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Associate Professor Lance C Jennings

Lance Jennings

Clinical Associate Professor
Virologist

QSO, MSc, PhD(Otago)

Email lance.jennings@cdhb.health.nz

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Publications

Dilcher, M., Werno, A., & Jennings, L. C. (2020). SARS-CoV-2: A novel deadly virus in a globalised world. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1510), 6-11. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Chong, K. C., Lee, T. C., Bialasiewicz, S., Chen, J., Smith, D. W., Choy, W. S. C., … Jennings, L., … Chan, P. K. S. (2020). Association between meteorological variations and activities of influenza A and B across different climate zones: A multi-region modelling analysis across the globe. Journal of Infection, 80, 84-98. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2019.09.013

Jennings, L. C., & Barr, I. G. (2019). Future pandemic influenza virus detection relies on the existing influenza surveillance systems: A perspective from Australia and New Zealand. Tropical Medicine & Infectious Disease, 4(4), 121. doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed4040121

Lam, T. T., Tang, J. W., Lai, F. Y., Zaraket, H., Dbaibo, G., Bialasiewicz, S., … Jennings, L., … on behalf of the INSPIRE (International Network for the Sequencing of Respiratory Viruses). (2019). Comparative global epidemiology of influenza, respiratory syncytial and parainfluenza viruses, 2010-2015. Journal of Infection, 79, 373-382. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2019.07.008

Bird, G., Braithwaite, I., Harper, J., McKinstry, S., Koorevaar, I., Fingleton, J., Semprini, A., … Jennings, L., Weatherall, M., & Beasley, R. (2019). Protocol for a randomised, single-blind, two-arm, parallel-group controlled trial of the efficacy of rhinothermy delivered by nasal high flow therapy in the treatment of the common cold. BMJ Open, 9(6). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028098

Ministry of Health, including Chambers, S., Jennings, L., & Tatley, M. (2006). Immunisation Handbook 2006. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Health, 455p.

Authored Book - Research

Murdoch, D. R., Werno, A. M., & Jennings, L. C. (2019). Microbiological diagnosis of respiratory illness: Recent advances. In R. Wilmott, A. Bush, R. Deterding, F. Ratjen, P. Sly, H. Zar & H. Li (Eds.), Kendig's disorders of the respiratory tract in children. (9 ed.) (pp. 396-405.e3). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-323-44887-1.00022-5

Chapter in Book - Research

Pattemore, P. K., & Jennings, L. C. (2008). Epidemiology of respiratory infections. In L. M. Taussig & L. I. Landau (Eds.), Pediatric respiratory medicine. (2nd ed.) (pp. 435-452). Philadelphia, USA: Elsevier Science.

Chapter in Book - Research

Jennings, L. C. (2006). Pandemic influenza vaccines. In J. P. Wong (Ed.), Recent developments on the avian influenza (H5N1) crisis. (pp. 1-11). Kerala, India: Transworld Research Network.

Chapter in Book - Research

Chong, K. C., Lee, T. C., Bialasiewicz, S., Chen, J., Smith, D. W., Choy, W. S. C., … Jennings, L., … Chan, P. K. S. (2020). Association between meteorological variations and activities of influenza A and B across different climate zones: A multi-region modelling analysis across the globe. Journal of Infection, 80, 84-98. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2019.09.013

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Lam, T. T., Tang, J. W., Lai, F. Y., Zaraket, H., Dbaibo, G., Bialasiewicz, S., … Jennings, L., … on behalf of the INSPIRE (International Network for the Sequencing of Respiratory Viruses). (2019). Comparative global epidemiology of influenza, respiratory syncytial and parainfluenza viruses, 2010-2015. Journal of Infection, 79, 373-382. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2019.07.008

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Olijve, L., Jennings, L., & Walls, T. (2018). Human parechovirus: An increasingly recognized cause of sepsis-like illness in young infants. Clinical Microbiology Reviews, 31(1), e00047-17. doi: 10.1128/cmr.00047-17

