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  • Philip Giffard
2019

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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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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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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Identification and Discrimination of Chlamydia trachomatis Ocular and Urogenital Strains and Major Phylogenetic Lineages by CtGEM Typing, A Double-Locus Genotyping Method

Holt, D. C., Andersson, P., Buckley, C., Whiley, D. M. & Giffard, P. M., 6 Aug 2019, Methods in Molecular Biology. Humana Press Inc., p. 87-122 36 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 2042).

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2018

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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CtGEM typing: Discrimination of Chlamydia trachomatis ocular and urogenital strains and major evolutionary lineages by high resolution melting analysis of two amplified DNA fragments

Giffard, P. M., Andersson, P., Wilson, J., Buckley, C., Lilliebridge, R., Harris, T. M., Kleinecke, M., O’Grady, K. A. F., Huston, W. M., Lambert, S. B., Whiley, D. M. & Holt, D. C., 1 Apr 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 4, p. 1-18 18 p., e0195454.

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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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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

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2017

Comprehensive global genome dynamics of Chlamydia trachomatis show ancient diversification followed by contemporary mixing and recent lineage expansion

Hadfield, J., Harris, S. R., Seth-Smith, H. M. B., Parmar, S., Andersson, P., Giffard, P. M., Schachter, J., Moncada, J., Ellison, L., Vaulet, M. L. G., Fermepin, M. R., Radebe, F., Mendoza, S., Ouburg, S., Morré, S. A., Sachse, K., Puolakkainen, M., Korhonen, S. J., Sonnex, C., Wiggins, R. & 18 others, Jalal, H., Brunelli, T., Casprini, P., Pitt, R., Ison, C., Savicheva, A., Shipitsyna, E., Hadad, R., Kari, L., Burton, M. J., Mabey, D., Solomon, A. W., Lewis, D., Marsh, P., Unemo, M., Clarke, I. N., Parkhill, J. & Thomson, N. R., Jul 2017, In : Genome Research. 27, 7, p. 1220-1229 10 p.

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Primary health clinic toilet/bathroom surface swab sampling can indicate community profile of sexually transmitted infections

Giffard, P. M., Su, J. Y., Andersson, P. & Holt, D. C., 22 Jun 2017, In : PEERJ. 2017, 5, p. 1-11 11 p., e3487.

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What does Chlamydia trachomatis detection in a urogenital specimen from a young child mean?

Giffard, P., Singh, G. & Garland, S. M., 4 Jun 2017, In : Sexually Transmitted Infections. 93, 4, p. 236-237 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2016

Chlamydia trachomatis from Australian Aboriginal people with trachoma are polyphyletic composed of multiple distinctive lineages

Andersson, P., Harris, S., Smith, H., Hadfield, J., O'Neill, C., Cutcliffe, LT., Douglas, F., Asche, LV., Seth-Smith, H. M. B., Hadfield, J., Colette E, ON., Lesley T, C., Fiona P, D., Asche, LV., Mathews, J., Hutton, S., Sarovich, D., Tong, S., Clarke, I., Thomson, N. & 1 others, Giffard, P., 2016, In : Nature Communications. 25, 7, p. 1-11 11 p., 10688.

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Chlamydia trachomatis genotypes in a cross-sectional study of urogenital samples from remote Northern and central Australia

Giffard, P., Brenner, N., Tabrizi, S., Garland, S., Holt, D., Andersson, P., Gorie, R., Tong, S., Karimi, M., Boylan, P., Ryder, N., Johns, T. & Singh, G., 1 Jan 2016, In : BMJ Open. 6, p. 1-7 7 p., e009624.

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Differing epidemiology of two major healthcare-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clones

Jeremiah, C., Kandiah, J. P., Spelman, D., Giffard, P., Coombs, G., Jenney, A. & Tong, S., 2016, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 92, 2, p. 183-190 8 p.

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Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from Australian veterinarians

Groves, MD., Crouch, B., Coombs, G., Jordan, D., Pang, S., Barton, Giffard, P., Abraham, S. & Trott, 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 1, p. 1-12 12 p., e0146034.

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Whole genome sequencing reveals extensive community-level transmission of group A Streptococcus in remote communities

Bowen, A., Harris, T., Holt, D., Giffard, P., Carapetis, J., Campbell, P. T. H., McVernon, J. & Tong, S., Jul 2016, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 144, 9, p. 1991-1998 8 p.

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Whole genome sequencing to investigate a putative outbreak of the virulent community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST93 clone in a remote Indigenous community

Meumann, E. M., Andersson, P., Yeaman, F., Oldfield, S., Lilliebridge, R. A., Bentley, S. D., Krause, V., Beaman, M., Currie, B., Holt, D., Giffard, P. & Tong, S., 2016, In : Microbial Genomics. 2, 12, p. 1-7 7 p.

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2015

Novel staphylococcal species that form part of a Staphylococcus aureus-related complex: the non-pigmented Staphylococcus argenteus sp. nov. and the non-human primate-associated Staphylococcus schweitzeri sp. nov

Tong, S., Schaumburg, F., Ellington, M., Corander, J., Pichon, B., Leendertz, F., Bentley, S., Parkhill, J., Holt, D., Peters, G. & Giffard, P., 2015, In : International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 65, p. 15-22 8 p.

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Progressive increase in community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Indigenous populations in northern Australia from 1993 to 2012

Tong, S., Varrone, L., Chatfield, M., Beaman, M. & Giffard, P., 2015, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 143, 7, p. 1519-1523 5 p.

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