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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Respiratory health

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2014

Binks MJ, Smith-Vaughan HC, Bar-Zeev N, Chang AB, Andrews RM (2014)

Vitamin D insufficiency among hospitalised children in the Northern Territory.

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; 50(7): 512–518

Chang AB, Brown N, Toombs M, Marsh RL, Redding GJ (2014)

Lung disease in Indigenous children.

Paediatric Respiratory Reviews; in press(http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prrv.2014.04.016):

Hare KM (2014)

The bacteriology of bronchiectasis and impact of azithromycin on upper and lower airway bacteria and resistance in Australian Indigenous children.

Doctor of Philosophy thesis, Charles Darwin University: Darwin

Jama-Alol KA, Moore HC, Jacoby P, Bower C, Lehmann D (2014)

Morbidity due to acute lower respiratory infection in children with birth defects: a total population-based linked data study.

BMC Pediatrics; 14(http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2431/14/80/abstract): 80

Retrieved 25 March 2014 from http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2431/14/80/abstract

Janu EK, Annabattula BI, Kumariah S, Zajaczkowska M, Whitehall JS, Edwards MJ, Lujic S, Masters IB (2014)

Paediatric hospitalisations for lower respiratory tract infections in Mount Isa.

Medical Journal of Australia; 200(10): 591-594

Loo JD, Conklin L, Fleming-Dutra KE, Knoll MD, Park DE, Kirk J, Goldblatt D, O'Brien KL, Whitney CG (2014)

Systematic review of the effect of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine dosing schedules on prevention of pneumonia.

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; 33(1,S2): S107-S187

Middleton B, Morris P, Carapetis J (2014)

Invasive group A streptococcal infection in the Northern Territory, Australia: case report and review of the literature.

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; early view(http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.12659):

O’Kearney E, Edwards K (2014)

A project plan to increase influenza vaccine uptake in children who are at risk of complications following influenza in the NT.

Northern Territory Disease Control Bulletin; 21(1): 5-7

Redding GJ, Singleton RJ, Valery PC, Williams H, Grimwood K, Morris PS, Torzillo PJ, McCallum GB, Chikoyak L, Holman RC, Chang AB (2014)

Respiratory exacerbations in Indigenous children from two countries with non-cystic fibrosis chronic suppurative lung disease/bronchiectasis.

Chest; 146(3): 762-774

Schrieber L, Towers R, Muscatello G, Speare R (2014)

Transmission of streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis between child and dog in an Aboriginal Australian community.

Zoonoses and Public Health; 61(2): 145–148

Smith-Vaughan HC, Chang AB, Sarovisch DS, Marsh RL, Grimwood K, Leach AJ, Price EP (2014)

Absence of an important vaccine and diagnostic target in carriage- and disease-related nontypeable haemophilus influenzae.

Clinical and Vaccine Immunology; 21(9): 250-252

Torzillo PJ, Chang AB (2014)

Acute respiratory infections among Indigenous children.

Medical Journal of Australia; 200(10): 559-560

Walker N, Johnston V, Glover M, Bullen C, Trenholme A, Chang A, Morris P, Segan C, Brown N, Fenton D, Hawthorne E, Borland R, Parag V, Von BlarambergT, Westphal D, Thomas D (2014)

Effect of a family-centered, secondhand smoke intervention to reduce respiratory illness in Indigenous infants in Australia and New Zealand: a randomized controlled trial.

Nicotine & Tobacco Research; Advance Access(http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntu128):

Xu Z, Liu Y, Ma Z, Li S, Hu W, Tong S (2014)

Impact of temperature on childhood pneumonia estimated from satellite remote sensing.

