile Infection: A Meta-Analysis.

JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2017 07 23;41(5):890-895. Epub 2015 Dec 23.

1 Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0148607115623457DOI Listing
July 2017

The Driving Force for 2014 Dengue Outbreak in Guangdong, China.

PLoS One 2016 18;11(11):e0166211. Epub 2016 Nov 18.

Institute of Disease Control and Prevention, Academy of Military Medical Science, Beijing, People's Republic of China.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5115708PMC
June 2017

Combining indoor and outdoor methods for controlling malaria vectors: an ecological model of endectocide-treated livestock and insecticidal bed nets.

Malar J 2017 03 13;16(1):114. Epub 2017 Mar 13.

Department of Disease Control, The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://malariajournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12936-017-1748-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5347819PMC
March 2017

Upper Versus Lower Gastrointestinal Delivery for Transplantation of Fecal Microbiota in Recurrent or Refractory Clostridium difficile Infection: A Collaborative Analysis of Individual Patient Data From 14 Studies.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2017 Feb;51(2):145-150

*Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT ‡UQ Centre for Clinical Research §School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Herston ∥∥Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Gold Coast ¶Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Qld ¶¶Microbiology & Immunology, The University of Western Australia ##Department of Microbiology, PathWest Laboratory Medicine, Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre, Nedlands, WA, Australia †College of Medicine, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar ∥London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Department of Disease Control, London, UK #Department of Medicine, Sørlandet Hospital HF, Kristiansand **Department of Transplantation Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway ††Department of Internal Medicine, Skaraborgs Hospital, Skovde, Sweden ‡‡East Bay Center for Digestive Health, Oakland, CA §§Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCG.0000000000000511DOI Listing
February 2017

Gut microbiota disturbance during helminth infection: can it affect cognition and behaviour of children?

BMC Infect Dis 2017 01 10;17(1):58. Epub 2017 Jan 10.

School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Gatton, 4343, QLD, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-2146-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5225537PMC
January 2017

Aedes aegypti Control Through Modernized, Integrated Vector Management.

PLoS Curr 2017 Jan 30;9. Epub 2017 Jan 30.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/currents.outbreaks.45deb8e03a438c4d088afb4fafae8747DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5319873PMC
January 2017

Comparative Analysis of Dengue and Zika Outbreaks Reveals Differences by Setting and Virus.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2016 12 7;10(12):e0005173. Epub 2016 Dec 7.

Centre for the Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0005173DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5142772PMC
December 2016

Low risk of a sexually-transmitted Zika virus outbreak.

Lancet Infect Dis 2016 10 19;16(10):1100-1102. Epub 2016 Sep 19.

Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30324-3DOI Listing
October 2016

How do biting disease vectors behaviourally respond to host availability?

Authors:
Laith Yakob

Parasit Vectors 2016 08 25;9:468. Epub 2016 Aug 25.

Department of Disease Control, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13071-016-1762-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5000478PMC
August 2016

Dynamic spatiotemporal trends of imported dengue fever in Australia.

Sci Rep 2016 07 27;6:30360. Epub 2016 Jul 27.

School of Public Health and Social Work, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep30360DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4961948PMC
July 2016

Alternative vector control methods to manage the Zika virus outbreak: more haste, less speed - Authors' reply.

Lancet Glob Health 2016 06;4(6):e365-6

Department of Disease Control, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(16)00086-3DOI Listing
June 2016

Mapping the Risk of Soil-Transmitted Helminthic Infections in the Philippines.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2015 14;9(9):e0003915. Epub 2015 Sep 14.

University of Queensland, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Population Health, Herston, Queensland, Australia; Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003915DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4569387PMC
March 2016

Zika virus outbreak in the Americas: the need for novel mosquito control methods.

Lancet Glob Health 2016 Mar 1;4(3):e148-9. Epub 2016 Feb 1.

Department of Disease Control, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(16)00048-6DOI Listing
March 2016

Co-distribution and co-infection of chikungunya and dengue viruses.

BMC Infect Dis 2016 Mar 3;16:84. Epub 2016 Mar 3.

Department of Disease Control, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 7HT, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-016-1417-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4776349PMC
March 2016

Clostridium difficile infection seasonality: patterns across hemispheres and continents - a systematic review.

PLoS One 2015 16;10(3):e0120730. Epub 2015 Mar 16.

Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0120730PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4361656PMC
January 2016

Asymptomatic Clostridium difficile colonization: epidemiology and clinical implications.

