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Health Sciences profile

Dr Michael Maze

PositionSenior Lecturer
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine (Christchurch)
Research summaryRespiratory and infectious diseases

Research

Michael is a respiratory and infectious diseases physician who began as a PhD student in 2015. He is based in Moshi, Tanzania, and his thesis studies the impact and social ecology of leptospirosis in northern Tanzania. His work is funded by the Frances Cotter Memorial Scholarship from the Dunedin School of Medicine.

Publications

Maze, M. J. (2021). Chronic pulmonary comorbidities increase the risk of severe COVID-19, but critical details remain undetermined. Respirology, 26, 520-521. doi: 10.1111/resp.14067

Schofield, M. R., Maze, M. J., Crump, J. A., Rubach, M. P., Galloway, R., & Sharples, K. J. (2021). On the robustness of latent class models for diagnostic testing with no gold standard. Statistics in Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/sim.8999

Maze, M. J., Glass Elrod, M., Biggs, H. M., Bonnewell, J., Carugati, M., Hoffmaster, A. R., … Crump, J. A. (2020). Investigation of melioidosis using blood culture and indirect hemagglutination assay serology among patients with fever, Northern Tanzania. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. Advance online publication. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-0160

Allan, K. J., Maze, M. J., Galloway, R. L., Rubach, M. P., Biggs, H. M., Halliday, J. E. B., … Crump, J. A. (2020). Molecular detection and typing of pathogenic Leptospira in febrile patients and phylogenetic comparison with Leptospira detected among animals in Tanzania. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. Advance online publication. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.19-0703

Maze, M. J., Sharples, K. J., Allan, K. J., Biggs, H. M., Cash-Goldwasser, S., Galloway, R. L., … Crump, J. A. (2020). Estimating acute human leptospirosis incidence in northern Tanzania using sentinel site and community behavioural surveillance. Zoonoses & Public Health, 67, 496-505. doi: 10.1111/zph.12712

Schofield, M. R., Maze, M. J., Crump, J. A., Rubach, M. P., Galloway, R., & Sharples, K. J. (2021). On the robustness of latent class models for diagnostic testing with no gold standard. Statistics in Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/sim.8999

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Allan, K. J., Maze, M. J., Galloway, R. L., Rubach, M. P., Biggs, H. M., Halliday, J. E. B., … Crump, J. A. (2020). Molecular detection and typing of pathogenic Leptospira in febrile patients and phylogenetic comparison with Leptospira detected among animals in Tanzania. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. Advance online publication. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.19-0703

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Madut, D. B., Rubach, M. P., Kalengo, N., Carugati, M., Maze, M. J., Morrissey, A. B., … Crump, J. A. (2020). A prospective study of Escherichia coli bloodstream infection among adolescents and adults in northern Tanzania. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 114, 378-384. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trz111

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Maze, M. J., Glass Elrod, M., Biggs, H. M., Bonnewell, J., Carugati, M., Hoffmaster, A. R., … Crump, J. A. (2020). Investigation of melioidosis using blood culture and indirect hemagglutination assay serology among patients with fever, Northern Tanzania. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. Advance online publication. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-0160

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Maze, M. J., Sharples, K. J., Allan, K. J., Biggs, H. M., Cash-Goldwasser, S., Galloway, R. L., … Crump, J. A. (2020). Estimating acute human leptospirosis incidence in northern Tanzania using sentinel site and community behavioural surveillance. Zoonoses & Public Health, 67, 496-505. doi: 10.1111/zph.12712

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Snavely, M. E., Oshosen, M., Msoka, E. F., Karia, F. P., Maze, M. J., Blum, L. S., … Crump, J. A., & Muiruri, C. (2020). "If you have no money, you might die": A qualitative study of sociocultural and health system barriers to care for decedent febrile inpatients in northern Tanzania. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 103(1), 494-500. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.19-0822

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Maze, M. J., Sharples, K. J., Allan, K. J., Rubach, M. P., & Crump, J. A. (2019). Diagnostic accuracy of leptospirosis whole-cell lateral flow assays: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Microbiology & Infection, 25, 437-444. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2018.11.014

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Oo, W. T., Myat, T. O., Htike, W. W., Ussher, J. E., Murdoch, D. R., Lwin, K. T., … Maze, M. J., … Crump, J. A. (2019). Incidence of typhoid and paratyphoid fevers among adolescents and adults in Yangon, Myanmar. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 68(Suppl. 2), S124-S129. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy1109

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Carugati, M., Biggs, H. M., Maze, M. J., Stoddard, R. A., Cash-Goldwasser, S., Hertz, J. T., … Crump, J. A. (2018). Incidence of human brucellosis in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania in the periods 2007-2008 and 2012-2014. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 112(3), 136-143. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/try033

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Carugati, M., Zhang, H. L., Kilonzo, K. G., Maze, M. J., Maro, V. P., Rubach, M. P., & Crump, J. A. (2018). Predicting mortality for adolescent and adult patients with fever in resource-limited settings. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 99(5), 1246-1254. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0682

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Cash-Goldwasser, S., Maze, M. J., Rubach, M. P., Biggs, H. M., Stoddard, R. A., Sharples, K. J., … Crump, J. A. (2018). Risk factors for human brucellosis in Northern Tanzania. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, 98(2), 598-606. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0125

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Maze, M. J., Cash-Goldwasser, S., Rubach, M. P., Biggs, H. M., Galloway, R. L., Sharples, K. J., … Crump, J. A. (2018). Risk factors for human acute leptospirosis in northern Tanzania. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 12(6), e0006372. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006372

