Suzanne M Garland

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Publications

  1. ncbi Knowledge and awareness of human papillomavirus (HPV): attitudes towards HPV vaccination among a representative sample of women in Victoria, Australia
    Marian K Pitts
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, 215 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    Sex Health 4:177-80. 2007
  2. ncbi Human papillomavirus and cervical cancer in Australasia and Oceania: risk-factors, epidemiology and prevention
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Vaccine 26:M80-8. 2008
  3. ncbi Chlamydia trachomatis genotypes among men who have sex with men in Australia
    Jimmy Twin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 38:279-85. 2011
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. ncbi Quadrivalent vaccine against human papillomavirus to prevent anogenital diseases
    Suzanne M Garland
    Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Department, Royal Women s Hospital, and the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    N Engl J Med 356:1928-43. 2007
  7. doi Does HPV type 16 or 18 prevalence in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 lesions vary by age? An important issue for postvaccination surveillance
    Julia M L Brotherton
    Regional WHO Human Papillomavirus Laboratory Network, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Locked Bag 300, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Future Microbiol 7:193-9. 2012
  8. doi HPV genotype prevalence in women with abnormal pap smears in Melbourne, Australia
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Med Virol 81:1283-91. 2009
  9. ncbi High recurrence rates of bacterial vaginosis over the course of 12 months after oral metronidazole therapy and factors associated with recurrence
    Catriona S Bradshaw
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    J Infect Dis 193:1478-86. 2006
  10. ncbi Impact of an education campaign on management in pregnancy of women infected with a blood-borne virus
    Michelle L Giles
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria
    Med J Aust 184:389-92. 2006

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Publications78

  1. ncbi Knowledge and awareness of human papillomavirus (HPV): attitudes towards HPV vaccination among a representative sample of women in Victoria, Australia
    Marian K Pitts
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, 215 Franklin Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    Sex Health 4:177-80. 2007
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  2. ncbi Human papillomavirus and cervical cancer in Australasia and Oceania: risk-factors, epidemiology and prevention
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Vaccine 26:M80-8. 2008
    ..This represents a successful model for other countries. We present data on cervical cancer, risk factors and prevention strategies, including epidemiology of HPV and HPV vaccine strategies...
  3. ncbi Chlamydia trachomatis genotypes among men who have sex with men in Australia
    Jimmy Twin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 38:279-85. 2011
    ..Chlamydia trachomatis is a common bacterial sexually transmitted infection in men who have sex with men (MSM), although little is known about its distribution in Australian MSM communities...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi Quadrivalent vaccine against human papillomavirus to prevent anogenital diseases
    Suzanne M Garland
    Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Department, Royal Women s Hospital, and the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    N Engl J Med 356:1928-43. 2007
    ..A phase 3 trial was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of a prophylactic quadrivalent vaccine in preventing anogenital diseases associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16, and 18...
  7. doi Does HPV type 16 or 18 prevalence in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 lesions vary by age? An important issue for postvaccination surveillance
    Julia M L Brotherton
    Regional WHO Human Papillomavirus Laboratory Network, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Locked Bag 300, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Future Microbiol 7:193-9. 2012
    ....
  8. doi HPV genotype prevalence in women with abnormal pap smears in Melbourne, Australia
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Med Virol 81:1283-91. 2009
    ..02). These findings provide the largest dataset of HPV genotype prevalence rates within Australian women, though are not representative of the general population...
  9. ncbi High recurrence rates of bacterial vaginosis over the course of 12 months after oral metronidazole therapy and factors associated with recurrence
    Catriona S Bradshaw
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    J Infect Dis 193:1478-86. 2006
    ..We wished to determine recurrences of bacterial vaginosis (BV) after treatment over the course of 12 months and to establish factors associated with recurrence...
  10. ncbi Impact of an education campaign on management in pregnancy of women infected with a blood-borne virus
    Michelle L Giles
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria
    Med J Aust 184:389-92. 2006
    ....
  11. doi Hybrid Capture II testing for high-risk human papillomavirus DNA in the follow-up of women treated for high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
    Jeffrey H J Tan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 17:308-14. 2013
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  12. doi Knowledge of human papillomavirus and cervical cancer among young women recruited using a social networking site
    Bharathy Gunasekaran
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Transm Infect 89:327-9. 2013
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess knowledge of cervical cancer and HPV among young women and investigate predictors of high knowledge...