BMC Infect Dis 2015 Nov 14;15:516. Epub 2015 Nov 14.

Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, Building 62 Mills Road, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-015-1258-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4647607PMC
November 2015

Geographical distribution of human Schistosoma japonicum infection in The Philippines: tools to support disease control and further elimination.

Int J Parasitol 2014 Nov 13;44(13):977-84. Epub 2014 Aug 13.

University of Queensland, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Population Health, Public Health Building, Herston Road, 4006 Herston, Australia; Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2014.06.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4407142PMC
November 2014

Assessing control bundles for Clostridium difficile: a review and mathematical model.

Emerg Microbes Infect 2014 Jun 18;3(6):e43. Epub 2014 Jun 18.

The Australian National University, Research School of Population Health , Canberra 0200, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/emi.2014.43DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4078791PMC
June 2014

Synthesising 30 years of mathematical modelling of Echinococcus transmission.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2013 29;7(8):e2386. Epub 2013 Aug 29.

School of Population Health, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002386DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3757076PMC
February 2014

A mathematical model of chikungunya dynamics and control: the major epidemic on Réunion Island.

PLoS One 2013 6;8(3):e57448. Epub 2013 Mar 6.

School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0057448PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3590184PMC
September 2013

Clostridium difficile exposure as an insidious source of infection in healthcare settings: an epidemiological model.

BMC Infect Dis 2013 Aug 16;13:376. Epub 2013 Aug 16.

School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-13-376DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3751620PMC
August 2013

Slaving and release in co-infection control.

Parasit Vectors 2013 May 31;6:157. Epub 2013 May 31.

Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-3305-6-157DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3691829PMC
May 2013

Epidemiological consequences of a newly discovered cryptic subgroup of Anopheles gambiae.

Authors:
Laith Yakob

Biol Lett 2011 Dec 21;7(6):947-9. Epub 2011 Jun 21.

Department of Biological Sciences, Saint Lucia Campus, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2011.0453DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3210673PMC
December 2011

Analysing the generality of spatially predictive mosquito habitat models.

Acta Trop 2011 Jul 20;119(1):30-7. Epub 2011 Apr 20.

School of Environmental Science, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2011.04.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3786404PMC
July 2011

Indoor residual spray and insecticide-treated bednets for malaria control: theoretical synergisms and antagonisms.

J R Soc Interface 2011 Jun 17;8(59):799-806. Epub 2010 Nov 17.

Program in Public Health, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2010.0537DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3104351PMC
June 2011

Climate change induces demographic resistance to disease in novel coral assemblages.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2011 Feb 18;108(5):1967-9. Epub 2011 Jan 18.

School of Biological Sciences and ARC Centre of Excellence for Reef Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1015443108DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3033278PMC
February 2011

Modelling knowlesi malaria transmission in humans: vector preference and host competence.

Malar J 2010 Nov 16;9:329. Epub 2010 Nov 16.

Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-9-329DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2996403PMC
November 2010

A network population model of the dynamics and control of African malaria vectors.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2010 Oct;104(10):669-75

University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trstmh.2010.07.014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2963643PMC
October 2010

Temporal and spatial stability of Anopheles gambiae larval habitat distribution in Western Kenya highlands.

Int J Health Geogr 2009 Dec 18;8:70. Epub 2009 Dec 18.

Department of Political Science and Geography, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1476-072X-8-70DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2803444PMC
December 2009

Habitat stability and occurrences of malaria vector larvae in western Kenya highlands.

Malar J 2009 Oct 21;8:234. Epub 2009 Oct 21.

Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), P.O. Box 1578, Kisumu 40100, Kenya.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-8-234DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2771030PMC
October 2009

Modeling the effects of integrating larval habitat source reduction and insecticide treated nets for malaria control.

PLoS One 2009 Sep 9;4(9):e6921. Epub 2009 Sep 9.

Program in Public Health, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0006921PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2734167PMC
September 2009

Importance of space and competition in optimizing genetic control strategies.

J Econ Entomol 2009 Feb;102(1):50-7

Program in Public Health, University of California, Hewitt Hall, Room 3501, Irvine, CA 92697, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/029.102.0108DOI Listing
February 2009

A network approach to modeling population aggregation and genetic control of pest insects.

Theor Popul Biol 2008 Dec 24;74(4):324-31. Epub 2008 Sep 24.

Program in Public Health, University of California, Hewitt Hall, Irvine, CA 92697, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tpb.2008.09.003DOI Listing
December 2008