David W Smith

Summary

Affiliation: Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The molecular epidemiology of ocular Chlamydia trachomatis infections in Western Australia: implications for trachoma control
    Michelle Porter
    Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:514-7. 2008
  2. pmc Human papillomavirus prevalence among indigenous and non-indigenous Australian women prior to a national HPV vaccination program
    Suzanne M Garland
    Regional World Health Organisation Human Papillomavirus Laboratory Network, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Locked Bag 300, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMC Med 9:104. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The viruses of Australia and the risk to tourists
    David W Smith
    PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre, Nedlands, Western Australia 6909, Australia
    Travel Med Infect Dis 9:113-25. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the use and interpretation of nucleic acid detection tests for Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Australia: a position paper on behalf of the Public Health Laboratory Network
    David W Smith
    Clinical Director, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Nedlands, Western Australia
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 29:358-65. 2005
  5. pmc Community-acquired pneumonia due to pandemic A(H1N1)2009 influenzavirus and methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus co-infection
    Ronan J Murray
    Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e8705. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Oseltamivir-resistant pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza in a severely ill patient: the first Australian case
    David J Speers
    Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Perth, WA
    Med J Aust 192:166-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The detection of oseltamivir-resistant pandemic influenza A/H1N1 2009 viruses using a real-time RT-PCR assay
    Glenys R Chidlow
    Department of Microbiology, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Nedlands, Australia
    J Virol Methods 169:47-51. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Can HPV DNA testing on FNA material determine anogenital origin in metastatic squamous cell carcinoma?
    Diana Starac
    Division of Tissue Pathology, The Western Australian Centre for Pathology and Medical Research PathCentre, Nedlands, Western Australia
    Pathology 37:197-203. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Multiplex nested PCR (MNP) assay for the detection of 15 high risk genotypes of human papillomavirus
    Brian Brestovac
    Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Western Australian Centre for Pathology and Medical Research, PathCentre, Locked Bag 2009, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia
    J Clin Virol 33:116-22. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus genotypes and their association with cervical neoplasia in a cohort of Western Australian women
    Brian Brestovac
    The Western Australian Centre for Pathology and Medical Research, Western Australia, Australia
    J Med Virol 76:106-10. 2005

