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In vitro activity of the novel antifungal compound F901318 against Australian Scedosporium and Lomentospora fungi.

Med Mycol 2018 Nov;56(8):1050-1054

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, New South Wales Health Pathology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

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November 2018

Database establishment for the secondary fungal DNA barcode -Translational Elongation Factor 1α (TEF1α).

Genome 2018 Nov 22. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

University of Sydney, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Westmead Clinical School, Marie Bashir Institute for Emerging Infectious Diseases and Biosecyrity, Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology , Westmead, New South Wales, Australia ;

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November 2018

Surveillance for azole resistance in clinical and environmental isolates of Aspergillus fumigatus in Australia and cyp51A homology modelling of azole-resistant isolates.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2018 Sep;73(9):2347-2351

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, ICPMR, New South Wales Health Pathology, Westmead Hospital, The University of Sydney, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia.

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September 2018

Responding to the emergence of antifungal drug resistance: perspectives from the bench and the bedside.

Future Microbiol 2018 08 16;13:1175-1191. Epub 2018 Aug 16.

Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases & Biosecurity, University of Sydney & Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Westmead, NSW, Australia.

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August 2018

The Early Innate Immune Response to, and Phagocyte-Dependent Entry of, Cryptococcus neoformans Map to the Perivascular Space of Cortical Post-Capillary Venules in Neurocryptococcosis.

Am J Pathol 2018 Jul 19;188(7):1653-1665. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

The University of Sydney Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, Sydney, Australia; Fungal Pathogenesis Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Westmead, Australia; The Westmead Clinical School, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Electronic address:

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July 2018

Influenza A Virus as a Predisposing Factor for Cryptococcosis.

Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2017 26;7:419. Epub 2017 Sep 26.

Laboratório de Micologia, Departamento de Microbiologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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April 2018

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Inhibits the Growth of Scedosporium and Lomentospora In Vitro.

Mycopathologia 2018 Feb 16;183(1):251-261. Epub 2017 May 16.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Westmead Hospital, 3rd Level, ICPMR Building, Westmead, NSW, 2145, Australia.

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February 2018

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy-Based Identification of Yeast.

Methods Mol Biol 2017 ;1508:289-304

Laboratory of Mycology, Applied Microbiology, Earth and Life Institute, Mycothèque de l'Université catholique de Louvain (BCCM/MUCL), Université catholique de Lovain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

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January 2018

Whole Genome Sequencing of Candida glabrata for Detection of Markers of Antifungal Drug Resistance.

J Vis Exp 2017 12 28(130). Epub 2017 Dec 28.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology-Public Health, Westmead Hospital; Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, ICPMR; Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney.

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December 2017

Candida and invasive mould diseases in non-neutropenic critically ill patients and patients with haematological cancer.

Lancet Infect Dis 2017 11 31;17(11):e344-e356. Epub 2017 Jul 31.

Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, University of Sydney and Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Westmead, NSW, Australia.

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November 2017

IP kinase Arg1 regulates cell wall homeostasis and surface architecture to promote clearance of Cryptococcus neoformans infection in a mouse model.

Virulence 2017 11 8;8(8):1833-1848. Epub 2017 Dec 8.

a Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research , 176 Hawkesbury road, Westmead NSW 2145 , Australia.

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November 2017

Identification and Characterization of VNI/VNII and Novel VNII/VNIV Hybrids and Impact of Hybridization on Virulence and Antifungal Susceptibility Within the C. neoformans/C. gattii Species Complex.

PLoS One 2016 20;11(10):e0163955. Epub 2016 Oct 20.

Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Sydney Medical School - Westmead Hospital, Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Sydney, Australia.

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June 2017

A planetary health approach to emerging infections in Australia.

Lancet 2017 04;389(10076):1293

Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia; Children's Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, NSW, Australia.

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April 2017

Is Australia prepared for the next pandemic?

Med J Aust 2017 04;206(7):284-286

The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Royal Melbourne Hospital and University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC.

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April 2017

Developing research priorities for Australia's response to infectious disease emergencies.

Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 2017 Mar 31;41(1):E1-E3. Epub 2017 Mar 31.

Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney and Westmead Institute for Medical Research, The University of Sydney, New South Wales
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March 2017

Pho4 Is Essential for Dissemination of to the Host Brain by Promoting Phosphate Uptake and Growth at Alkaline pH.

mSphere 2017 Jan-Feb;2(1). Epub 2017 Jan 25.

Fungal Pathogenesis Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Westmead, NSW, Australia; Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia; The Westmead Clinical School, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW, Australia.

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January 2017

Future directions for public health research in emerging infectious diseases.

Public Health Res Pract 2016 Dec 14;26(5). Epub 2016 Dec 14.

Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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December 2016

Antifungal susceptibilities of non-Aspergillus filamentous fungi causing invasive infection in Australia: support for current antifungal guideline recommendations.

Int J Antimicrob Agents 2016 Oct 12;48(4):453-8. Epub 2016 Aug 12.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

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October 2016

Inositol Polyphosphate Kinases, Fungal Virulence and Drug Discovery.

J Fungi (Basel) 2016 Sep 6;2(3). Epub 2016 Sep 6.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research, The University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia.

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September 2016

MLST and Whole-Genome-Based Population Analysis of Cryptococcus gattii VGIII Links Clinical, Veterinary and Environmental Strains, and Reveals Divergent Serotype Specific Sub-populations and Distant Ancestors.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2016 08 5;10(8):e0004861. Epub 2016 Aug 5.

Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Sydney Medical School - Westmead Hospital, Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Westmead Millennium Institute, Sydney, Australia.

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August 2016

Identification of a major IP5 kinase in Cryptococcus neoformans confirms that PP-IP5/IP7, not IP6, is essential for virulence.

Sci Rep 2016 Apr 1;6:23927. Epub 2016 Apr 1.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research, The University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW, Australia.

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April 2016

Rapid microscopy and use of vital dyes: potential to determine viability of Cryptococcus neoformans in the clinical laboratory.

PLoS One 2015 27;10(1):e0117186. Epub 2015 Jan 27.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney at Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia; Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW, Australia.

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January 2016

Cryptococcal transmigration across a model brain blood-barrier: evidence of the Trojan horse mechanism and differences between Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii strain H99 and Cryptococcus gattii strain R265.

Microbes Infect 2016 Jan 11;18(1):57-67. Epub 2015 Sep 11.

Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, University of Sydney and Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia; Vascular Immunology Unit, Department of Pathology, School of Medical Sciences, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.

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January 2016

Stimulation with lysates of Aspergillus terreus, Candida krusei and Rhizopus oryzae maximizes cross-reactivity of anti-fungal T cells.

Cytotherapy 2016 Jan 6;18(1):65-79. Epub 2015 Nov 6.

Centre for Cancer Research, Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research, Sydney, Australia; Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia; Sydney Cellular Therapies Laboratory, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia; Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit, Department of Haematology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

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January 2016

Fungal Inositol Pyrophosphate IP7 Is Crucial for Metabolic Adaptation to the Host Environment and Pathogenicity.

MBio 2015 Jun 2;6(3):e00531-15. Epub 2015 Jun 2.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead, and Sydney Medical School-Westmead, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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June 2015

International Society of Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM)-ITS reference DNA barcoding database--the quality controlled standard tool for routine identification of human and animal pathogenic fungi.

Med Mycol 2015 May 22;53(4):313-37. Epub 2015 Mar 22.

Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Sydney Medical School-Westmead Hospital, Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Bioscurity, University of Sydney, Westmead Millennium Institute, Sydney, Australia

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May 2015

Candida colonization as a risk marker for invasive candidiasis in mixed medical-surgical intensive care units: development and evaluation of a simple, standard protocol.

J Clin Microbiol 2015 Apr 11;53(4):1324-30. Epub 2015 Feb 11.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, University of Sydney, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia.

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April 2015

Cryptococcus gattii infections.

Clin Microbiol Rev 2014 Oct;27(4):980-1024

Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead, NSW, Australia Western Clinical School, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW, Australia

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October 2014

Detection of multiple fungal species in blood samples by real-time PCR: an interpretative challenge.

J Clin Microbiol 2014 Sep;52(9):3515-6

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead, Australia Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Westmead, Australia

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September 2014

Vulnerability, hysteria and fear - conquering Ebola virus.

