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2020

A case of drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) without a typical precipitant

Griffin, D. W. J., Martin, G. E., McLean, C., Cheng, A. C. & Giles, M. L., 1 Apr 2020, In : The Medical Journal of Australia. 212, 7, p. 300-301.e1 3 p.

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Antimicrobial anaphylaxis: the changing face of severe antimicrobial allergy

Hall, V., Wong, M., Munsif, M., Stevenson, B. R., Elliott, K., Lucas, M., Baird, A. J., Athan, E., Young, M., Pickles, R., Cheng, A. C., Stewardson, A. J., Aung, A. K. & Trubiano, J. A., 1 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 75, 1, p. 229-235 7 p.

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Antimicrobial resistance in the Pacific Island countries and territories

Loftus, M., Stewardson, A., Naidu, R., Coghlan, B., Jenney, A., Kepas, J., Lavu, E., Munamua, A., Peel, T., Sahai, V., Tekoaua, R., Tudravu, L., Zinihite, J., Cheng, A., Rafai, E. & Peleg, A., 28 Apr 2020, In : BMJ Global Health. 5, 4, 8 p., e002418.

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A Scenario-Based Survey of Expert Echocardiography Recommendations for Patients With Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia at Varying Risk for Endocarditis

Heriot, G. S., Tong, S. Y. C., Cheng, A. C. & Liew, D., Apr 2020, In : JAMA Network Open. 3, 4, 9 p., e202401.

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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

McGuinness, S. L., O'Toole, J., Forbes, A. B., Boving, T. B., Patil, K., D'Souza, F., Gaonkar, C. A., Giriyan, A., Barker, S. F., Cheng, A. C., Sinclair, M. & Leder, K., Jan 2020, In : The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 102, 3, p. 497-506 10 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Barriers and enablers to intervention uptake and health reporting in a water intervention trial in rural India: A qualitative explanatory study

McGuinness, S. L., O'Toole, J., Ayton, D., Giriyan, A., Gaonkar, C. A., Vhaval, R., Cheng, A. C. & Leder, K., Jan 2020, In : The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 102, 3, p. 507-517 11 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Design characteristics and statistical methods used in interrupted time series studies evaluating public health interventions: a review

Turner, S. L., Karahalios, A., Forbes, A. B., Taljaard, M., Grimshaw, J. M., Cheng, A. C., Bero, L. & McKenzie, J. E., Jun 2020, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 122, p. 1-11 11 p.

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Heterogeneous infectiousness in mathematical models of tuberculosis: A systematic review

Melsew, Y. A., Adekunle, A. I., Cheng, A. C., McBryde, E. S., Ragonnet, R. & Trauer, J. M., Mar 2020, In : Epidemics. 30, 10 p., 100374.

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Use of a radiopharmaceutical multidose dispenser for positron emission tomography: Risk assessment and mitigation measures for infection prevention

Karanfilovska, D., Martin, R., Barton, H., Yap, K. S. & Cheng, A., Mar 2020, In : Infection, Disease and Health. 25, 2, p. 101-106 6 p.

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2019

Antibiotic use in animals and humans in Australia

Langham, F. & Cheng, A. C., Aug 2019, In : The Medical Journal of Australia. 211, 4, p. 159-160.e1 3 p.

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Australia's response to the global threat of antimicrobial resistance: past, present and future

Davis, J. S., Jones, C. A., Cheng, A. C. & Howden, B. P., Aug 2019, In : The Medical Journal of Australia. 211, 3, p. 106-108.e1 4 p.

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

van de Sandt, C. E., Clemens, E. B., Grant, E. J., Rowntree, L. C., Sant, S., Halim, H., Crowe, J., Cheng, A. C., Kotsimbos, T. C., Richards, M., Miller, A., Tong, S. Y. C., Rossjohn, J., Nguyen, T. H. O., Gras, S., Chen, W. & Kedzierska, K., 6 Dec 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 1, 16 p., 5579.

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Chlorhexidine–alcohol versus iodine–alcohol for surgical site skin preparation in an elective arthroplasty (ACAISA) study: a cluster randomized controlled trial

Peel, T. N., Dowsey, M. M., Buising, K. L., Cheng, A. C. & Choong, P. F. M., Oct 2019, In : Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 25, 10, p. 1239-1245 7 p.

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Chlorhexidine for meatal cleaning in reducing catheter-associated urinary tract infections: a multicentre stepped-wedge randomised controlled trial

Fasugba, O., Cheng, A. C., Gregory, V., Graves, N., Koerner, J., Collignon, P., Gardner, A. & Mitchell, B. G., 1 Jun 2019, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 19, 6, p. 611-619 9 p.

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Chlorhexidine for prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections: the totality of evidence – Authors' reply

Mitchell, B. G., Cheng, A. C., Fasugba, O., Gardner, A., Graves, N., Koerner, J. & Collignon, P., 1 Aug 2019, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 19, 8, p. 808-809 2 p.

