Jane S Hocking

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Efficacy of interventions to increase the uptake of chlamydia screening in primary care: a systematic review
    Rebecca J Guy
    The Kirby Institute, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:211. 2011
  2. pmc Trends in chlamydia and gonorrhea positivity among heterosexual men and men who have sex with men attending a large urban sexual health service in Australia, 2002-2009
    Lenka A Vodstrcil
    Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:158. 2011
  3. pmc Head and neck cancer in Australia between 1982 and 2005 show increasing incidence of potentially HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancers
    J S Hocking
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, University of Melbourne, 2 723 Swanston Street, Carlton 3053, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Cancer 104:886-91. 2011
  4. ncbi Chlamydia testing in general practice - a survey of Victorian general practitioners
    Jane S Hocking
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Sex Health 3:241-4. 2006
  5. ncbi Postal surveys of physicians gave superior response rates over telephone interviews in a randomized trial
    Jane S Hocking
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health and the School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:521-4. 2006
  6. ncbi Associations between condom use and rectal or urethral chlamydia infection in men
    Jane Hocking
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne and Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 33:256-8. 2006
  7. pmc What needs to change to increase chlamydia screening in general practice in Australia? The views of general practitioners
    Jane S Hocking
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:425. 2008
  8. ncbi Experiences and outcomes of partner notification among men and women recently diagnosed with Chlamydia and their views on innovative resources aimed at improving notification rates
    Jade E Bilardi
    Sexual Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 37:253-8. 2010
  9. pmc Chlamydia trachomatis incidence and re-infection among young women--behavioural and microbiological characteristics
    Jennifer Walker
    CERSH Melbourne Medical School, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e37778. 2012
  10. pmc Prevalent and incident bacterial vaginosis are associated with sexual and contraceptive behaviours in young Australian women
    Catriona S Bradshaw
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e57688. 2013

Detail Information

Publications93

  1. pmc Efficacy of interventions to increase the uptake of chlamydia screening in primary care: a systematic review
    Rebecca J Guy
    The Kirby Institute, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:211. 2011
    ..We undertook a systematic review of studies assessing the efficacy of interventions for increasing the uptake of chlamydia screening in primary care...
  2. pmc Trends in chlamydia and gonorrhea positivity among heterosexual men and men who have sex with men attending a large urban sexual health service in Australia, 2002-2009
    Lenka A Vodstrcil
    Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:158. 2011
    ..To determine whether chlamydia positivity among heterosexual men (MSW) and chlamydia and gonorrhea positivity among men who have sex with men (MSM), are changing...
  3. pmc Head and neck cancer in Australia between 1982 and 2005 show increasing incidence of potentially HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancers
    J S Hocking
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, University of Melbourne, 2 723 Swanston Street, Carlton 3053, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Cancer 104:886-91. 2011
    ..Although tobacco- and alcohol-associated head and neck cancers are declining in the developed world, potentially human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated oropharnygeal cancers are increasing...
  4. ncbi Chlamydia testing in general practice - a survey of Victorian general practitioners
    Jane S Hocking
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Sex Health 3:241-4. 2006
    ..To assess the current chlamydia testing practices of Victorian general practitioners (GPs)...
  5. ncbi Postal surveys of physicians gave superior response rates over telephone interviews in a randomized trial
    Jane S Hocking
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health and the School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:521-4. 2006
    ..To compare general practitioner (GP) response to a telephone interview with response to a postal survey with three reminders in a randomized controlled trial...
  6. ncbi Associations between condom use and rectal or urethral chlamydia infection in men
    Jane Hocking
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne and Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 33:256-8. 2006
    ..To investigate the association of condom use with chlamydia infection in men attending a large sexually transmitted infection (STI) clinic in Australia...
  7. pmc What needs to change to increase chlamydia screening in general practice in Australia? The views of general practitioners
    Jane S Hocking
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:425. 2008
    ..The views of general practitioners (GPs) are necessary to inform the design of the program. This paper aimed to investigate Australian GPs' views on how chlamydia screening could work in the Australian context...
