Sepehr N Tabrizi

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 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
  2. 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
  3. pmc Investigating a cluster of vulvar cancer in young women: a cross-sectional study of genital human papillomavirus prevalence
    Alice R Rumbold
    Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:243. 2012
  4. pmc Rapid assay to assess colonization patterns following in-vivo probiotic ingestion
    Jacinta M Tobin
    Northwest Academic Centre University of Melbourne, Sunshine Hospital, St Albans, VIC 3021, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 6:252. 2013
  5. pmc Analytical evaluation of GeneXpert CT/NG, the first genetic point-of-care assay for simultaneous detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 51:1945-7. 2013
  6. doi request reprint 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc Evaluation of six commercial nucleic acid amplification tests for detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and other Neisseria species
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Bio 21 Institute, Parkville 3052, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3610-5. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Quality assessment for human papillomavirus testing
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Sex Health 7:335-7. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint 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...
  2. 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...
  3. pmc Investigating a cluster of vulvar cancer in young women: a cross-sectional study of genital human papillomavirus prevalence
    Alice R Rumbold
    Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:243. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Rapid assay to assess colonization patterns following in-vivo probiotic ingestion
    Jacinta M Tobin
    Northwest Academic Centre University of Melbourne, Sunshine Hospital, St Albans, VIC 3021, Australia
    BMC Res Notes 6:252. 2013
    ..In this study, rapid qPCR assays for detection of presence of probiotic species in the intestine by faecal sampling is described in both preterm infant and adult participants...
  5. pmc Analytical evaluation of GeneXpert CT/NG, the first genetic point-of-care assay for simultaneous detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 51:1945-7. 2013
    ..Four Neisseria mucosa and two Neisseria subflava isolates were positive for one of two gonococcal targets; however, the assay flagged all as negative. The assay was analytically highly sensitive and specific...
  6. doi request reprint 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Evaluation of six commercial nucleic acid amplification tests for detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and other Neisseria species
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Bio 21 Institute, Parkville 3052, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 49:3610-5. 2011
    ..Supplementary testing for confirmation of N. gonorrhoeae NAATs remains recommended with all samples tested, in particular those from extragenital sites...
  10. doi request reprint Quality assessment for human papillomavirus testing
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Sex Health 7:335-7. 2010
    ..It is important that laboratories select the appropriate panels for detection of targeted types covered by assay used. Failure to do so can possibly alter patient management and increase the cost of treatment...
  11. doi request reprint 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...
  12. doi request reprint 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...
  13. doi request reprint 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint 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...
  17. doi request reprint 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...
  18. doi request reprint 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...
  19. doi request reprint Investigating a cluster of vulvar cancers in young women: distribution of human papillomavirus and HPV-16 variants in vulvar dysplastic or neoplastic biopsies
    Sarah E Tan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia
    Sex Health 10:18-25. 2013
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  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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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  25. doi request reprint 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...
  26. 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)...
  27. ncbi request reprint 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...
  28. 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...
  29. doi request reprint 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
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  30. 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...
  31. 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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  32. ncbi request reprint 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...
  33. 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...
  34. doi request reprint 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...
  35. 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...
  36. doi request reprint 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. ..
  37. 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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  38. ncbi request reprint 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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  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis in a public colposcopy clinic population
    Rodney W Petersen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3054, Australia
    Sex Health 4:133-6. 2007
    ..Women attending colposcopy clinics may therefore be at risk of undiagnosed infection with C. trachomatis...
  44. ncbi request reprint 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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  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. 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...
  47. doi request reprint 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...
  48. 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...
  49. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of opa-based real-time PCR for detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    Sepehr N Tabrizi
    Department of Molecular Microbiology, The Royal Women s Hospital, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 32:199-202. 2005
    ..The current study describes a sensitive and specific real-time 5'-nuclease PCR assay targeting a 90-bp region of the multicopy opa gene...
  50. doi request reprint 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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  51. ncbi request reprint 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint 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...
  53. 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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  54. doi request reprint 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...
  55. doi request reprint 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...
  56. doi request reprint Estimating the number of unlicensed brothels operating in Melbourne
    Marcus Y Chen
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:67-71. 2010
    ..To estimate the number of unlicensed brothels operating in Melbourne, Australia, and the sexual health of the women working in them...
  57. pmc Characterization of Chlamydia trachomatis omp1 genotypes detected in eye swab samples from remote Australian communities
    Matthew P Stevens
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, 132 Grattan St, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 42:2501-7. 2004
    ..Given that such genotypic information has gone unreported, these findings provide knowledge and a foundation for trachoma-associated C. trachomatis variants circulating in the Northern Territory...
  58. doi request reprint Evaluation of an automated SPF10-LiPA25 assay for detection and typing of human papillomavirus in archival samples
    Alyssa M Cornall
    Regional HPV Labnet Reference Laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Women s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Murdoch Children s Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Electronic address
    J Virol Methods 199:116-8. 2014
    ..0001) compared to manual processing. Therefore it was concluded that automated detection of HPV genotypes using the HPV SPF10-LiPA25 is more sensitive for low copy number and mixed-type HPV samples. ..
  59. 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...
  60. doi request reprint Epidermodysplasia verruciformis-like syndrome in association with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Cara Holmes
    Skin and Cancer Foundation, Victoria, Australia
    Australas J Dermatol 50:44-7. 2009
    ..Human papillomavirus genotyping from the hair follicles revealed that human papillomavirus-20 had the highest viral load, irrespective of body site...
  61. pmc Variability of the Chlamydia trachomatis omp1 gene detected in samples from men tested in male-only saunas in Melbourne, Australia
    Nichole A Lister
    Department of Public Health, Sexual Health Unit, Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The University of Melbourne, 580 Swanston St, Carlton 3053, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 42:2596-601. 2004
    ..trachomatis elsewhere. No significant genetic variants were found, as most variable positions were silent and were detected only in single samples...
  62. doi request reprint Lymphogranuloma venereum is rare in Australian community-based samples of men who have sex with men
    David J Templeton
    National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The University of New South Wales, 376 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010, Australia
    Sex Transm Dis 38:48-9. 2011
    ..3 per 100 PY, 95% Confidence Interval 0.008-1.7. Routine LGV typing of chlamydia infections in asymptomatic Australian men who have sex with men does not appear justified...
  63. pmc The ProPrems trial: investigating the effects of probiotics on late onset sepsis in very preterm infants
    Suzanne M Garland
    Women s Centre for Infectious Diseases, Bio 21 Institute, 30 Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:210. 2011
    ..Allergic diseases are increasing in incidence in "westernised" countries. There is evidence that probiotics may reduce the incidence of these diseases by altering the intestinal microbiota to influence immune function...
  64. ncbi request reprint 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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