Publications by authors named "Nigel Curtis"

100Publications

BCG vaccination: An update on current Australian practices.

Aust J Gen Pract 2020 10;49(10):651-655

BMed, MBioethics, MPH+TM, PhD,@FRACP, Medical Director, Victorian Tuberculosis@Program, Vic; Principle Investigator, Doherty Institute, The University of Melbourne, Vic.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.31128/AJGP-06-20-5490DOI Listing
October 2020

Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific cytokine biomarkers to differentiate active TB and LTBI: A systematic review.

J Infect 2020 Sep 29. Epub 2020 Sep 29.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2020.09.032DOI Listing
September 2020

Does bacillus Calmette-Guérin vaccine prevent herpes simplex virus recurrences? A systematic review.

Rev Med Virol 2020 Sep 24:e2151. Epub 2020 Sep 24.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rmv.2151DOI Listing
September 2020

Bacille Calmette Guérin (BCG) and new TB vaccines: Specific, cross-mycobacterial and off-target effects.

Paediatr Respir Rev 2020 Aug 20. Epub 2020 Aug 20.

Infectious Unit and Mycobacterial Research Group, University Children's Hospital and Department of Clinical Research, University of Basel, Switzerland; Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia; University of Basel Children's Hospital, Infectious Diseases Unit Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prrv.2020.08.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7439992PMC
August 2020

What time interval is needed between the administration of live attenuated vaccines?

Arch Dis Child 2020 Sep 8. Epub 2020 Sep 8.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2020-320091DOI Listing
September 2020

The impact of human single nucleotide polymorphisms on Bacillus Calmette-Guérin responses.

Vaccine 2020 Sep 18;38(40):6224-6235. Epub 2020 Aug 18.

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.vaccine.2020.07.032DOI Listing
September 2020

Postnatal Exposure to Herpes Simplex Virus: To Treat or Not to Treat?

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2020 Aug 5. Epub 2020 Aug 5.

From the Infectious Diseases Unit, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002846DOI Listing
August 2020

Kawasaki disease fact check: Myths, misconceptions and mysteries.

J Paediatr Child Health 2020 09 8;56(9):1343-1345. Epub 2020 Aug 8.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.15101DOI Listing
September 2020

BCG Vaccination in Humans Elicits Trained Immunity via the Hematopoietic Progenitor Compartment.

Cell Host Microbe 2020 08 15;28(2):322-334.e5. Epub 2020 Jun 15.

Quantitative Systems Biology, Life & Medical Sciences Institute, University of Bonn, 53115 Bonn, Germany; Single Cell Genomics and Epigenomics Unit at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases and the University of Bonn, 53175 Bonn, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chom.2020.05.014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7295478PMC
August 2020

A Potential Role for Epigenetically Mediated Trained Immunity in Food Allergy.

iScience 2020 Jun 17;23(6):101171. Epub 2020 May 17.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2020.101171DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7262566PMC
June 2020

Trained Immunity: a Tool for Reducing Susceptibility to and the Severity of SARS-CoV-2 Infection.

Cell 2020 05 4;181(5):969-977. Epub 2020 May 4.

Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2020.04.042DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7196902PMC
May 2020

Are decontamination measures effective in preventing recurrent staphylococcal skin infection in children?

Arch Dis Child 2020 06;105(6):603-607

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2019-318735DOI Listing
June 2020

Twice- and Thrice-daily Cephalexin Dosing for Staphylococcus aureus Infections in Children.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2020 06;39(6):519-522

School of Pharmacy, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002646DOI Listing
June 2020

Mycobacterium abscessus Soft Tissue Infection: Review of Published Cases and Challenges in Treatment.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2020 07;39(7):e130-e132

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002673DOI Listing
July 2020

COVID-19 in Children, Pregnancy and Neonates: A Review of Epidemiologic and Clinical Features.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2020 06;39(6):469-477

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002700DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7363381PMC
June 2020

Considering BCG vaccination to reduce the impact of COVID-19.

Lancet 2020 05 30;395(10236):1545-1546. Epub 2020 Apr 30.

Department of Internal Medicine and Radboud Center for Infectious Diseases, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands; Immunology and Metabolism, Life & Medical Sciences Institute, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31025-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7252177PMC
May 2020

Risk Factors for Carriage of Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria in Healthy Children in the Community: A Systematic Review.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2020 05;39(5):397-405

From the Infectious Diseases Research Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002532DOI Listing
May 2020

In Reference to The Management of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Cervicofacial Lymphadenitis: A View Beyond Surgery.

Laryngoscope 2020 Mar 10. Epub 2020 Mar 10.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lary.28608DOI Listing
March 2020

Breast milk microbiota: A review of the factors that influence composition.

