Publications 2015 [References 742–806]

742. Smith MA, Liu B, McIntyre P, Menzies R, Dey A, Canfell K. Fall in genital warts diagnoses in the general and Indigenous Australian population following implementation of a national human papillomavirus vaccination program: analysis of routinely collected national hospital data. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2015;211:91-9. [Abstract]

743. Hayles EH, Cooper SC, Wood N, Sinn J, Skinner SR. What predicts postpartum pertussis booster vaccination? A controlled intervention trial. Vaccine 2015;33:228-36. [Abstract]

744. Leask J, Attwell K. How should doctors respond to the anti-vax campaign? Australian Doctor 13 January 2015. [No abstract available]

745. Wiley KE, Cooper SC, Wood N, Leask J. Understanding pregnant women's attitudes and behavior toward influenza and pertussis vaccination. Qualitative Health Research 2015;25:360-70. [Abstract]

746. Wood JG, Heywood AE, Menzies RI, McIntyre PB, MacIntyre CR. Predicting localised measles outbreak potential in Australia. Vaccine 2015;33:1176-81. [Abstract]

747. Alqahtani AS, Rashid H, Heywood AE. Vaccinations against respiratory tract infections at Hajj. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 2015;21:115-27. [Abstract]

748. Leach AJ, Mulholland EK, Santosham M, Torzillo PJ, Brown NJ, McIntyre P, Smith-Vaughan H, Skull S, Balloch A, Andrews R, Carapetis J, McDonnell J, Krause V, Morris PS. Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines PREVenar13 and SynflorIX in sequence or alone in high-risk Indigenous infants (PREV-IX_COMBO): protocol of a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 2015;5:e007247. [Full text]

749. Britton PN, Dale RC, Booy R, Jones CA. Acute encephalitis in children: progress and priorities from an Australasian perspective. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2015;51:147-58. [Abstract]

750. Marshall H, Clarke M, Rasiah K, Richmond P, Buttery J, Reynolds G, Andrews R, Nissen M, Wood N, McIntyre P. Predictors of disease severity in children hospitalized for pertussis during an epidemic. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2015;34:339-45. [Abstract]

751. Rashid H, Khatami A, Haworth E, Booy R. Meningococcal vaccination and Hajj pilgrimage [letter]. Lancet 2015;385:1072-3. [No abstract available]

752. Macartney KK, Gidding HF, Trinh L, Wang H, McRae J, Crawford N, Gold M, Kynaston A, Blyth C, Zurynski Y, Elliott E, Booy R, Buttery J, Marshall H, Nissen M, Richmond P, McInytre PB, Wood N. Febrile seizures following measles and varicella vaccines in young children in Australia. Vaccine 2015;33:1412-7. [Abstract]

753. Davey HM, Muscatello DJ, Wood JG, Snelling TL, Ferson MJ, Macartney KK. Impact of high coverage of monovalent human rotavirus vaccine on Emergency Department presentations for rotavirus gastroenteritis. Vaccine 2015;33:1726-30. [Abstract]

754. Ward KF, Trent M, Hull BP, Quinn HE, Dey A, Menzies RI. Evaluating the implementation of the 13-valent pneumococcal vaccine supplementary dose program in Australian primary health care settings. BMC Health Services Research 2015;15:109. [Full text]

755. Rashid H, Ridda I, King C, Begun M, Tekin H, Wood JG, Booy R. Evidence compendium and advice on social distancing and other related measures for response to an influenza pandemic. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 2014;16:119-26. [Abstract]

756. Gao Z, Wood JG, Gidding HF, Newall AT, Menzies RI, Wang H, McIntyre PB, MacIntyre CR. Control of varicella in the post-vaccination era in Australia: a model-based assessment of catch-up and infant vaccination strategies for the future. Epidemiology and Infection 2015;143:1467-76. [Abstract]

757. Alfelali M, Barasheed O, Tashani M, Azeem MI, El Bashir H, Memish ZA, Heron L, Khandaker G, Booy R, Rashid H. Changes in the prevalence of influenza-like illness and influenza vaccine uptake among Hajj pilgrims: a 10-year retrospective analysis of data. Vaccine 2015;33:2562-9. [Abstract]

