Registrars & Publications

We are proud of the Infectious Diseases Registrars and Fellows who have undertaken their advanced training at Monash Infectious Diseases, and now are Infectious Diseases physicians in prominent roles in Australia and in the USA. Publications are listed as a result of work undertaken whilst working as Registrar or Fellow at Monash Infectious Diseases.

2016 Michael Birrell

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Registrar, Alfred Hospital 

2016 Nasteran Rafiei

Current Position
Medecins Sans Frontieres, Jordan

Integrase-resistant HIV in an antiretroviral-naive patient in Australia.
Rafiei N, Woolley I, Korman TM, Chibo D, Gooey M, McMahon JH.
AIDS. 2017 Feb 20;31(4):598-600. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001377. No abstract available.
PMID: 28118237

2016 Victor Au Yeung

Current Position
Infcetious Diseases registrar, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney

Cryptococcemia in primary HIV infection.
Yeung VA, Azzam R, Dendle C, Graham M, Woolley IJ, Korman TM.
Int J STD AIDS. 2016 Feb 10. pii: 0956462416632139. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 26868159

2015 Ali Trad

Current Position

Ebola virus disease: An update on current prevention and management strategies.
Trad MA, Naughton W, Yeung A, Mazlin L, O'Sullivan M, Gilroy N, Fisher DA, Stuart RL.
J Clin Virol. 2017 Jan;86:5-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2016.11.005. Review.
PMID: 27893999

2015 Vinita Rane

Current Position

Underdiagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis and Chlamydophila psittaci revealed by Introduction of Respiratory Multiplex PCR assay with Chlamydiaceae family Primers.
Rane V, Kong K, Williams J, Francis M, Kotsanas D, Korman TM, Graham M.
Diag Microbiol Infect Dis 2017 [in press].

2015-2016 Khalin Kong

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Registrar, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Underdiagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis and Chlamydophila psittaci revealed by Introduction of Respiratory Multiplex PCR assay with Chlamydiaceae family Primers.
Rane V, Kong K, Williams J, Francis M, Kotsanas D, Korman TM, Graham M.
Diag Microbiol Infect Dis 2017 [in press].

Myocarditis Caused by Human Parechovirus in Adult.
Kong KL, Lau JSY, Goh SM, Wilson HL, Catton M, Korman TM.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Sep;23(9):1571-1573. doi: 10.3201/eid2309.161256.
PMID: 28820382

2014-2015 Jill Lau

Current Position
HIV Clinical Research Fellow, Alfred Hospital

Myocarditis Caused by Human Parechovirus in Adult.
Kong KL, Lau JSY, Goh SM, Wilson HL, Catton M, Korman TM.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Sep;23(9):1571-1573. doi: 10.3201/eid2309.161256.
PMID: 28820382

Epstein-Barr virus encephalitis in solid organ transplantation.
Lau JSY, Low ZM, Abbott I, Shochet L, Kanellis J, Kitching RA, Korman TM.
New Microbiol. 2017 May 17;40(3). [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 28513810

Surveillance of life-long antibiotics: a review of antibiotic prescribing practices in an Australian Healthcare Network.
Lau JS, Kiss C, Roberts E, Horne K, Korman TM, Woolley I.
Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2017 Jan 18;16(1):3. doi: 10.1186/s12941-017-0180-6.
PMID: 28100229 Free PMC Article

Bacteroides pyogenes causing serious human wound infection from animal bites.
Lau JS, Korman TM, Yeung A, Streitberg R, Francis MJ, Graham M.
Anaerobe. 2016 Dec;42:172-175. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2016.10.008. Epub 2016 Oct 19.
PMID: 27771394

Tenofovir Therapy for Hepatitis B May Be Commonly Prescribed Without HIV Testing.
Deshpande S, Ko T, Roberts E, Lau JS, Horne K, Williams J, Kiss C, Ratnam D, Woolley I.
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Feb 1;71(2):e53-4. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000865. No abstract available.
PMID: 26488453

Human Wound Infection with Mannheimia glucosida following Lamb Bite.
Lau JS, Omaleki L, Turni C, Barber SR, Browning GF, Francis MJ, Graham M, Korman TM.
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Oct;53(10):3374-6. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01249-15. Epub 2015 Jul 22.
PMID: 26202121

2014 Karen Lim

Infectious Diseases Physician, Brisbane

2014 David Lister

Current Position

Clearance of infant vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium carriage after a neonatal inpatient outbreak.
Lister DM, Tan K, Carse E, Stuart RL.
Am J Infect Control. 2016 Oct 1;44(10):1172-1173. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.03.032.
PMID: 27209094

