Below is a list of selected publications produced by the unit.
Angelo KM, Stoney RJ, Brun-Cottan G, Leder K, Grobusch MP, Hochberg N, Kuhn S, Bottieau E, Schlagenhauf P, Chen L, Hynes NA, Perez CP, Mockenhaupt FP, Molina I, Crespillo-Andújar C, Malvy D, Caumes E, Plourde P, Shaw M, McCarthy AE, Piper-Jenks N, Connor BA, Hamer DH, Wilder-Smith A. Zika among international travellers presenting to GeoSentinel sites, 2012-2019: Implications for clinical practice. Journal of Travel Medicine. 2021;27(4):1-9.
Alexander K, Corburn J, Duncan D, Ghosh S, Hennegan J, Leder K, Luby S, Nabarro D, Prabhakarn P, Ross I Ruwodo J. A life-course approach to hygiene: understanding burden and behavioural changes. Interviewed and quoted in this report, written by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Reckitt Global Hygiene Institute, 2021.
Eisen DP, Leder K, Woods RL, Lockery JE, McGuinness SL, Wolfe R, Pilcher D, Moore EM, Shastry A, Nelson MR, Reid CM, McNeil JJ, McBryde ES. Effect of aspirin on deaths associated with sepsis in healthy older people (ANTISEPSIS): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled primary prevention trial. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. 2021;9(2):186-95.
Forster D, Leder K. Typhoid fever in travelers: estimating risk of acquisition by country. J Trav Med, 2021, Early Online
French MA, Fiona Barker S, Taruc RR, Ansariadi A, Duffy GA, Saifuddaolah M, Zulkifli Agussalim A, Awaluddin F, Zainal Z, Wardani J, Faber PA, Fleming G, Ramsay EE, Henry R, Lin A, O'Toole J, Openshaw J, Sweeney R, Sinharoy SS, Kolotelo P, Jovanovic D, Schang C, Higginson EE, Prescott MF, Burge K, Davis B, Ramirez-Lovering D, Reidpath D, Greening C, Allotey P, Simpson JA, Forbes A, Chown SL, McCarthy D, Johnston D, Wong T, Brown R, Clasen T, Luby S, Leder K. A planetary health model for reducing exposure to faecal contamination in urban informal settlements: Baseline findings from Makassar, Indonesia. Environment International. 2021;155.
Griffiths D, Leder K, Collie A. Sociodemographic indicators of COVID-19 testing amongst working-age Australians. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 2021;32(2):361-4.
Karanfilovska D, Cheng AC, Spelman D, Worth LJ. Development and Piloting of a Prevention Assessment and Response Tool for Healthcare-Associated Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection (the SAB-PART Study) Using a Delphi Method. Journal of Hospital Infection. 2021 Sep;115:17-26. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2021.06.001..
Khatib AN , McGuinness S, Wilder-Smith A. COVID-19 transmission and the safety of air travel during the pandemic: a scoping review. Current opinion in infectious diseases 2021; 34 (5), 415-422
Komadina N, Sullivan SG, Leder K, McVernon J. Likelihood of prior exposure to circulating influenza viruses resulting in cross-protection by CD8+ T cells against emergent H3N2v swine viruses infecting humans. Journal of Medical Virology. 2021. In press
Lappan R, Henry R, Chown SL, Luby SP, Higginson EE, Bata L, Jirapanjawat T, Schang C, Openshaw JJ, O'Toole J, Lin A, Tela A, Turagabeci A, Wong THF, French MA, Brown RR, Leder K, Greening C, McCarthy D. Monitoring of diverse enteric pathogens across environmental and host reservoirs with TaqMan array cards and standard qPCR: a methodological comparison study. The Lancet Planetary Health. 2021;5(5):e297-e308.
Leder K, Openshaw JJ, Allotey P, Ansariadi A, Barker SF, et al Study design, rationale and methods of the Revitalising Informal Settlements and their Environments (RISE) study: A cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate environmental and human health impacts of a water-sensitive intervention in informal settlements in Indonesia and Fiji. BMJ Open. 2021;11(1).
K Leder, Caumes E. Chapter 3 Epidemiology of Health Risks and Travel. Principles and Practice of Travel Medicine, 3rd edition, Ed J. N. Zuckerman, John Wiley and Sons, UK ; Accepeted for publication.
Leong KW, Singh KP, Leder K, Tong SYC. Acute kidney injury secondary to severe delayed haemolysis in intravenous artesunate use for severe malaria. BMJ Case Reports. 2021;14(1).
McGuinness SL, Holt DC, Harris TM et al. Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology of an Emerging Panton-Valentine Leukocidin-Positive ST5 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clone in Northern Australia. Msphere 2021; 6 (1), e00651-20
Mesfin YM, Cheng AC, Enticott J, Lawrie J, Buttery J. Post-vaccination healthcare attendance rate as a proxy measure for syndromic surveillance of adverse events following immunisation. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2021 Apr;45(2):101-107. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.13052.
Muehlenbein MP, Angelo KM, Schlagenhauf P, Chen L, Grobusch MP, (...), Leder K, et al. Traveller exposures to animals: A GeoSentinel analysis. Journal of Travel Medicine. 2021;27(7).
Ramsay EE, Fleming GM, Faber PA, Barker SF, Sweeney R, Taruc RR , Chown SL, Duffy GA. iScience. 2021; In press
Rowe SL, Leder K, Perrett KP, Romero N, Nolan TM, Stephens N, Cowie BC, Cheng AC. Maternal vaccination and infant influenza and pertussis. Pediatrics. 2021;148(3).
Schlagenhauf P, Patel D, Rodriguez-Morales AJ, Gautret P, Grobusch MP, Leder K. Variants, vaccines and vaccination passports: Challenges and chances for travel medicine in 2021. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. 2021;40.
Smith-Vaughan HC, Cheng AC, Tabrizi SN, Wurzel DF, Beissbarth J, Leach AJ, Morris PS, Binks MJ, Torzillo PJ, Chang AB, Marsh RL. Absence of human papillomavirus in nasopharyngeal swabs from infants in a population at high risk of human papillomavirus infection. Pediatr Investig. 2021 Jun 18;5(2):136-139. doi: 10.1002/ped4.12262.
Tendal B, Vogel JP, McDonald S, Norris S, Cumpston M, White H, Leder K, Navarro DF, Cheyne S, Chakraborty S, Murano M, Millard T, Callesen HE, Islam RM, Elliott J, Turner T. Weekly updates of national living evidence-based guidelines: methods for the Australian living guidelines for care of people with COVID-19. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2021;131:11-21.
Donna M Urquhart; Jeffrey Rosenfeld; Maurits van Tulder; Anita Wluka; Karin Leder; Allen Cheng; Andrew Forbes; Patrick Chan; Richard o'Sullivan; Susan Liew; Flavia Cicuttini. Is antibiotic treatment effective in the management of chronic low back pain with disc herniation? Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 2021; Accepted for publication.
Whittle SL, Hazlewood GS, Robinson P, Johnston RV, Leder K, Glennon V, Avery JC, Grobler L, Buchbinder R. COVID-19 vaccination for people with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases on immunomodulatory therapies. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2021;6.
Whittle SL, Hazlewood GS, Robinson P, Johnston RV, Leder K, Glennon V, Avery JC, Grobler L, Buchbinder R. Australian clinician guide for the use of immunomodulatory drugs in autoimmune rheumatic diseases at the time of COVID-19 vaccination, 2021.
Blyth CC, Cheng AC, Crawford NW, Clark JE, Butter JP, Marshall HS, Francis JR, McRae J, Kotsimbos T, Kelly PM, Macartney KK, Paediatric Active Enhanced Disease Surveillance (PAEDS) and Influenza Complications Alert Network (FluCAN) Collaboration. The impact of new universal child influenza programs in Australia: vaccine coverage, effectiveness and disease epidemiology in hospitalised children in 2018. Vaccine 2020 Mar 17;38(13):2779-2787. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.02.031
Bourque DL, Leder K. Progress towards the control of strongyloidiasis in tropical Australia? American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2020;102(2):249-50.
Deng L, Mazzocato P, Saravanos G, Leder K, Britton PN. A high proportion of interseasonal childhood influenza cases in 2019 were travel related. Public Health Research and Practice. 2020;30(2).
French M, Ramirez-Lovering D, Sinharoy SS, Turagabeci A, Latif I, Leder K, Brown R. Informal settlements in a COVID-19 world: Moving beyond upgrading and envisioning revitalization. Cities & Health. 2020
Gautret P, Leder K, Field V, Kain KC, Hamer DH, Libman M. GeoSentinel surveillance of travel-associated infections: What lies in the future? Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. 2020;36.
Hagmann S, Angelo KA, Huits R, Plewes K, Eperon G, Grobusch M, McCarthy A, Libman M, Caumes E, Leung D, Asgeirsson H, Jensenius M, Schwartz E, Sánchez-Montalva A, Kelly P, Pandey P, Leder K, Bourque D, Yoshimura Y, Mockenhaupt F, van Genderen P. Odolini S, Schlagenhauf P, Connor, Hamer D. Epidemiological, and Clinical Characteristics of International Travelers with Enteric Fever and Antibiotic Resistance Profiles of their Isolates: A GeoSentinel Analysis. Antimicrobial Agents Chemotherapy. 2020;64(11).
Hilbig A, Cheng A. Infective Endocarditis in the Intravenous Drug Use Population at a Tertiary Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. Heart Lung and Circulation. 2020 February; 29(2): 246-253. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2018.12.016.
Nicolini LA, Stoney RJ, Vecchia AD, Grobusch M, Gustret P, Angelo KM, van Genderen PJ, Bottieau E, Leder K, Asgeirsson H, Leung D, Connor B, Pandey P, Toscanini F. Gobbi F, Castelli F, Bassetti M, Hamer D. Travel-related hepatitis E: a GeoSentinel global surveillance analysis, 1999–2018. Journal of Travel Medicine. 2020;27(7).
