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What proportion of care home outbreaks are caused by norovirus? An analysis of viral causes of gastroenteritis outbreaks in care homes, North East England, 2016-2018.

Inns T, Wilson D, Manley P, Harris JP, O'Brien SJ, Vivancos R.

BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Dec 31;20(1):2. doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-4726-4.


Prospective cohort study to investigate the burden and transmission of acute gastroenteritis in care homes: epidemiological results.

Inns T, Pulawska-Czub A, Harris JP, Vivancos R, Beeching NJ, Iturriza-Gomara M, O'Brien SJ.

BMJ Open. 2019 Dec 8;9(12):e033239. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-033239.


Outbreaks of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Linked to Sprouted Seeds, Salad, and Leafy Greens: A Systematic Review.

Kintz E, Byrne L, Jenkins C, McCARTHY N, Vivancos R, Hunter P.

J Food Prot. 2019 Nov;82(11):1950-1958. doi: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-19-014.


A Fully Integrated Real-Time Detection, Diagnosis, and Control of Community Diarrheal Disease Clusters and Outbreaks (the INTEGRATE Project): Protocol for an Enhanced Surveillance System.

McIntyre KM, Bolton FJ, Christley RM, Cleary P, Deja E, Durie AE, Diggle PJ, Hughes DA, de Lusignan S, Orton L, Radford AD, Elliot AJ, Smith GE, Snape DA, Stanistreet D, Vivancos R, Winstanley C, O'Brien SJ.

JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Sep 26;8(9):e13941. doi: 10.2196/13941.


Reduction in hospitalisations for acute gastroenteritis-associated childhood seizures since introduction of rotavirus vaccination: a time-series and change-point analysis of hospital admissions in England.

Hungerford DJ, French N, Iturriza-Gómara M, Read JM, Cunliffe NA, Vivancos R.

J Epidemiol Community Health. 2019 Nov;73(11):1020-1025. doi: 10.1136/jech-2019-213055. Epub 2019 Sep 11.


Consistent high prevalence of undiagnosed blood-borne virus infection in patients attending large urban emergency departments in England.

Hopkins MJ, Todd S, Beadsworth M, Anderson C, Mohamed Z, Muir D, Vivancos R, Brown AS, Ruf M, Chawla A.

J Viral Hepat. 2020 Jan;27(1):88-91. doi: 10.1111/jvh.13197. Epub 2019 Oct 1.


Characteristics and patient pathways of Lyme disease patients: a retrospective analysis of hospital episode data in England and Wales (1998-2015).

Tulloch JSP, Decraene V, Christley RM, Radford AD, Warner JC, Vivancos R.

BMC Public Health. 2019 Aug 15;19(1):931. doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7245-8.


The demographics and geographic distribution of laboratory-confirmed Lyme disease cases in England and Wales (2013-2016): an ecological study.

Tulloch JSP, Semper AE, Brooks TJG, Russell K, Halsby KD, Christley RM, Radford AD, Vivancos R, Warner JC.

BMJ Open. 2019 Jul 31;9(7):e028064. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028064.


Cross-sectional investigation of household transmission of Cryptosporidium in England and Wales: the epiCrypt study protocol.

McKerr C, Chalmers RM, Vivancos R, O'Brien SJ, Mugarza J, Christley RM.

BMJ Open. 2019 Jun 21;9(6):e026116. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026116.


Challenges of investigating a large food-borne norovirus outbreak across all branches of a restaurant group in the United Kingdom, October 2016.

Morgan M, Watts V, Allen D, Curtis D, Kirolos A, Macdonald N, Maslen E, Morgan D, Saei A, Sedgwick J, Stevenson J, Turbitt D, Vivancos R, Waugh C, Williams C, Decraene V.

Euro Surveill. 2019 May;24(18). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2019.24.18.1800511.


Are food exposures obtained through commercial market panels representative of the general population? Implications for outbreak investigations.

Inns T, Curtis D, Crook P, Vivancos R, Gardiner D, McCarthy N, Mook P.

Epidemiol Infect. 2019 Jan;147:e99. doi: 10.1017/S0950268819000219.


Impact of rotavirus vaccination on rotavirus genotype distribution and diversity in England, September 2006 to August 2016.

Hungerford D, Allen DJ, Nawaz S, Collins S, Ladhani S, Vivancos R, Iturriza-Gómara M.

Euro Surveill. 2019 Feb;24(6). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2019.24.6.1700774.


Estimating the burden of care home gastroenteritis outbreaks in England, 2014-2016.

Inns T, Clough HE, Harris JP, Vivancos R, Adams N, O'Brien SJ.

BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 5;19(1):12. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3642-3.


