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Using genomics to understand meticillin- and vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections

Giulieri, S. G., Tong, S. Y. C. & Williamson, D. A., 1 Jan 2020, In : Microbial Genomics. 6, 1, p. 1-15 15 p.

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Methicillin
Vancomycin
Genomics
Staphylococcus aureus
Infection
2019

A biological model of scabies infection dynamics and treatment informs mass drug administration strategies to increase the likelihood of elimination

Lydeamore, M. J., Campbell, P. T., Regan, D. G., Tong, S. Y. C., Andrews, R. M., Steer, A. C., Romani, L., Kaldor, J. M., McVernon, J. & McCaw, J. M., Mar 2019, In : Mathematical Biosciences. 309, March, p. 163-173 11 p.

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Scabies
scabies
Biological Models
Infection
Elimination

Adjunctive protein synthesis inhibitor antibiotics for toxin suppression in Staphylococcus aureus infections: a systematic appraisal

Campbell, A. J., Dotel, R., Blyth, C. C., Davis, J. S., Tong, S. Y. C. & Bowen, A. C., 1 Jan 2019, In : The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy. 74, 1, p. 1-5 5 p.

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Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Staphylococcus aureus
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Exotoxins
Infection

An urgent need for antimicrobial stewardship in Indigenous rural and remote primary health care

Bowen, A. C., Daveson, K., Anderson, L. & Tong, S. Y. C., Jul 2019, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 211, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

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Primary Health Care
Bacteremia
Microbiology
New Zealand
Communicable Diseases
Staphylococcus aureus

Atlas of group A streptococcal vaccine candidates compiled using large-scale comparative genomics

Davies, M. R., McIntyre, L., Mutreja, A., Lacey, J. A., Lees, J. A., Towers, R. J., Duchêne, S., Smeesters, P. R., Frost, H. R., Price, D. J., Holden, M. T. G., David, S., Giffard, P. M., Worthing, K. A., Seale, A. C., Berkley, J. A., Harris, S. R., Rivera-Hernandez, T., Berking, O., Cork, A. J. & 18 others, Torres, R. S. L. A., Lithgow, T., Strugnell, R. A., Bergmann, R., Nitsche-Schmitz, P., Chhatwal, G. S., Bentley, S. D., Fraser, J. D., Moreland, N. J., Carapetis, J. R., Steer, A. C., Parkhill, J., Saul, A., Williamson, D. A., Currie, B. J., Tong, S. Y. C., Dougan, G. & Walker, M. J., 1 Jun 2019, In : Nature Genetics. 51, 6, p. 1035-1043 9 p.

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Streptococcal Vaccines
Atlases
Genomics
Vaccines
Antigens

Author Correction: Atlas of group A streptococcal vaccine candidates compiled using large-scale comparative genomics

Davies, M. R., McIntyre, L., Mutreja, A., Lacey, J. A., Lees, J. A., Towers, R. J., Duchêne, S., Smeesters, P. R., Frost, H. R., Price, D. J., Holden, M. T. G., David, S., Giffard, P. M., Worthing, K. A., Seale, A. C., Berkley, J. A., Harris, S. R., Rivera-Hernandez, T., Berking, O., Cork, A. J. & 18 others, Torres, R. S. L. A., Lithgow, T., Strugnell, R. A., Bergmann, R., Nitsche-Schmitz, P., Chhatwal, G. S., Bentley, S. D., Fraser, J. D., Moreland, N. J., Carapetis, J. R., Steer, A. C., Parkhill, J., Saul, A., Williamson, D. A., Currie, B. J., Tong, S. Y. C., Dougan, G. & Walker, M. J., Aug 2019, In : Nature Genetics. 51, 8, p. 1295-1295 1 p.

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Streptococcal Vaccines
Atlases
Genomics
Alleles
Proteins

Benzylpenicillin versus flucloxacillin for penicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections from a large retrospective cohort study

Henderson, A., Harris, P., Hartel, G., Paterson, D., Turnidge, J., Davis, J. S. & Tong, S. Y. C., Oct 2019, In : International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 54, 4, p. 491-495 5 p.

