Stephen B Lambert

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc The cost of community-managed viral respiratory illnesses in a cohort of healthy preschool-aged children
    Stephen B Lambert
    Vaccine and Immunisation Research Group, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, and School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Respir Res 9:11. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Parent-collected respiratory specimens--a novel method for respiratory virus and vaccine efficacy research
    Stephen B Lambert
    Vaccine and Immunisation Research Group, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Vaccine 26:1826-31. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Safety and tolerability of a 2009 trivalent inactivated split-virion influenza vaccine in infants, children and adolescents
    Stephen B Lambert
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Queensland Children s Health Services and Clinical Medical Virology Centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:676-85. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Comparing nose-throat swabs and nasopharyngeal aspirates collected from children with symptoms for respiratory virus identification using real-time polymerase chain reaction
    Stephen B Lambert
    MBBS, Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Queensland 4029, Australia
    Pediatrics 122:e615-20. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Community epidemiology of human metapneumovirus, human coronavirus NL63, and other respiratory viruses in healthy preschool-aged children using parent-collected specimens
    Stephen B Lambert
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatrics 120:e929-37. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Influenza surveillance in Australia: we need to do more than count
    Stephen B Lambert
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 193:43-5. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Early evidence for direct and indirect effects of the infant rotavirus vaccine program in Queensland
    Stephen B Lambert
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Royal Children s Hospital, and Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:157-60. 2009
  8. pmc Detection of novel polyomaviruses, TSPyV, HPyV6, HPyV7, HPyV9 and MWPyV in feces, urine, blood, respiratory swabs and cerebrospinal fluid
    Rebecca J Rockett
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e62764. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Community-wide, contemporaneous circulation of a broad spectrum of human rhinoviruses in healthy Australian preschool-aged children during a 12-month period
    Ian M Mackay
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Children s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    J Infect Dis 207:1433-41. 2013
  10. pmc Usefulness of published PCR primers in detecting human rhinovirus infection
    Cassandra E Faux
    The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:296-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. pmc The cost of community-managed viral respiratory illnesses in a cohort of healthy preschool-aged children
    Stephen B Lambert
    Vaccine and Immunisation Research Group, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, and School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Respir Res 9:11. 2008
    ..Despite their ubiquity, there is a lack of interdisciplinary epidemiologic and economic research that has collected primary impact data, particularly associated with indirect costs, from families during ARIs in children...
  2. doi request reprint Parent-collected respiratory specimens--a novel method for respiratory virus and vaccine efficacy research
    Stephen B Lambert
    Vaccine and Immunisation Research Group, Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Vaccine 26:1826-31. 2008
    ..Combined with daily symptom diary completion and PCR testing, parent-collected specimens are an efficient and acceptable method for the conduct of future vaccine efficacy studies and other community-based respiratory virus research...
  3. doi request reprint Safety and tolerability of a 2009 trivalent inactivated split-virion influenza vaccine in infants, children and adolescents
    Stephen B Lambert
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Queensland Children s Health Services and Clinical Medical Virology Centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:676-85. 2013
    ..To evaluate the safety of CSL's split-virion inactivated trivalent 2009 Southern Hemisphere formulation influenza vaccine (TIV) in children...
  4. doi request reprint Comparing nose-throat swabs and nasopharyngeal aspirates collected from children with symptoms for respiratory virus identification using real-time polymerase chain reaction
    Stephen B Lambert
    MBBS, Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Queensland 4029, Australia
    Pediatrics 122:e615-20. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to calculate sensitivity values for the detection of major respiratory viruses of childhood by using combined nose-throat swabs and nasopharyngeal aspirates...
  5. ncbi request reprint Community epidemiology of human metapneumovirus, human coronavirus NL63, and other respiratory viruses in healthy preschool-aged children using parent-collected specimens
    Stephen B Lambert
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatrics 120:e929-37. 2007
    ..We also aimed to assess the use of parent collection to obtain an adequate respiratory specimen from acutely unwell children in the community...