  8. ncbi Experiences and outcomes of partner notification among men and women recently diagnosed with Chlamydia and their views on innovative resources aimed at improving notification rates
    Jade E Bilardi
    Sexual Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 37:253-8. 2010
    ..To describe the partner notification experiences of individuals diagnosed with chlamydia and to determine what supports might best assist them...
  9. pmc Chlamydia trachomatis incidence and re-infection among young women--behavioural and microbiological characteristics
    Jennifer Walker
    CERSH Melbourne Medical School, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e37778. 2012
    ..This study aimed to estimate rates of chlamydia incidence and re-infection and to investigate the dynamics of chlamydia organism load in prevalent, incident and re-infections among young Australian women...
  10. pmc Prevalent and incident bacterial vaginosis are associated with sexual and contraceptive behaviours in young Australian women
    Catriona S Bradshaw
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e57688. 2013
    ..To determine prevalence and incidence of bacterial vaginosis (BV) and risk factors in young sexually-active Australian women...
  11. ncbi Recurrence of bacterial vaginosis is significantly associated with posttreatment sexual activities and hormonal contraceptive use
    Catriona S Bradshaw
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 56:777-86. 2013
    ..Bacterial vaginosis (BV) recurrence posttreatment is common. Our aim was to determine if behaviors were associated with BV recurrence in women in a randomized controlled trial (RCT)...
  12. doi Mycoplasma genitalium incidence, organism load, and treatment failure in a cohort of young Australian women
    Jennifer Walker
    Centre for Excellence in Rural Sexual Health, Rural Health Academic Centre, Melbourne Medical School, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 56:1094-100. 2013
    ..This study aimed to estimate MG incidence and treatment failure and provide estimates of organism load in infection...
  13. pmc Better than nothing? Patient-delivered partner therapy and partner notification for chlamydia: the views of Australian general practitioners
    Natasha L Pavlin
    Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, 200 Berkley Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:274. 2010
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  14. ncbi What do young women think about having a chlamydia test? Views of women who tested positive compared with women who tested negative
    Jennifer Walker
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Sex Health 10:39-42. 2013
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  15. doi Advertising sexual health services that provide sexually transmissible infection screening for rural young people - what works and what doesn't
    Deepa G Gamage
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3053, Australia
    Sex Health 8:407-11. 2011
    ..TESTme' is a sexually transmissible infection (STI) screening service for Victorian young people living in rural areas. We evaluated the effectiveness of advertising for this service over an 11-month pilot period...
  16. ncbi Surveillance of STI risk behaviour among young people attending a music festival in Australia, 2005-08
    Megan S C Lim
    Centre for Population Health, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:482-4. 2009
    ..Surveillance of risk behaviours and testing among a variety of populations in different settings is required. We monitored self-reported sexual behaviour among music festival attendees...
  17. ncbi Sex and sport: sexual risk behaviour in young people in rural and regional Victoria
    Fabian Y S Kong
    Centre for Population Health, The Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, 85 Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Sex Health 7:205-11. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence of chlamydia and understand sexual risk behaviour in 16-29 year olds in rural Victoria through a chlamydia testing program undertaken at local sporting clubs...
  18. doi Correlates of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in a primary care sentinel surveillance network
    Megan S C Lim
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Sex Health 9:247-53. 2012
    ..Chlamydia is the most commonly notified infection in Australia. Prevention strategies should be informed by routine data on at-risk populations...
  19. pmc 'The difference in determinants of Chlamydia trachomatis and Mycoplasma genitalium in a sample of young Australian women'
    Jennifer Walker
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:35. 2011
    ..Differences in the determinants of Chlamydia trachomatis ('chlamydia') and Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) genital infection in women are not well understood...
  20. pmc Maximising retention in a longitudinal study of genital Chlamydia trachomatis among young women in Australia
    Jennifer Walker
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:156. 2011
    ..The aims of this paper are to describe the methods used to recruit and retain young women in a longitudinal study and to explore factors associated with loss to follow up...
