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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

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

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

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

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0682

Maze, M. J., Sharples, K. J., Allan, K. J., Rubach, M. P., & Crump, J. A. (2018). Diagnostic accuracy of leptospirosis whole-cell lateral flow assays: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Microbiology & Infection. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2018.11.014

Journal - Research Article

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

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

Maze, M. J., Sharples, K. J., Allan, K. J., Rubach, M. P., & Crump, J. A. (2018). Diagnostic accuracy of leptospirosis whole-cell lateral flow assays: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Microbiology & Infection. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2018.11.014

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. Advance online publication. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0682

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Journal - Research Other

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

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

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

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

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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