Prof Eugene Athan

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Position

Professor, Infectious Diseases

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Medicine

Campus

Barwon Health

Publications

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2019

Quality of life impact of an adjuvanted recombinant zoster vaccine in adults aged 50 years and older

Desmond Curran, Lidia Oostvogels, Thomas Heineman, Sean Matthews, Janet McElhaney, Shelly McNeil, Javier Diez-Domingo, Himal Lal, Charles Andrews, Eugene Athan, Johan Berglund, Laura Campora, Ferdinandus de Looze, Tiina Korhonen, Edward Leung, Myron Levin, Antonio Volpi, Robert Johnson, ZOE-50/70 study group

(2019), Vol. 74, pp. 1231-1238, Journals of gerontology: series A, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Mycobacterium ulcerans disease management in Australian patients: the re-emergence of surgery as an important treatment modality

D O'Brien, P Callan, N Friedman, E Athan, A Hughes, A McDonald

(2019), Vol. 89, pp. 653-658, ANZ journal of surgery, Chichester, Eng., C1

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KHA-Cari guideline recommendations for infection control for haemodialysis units

Meg Jardine, Robert Commons, Janak de Zoysa, Muh Wong, Nicole Gilroy, Julianne Green, Belinda Henderson, Rhonda Stuart, David Tunnicliffe, Carolyn van Eps, Eugene Athan

(2019), Vol. 24, pp. 951-957, Nephrology, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Australian infection control in endoscopy consensus statements on carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae

Benedict Devereaux, Eugene Athan, Robyn Brown, Sue Greig, Dianne Jones, Fiona Bailey, David Wallis, Rajvinder Singh

(2019), Vol. 34, pp. 650-658, Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology, London, Eng., C1

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Association between the timing of surgery for complicated, left-sided infective endocarditis and survival

A Wang, V Chu, E Athan, F Delahaye, T Freiberger, C Lamas, J Miro, J Strahilevitz, C Tribouilloy, E Durante-Mangoni, J Pericas, N Fernndez-Hidalgo, F Nacinovich, B Barsic, E Giannitsioti, J Hurley, M Hannan, L Park

(2019), Vol. 210, pp. 108-116, American Heart Journal, C1

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Spontaneous healing of Mycobacterium ulcerans disease in Australian patients

Daniel O'Brien, Adrian Murrie, Peter Meggyesy, Jonathan Priestley, Avinash Rajcoomar, Eugene Athan

(2019), Vol. 13, pp. 1-8, PLoS neglected tropical diseases, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Simethicone use during gastrointestinal endoscopy: position statement of the Gastroenterological Society of Australia

B Devereaux, A Taylor, E Athan, D Wallis, R Brown, S Greig, F Bailey, K Vickery, E Wardle, D Jones

(2019), pp. 1-4, Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology, Chichester, Eng., C1

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2018

The current epidemiology of injecting drug use-associated infective endocarditis in Victoria, Australia in the midst of increasing crystal methamphetamine use

A Wright, O Otome, C Harvey, S Bowe, E Athan

(2018), pp. 484-488, Heart, lung and circulation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Severe rhabdomyolysis associated with RSV

James Bender, Rusheng Chew, Belinda Lin, Eugene Athan

(2018), Vol. 5, pp. 1-3, Open forum infectious diseases, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Morbidity from in-hospital complications is greater than treatment failure in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia

Natasha Holmes, J Robinson, Sebastiaan van Hal, Wendy Munckhof, Eugene Athan, Tony Korman, Allen Cheng, John Turnidge, Paul Johnson, Benjamin Howden, VANESSA study group, on behalf of the Australasian

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 1-9, BMC infectious diseases, London, Eng., C1

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Managing diabetic foot infections: a survey of Australasian infectious diseases clinicians

Robert Commons, Edward Raby, Eugene Athan, Hasan Bhally, Sharon Chen, Stephen Guy, Paul Ingram, Katy Lai, Chris Lemoh, Lyn-Li Lim, Laurens Manning, Spiros Miyakis, Mary O'Reilly, Adam Roberts, Marjoree Sehu, Adrienne Torda, Mauro Vicaretti, Peter Lazzarini

(2018), Vol. 11, pp. 1-8, Journal of foot and ankle research, London, Eng., C1

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Aiming for elimination: outcomes of a consultation pathway supporting regional general practitioners to prescribe direct-acting antiviral therapy for hepatitis C

A Wade, A McCormack, C Roder, K McDonald, M Davies, N Scott, M Wardrop, E Athan, M Hellard

(2018), Vol. 25, pp. 1089-1098, Journal of viral hepatitis, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Scrub typhus diagnosis on acute specimens using serological and molecular assays - a 3-year prospective study

M Koralur, R Singh, M Varma, S Shenoy, V Acharya, A Kamath, J Stenos, E Athan, I Bairy

(2018), Vol. 91, pp. 112-117, Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Wound healing: natural history and risk factors for delay in Australian patients treated with antibiotics for Mycobacterium ulcerans disease

Daniel O'Brien, N Friedman, Anthony McDonald, Peter Callan, Andrew Hughes, Aaron Walton, Eugene Athan

(2018), Vol. 12, pp. 1-14, PLoS neglected tropical diseases, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Increased severity and spread of Mycobacterium ulcerans, Southeastern Australia