Mitigating bias in observational vaccine effectiveness studies using simulated comparator populations: Application to rotavirus vaccination in the UK.

Hungerford D, Vivancos R, Read JM, Bonnett LJ, Bar-Zeev N, Iturriza-Gómara M, Cunliffe NA, French N.

Vaccine. 2018 Oct 29;36(45):6674-6682. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.09.051. Epub 2018 Oct 4.


Two cases of monkeypox imported to the United Kingdom, September 2018.

Vaughan A, Aarons E, Astbury J, Balasegaram S, Beadsworth M, Beck CR, Chand M, O'Connor C, Dunning J, Ghebrehewet S, Harper N, Howlett-Shipley R, Ihekweazu C, Jacobs M, Kaindama L, Katwa P, Khoo S, Lamb L, Mawdsley S, Morgan D, Palmer R, Phin N, Russell K, Said B, Simpson A, Vivancos R, Wade M, Walsh A, Wilburn J.

Euro Surveill. 2018 Sep;23(38). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2018.23.38.1800509.


A spatial and temporal analysis of risk factors associated with sporadic Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 infection in England between 2009 and 2015.

Elson R, Grace K, Vivancos R, Jenkins C, Adak GK, O'Brien SJ, Lake IR.

Epidemiol Infect. 2018 Nov;146(15):1928-1939. doi: 10.1017/S095026881800256X. Epub 2018 Sep 12.


Erratum for Cornick et al., "Epidemiological and Molecular Characterization of an Invasive Group A Streptococcus emm32.2 Outbreak".

Cornick JE, Kiran AM, Vivancos R, Van Aartsen J, Clarke J, Bevan E, Alsahag M, Alaearts M, Bricio Moreno L, Jenkinson HF, Nobbs AH, Anson J, Kadioglu A, French N, Everett DB.

J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Aug 27;56(9). pii: e01001-18. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01001-18. Print 2018 Sep. No abstract available.


Online market research panel members as controls in case-control studies to investigate gastrointestinal disease outbreaks: early experiences and lessons learnt from the UK - ERRATUM.

Mook P, McCormick J, Kanagarajah S, Adak GK, Cleary P, Elson R, Gobin M, Hawker J, Inns T, Sinclair C, Trienekens SCM, Vivancos R, McCarthy ND.

Epidemiol Infect. 2018 Sep;146(12):1611. doi: 10.1017/S0950268818000213. Epub 2018 Jul 19. No abstract available.


Novel application of the matched case-control design to compare food supply chains during an Escherichia coli O157 outbreak, United Kingdom, 2016.

Inns T, Cleary P, Bundle N, Foulkes S, Sharp A, Utsi L, McBrien C, Teagle R, Waldram A, Williams C, McCann C, Smith R, Saleh S, McCarthy N, Vivancos R, Hawker J, Decraene V.

Euro Surveill. 2018 May;23(18). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2018.23.18.17-00195.


Exposures associated with infection with Cryptosporidium in industrialised countries: a systematic review protocol.

McKerr C, O'Brien SJ, Chalmers RM, Vivancos R, Christley RM.

Syst Rev. 2018 May 2;7(1):70. doi: 10.1186/s13643-018-0731-8.


How timely closure can reduce outbreak duration: gastroenteritis in care homes in North West England, 2012-2016.

Inns T, Keenan A, Huyton R, Harris J, Iturriza-Gomara M, O'Brien SJ, Vivancos R.

BMC Public Health. 2018 Apr 12;18(1):488. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5413-x.


Rotavirus vaccine impact and socioeconomic deprivation: an interrupted time-series analysis of gastrointestinal disease outcomes across primary and secondary care in the UK.

Hungerford D, Vivancos R, Read JM, Iturriza-Gόmara M, French N, Cunliffe NA.

BMC Med. 2018 Jan 29;16(1):10. doi: 10.1186/s12916-017-0989-z.


Online market research panel members as controls in case-control studies to investigate gastrointestinal disease outbreaks: early experiences and lessons learnt from the UK.

Mook P, McCormick J, Kanagarajah S, Adak GK, Cleary P, Elson R, Gobin M, Hawker J, Inns T, Sinclair C, Trienekens SCM, Vivancos R, McCarthy ND.

Epidemiol Infect. 2018 Mar;146(4):458-464. doi: 10.1017/S0950268817002953. Epub 2018 Jan 15. Erratum in: Epidemiol Infect. 2018 Sep;146(12):1611.


Prospective cohort study to investigate the burden and transmission of acute gastroenteritis in care homes: a study protocol.

Inns T, Pulawska-Czub A, Harris JP, Vivancos R, Read JM, Beeching NJ, Allen DJ, Iturriza-Gomara M, O'Brien SJ.