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Floxacillin
Penicillin G
Penicillins
Staphylococcus aureus
Cohort Studies

Burden of skin disease in two remote primary healthcare centres in northern and central Australia

Thomas, L., Bowen, A. C., Ly, M., Connors, C., Andrews, R. & Tong, S. Y. C., Mar 2019, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 49, 3, p. 396-399 4 p.

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Skin Diseases
Primary Health Care
Skin
Age Groups
Infection
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CASSETTE-clindamycin adjunctive therapy for severe Staphylococcus aureus treatment evaluation: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Dotel, R., Tong, S. Y. C., Bowen, A., Nelson, J. N., O'sullivan, M. V. N., Campbell, A. J., McMullan, B. J., Britton, P. N., Francis, J. R., Eisen, D. P., Robinson, O., Manning, L. & Davis, J. S., 13 Jun 2019, In : Trials. 20, 1, p. 1-13 13 p., 353.

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Clindamycin
Staphylococcus aureus
Randomized Controlled Trials
Exotoxins
Infection

Challenging immunodominance of influenza-specific CD8+ T cell responses restricted by the risk-associated HLA-A*68:01 allomorph

van de Sandt, C. E., Clemens, E. B., Grant, E. J., Rowntree, L. C., Sant, S., Halim, H., Crowe, J., Cheng, A. C., Kotsimbos, T. C., Richards, M., Miller, A., Tong, S. Y. C., Rossjohn, J., Nguyen, T. H. O., Gras, S., Chen, W. & Kedzierska, K., 1 Dec 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, p. 1-16 16 p., 5579.

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influenza
T-cells
Human Influenza
T-Lymphocytes
transponders
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Concerns for efficacy of a 30-valent M-protein-based Streptococcus pyogenes vaccine in regions with high rates of rheumatic heart disease

Giffard, P., Tong, S. Y. C., Holt, D., Ralph, A. & Currie, B., 3 Jul 2019, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 13, 7, p. 1-20 20 p., e0007511.

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Rheumatic Heart Disease
Streptococcus pyogenes
Vaccines
Northern Territory
Proteins

Early transthoracic echocardiography has useful prognostic value in left-sided native valve endocarditis despite limited diagnostic performance

Heriot, G. S., Newcomb, A., Darby, J., Wilson, A., Tong, S. Y. C., Cheng, A. C. & Liew, D., Aug 2019, In : European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 38, 8, p. 1569-1575 7 p.

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Endocarditis
Echocardiography
Abscess
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Mitral Valve Insufficiency

Evolution and Global Transmission of a Multidrug-Resistant, Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Lineage from the Indian Subcontinent

Steinig, E. J., Duchene, S., Robinson, D. A., Monecke, S., Yokoyama, M., Laabei, M., Slickers, P., Andersson, P., Williamson, D., Kearns, A., Goering, R. V., Dickson, E., Ehricht, R., Ip, M., O'Sullivan, M. V. N., Coombs, G. W., Petersen, A., Brennan, G., Shore, A. C., Coleman, D. C. & 18 others, Pantosti, A., de Lencastre, H., Westh, H., Kobayashi, N., Heffernan, H., Strommenger, B., Layer, F., Weber, S., Aamot, H. V., Skakni, L., Peacock, S. J., Sarovich, D., Harris, S., Parkhill, J., Massey, R. C., Holden, M. T. G., Bentley, S. D. & Tong, S. Y. C., 26 Nov 2019, In : mBio. 10, 6, p. 1-20 20 p., e01105-19.

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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Clone Cells
Multiple Drug Resistance
Staphylococcus aureus
Community Health Services

Good studies evaluate the disease while great studies evaluate the patient: Development and Application of a Desirability of Outcome Ranking Endpoint for Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection

Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group, 15 May 2019, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 68, 10, p. 1691-1698 8 p.

