Archie Clements

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Slaving and release in co-infection control
    Laith Yakob
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    Parasit Vectors 6:157. 2013
  2. pmc Impact of anthropogenic and natural environmental changes on Echinococcus transmission in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, the People's Republic of China
    Yu Rong Yang
    Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Parasit Vectors 5:146. 2012
  3. pmc A high-resolution geospatial surveillance-response system for malaria elimination in Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
    Gerard C Kelly
    University of Queensland, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Population Health, Brisbane, Australia
    Malar J 12:108. 2013
  4. pmc Finding malaria hot-spots in northern Angola: the role of individual, household and environmental factors within a meso-endemic area
    Ricardo J Soares Magalhães
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Malar J 11:385. 2012
  5. pmc Clostridium difficile exposure as an insidious source of infection in healthcare settings: an epidemiological model
    Laith Yakob
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 13:376. 2013
  6. pmc Spatiotemporal analysis of indigenous and imported dengue fever cases in Guangdong province, China
    Zhongjie Li
    Key Laboratory of Surveillance and Early warning on Infectious Disease, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
    BMC Infect Dis 12:132. 2012
  7. pmc Operational research to inform a sub-national surveillance intervention for malaria elimination in Solomon Islands
    Jo An Atkinson
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Malar J 11:101. 2012
  8. pmc Baseline spatial distribution of malaria prior to an elimination programme in Vanuatu
    Heidi Reid
    Pacific Malaria Initiative Support Centre PacMISC, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health ACITH, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Malar J 9:150. 2010
  9. pmc Using serological measures to monitor changes in malaria transmission in Vanuatu
    Jackie Cook
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Malar J 9:169. 2010
  10. pmc Spatial prediction of malaria prevalence in an endemic area of Bangladesh
    Ubydul Haque
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Malar J 9:120. 2010

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Publications45

  1. pmc Slaving and release in co-infection control
    Laith Yakob
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia
    Parasit Vectors 6:157. 2013
    ..We demonstrate how an optimal control strategy should be tailored to the pathogen community and tempered by species-level knowledge of drug sensitivity with use of a simple epidemiological model of gastro-intestinal nematodes...
  2. pmc Impact of anthropogenic and natural environmental changes on Echinococcus transmission in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, the People's Republic of China
    Yu Rong Yang
    Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Parasit Vectors 5:146. 2012
    ..and their impact on transmission to humans because such information is necessary to formulate reliable future public health policy for echinococcosis control programs and to prevent disease spread...
  3. pmc A high-resolution geospatial surveillance-response system for malaria elimination in Solomon Islands and Vanuatu
    Gerard C Kelly
    University of Queensland, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Population Health, Brisbane, Australia
    Malar J 12:108. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Finding malaria hot-spots in northern Angola: the role of individual, household and environmental factors within a meso-endemic area
    Ricardo J Soares Magalhães
    Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Malar J 11:385. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Clostridium difficile exposure as an insidious source of infection in healthcare settings: an epidemiological model
    Laith Yakob
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 13:376. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Spatiotemporal analysis of indigenous and imported dengue fever cases in Guangdong province, China
    Zhongjie Li
    Key Laboratory of Surveillance and Early warning on Infectious Disease, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China
    BMC Infect Dis 12:132. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Operational research to inform a sub-national surveillance intervention for malaria elimination in Solomon Islands
    Jo An Atkinson
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Malar J 11:101. 2012
    ..This study contributes to a situational analysis of malaria in Isabel Province to inform an appropriate surveillance intervention...
  8. pmc Baseline spatial distribution of malaria prior to an elimination programme in Vanuatu
    Heidi Reid
    Pacific Malaria Initiative Support Centre PacMISC, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health ACITH, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Malar J 9:150. 2010
    ..The current study aimed to establish the baseline distribution of malaria on the most malarious of the province's islands, Tanna Island, to guide the implementation of elimination activities...
  9. pmc Using serological measures to monitor changes in malaria transmission in Vanuatu
    Jackie Cook
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Malar J 9:169. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Spatial prediction of malaria prevalence in an endemic area of Bangladesh
    Ubydul Haque
    International Center for Diarrhoeal Disease Research Bangladesh, 68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sharani, Mohakhali, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh
    Malar J 9:120. 2010
    ..Malaria is a major public health burden in Southeastern Bangladesh, particularly in the Chittagong Hill Tracts region. Malaria is endemic in 13 districts of Bangladesh and the highest prevalence occurs in Khagrachari (15.47%)...
  11. pmc Modern geographical reconnaissance of target populations in malaria elimination zones
    Gerard C Kelly
    Pacific Malaria Initiative Support Centre, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Malar J 9:289. 2010
    ..These operations aimed to examine modern approaches to GR to define the spatial distribution of target populations to support contemporary malaria elimination interventions...
