Associate Professor Heather Freshwater

NHMRC Career Development Fellow, Associate Professor and Principal Research Fellow Clinical and Population Perinatal Research, Royal North Shore HospitalSenior Research Fellow, The National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance

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Selected grants

2018

  • Advanced population-based methods to evaluate and inform immunisation policy and practice; Gidding H; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Career Development Fellowships.

2008

  • Effects of antibiotics on the human microflora; Iredell J, Partridge S, Gidding H, Gilbert G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Edirisuriya, C., Beard, F., Hendry, A., Dey, A., Gidding, H., Hueston, L., Dwyer, D., Wood, J., Macartney, K., McIntyre, P. (2018). Australian rubella serosurvey 2012-2013: On track for elimination? Vaccine, 36(20), 2794-2798. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Quinn, H., Hueston, L., Dwyer, D., McIntyre, P. (2018). Declining measles antibodies in the era of elimination: Australia's experience. Vaccine, 36(4), 507-513. [More Information]
  • Sellens, E., Norris, J., Dhand, N., Heller, J., Hayes, L., Gidding, H., Willaby, H., Wood, N., Bosward, K. (2018). Willingness of veterinarians in Australia to recommend Q fever vaccination in veterinary personnel: Implications for workplace health and safety compliance. PloS One, 13(6), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Macartney, K., Gidding, H., Trinh, L., Wang, H., Dey, A., Hull, B., Orr, K., McRae, J., Richmond, P., Gold, M., McIntyre, P., Wood, N., et al (2017). Evaluation of Combination Measles-Mumps-Rubella-Varicella Vaccine Introduction in Australia. JAMA Pediatrics, 171(10), 992-998. [More Information]
  • Moore, C., Grulich, A., Prestage, G., Gidding, H., Jin, F., Mao, L., Petoumenos, K., Zablotska, I., Poynten, I., Law, M., et al (2016). Hospitalisation rates and associated factors in community-based cohorts of HIV-infected and -uninfected gay and bisexual men. HIV Medicine, 17(5), 327-339. [More Information]
  • Moore, C., Grulich, A., Prestage, G., Gidding, H., Jin, F., Petoumenos, K., Zablotska, I., Poynten, M., Mao, L., Law, M., et al (2016). Hospitalization for Anxiety and Mood Disorders in HIV-Infected and -Uninfected Gay and Bisexual Men. JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 73(5), 589-597. [More Information]
  • Moore, C., Gidding, H., Jin, F., Mao, L., Petoumenos, K., Zablotska, I., Poynten, I., Prestage, G., Law, M., Grulich, A., et al (2016). Patterns of Drug Use and Drug-related Hospital Admissions in HIV-Positive and -Negative Gay and Bisexual Men. AIDS and Behavior, 20(10), 2372-2386. [More Information]
  • Sellens, E., Norris, J., Dhand, N., Heller, J., Hayes, L., Gidding, H., Willaby, H., Wood, N., Bosward, K. (2016). Q Fever Knowledge, Attitudes and Vaccination Status of Australia's Veterinary Workforce in 2014. PloS One, 11(1), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Martin, N., Stambos, V., Tran, T., Dey, A., Dowse, G., Kelly, H., Durrheim, D., Lambert, S. (2016). Verification of measles elimination in Australia: Application of World Health Organization regional guidelines. Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health, 6(3), 197-209. [More Information]
  • Gao, Z., Wood, J., Gidding, H., Newall, A., Menzies, R., Wang, H., McIntyre, P., MacIntyre, C. (2015). Control of varicella in the post-vaccination era in Australia: a model-based assessment of catch-up and infant vaccination strategies for the future. Epidemiology and Infection, 143(7), 1467-1476. [More Information]
  • Macartney, K., Gidding, H., Trinh, L., Wang, H., McRae, J., Crawford, N., Gold, M., Kynaston, J., Blyth, C., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Booy, R., McIntyre, P., Wood, N., et al (2015). Febrile seizures following measles and varicella vaccines in young children in Australia. Vaccine, 33(11), 1412-1417. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Mahajan, D., Reekie, J., Lloyd, A., Dwyer, D., Butler, T. (2015). Hepatitis B immunity in Australia: a comparison of national and prisoner population serosurveys. Epidemiology and Infection, 143(13), 2813-2821. [More Information]