758. Wang M, Barasheed O, Rashid H, Booy R, El Bashir H, Haworth E, Ridda I, Holmes EC, Dwyer DE, Nguyen-Van-Tam J, Memish ZA, Heron L. A cluster-randomised controlled trial to test the efficacy of facemasks in preventing respiratory viral infection among Hajj pilgrims. Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health 2015;5:181-9. [Abstract]

759. Alqahtani AS, Wiley KE, Willaby HW, BinDhim NF, Tashani M, Heywood AE, Booy R, Rashid H. Australian Hajj pilgrims' knowledge, attitude and perception about Ebola, November 2014 to February 2015. Eurosurveillance 2015;20(12):pii=21072. [Full text]

760. Britton PN, Eastwood K, Paterson B, Durrheim DN, Dale RC, Cheng AC, Kenedi C, Brew BJ, Burrow J, Nagree Y, Leman P, Smith DW, Read K, Booy R, Jones CA. Consensus guidelines for the investigation and management of encephalitis in adults and children in Australia and New Zealand. Internal Medicine Journal 2015;45:563-76. [Abstract]

761. Menzies RI, Bremner KM, Wang H, Beard FH, McIntyre PB. Long-term trends in invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b disease among Indigenous Australian children following use of PRP-OMP and PRP-T vaccines. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2015;34:621-6. [Abstract]

762. Chiew M, Dey A, Martin N, Wang H, Davis S, McIntyre PB. Australian vaccine preventable disease epidemiological review series: Measles 2000–2011. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2015;39:E1-9. [Full text]

763. Bag SK, Dey A, Wang H, Beard FH. Australian vaccine preventable disease epidemiological review series: Mumps 2008–2012. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2015;39:E10-8. [Full text]

764. Chan J, Dey A, Wang H, Martin N, Beard F. Australian vaccine preventable disease epidemiological review series: Rubella 2008–2012. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2015;39:E19-26. [Full text]

765. Hull BP. Australian childhood immunisation coverage, 1 January to 31 March cohort, assessed as at 30 June 2014 [quarterly report]. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2015;39:E165-6. [Full text]

766. Hull BP. Australian childhood immunisation coverage, 1 April to 30 June cohort, assessed as at 30 September 2014 [quarterly report]. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2015;39:E167-8. [Full text]

767. Lowbridge C, McIntyre PB, Gilmour R, Chiu C, Seale H, Ferson MJ, Gilbert GL. Long term population impact of seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine with a "3+0'' schedule – how do "2+1'' and "3+1'' schedules compare? Vaccine 2015;33:3234-41. [Abstract]

768. Dyda A, MacIntyre CR, McIntyre P, Newall AT, Banks E, Kaldor J, Liu B. Factors associated with influenza vaccination in middle and older aged Australian adults according to eligibility for the national vaccination program. Vaccine 2015;33:3299-305. [Abstract]

769. Li-Kim-Moy J, Yin JK, Rashid H, Khandaker G, King C, Wood N, Macartney KK, Jones C, Booy R. Systematic review of fever, febrile convulsions and serious adverse events following administration of inactivated trivalent influenza vaccines in children. Eurosurveillance 2015;20(24):pii=21159. [Full text]

770. Hull BP. Australian childhood immunisation coverage, 1 July to 30 September cohort, assessed as at December 2014 [quarterly report]. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2015;39:E292-3. [Full text]

771. Hull B, Dey A, Beard F, Menzies R, Brotherton J, Mcintyre P. Annual immunisation coverage report 2013. Sydney: NCIRS; 2015. [Full text] 

772. Mahajan D, Dey A, Reid S, Harvey B, Cook J, Menzies RI, Macartney K. Surveillance of adverse events following immunisation, NSW, 2012–2013. Sydney: NSW Health; 2015. [Full text]

773. Allen TJ, Georgousakis MM, Macartney KK. Childhood immunisation in Australia: 2015 update. Medicine Today 2015;16:16-23. [Abstract]