Med J Aust 2014 Sep;201(6):320-1

Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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September 2014

Identification of Aph1, a phosphate-regulated, secreted, and vacuolar acid phosphatase in Cryptococcus neoformans.

MBio 2014 Sep 16;5(5):e01649-14. Epub 2014 Sep 16.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millennium Institute and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney at Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia

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September 2014

Cryptococcus gattii in North American Pacific Northwest: whole-population genome analysis provides insights into species evolution and dispersal.

MBio 2014 Jul 15;5(4):e01464-14. Epub 2014 Jul 15.

Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Center for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Sydney Medical School, Westmead Hospital, Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Westmead Millennium Institute, Sydney, Australia

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July 2014

Functional disruption of yeast metacaspase, Mca1, leads to miltefosine resistance and inability to mediate miltefosine-induced apoptotic effects.

Fungal Genet Biol 2014 Jun 13;67:71-81. Epub 2014 Apr 13.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney at Westmead Hospital, NSW 2145, Australia; Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia. Electronic address:

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June 2014

In vitro activity of miltefosine as a single agent and in combination with voriconazole or posaconazole against uncommon filamentous fungal pathogens.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2013 Dec 16;68(12):2842-6. Epub 2013 Jul 16.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millennium Institute, Sydney, Australia.

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December 2013

Functional characterization of the hexose transporter Hxt13p: an efflux pump that mediates resistance to miltefosine in yeast.

Fungal Genet Biol 2013 Dec 26;61:23-32. Epub 2013 Sep 26.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millennium Institute, NSW 2145, Australia.

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December 2013

Antifungal therapy and management of complications of cryptococcosis due to Cryptococcus gattii.

Clin Infect Dis 2013 Aug 22;57(4):543-51. Epub 2013 May 22.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology and The Sydney Institute for Emerging Infections and Biosecurity, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Australia.

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August 2013

Clinical utility of the cryptococcal antigen lateral flow assay in a diagnostic mycology laboratory.

PLoS One 2012 14;7(11):e49541. Epub 2012 Nov 14.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia.

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June 2013

The Crz1/Sp1 transcription factor of Cryptococcus neoformans is activated by calcineurin and regulates cell wall integrity.

PLoS One 2012 12;7(12):e51403. Epub 2012 Dec 12.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Sydney Medical School and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia.

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June 2013

Practical identification of eight medically important Trichosporon species by reverse line blot hybridization (RLB) assay and rolling circle amplification (RCA).

Med Mycol 2013 Apr 28;51(3):300-8. Epub 2012 Nov 28.

Department of Clinical Laboratory, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, PR China.

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April 2013

Phospholipase C of Cryptococcus neoformans regulates homeostasis and virulence by providing inositol trisphosphate as a substrate for Arg1 kinase.

Infect Immun 2013 Apr 4;81(4):1245-55. Epub 2013 Feb 4.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millennium Institute and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney at Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia.

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April 2013

Human rhinovirus C in adult haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients with respiratory illness.

J Clin Virol 2013 Mar 3;56(3):255-9. Epub 2013 Jan 3.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia.

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March 2013

Limited activity of miltefosine in murine models of cryptococcal meningoencephalitis and disseminated cryptococcosis.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2013 Feb 19;57(2):745-50. Epub 2012 Nov 19.

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

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February 2013

Pneumonia and lung infections due to emerging and unusual fungal pathogens.

Semin Respir Crit Care Med 2011 Dec 13;32(6):703-16. Epub 2011 Dec 13.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, Australia.

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December 2011

Three-locus identification, genotyping, and antifungal susceptibilities of medically important Trichosporon species from China.

J Clin Microbiol 2011 Nov 7;49(11):3805-11. Epub 2011 Sep 7.

Department of Clinical Laboratory, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing 100730, People's Republic of China.

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November 2011

Miltefosine induces apoptosis-like cell death in yeast via Cox9p in cytochrome c oxidase.

Mol Pharmacol 2011 Sep 24;80(3):476-85. Epub 2011 May 24.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millennium Institute and Sydney Emerging Infections and Biosecurity Institute, University of Sydney, Australia.

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September 2011

Nocardia infections of the face and neck.

Curr Infect Dis Rep 2011 Apr;13(2):132-40

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW, Australia.

