MBBS (Hons) (Monash) FRACP PhD (Monash)

Infectious Diseases Physician
Director, Mycobacterial Infections service, Monash Infectious Diseases

Professional Roles
Member, Victorian Tuberculosis Advisory Committee
Member, Victorian Infection and Immunity Network (VIIN)

Book chapters
Isoniazid.
Jenkin GA.
In: Grayson ML, Crowe SM, McCarthy JS, Mills J, Mouton JW, Norrby SR, Paterson DL, Pfaller MA. (eds).
Kucers’ The Use of Antibiotics (6th ed.). American Society for Microbiology & Hodder Arnold, 2010.

Pyrazinamide.
Jenkin GA.
In: Grayson ML, Crowe SM, McCarthy JS, Mills J, Mouton JW, Norrby SR, Paterson DL, Pfaller MA. (eds).
Kucers’ The Use of Antibiotics (6th ed.). American Society for Microbiology & Hodder Arnold, 2010.

Rifapentine.
Jenkin GA.
In: Grayson ML, Crowe SM, McCarthy JS, Mills J, Mouton JW, Norrby SR, Paterson DL, Pfaller MA. (eds).
Kucers’ The Use of Antibiotics (6th ed.). American Society for Microbiology & Hodder Arnold, 2010.

Fever and upper respiratory tract symptoms
Jenkin G, Johnson P, Street A.
In: Yung A. Spelman DW. Street A. Johnson PDR. Sorrell T. McCormack J. (eds.)
Infectious Diseases: A Clinical Approach (3rd ed.), IP Communications,  2010.

Fever and upper respiratory tract symptoms
Jenkin G, Johnson P, Street A.
In: Yung A, McDonald MM, Spelman DW, Street A, Johnson PDR, McCormack J, Sorrell T. (eds.)
Infectious Diseases: A Clinical Approach (2nd ed.), IP Communications, 2004.

Journal articles

The location of Australian Buruli ulcer lesions-Implications for unravelling disease transmission.
Yerramilli A, Tay EL, Stewardson AJ, Kelley PG, Bishop E, Jenkin GA, Starr M, Trevillyan J, Hughes A, Friedman ND, O’Brien DP, Johnson PDR.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Aug 18;11(8):e0005800. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005800. eCollection 2017 Aug.
PMID: 28821017

Bezlotoxumab for Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection.
Wilcox MH, Gerding DN, Poxton IR, Kelly C, Nathan R, Birch T, Cornely OA, Rahav G, Bouza E, Lee C, Jenkin G, Jensen W, Kim YS, Yoshida J, Gabryelski L, Pedley A, Eves K, Tipping R, Guris D, Kartsonis N, Dorr MB; MODIFY I and MODIFY II Investigators..
N Engl J Med. 2017 Jan 26;376(4):305-317. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1602615.
PMID: 28121498

Clostridium difficile infection: an Australian clinical perspective.
Jenkin GA.
Microbiology Australia 2015;36(3):106-108.

Molecular characterization and antimicrobial susceptibilities of Clostridium difficile clinical isolates from Victoria, Australia.
Mackin KE, Elliott B, Kotsanas D, Howden BP, Carter GP, Korman TM, Riley TV, Rood JI, Jenkin GA, Lyras D.
Anaerobe. 2015 May 2. pii: S1075-9964(15)30017-2. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2015.05.001. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID:25944720
Mycobacterium haemophilum bone and joint infection in HIV/AIDS: case report and literature review.
Cross GB, Le Q, Webb B, Jenkin GA, Korman TM, Francis M, Woolley IJ.
Int J STD AIDS. 2015 Jan 10. pii: 0956462414565403. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 25577597 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

An unusual ulcer: A case of cutaneous mucormycosis caused by Rhizopus oryzae.
Gardiner BJ, Simpson I, Khuu MH, Kidd SE, Lo CH, Jenkin GA.
Med Mycol Case Reports 2015 Mar;7:8-11. doi:10.1016/j.mmcr.2014.11.003

Emergence of a ribotype 244 strain of Clostridium difficile associated with severe disease and related to the epidemic ribotype 027 strain.
Lim SK, Stuart RL, Mackin K, Carter G, Kotsanas D, Francis M, Easton M, Dimovski K, Elliot B, Riley TV, Hogg G, Paul E, Korman TM, Seemann T, Stinear TP, Lyras D, Jenkin GA.
Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jun;58(12):1723-30. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu203. Epub 2014 Apr 4.
PMID: 24704722 [PubMed – in process]
O’Brien DP, Jenkin G, Buntine J, Steffen CM, McDonald A, Horne S, Friedman ND, Athan E, Hughes A, Callan PP, Johnson PD.
Med J Aust. 2014 Mar 17;200(5):267-70.
PMID: 24641151 [PubMed – in process]