  • Karki, S., Gidding, H., Newall, A., McIntyre, P., Liu, B. (2015). Risk factors and burden of acute Q fever in older adults in New South Wales: a prospective cohort study. Medical Journal of Australia, 203(11), 438.e1-438.e6. [More Information]
  • Chiew, M., Gidding, H., Dey, A., Wood, J., Martin, N., Davis, S., McIntyre, P. (2014). Estimating the measles effective reproduction number in Australia from routine notification data. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 92(3), 171-177. [More Information]
  • Dey, A., Gidding, H., Menzies, R., McIntyre, P. (2014). General practice encounters following seasonal influenza vaccination as a proxy measure of early-onset adverse events. Vaccine, 32(19), 2204-2208. [More Information]
  • Chan, W., Chua, S., Gidding, H., Ramjan, D., Wong, M., Olma, T., Thomas, L., Gilbert, G. (2014). Rapid identification of group B streptococcus carriage by PCR to assist in the management of women with prelabour rupture of membranes in term pregnancy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 54(2), 138-145. [More Information]
  • Oftadeh, S., Gidding, H., Gilbert, G. (2013). Laboratory surveillance of invasive pneumococcal disease in New South Wales, Australia, before and after introduction of 7-valent conjugate vaccine: reduced disease, but not antibiotic resistance rates. Epidemiology and Infection, 141(9), 1797-1806. [More Information]
  • Heywood, A., Newell, A., Gao, Z., Wood, J., Breschkin, A., Nicholson, S., Gidding, H., Dwyer, D., Gilbert, G., Macintyre, C. (2012). Changes in seroprevalence to hepatitis A in Victoria, Australia: A comparison of three time points. Vaccine, 30(42), 6020-6026. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Law, M., Amin, J., Ostapowicz, G., Weltman, M., Macdonald, G., Sasadeusz, J., Haber, P., George, J., Dore, G. (2012). Hepatitis C treatment outcomes in Australian clinics. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(10), 633-637. [More Information]
  • Thein, H., Walter, S., Gidding, H., Amin, J., Law, M., George, J., Dore, G. (2012). Survival after diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma and potential impact of treatment in a hepatitis B or C infected cohort. Hepatology Research, 42(12), 1175-1186. [More Information]
  • Ginn, A., Wiklendt, A., Gidding, H., George, N., O'Driscoll, J., Partridge, S., O'Toole, B., Perri, R., Faoagali, J., Gallagher, J., Iredell, J., et al (2012). The Ecology of Antibiotic Use in the ICU: Homogeneous Prescribing of Cefepime but Not Tazocin Selects for Antibiotic Resistant Infection. PloS One, 7(6), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Law, M., Amin, J., Macdonald, G., Sasadeusz, J., Jones, T., Strasser, S., George, J., Dore, G. (2011). Predictors of deferral of treatment for hepatitis C infection in Australian clinics. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(8), 398-402. [More Information]
  • Walter, S., Thein, H., Gidding, H., Amin, J., Law, M., George, J., Dore, G. (2011). Risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma in a cohort infected with hepatitis B or C. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 26(12), 1757-1764. [More Information]
  • Thein, H., Walter, S., Gidding, H., Amin, J., Law, M., George, J., Dore, G. (2011). Trends in incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma after diagnosis of hepatitis B or C infection: a population-based cohort study, 1992-2007. Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 18(7), e232-e241. [More Information]
  • Walter, S., Thein, H., Amin, J., Gidding, H., Ward, K., Law, M., George, J., Dore, G. (2011). Trends in mortality after diagnosis of hepatitis B or C infection: 1992-2006. Journal of Hepatology, 54(5), 879-886. [More Information]
  • Gao, Z., Gidding, H., Wood, J., MacIntyre, C. (2010). Modelling the impact of one-dose vs. two-dose vaccination regimens on the epidemiology of varicella zoster virus in Australia. Epidemiology and Infection, 138(4), 457-468. [More Information]
  • Quinn, H., McIntyre, P., Backhouse, J., Gidding, H., Brotherton, J., Gilbert, L. (2010). The utility of seroepidemiology for tracking trends in pertussis infection. Epidemiology and Infection, 138(3), 426-433. [More Information]