Outbreak of vanB vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium colonization in a neonatal service.
Lister DM, Kotsanas D, Ballard SA, Howden BP, Carse E, Tan K, Scott C, Gillespie EE, Mahoney AA, Doherty R, Korman TM, Johnson PD, Stuart RL.
Am J Infect Control. 2015 Oct 1;43(10):1061-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.05.047.
PMID: 26190380

2014 Alex Tai

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Geelong Hospital

Publications 

Management of dengue in Australian travellers: a retrospective multicentre analysis.
Tai AY, McGuinness SL, Robosa R, Turner D, Huang GK, Leder K, Korman TM, Thevarajan I, Stewardson AJ, Padiglione AA, Johnson DF.
Med J Aust. 2017 Apr 17;206(7):295-300.
PMID: 28403751

Dengue fever in travelers: are we missing warning signs of severe dengue in a non-endemic setting?
Tai A, Rebosa R, Padiglione AA, Dalpatadu C. Korman TM.
Med J Aust. 2016 Apr 18;204(7):267.
PMID: 27078600

Local acquisition and nosocomial transmission of Klebsiella pneumoniae harbouring the blaNDM-1 gene in Australia.
Tai AY, Stuart RL, Sidjabat HE, Lemoh CN, Rogers BA, Graham M, Paterson DL, Korman TM.
Med J Aust. 2015 Mar 16;202(5):270-2. No abstract available.
PMID: 25758700

Clinical and microbiological characteristics of Eggerthella lenta bacteremia.
Gardiner BJ, Tai AY, Kotsanas D, Francis MJ, Roberts SA, Ballard SA, Junckerstorff RK, Korman TM.
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb;53(2):626-35. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02926-14. Epub 2014 Dec 17.
PMID: 25520446

2013-2015 Rula Azzam

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Monash Infectious Diseases

Cryptococcemia in primary HIV infection.
Yeung VA, Azzam R, Dendle C, Graham M, Woolley IJ, Korman TM.
Int J STD AIDS. 2016 Feb 10. pii: 0956462416632139. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 26868159

Acanthamoeba encephalitis: isolation of genotype T1 in mycobacterial liquid culture medium.
Azzam R, Badenoch PR, Francis MJ, Fernandez C, Adamson PJ, Dendle C, Woolley I, Robson J, Korman TM, Graham M.
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb;53(2):735-9. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02887-14. Epub 2014 Dec 10.
PMID: 25502534

2013 Gail Cross

Current Position
Clinical Research Fellow, National University of Singapore
 
Publications
Mycobacterium haemophilum bone and joint infection in HIV/AIDS: case report and literature review.
Cross GB, Le Q, Webb B, Jenkin GA, Korman TM, Francis M, Woolley IJ.
Int J STD AIDS. 2015 Jan 10. pii: 0956462414565403. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 25577597 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

2013 Jean Lee 

Current Position
PhD student, University of Melbourne
 

2012-2013, 2015 Lai-yang Lee

Current Position
Clinical Microbiologist & Infectious Diseases Physician, Dorevitch Pathology


Awards
Antimicrobials 2014 bioMerieux ASA Identifying Resistance Travel Award Recipient
Rapid time to results for Carba NP test from early culture growth associated with improved sensitivity for detection of carbapenemase producers among Carbapenem non-susceptible Gram-negative bacilli.

Publications
Lee LYKorman TM, Graham M.
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Nov;52(11):4023-6. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01682-14. Epub 2014 Aug 20.
PMID: 25143572 [PubMed - in process]


Successful use of Eltrombopag without splenectomy in refractory HIV-related immune reconstitution thrombocytopenia.
Quach H. Lee LY. Smith B. Korman T.  Woolley IJ.
AIDS. 2012 Sep 24;26(15):1977-9. No abstract available.
PMID: 22992580 [PubMed - in process]

2012-2013 Brad Gardiner

Current Position
2014-2017 Infectious Diseases Fellow, Tufts Medical Centre, Boston, MA, USA
 

Publications

Caught in the act... a case of fulminant amebic colitis.
Gardiner BJ. Simpson I. Woolley IJ.
JMM Case Reports 2015 [in press]

An unusual ulcer: A case of cutaneous mucormycosis caused by Rhizopus oryzae.
Gardiner BJ, Simpson I, Khuu MH, Kidd SE, Lo CH, Jenkin GA.
Med Mycol Case Reports 2015 Mar;7:8-11. doi:10.1016/j.mmcr.2014.11.003

Gardiner BJ. Tai AY, Kotsanas D, Francis M, Roberts SA, Ballard SA, Junckerstorff RK, Korman TM.
J Clin Microbiol 2014 Dec 17. pii: JCM.02926-14. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:
 