McGuinness SL, O'Toole J, Barker SF, Forbes AB, Boving TB, Giriyan A, Patil K, D'Souza F, Vhaval R, Cheng AC, Leder K. Household Water Storage Management, Hygiene Practices, and Associated Drinking Water Quality in Rural India. Environmental Science & Technology. 2020;54(8):4963-73.
McGuinness SL, O'Toole J, Ayton D, Giriyan A, Gaonkar CA, Vhaval R, Cheng AC, Leder K. Barriers and enablers to intervention uptake and health reporting in a water intervention trial in rural India: A qualitative explanatory study. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2020;102(3):507-17.
McGuinness SL, O'Toole J, Forbes AB, Boving TB, Patil K, D'Souza F, Gaonkar CA, Giriyan A, Fiona Barker S, Cheng AC, Sinclair M, Leder K. A stepped wedge cluster-randomized trial assessing the impact of a riverbank filtration intervention to improve access to safe water on health in rural India. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2020;102(3):497-506.
Mesfin Y, Cheng AC, Enticott J, Hartley M, Buttery J. Use of telephone helpline data for syndromic surveillance of adverse events following immunization in Australia: a retrospective study, 2009 to 2017. Vaccine. 2020 Jul 22;38(34):5525-5531. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.05.078
Rang C, Cheng A, Kelly P, Kotsimbos T. COVID-19 from the land "Down Under" in an upside-down world: an Australian perspective. European Respiratory Journal. 2020 Aug 20;56(2):2001844. doi: 10.1183/13993003.01844-2020.
Tse WC, Leder K, Leech M. Humanising medicine in the era of universal masking. Internal Medicine Journal. 2020;50(10):1297.
Vogel JP, Tendal B, Giles M, Whitehead C, Burton W,(...) Leder K, et al. Clinical care of pregnant and postpartum women with COVID-19: Living recommendations from the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2020;60(6):840-51.
Gautret P, Angelo KM, Asgeirsson H, Duvignaud A, van Genderen PJJ, Bottieau E, Chen LH, Parker S, Connor BA, Barnett ED, Libman M, Hamer DH, Javelle E, Mendelson M, Glans H, Caumes E, Lim PL, Alpern J, Stauffer W, Boggild A, Kain K, Leder K, Torresi J, Plewes K, Ghesquiere W, Malvy D, Chappuis F, Eperon G, Borwein S, Yates J, Ward B, Waggoner J, Wu H, Molina I, Bourque D, Mavunda K, Ujiie M, Katsuna S, Larsen C, Wejse C, Hynes N, Kelly P, Kuhn S, Perez CP, Weitzel T, Jordan S, Saio M, Beadsworth M, Beeching N, Jensenius M, Anderson S, Schlagenhauf P, Weber R. International mass gatherings and travel-associated illness: A GeoSentinel cross-sectional, observational study. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. 2019;32.
Gibney KB, Leder K. Socioeconomic disparities and infection: it's complicated. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2019;19(2):116-7.
Komadina N, Sullivan SG, Kedzierska K, Quiñones-Parra SM, Leder K, McVernon J. Prior exposure to immunogenic peptides found in human influenza A viruses may influence the age distribution of cases with avian influenza H5N1 and H7N9 virus infections. Epidemiology and Infection. 2019;147.
Najnin N, Leder K, Forbes A, Unicomb L, Qadri F, Ram PK, Winch PJ, Begum F, Biswas S, Parvin T, Yeasmin F, Cravioto A, Luby SP. Inconsistency in diarrhea measurements when assessing intervention impact in a non-blinded cluster-randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2019;101(1):51-8.
Najnin N, Leder K, Forbes A, Unicomb L, Winch PJ, Ram PK, Nizame FA, Arman S, Begum F, Biswas S, Cravioto A, Luby SP. Impact of a large-scale handwashing intervention on reported respiratory illness: Findings from a cluster-randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2019;100(3):742-9.
Rowe S, Leder K, Cheng AC. In reply: Influenza and pertussis vaccination of women during pregnancy in Victoria, 2015–2017. Medical Journal of Australia. 2019;211(10):474-.e1.
Rowe SL, Perrett KP, Morey R, Stephens N, Cowie BC, Nolan TM, Leder K, Pitcher H, Sutton B, Cheng AC. Influenza and pertussis vaccination of women during pregnancy in Victoria, 2015–2017. Medical Journal of Australia. 2019;210(10):454-62.
Rowe SL, Stephens N, Cowie BC, Nolan T, Leder K, Cheng AC. Use of data linkage to improve communicable disease surveillance and control in Australia: existing practices, barriers and enablers. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 2019;43(1):33-40.
Schlagenhauf P, Grobusch MP, Leder K, Toovey S, Patel D. Complex choices: Which malaria chemoprophylaxis can be recommended for the pregnant traveller? Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. 2019;32.
Sohail A, McGuinness SL, Lightowler R, Leder K, Jomon B, Bain CA, Peleg AY. Spectrum of illness among returned Australian travellers from Bali, Indonesia: a 5-year retrospective observational study. Internal Medicine Journal. 2019;49(1):34-40.
Tozan Y, Headley TY, Odhiambo Sewe M, Schwartz E, Shemesh T, Cramer JP, Eberhardt KA, Ramharter M, Harrison N, Leder K, Angheben A, Hatz C, Neumayr A, Chen LH, De Pijper CA, Grobusch MP, Wilder-Smith A. A prospective study on the impact and out-of-pocket costs of dengue illness in international travelers. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2019;100(6):1525-33.
Fasugba O, Cheng AC, Gregory V, Graves N, Koener J, Collignon P, Gardner A, Mitchell BG. Chlorhexidine for meatal cleaning in reducing catheter-associated urinary tract infections: a multicentre stepped-wedge randomised controlled trial. Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2019 Jun;19(6):611-619. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30736-9
Melsew YA, Cheng AC, McBryde ES, Denholm JT, Tay E, Ragonnet R, Trauer JM. Profiles of tuberculosis disease activation among contacts of patients with tuberculosis. European Respiratory Journal. 2019 Mar 12;19(1):244. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00353-2019.
Mesfin YM, Cheng A, Lawrie J, Buttery J. Use of routinely collected electronic healthcare data for postlicensure vaccine safety signal detection: a systematic review. BMJ Global Health. 2019 Jul 8;4(4):e001065. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001065.
Langham F, Cheng AC. Antibiotic use in animals and humans in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia. 2019 Aug;211(4):159-160. doi: 10.5694/mja2.50258
Alsahafi AJ, Cheng AC. Healthcare workers’ awareness and infection control practices about Ebola virus disease in Hajj 2015. Journal of Infection and Public Health. 2019 Sep - Oct;12(5):720-725. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2019.03.022
Clarke MC, Cheng AC, Pollard JGD, Birch M, Cowan RU, Linke JA, Walton AL, Friedman ND. Lessons learned from a randomised controlled trial of short course intravenous antibiotic therapy for erysipelas and cellulitis of the lower limb (SWITCH trial). Open Forum Infectious Disease. 2019 Sept; 6(9): ofz335. DOI: 10.1093/ofid/ofz335
Mesfin YM, Cheng AC, Tran AHL, Buttery J. Positive predictive value of ICD‐10 codes to detect anaphylaxis due to vaccination: A validation study. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2019 Oct;28(10):1353-1360.
Arnott A, Jones P, Franklin LJ, Spelman D, Leder K, Cheng AC. A registry for patients with asplenia/hyposplenism reduces the risk of infections with encapsulated organisms. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2018;67(4):557-61.
Boving TB, Patil K, D'Souza F, Barker SF, McGuinness SL, O'Toole J, Sinclair M, Forbes AB, Leder K. Performance of riverbank filtration under hydrogeologic conditions along the upper Krishna River in southern India. Water (Switzerland). 2018;11(1)12.
Chen LH, Leder K, Barbre KA, Schlagenhauf P, Libman M, et al. Business travel-associated illness: A GeoSentinel analysis. Journal of Travel Medicine. 2018;25(1).
Chen LH, Leder K, Schlagenhauf P, Libman M, Keystone J, Mendelson M, Gautret P, Schwartz E, Shaw M, MacDonald S, McCarthy A, Connor BA, Hamer DH, Wilson ME. Reply: regarding business travelers. Journal of travel medicine. 2018;25(1).
De Vries SG, Visser BJ, Stoney RJ, Wagenaar JFP, Bottieau E, Chen LH, Wilder-Smith A, Wilson M, Rapp C, Leder K, Caumes E, Schwartz E, Hynes NA, Goorhuis A, Esposito DH, Hamer DH, Grobusch MP. Leptospirosis among returned travelers: A geosentinel site survey and multicenter analysis-1997-2016. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2018;99(1):127-35.
Barker FS, Zomer E, O’Toole J, Sinclair M, Gibney K, Liew D, Leder K. Cost of gastroenteritis in Australia: A healthcare perspective. PLoS ONE. 2018;13(4).
Gautret P, Angelo KM, Asgeirsson H, Lalloo DG, Shaw M, Schwartz E, Libman M, Kain KC, Piyaphanee W, Murphy H, Leder K, Vincelette J, Jensenius M, Waggoner J, Leung D, Borwein S, Blumberg L, Schlagenhauf P, Barnett ED, Hamer DH. Rabies post-exposure prophylaxis started during or after travel: A GeoSentinel analysis. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2018;12(11). Leder K, Wilson ME. Surveillance of travel-related infections in China. The Lancet Public Health. 2018;3(8):e356-e7.
McGuinness SL, Barker SF, O’Toole J, Cheng AC, Forbes AB, Sinclair M, Leder K. Effect of hygiene interventions on acute respiratory infections in childcare, school and domestic settings in low-and middle-income countries: A systematic review. Tropical Medicine and International Health. 2018;23(8):816-33.
