Publications 2008 [References 332–398]

332. Sengupta N, Booy R, Schmitt HJ, Peltola H, van Damme P, Schumacher RF, Campins M, Rodrigo C, Heikkinen T, Seward J, Jumaan A, Fin A, Olcen P, Thiry N, Weil-Olivier C, Breuer. Varicella vaccination in Europe: are we ready for a universal childhood programme? European Journal of Pediatrics 2008;167:47-55. [Abstract]

333. Andre FE, Booy R, Bock HL, Clemens J, Datta SK, John TJ, Lee BW, Lolekha S, Peltola H, Ruff TA, Santosham M, Schmitt HJ. Vaccination greatly reduces disease, disability, death and inequity worldwide. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2008;86:140-6. [Full text]

334. Rashid H, Haworth E, Booy R. Point-of-care test for influenza among travellers [letter]. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2008;14:97. [No abstract available]

335. Rashid H, Shafi S, El Bashir HE, Haworth E, Memish ZA, Ali KA, Booy R. Influenza and the Hajj: defining influenza-like illness clinically [letter]. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2008;12:102-3. [No abstract available]

336. Lee YC, Kelly DF, Yu LM, Slack MP, Booy R, Heath PT, Siegrist CA, Moxon RE, Pollard AJ. Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine failure in children associated with inadequate production of high-quality antibody. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2008;46:186-92. [Abstract]

337. Brotherton JML. How much cervical cancer in Australia is vaccine preventable? A meta-analysis. Vaccine 2008;26:250-6. [Abstract]

338. Ridda I, Motbey C, Lam L, Lindley IR, McIntyre PB, MacIntyre CR. Factors associated with pneumococcal immunization among hospitalised elderly persons: a survey of patient's perception, attitude, and knowledge. Vaccine 2008;26:234-40. [Abstract]

339. Cunningham AL, Breuer J, Dwyer DE, Gronow DW, Helme RD, Litt JC, Levin MJ, MacIntyre CR. The prevention and management of herpes zoster. Medical Journal of Australia
2008;188:171-6. [Full text]

340. Robinson PD, Dalton D, Cripps T, Wood NJ, Kesson AM, Isaacs D. Tuberculosis in children: a tertiary centre perspective [letter]. Medical Journal of Australia 2008;188:190-1. [Full text]

341. Wood J, MacIntyre R, Macartney K. Assessing varicella vaccine efficacy [letter]. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2008;27:190. [No abstract available]

342. Macartney KK, Burgess MA. Varicella vaccination in Australia and New Zealand. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2008;197(Suppl 2):S191-5. [Abstract]

343. McIntyre P, Leask J. Improving uptake of MMR vaccine [editorial]. BMJ 2008;336:729-30. [No abstract available]

344. Rashid H, Shafi S, Booy R, El Bashir H, Ali K, Zambon MC, Memish ZA, Ellis J, Coen PG, Haworth E. Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus infections in British Hajj pilgrims. Emerging Health Threats Journal 2008;1:e2. [Full text]

345. Rashid H, Booy R, Shafi S, Haworth E. Conjugate versus polysaccharide meningococcal vaccine [letter]. Lancet Infectious Diseases 2008;8:215. [No abstract available]

346. Rashid H, Shafi S, Haworth E, Booy R, on behalf of the Health at Hajj and Umra Research Group. Pneumococcal vaccination in adults [letter]. Archives of Internal Medicine 2008;168:666-7. [No abstract available]

347. Newall AT, Scuffham PA, Kelly H, Harsley S, MacIntyre CR. The cost-effectiveness of a universal influenza vaccination program for adults aged 50–64 years in Australia. Vaccine 2008;26:2142-53. [Abstract]

348. Newall AT, Wood JG, MacIntyre CR. Influenza-related hospitalisation and death in Australians aged 50 years and older. Vaccine 2008;26:2135-41. [Abstract]

349. Zurynski YA, Lester-Smith D, Festa MS, Kesson AM, Booy R, Elliott EJ. Enhanced surveillance for serious complications of influenza in children: role of the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2008;32:71-6. [Full text]

350. Ward KA, McIntyre PB, Kirkwood CD, Roche PW, Ferson MJ, Van Buynder PG, Roberts-Witteveen AR, Kesson AM, Krause VL, McAnulty JM. Rotavirus surveillance in Australia. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2008;32:82-7. [Full text]

351. Wood N, Quinn HE, McIntyre P, Elliott E. Pertussis in infants: preventing deaths and hospitalisations in the very young. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2008;44:161-5. [Abstract]

352. Newall AT, Brotherton JM, Quinn HE, McIntyre PB, Backhouse J, Gilbert L, Esser MT, Erick J, Bryan J, Formica N, MacIntyre CR. Population seroprevalence of human papillomavirus types 6, 11, 16, and 18 in men, women, and children in Australia. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2008;46:1647-55. [Abstract]

353. Leask J, Quinn HE, Macartney K, Trent M, Massey P, Carr C, Turahui J. Immunisation attitudes, knowledge and practices of health professionals in regional NSW. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2008;32:224-9. [Abstract]