  12. pmc Spatial prediction of Plasmodium falciparum prevalence in Somalia
    Abdisalan M Noor
    Malaria Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research Coast, Kenya Medical Research Institute Wellcome Trust Research Programme, P O Box 43640, 00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 7:159. 2008
    ..There is a lack of reliable contemporary malaria maps in endemic countries in sub-Saharan Africa. This problem is particularly acute in low malaria transmission countries such as those located in the horn of Africa...
  13. pmc An updated atlas of human helminth infections: the example of East Africa
    Simon Brooker
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 8:42. 2009
    ..In an attempt to address the paucity of geographical information on helminth risk, this article describes the development of an updated global atlas of human helminth infection, showing the example of East Africa...
  14. pmc Improved hospital-level risk adjustment for surveillance of healthcare-associated bloodstream infections: a retrospective cohort study
    E N C Tong
    Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 9:145. 2009
    ..We aimed to identify medical services associated with high or low BSI rates, and to evaluate the services provided by the hospital as indicators that can be used for more objective hospital-level risk adjustment...
  15. doi Overcrowding and understaffing in modern health-care systems: key determinants in meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission
    Archie Clements
    Division of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Lancet Infect Dis 8:427-34. 2008
    ..Future decision making should use epidemiological and economic evidence to evaluate the effect of systems changes on the incidence of MRSA infection and other adverse events...
  16. ncbi Spatial risk assessment of Rift Valley fever in Senegal
    Archie C A Clements
    Epidemiology Division, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 7:203-16. 2007
    ..These risk maps are suitable for use in planning improved sentinel surveillance systems in Senegal, although further data collection is required in large areas of Senegal to better define the spatial distribution of RVF...
  17. pmc Application of knowledge-driven spatial modelling approaches and uncertainty management to a study of Rift Valley fever in Africa
    Archie C A Clements
    Epidemiology Division, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 5:57. 2006
    ..The focus is on presenting alternate methods where extensive field data are not available and traditional, model-based approaches to disease mapping are impossible to conduct...
  18. pmc Perceptions of healthcare professionals regarding the main challenges and barriers to effective hospital infection control in Mongolia: a qualitative study
    Bat Erdene Ider
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Queensland, QLD 4006, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:170. 2012
    ..This study aimed to identify the main perceived challenges and barriers that hinder the effective implementation of infection control programmes in Mongolia...
  19. doi Did socio-ecological factors drive the spatiotemporal patterns of pandemic influenza A (H1N1)?
    Wenbiao Hu
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Australia
    Environ Int 45:39-43. 2012
    ..Pandemic influenza A (H1N1) has a significant public health impact. This study aimed to examine the effect of socio-ecological factors on the transmission of H1N1 in Brisbane, Australia...
  20. doi Using a checklist to identify barriers to compliance with evidence-based guidelines for central line management: a mixed methods study in Mongolia
    Bat Erdene Ider
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Room 303, Edith Cavell Building, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4006, Australia
    Int J Infect Dis 16:e551-7. 2012
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  21. pmc Spatial patterns and socioecological drivers of dengue fever transmission in Queensland, Australia
    Wenbiao Hu
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Environ Health Perspect 120:260-6. 2012
    ..Understanding how socioecological factors affect the transmission of dengue fever (DF) may help to develop an early warning system of DF...
  22. pmc Bayesian spatiotemporal analysis of socio-ecologic drivers of Ross River virus transmission in Queensland, Australia
    Wenbiao Hu
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:722-8. 2010
    ..No association between Socio-economic Index for Areas (SEIFA) and RRV was observed. The transmission of RRV in Queensland, Australia appeared to be primarily driven by ecologic variables rather than social factors...
  23. doi Measuring efficiency in Australian and New Zealand paediatric intensive care units
    Lahn D Straney
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Level 2, Public Health Building, Herston Road, Brisbane 4006, Australia
    Intensive Care Med 36:1410-6. 2010
    ..To develop a measure of paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) efficiency and compare the efficiency of PICUs in Australia and New Zealand...
  24. doi Dengue fever and El Nino/Southern Oscillation in Queensland, Australia: a time series predictive model
    Wenbiao Hu
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Occup Environ Med 67:307-11. 2010
    ..It remains unclear over whether it is possible to develop an epidemic forecasting model for transmission of dengue fever in Queensland, Australia...
  25. doi Variation in duration of respiratory support among Australian and New Zealand pediatric intensive care units
    Lahn Straney
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 12:9-13. 2011
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  26. doi Quantifying variation of paediatric length of stay among intensive care units in Australia and New Zealand
    Lahn Straney
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Qual Saf Health Care 19:e5. 2010
    ..To quantify variation of mean paediatric length of stay (LoS) among intensive care units (ICUs) in Australia and New Zealand...
