Publications 2003 [References 125–171]

125. MacIntyre CR, Kainer MA, Brown GV. A randomised, clinical trial comparing the effectiveness of hospital and community-based reminder systems for increasing uptake of influenza and pneumococcal vaccine in hospitalised patients aged 65 years and over. Gerontology 2003;49:33-40.[abstract]

126. McIntyre PB, Williams AH, Leask JE. Refusal of parents to vaccinate: dereliction of duty or legitimate personal choice? [editorial] Medical Journal of Australia 2003;178:150-1.[full text]

127. Torvaldsen S, Simpson JM, McIntyre P. Effectiveness of pertussis vaccination in New South Wales, Australia, 1996 to 1998. European Journal of Epidemiology 2003;18:63-9. [abstract]

128. MacIntyre CR, Burgess MA, Hull B, McIntyre PB. Hepatitis A vaccination options for Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2003;39:83-7. [abstract]

129. MacIntyre CR, Chu CP, Burgess MA. Use of hospitalisation and pharmaceutical prescribing data to compare the prevaccination burden of varicella and herpes zoster in Australia. Epidemiology and Infection 2003;131:675-82. [abstract].

130. Burgess MA. Immunisation: a public health success. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2003;14:1-5. [full text]

131. Burgess MA. Tears often shed. (Feery Oration). NSW Public Health Bulletin 2003;14:5-8. [full text]

132. Hull BP, McIntyre PB. Mapping immunisation coverage and conscientious objectors to immunisation in NSW. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2003;14:8-12. [full text]

133. MacIntyre CR, Gay NJ, Hull B, Burgess M. Measles control in NSW Divisions of General Practice. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2003;14:13-7. [full text]

134. Lawrence GL, Campbell-Lloyd S, Rixon G. Monitoring adverse events following immunisation. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2003;14:21-4. [full text]

135. Wood N. Immunisation adverse events clinics. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2003;14:25-7. [full text]

136. Blumer C, Roche P, Spencer J, Lin M, Milton A, Bunn C, Gidding H, Kaldor J, Kirk M, Hall R, Della-Porta T, Leader R, Wright P, et al. Australia's notifiable disease status, 2001: annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2003;27:1-78. [full text]

137. Roche P, McIntyre P, Spencer J. Pneumococcal disease in Australia: current status and future challenges. A report of the workshop held at NCIRS 8-9 November, 2002. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2003;27:79-84. [full text]

138. Brotherton JML, Delpech VC, Gilbert GL, Hatzi S, Paraskevopoulos PD, McAnulty JM. A large outbreak of influenza A and B on a cruise ship causing widespread morbidity. Epidemiology and Infection 2003;130:263-271. [abstract]

139. Beutels P, Gay NJ. Economic evaluation of options for measles vaccination strategy in a hypothetical Western European country. Epidemiology and Infection 2003;130:273-83. [abstract]

140. Burgess MA, Lester R. Meningococcal vaccines. Australian Prescriber 2003;26:56-8. [full text]

141. McIntyre P. Lessons from surveillance–solving the pertussis puzzle [editorial]. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2003;14:69-71.[full text]

142. Menzies R, Wang H, McIntyre P. Has pertussis increased in New South Wales over the past decade? An evaluation using hospitalisation and mortality data versus notifications 1988-2002. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2003;14:71-6. [full text]

143. Brotherton J, McAnulty J. A pertussis epidemic in NSW: how epidemiology reflects vaccination policy. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2003;14:77-81. [full text]

144. Torvaldsen S, McIntyre PB. Do variations in pertussis notifications reflect incidence or surveillance practices? A comparison of infant notification rates and hospitalisation data in NSW.NSW Public Health Bulletin 2003;14:81-4.[full text]

145. McIntyre PB, Gilmour R, Watson M. Differences in the epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease, metropolitan NSW, 1997-2001. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2003;14:85-9. [full text]

146. Gidding H. Australia's national serosurveillance program. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2003;14:90-3. [full text]

147. Brotherton JML, Bartlett MJ, Muscatello DJ, Campbell-Lloyd S, Stewart K, McAnulty JM. Do we practice what we preach? Health care worker screening and vaccination. American Journal of Infection Control 2003;31:144-50. [abstract]