  • Couldwell, D., Gidding, H., Freedman, E., Mckechnie, M., Biggs, K., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G. (2010). Ureaplasma urealyticum is significantly associated with non-gonococcal urethritis in heterosexual Sydney men. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 21(5), 337-341. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Wallace, C., Lawrence, G., McIntyre, P. (2009). Australia's national Q fever vaccination program. Vaccine, 27(14), 2037-2041. [More Information]
  • Heywood, A., Gidding, H., Riddell, M., McIntyre, P., Macintyre, C., Kelly, H. (2009). Elimination of endemic measles transmission in Australia. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 87(1), 64-71. [More Information]
  • Wood, J., Gidding, H., Heywood, A., Macartney, K., McIntyre, P., MacIntyre, C. (2009). Potential impacts of schedule changes, waning immunity and vaccine uptake on measles elimination in Australia. Vaccine, 27(2), 313-318. [More Information]
  • Zhao, Z., Kong, F., Zeng, X., Gidding, H., Morgan, J., Gilbert, G. (2008). Distribution of genotypes and antibiotic resistance genes among invasive Streptococcus agalactiae (group B streptococcus) isolates from Australasian patients belonging to different age groups. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 14(3), 260-267. [More Information]
  • Moujaber, T., MacIntyre, C., Backhouse, J., Gidding, H., Quinn, H., Gilbert, G. (2008). The seroepidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection in Australia. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 12(5), 500-504. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Wood, J., MacIntyre, C., Kelly, H., Lambert, S., Gilbert, G., McIntyre, P. (2007). Sustained measles elimination in Australia and priorities for long term maintenance. Vaccine, 25(18), 3574-3580. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Warlow, M., MacIntyre, C., Backhouse, J., Gilbert, L., Quinn, H., McIntyre, P. (2007). The impact of a new universal infant and school-based adolescent hepatitis B vaccination program in Australia. Vaccine, 25(51), 8637-8641. [More Information]
  • Brotherton, J., Wang, H., Schaffer, A., Quinn, H., Menzies, R., Hull, B., Lawrence, C., Wood, J., Wood, N., Rosewell, A., Newall, A., Macartney, K., Gidding, H., McIntyre, P., Booy, R., et al (2007). Vaccine preventable diseases and vaccination coverage in Australia, 2003 to 2005. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 31(Suppl June 2007), 1-152. [More Information]
  • Thomas, L., Gidding, H., Ginn, A., Olma, T., Iredell, J. (2006). Development of a real-time Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA (SAM-) PCR for routine blood culture. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 68(2), 296-302. [More Information]
  • Backhouse, J., Gidding, H., McIntyre, P., Gilbert, G. (2006). Evaluation of two enzyme immunoassays for detection of immunoglobulin G antibodies to mumps virus. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 13(7), 764-767. [More Information]
  • Beard, F., McIntyre, P., Gidding, H., Watson, M. (2006). Influenza related hospitalisations in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 91(1), 20-25. [More Information]
  • Seale, H., MacIntyre, C., Gidding, H., Backhouse, J., Dwyer, D., Gilbert, L. (2006). National serosurvey of cytomegalovirus in Australia. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 13(11), 1181-1184. [More Information]
  • Backhouse, J., Gidding, H., MacIntyre, C., McIntyre, P., Gilbert, G. (2006). Population-based seroprevalence of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C capsular antibody before the introduction of conjugate vaccine, in Australia. Vaccine, 25(7), 1310-1315. [More Information]
  • Kong, F., Gidding, H., Berner, R., Gilbert, G. (2006). Streptococcus agalactiae C-beta protein gene (bac) sequence types, based on the repeated region of the cell-wall-spanning domain: relationship to virulence and a proposed standardized nomenclature. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 55(7), 829-837. [More Information]