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Chlorhexidine versus saline in reducing the risk of catheter associated urinary tract infection: A cost-effectiveness analysis

Mitchell, B. G., Fasugba, O., Cheng, A. C., Gregory, V., Koerner, J., Collignon, P., Gardner, A. & Graves, N., 13 Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Nursing Studies. 97, p. 1-6 6 p.

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Controlled human infection for vaccination against Streptococcus pyogenes (CHIVAS): Establishing a group A Streptococcus pharyngitis human infection study

Osowicki, J., Azzopardi, K. I., Baker, C., Waddington, C. S., Pandey, M., Schuster, T., Grobler, A., Cheng, A. C., Pollard, A. J., McCarthy, J. S., Good, M. F., Walker, M. J., Dale, J. B., Batzloff, M. R., Carapetis, J. R., Smeesters, P. R. & Steer, A. C., 6 Jun 2019, In : Vaccine. 37, 26, p. 3485-3494 10 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Design characteristics and statistical methods used in interrupted time series studies evaluating public health interventions: Protocol for a review

Turner, S. L., Karahalios, A., Forbes, A. B., Taljaard, M., Grimshaw, J. M., Cheng, A. C., Bero, L. & McKenzie, J. E., 28 Jan 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 1, 7 p., e024096.

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

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

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Human CD8 + T cell cross-reactivity across influenza A, B and C viruses

Koutsakos, M., Illing, P. T., Nguyen, T. H. O., Mifsud, N. A., Crawford, J. C., Rizzetto, S., Eltahla, A. A., Clemens, E. B., Sant, S., Chua, B. Y., Wong, C. Y., Allen, E. K., Teng, D., Dash, P., Boyd, D. F., Grzelak, L., Zeng, W., Hurt, A. C., Barr, I., Rockman, S. & 17 others, Jackson, D. C., Kotsimbos, T. C., Cheng, A. C., Richards, M., Westall, G. P., Loudovaris, T., Mannering, S. I., Elliott, M., Tangye, S. G., Wakim, L. M., Rossjohn, J., Vijaykrishna, D., Luciani, F., Thomas, P. G., Gras, S., Purcell, A. W. & Kedzierska, K., 18 Feb 2019, In : Nature Immunology. 20, p. 613-625 15 p.

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Influenza and pertussis vaccination of women during pregnancy in Victoria, 2015–2017

Rowe, S., Leder, K. & Cheng, A. C., 1 Nov 2019, In : The Medical Journal of Australia. 211, 10, p. 474-474.e1 2 p.

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Influenza and pertussis vaccination of women during pregnancy in Victoria, 2015–2017

Rowe, S. L., Perrett, K. P., Morey, R., Stephens, N., Cowie, B. C., Nolan, T. M., Leder, K., Pitcher, H., Sutton, B. & Cheng, A. C., 21 Apr 2019, In : The Medical Journal of Australia. 210, 10, p. 454-462 9 p.

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Influenza Epidemiology, Vaccine Coverage and Vaccine Effectiveness in Children Admitted to Sentinel Australian Hospitals in 2017: Results from the PAEDS-FluCAN Collaboration

Blyth, C. C., Macartney, K. K., McRae, J., Clark, J. E., Marshall, H. S., Buttery, J., Francis, J. R., Kotsimbos, T., Kelly, P. M., Cheng, A. C. & on behalf of the Paediatric Active Enhanced Disease Surveillance (PAEDS) and Influenza Complications Alert Network (FluCAN) Collaboration, 5 Mar 2019, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 68, 6, p. 940-948 9 p.

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Investigating understandings of antibiotics and antimicrobial resistance in diverse ethnic communities in Australia: Findings from a qualitative study

Whittaker, A., Lohm, D., Lemoh, C., Cheng, A. & Davis, M., 1 Sep 2019, In : Antibiotics. 8, 3, 17 p., 135.

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Meatal cleaning: discrepancies in need of explanation – Authors' reply

Cheng, A. C., Mitchell, B. G., Fasugba, O., Graves, N., Koerner, J. & Collignon, P., 1 Nov 2019, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 19, 11, p. 1165-1165 1 p.

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Multicentre randomised double-blind placebo controlled trial of combination vancomycin and cefazolin surgical antibiotic prophylaxis: the Australian surgical antibiotic prophylaxis (ASAP) trial

Peel, T., Astbury, S., Cheng, A. C., Paterson, D., Buising, K., Spelman, T., Tran-Duy, A., de Steiger, R. S. & on behalf of the ASAP Trial Group, 3 Nov 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 11, 8 p., e033718.

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Opportunities to improve influenza vaccination rates in general medical inpatients

Zaman, F. Y., Nagalingam, V., Wong, C., Khu, Y. L., Teng, H. W. G., Janardan, J., Ritchie, E., Cheng, A. C. & Aung, A. K., 1 May 2019, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 49, 5, p. 662-665 4 p.

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Profiles of tuberculosis disease activation among contacts of patients with tuberculosis

Melsew, Y. A., Cheng, A. C., McBryde, E. S., Denholm, J. T., Tay, E. L., Ragonnet, R. & Trauer, J. M., Oct 2019, In : European Respiratory Journal. 54, 4, 5 p., 1900353.

