MBBS (Hons) (Monash) FRACP FRCPA MASM

Director, Monash Infectious Diseases
Director, Microbiology, Monash Pathology, Monash Health
Senior Medical Advisor, Pathology, Monash Health

Centre for Inflammatory Diseases
Department of Medicine
Adjunct Associate Professor
School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health
Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Monash University

Professional Roles
Member, Expert group, Therapeutic Guidelines: Antibiotic, versions 13, 14, 15, 16
Committee Member, Australian Group for Antimicrobial Resistance (AGAR)
Member, Advisory Board, Surveillance of Adverse Events Following Vaccination In the Community (SAEFVIC)
2007-2010      Member, Communicable Diseases Network Australia (CDNA) (ASID representative)
2008-              Technical Assessor, National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA)
2001-2005      Victorian Tuberculosis Advisory Committee
2001-2005      Victorian Drug Usage Advisory Committee
1997-              Member, Victorian Drug Usage Evaluation (DUE) Group

Book Chapters

Ethambutol.
Korman TM.
In: Grayson ML, Crowe SM, McCarthy JS, Mills J, Mouton JW, Paterson DL, Cosgrove S, Hope W. (eds).
Kucers’ The Use of Antibiotics: A Clinical Review of Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiparasitic and Antiviral Drugs, 7th edition. CRC Press, 2017.

Rifabutin.
Korman TM.
In: Grayson ML, Crowe SM, McCarthy JS, Mills J, Mouton JW, Paterson DL, Cosgrove S, Hope W. (eds).
Kucers’ The Use of Antibiotics: A Clinical Review of Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiparasitic and Antiviral Drugs, 7th edition. CRC Press, 2017.

Rifampicin.
Street AC, Korman TM.
In: Grayson ML, Crowe SM, McCarthy JS, Mills J, Mouton JW, Paterson DL, Cosgrove S, Hope W. (eds).
Kucers’ The Use of Antibiotics: A Clinical Review of Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiparasitic and Antiviral Drugs, 7th edition. CRC Press, 2017.

Rifaximin.
Ojaimi S, Korman TM.
In: Grayson ML, Crowe SM, McCarthy JS, Mills J, Mouton JW, Paterson DL, Cosgrove S, Hope W. (eds).
Kucers’ The Use of Antibiotics: A Clinical Review of Antibacterial, Antifungal, Antiparasitic and Antiviral Drugs, 7th edition. CRC Press, 2017.

Ethambutol.
Korman TM.
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.

Rifabutin.
Korman TM.
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.

Rifampicin.
Street AC, Korman TM.
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.

Rifaximin.
Ojaimi S, Korman TM.
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.

Nontuberculous mycobacterial infection, including leprosy.
Johnson PDR, Korman TM.
In: Yung A,  Spelman DW, Street A. Johnson PDR, Sorrell T, McCormack J. (eds.)
Infectious Diseases: A Clinical Approach (3rd ed.), IP Communications, 2010.

Nontuberculous mycobacterial infection, including leprosy.
Johnson PDR, Sandland AM, Korman TM.
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.

Nontuberculous Mycobacteria.
Johnson PDR, Sandland AM, Korman TM.
In: Yung A, McDonald MM, Spelman DW, Street A, Johnson PDR, Brown GV. (eds.)
Infectious Diseases: A Clinical Approach, 2001.

Journal articles

Life-long antimicrobial therapy: Where is the evidence?
Lau JSY, Korman TM, Woolley I.
J Antimicrob Chemother 2018 [in press]

Respiratory virus detection and co-infection in Children and Adults from a large Australian Hospital 2009-2015
Ching NS, Kotsanas D, Easton M, Francis MJ, Korman TM, Buttery JP.
J Paediat Child Health 2018 [in press]

C-reactive protein and immature-to-total neutrophil ratio have no utility in guiding lumbar puncture in suspected neonatal sepsis.
Goldfinch CD, Korman T, Kotsanas D, Burgner DP, Tan K.
J Paediatr Child Health. 2018 Mar 30. doi: 10.1111/jpc.13890. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 29602260

Morbidity from in-hospital complications is greater than treatment failure in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia.
Holmes NE, Robinson JO, van Hal SJ, Munckhof WJ, Athan E, Korman TM, Cheng AC, Turnidge JD, Johnson PDR, Howden BP; VANESSA study group, on behalf of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Clinical Research Network (CRN).
BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 5;18(1):107. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3011-2.
PMID: 29506483

Underdiagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis and Chlamydia psittaci revealed by introduction of respiratory multiplex PCR assay with Chlamydiaceae family primers.
Rane V, Khailin K, Williams J, Francis M, Kotsanas D, Korman TM, Graham M.
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 Nov 26. pii: S0732-8893(17)30376-0. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2017.11.013. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 29258707

Herpes simplex virus-2 transmission following solid organ transplantation: Donor-derived infection and transplantation from prior organ recipients.
Macesic N, Abbott IJ, Kaye M, Druce J, Glanville AR, Gow PJ, Hughes PD, Korman TM, Mulley WR, O’Connell PJ, Opdam H, Paraskeva M, Pitman MC, Setyapranata S, Rawlinson WD, Johnson PDR.
Transpl Infect Dis. 2017 Oct;19(5). doi: 10.1111/tid.12739. Epub 2017 Jul 31.
PMID: 28618165Myocarditis Caused by Human Parechovirus in Adult.

Myocarditis Caused by Human Parechovirus in Adult.
Kong KL, Lau JSY, Goh SM, Wilson HL, Catton M, Korman TM.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Sep;23(9):1571-1573. doi: 10.3201/eid2309.161256.
PMID: 28820382

Infection is an Independent Predictor of Death in Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma.
Dendle C, Gilbertson M, Spelman T, Stuart RL, Korman TM, Thursky K, Opat S, McQuilten Z.
Sci Rep. 2017 Jun 30;7(1):4395. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-04495-x.
PMID: 28667319

Epstein-Barr virus encephalitis in solid organ transplantation.
Lau JSY, Low ZM, Abbott I, Shochet L, Kanellis J, Kitching RA, Korman TM.
New Microbiol. 2017 May 17;40(3). [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 28513810 Free Article


Management of dengue in Australian travellers: a retrospective multicentre analysis.