Alex Tai, Eugene Athan, N Friedman, Andrew Hughes, Aaron Walton, Daniel O'Brien

(2018), Vol. 24, pp. 58-64, Emerging infectious diseases, Atlanta, Ga., C1

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Bilateral osteomyelitis and liver abscess caused by hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae- a rare clinical manifestation (case report)

Emma Sturm, Alex Tai, Belinda Lin, Jason Kwong, Eugene Athan, Benjamin Howden, Richard Angliss, Rafik Asaid, James Pollard

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 1-5, BMC infectious diseases, London, Eng., C1

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Low incidence of recurrent Buruli ulcers in treated Australian patients living in an endemic region

James Wynne, Timothy Stinear, Eugene Athan, Wojtek Michalski, Daniel O'Brien

(2018), Vol. 12, PLoS neglected tropical diseases, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Effect of Piperacillin-Tazobactam vs Meropenem on 30-Day Mortality for Patients With E coli or Klebsiella pneumoniae Bloodstream Infection and Ceftriaxone Resistance: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Patrick Harris, Paul Tambyah, David Lye, Yin Mo, Tau Lee, Mesut Yilmaz, Thamer Alenazi, Yaseen Arabi, Marco Falcone, Matteo Bassetti, Elda Righi, Benjamin Rogers, Souha Kanj, Hasan Bhally, Jon Iredell, Marc Mendelson, Tom Boyles, David Looke, Spiros Miyakis, Genevieve Walls, Mohammed Al Khamis, Ahmed Zikri, Amy Crowe, Paul Ingram, Nick Daneman, Paul Griffin, Eugene Athan, Penelope Lorenc, Peter Baker, Leah Roberts, Scott Beatson, Anton Peleg, Tiffany Harris-Brown, David Paterson, MERINO Trial Investigators and the Australasian So

(2018), Vol. 320, pp. 984-994, JAMA, Chicago, Ill., C1

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Descriptive analysis in time and space of recorded data for Buruli Ulcer occurrence in Victoria over 22 years

Michael Avumegah, Ee Tay, Soren Alexandersen, Wojtek Michalski, Daniel O'Brien, Isabelle Jeanne, Eugene Athan

(2018), pp. 1-33, [Unknown], [Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.], C1

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The changing epidemiology worldwide of Mycobacterium ulcerans

D O'Brien, I Jeanne, K Blasdell, M Avumegah, E Athan

(2018), Vol. 147, pp. 1-8, Epidemiology and infection, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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2017

Identifying and integrating patient and caregiver perspectives for clinical practice guidelines on the screening and management of infectious microorganisms in hemodialysis units

H Miller, A Tong, D Tunnicliffe, D Campbell, J Pinter, R Commons, E Athan, J Craig, N Gilroy, J Green, B Henderson, M Howell, R Stuart, C van Eps, M Wong, J de Zoysa, M Jardine

(2017), Vol. 21, pp. 213-223, Hemodialysis international, Hoboken, N.J., C1

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Antimicrobial stewardship in general practice

A Neels, A Tai, F Devchand, E Athan

(2017), Vol. 18, pp. 55-58, Medicine today, Neutral Bay, N.S.W., C1

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Exposure risk for infection and lack of human-to-human transmission of mycobacterium ulcerans disease, Australia

D O'Brien, J Wynne, A Buultjens, W Michalski, T Stinear, N Friedman, A Hughes, E Athan

(2017), Vol. 23, pp. 837-840, Emerging infectious diseases, Atlanta, Ga., C1

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High burden of complicated skin and soft tissue infections in the Indigenous population of Central Australia due to dominant Panton Valentine leucocidin clones ST93-MRSA and CC121-MSSA

S Harch, E MacMorran, S Tong, D Holt, J Wilson, E Athan, S Hewagama

(2017), Vol. 17, pp. 1-7, BMC infectious diseases, London, Eng., C1

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The rise of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus: now the dominant cause of skin and soft tissue infection in Central Australia

E Macmorran, S Harch, E Athan, S Lane, S Tong, L Crawford, S Krishnaswamy, S Hewagama

(2017), Vol. 145, pp. 2817-2826, Epidemiology and infection, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Influence of vancomycin minimum inhibitory concentration on the outcome of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus left-sided infective endocarditis treated with antistaphylococcal ?-lactam antibiotics: a prospective cohort study by the International Collaboration on Endocarditis

J Perics, J Messina, C Garcia-de-la-Mria, L Park, B Sharma-Kuinkel, F Marco, D Wray, Z Kanafani, M Carugati, E Durante-Mangoni, P Tattevin, V Chu, A Moreno, V Fowler, J Mir, International Collaboration on Endocarditis Microb, Eugene Athan

(2017), Vol. 23, pp. 544-549, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Antibiotic complications during the treatment of Mycobacterium ulcerans disease in Australian patients

Daniel O'Brien, Deborah Friedman, Andrew Hughes, Aaron Walton, Eugene Athan

(2017), Vol. 47, pp. 1011-1019, Internal medicine journal, Chichester, Eng., C1

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2016

One Health approach to controlling a Q fever outbreak on an Australian goat farm

K Bond, G Vincent, C Wilks, L Franklin, B Sutton, J Stenos, R Cowan, K Lim, E Athan, O Harris, L Macfarlane-Berry, Y Segal, S Firestone