Pai Mangalore R, Johnson DF, Leder K. Travellers visiting friends and relatives: a high-risk, under-recognised group for imported infectious diseases. Internal Medicine Journal. 2018;48(7):759-62.
Stoney RJ, Esposito DH, Kozarsky P, Hamer DH, Grobusch MP, Gkrania-Klotsas E, Libman M, Gautret P, Lim PL, Leder K, Schwartz E, Sotir MJ, Licitra C. Infectious diseases acquired by international travellers visiting the USA. Journal of travel medicine. 2018;25(1).
Tacconelli E, Carrara E, Savoldi A, Harbarth S, Mendelson M, et al. A. Discovery, research, and development of new antibiotics: the WHO priority list of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and tuberculosis. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2018;18(3):318-27.
Turner D, McGuinness S, Leder K. Antibiotic resistance and overseas travel: Souvenirs that are not in your suitcase. Medicine Today. 2018;19(9):56-8.
Williams E, Cheng AC, Guy S, Lane G. Delays in presentation and diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis: a retrospective study of a tertiary health service in Western Melbourne, 2011-2014. Internal Medicine Journal. 2018 Feb;48(2):184-193. doi: 10.1111/imj.13551
Russo P, Cheng A, Mitchell B, Hall L. Healthcare associated infections in Australia – Tackling the “known unknowns”. Australian Health Review. 2018; 42: 178-180. doi: 10.1071/AH16223.
Fasugba O, Cheng AC, Russo PL, Northcote M, Rosebrock H, Mitchell BG. Reducing urinary catheter use: a protocol for a mixed methods evaluation of an electronic reminder system in hospitalised patients in Australia. BMJ Open. 2018 May 9;8(5):e020469.
Yeoh HL, Cheng A, Palmer CS, Crowe SM, Hoy JF. Frailty in men living with HIV: a cross-sectional comparison of three frailty instruments. Antiviral Therapy. 2018: 23; 117-127.
Cheah ALY, Cheng AC, Spelman D, Nation RL, Kong DCM, McBryde ES. Mathematical modelling of vancomycin-resistant enterococci transmission during passive surveillance and active surveillance with contact isolation highlights the need to identify and address the source of acquisition. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2018 Oct 11;18(1):511.
Krishnaswamy S, Cheng AC, Wallace E, Buttery J, Giles M. Understanding the barriers to uptake of antenatal vaccination by women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds: a cross-sectional survey. Human Vaccines and Immunotherapy. 2018 Jul 3;14(7):1591-1598
Endotoxin health risk associated with high pressure cleaning using reclaimed water.
Barker SF, O'Toole J, Sinclair MI, Keywood M, Leder K. (2017) Microbial Risk Analysis; 5:65-70.
Malaria after international travel: A GeoSentinel analysis, 2003-2016
Angelo, K.M., Libman, M., Caumes, E., Hamer, D.H., Kain, K.C., Leder, K., et al. (2017) Malaria Journal, 16(1);
Closing the gap in travel medicine: Reframing research questions for a new era
Chen, L.H., Leder, K. and Wilson, M.E. (2017) Journal of Travel Medicine, 24(4);
Overwhelming post-splenectomy sepsis in patients with asplenia and hyposplenia: A retrospective cohort study
Chong, J., Jones, P., Spelman, D., Leder, K. and Cheng, A.C. (2017) Epidemiology and Infection, 145(2); 397-400.
AspiriN To Inhibit SEPSIS (ANTISEPSIS) randomised controlled trial protocol
Eisen, D.P., Moore, E.M., Leder, K., Lockery, J., McBryde, E.S., McNeil, J.J., Pilcher, D., Wolfe, R. and Woods, R.L. (2017) BMJ Open, 7(1);
Australia's National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System 1991-2011: Expanding, adapting and improving
Gibney, K.B., Cheng, A.C., Hall, R. and Leder, K. (2017) Epidemiology and Infection, 145(5); 1006-1017.
Sociodemographic and geographical inequalities in notifiable infectious diseases in Australia: a retrospective analysis of 21 years of national disease surveillance data
Gibney, K.B., Cheng, A.C., Hall, R. and Leder, K. (2017) The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 17(1); 86-97.
Burden of disease attributed to waterborne transmission of selected enteric pathogens, Australia, 2010
Gibney, K.B., O'Toole, J., Sinclair, M. and Leder, K. (2017) American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 96(6); 1400-1403.
Travel-associated Zika virus disease acquired in the americas through February 2016: A GeoSentinel analysis
Hamer, D.H., Barbre, K.A., Chen, L.H., Grobusch, M.P., Schlagenhauf, P., Goorhuis, A., Van Genderen, P.J.J., Molina, I., Asgeirsson, H., Kozarsky, P.E., Caumes, E., Hagmann, S.H., Mockenhaupt, F.P., Eperon, G., Barnett, E.D., Bottieau, E., Boggild, A.K., Gautret, P., Hynes, N.A., Kuhn, S., Lash, R.R., Leder, K., Libman, M., Malvy, D.J.M., Perret, C., Rothe, C., Schwartz, E., Wilder-Smith, A., Cetron, M.S., Esposito, D.H., Anderson, S., Hacek, J., Kain, K., Lopez-Velez, R., Schade, C. and Wu, H. (2017) Annals of Internal Medicine, 166(2); 99-108.
Travel medicine perspectives of select travel medicine experts practicing in the Asia-Pacific region
Leder, K., Borwein, S., Chanthavanich, P., Chatterjee, S., Htun, K., Marma, A.S.P., Nakatani, I., Ok, J.J., Pakasi, L., Pandey, P., Piyaphanee, W., Rupali, P., Schwartz, E., Shinozuka, T., Phu, P.T.H., Watanabe, H., Visser, J., Wilder-Smith, A., Zhang, M. and McGuinness, S.L. (2017) Journal of Travel Medicine, 24(4);
Global malaria importations
Leder, K. and Chen, L.H. (2017) The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 17(1); 11-12.
Zika beyond the Americas: Travelers as sentinels of Zika virus transmission. A GeoSentinel analysis, 2012 to 2016
Leder, K., Grobusch, M.P., Gautret, P., Chen, L.H., Kuhn, S., Lim, P.L., Yates, J., McCarthy, A.E., Rothe, C., Kato, Y., Bottieau, E., Huber, K., Schwartz, E., Stauffer, W., Malvy, D., Shaw, M.T.M., Rapp, C., Blumberg, L., Jensenius, M., Van Genderen, P.J.J. and Hamer, D.H. (2017) PLoS ONE, 12(10);
Travellers' diarrhoea-a survey of practice
McGrath, C.M. and Leder, K. (2017) Journal of travel medicine, 24(2);
Protocol for a cluster randomised stepped wedge trial assessing the impact of a community-level hygiene intervention and a water intervention using riverbank filtration technology on diarrhoeal prevalence in India
McGuinness, S.L., O'Toole, J.E., Boving, T.B., Forbes, A.B., Sinclair, M., Gautam, S.K. and Leder, K. (2017) BMJ Open, 7(3);
Clostridium difficile infection in returning travellers
Michal Stevens, A., Esposito, D.H., Stoney, R.J., Hamer, D.H., Flores-Figueroa, J., Bottieau, E., Connor, B.A., Gkrania-Klotsas, E., Goorhuis, A., Hynes, N.A., Libman, M., Lopez-Velez, R., McCarthy, A.E., von Sonnenburg, F., Schwartz, E., van Genderen, P.J.J., Scott Benson, L., Leung, D.T., Kain, K., Caumes, E., Àsgeirsson, H., Rothe, C., Stauffer, W., Schlagenhauf, P., Kozarsky, P., Haulman, J., Licitra, C., Yoshimura, Y., Chappuis, F., Mockenhaupt, F., Borwein, S., Jensenius, M., Anderson, S., Castelli, F., Chen, L., Leder, K., Vincelette, J., Shaw, M., Coyle, C., Kelly, P., Cahill, J., Lim, P.L., Kanagawa, S. and Hajek, J. (2017) Journal of Travel Medicine, 24(3);
Challenges to providing pre-travel care for travellers visiting friends and relatives: an audit of a specialist travel medicine clinic
Rowe, K., Chaves, N. and Leder, K. (2017) Journal of travel medicine, 24(5);
Management of dengue in Australian travellers: A retrospective multicentre analysis
Tai, A.Y.C., McGuinness, S.L., Robosa, R., Turner, D., Huang, G.K.L., Leder, K., Korman, T.M., Thevarajan, I., Stewardson, A.J., Padiglione, A.A. and Johnson, D.F. (2017) Medical Journal of Australia, 206(7); 1-6.
Use of pre-travel vaccine-preventable disease serology as a screening tool to identify patients in need of pre-travel vaccination: A retrospective audit
Turner, D.P., McGuinness, S.L., Cohen, J., Waring, L.J. and Leder, K. (2017) Journal of Travel Medicine, 24(3);
A practical approach to vaccination of patients with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases in Australia
Wong, P.K.K., Bagga, H., Barrett, C., Hanrahan, P., Johnson, D., Katrib, A., Leder, K., Marabani, M., Pentony, P., Riordan, J., White, R. and Young, L. (2017) Internal Medicine Journal, 47(5); 491-500.
Gibney KB, Cheng AC, Hall R, Leder K. Sociodemographic factors and communicable disease notifications in Australia: a 21-year review of national disease surveillance. Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2017 Jan;17(1):86-97.
Cheng AC, Macartney KK, Waterer GW, Kotsimbos T, Kelly PM, FluCAN Investigators, Blyth CC. Repeated vaccination does not appear to impact on influenza vaccine effectiveness against hospitalisation with confirmed influenza. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2017 Jun 1;64(11):1564-1572
Yeoh HL, Cheng AC, Cherry CL, Weir JM, Meikle PJ, Hoy JF, Crowe SM, Palmer CS. Immunometabolic and Lipidomic Markers Associated With the Frailty Index and Quality of Life in Aging HIV+ Men on Antiretroviral Therapy. eBioMedicine. 2017 Aug;22:112-121.
