J S Mackenzie
Affiliation: Curtin University of Technology
- The zoonotic flaviviruses of southern, south-eastern and eastern Asia, and Australasia: the potential for emergent virusesJ S Mackenzie
Australian Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases, Division of Health Sciences, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
Zoonoses Public Health 56:338-56. 2009..Furthermore, because of their ecology and dependence on climate, there is a strong likelihood that global warming may significantly increase the potential for disease emergence and/or spread...
- Emerging flaviviruses: the spread and resurgence of Japanese encephalitis, West Nile and dengue virusesJohn S Mackenzie
Australian Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
Nat Med 10:S98-109. 2004....
- Emerging zoonotic encephalitis viruses: lessons from Southeast Asia and OceaniaJohn S Mackenzie
Australian Biosecurity CRC, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
J Neurovirol 11:434-40. 2005..These viruses will form the body of this brief review...
- Short report: the first isolation of Japanese encephalitis virus from mosquitoes collected from mainland AustraliaAndrew F van den Hurk
Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, School of Molecular and Microbial Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:21-5. 2006..A single isolate of JEV was obtained from a pool of Culex sitiens subgroup mosquitoes. This is the first reported mosquito isolate of JEV from the Australian mainland...
- Biological, antigenic and phylogenetic characterization of the flavivirus AlfuyFiona J May
Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, School of Molecular and Microbial Sciences, The University of Queensland, Building 76, Cooper Road, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
J Gen Virol 87:329-37. 2006..Accordingly, the data suggest that ALFV is a distinct species within the serogroup Japanese encephalitis virus...
- West Nile virus: is there a message for Australia?John S Mackenzie
Med J Aust 178:5-6. 2003
- Flavivirus isolations from mosquitoes collected from western Cape York Peninsula, Australia, 1999-2000Cheryl A Johansen
Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, School of Molecular and Microbial Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
J Am Mosq Control Assoc 19:392-6. 2003..No evidence was found to suggest that JE has become established in enzootic transmission cycles on western Cape York, although study sites and field trips were limited...
- A molecular epidemiological study of Australian bat lyssavirusKimberley J Guyatt
Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
J Gen Virol 84:485-96. 2003..This intimates that, in nature, isolates of ABL, like those of RV, are subject to relatively strong selective constraints, suggesting a stability of host species, cell tropisms and ecological conditions...
- Phylogenetic analysis of the E2 gene of classical swine fever viruses from Lao PDRStuart D Blacksell
Australian Animal Health Laboratory, CSIRO Livestock Industries, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Virus Res 104:87-92. 2004..Alternatively, they have evolved independently of other viruses in the region...
- Global distribution of novel rhinovirus genotypeThomas Briese
Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 14:944-7. 2008..Molecular dating indicates that these viruses have been circulating for at least 250 years...
- Genetic analysis of J-virus and Beilong virus using minirepliconsDanielle E Magoffin
CSIRO Livestock Industries, CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory, PO Bag 24, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
Virology 364:103-11. 2007..In addition, the minireplicons were also used to demonstrate that these large-genome viruses also comply with the 'rule of six' and that over-expression of the C protein has a detrimental effect on minigenome replication...
- Genetic and phenotypic differences between isolates of Murray Valley encephalitis virus in Western Australia, 1972-2003Cheryl A Johansen
Discipline of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia, 6009
Virus Genes 35:147-54. 2007..This suggests that the OR156 lineage is still intermittently active but may be restricted to a small geographic area in northern WA, possibly due to altered biological characteristics...
- The influenza virusesAlan W Hampson
Interflu Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Med J Aust 185:S39-43. 2006..However, during the past 3 years, more than 250 cases of H5N1 infection of humans have occurred, with associated mortality approaching 60%. It is feared that a new pandemic of human influenza may emerge from this...
- Detection and stability of Japanese encephalitis virus RNA and virus viability in dead infected mosquitoes under different storage conditionsCheryl A Johansen
Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, School of Molecular and Microbial Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:656-61. 2002..However, the semi-nested PCR was faster and more economical using larger pools. Results indicate that surveillance of JE virus in mosquitoes using the semi-nested PCR is an alternative to monitoring seroconversions in sentinel pigs...
- Weather variability, tides, and Barmah Forest virus disease in the Gladstone region, AustraliaSuchithra Naish
School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia
Environ Health Perspect 114:678-83. 2006..However, no significant association was found for other variables. These results may be applied to forecast the occurrence of BFV disease and to use public health resources in BFV control and prevention...
- Field evaluation of a sentinel mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) trap system to detect Japanese encephalitis in remote AustraliaScott A Ritchie
Tropical Public Health Unit, Queensland Health, PO Box 1103, Cairns 4870 Australia
J Med Entomol 40:249-52. 2003..These results indicated that a mosquito trap system employing self-powered traps, such as the MosquitoMagnet, and a real-time PCR system, could be used to monitor for JE in remote areas...
- Genetic typing of classical swine fever viruses from Lao PDR by analysis of the 5' non-coding regionStuart D Blacksell
CSIRO Livestock Industries, Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Private Bag 24, 3220, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Virus Genes 31:349-55. 2005..1 and southern/central isolates falling into subgroup 2.2. These results concur with previous studies of CSF viruses from Lao PDR, although this study recognized the first occurrence of subgroup 2.1 in southern Lao PDR...
- Role of China in the quest to define and control severe acute respiratory syndromeRobert F Breiman
International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Emerg Infect Dis 9:1037-41. 2003..China will also be able to contribute key data about how the causative agent is transmitted and how it is evolving, as well as identifying pivotal factors influencing disease outcome...
- Epizootic activity of Murray Valley encephalitis and Kunjin viruses in an aboriginal community in the southeast Kimberley region of Western Australia: results of mosquito fauna and virus isolation studiesAnnette K Broom
Arbovirus Surveillance and Research Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia
Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:277-83. 2003..Activity of MVE virus could only be partially correlated with wet season rainfall and flooding, suggesting that a number of other factors must also be considered to accurately predict MVE virus activity at such communities...
- Antigenic and genetic typing of Whataroa viruses in AustraliaSuha M Saleh
Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland Australia
Am J Trop Med Hyg 71:262-7. 2004..The monoclonal antibodies used in this study will be useful for typing new SINV and SINV-like isolates...
- Identification of new flaviviruses in the Kokobera virus complexDebra J Nisbet
Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, School of Molecular and Microbial Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
J Gen Virol 86:121-4. 2005..It is proposed that isolate TS5273 represents a new subtype of KOKV and that CY1014 be classified as a novel species within the Kokobera virus complex of flaviviruses, named New Mapoon virus...