Tai AY, McGuinness SL, Robosa R, Turner D, Huang GK, Leder K, Korman TM, Thevarajan I, Stewardson AJ, Padiglione AA, Johnson DF.
Med J Aust. 2017 Apr 17;206(7):295-300.
PMID: 28403751

Teicoplanin non-susceptible coagulase-negative staphylococci in a large Australian healthcare network: Implications for treatment with vancomycin.
Wijesooriya WRPLI, Kotsanas D, Korman TM, Graham M.
Sri Lankan J Infect Dis 2017;7(1):10-17.

Changing epidemiology of candidaemia in Australia.
Chapman B, Slavin M, Marriott D, Halliday C, Kidd S, Arthur I, Bak N, Heath CH, Kennedy K, Morrissey CO, Sorrell TC, van Hal S, Keighley C, Goeman E, Underwood N, Hajkowicz K, Hofmeyr A, Leung M, Macesic N, Botes J, Blyth C, Cooley L, George CR, Kalukottege P, Kesson A, McMullan B, Baird R, Robson J, Korman TM, Pendle S, Weeks K, Liu E, Cheong E, Chen S; Australian and New Zealand Mycoses Interest Group..
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Feb 13. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkx047. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
PMID: 28204502

Integrase-resistant HIV in an antiretroviral-naive patient in Australia.
Rafiei N, Woolley I, Korman TM, Chibo D, Gooey M, McMahon JH.
AIDS. 2017 Feb 20;31(4):598-600. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001377. No abstract available.
PMID: 28118237

Surveillance of life-long antibiotics: a review of antibiotic prescribing practices in an Australian Healthcare Network.
Lau JS, Kiss C, Roberts E, Horne K, Korman TM, Woolley I.
Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2017 Jan 18;16(1):3. doi: 10.1186/s12941-017-0180-6.
PMID: 28100229

Influenza epidemiology in patients admitted to sentinel Australian hospitals in 2015: the Influenza Complications Alert Network.
Cheng AC, Holmes M, Dwyer DE, Irving LB, Korman TM, Senenayake S, Macartney KK, Blyth CC, Brown S, Waterer G, Hewer R, Friedman ND, Wark PA, Simpson G, Upham J, Bowler SD, Lessing A, Kotsimbos T, Kelly PM.
Commun Dis Intell Q Rep. 2016 Dec 24;40(4):E521-E526.
PMID: 28043227

Polyclonal emergence of vanA vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium in Australia.
van Hal SJ, Espedido BA, Coombs GW, Howden BP, Korman TM, Nimmo GR, Gosbell IB, Jensen SO.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2016 Dec 28. pii: dkw539. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkw539. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 28031272

Bacteroides pyogenes causing serious human wound infection from animal bites.
Lau JS, Korman TM, Yeung A, Streitberg R, Francis MJ, Graham M.
Anaerobe. 2016 Dec;42:172-175. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2016.10.008.
PMID: 27771394

Epidemiology and Mortality of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia in Australian and New Zealand Children.
McMullan B, Bowen A, Blyth C, Van Hal S, Korman TM. Buttery J, Voss L, Roberts S, Cooper C, Vasilunas N, Tong SYC, Turnidge J, Australian New Zealand Cooperative on Outcomes in Staphylococcal Sepsis.
JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Oct 1;170(10):979-986. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2016.1477.
PMID: 27533601

Improved standardization and potential for shortened time to results with BD KiestraTM total laboratory automation of early urine cultures: a prospective comparison with manual processing.
Graham M, Tilson L, Streitberg R, Hamblin J, Korman TM.
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Sep;86(1):1-4. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2016.06.020.
PMID: 27422083

Don’t aim too high: Avoiding shoulder injury related to vaccine administration.
Cross GB, Moghaddas J, Buttery J, Ayoub S, Korman TM.
Aust Fam Physician. 2016 May;45(5):303-6.
PMID: 27166466

Dengue fever in travelers: are we missing warning signs of severe dengue in a non-endemic setting?
Tai A, Rebosa R, Padiglione AA, Dalpatadu C. Korman TM.
Med J Aust. 2016 Apr 18;204(7):267.
PMID: 27078600

Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases updated guidelines for the management of Clostridium difficile infection in adults and children in Australia and New Zealand.
Trubiano JA, Cheng AC, Korman TM, Roder C, Campbell A, May ML, Blyth CC, Ferguson JK, Blackmore T, Riley TV, Athan E.
Intern Med J. 2016 Apr;46(4):479-93. doi: 10.1111/imj.13027.
PMID: 27062204

Cryptococcemia in primary HIV infection.
Yeung VA, Azzam R, Dendle C, Graham M, Woolley IJ, Korman TM.
Int J STD AIDS. 2016 Nov;27(13):1231-1233.
PMID: 26868159

Different faces of Nocardia infection in renal transplant recipients.
Shrestha S, Kanellis J, Korman T, Polkinghorne KR, Brown F, Yii M, Kerr PG, Mulley W.
Nephrology (Carlton). 2016 Mar;21(3):254-60.doi:10.1111/nep.12585.
PMID:26820918

Mucormycosis in Australia: contemporary epidemiology and outcomes.
Kennedy KJ, Daveson K, Slavin MA, van Hal SJ, Sorrell TC, Lee A, Marriott DJ, Chapman B, Halliday CL, Hajkowicz K, Athan E, Bak N, Cheong E, Heath CH, Morrissey CO, Kidd S, Beresford R, Blyth C, Korman TM, Robinson JO, Meyer W, Chen SC; Australia and New Zealand Mycoses Interest Group.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016 Sep;22(9):775-781. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.01.005.
PMID: 26806139

Low rates of endocarditis in healthcare-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia suggest that echocardiography might not always be required.
Barton T, Moir S, Rehmani H, Woolley I, Korman TM, Stuart RL.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Jan;35(1):49-55.
PMID: 26490139

Influenza epidemiology in adults admitted to sentinel Australian hospitals in 2014: the Influenza Complications Alert Network (FluCAN).
Cheng AC, Holmes M, Senenayake S, Dwyer DE, Hewagama S, Korman T, Irving L, Brown S, Waterer G, Hunter C, Friedman ND, Wark P, Simpson G, Upman J, Bowler S, Macartney K, Blyth C, Kotsimbos T, Kelly P.
Commun Dis Intell Q Rep. 2015 Sep 30;39(3):E355-60.