BMJ Open. 2017 Nov 3;7(11):e018867. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018867.


Community-based surveillance of norovirus disease: a systematic review.

Inns T, Harris J, Vivancos R, Iturriza-Gomara M, O'Brien S.

BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 29;17(1):657. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2758-1.


Prevalence of recreational drug use reported by men who have sex with men attending sexual health clinics in Manchester, UK.

Tomkins A, Ahmad S, Cannon L, Higgins SP, Kliner M, Kolyva A, Ward C, Vivancos R.

Int J STD AIDS. 2018 Mar;29(4):350-356. doi: 10.1177/0956462417725638. Epub 2017 Aug 23.


Population effectiveness of the pentavalent and monovalent rotavirus vaccines: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.

Hungerford D, Smith K, Tucker A, Iturriza-Gómara M, Vivancos R, McLeonard C, A Cunliffe N, French N.

BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Aug 15;17(1):569. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2613-4.


Prevalence of Giardia infection in households of Giardia cases and risk factors for household transmission.

Waldram A, Vivancos R, Hartley C, Lamden K.

BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Jul 11;17(1):486. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2586-3.


Developing a Multidisciplinary Syndromic Surveillance Academic Research Program in the United Kingdom: Benefits for Public Health Surveillance.

Elliot AJ, Morbey R, Edeghere O, Lake IR, Colón-González FJ, Vivancos R, Rubin GJ, O'Brien SJ, Smith GE.

Public Health Rep. 2017 Jul/Aug;132(1_suppl):111S-115S. doi: 10.1177/0033354917706953. No abstract available.


How can those engaging in chemsex best be supported? An online survey to gain intelligence in Greater Manchester.

Tomkins A, Vivancos R, Ward C, Kliner M.

Int J STD AIDS. 2018 Feb;29(2):128-134. doi: 10.1177/0956462417719643. Epub 2017 Jul 10.


Measles outbreaks in the UK, is it when and where, rather than if? A database cohort study of childhood population susceptibility in Liverpool, UK.

Keenan A, Ghebrehewet S, Vivancos R, Seddon D, MacPherson P, Hungerford D.

BMJ Open. 2017 Mar 30;7(3):e014106. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014106.


Epidemiological and Molecular Characterization of an Invasive Group A Streptococcus emm32.2 Outbreak.

Cornick JE, Kiran AM, Vivancos R, Van Aartsen J, Clarke J, Bevan E, Alsahag M, Alaearts M, Bricio Moreno L, Jenkinson HF, Nobbs AH, Anson J, Kadioglu A, French N, Everett DB.

J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Jun;55(6):1837-1846. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00191-17. Epub 2017 Mar 29. Erratum in: J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Aug 27;56(9):.


Diagnosis, management and mortality in acute aortic syndrome: results of the Spanish Registry of Acute Aortic Syndrome (RESA-II).

Evangelista A, Rabasa JM, Mosquera VX, Barros A, Fernández-Tarrio R, Calvo-Iglesias F, Ferrera C, Rozado J, López-Ayerbe J, Garrote C, San Román JA, Nistal F, Sanchez V, García Robles JA, Valera F, Ballester C, Gil-Albarova O, Domínguez F, Vivancos R, Mateo-Martinez A, Gallego P, González-Molina M, Fernández-Golfin C, Josa M, Hurlé A, Rodríguez-Sanchez I, Rodríguez-Palomares J.

Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care. 2018 Oct;7(7):602-608. doi: 10.1177/2048872616682343. Epub 2016 Dec 28.


Attitudes towards HIV testing via home-sampling kits ordered online (RUClear pilots 2011-12).

Ahmed-Little Y, Bothra V, Cordwell D, Freeman Powell D, Ellis D, Klapper P, Scanlon S, Higgins S, Vivancos R.

J Public Health (Oxf). 2016 Sep;38(3):585-590. Epub 2015 Jun 4.


Prospective use of whole genome sequencing (WGS) detected a multi-country outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis.

Inns T, Ashton PM, Herrera-Leon S, Lighthill J, Foulkes S, Jombart T, Rehman Y, Fox A, Dallman T, DE Pinna E, Browning L, Coia JE, Edeghere O, Vivancos R.

Epidemiol Infect. 2017 Jan;145(2):289-298. Epub 2016 Oct 26.


The potential impact of media reporting in syndromic surveillance: an example using a possible Cryptosporidium exposure in North West England, August to September 2015.

Elliot AJ, Hughes HE, Astbury J, Nixon G, Brierley K, Vivancos R, Inns T, Decraene V, Platt K, Lake I, O'Brien SJ, Smith GE.