25520446
 
[PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Eggerthella lenta bacteraemia complicated by spondylodiscitis, psoas abscess and meningitis.
Gardiner BJ, Korman TM, Junckerstorff RK.
J Clin Microbiol 2014 Apr;52(4):1278-80. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03158-13. Epub 2014 Jan 15.
Hampered by historical paradigms – echinocandins and the treatment of Candida endocarditis.
Gardiner BJ, Slavin M, Korman TM, Stuart RL.
Mycoses 
2014 May;57(5):316-9. doi: 10.1111/myc.12154. Epub 2013 Nov 20.
PMID:
 
24251958
 
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Streptococcus pyogenes (“mycotic”) aortic aneurysm infection: forgotten but not gone.
Gardiner B, Wong J, Yi M, Buckenham T, Korman TM.
Infect Dis Rep. 2013 Nov 7;5(2):e11. doi: 10.4081/idr.2013.e11. eCollection 2013 Oct 9.
PMID: 24470961 [PubMed]
 

2012 Andrew Langlands

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, General Physician, Swan District Hospital, WA

2011-2012 Kate Lim

Current Position

Publications

Emergence of a ribotype 244 strain of Clostridium difficile associated with severe disease and related to the epidemic ribotype 027 strain.
Lim SK. Stuart RL. Mackin K. Carter G. Kotsanas D. Francis M. Easton M. Dimovski K. Elliot B. Riley TV. Hogg G. Paul E. Korman TM. Seemann T. Stinear TP. Lyras D. Jenkin GA.
Clin Infect Dis 2014 [in press]

2010-2011 Rupa Kanapathipillai

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Advisor, Medecins Sans Frontieres

Book Chapters
Management of the HIV-infected woman.
Kanapathipillai R. Giles ML.
In: Curtis M, Hopkins M. (eds). 
Glass' Office Gynecology (7th ed.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014.
 
Journal articles
The significance of HIV 'blips' in resource-limited settings: is it the same? Analysis of the Treat Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) and the Australian HIV Observational Database (AHOD).
Kanapathipillai R, McManus H, Kamarulzaman A, Lim PL, Templeton DJ, Law M, Woolley I.
PLoS One. 2014 Feb 7;9(2):e86122. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086122. eCollection 2014.
PMID: 24516527 [PubMed - in process]

The significance of low-level viremia in diverse settings: Analysis of the Treat Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) and the Australian HIV Observational Database (AHOD).
Kanapathipillai R, McManus H, Giles ML, Ng OT, Cuoung DD, Nguyen K, Read T, Woolley I,
HIV Med. 2014 Jan 26. doi: 10.1111/hiv.12124. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 24460817 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Human immunodeficiency virus and menopause.
Kanapathipillai R, Hickey M, Giles M.
Menopause. 2013 Sep;20(9):983-90. doi: 10.1097/GME.0b013e318282aa57.
PMID: 23531684 [PubMed - in process]

Comment on: The DART Trial: 'The Doctor's Dilemma' revisited.
Woolley I, Kanapathipillai R.
J Antimicrob Chemother. Sep;66(9):2192-3. Epub 2011 Jun 27

2010-2011 Sarah Garner

Current Position
Clinical Microbiologist, Dorevitch Pathology
General Medicine & Infectious Diseases Physician, West Gippsland Healthcare Group

Publications
Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci colonization increases hospital length of stay but not mortality in end stage kidney failure: a case control study.
Garner S. Polkinghorne KR. Kotsanas D. Kerr PG, Korman TM, Stuart RL,
J Hosp Infect. 2013 Sep 21. doi:pii: S0195-6701(13)00320-4. 10.1016/j.jhin.2013.09.005. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 24161798 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

2010-2011 Daniel Stefanski

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, General Physician, West Gippsland Hospital
General Physician, Casey Hospital

Publications
Rat Bite Fever as the presenting illness in a patient with AIDS.
Chean R, Stefanski DA, Woolley IJ, Francis MJ, Korman TM.
Infection. 2011 Aug 30. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 21877181 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]rint]

2010 Roy Chean

Current Position
Clinical Microbiologist, Dorevitch Pathology

Infectious Diseases Physician, Latrobe Regional Hospital

Awards
RCPA Pathology Update 2014
1. Second Prize, Board of Education and Assessment Poster Prize
Novel use of toxigenic gene analysis for the identification of Clostridium species.

2. Nomination, QAP Oral Presentation Award
Comparing the identification of Clostridium spp from blood culture using phenotypic, molecular, and two Matrix- Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight (MALDI-TOF) mass spectrometry methods: A detailed analysis including the impact of culture age and sample preparation on the peformance on MALDI-TOF systems.