  • Wood, N., Backhouse, J., Gidding, H., Gilbert, G., Lum, G., McIntyre, P. (2005). Estimates of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in the Northern Territory. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 29(3), 289-290. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Backhouse, J., Burgess, M., Gilbert, L. (2005). Immunity to diphtheria and tetanus in Australia: a national serosurvey. Medical Journal of Australia, 183(6), 301-304. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Brisson, M., MacIntyre, C., Burgess, M. (2005). Modelling the impact of vaccination on the epidemiology of varicella zoster virus in Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 29(6), 544-551. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Backhouse, J., Gilbert, G., Burgess, M. (2005). National serosurvey of poliovirus immunity in Australia, 1996-99. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 29(1), 48-52. [More Information]
  • Brotherton, J., Hull, B., Hayen, A., Gidding, H., Burgess, M. (2005). Probability of coincident vaccination in the 24 or 48 hours preceding sudden infant death syndrome death in Australia. Pediatrics, 115(6), e643-e646. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G., Gidding, H., Backhouse, J., McIntyre, P. (2005). Varicella seroprevalence and vaccine uptake in preschool children. Medical Journal of Australia, 182(1), 42-42.
  • Gilbert, G., Gidding, H., Backhouse, J., McIntyre, P. (2005). Varicella seroprevalence and vaccine uptake in preschool children. Medical Journal of Australia, 182(1), 42. [More Information]
  • Amin, J., Gidding, H., Gilbert, G., Backhouse, J., Kaldor, J., Dore, G., Burgess, M. (2004). Hepatitis C Prevalence--A Nationwide Serosurvey. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 28(4), 517-21.
  • Brotherton, J., McIntyre, P., PUECH, M., Wang, H., Gidding, H., Hull, B., Lawrence, G., MacIntyre, C., Wood, N., Armstrong, D. (2004). Vaccine Preventable Diseases And Vaccination Coverage In Australia 2001 To 2002. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 28(Supplement 2), vii-S116.
  • Gidding, H., Young, M., Pugh, R., Burgess, M. (2003). Rubella in Australia: can we explain two recent case of congential rubella syndrome? Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 27(4), 537-540. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., MacIntyre, C., Burgess, M., Gilbert, G. (2003). The seroepidemiology and transmission dynamics of varicella in Australia. Epidemiology and Infection, 131(3), 1085-1089. [More Information]
  • MacIntyre, C., Gay, N., Gidding, H., Hull, B., Gilbert, G., McIntyre, P. (2002). A mathematical model to measure the impact of the Measles Control Campaign on the potential for measles transmission in Australia. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 6, 277-282. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G., Kelly, H., Riddell, M., Gidding, H., Nolan, T. (2002). A random cluster survey and a convenience sample give comparable estimates of immunity to vaccine preventable diseases in children of school age in Victoria, Australia. Vaccine, 20(25-26), 3130-3136. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G., Turnbull, F., McIntyre, P., Burgess, M., Escott,, R., Gidding, H., Heath, T. (2001). Impact of the Austalian measles control campaign on immunity to measles and rubella. Epidemiology and Infection, 127, 297-303.
  • Gidding, H., Gilbert, G. (2001). Measles immunity in young Australian adults. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 25(3), 133-136.
  • Turnbull, F., Burgess, M., McIntyre, P., Gilbert, G., Hull, B., Lambert, S., Gidding, H., Escott,, R., Achat, H., Wang, H., et al (2001). The Australian measles control campaign 1998. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 79, 882-888.
  • McIntyre, P., Gidding, H., Gilbert, G. (2000). Measles in an era of measles control. Medical Journal of Australia, 172, 103-104.
  • McIntyre, P., Amin, J., Gidding, H., Hull, B., Torvaldsen, S., Tucker, A., Turnbull, F., Burgess, M. (2000). Vaccine preventable diseases and vaccination coverage in Australia, 1993-1998. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 24, 276-277.