Environmental Research; 132(http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2014.04.021): 334-341

2013

Chang AB, Grimwood K, Wilson AC, van Asperen PP, Byrnes CA, O’Grady KF, Sloots TP, Robertson CF, Torzillo PJ, B McCallum GB, Masters IB, Buntain HM, Mackay IM, Ungerer J, Tuppin J, Morris PS (2013)

Bronchiectasis exacerbation study on azithromycin and amoxycillin-clavulanate for respiratory exacerbations in children (BEST-2): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Trials; 14: 53

Retrieved 20 February 2013 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-14-53

Hare KM, Marsh RL, Binks MJ, Grimwood K, Pizzutto SJ, Leach AJ, Chang AB, Smith-Vaughan HC (2013)

Quantitative PCR confirms culture as the gold standard for detection of lower airway infection by nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae in Australian Indigenous children with bronchiectasis.

Journal of Microbiological Methods; 92(3): 270–272

This study observed correlation between quantitative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and semi-quantitative culture for definition of Haemophilus influenzae infection in bronchoalveolar lavage specimens from 81 Indigenous children with bronchiectasis. Data collected supported the continued use of quantitative culture as the gold standard.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Hare KM, Singleton RJ, Grimwood K, Valery PC, Cheng AC, Morris PS, Leach AJ, Smith-Vaughan HC, Chatfield M, Redding G, Reasonover AL, McCallum GB, Chikoyak L, McDonald MI, Brown N, Torzillo PJ, Chang AB (2013)

Longitudinal nasopharyngeal carriage and antibiotic resistance of respiratory bacteria in Indigenous Australian and Alaska native children with bronchiectasis.

PLoS One; 8(8): e70478

Lai JYR, Cook H, Yip T, Berthelsen J, Gourley S, Krause V, Smith H, Leach AJ, Smith-Vaughan H (2013)

Surveillance of pneumococcal serotype 1 carriage during an outbreak of serotype 1 invasive pneumococcal disease in central Australia 2010–2012.

BMC Infectious Diseases; 13: 409

Retrieved 3 September 2013 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-13-409

McCallum GB, Morris PS, Wilson CC, Versteegh LA, Ward LM, Chatfield MD, Chang AB (2013)

Severity scoring systems: are they internally valid, reliable and predictive of oxygen use in children with acute bronchiolitis?.

Pediatric Pulmonology; 48(8): 797–803

Morey MJ, Cheng AC, McCallum GB, Chang AB (2013)

Accuracy of cough reporting by carers of Indigenous children.

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; 49(3): E199–E203

Pizzutto SJ, Grimwood K, Bauert P, Schutz KL, Yerkovich ST, Upham JW, Chang AB (2013)

Bronchoscopy contributes to the clinical management of Indigenous children newly diagnosed with Bronchiectasis.

Pediatric Pulmonology; 48(1): 67–73

Valery PC, Morris PS, Byrnes CA, Grimwood K, Torzillo PJ, Bauert PA, Masters IB, Diaz A, McCallum GB, Mobberley C, Tjhung I, Hare KM, Ware RS, Chang AB (2013)

Long-term azithromycin for Indigenous children with non-cystic-fibrosis bronchiectasis or chronic suppurative lung disease (Bronchiectasis Intervention Study): a multicentre, double-blind, randomised controlled trial.

The Lancet Respiratory Medicine; 1(8): 610–620

2012

Annamalay AA, Khoo SK, Jacoby P, Bizzintino J, Zhang G, Chidlow G, Lee WM, Moore HC, Harnett GB, Smith DW, Gern JE, Le Souef PN, A Laing I, Lehmann D (2012)

Prevalence of and risk factors for human rhinovirus infection in healthy Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Western Australian children.

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; 31(7): 673–679

Barry C, Krause VL, Cook HM, Menzies RI (2012)

Invasive pneumococcal disease in Australia 2007 and 2008.

Communicable Diseases Intelligence; 36(2): E151-E165

Binks M (2012)

Novel approaches for the prevention of acute lower respiratory infections in Indigenous infants of the Northern Territory.

: Menzies School of Health Research

Chang AB, Grimwood K, Robertson CF, Wilson AC, van Asperen PP, O’Grady KF, Sloots TP, Torzillo PJ, Bailey EJ, McCallum GB, Masters IB, Byrnes CB, Chatfield BD, Buntain HM, Mackay IM, Morris PS (2012)

Antibiotics for bronchiectasis exacerbations in children: rationale and study protocol for a randomised placebo-controlled trial.