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Snavely, M. E., Maze, M. J., Muiruri, C., Ngowi, L., Mboya, F., Beamesderfer, J., … Crump, J. A., … Rubach, M. P. (2018). Sociocultural and health system factors associated with mortality among febrile inpatients in Tanzania: A prospective social biopsy cohort study. BMJ Global Health, 3(1), e000507. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000507

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Isenman, H. L., Chambers, S. T., Pithie, A. D., MacDonald, S. L. S., Hegarty, J. M., Fenwick, J. L., Maze, M. J., Metcalf, S. C. L., & Murdoch, D. R. (2016). Legionnaires' disease caused by Legionella longbeachae: Clinical features and outcomes of 107 cases from an endemic area. Respirology, 21(7), 1292-1299. doi: 10.1111/resp.12808

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Maze, M. J., Biggs, H. M., Rubach, M. P., Galloway, R. L., Cash-Goldwasser, S., Allan, K. J., … Crump, J. A. (2016). Comparison of the estimated incidence of acute leptospirosis in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania between 2007-08 and 2012-14. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10(12), e0005165. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005165

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Maze, M. J., Paynter, J., Chiu, W., Hu, R., Nisbet, M., & Lewis, C. (2016). Therapeutic drug monitoring of isoniazid and rifampicin during anti-tuberculosis treatment in Auckland, New Zealand. International Journal of Tuberculosis & Lung Disease, 20(7), 955-960. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0792

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Maze, M. J., Laws, P., Buckenham, T., Pithie, A., Gallagher, K., Metcalf, S., Roake, J., & Chambers, S. T. (2013). Outcomes of infected abdominal aortic grafts managed with antimicrobial therapy and graft retention in an unselected cohort. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, 45(4), 373-380. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2013.01.019

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Maze, M. J., Skea, S., Pithie, A., Metcalf, S., Pearson, J. F., & Chambers, S. T. (2013). Prevalence of concurrent deep vein thrombosis in patients with lower limb cellulitis: A prospective cohort study. BMC Infectious Diseases, 13, 141. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-141

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Murdoch, D. R., Podmore, R. G., Anderson, T. P., Barratt, K., Maze, M. J., French, K. E., … Chambers, S. T., & Werno, A. M. (2013). Impact of routine systematic polymerase chain reaction testing on case finding for Legionnaires' disease: A pre-post comparison study. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 57(9), 1275-1281. doi: 10.1093/cid/cit504

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Maze, M. J., Pithie, A., Dawes, T., & Chambers, S. T. (2011). An audit of venous duplex ultrasonography in patients with lower limb cellulitis. New Zealand Medical Journal, 124(1329). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/124-1329/4538/content.pdf

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Wong, J. S. J., Schousboe, M. I., Metcalf, S. C. L., Endre, Z. H., Hegarty, J. M., Maze, M. J., … Podmore, R. G. (2010). Ochroconis gallopava peritonitis in a cardiac transplant patient on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis [Case report]. Transplant Infectious Disease, 12(5), 455-458. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3062.2010.00523.x

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Maze, M. J. (2021). Chronic pulmonary comorbidities increase the risk of severe COVID-19, but critical details remain undetermined. Respirology, 26, 520-521. doi: 10.1111/resp.14067

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Murdoch, D., Addidle, M., Andersson, H.-S., Arnold, B., Balm, M., Benschop, J., … Birch, M., … Brunton, C., … Chambers, S., … Dalton, S., … Everts, R., … Freeman, J., French, N., … Hudson, B., … Ikram, R., Jack, S., Kelly, M., Lamont, I., Maze, M. J., … Metcalf, S., … Murton, S., … Pink, R., Pithie, A., … Priest, P., Raymond, N., … Taylor, J., … Upton, A., Ussher, J., Werno, A., & Wiles, S. (2020). Politicians: Please work together to minimise the spread of COVID-19. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1511), 7-8. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Verrall, A. J., Hill, P. C., Thorburn, D., Maze, M., Perumal, L., Grimwade, K., Thornley, C. N., Freeman, J., & Blackmore, T. K. (2020). Towards elimination of tuberculosis in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1513), 89-96. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Whitcombe, E., Maze, M. J., & Crump, J. A. (2020). Leopold Kirschner, Edward Sayers, and Neil Bruère: The initial descriptions of leptospirosis in New Zealand. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 44(1), 5-7. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12946

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Maze, M. J., & Beckert, L. (2019). The 1918-1919 influenza epidemic in New Zealand: End of the century reflections. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1507), 8-10. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Maze, M. J., Bassat, Q., Feasey, N. A., Mandomando, I., Musicha, P., & Crump, J. A. (2018). The epidemiology of febrile illness in sub-Saharan Africa: implications for diagnosis and management. Clinical Microbiology & Infection, 24(8), 808-814. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2018.02.011

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Hobbs, M., Shi, J., Maze, M., & Briggs, S. (2015). An observational study of antiretroviral drug resistance in treatment-naïve patients with HIV infection in New Zealand, from 2007 to 2011 [Short report]. Sexual Health, 12(6), 556-559. doi: 10.1071/SH14226

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Maze, M. J., Slow, S., Cumins, A.-M., Boon, K., Goulter, P., Podmore, R. G., … Pithie, A. D., Epton, M. J., Werno, A. M., Chambers, S. T., & Murdoch, D. R. (2014). Enhanced detection of Legionnaires' disease by PCR testing of induced sputum and throat swabs. European Respiratory Journal, 43(2), 644-646. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00191913

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Murdoch, D. R., Podmore, R. G., Anderson, T. P., Barratt, K., Maze, M. J., French, K. E., … Chambers, S. T., & Werno, A. M. (2014). Reply to Boethel et al. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 59(10), 1506. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu608

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Maze, M., & Beckert, L. (2013). Active tuberculosis (TB) with a negative interferon gamma release assay: Failure of this test to rule out TB. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1373). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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