Conferences

  • Sellens, E., Norris, J., Dhand, N., Heller, J., Hayes, L., Gidding, H., Wood, N., Bosward, K. (2016). Q fever vaccine: A call for increased vaccine uptake among Australia�s veterinary workforce. One Health EcoHealth, N/A: N/A.
  • Sellens, E., Dhand, N., Bosward, K., Norris, J., Heller, J., Hayes, L., Gidding, H., Wood, N. (2015). Attitudes and barriers to Q fever vaccination in the Australian veterinary workforce. Pan Pacific Veterinary Conference, AUstralia.
  • Sellens, E., Hayes, L., Bosward, K., Norris, J., Heller, J., Gidding, H., Willaby, H., Dhand, N., Wood, N. (2014). Q fever disease and vaccination: Knowledge and attitudes among veterinary nurses in Australia. Zoonoses 2014, Brisbane: Australian Society for Infectious Diseases, Brisbane: N/A.

2018

  • Edirisuriya, C., Beard, F., Hendry, A., Dey, A., Gidding, H., Hueston, L., Dwyer, D., Wood, J., Macartney, K., McIntyre, P. (2018). Australian rubella serosurvey 2012-2013: On track for elimination? Vaccine, 36(20), 2794-2798. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Quinn, H., Hueston, L., Dwyer, D., McIntyre, P. (2018). Declining measles antibodies in the era of elimination: Australia's experience. Vaccine, 36(4), 507-513. [More Information]
  • Sellens, E., Norris, J., Dhand, N., Heller, J., Hayes, L., Gidding, H., Willaby, H., Wood, N., Bosward, K. (2018). Willingness of veterinarians in Australia to recommend Q fever vaccination in veterinary personnel: Implications for workplace health and safety compliance. PloS One, 13(6), 1-15. [More Information]

2017

  • Macartney, K., Gidding, H., Trinh, L., Wang, H., Dey, A., Hull, B., Orr, K., McRae, J., Richmond, P., Gold, M., McIntyre, P., Wood, N., et al (2017). Evaluation of Combination Measles-Mumps-Rubella-Varicella Vaccine Introduction in Australia. JAMA Pediatrics, 171(10), 992-998. [More Information]

2016

  • Moore, C., Grulich, A., Prestage, G., Gidding, H., Jin, F., Mao, L., Petoumenos, K., Zablotska, I., Poynten, I., Law, M., et al (2016). Hospitalisation rates and associated factors in community-based cohorts of HIV-infected and -uninfected gay and bisexual men. HIV Medicine, 17(5), 327-339. [More Information]
  • Moore, C., Grulich, A., Prestage, G., Gidding, H., Jin, F., Petoumenos, K., Zablotska, I., Poynten, M., Mao, L., Law, M., et al (2016). Hospitalization for Anxiety and Mood Disorders in HIV-Infected and -Uninfected Gay and Bisexual Men. JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 73(5), 589-597. [More Information]
  • Moore, C., Gidding, H., Jin, F., Mao, L., Petoumenos, K., Zablotska, I., Poynten, I., Prestage, G., Law, M., Grulich, A., et al (2016). Patterns of Drug Use and Drug-related Hospital Admissions in HIV-Positive and -Negative Gay and Bisexual Men. AIDS and Behavior, 20(10), 2372-2386. [More Information]
  • Sellens, E., Norris, J., Dhand, N., Heller, J., Hayes, L., Gidding, H., Willaby, H., Wood, N., Bosward, K. (2016). Q Fever Knowledge, Attitudes and Vaccination Status of Australia's Veterinary Workforce in 2014. PloS One, 11(1), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Sellens, E., Norris, J., Dhand, N., Heller, J., Hayes, L., Gidding, H., Wood, N., Bosward, K. (2016). Q fever vaccine: A call for increased vaccine uptake among Australia�s veterinary workforce. One Health EcoHealth, N/A: N/A.
  • Gidding, H., Martin, N., Stambos, V., Tran, T., Dey, A., Dowse, G., Kelly, H., Durrheim, D., Lambert, S. (2016). Verification of measles elimination in Australia: Application of World Health Organization regional guidelines. Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health, 6(3), 197-209. [More Information]