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Staphylococcus aureus
Infection
Communicable Diseases
Clinical Trials
Confidence Intervals
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High burden of infectious disease and antibiotic use in early life in Australian Aboriginal communities

Cuningham, W., McVernon, J., Lydeamore, M. J., Andrews, R. M., Carapetis, J., Kearns, T., Clucas, D., Dhurrkay, R. G., Tong, S. Y. C. & Campbell, P. T., Apr 2019, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 43, 2, p. 149-155 7 p.

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Communicable Diseases
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Confidence Intervals
Skin
Prescriptions
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Incidence of community onset MRSA in Australia: Least reported where it is Most prevalent

Cameron, J. K., Hall, L., Tong, S. Y. C., Paterson, D. L. & Halton, K., 12 Feb 2019, In : Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control. 8, p. 1-9 9 p., 33.

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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Incidence
Infection
Northern Territory
Soft Tissue Infections

Infectious diseases clinician's variation in the management of pediatric Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia and equipoise for clinical trials

Campbell, A. J., Tong, S. Y. C., Davis, J. S., Munro, A. P. S., Blyth, C. C. & Bowen, A. C., 18 Jun 2019, In : Frontiers in Pediatrics. 7, June, p. 1-4 4 p., 249.

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Bacteremia
Communicable Diseases
Staphylococcus aureus
Clinical Trials
Pediatrics

Mycobacterial mimicry in a man from Myanmar

Griffin, D. W. J., Huang, G. K. L., Lachapelle, P., Tong, S. Y. C. & Mahanty, S., 1 May 2019, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 210, 8, p. 349-351.e1 4 p.

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Myanmar

Perinatal risk factors associated with skin infection hospitalisation in Western Australian Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal children

Barnes, R., Bowen, A. C., Walker, R., Tong, S. Y. C., McVernon, J., Campbell, P. T., Fathima, P., de Klerk, N. H., Wu, Y., Blyth, C. C., Carapetis, J. R. & Moore, H. C., Sep 2019, In : Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 33, 5, p. 374-383 10 p.

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Hospitalization
Skin
Infection
Mothers
Pregnancy

Point of care and oral fluid hepatitis B testing in remote Indigenous communities of northern Australia

Sullivan, R. P., Davies, J., Binks, P., Dhurrkay, R. G., Gurruwiwi, G. G., Bukulatjpi, S. M., McKinnon, M., Hosking, K., Littlejohn, M., Jackson, K., Locarnini, S., Davis, J. S. & Tong, S. Y. C., 29 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Viral Hepatitis. p. 1-8 8 p.

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Point-of-Care Systems
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B Surface Antigens
Sensitivity and Specificity
Northern Territory
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Potential for molecular testing for group a streptococcus to improve diagnosis and management in a high-risk population: A prospective study

Ralph, A. P., Holt, D. C., Islam, S., Osowicki, J., Carroll, D. E., Tong, S. Y. C. & Bowen, A. C., 1 Apr 2019, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 6, 4, p. 1-9 9 p., ofz097.

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Streptococcus
Prospective Studies
Rheumatic Fever
Pharynx
Population

Povidone-iodine ear wash and oral cotrimoxazole for chronic suppurative otitis media in Australian aboriginal children: Study protocol for factorial design randomised controlled trial

Wigger, C., Leach, A. J., Beissbarth, J., Oguoma, V., Lennox, R., Nelson, S., Patel, H., Chatfield, M., Currie, K., Coates, H., Edwards, K., Smith-Vaughan, H., Hare, K., Torzillo, P., Tong, S. & Morris, P., 27 Jul 2019, In : BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology. 20, p. 1-6 6 p., 46.

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Suppurative Otitis Media
Povidone-Iodine
Sulfamethoxazole Drug Combination Trimethoprim
Ear
Randomized Controlled Trials
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SToP (See, Treat, Prevent) skin sores and scabies trial: study protocol for a cluster randomised, stepped-wedge trial for skin disease control in remote Western Australia

Mullane, M. J., Barnett, T. C., Cannon, J. W., Carapetis, J. R., Christophers, R., Coffin, J., Jones, M. A., Marsh, J. A., Mc Loughlin, F., O'Donnell, V., Pavlos, R., Smith, B., Steer, A. C., Tong, S. Y. C., Walker, R. & Bowen, A. C., Aug 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 9, p. 1-12 12 p., e030635.

