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Tracking a moving user in indoor environments using Bluetooth low energy beacons.

J Biomed Inform 2019 Oct 9;98:103288. Epub 2019 Sep 9.

Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbi.2019.103288DOI Listing
October 2019

Community-wide Screening for Tuberculosis in a High-Prevalence Setting.

N Engl J Med 2019 Oct;381(14):1347-1357

From the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research (G.B.M., P.T.B.N., T.-A.N., K.B.L., D.T.T.T., Q.T.N.V., O.T.T.L., Y.H.N., P.H.M., J.H., G.J.F.), the National Lung Hospital (N.V.N., H.B.N.), the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (V.-A.T.N..), and the National Tuberculosis Control Program (N.V.N., H.B.N., K.H.T., S.V.N.), Hanoi, and the Center for Social Disease Control, Ca Mau (K.H.T., S.V.N.) - all in Vietnam; the South Western Sydney Clinical School, University of New South Wales (G.B.M., J.H.), and the Faculty of Medicine and Health (G.B.M., N.V.N., T.-A.N., V.Q.D., P.H.M., V.S., W.J.B., G.J.F.) and the Centenary Institute (W.J.B.), University of Sydney, Sydney, the School of Social Sciences, Monash, Clayton, VIC (P.H.M.), and the Department of Anthropology, Macquarie University, North Ryde, NSW (P.H.M.) - all in Australia; the Center for Operational Research, International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Paris (H.B.N.); and the Global Tuberculosis Program, World Health Organization, Geneva (L.N.N.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1902129DOI Listing
October 2019

Bengamides display potent activity against drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Sci Rep 2019 Oct 7;9(1):14396. Epub 2019 Oct 7.

Discipline of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-50748-2DOI Listing
October 2019

Infection, colonization and shedding of Campylobacter and Salmonella in animals and their contribution to human disease: A review.

Zoonoses Public Health 2019 Sep 9;66(6):562-578. Epub 2019 Jun 9.

Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/zph.12611DOI Listing
September 2019

Genome Sequences of Enteroinvasive Escherichia coli Sequence Type 6, 99, and 311 Strains Acquired in Asia Pacific.

Microbiol Resour Announc 2019 Sep 5;8(36). Epub 2019 Sep 5.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology-Public Health, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research-New South Wales Health Pathology, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00944-19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6728649PMC
September 2019

Long-term impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines on invasive disease and pneumonia hospitalisations in Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

Clin Infect Dis 2019 Aug 7. Epub 2019 Aug 7.

National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz731DOI Listing
August 2019

Corrigendum to "Whole-genome sequencing reveals genetic signature of bedaquiline resistance in a clinical isolate of Mycobacterium tuberculosis" [J Glob Antimicrob Resist 15 (2018) 103-104].

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2019 Jun 3;17:326. Epub 2019 Jun 3.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, NSW Health Pathology, Level 3 ICPMR Building, Westmead Hospital, Wentworthville, NSW 2145, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2019.05.011DOI Listing
June 2019

Evaluation of the BioGX BD-Max PCR assay for detection of pathogenic Bordetella.

Pathology 2019 04 5;51(3):323-324. Epub 2019 Mar 5.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology - Public Health, Westmead Hospital, NSW, Australia; Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia; Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, NSW Health Pathology, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00313025183035
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2018.10.018DOI Listing
April 2019

The importance of public health genomics for ensuring health security for Australia.

Med J Aust 2019 Apr 19;210(7):295-297.e1. Epub 2019 Mar 19.

University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50063DOI Listing
April 2019

Network properties of salmonella epidemics.

Sci Rep 2019 Apr 16;9(1):6159. Epub 2019 Apr 16.

Centre for Complex Systems, Faculty of Engineering and IT, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, 2006, Australia.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-42582-3
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-42582-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6467889PMC
April 2019

Effect of two alternative methods of pooling sputum prior to testing for tuberculosis with genexpert MTB/RIF.

BMC Infect Dis 2019 Apr 27;19(1):347. Epub 2019 Apr 27.

Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, 298 Kim Ma street, Ba Dinh district, Ha Noi, Vietnam.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-3778-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6486971PMC
April 2019

Acquired Drug Resistance: Recognizing the Potential of Repurposed Drugs.

Clin Infect Dis 2019 Apr 26. Epub 2019 Apr 26.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz334DOI Listing
April 2019

Tuberculosis risk factors and Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission among HIV-infected patients in Vietnam.

Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2019 03 7;115:67-75. Epub 2019 Feb 7.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tube.2019.02.001DOI Listing
March 2019

Whole-genome sequencing reveals genetic signature of bedaquiline resistance in a clinical isolate of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2018 12 21;15:103-104. Epub 2018 Sep 21.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Level 3 ICPMR Building, Westmead Hospital, Wentworthville, NSW 2145, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2018.09.006DOI Listing
December 2018

Drug Resistance and Transmission among Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patients in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2018 12;99(6):1397-1406

Centre for Infectious Disease and Microbiology-Public Health, ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.18-0185DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6283501PMC
December 2018

Genome-wide comparison of Corynebacterium diphtheriae isolates from Australia identifies differences in the Pan-genomes between respiratory and cutaneous strains.

BMC Genomics 2018 Dec 4;19(1):869. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, PO Box 533, Wentworthville, NSW, 2145, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12864-018-5147-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6278121PMC
December 2018

Advances in Clinical Sample Preparation for Identification and Characterization of Bacterial Pathogens Using Metagenomics.

Front Public Health 2018 12;6:363. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2018.00363DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6299010PMC
December 2018

Comparison of the Whole Cell Proteome and Secretome of Epidemic Strains From the 2008-2012 Australian Epidemic Under Sulfate-Modulating Conditions.

Front Microbiol 2018 27;9:2851. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.02851DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6277516PMC
November 2018

Prediction of Susceptibility to First-Line Tuberculosis Drugs by DNA Sequencing.

N Engl J Med 2018 10 26;379(15):1403-1415. Epub 2018 Sep 26.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1800474DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6121966PMC
October 2018

Novel multiplex PCR assay for identification and subtyping of enteroinvasive Escherichia coli and differentiation from Shigella based on target genes selected by comparative genomics.

J Med Microbiol 2018 Sep 3;67(9):1257-1264. Epub 2018 Jul 3.

1​Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology - Public Health, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research - NSW Health Pathology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/jmm.0.000784DOI Listing
September 2018

Mutations associated with in vitro resistance to bedaquiline in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in Australia.

Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2018 07 25;111:31-34. Epub 2018 Apr 25.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology- Public Health, Westmead Hospital, Western Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; NSW Mycobacterium Reference Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, NSW Health Pathology - Western, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tube.2018.04.007DOI Listing
July 2018

Relentless spread and adaptation of non-typeable vanA vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium: a genome-wide investigation.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2018 06;73(6):1487-1491

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology - Public Health, Westmead Hospital, Western Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dky074DOI Listing
June 2018

Recurrence of tuberculosis in a low-incidence setting: a retrospective cross-sectional study augmented by whole genome sequencing.

BMC Infect Dis 2018 06 7;18(1):265. Epub 2018 Jun 7.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology-Public Health, Westmead Hospital, cnr Hawkesbury and Darcy Roads, Westmead, NSW, 2145, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3164-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5992641PMC
June 2018

Detection and incidence of Bordetella holmesii in respiratory specimens from patients with pertussis-like symptoms in New South Wales, Australia.

Pathology 2018 Apr 15;50(3):322-326. Epub 2018 Feb 15.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology - Public Health, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research - NSW Health Pathology, Westmead Hospital, NSW, Australia; Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2017.10.014DOI Listing
April 2018

Proteomic Adaptation of Australian Epidemic Bordetella pertussis.

Proteomics 2018 04;18(8):e1700237

School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pmic.201700237DOI Listing
April 2018

Incorporating Whole-Genome Sequencing into Public Health Surveillance: Lessons from Prospective Sequencing of Salmonella Typhimurium in Australia.

Foodborne Pathog Dis 2018 03 16;15(3):161-167. Epub 2018 Jan 16.

1 National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Research School of Population Health, The Australian National University , Canberra, Australia .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2017.2352DOI Listing
March 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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https://www.jove.com/video/56714/whole-genome-sequencing-can
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3791/56714DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5908403PMC
December 2017

Aiming for zero tuberculosis transmission in low-burden countries.

Lancet Respir Med 2017 11 13;5(11):846-848. Epub 2017 Oct 13.

National Institutes of Health Research Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, University of Oxford and the Department of Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Oxford University Hospitals National Health Service (NHS) Trust, Oxford, UK; National Infection Service, Public Health England, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-2600(17)30382-XDOI Listing
November 2017

Drug resistance and Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain diversity in TB/HIV co-infected patients in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist 2017 09 22;10:154-160. Epub 2017 Jul 22.