354. Jelfs J, Macartney K, Cossart Y. Hepatitis B. In: The Cancer Council Australia. National Cancer Prevention Policy 2007–09. Sydney: The Cancer Council Australia, 2007 (additional chapter online May 2008). [Full text]

355. Phung N, Wood N. Primary prevention of hepatitis b virus infection. In: Matthews G, Robotin M, eds. B positive – all you wanted to know about hepatitis B: a guide for primary care providers. Sydney: Australasian Society for HIV Medicine, 2008. [Full text]

356. Viner RM, Clark C, Taylor SJ, Bhui K, Klineberg E, Head J, Booy R, Stansfeld SA. Longitudinal risk factors for persistent fatigue in adolescents. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 2008;162:469-75. [Abstract]

357. Rashid H, Shafi S, Haworth E, El Bashir H, Memish ZA, Sudhanva M, Smith M, Auburn H, Booy R. Viral respiratory infections at the Hajj: comparison between UK and Saudi pilgrims. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2008;14:569-74. [Abstract]

358. Skinner R, Brotherton J. Research highlights: highlights from the latest articles in human papillomavirus vaccination and cervical cancer research. Therapy 2008;5:283-7. [Full text]

359. Wood N, Warlow M, Quinn H, Selvey C, Lum G, McIntyre P, Kaldor J. Establishment of a surveillance system (utilising Midwifes Data Collection Systems) for monitoring the impact of hepatitis B vaccination on the population prevalence of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2008;32:272-5. [Abstract]

360. Thomas P, Joseph TL, Menzies RI. Evaluation of a targeted immunisation program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander infants in an urban setting. NSW Public Health Bulletin 2008;19:96-9. [Full text]

361. Menzies R, Turnour C, Chiu C, McIntyre P. Vaccine preventable diseases and vaccination coverage in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Australia, 2003 to 2006. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2008;32(Suppl):Si-S67. [Full text]

362. Ajayi-Obe EK, Coen PG, Handa R, Hawrami K, Aitken C, McIntosh ED, Booy R. Influenza A and respiratory syncytial virus hospital burden in young children in East London. Epidemiology and Infection 2008;136:1046-58. [Abstract]

363. Hull BP, Deeks S, Menzies R, McIntyre PB. What do we know about 7vPCV coverage in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children? A 2007 update. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2008;32:257-60. [Full text]

364. Begg K, Roche P, Owen R, Liu C, Kaczmarek M, Hii A, Stirzaker S, McDonald A, Fitzsimmons G, McIntyre P, Menzies R, East I, Coleman D, O’Neil K. Australia’s notifiable diseases status, 2006: annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2008;32:139-207. [Full text]

365. Chiu C, Ridley G, Menzies R, McIntyre P. Update on childhood pneumococcal vaccination. Pediatric Health 2008;2:351-65. [Abstract]

366. Kelly H, Newall AT. Mortality benefits of influenza vaccination in elderly people [letter]. Lancet Infectious Diseases 2008;8:462-3. [No abstract available]

367. Rashid H, Shafi S, Haworth E, El Bashir H, Booy R. Influenza and RSV among returning travellers. British Journal of Infection Control 2008;9:17-8. [Abstract]

368. Pearce C, Leask J, Ritchie J. Tapping midwives' views about the neonatal hepatitis B vaccine: how welcome is a move towards a health promoting orientation? Health Promotion Journal of Australia 2008;19:161-3. [Abstract]

369. Wood N, McIntyre P. Pertussis: review of epidemiology, diagnosis, management and prevention. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 2008;9:201-12. [Abstract]

370. Holland D, Booy R, De Looze F, Eizenberg P, McDonald J, Karrasch J, McKeirnan M, Salem H, Mills G, Reid J, Weber F, Saville M. Intradermal influenza vaccine administered using a new microinjection system produces superior immunogenicity in elderly adults: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2008;198:650-8. [Abstract]

371. Brotherton JM, Gold MS. Monitoring vaccine safety: a critical component of every immunisation program [editorial]. Medical Journal of Australia 2008;189:243-4. [Full text]

372. Rashid H, Shafi S, Haworth E, Memish ZA, El Bashir H, Ali KA, Booy R. Influenza vaccine in Hajj pilgrims: policy issues from field studies. Vaccine 2008;26:4809-12. [Abstract]

373. Rashid H, Haworth E, Shafi S, Memish ZA, Booy R. Pandemic influenza: mass gatherings and mass infection [commentary]. Lancet Infectious Diseases 2008;8:526-7. [No abstract

374. Smith MA, Canfell K, Brotherton JM, Lew JB, Barnabas RV. The predicted impact of vaccination on human papillomavirus infections in Australia. International Journal of Cancer 2008;123:1854-63. [Abstract]

375. Sheikh M, MacIntyre CR, Perera S. Preventive detention: the ethical ground where politics and health meet. Focus on asylum seekers in Australia. Journal of Epidemiology and Community
Health 2008;62:480-3. [Abstract]