(2016), Vol. 144, pp. 1129-1141, Epidemiology and infection, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Mucormycosis in Australia: contemporary epidemiology and outcomes

K Kennedy, K Daveson, M Slavin, S van Hal, T Sorrell, A Lee, D Marriott, B Chapman, C Halliday, K Hajkowicz, E Athan, N Bak, E Cheong, C Heath, C Morrissey, S Kidd, R Beresford, C Blyth, T Korman, J Robinson, W Meyer, S Chen

(2016), Vol. 22, pp. 775-781, Clinical microbiology and infection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases updated guidelines for the management of Clostridium difficile infection in adults and children in Australia and New Zealand

J Trubiano, A Cheng, T Korman, C Roder, A Campbell, M May, C Blyth, J Ferguson, T Blackmore, T Riley, E Athan

(2016), Vol. 46, pp. 479-493, Internal medicine journal, London, Eng., C1

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Efficacy of the herpes zoster subunit vaccine in adults 70 years of age or older

A Cunningham, H Lal, M Kovac, R Chlibek, S-J Hwang, J Dez-Domingo, O Godeaux, M Levin, J McElhaney, J Puig-Barber, C Vanden Abeele, T Vesikari, D Watanabe, T Zahaf, A Ahonen, E Athan, J Barba-Gomez, L Campora, F de Looze, H Downey, W Ghesquiere, I Gorfinkel, T Korhonen, E Leung, S McNeil, L Oostvogels, L Rombo, J Smetana, L Weckx, W Yeo, T Heineman

(2016), Vol. 375, pp. 1019-1032, New England journal of medicine, Waltham, Mass., C1

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Infection control in a globalised world challenges for general practice

A Tai, J Heath, A Neels, E Athan

(2016), Vol. 17, pp. 37-45, Medicine Today, Australia, C1-1

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Validated risk score for predicting 6-month mortality in infective endocarditis

Lawrence Park, Vivian Chu, Gail Peterson, Athanasios Skoutelis, Tatjana Lejko-Zupa, Emilio Bouza, Pierre Tattevin, Gilbert Habib, Ren Tan, Javier Gonzalez, Javier Altclas, Jameela Edathodu, Claudio Fortes, Rinaldo Siciliano, Orathai Pachirat, Souha Kanj, Andrew Wang, International Collaboration on Endocarditis (ICE), Eugene Athan

(2016), Vol. 5, pp. 1-13, Journal of the American Heart Association, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Increasing experience with primary oral medical therapy for mycobacterium ulcerans disease in an Australian cohort

N Friedman, Eugene Athan, Aaron Walton, Daniel O'Brien

(2016), Vol. 60, pp. 2692-2695, Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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2015

Association between surgical indications, operative risk, and clinical outcome in infective endocarditis: a prospective study from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis.

V Chu, L Park, E Athan, F Delahaye, T Freiberger, C Lamas, J Miro, D Mudrick, J Strahilevitz, C Tribouilloy, E Durante-Mangoni, J Pericas, N Fernndez-Hidalgo, F Nacinovich, H Rizk, V Krajinovic, E Giannitsioti, J Hurley, M Hannan, A Wang

(2015), Vol. 131, pp. 131-140, Circulation, United States, C1

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Invasive infections due to filamentous fungi other than Aspergillus: epidemiology and determinants of mortality

M Slavin, S van Hal, T Sorrell, A Lee, D Marriott, K Daveson, K Kennedy, K Hajkowicz, C Halliday, E Athan, N Bak, E Cheong, C Heath, C Orla Morrissey, S Kidd, R Beresford, C Blyth, T Korman, J Owen Robinson, W Meyer, S Chen, Australia and New Zealand Mycoses Interest Group

(2015), Vol. 21, pp. 490.e1-490.e10, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Sequence type 131 fimH30 and fimH41 subclones amongst escherichia coli isolates in Australia and New Zealand

B Rogers, P Ingram, N Runnegar, M Pitman, J Freeman, E Athan, S Havers, H Sidjabat, E Gunning, M De Almeida, K Styles, D Paterson

(2015), Vol. 45, pp. 351-358, International journal of antimicrobial agents, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Meropenem versus piperacillin-tazobactam for definitive treatment of bloodstream infections due to ceftriaxone non-susceptible Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp (the MERINO trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

P Harris, A Peleg, J Iredell, P Ingram, S Miyakis, A Stewardson, B Rogers, E McBryde, J Roberts, J Lipman, E Athan, S Paul, P Baker, T Harris-Brown, D Paterson

(2015), Vol. 16, pp. 1-8, Trials, London, Eng., C1

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Survey of infection control and antimicrobial stewardship practices in Australian residential aged-care facilities

R Stuart, C Marshall, E Orr, N Bennett, E Athan, D Friedman, M Reilly, Members of RACRIG (Residential Aged Care Research

(2015), Vol. 45, pp. 576-580, Internal medicine journal, London, Eng., C1

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Clinical MRSA isolates from skin and soft tissue infections show increased in vitro production of phenol soluble modulins

N Berlon, R Qi, B Sharma-Kuinkel, H Joo, L Park, D George, J Thaden, J Messina, S Maskarinec, M Mueller-Premru, E Athan, P Tattevin, J Pericas, C Woods, M Otto, V Fowler

(2015), Vol. 71, pp. 447-457, Journal of infection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Evolving epidemiology of injecting drug use-associated infective endocarditis: a regional centre experience

M Tung, M Light, R Giri, S Lane, A Appelbe, C Harvey, E Athan

(2015), Vol. 34, pp. 412-417, Drug and alcohol review, North Melbourne, Vic., C1

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Mycobacterium ulcerans treatment - can antibiotic duration be reduced in selected patients?