Sydney Medical School and Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Australia; Centre for Infectious Disease and Microbiology - Public Health, ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2017.07.003DOI Listing
September 2017

Comparative genomics of Australian and international isolates of Salmonella Typhimurium: correlation of core genome evolution with CRISPR and prophage profiles.

Sci Rep 2017 08 29;7(1):9733. Epub 2017 Aug 29.

School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-06079-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5575072PMC
August 2017

Genomic heterogeneity of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium bacteriuria from chronic infection.

Infect Genet Evol 2017 07 7;51:17-20. Epub 2017 Mar 7.

School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2017.03.004DOI Listing
July 2017

Epidemic spread of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in China.

Lancet Infect Dis 2017 03 3;17(3):238-239. Epub 2016 Dec 3.

Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity (MBI) and Centre for Research Excellence in Tuberculosis, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2145, Australia; Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology-Public Health, Pathology West, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30526-6DOI Listing
March 2017

Characterisation of the Bordetella pertussis secretome under different media.

J Proteomics 2017 03 24;158:43-51. Epub 2017 Feb 24.

School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jprot.2017.02.010DOI Listing
March 2017

SnpFilt: A pipeline for reference-free assembly-based identification of SNPs in bacterial genomes.

Comput Biol Chem 2016 12 9;65:178-184. Epub 2016 Sep 9.

School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, 2052, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiolchem.2016.09.004DOI Listing
December 2016

Transmission of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in Mongolia is driven by Beijing strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis resistant to all first-line drugs.

Tuberculosis (Edinb) 2016 12 26;101:49-53. Epub 2016 Jul 26.

Sydney Medical School, Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology - Public Health, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S14729792163012
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tube.2016.07.010DOI Listing
December 2016

Evolution of Variable Number Tandem Repeats and Its Relationship with Genomic Diversity in Typhimurium.

Front Microbiol 2016 26;7:2002. Epub 2016 Dec 26.

School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fmicb.2016.02
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2016.02002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5183578PMC
December 2016

Identifying Likely Transmission Pathways within a 10-Year Community Outbreak of Tuberculosis by High-Depth Whole Genome Sequencing.

PLoS One 2016 3;11(3):e0150550. Epub 2016 Mar 3.

NSW Mycobacterium Reference Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research-Pathology West, Sydney, Australia.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0150550PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4777479PMC
August 2016

Better colonisation of newly emerged Bordetella pertussis in the co-infection mouse model study.

Vaccine 2016 07 23;34(34):3967-71. Epub 2016 Jun 23.

School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.06.052DOI Listing
July 2016

Genotype heterogeneity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis within geospatial hotspots suggests foci of imported infection in Sydney, Australia.

Infect Genet Evol 2016 06 15;40:346-351. Epub 2015 Jul 15.

Sydney Medical School and the Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology - Public Health, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2015.07.014DOI Listing
June 2016

Nontoxic Metal-Cyclam Complexes, a New Class of Compounds with Potency against Drug-Resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

J Med Chem 2016 06 7;59(12):5917-21. Epub 2016 Jun 7.

Microbial Immunity and Pathogenesis Group, Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney , Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jmedchem.6b00432DOI Listing
June 2016

Genomic dissection of Australian Bordetella pertussis isolates from the 2008-2012 epidemic.

J Infect 2016 Apr 27;72(4):468-77. Epub 2016 Jan 27.

School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2016.01.005DOI Listing
April 2016

Concordance of four commercial enzyme immunoassay and three immunoblot formats for the detection of Lyme borreliosis antibodies in human serum: the two-tier approach remains.

Pathology 2016 Apr 5;48(3):251-6. Epub 2016 Mar 5.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Pathology West - Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, Australia; Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology - Public Health, Western Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, NSW, Australia; Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pathol.2016.02.004DOI Listing
April 2016

Whole-genome sequencing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis for rapid diagnostics: feasibility of a decentralised model.

Lancet Respir Med 2016 04 4;4(4):e13-4. Epub 2016 Apr 4.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Pathology West and Marie Bashir Institute of Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-2600(16)00092-8DOI Listing
April 2016

The relationship between Bordetella pertussis genotype and clinical severity in Australian children with pertussis.

J Infect 2016 Feb 8;72(2):171-8. Epub 2015 Dec 8.

School of Public Health, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia; Discipline of Paediatrics, Women's and Children's Hospital, North Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia; School of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia; Robinson Research Institute, University of Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2015.11.004DOI Listing
February 2016

Antibiotic susceptibility of diverse Mycobacterium abscessus complex strains in New South Wales, Australia.