A history of infection with varicella is strongly predictive of the presence of varicella-zoster virus antibodies in a heterogenous Australian HIV cohort.
Gurry GA, Dendle C, Korman TM, Giles ML, Williams JH, Woolley IJ.
AIDS. 2015 Sep 24;29(15):2062-2064. No abstract available.
PMID: 26352884

Disseminated Enteroviral Infection Associated with Obinutuzumab.
Dendle C, Gilbertson M, Korman TM, Golder V, Morand E, Opat S.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 Sep;21(9):1661-3. doi: 10.3201/eid2109.150104.
PMID: 26291712

Antimicrobial surveillance of C. difficile in Australia.
Knight DR, Giglio S, Huntington PG, Korman TM, Kotsanas D, Moore CV, Paterson D, Prendergast L, Huber CA, Robson J, Waring L, Wehrhahn MC, Weldhagen GF, Wilson RM, Riley TV.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2015 Jul 28. pii: dkv220. [Epub ahead of print]

Human wound infection with Mannheimia glucosida following lamb bite.
Lau JS, Omeleki L, Turni C, Barber SR, Browning GF, Francis MJ, Graham M, Korman TM.
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Jul 22. pii: JCM.01249-15. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 26202121

Acute HIV infection presenting as erythema multiforme in a 45-year-old heterosexual man.
Woolley IJ, Korman TM.
Med J Aust. 2015 Aug 3;203(3):137. No abstract available.
PMID: 26224181

Outbreak of vanB vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium colonization in a neonatal service.
Lister DM, Kotsanas D, Ballard SA, Howden BP, Carse E, Tan K, Scott C, Gillespie EE, Mahoney AA, Doherty R, Korman TM, Johnson PD, Stuart RL.
Am J Infect Control. 2015 Jul 16. pii: S0196-6553(15)00660-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.05.047. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 26190380

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

Utility of EBUS-TBNA for diagnosis of mediastinal tuberculous lymphadenitis: a multicentre Australian experience.
Geake J, Hammerschlag G, Nguyen P, Wallbridge P, Jenkin GA, Korman TM, Jennings B, Johnson DF, Irving LB, Farmer M, Steinfort DP.
J Thorac Dis. 2015 Mar;7(3):439-48. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2015.01.33.
PMID: 25922723

Emergence and spread of predominantly community-onset Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 244 infection in Australia, 2010 to 2012.
Eyre DW, Tracey L, Elliott B, Slimings C, Huntington PG, Stuart RL, Korman TM, Kotsiou G, McCann R, Griffiths D, Fawley WN, Armstrong P, Dingle KE, Walker AS, Peto TE, Crook DW, Wilcox MH, Riley TV
Euro Surveill. 2015 Mar 12;20(10). pii: 21059.

Local acquisition and nosocomial transmission of Klebsiella pneumoniae harbouring the blaNDM-1 gene in Australia.
Tai AY, Stuart RL, Sidjabat HE, Lemoh CN, Rogers BA, Graham M, Paterson DL, Korman TM.
Med J Aust. 2015 Mar 16;202(5):270-2. No abstract available.
PMID: 25758700

Invasive infections due to filamentous fungi other than Aspergillus: epidemiology and determinants of mortality.
Slavin M, van Hal S, Sorrell TC, Lee A, Marriott DJ, Daveson K, Kennedy K, Hajkowicz K, Halliday C, Athan E, Bak N, Cheong E, Heath CH, Morrissey OC, Kidd S, Beresford R, Blyth C, Korman TM, Robinson OJ, Meyer W, Chen SC; the Australia and New Zealand Mycoses Interest Group.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Jan 14. pii: S1198-743X(15)00175-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2014.12.021. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 25677259 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Vancomycin vintage: my favourite DRESS.
Korman TM, Turnidge JD, Grayson ML.
Intern Med J. 2015 Feb;45(2):233-4. doi: 10.1111/imj.12660. No abstract available.
PMID: 25650542

Diagnosis and Management of Clostridium difficile infection.
Korman TM.
Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Feb;36(1):31-43. doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1398741. Epub 2015 Feb 2.
PMID: 25643269 [PubMed – in process]

Who really knows their patients’ penicillin adverse drug reaction status? A cross-sectional survey.
Fehily SR, Stuart RL, Horne K, Korman TM, Dendle C.
Intern Med J. 2015 Jan;45(1):113-5. doi: 10.1111/imj.12634. Review.
PMID: 25582941

Geographical variability in the likelihood of bloodstream infections due to gram-negative bacteria: correlation with proximity to the equator and health care expenditure.
Fisman D, Patrozou E, Carmeli Y, Perencevich E, Tuite AR, Quirós RE, Vilches V, Korman TM, Miyakis S, Boutlis CS, Reid AB, Gales AC, Schandert L, Affini R, Oliveira AM, Marra AR, Camargo LFA, Edmond MB, Correa L, Sukiennik TCT, Behar PRP, Girão E, Guerra C, Brites C, de Souza MA, McGeer AJ, Smith S, Amani A. El Kholy AA, Plakias G, Tacconelli E, Honda H, Kluytmans J, Apisarnthanarak A, Fakih MG, Marschall J, Russo AJ, Mermel LA; Geographical Variability of Bacteremia Study Group.
PLoS One. 2014 Dec 18;9(12):e114548. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114548. eCollection 2014. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2015;10(3):e0122435. PLoS One. 2015 Mar 23;10(3):e0122435.

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]
Gardiner BJ. Tai AY, Kotsanas D, Francis M, Roberts SA, Ballard SA, Junckerstorff RK, Korman TM.
J Clin Microbiol 2015 Feb;53(2):626-35. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02926-14. Epub 2014 Dec 17.