Cheng AC, Holmes M, Dwyer DE, Irving L, Korman T, Senenayake S, Macartney K, Blyth C, Brown S, Waterer G, Cooley L, Friedman ND, Wark P, Simpson G, Upham J, Bowler S, Brady S, Kotsimbos T, Kelly P. Influenza epidemiology in patients admitted to sentinel Australian hospitals in 2016: the Influenza Complications Alert Network (FluCAN). Commun Dis Intell Q Rep. 2017 Dec 1;41(4): E337-E347.
Warren AM, Cheng AC, Watson K, Lewin SR, Hoy JF. Outcomes following detection of low level plasma HIV RNA in HIV-infected patients previously virologically suppressed on antiretroviral therapy: A retrospective observational study. Sexual Health. 2017 Jun; 14(3):238-243. doi: 10.1071/SH16165
Cheng AC, Holmes M, Dwyer DE, Irving L, Korman T, Senanayake S, Macartney K, Blyth C, Waterer GW, Hewer R, Friedman ND, Wark P, Simpson G, Upham J, Bowler S, Lessing A, Kotsimbos T, Kelly P. Influenza epidemiology in patients admitted to sentinel Australian hospitals in 2017: The Influenza Complications Alert Network (FluCAN). Communicable Diseases Intelligence. 2017; 41(4): E323-333
Timing of influenza vaccination in an Australian community-based surveillance system, 2010-2014
Coghlan, B., Carlson, S., Leder, K., Dalton, C. and Cheng, A.C. (2016) Communicable diseases intelligence quarterly report, 40(3); E347-E350.
Estimates of influenza vaccine coverage from Victorian surveillance systems based in the community, primary care and hospitals
Coghlan, B., Kelly, H.A., Carlson, S.J., Grant, K.A., Leder, K., Dalton, C.B. and Cheng, A.C. (2016) Communicable diseases intelligence quarterly report, 40(2); E204-E206.
Infectious disease following travel to developed regions: A snapshot of presentations to an Australian travel medicine clinic
Drewett, G. and Leder, K. (2016) Journal of Travel Medicine, 23(6);
Imported infections: What information should be collected by surveillance systems to inform public health policy?
Neave, P.E., Heywood, A.E., Gibney, K.B. and Leder, K. (2016) Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 14(4); 350-359.
Collecting household water usage data: Telephone questionnaire or diary?
O'Toole J E., Sinclair, M I.,Leder, K. (2016) Social Work and Community Practice: 74-93.
Measles in the 21st Century, a Continuing Preventable Risk to Travelers: Data from the GeoSentinel Global Network.
Sotir MJ, Esposito DH, Barnett ED, Leder K, Kozarsky PE, Lim PL, Gkrania-Klotsas E, Hamer DH, Kuhn S, Connor BA, Pradhan R and Caumes E. (2016) Clinical Infectious Diseases, 62(2); 210-212.
Measuring water ingestion from spray exposures
Sinclair M, Roddick F, Nguyen T, O'Toole J and Leder K. (2016) Water Research, 99(1-6).
Variability in 24 hour excretion of cyanuric acid: Implications for water exposure assessment
Sinclair M, Roddick F, Grist S, Nguyen T, O'Toole J and Leder K. (2016) Journal of Water and Health, 14(2); 192-198.
Associations of hospital characteristics with nosocomial pneumonia after cardiac surgery can impact on standardized infection rates
Sanagou M, Leder K, Cheng AC, Pilcher D, Reid CM and Wolfe R. (2016) Epidemiology and Infection, 144(5); 1065-1074.
An overview of the epidemiology of notifiable infectious diseases in Australia, 1991-2011
Gibney KB, Cheng AC, Hall R and Leder K. (2016) Epidemiology and Infection, 1-15.
Review of the causes and management of chronic gastrointestinal symptoms in returned travellers referred to an Australian infectious diseases service
Ferrah N, Leder K and Gibney K. (2016) Australian Family Physician, 45(5); 333-339.
Endotoxin health risk associated with high pressure cleaning using reclaimed water
Barker SF, O'Toole J, Sinclair MI, Keywood M and Leder K. (2016) Microbial Risk Analysis, In press.
Seroprotection to vaccine-preventable diseases among workers at a Victorian tertiary hospital
Andrew EC, Gibney KB, Denholm J and Leder K. (2016) Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 40(3); 284-289.
Book review on Deadly Encounters: How infectious disease helped shape Australia
K Leder, R Hall. (2016) Lancet Infect Dis, (16):533-4.
High conservation level of CD8+ T cell immunogenic regions within an unusual H1N2 human influenza variant
Komadina N, Quiñones-Parra SM, Kedzierska K, McCaw JM, Kelso A, Leder K and McVernon J. (2016) Journal of Medical Virology, 88(10); 1725-1732.
Alsahafi AJ, Cheng AC. The epidemiology of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2012-2015. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2016 Feb 10;45:1-4
Cheng AC, Collins DA, Elliott B, Ferguson JK, Paterson DL, Thean S, Riley TV. Laboratory-based surveillance of Clostridium difficile circulating in Australia, September - November 2010. Pathology. 2016 Apr;48(3):257-60.
Trubiano JA, Cheng AC, Korman TM, Roder C, Campbell A, May M, Blyth C, Ferguson JK, Blackmore TK, Riley TV, Athan E. Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases updated guidelines for the management of Clostridium difficile infection in adults and children in Australia and New Zealand. Internal Medicine Journal. 2016 Apr;46(4):479-93.
Coghlan B, Cheng AC, Leder K, Carlson S, Kelly H, Grant K, Dalton C. Estimates of influenza vaccine coverage from Victorian surveillance systems based in the community, primary care and hospitals. Communicable Diseases Intelligence. 2016 Jun 30;40(2):E204-6
Rhodes D, Cheng AC, McLellan S, Guerra P, Karanfilovska D, Aitchison S, Watson K, Bass P, Worth L. Reducing Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections associated with peripheral intravenous cannulae: successful implementation of a care bundle at a large Australian health service. Journal of Hospital Infection 2016 Sep;94(1):86-91
Alsahafi AJ. Cheng AC. Knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of healthcare workers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to MERS coronavirus and other emerging infectious diseases. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2016; 13: E1214. doi:10.3390/ijerph13121214
Cheng AC, Holmes M, Dwyer DE, Irving L, Korman T, Senanayake S, Macartney K, Blyth C, Brown S, Waterer GW, Hewer R, Friedman ND, Wark P, Simpson G, Upham J, Bowler S, Lessing A, Kotsimbos T, Kelly P. Influenza epidemiology in patients admitted to sentinel Australian hospitals in 2015: the Influenza Complications Alert Network (FluCAN). Communicable Diseases Intelligence. 2016 Dec; 40(4): E521–E526.
Cheng AC, Stewardson AJ, Mitchell BG, McIntosh KA, Collignon P, Johnson P, Stuart R. Mycobacterial infections due to contaminated heater cooler units used in cardiac bypass: an approach for infection control practitioners. Infection Disease and Health. 2016; 21; 154-161
Leprosy: Diagnosis and management in a developed setting
Turner D, McGuiness S and Leder K. (2015) Internal Medicine Journal, 45(1); 109-112.
Vaccine-preventable travel health risks: What is the evidence - What are the gaps?
Steffen R, Behrens RH, Hill DR, Greenaway C and Leder K. (2015) Journal of Travel Medicine, 22(1); 1-12.
Evolution of regulatory targets for drinking water quality
Sinclair M, O'Toole J, Gibney K and Leder K. (2015) Journal of Water and Health, 13(2); 413-426.
Improvements in patient care: Videoconferencing to improve access to interpreters during clinical consultations for refugee and immigrant patients
Schulz TR, Leder K, Akinci I and Biggs BA. (2015) Australian Health Review, 39(4); 395-399.
Adoption of a microbial health-based target for Australian drinking water regulation
O'Toole J, Sinclair M, Gibney K and Leder K. (2015) Journal of Water and Health, 13(3); 662-670.
Explaining low rates of sustained use of siphon water filter: Evidence from follow-up of a randomised controlled trial in Bangladesh
Najnin N, Arman S, Abedin J, Unicomb L, Levine DI, Mahmud M, Leder K, Yeasmin F, Luoto JE, Albert J and Luby SP. (2015) Tropical Medicine and International Health, 20(4); 471-483.
Response to Letter
McGuinness SL, Spelman T, Johnson DF and Leder K. (2015) Journal of Travel Medicine, 22(6); 429-430.
Immediate recall of health issues discussed during a pre-travel consultation
McGuinness SL, Spelman T, Johnson DF and Leder K. (2015) Journal of Travel Medicine, 22(3); 145-151.
Response to Letter
McGuinness SL, Spelman T, Johnson DF and Leder K. (2015) Journal of travel medicine, 22(6); 429-430.
Risk assessment in travel medicine: How to obtain, interpret, and use risk data for informing pre-travel advice
Leder K, Steffen R, Cramer JP and Greenaway C. (2015) Journal of Travel Medicine, 22(1); 13-20.
Training in Travel Medicine and General Practitioners: A Long-Haul Journey!
Leder K, Bouchaud O and Chen LH. (2015) Journal of Travel Medicine, 22(6); 357-360.
Advising travellers about management of travellers' diarrhoea
Leder, K. (2015) Australian Family Physician, 44(1); 34-37.
Leder K. (2015) Australian Family Physician, 44(5); 262-264.
Should we continue to isolate patients with vancomycin-resistant enterococci in hospitals?
Karki S, Leder K and Cheng AC. (2015) Medical Journal of Australia, 202(5); 234-236.
