Immunisation Research

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Surveillance of Adverse Events Following Vaccination in the Community (SAEFVIC)

Clinical Trials




Don’t Aim Too High: Avoiding Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration (SIRVA).
Cross GB, Moghaddas JA, Buttery JP, Ayoub S, Korman TM.
Aust Fam Phys 2015 [in press]

Mandatory seasonal influenza vaccination of health care workers: a way forward to improving influenza vaccination rates.
Chean R, Ferguson JK, Stuart RL.
Healthcare Infection 2014 [in press]

A pilot study of an influenza vaccination or mask mandate in an Australian tertiary health service.
Stuart RL, Gillespie EE, Kerr PG.
Med J Aust. 2014 Feb 3;200(2):83-4. No abstract available.
PMID: 24484101 [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]

Influenza vaccination uptake amongst pregnant women and maternal care providers is suboptimal.
Lu AB, Halim AA, Dendle C, Kotsanas D, Giles ML, Wallace EM, Buttery JP, Stuart RL.
Vaccine. 2012 Jun 8;30(27):4055-9. Epub 2012 Apr 19.
PMID: 22521842 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

Mycophenolate and lower graft function reduce the seroresponse of kidney transplant recipients to pandemic H1N1 vaccination.
Mulley WR, Visvanathan K, Hurt AC, Brown FG, Polkinghorne KR, Mastorakos T, Lewicki MC, Stuart RL, Tan SJ, Chean R, Kerr PG, Kanellis J.
Kidney Int
. 2012 Jul;82(2):212-9. doi: 10.1038/ki.2012.106. Epub 2012 Apr 11.

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]

The costs of containing measles within a health care service.
Stuart RL, Bradford J, Leskiewicz P, Wilson J, Gillespie EE.
Healthcare Infect 2010; 15(2) 43–46.

ASID (HICSIG) position statement: infection control guidelines for patients with influenza-like illnesses, including pandemic (H1N1) influenza 2009, in Australian health care facilities.
Stuart RL, Cheng AC, Marshall CL, Ferguson JK; Healthcare infection control special interest group of the Australian Society for Infectious Diseases.
Med J Aust. 2009 Oct 19;191(8):454-8. Erratum in: Med J Aust. 2009 Dec 7-21;191(11-12):667.
PMID: 19835543 [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]

Preparing for an influenza pandemic: healthcare workers’ opinions on working during a pandemic
Stuart RL, Gillespie EE.
Healthcare Infect 2008; 13(3): 95–99.

Improving influenza vaccination rates in a large health service
Bellaard-Smith E, Stuart RL, Gillespie EE.
Healthcare Infect 2008 13(1) 15–19.

Editorial: Planning for an Influenza Pandemic

Stuart RL.
Aust J Infect Control 2007; 12(1): 4.