Joseph G McCormack
Affiliation: South Brisbane
- Daily versus weekly azithromycin in cystic fibrosis patientsJ McCormack
Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University of Queensland, Mater Adult Hospital, South Brisbane, 4101 Queensland, Australia
Eur Respir J 30:487-95. 2007..Gastro-intestinal adverse effects were more common with weekly therapy. Apart from these findings, daily and weekly administered azithromycin demonstrated similar outcomes for cystic fibrosis patients...
- Hendra and Nipah viruses: new zoonotically-acquired human pathogensJoseph G McCormack
Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University of Queensland and Mater Health Services, Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia
Respir Care Clin N Am 11:59-66. 2005..4)There may be other viruses waiting for similar opportunities to cross species.(5) It is unlikely that we have seen the last of these and related viruses...
- Emerging viral infections in AustraliaJoseph G McCormack
Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia
Med J Aust 177:45-9. 2002..Japanese encephalitis vaccine should be considered for people intending to reside in or visit endemic areas of southern or eastern Asia for more than 30 days...
- Effect of long term treatment with azithromycin on disease parameters in cystic fibrosis: a randomised trialJ Wolter
University Department of Medicine and Department of Infectious Disease, Mater Adult Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
Thorax 57:212-6. 2002..Macrolides have immunomodulatory properties and long term use dramatically improves prognosis in diffuse panbronchiolitis, a condition with features in common with the lung disease of CF...
- Pertussis: adults as a source in healthcare settingsNatalie M Spearing
Mater Misericordiae Health Services, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Med J Aust 177:568-9. 2002
- Macrolides in cystic fibrosis: is there a role?Joanne M Wolter
University Department of Medicine, Mater Adult Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Am J Respir Med 1:235-41. 2002..There is a need for further research into mechanisms of anti-inflammatory action of macrolides in the lungs of patients with CF and whether or not such therapy may be beneficial in the long term...
- Infection control and public health aspects of a case of pertussis infection in a maternity health care workerBradley J McCall
Brisbane Southside Public Health Unit, Brisbane, Queensland
Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 26:584-6. 2002
- Antibiotic therapy for Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteremia: implications of production of extended-spectrum beta-lactamasesDavid L Paterson
Infectious Disease Section, VA Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15240, USA
Clin Infect Dis 39:31-7. 2004..Antibiotic choice is particularly important in seriously ill patients with infections due to ESBL-producing K. pneumoniae...
- Community-acquired Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteremia: global differences in clinical patternsWen Chien Ko
National Cheng Kung University Medical College, Taiwan
Emerg Infect Dis 8:160-6. 2002..A distinctive form of K. pneumoniae infection, often causing liver abscess, was identified, almost exclusively in Taiwan...
- Incidence, etiology, and symptomatology of upper respiratory illness in elite athletesLuke Spence
School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:577-86. 2007..The aims of this study were to identify and evaluate the incidence, pathogenic etiology, and symptomatology of acute URI during a 5-month training and competition period...
- More evidence of the benefits of rational antimicrobial use in clinical practiceDavid L Paterson
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 24:642-3. 2003