376. Burrell C, Booy R, Wood N, Egan AM, Taverner D, Williams K, Liauw W, Moskwa A, Pepin-Covatta S, Saville M. Immunogenicity of a reduced dose of A/H3N2 in the 2005 southern hemisphere formulation of inactivated split influenza vaccine. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses 2008;2:93-8. [Full text]

377. Watkins RE, Cooke FC, Donovan RJ, MacIntyre CR, Itzwerth R, Plant AJ. Tackle the problem when it gets here: pandemic preparedness among small and medium businesses. Qualitative Health Research 2008;18:902-12. [Abstract]

378. Ridda I, Lindley R, MacIntyre CR. The challenges of clinical trials in the exclusion zone: the case of the frail older people. Australasian Journal on Ageing 2008;27:61-6. [Abstract]

379. Macartney K, McIntyre P. Vaccines for post-exposure prophylaxis against varicella (chickenpox) in children and adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008;(3):CD001833. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001833.pub2. [Full text]

380. Garland SM, Brotherton JM, Skinner SR, Pitts M, Saville M, Mola G, Jones RW. Human papillomavirus and cervical cancer in Australasia and Oceania: risk-factors, epidemiology and prevention. Vaccine 2008;26(Suppl 12):M80-M88. [Abstract]

381. Moujaber T, MacIntyre CR, Backhouse J, Gidding H, Quinn H, Gilbert GL. The seroepidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection in Australia. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 2008;12:500-4. [Abstract]

382. Seale H, Dwyer DE, Chapman JR, MacIntyre CR. Cytomegalovirus disease amongst renal transplant recipients in Australia and New Zealand. Virology: Research and Treatment 2008:1:65-73. [Full text]

383. Brotherton JM, Gold MS, Kemp AS, McIntyre PB, Burgess MA, Campbell-Lloyd S. Anaphylaxis following quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccination. Canadian Medical Association Journal 2008;179:525-33. [Full text]

384. Leask J, Macartney K. Parental decisions about vaccination: collective values are important [editorial]. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2008;44:534-5. [No abstract available]

385. Cagney M, McIntyre PB, Heron L, Giammanco A, MacIntyre CR. The relationship between pertussis symptomatology, incidence and serology in adolescents. Vaccine 2008;44:5547-53. [Abstract]

386. Ridda I, Lindley IR, Gao Z, McIntyre P, MacIntyre CR. Differences in attitudes, beliefs and knowledge of hospital health care workers and community doctors to vaccination of older people. Vaccine 2008;44:5633-40. [Abstract]

387. Aratchige PE, McIntyre PB, Quinn HE, Gilbert GL. Recent increases in mumps incidence in Australia: the “forgotten” age group in the 1998 Australian Measles Control Campaign. Medical Journal of Australia 2008;189:434-7. [Full text]

388. Beutels P, Scuffham PA, MacIntyre CR. Funding of drugs: do vaccines warrant a different approach? Lancet Infectious Diseases 2008;8:727-33. [Abstract]

389. Shafia S, Booy R, Haworth E, Rashid H, Memishe ZA. Hajj: Health lessons for mass gatherings. Journal of Infection and Public Health 2008;1:27-32. [Abstract]

390. Isaacs D, Leask J. Should influenza immunisation be mandatory for healthcare workers? No. BMJ 2008;337;a2140. [Full text]

391. Alexander E, Telfer P, Rashid H, Ali KA, Booy R. Nasopharyngeal carriage rate of Streptococcus pneumoniae in children with sickle cell disease before and after the introduction of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. Journal of Infection and Public Health 2008;1:40-4. [Abstract]

392. Wang H, Deeks S, Glasswell A, McIntyre P. Trends in invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b disease in Australia, 1995–2005. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2008:32:316-25. [Full text]

393. Newall AT, Scuffham PA. Influenza-related disease: the cost to the Australian healthcare system. Vaccine 2008;26:6818-23. [Abstract]

394. Lawrence G, Gold MS, Hill R, Deeks S, Glasswell A, McIntyre PB. Annual report: surveillance of adverse events following immunisation in Australia, 2007. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2008;32:371-87. [Full text]

395. Brotherton JM, Deeks SL, Campbell-Lloyd S, Misrachi A, Passaris I, Peterson K, Pitcher H, Scully M, Watson M, Webby R. Interim estimates of human papillomavirus vaccination coverage in the school-based program in Australia. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2008;32:457-61. [Full text]

396. Seale H, MacIntyre CR, Dwyer DE. The epidemiology of cytomegalovirus disease in HIV-infected patients before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy. The Open Epidemiology Journal 2008;1:57-61. [Full text]

397. Booy R, El Bashir H, Rashid H, Shingadia D, Haworth E. Influenza and meningococcal disease: lessons for travellers and government from 2 epidemic diseases. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease [Epub ahead of print] 14 November 2008 [Abstract]

398. Rafiq SM, Rashid H, Haworth E, Booy R. Hazards of hepatitis at the Hajj. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease [Epub ahead of print] 25 November 2008 [Abstract]