  13. 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...
  14. pmc Comparison of the INNO-LiPA and PapType assays for detection of human papillomavirus in archival vulva dysplasia and/or neoplasia tissue biopsy specimens
    Sarah E Tan
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3980-2. 2011
    ..The INNO-LiPA assay detected amplifiable DNA in 59 (91%) biopsy specimens, compared with 57 (88%) specimens for which amplifiable DNA was detected by the PapType assay. The two genotyping assays were highly comparable...
  15. ncbi Absence of a Chlamydia trachomatis variant, harbouring a deletion in the cryptic plasmid, in clients of a sexually transmissible infection clinic and antenatal patients in Melbourne
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Victoria
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 32:77-81. 2008
    ..However, given the current upsurge in urogenital CT-infections, continued surveillance is necessary to ensure timely detection of this variant, should it be introduced into the population...
  16. ncbi Detection of Oral Human Papillomavirus in HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex with Men 3 Years after Baseline: A Follow Up Cross-Sectional Study
    Jason J Ong
    Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e102138. 2014
    ..Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a causative agent in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma. The natural history of oral HPV in HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) is unclear...
  17. 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...
  18. doi Attitudes to Chlamydia screening elicited using the social networking site Facebook for subject recruitment
    Navera Ahmed
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Sex Health 10:224-8. 2013
    ..We examined potential barriers and facilitating factors for screening in young Victorian women, using the social networking site, Facebook to recruit participants...
  19. pmc Transmission and selection of macrolide resistant Mycoplasma genitalium infections detected by rapid high resolution melt analysis
    Jimmy Twin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS ONE 7:e35593. 2012
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  20. 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...
  21. 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)...
  22. ncbi Evaluation of self-collected urine dip swab method for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis
    Anna Maria Costa
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 300, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Sex Health 6:213-6. 2009
    ..The present study is an evaluation of a self-collected urine dip (SCUD) swab as an alternative sampling method for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) in urine samples that conforms to postal service regulations in Australia...
  23. ncbi Human adenoviruses types associated with non-gonococcal urethritis
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton 3053, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Health 4:41-4. 2007
    ..Role of adenoviruses in non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU) has been reported in only a few studies. The aim of the study was to detect and type adenoviruses in men presenting with NGU...
  24. ncbi What are the barriers to offering HIV testing in an antenatal setting? A national study of obstetricians
    Michelle L Giles
    Department of Medicine Monash University, and Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health Research, Macfarlane Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    AIDS 21:1601-6. 2007
    ..To investigate factors that influence the antenatal screening practice of obstetricians and identify barriers to the implementation of universal antenatal HIV screening...
  25. pmc Measuring effectiveness of the cervical cancer vaccine in an Australian setting (the VACCINE study)
    Elisa J Young
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia
    BMC Cancer 13:296. 2013
    ..In sub study B, the distribution of human papillomavirus genotypes detected in high grade cervical intraepithelial neoplastic lesions from vaccine eligible women is being assessed...
  26. doi Anal and perianal squamous carcinomas and high-grade intraepithelial lesions exclusively associated with "low-risk" HPV genotypes 6 and 11
    Alyssa M Cornall
    Regional HPV Labnet Reference Laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    Int J Cancer 133:2253-8. 2013
    ..All samples were confirmed as HPV 16/18 negative using two different DNA targets (E6 and L1). From these results, we confirm that HPV 6 and 11 can occasionally be associated with high-grade lesion and anal cancer. ..
  27. pmc Comparison of PapType to Digene Hybrid Capture 2, Roche linear array, and Amplicor for detection of high-risk human papillomavirus genotypes in women with previous abnormal pap smears
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Regional WHO HPV Reference Laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 50:2796-8. 2012
    ..3% and by HC2 was 79.8%, while by Amp and LA it was 92.4% and 91.6%, respectively. The specificities were 52.5%, 55.3%, 49.4%, and 51.7% for PapType, HC2, Amp, and LA, respectively...