Animal-associated exposure to rabies virus among travelers, 1997-2012
Gautret P, Harvey K, Pandey P, Lim PL, Leder K, Piyaphanee W, Shaw M, McDonald SC, Schwartz E, Esposito DH, Parola P, et al (2015) Emerging Infectious Diseases, 21(4); 569-577.
Factors associated with transmission of influenza-like illness in a cohort of households containing multiple children
Brown CR, McCaw JM, Fairmaid EJ, Brown LE, Leder K, Sinclair M and McVernon J. (2015) Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses, 9(5); 247-254.
An effective strategy for influenza vaccination of healthcare workers in Australia: Experience at a large health service without a mandatory policy
Heinrich-Morrison K, McLellan S, McGinnes U, Carroll B, Watson K, Bass P, Worth LJ and Cheng AC. (2015) BMC Infectious Diseases, 15(1); 42.
Could low grade bacterial infection contribute to low back pain? A systematic review
Urquhart DM, Zheng Y, Cheng AC, Rosenfeld JV, Chan P., Liew S, Hussain SM and Cicuttini FM. (2015) BMC Medicine, 13(1); 13.
Russo P, Cheng AC, Richards M, Graves N, Hall L. Healthcare associated infections in Australia – time for national surveillance. Australian Healthcare Review. 2015, 39, 37–43
Gordon CL, Cheng AC, Cameron C, Bailey M, Crowe S, Mills J. Quantitative assessment of intra-patient variation in CD4+ T cell counts in stable, virologically-suppressed, HIV-infected subjects. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0125248.
Russo P, Cheng AC, Richards M, Graves N, Hall L. Variation in healthcare associated infection surveillance practices in Australia. American Journal of Infection Control. 2015 Jul 1;43(7):773-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.02.029.
Peel TN, Cheng AC, Liew D, Buising KL, Lisik J, Carroll KA, Choong PFM, Dowsey MM. Direct Hospital Cost Determinants Following Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. Arthritis Care and Research. 2015 May;67(6):782-90
Cheng AC, Worth L. Cultural dimensions relevant to antimicrobial stewardship: the contribution of individualism and power distance to perioperative prescribing practices in European hospitals. Healthcare Infection 2015; 20(4) 124-127
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 Sep 30;39(3):E355-60.
Cheng AC, Kotsimbos T, Kelly PM on behalf of the FluCAN Investigators. Influenza vaccine effectiveness against hospitalisation with influenza in adults in Australia in 2014. Vaccine. 2015 Dec 16;33(51):7352-6
Blyth CC, Cheng AC, Finucane C, Jacoby P, Effler P, Smith D, Kelly H, Macartney K, Richmond P. The effectiveness of influenza vaccination in preventing hospitalisation in children in Western Australia. Vaccine 2015 Dec 16;33(51):7239-44
Illness in travelers returned from Brazil: The geosentinel experience and implications for the 2014 FIFA world cup and the 2016 summer olympics
Wilson ME, Chen LH, Han PV, Keystone JS, Cramer JP, Segurado A, Hale D, Jensenius M, Schwartz E, Sonnenburg FV and Leder K. (2014) Clinical Infectious Diseases, 58(10); 1347-1356.
Adherence to infection prevention measures in a statewide spleen registry
Wang J, Jones P, Cheng AC and Leder K. (2014) Medical Journal of Australia, 200(9); 538-540.
Using stool antigen to screen for helicobacter pylori in immigrants and refugees from high prevalence countries is relatively cost effective in reducing the burden of gastric cancer and peptic ulceration
Schulz TR, McBryde ES, Leder K and Biggs BA. (2014) PLoS ONE, 9(9);
External validation and updating of a prediction model for nosocomial pneumonia after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Sanagou M, Wolfe R, Leder K and Reid CM. (2014) Epidemiology and Infection, 142(3); 540-544.
Advice to risk assessors modeling viral health risk associated with household graywater
O'Toole J, Sinclair M, Fiona Barker S and Leder K. (2014) Risk Analysis, 34(5); 797-802.
Imported Plasmodium vivax Malaria ex Pakistan
Odolini S, Gautret P, Kain KC, Smith K, Leder K, Jensenius M, Coyle CM, Castelli F and Matteelli A. (2014) Journal of Travel Medicine, 21(5); 314-317.
Risk factors for community-based reports of gastrointestinal, respiratory, and dermal symptoms: Findings from a cohort study in Australia
Najnin N, Forbes A, Sinclair M and Leder K. (2014) Journal of Epidemiology, 24(1); 39-46.
Regional variation in travel-related illness acquired in Africa, March 1997-May 2011
Mendelson M, Han PV, Vincent P, von Sonnenburg F, Cramer JP, Loutan L, Kain KC, Parola P, Hagmann S, Gkrania-Klotsas E, Sotir M, Schlagenhauf P, Anand R, Ásgeirsson H, Barnett ED, Borwein S, Burchard GD, Cahill JD, Campion D, Castelli F, Caumes E, Chen LH, Connor BA, Coyle CM, Cramer J, Eason J, Ficko C, Field V, Freedman DO, Goorhuis A, Grobusch MP, Gurtman A, Hale DC, Hern A, Hynes N, Jensenius M, Kass R, Klion AD, Kozarsky PE, Leder K. et al (2014) Emerging Infectious Diseases, 20(4); 532-541.
The microbiological and sustainability effects of washing anaesthesia breathing circuits less frequently
McGain F, Algie CM, O'Toole J, Lim TF, Mohebbi M, Story DA and Leder K. (2014) Anaesthesia, 69(4); 337-342.
A historical perspective of influenza A(H1N2) virus
Komadina N, McVernon J, Hall R and Leder K. (2014) Emerging Infectious Diseases, 20(1); 6-12.
Healthcare provider knowledge, attitudes and practices in patients on the Victorian Spleen Registry
Graf A, Jones P, Cheng AC and Leder K. (2014) Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 38(6); 560-562.
Disease burden of selected gastrointestinal pathogens in Australia, 2010
Gibney KB, O'Toole J, Sinclair M and Leder K. (2014) International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 28(e176-e185.
Educating international students about tuberculosis and infections associated with travel to visit friends and relatives (VFR-travel)
Gibney KB, Brass A, Hume SC and Leder K. (2014) Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 12(3); 274-282.
Health literacy in patients with chronic hepatitis B attending a tertiary hospital in Melbourne: A questionnaire based survey
Dahl TFM, Cowie BC, Biggs BA, Leder K, MacLachlan JH and Marshall C. (2014) BMC Infectious Diseases, 14(1);
Laboratory features of common causes of fever in returned travelers
Cooper EC, Ratnam I, Mohebbi M and Leder K. (2014) Journal of Travel Medicine, 21(4); 235-239.
Global burden of Toxocarisis: A common neglected infection of poverty. (2014) Current Tropical Medicine Reports, (1): 52-61.
Lim CJ, Cheng AC, Kong DM, Peleg AY. Community-onset bloodstream infection with multidrug-resistant organisms: a matched case-control study. BMC Infectious Diseases 2014 Mar 4;14(1):126
Peel TN, Cheng AC, Buising KL, Dowsey MM, Choong PFM. Alcoholic Chlorhexidine or Alcoholic Iodine Skin Antisepsis (ACAISA): Protocol for Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial of Surgical Skin Preparation for the Prevention of Superficial Wound Complications in Prosthetic Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery. BMJ Open 2014 May 15;4(5):e005424
Chaves NJ, Cheng AC, Runnegar N, Kirschner J, Lee T, Thursky K, Buising K. A meta-analysis of knowledge and attitudes surveys to identify barriers and enablers of appropriate antimicrobial prescribing in three Australian referral hospitals. Internal Medicine Journal, 2014; 44(6): 568-574
Lim CJ, Cheng AC, Kennon J, Spelman D, Hale D, Melican G, Sidjabat HE, Paterson DL, Kong DC, Peleg AY. Multidrug-resistant organism carriage in Australian long-term care facilities - Prevalence and Risk Factors. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 2014 Jul;69(7):1972-80
Cheng AC, Dwyer D, Holmes M, Iriving L, Brown S, Waterer G, Korman T, Hunter C, Hewagama S, Friedman ND, Wark P, Simpson G, Upham J, Bowler S, Senanayake S, Kotsimbos T, Kelly P. Influenza epidemiology, vaccine coverage and vaccine effectiveness in sentinel Australian hospitals in 2013: the Influenza Complications Alert Network (FluCAN) Communicable Diseases Intelligence 2014 Jun 30;38(2):E143-9.
Ingram P, Cheng AC, Murray R, Blyth C, Walls T, Fisher D, Davis J. What do infectious diseases physicians do? A 2-week snapshot of inpatient consultative activities across Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 2014 Oct;20(10):O737-44
Macesic N, Cheng AC, Morrissey CO, Spencer A, Peleg AY. Changing microbial epidemiology in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients: increasing resistance over a 9-year period. Bone Marrow Transplantation 2014 Dec;16(6):887-96
S Karki, K Leder, A Cheng. Patients under contact precautions have an increased risk of injuries and medication errors: a retrospective cohort study. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2013;34(10):1118-20.
S Karki, P Shakya, A Cheng, SP Dumre, K Leder. Trends of etiology and drug resistance in enteric fever in last two decades in Nepal: a systematic review and meta-regression. Clin Infect Dis, 2013 Nov;57(10):e167-76.
S McGuinness, J Denholm, K Leder. Notifiable Australian zoonotic infections. MedicineToday 2013; 14(10): 55-64.
S McGuinness, K Leder. Health issues for travellers visiting friends and relatives. Australian Doctor, 31 May, 2103:21-8.
S Karki, G Land, S Aitchison, J Kennon, P Johnson, S Ballard, K Leder, A Cheng. Long term carriage of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in patients discharged from hospital in last 12 years: a retrospective cohort study. J Clin Microbiol, 2013, 51(10): 3374.