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PMID:
25520446
[PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
Azzam R, Francis MJ, Fernandez C, Badenoch P, Adamson P, Dendle C, Woolley IJ, Robson J, Korman TM, Graham M
J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb;53(2):735-9. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02887-14. Epub 2014 Dec 10.
PMID: 25502534 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
Chean R, Kotsanas D, Francis MJ, Palombo EA, Jadhav SR, Awad MM, Lyras D, Korman TM, Jenkin GA.
Anaerobe. 2014 Dec;30:85-9. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2014.09.007. Epub 2014 Sep 16.
PMID:25230331 [PubMed – in process]
Cheng AC, Dwyer DE, Holmes M, Irving LB, Brown SG, Waterer GW, Korman TM, Hunter C, Hewagama S, Friedman ND, Wark PA, Simpson G, Upham JW, Bowler SD, Senenayake SN, Kotsimbos TC, Kelly PM.
Commun Dis Intell Q Rep. 2014 Jun 30;38(2):E143-9.
PMID: 25222208 [PubMed – in process]
Lee LY, Korman TM, Graham M.
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Nov;52(11):4023-6. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01682-14. Epub 2014 Aug 20.
PMID: 25143572 [PubMed – in process]
Genetic and molecular predictors of high vancomycin MIC in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia isolates.
Holmes NE, Turnidge JD, Munckhof WJ, Robinson JO, Korman TM, O’Sullivan MV, Anderson TL, Roberts SA, Warren SJ, Coombs GW, Tan HL, Gao W, Johnson PD, Howden BP.
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Sep;52(9):3384-93. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01320-14. Epub 2014 Jul 16.
PMID: 25031442 [PubMed – in process]
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]
Streptococcus pyogenes (“mycotic”) aortic aneurysm infection: forgotten but not gone.
Gardiner B, Wong J, Yi M, Buckenham T, Korman TM.
Infect Dis Rep. 2013 Nov 7;5(2):e11. doi: 10.4081/idr.2013.e11. eCollection 2013 Oct 9.
PMID: 24470961 [PubMed]
Eggerthella lenta bacteraemia complicated by spondylodiscitis, psoas abscess and meningitis.
Gardiner BJ, Korman TM, Junckerstorff RK.
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Apr;52(4):1278-80. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03158-13. Epub 2014 Jan 15.PMID: 24430458 [PubMed – in process]Hampered by historical paradigms – echinocandins and the treatment of Candida endocarditis.
Gardiner BJ, Slavin M, Korman TM, Stuart RL.
Mycoses. 2014 May;57(5):316-9. doi: 10.1111/myc.12154. Epub 2013 Nov 20.PMID: 24251958 [PubMed – in process]

Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci colonization increases hospital length of stay but not mortality in end stage kidney failure: a case control study.
Garner S. Polkinghorne KR. Kotsanas D. Kerr PG. Korman TM, Stuart RL,
J Hosp Infect. 2013 Dec;85(4):289-96. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2013.09.005. Epub 2013 Sep 21.
PMID: 24161798 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Exacerbation phenotyping in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Macdonald M, Korman T, King P, Hamza K, Bardin P.
Respirology. 2013 Nov;18(8):1280-1. doi: 10.1111/resp.12197.
PMID: 24164687 [PubMed – in process]

Influenza vaccine effectiveness against hospitalisation with confirmed influenza in the 2010-11 seasons: a test-negative observational study.
Cheng AC, Holmes M, Irving LB, Brown SG, Waterer GW, Korman TM, Friedman ND, Senanayake S, Dwyer DE, Brady S, Simpson G, Wood-Baker R, Upham J, Paterson D, Jenkins C, Wark P, Kelly PM, Kotsimbos T.
PLOS One 2013 Jul 16;8(7):e68760. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068760. Print 2013.
PMID: 23874754 [PubMed – in process]

Peripheral intravenous catheter-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: more than 5 years of prospective data from two tertiary health services.
Stuart RL, Cameron DRM, Scott C, Kotsanas D, Grayson ML, Korman TM, Gillespie EE, Johnson PDR.
Med J Aust 2013;198(10):551-3.
PMID: 23725270 [PubMed – in process]

Antifungal therapy and management of complications of cryptococcosis due to Cryptococcus gattii,
Chen SC. Korman TM. Slavin MA. Marriott D. Byth K. Bak N. Currie BJ. Hajkowicz K. Heath CH. Kidd SE. McBride WJH. Meyer W. Murray R. Playford EG. Sorrell TC. on behalf of the Australia and New Zealand Mycoses Interest Group (ANZMIG)-Cryptococcus Study.
Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Aug;57(4):543-51. doi: 10.1093/cid/cit341. Epub 2013 May 22.
PMID: 23697747 [PubMed – in process]

“Down the drain”: carbapenem-resistant bacteria in intensive care unit patients and handwashing sinks.
Kotsanas D, Wijesooriya WR, Korman TM, Gillespie EE, Wright L, Snook K, Williams N, Bell JM, Li HY, Stuart RL.
Med J Aust. 2013 Mar 18;198(5):267-9.
PMID: 23496403 [PubMed – in process]

Vancomycin AUC/MIC and 30-day mortality in patients with Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.
Holmes NE, Turnidge JD, Munckhof WJ, Robinson JO, Korman TM, O’Sullivan MV, Anderson TL, Roberts SA, Warren SJ, Gao W, Howden BP, Johnson PD.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Apr;57(4):1654-63. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01485-12. Epub 2013 Jan 18.
PMID: 23335735 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Vancomycin minimum inhibitory concentration, host comorbidities and mortality in Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia.
Holmes NE, Turnidge JD, Munckhof WJ, Robinson JO, Korman TM, O’Sullivan MV, Anderson TL, Roberts SA, Warren SJ, Gao W, Johnson PD, Howden BP.
Clin Microbiol Infect 2013 Feb 26. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12168. [Epub ahead of print]

Successful use of Eltrombopag without splenectomy in refractory HIV-related immune reconstitution thrombocytopenia.