  28. 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
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  29. doi Prevalence of human papillomavirus genotypes in women with cervical cancer in Papua New Guinea
    Tania Tabone
    Regional WHO HPV Reference Laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 117:30-2. 2012
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  30. pmc Assessment of MagNA pure LC extraction system for detection of human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA in PreservCyt samples by the Roche AMPLICOR and LINEAR ARRAY HPV tests
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology, The Royal Women s Hospital, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2428-33. 2006
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  31. pmc Comparison of the Digene Hybrid Capture 2 assay and Roche AMPLICOR and LINEAR ARRAY human papillomavirus (HPV) tests in detecting high-risk HPV genotypes in specimens from women with previous abnormal Pap smear results
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology, The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2130-7. 2007
    ..Both PCR-based HPV tests may be valuable in the management of care for women with underlying cervical abnormalities, in predicting treatment success, and in studying the clearance or acquisition of new infections...
  32. pmc Automated, computer generated reminders and increased detection of gonorrhoea, chlamydia and syphilis in men who have sex with men
    Huachun Zou
    Sexual Health Unit, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e61972. 2013
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  33. 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...
  34. pmc Development and evaluation of an ompA quantitative real-time PCR assay for Chlamydia trachomatis serovar determination
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Locked Bag 300, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 48:2060-5. 2010
    ..trachomatis serovars, particularly among anogenital infections. This is the first report of a qPCR typing assay offering differentiation of C. trachomatis serovars associated with both anogenital and ocular diseases...
  35. pmc Azithromycin failure in Mycoplasma genitalium urethritis
    Catriona S Bradshaw
    Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1149-52. 2006
    ..genitalium to macrolides. Moxifloxacin administration resulted in rapid symptom resolution and eradication of infection in all cases. These findings have implications for management of urethritis...
  36. pmc Effect of ThinPrep preparation on human papillomavirus detection and genotyping in rectal samples by PCR
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 47:227-9. 2009
    ..Overall, 52 samples generated concordant genotypes and 38 had additional and 21 had fewer genotypes postprocessing. PreservCyt samples should be aliquoted for PCR testing prior to ThinPrep processing...
  37. ncbi Development and validation of a real-time PCR assay specifically detecting human papillomavirus 52 using the Roche LightCycler 480 system
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Virol Methods 147:290-6. 2008
    ..Laboratories already using the Linear Array HPV genotyping test could adopt this method once internally validated...
  38. pmc The potential of metatranscriptomics for identifying screening targets for bacterial vaginosis
    Jimmy Twin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e76892. 2013
    ..The ribosomal RNA content of a sample collected from a woman with bacterial vaginosis (BV) was analysed to determine the active microbial community, and to identify potential targets for further screening...
  39. pmc Rapid determination of lymphogranuloma venereum serovars of Chlamydia trachomatis by quantitative high-resolution melt analysis (HRMA)
    Jimmy Twin
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 50:3751-3. 2012
    ..trachomatis serovars (D to K). The detection limit of this assay is approximately 10 copies per reaction, comparable to the limits of other quantitative-PCR-based methods...
  40. doi Fall in human papillomavirus prevalence following a national vaccination program
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Regional World Health Organization Human Papillomavirus Laboratory Network, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    J Infect Dis 206:1645-51. 2012
    ..We evaluated the program's impact on genotype-specific HPV infection prevalence through a repeat survey of women attending clinical services...
  41. 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...
  42. pmc The role of micro-organisms (Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans) in the pathogenesis of breast pain and infection in lactating women: study protocol
    Lisa H Amir
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:54. 2011
    ..The CASTLE study will also investigate the impact of physical health problems and breastfeeding problems on maternal psychological health in the early postpartum period...
  43. ncbi Prevalence of Gardnerella vaginalis and Atopobium vaginae in virginal women
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 33:663-5. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study was to determine the prevalence of Gardnerella vaginalis and Atopobium vaginae in virginal women and to establish if nonpenetrative sexual activity is associated with these organisms...
  44. ncbi Etiologies of nongonococcal urethritis: bacteria, viruses, and the association with orogenital exposure
    Catriona S Bradshaw
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Infect Dis 193:336-45. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine pathogens and behaviors associated with nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) and the usefulness of the urethral smear in predicting the presence of pathogens...
  45. pmc Validation of an automated detection platform for use with the roche linear array human papillomavirus genotyping test
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology, The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 46:3813-6. 2008
    ..Genotyping profiles showed 100% concordance between the methods, suggesting that automation could complement the Roche Linear Array for enhanced speed and reproducibility...
