S M Garland

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Affiliation: Royal Children's Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections (STI) using self-collected non-invasive specimens
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital of Women s and Children s Health, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Sex Health 1:121-6. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Gardnerella vaginalis and Atopobium vaginae in virginal women
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 33:663-5. 2006
  3. pmc Young pregnant women's views on the acceptability of screening for chlamydia as part of routine antenatal care
    Jade E Bilardi
    The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:505. 2010
  4. pmc A case-control study of mastitis: nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus
    Lisa H Amir
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 7:57. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint An open-label phase II pilot study investigating the optimal duration of imiquimod 5% cream for the treatment of external genital warts in women
    S M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 17:448-52. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Quadrivalent vaccine against human papillomavirus to prevent anogenital diseases
    Suzanne M Garland
    Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Department, Royal Women s Hospital, and the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    N Engl J Med 356:1928-43. 2007
  7. pmc Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Trichomonas vaginalis and human papillomavirus) in female attendees of a sexually transmitted diseases clinic in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    S M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 9:143-6. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of tampon and urine as self-administered methods of specimen collection in the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Trichomonas vaginalis in women
    S N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology, The Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 9:347-9. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint The association of Atopobium vaginae and Gardnerella vaginalis with bacterial vaginosis and recurrence after oral metronidazole therapy
    C S Bradshaw
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Carlton, 3053, Victoria, Australia
    J Infect Dis 194:828-36. 2006
  10. pmc Is antenatal group B streptococcal carriage a predictor of adverse obstetric outcome?
    S M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Women s and Children s Health Care Network, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 8:138-42. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections (STI) using self-collected non-invasive specimens
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital of Women s and Children s Health, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Sex Health 1:121-6. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Gardnerella vaginalis and Atopobium vaginae in virginal women
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 33:663-5. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study was to determine the prevalence of Gardnerella vaginalis and Atopobium vaginae in virginal women and to establish if nonpenetrative sexual activity is associated with these organisms...
  3. pmc Young pregnant women's views on the acceptability of screening for chlamydia as part of routine antenatal care
    Jade E Bilardi
    The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:505. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the acceptability of screening pregnant women aged 16-25 years for chlamydia as part of routine antenatal care...
  4. pmc A case-control study of mastitis: nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus
    Lisa H Amir
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 7:57. 2006
    ..Mastitis is a common problem for breastfeeding women. Researchers have called for an investigation into the possible role of maternal nasal carriage of S. aureus in the causation of mastitis in breastfeeding women...
  5. ncbi request reprint An open-label phase II pilot study investigating the optimal duration of imiquimod 5% cream for the treatment of external genital warts in women
    S M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 17:448-52. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Quadrivalent vaccine against human papillomavirus to prevent anogenital diseases
    Suzanne M Garland
    Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Department, Royal Women s Hospital, and the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    N Engl J Med 356:1928-43. 2007
    ..A phase 3 trial was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of a prophylactic quadrivalent vaccine in preventing anogenital diseases associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16, and 18...
  7. pmc Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Trichomonas vaginalis and human papillomavirus) in female attendees of a sexually transmitted diseases clinic in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    S M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 9:143-6. 2001
    ..Furthermore, detection of oncogenic HPV was common, indicating that it is vital that a strategy to reduce cervical cancer such as a pre-cancer cervical cytology screening program also be introduced...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of tampon and urine as self-administered methods of specimen collection in the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Trichomonas vaginalis in women
    S N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology, The Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 9:347-9. 1998
    ..Tampon-collected specimens tested by PCR were more sensitive than urine specimens for the detection of N. gonorrhoeae and T. vaginalis (P < 0.001) and equally sensitive for the detection of C. trachomatis (P=0.45)...
  9. ncbi request reprint The association of Atopobium vaginae and Gardnerella vaginalis with bacterial vaginosis and recurrence after oral metronidazole therapy
    C S Bradshaw
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Carlton, 3053, Victoria, Australia
    J Infect Dis 194:828-36. 2006
    ..We investigated associations between Atopobium vaginae and bacterial vaginosis (BV) and the role that A. vaginae plays in recurrent BV after oral metronidazole therapy...
  10. pmc Is antenatal group B streptococcal carriage a predictor of adverse obstetric outcome?