J Infect 2020 Jul 6;81(1):17-47. Epub 2020 Feb 6.

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, 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/j.jinf.2020.01.023DOI Listing
July 2020

Prophylactic antibiotics after operative vaginal delivery.

Lancet 2020 01;395(10219):189

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)32632-7DOI Listing
January 2020

Successful Treatment of a Severe Vision-Threatening Paradoxical Tuberculous Reaction with Infliximab: First Pediatric Use.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2020 04;39(4):e42-e45

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002578DOI Listing
April 2020

The emerging role of epigenetics in the immune response to vaccination and infection: a systematic review.

Epigenetics 2020 Jun - Jul;15(6-7):555-593. Epub 2020 Mar 17.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15592294.2020.1712814DOI Listing
March 2020

The effect of antibiotics on the composition of the intestinal microbiota - a systematic review.

J Infect 2019 12 18;79(6):471-489. Epub 2019 Oct 18.

Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, 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/j.jinf.2019.10.008DOI Listing
December 2019

Biological sex influences antibody responses to routine vaccinations in the first year of life.

Acta Paediatr 2020 01 10;109(1):147-157. Epub 2019 Oct 10.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apa.14932DOI Listing
January 2020

The Effect of Maternal Immunisation During Pregnancy on Infant Vaccine Responses.

EClinicalMedicine 2019 Aug 26;13:21-30. Epub 2019 Jul 26.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eclinm.2019.06.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6733996PMC
August 2019

Early-life antibiotic exposure and childhood food allergy: A systematic review.

J Allergy Clin Immunol 2019 11 12;144(5):1445-1448. Epub 2019 Aug 12.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2019.08.001DOI Listing
November 2019

Vancomycin is commonly under-dosed in critically ill children and neonates.

Br J Clin Pharmacol 2019 11 30;85(11):2591-2598. Epub 2019 Aug 30.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bcp.14084DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6848905PMC
November 2019

Does oral antiviral suppressive therapy prevent recurrent herpes labialis in children?

Arch Dis Child 2019 09 16;104(9):916-919. Epub 2019 Jul 16.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2019-317249DOI Listing
September 2019

Effect of intrapartum antibiotics on the intestinal microbiota of infants: a systematic review.

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 2020 Mar 11;105(2):201-208. Epub 2019 Jul 11.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2018-316659DOI Listing
March 2020

What paediatricians need to know about the updated 2017 American Heart Association Kawasaki disease guideline.

Arch Dis Child 2020 01 3;105(1):10-12. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2018-315069DOI Listing
January 2020

Endemic Mycoses in Children.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2019 06;38(6S Suppl 1):S52-S59

From the Infectious Diseases Unit, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002324DOI Listing
June 2019

Parasites in Human Stool: To Ignore or Not To Ignore?

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2019 06;38(6S Suppl 1):S47-S51

From the Infectious Diseases Unit, The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002323DOI Listing
June 2019

Introduction.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2019 06;38(6S Suppl 1):S1

Division of Infectious Diseases, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002316DOI Listing
June 2019

The influence of neonatal Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) immunisation on heterologous vaccine responses in infants.

Vaccine 2019 06 29;37(28):3735-3744. Epub 2019 May 29.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.03.016DOI Listing
June 2019

Advanced immunodiagnostic tests for paediatric tuberculosis.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 05;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

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

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://cmr.asm.org/lookup/doi/10.1128/CMR.00084-18
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/CMR.00084-18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6431125PMC
March 2019

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

Arch Dis Child 2019 07 22;104(7):680-684. 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
July 2019

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

Immunol Cell Biol 2019 07 28;97(6):577-585. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

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

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

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

J Paediatr Child Health 2019 02;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

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

BCG Vaccination and All-Cause Neonatal Mortality.

Authors:
Nigel Curtis

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2019 02;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

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

J Allergy Clin Immunol 2019 02 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

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

Ethanol lock therapy.

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 12;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

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 11 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

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00431-018-3263-2DOI Listing
January 2019

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

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00246-018-1969-6DOI Listing
January 2019

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

Med J Aust 2018 08;209(3):142

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

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August 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 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

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

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

Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2018 10 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

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

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

Arch Dis Child 2019 08 10;104(8):808. 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
August 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

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

J Infect Dis 2018 07;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

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

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2019 01;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

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

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

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

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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December 2017

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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August 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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February 2018

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

Arch Dis Child 2017 12 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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December 2017

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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January 2018

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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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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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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June 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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June 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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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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August 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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May 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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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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April 2017

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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December 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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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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October 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

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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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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July 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