Publications
Mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination of health care workers: a way forward to improving influenza vaccination rates.
Chean R, Ferguson JK, Stuart RL.
Healthcare Infection 2014 [in press]

Mycophenolate and lower graft function reduce the seroresponse of kidney transplant recipients to pandemic H1N1 vaccination.
Mulley WR, Visvanathan K, Hurt AC, Brown FG, Polkinghorne KR, Mastorakos T, Lewicki MC, Stuart RL, Tan SJ, Chean R, Kerr PG, Kanellis J.
Kidney Int
. 2012 Jul;82(2):212-9. doi: 10.1038/ki.2012.106. Epub 2012 Apr 11.

Rat Bite Fever as the presenting illness in a patient with AIDS.
Chean R, Stefanski DA, Woolley IJ, Francis MJ, Korman TM.
Infection. 2011 Aug 30. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 21877181 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

2010 James Knox

Current Position
Clinical Microbiologist, Melbourne Pathology

Publications
Age-specific prevalence of herpes simplex viruses in Melbourne.
Knox J, Redden C, Walton B, Baird R.
Pathology. 2011 Jan;43(1):64-6.
PMID: 21240068 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Severe infection with Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027 acquired in Melbourne, Australia.
Richards M, Knox J, Elliott B, Mackin K, Lyras D, Waring LJ, Riley TV.
Med J Aust 2011 Apr 4;194(7):369-71.

2009 Saliya Hewagama

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Northern Hospital

Publications
2009 H1N1 influenza A and pregnancy outcomes in Victoria, Australia.
Hewagama S, Walker SP, Stuart RL, Gordon C, Johnson PD, Friedman ND, O'Reilly M, Cheng AC, Giles ML.
Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Mar 1;50(5):686-90.
PMID: 20100064 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Hospitalised adult patients with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza in Melbourne, Australia.
Denholm JT, Gordon CL, Johnson PD, Hewagama SS, Stuart RL, Aboltins C, Jeremiah C, Knox J, Lane GP, Tramontana AR, Slavin MA, Schulz TR, Richards M, Birch CJ, Cheng AC.
Med J Aust. 2010 Jan 18;192(2):84-6.
PMID: 20078408 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Melting muscles: novel H1N1 influenza A associated rhabdomyolysis.
D'Silva D, Hewagama S, Doherty R, Korman TM, Buttery J.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009 Dec;28(12):1138-9.
PMID: 19841604 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

2009 Jay Achar

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, DR-TB Program, Médecins Sans Frontières, Uzbekistan

2008-2009 Samar Ojaimi

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Monash Infectious DIseases
 
Book Chapters
Rifaximin.
Ojaimi S, Korman TM.
In: Grayson ML, Crowe SM, McCarthy JS, Mills J, Mouton JW, Norrby SR, Paterson DL, Pfaller MA. (eds). 
Kucers’ The Use of Antibiotics (6th ed.). American Society for Microbiology & Hodder Arnold, 2010.

Journal articles
The two-edged sword: vasculitis associated with HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection.
Ojaimi S, Lin M-W, Singh K, Woolley I
Int J STD AIDS 2013 Jul 25. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 23970639 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Vitamin D Deficiency Impacts on Expression of Toll-Like Receptor-2 and Cytokine Profile: A Pilot Study.
Ojaimi S, Skinner NA, Strauss BJ, Sundararajan V, Woolley I, Visvanathan K.
J Transl Med. 2013 Jul 22;11(1):176. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 23875738 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens septic arthritis following puncture with a Coxspur Hawthorn thorn.
Francis MJ, Doherty RR, Patel M, Hamblin JF, Ojaimi S, Korman TM.
J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Jul;49(7):2759-60. Epub 2011 May 11.
PMID: 21562106 [PubMed - in process]

Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus recombinant vaccine associated lipoatrophy.
Ojaimi S, Buttery JP, Korman TM.
Vaccine. 2009 Aug 6;27(36):4876-8. Epub 2009 Jun 23.
PMID: 19555713 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
 

2008-2009 Sushena Krishnaswamy

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Monash Infectious Diseases

2008 Norelle Sherry

Current Position
Infectious DIseases Physician & Medical Microbiologist, Austin Hospital

Publications
Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia: an unusual presentation of HIV seroconversion disease.
Sherry NL, Woolley IJ, Korman TM.
AIDS. 2010 Jul 31;24(12):1968-70. No abstract available.
PMID: 20622531 [PubMed - in process]

2007-2008 Lydia Upjohn

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Monash Infectious Diseases

Publications
New HIV diagnosis after occupational exposure screening: the importance of reporting needlestick injuries.
Upjohn L. Stuart RL.  Korman TM. Woolley IJ.
Intern Med J. 2012 Feb;42(2):202-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2011.02616.x.
PMID: 22356494 [PubMed - in process]

HIV transmission: the ongoing importance of antenatal screening.
Upjohn L, Korman TM, Giles ML.
N Z Med J. 2008 Sep 5;121(1281):94-5. No abstract available.
PMID: 18797491 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