    S M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Women s and Children s Health Care Network, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 8:138-42. 2000
    ..This is a critical issue to resolve for appropriate management (expectant vs. interventional management) of the patient presenting with premature rupture of membranes, who has no overt signs of sepsis, but who is colonized with GBS...
  11. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus in corneal and conjunctival carcinoma
    S N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology, Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Ophthalmol 25:211-5. 1997
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  12. pmc Assessment of Chlamydia trachomatis prevalence by PCR and LCR in women presenting for termination of pregnancy
    S M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 76:173-6. 2000
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  13. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus genotype prevalence in cervical biopsies from women diagnosed with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia or cervical cancer in Melbourne, Australia
    M P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:1017-24. 2006
    ..2%) among CC biopsies (P < 0.0001). These results indicate that the two most prevalent CC-associated HPV genotypes in Australia parallel those described internationally, with type variations thereafter...
  14. ncbi request reprint Serologic response to human papillomavirus 16 among Australian women with high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    S N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Melbourne, The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:1032-5. 2006
    ..Overall, HPV 16 serology is a poor predictor of presence of HPV 16-associated CIN 3 in patient population studied...
  15. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia trachomatis conjunctivitis. Prevalence and association with genital tract infection
    S M Garland
    Department of Microbiology, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 162:363-6. 1995
    ..CONCLUSION: Most cases of ocular chlamydia infection have a genital source. Therefore, it is essential that all patients with chlamydial conjunctivitis and their sexual partners are examined and treated for concomitant genital infection...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among clients of female commercial sex workers in Thailand
    S N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Women s and Children s Health Network, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 27:358-62. 2000
    ..Identification and treatment of infections in this group could help to reduce the transmission of STDs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Imiquimod 5% cream is a safe and effective self-applied treatment for anogenital warts--results of an open-label, multicentre Phase IIIB trial
    S M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s and Royal Children s Hospitals, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 12:722-9. 2001
    ..In conclusion, imiquimod 5% cream is an effective self-applied treatment for external genital/perianal warts when applied for up to 16 weeks and is well tolerated for up to 32 weeks...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of PorB variable region typing of Neisseria gonorrhoeae using PCR-ELISA in samples collected from men who have sex with men
    A E Ling
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Lab Anal 21:237-43. 2007
    ..gonorrhoeae from N. meningitidis present in some of the samples. PCR ELISA is a rapid, relatively inexpensive and alternative molecular typing method for N. gonorrhoeae, suitable for use in conjunction with molecular diagnostic tests...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of LightCycler as a platform for nucleic acid sequence-based amplification (NASBA) in real-time detection of enteroviruses
    Anna Maria Costa
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton 3053, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Microbiol 56:80-3. 2008
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  20. pmc Effect of ThinPrep preparation on human papillomavirus detection and genotyping in rectal samples by PCR
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 47:227-9. 2009
    ..Overall, 52 samples generated concordant genotypes and 38 had additional and 21 had fewer genotypes postprocessing. PreservCyt samples should be aliquoted for PCR testing prior to ThinPrep processing...
  21. ncbi request reprint Human adenoviruses types associated with non-gonococcal urethritis
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton 3053, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Health 4:41-4. 2007
    ..Role of adenoviruses in non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU) has been reported in only a few studies. The aim of the study was to detect and type adenoviruses in men presenting with NGU...
  22. doi request reprint Varicella and the pregnant woman: prevention and management
    Andrew J Daley
    Infection Control Department, The Royal Women s Hospital and The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:26-33. 2008
    ..Clinical practice guidelines for management of a pregnant woman exposed to VZV are presented...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effects of oral garlic on vaginal candida colony counts: a randomised placebo controlled double-blind trial
    C J Watson
    Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic, Australia Gynaecology Assessment Clinic, Royal Women s Hospital, Flemington, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    BJOG 121:498-506. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to ascertain whether oral garlic reduced vaginal candida counts during the second half of the menstrual cycle in asymptomatic women colonised with Candida species...
  24. ncbi request reprint Postabortal pelvic sepsis in association with Chlamydia trachomatis
    P Wein
    Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 30:347-50. 1990
    ..trachomatis prior to the operative procedure...