Pathology 2015 Dec;47(7):678-82

1Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research - Pathology West, Westmead Hospital, Westmead 2Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PAT.0000000000000327DOI Listing
December 2015

Genomic Variability of Serial Human Isolates of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium Associated with Prolonged Carriage.

J Clin Microbiol 2015 Nov 26;53(11):3507-14. Epub 2015 Aug 26.

School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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http://jcm.asm.org/lookup/doi/10.1128/JCM.01733-15
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01733-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4609693PMC
November 2015

It Is Not All about Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms: Comparison of Mobile Genetic Elements and Deletions in Listeria monocytogenes Genomes Links Cases of Hospital-Acquired Listeriosis to the Environmental Source.

J Clin Microbiol 2015 Nov 26;53(11):3492-500. Epub 2015 Aug 26.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology-Public Health, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia Sydney Medical School-Westmead, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia NSW Enteric Reference Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Pathology West, Sydney, NSW, Australia

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00202-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4609684PMC
November 2015

Pertactin negative Bordetella pertussis demonstrates higher fitness under vaccine selection pressure in a mixed infection model.

Vaccine 2015 Nov 2;33(46):6277-81. Epub 2015 Oct 2.

School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.09.064DOI Listing
November 2015

Genome sequencing reveals novel deletions associated with secondary resistance to pyrazinamide in MDR Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2015 Sep 14;70(9):2511-4. Epub 2015 May 14.

Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia NSW Mycobacterium Reference Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research-Pathology West, Sydney, Australia Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology-Public Health, Westmead Hospital, Western Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkv128DOI Listing
September 2015

Genomic Epidemiology of Clostridium botulinum Isolates from Temporally Related Cases of Infant Botulism in New South Wales, Australia.

J Clin Microbiol 2015 Sep 24;53(9):2846-53. Epub 2015 Jun 24.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology-Public Health, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia The Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.00143-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4540925PMC
September 2015

Defining the Core Genome of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium for Genomic Surveillance and Epidemiological Typing.

J Clin Microbiol 2015 Aug 27;53(8):2530-8. Epub 2015 May 27.

School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.03407-14DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4508408PMC
August 2015

Editorial: Laboratory preparedness for Ebolavirus disease.

Pathology 2015 Aug;47(5):397-9

1Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Pathology West, Westmead Hospital, Westmead 2Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead 3Centre for Research Excellence in Critical Infections, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PAT.0000000000000290DOI Listing
August 2015

Listeriosis cluster in Sydney linked to hospital food.

Med J Aust 2015 May;202(8):448-9

NSW Forensic and Analytical Science Services, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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May 2015

The role of pathogen genomics in assessing disease transmission.

BMJ 2015 May 11;350:h1314. Epub 2015 May 11.

Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia School of Biological Sciences, Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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May 2015

Added value of whole-genome sequencing for management of highly drug-resistant TB.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2015 Apr 9;70(4):1198-202. Epub 2014 Dec 9.

Sydney Medical School and the Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia NSW Mycobacterium Reference Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research-Pathology West, Sydney, Australia Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology-Public Health, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia.

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April 2015

Delineating community outbreaks of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium by use of whole-genome sequencing: insights into genomic variability within an outbreak.

J Clin Microbiol 2015 Apr 21;53(4):1063-71. Epub 2015 Jan 21.

School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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April 2015

Proficiency testing for bacterial whole genome sequencing: an end-user survey of current capabilities, requirements and priorities.

BMC Infect Dis 2015 Apr 3;15:174. Epub 2015 Apr 3.

Technical University of Denmark, National Food Institute, Research Group of Microbial Genomics and Antimicrobial Resistance, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Kemitorvet, Building 204, ground floor, DK - 2800, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark.

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April 2015

Improved identification of rapidly growing mycobacteria by a 16S-23S internal transcribed spacer region PCR and capillary gel electrophoresis.

PLoS One 2014 11;9(7):e102290. Epub 2014 Jul 11.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia; Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology - Public Health, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia; Marie Bashir Institute for Emerging Infections and Biosecurity, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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March 2015

Pathogen genome bioinformatics.

Methods Mol Biol 2014 ;1168:173-93

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology - Public Health Pathology West ICPMR, Westmead Hospital C24, Hawkesbury Road and Darcy Road, Westmead, NSW, 2145, Australia,

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January 2015

Use of the 5' untranslated region and VP1 region to examine the molecular diversity in enterovirus B species.