774. Alqahtani AS, Sheikh M, Wiley K, Heywood AE. Australian Hajj pilgrims' infection control beliefs and practices: insight with implications for public health approaches. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease 2015;13:329-34. [Abstract]

775. Ferson MJ, Orr K. Some truths about the "low" childhood vaccination coverage in Sydney's eastern suburbs. Medical Journal of Australia 2015;203:153. [Abstract]

776. Menzies RI, Jardine A, McIntyre PB. Pneumonia in elderly Australians – reduction in presumptive pneumococcal but no change in all cause pneumonia hospitalisations post 7 valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2015;61:927-33. [Abstract]

777. Gidding HF, Mahajan D, Reekie J, Lloyd AR, Dwyer DE, Butler T. Hepatitis B immunity in Australia: a comparison of national and prisoner population serosurveys. Epidemiology and Infection 2015;143:2813-21. [Abstract]

778. Gibson A, Jorm L, McIntyre P. Using linked birth, notification, hospital and mortality data to examine false-positive meningococcal disease reporting and adjust disease incidence estimates for children in New South Wales, Australia. Epidemiology and Infection 2015;143:2570-9. [Abstract]

779. Liu B, Heywood AE, Reekie J, Banks E, Kaldor JM, McIntyre P, Newall AT, MacIntyre CR. Risk factors for herpes zoster in a large cohort of unvaccinated older adults: a prospective cohort study. Epidemiology and Infection 2015;143:2871-81. [Abstract]

780. Smithers-Sheedy H, Raynes-Greenow C, Badawi N, Khandaker G, Menzies R, Jones CA. Cytomegalovirus-related childhood mortality in Australia 1999–2011. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2015;51:901-5. [Abstract]

781. Barasheed O, Alfelali M, Tashani M, Azeem M, Bokhary H, El Bashir H, Rashid H, Booy R. No evidence of MERS-CoV in Ghanaian Hajj pilgrims: cautious interpretation is needed [letter]. Tropical Medicine and International Health 2015;20:1120-2. [No abstract available]

782. Banik GR, Khandaker G, Rashid H. Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus "MERS-CoV": current knowledge gaps. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 2015;16:197-202. [Abstract]

783. Torresi J, Heron LG, Qiao M, Marjason J, Chambonneau L, Bouckenooghe A, Boaz M, van der Vliet D, Wallace D, Hutagalung Y, Nissen MD, Richmond PC. Lot-to-lot consistency of a tetravalent dengue vaccine in healthy adults in Australia: a randomised study. Vaccine 2015;33:5127-34. [Abstract]

784. Brotherton JM, Macartney KK, Miyagi E, Buttery JP. Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination safety assessment: the methods matter. Internal Medicine (Tokyo, Japan) 2015;54:2531. [Abstract]

785. Khandaker G, Smithers-Sheedy H, Islam J, Alam M, Jung J, Novak I, Booy R, Jones C, Badawi N, Muhit M. Bangladesh Cerebral Palsy Register (BCPR): a pilot study to develop a national cerebral palsy (CP) register with surveillance of children for CP. BMC neurology 2015;15:173. [Abstract]

786. Campbell PT, McCaw JM, McIntyre P, McVernon J. Defining long-term drivers of pertussis resurgence, and optimal vaccine control strategies. Vaccine 2015;33:5794-800. [Abstract]

787. National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance. Chapter 4: Infectious diseases in childhood. In: NSW Child Death Review Team annual report 2014. Sydney: NSW Ombudsman; 2015. [Full text]

788. Karki S, McIntyre P, Newall AT, MacIntyre CR, Banks E, Liu B. Risk factors for pertussis hospitalizations in Australians aged 45 years and over: a population based nested case-control study. Vaccine 2015;33:5647-53. [Abstract]

789. Britton PN, Macartney K, Arbuckle S, Little D, Kesson A. A rare case of Q fever osteomyelitis in a child from regional Australia. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 2015;4:e28-31. [Abstract]

790. Marshall HS, Richmond P, Nissen M, Lambert S, Booy R, Reynolds G, Sebastian S, Pride M, Jansen KU, Anderson AS, Scully IL. Group A streptococcal carriage and seroepidemiology in children up to 10 years of age in Australia. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2015;34:831-8. [Abstract]

