Nigel Curtis

Nigel Curtis

Nigel Curtis

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Pulmonary Mycobacterium abscessus complex in children with cystic fibrosis: A practical management guideline.

J Paediatr Child Health 2019 May 18;55(5):502-511. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.14427DOI Listing
May 2019

Advanced immunodiagnostic tests for paediatric tuberculosis.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 May;19(5):467-468

Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia; Infectious Diseases Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Australia; Infectious Diseases Unit, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30175-6DOI Listing
May 2019

The Immunomodulatory Effects of Macrolides-A Systematic Review of the Underlying Mechanisms.

Front Immunol 2018 13;9:302. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, VIC, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2018.00302DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5859047PMC
March 2019

Factors That Influence the Immune Response to Vaccination.

Clin Microbiol Rev 2019 03 13;32(2). Epub 2019 Mar 13.

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

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6431125PMC
March 2019

Review article: A primer for clinical researchers in the emergency department: Part VII. Considering a research higher degree in emergency medicine: How does it work, where to start, what to consider.

Emerg Med Australas 2019 02 11;31(1):4-10. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

Paediatric Research in Emergency Departments International Collaborative (PREDICT), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1742-6723.13213DOI Listing
February 2019

Association between the intestinal microbiota and allergic sensitization, eczema, and asthma: A systematic review.

J Allergy Clin Immunol 2019 Feb 29;143(2):467-485. Epub 2018 Dec 29.

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; Infectious Diseases Unit, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2018.09.025DOI Listing
February 2019

BCG Vaccination and All-Cause Neonatal Mortality.

Authors:
Nigel Curtis

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2019 Feb;38(2):195-197

From the Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002230DOI Listing
February 2019

Interpretation and management of discordant tuberculin skin test and interferon-gamma release assays results in children.

J Paediatr Child Health 2019 Feb;55(2):247-248

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.14338DOI Listing
February 2019

The immunomodulatory effects of measles-mumps-rubella vaccination on persistence of heterologous vaccine responses.

Immunol Cell Biol 2019 Feb 21. Epub 2019 Feb 21.

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imcb.12246DOI Listing
February 2019

Persistence of pneumococcal antibodies after primary immunisation with a polysaccharide-protein conjugate vaccine.

Arch Dis Child 2019 Feb 22. Epub 2019 Feb 22.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2018-316254DOI Listing
February 2019

Calcineurin Inhibitors and Variation in the Performance of Interferon-Gamma Release Assays Used to Detect TB Infection.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2019 Feb 27. Epub 2019 Feb 27.

University of Southampton, Academic Unit of Clinical & Experimental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Southampton, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201811-784RLDOI Listing
February 2019

Itraconazole Dosing and Drug Monitoring at a Tertiary Children's Hospital.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2019 Jan;38(1):60-64

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002048DOI Listing
January 2019

Arterial Structure and Function Following Viral Myocarditis.

Pediatr Cardiol 2019 Jan 3;40(1):133-137. Epub 2018 Sep 3.

Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00246-018-1969-6
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January 2019

The role of Cutibacterium acnes in auto-inflammatory bone disorders.

Eur J Pediatr 2019 Jan 15;178(1):89-95. Epub 2018 Oct 15.

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

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00431-018-3263-2
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January 2019

Cytokine biomarkers for the diagnosis of tuberculosis infection and disease in adults in a low prevalence setting.

Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2019 01 25;114:91-102. Epub 2018 Aug 25.

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia; Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tube.2018.08.011DOI Listing
January 2019

Factors Influencing the Intestinal Microbiome During the First Year of Life.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2018 12;37(12):e315-e335

From the Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002103DOI Listing
December 2018

Ethanol lock therapy.

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 Dec;18(12):1306

Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA; Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30678-9DOI Listing
December 2018

The effect of aspirin on antibiotic susceptibility.

Expert Opin Ther Targets 2018 11 13;22(11):967-972. Epub 2018 Oct 13.

a Department of Paediatrics , The University of Melbourne , Parkville , Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14728222.2018.1527314DOI Listing
November 2018

Protocol for a randomised controlled trial of continuous infusions of vancomycin to improve the attainment of target vancomycin levels in young infants: The VANC trial.

