The Health Protection Network contributed to the following publications in 2017:

  1. Chandra M, Lord H, Fletcher-Lartey S, Alexander K, Egana N, Conaty S. A Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak linked to Vietnamese bread rolls in South Western Sydney, Australia, 2015 WPSAR Vol 8, No 2, 2017
  2. Lower T, Corben P, Massey P, Depczynski J, Brown T, Stanley P, Osbourn M and Durrheim D. (2017), Farmers’ knowledge of Q fever and prevention approaches in New South Wales. Aust. J. Rural Health. doi:10.1111/ajr.12346
  3. Kamac K, Paterson B, Flint J. Vaccine wastage during a measles outbreak in Madang Province, Papua New Guinea, June 2014 - March 2015. Western Pac Surveill Response J. 2016 Nov;7(4). doi:10.5365/wpsar.2016.7.2.013.
  4. Jegasothy E, McGuire R, Nairn J, Fawcett R, Scalley B. Extreme climatic conditions and health service utilisation across rural and metropolitan New South Wales Int J Biometeorol (2017). doi:10.1007/s00484-017-1313-5
  5. Hooker C, Capon A, Leask J. Communicating about risk: strategies for situations where public concern is high but the risk is low. Public Health Res Pract. 2017;27(1):e2711709. http://www.phrp.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/PHRP2711709.pdf
  6. Matenge S, Freeman B, Quinn Emma, Gupta L. Print media coverage of Ebola Virus Disease, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and pertussis. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. DO - 10.1111/1753-6405.12637
  7. Chan J, Patel M, Tobin S, Sheppeard V. Monitoring travellers from Ebola-affected countries in New South Wales, Australia: what is the impact on travellers? BMC Public Health series DOI: 10.1186/s12889-017-4016-2
  8. Thomas S, Crooks K, Taylor K, Massey PD, Williams R, Pearce G (2017) Reducing recurrence of bacterial skin infections in Aboriginal children in rural communities: new ways of thinking, new ways of working. Australian Journal of Primary Health.
  9. Stephens AS, Gupta L, Thackway S, et al. Socioeconomic, remoteness and sex differences in life expectancy in New South Wales, Australia, 2001–2012: a population-based study BMJ Open 2017;7:e013227.
  10. Craig AT, Butler MT, Pastore R, Paterson BJ & Durrheim DN. Acute flaccid paralysis incidence and Zika virus surveillance, Pacific Islands. Bull World Health Organ 2017;95:69–75.
  11. Prendergast GP, Staff M. A Health-Based Metric for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Noise Barrier Mitigation Associated With Transport Infrastructure Noise. Noise Health 2017; 19:51-7.
  12. Cavanagh K, Johnstone T, Huhtinen E, Najjar Z, Lorentzos P, Shadbolt C, Shields J, Gupta L. Foodborne Illness Outbreak Investigation in a High-Profile Sports Club. Sports Medicine – Open 20173:24 DOI: 10.1186/s40798-017-0088-x
  13. Nepal S, Thomas SL, Franklin RC, Taylor KA and Massey PD. (2017), Systematic literature review to identify methods for treating and preventing bacterial skin infections in Indigenous children.Australas J Dermatol. doi:10.1111/ajd.12680
  14. Archer B N, Hallahan C, Stanley P, Seward K, Lesjak M, Hope K, Brown A. Atypical outbreak of Q fever affecting low-risk residents of a remote rural town in New South Wales. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Volume 41 Issue 2, June 2017
  15. Funk S, Ciglenecki I, Tiffany A, Gignoux E, Camacho A, Eggo R M, Kucharski AJ, Edmunds W. J, Bolongei J, Azuma P, Clement P, Alpha T S, E Sterk, Telfer B, Engel G, Parker L A, Suzuki M, Heijenberg N, Reeder B. 2017. ‘The impact of control strategies and behavioural changes on the elimination of Ebola from Lofa County, Liberia’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 2017 Vol. 372, issue 1721. Published 10 April 2017. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0302.
  16. Gale M, Hayen A, Truman G, Varma R, Forssman BL MacIntyre, CR. Demographic and geographical risk factors for gonorrhoea and chlamydia in greater Western Sydney, 2003–2013. CDI Vol 41 No 2 2017 E134-141.
  17. Quinn E, Johnstone T, Najjar Z, Cains T, Tan G, Huhtinen E, Nilsson S, Burgess S, Dunn M, Gupta L. Lessons Learned From Implementing an Incident Command System During a Local Multiagency Response to a Legionnaires’ Disease Cluster in Sydney, NSW. Published online: 05 September 2017
  18. Brown JD, Willcox SJ, Franklin N, Hazelton B, Howard P, Reinten T, Sheppeard V, O’Sullivan M. Shigella species epidemiology and antimicrobial susceptibility: the implications of emerging azithromycin resistance for guiding treatment, guidelines and breakpoints Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, dkx268.
  19. Gidding HF, McCallum L, Fathima P, Snelling T, Liu B, de Klerk N, Blyth CC, Sheppeard V, Andrews RM, Jorm L, McIntyre PB, Moore HC. Probabilistic linkage of national immunisation and state-based health records for a cohort of 1.9 million births to evaluate Australia’s childhood immunisation program IJPDS (2017) Issue 1, Vol 2 Published: September 18, 2017.
  20. Fletcher-Lartey S, Khan R (2017) Perceptions of barriers to the management of respiratory tract infections in general practice settings in Australia. Australian Journal of Primary Health.
  21. Jaravani FG, Massey PD, Judd J, Taylor KA, Allan J, Allan N, Durrheim DN, Oelgemoeller, M. (2017). Working With an Aboriginal Community to Understand Drinking Water Perceptions and Acceptance in Rural New South Wales.The International Indigenous Policy Journal, 8(3) DOI: 10.18584/iipj.2017.8.3.4
  22. Taylor KA, Durrheim D, Heller J, et al. Equine chlamydiosis—An emerging infectious disease requiring a one health surveillance approach. Zoonoses Public Health. 2017;00:1–4.
  23. Lun JH, Ressler KA, Ferson MJ, White PA. Norovirus and Cruise Ships. Microbiology Australia, 31 October 2017
  24. Knippenberg B and Ferson MJ. Public health impact of the Enteroviruses and Parechoviruses. Microbiology Australia, 9 November 2017
  25. Thomas S, Crooks K, Islam F, Massey PD. Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in Aboriginal children attending hospital emergency departments in a regional area of New South Wales, Australia: a seven-year descriptive study. Western Pac Surveill Response J. 2017 December;8(4). doi:10.5365/wpsar.2017.8.1.014

Late 2016 publications

  1. Kohlhagen J, Massey PD, Taylor KA, Osbourn M, Maple M. Describing meningococcal disease: understanding, perceptions and feelings of people in a regional area of NSW, Australia. Public Health Res Pract. 2016;26(5):e2651658. doi: org/10.17061/phrp2651658
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