Dr Genevieve McKew

MBBS(Hons), FRACP, FRCPA
Clinical Associate Lecturer
Medicine (Immunology & Infectious Diseases), Concord Clinical School

Telephone 02 9767 5000

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Biographical details

Dr Genevieve McKew is a Microbiologist and Infectious Diseases Physician, currently practising at Concord Repatriation and General Hospital.

Research interests

Dr Genevieve McKew has interests in the molecular determinants of antimicrobial resistance, rapid laboratory detection and identification of sepsis-causing bacteria, zoonoses, and the impact of molecular typing on infection prevention.

Teaching and supervision

Antimicrobial mechanisms and resistance, clinical infectious diseases, and diagnostic microbiology.

Current projects

Genomic Analysis of Australian Daptomycin Non-Susceptible Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus faecium

Healthcare-associated Bloodstream Infection Feedback Project

Antimicrobial Stewardship Rounds: the impact of monitoring all antimicrobials in use

Associations

Australasian Society of Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases Society of America

American Society of Microbiology

Awards and honours

Quality Assurance Program Prize, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, 2013

Board of Education Prize, Runner-up, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, 2013

Selected publications

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Journals

  • McKew, G., Dubedat, S., Chan, R. (2014). Do the eyes have it? Performance of molecular detection of tuberculosis on fresh and paraffin embedded tissues, including those with no visible tissue. Journal of Clinical Pathology, 67(12), 1104-1105. [More Information]
  • McKew, G. (2014). Severe sepsis due to Chryseobacterium indologenes in an immunocompetent adventure traveler. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(11), 4100-4101. [More Information]
  • Henshaw, F., Bolton, T., Nube, V., Hood, A., Veldhoen, D., Pfrunder, L., McKew, G., Macleod, C., McLennan, S., Twigg, S. (2014). Topical application of the bee hive protectant propolis is well tolerated and improves human diabetic foot ulcer healing in a prospective feasibility study. Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications, 28(6), 850-857. [More Information]
  • McKew, G., Watson, B., Chan, R., van Hal, S. (2013). "Probable contaminants" no more: rapid identification of gram-positive rods leads to improved clinical care. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(5), 1641-1641. [More Information]

2014

  • McKew, G., Dubedat, S., Chan, R. (2014). Do the eyes have it? Performance of molecular detection of tuberculosis on fresh and paraffin embedded tissues, including those with no visible tissue. Journal of Clinical Pathology, 67(12), 1104-1105. [More Information]
  • McKew, G. (2014). Severe sepsis due to Chryseobacterium indologenes in an immunocompetent adventure traveler. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(11), 4100-4101. [More Information]
  • Henshaw, F., Bolton, T., Nube, V., Hood, A., Veldhoen, D., Pfrunder, L., McKew, G., Macleod, C., McLennan, S., Twigg, S. (2014). Topical application of the bee hive protectant propolis is well tolerated and improves human diabetic foot ulcer healing in a prospective feasibility study. Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications, 28(6), 850-857. [More Information]

2013

  • McKew, G., Watson, B., Chan, R., van Hal, S. (2013). "Probable contaminants" no more: rapid identification of gram-positive rods leads to improved clinical care. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(5), 1641-1641. [More Information]

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