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Barratt, K., Anderson, T. P., Fahey, J. A., Jennings, L. C., Werno, A. M., & Murdoch, D. R. (2017). Comparison of the fast track diagnostics respiratory 21 and Seegene Allplex multiplex polymerase chain reaction assays for the detection of respiratory viruses. British Journal of Biomedical Science, 74(2), 85-89. doi: 10.1080/09674845.2017.1278885

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Han, L., Ha, A., Jennings, L. C., & Beckert, L. (2017). Survey of patients admitted to hospital with laboratory confirmed influenza A virus infection in 2012 and 2014: Lessons for the future. International Journal of Vaccines & Immunization, 3(1). doi: 10.16966/2470-9948.114

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Walls, T., McSweeney, A., Anderson, T., & Jennings, L. C. (2017). Multiplex-PCR for the detection of viruses in the CSF of infants and young children. Journal of Medical Virology, 89, 559-561. doi: 10.1002/jmv.24461

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Walls, T., Stark, E., Pattemore, P., & Jennings, L. (2017). Missed opportunities for antimicrobial stewardship in pre-school children admitted to hospital with lower respiratory tract infection. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 53(6), 569-571. doi: 10.1111/jpc.13506

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Jefferies, S., Braithwaite, I., Walker, S., Weatherall, M., Jennings, L., Luck, M., … Siebers, R., Blackmore, T., Beasley, R., Perrin, K., on behalf of the Pi Study Group. (2016). Randomized controlled trial of the effect of regular paracetamol on influenza infection. Respirology, 21(2), 370-377. doi: 10.1111/resp.12685

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Jennings, L. C., Priest, P. C., Psutka, R. A., Duncan, A. R., Anderson, T., Mahagamasekera, P., Strathdee, A., & Baker, M. G. (2015). Respiratory viruses in airline travellers with influenza symptoms: Results of an airport screening study. Journal of Clinical Virology, 67, 8-13. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2015.03.011

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Nowlan, M., Turner, N., Kiedrzynski, T., & Jennings, L. (2015). Synopsis of New Zealand's inaugural influenza symposium: Influenza is a severe vaccine-preventable disease. New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1410). Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Buchanan, J., Buckley, C., Jennings, L. C., & Beckert, L. (2014). Lack of effect of seasonal trivalent influenza vaccine against influenza A (H3N2) infections in hospitalised patients in winter 2012. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1398). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Scragg, R., Slow, S., Stewart, A. W., Jennings, L. C., Chambers, S. T., Priest, P. C., Florkowski, C. M., … Murdoch, D. R. (2014). Long-term high-dose vitamin D3 supplementation and blood pressure in healthy adults: A randomized controlled trial. Hypertension, 64, 725-730. doi: 10.1161/hypertensionaha.114.03466

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Slow, S., Florkowski, C. M., Chambers, S. T., Priest, P. C., Stewart, A. W., Jennings, L. C., … Murdoch, D. R. (2014). Effect of monthly vitamin D3 supplementation in healthy adults on adverse effects of earthquakes: Randomised controlled trial. BMJ, 349, g7260. doi: 10.1136/bmj.g7260

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Slow, S., Priest, P. C., Chambers, S. T., Stewart, A. W., Jennings, L. C., Florkowski, C. M., … Murdoch, D. R. (2014). Effect of vitamin D3 supplementation on Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in healthy adults. Clinical Microbiology & Infection, 20(5), 453-458. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12350

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Anderson, T. P., Werno, A. M., Barratt, K., Mahagamasekera, P., Murdoch, D. R., & Jennings, L. C. (2013). Comparison of four multiplex PCR assays for the detection of viral pathogens in respiratory specimens. Journal of Virological Methods, 191(2), 118-121. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2013.04.005

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Chang, C. L., Mills, G. D., Karalus, N. C., Jennings, L. C., Laing, R., Murdoch, D. R., Chambers, S. T., … Hancox, R. J. (2013). Biomarkers of cardiac dysfunction and mortality from community-acquired pneumonia in adults. PLoS ONE, 8(5), e62612. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062612

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Hudson, B., Toop, L., Mangin, D., Brunton, C., Jennings, L., & Fletcher, L. (2013). Pandemic influenza A(H1N1)pdm09: Risk of infection in primary healthcare workers. British Journal of General Practice, 63(611), e416-e422. doi: 10.3399/bjgp13X668212

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McAuliffe, G. N., Anderson, T. P., Stevens, M., Adams, J., Coleman, R., Mahagamasekera, P., … Jennings, L. C., & Murdoch, D. R. (2013). Systematic application of multiplex PCR enhances the detection of bacteria, parasites, and viruses in stool samples. Journal of Infection, 67(2), 122-129. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2013.04.009

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Mitchell, P., Turner, N., Jennings, L., & Dong, H. (2013). Previous vaccination modifies both the clinical disease and immunological features in children with measles. Journal of Primary Health Care, 5(2), 93-98.