2007 Sabine De Silva

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Monash Infectious DIseases
NHMRC Postgraduate Medical Scholar

2007 Natasha Holmes

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Austin Hospital

Publications
Refractory Bartonella quintana bacillary angiomatosis following chemotherapy for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.
Holmes NE, Opat S, Kelman A, Korman TM.
J Med Microbiol. 2011 Jan;60(Pt 1):142-6. Epub 2010 Oct 14.
PMID: 20947664 [PubMed - in process]

Neurocysticercosis causing sudden death.
Holmes NE, Iles LE, Danks RA, Korman TM.
Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2010 Jun;31(2):117-9.
PMID: 20139756 [PubMed - in process]

Report of oral clarithromycin desensitization.
Holmes NE, Hodgkinson M, Dendle C, Korman TM.
Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2008 Aug;66(2):323-4. Epub 2008 Apr 8. No abstract available.
PMID: 18460032 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Corynebacterium kutscheri infection of skin and soft tissue following rat bite.
Holmes NE, Korman TM.
J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Oct;45(10):3468-9. Epub 2007 Aug 1.
PMID: 17670928 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

2007 Tom Schulz

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Publications
Increasing rates and clinical consequences of nalidixic acid-resistant isolates causing enteric fever in returned travellers: an 18-year experience.
Hume S, Schulz T, Vinton P, Korman T, Torresi J.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Aug;28(8):963-70. Epub 2009 Apr 9.
PMID: 19357879 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

2006-2007 Cameron Wolfe

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Associate Professor, Duke University Medical Centre, USA

Book Chapters
Rheumatic Fever.
Wolfe C, Visvanathan K.
In: Cohen J, Powderly WG, Opal SM.
Infectious Diseases (3rd ed.), Mosby, 2010.
 

2006 Kylie Horne 

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Monash Infectious Diseases

Publications
Duffy antigen polymorphisms do not alter progression of HIV in African Americans in the MACS cohort.
Horne KC, Li X, Jacobson LP, Palella F, Jamieson BD, Margolick JB, Martinson J, Turkozu V, Visvanathan K, Woolley IJ.
Cell Host Microbe. 2009 May 8;5(5):415-7; author reply 418-9. No abstract available.
PMID: 19454342 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Shedding light on DARC: the role of the Duffy antigen/receptor for chemokines in inflammation, infection and malignancy.
Horne K, Woolley IJ.
Inflamm Res. 2009 Aug;58(8):431-5. Epub 2009 Mar 17. No abstract available.
PMID: 19290478 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
 

2005 Luke Chen 

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Assistant Professor, Duke University Medical Centre, USA
Co-Medical Director, Duke Infection Prevention & Healthcare Epidemiology

Publications
Hypovolemic shock and metabolic acidosis in a refugee secondary to O1 serotype Vibrio cholerae enteritis.
Chen LF, Woolley IJ, Visvanathan K, Korman TM.
Commun Dis Intell. 2006;30(2):233-5. No abstract available.

 

2005-2006 Scott Chapman

Current Position

Infectious Diseases Physician, Blacktown Hospital, NSW

Publications
Chikungunya virus infection in travellers to Australia.
Johnson DF, Druce JD, Chapman S, Swaminathan A, Wolf J, Richards JS, Korman T, Birch C, Richards MJ.
Med J Aust. 2008 Jan 7;188(1):41-3.
PMID: 18205563 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE ]Free Article

Acute pancreatitis caused by tipranavir/ritonavir-induced hypertriglyceridaemia.
Chapman SJ, Woolley IJ, Visvanathan K, Korman TM.
AIDS. 2007 Feb 19;21(4):532-3. No abstract available.
PMID: 17301578 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

2004-2005 Aaron Walton

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician and Clinical Microbiologist, Geelong Hospital

Publications
Continuous-infusion penicillin home-based therapy for serious infections due to penicillin-susceptible pathogens.
Walton AL, Howden BP, Grayson LM, Korman TM.
Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2007 May;29(5):544-8. Epub 2007 Mar 29.
PMID: 17398076 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
 

2004 Claire Dendle

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Monash Infectious Diseases

Publications
Splenectomy sequelae: an analysis of infectious outcomes among adults in Victoria.
Dendle C, Sundararajan V, Spelman T, Jolley D, Woolley I.
Med J Aust. 2012 May 24;196(9):582-6.
PMID: 22621150 [PubMed - in process]
 

Bites (Mammalian).
Looke D, Dendle C.
Clin Evid (Online). 2010 Jul 27;2010. pii: 0914.
PMID: 21418668 [PubMed - in process]

Management of mammalian bites.
Dendle C, Looke D.
Aust Fam Physician. 2009 Nov;38(11):868-74. Review.
PMID: 19893832 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free Article.