R Cowan, E Athan, N Friedman, A Hughes, A McDonald, P Callan, J Fyfe, D O Brien

(2015), Vol. 9, pp. 1-12, PLoS neglected tropical diseases, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1

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Candida infective endocarditis: an observational cohort study with a focus on therapy

C Arnold, M Johnson, A Bayer, S Bradley, E Giannitsioti, J Mir, P Tornos, P Tattevin, J Strahilevitz, D Spelman, E Athan, F Nacinovich, C Fortes, C Lamas, B Barsic, N Fernndez-Hidalgo, P Muoz, V Chu

(2015), Vol. 59, pp. 2365-2373, Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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Impact of early valve surgery on outcome of Staphylococcus aureus prosthetic valve infective endocarditis: analysis in the International Collaboration of Endocarditis-Prospective Cohort Study

C Chirouze, F Alla, V Fowler, D Sexton, G Corey, V Chu, A Wang, M-L Erpelding, E Durante-Mangoni, N Fernndez-Hidalgo, E Giannitsioti, M Hannan, T Lejko-Zupanc, J Mir, P Muoz, D Murdoch, P Tattevin, C Tribouilloy, B Hoen, E Athan

(2015), Vol. 60, pp. 741-749, Clinical infectious diseases, Cary, N.C., C1-1

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Effectiveness of a care bundle to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections

D Entesari-Tatafi, N Orford, M Bailey, M Chonghaile, J Lamb-Jenkins, E Athan

(2015), Vol. 202, pp. 247-250, Medical journal of Australia, Strawberry Hills, N.S.W., C1-1

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One-year outcome following biological or mechanical valve replacement for infective endocarditis

F Delahaye, V Chu, J Altclas, B Barsic, A Delahaye, T Freiberger, D Gordon, M Hannan, B Hoen, S Kanj, T Lejko-Zupanc, C Mestres, O Pachirat, P Pappas, C Lamas, C Selton-Suty, R Tan, P Tattevin, A Wang

(2015), Vol. 178, pp. 117-123, International journal of cardiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Mycobacterium ulcerans in the elderly: more severe disease and suboptimal outcomes

D O?Brien, N Friedman, R Cowan, J Pollard, A McDonald, P Callan, A Hughes, E Athan

(2015), Vol. 9, pp. 1-10, PLoS neglected tropical diseases, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1

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2014

Transmission of tuberculosis infection in a commercial office

M Bagherirad, P Trevan, M Globan, E Tay, N Stephens, E Athan

(2014), Vol. 200, pp. 177-179, Medical Journal of Australia, C1

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Clinical features and risk factors of oedematous mycobacterium ulcerans lesions in an Australian population: beware cellulitis in an endemic area

D O'Brien, N Friedman, A McDonald, P Callan, A Hughes, E Athan

(2014), Vol. 8, pp. 1-6, PLoS neglected tropical diseases, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1

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Community-onset Escherichia coli infection resistant to expanded-spectrum cephalosporins in low-prevalence countries

B Rogers, P Ingram, N Runnegar, M Pitman, J Freeman, E Athan, S Havers, H Sidjabat, M Jones, E Gunning, M De Almeida, K Styles, D Paterson

(2014), Vol. 58, pp. 2126-2134, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, C1-1

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The characteristics and outcome of infective endocarditis involving implantable cardiac devices

E Athan

(2014), Vol. 16, pp. 1-5, Current infectious disease reports, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Consensus guidelines for implementation of quality processes to prevent invasive fungal disease and enhanced surveillance measures during hospital building works, 2014

C Chang, M Ananda-Rajah, A Belcastro, B McMullan, A Reid, K Dempsey, E Athan, A Cheng, M Slavin

(2014), Vol. 44, pp. 1389-1397, Internal medicine journal, Milton, Qld., C1

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What do infectious diseases physicians do? a 2-week snapshot of inpatient consultative activities across Australia, New Zealand and Singapore

P Ingram, A Cheng, R Murray, C Blyth, T Walls, D Fisher, J Davis, E Athan

(2014), Vol. 20, pp. O737-O744, Clinical microbiology and infection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Iatrogenic meningitis caused by Neisseria sicca/subflava after intrathecal contrast injection, Australia

D Entesari-Tatafi, M Bagherirad, D Quan, E Athan

(2014), Vol. 20, pp. 1023-1025, Emerging infectious diseases, Atlanta, Ga., C1-1

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2013

Compliance with surgical antibiotic prophylaxis at an Australian teaching hospital

N Friedman, K Styles, A Gray, J Low, E Athan

(2013), Vol. 41, pp. 71-74, American Journal of Infection Control, C1-1

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The effectiveness of a single-stage versus traditional three-staged protocol of hospital disinfection at eradicating vancomycin-resistant Enterococci from frequently touched surfaces

N Friedman, A Walton, S Boyd, C Tremonti, J Low, K Styles, O Harris, D Alfredson, E Athan