  27. doi Age and gender effects in self-reported urinary schistosomiasis in Tanzania
    Archie C A Clements
    Division of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, Australia
    Trop Med Int Health 13:713-21. 2008
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  28. ncbi A Rift Valley fever atlas for Africa
    Archie C A Clements
    Epidemiology Division, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    Prev Vet Med 82:72-82. 2007
    ..Significant high-prevalence clusters encompassed areas that had experienced epidemics during the late 20th century and significant low-prevalence clusters were located in contiguous areas of Western and Central Africa...
  29. doi Emerging viral zoonoses: frameworks for spatial and spatiotemporal risk assessment and resource planning
    Archie C A Clements
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston Road, Herston, 4006 Queensland, Australia
    Vet J 182:21-30. 2009
    ..Improved spatial data collection systems and greater practical application of spatial epidemiological tools should be applied in real-world scenarios...
  30. pmc Mapping the probability of schistosomiasis and associated uncertainty, West Africa
    Archie C A Clements
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1629-32. 2008
    ..Clusters with >50% probability of having >50% prevalence were delineated in each country...
  31. pmc A comparative study of the spatial distribution of schistosomiasis in Mali in 1984-1989 and 2004-2006
    Archie C A Clements
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e431. 2009
    ..We investigated changes in the spatial distribution of schistosomiasis in Mali following a decade of donor-funded control and a further 12 years without control...
  32. pmc Space-time variation of malaria incidence in Yunnan province, China
    Archie C A Clements
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Queensland, Australia
    Malar J 8:180. 2009
    ..Understanding spatio-temporal variation in malaria incidence provides a basis for effective disease control planning and monitoring...
  33. pmc Mapping malaria risk in Bangladesh using Bayesian geostatistical models
    Heidi Reid
    Pacific Malaria Initiative Support Centre PacMISC, University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:861-7. 2010
    ..Importantly, malaria risk was found to be highly varied across the endemic regions, necessitating the targeting of resources to reduce the burden in these areas...
  34. doi Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027: assessing the risks of further worldwide spread
    Archie C A Clements
    University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, Australia
    Lancet Infect Dis 10:395-404. 2010
    ..Health departments in countries unaffected by outbreaks should assess the risk of introduction or reintroduction of C difficile PCR ribotype 027 using a structured risk-assessment approach...
  35. pmc Spatial co-distribution of neglected tropical diseases in the east African great lakes region: revisiting the justification for integrated control
    Archie C A Clements
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, QLD, Australia
    Trop Med Int Health 15:198-207. 2010
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  36. pmc Use of Bayesian geostatistical prediction to estimate local variations in Schistosoma haematobium infection in western Africa
    Archie C A Clements
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Herston Road, Herston, QLD, 4006, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 87:921-9. 2009
    ..To predict the subnational spatial variation in the number of people infected with Schistosoma haematobium in Burkina Faso, Mali and the Niger prior to national control programmes...
  37. pmc Geographical information systems for dengue surveillance
    Jennifer Duncombe
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:753-5. 2012
    ..It also advocates for increased international collaboration in transboundary disease surveillance to confront the emerging global challenge of dengue...
  38. doi Malaria elimination: moving forward with spatial decision support systems
    Gerard C Kelly
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Trends Parasitol 28:297-304. 2012
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  39. doi Gaming in infection control: a qualitative study exploring the perceptions and experiences of health professionals in Mongolia
    Bat Erdene Ider
    University of Queensland, School of Population Health, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Infect Control 39:587-94. 2011
    ....
  40. pmc Targeting trachoma control through risk mapping: the example of Southern Sudan
    Archie C A Clements
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e799. 2010
    ..The present study aimed to develop a tool to improve targeting of survey and control activities...
  41. doi Surveillance of healthcare-acquired infections in Queensland, Australia: data and lessons from the first 5 years
    Anthony P Morton
    Centre for Healthcare Related Infection Surveillance and Prevention, Queensland Health, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:695-701. 2008
    ..To present healthcare-acquired infection surveillance data for 2001-2005 in Queensland, Australia...
  42. pmc Bayesian spatial analysis and disease mapping: tools to enhance planning and implementation of a schistosomiasis control programme in Tanzania
    Archie C A Clements
    Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 11:490-503. 2006
    ..To predict the spatial distributions of Schistosoma haematobium and S. mansoni infections to assist planning the implementation of mass distribution of praziquantel as part of an on-going national control programme in Tanzania...
  43. ncbi Evaluation of diagnostic procedures for subclinical mastitis in meat-producing sheep
    Archie C A Clements
    Department of Farm Animal Medicine and Production, University of Glasgow Veterinary School, Bearsden Road, Glasgow G61 1QH
    J Dairy Res 70:139-48. 2003
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  44. pmc The co-distribution of Plasmodium falciparum and hookworm among African schoolchildren
    Simon Brooker
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Malar J 5:99. 2006
    ..This is despite the potential public health importance of co-infection and synergistic opportunities for control...
  45. ncbi Schistosomiasis control
    Simon Brooker
    Lancet 363:658-9. 2004