K Butcher, BA Biggs, K Leder, C Lemoh, D O’Brien, C Marshall. Understanding of Latent tunerculosis, its treatment and treatment side effects by immigrant and refugee patients. BMC Research Notes, 2013, 6:342.
I Ratnam, K Leder, J Black,J Torresi. Dengue Fever and International Travel. J Trav Med 2013, 20(6): 384-393.
S Karki, K Leder, AC Cheng. Delays in accessing radiology in patients under contact precautions due to colonization with vancomycin-resistant enterococci, Am J Infect Control, 2013, 44(11): 1141-1142.
J Kwong, J Druce, K Leder. Zika virus infection acquired during brief travel Am J Trop Med Hyg, 2013 89(3): 516-517.
K Leder, M Mutsch, P Schlagenhauf, C Luxemburger, J Torresi. Seroepidemiology of dengue in travellers: a paired sera analysis. Travel Med Infect Dis, 2013;11:210-3.
K Leder, J Torresi J S. Brownstein, M E Wilson, JS Keystone, E Barnett, E Schwartz, P Schlagenhauf, A Wilder-Smith , F Castelli, F von Sonnenburg, AC Cheng. Longitudinal trends in ill-returned travelers, 2000-2010. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2013;19(7):1049-73.
Stebbing MS, Carey M, Sinclair M and Sim M. Understanding the vulnerability, resilience and adaptive capacity of households in rural Victorian towns in the context of long-term water insecurity. Australian Journal of Water Resources, 2013;17(2): 193-201.
Gibney K, Sinclair M, O’Toole J and Leder K. Using disability-adjusted life years to set health-based targets: A novel use of an established burden of disease metric. J Public Health Policy, 2013; 34(3): 439-446.
K Leder. Managing contacts of chronic hepatitis B patients. Med J Australia, 2013;198(7):366.
DF Johnson, K Leder, J Torresi. Hepatitis B and C Infection in International Travellers. J Trav Med, 2013;20(3):194-202.
DF Johnson, I Ratnam, E Matchett, L Earnest-Silveria, D Christiansen, K Leder, ML Grayson, J Torresi. The incidence of HBV and HCV infection in Australian travellers to Asia. J Trav Med, 2013;20(3):203-5.
I Ratnam, K Leder, J Black, BA Biggs, EMatchett, A Padiglione, I Woolley, T Panagiotidis, T Gherardin, C Demont, L Pollissard, C Luxemburger, J Torresi. Low risk of Japanese encephalitis in short term Australian travellers to Asia. J Trav Med, 2013;20(3):206-8.
Chen LH, Leder K, Wilson ME. Business travellers: vaccination considerations for this population. Exp Rev Vaccines, 2013;12(4):453-66.
Sinclair M, OToole J, Malawaraarachchi M, Leder K. Household greywater use practices in Melbourne, Australia. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 2013;13.2, 294-301.
K Leder, J Torresi, MD. Libman, J P Cramer, F Castelli, P Schlagenhauf, A Wilder-Smith, ME Wilson, JS Keystone, E Schwartz, ED Barnett, F von Sonnenburg, JS Brownstein, AC Cheng, MJ Sotir, DH Esposito, MD, DO Freedman. GeoSentinel Surveillance of Illness in Returned Travelers, 2007-2011. Annals Int Med, 2013;158:456-468.
I Ratnam, J Black, K Leder, BA Biggs, I Gordon, E Matchett, A Padiglione, I Woolley, TPanagiotidis, T Gherardin, L Pollissard, C Demont, C Luxemburger, J Torresi. Incidence and risk factors for acute respiratory illnesses (ARIs) and influenza virus infections in Australian travellers to Asia. J Clin Virol, 2013;57(1):54-8.
McCarthy AE, Weld L, Barnett ED, So H, Coyle C, Greenaway C, Stauffer B, Leder K, Lopez-Velez R, Gautret P, Castelli F, Jenks N, Walker, P, Cetron M. Spectrum of Illness in International Migrants Seen at GeoSentinel Clinics in 1997-2009, Part 2: Migrants Resettled Internationally and Evaluated for Specific Health Concerns. Clin Infec Dis, 2013;56(7):925-33.
M Jensenius, P V. Han, P Schlagenhauf, E Schwartz, P Parola, F Castelli, F von Sonnenburg, L Loutan, K Leder, D O. Freedman. Acute and potentially life-threatening tropical diseases in Western travelers - A GeoSentinel multi-center study, 1996-2011. Am J Trop Med Hyg , 2013;88(2):397-404.
Barker, S.F., O'Toole, J., Sinclair, M., Malawaraarachchi, M., Leder K., Hamilton, A.J.2012 A probabilistic model of norovirus disease burden associated with greywater irrigation of home-produced lettuce in Melbourne, Australia. Water Research, 2013;47:1421-32.
Aubron C, Cheng AC, Pilcher D, Leong T, Magrin G, Cooper DJ, Scheinkestel C, Pelligrino V. Infections acquired by adults on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: risk factors and outcome. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2013 Jan;34(1):24-30
Cheng AC, Currie BJ, Dance DAB, Funnell SGP, Limmathurotsakul D, Peacock SJ. Clinical definitions of melioidosis. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2013, 88(3): 411–413
Nurhonen M, Cheng AC, Aurenen K. Pneumococcal Transmission and Disease in silico: A Microsimulation Model of the Indirect Effects of Vaccination. PLoS ONE. 2013; 8(2) e56079.
Morey MJ, Cheng AC, McCallum G, Chang AB. Accuracy of cough reporting by carers of Indigenous children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 2013 Mar;49(3):E199-203 doi:10.1111/jpc.12118
Trevillyan JM, Cheng AC, Hoy JF. Abacavir is a Risk Factor for Coronary Heart Disease in HIV Infected Patients. Sexual Health 2013 Apr;10(2):97-101
Aubron C, Cheng AC, Pilcher D, Leong T, Magrin G, Cooper DJ, Scheinkestel C, Pelligrino V. Factors associated with outcomes of patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support: a 5 year cohort study. Critical Care. 2013 Apr 18;17(2):R73
Mahony AA, Cheng AC, Olsen KL, Aboltins CA, Black JF, Johnson PDR, Grayson ML, Torresi J. Diagnosing swine flu: the inaccuracy of case definitions during the 2009 pandemic, an attempt at refinement, and the implications for future planning. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses. 2013 May;7(3):403-9
Cheng AC, Holmes M, Irving LB, Brown SB, Waterer GW, Korman TW, Friedman ND, Senanayake S, Dwyer DE, Brady S, Simpson G, Wood-Baker R, Upham J, Paterson D, Jenkins C, Wark P, Kelly PM, Kotsimbos T. Influenza vaccine effectiveness against hospitalisation with confirmed influenza in the 2010-11 seasons: a test-negative observational study. PLoS ONE 2013 July; 8(7): e68760
Aubron C, Cheng AC, Pilcher D, Scheinkestel C. Aspergillus sp. isolated in critically ill patients with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Disease 2013 Sep;45(9):715-21
Fong R, Cheng AC, Vukovic O, Hoy JF. Factors associated with virological failure in an Australian cohort of patients with treated HIV managed at a statewide referral centre. Sexual Health, 2013; 10: 442–447
Peel TN, Cheng AC, Lorenzo YP, Kong DCM, Buising KL, Choong PFM. Factors influencing the cost of prosthetic joint infection. Journal of Hospital Infection 2013 Nov;85(3):213-9
Cheng AC, Brown S, Waterer G, Holmes M, Senenayake S, Friedman ND, Hewagama S, Simpson G, Wark P, Upham J, Korman T, Dwyer D, Wood-Baker R, Irving L, Bowler S, Kotsimbos T, Kelly P. Influenza epidemiology, vaccine coverage and vaccine effectiveness in sentinel Australian hospitals in 2012: the Influenza Complications Alert Network. Communicable Diseases Intelligence. 2013 September 37(3): 246-252
Sinclair MI, O'Toole J, Malawaraarachchi M, Leder K. Comparison of response rates and cost-effectiveness for a community-based survey: postal, internet and telephone modes with generic or personalised recruitment approaches. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 2012, 12:132.
OToole J, Sinclair M, Hamilton AJ, Barker F, Leder K. Microbial quality assessment of household greywater. Water Res Water Res, 2012;46(13):4301-13.
N Najnin, M Sinclair, A Forbes, K Leder. Community based study to compare the incidence and health services utilization pyramid for gastrointestinal, respiratory and dermal symptoms. BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 Jul 23;12:211.
M Sinclair, J O’Toole, M Malawaraarachchi, K Leder. Household behaviour and motivations for greywater use. Water, 2012, 39(3):83-87.
Rodrigo S, Sinclair M, Leder K. Water and sediment quality of rainwater tanks. Water, 2012 39(1): 83-87.
Gautret, P; Gaudart, J; Leder, K; Schwartz, E; Castelli, F; Lim, PL; Murphy, H; Keystone, J; Cramer, J; Shaw, M; Boddaert, J; von Sonnenburg, F; Parola, P. Travel-Associated Illness In Older Adults. J Trav Med, 2012; 19(3):169-77.
K Leder, L Chen, M Wilson. Aggregate travel vs. single trip assessment: arguments for cumulative risk analysis. Vaccine, 2012, 30(15):2600-4.
Schulz T, Leder K, Maloof T, Biggs BA. Health issues in the refugee population. Medicine Today, 2012; 13(3): 79-85.
I Ratnam, J Black, J Torresi, E Matchett, K Leder, BA Biggs, I Woolley, A Padiglione, C Demont, L Pollissard, C Luxemburger, T Gherardin, T Panagiotidis. Incidence and Seroprevalence of Dengue Virus Infections in Australian Travellers to Asia. EJCMID, 2012 Jun;31(6):1203-10.
