Kylie S Carville
Affiliation: Royal Melbourne Hospital
- A decline in varicella but an uncertain impact on zoster following varicella vaccination in Victoria, AustraliaKylie S Carville
Epidemiology Unit, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Australia
Vaccine 28:2532-8. 2010..Among those aged 80 and over the hospitalisation rate increased 5% per year (95% CI 3-7%) from 1998 to 2007. Zoster increased in community data from 2001...
- Infection is the major component of the disease burden in aboriginal and non-aboriginal Australian children: a population-based studyKylie S Carville
Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:210-6. 2007..We investigated reasons for hospitalization before age 2 years in a birth cohort of Western Australian Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children...
- Influenza surveillance within hospitals: what is the world doing?Kylie S Carville
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Carlton South, Victoria
Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 31:413-8. 2007..The approach to influenza surveillance within hospitals will depend on objectives and available resources, although an automated approach is likely to have greater longevity as labour requirements are reduced...
- Pandemic influenza H1N1 2009 infection in Victoria, Australia: no evidence for harm or benefit following receipt of seasonal influenza vaccine in 2009Heath A Kelly
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Vaccine 29:6419-26. 2011....
- Crowding and other strong predictors of upper respiratory tract carriage of otitis media-related bacteria in Australian Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal childrenPeter Jacoby
Centre for Child Health Research, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:480-5. 2011..Data are limited on risk factors for carriage of these pathogens, particularly for Indigenous populations. We investigated predictors of nasopharyngeal carriage in Australian Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children...
- Comparison between nasal swabs and nasopharyngeal aspirates for, and effect of time in transit on, isolation of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus, Haemophilus influenzae, and Moraxella catarrhalisKylie S Carville
The University of Western Australia, Australia
J Clin Microbiol 45:244-5. 2007..influenzae as those in transit for < or =3 days. There was no statistically significant difference for either Moraxella catarrhalis or Staphylococcus aureus...
- Disease burden and health-care clinic attendances for young children in remote aboriginal communities of northern AustraliaDanielle B Clucas
Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Bull World Health Organ 86:275-81. 2008..To determine the frequency of presentations and infectious-disease burden at primary health care (PHC) services in young children in two remote Aboriginal communities in tropical northern Australia...