Review article: Animal bites: an update for management with a focus on infections.
Dendle C, Looke D.
Emerg Med Australas. 2008 Dec;20(6):458-67. Review.
PMID: 19125823 [PubMed - in process]
 
Report of oral clarithromycin desensitization.
Holmes NE, Hodgkinson M, Dendle C, Korman TM.
Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2008 Aug;66(2):323-4. Epub 2008 Apr 8. No abstract available.
PMID: 18460032 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

A longitudinal study of Acinetobacter in three Australian hospitals.
Marshall C, Richards M, Black J, Sinickas V, Dendle C, Korman T, Spelman D.
J Hosp Infect. 2007 Nov;67(3):245-52. Epub 2007 Oct 17.
PMID: 17942187 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Rat-bite fever septic arthritis: illustrative case and literature review.
Dendle C, Woolley IJ, Korman TM.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2006 Dec;25(12):791-7. Review.
PMID: 17096137 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

2004 David Sheffield

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Monash Infectious Diseases
 

2004 Andrew Block

Current Position

Program Medical Director, Acute, Subacute and Community. ‎Monash Health
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Monash University

2003 Tara Anderson

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Royal Hobart Hospital
Director, Infection Prevention, Royal Hobart Hospital

2002 Anthony Boers

Current Position

Rheumatologist, Latrobe Regional Hospital, Monash Health

Publications
Fatal case of toxic shock-like syndrome due to group C streptococcus associated with superantigen exotoxin.
Korman TM, Boers A, Gooding TM, Curtis N, Visvanathan K.
J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Jun;42(6):2866-9. Review.

2001-2002 Catherine Marshall

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Monash Infectious Diseases
Infectious Diseases Physician, Eastern Health
Infectious Diseases Physician, Frankston Hospital

 

2001 Paul Vinton

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Frankston Hospital

Publications
Increasing rates and clinical consequences of nalidixic acid-resistant isolates causing enteric fever in returned travellers: an 18-year experience.
Hume S, Schulz T, Vinton P, Korman T, Torresi J.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Aug;28(8):963-70. Epub 2009 Apr 9.
PMID: 19357879 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
 

2000 Ivan Stratov

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Alfred Hospital
NHMRC fellow, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Melbourne

Publications
Management of Aspergillus osteomyelitis: report of failure of liposomal amphotericin B and response to voriconazole in an immunocompetent host and literature review.
Stratov I, Korman TM, Johnson PD.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2003 May;22(5):277-83. Epub 2003 May 7. Review.
PMID: 12734721 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
 

2000 Ben Howden

Current Position
Director, Microbiological Diagnostic Unit Public Health Laboratory
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne
Infectious Diseases Physician and Medical Microbiologist, Austin Health

Publications
Treatment and outcome of 104 hospitalized patients with legionnaires' disease.
Howden BP, Stuart RL, Tallis G, Bailey M, Johnson PD.
Intern Med J. 2003 Nov;33(11):484-8.
PMID: 14656249 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

1999 Andrew Hughes

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Barwon Health
Director, General Medicine, Barwon Health
Associate Professor, Deakin University

Publications
Diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis using ESAT-6 and intracellular cytokine chemistry.
Hughes AJ, Hutchison F, Gooding T, Freezer N, Holdsworth SR, Johnson PD.
Clin Exp Immunol 2005 Oct;142(1):132-9.

Human fasciolosis acquired in an Australian urban setting.
Hughes AJ, Spithill TW, Smith RE, Boutlis CS, Johnson PD.
Med J Aust. 2003 Mar 3;178(5):244-5. No abstract available.
PMID: 12603192 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
 

1999 Carolyn Beckett

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Eastern Health

1998 Anna Pierce

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Monash Infectious Diseases
Infectious Diseases Physician, Alfred Hospital

Publications
Vibrio cholerae in Victoria.
Pierce AB, Broughton SJ, Johnson PD, Grayson ML.
Med J Aust. 2000 Jan 3;172(1):44, 46. No abstract available.
PMID: 10682025 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

1997-1998 Craig Boutlis

Current Position
Director, Infectious Diseases, Royal Darwin Hospital

Publications
Human fasciolosis acquired in an Australian urban setting.
Hughes AJ, Spithill TW, Smith RE, Boutlis CS, Johnson PD.
Med J Aust. 2003 Mar 3;178(5):244-5. No abstract available.
PMID: 12603192 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
 

1997-1999 (Fellow) Alex Padiglione

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Monash Infectious Diseases
Infectious Diseases Physician, Alfred Hospital