(2013), Vol. 41, pp. 227-231, American Journal of Infection Control, C1

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Early diagnosis and treatment of necrotizing fasciitis can improve survival: An observational intensive care unit cohort study

K Bucca, R Spencer, N Orford, C Cattigan, E Athan, A McDonald

(2013), Vol. 83, pp. 365-370, ANZ Journal of Surgery, C1-1

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Enterococcal endocarditis in the beginning of the 21st century: Analysis from the international collaboration on endocarditis-prospective cohort study

C Chirouze, E Athan, F Alla, V Chu, G Ralph Corey, C Selton-Suty, M Erpelding, J Miro, L Olaison, B Hoen

(2013), Vol. 19, pp. 1140-1147, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, C1-1

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Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: Evaluation of the role of transoesophageal echocardiography in identifying clinically unsuspected endocarditis

A Incani, C Hair, P Purnell, D O'Brien, A Cheng, A Appelbe, E Athan

(2013), Vol. 32, pp. 1003-1008, European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, C1

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Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy is safe and effective for the treatment of infective endocarditis: A retrospective cohort study

A Htin, N Friedman, A Hughes, D O'Brien, S Huffam, A Redden, E Athan

(2013), Vol. 43, pp. 700-705, Internal Medicine Journal, C1-1

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Risk factors for recurrent Mycobacterium ulcerans disease after exclusive surgical treatment in an Australian cohort

D O'Brien, A Walton, A Hughes, N Friedman, A McDonald, P Callan, R Rhadon, I Holten, E Athan

(2013), Vol. 198, pp. 436-439, Medical Journal of Australia, C1

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Mycobacterium ulcerans disease: experience with primary oral medical therapy in an Australian cohort

N Friedman, E Athan, A Hughes, M Khajehnoori, A McDonald, P Callan, R Rahdon, D O'Brien

(2013), Vol. 7, pp. 1-5, PLoS neglected tropical diseases, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Incidence, clinical spectrum, diagnostic features, treatment and predictors of paradoxical reactions during antibiotic treatment of Mycobacterium ulcerans infections

D O'Brien, M Robson, N Friedman, A Walton, A McDonald, P Callan, A Hughes, R Rahdon, E Athan

(2013), Vol. 13, BMC Infectious Diseases, C1-1

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Impact of HIV-associated conditions on mortality in people commencing anti-retroviral therapy in resource limited settings

C Marshall, A Curtis, T Spelman, D O'Brien, J Greig, L Shanks, P du Cros, E Casas, M da Fonseca, E Athan, J Elliot

(2013), Vol. 8, pp. 1-8, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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Forgotten but not gone - Scrofuloderma in a migrant student from India

M Bagherirad, E Athan, O Harris

(2013), Vol. 6, pp. 371-373, Australasian Medical Journal, C1-1

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A case of Kingella kingae endocarditis complicated by native mitral valve rupture

M Bagherirad, D Entesari-Tatafi, S Mirzaee, A Appelbe, C Yap, E Athan

(2013), Vol. 6, pp. 172-174, Australasian Medical Journal, C1-1

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HACEK infective endocarditis: characteristics and outcomes from a large, multi-national cohort

S Chambers, D Murdoch, A Morris, D Holland, P Pappas, M Almela, N Fernndez-Hidalgo, B Almirante, E Bouza, D Forno, A del Rio, M Hannan, J Harkness, Z Kanafani, T Lalani, S Lang, N Raymond, K Read, T Vinogradova, C Woods, D Wray, G Corey, V Chu, International Collaboration on Endocarditis Prospe, E Athan

(2013), Vol. 8, pp. 1-9, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1

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Influence of the timing of cardiac surgery on the outcome of patients with infective endocarditis and stroke

B Barsic, S Dickerman, V Krajinovic, P Pappas, J Altclas, G Carosi, J Casab, V Chu, F Delahaye, J Edathodu, C Fortes, L Olaison, A Pangercic, M Patel, I Rudez, S Tamin, J Vincelj, A Bayer, A Wang, K Anstrom, E Athan, A Bayer, C Cabell, G Corey, V Fowler Jr, B Hoen, A Karchmer, J Miro, D Murdoch, D Sexton

(2013), Vol. 56, pp. 209-217, Clinical infectious diseases, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

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In-hospital and 1-year mortality in patients undergoing early surgery for prosthetic valve endocarditis.

T Lalani, V Chu, L Park, E Cecchi, G Corey, E Durante-Mangoni, V Fowler, D Gordon, P Grossi, M Hannan, B Hoen, P Muoz, H Rizk, S Kanj, C Selton-Suty, D Sexton, D Spelman, V Ravasio, M Tripodi, A Wang, International Collaboration on Endocarditis?Prospe, E Athan

(2013), Vol. 173, pp. 1495-1504, JAMA internal medicine, Chicago, IL, C1-1

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2012

The epidemiology of the first wave of H1N1 influenza pandemic in Australia : a population-based study

J Pasco, G Nicholson, S Brennan, K Bennett, A Dobbins, E Athan

(2012), Vol. 5, pp. 80-85, Open public health journal, Bussum, The Netherlands, C1

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Successful outcomes with oral fluoroquinolones combined with rifampicin in the treatment of Mycobacterium ulcerans: An observational cohort study

D O'Brien, A McDonald, P Callan, M Robson, N Friedman, A Hughes, I Holten, A Walton, E Athan