148. Beutels P. On mandatory vaccination [letter] British Medical Journal Rapid responses June 2003. [full text].

149. Lawrence GL, MacIntyre CR, Hull BP, McIntyre PB. Measles vaccination coverage among five-year-old children: implications for disease elimination in Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2003;27:413-8. [abstract]

150. Williams A, Forrest J, editors. Immunisation: communication and perception of risk. Summary of a workshop held in Melbourne, Australia, 5 May 2002. Sydney: NCIRS; 2003. [pdf version]

151. Horby P, Gilmour R, Wang H, McIntyre P. Progress towards eliminating Hib in Australia: an evaluation of Haemophilus influenzae type b prevention in Australia, 1 July 1993 to 30 June 2000. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2003;27:324-41. [full text]

152. Lawrence G, Menzies R, Burgess M, McIntyre P, Wood N, Boyd I, Purcell P, Isaacs D. Surveillance of adverse events following immunisation: Australia 2000-2002. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2003;27:307-23. [full text] Note: In tables showing age groups, the column labelled '7 years' should read ' >= 7 years'

153. Hull BP, Lawrence GL, McIntyre CR, McIntyre PB. Estimating immunisation coverage – is the 'third dose assumption' still valid? Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2003;27:357-61. [full text]

154. Leask J. Anthrax row is not immune
to wild claims of anti-vaccine lobby.
Sydney Morning Herald;
13th February 2003. [full text]

155. Litt J, Burgess M. Varicella and varicella vaccination: an update. Australian Family Physician 2003;32:583-7. [abstract]

156. MacIntyre CR, Leask J. Immunization myths and realities: responding to arguments against immunization. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2003;39:487-91. [abstract]

157. MacIntyre CR, Goebel K, Brown GV, Skull S, Starr M, Fulinfaw RO. A randomised, controlled clinical trial of the efficacy of family-based direct observation of anti-tuberculosis treatment in an urban, developed-country setting. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2003;7:848-54. [abstract]

159. Leask J, McIntyre P. Public opponents of vaccination: a case study. Vaccine 2003;21:4700-3 [abstract]

160. Hull BP, Lawrence GL, MacIntyre CR, McIntyre PB. Immunisation coverage in Australia corrected for under-reporting to the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2003;27:533-8. [abstract]

161. Beutels P, Van Doorslaer E, Van Damme P, Hall J. Methodological issues and new developments in the economic evaluation of vaccines. Expert Review of Vaccines. 2003;2:89-100. [abstract]

162. Weerasinghe DP, MacIntyre CR. The seasonality of births and abortions in NSW. Medical Science Monitor 2003;9:CR534-40. [abstract]

163. Wood N, Thorley B. Towards global poliomyelitis eradication: the successes and challenges for a developed country. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2003;39:647-50. [abstract]

164. Bonacruz-Kazzi G, McIntyre P, Hanlon
M, Menzies R. Diagnostic testing and discharge coding for whooping
cough in a children’s hospital.
Journal of Paediatrics
and Child Health 2003;39:586-90. [abstract]

165. Torvaldsen S, McIntyre PB. The effect of the preschool pertussis booster on national notifications of disease in Australia. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2003;22:956-9. [abstract]

166. Forrest JM, Burgess M, Donovan T. A resurgence of congenital rubella in Australia? Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2003;27:533-6. [full text]

167. Gidding HF, Young M, Pugh R, Burgess M.
Rubella in Australia: can we explain two recent cases of congenital
rubella syndrome?
Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2003;27:537-40.

168. Gidding HF, MacIntyre CR, Burgess MA, Gilbert GL. The seroepidemiology and transmission dynamics of varicella in Australia. Epidemiology and Infection 2003;131:1085-9. [abstract]

169. McIntyre P. Pneumococcal disease. In: Thomson N (ed). The health of Indigenous Australians. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press; 2003.

170. Hull BP, Lawrence GL, MacIntyre CR, McIntyre PB. Is lower immunisation coverage in inner urban areas of Australia due to low uptake or poor notification to the ACIR? Australian Family Physician 2003;32:1041-3. [abstract]

171. MacIntyre CR, McIntyre PB, Cagney M. Community-based estimates of incidence and risk factors for childhood pneumonia in Western Sydney. Epidemiology and Infection 2003;131:1091-6. [abstract]