Professor Alison Kesson

Professor
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead

Telephone 9845 3823
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Selected grants

2012

  • What is the profile and burden of cerebral palsy (CP) due to congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in Australia - population based molecular testing for CMV on stored newborn screening cards from children on Australian National CP register.; Jones C, Badawi N, Smithers-Sheedy H, Kesson A; Rebecca L Cooper Medical Research Foundation/Equipment Grant.
  • Sydney Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity Network (SIBRN); Sorrell T, Bennett B, Booy R, Crawford J, Dwyer D, Gilbert G, Giles F, Holmes A, Hossain L, Iredell J, Jones C, Kesson A, Kerridge I, Marais B, Simpson S, Sintchenko V, Ward M, Werder O, Britton W, Dhand N, Hunter C, Kamradt-Scott A, Mor S, Salkeld G, Shaw T, Smith F, Wood N; DVC Research/Research Network Scheme (SyReNS).

2006

  • Regulation of MHC-I and ICAM-1 by flavivirus, West Nile; Kesson A, King N; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2003

  • Immunopathogenesis of West Nile virus encephalitis - requirement for interferon-gamma-dependent soluble mediators; King N, Kesson A, Karupiah G, Chaudhri G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • King, N., Davison, A., Getts, D., Lu, D., Getts, M., Yeung, A., Peterson, J., Kesson, A. (2009). Enhanced antigen processing or immune evasion? West Nile virus and the induction of immune recognition molecules. In Diamond, Michael S. (Eds.), West Nile Encephalitis Virus Infection: Viral Pathogenesis and the Host Immune Response, (pp. 309-339). New York: Springer.
  • Kesson, A. (2008). Principles of antimicrobial therapy. In Neil McIntosh, Peter Helms, Rosalind Smyth, Stuart Logan (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of Pediatrics, (pp. 1206-1210). United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.
  • King, N., Shrestha, B., Kesson, A. (2003). Immune modulation by flaviviruses. In Karl Maramorosch,F.A.Murphy,A.J.Shatkin,T.J.Chambers + T.P.Monath (Eds.), The Flaviviruses: Pathogenesis and Immunity, Volume 60 (Advances in Virus Research), (pp. 121-155). New York: Academic Press.
  • Kesson, A., Clezy, K. (2002). The HIV-infected woman. In S Crowe, J Hoy J Mills (Eds.), Management of the HIV-infected patient, (pp. 129-142). The Livery House, 7-9 Pratt Street, London NW1 0AE UK: BMJ Publishing Group.