BMJ Open 2018 Nov 3;8(11):e022603. Epub 2018 Nov 3.

Departments of General Medicine and Neonatal Medicine, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022603DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6231575PMC
November 2018

Adequate or Inadequate? The Volume of Blood Submitted for Blood Culture at a Tertiary Children's Hospital.

Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2018 Oct 29;57(11):1310-1317. Epub 2018 May 29.

1 The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0009922818778042DOI Listing
October 2018

Macro- and Microvascular Parameters After Toxic Shock Syndrome.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2018 08;37(8):e228-e230

From the Infection and Immunity Theme, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, The Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000001821DOI Listing
August 2018

Tackling the worsening epidemic of Buruli ulcer in Australia in an information void: time for an urgent scientific response.

Med J Aust 2018 Aug;209(3):142

University Hospitals Bristol Education and Research Centre, Bristol, UK.

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August 2018

Does BCG Vaccination Protect Against Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infection? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

J Infect Dis 2018 Jul;218(5):679-687

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiy207DOI Listing
July 2018

The influence of the intestinal microbiome on vaccine responses.

Vaccine 2018 07 13;36(30):4433-4439. Epub 2018 Jun 13.

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; Infectious Diseases Unit, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.04.066DOI Listing
July 2018

Can colony-forming unit testing be used to extend the shelf life of BCG vaccines?

Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2018 07 6;111:188-192. Epub 2018 Jun 6.

Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; Infectious Diseases Unit, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tube.2018.06.001DOI Listing
July 2018

The influence of BCG on vaccine responses - a systematic review.

Expert Rev Vaccines 2018 06;17(6):547-554

a Department of Paediatrics , The University of Melbourne , Parkville , Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14760584.2018.1483727DOI Listing
June 2018

Adverse effects of amphotericin B in children; a retrospective comparison of conventional and liposomal formulations.

Br J Clin Pharmacol 2018 05 1;84(5):1006-1012. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

Infectious Diseases and Clinical Pharmacology Units, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bcp.13521DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5903243PMC
May 2018

Hear no evil, see no evil: a careful history with judicious use of imaging in detecting brain abscess.

Arch Dis Child 2018 May 10. Epub 2018 May 10.

Infectious Diseases Unit, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2018-314971DOI Listing
May 2018

Seasonal variation in the performance of QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube assays used for the diagnosis of tuberculosis infection.

Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2018 05 8;110:26-29. Epub 2018 Mar 8.

Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, Gower Street, London, UK; Department of Microbiology, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, Euston Road, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tube.2018.03.002DOI Listing
May 2018

Treatment Options for Resistant Kawasaki Disease.

Paediatr Drugs 2018 Feb;20(1):59-80

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40272-017-0269-6DOI Listing
February 2018

The influence of probiotics on vaccine responses - A systematic review.

Vaccine 2018 01 18;36(2):207-213. Epub 2017 Sep 18.

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; Infectious Diseases Unit, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.08.069DOI Listing
January 2018

Cardiovascular Risk After Kawasaki Disease - Findings From an Australian Case-Control Study.

Heart Lung Circ 2018 Jan;27(1):6-8

Murdoch Children's Research Institute, The Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, Monash University, Clayton, Vic, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1443-9506(17)31473-7DOI Listing
January 2018

Brachial Plexus Palsy in Young Infants Harboring Osteomyelitis of the Humerus: Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Dec;36(12):1219-1222

From the Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Australia; and Infectious Diseases Unit, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000001520DOI Listing
December 2017

What dose of aspirin should be used in the initial treatment of Kawasaki disease?

Arch Dis Child 2017 Dec 24;102(12):1180-1182. Epub 2017 Oct 24.

