Martyn Kirk

Summary

Affiliation: Therapeutic Goods Administration

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for cholera in Pohnpei during an outbreak in 2000: lessons for Pacific countries and territories
    Martyn D Kirk
    OzFoodNet, Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, Australia
    Pac Health Dialog 12:17-22. 2005
  2. pmc Computer-assisted telephone interview techniques
    Martyn Kirk
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:697; author reply 697-8. 2006
  3. pmc A structured framework for improving outbreak investigation audits
    Craig B Dalton
    Hunter New England Population Health, Longworth Ave, Wallsend, 2287, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:472. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Food safety: foodborne disease in Australia: the OzFoodNet experience
    Martyn D Kirk
    Department of Health and Ageing, OzFoodNet, Office of Health Protection, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 47:392-400. 2008
  5. pmc Obligations to report outbreaks of foodborne disease under the International Health Regulations (2005)
    Martyn Kirk
    Office of Health Protection, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1440-2. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2002: Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
    Keflemariam Yohannes
    Surveillance and Epidemiology Section, Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 28:6-68. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2003 annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
    Megge Miller
    Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 29:1-61. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Monitoring the incidence and causes of diseases potentially transmitted by food in Australia: annual report of the OzFoodNet Network, 2007
    Kathleen Fullerton
    OzFoodNet, Office of Health Protection, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra ACT 2601
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 32:400-24. 2008
  9. pmc Estimating community incidence of Salmonella, Campylobacter, and Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections, Australia
    Gillian Hall
    Australian National University, Acton, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1601-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint OzFoodNet: enhancing foodborne disease surveillance across Australia: quarterly report, January to March 2002
    Rosie Ashbolt
    OzFoodNet, c o National Public Health Partnership, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Commun Dis Intell 26:430-5. 2002