  21. ncbi Early acquisition of anogenital human papillomavirus among teenage men who have sex with men
    Huachun Zou
    School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Infect Dis 209:642-51. 2014
    ..Anogenital human papillomavirus (HPV) is common among men who have sex with men (MSM) and causes anal cancer. This study examined the determinants of initial anogenital HPV infection among teenage MSM...
  22. pmc Oral human papillomavirus in men having sex with men: risk-factors and sampling
    Tim R H Read
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e49324. 2012
    ..Human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma is becoming more common. We examined prevalence and risk factors for oral HPV among men who have sex with men (MSM) and compared sampling and transport methods...
  23. doi Low incidence of bacterial vaginosis in cohort of young Australian women
    Katherine A Fethers
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 38:124-6. 2011
    ..2]/100 woman-years), P = 0.10. In university students, incident BV was uncommon and absent in sexually abstinent women...
  24. doi Computer reminders for Chlamydia screening in general practice: a randomized controlled trial
    Jennifer Walker
    University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 37:445-50. 2010
    ..The aim of this trial was to determine the effectiveness of a computer alert in general practice on chlamydia testing in young women...
  25. ncbi Sexual behaviors and risk for sexually transmitted infections among teenage men who have sex with men
    Huachun Zou
    School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 55:247-53. 2014
    ..To report on sexual behaviors and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among men who have sex with men (MSM) in their teens, when many MSM engage in their first sexual experiences...
  26. ncbi How very young men who have sex with men view vaccination against human papillomavirus
    Huachun Zou
    School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:3936-41. 2014
    ..However, knowledge and attitudes towards HPV vaccination among very young MSM have not been previously studied...
  27. pmc Evaluation of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) at large urban primary care sexual health centre
    Christopher K Fairley
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e60636. 2013
    ..Our aim was to evaluate changes in efficiency and quality of services after the introduction of a purpose built EMR system, and to assess its acceptability by the doctors, nurses and patients using it...
  28. ncbi Determining the impact of text messaging for sexual health promotion to young people
    Judy Gold
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 38:247-52. 2011
    ..Text messages offer a novel method of sexual health promotion to young people who are the greatest users of new technology and are also at high risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
  29. pmc Bacterial vaginosis (BV) candidate bacteria: associations with BV and behavioural practices in sexually-experienced and inexperienced women
    Katherine Fethers
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e30633. 2012
    ....
  30. doi Impact of text and email messaging on the sexual health of young people: a randomised controlled trial
    Megan S C Lim
    Centre for Population Health, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:69-74. 2012
    ..To carry out a randomised controlled trial on the effect of a new method of health promotion-email and mobile phone text messages (short messaging service (SMS))-on young people's sexual health...
  31. doi Surveillance of drug use among young people attending a music festival in Australia, 2005-2008
    Megan S C Lim
    Centre for Population Health, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 29:150-6. 2010
    ..In order to monitor trends in illicit drug use among youth, surveillance of drug use behaviours among a variety of populations in different settings is required. We monitored drug use among music festival attendees...
  32. ncbi The incidence of induced abortion in a prospective cohort study of 16- to 25-year-old Australian women
    Jennifer Walker
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Sex Health 8:439-41. 2011
    ..7-9.0) (n=76) and IA rate of 2.1/100 women years (95% CI: 1.4-3.2) (n=22). Differences were found between States and Territories, information which might influence the development of services in regions of Australia...
  33. pmc Comparison of two Mycoplasma genitalium real-time PCR detection methodologies
    Jimmy Twin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 49:1140-2. 2011
    ..97 (95% confidence interval [CI], 0.94 to 1.01) and no difference in bacterial load quantified (P = 0.4399)...
  34. doi Advances in sampling and screening for chlamydia
    Jane S Hocking
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Future Microbiol 8:367-86. 2013
    ..Furthermore, it will discuss how advanced molecular microbiological methods can be used with self-collected specimens to further our knowledge of the epidemiology of chlamydia and the dynamics of transmission...
  35. pmc Sex and sport: chlamydia screening in rural sporting clubs
    Fabian Y S Kong
    Centre for Population Health, The Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, 85 Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 9:73. 2009
    ....