Journals

  • Khandaker, G., Heron, L., Rashid, H., Li-Kim-Moy, J., Lester-Smith, D., Kesson, A., McCaskill, M., Jones, C., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Dwyer, D., Booy, R. (2013). Comparing the use of, and considering the need for, lumbar puncture in children with influenza or other respiratory virus infections. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 7(6), 932-937. [More Information]
  • Kesson, A., Choo, C., Troedson, C., Thorley, B., Roberts, J. (2013). Echovirus 19 associated with a case of acute flaccid paralysis. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(3), E239-E242. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Kesson, A., Lester-Smith, D., Chaitow, J. (2013). Recurrent fevers. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(3), E243-E245. [More Information]
  • Morton, N., Britton, P., Palasanthiran, P., Bye,, A., Sugo, E., Kesson, A., Arden-Holmes, S., Snelling, T. (2013). Severe haemorrhagic meningoencephalitis due to Angiostrongylus cantonensis among young children in Sydney, Australia. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 57(8), 1158-1161. [More Information]
  • Blyth, C., Webb, S., Kok, J., Dwyer, D., van Hal, S., Foo, H., Ginn, A., Kesson, A., Seppelt, I., Iredell, J. (2013). The impact of bacterial and viral co-infection in severe influenza. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 7(2), 168-176. [More Information]
  • Hazelton, B., Kesson, A., Prelog, K., Carmo, K., Dexter, M. (2012). Epidural abscess in a neonate. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(3), E132-E135. [More Information]
  • Wang, B., Taylor, J., Ratnamohan, M., McPhie, K., Kesson, A., Dixit, R., Booy, R., Hurt, A., Saksena, N., Dwyer, D. (2012). Frequency of oseltamivir resistance in Sydney, during the Newcastle outbreak of community transmitted oseltamivir-resistant influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus, Australia, June to August 2011. Eurosurveillance (Online Edition), 17(27), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Zurynski, Y., Lester-Smith, D., Kesson, A., Heron, L., Dwyer, D., Elliott, E., Booy, R. (2011). Clinical features, oseltamivir treatment and outcome in infants aged <12 months with laboratory-confirmed influenza A in 2009. Antiviral Therapy, 16(7), 1005-1010. [More Information]
  • Paget, S., Andresen, D., Kesson, A., Egan, J. (2011). Comparison of human metapneumovirus and respiratory syncytial virus in children admitted to a paediatric intensive care unit. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(10), 737-741. [More Information]
  • Macartney, K., Porwal, M., Dalton, D., Cripps, T., Maldigri, T., Isaacs, D., Kesson, A. (2011). Decline in rotavirus hospitalisations following introduction of Australia's national rotavirus immunisation programme. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(5), 266-270. [More Information]
  • Cao, Y., Kong, F., Zhou, F., Xiao, M., Wang, Q., Duan, Y., Kesson, A., McPhie, K., Gilbert, G., Dwyer, D. (2011). Genotyping of human adenoviruses using a PCR-based reverse line blot hybridisation assay. Pathology, 43(5), 488-494. [More Information]
  • Wang, B., Dwyer, D., Blyth, C., Soedjono, M., Shi, H., Kesson, A., Ratnamohan, M., McPhie, K., Cunningham, A., Saksena, N. (2010). Detection of the rapid emergence of the H275Y mutation associated with oseltamivir resistance in severe pandemic influenza virus A/H1N1 09 infections. Antiviral Research, 87(1), 16-21. [More Information]
  • Andresen, D., Kesson, A. (2010). High sensitivity of a rapid immunochromatographic test for detection of influenza A virus 2009 H1N1 in nasopharyngeal aspirates from young children. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(7), 2658-9. [More Information]
  • Gosbell, I., Gottlieb, T., Kesson, A., Post, J., Dwyer, D. (2010). Immunisation and multi-dose vials. Vaccine, 28(40), 6556-6561. [More Information]
  • Kesson, A., Benwell, N., Elliott, E. (2010). Norovirus diarrhoeal disease in infants and children. Medical Journal of Australia, 192(2), 108-109. [More Information]
  • Webster, R., Hazelton, B., Suleiman, J., Macartney, K., Kesson, A., Dale, R. (2010). Severe encephalopathy with swine origin influenza A H1N1 infection in childhood: case reports. Neurology, 74(13), 1077-1078. [More Information]
  • Yam, A., Andresen, D., Kesson, A., Isaacs, D. (2009). Incidence of sterile cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in infants with urinary tract infection. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 45(6), 364-367. [More Information]
  • Harkness, B., Andresen, D., Kesson, A., Isaacs, D. (2009). Infections following lawnmower and farm machinery-related injuries in children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 45(9), 525-528. [More Information]
  • Kesson, A., Bellemore, M., O'Mara, T., Ellis, D., Sorrell, T. (2009). Scedosporium prolificans osteomyelitis in an immunocompetent child treated with a novel agent, hexadecylphospocholine (miltefosine), in combination with terbinafine and voriconazole: a case report. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 48(9), 1257. [More Information]
  • Lester-Smith, D., Zurynski, Y., Booy, R., Festa, M., Kesson, A., Elliott, E. (2009). The burden of childhood influenza in a tertiary paediatric setting. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 33(2), 209-215. [More Information]