  25. pmc Genital warts in children: what do they mean?
    Y Jayasinghe
    Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology, Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia 3052
    Arch Dis Child 91:696-700. 2006
    ..Long term follow up for children with anogenital warts is recommended, although there are no longitudinal studies available to clarify whether they are at risk of developing carcinoma in young adulthood...
  26. pmc Do antepartum herpes simplex virus cultures predict intrapartum shedding for pregnant women with recurrent disease?
    S M Garland
    Department of Microbiology, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 7:230-6. 1999
    ..To examine antenatal screening as a predictor of intrapartum shedding of herpes simplex virus (HSV) and to determine its usefulness in guiding the appropriate route of delivery for patients with recurrent HSV in pregnancy...
  27. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus genotyping using a modified linear array detection protocol
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology, The Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    J Virol Methods 135:124-6. 2006
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  28. pmc Screening injecting drug users for sexually transmitted infections and blood borne viruses using street outreach and self collected sampling
    C S Bradshaw
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, 580 Swanston Street, Carlton, 3053, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 81:53-8. 2005
    ..Injecting drug users (IDUs) are a marginalised population, who infrequently access health services for screening for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs), and are at high risk of these infections...
  29. ncbi request reprint Multiresistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreak in a pediatric oncology ward related to bath toys
    J P Buttery
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 17:509-13. 1998
    ..Nosocomial outbreaks of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in pediatric hospitals frequently involve neonates and immunosuppressed patients and can cause significant morbidity and mortality...
  30. pmc Evaluation of a point-of-care test, BVBlue, and clinical and laboratory criteria for diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis
    C S Bradshaw
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, 580 Swanston St, Carlton, 3053 Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 43:1304-8. 2005
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  31. pmc Genetic aberrations detected by comparative genomic hybridisation in vulvar cancers
    D G Allen
    Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Mercy Hospital for Women, Melbourne, Australia
    Br J Cancer 86:924-8. 2002
    ..The different genetic changes seen in human papillomavirus-positive and negative vulvar squamous cell carcinomas support the clinicopathological data indicating that these are different cancer types...
  32. ncbi request reprint 'RETCIF': a rapid, sensitive method for detection of viruses, applicable for large numbers of clinical samples
    R Alexander
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Women s and Children s Health Care Network, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, 3052, Vic, Melbourne, Australia
    J Virol Methods 97:77-85. 2001
    ..9 days. For RETCIF the respective rate was 92.5% (721), in an average time of 3.0 days. The RETCIF method is a time-saving procedure, with higher isolation rates than the shell vial method...
  33. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of self-collected urine dip swab method for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis
    Anna Maria Costa
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 300, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Sex Health 6:213-6. 2009
    ..The present study is an evaluation of a self-collected urine dip (SCUD) swab as an alternative sampling method for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) in urine samples that conforms to postal service regulations in Australia...
  34. doi request reprint Recommendations for cervical cancer prevention in Asia Pacific
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia womens org au
    Vaccine 26:M89-98. 2008
    ..It thus provides a synthesis of the available evidence-based scientific information, in the context of a significant and systematic international review, that is likely to be useful to governments and public health providers...
  35. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccines: current status and future prospects
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Drugs 70:1079-98. 2010
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  36. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a real-time PCR assay specifically detecting human papillomavirus 52 using the Roche LightCycler 480 system
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Virol Methods 147:290-6. 2008
    ..Laboratories already using the Linear Array HPV genotyping test could adopt this method once internally validated...
  37. pmc Comparison of the Digene Hybrid Capture 2 assay and Roche AMPLICOR and LINEAR ARRAY human papillomavirus (HPV) tests in detecting high-risk HPV genotypes in specimens from women with previous abnormal Pap smear results
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology, The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2130-7. 2007
    ..Both PCR-based HPV tests may be valuable in the management of care for women with underlying cervical abnormalities, in predicting treatment success, and in studying the clearance or acquisition of new infections...
  38. ncbi request reprint Absence of a Chlamydia trachomatis variant, harbouring a deletion in the cryptic plasmid, in clients of a sexually transmissible infection clinic and antenatal patients in Melbourne
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Victoria
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 32:77-81. 2008
    ..However, given the current upsurge in urogenital CT-infections, continued surveillance is necessary to ensure timely detection of this variant, should it be introduced into the population...