791. Pillsbury A, Quinn H. An assessment of measles vaccine effectiveness, Australia, 2006–2012. Western Pacific Surveillance and Response Journal 2015;6(3):doi:10.5365/wpsar.2015.6.2.007. [Full text]

792. Hayles EH, Cooper SC, Wood N, Skinner SR, Sinn JH. Pertussis booster vaccination in pregnancy: women who had it compared to those who waited. 8th Vaccine and ISV Congress, Philadelphia, USA, 2014. Procedia in Vaccinology 2015;9:59-65. [Full text]

793. Pillsbury A, Cashman P, Leeb A, Regan A, Westphal D, Snelling T, Blyth C, Crawford N, Wood N, Macartney K. Real-time safety surveillance of seasonal influenza vaccines in children, Australia, 2015. Eurosurveillance 2015;20(43):pii=30050. [Full text]

794. Beard FH. Pertussis immunisation in pregnancy: a summary of funded Australian state and territory programs. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2015;39:E329-36. [Full text]

795. Cheng AC, Holmes M, Senanayake S, Dwyer DE, Hewagama S, Korman T, Irving L, Brown S, Waterer GW, Hunter C, Friedman ND, Wark P, Simpson G, Upham J, Bowler S, Macartney K, Blyth C, Kotsimbos T, Kelly P. Influenza epidemiology in adults admitted to sentinel Australian hospitals in 2014: the Influenza Complications Alert Network (FluCAN). Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2015;39:E355-60. [Full text]

796. Mahajan D, Dey A, Cook J, Harvey B, Menzies R, Macartney K. Surveillance of adverse events following immunisation in Australia annual report, 2013. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2015;39:E369-86. [Full text]

797. Hull BP. Australian childhood immunisation coverage, assessed as at 31 March 2015 [quarterly report]. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2015;39:E493-4. [Full text]

798. Alqahtani AS, Alfelali M, Arbon P, Booy R, Rashid H. Burden of vaccine preventable diseases at large events. Vaccine 2015;33:6552-63. [Abstract]

799. Jayasinghe S, Chiu C, Menzies R, Lehmann D, Cook H, Giele C, Krause V, McIntyre P. Evaluation of impact of 23 valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine following 7 valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Australian Indigenous children. Vaccine 2015;33:6666-74. [Abstract]

800. Safarchi A, Octavia S, Luu LD, Tay CY, Sintchenko V, Wood N, Marshall H, McIntyre P, Lan R. Pertactin negative Bordetella pertussis demonstrates higher fitness under vaccine selection pressure in a mixed infection model. Vaccine 2015;33:6277-81. [Abstract]

801. Blyth CC, Cheng AC, Finucane C, Jacoby P, Effler PV, Smith DW, Kelly H, Macartney KK, Richmond PC. The effectiveness of influenza vaccination in preventing hospitalisation in children in Western Australia. Vaccine 2015;33:7239-44. [Abstract]

802. Cheng AC, Kotsimbos T, Kelly PM, on behalf of the FluCAN investigators (including Macartney K). Influenza vaccine effectiveness against hospitalisation with influenza in adults in Australia in 2014. Vaccine 2015;33:7352-6. [Abstract]

803. Karki S, Gidding HF, Newall AT, McIntyre PB, Liu BC. Risk factors and burden of acute Q fever in older adults in New South Wales: a prospective cohort study. Medical Journal of Australia 2015;203:438.e1-e6. [Full text]

804. Brouwer MC, McIntyre P, Prasad K, van de Beek D. Corticosteroids for acute bacterial meningitis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015;(9):CD004405. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD004405.pub5. [Full text]

805. Hull BP. Australian childhood immunisation coverage, 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015, assessed as at 30 June 2015 [quarterly report]. Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2015;39:E626-7. [Full text]

806. Brotherton JM, Condon JR, McIntyre PB, Tabrizi SN, Malloy M, Garland SM. Human papillomavirus prevalence to age 60 years among Australian women prevaccination. Sexual Health 2015;12:353-9. [Abstract]