  46. doi Human papillomavirus genotype detection from archival papanicolaou-stained cervical tests
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Cytopathol 118:482-9. 2010
    ..Pap tests are ideal because the majority of women in countries with comprehensive screening programs would have had several collected and stored...
  47. ncbi Clearance of human papillomavirus in women treated for cervical dysplasia
    Elya E Moore
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 117:101-8. 2011
    ..To estimate human papillomavirus (HPV) clearance of women with cervical abnormalities after treatment...
  48. doi Probiotic effects on late-onset sepsis in very preterm infants: a randomized controlled trial
    Susan E Jacobs
    Women s Centre for Infectious Diseases, Bio 21 Institute, 30 Flemington Rd, Parkville 3052, Victoria, Australia
    Pediatrics 132:1055-62. 2013
    ..This study aimed to determine the effect of administering a specific combination of probiotics to very preterm infants on culture-proven late-onset sepsis...
  49. pmc Human papillomavirus type 6 and 11 genetic variants found in 71 oral and anogenital epithelial samples from Australia
    Jennifer A Danielewski
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e63892. 2013
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  50. ncbi Human papillomavirus in adolescents: lessons learned from decades of evaluation
    Yasmin L Jayasinghe
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 49:99-104. 2013
    ..This paper reviews the natural history of HPV infection in adolescents and the evidence behind new conservative guidelines for cervical screening, plus prophylactic vaccination in young women...
  51. ncbi Cervical cancer burden and prevention strategies: Asia Oceania perspective
    Suzanne M Garland
    Regional World Health Organization Human Papillomavirus Laboratory Network, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:1414-22. 2012
    ..One of the biggest impediments is the cost of vaccines that are affordable to resource-poor countries. Other challenges include, infrastructure for delivery of vaccines, plus general acceptance of vaccination by the community...
  52. pmc Human papillomavirus genotyping using archival vulval dysplastic or neoplastic biopsy tissues: comparison between the INNO-LiPA and linear array assays
    Sarah E Tan
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 48:1458-60. 2010
    ..The INNO-LiPA provides greater sensitivity for HPV genotyping in archival tissue...
  53. ncbi Recommendations for cervical cancer prevention in Asia Pacific
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia womens org au
    Vaccine 26:M89-98. 2008
    ..It thus provides a synthesis of the available evidence-based scientific information, in the context of a significant and systematic international review, that is likely to be useful to governments and public health providers...
  54. ncbi Diagnosis of sexually transmitted infections (STI) using self-collected non-invasive specimens
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital of Women s and Children s Health, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Sex Health 1:121-6. 2004
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  55. ncbi HPV genotype prevalence in Australian women undergoing routine cervical screening by cytology status prior to implementation of an HPV vaccination program
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Regional WHO HPV Reference Laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    J Clin Virol 60:250-6. 2014
    ..Data on the prevalence of cervical HPV genotypes in Australia by age and by grade of cytological abnormality are sparse...
  56. doi The roles of genetic and environmental factors on risk of cervical cancer: a review of classical twin studies
    Elya E Moore
    Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Department, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Twin Res Hum Genet 15:79-86. 2012
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  57. doi Adolescent and young adult HPV vaccination in Australia: achievements and challenges
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Prev Med 53:S29-35. 2011
    ..Challenges for the future include how we can sustain and improve HPV vaccination coverage in young Australian women, while maintaining cervical cancer screening participation and reviewing cervical cancer screening methods...
  58. doi Human papillomavirus genotype prevalence in cervical biopsies from women diagnosed with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia or cervical cancer in Fiji
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Regional WHO HPV Reference Laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, VIC 3052, Australia
    Sex Health 8:338-42. 2011
    ..This study's objective was to determine HPV genotypes present in cervical cancer (CC) and precancers (cervical intraepithelial lesion (CIN) 3) in Fiji...
  59. doi Global reduction of cervical cancer with human papillomavirus vaccines: insights from the hepatitis B virus vaccine experience
    Margaret E Heffernan
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Sex Health 7:383-90. 2010
    ..Initial implementation strategies for HBV vaccination were not successful in preventing disease in the community: it took 15 years for significant global reduction in the burden of this disease...
  60. pmc A case-control study of mastitis: nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus
    Lisa H Amir
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 7:57. 2006
    ..Mastitis is a common problem for breastfeeding women. Researchers have called for an investigation into the possible role of maternal nasal carriage of S. aureus in the causation of mastitis in breastfeeding women...