Trials; 13: 156

Retrieved 31 August 2012 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-13-156

Chang AB, Robertson CF, Van Asperen PP, Glasgow NJ, Mellis CM, Masters B, Teoh L, Tjhung I, Morris PS, Petsky HL, Willis C, Landau LI (2012)

A multicentre study on chronic cough in children: burden and etiologies based on a standardized management pathway.

Chest Journal; 142(4): 943 - 950

Fitzgerald T, Masseya PD, Islama F (2012)

Changes in invasive pneumococcal disease serotypes in a regional area of Australia following three years of 7vPCV introduction.

Western Pacific Surveillance and Response Journal; 3(2): 1-6

Hare KM, Binks MJ, Grimwood K, Chang AB, Leach AJ, Smith-Vaughan H (2012)

Culture and PCR detection of haemophilus influenzae and haemophilus haemolyticus in Australian Indigenous children with bronchiectasis.

Journal of Clinical Microbiology; Published ahead of print(http://jcm.asm.org/content/early/2012/04/26/JCM.00566-12.abstract):

Hare KM, Leach AJ, Morris PS, Smith-Vaughan H, Torzillo P, Bauert P, Cheng AC, McDonald MI, Brown N, Chang AB, Grimwood K (2012)

Impact of recent antibiotics on nasopharyngeal carriage and lower airway infection in Indigenous Australian children with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis.

International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents; 40(4): 365–369

Hare KM, Smith-Vaughan HC, Leach AJ (2012)

The bacteriology of lower respiratory infections in Papua New Guinean and Australian Indigenous children.

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal; 53(3/4): 151-165

Leach A (2012)

Using pneumococcal vaccines (Prevenar13 & Synflorix) in combination for maximum protection from ear infections: Prev-Ix_Combo.

The Chronicle; 23(1): 24-25

McCallum GB, Morris PS, Chang AB (2012)

Antibiotics for persistent cough or wheeze following acute bronchiolitis in children.

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews; (6): CD009834

Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD009834

O'Grady KA, Torzillo PJ, Ruben AR, Taylor-Thomson D, Valery PC, Chang AB (2012)

Identification of radiological alveolar pneumonia in children with high rates of hospitalized respiratory infections: comparison of WHO-defined and pediatric pulmonologist diagnosis in the clinical context.

Pediatric Pulmonology; 47(4): 386–392

Valery PC, Morris PS, Grimwood K, Torzillo PJ, Byrne CA, Masters BI, Bauert PA, McCallum GB, Mobberly C, Chang AB (2012)

Azithromycin for Indigenous children with bronchiectasis: study protocol for a multi-centre randomized controlled trial.

BMC Pediatrics; 12: 122

Retrieved 14 August 2012 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2431-12-122

2011

Chang AB, Grimwood K, White AV, Maclennan C, Sloots TP, Sive A, McCallum GB, Mackay IM, Morris PS (2011)

Randomized placebo-controlled trial on azithromycin to reduce the morbidity of bronchiolitis in Indigenous Australian infants: rationale and protocol.

Trials; 12: 94

Retrieved from http://www.trialsjournal.com/content/12/1/94

Jacoby P, Carville KS, Hall G, Riley TV, Bowman J, Leach AJ, Lehmann D (2011)

Crowding and other strong predictors of upper respiratory tract carriage of otitis media-related bacteria in Australian Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children.

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; 30(6): 480-485

Moore H (2011)

Acute lower respiratory infections (ALRI) in Indigenous and non-Indigenous children.

Australasian Epidemiologist; 18(1): 15-20

Moore HC, Lehmann D, de Klerk N, Jacoby P, Richmond PC (2011)

Reduction in disparity for pneumonia hospitalisations between Australian indigenous and non-Indigenous children.

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health; 66(6): 489-494

Moore HC (2011)

Epidemiological perspectives of acute lower respiratory infections in young Western Australian Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children.

Doctor of Philosophy thesis, University of Western Australia: Perth

Yip TW (2011)

Pertussis outbreak in Central Australia 2010.

Northern Territory Disease Control Bulletin; 18(3): 1-7

2010

Chang AB, Taylor B, Masters IB, Laifoo Y, Brown AD (2010)

Indigenous healthcare worker involvement for Indigenous adults and children with asthma (review).

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews; 2010(5): 1-25

Eley R, Gorman D (2010)

Didgeridoo playing and singing to support asthma management in Aboriginal Australians.

The Journal of Rural Health; 26(1): 100-104

Hare KM, Grimwood K, Leach AJ, Smith-Vaughan H, Torzillo PJ, Morris PS, Chang AB (2010)

Respiratory bacterial pathogens in the nasopharynx and lower airways of Australian Indigenous children with bronchiectasis.

The Journal of Pediatrics; 157(6): 1001-1005

Johnston V, Walker N, Thomas DP, Glover M, Chang AB, Bullen C, Morris P, Brown N, Vander Hoorn S, Borland R, Segan C, Trenholme A, Mason T, Fenton D, Ellis K (2010)

The study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of a family-centred tobacco control program about environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) to reduce respiratory illness in Indigenous infants.

BMC Public Health; (10): 114

Retrieved 7 March 2010 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-10-114

Mackenzie GA, Leach AJ, Carapetis JR, Fisher J, Morris PS (2010)

Epidemiology of nasopharyngeal carriage of respiratory bacterial pathogens in children and adults: cross-sectional surveys in a population with high rates of pneumococcal disease.

BMC Infectious Diseases; 10: 304

Retrieved 23 October 2010 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-10-304

Moore HC, de Klerk N, Richmond P, Lehmann D (2010)

A retrospective population-based cohort study identifying target areas for prevention of acute lower respiratory infections in children.

BMC Public Health; 10: 757

Retrieved 7 December 2010 from http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-10-757.pdf

Moore HC, Jacoby P, Taylor A, Harnett G, Bowman J, Riley TV, Reuter K, Smith DW, Lehmann D (2010)

The interaction between respiratory viruses and pathogenic bacteria in the upper respiratory tract of asymptomatic Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children.

Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; 29(6): 540-545

O'Grady K-AF, Chang AB (2010)

Lower respiratory infections in Australian Indigenous children.

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; 46(9): 461-465

O'Grady KA, Lee KJ, Carlin JB, Torzillo PJ, Chang AB, Mulholland EK, Lambert SB, Andrews RM (2010)

Increased risk of hospitalization for acute lower respiratory tract infection among Australian Indigenous infants 5-23 months of age following pneumococcal vaccination: a cohort study.

Clinical Infectious Diseases; 50(7): 970-978

O’Grady K-AF, Taylor-Thomson DM, Chang AB, Torzillo PJ, Morris PS, Mackenzie GA, Wheaton GR, Bauert PA, De Campo MP, De Campo JF, Ruben AR (2010)

Rates of radiologically confirmed pneumonia as defined by the World Health Organization in Northern Territory Indigenous children.

Medical Journal of Australia; 192(10): 592-595

O’Grady K-AF, Torzillo PJ, Chang AB (2010)

Hospitalisation of Indigenous children in the Northern Territory for lower respiratory illness in the first year of life.

Medical Journal of Australia; 192(10): 586-590

Valery PC, Masters IB, Taylor B, Laifoo Y, O’Rourke PK, Chang AB (2010)

An education intervention for childhood asthma by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers: a randomised controlled trial.

Medical Journal of Australia; 192(10): 574-579

2009

Australian Centre for Asthma Monitoring (2009)

Asthma in Australian children: findings from Growing up in Australia, the longitudinal study of Australian children.

Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Bailey EJ, Maclennan C, Morris PS, Kruske SG, Brown N, Chang AB (2009)

Risks of severity and readmission of Indigenous and non-Indigenous children hospitalised for bronchiolitis.

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; 45(10): 593–597

2008

Telethon Institute for Child Health Research (2008)

Pools are cool!.

Under the Microscope; 2008(2): 6

 
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