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Gidding HF, Mahajan D, Reekie J, Lloyd AR, Dwyer DE, Butler T (2015)

Hepatitis B immunity in Australia: a comparison of national and prisoner population serosurveys.

Epidemiology and Infection; FirstView(


Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2014)

Prisoner health services in Australia 2012.

Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Daley GM, Russell DB, Tabrizi SN, Twin J, McBride WJH (2014)

Mycoplasma genitalium and its resistance to azithromycin in incarcerated men from Far North Queensland.

Sexual Health; 11(6): 587-589

Reekie JM, Levy MH, Richards AH, Wake CJ, Siddall DA, Beasley HM, Kumar S, Butler TG (2014)

Trends in HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C prevalence among Australian prisoners - 2004, 2007, 2010.

Medical Journal of Australia; 200(5): 277-280


Butler T, Richters J, Yap L, Donovan B (2013)

Condoms for prisoners: no evidence that they increase sex in prison, but they increase safe sex.

Sexually Transmitted Infections; 89(5): 377-379

Human Rights & Discrimination Commissioner (2013)

Legal issues in Australian public health: a series of 7 papers on the impacts of discrimination and criminalisation on public health approaches to blood borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections.

Canberra: ACT Human Rights Commission

A global systematic review of hepatitis C virus in prisons and other closed settings (2013)

Larney S, Kopinski H, Beckwith C, Zaller N, Jarlais DD, Hagan H, Rich J, van den Bergh B, Degenhardt L

Post JJ, Arain A, Lloyd AR (2013)

Enhancing assessment and treatment of hepatitis C in the custodial setting.

Clinical Infectious Diseases; 57(Suppl 2): S70-S74

Post JJ, Lloyd AR, Monkley D (2013)

Treatment outcomes for Indigenous and non-Indigenous inmates with hepatitis C in New South Wales prisons [letter].

Medical Journal of Australia; 199(7): 464

Su J, Broadfoot J (2013)

Sero-prevalence of hepatitis C virus antibody among prisoners in the Northern Territory, 2003-2006.

Northern Territory Disease Control Bulletin; 20(3): 15-20

Warhaft G (2013)

Hepatitis C: part of the punishment?.

Of Substance; 11(3): 22-25


Guthrie JA, Lokuge KM, Levy MH (2012)

Influenza control can be achieved in a custodial setting: Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and 2011 in an Australian prison.

Public Health; 126(12): 1032–1037


Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2011)

The health of Australia's prisoners 2010.

Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Butler T, Lim D, Callander D (2011)

National prison entrants' bloodborne virus and risk behaviour survey report 2004, 2007, and 2010: prevalence of HIV, HBV, HCV, and risk behaviours among Australian prison entrants: national report.

Sydney: Kirby Institute

Harrod ME, Ward J, Graham S, Butler T (2011)

Australian prisons: the key to closing the gap and ensuring HIV remains low in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

HIV Australia; 9(1): 17-19

Moore M, Walker M (2011)

Balancing access and safety: meeting the challenge of blood borne viruses in prison.

Canberra: Australian National Council on Drugs

Ward J, Graham S (2011)

Summary of data from the 'Bloodborne viral and sexually transmitted infection in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: surveillance and evaluation report, 2010'.

Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal; 35(2): 24-25

Watkins RE, Mak DB, Connelly C (2011)

Identifying high risk groups for sexually transmitted infections and blood borne viruses upon admission to prison in Western Australia.

Rural and Remote Health; 11: 1621

Retrieved 16 March 2011 from


Awofeso N (2010)

Prisons as social determinants of hepatitis C virus and tuberculosis infections.

Public Health Reports; 125(Suppl 4): 25–33

Boonwaat L, Haber PS, Levy MH, Lloyd AR (2010)

Establishment of a successful assessment and treatment service for Australian prison inmates with chronic hepatitis C.

Medical Journal of Australia; 192(9): 496-500

Indig D, McEntyre E, Page J, Ross B (2010)

2009 NSW inmate health survey: Aboriginal health report.

Sydney: Justice Health

Kwan K, Mak D, Giele C, Bastian L, Bevan J, Greville H, Lilley G (2010)

The epidemiology of notifiable sexually transmitted infections and blood-borne viruses in Western Australia 2008.

Perth, WA: Public Health, Western Australia

Larney S (2010)

Does opioid substitution treatment in prisons reduce injecting-related HIV risk behaviours? A systematic review.

Addiction; 105(2): 216 - 223

Resnick I, Brener L (2010)

Hepatitis C and the Aboriginal population.

Sydney: National Centre in HIV Social Research, The University of New South Wales

Templeton DJ, Tyson BA, Meharg JP, Habgood KE, Bullen PM, Malek S, McLean R (2010)

Aboriginal health worker screening for sexually transmissible infections and blood-borne viruses in a rural Australian juvenile correctional facility.

Sexual Health; 7(1): 44-48

Teutsch S, Luciani F, Scheuer N, McCredie L, Hosseiny P, Rawlinson W, Kaldor J, Dore GJ, Dolan K, French R, Lloyd A, Haber P, Levy M (2010)

Incidence of primary hepatitis C infection and risk factors for transmission in an Australian prisoner cohort.

BMC Public Health; 10: 633

Retrieved 22 October 2010 from

Last updated: 18 February 2016
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