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Scabies
Western Australia
Clinical Protocols
Skin Diseases
Skin

Systematic Review of Group A Streptococcal emm Types Associated with Acute Post-Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis

Worthing, K. A., Lacey, J. A., Price, D. J., McIntyre, L., Steer, A. C., Tong, S. Y. C. & Davies, M. R., 1 May 2019, In : The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene . 100, 5, p. 1066-1070 5 p.

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Glomerulonephritis
Streptococcus
Vaccines
Molecular Typing
Synthetic Vaccines

The epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infection in the southern Barkly region of Australia's Northern Territory in 2017

Davey, R. X. & Tong, S. Y. C., Apr 2019, In : Pathology. 51, 3, p. 308-312 5 p.

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Northern Territory
Soft Tissue Infections
Staphylococcus aureus
Epidemiology
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Towards Genotype-Specific Care for Chronic Hepatitis B: The First 6 Years Follow Up From the CHARM Cohort Study

Davies, J., Smith, E. L., Littlejohn, M., Edwards, R., Sozzi, V., Jackson, K., Mcguire, K., Binks, P., Cowie, B. C., Locarnini, S., Davis, J. & Tong, S. Y. C., Nov 2019, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 6, 11, p. 1-8 8 p., ofz469.

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Chronic Hepatitis B
Cohort Studies
Genotype
Hepatitis B virus
Fibrosis

Tracing Ancient Human Migrations into Sahul Using Hepatitis B Virus Genomes

Yuen, L. K. W., Littlejohn, M., Duchêne, S., Edwards, R., Bukulatjpi, S., Binks, P., Jackson, K., Davies, J., Davis, J. S., Tong, S. Y. C. & Locarnini, S., 1 May 2019, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 36, 5, p. 942-954 13 p.

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Human Migration
hepatitis
Hepatitis B virus
virus
genome

Treatment, prevention and public health management of impetigo, scabies, crusted scabies and fungal skin infections in endemic populations: a systematic review

May, P. J., Tong, S. Y. C., Steer, A. C., Currie, B. J., Andrews, R. M., Carapetis, J. R. & Bowen, A. C., Mar 2019, In : Tropical Medicine and International Health. 24, 3, p. 280-293 14 p.

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Impetigo
Scabies
Mycoses
Public Health
Skin
2018
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Floxacillin
Cefazolin
Methicillin
Bacteremia
Staphylococcus aureus
31 Downloads (Pure)

Antimicrobial resistance in urine and skin isolates in Timor-Leste

Marr, I., Sarmento, N., O'Brien, M., Lee, K., Gusmao, C., de Castro, G., Janson, S., Tong, S. Y. C., Baird, R. W. & Francis, J. R., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance. 13, p. 135-138 4 p.

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Urine
Skin
Staphylococcus aureus
Phenotype
Southeastern Asia

Calculation of the age of the first infection for skin sores and scabies in five remote communities in northern Australia

Lydeamore, M. J., Campbell, P. T., Cuningham, W., Andrews, R. M., Kearns, T., Clucas, D., Gundjirryirr Dhurrkay, R., Carapetis, J., Tong, S. Y. C., McCaw, J. M. & McVernon, J., 1 Jul 2018, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 146, 9, p. 1194-1201 8 p.

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Scabies
Skin
Infection
Streptococcus
Meta-Analysis

Clinical predictors and prediction rules to estimate initial patient risk for infective endocarditis in Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: Attention must be paid to the reference standard

Heriot, G. S., Cheng, A. C., Tong, S. Y. C. & Liew, D., Mar 2018, In : Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 24, 3, p. 314-316 3 p.

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Decision Support Techniques
Bacteremia
Endocarditis
Staphylococcus aureus

Clinical variation in the use of echocardiography in Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: a multi-centre cohort study

Heriot, G. S., Tong, S. Y. C., Cheng, A. C., Thevarajan, I., Levinson, M. R., Visvanathan, K. & Liew, D., Mar 2018, In : European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 37, 3, p. 469-474 6 p.