  39. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of opa-based real-time PCR for detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Molecular Microbiology, The Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 32:199-202. 2005
    ..The current study describes a sensitive and specific real-time 5'-nuclease PCR assay targeting a 90-bp region of the multicopy opa gene...
  40. pmc Newer approaches to the diagnosis of early onset neonatal sepsis
    U K Mishra
    Newborn Services, Royal Women s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 91:F208-12. 2006
    ..In the future, molecular biology techniques offer the prospect of rapid identification of both pathogens and antimicrobial resistance markers...
  41. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of coagulase-negative staphylococcal bacteraemia in a newborn intensive care unit
    O Raimundo
    Department of Biotechnology and Environmental Biology, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
    J Hosp Infect 51:33-42. 2002
    ..PFGE was found to be more discriminatory than RAPD, but the latter provides results in a more timely manner...
  42. ncbi request reprint Impact of erythromycin on respiratory colonization of Ureaplasma urealyticum and the development of chronic lung disease in extremely low birth weight infants
    E D Bowman
    Department of Pediatrics, The Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 17:615-20. 1998
    ..This study examines neonates colonized with U. urealyticum in the lower respiratory tract and treated with erythromycin, as compared with noncolonized neonates...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prevention of neonatal group B streptococcal disease: progress, challenges and dilemmas
    A J Daley
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital and The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 40:664-8. 2004
    ..Novel vaccination strategies for GBS are being developed that may ultimately provide broader protection for mothers and babies and eliminate the need for intrapartum antibiotics...
  44. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and genotyping of HPV in cervical cancer among Australian women
    S Chen
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Disease, The Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Australia
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 67:163-8. 1999
    ..To investigate the association between HPV DNA detection and histological examination of tumor biopsies from women with cervical cancer...
  45. pmc Noninferiority of antibody response to human papillomavirus type 16 in subjects vaccinated with monovalent and quadrivalent L1 virus-like particle vaccines
    Suzanne M Garland
    Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Department, Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:792-5. 2007
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  46. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and awareness of human papillomavirus (HPV): attitudes towards HPV vaccination among a representative sample of women in Victoria, Australia
    Marian K Pitts
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, 215 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    Sex Health 4:177-80. 2007
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  47. pmc Validation of an automated detection platform for use with the roche linear array human papillomavirus genotyping test
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology, The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 46:3813-6. 2008
    ..Genotyping profiles showed 100% concordance between the methods, suggesting that automation could complement the Roche Linear Array for enhanced speed and reproducibility...
  48. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus and cervical cancer in Australasia and Oceania: risk-factors, epidemiology and prevention
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Vaccine 26:M80-8. 2008
    ..This represents a successful model for other countries. We present data on cervical cancer, risk factors and prevention strategies, including epidemiology of HPV and HPV vaccine strategies...
  49. doi request reprint Natural history of genital warts: analysis of the placebo arm of 2 randomized phase III trials of a quadrivalent human papillomavirus (types 6, 11, 16, and 18) vaccine
    Suzanne M Garland
    Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Department, Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Infect Dis 199:805-14. 2009
    ..The placebo arm of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine trials helps define the natural history of genital warts (GW)...
  50. pmc Human papillomavirus genotyping using archival vulval dysplastic or neoplastic biopsy tissues: comparison between the INNO-LiPA and linear array assays
    Sarah E Tan
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1458-60. 2010
    ..The INNO-LiPA provides greater sensitivity for HPV genotyping in archival tissue...
  51. doi request reprint Global reduction of cervical cancer with human papillomavirus vaccines: insights from the hepatitis B virus vaccine experience
    Margaret E Heffernan
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Sex Health 7:383-90. 2010
    ..Initial implementation strategies for HBV vaccination were not successful in preventing disease in the community: it took 15 years for significant global reduction in the burden of this disease...
  52. ncbi request reprint Can cervical cancer be eradicated by prophylactic HPV vaccination? Challenges to vaccine implementation
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Indian J Med Res 130:311-21. 2009
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  53. ncbi request reprint What are the barriers to offering HIV testing in an antenatal setting? A national study of obstetricians
    Michelle L Giles
    Department of Medicine Monash University, and Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Macfarlane Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    AIDS 21:1601-6. 2007
    ..To investigate factors that influence the antenatal screening practice of obstetricians and identify barriers to the implementation of universal antenatal HIV screening...
