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An Observational Cohort Study of Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin for COVID-19: (Can't Get No) Satisfaction.

Int J Infect Dis 2020 Jul 2. Epub 2020 Jul 2.

Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, and Doherty Department University of Melbourne, at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.06.095DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7331530PMC
July 2020

Epidemiological consequences of enduring strain-specific immunity requiring repeated episodes of infection.

PLoS Comput Biol 2020 Jun 5;16(6):e1007182. Epub 2020 Jun 5.

Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory Epidemiology Unit at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, The University of Melbourne and Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007182DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7299408PMC
June 2020

Complicated skin and soft tissue infections in remote indigenous communities.

Intern Med J 2020 Jun;50(6):752-754

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.14858DOI Listing
June 2020

Epidemiological trends in notified influenza cases in Australia's Northern Territory, 2007-2016.

Influenza Other Respir Viruses 2020 May 23. Epub 2020 May 23.

Doherty Department, Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irv.12757DOI Listing
May 2020

A Scenario-Based Survey of Expert Echocardiography Recommendations for Patients With Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia at Varying Risk for Endocarditis.

JAMA Netw Open 2020 Apr 1;3(4):e202401. Epub 2020 Apr 1.

School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.2401DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7146099PMC
April 2020

Restricted Sequence Variation in Streptococcus pyogenes Penicillin Binding Proteins.

mSphere 2020 04 29;5(2). Epub 2020 Apr 29.

Doherty Department, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mSphere.00090-20DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7193039PMC
April 2020

Incidence of community onset MRSA in Australia: least reported where it is Most prevalent.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2019 12;8:33. Epub 2019 Feb 12.

1Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation and the Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University Technology, Brisbane, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-019-0485-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6373119PMC
March 2020

Using genomics to understand meticillin- and vancomycin-resistant infections.

Microb Genom 2020 01;6(1)

Microbiology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/mgen.0.000324DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7067033PMC
January 2020

Whole Genome Sequence Analysis and Population Genomics of Group A Streptococci.

Methods Mol Biol 2020 ;2136:81-111

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Melbourne at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-0716-0467-0_7DOI Listing
January 2020

Perinatal risk factors associated with skin infection hospitalisation in Western Australian Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal children.

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 2019 09 12;33(5):374-383. Epub 2019 Sep 12.

Wesfarmers Centre of Vaccines and Infectious Diseases, Telethon Kids Institute, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, WA, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ppe.12573DOI Listing
September 2019

Early transthoracic echocardiography has useful prognostic value in left-sided native valve endocarditis despite limited diagnostic performance.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2019 Aug 28;38(8):1569-1575. Epub 2019 May 28.

School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Level 4, 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC, 3004, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10096-019-03589-wDOI Listing
August 2019

Concerns for efficacy of a 30-valent M-protein-based Streptococcus pyogenes vaccine in regions with high rates of rheumatic heart disease.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2019 07 3;13(7):e0007511. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

Menzies School of Health Research, Division of Global and Tropical Health, Darwin, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0007511DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6634427PMC
July 2019

Bacteremia, Sepsis, and Infective Endocarditis Associated with Staphylococcus aureus.

Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 2017;409:263-296

Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/82_2015_5001DOI Listing
May 2019

Tracing Ancient Human Migrations into Sahul Using Hepatitis B Virus Genomes.

Mol Biol Evol 2019 05;36(5):942-954

Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, at the Doherty Institute, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msz021DOI Listing
May 2019

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

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2019 05;100(5):1066-1070

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

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

High burden of infectious disease and antibiotic use in early life in Australian Aboriginal communities.

Aust N Z J Public Health 2019 Apr 6;43(2):149-155. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, The Royal Melbourne Hospital and The University of Melbourne, Victoria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12876DOI Listing
April 2019

The epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infection in the southern Barkly region of Australia's Northern Territory in 2017.

Pathology 2019 Apr 25;51(3):308-312. Epub 2019 Feb 25.

Victorian Infectious Disease Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, and The University of Melbourne, at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Victoria, Australia; Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2018.11.010DOI Listing
April 2019

Burden of skin disease in two remote primary healthcare centres in northern and central Australia.

Intern Med J 2019 Mar;49(3):396-399

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.14222DOI Listing
March 2019

Benefit of Echocardiography in Patients With Bacteremia at Low Risk of Endocarditis.

Open Forum Infect Dis 2018 Dec 11;5(12):ofy303. Epub 2018 Dec 11.

School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofy303DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6288770PMC
December 2018

Scabies and risk of skin sores in remote Australian Aboriginal communities: A self-controlled case series study.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2018 07 25;12(7):e0006668. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

Victorian Infectious Disease Reference Laboratory, The Royal Melbourne Hospital and The University of Melbourne, at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006668DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6078322PMC
July 2018

Antimicrobial resistance in urine and skin isolates in Timor-Leste.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2018 06 23;13:135-138. Epub 2017 Dec 23.

Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, NT, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2017.12.010DOI Listing
June 2018

Streptococcus gallolyticus subsp. pasteurianus meningitis complicated by venous sinus thrombosis: A case report.