Quach H. Lee LY. Smith B. Korman T. Woolley IJ.
AIDS. 2012 Sep 24;26(15):1977-9. No abstract available.
PMID: 22992580 [PubMed – in process]

Clinical manifestations of Cryptococcus gattii infection: determinants of neurological sequelae and death.
Chen SC. Slavin MA. Heath CH. Playford EG. Byth K. Marriott D. Kidd SE. Bak N. Currie B. Hajkowicz K. Korman TM. McBride WJH. Meyer W. Murray R. Sorrell TC. on behalf of the Australia and New Zealand Mycoses Interest Group (ANZMIG)-Cryptococcus Study.
Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Sep;55(6):789-98. Epub 2012 Jun 5.
PMID:22670042 [PubMed – in process]

Hospitalisation with confirmed influenza in Victoria in the 2011 season.
Cheng AC,  Irving L, Friedman D, Korman TM, Kelly HA, Kotsimbos T, Kelly PM.
Vic Infect Dis Bull 2012 June.15(2):56-58.

New HIV diagnosis after occupational exposure screening: the importance of reporting needlestick injuries.
Upjohn L. Stuart RL.  Korman TM. Woolley IJ.
Intern Med J. 2012 Feb;42(2):202-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-5994.2011.02616.x.
PMID: 22356494 [PubMed – in process]

Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant organisms in residential aged care facilities.
Stuart RL, Kotsanas D, Webb B, Vandergraff S, Gillespie EE, Hogg GG, Korman TM.
Med J Aust. 2011 Nov 7;195(9):530-3.
PMID: 22060088 [PubMed – in process]

The Dominant Australian Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clone ST93-IV [2B] Is Highly Virulent and Genetically Distinct.
Chua KYL, Seemann T, Harrison PF, Monagle S, Korman TM, Johnson PD, Coombs GW, Howden BO, Davies JK, Howden BP, Stinear TP.
PLoS One. 2011;6(10):e25887. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0025887. Epub 2011 Oct 3.
PMID:21991381 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article

Methicillin-Susceptible Staphylococcus aureus Endocarditis Isolates Are Associated With Clonal Complex 30 Genotype and a Distinct Repertoire of Enterotoxins and Adhesins.
Nienaber JJ, Sharma Kuinkel BK, Clarke-Pearson M, Lamlertthon S, Park L, Rude TH, Barriere S, Woods CW, Chu VH, Marín M, Bukovski S, Garcia P, Corey GR, Korman T, Doco-Lecompte T, Murdoch DR, Reller LB, Fowler VG Jr; for the International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Microbiology Investigators.
J Infect Dis. 2011 Sep;204(5):704-713.
PMID: 21844296 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Effectiveness of H1N1/09 monovalent and trivalent influenza vaccines against hospitalization with laboratory-confirmed H1N1/09 influenza in Australia: A test-negative case control study.
Cheng AC, Kotsimbos T, Kelly HA, Irving LB, Bowler SD, Brown SG, Holmes M, Jenkins CR, Thompson P, Simpson G, Wood-Baker R, Senanayake SN, Brady SJ, Paterson DL, Wark PA, Upham JW, Korman TM, Dwyer DE, Waterer GW, Kelly PM.
Vaccine. 2011 Oct 6;29(43):7320-5. Epub 2011 Jul 31.
PMID: 21810450 [PubMed – in process]

Contamination of renal patients’ hospital chart covers with vancomycin resistant enterococci: Handle with care.
Zimbudzi A, Stuart RL, Korman TM, Kotsanas D.
AMJ 2011;4(10):538-­‐541
http//dx.doi.org/10.4066/AMJ.2011.726

Rat Bite Fever as the presenting illness in a patient with AIDS.
Chean R, Stefanski DA, Woolley IJ, Francis MJ, Korman TM.
Infection. 2011 Jun;40(3):319-21. doi: 10.1007/s15010-011-0181-x. Epub 2011 Aug 30.
PMID:21877181 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Antibiotic choice may not explain poorer outcomes in patients with high vancomycin MIC Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.
Holmes NE. Turnidge JD. Munchkof WJ. Robinson JO. Korman TM. O’Sullivan MVN. Anderson TL. Roberts SA. Gao W. Christiansen KJ. Coombs GW. Johnson PDR. Howden BP.
J Infect Dis. 2011 Aug;204(3):340-7.
PMID: 21742831 [PubMed – in process]
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Clostridium difficile laboratory testing in Australia and New Zealand: national survey results and Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases recommendations for best practice.
Ferguson JK, Cheng AC, Gilbert GL, Gottlieb T, Korman T, McGregor A, Richards M, Roberts S, Robson J, Van Gessel H, Riley TV.
Pathology. 2011 Aug;43(5):482-7. doi: 10.1097/PAT.0b013e328348c9b4.
PMID: 21716158 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens septic arthritis following puncture with a Coxspur Hawthorn thorn.
Francis MJ, Doherty RR, Patel M, Hamblin JF, Ojaimi S, Korman TM.
J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Jul;49(7):2759-60. Epub 2011 May 11.
PMID: 21562106 [PubMed – in process]

Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Clostridium difficile infection.
Cheng AC, Ferguson JK, Richards MJ, Robson JM, Gilbert GL, McGregor A, Roberts S, Korman TM, Riley TV.
Med J Aust. 2011 Apr 4;194(7):353-8.
PMID: 21470086 [PubMed – in process]

Acquired bloodstream infection in the intensive care unit: incidence and attributable mortality.
Prowle JR, Echeverri JE, Ligabo EV, Sherry N, Taori GC, Crozier TM, Hart GK, Korman TM, Mayall BC, Johnson PD, Bellomo R.
Crit Care. 2011 Mar 21;15(2):R100. doi: 10.1186/cc10114. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 21418635 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Refractory Bartonella quintana bacillary angiomatosis following chemotherapy for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.
Holmes NE, Opat S, Kelman A, Korman TM.
J Med Microbiol. 2011 Jan;60(Pt 1):142-6. Epub 2010 Oct 14.
PMID: 20947664 [PubMed – in process]

Novel use of tryptose sulfite cycloserine egg yolk agar for isolation of Clostridium perfringens during an outbreak of necrotizing enterocolitis in a neonatal unit.
Kotsanas D, Carson JA, Awad MM, Lyras D, Rood JI, Jenkin GA, Stuart RL, Korman TM.
J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Nov;48(11):4263-5. Epub 2010 Sep 8.
PMID: 20826643 [PubMed – in process]

Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia: an unusual presentation of HIV seroconversion disease.
Sherry NL, Woolley IJ, Korman TM.
AIDS. 2010 Jul 31;24(12):1968-70. No abstract available.
PMID: 20622531 [PubMed – in process]

Neurocysticercosis causing sudden death.