Euro Surveill. 2016 Oct 13;21(41). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2016.21.41.30368.


Early impact of rotavirus vaccination in a large paediatric hospital in the UK.

Hungerford D, Read JM, Cooke RP, Vivancos R, Iturriza-Gómara M, Allen DJ, French N, Cunliffe N.

J Hosp Infect. 2016 Jun;93(2):117-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2015.12.010. Epub 2015 Dec 31.


In-season and out-of-season variation of rotavirus genotype distribution and age of infection across 12 European countries before the introduction of routine vaccination, 2007/08 to 2012/13.

Hungerford D, Vivancos R; EuroRotaNet network members, Read JM, Pitzer VE, Cunliffe N, French N, Iturriza-Gómara M.

Euro Surveill. 2016;21(2). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2016.21.2.30106.


Effect of socioeconomic deprivation on uptake of measles, mumps and rubella vaccination in Liverpool, UK over 16 years: a longitudinal ecological study.

Hungerford D, Macpherson P, Farmer S, Ghebrehewet S, Seddon D, Vivancos R, Keenan A.

Epidemiol Infect. 2016 Apr;144(6):1201-11. doi: 10.1017/S0950268815002599. Epub 2015 Nov 6.


Ecological assessment of the direct and indirect effects of routine rotavirus vaccination in Merseyside, UK using data from multiple health systems: a study protocol.

Hungerford D, Vivancos R, French N, Iturriza-Gomara M, Cunliffe N.

BMJ Open. 2014 Nov 25;4(11):e006161. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006161.


The effect of measles on health-related quality of life: a patient-based survey.

Thorrington D, Ramsay M, van Hoek AJ, Edmunds WJ, Vivancos R, Bukasa A, Eames K.

PLoS One. 2014 Sep 9;9(9):e105153. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0105153. eCollection 2014.


Risk factors for transmission of measles during an outbreak: matched case-control study.

Hungerford D, Cleary P, Ghebrehewet S, Keenan A, Vivancos R.

J Hosp Infect. 2014 Feb;86(2):138-43. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2013.11.008. Epub 2013 Dec 21.


The role of household transmission in an outbreak of viral gastroenteritis in a primary school in Liverpool, England.

Conrad D, Dee K, Keenan A, Vivancos R.

Public Health. 2013 Sep;127(9):882-4. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2013.05.011. Epub 2013 Aug 20. No abstract available.


School-based sex education is associated with reduced risky sexual behaviour and sexually transmitted infections in young adults.

Vivancos R, Abubakar I, Phillips-Howard P, Hunter PR.

Public Health. 2013 Jan;127(1):53-7. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2012.09.016. Epub 2012 Nov 3.


Factors affecting prevention and control of viral gastroenteritis outbreaks in care homes.

Vivancos R, Trainor E, Oyinloye A, Keenan A.

J Hosp Infect. 2012 Oct;82(2):129-32. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2012.07.003. Epub 2012 Aug 24.


An ongoing large outbreak of measles in Merseyside, England, January to June 2012.

Vivancos R, Keenan A, Farmer S, Atkinson J, Coffey E, Dardamissis E, Dillon J, Drew RJ, Fallon M, Huyton R, Jarvis R, Marsh G, Mason R, Shryane T, Stewart A, Ghebrehewet S.

Euro Surveill. 2012 Jul 19;17(29). pii: 20226. Erratum in: Euro Surveill. 2012;17(31): pii/20235.


Food-borne Campylobacter outbreak in Liverpool associated with cross-contamination from chicken liver parfait: implications for investigation of similar outbreaks.

Farmer S, Keenan A, Vivancos R.

Public Health. 2012 Aug;126(8):657-9. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2012.02.004. Epub 2012 Jul 5. No abstract available.


Perceptions of mumps and MMR vaccination among university students in England: an online survey.

Bolton-Maggs D, Conrad D, Keenan A, Lamden K, Ghebrehewet S, Vivancos R.

Vaccine. 2012 Jul 20;30(34):5081-5. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2012.05.078. Epub 2012 Jun 21.


Costs of a limited patient notification exercise following infection control failures in a dental surgery.

Conrad D, Dardamissis E, Oyinloye A, Vivancos R, Ratcliffe P.

Br Dent J. 2011 Aug 26;211(4):171-3. doi: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2011.673.


Increasing frequency of Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in renal transplant recipients in the United Kingdom: clonal variability, clusters, and geographic location.

Thomas S, Vivancos R, Corless C, Wood G, Beeching NJ, Beadsworth MB.

Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Aug 1;53(3):307-8. doi: 10.1093/cid/cir329. No abstract available.


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