2015

  • Sellens, E., Dhand, N., Bosward, K., Norris, J., Heller, J., Hayes, L., Gidding, H., Wood, N. (2015). Attitudes and barriers to Q fever vaccination in the Australian veterinary workforce. Pan Pacific Veterinary Conference, AUstralia.
  • Gao, Z., Wood, J., Gidding, H., Newall, A., Menzies, R., Wang, H., McIntyre, P., MacIntyre, C. (2015). Control of varicella in the post-vaccination era in Australia: a model-based assessment of catch-up and infant vaccination strategies for the future. Epidemiology and Infection, 143(7), 1467-1476. [More Information]
  • Macartney, K., Gidding, H., Trinh, L., Wang, H., McRae, J., Crawford, N., Gold, M., Kynaston, J., Blyth, C., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Booy, R., McIntyre, P., Wood, N., et al (2015). Febrile seizures following measles and varicella vaccines in young children in Australia. Vaccine, 33(11), 1412-1417. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Mahajan, D., Reekie, J., Lloyd, A., Dwyer, D., Butler, T. (2015). Hepatitis B immunity in Australia: a comparison of national and prisoner population serosurveys. Epidemiology and Infection, 143(13), 2813-2821. [More Information]
  • Karki, S., Gidding, H., Newall, A., McIntyre, P., Liu, B. (2015). Risk factors and burden of acute Q fever in older adults in New South Wales: a prospective cohort study. Medical Journal of Australia, 203(11), 438.e1-438.e6. [More Information]

2014

  • Chiew, M., Gidding, H., Dey, A., Wood, J., Martin, N., Davis, S., McIntyre, P. (2014). Estimating the measles effective reproduction number in Australia from routine notification data. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 92(3), 171-177. [More Information]
  • Dey, A., Gidding, H., Menzies, R., McIntyre, P. (2014). General practice encounters following seasonal influenza vaccination as a proxy measure of early-onset adverse events. Vaccine, 32(19), 2204-2208. [More Information]
  • Sellens, E., Hayes, L., Bosward, K., Norris, J., Heller, J., Gidding, H., Willaby, H., Dhand, N., Wood, N. (2014). Q fever disease and vaccination: Knowledge and attitudes among veterinary nurses in Australia. Zoonoses 2014, Brisbane: Australian Society for Infectious Diseases, Brisbane: N/A.
  • Chan, W., Chua, S., Gidding, H., Ramjan, D., Wong, M., Olma, T., Thomas, L., Gilbert, G. (2014). Rapid identification of group B streptococcus carriage by PCR to assist in the management of women with prelabour rupture of membranes in term pregnancy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 54(2), 138-145. [More Information]

2013

  • Oftadeh, S., Gidding, H., Gilbert, G. (2013). Laboratory surveillance of invasive pneumococcal disease in New South Wales, Australia, before and after introduction of 7-valent conjugate vaccine: reduced disease, but not antibiotic resistance rates. Epidemiology and Infection, 141(9), 1797-1806. [More Information]

2012

  • Heywood, A., Newell, A., Gao, Z., Wood, J., Breschkin, A., Nicholson, S., Gidding, H., Dwyer, D., Gilbert, G., Macintyre, C. (2012). Changes in seroprevalence to hepatitis A in Victoria, Australia: A comparison of three time points. Vaccine, 30(42), 6020-6026. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Law, M., Amin, J., Ostapowicz, G., Weltman, M., Macdonald, G., Sasadeusz, J., Haber, P., George, J., Dore, G. (2012). Hepatitis C treatment outcomes in Australian clinics. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(10), 633-637. [More Information]
  • Thein, H., Walter, S., Gidding, H., Amin, J., Law, M., George, J., Dore, G. (2012). Survival after diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma and potential impact of treatment in a hepatitis B or C infected cohort. Hepatology Research, 42(12), 1175-1186. [More Information]
  • Ginn, A., Wiklendt, A., Gidding, H., George, N., O'Driscoll, J., Partridge, S., O'Toole, B., Perri, R., Faoagali, J., Gallagher, J., Iredell, J., et al (2012). The Ecology of Antibiotic Use in the ICU: Homogeneous Prescribing of Cefepime but Not Tazocin Selects for Antibiotic Resistant Infection. PloS One, 7(6), 1-10. [More Information]