Holmes NE, Iles LE, Danks RA, Korman TM.
Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2010 Jun;31(2):117-9.
PMID: 20139756 [PubMed – in process]

Melting muscles: novel H1N1 influenza A associated rhabdomyolysis.
D’Silva D, Hewagama S, Doherty R, Korman TM, Buttery J.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009 Dec;28(12):1138-9.
PMID: 19841604 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Heterogeneous vancomycin-intermediate susceptibility phenotype in bloodstream methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from an international cohort of patients with infective endocarditis: prevalence, genotype, and clinical significance.
Bae IG, Federspiel JJ, Miró JM, Woods CW, Park L, Rybak MJ, Rude TH, Bradley S, Bukovski S, de la Maria CG, Kanj SS, Korman TM, Marco F, Murdoch DR, Plesiat P, Rodriguez-Creixems M, Reinbott P, Steed L, Tattevin P, Tripodi MF, Newton KL, Corey GR, Fowler VG Jr; International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Microbiology Investigator.
J Infect Dis. 2009 Nov 1;200(9):1355-66.
PMID: 19811099 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Summary of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases and the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand guidelines: treatment and prevention of H1N1 influenza 09 (human swine influenza) with antiviral agents.
Cheng AC, Dwyer DE, Kotsimbos AT, Starr M, Korman TM, Buttery JP, Jenkins CR, Krause VL, Johnson PD; Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases and the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand.
Med J Aust. 2009 Aug 3;191(3):142-5. No abstract available.
PMID: 19645641 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus recombinant vaccine associated lipoatrophy.
Ojaimi S, Buttery JP, Korman TM.
Vaccine. 2009 Aug 6;27(36):4876-8. Epub 2009 Jun 23.
PMID: 19555713 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Increasing rates and clinical consequences of nalidixic acid-resistant isolates causing enteric fever in returned travellers: an 18-year experience.
Hume S, Schulz T, Vinton P, Korman T, Torresi J.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Aug;28(8):963-70. Epub 2009 Apr 9.
PMID: 19357879 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Unrecognised vitamin D deficiency: low concentrations in African migrants with HIV in Australia.
Woolley IJ, Giles ML, Howard JE, Korman TM.
Sex Health. 2008 Dec;5(4):375-6. No abstract available.
PMID: 19189504 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Primary psoas muscle abscess in pregnancy.
Swanson A, Lau KK, Korman TM, Wallace EM, Polyakov A.
Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2008 Dec;48(6):607-8.
PMID: 19133053 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

HIV transmission: the ongoing importance of antenatal screening.
Upjohn LM, Korman TM, Giles ML.
N Z Med J. 2008 Sep 5;121(1281):94-5. No abstract available.
PMID: 18797491 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Phylogenetic analysis of viridans group streptococci causing endocarditis.
Simmon KE, Hall L, Woods CW, Marco F, Miro JM, Cabell C, Hoen B, Marin M, Utili R, Giannitsioti E, Doco-Lecompte T, Bradley S, Mirrett S, Tambic A, Ryan S, Gordon D, Jones P, Korman T, Wray D, Reller LB, Tripodi MF, Plesiat P, Morris AJ, Lang S, Murdoch DR, Petti CA; International Collaboration on Endocarditis Microbiology Investigators.
J Clin Microbiol. 2008 Sep;46(9):3087-90. Epub 2008 Jul 23.
PMID: 18650347 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]Free PMC ArticleFree text

Disinfection of Burkholderia cepacia complex from non-touch taps in a neonatal nursery.
Kotsanas D, Brett J, Kidd TJ, Stuart RL, Korman TM.
J Perinat Med. 2008;36(3):235-9.
PMID: 18576933 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

SMART-COP: a tool for predicting the need for intensive respiratory or vasopressor support in community-acquired pneumonia.
Charles PG, Wolfe R, Whitby M, Fine MJ, Fuller AJ, Stirling R, Wright AA, Ramirez JA, Christiansen KJ, Waterer GW, Pierce RJ, Armstrong JG, Korman TM, Holmes P, Obrosky DS, Peyrani P, Johnson B, Hooy M; Australian Community-Acquired Pneumonia Study Collaboration, Grayson ML.
Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Aug 1;47(3):375-84.
PMID: 18558884 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Report of oral clarithromycin desensitization.
Holmes NE, Hodgkinson M, Dendle C, Korman TM.
Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2008 Aug;66(2):323-4. Epub 2008 Apr 8. No abstract available.
PMID: 18460032 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article Free text

The etiology of community-acquired pneumonia in Australia: why penicillin plus doxycycline or a macrolide is the most appropriate therapy.
Charles PG, Whitby M, Fuller AJ, Stirling R, Wright AA, Korman TM, Holmes PW, Christiansen KJ, Waterer GW, Pierce RJ, Mayall BC, Armstrong JG, Catton MG, Nimmo GR, Johnson B, Hooy M, Grayson ML; Australian CAP Study Collaboration.
Clin Infect Dis. 2008 May 15;46(10):1513-21.
PMID: 18419484 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Genotypic diversity of coagulase-negative staphylococci causing endocarditis: a global perspective.
Petti CA, Simmon KE, Miro JM, Hoen B, Marco F, Chu VH, Athan E, Bukovski S, Bouza E, Bradley S, Fowler VG, Giannitsioti E, Gordon D, Reinbott P, Korman T, Lang S, Garcia-de-la-Maria C, Raglio A, Morris AJ, Plesiat P, Ryan S, Doco-Lecompte T, Tripodi F, Utili R, Wray D, Federspiel JJ, Boisson K, Reller LB, Murdoch DR, Woods CW; International Collaboration on Endocarditis-Microbiology Investigators.
J Clin Microbiol. 2008 May;46(5):1780-4. Epub 2008 Mar 26.
PMID: 18367572 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article Free text