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children's Research Institute, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2017-313538DOI Listing
December 2017

Congenital Cytomegalovirus: A European Expert Consensus Statement on Diagnosis and Management.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 12;36(12):1205-1213

From the *Paediatric Infectious Diseases Research Group, St George's University, London, United Kingdom; †Centre for Virology, University College Medical School, London; ‡Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom; §The Hague Medical Center (HMC), Department of Pediatrics and Sophia Children's hospital, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases; ¶Pediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Universidad Complutense, Instituto de Investigación Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain; ∥Center for Chronic Immunodeficiency and Center for Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, Germany; **Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin, UCD School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dublin, Ireland; ††Department of Obstetrical, Gynaecological and Paediatric Sciences, Operative Unit of Neonatology, Polyclinic St. Orsola-Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; ‡‡Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain; §§Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne & Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; ¶¶NICU and Neonatal Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo, Pavia, Italy; ∥∥Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, Thessaloniki, Greece; ***Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital, London, and the Institute of Child Health, UCL, London, United Kingdom; †††NICU and Neonatal Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo, Pavia, Italy; ‡‡‡Imperial College NHS Healthcare, London, United Kingdom; §§Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children's Hospital, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Finland; ¶¶¶Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Emma Children's Hospital, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; ∥∥∥National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece; ****Children's Hospital of Geneva, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland; ††††Pediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Gregorio Marañón Hospital, Madrid, Spain; and ‡‡‡‡Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000001763DOI Listing
December 2017

Non-specific effects of vaccines: plausible and potentially important, but implications uncertain.

Arch Dis Child 2017 11 13;102(11):1077-1081. Epub 2017 May 13.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2015-310282DOI Listing
November 2017

Mycobacteria-specific cytokine responses as correlates of treatment response in active and latent tuberculosis.

J Infect 2017 08 5;75(2):132-145. Epub 2017 May 5.

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia; Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2017.04.011DOI Listing
August 2017

Preface.

J Infect 2017 06;74 Suppl 1:S1

Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Immunology and Rheumatology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0163-4453(17)30183-4DOI Listing
June 2017

Nontuberculous mycobacterial disease in childhood - update on diagnostic approaches and treatment.

J Infect 2017 06;74 Suppl 1:S136-S142

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; Academic Unit of Clinical & Experimental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK; NIHR Respiratory Biomedical Research Unit, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, UK; Global Health Research Institute, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK; Department of Paediatric Infectious Diseases & Immunology, Evelina London Children's Hospital, Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0163-4453(17)30204-9DOI Listing
June 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

The controversial role of breast milk in GBS late-onset disease.

J Infect 2017 06;74 Suppl 1:S34-S40

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0163-4453(17)30189-5DOI Listing
June 2017

Increased aortic intima-media thickness following Kawasaki disease.

Atherosclerosis 2017 05 19;260:75-80. Epub 2017 Mar 19.

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, Monash University, Victoria, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2017.03.022DOI Listing
May 2017

Mycobacterium gordonae Skin Infection in an Immunocompetent Child.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 May;36(5):523-525

From the *Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, †Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of General Paediatrics, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, and ‡Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Group, The Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000001549DOI Listing
May 2017

Antimicrobial Effects of Antipyretics.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2017 04 24;61(4). Epub 2017 Mar 24.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02268-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5365702PMC
April 2017

Potential role for BCG in treatment of autoimmune diseases.

Authors:
Nigel Curtis

BMJ 2016 Nov 21;355:i6091. Epub 2016 Nov 21.

The University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i6091DOI Listing
November 2016

A personalised approach is needed for the management of non-tuberculous mycobacterial cervicofacial lymphadenitis.

J Infect 2016 10 6;73(4):391-2. Epub 2016 Aug 6.

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Australia; University of Basel Children's Hospital, Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology Unit and Paediatric Pharmacology, Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2016.07.017DOI Listing
October 2016

Toxic shock syndrome in Australian children.

Arch Dis Child 2016 Aug 26;101(8):736-40. Epub 2016 Apr 26.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2015-310121DOI Listing
August 2016

QUESTION 1: Teething issues: can doxycycline be safely used in young children?

Arch Dis Child 2016 Aug 16;101(8):772-4. Epub 2016 Jun 16.

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

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August 2016

Antibiotic duration and timing of the switch from intravenous to oral route for bacterial infections in children: systematic review and guidelines.

Lancet Infect Dis 2016 08 16;16(8):e139-52. Epub 2016 Jun 16.

Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of General Medicine, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia; Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, VIC, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia. Electronic address:

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August 2016

Interferon-gamma Release Assays Should Not Replace Tuberculin Skin Tests in Screening Programs for Children.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2016 08;35(8):929

Academic Unit of Clinical and, Experimental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine &, Institute for Life Sciences &, Global Health Research Institute, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom, Department of Paediatric Infectious Diseases & Immunology and NIHR Respiratory Biomedical Research Unit, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, United Kingdom, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Department of Microbiology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

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August 2016

Kawasaki disease and cardiovascular risk: a comprehensive review of subclinical vascular changes in the longer term.