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April 2011

Echinocandin antifungal drugs in fungal infections: a comparison.

Drugs 2011 Jan;71(1):11-41

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia.

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January 2011

Pathogenesis of pulmonary Cryptococcus gattii infection: a rat model.

Mycopathologia 2010 Nov 15;170(5):315-30. Epub 2010 Jun 15.

Faculty of Veterinary Science, Building B14, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia.

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November 2010

secA1 gene sequence polymorphisms for species identification of Nocardia species and recognition of intraspecies genetic diversity.

J Clin Microbiol 2010 Nov 1;48(11):3928-34. Epub 2010 Sep 1.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia.

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November 2010

Clinical associations and prevalence of Scedosporium spp. in Australian cystic fibrosis patients: identification of novel risk factors?

Med Mycol 2010 Nov;48 Suppl 1:S37-44

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia.

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November 2010

Recent advances in management of cryptococcal meningitis: commentary.

F1000 Med Rep 2010 Nov 24;2:82. Epub 2010 Nov 24.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology and the University of Sydney at Westmead Hospital Darcy Road, Westmead, NSW 2145 Australia.

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November 2010

Antifungal therapy in invasive fungal infections.

Curr Opin Pharmacol 2010 Oct 2;10(5):522-30. Epub 2010 Jul 2.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital and the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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October 2010

Prophylaxis, empirical and preemptive treatment of invasive candidiasis.

Curr Opin Crit Care 2010 Oct;16(5):470-4

Infection Management Services, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Australia.

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October 2010

In vitro antifungal activities of bis(alkylpyridinium)alkane compounds against pathogenic yeasts and molds.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2010 Aug 7;54(8):3233-40. Epub 2010 Jun 7.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millenium Institute, University of Sydney, and Westmead Hospital, Darcy Road, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia.

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August 2010

Candidaemia in adult cancer patients: risks for fluconazole-resistant isolates and death.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2010 May 4;65(5):1042-51. Epub 2010 Mar 4.

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Centre for Research Excellence in Infectious Diseases, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, VIC 3050, Australia.

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May 2010

Management of invasive candidiasis in the intensive care unit.

Drugs 2010 May;70(7):823-39

Infection Management Services, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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May 2010

Epidemiology of paediatric invasive fungal infections and a case-control study of risk factors in acute leukaemia or post stem cell transplant.

Br J Haematol 2010 Apr 8;149(2):263-72. Epub 2010 Jan 8.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Sydney at Westmead Hospital, NSW, Australia.

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April 2010

KRE genes are required for beta-1,6-glucan synthesis, maintenance of capsule architecture and cell wall protein anchoring in Cryptococcus neoformans.

Mol Microbiol 2010 Apr 6;76(2):517-34. Epub 2010 Apr 6.

Edward A. Doisy Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63104, USA.

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April 2010

Comparison of whole blood, serum, and plasma for early detection of candidemia by multiplex-tandem PCR.

J Clin Microbiol 2010 Mar 30;48(3):811-6. Epub 2009 Dec 30.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Sydney West Area Health Service, Westmead, NSW, Australia.

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March 2010

Identification of pathogenic Nocardia species by reverse line blot hybridization targeting the 16S rRNA and 16S-23S rRNA gene spacer regions.

J Clin Microbiol 2010 Feb 2;48(2):503-11. Epub 2009 Dec 2.

Life Science College, Peking University, Beijing, People's Republic of China.

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February 2010

Determinants of mortality in non-neutropenic ICU patients with candidaemia.

Crit Care 2009 13;13(4):R115. Epub 2009 Jul 13.

St Vincent's Hospital, Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia.

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January 2010

Fungal-derived immune modulating molecules.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2009 ;666:108-20

Westmead Hospital, Westmead NSW, Australia.

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January 2010

Assessment of clinical risk predictive rules for invasive candidiasis in a prospective multicentre cohort of ICU patients.

Intensive Care Med 2009 Dec 15;35(12):2141-5. Epub 2009 Sep 15.

Infection Management Services, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, QLD 4102, Australia.

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December 2009

Synthesis, antifungal, haemolytic and cytotoxic activities of a series of bis(alkylpyridinium)alkanes.

Bioorg Med Chem 2009 Sep 23;17(17):6329-39. Epub 2009 Jul 23.