Meumann E, Cheng AC, Ward L, Currie BJ. Clinical features and epidemiology of melioidosis pneumonia; results from a 21 year study and review of the literature. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2012 Feb 1;54(3):362-9
Peel T, Cheng AC, Spelman T, Huysman M, Spelman D. Differing risk factors for vancomycin resistant and sensitive enterococcal bacteraemia. Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 2012 18: 388–394
Peel T, Cheng AC, Buising KL, Choong PFM. The microbiological aetiology, epidemiology and clinical profile of prosthetic joint infections: Are current antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines effective?. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2012 May;56(5):2386-91.
Robins-Browne K, Cheng AC, Thomas K, Palmer D, Currie BJ, Stephens D, Davis JS. The SMART-COP score performs well for pneumonia risk stratification in Australia's Tropical Northern Territory: a prospective cohort study. Tropical Medicine and International Health 2012 Jul;17(7):914-9
Cheng AC on behalf of the FluCAN Investigators (Cheng AC, Holmes M, Kotsimbos T, Irving LB, Brown SGA, Waterer GW, Korman TM, Friedman D, Sananyake S, Kelly PM). Hospitalisation with confirmed influenza in a sentinel surveillance system in 2010 and 2011. Medical Journal of Australia 2012; 197 (4): 217
Cheng AC, Turnidge J, Collignon P, Looke D, Barton M, Gottlieb T. Control of fluoroquinolone resistance through successful regulation, Australia. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2012 Sep;18(9):1453-60
Karki S, Cheng AC. Impact of non-rinse skin cleansing with chlorhexidine gluconate on prevention of healthcare-associated infections and colonisation with multi-resistant organisms: A systematic review. Journal of Hospital Infection 2012 Oct;82(2):71-84
Crawford NW, Cheng A, Andrews N, Charles P, Clothier HJ, Day B, Day, T. Gates, P. MacDonnell R, Roberts L, Rodriguez-Casero V, Sundarajaran V, Wijeratne T, Kiers L. Guillain-Barré syndrome following influenza A (H1N1/09) immunisation in Victoria Australia: a self-controlled case series. Medical Journal of Australia. 2012; 197 (10): 574-578
Peel T, Cheng AC, Buising K, Choong P. Early and delayed onset prosthetic hip and knee joint infection: treatment and outcomes in a state-based study. Journal of Hospital Infection. 2012 Dec;82(4):248-53 (10.1016/j.jhin.2012.09.005)
K Leder, S Lau, P Leggat. Innovative community-based initiatives to engage VFR travelers. TMAID, 2011, 9, 258-61.
JM Pasricha, AC Street, K Leder. A rash and cough in a traveller. Clin Infect Dis, 2011;53(2):205-6.
Hrudey, S.E., Conant, B., Douglas, J., Fawell, J., Gillespie, T., Hill, D., Leiss, W., Rose, J.B. and Sinclair, M. Managing uncertainty in the provision of safe drinking water. Water Science & Technology, 2011;11(6): 675-681.
M Malawaraarachchi, J O’Toole, M Sinclair, K Leder. Review of greywater use in Australia. Water Journal, July 2011: 97-102.
P Gautret, P Lim, M Shaw, K Leder. Rabies post-exposure prophylaxis in travelers returning from Bali, Indonesia, November 2008-December 2009. CMI, 2011;17(3):445-7
S. Rodrigo, M. Sinclair, R. Wolfe, K. Leder Risk factors for gastroenteritis: A nested case-control study. Epi and Infect, 2011;139(4):552-9.
S Rodrigo, M Sinclair, A Forbes, D Cunliffe, K Leder. Drinking Rainwater: A Double-Blinded, Randomized Controlled Study of Water Treatment Filters and Gastroenteritis Incidence. Am J Pub Health, 2011, 101(5): 842-847.
Cheng AC, Ferguson JK, Richards MJ, Robson JM, Gilbert GL, McGregor A, Roberts S, Korman TM, Riley TV. ASID guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Clostridium difficile infection. Medical Journal of Australia 2011 Apr 4; 194(7): 353-8
Davis JS, Cheng AC, McMillan M, Humphrey A, Stephens DP, Anstey NM. Community-acquired sepsis in the Northern Territory of Australia: high disease burden with disproportionate impact on indigenous populations. Medical Journal of Australia. 2011 May 16; 194(9): 519-524
Binks MJ, Cheng AC, Smith-Vaughan H, Sloots T, Nissen M, Whiley D, McDonnell J, Leach AJ. Viral-bacterial co-infection in Australian Indigenous children with acute otitis media. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2011; 11: 161
Ferguson JK, Cheng AC, Gilbert GL, Gottlieb T, Korman T, McGregor A, Richards M, Roberts S, Robson J, Van Gessel H, Riley TV. Clostridium difficile laboratory testing in Australia and New Zealand: national survey results and Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases recommendations for best practice. Pathology 2011 Aug; 43(5) 482-7
Jacups SP, Cheng AC. The epidemiology of community acquired bacteremic pneumonia, due to Streptococcus pneumoniae in the Top End of the Northern Territory, Australia over 22 years. Vaccine 2011; 29: 5386– 5392
Cheng AC, Kotsimbos T, Reynolds A, Bowler S, Brown S, Hancox RJ, Holmes M, Irving L, Jenkins C, Thompson P, Simpson G, Waterer G, Wood-Baker R, Kelly PM. Clinical and epidemiological profile of patients with severe H1N1/09 pandemic influenza in Australia and New Zealand. BMJ Open. 2011; 1(1): 100. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000100
Cheng AC, Kotsimbos T, Kelly HA, Irving LB, Bowler SB, Brown SGA, Holmes M, Jenkins CR, Thompson P, Simpson G, Wood-Baker R, Senanayake SN, Brady SJ, Paterson DL, Wark PA, Upham JW, Korman TM, Dwyer DE, Waterer GW, Kelly PM. Effectiveness of H1N1/09 monovalent and trivalent influenza vaccines against hospitalization with confirmed H1N1/09 influenza in Australia. Vaccine 29 (2011) 7320– 7325
Marshall CS, Cheng AC, Markey P, Towers R, Richardson L, Fagan P, Scott L, Krause VL, Currie BJ. Acute Post-Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis in the Northern Territory of Australia; a review of 16 years data and comparison with the literature. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2011 October; 85(4): 703–710
Leggat P, Leder K. Reducing the impact of influenza amongst travelers. J Trav Med, 2010;17(6):363-6.
M I Sinclair, J O’Toole, A Forbes, D Carr, K Leder. Health Status of Residents of Urban Dual Reticulation Systems. Int J Epidemiology, 2010;39(6):1667-75.
Talbot EA, Chen LH, Sanford C, McCarthy A, Leder K. Travel Medicine Research Priorities: Establishing an Evidence Base. J Trav Med, 2010;17(6):410-5.
K Dale, M Kirk, M Sinclair, R Hall, K Leder. Reported waterborne outbreaks of gastrointestinal disease in Australia are predominantly associated with recreational exposure. Aust NZ J Pub Health, 2010; 34:527-30.
O’Toole J, Sinclair M, Leder K. Quantitative microbial risk assessment and Australian Guidelines for Water Recycling: two case studies. Food Australia, 2010, 62(Sep):408.
A J Stewardson, K Leder, Joseph Torresi, D Johnson. Two cases of Old World Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Australian travelers visiting Morocco. J Trav Med, 2010: 17;278–280.
D M Urquhart, F S Hanna, S L Brennan, A E Wluka, K Leder, P Cameron, S Graves, F M Cicuttini. Incidence and Risk Factors for Deep Surgical Site Infection Following Primary Total Hip Replacement: A Systematic Review. Journal of Arthroplasty, 2010 25(8):1216-22.
P Jones, I Woolley, K Leder, P Cameron, A Cheng, D Spelman. The care of asplenic and hyposplenic patient: Best practice guidelines. Australian Family Physician, 2010;39(6):383-6.
S Hagmann, N Reddy, R Neugebauer, M Purswani, K Leder. Identification of Future Travelers Visiting Friends and Relatives Abroad by Assessing Intention to Travel among Immigrant Families. J Trav Med, 2010;17(3):193-6.
Rodrigo S, Sinclair M, Leder K. A survey of the characteristics and maintenance of rainwater tanks in urban areas of South Australia.Water Science & Technology, 2010;61(6):1569-77.
MK Yong, CL Beckett, J Black, J Torresi, B ABiggs, K Leder, DP O'Brien. A longitudinal observational follow up study of Schistosomiasis serology in Australian travellers and immigrants. J Trav Med, 2010;17(2):89-93.
P Schlagenhauf., LH Chen., ME Wilson, DO Freedman, D Tcheng, ESchwartz, P Pandey, R Weber, D Nadal., C Berger, F von Sonnenburg, J Keystone, K Leder, for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Gender and Travel-Associated Illness. Clin Infect Dis, 2010;50(6): 826-832.
Cheng AC. Melioidosis: advances in diagnosis and treatment. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 2010 Dec 23(6); 554-9
K Dale, R Wolfe, MI Sinclair, ME Hellard, K Leder. Sporadic gastroenteritis and recreational swimming in a longitudinal community cohort study in Melbourne, Australia. Am J Epidemiology, 2009;170(2):1469-1477.
P Jones, K Leder, IJ Woolley, P Cameron, D Spelman. Patient knowledge of the risks of post splenectomy sepsis. ANZ J Surg, 2009; 79(11);854-856.
O’Toole J, Sinclair M, Keywood M, Leder K. Risk in the Mist? – Deriving data to quantify microbial health risks associated with aerosol generation by water-efficient devices during typical domestic water-using activities. Water Science and Technology, 2009;60(11):2913-20.
J Torresi, K Leder. Defining the Spectrum of Infections in International Travellers through the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Nature Rev (Microbiology), 2009, 7(12): 895-901.
