Christopher C Blyth

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The impact of bacterial and viral co-infection in severe influenza
    Christopher C Blyth
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Influenza Other Respi Viruses 7:168-76. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Chemoprophylaxis of neonatal fungal infections in very low birthweight infants: efficacy and safety of fluconazole and nystatin
    Christopher C Blyth
    School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:846-51. 2012
  3. pmc Viral pneumonitis is increased in obese patients during the first wave of pandemic A(H1N1) 2009 virus
    Jen Kok
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Sydney Institute for Emerging Infections and Biosecurity, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e55631. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Clinical associations and prevalence of Scedosporium spp. in Australian cystic fibrosis patients: identification of novel risk factors?
    Christopher C Blyth
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Med Mycol 48:S37-44. 2010
  5. pmc Fatal mycotic aneurysms due to Scedosporium and Pseudallescheria infection
    Adrian Ong
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2067-71. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus seroconversion rates in HIV-infected individuals
    Jen Kok
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:91-4. 2011
  7. pmc Influenza outbreaks during World Youth Day 2008 mass gathering
    Christopher C Blyth
    Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:809-15. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Antifungal therapy in infants and children with proven, probable or suspected invasive fungal infections
    Christopher C Blyth
    Centre for Infectious Disease and Microbiology, ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Darcy Road, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia, 2145
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD006343. 2010
  9. pmc Comparison of a rapid antigen test with nucleic acid testing during cocirculation of pandemic influenza A/H1N1 2009 and seasonal influenza A/H3N2
    Jen Kok
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Level 3, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 48:290-1. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Pneumonia and lung infections due to emerging and unusual fungal pathogens
    Sharon C A Chen
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, Australia
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 32:703-16. 2011

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint The impact of bacterial and viral co-infection in severe influenza
    Christopher C Blyth
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Influenza Other Respi Viruses 7:168-76. 2013
    ..Many questions remain concerning the burden, risk factors and impact of bacterial and viral co-infection in patients with pandemic influenza admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU)...
  2. doi request reprint Chemoprophylaxis of neonatal fungal infections in very low birthweight infants: efficacy and safety of fluconazole and nystatin
    Christopher C Blyth
    School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:846-51. 2012
    ..To review the use of antifungal chemoprophylaxis to prevent neonatal invasive fungal infections (IFI) in very low birthweight infants (VLBW <1500 g)...
  3. pmc Viral pneumonitis is increased in obese patients during the first wave of pandemic A(H1N1) 2009 virus
    Jen Kok
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Sydney Institute for Emerging Infections and Biosecurity, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e55631. 2013
    ..It is postulated that excess inflammation and cytokine production in obese patients following severe influenza infection leads to viral pneumonitis and/or acute respiratory distress syndrome...
  4. doi request reprint Clinical associations and prevalence of Scedosporium spp. in Australian cystic fibrosis patients: identification of novel risk factors?
    Christopher C Blyth
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Med Mycol 48:S37-44. 2010
    ..Studies are required to confirm independent risk factors for Scedosporium colonization and to determine its impact on lung disease...
  5. pmc Fatal mycotic aneurysms due to Scedosporium and Pseudallescheria infection
    Adrian Ong
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 49:2067-71. 2011
    ..The thoracoabdominal aorta was affected in one patient, and cerebral vessels were affected in the other. Despite voriconazole therapy and surgical resection, the patients died. Previously reported cases are reviewed...
  6. doi request reprint Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus seroconversion rates in HIV-infected individuals
    Jen Kok
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:91-4. 2011
    ..Neither HIV infection, nor severe immunosuppression, was a significant risk factor for pandemic influenza during the first southern hemisphere pandemic wave...
  7. pmc Influenza outbreaks during World Youth Day 2008 mass gathering
    Christopher C Blyth
    Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:809-15. 2010
    ..Greater flexibility by public health authorities and hospitals is required to appropriately manage and contain these outbreaks...
  8. ncbi request reprint Antifungal therapy in infants and children with proven, probable or suspected invasive fungal infections
    Christopher C Blyth
    Centre for Infectious Disease and Microbiology, ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Darcy Road, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia, 2145
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD006343. 2010
    ..Further comparative paediatric antifungal drug trials and epidemiological and pharmacological studies are required highlighting the differences between neonates, children and adults with invasive fungal infections...
  9. pmc Comparison of a rapid antigen test with nucleic acid testing during cocirculation of pandemic influenza A/H1N1 2009 and seasonal influenza A/H3N2
    Jen Kok
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Level 3, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 48:290-1. 2010
    ..4% versus 74.2%, P < 0.001). Nucleic acid tests should be used to detect pandemic influenza virus when rapid antigen tests are negative...
  10. doi request reprint Pneumonia and lung infections due to emerging and unusual fungal pathogens
    Sharon C A Chen
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, Australia
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 32:703-16. 2011
    ..Surgical resection of diseased tissue and support of the host immune system are often required to optimize outcomes...
  11. doi request reprint Not just little adults: candidemia epidemiology, molecular characterization, and antifungal susceptibility in neonatal and pediatric patients
    Christopher C Blyth
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmend, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    Pediatrics 123:1360-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this work was to identify differences in incidence, risk factors, microbiology, treatment, and clinical outcome of candidemia in neonates, children, and adults that might impact on management...
  12. pmc Influenza outbreak during Sydney World Youth Day 2008: the utility of laboratory testing and case definitions on mass gathering outbreak containment
    Sebastiaan J van Hal
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 4:e6620. 2009
    ..However, the utility of these clinical case definitions and laboratory testing in mass gathering outbreaks remains unknown...
  13. doi request reprint Point of care testing: diagnosis outside the virology laboratory
    Christopher C Blyth
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Methods Mol Biol 665:415-33. 2011
    ..The sensitivity, specificity, and turn-around time of available POCTs are included for common conditions including respiratory viral infections (e.g. influenza, RSV) and blood-borne viral infections (e.g. HIV)...