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Selected recent publications.


  • Harrison S*, Baker MG, Benschop J, Death RG, French NP, Harmsworth G, Lake RJ, Lamont IL, Priest PC, Ussher JE, Murdoch DR. One Health Aotearoa: A Transdisciplinary Initiative to Improve Human, Animal and Environmental Health in New Zealand. One Health Outlook 2020 Volume 2, article number 4Baxter-Parker G, Reddy RR, Moltchanova E, Carr A, Shaw G, Chambers ST, Geisig S. Oxidative stress and immune cell activation quantification in sepsis and non-sepsis critical care patients by neopterin/7,8-dihydroneopterin analysis. Pteridines 2020 31:68-82
  • Carr AC, Spencer E, Dixon L, Chambers ST. Patients with Community Acquired Pneumonia Exhibit Depleted Vitamin C Status and Elevated Oxidative Stress. Nutrients. 2020 May 6;12(5):E1318.
  • Chambers ST, Long M, Gardiner SJ, Chin PKL, Yi M, Dalton SC, Drennan PG, Metcalf SCL. Determinants of vancomycin nephrotoxicity when administered to outpatients as a continuous 24-hour infusion. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2020 Apr 13:105972.
  • Murdoch D, Addidle M, Andersson HS, Arnold B, Balm M, Benschop J, Betty B, Birch M, Bloomfield M, Brunton C, Burns A, Chambers S, et al Politicians: please work together to minimise the spread of COVID-19. NZ Med J. 2020 Mar 13;133(1511):7-8.
  • Gardiner SJ, Metcalf SCL, Werno A, Doogue MP, Chambers ST. A persuasive approach to antimicrobial stewardship in Christchurch hospitals produced a sustained decrease in macrolide intravenous dosing and expenditure. NZ Med J 2020 133:22-30
  • Chambers ST, Ioteba N, Timeon E, Rimon E, Murdoch H, Green J, Trowbridge E, Buckingham J, Cunanan A , Williman J, Priest P. The emergence of leprosy in Kiribati: Surveillance from 1935 to 2017. Emerg Infect Dis 2020 May;26(5):833-840
  • Haviernik J, Dawson K, Anderson T, Murdoch D, Chambers S, Biggs P, Cree S, Slow S. Complete Genome Sequence of a Legionella longbeachae Serogroup 2 Isolate Derived from a Patient with Legionnaires' Disease. Microbiol Resour Announc. 2020 30;9(5). pii: e01563-19.
  • Myat TO, Oo KM, Mone HK, Htike WW, Biswas A, Hannaway RF, Murdoch DR, Ussher JE, Crump JA. A prospective study of bloodstream infections among febrile adolescents and adults attending Yangon General Hospital, Yangon, Myanmar. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2020; 14(4):e0008268
  • Slow S, Pearson JP, Florkowski CM, Elder PA, Lewis JG, Kennedy MA, Murdoch DR. Effect of genetic factors on the response to vitamin D3 supplementation in the VIDARIS randomised controlled trial. Nutrition 2020; 75-76: 110761
  • Respiratory Virus Global Epidemiology Network. Global burden of respiratory infections associated with seasonal influenza in children under 5 years in 2018: a systematic review and modelling study. Lancet Global Health 2020; 8: e497-510
  • Gallagher KE, Knoll MD, Prosperi C, Baggett HC, Brooks WA, Feiken DR, Hammitt LL, Howie SRC, Kotloff KL, Levine OS, Madhi SA, Murdoch DR, O'Brien KL, Thea DM, Awori JO, Baillie VL, Ebruke BE, Goswami D, Kamau A, Maloney SA, Moore DP, Mwananyanda L, Olutunde EO, Seidenberg P, Sissoko S, Sylla M, Thamthitiwat S, Zaman K, Scott JAG. The predictive performance of a pneumonia severity score in HIV-negative children presenting to hospital in seven low and middle-income countries. Clin Infect Dis 2020; 70: 1050-7
  • Carter MJ, Gurung P, Jones C, Rajkarnikar S, Kandasamy R, Gurung M, Thorson S, Gautam MC, Prajapati K, Khadka B, Maharjan A, Knight JC, Murdoch DR, Darton TC, Voysey M, Wahl B, O'Brien KL, Kelly S, Ansari I, Shah G, Ekström N, Melin M, Pollard AJ, Kelly DF, Shrestha S. Assessment of an antibody-in-lymphocyte supernatant assay for the aetiological diagnosis of pneumococcal pneumonia in children. Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2020; 9: 459 doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2019.00459
  • Hannaway RF, Wang X, Schneider M, Slow S, Schofield MR, Morgan XC, Murdoch DR, Ussher JE. Mucosal associated invariant T cells and Vδ2+ γδ T cells in community acquired pneumonia: association of abundance in sputum with clinical severity and outcome. Clin Exp Immunol 2020; 199: 201-15
  • Murdoch DR. Assessing the impact of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines. Clin Infect Dis 2020; 70: 1589-90
  • Weiss P, Murdoch DR. Clinical course and mortality risk of severe COVID-19. Lancet 2020; 395: 1014-5
  • Murdoch DR, French NP. COVID-19: another infectious disease emerging at the animal-human interface. NZ Med J 2020; 133 (1510): 12-15

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