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Bacteremia
Echocardiography
Staphylococcus aureus
Cohort Studies
Endocarditis

Contaminated fingers: A potential cause of Chlamydia trachomatis-positive urine specimens

Giffard, P. M., Lilliebridge, R. A., Wilson, J., Murray, G., Phillips, S., Tabrizi, S. N., Garland, S. M., Martin, L., Singh, G., Tong, S. Y. C., Holt, D. C. & Andersson, P., 18 Jan 2018, In : Sexually Transmitted Infections. 94, 1, p. 32-36 5 p.

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Chlamydia trachomatis
Fingers
Urine
Urine Specimen Collection
Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Gene exchange drives the ecological success of a multi-host bacterial pathogen

Richardson, E. J., Bacigalupe, R., Harrison, E. M., Weinert, L. A., Lycett, S., Vrieling, M., Robb, K., Hoskisson, P. A., Holden, M. T. G., Feil, E. J., Paterson, G. K., Tong, S. Y. C., Shittu, A., van Wamel, W., Aanensen, D. M., Parkhill, J., Peacock, S. J., Corander, J., Holmes, M. & Fitzgerald, J. R., 23 Jul 2018, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 2, p. 1468-1478 11 p.

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pathogen
gene
pathogens
genes
Staphylococcus aureus
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Global scale dissemination of ST93: A divergent staphylococcus aureus epidemic lineage that has recently emerged from remote northern Australia

van Hal, S. J., Steinig, E. J., Andersson, P., Holden, M. T. G., Harris, S. R., Nimmo, G. R., Williamson, D. A., Heffernan, H., Ritchie, S. R., Kearns, A. M., Ellington, M. J., Dickson, E., de Lencastre, H., Coombs, G. W., Bentley, S. D., Parkhill, J., Holt, D. C., Giffard, P. M. & Tong, S. Y. C., 9 Jul 2018, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 9, July, p. 1-11 11 p., 1453.

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Staphylococcus aureus
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Population
Genome
New Zealand

Implications of asymptomatic carriers for infectious disease transmission and control

Chisholm, R. H., Campbell, P. T., Wu, Y., Tong, S. Y. C., McVernon, J. & Geard, N., 1 Feb 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 2, p. 1-13 13 p., 172341.

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Infectious Disease Transmission
Uncertainty
Staphylococcal Pneumonia
Streptococcus pneumoniae
Natural History

Investigation of trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole resistance in an emerging sequence type 5 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone reveals discrepant resistance reporting

Harris, T. M., Bowen, A. C., Holt, D. C., Sarovich, D. S., Stevens, K., Currie, B. J., Howden, B. P., Carapetis, J. R., Giffard, P. M. & Tong, S. Y. C., Sep 2018, In : Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 24, 9, p. 1027-1029 3 p.

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Trimethoprim Resistance
Sulfamethoxazole Drug Combination Trimethoprim
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Clone Cells
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Scabies and risk of skin sores in remote Australian Aboriginal communities: A self-controlled case series study

Aung, P. T. Z., Cuningham, W. G. G., Hwang, K., Andrews, R. M., Carapetis, J., Kearns, T., Clucas, D., McVernon, J., Simpson, J. A., Tong, S. & Campbell, P. T., 25 Jul 2018, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 12, 7, p. 1-11 11 p., e0006668.

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Scabies
Skin
Public Health
Infection
Northern Territory
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Staphylococcus aureus from patients with chronic rhinosinusitis show minimal genetic association between polyp and non-polyp phenotypes

Bardy, J. J., Sarovich, D. S., Price, E. P., Steinig, E., Tong, S., Drilling, A., Ou, J., Vreugde, S., Wormald, P. J. & Psaltis, A. J., 16 Oct 2018, In : BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders. 18, 1, p. 1-8 8 p., 16.