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for cholera in Pohnpei during an outbreak in 2000: lessons for Pacific countries and territories
    Martyn D Kirk
    OzFoodNet, Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, Australia
    Pac Health Dialog 12:17-22. 2005
    ..Improvements in sanitation and hygiene are needed to prevent further cholera epidemics in the Pacific...
  2. pmc Computer-assisted telephone interview techniques
    Martyn Kirk
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:697; author reply 697-8. 2006
  3. pmc A structured framework for improving outbreak investigation audits
    Craig B Dalton
    Hunter New England Population Health, Longworth Ave, Wallsend, 2287, NSW, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:472. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Food safety: foodborne disease in Australia: the OzFoodNet experience
    Martyn D Kirk
    Department of Health and Ageing, OzFoodNet, Office of Health Protection, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 47:392-400. 2008
  5. pmc Obligations to report outbreaks of foodborne disease under the International Health Regulations (2005)
    Martyn Kirk
    Office of Health Protection, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1440-2. 2008
    ..Under these regulations, 6 (43%) [corrected] of 14 outbreaks would have required notification to the World Health Organization...
  6. ncbi request reprint Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2002: Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
    Keflemariam Yohannes
    Surveillance and Epidemiology Section, Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 28:6-68. 2004
    ..This report also includes 2002 summary data on communicable diseases from other surveillance systems including the Laboratory Virology and Serology Reporting Scheme and sentinel general practitioner schemes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2003 annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
    Megge Miller
    Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 29:1-61. 2005
    ..There were 11,113 notifications of vaccine preventable diseases, 6,780 notifications of vectorborne diseases, 1,826 notification of other bacterial infections and 903 notifications of zoonotic diseases...
  8. ncbi request reprint Monitoring the incidence and causes of diseases potentially transmitted by food in Australia: annual report of the OzFoodNet Network, 2007
    Kathleen Fullerton
    OzFoodNet, Office of Health Protection, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra ACT 2601
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 32:400-24. 2008
    ..These data assist agencies to identify emerging disease, develop food safety policies, and prevent foodborne illness...
  9. pmc Estimating community incidence of Salmonella, Campylobacter, and Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections, Australia
    Gillian Hall
    Australian National University, Acton, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1601-9. 2008
    ..Estimation of multipliers allows assessment of the true effects of these diseases and better understanding of public health surveillance...
  10. ncbi request reprint OzFoodNet: enhancing foodborne disease surveillance across Australia: quarterly report, January to March 2002
    Rosie Ashbolt
    OzFoodNet, c o National Public Health Partnership, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Commun Dis Intell 26:430-5. 2002
  11. ncbi request reprint Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2001: annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
    Charlie Blumer
    Surveillance and Epidemiology Section, Department of Health and Ageing, PO Box 9848, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 27:1-78. 2003
    ..In addition, this report comments on other important developments in communicable disease control in Australia in 2001...
  12. ncbi request reprint Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2000. Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
    Ming Lin
    Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 26:118-203. 2002
    ..In addition this report comments on other important developments in communicable disease control in Australia in 2000...
  13. ncbi request reprint Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2004, annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System
    Keflemariam Yohannes
    Surveillance Branch, Office of Health Protection, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 30:1-79. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Campylobacter outbreak due to chicken consumption at an Australian Capital Territory restaurant
    Andrew P Black
    OzFoodNet Epidemiologist, Health Protection Service, ACT Health, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 30:373-7. 2006
    ..This outbreak highlights the important identified risk for Campylobacter infection from commercially prepared chicken. It also demonstrates the important role of clinicians in notifying disease outbreaks...
  15. doi request reprint Outbreaks of campylobacteriosis in Australia, 2001 to 2006
    Leanne E Unicomb
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:1241-50. 2009
    ..In addition to detection of chicken as a common source of outbreaks, these data highlight the importance of directing policy at commercial premises, aged care facilities, and school camps to reduce Campylobacter disease burden...
  16. pmc Risk factors for infection with Campylobacter jejuni flaA genotypes
    L E Unicomb
    OzFoodNet, Hunter New England Population Health, Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1480-91. 2008
    ..Based on several clinical criteria, infections due to flaA-2 were more severe than those due to other genotypes. Thus genotype analysis may reveal genotype-specific niches and differences in virulence and transmission routes...
  17. pmc Estimating foodborne gastroenteritis, Australia
    Gillian Hall
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1257-64. 2005
    ..This study highlights global public health concerns about foodborne diseases and the need for standardized methods, including assessment of uncertainty, for international comparison...
  18. ncbi request reprint Low-level fluoroquinolone resistance among Campylobacter jejuni isolates in Australia
    Leanne E Unicomb
    OzFoodNet, Queensland Health, Archerfield, Queensland, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 42:1368-74. 2006
    ..The Australian government has prohibited the use of fluoroquinolone in food-producing animals. To assess the impact of this policy, we have examined the antimicrobial susceptibility of isolates from 5 Australian states...
  19. doi request reprint Serogroup-specific risk factors for Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infection in Australia
    Michelle McPherson
    Department of Health, OzFoodNet, South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 49:249-56. 2009
    ..Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) is an important cause of foodborne illness. In Australia, risk factors for STEC infection have not been examined at a national level...
  20. doi request reprint Gastroenteritis and food-borne disease in elderly people living in long-term care
    Martyn D Kirk
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 50:397-404. 2010
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Foodborne disease outbreaks in Australia, 1995 to 2000
    Craig B Dalton
    Hunter Population Health, University of Newcastle, Wallsend, New South Wales
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 28:211-24. 2004
    ..This summary demonstrates the serious nature of foodborne disease and supports the move to risk-based food safety interventions focusing on mass catering and hospital and aged care facilities...
  22. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of cryptosporidiosis associated with an animal nursery at a regional fair
    Rosie H Ashbolt
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 27:244-9. 2003
    ..01). This is the first reported outbreak of cryptosporidiosis associated with an animal nursery in Australia. The outbreak demonstrates the importance of infection control policies and hygiene measures in the animal nursery setting...
  23. pmc Population-attributable risk estimates for risk factors associated with Campylobacter infection, australia
    Russell J Stafford
    Queensland Health, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:895-901. 2008
    ..Our statistical technique could be applied more widely to other communicable diseases that are subject to routine surveillance...
  24. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of Shiga toxigenic Escherichia coli in Australia
    Barry G Combs
    OzFoodNet, South Australian Department of Health, Adelaide, South Australia
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 29:366-9. 2005
    ..32 cases per 100,000 population. The use of culture as a test method may also influence notification rates. Public health agencies must consider the number of specimens tested in interpreting surveillance data...
  25. ncbi request reprint Foodborne disease in the new millennium: out of the frying pan and into the fire?
    Gillian V Hall
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Acton, ACT
    Med J Aust 177:614-8. 2002
    ..There are strong seasonal patterns for Salmonella and Campylobacter infection in Australia. Global warming may increase the incidence of infections, such as salmonellosis, and diseases caused by toxins, such as ciguatera...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of diarrhoea in the community in Australia, Canada, Ireland, and the United States
    Elaine Scallan
    Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:454-60. 2005
    ..Studies in several countries have estimated the prevalence of diarrhoea in the community. However, the use of different study designs and varying case definitions has made international comparisons difficult...