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The Infection Group Publications

Selected recent publications.


 2017 2016 


  • Kenagy E, Priest PC, Cameron CM, Smith D, Scott P, Cho V, Mitchell P, Murdoch DR. Risk factors for Legionnaires’ disease caused by Legionella longbeachae: a case-control study. Emerg Infect Dis in press
  • Myat TO, Hannaway R, Zin KN, Htike WW, Win KK, Crump JA, Murdoch DR, Ussher JE. Drug-resistant gram-negative sepsis in Myanmar. Emerg Infect Dis in press
  • Swinburn B, Vandevijvere S, Woodward A, Hornblow A, Richardson A, Burlingame B, Borman B, Taylor B, Breier B, Arroll B, Drummond B, Grant C, Bullen C, Wall C, Mhurchu CN, Cameron-Smith D, Menkes D, Murdoch D, Mangin D, Lennon D, Sarfati D, Sellman D, Rush E, Sopoaga F, Thomson G, Devlin G, Abel G, White H, Coad J, Hoek J, Connor J, Krebs J, Douwes J, Mann J, McCall J, Broughton J, Potter JD, Toop L, McCowan L, Signal L, Beckert L, Elwood M, Kruger M, Farella M, Baker M, Keall M, Skeaff M, Thomson M, Wilson N, Chandler N, Reid P, Priest P, Brunton P, Crampton P, Davis P, Gendall P, Howden-Chapman P, Taylor R, Edwards R, Beaglehole R, Doughty R, Scragg R, Gauld R, McGee R, Jackson R, Hughes R, Mulder R, Bonita R, Kruger R, Casswell S, Derrett S, Ameratunga S, Denny S, Hales S, Pullon S, Wells S, Cundy T, Blakely T. Proposed new industry code on unhealthy food marketing to children and young people: will it make a difference? N Z Med J. 2017;130(1450):94-101
  • Martineau AR, Jolliffe DA, Hooper RL, Greenberg L, Aloia JF, Bergman P, Dubnov-Raz G, Esposito S, Ganmaa D, Ginde AA, Goodall EC, Grant CC, Griffiths CJ, Janssens W, Laaksi I, Manaseki-Holland S, Mauger D, Murdoch DR, Neale R, Rees JR, Simpson S Jr, Stelmach I, Kumar GT, Urashima M, Camargo CA Jr. Vitamin D supplementation to prevent acute respiratory tract infections: systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data. BMJ. 2017 ;356:i6583.
  • Howard JC, Creighton J, Heffernan H, Werno A. Evidence of transmission of an NDM-5-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a healthcare facility in New Zealand. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 in press. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkw498.
  • Priest P, Toombs-Ruane L, Benschop J, Burgess S, French N, Murdoch D. A One Health future to meet the AMR challenge? N Z Vet J. 2017 ;65(2):60-61
  • Toombs-Ruane LJ, Benschop J, Burgess S, Priest P, Murdoch DR, French NP. Multidrug resistant Enterobacteriaceae in New Zealand: a current perspective. N Z Vet J. 2017 ;65(2):62-70
  • Alamri Y, Keene A, Pithie A. Acute cystitis caused by commensal Neisseria oralis: A case report and review of the literature. Infect Disord Drug Targets. 2017: in press
  • Barratt K, Anderson TP, Fahey JA, Jennings LC, Werno AM, Murdoch DR. Comparison of the Fast track Diagnostics Respiratory 21 and Seegene Allplex multiplex polymerase chain reaction assays for the detection of respiratory viruses. Br J Biomed Sci 2017 in press
  • Walls T, McSweeney A, Anderson T, Jennings LC. Multiplex-PCR for the detection of viruses in the CSF of infants and young children. J Med Virol. 2017;89(3):559-561