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint The molecular epidemiology of ocular Chlamydia trachomatis infections in Western Australia: implications for trachoma control
    Michelle Porter
    Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:514-7. 2008
    ..Genital serovars were occasional causes of eye diseases in infants, adolescents, and adults in trachoma-endemic areas. These serovars should be considered in the differential diagnosis of acute follicular conjunctivitis in these groups...
  2. pmc Human papillomavirus prevalence among indigenous and non-indigenous Australian women prior to a national HPV vaccination program
    Suzanne M Garland
    Regional World Health Organisation Human Papillomavirus Laboratory Network, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Locked Bag 300, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMC Med 9:104. 2011
    ..Prior to introduction of a national human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination program, we determined HPV genotype prevalence by Indigenous status and residence in remote areas...
  3. doi request reprint The viruses of Australia and the risk to tourists
    David W Smith
    PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre, Nedlands, Western Australia 6909, Australia
    Travel Med Infect Dis 9:113-25. 2011
    ..However, it is important to remember that most tourists pass through other countries in the Asia/Pacific region on their way to and from Australia and may therefore have acquired infections prior to or after leaving Australia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the use and interpretation of nucleic acid detection tests for Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Australia: a position paper on behalf of the Public Health Laboratory Network
    David W Smith
    Clinical Director, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Nedlands, Western Australia
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 29:358-65. 2005
    ..Recommendation 11: Public health practitioners need to define the relevant populations that need to be targeted and identify any that require enhanced surveillance...
  5. pmc Community-acquired pneumonia due to pandemic A(H1N1)2009 influenzavirus and methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus co-infection
    Ronan J Murray
    Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e8705. 2010
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  6. ncbi request reprint Oseltamivir-resistant pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza in a severely ill patient: the first Australian case
    David J Speers
    Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Perth, WA
    Med J Aust 192:166-8. 2010
    ..He subsequently died of non-respiratory complications. This is the first case of oseltamivir-resistant pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in Australia and the first report of resistance in a solid organ transplant recipient...
  7. doi request reprint The detection of oseltamivir-resistant pandemic influenza A/H1N1 2009 viruses using a real-time RT-PCR assay
    Glenys R Chidlow
    Department of Microbiology, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Nedlands, Australia
    J Virol Methods 169:47-51. 2010
    ..The sensitive rRT-PCR assays may be performed directly on patient specimens, can detect resistant virus at low levels, and therefore may provide early warning of developing resistance within individual patients or the wider population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Can HPV DNA testing on FNA material determine anogenital origin in metastatic squamous cell carcinoma?
    Diana Starac
    Division of Tissue Pathology, The Western Australian Centre for Pathology and Medical Research PathCentre, Nedlands, Western Australia
    Pathology 37:197-203. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether the finding of HR HPV DNA in a fine needle aspiration (FNA) of metastatic SCC could be used to determine a likely anogenital origin...
  9. ncbi request reprint Multiplex nested PCR (MNP) assay for the detection of 15 high risk genotypes of human papillomavirus
    Brian Brestovac
    Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Western Australian Centre for Pathology and Medical Research, PathCentre, Locked Bag 2009, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia
    J Clin Virol 33:116-22. 2005
    ..There is still uncertainty regarding rare HPV genotypes, however the types considered high risk in this study are: HPV-16, 18, 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 66, 68 and 70...
  10. ncbi request reprint Human papillomavirus genotypes and their association with cervical neoplasia in a cohort of Western Australian women
    Brian Brestovac
    The Western Australian Centre for Pathology and Medical Research, Western Australia, Australia
    J Med Virol 76:106-10. 2005
    ..Two high-risk HPV genotypes that are associated with the Asian region (HPV-52 and HPV-58) were found in Western Australian women suggesting a possible epidemiological link between women in these countries...
  11. ncbi request reprint Incidence of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza infection in children and pregnant women during the 2009 influenza season in Western Australia - a seroprevalence study
    Gary K Dowse
    Communicable Disease Control Directorate, WA Health, Perth, WA, Australia
    Med J Aust 194:68-72. 2011
    ..To determine antibody levels and estimate incidence of infection with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza in children and pregnant women during the 2009 winter in Western Australia...
  12. pmc Duplex real-time reverse transcriptase PCR assays for rapid detection and identification of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and seasonal influenza A/H1, A/H3, and B viruses
    Glenys Chidlow
    Department of Microbiology, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, QEII Medical Centre, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 48:862-6. 2010
    ..9% for seasonal A/H1, and 96.3% and 99.6% for A/H3. Automated sample extraction facilitated the rapid processing of samples so that the assays allowed accurate, rapid, and cost-effective screening of large numbers of clinical samples...
  13. ncbi request reprint Epizootic activity of Murray Valley encephalitis and Kunjin viruses in an aboriginal community in the southeast Kimberley region of Western Australia: results of mosquito fauna and virus isolation studies
    Annette K Broom
    Arbovirus Surveillance and Research Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:277-83. 2003
    ..Activity of MVE virus could only be partially correlated with wet season rainfall and flooding, suggesting that a number of other factors must also be considered to accurately predict MVE virus activity at such communities...
  14. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of infection and cardiovascular diseases: the Busselton Health Study
    Katie A Coles
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 10:278-82. 2003
    ..The aim was to determine the association of antibodies to implicated infectious agents with coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke in a population-based prospective study...
  15. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the southern limits of Murray Valley encephalitis activity in Western Australia during the 2000 wet season
    Annette K Broom
    Arbovirus Surveillance and Research Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2:87-95. 2002
    ..The results have implications for managing outbreaks of MVE virus in Western Australia and have enabled us to locate additional sentinel flocks as part of the MVE surveillance program for future years...
  16. ncbi request reprint Exploring 'best practice' for nucleic acid detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    David M Whiley
    Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Royal Children s Hospital and Health Service District, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Sex Health 5:17-23. 2008
    ..Further, we highlight the need to maintain culture-based testing for certain specimen sites as well as for antimicrobial resistance surveillance...
  17. ncbi request reprint Azithromycin treatment failure in community-acquired pneumonia caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae resistant to macrolides by a 23S rRNA mutation
    Michael B Kays
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University School of Pharmacy and Pharmacal Sciences, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 43:163-5. 2002
    ..DNA sequencing revealed an A2059G mutation in domain V of the 23S rRNA. To our knowledge, this is the first clinical report of an azithromycin failure in the treatment of S. pneumoniae resistant to macrolides by this mechanism...
  18. ncbi request reprint Genetic and phenotypic differences between isolates of Murray Valley encephalitis virus in Western Australia, 1972-2003
    Cheryl A Johansen
    Discipline of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia, 6009
    Virus Genes 35:147-54. 2007
    ..This suggests that the OR156 lineage is still intermittently active but may be restricted to a small geographic area in northern WA, possibly due to altered biological characteristics...
  19. ncbi request reprint Screening and breast cancer
    David W Smith
    N Engl J Med 354:767-9; author reply 767-9. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus: is there a message for Australia?
    John S Mackenzie
    Med J Aust 178:5-6. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Sentinel Chicken Surveillance Programme in Australia, 1 July 2001 to 30 June 2002
    Annette K Broom
    Department of Microbiology, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands
    Commun Dis Intell 26:428-9. 2002
    ..Two cases of Murray Valley encephalitis were reported from the north of Western Australia during the 2001/2002 wet season...
  22. ncbi request reprint Laboratory diagnosis of human seasonal and pandemic influenza virus infection
    Dominic E Dwyer
    Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services, Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 185:S48-53. 2006
    ..Monitoring for antiviral resistance will be needed with widespread use of neuraminidase inhibitors for treatment and prophylaxis during a pandemic...