2011

  • Gidding, H., Law, M., Amin, J., Macdonald, G., Sasadeusz, J., Jones, T., Strasser, S., George, J., Dore, G. (2011). Predictors of deferral of treatment for hepatitis C infection in Australian clinics. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(8), 398-402. [More Information]
  • Walter, S., Thein, H., Gidding, H., Amin, J., Law, M., George, J., Dore, G. (2011). Risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma in a cohort infected with hepatitis B or C. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 26(12), 1757-1764. [More Information]
  • Thein, H., Walter, S., Gidding, H., Amin, J., Law, M., George, J., Dore, G. (2011). Trends in incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma after diagnosis of hepatitis B or C infection: a population-based cohort study, 1992-2007. Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 18(7), e232-e241. [More Information]
  • Walter, S., Thein, H., Amin, J., Gidding, H., Ward, K., Law, M., George, J., Dore, G. (2011). Trends in mortality after diagnosis of hepatitis B or C infection: 1992-2006. Journal of Hepatology, 54(5), 879-886. [More Information]

2010

  • Gao, Z., Gidding, H., Wood, J., MacIntyre, C. (2010). Modelling the impact of one-dose vs. two-dose vaccination regimens on the epidemiology of varicella zoster virus in Australia. Epidemiology and Infection, 138(4), 457-468. [More Information]
  • Quinn, H., McIntyre, P., Backhouse, J., Gidding, H., Brotherton, J., Gilbert, L. (2010). The utility of seroepidemiology for tracking trends in pertussis infection. Epidemiology and Infection, 138(3), 426-433. [More Information]
  • Couldwell, D., Gidding, H., Freedman, E., Mckechnie, M., Biggs, K., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G. (2010). Ureaplasma urealyticum is significantly associated with non-gonococcal urethritis in heterosexual Sydney men. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 21(5), 337-341. [More Information]

2009

  • Gidding, H., Wallace, C., Lawrence, G., McIntyre, P. (2009). Australia's national Q fever vaccination program. Vaccine, 27(14), 2037-2041. [More Information]
  • Heywood, A., Gidding, H., Riddell, M., McIntyre, P., Macintyre, C., Kelly, H. (2009). Elimination of endemic measles transmission in Australia. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 87(1), 64-71. [More Information]
  • Wood, J., Gidding, H., Heywood, A., Macartney, K., McIntyre, P., MacIntyre, C. (2009). Potential impacts of schedule changes, waning immunity and vaccine uptake on measles elimination in Australia. Vaccine, 27(2), 313-318. [More Information]

2008

  • Zhao, Z., Kong, F., Zeng, X., Gidding, H., Morgan, J., Gilbert, G. (2008). Distribution of genotypes and antibiotic resistance genes among invasive Streptococcus agalactiae (group B streptococcus) isolates from Australasian patients belonging to different age groups. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 14(3), 260-267. [More Information]
  • Moujaber, T., MacIntyre, C., Backhouse, J., Gidding, H., Quinn, H., Gilbert, G. (2008). The seroepidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection in Australia. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 12(5), 500-504. [More Information]

2007

  • Gidding, H., Wood, J., MacIntyre, C., Kelly, H., Lambert, S., Gilbert, G., McIntyre, P. (2007). Sustained measles elimination in Australia and priorities for long term maintenance. Vaccine, 25(18), 3574-3580. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Warlow, M., MacIntyre, C., Backhouse, J., Gilbert, L., Quinn, H., McIntyre, P. (2007). The impact of a new universal infant and school-based adolescent hepatitis B vaccination program in Australia. Vaccine, 25(51), 8637-8641. [More Information]
  • Brotherton, J., Wang, H., Schaffer, A., Quinn, H., Menzies, R., Hull, B., Lawrence, C., Wood, J., Wood, N., Rosewell, A., Newall, A., Macartney, K., Gidding, H., McIntyre, P., Booy, R., et al (2007). Vaccine preventable diseases and vaccination coverage in Australia, 2003 to 2005. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 31(Suppl June 2007), 1-152. [More Information]

