M G Baker

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Environmental Science and Research
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi A 10-year serogroup B meningococcal disease epidemic in New Zealand: descriptive epidemiology, 1991-2000
    M G Baker
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:S13-9. 2001
  2. doi The epidemiology of human salmonellosis in New Zealand, 1997-2008
    A Lal
    University of Otago, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Epidemiol Infect 140:1685-94. 2012
  3. doi A tale of two parasites: the comparative epidemiology of cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis
    S J Snel
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Epidemiol Infect 137:1641-50. 2009
  4. pmc A recurring salmonellosis epidemic in New Zealand linked to contact with sheep
    M G Baker
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited ESR, Porirua, New Zealand
    Epidemiol Infect 135:76-83. 2007
  5. pmc Is the major increase in notified campylobacteriosis in New Zealand real?
    M G Baker
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Epidemiol Infect 135:163-70. 2007
  6. pmc Changing epidemiology of human leptospirosis in New Zealand
    C N Thornley
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd, Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua, New Zealand
    Epidemiol Infect 128:29-36. 2002
  7. pmc Continuing Mycobacterium bovis transmission from animals to humans in New Zealand
    M G Baker
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd ESR, Porirua, New Zealand
    Epidemiol Infect 134:1068-73. 2006

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Publications7

  1. ncbi A 10-year serogroup B meningococcal disease epidemic in New Zealand: descriptive epidemiology, 1991-2000
    M G Baker
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research, Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:S13-9. 2001
    ..New Zealand has experienced an epidemic of meningococcal disease since 1991. This paper describes the characteristics of this epidemic during its first 10 years (1991-2000), current control measures, and potential future interventions...
  2. doi The epidemiology of human salmonellosis in New Zealand, 1997-2008
    A Lal
    University of Otago, Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Epidemiol Infect 140:1685-94. 2012
    ..Enteritidis. For a developed country, salmonellosis rates in New Zealand have remained consistently high suggesting more work is needed to investigate, control and prevent this disease...
  3. doi A tale of two parasites: the comparative epidemiology of cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis
    S J Snel
    Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    Epidemiol Infect 137:1641-50. 2009
    ..Further research should focus on methods to reduce transmission of Cryptosporidium in rural areas and on reducing anthroponotic transmission of Giardia...
  4. pmc A recurring salmonellosis epidemic in New Zealand linked to contact with sheep
    M G Baker
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited ESR, Porirua, New Zealand
    Epidemiol Infect 135:76-83. 2007
    ..Preventing infection requires control of the epidemic in sheep through vaccination, changes in farm management practices, and promotion of hand washing and other precautions to protect farmers and their families...
  5. pmc Is the major increase in notified campylobacteriosis in New Zealand real?
    M G Baker
    Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Otago University, Wellington, New Zealand
    Epidemiol Infect 135:163-70. 2007
    ..Given the large disease burden, further research and intervention studies should be public health priorities in this country...
  6. pmc Changing epidemiology of human leptospirosis in New Zealand
    C N Thornley
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd, Kenepuru Science Centre, Porirua, New Zealand
    Epidemiol Infect 128:29-36. 2002
    ..Increasing L. borgpetersenii sv. ballum case numbers suggest changing transmission patterns via direct or indirect exposure to contaminated surface water. Targeted and evaluated disease control programmes should be renewed...
  7. pmc Continuing Mycobacterium bovis transmission from animals to humans in New Zealand
    M G Baker
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd ESR, Porirua, New Zealand
    Epidemiol Infect 134:1068-73. 2006
    ..These results suggest a low level of ongoing M. bovis transmission from animal reservoirs to humans in New Zealand...