Buruli ulcer disease in travellers and differentiation of Mycobacterium ulcerans strains from northern Australia.
Lavender CJ, Globan M, Johnson PD, Charles PG, Jenkin GA, Ghosh N, Clark BM, Martinello M, Fyfe JA.
J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Aug 8. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 22875890 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Long-term follow-up of contacts exposed to multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Victoria, Australia, 1995-2010.
Denholm JT, Leslie DE, Jenkin GA, Darby J, Johnson PD, Graham SM, Brown GV, Sievers A, Globan M, Brown LK, McBryde ES.
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2012 Aug 3. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 22863690 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

The Anti-Sigma Factor TcdC Modulates Hypervirulence in an Epidemic BI/NAP1/027 Clinical Isolate of Clostridium difficile.
Carter GP, Douce GR, Govind R, Howarth PM, Mackin KE, Spencer J, Buckley AM, Antunes A, Kotsanas D, Jenkin GA, Dupuy B, Rood JI, Lyras D.
PLoS Pathog. 2011 Oct;7(10):e1002317. Epub 2011 Oct 13.
PMID: 22022270 [PubMed – in process] Free PMC Article

Serological Evaluation of Mycobacterium ulcerans Antigens Identified by Comparative Genomics.
Pidot SJ, Porter JL, Marsollier L, Chauty A, Migot-Nabias F, Badaut C, Bénard A, Ruf MT, Seemann T, Johnson PD, Davies JK, Jenkin GA, Pluschke G, Stinear TP.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010 Nov 2;4(11):e872.
PMID: 21072233 [PubMed – in process]

Novel use of tryptose sulfite cycloserine egg yolk agar for isolation of Clostridium perfringens during an outbreak of necrotising enterocolitis in a neonatal unit.
Kotsanas D, Carson J, Awad MM, Lyras D, Rood JI, Jenkin GA, Stuart RL, Korman TM.
J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Sep 8. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 20826643 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Mycolactone gene expression is controlled by strong SigA-like promoters with utility in studies of Mycobacterium ulcerans and buruli ulcer.
Tobias NJ, Seemann T, Pidot SJ, Porter JL, Marsollier L, Marion E, Letournel F, Zakir T, Azuolas J, Wallace JR, Hong H, Davies JK, Howden BP, Johnson PD, Jenkin GA, Stinear TP.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009 Nov 24;3(11):e553.
PMID: 19936295 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

Transfer, stable maintenance and expression of the mycolactone polyketide megasynthase mls genes in a recombination-impaired Mycobacterium marinum.
Porter JL, Tobias NJ, Hong H, Tuck KL, Jenkin GA, Stinear TP.
Microbiology. 2009 Jun;155(Pt 6):1923-33. Epub 2009 Apr 21.
PMID: 19383681 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free Article

Comparison of QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube Test and tuberculin skin test for identification of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in healthcare staff and association between positive test results and known risk factors for infection.
Vinton P, Mihrshahi S, Johnson P, Jenkin GA, Jolley D, Biggs BA.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Mar;30(3):215-21.
PMID: 19191484 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Insights from the complete genome sequence of Mycobacterium marinum on the evolution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Stinear TP, Seemann T, Harrison PF, Jenkin GA, Davies JK, Johnson PD, Abdellah Z, Arrowsmith C, Chillingworth T, Churcher C, Clarke K, Cronin A, Davis P, Goodhead I, Holroyd N, Jagels K, Lord A, Moule S, Mungall K, Norbertczak H, Quail MA, Rabbinowitsch E, Walker D, White B, Whitehead S, Small PL, Brosch R, Ramakrishnan L, Fischbach MA, Parkhill J, Cole ST.
Genome Res. 2008 May;18(5):729-41. Epub 2008 Apr 10.
PMID: 18403782 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

Mycobacterium ulcerans in mosquitoes captured during outbreak of Buruli ulcer, southeastern Australia.
Johnson PD, Azuolas J, Lavender CJ, Wishart E, Stinear TP, Hayman JA, Brown L, Jenkin GA, Fyfe JA.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2007 Nov;13(11):1653-60.
PMID: 18217547 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free Article