Investigation of an outbreak of Serratia marcescens in a neonatal unit via a case-control study and molecular typing.
Friedman ND, Kotsanas D, Brett J, Billah B, Korman TM.
Am J Infect Control. 2008 Feb;36(1):22-8.
PMID: 18241732 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Chikungunya virus infection in travellers to Australia.
Johnson DF, Druce JD, Chapman S, Swaminathan A, Wolf J, Richards JS, Korman T, Birch C, Richards MJ.
Med J Aust. 2008 Jan 7;188(1):41-3.
PMID: 18205563 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE ]Free Article

What’s hanging around your neck? Pathogenic bacteria on identity badges and lanyards.
Kotsanas D, Scott C, Gillespie EE, Korman TM, Stuart RL.
Med J Aust. 2008 Jan 7;188(1):5-8.
PMID: 18205553 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

Constructing clinical indicators for multiresistant organisms. Where do we begin?
Kotsanas D, Stuart RL, Korman TM, Gillespie EE.
Healthcare Infect 2008 13(1) 15–19.

A longitudinal study of Acinetobacter in three Australian hospitals.
Marshall C, Richards M, Black J, Sinickas V, Dendle C, Korman T, Spelman D.
J Hosp Infect. 2007 Nov;67(3):245-52. Epub 2007 Oct 17.
PMID: 17942187 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

A quarter of a century of adult peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis at an Australian medical center.
Brown F, Liu WJ, Kotsanas D, Korman TM, Atkins RC.
Perit Dial Int. 2007 Sep-Oct;27(5):565-74.
PMID: 17704449 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

Corynebacterium kutscheri infection of skin and soft tissue following rat bite.
Holmes NE, Korman TM.
J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Oct;45(10):3468-9. Epub 2007 Aug 1.
PMID: 17670928 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article Free text

Risk factors for peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis: can we reduce the incidence and improve patient selection?
Kotsanas D, Polkinghorne KR, Korman TM, Atkins RC, Brown F.
Nephrology (Carlton). 2007 Jun;12(3):239-45.
PMID: 17498118 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Continuous-infusion penicillin home-based therapy for serious infections due to penicillin-susceptible pathogens.
Walton AL, Howden BP, Grayson LM, Korman TM.
Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2007 May;29(5):544-8. Epub 2007 Mar 29.
PMID: 17398076 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Acute pancreatitis caused by tipranavir/ritonavir-induced hypertriglyceridaemia.
Chapman SJ, Woolley IJ, Visvanathan K, Korman TM.
AIDS. 2007 Feb 19;21(4):532-3. No abstract available.
PMID: 17301578 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

A comparison of three typing methods for Serratia marcescens during an outbreak across four neonatal intensive care units.
Giles M, Tabrizi S, Grabsch E, Friedman ND, Gillespie E, Kotsanas D, Li H, Korman TM, Daley A.
Aust Infect Control. 2007; 12(1) 20 – 24.

Rat-bite fever septic arthritis: illustrative case and literature review.

Dendle C, Woolley IJ, Korman TM.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2006 Dec;25(12):791-7. Review.
PMID: 17096137 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Hypovolemic shock and metabolic acidosis in a refugee secondary to O1 serotype Vibrio cholerae enteritis.
Chen LF, Woolley IJ, Visvanathan K, Korman TM.
Commun Dis Intell. 2006;30(2):233-5. No abstract available.
PMID: 16841506 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Duration of in vivo antimicrobial activity of antibiotic-impregnated cerebrospinal fluid catheters.
Pattavilakom A, Kotasnas D, Korman TM, Xenos C, Danks A.
Neurosurgery. 2006 May;58(5):930-5; discussion 930-5.
PMID: 16639329 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

The microbiology and outcome of sepsis in Victoria, Australia.
Sundararajan V, Korman T, Macisaac C, Presneill JJ, Cade JF, Visvanathan K.
Epidemiol Infect. 2006 Apr;134(2):307-14.
PMID: 16490135 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article Free text

A clonal outbreak of rifampicin-resistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in an intensive care unit.
Friedman ND, Kotsanas D, Wilson J, Ten Berk de Boer F, Korman T.
Aust Infect Control. 2006; 11(2):53-8.

Poor specificity of screening tests for the detection of Staphylococcus aureus with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin.

Friedman ND, Midolo PD, Kotsanas D, Korman T.
Int J Infect Control. 2006; 2:98-101.

Community and health-care associated non-multiresistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Victoria.
Howden BP, Grabsch EA, King H, Graham M, Johnson PD, Korman TM, Grayson ML, Mayall BC.
Med J Aust. 2005 Nov 21;183(10):548. No abstract available.
PMID: 16296982 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

Infectious complications of traditional Samoan tattooing.
Korman TM, Grayson ML, Turnidge JD.
J Infect. 2005 Oct;51(3):259-60. No abstract available.
PMID: 16230224 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Eosinophilic folliculitis: an example of ‘immune reconstitution folliculitis’?

Moyle M, Woolley IJ, Thevarajan I, Korman TM.
AIDS. 2004 Nov 19;18(17):2350-2. No abstract available.
PMID: 15577558 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lichenoid drug eruption to tenofovir in an HIV/hepatitis B virus co-infected patient.
Woolley IJ, Veitch AJ, Harangozo CS, Moyle M, Korman TM.
AIDS. 2004 Sep 3;18(13):1857-8. No abstract available.
PMID: 15316351 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Fatal case of toxic shock-like syndrome due to group C streptococcus associated with superantigen exotoxin.
Korman TM, Boers A, Gooding TM, Curtis N, Visvanathan K.
J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Jun;42(6):2866-9. Review.
PMID: 15184494 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article Free text

Impact of an electronic antibiotic advice and approval system on antibiotic prescribing in an Australian teaching hospital.
Grayson ML, Melvani S, Kirsa SW, Cheung S, Korman AM, Garrett MK, Thomson WA.
Med J Aust. 2004 May 3;180(9):455-8.
PMID: 15115423 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