  • Iskander, M., Kesson, A., Dwyer, D., Rost, L., Pym, M., Wang, H., McCaskill, M., Booy, R. (2009). The burden of influenza in children under 5 years admitted to the Children's Hospital at Westmead in the winter of 2006. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 45(12), 698-703. [More Information]
  • Kesson, A., Andresen, D., Holt, L., Fernando, R. (2008). Antimicrobial Stewardship: It's Role in a Tertiary Paediatric Hospital. The Bulletin of the Sri Lankan College of Microbiologists, 6, 49-54.
  • Zurynski, Y., Lester-Smith, D., Festa, M., Kesson, A., Booy, R., Elliott, E. (2008). Enhanced surveillance for serious complications of influenza in children: role of the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 32(1), 71-76. [More Information]
  • Othman, N., Isaacs, D., Daley, A., Kesson, A. (2008). Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in a clinical setting. Pediatrics International, 50(5), 662-666. [More Information]
  • Ward, K., McIntyre, P., Kirkwood, C., Roche, P., Ferson, M., Van Buynder, P., Roberts-Witteveen, A., Kesson, A., Krause, V. (2008). Rotavirus surveillance in Australia. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 32(1), 82-87. [More Information]
  • Inglis, E., Kesson, A., Newell, A., Macartney, K., MacIntyre, C. (2008). The burden of rotavirus gastroenteritis in children presenting to a paediatric hospital. Epidemiology and Infection, doi:10.1017/S0950268808001520(137 (7)), 943-949. [More Information]
  • Dalton, D., Cripps, T., Wood, N., Kesson, A., Isaacs, D. (2008). Tuberculosis in children: a tertiary centre perspective. Medical Journal of Australia, 188(3), 190-191. [More Information]
  • Kesson, A., Kakakios, A. (2007). Immunocompromised children: conditions and infectious agents. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 8, 231-239. [More Information]
  • Snelling, T., Cripps, T., Dalton, D., Kesson, A., Isaacs, D. (2007). Nosocomial rotavirus infection in an Australian children's hospital. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43(4), 318. [More Information]
  • Kesson, A. (2007). Respiratory virus infections. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 8, 240-248. [More Information]
  • King, N., Getts, D., Getts, M., Rana, S., Shrestha, B., Kesson, A. (2006). Immunopathology of flavivirus infections. Immunology and Cell Biology, 85(1), 33-42. [More Information]
  • Bateman, C., Kesson, A., Shaw, P. (2006). Pancreatitis and adenoviral infection in children after blood and marrow transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplantation, 38(12), 807-811. [More Information]
  • Trivedi, A., Elliott, E., Kesson, A. (2005). Brucellosis: a rare cause of fever. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(11), 604-6. [More Information]
  • Kesson, A. (2005). Clinical implications of mother-to-child transmission of HCV. Acta Paediatrica: Nurturing the Child, 94(4), 394-396. [More Information]
  • Othman, N., Isaacs, D., Kesson, A. (2005). Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections in Australian children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(12), 671-676.
  • Alam, N., Armstrong, P., Nguyen, O., Kesson, A., Cripps, T., Corbett, S. (2005). Salmonella typhimurium phage type 170 in a tertiary paediatric hospital with person-to-person transmission implicated. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 29, 374-378.
  • Alam, N., Armstrong, P., Nguyen, O., Kesson, A., Cripps, T., Corbett, S. (2005). Salmonella Typhimurium phage type 170 in a tertiary paediatric hospital with person-toperson transmission implicated. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 29(4), 374-378. [More Information]
  • Bloomfield, P., Dalton, D., Karleka, A., Kesson, A., Duncan, G., Isaacs, D. (2004). Bacteraemia And Antibiotic Use In Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 89(4), 363-367.
  • Scott, G., Isaacs, M., Zeng, F., Kesson, A., Rawlinson, W. (2004). Cytomegalovirus Antiviral Resistance Associated Withtreatment Induced Ul97 (Protein Kinase) And Ul54 (Dna Polymerase) Mutations. Journal of Medical Virology, 74(1), 85-93. [More Information]
  • Milne, B., Williams, S., May, M., Kesson, A., Gillis, J., Burgess, M. (2004). Influenza A Associated Morbidity And Mortality In A Paediatric Intensive Care Unit. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 28, 504-9.
  • Cheng, Y., King, N., Kesson, A. (2004). Major Histocompatibility Complex Class I (Mhc-I) Induction By West Nile Virus: Involvement Of 2 Signaling Pathways In Mhc-I Up-Regulation. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 189, 658-668.
  • Cheng, Y., King, N., Kesson, A. (2004). The Role Of Tumor Necrosis Factor In Modulating Responses Of Murine Embryo Fibroblasts By Flavivirus, West Nile. Virology, 329(2), 361-370.
  • King, N., Kesson, A. (2003). Interaction of flaviviruses with cells of the vertebrate host and decoy of the immune response. Immunology and Cell Biology, 81(3), 207-216.
  • Kesson, A. (2002). Diagnosis and management of paediatric hepatitis C virus infection. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 38(3), 213-218.
  • Kesson, A., Cheng, Y., King, N. (2002). Regulation of Immune Recognition Molecules by Flavivirus, West Nile. Viral Immunology, 15(2), 273-283.
  • Kesson, A., King, N. (2001). Transcriptional Regulaion of Major Histocompatibility Complex Class I by Flavivirus West Nile is dependent on NF-kB Activation. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 184, 947-954.