(2012), Vol. 6, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, C1-1

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Clinical characteristics and outcome of infective endocarditis involving implantable cardiac devices

E Athan, V Chu, P Tattevin, C Selton-Suty, P Jones, C Naber, J Mir, S Ninot, N Fernndez-Hidalgo, E Durante-Mangoni, D Spelman, B Hoen, T Lejko-Zupanc, E Cecchi, F Thuny, M Hannan, P Pappas, M Henry, V Fowler, A Crowley, A Wang

(2012), Vol. 307, pp. 1727-1735, JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association, C1-1

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Epidemiology, clinical features and diagnosis of Mycobacterium ulcerans in an Australian population

S Boyd, E Athan, N Friedman, A Hughes, A Walton, P Callan, A Mcdonald, D O'Brien

(2012), Vol. 196, pp. 341-344, Medical Journal of Australia, C1-1

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Treatment costs of Mycobacterium ulcerans in the antibiotic era

J Pak, D O'Brien, T Quek, E Athan

(2012), Vol. 4, pp. 123-127, International Health, C1-1

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2011

Methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis isolates are associated with clonal complex 30 genotype and a distinct repertoire of enterotoxins and adhesins

J Nienaber, B Sharma Kuinkel, M Clarke-Pearson, S Lamlertthon, L Park, T Rude, S Barriere, C Woods, V Chu, M Marn, S Bukovski, P Garcia, G Corey, T Korman, T Doco-Lecompte, D Murdoch, L Reller, V Fowler, International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Microb

(2011), Vol. 204, pp. 704-713, Journal of infectious diseases, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

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2010

Cost-effectiveness of routine and low-cost CD4 T-cell count compared with WHO clinical staging of HIV to guide initiation of antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings

E Athan, D O'Brien, R Legood

(2010), Vol. 24, pp. 1887-1895, AIDS, C1-1

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2009

Treatment for bacteraemia due to Staphylococcus aureus

A Cheng, M Yong, E Athan, V Fowler

(2009), pp. 1-10, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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Coagulase-negative staphylococcal prosthetic valve endocarditis--a contemporary update based on the International Collaboration on Endocarditis: prospective cohort study

V Chu, J Miro, B Hoen, C Cabell, P Pappas, P Jones, M Stryjewski, I Anguera, S Braun, P Muoz, P Commerford, P Tornos, J Francis, M Oyonarte, C Selton-Suty, A Morris, G Habib, B Almirante, D Sexton, G Corey, V Fowler, International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Prospe, E Athan

(2009), Vol. 95, pp. 570-576, Heart, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Health care-associated native valve endocarditis: importance of non-nosocomial acquisition

N Benito, J Mir, E de Lazzari, C Cabell, A del Ro, J Altclas, P Commerford, F Delahaye, S Dragulescu, H Giamarellou, G Habib, A Kamarulzaman, A Kumar, F Nacinovich, F Suter, C Tribouilloy, K Venugopal, A Moreno, V Fowler, ICE-PCS (International Collaboration on Endocardit

(2009), Vol. 150, pp. 586-594, Annals of internal medicine, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal

Clinical presentation, etiology, and outcome of infective endocarditis in the 21st century: the International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Prospective Cohort Study.

D Murdoch, G Corey, B Hoen, J Mir, V Fowler, A Bayer, A Karchmer, L Olaison, P Pappas, P Moreillon, S Chambers, V Chu, V Falc, D Holland, P Jones, J Klein, N Raymond, K Read, M Tripodi, R Utili, A Wang, C Woods, C Cabell, International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Prospe

(2009), Vol. 169, pp. 463-473, Archives of internal medicine, Chicago, IL., C1-1

journal
2008

Staphylococcal pyomyositis in a termperate region: Epidemiology and modern management

A Block, C Marshall, A Ratcliffe, E Athan

(2008), Vol. 189, pp. 323-325, Medical Journal of Australia, C1-1

journal

Preventing invasive fungal infection during hospital building works

C Chang, E Athan, C Morrissey, M Slavin

(2008), Vol. 38, pp. 538-541, Internal Medicine Journal, C1-1

journal

Successful treatment of Mycobacterium ulcerans osteomyelitis with minor surgical debridement and prolonged rifampicin and ciprofloxacin therapy: a case report

D O'Brien, E Athan, A Hughes, P Johnson

(2008), Vol. 2, pp. 1-4, Journal of medical case reports, London, England, C1-1

journal

Successful control of an outbreak of invasive aspergillosis in a regional haematology unit during hospital construction works

C Chang, A Cheng, B Devitt, A Hughes, P Campbell, K Styles, J Low, E Athan

(2008), Vol. 69, pp. 33-38, Journal of Hospital Infection, C1-1

journal

Genotypic diversity of coagulase-negative staphylococci causing endocarditis: A global perspective

C Petti, K Simmon, J Miro, B Hoen, F Marco, V Chu, E Athan, S Bukovski, E Bouza, S Bradley, V Fowler, E Giannitsioti, D Gordon, P Reinbott, T Korman, S Lang, C Garcia-de-la-Maria, A Raglio, A Morris, P Plesiat, S Ryan, T Doco-Lecompte, F Tripodi, R Utili, D Wray, J Federspiel, K Boisson, L Reller, D Murdoch, C Woods