  6. ncbi request reprint Influenza surveillance in Australia: we need to do more than count
    Stephen B Lambert
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 193:43-5. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Early evidence for direct and indirect effects of the infant rotavirus vaccine program in Queensland
    Stephen B Lambert
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Royal Children s Hospital, and Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 191:157-60. 2009
    ..To assess the impact of introducing a publicly funded infant rotavirus vaccination program on disease notifications and on laboratory testing and results...
  8. pmc Detection of novel polyomaviruses, TSPyV, HPyV6, HPyV7, HPyV9 and MWPyV in feces, urine, blood, respiratory swabs and cerebrospinal fluid
    Rebecca J Rockett
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e62764. 2013
    ..The other novel polyomaviruses were also found in respiratory and fecal specimens, but at lower prevalence and most commonly in immunocompromised individuals...
  9. doi request reprint Community-wide, contemporaneous circulation of a broad spectrum of human rhinoviruses in healthy Australian preschool-aged children during a 12-month period
    Ian M Mackay
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Children s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    J Infect Dis 207:1433-41. 2013
    ..HRVs were less likely than DNA viruses to be codetected with another virus, suggesting virus interference at the community level, demonstrated by the inverse correlation between influenza virus detection and HRV detection...
  10. pmc Usefulness of published PCR primers in detecting human rhinovirus infection
    Cassandra E Faux
    The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:296-8. 2011
    ..None of the pairs could detect all HRVs in 2 panels of genotyped clinical specimens; >1 PCR is required for accurate description of HRV epidemiology...
  11. doi request reprint The influence of target population on nonculture-based detection of markers of Neisseria gonorrhoeae antimicrobial resistance
    Namraj Goire
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Australia
    Sex Health 9:422-9. 2012
    ..With treatment options for gonorrhoea (Neisseria gonorrhoeae) diminishing, strengthening antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance is paramount...
  12. doi request reprint A simple approach for preparing real-time PCR positive reaction controls for rare or emerging viruses
    David M Whiley
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Children s Health Service District, Queensland, Australia
    J Clin Virol 48:193-7. 2010
    ..This is particularly problematic during outbreaks caused by emerging infectious diseases, when delays can impede the public health response...
  13. doi request reprint Enhanced gonococcal antimicrobial surveillance in the era of ceftriaxone resistance: a real-time PCR assay for direct detection of the Neisseria gonorrhoeae H041 strain
    Namraj Goire
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Children s Health Service District, Queensland, Australia
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:902-5. 2012
    ..In this study we developed a real-time PCR assay for direct detection of the H041 strain...
  14. pmc Merkel cell polyomavirus DNA in respiratory specimens from children and adults
    Seweryn Bialasiewicz
    Research Section, Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:492-4. 2009
    ..Partial T antigen and major capsid protein sequences of MCPyV identified in respiratory secretions showed high homology (99%-100%) to those found in Merkel cell carcinoma...
  15. pmc Enhancing gonococcal antimicrobial resistance surveillance: a real-time PCR assay for detection of penicillinase-producing Neisseria gonorrhoeae by use of noncultured clinical samples
    Namraj Goire
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Royal Children s Hospital and Health Service District, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 49:513-8. 2011
    ..gonorrhoeae penicillin resistance and is of particular relevance to regions where penicillin is still used to treat gonorrhea...
  16. doi request reprint Evaluation of the cobas 4800 CT/NG test for detecting Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    Rebecca Rockett
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Children s Health Service District, Queensland, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 86:470-3. 2010
    ..To investigate the performance of the fully automated cobas 4800 CT/NG test for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae...
  17. pmc Household transmission of respiratory viruses - assessment of viral, individual and household characteristics in a population study of healthy Australian adults
    James M McCaw
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute and Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, 3010, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:345. 2012
    ..Household transmission of influenza-like illness (ILI) may vary with viral and demographic characteristics. We examined the effect of these factors in a population-based sample of adults with ILI...
  18. doi request reprint Detection of human bocavirus in respiratory, fecal, and blood samples by real-time PCR
    Sarah J Tozer
    Queensland Pediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Royal Children s Hospital and Health Service District, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    J Med Virol 81:488-93. 2009
    ..HBoV was found in three different specimen types: parent-collected combined nose-throat swabs, fecal samples collected from symptomatic individuals and whole blood from immunocompromised children...