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Reducing the melioidosis burden: public health, chronic disease prevention, or improved case management?

Gibney, K. B. & Cheng, A. C., 1 Aug 2019, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 19, 8, p. 800-802 3 p.

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Reducing urinary catheter use using an electronic reminder system in hospitalized patients: A randomized stepped-wedge trial

Mitchell, B. G., Northcote, M., Cheng, A. C., Fasugba, O., Russo, P. L. & Rosebrock, H., 1 Apr 2019, In : Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. 40, p. 427–431 5 p.

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Results of the National healthcare associated infection point prevalence study

Russo, P., Stewardson, A., Cheng, A. C. & Mitchell, B., 17 Nov 2019.

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Strategies to reduce non-ventilator-associated hospital-acquired pneumonia: A systematic review

Mitchell, B. G., Russo, P. L., Cheng, A. C., Stewardson, A. J., Rosebrock, H., Curtis, S. J., Robinson, S. & Kiernan, M., Nov 2019, In : Infection, Disease and Health. 24, 4, p. 229-239 11 p.

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The perioperative administration of dexamethasone and infection (PADDI) trial protocol: rationale and design of a pragmatic multicentre non-inferiority study

Corcoran, T. B., Myles, P. S., Forbes, A. B., O'Loughlin, E., Leslie, K., Story, D., Short, T. G., Chan, M. T., Coutts, P., Sidhu, J., Cheng, A. C., Bach, L. A., Ho, K. M. & Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Clinical Trials Network (ANZCA), and the Australian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Clinical Research Network, 6 Sep 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 9, 10 p., e030402.

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The role of super-spreading events in Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission: Evidence from contact tracing

Melsew, Y. A., Gambhir, M., Cheng, A. C., McBryde, E. S., Denholm, J. T., Tay, E. L. & Trauer, J. M., 12 Mar 2019, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 19, 1, 9 p., 244.

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The safety of inactivated influenza vaccines in pregnancy for birth outcomes: a systematic review

Giles, M. L., Krishnaswamy, S., Macartney, K. & Cheng, A., 26 Mar 2019, In : Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. 15, 3, p. 687-699 13 p.

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Use of data linkage to improve communicable disease surveillance and control in Australia: existing practices, barriers and enablers

Rowe, S. L., Stephens, N., Cowie, B. C., Nolan, T., Leder, K. & Cheng, A. C., Feb 2019, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 43, 1, p. 33-40 8 p.

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2018

A registry for patients with asplenia/hyposplenism reduces the risk of infections with encapsulated organisms

Arnott, A., Jones, P., Franklin, L. J., Spelman, D., Leder, K. & Cheng, A. C., 15 Aug 2018, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 67, 4, p. 557-561 5 p.

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Bacteria and viruses in the nasopharynx immediately prior to onset of acute lower respiratory infections in Indigenous Australian children

Smith-Vaughan, H. C., Binks, M. J., Beissbarth, J., Chang, A. B., McCallum, G. B., Mackay, I. M., Morris, P. S., Marsh, R. L., Torzillo, P. J., Wurzel, D. F., Grimwood, K., Nosworthy, E., Gaydon, J. E., Leach, A. J., MacHunter, B., Chatfield, M. D., Sloots, T. P. & Cheng, A. C., Sep 2018, In : European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 37, 9, p. 1785-1794 10 p.

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Benefit of Echocardiography in Patients with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia at Low Risk of Endocarditis

Heriot, G. S., Tong, S. Y. C., Cheng, A. C. & Liew, D., Dec 2018, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 5, 12, 8 p., ofy303.

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

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

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Clonally diverse CD38+HLA-DR+CD8+ T cells persist during fatal H7N9 disease

Wang, Z., Zhu, L., Nguyen, T. H. O., Wan, Y., Sant, S., Quiñones-Parra, S. M., Crawford, J. C., Eltahla, A. A., Rizzetto, S., Bull, R. A., Qiu, C., Koutsakos, M., Clemens, E. B., Loh, L., Chen, T., Liu, L., Cao, P., Ren, Y., Kedzierski, L., Kotsimbos, T. & 10 others, McCaw, J. M., La Gruta, N. L., Turner, S. J., Cheng, A. C., Luciani, F., Zhang, X., Doherty, P. C., Thomas, P. G., Xu, J. & Kedzierska, K., 26 Feb 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 1, 12 p., 824.

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Delays in presentation and diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis: a retrospective study of a tertiary health service in Western Melbourne, 2011–2014

Williams, E., Cheng, A. C., Lane, G. P. & Guy, S. D., 1 Feb 2018, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 48, 2, p. 184-193 10 p.

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Difficulties of predicting the timing, size and severity of influenza seasons

Barr, I. G. & Cheng, A. C., Jun 2018, In : Respirology. 23, 6, p. 562-563 2 p.

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Epidemiological data on the effectiveness of influenza vaccine - Another piece of the puzzle

Cheng, A. C. & Subbarao, K., 20 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 218, 2, p. 176-178 3 p.

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