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Priest, P. C., Jennings, L. C., Duncan, A. R., Brunton, C. R., & Baker, M. G. (2013). Effectiveness of border screening for detecting influenza in arriving airline travelers. American Journal of Public Health, 103(8), 1412-1418. doi: 10.2105/ajph.2012.300761

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Gauld, N. J., Jennings, L. C., Frampton, C., & Huang, Q. S. (2012). Five years of non-prescription oseltamivir: Effects on resistance, immunization and stockpiling. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 67(12), 2949-2956. doi: 10.1093/jac/dks337

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Members of the Western Pacific Region Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System, including Jennings, L. (2012). Epidemiological and virological characteristics of influenza in the Western Pacific Region of the World Health Organization: 2006-2010. PLoS ONE, 7(5), e37568. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037568

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Murdoch, D. R., Slow, S., Chambers, S. T., Jennings, L. C., Stewart, A. W., Priest, P. C., Florkowski, C. M., … Scragg, R. (2012). Effect of vitamin D3 supplementation on upper respiratory tract infections in healthy adults: The vidaris randomized controlled trial. JAMA, 308(13), 1333-1339. doi: 10.1001/jama.2012.12505

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Van Kerkhove, M. D., Mounts, A. W., Mall, S., Vandemaele, K. A. H., Chamberland, M., Dos Santos, T., … Hunt, D., … Jennings, L. C., … for the WHO Southern Hemisphere Influenza Comparison Study Working Group. (2012). Epidemiologic and virologic assessment of the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) pandemic on selected temperate countries in the Southern Hemisphere: Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand and South Africa. Influenza & Other Respiratory Viruses, 5, e487-e498. doi: 10.1111/j.1750-2659.2011.00249.x

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Fukuda, K., Hider, P. N., Epton, M. J., Jennings, L. C., & Kingham, S. (2011). Including viral infection data supports an association between particulate pollution and respiratory admissions. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 35(2), 163-169. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2010.00620.x

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Priest, P. C., Duncan, A. R., Jennings, L. C., & Baker, M. G. (2011). Thermal image scanning for influenza border screening: Results of an airport screening study. PLoS ONE, 6(1), e14490. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0014490

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Ruuskanen, O., Lahti, E., Jennings, L. C., & Murdoch, D. R. (2011). Viral pneumonia. Lancet, 377, 1264-1275. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(10)61459-6

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Murdoch, D. R., Jennings, L. C., Bhat, N., & Anderson, T. P. (2010). Emerging advances in rapid diagnostics of respiratory infections. Infectious Disease Clinics of North America, 24(3), 791-807. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2010.04.006

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Smart, O. C., Sykes, P., McNab, H., & Jennings, L. (2010). Testing for high risk human papilloma virus in the initial follow-up of women treated for high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 50(2), 164-167. doi: 10.1111/j.1479-828X.2009.01132.x

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Williams, D., Begg, A., Burgess, K., Hider, M., Jennings, L., …, Pithie, A., … Werno, A. (2010). Influenza H1N1 2009 in Canterbury: A case study in pandemic response co-ordination. Journal of Primary Health Care, 2(4), 323-329.

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Duncan, A. R., Priest, P. C., Jennings, L. C., Brunton, C. R., & Baker, M. G. (2009). Screening for influenza infection in international airline travelers. American Journal of Public Health, 99(Suppl. 2), S360-S362. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2008.158071

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Huang, Q. S., Bandaranayake, D., Lopez, L. D., Pirie, R., Peacey, M., Hall, R., … Jennings, L., … Baker, M. (2009). Surveillance for the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus and seasonal influenza viruses: New Zealand, 2009. Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report, 58(33), 918-921.