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  • Barger-Kamate B, Deloria Knoll M, Kagucia EW, Prosperi C, Baggett HC, Brooks WA, Feikin DR, Hammitt LL, Howie SR, Levine OS, Madhi SA, Scott JA, Thea DM, Amornintapichet T, Anderson TP, Awori JO, Baillie VL, Chipeta J, DeLuca AN, Driscoll AJ, Goswami D, Higdon MM, Hossain L, Karron RA, Maloney S, Moore DP, Morpeth SC, Mwananyanda L, Ofordile O, Olutunde E, Park DE, Sow SO, Tapia MD, Murdoch DR, O'Brien KL, Kotloff KL. Pertussis-Associated Pneumonia in Infants and Children From Low- and Middle-Income Countries Participating in the PERCH Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2016;63(suppl 4):S187-S196.
  • Petousis-Harris H, Walls T, Watson D, Paynter J, Graham P, Turner N. Safety of Tdap vaccine in pregnant women: an observational study. BMJ Open. 2016 ;6(4):e010911
  • Walls T, Graham P, Petousis-Harris H, Hill L, Austin N. Infant outcomes after exposure to Tdap vaccine in pregnancy: an observational study. BMJ Open. 2016 ;6(1):e009536
  • Pullon HW, Gommans J, Thomas MG, Metcalf S, Grainger R, Wild H. Antimicrobial resistance in New Zealand: the evidence and a call for action. N Z Med J. 2016 ;129(1444):103-110
  • Olijve L, Podmore R, Anderson T, Walls T. High rate of oropharyngeal Kingella kingae carriage in New Zealand children. J Paediatr Child Health. 2016;52(12):1081-1085
  • Carugati M, Petti CA, Arnold C, Miro JM, Pericàs JM, Garcia de la Maria C, Kanafani Z, Durante-Mangoni E, Baddley J, Wray D, Klein JL, Delahaye F, Fernandez-Hidalgo N, Hannan MM, Murdoch D, Bayer A, Chu VH. Antistaphylococcal β-Lactams versus Vancomycin for Treatment of Infective Endocarditis Due to Methicillin-Susceptible Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci: a Prospective Cohort Study from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016;60(10):6341-9
  • Gaddam RR, Fraser R, Badiei A, Chambers S, Cogger VC, Le Couteur DG, Ishii I, Bhatia M. Cystathionine-Gamma-Lyase Gene Deletion Protects Mice against Inflammation and Liver Sieve Injury following Polymicrobial Sepsis. PLoS One. 2016;11(8):e0160521
  • Best EJ, Walls T, Souter M, Neeff M, Anderson T, Salkeld L, Ahmad Z, Mahadevan M, Walker C, Murdoch D, Mills N. Pneumococcal vaccine impact on otitis media microbiology: A New Zealand cohort study before and after the introduction of PHiD-CV10 vaccine. Vaccine. 2016;34(33):3840-7
  • Isenman HL, Chambers ST, Pithie AD, MacDonald SL, Hegarty JM, Fenwick JL, Maze MJ, Metcalf SC, Murdoch DR. Legionnaires' disease caused by Legionella longbeachae: Clinical features and outcomes of 107 cases from an endemic area. Respirology. 2016;21(7):1292-9
  • Darlow B, Campbell N, Austin N, Chin A, Grigg C, Skidmore C, Voss L, Walls T, Wise M, Werno A. The prevention of early-onset neonatal group B streptococcus infection: New Zealand Consensus Guidelines 2014. N Z Med J. 2015;128(1425):69-76
  • Murdoch DR. How recent advances in molecular tests could impact the diagnosis of pneumonia. Expert Rev Mol Diagn. 2016;16(5):533-40
  • Ritchie SR, Isdale E, Priest P, Rainey PB, Thomas MG. The turnover of strains in intermittent and persistent nasal carriers of Staphylococcus aureus. J Infect. 2016;72(3):295-301
  • Jefferies S, Braithwaite I, Walker S, Weatherall M, Jennings L, Luck M, Barrett K, Siebers R, Blackmore T, Beasley R, Perrin K. Randomized controlled trial of the effect of regular paracetamol on influenza infection. Respirology. 2016;21(2):370-7

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