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Publications from the New Zealand Paediatric Surveillance Unit

Rix-Trott, K, Byrnes, C, Twiss, J, Matsas, R, Hamill, J, Evans, S, Mahon, C, Williamson, D, Dickson, N, Walls, T, Voss, L, and Best, E (2016). Nationwide surveillance of paediatric empyema in New Zealand 2014–2016 View or download the conference poster (PDF 800 KB)

Wen, S C, Best, E, Walls, T, Dickson, N, McCay, H, and Wilson, E (2015). Prospective surveillance of hospitalisations associated with varicella in New Zealand children. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, online 2015 Jun 3. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12937

Desai, S, Smith, T, Thorley, B R, Grenier, D, Dickson, N, Altpeter, E, ... and Zurynski, Y (2014). Performance of acute flaccid paralysis surveillance compared with World Health Organization standards. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 51(2), 209-214. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12691

Wong, W, Lennon, D R, Crone, S, Neutze, J M, and Reed, P W (2013). Prospective population‐based study on the burden of disease from post‐streptococcal glomerulonephritis of hospitalised children in New Zealand: Epidemiology, clinical features and complications. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 49(10), 850-855. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12295

Kunac, D, Tatley, M, Grimwood, K, and Reith, D (2012). Active surveillance of serious drug adverse reactions in New Zealand Children. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 97(8), 761-2. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2011-301457

Wilson, C, Kerruish, N J, Wilcken, B, Wiltshire, E, Bendikson, K, and Webster, D (2012). Diagnosis of disorders of intermediary metabolism in New Zealand before and after expanded newborn screening: 2004-2009. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1348), 42-50. 

Darlow, B A, Phillips, A A, and Dickson, N P (2011). New Zealand surveillance of neonatal vitamin K deficiency bleeding (VKDB): 1998–2008. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 47(7), 460-464. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2010.01995.x

Safar, A, Lennon, D, Stewart, J, Trenholme, A, Drinkovic, D, Peat, B, ... and Voss, L (2011). Invasive group A streptococcal infection and vaccine implications, Auckland, New Zealand. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 17(6), 983. doi: 10.3201/eid/1706.100804

Chambers, S T, and Dickson, N P (2011). Global polio eradication: Progress, but determination and vigilance still needed. New Zealand Medical Journal, 124(1337), 100-104. 

Dickson, N, Kara, T, and Tuohy, P (2009). Rapid national survey of renal stones in New Zealand infants. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 45, 633-635. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2009.01585.x

Grenier, D, Ugnat, A M, McCourt, C, Scott, J, Thibodeau, M L, Davis, M A, and Dickson, N P (2009). Can active surveillance provide a rapid response to an emerging child health issue? The melamine example. Paediatrics & Child Health, 14(5), 285. Read article at PubMed Central

Kelly, P, and Farrant, B (2008). Shaken baby syndrome in New Zealand. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 44, 99-107. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2007.01234.x

Wilson, C, Kerruish, N., Wilcken, B., Wiltshire, E., & Webster, D. (2007). The failure to diagnose inborn errors of metabolism in New Zealand: the case for expanded screening. New Zealand Medical Journal, 120, U2727. 

Grenier, D., Elliott, E J, Zurynski, Y, Rodrigues, P R, Preece, M, Lynn, R, von Kries, R, Zimmermann, H, Dickson, N, and Virella, D (2007). Beyond counting cases: public health impacts of national Paediatric Surveillance Units. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 92, 527-533. View article at PubMed Central

Somerville, R, Grant, C, Grimwood, K, Murdoch, D, Graham, D, Jackson, P, Meates-Dennis, M, and Nicholson, P D (2007). Infants hospitalised with pertussis: Estimating the true disease burden. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 43, 617-622. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2007.01154.x

Wong, W (2007). Idiopathic neprhotic syndrome in New Zealand children, demographic, clinical features, initial management, and outcome after twelve-month follow-up: Results of a three-year national surveillance study. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 43, 337-41. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2007.01077.x

Heaton, P, Wilson, N, Nicholson, R, Doran, J, Parsons, A, and Aiken, F (2006). Kawasaki disease in New Zealand. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 42, 184-190. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2006.00827.x

Campbell-Stokes, P L, & Taylor, B J on behalf of the New Zealand Children’s Diabetes Working Group. (2005). Prospective incidence study of diabetes mellitus in New Zealand children aged 0 to 14 years. Diabetologia, 48, 643-648. doi: 10.1007/s00125-005-1697-3

Twiss, J, Metcalfe, R, Edwards, E, and Byrnes, C (2005). New Zealand national incidence of bronchiectasis "too high" for a developed country. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 90, 737-740. doi: 10.1136/adc.2004.066472

Darlow, B A (2004). 60 Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding (VKDB) in New Zealand infants: Results of surveillance over five years (1998 to 2002). Pediatric Research, 56(3), 474-474. doi: 10.1203/00006450-200409000-00083

Dickson, N, Paul, C, Wilkinson, L, Voss, L, and Rowley, S (2002). Estimates of HIV prevalence among pregnant women in New Zealand. New Zealand Public Health Report, 9(3), 17-19. Read article at the publisher's website

Dow, N, Dickson, N, and Taylor, B J (1999). The New Zealand Paediatric Surveillance Unit: Establishment and first year of operation. New Zealand Public Health Report, 6(6), 41-44. Read full-text article

Leversha, A M, and Marks, R E (1995). The prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 108(1013), 502-505. Read abstract on PubMed