Acta Paediatr 2016 Jul 24;105(7):752-61. Epub 2016 Apr 24.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apa.13367DOI Listing
July 2016

Voriconazole dosing and therapeutic drug monitoring in children: experience from a paediatric tertiary care centre.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2016 07 23;71(7):2031-6. Epub 2016 Mar 23.

Department of General Medicine, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Flemington, Victoria, Australia

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkw056DOI Listing
July 2016

Synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, and osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome - A challenging diagnosis not to be missed.

J Infect 2016 07 1;72 Suppl:S106-14. Epub 2016 Jun 1.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2016.04.030DOI Listing
July 2016

Preface.

J Infect 2016 07;72 Suppl

Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2016.06.003DOI Listing
July 2016

Comparable CD4 and CD8 T cell responses and cytokine release after at-birth and delayed BCG immunisation in infants born in Australia.

Vaccine 2016 07 5;34(35):4132-4139. Epub 2016 Jul 5.

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; Infectious Diseases Unit, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.06.077DOI Listing
July 2016

Harnessing the beneficial heterologous effects of vaccination.

Nat Rev Immunol 2016 06 9;16(6):392-400. Epub 2016 May 9.

Global Health Program, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nri.2016.43DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4931283PMC
June 2016

Monitoring Central Venous Catheter Resistance to Predict Imminent Occlusion: A Prospective Pilot Study.

PLoS One 2015 31;10(8):e0135904. Epub 2015 Aug 31.

Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America; Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4555832PMC
May 2016

Interrupted BCG vaccination is a major threat to global child health.

Lancet Respir Med 2016 04 23;4(4):251-3. Epub 2016 Mar 23.

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

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April 2016

QUESTION 1: Are household contacts of patients with invasive group A streptococcal disease at higher risk of secondary infection?

Arch Dis Child 2016 Feb;101(2):198-201

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

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February 2016

Serum IP-10 in the diagnosis of latent and active tuberculosis.

J Infect 2015 Dec 10;71(6):696-8. Epub 2015 Aug 10.

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia. Electronic address:

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December 2015

Effective CSF concentrations achieved with continuous-infusion flucloxacillin in a child.

Eur J Clin Pharmacol 2015 Dec 26;71(12):1535-7. Epub 2015 Aug 26.

Department of General Medicine, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, 50 Flemington Rd, Parkville, Victoria, 3052, Australia.

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December 2015

Interferon gamma release assays for monitoring the response to treatment for tuberculosis: A systematic review.

Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2015 Dec 30;95(6):639-650. Epub 2015 Jul 30.

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia. Electronic address:

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December 2015

VITALITY trial: protocol for a randomised controlled trial to establish the role of postnatal vitamin D supplementation in infant immune health.

BMJ Open 2015 Dec 16;5(12):e009377. Epub 2015 Dec 16.

The Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia The Department of Allergy and Immunology, Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

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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

Question 1: Co-trimoxazole dosing dilemma: what is the right dose?

Arch Dis Child 2015 Nov 25;100(11):1089-93. Epub 2015 Sep 25.

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

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November 2015

Diagnostic Tests for Childhood Tuberculosis: Past Imperfect, Present Tense and Future Perfect?

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Sep;34(9):1014-9

From the *Academic Unit of Clinical & Experimental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom; †Department of Paediatric Infectious Diseases & Immunology, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, United Kingdom; ‡Institute for Life Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom; §NIHR Respiratory Biomedical Research Unit, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, United Kingdom; ¶Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia; ‖University Children´s Hospital Basel, Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Pharmacology, University Basel, Basel, Switzerland; **Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia; ††Infectious Diseases Unit, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia; ‡‡Department of Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, United Kingdom; and §§University College London Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom.

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September 2015

Sharps injuries in the community: lower risk than in healthcare settings.

BMJ 2015 Sep 8;351:h4766. Epub 2015 Sep 8.

Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville.