O’Toole J, Sinclair M, Leder K. Collecting household water usage data: telephone questionnaire or diary? BMC Medical Research Methodology, 9 (72), 2009.
N Chaves, K B. Gibney, K Leder, D O’Brien, C Marshall, BA Biggs. Adequacy of screening practices and burden of disease among Myanmar refugees referred to the infectious diseases unit of a tertiary referral hospital in Melbourne, Australia. Emerg Infect Dis, 2009, 15 (11):1769-72.
M Jensenius, X Davis, F von Sonnenburg, E Schwartz, J S. Keystone, K Leder, R Lopéz-Véléz, E Caumes, J P Cramer, L Chen, and P Parola for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. A multicenter GeoSentinel.analysis of rickettsial diseases in international travelers, 1996-2008, Emerg Infect Dis, 2009, 15 (11):1769-72:1791-8.
HL. Kelsall, DP. McKenzie, MR. Sim, K Leder, AB. Forbes, T Dwyer. Physical, psychological and functional comorbidities of multisymptom illness in Australian male veterans of the 1991 Gulf War. Am J Epidemiology, 2009, 170 (8):1048-1056.
O’Toole, J., Sinclair, M., Jeavons T., Leder, K. Influence of Sample Preservation on Endotoxin Measurement in Water. Water Science and Technology, 2009, 60(6):1615-9.
Rodrigo S, Sinclair M, Leder K. Effectiveness and cost of recruitment strategies for a community-based randomised controlled trial among rainwater drinkers. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 2009;9:51.
K Leder, M Sinclair, D Wain. Household clustering of gastroenteritis. Epidemiol Infect, 2009;1:1-8.
K Gibney, S Mihrshai, J Torresi, CMarshall, K Leder, BA Biggs. The profile of health problems in African Immigrants attending an Infectious Disease Unit in Melbourne, Australia. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 2009; 80(5):805-811.
O’Toole, J., Sinclair, M. and Leder K. Using bacteriophages in recycled water exposure assessment studies. Food and Environmental Virology, 2009;1(1):23-30.
O’Toole, J., Rodrigo, S., Sinclair, M. and Leder, K. The Australian Electoral Commission Role has good utility for ‘niche’ household recruitment in exposure assessment studies. Australian New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 2009; 33(2):137-139.
Leder K, O'Toole JE, Sinclair MI. Water recycling -- forwards or backwards for public health? Med J Aust. 2009;190(6):293-4.
O'Toole J, Sinclair M, Leder K. Transfer rates of enteric micro-organisms in recycled water during machine clothes washing.Appl Environ Microbiol, 2009;75(5):1256-63.
K Leder. Travelers as a Sentinel Population: Use of Sentinel Networks to Inform Pretravel and Posttravel Evaluation. Curr Inf Dis Rep, 2009; 11(1):51-8.
Cheng AC, Stephens DP. Septic shock: the changing Zeitgeist of management: F1000 Medicine Reports. 2009 Jan; 1:3
Cheng AC, Dwyer DE, Kotsimbos T, Starr M, Korman TM, Buttery JP, Jenkins CR, Krause V, Johnson PD. ASID/TSANZ guidelines: Treatment and prevention of H1N1 influenza 09 (human swine influenza) with antiviral agents. Medical Journal of Australia 2009 Aug 3; 191(3): 142-145
Cheng AC, McBryde ES, Chierakul W, Wuthiekanun V, Peacock SJ. Dosing regimens of cotrimoxazole (trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole) for melioidosis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2009 Oct; 53(10): 4193-99
Stuart R, Cheng AC, Marshall C, Ferguson J. ASID (HICSIG) position statement: infection control guidelines for patients with influenza-like illnesses, including pandemic (H1N1) influenza 2009, in Australian health care facilities. Medical Journal of Australia, 2009; 191 (08): 454-458
Chang CC, Cheng AC, Maude R, Slavin M. Antiviral prophylaxis for varicella zoster in immunocompromised patients (excluding haematological malignancies) [protocol] Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2009 Issue 4.
J O’Toole, M Sinclair, K Leder. Recycled water exposure: Filling the data gaps. Water, 2008; Dec: 66-71.
O’Toole, J., Sinclair, M. and Leder K. Maximising Response Rates in Household surveys. BMC Medical Research Methodolgy, 2008;8(1):71.
H Kelsall, DMcKenzie, M Sim, K Leder, J Ross, A Forbes, J Ikin. Comparison of self-reported and recorded vaccinations and health effects in Australian Gulf War veterans. Vaccine. 2008;26(33):4290-7.
K Leder, ME Wilson, DO Freedman and J Torresi. A comparative analysis of methodological approaches used for estimating risk in travel medicine. J Trav Medicine 2008;15(4):263-72.
J. O’Toole M. Sinclair and C. Diaper, K. Leder. Comparative survival of enteric indicators, E.coli and somatic and F-RNA bacteriophages on turf-grass irrigated with recycled water. Water Sci Technol. 2008;58(3):513-518.
J. O’Toole, M. Sinclair and T. Jeavons, K. Leder. Alternative water sources and endotoxin. Water Sci Technol. 2008;58(3):609-613.
Z Greenwood, J Black, LWeld, D O’Brien, K Leder, F Von Sonnenberg, P Pandey, E Schwartz, BA Connor, DO Freedman, G Brown, J Torresi, for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Group. Regional relative risks of gastrointestinal infection among international travelers – a global perspective. J Travel Med. 2008;15(4):221-8.
Wilder-Smith A, Leder K, Tambyah PA. Importation of poliomyelitis to polio free countries via travelers: a test case for the revised international health regulations? EID, 2008, 14(2).
Gibney KB, MacGregor L, Leder K, Torresi J, Marshall C, Ebeling PR, Biggs BA. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with tuberculosis (TB) and latent TB infection among immigrants from sub-Saharan Africa. Clin Infect Dis, 2008, 46(3):443-6.
Cheng AC, Ward L, Godoy D, Norton R, Mayo M, Gal D, Spratt BG, Currie BJ. Genetic diversity of Burkholderia pseudomallei isolates in Australia. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2008; 46: 290-295
Cheng AC, Chierakul W, Chaowagul W, Chetchotisakd P, Limmathurotsakul D, Dance DAB, Peacock SJ, Currie BJ. Consensus guidelines for dosing of amoxicillin-clavulanate in melioidosis. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2008 Feb; 78(2): 208-9
Chang CC, Cheng AC, Devitt B, Hughes AJ, Campbell P, Styles K, Low J, Athan E. Successful control of an outbreak of invasive aspergillosis in a regional haematology unit during hospital construction works. Journal of Hospital Infection. 2008; 69: 33-38
Cheng AC, West TE, Limmathurotsakul D, Peacock SJ. Strategies to reduce mortality from bacterial sepsis in developing countries. PLoS Medicine. 2008 August: 5(8): e175
Gibney KB, Cheng AC, Currie BJ. Cutaneous melioidosis in the tropical Top End of Australia: A prospective study and review of the literature. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2008 Sep 1;47(5):603-9
Cheng AC, Wuthiekanun V, Limmathurotsakul D, Chierakul W, Peacock SJ. Intensity of exposure and incidence of melioidosis in Thai children. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2008 Dec: S1: S37-9
Cheng AC, Jacups SP, Ward L, Currie BJ. Melioidosis and Aboriginal seasons in northern Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2008 Dec: S1: S26-9
Cheng AC, Currie BJ. Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor as an adjunct to antibiotics in the treatment of pneumonia in adults (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 3, 2003 July. Cheng A, Stephens D, Currie B. Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor as an adjunct to antibiotics in the treatment of pneumonia in adults (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Issue 4, 2003 Oct. Chichester, United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Updated Issue 3, 2004 and Issue 2, 2007 Apr 18;(2)
Cheng AC, Limmathurotsakul D, Chierakul W, Day NPJ, Chaowagul W, White NJ, Currie BJ, Peacock SJ. A randomized controlled trial of granulocyte colony stimulating factor for the treatment of septic shock due to melioidosis in Thailand. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2007 Aug 1: 45(3): 308-14
Chang C, Cheng A, Chang A. Over the counter (OTC) cough suppression medications as an adjunct to antibiotics for acute pneumonia in children and adults (protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2006, Issue 3. Chang CC, Cheng AC, Chang AB. Over the counter (OTC) cough suppression medications as an adjunct to antibiotics for acute pneumonia in children and adults (Review) 2007, Issue 4: CD006088. Updated 2012 Feb 15.
Friedman ND, Bull AL, Russo PL, Leder K, Reid C, Billah B, Marasco S,, McBryde E, Richards MJ. An Alternative Scoring System to Predict Risk for Surgical Site Infection Complicating Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 2007; 28(10):1162-8.
Mons MN, van der Wielen JML, Blokker EJM, Sinclair MI, Hulshof KFAM, Dangendorf F, Hunter PR and Medema, G.J. Estimation of the consumption of cold tap water for microbiological risk assessment: an overview of studies and statistical analysis of data. Journal of Water & Health 2007; 5(Suppl 1): s151-70.
O’Toole J, Leder K and Sinclair M. Recycled water and human health effects. Australian Family Physician 2007; 36 (12) 998-1000.
Robinson PJ, Billah B, Leder K, Dinh D , Shardey GC, Skillington PD, Smith JA, Reid CM– on behalf of the ASCTS Database Committee. Factors associated with Deep Sternal Wound Infection and Haemorrhage following Cardiac Surgery in Australia. Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery 2007;6(2):167-71
Rizak S and Hrudey SE.(2007) Strategic water quality monitoring for drinking water safety. Water 34(4) 67-71.
Sinclair MI and Schlösser O (2007) Water softening: epidemiological evidence on calcium and magnesium in drinking water and cardiovascular disease. Water21 - Magazine of the International Water Association, February, p18-19.