  54. ncbi request reprint Impact of an education campaign on management in pregnancy of women infected with a blood-borne virus
    Michelle L Giles
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria
    Med J Aust 184:389-92. 2006
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Can we really beat cervical cancer?
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:647-9. 2003
  56. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms, organisms and markers of infection in pregnancy
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s and The Royal Children s Hospitals, Women s and Children s Health, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    J Reprod Immunol 57:169-83. 2002
    ..As well, infection increases mortality due to fetal loss (extreme pre-maturity) as well as severe neonatal sepsis...
  57. pmc Genital Candida species detected in samples from women in Melbourne, Australia, before and after treatment with antibiotics
    Marie V Pirotta
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 44:3213-7. 2006
    ..Furthermore, we recommend that definitive microbiological diagnoses be made for women with recurrent symptoms or those failing initial treatment, to guide appropriate therapy...
  58. ncbi request reprint An audit of obstetricians' management of women potentially infected with blood-borne viruses
    Michelle L Giles
    Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Parkville, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Med J Aust 180:328-32. 2004
    ..To assess obstetricians' current antenatal screening practices for blood-borne viruses (hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV) and how they manage pregnant women infected with a blood-borne virus...
  59. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus update with a particular focus on cervical disease
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s and The Royal Children s Hospitals, Women s and Children s Health, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Pathology 34:213-24. 2002
    ..However, the outcome from reduction in incidence of dysplasia and neoplasia will take years to eventuate; consequently, various cervical cancer prevention strategies still need to be endorsed and maintained in the meantime...
  60. pmc Development and evaluation of an ompA quantitative real-time PCR assay for Chlamydia trachomatis serovar determination
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Locked Bag 300, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2060-5. 2010
    ..trachomatis serovars, particularly among anogenital infections. This is the first report of a qPCR typing assay offering differentiation of C. trachomatis serovars associated with both anogenital and ocular diseases...
  61. doi request reprint Pregnancy and infant outcomes in the clinical trials of a human papillomavirus type 6/11/16/18 vaccine: a combined analysis of five randomized controlled trials
    Suzanne M Garland
    Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Department, Royal Women s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1179-88. 2009
    ..To present a combined analysis of the pregnancy outcomes for women aged up to 45 years enrolled in five phase III clinical studies of the prophylactic quadrivalent human papillomavirus 6/11/16/18 vaccine...
  62. ncbi request reprint Cosmetic tattooing: A potential transmission route for HIV?
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 46:458-9. 2006
  63. ncbi request reprint Imiquimod
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 16:85-9. 2003
    ..The mechanism of action of imiquimod involves cytokine induction in the skin, which then triggers the host's immune system to recognize the presence of a viral infection or tumour, ultimately to eradicate the associated lesion...
  64. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and typing of human papilloma virus (HPV) among female sex workers and outpatient women in southern Thailand
    Verapol Chandeying
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai 90110, Thailand
    Sex Health 3:11-4. 2006
    ..The current study aimed to examine the prevalence of HPV in this population and compare this with the lower-risk outpatient women (OPW) in Thailand...
  65. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccination for the prevention of cervical neoplasia: is it appropriate to vaccinate women older than 26?
    S Rachel Skinner
    School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:238-42. 2008
    ..It is likely that this vaccine will need to be purchased by women in the older age group (27-45 years)...
  66. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of self-collected samples in contrast to practitioner-collected samples for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and Trichomonas vaginalis by polymerase chain reaction among women living in remote areas
    Janet Knox
    Sexual Health Unit of Territory Health Services, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 29:647-54. 2002
    ....
  67. pmc Assessment of MagNA pure LC extraction system for detection of human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA in PreservCyt samples by the Roche AMPLICOR and LINEAR ARRAY HPV tests
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology, The Royal Women s Hospital, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2428-33. 2006
    ....