Int J Infect Dis 2018 Jun 12;71:30-32. Epub 2018 Apr 12.

Victorian Infectious Disease Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, and The University of Melbourne, at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Victoria, Australia; Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2018.04.005DOI Listing
June 2018

Sub-optimal protection against past hepatitis B virus infection where subtype mismatch exists between vaccine and circulating viral genotype in northern Australia.

Vaccine 2018 06 4;36(24):3533-3540. Epub 2018 May 4.

Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia; Victorian Infectious Disease Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Victoria, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.01.062DOI Listing
June 2018

The unique aspects of chronic hepatitis B infection in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Intern Med J 2018 04;48(4):484-485

Global and Tropical Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.13759DOI Listing
April 2018

Clinical variation in the use of echocardiography in Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: a multi-centre cohort study.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2018 Mar 22;37(3):469-474. Epub 2018 Jan 22.

School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10096-018-3192-zDOI Listing
March 2018

Contaminated fingers: a potential cause of positive urine specimens.

Sex Transm Infect 2018 02 9;94(1):32-36. Epub 2017 Jun 9.

Global and Tropical Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2016-053081DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5800334PMC
February 2018

Immortal Time Bias in Assessing Evidence-Based Care Processes for Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia.

JAMA Intern Med 2018 02;178(2):295-296

Victorian Infectious Disease Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, and The University of Melbourne, at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.7947DOI Listing
February 2018

Implications of asymptomatic carriers for infectious disease transmission and control.

R Soc Open Sci 2018 Feb 14;5(2):172341. Epub 2018 Feb 14.

Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.172341DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5830799PMC
February 2018

Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethoprim (Cotrimoxazole) for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Including Impetigo, Cellulitis, and Abscess.

Open Forum Infect Dis 2017 2;4(4):ofx232. Epub 2017 Nov 2.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofx232DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5730933PMC
November 2017

Criteria for Identifying Patients With Bacteremia Who Are at Low Risk of Endocarditis: A Systematic Review.

Open Forum Infect Dis 2017 24;4(4):ofx261. Epub 2017 Nov 24.

School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofx261DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5751065PMC
November 2017

Prolonged Detection of Japanese Encephalitis Virus in Urine and Whole Blood in a Returned Short-term Traveler.

Open Forum Infect Dis 2017 27;4(4):ofx203. Epub 2017 Sep 27.

Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, and The University of Melbourne, at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofx203DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5714136PMC
September 2017

Staphylococcus aureus Prostatic abscess: a clinical case report and a review of the literature.

BMC Infect Dis 2017 07 21;17(1):509. Epub 2017 Jul 21.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-017-2605-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5521102PMC
July 2017

Targeting Staphylococcus aureus in Pediatric Surviving Sepsis Bundles-Reply.

JAMA Pediatr 2017 03;171(3):301-302

Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia7Victorian Infectious Disease Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital8The University of Melbourne, the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.4689DOI Listing
March 2017

Epidemiology and Mortality of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia in Australian and New Zealand Children.

JAMA Pediatr 2016 Oct;170(10):979-986

Department of Anatomy and Pathology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia16Department of Pediatrics, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia17Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia18Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.1477DOI Listing
October 2016

Nocardiosis in the Tropical Northern Territory of Australia, 1997-2014.

Open Forum Infect Dis 2016 Oct 8;3(4):ofw208. Epub 2016 Dec 8.

Department of Infectious Diseases and; Global and Tropical Health, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofw208DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5144655PMC
October 2016

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

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

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

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0136789PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4552802PMC
May 2016

Towards identification of immune and genetic correlates of severe influenza disease in Indigenous Australians.

Immunol Cell Biol 2016 Apr 23;94(4):367-77. Epub 2015 Oct 23.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/icb.2015.93DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4840236PMC
April 2016

The Importance of Scabies Coinfection in the Treatment Considerations for Impetigo.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2016 Apr;35(4):374-8

From the *Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia; †Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Australia; ‡Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia; §Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia; and ¶Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000001013DOI Listing
April 2016

Molecular basis for universal HLA-A*0201-restricted CD8+ T-cell immunity against influenza viruses.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2016 Apr 31;113(16):4440-5. Epub 2016 Mar 31.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne, at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1603106113DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4843436PMC
April 2016

Chlamydia trachomatis genotypes in a cross-sectional study of urogenital samples from remote Northern and Central Australia.

BMJ Open 2016 Jan 6;6(1):e009624. Epub 2016 Jan 6.

Sexual Assault Referral Centre (Darwin), Northern Territory Government, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia Northern Territory Medical Program, Flinders University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009624DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4716167PMC
January 2016

The role of Staphylococcal carotenogenesis in resistance to host defense peptides and in vivo virulence in experimental endocarditis model.

Pathog Dis 2015 Oct 4;73(7). Epub 2015 Aug 4.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at UCLA Medical Center Torrance, CA 90502, USA David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femspd/ftv056DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4607738PMC
October 2015

Standardising and assessing digital images for use in clinical trials: a practical, reproducible method that blinds the assessor to treatment allocation.

PLoS One 2014 6;9(11):e110395. Epub 2014 Nov 6.