Letter regarding Mycobacterium ulcerans.
Buntine JA, Jenkin GA, Doherty R, Johnson PD.
Ann Plast Surg. 2007 Feb;58(2):227-8. No abstract available.
PMID: 17245157 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Consensus recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment and control of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection (Bairnsdale or Buruli ulcer) in Victoria, Australia.
Johnson PD, Hayman JA, Quek TY, Fyfe JA, Jenkin GA, Buntine JA, Athan E, Birrell M, Graham J, Lavender CJ; Mycobacterium ulcerans Study Team.
Med J Aust. 2007 Jan 15;186(2):64-8.
PMID: 17223765 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free Article

Reductive evolution and niche adaptation inferred from the genome of Mycobacterium ulcerans, the causative agent of Buruli ulcer.
Stinear TP, Seemann T, Pidot S, Frigui W, Reysset G, Garnier T, Meurice G, Simon D, Bouchier C, Ma L, Tichit M, Porter JL, Ryan J, Johnson PD, Davies JK, Jenkin GA, Small PL, Jones LM, Tekaia F, Laval F, Daffé M, Parkhill J, Cole ST.
Genome Res. 2007 Feb;17(2):192-200. Epub 2007 Jan 8.
PMID: 17210928 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

Evolution of Mycobacterium ulcerans and other mycolactone-producing mycobacteria from a common Mycobacterium marinum progenitor.
Yip MJ, Porter JL, Fyfe JA, Lavender CJ, Portaels F, Rhodes M, Kator H, Colorni A, Jenkin GA, Stinear T.
J Bacteriol. 2007 Mar;189(5):2021-9. Epub 2006 Dec 15.
PMID: 17172337 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

Giant plasmid-encoded polyketide synthases produce the macrolide toxin of Mycobacterium ulcerans.
Stinear TP, Mve-Obiang A, Small PL, Frigui W, Pryor MJ, Brosch R, Jenkin GA, Johnson PD, Davies JK, Lee RE, Adusumilli S, Garnier T, Haydock SF, Leadlay PF, Cole ST.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Feb 3;101(5):1345-9. Epub 2004 Jan 21.
PMID: 14736915 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text12.

Subtractive hybridization reveals a type I polyketide synthase locus specific to Mycobacterium ulcerans.
Jenkin GA, Stinear TP, Johnson PD, Davies JK.
J Bacteriol. 2003 Dec;185(23):6870-82.
PMID: 14617651 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text
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Acute, oedematous Mycobacterium ulcerans infection in a farmer from far north Queensland.
Jenkin GA, Smith M, Fairley M, Johnson PD.
Med J Aust. 2002 Feb 18;176(4):180-1. No abstract available.
PMID: 11915879 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free Article

Comparative genetic analysis of Mycobacterium ulcerans and Mycobacterium marinum reveals evidence of recent divergence.
Stinear TP, Jenkin GA, Johnson PD, Davies JK.
J Bacteriol. 2000 Nov;182(22):6322-30.
PMID: 11053375 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

Identification of Mycobacterium ulcerans in the environment from regions in Southeast Australia in which it is endemic with sequence capture-PCR.
Stinear T, Davies JK, Jenkin GA, Hayman JA, Oppedisano F, Johnson PD.
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2000 Aug;66(8):3206-13.
PMID: 10919771 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

A simple PCR method for rapid genotype analysis of Mycobacterium ulcerans.
Stinear T, Davies JK, Jenkin GA, Portaels F, Ross BC, Oppedisano F, Purcell M, Hayman JA, Johnson PD.
J Clin Microbiol. 2000 Apr;38(4):1482-7.
PMID: 10747130 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

What is the cause of a rash after measles-mumps-rubella vaccination?
Jenkin GA, Chibo D, Kelly HA, Lynch PA, Catton MG.
Med J Aust. 1999 Aug 16;171(4):194-5.
PMID: 10494235 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Campylobacter upsaliensis-associated diarrhea in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients.
Jenkin GA, Tee W.
Clin Infect Dis. 1998 Oct;27(4):816-21.
PMID: 9798039 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Candidal epididymo-orchitis: case report and review.
Jenkin GA, Choo M, Hosking P, Johnson PD.
Clin Infect Dis. 1998 Apr;26(4):942-5. Review.
PMID: 9564480 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Airport malaria in Cairns.
Jenkin GA, Ritchie SA, Hanna JN, Brown GV.
Med J Aust. 1997 Mar 17;166(6):307-8.
PMID: 9087188 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Universal precautions: attitudes of Australian and New Zealand anaesthetists.
Richards MJ, Jenkin GA, Johnson PD.
Med J Aust. 1997 Feb 3;166(3):138-40.
PMID: 9059436 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE

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