2013

  • Khandaker, G., Heron, L., Rashid, H., Li-Kim-Moy, J., Lester-Smith, D., Kesson, A., McCaskill, M., Jones, C., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Dwyer, D., Booy, R. (2013). Comparing the use of, and considering the need for, lumbar puncture in children with influenza or other respiratory virus infections. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 7(6), 932-937. [More Information]
  • Kesson, A., Choo, C., Troedson, C., Thorley, B., Roberts, J. (2013). Echovirus 19 associated with a case of acute flaccid paralysis. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(3), E239-E242. [More Information]
  • Isaacs, D., Kesson, A., Lester-Smith, D., Chaitow, J. (2013). Recurrent fevers. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(3), E243-E245. [More Information]
  • Morton, N., Britton, P., Palasanthiran, P., Bye,, A., Sugo, E., Kesson, A., Arden-Holmes, S., Snelling, T. (2013). Severe haemorrhagic meningoencephalitis due to Angiostrongylus cantonensis among young children in Sydney, Australia. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 57(8), 1158-1161. [More Information]
  • Blyth, C., Webb, S., Kok, J., Dwyer, D., van Hal, S., Foo, H., Ginn, A., Kesson, A., Seppelt, I., Iredell, J. (2013). The impact of bacterial and viral co-infection in severe influenza. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 7(2), 168-176. [More Information]

2012

  • Hazelton, B., Kesson, A., Prelog, K., Carmo, K., Dexter, M. (2012). Epidural abscess in a neonate. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(3), E132-E135. [More Information]
  • Wang, B., Taylor, J., Ratnamohan, M., McPhie, K., Kesson, A., Dixit, R., Booy, R., Hurt, A., Saksena, N., Dwyer, D. (2012). Frequency of oseltamivir resistance in Sydney, during the Newcastle outbreak of community transmitted oseltamivir-resistant influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 virus, Australia, June to August 2011. Eurosurveillance (Online Edition), 17(27), 1-6. [More Information]

2011

  • Khandaker, G., Zurynski, Y., Lester-Smith, D., Kesson, A., Heron, L., Dwyer, D., Elliott, E., Booy, R. (2011). Clinical features, oseltamivir treatment and outcome in infants aged <12 months with laboratory-confirmed influenza A in 2009. Antiviral Therapy, 16(7), 1005-1010. [More Information]
  • Paget, S., Andresen, D., Kesson, A., Egan, J. (2011). Comparison of human metapneumovirus and respiratory syncytial virus in children admitted to a paediatric intensive care unit. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(10), 737-741. [More Information]
  • Macartney, K., Porwal, M., Dalton, D., Cripps, T., Maldigri, T., Isaacs, D., Kesson, A. (2011). Decline in rotavirus hospitalisations following introduction of Australia's national rotavirus immunisation programme. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(5), 266-270. [More Information]
  • Cao, Y., Kong, F., Zhou, F., Xiao, M., Wang, Q., Duan, Y., Kesson, A., McPhie, K., Gilbert, G., Dwyer, D. (2011). Genotyping of human adenoviruses using a PCR-based reverse line blot hybridisation assay. Pathology, 43(5), 488-494. [More Information]