  36. ncbi Temporal associations with declining Trichomonas vaginalis diagnosis rates among women in the state of Victoria, Australia, 1947 to 2005
    John Marrone
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 35:572-6. 2008
    ....
  37. pmc Hormonal contraception is associated with a reduced risk of bacterial vaginosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Lenka A Vodstrcil
    Sexual Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital, Carlton, Australia Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e73055. 2013
    ..To examine the association between hormonal contraception (HC) and bacterial vaginosis (BV) by systematic review and meta-analysis...
  38. ncbi Chlamydia prevalence in young attenders of rural and regional primary care services in Australia: a cross-sectional survey
    Anna H Yeung
    Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 200:170-5. 2014
    ..To estimate chlamydia prevalence among 16-29-year-olds attending general practice clinics in Australia...
  39. pmc Chlamydia detection during the menstrual cycle: a cross-sectional study of women attending a sexual health service
    Dana S Forcey
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e85263. 2014
    ..We investigated the detection of chlamydia at different stages of the menstrual cycle...
  40. doi Contribution of sexual practices (other than anal sex) to bacterial sexually transmitted infection transmission in men who have sex with men: a cross-sectional analysis using electronic health records
    Jessica L Nash
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 90:55-7. 2014
    ..We quantified the proportion of cases and risk of primary syphilis (PS), urethral chlamydia (UCT) and urethral gonorrhoea (UGC) attributable to sexual practices other than anal sex...
  41. pmc The prevalence of anal human papillomavirus among young HIV negative men who have sex with men
    Huachun Zou
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:341. 2012
    ..Available data, albeit limited, suggest many young MSM may not already be HPV infected. Further studies using representative sampling focused on teenage MSM are required to confirm this...
  42. pmc Efficacy of oral metronidazole with vaginal clindamycin or vaginal probiotic for bacterial vaginosis: randomised placebo-controlled double-blind trial
    Catriona S Bradshaw
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e34540. 2012
    ..To determine if oral metronidazole (MTZ-400 mg bid) with 2% vaginal clindamycin-cream (Clind) or a Lactobacillus acidophilus vaginal-probiotic containing oestriol (Prob) reduces 6-month bacterial vaginosis (BV) recurrence...
  43. pmc Incidence of hepatitis-C among HIV infected men who have sex with men (MSM) attending a sexual health service: a cohort study
    Deepa G Gamage
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:39. 2011
    ..We aimed to determine the incidence of Hepatitis C (HCV) infection among HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM) attending a Sexual Health Centre...
  44. ncbi Chlamydia screening--Australia should strive to achieve what others have not
    Jane S Hocking
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:106-8. 2008
    ..This experience places it in a strong position to design and implement an innovative chlamydia screening program to reduce chlamydia prevalence...
  45. doi Early sexual experiences and risk factors for bacterial vaginosis
    Katherine A Fethers
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    J Infect Dis 200:1662-70. 2009
    ..We have undertaken a cross-sectional study that investigates the association between bacterial vaginosis (BV) and sexual practices in sexually experienced and inexperienced women...
  46. pmc Computer assisted self interviewing in a sexual health clinic as part of routine clinical care; impact on service and patient and clinician views
    Lenka A Vodstrcil
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital, and Sexual Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e18456. 2011
    ..We aimed to evaluate the impact of CASI operating at MSHC...
  47. ncbi Randomised controlled trial of paper, online and SMS diaries for collecting sexual behaviour information from young people
    Megan S C Lim
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:885-9. 2010
    ..The correlation between behaviour reported in all three types of diaries and data collected in a retrospective questionnaire was also determined...
  48. pmc The prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Australia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Dyani Lewis
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:113. 2012
    ..Chlamydia trachomatis is a common sexually transmitted infection in Australia. This report aims to measure the burden of chlamydia infection by systematically reviewing reports on prevalence in Australian populations...