  19. doi request reprint Reduction in rotavirus-associated acute gastroenteritis following introduction of rotavirus vaccine into Australia's National Childhood vaccine schedule
    Jim P Buttery
    Department of General Medicine and Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Monash Children s Hospital, Department of Paediatrics, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:S25-9. 2011
    ..This allowed comparison of both vaccines in similar populations with high infant vaccination coverage...
  20. doi request reprint Successful application of a simple specimen transport method for the conduct of respiratory virus surveillance in remote Indigenous communities in Australia
    Kerry Ann F O'Grady
    Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Herston, QLD, Australia
    Trop Med Int Health 16:766-72. 2011
    ..This study assessed the sensitivity of a simple method for transporting respiratory samples from a remote setting for viral PCR compared with frozen specimens...
  21. pmc A Novel Duplex Real-Time Reverse-Transcription PCR Assay for the Detection of Influenza A and the Novel Influenza A(H1N1) Strain
    Rebecca J Rockett
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Children s Health Service District, Queensland, Australia E Mails S B D M W C E F S B L M D N T P S
    Viruses 1:1204-8. 2009
    ..Overall, the results showed that the dFLU-TM RT-PCR method is suitable for detection of influenza A, including the novel H1N1 pandemic strain, in clinical samples...
  22. doi request reprint Detection of BK, JC, WU, or KI polyomaviruses in faecal, urine, blood, cerebrospinal fluid and respiratory samples
    Seweryn Bialasiewicz
    Queensland Pediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, QLD, Australia
    J Clin Virol 45:249-54. 2009
    ..The related human polyomaviruses JCV and BKV in contrast, have been detected in a wide range of sample types, leading to increased knowledge about their biology and pathogenesis...
  23. doi request reprint Newly identified respiratory viruses in children with asthma exacerbation not requiring admission to hospital
    Katherine E Arden
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Royal Children s Hospital and Clinical Medical Virology Centre, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Med Virol 82:1458-61. 2010
    ..Larger, PCR-based studies are required to elucidate further the true impact of HRV species in childhood asthma exacerbations of both hospitalized and non-hospitalized cohorts...
  24. doi request reprint Detection of novel influenza A(H1N1) virus by real-time RT-PCR
    David M Whiley
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Children s Health Service District, Queensland, Australia
    J Clin Virol 45:203-4. 2009
    ..Overall, the results showed that the RT-PCR methods were suitable for sensitive and specific detection of novel influenza A(H1N1) RNA in human samples...
  25. doi request reprint Reduced susceptibility to ceftriaxone in Neisseria gonorrhoeae is associated with mutations G542S, P551S and P551L in the gonococcal penicillin-binding protein 2
    David M Whiley
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Children s Health Service District, Queensland, Australia
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:1615-8. 2010
    ..In this study, we examined an association between reduced susceptibility to ceftriaxone and additional mutations in gonococcal PBP2...
  26. ncbi request reprint A newly reported human polyomavirus, KI virus, is present in the respiratory tract of Australian children
    Seweryn Bialasiewicz
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Royal Children s Hospital and Health Service District, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Clin Virol 40:15-8. 2007
    ..Recently, Allander and co-workers reported the discovery of a new human polyomavirus, KI virus, in respiratory secretions from patients with acute respiratory tract infection (ARTI)...
  27. doi request reprint Neisseria gonorrhoeae multi-antigen sequence typing using non-cultured clinical specimens
    David M Whiley
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Royal Children s Hospital and Health Service District, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 86:51-5. 2010
    ..This study sought to examine the performance of the NG-MAST system on a range of non-cultured samples...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pertussis in infants: how to protect the vulnerable?
    Lai Man R Chuk
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Center, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 32:449-56. 2008
    ..Even infants up to date for pertussis vaccine can have severe disease requiring hospitalisation. Immunising parents planning to have, or who have had, a newborn baby may help to prevent pertussis in infants...
  29. doi request reprint Rotavirus infections and vaccines: burden of illness and potential impact of vaccination
    Keith Grimwood
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, The University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
    Paediatr Drugs 12:235-56. 2010
    ..Nonetheless, cost effectiveness in each country still depends largely on the local rotavirus mortality rate and the price of the vaccine in relation to the per capita gross domestic product...