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September 2015

The management of non-tuberculous cervicofacial lymphadenitis in children: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Infect 2015 Jul 26;71(1):9-18. Epub 2015 Feb 26.

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, and Murdoch Children's Research Institute, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, 3052, Australia; Infectious Diseases Unit, University Children's Hospital, University of Basel, 4031 Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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July 2015

Posaconazole: promising but problematic in practice in pediatric patients.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Jun;34(6):604-6

From the *Infectious Diseases and Australian Paediatric Pharmacology Research Unit, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne; and †Murdoch Children's Research Institute; and ‡Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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June 2015

BCG for the prevention of food allergy - exploring a new use for an old vaccine.

Med J Aust 2015 Jun;202(11):565-6

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

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June 2015

Novel concepts in the epidemiology, diagnosis and prevention of childhood tuberculosis.

Swiss Med Wkly 2014 10;144:w14000. Epub 2014 Sep 10.

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May 2015

Cytokines for monitoring anti-tuberculous therapy: A systematic review.

Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2015 May 30;95(3):217-28. Epub 2015 Jan 30.

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia. Electronic address:

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May 2015

The impact of anti-tuberculous antibiotics and corticosteroids on cytokine production in QuantiFERON-TB Gold In Tube assays.

Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2015 May 14;95(3):343-9. Epub 2015 Feb 14.

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia. Electronic address:

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May 2015

A cautionary tale about treatment of neonatal enteroviral disease.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Apr;34(4):460

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

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April 2015

Limitations of current tuberculosis screening tests in immunosuppressed patients.

BMJ 2015 Apr 28;350:h2226. Epub 2015 Apr 28.

Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville

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April 2015

Hospital-wide rollout of antimicrobial stewardship: a stepped-wedge randomized trial.

Clin Infect Dis 2015 Feb 10;60(4):666. Epub 2014 Nov 10.

Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of General Medicine, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne The Murdoch Children's Research Institute.

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February 2015

Reply to Banderet-Uglioni et al.

Clin Infect Dis 2015 Jan 23;60(2):323-4. Epub 2014 Oct 23.

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

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January 2015

BCG-associated heterologous immunity, a historical perspective: experimental models and immunological mechanisms.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2015 Jan;109(1):46-51

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Vic 3052, Australia Infectious Diseases Unit, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Vic 3052, Australia Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia.

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January 2015

BCG-associated heterologous immunity, a historical perspective: intervention studies in animal models of infectious diseases.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2015 Jan;109(1):52-61

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Vic 3052, Australia Infectious Diseases Unit, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Vic 3052, Australia Infectious Diseases & Microbiology Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Vic 3052, Australia.

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January 2015

Wash your hands after playing with that dragon!

J Paediatr Child Health 2014 Dec 22;50(12):1023-4. Epub 2014 Jun 22.

Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States; Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia.

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December 2014

Question 2: A pointed question: is a child at risk following a community-acquired needlestick injury?

Arch Dis Child 2014 Dec 27;99(12):1172-5. Epub 2014 Aug 27.

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

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December 2014

Toxic shock syndrome: under-recognised and under-treated?

Authors:
Nigel Curtis

Arch Dis Child 2014 Dec;99(12):1062-4

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December 2014

Hot topics in infection and immunity in children.

J Infect 2014 Nov 7;69 Suppl 1:S1. Epub 2014 Oct 7.

School of Clinical Sciences, School of Cellular & Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol, UK. Electronic address:

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November 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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October 2014

Orange alert.

Arch Dis Child 2014 Oct 19;99(10):964. Epub 2014 Aug 19.

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

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October 2014

Minimizing nephrotoxicity using continuous infusion of deoxycholate amphotericin B.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2014 Oct;33(10):1098

Infectious Diseases Unit, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Australia Infectious Diseases Unit and Clinical Pharmacology Unit, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia.

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October 2014

Pristinamycin: old drug, new tricks?

J Antimicrob Chemother 2014 Sep 2;69(9):2319-25. Epub 2014 Jun 2.

Infectious Diseases and Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Department of Medicine, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Victoria, Australia.

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September 2014

Causes of fever in outpatient Tanzanian children.

N Engl J Med 2014 06;370(23):2242-3

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June 2014