School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney, 2006 NSW, Australia.

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September 2009

Rapid etiological classification of meningitis by NMR spectroscopy based on metabolite profiles and host response.

PLoS One 2009 24;4(4):e5328. Epub 2009 Apr 24.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology and Westmead Millennium Institute, The University of Sydney, Westmead, Australia.

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July 2009

Building quality in health--the need for clinical researchers.

Med J Aust 2009 Jun;190(11):627-9

University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.

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June 2009

Assignment of reference 5'-end 16S rDNA sequences and species-specific sequence polymorphisms improves species identification of Nocardia.

Open Microbiol J 2009 Jun 23;3:97-105. Epub 2009 Jun 23.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, The University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia.

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June 2009

Scedosporium prolificans osteomyelitis in an immunocompetent child treated with a novel agent, hexadecylphospocholine (miltefosine), in combination with terbinafine and voriconazole: a case report.

Clin Infect Dis 2009 May;48(9):1257-61

Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, University of Sydney at Westmead, Australia.

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May 2009

Not just little adults: candidemia epidemiology, molecular characterization, and antifungal susceptibility in neonatal and pediatric patients.

Pediatrics 2009 May;123(5):1360-8

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmend, New South Wales 2145, Australia.

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May 2009

Colony multiplex-tandem PCR for rapid, accurate identification of fungal cultures.

J Clin Microbiol 2008 Dec 22;46(12):4058-60. Epub 2008 Oct 22.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia.

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December 2008

Association between fertility and molecular sub-type of global isolates of Cryptococcus gattii molecular type VGII.

Med Mycol 2008 Nov;46(7):665-73

Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia.

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November 2008

Multiplex tandem PCR: a novel platform for rapid detection and identification of fungal pathogens from blood culture specimens.

J Clin Microbiol 2008 Sep 16;46(9):3021-7. Epub 2008 Jul 16.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia.

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September 2008

Role and mechanism of phosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase C in survival and virulence of Cryptococcus neoformans.

Mol Microbiol 2008 Aug 4;69(4):809-26. Epub 2008 Jun 4.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, ICPMR and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney at Westmead Hospital, NSW 2145, Australia.

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August 2008

Practical method for detection and identification of Candida, Aspergillus, and Scedosporium spp. by use of rolling-circle amplification.

J Clin Microbiol 2008 Jul 21;46(7):2423-7. Epub 2008 May 21.

Department of Dermatology, Research Laboratory for Infectious Skin Diseases, Wuhan First Hospital, Wuhan 430022, People's Republic of China.

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July 2008

Cell wall-linked cryptococcal phospholipase B1 is a source of secreted enzyme and a determinant of cell wall integrity.

J Biol Chem 2007 Dec 18;282(52):37508-14. Epub 2007 Oct 18.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney at Westmead Hospital, NSW, Australia.

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December 2007

Optimizing therapy for Candida infections.

Semin Respir Crit Care Med 2007 Dec;28(6):678-88

Infection Management Services, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba, Queensland 4102, Australia.

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December 2007

Antifungal agents.

Med J Aust 2007 Oct;187(7):404-9

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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October 2007

Reverse line blot hybridization assay for identification of medically important fungi from culture and clinical specimens.

J Clin Microbiol 2007 Sep 18;45(9):2872-80. Epub 2007 Jul 18.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology-Public Health (CIDM-PH), Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, Australia.

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September 2007

Role of conserved active site residues in catalysis by phospholipase B1 from Cryptococcus neoformans.

Biochemistry 2007 Sep 9;46(35):10024-32. Epub 2007 Aug 9.

Department of Medical and Molecular Biosciences, University of Technology Sydney, P.O. Box 123, Broadway, NSW 2007, Australia.

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September 2007

Synthesis, antifungal and antimicrobial activity of alkylphospholipids.

Bioorg Med Chem 2007 Aug 17;15(15):5158-65. Epub 2007 May 17.

School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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August 2007

Synthesis, antifungal and haemolytic activity of a series of bis(pyridinium)alkanes.

Bioorg Med Chem 2007 May 13;15(10):3422-9. Epub 2007 Mar 13.

School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney, 2006 NSW, Australia.

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May 2007