2010

  • Wang, B., Dwyer, D., Blyth, C., Soedjono, M., Shi, H., Kesson, A., Ratnamohan, M., McPhie, K., Cunningham, A., Saksena, N. (2010). Detection of the rapid emergence of the H275Y mutation associated with oseltamivir resistance in severe pandemic influenza virus A/H1N1 09 infections. Antiviral Research, 87(1), 16-21. [More Information]
  • Andresen, D., Kesson, A. (2010). High sensitivity of a rapid immunochromatographic test for detection of influenza A virus 2009 H1N1 in nasopharyngeal aspirates from young children. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(7), 2658-9. [More Information]
  • Gosbell, I., Gottlieb, T., Kesson, A., Post, J., Dwyer, D. (2010). Immunisation and multi-dose vials. Vaccine, 28(40), 6556-6561. [More Information]
  • Kesson, A., Benwell, N., Elliott, E. (2010). Norovirus diarrhoeal disease in infants and children. Medical Journal of Australia, 192(2), 108-109. [More Information]
  • Webster, R., Hazelton, B., Suleiman, J., Macartney, K., Kesson, A., Dale, R. (2010). Severe encephalopathy with swine origin influenza A H1N1 infection in childhood: case reports. Neurology, 74(13), 1077-1078. [More Information]

2009

  • King, N., Davison, A., Getts, D., Lu, D., Getts, M., Yeung, A., Peterson, J., Kesson, A. (2009). Enhanced antigen processing or immune evasion? West Nile virus and the induction of immune recognition molecules. In Diamond, Michael S. (Eds.), West Nile Encephalitis Virus Infection: Viral Pathogenesis and the Host Immune Response, (pp. 309-339). New York: Springer.
  • Yam, A., Andresen, D., Kesson, A., Isaacs, D. (2009). Incidence of sterile cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in infants with urinary tract infection. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 45(6), 364-367. [More Information]
  • Harkness, B., Andresen, D., Kesson, A., Isaacs, D. (2009). Infections following lawnmower and farm machinery-related injuries in children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 45(9), 525-528. [More Information]
  • Kesson, A., Bellemore, M., O'Mara, T., Ellis, D., Sorrell, T. (2009). Scedosporium prolificans osteomyelitis in an immunocompetent child treated with a novel agent, hexadecylphospocholine (miltefosine), in combination with terbinafine and voriconazole: a case report. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 48(9), 1257. [More Information]
  • Lester-Smith, D., Zurynski, Y., Booy, R., Festa, M., Kesson, A., Elliott, E. (2009). The burden of childhood influenza in a tertiary paediatric setting. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 33(2), 209-215. [More Information]
  • Iskander, M., Kesson, A., Dwyer, D., Rost, L., Pym, M., Wang, H., McCaskill, M., Booy, R. (2009). The burden of influenza in children under 5 years admitted to the Children's Hospital at Westmead in the winter of 2006. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 45(12), 698-703. [More Information]

2008

  • Kesson, A., Andresen, D., Holt, L., Fernando, R. (2008). Antimicrobial Stewardship: It's Role in a Tertiary Paediatric Hospital. The Bulletin of the Sri Lankan College of Microbiologists, 6, 49-54.
  • Zurynski, Y., Lester-Smith, D., Festa, M., Kesson, A., Booy, R., Elliott, E. (2008). Enhanced surveillance for serious complications of influenza in children: role of the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 32(1), 71-76. [More Information]
  • Othman, N., Isaacs, D., Daley, A., Kesson, A. (2008). Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in a clinical setting. Pediatrics International, 50(5), 662-666. [More Information]
  • Kesson, A. (2008). Principles of antimicrobial therapy. In Neil McIntosh, Peter Helms, Rosalind Smyth, Stuart Logan (Eds.), Forfar and Arneil's Textbook of Pediatrics, (pp. 1206-1210). United Kingdom: Churchill Livingstone.
  • Ward, K., McIntyre, P., Kirkwood, C., Roche, P., Ferson, M., Van Buynder, P., Roberts-Witteveen, A., Kesson, A., Krause, V. (2008). Rotavirus surveillance in Australia. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 32(1), 82-87. [More Information]
  • Inglis, E., Kesson, A., Newell, A., Macartney, K., MacIntyre, C. (2008). The burden of rotavirus gastroenteritis in children presenting to a paediatric hospital. Epidemiology and Infection, doi:10.1017/S0950268808001520(137 (7)), 943-949. [More Information]
  • Dalton, D., Cripps, T., Wood, N., Kesson, A., Isaacs, D. (2008). Tuberculosis in children: a tertiary centre perspective. Medical Journal of Australia, 188(3), 190-191. [More Information]