Publications
Risk factors for new detection of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in acute-care hospitals that employ strict infection control procedures.
Padiglione AA, Wolfe R, Grabsch EA, Olden D, Pearson S, Franklin C, Spelman D, Mayall B, Johnson PD, Grayson ML.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2003 Aug;47(8):2492-8.
PMID: 12878510 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

The prevalence of fecal colonization with VRE among residents of long-term-care facilities in Melbourne, Australia.
Padiglione AA, Grabsch E, Wolfe R, Gibson K, Grayson ML.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2001 Sep;22(9):576-8.
PMID: 11732788 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Fecal colonization with vancomycin-resistant enterococci in Australia.
Padiglione AA, Grabsch EA, Olden D, Hellard M, Sinclair MI, Fairley CK, Grayson ML.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2000 Sep-Oct;6(5):534-6.
PMID: 11202974 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
 

1996-1997 Karin Leder

Current Position
Head, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, Professor, School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University
Director of Travel Medicine and Immigrant Health, Victorian Infectious Disease Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Publications
The clinical efficacy of continuous-infusion flucloxacillin in serious staphylococcal sepsis.
Leder K, Turnidge JD, Korman TM, Grayson ML.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 1999 Jan;43(1):113-8.
PMID: 10381108 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

"Flexospira rappini" bacteremia ina child with pneumonia.
Tee W. Leder K. Karroum E. Dyall-Smith M.
J Clin Microbiol 1998 Jun;36(6):1679-82.
PMID: 9793386 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Home-based treatment of cellulitis with twice-daily cefazolin.
Leder K, Turnidge JD, Grayson ML.
Med J Aust. 1998 Nov 16;169(10):519-22.
PMID: 9861908 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

1996 Jim Buttery

Current Position
Director, Infection and Immunity, Monash Children's Hospital, Monash Health
Director, Paediatric Epidemiology, Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation, Professor, School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University

 

1994-1995 Tony Korman

Current Position
Director, Monash Infectious Diseases

Publications
Monoclonal gammopathy and septic arthritis.
Korman TM, Brodie GN, Grayson ML.
Aust N Z J Med. 1999 Oct;29(5):752. No abstract available.
PMID: 10630665 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

The clinical efficacy of continuous-infusion flucloxacillin in serious staphylococcal sepsis.
Leder K, Turnidge JD, Korman TM, Grayson ML.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 1999 Jan;43(1):113-8.
PMID: 10381108 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

Neurological complications of chlamydial infections: case report and review.
Korman TM, Turnidge JD, Grayson ML.
Clin Infect Dis. 1997 Oct;25(4):847-51. Review.
PMID: 9356800 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Polymicrobial septicaemia with Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Streptococcus pyogenes following traditional tattooing.
Korman TM, Grayson ML, Turnidge JD.
J Infect. 1997 Sep;35(2):203. No abstract available.
PMID: 9354366 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Pneumococcal arthritis and monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance.
Korman TM, Brodie GN, Grayson ML.
Aust N Z J Med. 1997 Jun;27(3):342. No abstract available.
PMID: 9227824 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Fistula-in-ano: don't forget tuberculosis.
Korman TM, Mijch AM, Bassily R, Grayson ML.
Med J Aust. 1997 Apr 7;166(7):387, 390. No abstract available.
PMID: 9137289 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Risk factors for adverse cutaneous reactions associated with intravenous vancomycin.
Korman TM, Turnidge JD, Grayson ML.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 1997 Mar;39(3):371-81.
PMID: 9096187 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Treatment of urinary tract infections.
Korman TM, Grayson ML.
Aust Fam Physician. 1995 Dec;24(12):2205-11. Review.
PMID: 8588757 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
 

1994-1995 (& Fellow 1997-1999) Rhonda Stuart

Current Position
Infectious Physician, Monash Infectious DIseases
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Monash University

Publications
Assessing the risk of tuberculosis infection among healthcare workers: the Melbourne Mantoux Study. Melbourne Mantoux Study Group.
Stuart RL, Bennett NJ, Forbes AB, Grayson ML.
Med J Aust. 2001 Jun 4;174(11):569-73.
PMID: 11453329 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Health care workers and tuberculosis.
Stuart RL, Grayson ML.
Aust N Z J Med. 2000 Jun;30(3):367-72. No abstract available.
PMID: 10914755 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

A paired comparison of tuberculin skin test results in health care workers using 5 TU and 10 TU tuberculin.
Stuart RL, Bennett N, Forbes A, Grayson ML.
Thorax. 2000 Aug;55(8):693-5.
PMID: 10899248 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