  49. doi The near disappearance of genital warts in young women 4 years after commencing a national human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme
    Tim R H Read
    Department of Public Health, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital and School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 87:544-7. 2011
    ..Australia provided free quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccines to 12-18-year-old girls and women aged ≤26 years from mid-2007 until the end of 2009. After this time, only girls aged 12-13 years had access to free vaccines...
  50. pmc What's in a message? Delivering sexual health promotion to young people in Australia via text messaging
    Judy Gold
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:792. 2010
    ....
  51. pmc A systematic examination of the use of online social networking sites for sexual health promotion
    Judy Gold
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:583. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper is to examine the extent to which SNSs are currently being used for sexual health promotion and describe the breadth of these activities...
  52. doi A cross-sectional survey of young people attending a music festival: associations between drug use and musical preference
    Megan S C Lim
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Drug Alcohol Rev 27:439-41. 2008
    ..We aimed to determine prevalences of illicit drug use in this population and associations between preferences for different music genres and recent use of particular illicit drugs...
  53. ncbi 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...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi Trends in Chlamydia positivity over time among women in Melbourne Australia, 2003 to 2007
    K M O'Rourke
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 36:763-7. 2009
    ..Our aim was to determine whether the proportion of women testing positive for chlamydia had changed over time after adjusting for demographic, clinical, and sexual risk factors...
  56. pmc Telling partners about chlamydia: how acceptable are the new technologies?
    Carol A Hopkins
    Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 10:58. 2010
    ..This study explored the use and acceptability of different partner notification methods to help inform the development of strategies and resources to increase the number of partners notified...
  57. ncbi The prevalence of sexually transmissible infections among female sex workers from countries with low and high prevalences in Melbourne
    Haiping Tang
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, 580 Swanston Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Sex Health 10:142-5. 2013
    ..To assess the proportion of female sex workers (FSWs) from low-prevalence ('other') and high-prevalence countries (HPCs) for sexually transmissible infections (STIs) in Melbourne...
  58. doi Chlamydia screening strategies and outcomes in educational settings: a systematic review
    Muhammad Shahid Jamil
    From the The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA Center for Women s Health, Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population Health, and Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care Academic Centre, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA and Sydney Sexual Health Centre, Sydney Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 41:180-7. 2014
    ..1% and 26.3%). In conclusion, this systematic review shows that a variety of strategies have been used to screen large numbers of students in educational settings; however, only a few studies have reported CT management outcomes. ..
  59. doi Sex workers talk about sex work: six contradictory characteristics of legalised sex work in Melbourne, Australia
    Sufia Begum
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Cult Health Sex 15:85-100. 2013
    ..While legalisation has improved the safety of sex work, stigma and discrimination persist...
  60. ncbi Evidence for the effectiveness of a chlamydia awareness campaign: increased population rates of chlamydia testing and detection
    Marcus Y Chen
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 18:239-43. 2007
    ..Testing within the framework of a national chlamydia screening programme may be a more cost-effective way of increasing chlamydia testing...
  61. doi SMS STI: a review of the uses of mobile phone text messaging in sexual health
    Megan S C Lim
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 19:287-90. 2008
    ..As SMS is likely to become more and more commonly used for sexual health purposes, evaluation of its benefits and effectiveness is essential...
  62. ncbi Pelvic examination leads to changed clinical management in very few women diagnosed with asymptomatic chlamydia infection
    Yi Man Lee
    Centre for Women s Health, Gender and Society, University of Melbourne, 2 723 Swanston Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Sex Health 7:498-9. 2010
    ..These data suggest that a pelvic examination will lead to changes in treatment for very few women diagnosed with asymptomatic chlamydia infection...
  63. doi The job satisfaction of female sex workers working in licensed brothels in Victoria, Australia
    Jade E Bilardi
    Sexual Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Sex Med 8:116-22. 2011
    ..Previous studies have examined sex workers' attitudes to work but not their levels of job satisfaction compared with other occupations...
  64. ncbi Australian general practitioner chlamydia testing rates among young people
    Fabian Y S Kong
    Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:249-52. 2011
    ..To describe the proportion of 16-29-year-olds tested for chlamydia by Australian general practitioners in a 12-month period...