2007

  • Kesson, A., Kakakios, A. (2007). Immunocompromised children: conditions and infectious agents. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 8, 231-239. [More Information]
  • Snelling, T., Cripps, T., Dalton, D., Kesson, A., Isaacs, D. (2007). Nosocomial rotavirus infection in an Australian children's hospital. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43(4), 318. [More Information]
  • Kesson, A. (2007). Respiratory virus infections. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 8, 240-248. [More Information]

2006

  • King, N., Getts, D., Getts, M., Rana, S., Shrestha, B., Kesson, A. (2006). Immunopathology of flavivirus infections. Immunology and Cell Biology, 85(1), 33-42. [More Information]
  • Bateman, C., Kesson, A., Shaw, P. (2006). Pancreatitis and adenoviral infection in children after blood and marrow transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplantation, 38(12), 807-811. [More Information]

2005

  • Trivedi, A., Elliott, E., Kesson, A. (2005). Brucellosis: a rare cause of fever. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(11), 604-6. [More Information]
  • Kesson, A. (2005). Clinical implications of mother-to-child transmission of HCV. Acta Paediatrica: Nurturing the Child, 94(4), 394-396. [More Information]
  • Othman, N., Isaacs, D., Kesson, A. (2005). Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections in Australian children. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41(12), 671-676.
  • Alam, N., Armstrong, P., Nguyen, O., Kesson, A., Cripps, T., Corbett, S. (2005). Salmonella typhimurium phage type 170 in a tertiary paediatric hospital with person-to-person transmission implicated. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 29, 374-378.
  • Alam, N., Armstrong, P., Nguyen, O., Kesson, A., Cripps, T., Corbett, S. (2005). Salmonella Typhimurium phage type 170 in a tertiary paediatric hospital with person-toperson transmission implicated. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 29(4), 374-378. [More Information]

2004

  • Bloomfield, P., Dalton, D., Karleka, A., Kesson, A., Duncan, G., Isaacs, D. (2004). Bacteraemia And Antibiotic Use In Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 89(4), 363-367.
  • Scott, G., Isaacs, M., Zeng, F., Kesson, A., Rawlinson, W. (2004). Cytomegalovirus Antiviral Resistance Associated Withtreatment Induced Ul97 (Protein Kinase) And Ul54 (Dna Polymerase) Mutations. Journal of Medical Virology, 74(1), 85-93. [More Information]
  • Milne, B., Williams, S., May, M., Kesson, A., Gillis, J., Burgess, M. (2004). Influenza A Associated Morbidity And Mortality In A Paediatric Intensive Care Unit. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 28, 504-9.
  • Cheng, Y., King, N., Kesson, A. (2004). Major Histocompatibility Complex Class I (Mhc-I) Induction By West Nile Virus: Involvement Of 2 Signaling Pathways In Mhc-I Up-Regulation. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 189, 658-668.
  • Cheng, Y., King, N., Kesson, A. (2004). The Role Of Tumor Necrosis Factor In Modulating Responses Of Murine Embryo Fibroblasts By Flavivirus, West Nile. Virology, 329(2), 361-370.

2003

  • King, N., Shrestha, B., Kesson, A. (2003). Immune modulation by flaviviruses. In Karl Maramorosch,F.A.Murphy,A.J.Shatkin,T.J.Chambers + T.P.Monath (Eds.), The Flaviviruses: Pathogenesis and Immunity, Volume 60 (Advances in Virus Research), (pp. 121-155). New York: Academic Press.
  • King, N., Kesson, A. (2003). Interaction of flaviviruses with cells of the vertebrate host and decoy of the immune response. Immunology and Cell Biology, 81(3), 207-216.

2002

  • Kesson, A. (2002). Diagnosis and management of paediatric hepatitis C virus infection. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 38(3), 213-218.
  • Kesson, A., Cheng, Y., King, N. (2002). Regulation of Immune Recognition Molecules by Flavivirus, West Nile. Viral Immunology, 15(2), 273-283.
  • Kesson, A., Clezy, K. (2002). The HIV-infected woman. In S Crowe, J Hoy J Mills (Eds.), Management of the HIV-infected patient, (pp. 129-142). The Livery House, 7-9 Pratt Street, London NW1 0AE UK: BMJ Publishing Group.

2001

  • Kesson, A., King, N. (2001). Transcriptional Regulaion of Major Histocompatibility Complex Class I by Flavivirus West Nile is dependent on NF-kB Activation. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 184, 947-954.

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