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Jennings, L. C., Skopnik, H., Burckhardt, I., Hribar, I., Del Piero, L., & Deichmann, K. A. (2009). Effect of rapid influenza testing on the clinical management of paediatric influenza. Influenza & Other Respiratory Viruses, 3(3), 91-98. doi: 10.1111/j.1750-2659.2009.00079.x

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Murdoch, D. R., & Jennings, L. C. (2009). Association of respiratory virus activity and environmental factors with the incidence of invasive pneumococcal disease. Journal of Infection, 58(1), 37-46. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2008.10.011

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Jennings, L. C., Anderson, T. P., Beynon, K. A., Chua, A., Laing, R. T. R., Werno, A. M., … Chambers, S. T., & Murdoch, D. R. (2008). Incidence and characteristics of viral community-acquired pneumonia in adults. Thorax, 63(1), 42-48. doi: 10.1136/thx.2006.075077

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Jennings, L. C., Monto, A. S., Chan, P. K. S., Szucs, T. D., & Nicholson, K. G. (2008). Stockpiling prepandemic influenza vaccines: A new cornerstone of pandemic preparedness plans. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 8(10), 650-658. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(08)70232-9

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Roberts, M. G., Baker, M., Jennings, L. C., Sertsou, G., & Wilson, N. (2007). A model for the spread and control of pandemic influenza in an isolated geographical region. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 4, 325-330. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2006.0176

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Smit, M., Beynon, K. A., Murdoch, D. R., & Jennings, L. C. (2007). Comparison of the NOW Influenza A & B, NOW Flu A, NOW Flu B, and Directigen Flu A+B assays, and immunofluorescence with viral culture for the detection of influenza A and B viruses. Diagnostic Microbiology & Infectious Disease, 57, 67-70.

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Chambers, S., Laing, R., Murdoch, D., Frampton, C., Jennings, L., Karalus, N., … Town, I. (2006). Māori have a much higher incidence of community-acquired pneumonia and pneumococcal pneumonia than non-Māori: Findings from two New Zealand hospitals. New Zealand Medical Journal, 119(1234). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/119-1234/1978/content.pdf

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Evans, G. E., Beynon, K. A., Chua, A., Anderson, T. P., Werno, A. M., Jennings, L. C., … Murdoch, D. R. (2006). Comparison of real-time PCR with culture and EIA for the diagnosis of mucocutaneous infections with herpes simplex virus. New Zealand Journal of Medical Laboratory Science, 60(3), 92-96.

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Brunton, C., Weir, R., Jennings, L., for the National Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunisation Attitudes Study (NIPIAS) Group. (2005). Knowledge and attitudes about influenza vaccination amongst general practitioners, practice nurses, and people aged 65 and over. New Zealand Medical Journal, 118(1214). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/118-1214/1434/content.pdf

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Sykes, P., Jennings, L., Harker, D., & Beynon, K. (2005). Human papilloma virus is detectable by the Hybrid Capture 2 test in cervical smear samples from women over 40 years of age with high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 45, 457-459.

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Jennings, L. C., Anderson, T. P., Werno, A. M., Beynon, K. A., & Murdoch, D. R. (2004). Viral etiology of acute respiratory tract infections in children presenting to hospital. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 23(11), 1003-1007.

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Laing, R., Coles, C., Chambers, S. T., Frampton, C., Jennings, L., Karalus, N., … Town, G. I. (2004). Community-acquired pneumonia: Influence of management practices on length of hospital stay. Internal Medicine Journal, 34, 91-97.

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Werno, A. M., Anderson, T. P., Jennings, L. C., Jackson, P. M., & Murdoch, D. R. (2004). Human metapneumovirus in children with bronchiolitis or pneumonia in New Zealand. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 40, 549-551.

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Murdoch, D. R., Anderson, T. P., Beynon, K. A., Chua, A., Fleming, A. M., La, R. T., Town, G. I., … Chambers, S., & Jennings, L. C. (2003). Evaluation of a PCR assay for detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae in respiratory and nonrespiratory samples from adults with community-acquired pneumonia. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 41(1), 63-66.

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