(2008), Vol. 46, pp. 1780-1784, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, C1-1

journal

Candida infective endocarditis

J Baddley, D Benjamin, M Patel, J Mir, E Athan, B Barsic, E Bouza, L Clara, T Elliott, Z Kanafani, J Klein, S Lerakis, D Levine, D Spelman, E Rubinstein, P Tornos, A Morris, P Pappas, V Fowler, V Chu, C Cabell

(2008), Vol. 27, pp. 519-529, European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, C1-1

journal

Emergence of coagulase-negative staphylococci as a cause of native valve endocarditis

V Chu, C Woods, J Miro, B Hoen, C Cabell, P Pappas, J Federspiel, E Athan, M Stryjewski, F Nacinovich, F Marco, D Levine, T Elliott, C Fortes, P Tornos, D Gordon, R Utili, F Delahaye, G Corey, V Fowler

(2008), Vol. 46, pp. 232-242, Clinical Infectious Diseases, C1-1

journal

Leptotrichia endocarditis: report of two cases from the International Collaboration on Endocarditis (ICE) database and review of previous cases.

L Caram, J Linefsky, K Read, D Murdoch, T Lalani, C Woods, L Reller, S Kanj, M Premru, S Ryan, M Al-Hegelan, P Donnio, C Orezzi, M Paiva, C Tribouilloy, R Watkin, O Harris, D Eisen, G Corey, C Cabell, C Petti, E Athan

(2008), Vol. 27, pp. 139-143, European jouranl of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal

Current features of infective endocarditis in elderly patients: results of the International Collaboration on Endocarditis Prospective Cohort Study.

E Durante-Mangoni, S Bradley, C Selton-Suty, M-F Tripodi, B Barsic, E Bouza, C Cabell, A Ramos, V Fowler, B Hoen, P Koneny, A Moreno, D Murdoch, P Pappas, D Sexton, D Spelman, P Tattevin, J Mir, J van der Meer, R Utili, International Collaboration on Endocarditis Prospe

(2008), Vol. 168, pp. 2095-2103, Archives of internal medicine, Chicago, IL., C1-1

journal
2007

Risk factors for Mycobacterium ulcerans infection, southeastern Australia

T Quek, E Athan, M Henry, J Pasco, J Redden-Hoare, A Hughes, P Johnson

(2007), Vol. 13, pp. 1661-1666, Emerging Infectious Diseases, C1-1

journal

Mycobacterium ulcerans infection: Factors influencing diagnostic delay

T Quek, M Henry, J Pasco, D O'Brien, P Johnson, A Hughes, A Cheng, J Redden-Hoare, E Athan

(2007), Vol. 187, pp. 561-563, Medical Journal of Australia, C1-1

journal

Consensus recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment and control of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection (Bairnsdale or Buruli ulcer) in Victoria, Australia

P Johnson, J Hayman, T Quek, J Fyfe, G Jenkin, J Buntine, E Athan, M Birrell, J Graham, C Lavender, Mycobacterium ulcerans Study Team

(2007), Vol. 186, pp. 64-68, The Medical journal of Australia, Strawberry Hills, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

Personal protective equipment and antiviral drug use during hospitalization for suspected avian or pandemic influenza

A Swaminathan, R Martin, S Gamon, C Aboltins, E Athan, G Braitberg, M Catton, L Cooley, D Dwyer, D Edmonds, D Eisen, K Hosking, A Hughes, P Johnson, A Maclean, M O'Reilly, S Peters, R Stuart, R Moran, M Grayson

(2007), Vol. 13, pp. 1541-1547, Emerging infectious diseases, Atlanta, Ga., C1-1

journal

Pacemaker infections: a 10-year experience

A Catanchin, C Murdock, E Athan

(2007), Vol. 16, pp. 434-439, Heart, Lung and Circulation, Chatswood, N.S.W., C1-1

journal

Non-HACEK gram-negative bacillus endocarditis

S Morpeth, D Murdoch, C Cabell, A Karchmer, P Pappas, D Levine, F Nacinovich, P Tattevin, N Fernndez-Hidalgo, S Dickerman, E Bouza, A del Ro, T Lejko-Zupanc, A de Oliveira Ramos, D Iarussi, J Klein, C Chirouze, R Bedimo, G Corey, V Fowler, E Athan

(2007), Vol. 147, pp. 829-835, Annals of internal medicine, Philadelphia, Pa., C1-1

journal

Incidence of catheter-related bloodstream infection among patients with a needleless, mechanical valve-based intravenous connector in an Australian hematology-oncology unit

K Field, C McFarlane, A Cheng, A Hughes, E Jacobs, K Styles, J Low, P Stow, P Campbell, E Athan

(2007), Vol. 28, pp. 610-613, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Contemporary clinical profile and outcome of prosthetic valve endocarditis

A Wang, E Athan, P Pappas, V Fowler, L Olaison, C Par, B Almirante, P Muoz, M Rizzi, C Naber, M Logar, P Tattevin, D Iarussi, C Selton-Suty, S Jones, J Casab, A Morris, G Corey, C Cabell, International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Prospe

(2007), Vol. 297, pp. 1354-1361, JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association, Chicago, Ill., C1-1

journal
2006

Q fever outbreak at a cosmetics supply factory

A Wade, A Cheng, E Athan, J Molloy, O Harris, J Stenos, A Hughes

(2006), Vol. 42, pp. e50-e52, Clinical infectious diseases, United States, C1-1

journal

Prevalence of multiresistant Gram-negative organisms in a surgical hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