  30. ncbi request reprint Rotavirus epidemiology in Queensland during the pre-vaccine era
    Suzy J Campbell
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 33:204-8. 2009
    ..In the pre-vaccine era, rotavirus had the greatest impact in the young and Indigenous. Using routinely collected data, it should be possible to monitor the impact of vaccine introduction in Queensland...
  31. ncbi request reprint Rotavirus vaccines: opportunities and challenges
    Keith Grimwood
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Hum Vaccin 5:57-69. 2009
    ..Nevertheless, if these challenges are met, rotavirus vaccines should help reduce the 5% of all childhood deaths attributable to rotavirus gastroenteritis...
  32. doi request reprint Pentavalent rotavirus vaccine and prevention of gastroenteritis hospitalizations in Australia
    Emma J Field
    Communicable Diseases Branch, Queensland Health, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Pediatrics 126:e506-12. 2010
    ..We sought to assess vaccine effectiveness (VE) of 3 doses of RV5 at preventing rotavirus and nonrotavirus acute gastroenteritis (AGE) hospitalizations in the first birth cohort and impact on hospitalizations in all age groups...
  33. pmc Distinguishing molecular features and clinical characteristics of a putative new rhinovirus species, human rhinovirus C (HRV C)
    Peter McErlean
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 3:e1847. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Sevenfold rise in likelihood of pertussis test requests in a stable set of Australian general practice encounters, 2000-2011
    Marlena C Kaczmarek
    Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 198:624-8. 2013
    ..To better understand the role that diagnostic test-ordering behaviour of general practitioners has on current pertussis epidemiology in Australia...
  35. doi request reprint The risk of fever following one dose of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in children aged ≥6 months to <36 months: a comparison of published and unpublished studies
    Marlena C Kaczmarek
    Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, The University of Queensland, and Children s Health Service, Queensland Health, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Epidemiology Unit, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:5359-65. 2013
    ..Reporting of febrile reactions should be standardised to allow comparison between manufacturers and influenza seasons...
  36. doi request reprint A randomized trial to assess safety and immunogenicity of alternative formulations of a quadrivalent meningococcal (A, C, Y, and W-135) tetanus protein conjugate vaccine in toddlers
    Jodie McVernon
    Murdoch Children s Research Institute and Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:e15-23. 2012
    ..Recent shifts in serogroup dominance in some settings highlight the desirability of polysaccharide-conjugate vaccines with broader meningococcal coverage than serogroup C vaccines in widespread use...
  37. ncbi request reprint Mumps and rubella surveillance in Victoria, 1993 to 2000
    Rebecca J Guy
    Communicable Diseases Section, Public Health Division, Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Victoria
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 27:94-9. 2003
    ..For both mumps and rubella, the majority of notifications for all age groups were clinically diagnosed, and were most common in children...
  38. doi request reprint Booster vaccination of toddlers with reduced antigen content diphtheria -- tetanus -- acellular pertussis vaccine
    Terry Nolan
    Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Vaccine 27:2410-3. 2009
    ....
  39. pmc Identification of a novel polyomavirus from patients with acute respiratory tract infections
    Anne M Gaynor
    Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    PLoS Pathog 3:e64. 2007
    ..The presence of multiple instances of the virus in two continents suggests that this virus is geographically widespread in the human population and raises the possibility that the WU virus may be a human pathogen...
  40. ncbi request reprint Sustained measles elimination in Australia and priorities for long term maintenance
    Heather F Gidding
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology CIDM Public Health, ICPMR Building, 3rd Floor, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, and the University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Vaccine 25:3574-80. 2007
    ..This experience is likely to apply to developed countries that have achieved or are approaching measles elimination...
  41. pmc Measles surveillance in Victoria, Australia
    Yung Hsuan J Wang
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 84:105-11. 2006
    ..We attempted to identify features of notified cases that would better target surveillance resources...
  42. ncbi request reprint Influenza outbreaks in aged-care facilities: staff vaccination and the emerging use of antiviral therapy
    Rebecca J Guy
    Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 180:640-2. 2004