  68. pmc International standard reagents for HPV detection
    Sonia R Pagliusi
    Department of Immunizations, Vaccines and Biologicals, World Health Organization, Av Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Dis Markers 23:283-96. 2007
    ..The advancement of prophylactic vaccine candidates against HPV infections and related diseases stresses the increasing importance of HPV assays in monitoring the impact of HPV vaccination on disease burden...
  69. ncbi request reprint Etiologies of nongonococcal urethritis: bacteria, viruses, and the association with orogenital exposure
    Catriona S Bradshaw
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Infect Dis 193:336-45. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine pathogens and behaviors associated with nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) and the usefulness of the urethral smear in predicting the presence of pathogens...
  70. ncbi request reprint Higher-risk behavioral practices associated with bacterial vaginosis compared with vaginal candidiasis
    Catriona Susan Bradshaw
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 106:105-14. 2005
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint HIV and pregnancy in Australia
    Michelle L Giles
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 44:197-204. 2004
    ..The current review examines the best available scientific evidence and current guidelines for optimal management of HIV-infected women contemplating pregnancy in Australia...
  72. ncbi request reprint A chlamydia prevalence survey of young women living in Melbourne, Victoria
    Jane S Hocking
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Sex Health 3:235-40. 2006
    ..To estimate the population-based chlamydia prevalence among women aged 18 to 35 years living in Melbourne, Victoria, and to assess the feasibility of using mailed urine specimens to test women...
  73. ncbi request reprint Measurement of interleukin 8 in combination with C-reactive protein reduced unnecessary antibiotic therapy in newborn infants: a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial
    Axel R Franz
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology and Pediatric Critical Care, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Pediatrics 114:1-8. 2004
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  74. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccines: challenges to implementation
    Suzanne M Garland
    Sex Health 3:63-5. 2006
    ..Central to an effective vaccination programme will be clear, concise and consistent educative messages regarding HPV not only to the lay public, but also the medical profession...
  75. ncbi request reprint High recurrence rates of bacterial vaginosis over the course of 12 months after oral metronidazole therapy and factors associated with recurrence
    Catriona S Bradshaw
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    J Infect Dis 193:1478-86. 2006
    ..We wished to determine recurrences of bacterial vaginosis (BV) after treatment over the course of 12 months and to establish factors associated with recurrence...
  76. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among antenatal women in Vanuatu, 1999-2000
    Elizabeth A Sullivan
    School of Women s and Children s Health, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 30:362-6. 2003
    ..The epidemiology of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV in Vanuatu is poorly defined...
  77. ncbi request reprint Exploring 'best practice' for nucleic acid detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    David M Whiley
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Royal Children s Hospital and Health Service District, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Sex Health 5:17-23. 2008
    ..Further, we highlight the need to maintain culture-based testing for certain specimen sites as well as for antimicrobial resistance surveillance...
  78. pmc Azithromycin failure in Mycoplasma genitalium urethritis
    Catriona S Bradshaw
    Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1149-52. 2006
    ..genitalium to macrolides. Moxifloxacin administration resulted in rapid symptom resolution and eradication of infection in all cases. These findings have implications for management of urethritis...
  79. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a quadrivalent prophylactic human papillomavirus (types 6, 11, 16, and 18) L1 virus-like-particle vaccine against high-grade vulval and vaginal lesions: a combined analysis of three randomised clinical trials
    Elmar A Joura
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Lancet 369:1693-702. 2007
    ..Our aim was to do a combined analysis of three randomised clinical trials to assess the effect of a prophylactic quadrivalent HPV vaccine on the incidence of these diseases...
  80. ncbi request reprint Detection of Candida species by PCR in self-collected vaginal swabs of women after taking antibiotics
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Mycoses 49:523-4. 2006
    ..The results of this study may indicate that other agents including other yeast species may be responsible for symptoms of postantibiotic vulvovaginitis...
  81. ncbi request reprint Combined p53 and retinoblastoma protein detection identifies persistent and regressive cervical high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions
    Jan P A Baak
    Departments of Pathology, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Am J Surg Pathol 29:1062-6. 2005
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  82. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a modified reverse line blot assay for detection and typing of human papillomavirus
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Molecular Microbiology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Clin Pathol 123:896-9. 2005
    ..Overall, comparable results were obtained by the modified, more easily performed protocol, indicating that laboratories might validate and use this modified method...