A review of isoniazid-related hepatotoxicity during chemoprophylaxis.
Stuart RL, Grayson ML.
Aust N Z J Med. 1999 Jun;29(3):362-7. Review. No abstract available.
PMID: 10868500 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Effect of anti-tuberculosis treatment on the tuberculin interferon-gamma response in tuberculin skin test (TST) positive health care workers and patients with tuberculosis.
Stuart RL, Olden D, Johnson PD, Forbes A, Bradley PM, Rothel JS, Grayson ML.
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2000 Jun;4(6):555-61.
PMID: 10864187 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Isoniazid toxicity in health care workers.
Stuart RL, Wilson J, Grayson ML.
Clin Infect Dis. 1999 Apr;28(4):895-7.
PMID: 10825056 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Tuberculin-purified protein derivative-, MPT-64-, and ESAT-6-stimulated gamma interferon responses in medical students before and after Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccination and in patients with tuberculosis.
Johnson PD, Stuart RL, Grayson ML, Olden D, Clancy A, Ravn P, Andersen P, Britton WJ, Rothel JS.
Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 1999 Nov;6(6):934-7.
PMID: 10548589 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

Lasiodiplodia theobromae isolated from a subcutaneous abscess in a Cambodian immigrant to Australia.
Maslen MM, Collis T, Stuart R.
J Med Vet Mycology 1996;34(4):279-283.

Safety of imipenem in neonates.
Stuart RL, Turnidge J, Grayson ML
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1995 Sep;14(9):804-5. No abstract available.
PMID: 8559632 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Ceftriaxone: Spectrum of Activity, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics.
Stuart R, Turnidge J.
Rev Contemp Pharmacother. 1995;8:369-382.
 

1993 Damon Eisen

Current Position
Director of Clinical Research, Townsville Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Jakmes Cook University

Publications
Probable new species of Desulfovibrio isolated from a pyogenic liver abscess.
Tee W, Dyall-Smith M, Woods W, Eisen D.
J Clin Microbiol. 1996 Jul;34(7):1760-4.
PMID: 8784584

Random amplified polymorphic DNA and plasmid analyses used in investigation of an outbreak of multiresistant Klebsiella pneumoniae.
Eisen D, Russell EG, Tymms M, Roper EJ, Grayson ML, Turnidge J.
J Clin Microbiol. 1995 Mar;33(3):713-7.
PMID: 7751382 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

1993 (& Fellow 1994-1996) Wendy Munchkof

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane
Associate Professor, University of Queensland

Publications
Postantibiotic suppression of growth of erythromycin A-susceptible and -resistant gram-positive bacteria by the ketolides telithromycin (HMR 3647) and HMR 3004.
Munckhof WJ, Borlace G, Turnidge JD.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2000 Jun;44(6):1749-53.
PMID: 10817748 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC Article  Free text

The postantibiotic effect of fusidic acid against gram-positive bacteria.
Munckhof WJ, Turnidge JD.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 1997 Sep;40(3):433-6.
PMID: 9338499 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free Article

The postantibiotic effect of imipenem: relationship with drug concentration, duration of exposure, and MIC.
Munckhof WJ, Olden D, Turnidge JD.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1997 Aug;41(8):1735-7.
PMID: 9257751 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

Is bactericidal activity of amoxicillin against Helicobacter pylori concentration dependent?
Midolo PD, Turnidge JD, Munckhof WJ.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1996 May;40(5):1327-8. No abstract available.
PMID: 8723498 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

A meta-analysis of studies on the safety and efficacy of aminoglycosides given either once daily or as divided doses.
Munckhof WJ, Grayson ML, Turnidge JD.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 1996 Apr;37(4):645-63.
PMID: 8722531 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Free Article

Malaria acquired in Bali.
Munckhof WJ, Grayson ML, Turnidge JD.
Med J Aust. 1995 Jul 17;163(2):111. No abstract available.
PMID: 7616891 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Cerebral sparganosis in an East Timorese refugee.
Munckhof WJ, Grayson ML, Susil BJ, Pullar MJ, Turnidge J.
Med J Aust. 1994 Aug 15;161(4):263-4.
PMID: 8047034 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

 

1992 Kimberly Oman

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Townsville Hospital
Senior Lecturer, James Cook University

Publications
Neurocysticercosis and new-onset seizures in short term travellers to Bali.
Oman KM, Kempster P, Grayson ML.
Med J Aust. 1994 Sep 19;161(6):399. No abstract available.
PMID: 8090128 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

HIV in the suburbs.
Oman K, Grayson ML, Turnidge J.
Med J Aust. 1993 Apr 19;158(8):575. No abstract available.
PMID: 8487727 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
 

1990-1991 Mary O'Reilly

Current Position
Director, Infectious Diseases and Infection Prevention & Control, Eastern Health
Director, Infectious Diseases and Infection Prevention, Cabrini Health
Associate Professor, Monash University

 

1989 Joe Sasadeusz

Current Position
Infectious Diseases Physician, Alfred Hospital, Royal Melbourne Hospital