  65. pmc Interventions for increasing chlamydia screening in primary care: a review
    Samitha Ginige
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 7:95. 2007
    ..Our aim was to review the evidence for specific interventions aimed at increasing chlamydia screening rates in primary care...
  66. ncbi Sexually transmissible infection and HIV management among men who have sex with men with and without HIV: survey of medical practitioners who are members of the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine
    Christopher K Fairley
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, 580 Swanston Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Sex Health 5:155-9. 2008
    ..Our aim was to determine if the use of suppressive treatment for genital herpes, the treatment of HIV or STI screening practices were different between states in Australia...
  67. ncbi The right thing to do: patients' views and experiences of telling partners about chlamydia
    Meredith Temple-Smith
    Primary Care Research Unit, Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Fam Pract 27:418-23. 2010
    ..Few studies, however, have ascertained the psychosocial impact of the chlamydia diagnosis and its effect on partner notification...
  68. ncbi Sexual-risk behaviour, self-perceived risk and knowledge of sexually transmissible infections among young Australians attending a music festival
    Megan S C Lim
    Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, 85 Commercial Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Sex Health 4:51-6. 2007
    ..We conducted a survey of behaviour, knowledge and perceptions of STI risk among young people attending a longstanding annual music festival called the Big Day Out...
  69. doi Sexual risk factors and bacterial vaginosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Katherine A Fethers
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1426-35. 2008
    ..Investigation of sexual transmission of BV is limited by the absence of a clear microbiological etiology; however, we have shown that the epidemiological profile of BV is similar to that of established sexually transmitted infections...
  70. ncbi The pattern of notification and testing for genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Victoria, 1998-2000: an ecological analysis
    Jane Hocking
    Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Department of Public Health, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3001
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:405-8. 2003
    ..This ecological study analyses routinely collected chlamydia notification and testing data to investigate any patterns...
  71. ncbi Do the characteristics of sexual health centre clients predict chlamydia infection sufficiently strongly to allow selective screening?
    Jane Hocking
    Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Sex Health 2:185-92. 2005
    ..This study aimed to estimate chlamydia prevalence and risk factors for infection and to assess the performance of chlamydia-selective screening criteria among clients attending a large sexually transmitted infection (STI) clinic...
  72. pmc Take the sex out of STI screening! Views of young women on implementing chlamydia screening in General Practice
    Natasha L Pavlin
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 8:62. 2008
    ..Australia is developing a chlamydia screening program. This study aimed to determine the attitudes of young women to the introduction of chlamydia screening in Australian General Practice...
  73. ncbi Comparisons of trends in antiretroviral use and HIV notification rates between three Australian states
    John Marrone
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:131-4. 2007
    ..This paper aims to determine whether differences in the levels of antiretroviral therapy (ART) were associated with differences in HIV notification rates between Australian States...
  74. ncbi Incidence of putative HIV superinfection and sexual practices among HIV-infected men who have sex with men
    Mohsin M Sidat
    School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Sex Health 5:61-7. 2008
    ..To determine the upper limit for the incidence of clinically important HIV superinfection among HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM) and its relationship with engagement in unsafe sexual practices...
  75. ncbi Need for screening for genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Australia
    Jane Hocking
    Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Department of Public Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:80-1. 2003
    ..We discuss these issues in this paper in an effort to advance the debate and the introduction of chlamydia screening in Australia...
  76. pmc Implementing chlamydia screening: what do women think? A systematic review of the literature
    Natasha L Pavlin
    Department of General Practice, Melbourne University, 200 Berkeley St, Carlton, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 6:221. 2006
    ..We undertook a literature review to document the views, attitudes and opinions of women about being screened, tested and diagnosed with Chlamydia trachomatis...
  77. ncbi Prevalence of sexual difficulties among female sex workers and clients attending a sexual health service
    Thiloma Munasinghe
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Int J STD AIDS 18:613-6. 2007
    ..04). The prevalence of sexual difficulties, other than desire was similar to those of non-sex workers. These findings may be relevant only to sex workers operating in a highly regulated sex industry...