Telethon Kids Institute for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia; Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, WA, Australia.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0110395PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4222834PMC
July 2015

Staphylococcus aureus infections: epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and management.

Clin Microbiol Rev 2015 Jul;28(3):603-61

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/CMR.00134-14DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4451395PMC
July 2015

Echocardiographic Findings Predict In-Hospital and 1-Year Mortality in Left-Sided Native Valve Staphylococcus aureus Endocarditis: Analysis From the International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Prospective Echo Cohort Study.

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2015 Jul;8(7):e003397

From the Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC (T.K.L., L.P., V.H.C., Z.S., V.G.F., A.L.C.); Department of Cardiology, Gentofte University, Copenhagen, Denmark (T.K.L., N.E.B.); Department of Infectious Diseases, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia (S.Y.C.T.); Department of Cardiology, CHU Nancy-Brabois, Nancy, France (C.S.-S.); Department of Medicine, UT-Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX (G.P.); Department of Cardiology, Maria Vittoria Hospital, Torino, Italy (E.C.); Department of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI (L.A.); Faculté de Médecine de Marseille, Marseille, France (G.H.); Department of Cardiology, University of Barcelona, Spain (C.P.); Department of Cardiology, Institut Jantung Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (S.T.); Department of Medicine, New York University (S.D.); Division of Infectious Diseases, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, University of California, Los Angeles (A.S.B.); Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden (M.C.J.); Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC (V.H.C., V.G.F., A.L.C.); and Clinical Institute, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark (N.E.B.).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4503384PMC
July 2015

Treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: vancomycin and beyond.

Semin Respir Crit Care Med 2015 Feb 2;36(1):17-30. Epub 2015 Feb 2.

Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0034-1397040DOI Listing
February 2015

Genome sequencing defines phylogeny and spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a high transmission setting.

Genome Res 2015 Jan 9;25(1):111-8. Epub 2014 Dec 9.

The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1SA, United Kingdom; Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, United Kingdom; Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand; Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 OXY, United Kingdom; Public Health England, Cambridge CB2 0QW, United Kingdom;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/gr.174730.114DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4317166PMC
January 2015

Invasive Staphylococcus aureus Infections in Children in Tropical Northern Australia.

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2014 Dec 26;3(4):304-11. Epub 2014 Mar 26.

Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Australia; Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Australia;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jpids/piu013DOI Listing
December 2014

Multisite Direct Determination of the Potential for Environmental Contamination of Urine Samples Used for Diagnosis of Sexually Transmitted Infections.

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2014 Sep 19;3(3):189-96. Epub 2013 Dec 19.

Division of Global and Tropical Health, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Tiwi, Northern Territory, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jpids/pit085DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4208730PMC
September 2014

A novel clinical grading scale to guide the management of crusted scabies.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2013 12;7(9):e2387. Epub 2013 Sep 12.

Global and Tropical Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia ; Department of Infectious Diseases, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0002387DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3772049PMC
March 2014

Preexisting CD8+ T-cell immunity to the H7N9 influenza A virus varies across ethnicities.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014 Jan 6;111(3):1049-54. Epub 2014 Jan 6.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Melbourne, at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Victoria, 3010, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1322229111DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3903243PMC
January 2014

Community-associated MRSA from the Indian subcontinent.

Lancet Infect Dis 2013 Sep;13(9):734-5

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, CB10 1SA, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70231-7DOI Listing
September 2013

Genomic insights to control the emergence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci.

mBio 2013 Aug 13;4(4). Epub 2013 Aug 13.

Austin Centre for Infection Research (ACIR), Infectious Diseases Department, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mBio.00412-13DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3747580PMC
August 2013

Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis B in the Indigenous people of northern Australia.

J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2013 Jul;28(7):1234-41

Menzies School of Health Research and Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgh.12177DOI Listing
July 2013

Comparison of three methods for the recovery of skin pathogens from impetigo swabs collected in a remote community of Northern Territory, Australia.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2013 Jun 23;107(6):384-9. Epub 2013 Apr 23.

Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, NT 0811, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/trstmh/trt032DOI Listing
June 2013

Genomic polish for shoe-leather epidemiology.

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Steven Y C Tong

Nat Rev Microbiol 2013 Jan 3;11(1). Epub 2012 Dec 3.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrmicro2935DOI Listing
January 2013

Is Streptococcus pyogenes resistant or susceptible to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole?

J Clin Microbiol 2012 Dec 10;50(12):4067-72. Epub 2012 Oct 10.

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

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December 2012

Microbiological applications of high-resolution melting analysis.

J Clin Microbiol 2012 Nov 8;50(11):3418-21. Epub 2012 Aug 8.

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

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November 2012

Impact of ethnicity and socio-economic status on Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia incidence and mortality: a heavy burden in Indigenous Australians.

BMC Infect Dis 2012 Oct 9;12:249. Epub 2012 Oct 9.

Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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October 2012

Minim typing--a rapid and low cost MLST based typing tool for Klebsiella pneumoniae.

PLoS One 2012 12;7(3):e33530. Epub 2012 Mar 12.

Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

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August 2012