Treatment outcomes for serious infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with reduced vancomycin susceptibility.
Howden BP, Ward PB, Charles PG, Korman TM, Fuller A, du Cros P, Grabsch EA, Roberts SA, Robson J, Read K, Bak N, Hurley J, Johnson PD, Morris AJ, Mayall BC, Grayson ML.
Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Feb 15;38(4):521-8. Epub 2004 Jan 29.
PMID: 14765345 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Sequential cutaneous drug reactions to protease inhibitors in the context of occupational post-exposure prophylaxis.
Woolley I, Tapley N, Korman TM.
AIDS. 2003 Jul 25;17(11):1709. No abstract available.
PMID: 12853759 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Management of Aspergillus osteomyelitis: report of failure of liposomal amphotericin B and response to voriconazole in an immunocompetent host and literature review.
Stratov I, Korman TM, Johnson PD.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2003 May;22(5):277-83. Epub 2003 May 7. Review.
PMID: 12734721 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Laboratory detection and investigation of reduced susceptibility to vancomycin in oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Midolo PD, Korman TM, Kotsanas D, Russo P, Kerr TG.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2003 Mar;22(3):199-201. Epub 2003 Mar 5. No abstract available.
PMID: 12649722 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

You oughta be congratulated?
Padiglione AA, Marshall CE, Korman TM.
Med J Aust. 2002 Oct 7;177(7):400; author reply 400. No abstract available.
PMID: 12358595 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

Bacteraemia due to Stenotrophomonas maltophilia: an analysis of 45 episodes.
Friedman ND, Korman TM, Fairley CK, Franklin JC, Spelman DW.
J Infect. 2002 Jul;45(1):47-53.
PMID: 12217732 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Improving hospital antibiotic use.
Dartnell JGA, Korman T.
Aust Infect Control. 2002; 7(1) 4 – 10.

Ceftriaxone and cefotaxime use in Victorian hospitals.
Robertson MB, Korman TM, Dartnell JG, Ioannides-Demos LL, Kirsa SW, Lord JA, Munafo L, Byrnes GB; Victorian Drug Usage Evaluation Group.
Med J Aust. 2002 Jun 3;176(11):524-9.
PMID: 12064983 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

Monoclonal gammopathy and septic arthritis.
Korman TM, Brodie GN, Grayson ML.
Aust N Z J Med. 1999 Oct;29(5):752. No abstract available.
PMID: 10630665 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Vancomycin and teicoplanin use in Victorian hospitals. The Victorian Drug Usage Evaluation Group.
Robertson MB, Dartnell JG, Korman TM.
Med J Aust. 1999 Aug 2;171(3):127-31.
PMID: 10474603 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

The clinical efficacy of continuous-infusion flucloxacillin in serious staphylococcal sepsis.
Leder K, Turnidge JD, Korman TM, Grayson ML.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 1999 Jan;43(1):113-8.
PMID: 10381108 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

Three cases of Anaerobiospirillum succiniciproducens bacteremia confirmed by 16S rRNA gene sequencing.
Tee W, Korman TM, Waters MJ, Macphee A, Jenney A, Joyce L, Dyall-Smith ML.
J Clin Microbiol. 1998 May;36(5):1209-13.
PMID: 9574678 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free PMC Article Free text

Fatal Legionella longbeachae infection following heart transplantation.
Korman TM, Fuller A, Ibrahim J, Kaye D, Bergin P.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 1998 Jan;17(1):53-5.
PMID: 9512185 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Acute glomerulonephritis associated with acute Q fever: case report and review of the renal complications of Coxiella burnetii infection.
Korman TM, Spelman DW, Perry GJ, Dowling JP.
Clin Infect Dis. 1998 Feb;26(2):359-64. Review.
PMID: 9502456 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Leptospirosis in a returned traveller: isolation of a new Leptospira serovar.
Korman TM, Globan MS, Smythe LD, Street AC.
Aust N Z J Med. 1997 Dec;27(6):716-7. No abstract available.
PMID: 9483247 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Inflammatory tinea corporis due to Trichophyton verrucosum.
Korman TM, Fuller A, Dowling JP.
Clin Infect Dis. 1998 Jan;26(1):220-1. No abstract available.
PMID: 9455559 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Anaerobic meningitis due to Peptostreptococcus species: case report and review.
Korman TM, Athan E, Spelman DW.
Clin Infect Dis. 1997 Dec;25(6):1462-4. Review.
PMID: 9431395 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Neurological complications of chlamydial infections: case report and review.
Korman TM, Turnidge JD, Grayson ML.
Clin Infect Dis. 1997 Oct;25(4):847-51. Review.
PMID: 9356800 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Polymicrobial septicaemia with Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Streptococcus pyogenes following traditional tattooing.
Korman TM, Grayson ML, Turnidge JD.
J Infect. 1997 Sep;35(2):203. No abstract available.
PMID: 9354366 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Acute hepatitis associated with Campylobacter jejuni bacteraemia.
Korman TM, Varley CC, Spelman DW.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 1997 Sep;16(9):678-81. Review.
PMID: 9352262 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Pneumococcal arthritis and monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance.
Korman TM, Brodie GN, Grayson ML.
Aust N Z J Med. 1997 Jun;27(3):342. No abstract available.
PMID: 9227824 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Fistula-in-ano: don’t forget tuberculosis.
Korman TM, Mijch AM, Bassily R, Grayson ML.
Med J Aust. 1997 Apr 7;166(7):387, 390. No abstract available.
PMID: 9137289 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Risk factors for adverse cutaneous reactions associated with intravenous vancomycin.
Korman TM, Turnidge JD, Grayson ML.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 1997 Mar;39(3):371-81.
PMID: 9096187 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Traveller’s diarrhoea.
Korman TM, Ruff TA.
Mod Med Aust 1997;40:66-74.

Treatment of urinary tract infections.
Korman TM, Grayson ML.
Aust Fam Physician. 1995 Dec;24(12):2205-11. Review.
PMID: 8588757 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

The 1-month outcome of patients with a low probability Technegas ventilation/perfusion lung scan.
Bellomo R, Low R, Pianko S, Korman A, Clarke K, White S, Wong C.
Nucl Med Commun. 1994 Jul;15(7):505-10.
PMID: 7970426 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE

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