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Nasal Polyps
Polyps
Staphylococcus aureus
Microbial Genome
Phenotype
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Streptococcus gallolyticus subsp. pasteurianus meningitis complicated by venous sinus thrombosis: A case report

Wardle, M., Mu, A. & Tong, S. Y. C., Jun 2018, In : International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 71, p. 30-32 3 p.

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Intracranial Sinus Thrombosis
Meningitis
Venous Thrombosis
Intracranial Thrombosis
Splenectomy

Sub-optimal protection against past hepatitis B virus infection where subtype mismatch exists between vaccine and circulating viral genotype in northern Australia

Cheah, B. C., Davies, J., Singh, G. R., Wood, N., Jackson, K., Littlejohn, M., Davison, B., McIntyre, P., Locarnini, S., Davis, J. S. & Tong, S. Y. C., 7 Jun 2018, In : Vaccine. 36, 24, p. 3533-3540 8 p.

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Viral Vaccines
Hepatitis B virus
Virus Diseases
Genotype
vaccines

The unique aspects of chronic hepatitis B infection in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Davies, J., Boutlis, C. S., Marshall, C. S., Tong, S. Y. C. & Davis, J. S., Apr 2018, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 48, 4, p. 484-485 2 p.

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Chronic Hepatitis B
Infection

What risk of endocarditis is low enough to justify the omission of transoesophageal echocardiography in Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia? A narrative review

Heriot, G. S., Tong, S. Y. C., Cheng, A. C. & Liew, D., Dec 2018, In : Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 24, 12, p. 1251-1256 6 p.

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Transesophageal Echocardiography
Bacteremia
Endocarditis
Staphylococcus aureus
Uncertainty
2017

A double-blind randomized controlled trial of ibuprofen compared to placebo for uncomplicated cellulitis of the upper or lower limb

Davis, J. S., Mackrow, C., Binks, P., Fletcher, W., Dettwiller, P., Marshall, C. S., Day, J., Pratt, W. & Tong, S. Y. C., 1 Apr 2017, In : Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 23, 4, p. 242-246 5 p.

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Cellulitis
Ibuprofen
Lower Extremity
Randomized Controlled Trials
Placebos
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Establishing contemporary trends in hepatitis B sero-epidemiology in an Indigenous population

Davies, J., Li, S. Q., Tong, S. Y., Baird, R. W., Beaman, M., Higgins, G., Cowie, B. C., Condon, J. R. & Davis, J. S., 8 Sep 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 9, p. 1-13 13 p., e0184082.

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Northern Territory
Epidemiology
hepatitis B
serological surveys
Hepatitis B Surface Antigens

Genome-Wide Analysis of Genetic Risk Factors for Rheumatic Heart Disease in Aboriginal Australians Provides Support for Pathogenic Molecular Mimicry

Gray, L. A., D'Antoine, H. A., Tong, S. Y. C., McKinnon, M., Bessarab, D., Brown, N., Reményi, B., Steer, A., Syn, G., Blackwell, J. M., Inouye, M. & Carapetis, J. R., 12 Dec 2017, In : The Journal of infectious diseases. 216, 11, p. 1460-1470 11 p.

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Molecular Mimicry
Rheumatic Heart Disease
HLA Antigens
Genome
Streptococcus

High burden of complicated skin and soft tissue infections in the Indigenous population of Central Australia due to dominant Panton Valentine leucocidin clones ST93-MRSA and CC121-MSSA

Harch, S. A. J., MacMorran, E., Tong, S. Y. C., Holt, D. C., Wilson, J., Athan, E. & Hewagama, S., 7 Jun 2017, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 17, 1, p. 1-7 7 p., 405.

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Soft Tissue Infections
Methicillin
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Population Groups
Staphylococcus aureus
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Indigenous Australian household structure: A simple data collection tool and implications for close contact transmission of communicable diseases

Vino, T., Singh, G. R., Davison, B., Campbell, P. T., Lydeamore, M. J., Robinson, A., McVernon, J., Tong, S. Y. C. & Geard, N., 26 Oct 2017, In : PEERJ. 2017, 10, p. 1-17 17 p., e3958.

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Infectious Disease Transmission
infectious diseases
households
Mathematical models
Population