  78. ncbi Rising HIV infection in Victoria: an analysis of surveillance data
    Jane Hocking
    The Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 28:217-9. 2004
    ..To describe the epidemiology of HIV in Victoria between 1997 and 2002 using HIV surveillance data...
  79. ncbi The feasibility of recruiting young men in rural areas from community football clubs for STI screening
    Judy Gold
    Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 31:243-6. 2007
    ..To investigate the feasibility of recruiting young men from rural football clubs for screening for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...
  80. doi Prevalence of HSV-2 antibody in a Melbourne antenatal population attending a tertiary obstetric hospital
    Joseph John Sasadeusz
    Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Infectious Diseases, Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:266-72. 2008
    ..To determine the herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) seroprevalence rate in a Melbourne antenatal cohort...
  81. ncbi The differing views of male and female patients toward chaperones for genital examinations in a sexual health setting
    Richard Teague
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 34:1004-7. 2007
    ..To determine the attitudes of male and female patients to the use of chaperones during genital examination within a sexually transmitted diseases clinic...
  82. ncbi Syphilis: back on the rise, but not unstoppable
    Christopher K Fairley
    Med J Aust 183:172-3. 2005
    ..Fighting the current epidemic requires intensive education of clinicians and men who have sex with men, as well as targeted screening...
  83. ncbi Could sexually transmissible infections be contributing to the increase in HIV infections among men who have sex with men in Australia?
    Melanie G Middleton
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Level 2 376 Victoria Street, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Health 5:131-40. 2008
    ..To review existing data on sexually transmissible infections (STI) in men who have sex with men in Australia in order to determine the possible contribution of STI to diverging trends in HIV notifications in different states...
  84. ncbi Chlamydia trachomatis prevalence in heterosexual men in Melbourne: a community-based study
    Amanda J Wade
    Sex Health 4:137-8. 2007
    ..5%, 95% CI 2.76-21.27). There was a high prevalence of C. trachomatis in our study participants, highlighting the importance of including men in chlamydia response programs...
  85. ncbi Enhanced chlamydia surveillance indicates more screening needed
    Megan Counahan
    Med J Aust 178:523. 2003
  86. doi Coverage is the key for effective screening of Chlamydia trachomatis in Australia
    David G Regan
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Infect Dis 198:349-58. 2008
    ..In response, the Australian government is planning to implement systematic screening and testing. Several decisions must be made, including whom to screen...
  87. ncbi HIV among injecting drug users of Indo-Chinese ethnicity in Victoria
    Jane S Hocking
    Med J Aust 176:191-2. 2002
  88. ncbi Antibiotic consumption and chlamydia prevalence in international studies
    Samitha Ginige
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, 580 Swanston St, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Sex Health 3:221-4. 2006
    ..To determine whether there is an ecological association between antibiotic use and chlamydia prevalence...
  89. ncbi Modelling the population-level impact of vaccination on the transmission of human papillomavirus type 16 in Australia
    David G Regan
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Sex Health 4:147-63. 2007
    ..A rigorous cost-effectiveness model for vaccinated individuals is presented in a companion paper; this paper investigates the additional benefits the community might receive from herd immunity...
  90. ncbi "Doctor, how long has my Chlamydia been there?" Answer: ".... years"
    Christopher K Fairley
    Sex Transm Dis 34:727-8. 2007
  91. ncbi A cost-effectiveness analysis of adding a human papillomavirus vaccine to the Australian National Cervical Cancer Screening Program
    Shalini Kulasingam
    Duke University, Center for Clinical Health Policy Research, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Sex Health 4:165-75. 2007
    ..The cost-effectiveness of adding a human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to the Australian National Cervical Screening Program compared to screening alone was examined...
  92. ncbi Rising HIV notifications in Australia: accounting for the increase in people living with HIV and implications for the HIV transmission rate
    Samitha Ginige
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, 580 Swanston Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Sex Health 4:31-3. 2007
    ..To describe the changes in notification rates for HIV, as a proportion of people living with HIV infection, in Australia...