S Jones, V Nguyen, T Nguyen, E Athan

(2006), Vol. 11, pp. 1725-1730, Tropical medicine & international health, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal
2005

Acute rheumatic fever: an unusual cause of fever in a returned traveler

A Catanchin, D O'Brien, E Athan

(2005), Vol. 12, pp. 353-355, Journal of travel medicine, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal

Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis: a consequence of medical progress

V Fowler, J Miro, B Hoen, C Cabell, E Abrutyn, E Rubinstein, G Corey, D Spelman, S Bradley, B Barsic, P Pappas, K Anstrom, D Wray, C Fortes, I Anguera, E Athan, P Jones, J van der Meer, T Elliott, D Levine, A Bayer

(2005), Vol. 293, pp. 3012-3021, Journal of the American Medical Association, Chocago, Ill., C1-1

journal

Peritonitis due to Curvularia inaequalis in an elderly patient undergoing peritoneal dialysis and a review of six cases of peritonitis associated with other Curvularia spp

J Pimentel, K Mahadevan, A Woodgyer, L Sigler, C Gibas, O Harris, M Lupino, E Athan

(2005), Vol. 43, pp. 4288-4292, Journal of clinical microbiology, Washington, D.C., C1-1

journal

Candida glabrata prosthetic valve endocarditis treated successfully with fluconazole plus caspofungin without surgery: a case report and literature review.

D Lye, A Hughes, D O'Brien, E Athan

(2005), Vol. 24, pp. 753-755, European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Germany, C1-1

journal

Control of an outbreak of multi-drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in an intensive care unit and a surgical ward

J Pimentel, J Low, K Styles, O Harris, A Hughes, E Athan

(2005), Vol. 59, pp. 249-253, Journal of hospital infection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
2004

The tip of the iceberg: opportunistic screening for Chlamydia trachomatis in asymptomatic patients attending a young people's health clinic reveals a high prevalence - a pilot study

S Jones, S Barker, E Athan, S Graves

(2004), Vol. 1, pp. 115-119, Sexual health, Clayton, Vic., C1-1

journal

Prevention of recurrent fetal death in utero due to group B streptococcal chorioamnionitis

S Jones, E Athan, J Viggers

(2004), Vol. 44, pp. 356-357, ANZJOG (Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology), Richmond, Vic., C1-1

journal
2003

AIDS and heart disease: is cardiac surgery justified?

M Agaskar, N Ghorpade, E Athan, M Mohajeri

(2003), Vol. 12, pp. 193-195, Heart, lung and circulation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
2002

Once-daily intravenous cefazolin plus oral probenecid is equivalent to once-daily intravenous ceftriaxone plus oral placebo for the treatment of moderate-to-severe cellulitis in adults

M Grayson, M McDonald, K Gibson, E Athan, W Munckhof, P Paull, F Chambers

(2002), Vol. 34, pp. 1440-1448, Clinical infectious diseases, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal

The changing profile of bacterial endocarditis as seen at an Australian provincial centre

A Cheng, E Athan, A Appelbe, M McDonald

(2002), Vol. 11, pp. 26-31, Heart, lung and circulation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
2001

Effectiveness of short-course quinine and single-dose sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine in the treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

E Athan, D Drrheim, K Barnes, N Mngomezulu, A Mabuza, J Govere

(2001), Vol. 91, pp. 592-594, South African Medical Journal (SAMJ), Claremont, South Africa, C1-1

journal
1997

Anaerobic meningitis due to Peptostreptococcus species: case report and review

T Korman, E Athan, D Spelman

(1997), Vol. 25, pp. 1462-1464, Clinical infectious diseases, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Prosthetic Joint Infection Project

Dr Melanie Thomson, Prof Eugene Athan, Prof Richard Page, Miss Darcie Cooper

  • 2017: $12,924
  • 2016: $12,924
  • 2015: $12,924

Ecology and Transmission of Mycobacterium ulcerans

Prof Soren Alexandersen, Dr Melanie Thomson, Dr Daniel O'Brien, Dr Wojtek Michalski, Prof Eugene Athan, Mr Michael Selorm Avumegah

  • 2018: $4,151
  • 2017: $4,151
  • 2016: $8,302

GIS/Epidemiology of Mycobacteria ulcerans in Victoria

Prof Eugene Athan, Dr Isabelle Jeanne, Dr Daniel O'Brien

  • 2019: $50,000
  • 2016: $17,735

Industry and Other Funding

Using medical maggots to fight the Bainsdale Ulcer

Dr Melanie Thomson, A/Prof Michelle Harvey, Prof Eugene Athan, Dr Daniel O'Brien

  • 2013: $34,000

Optimising Biofilm Analysis In Orthopaedic Prosthetic Joint Infections

Prof Richard Page, Prof Eugene Athan

  • 2017: $30,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2017

Christine Janet Roder

Thesis entitled: Repurposing auranofin to treat Clostridium difficile infection by targeting selenium

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

Associate Supervisor
2018

Michael Selorm Avumegah

Thesis entitled: Epidemiology of Buruli Ulcer Cases and a Potential Screening Test for Exposure.

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine