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1.

Increasing tolerance of hospital Enterococcus faecium to handwash alcohols.

Pidot SJ, Gao W, Buultjens AH, Monk IR, Guerillot R, Carter GP, Lee JYH, Lam MMC, Grayson ML, Ballard SA, Mahony AA, Grabsch EA, Kotsanas D, Korman TM, Coombs GW, Robinson JO, Gonçalves da Silva A, Seemann T, Howden BP, Johnson PDR, Stinear TP.

Sci Transl Med. 2018 Aug 1;10(452). pii: eaar6115. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aar6115.

PMID:
30068573
2.

Respiratory virus detection and co-infection in children and adults in a large Australian hospital in 2009-2015.

Ching NS, Kotsanas D, Easton ML, Francis MJ, Korman TM, Buttery JP.

J Paediatr Child Health. 2018 Jun 6. doi: 10.1111/jpc.14076. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29873433
3.

C-reactive protein and immature-to-total neutrophil ratio have no utility in guiding lumbar puncture in suspected neonatal sepsis.

Goldfinch CD, Korman T, Kotsanas D, Burgner DP, Tan K.

J Paediatr Child Health. 2018 Aug;54(8):848-854. doi: 10.1111/jpc.13890. Epub 2018 Mar 30.

PMID:
29602260
4.

Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium sequence type 796 - rapid international dissemination of a new epidemic clone.

Mahony AA, Buultjens AH, Ballard SA, Grabsch EA, Xie S, Seemann T, Stuart RL, Kotsanas D, Cheng A, Heffernan H, Roberts SA, Coombs GW, Bak N, Ferguson JK, Carter GC, Howden BP, Stinear TP, Johnson PDR.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2018 Mar 22;7:44. doi: 10.1186/s13756-018-0335-z. eCollection 2018.

5.

Underdiagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis and Chlamydia psittaci revealed by introduction of respiratory multiplex PCR assay with Chlamydiaceae family primers.

Rane V, Khailin K, Williams J, Francis M, Kotsanas D, Korman TM, Graham M.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Mar;90(3):163-166. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2017.11.013. Epub 2017 Nov 26.

PMID:
29258707
6.

Microfiber and steam for a neonatal service: An improved and safe cleaning methodology.

Gillespie E, Tabbara L, Scott C, Lovegrove A, Kotsanas D, Stuart RL.

Am J Infect Control. 2017 Jan 1;45(1):98-100. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.06.041. No abstract available.

PMID:
28065335
7.

Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance Australian Enterococcal Sepsis Outcome Programme annual report, 2014.

Coombs GW, Daley DA, Thin Lee Y, Pang S, Pearson JC, Robinson JO, Johnson PD, Kotsanas D, Bell JM, Turnidge JD; Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance.

Commun Dis Intell Q Rep. 2016 Jun 30;40(2):E236-43.

8.

Does the new low-frequency ultrasonic debridement technology pose an infection control risk for clinicians, patients, and the clinic environment?

Michailidis L, Kotsanas D, Orr E, Coombes G, Bergin S, Haines T, Williams C.

Am J Infect Control. 2016 Dec 1;44(12):1656-1659. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.04.228. Epub 2016 Jun 30.

PMID:
27375060
9.

Disposable antimicrobial and sporicidal privacy curtains: Cost benefit of hanging longer.

Kotsanas D, Gillespie E.

Am J Infect Control. 2016 Jul 1;44(7):854-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.01.009. Epub 2016 Feb 26. No abstract available.

PMID:
26922893
10.

Are identity badges and lanyards in pediatrics potentially contaminated with viral pathogens?

Ting CY, Cheng DR, Kotsanas D, Kirkwood CD, Bogdanovic-Sakran N, Stuart RL, Buttery JP.

Am J Infect Control. 2015 Nov;43(11):1258-60. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.06.024. Epub 2015 Aug 20.

PMID:
26300101
11.

Surveillance for antimicrobial resistance in Australian isolates of Clostridium difficile, 2013-14.

Knight DR, Giglio S, Huntington PG, Korman TM, Kotsanas D, Moore CV, Paterson DL, Prendergast L, Huber CA, Robson J, Waring L, Wehrhahn MC, Weldhagen GF, Wilson RM, Riley TV.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2015 Nov;70(11):2992-9. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkv220. Epub 2015 Jul 28.

PMID:
26221017
12.

Outbreak of vanB vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium colonization in a neonatal service.

Lister DM, Kotsanas D, Ballard SA, Howden BP, Carse E, Tan K, Scott C, Gillespie EE, Mahony AA, Doherty R, Korman TM, Johnson PD, Stuart RL.

Am J Infect Control. 2015 Oct 1;43(10):1061-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2015.05.047. Epub 2015 Jul 17.

PMID:
26190380
13.

Molecular characterization and antimicrobial susceptibilities of Clostridium difficile clinical isolates from Victoria, Australia.

Mackin KE, Elliott B, Kotsanas D, Howden BP, Carter GP, Korman TM, Riley TV, Rood JI, Jenkin GA, Lyras D.

Anaerobe. 2015 Aug;34:80-3. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2015.05.001. Epub 2015 May 2.

PMID:
25944720
14.

Health care workers use disposable microfiber cloths for cleaning clinical equipment.

Gillespie E, Lovegrove A, Kotsanas D.

Am J Infect Control. 2015 Mar 1;43(3):308-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.12.003. No abstract available.

PMID:
25728161
15.

Using microfiber and steam technology to improve cleaning outcomes in an intensive care unit.

Gillespie E, Williams N, Sloane T, Wright L, Kotsanas D, Stuart RL.

Am J Infect Control. 2015 Feb;43(2):177-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.11.006.

PMID:
25637118
16.

Clinical and microbiological characteristics of Eggerthella lenta bacteremia.

Gardiner BJ, Tai AY, Kotsanas D, Francis MJ, Roberts SA, Ballard SA, Junckerstorff RK, Korman TM.

J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb;53(2):626-35. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02926-14. Epub 2014 Dec 17.

17.

C-reactive protein as a predictor of cardiovascular risk in HIV-infected individuals.

Westhorpe CL, Schneider HG, Dunne M, Middleton T, Sundararajan V, Spelman T, Carter V, Crowe SM, Dart A, Mijch A, Kotsanas D, Woolley I.

Sex Health. 2014 Dec;11(6):580-2. doi: 10.1071/SH14130.

PMID:
25435195
18.

Comparing the identification of Clostridium spp. by two Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight (MALDI-TOF) mass spectrometry platforms to 16S rRNA PCR sequencing as a reference standard: a detailed analysis of age of culture and sample preparation.

Chean R, Kotsanas D, Francis MJ, Palombo EA, Jadhav SR, Awad MM, Lyras D, Korman TM, Jenkin GA.

Anaerobe. 2014 Dec;30:85-9. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2014.09.007. Epub 2014 Sep 16.

PMID:
25230331
19.

Emergence of a ribotype 244 strain of Clostridium difficile associated with severe disease and related to the epidemic ribotype 027 strain.

Lim SK, Stuart RL, Mackin KE, Carter GP, Kotsanas D, Francis MJ, Easton M, Dimovski K, Elliott B, Riley TV, Hogg G, Paul E, Korman TM, Seemann T, Stinear TP, Lyras D, Jenkin GA.

Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jun;58(12):1723-30. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu203. Epub 2014 Apr 4.

PMID:
24704722
20.

The silver lining of disposable sporicidal privacy curtains in an intensive care unit.

Kotsanas D, Wijesooriya WR, Sloane T, Stuart RL, Gillespie EE.

Am J Infect Control. 2014 Apr;42(4):366-70. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2013.11.013.

PMID:
24679561
21.

Vancomycin-resistant enterococci colonization does not increase mortality in end-stage kidney failure: a case-control study.

Garner SE, Polkinghorne KR, Kotsanas D, Kerr PG, Korman TM, Stuart RL.

J Hosp Infect. 2013 Dec;85(4):289-96. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2013.09.005. Epub 2013 Sep 21.

PMID:
24161798
22.

Peripheral intravenous catheter-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: more than 5 years of prospective data from two tertiary health services.

Stuart RL, Cameron DR, Scott C, Kotsanas D, Grayson ML, Korman TM, Gillespie EE, Johnson PD.

Med J Aust. 2013 Jun 3;198(10):551-3.

PMID:
23725270
23.

"Down the drain": carbapenem-resistant bacteria in intensive care unit patients and handwashing sinks.

Kotsanas D, Wijesooriya WR, Korman TM, Gillespie EE, Wright L, Snook K, Williams N, Bell JM, Li HY, Stuart RL.

Med J Aust. 2013 Mar 18;198(5):267-9.

PMID:
23496403
24.

When a single hair or suture has been through the sterilization process, is it sterile?

Gillespie E, Othman N, Kotsanas D.

Am J Infect Control. 2013 Aug;41(8):754-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2012.10.019. Epub 2013 Feb 5. No abstract available.

PMID:
23394885
25.

Environment cleaning without chemicals in clinical settings.

Gillespie E, Wilson J, Lovegrove A, Scott C, Abernethy M, Kotsanas D, Stuart RL.

Am J Infect Control. 2013 May;41(5):461-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2012.07.003. Epub 2012 Nov 22.

PMID:
23177456
26.

Hierarchy and hand hygiene: would medical students speak up to prevent hospital-acquired infection?

Samuel R, Shuen A, Dendle C, Kotsanas D, Scott C, Stuart RL.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 Aug;33(8):861-3. doi: 10.1086/666634. No abstract available.

PMID:
22759561
27.

Influenza vaccination uptake amongst pregnant women and maternal care providers is suboptimal.

Lu AB, Halim AA, Dendle C, Kotsanas D, Giles ML, Wallace EM, Buttery JP, Stuart RL.

Vaccine. 2012 Jun 8;30(27):4055-9. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2012.04.012. Epub 2012 Apr 19.

PMID:
22521842
28.

Can we expect patients to question health care workers' hand hygiene compliance?

Reid N, Moghaddas J, Loftus M, Stuart RL, Kotsanas D, Scott C, Dendle C.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2012 May;33(5):531-2. doi: 10.1086/665309. No abstract available.

PMID:
22476284
29.

Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant organisms in residential aged care facilities.

Stuart RL, Kotsanas D, Webb B, Vandergraaf S, Gillespie EE, Hogg GG, Korman TM.

Med J Aust. 2011 Nov 7;195(9):530-3.

PMID:
22060088
30.

The anti-sigma factor TcdC modulates hypervirulence in an epidemic BI/NAP1/027 clinical isolate of Clostridium difficile.

Carter GP, Douce GR, Govind R, Howarth PM, Mackin KE, Spencer J, Buckley AM, Antunes A, Kotsanas D, Jenkin GA, Dupuy B, Rood JI, Lyras D.

PLoS Pathog. 2011 Oct;7(10):e1002317. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002317. Epub 2011 Oct 13.

31.

Contamination of renal patients' hospital chart covers with vancomycin-- resistant enterococci: Handle with care.

Zimbudzi E, Stuart RL, Korman TM, Kotsanas D.

Australas Med J. 2011;4(10):538-41. doi: 10.4066/AMJ.2011.726. Epub 2011 Oct 31.

32.

Novel use of tryptose sulfite cycloserine egg yolk agar for isolation of Clostridium perfringens during an outbreak of necrotizing enterocolitis in a neonatal unit.

Kotsanas D, Carson JA, Awad MM, Lyras D, Rood JI, Jenkin GA, Stuart RL, Korman TM.

J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Nov;48(11):4263-5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01724-10. Epub 2010 Sep 8.

33.

An outbreak of necrotizing enterocolitis associated with norovirus genotype GII.3.

Stuart RL, Tan K, Mahar JE, Kirkwood CD, Andrew Ramsden C, Andrianopoulos N, Jolley D, Bawden K, Doherty R, Kotsanas D, Bradford J, Buttery JP.

Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010 Jul;29(7):644-7.

PMID:
20589982
34.

Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: a major cause of mortality in Australia and New Zealand.

Turnidge JD, Kotsanas D, Munckhof W, Roberts S, Bennett CM, Nimmo GR, Coombs GW, Murray RJ, Howden B, Johnson PD, Dowling K; Australia New Zealand Cooperative on Outcomes in Staphylococcal Sepsis.

Med J Aust. 2009 Oct 5;191(7):368-73.

PMID:
19807625
35.

Disinfection of Burkholderia cepacia complex from non-touch taps in a neonatal nursery.

Kotsanas D, Brett J, Kidd TJ, Stuart RL, Korman TM.

J Perinat Med. 2008;36(3):235-9. doi: 10.1515/JPM.2008.038.

PMID:
18576933
36.

Investigation of an outbreak of Serratia marcescens in a neonatal unit via a case-control study and molecular typing.

Friedman ND, Kotsanas D, Brett J, Billah B, Korman TM.

Am J Infect Control. 2008 Feb;36(1):22-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2006.12.012.

PMID:
18241732
37.

What's hanging around your neck? Pathogenic bacteria on identity badges and lanyards.

Kotsanas D, Scott C, Gillespie EE, Korman TM, Stuart RL.

Med J Aust. 2008 Jan 7;188(1):5-8.

PMID:
18205553
38.

Microbiological monitoring of endoscopes: 5-year review.

Gillespie EE, Kotsanas D, Stuart RL.

J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Jul;23(7 Pt 1):1069-74. Epub 2007 Dec 13.

PMID:
18086113
39.

A quarter of a century of adult peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis at an Australian medical center.

Brown F, Liu WJ, Kotsanas D, Korman TM, Atkins RC.

Perit Dial Int. 2007 Sep-Oct;27(5):565-74.

PMID:
17704449
40.

Risk factors for peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis: can we reduce the incidence and improve patient selection?

Kotsanas D, Polkinghorne KR, Korman TM, Atkins RC, Brown F.

Nephrology (Carlton). 2007 Jun;12(3):239-45.

PMID:
17498118
41.

Serratia marcescens bacteremia - an indicator for outbreak management and heightened surveillance.

Gillespie EE, Bradford J, Brett J, Kotsanas D.

J Perinat Med. 2007;35(3):227-31.

PMID:
17480151
42.

Adherence to guidelines for prevention of postsplenectomy sepsis. Age and sex are risk factors: a five-year retrospective review.

Kotsanas D, Al-Souffi MH, Waxman BP, King RW, Polkinghorne KR, Woolley IJ.

ANZ J Surg. 2006 Jul;76(7):542-7.

PMID:
16813615
43.

The use of antibiotics as secondary prevention for cardiac events.

Lim LL, Kotsanas D, Ostergaard L, Woolley I.

Pharmacotherapy. 2004 Nov;24(11):1652-3; discussion 1653. No abstract available.

PMID:
15537570
44.

Laboratory detection and investigation of reduced susceptibility to vancomycin in oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Midolo PD, Korman TM, Kotsanas D, Russo P, Kerr TG.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2003 Mar;22(3):199-201. Epub 2003 Mar 5. No abstract available.

PMID:
12649722

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