J Med Microbiol 2014 Oct 18;63(Pt 10):1339-55. Epub 2014 Jul 18.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology (CIDM), Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research (ICPMR), Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia

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October 2014

Clinical microbiology informatics.

Clin Microbiol Rev 2014 Oct;27(4):1025-47

Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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October 2014

Investigating genome reduction of Bordetella pertussis using a multiplex PCR-based reverse line blot assay (mPCR/RLB).

BMC Res Notes 2014 Oct 15;7:727. Epub 2014 Oct 15.

School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia.

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October 2014

Effectiveness of hospital-wide methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection control policies differs by ward specialty.

PLoS One 2013 10;8(12):e83099. Epub 2013 Dec 10.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology - Public Health, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia ; Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia ; Sydney Medical School - Westmead, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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September 2014

Fluoroquinolone resistance in non-multidrug-resistant tuberculosis-a surveillance study in New South Wales, Australia, and a review of global resistance rates.

Int J Infect Dis 2014 Sep 30;26:149-53. Epub 2014 Jul 30.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Level 3 ICPMR Building, PO Box 533, Wentworthville 2145, NSW, Australia; Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia; Sydney Emerging Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity Institute, Westmead Hospital, Wentworthville, NSW, Australia.

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September 2014

Temporal dynamics of Mycobacterium tuberculosis genotypes in New South Wales, Australia.

BMC Infect Dis 2014 Aug 23;14:455. Epub 2014 Aug 23.

Sydney Medical School and the Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

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August 2014

Potent antimycobacterial activity of the pyridoxal isonicotinoyl hydrazone analog 2-pyridylcarboxaldehyde isonicotinoyl hydrazone: a lipophilic transport vehicle for isonicotinic acid hydrazide.

Mol Pharmacol 2014 Feb 15;85(2):269-78. Epub 2013 Nov 15.

Microbial Immunity and Pathogenesis Group, Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology (S.E., L.L., J.A.T.), and Molecular Pharmacology and Pathology Program, Department of Pathology and Bosch Institute (D.S.K., M.L.H.H., D.R.R.), University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; and Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research-Pathology West, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (P.J., V.S.).

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February 2014

Tuberculosis, public health and gathering new evidence to guide control efforts.

N S W Public Health Bull 2013 Jul;24(1):1-2

Department of Respiratory Medicine, Liverpool Hospital.

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July 2013

The use of mycobacterial interspersed repetitive unit typing and whole genome sequencing to inform tuberculosis prevention and control activities.

N S W Public Health Bull 2013 Jul;24(1):10-4

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital.

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July 2013

Tuberculosis: an old world disease providing new world challenges in NSW.

N S W Public Health Bull 2013 Jul;24(1):22-3

Department of Respiratory Medicine, Liverpool Hospital.

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July 2013

Software for selecting the most informative sets of genomic loci for multi-target microbial typing.

BMC Bioinformatics 2013 May 1;14:148. Epub 2013 May 1.

Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology and Sydney Institute for Emerging Infections and Biosecurity, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia.

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May 2013

The "how" of polymerase chain reaction testing for Bordetella pertussis depends on the "why".

Clin Infect Dis 2013 Feb 19;56(3):332-4. Epub 2012 Oct 19.

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February 2013

Impact of a web-based personally controlled health management system on influenza vaccination and health services utilization rates: a randomized controlled trial.

J Am Med Inform Assoc 2012 Sep-Oct;19(5):719-27. Epub 2012 May 12.

Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

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January 2013

Quantitative estimation of the stability of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain-typing systems by use of Kaplan-Meier survival analysis.

J Clin Microbiol 2013 Jan 24;51(1):112-6. Epub 2012 Oct 24.

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

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January 2013

Prospective genotyping of hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates by use of a novel, highly discriminatory binary typing system.

J Clin Microbiol 2012 Nov 15;50(11):3513-9. Epub 2012 Aug 15.

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

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November 2012

Assignment of recA reference sequence types for enhanced identification of the Burkholderia cepacia complex.

Pathology 2012 Jun;44(4):373-375

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June 2012

Linear normalised hash function for clustering gene sequences and identifying reference sequences from multiple sequence alignments.

Microb Inform Exp 2012 Jan 26;2(1). Epub 2012 Jan 26.

Sydney Emerging Infections and Biosecurity Institute, Sydney Medical School - Westmead, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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January 2012