  61. doi Prevention of neonatal group B streptococcus disease in the 21st century
    Vanessa Clifford
    Department of Microbiology, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 48:808-15. 2012
    ..We provide an update of GBS preventative management strategies in the perinatal period taking into account recent United States, Australian and New Zealand guidelines...
  62. pmc Web-based recruiting for health research using a social networking site: an exploratory study
    Yeshe Fenner
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 14:e20. 2012
    ..Recruitment of young people for health research by traditional methods has become more expensive and challenging over recent decades. The Internet presents an opportunity for innovative recruitment modalities...
  63. ncbi Can cervical cancer be eradicated by prophylactic HPV vaccination? Challenges to vaccine implementation
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Indian J Med Res 130:311-21. 2009
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  64. ncbi Higher-risk behavioral practices associated with bacterial vaginosis compared with vaginal candidiasis
    Catriona Susan Bradshaw
    Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 106:105-14. 2005
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  65. ncbi Human papillomavirus vaccines: current status and future prospects
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Drugs 70:1079-98. 2010
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  66. ncbi Human papillomavirus genotyping using a modified linear array detection protocol
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology, The Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    J Virol Methods 135:124-6. 2006
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  67. ncbi Evaluation of a modified reverse line blot assay for detection and typing of human papillomavirus
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Molecular Microbiology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Clin Pathol 123:896-9. 2005
    ..Overall, comparable results were obtained by the modified, more easily performed protocol, indicating that laboratories might validate and use this modified method...
  68. doi Assessment of first sexual intercourse in young women with a history of childhood sexual abuse
    Elya E Moore
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 51:276-9. 2011
    ..More than half of women reporting CSA in the form of actual or penetrative abuse reported an age of first sexual intercourse at or beyond 16 years. Direct questioning about CSA is needed to accurately ascertain sexual history...
  69. ncbi Cosmetic tattooing: A potential transmission route for HIV?
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 46:458-9. 2006
  70. doi Prevention strategies against human papillomavirus in males
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Gynecol Oncol 117:S20-5. 2010
    ..Such analyses will be crucial for the design, acceptance, and implementation of these vaccination programs into clinical practice globally...
  71. doi Varicella and the pregnant woman: prevention and management
    Andrew J Daley
    Infection Control Department, The Royal Women s Hospital and The Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 48:26-33. 2008
    ..Clinical practice guidelines for management of a pregnant woman exposed to VZV are presented...
  72. ncbi Reappraisal of C-reactive protein as a screening tool for neonatal sepsis
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Pathology 35:240-3. 2003
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  73. ncbi HIV and pregnancy in Australia
    Michelle L Giles
    Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 44:197-204. 2004
    ..The current review examines the best available scientific evidence and current guidelines for optimal management of HIV-infected women contemplating pregnancy in Australia...
  74. ncbi Evaluation of LightCycler as a platform for nucleic acid sequence-based amplification (NASBA) in real-time detection of enteroviruses
    Anna Maria Costa
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton 3053, Victoria, Australia
    Curr Microbiol 56:80-3. 2008
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  75. ncbi Can we really beat cervical cancer?
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:647-9. 2003
  76. doi Antimicrobial resistance in group B streptococcus: the Australian experience
    Suzanne M Garland
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville 3052, Melbourne, Australia
    J Med Microbiol 60:230-5. 2011
    ..It would, nevertheless, be appropriate for laboratories screening for GBS in obstetric patients to consider macrolide sensitivity testing, particularly for those with β-lactam allergy, to ensure appropriate chemoprophylaxis...
  77. ncbi Pregnancy and infant outcomes in the clinical trials of a human papillomavirus type 6/11/16/18 vaccine: a combined analysis of five randomized controlled trials
    Suzanne M Garland
    Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Department, Royal Women s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1179-88. 2009
    ..To present a combined analysis of the pregnancy outcomes for women aged up to 45 years enrolled in five phase III clinical studies of the prophylactic quadrivalent human papillomavirus 6/11/16/18 vaccine...
  78. pmc Noninferiority of antibody response to human papillomavirus type 16 in subjects vaccinated with monovalent and quadrivalent L1 virus-like particle vaccines
    Suzanne M Garland
    Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Department, Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:792-5. 2007
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