2006

  • Thomas, L., Gidding, H., Ginn, A., Olma, T., Iredell, J. (2006). Development of a real-time Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA (SAM-) PCR for routine blood culture. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 68(2), 296-302. [More Information]
  • Backhouse, J., Gidding, H., McIntyre, P., Gilbert, G. (2006). Evaluation of two enzyme immunoassays for detection of immunoglobulin G antibodies to mumps virus. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 13(7), 764-767. [More Information]
  • Beard, F., McIntyre, P., Gidding, H., Watson, M. (2006). Influenza related hospitalisations in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 91(1), 20-25. [More Information]
  • Seale, H., MacIntyre, C., Gidding, H., Backhouse, J., Dwyer, D., Gilbert, L. (2006). National serosurvey of cytomegalovirus in Australia. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 13(11), 1181-1184. [More Information]
  • Backhouse, J., Gidding, H., MacIntyre, C., McIntyre, P., Gilbert, G. (2006). Population-based seroprevalence of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C capsular antibody before the introduction of conjugate vaccine, in Australia. Vaccine, 25(7), 1310-1315. [More Information]
  • Kong, F., Gidding, H., Berner, R., Gilbert, G. (2006). Streptococcus agalactiae C-beta protein gene (bac) sequence types, based on the repeated region of the cell-wall-spanning domain: relationship to virulence and a proposed standardized nomenclature. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 55(7), 829-837. [More Information]

2005

  • Wood, N., Backhouse, J., Gidding, H., Gilbert, G., Lum, G., McIntyre, P. (2005). Estimates of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in the Northern Territory. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 29(3), 289-290. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Backhouse, J., Burgess, M., Gilbert, L. (2005). Immunity to diphtheria and tetanus in Australia: a national serosurvey. Medical Journal of Australia, 183(6), 301-304. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Brisson, M., MacIntyre, C., Burgess, M. (2005). Modelling the impact of vaccination on the epidemiology of varicella zoster virus in Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 29(6), 544-551. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., Backhouse, J., Gilbert, G., Burgess, M. (2005). National serosurvey of poliovirus immunity in Australia, 1996-99. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 29(1), 48-52. [More Information]
  • Brotherton, J., Hull, B., Hayen, A., Gidding, H., Burgess, M. (2005). Probability of coincident vaccination in the 24 or 48 hours preceding sudden infant death syndrome death in Australia. Pediatrics, 115(6), e643-e646. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G., Gidding, H., Backhouse, J., McIntyre, P. (2005). Varicella seroprevalence and vaccine uptake in preschool children. Medical Journal of Australia, 182(1), 42-42.
  • Gilbert, G., Gidding, H., Backhouse, J., McIntyre, P. (2005). Varicella seroprevalence and vaccine uptake in preschool children. Medical Journal of Australia, 182(1), 42. [More Information]

2004

  • Amin, J., Gidding, H., Gilbert, G., Backhouse, J., Kaldor, J., Dore, G., Burgess, M. (2004). Hepatitis C Prevalence--A Nationwide Serosurvey. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 28(4), 517-21.
  • Brotherton, J., McIntyre, P., PUECH, M., Wang, H., Gidding, H., Hull, B., Lawrence, G., MacIntyre, C., Wood, N., Armstrong, D. (2004). Vaccine Preventable Diseases And Vaccination Coverage In Australia 2001 To 2002. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 28(Supplement 2), vii-S116.

2003

  • Gidding, H., Young, M., Pugh, R., Burgess, M. (2003). Rubella in Australia: can we explain two recent case of congential rubella syndrome? Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 27(4), 537-540. [More Information]
  • Gidding, H., MacIntyre, C., Burgess, M., Gilbert, G. (2003). The seroepidemiology and transmission dynamics of varicella in Australia. Epidemiology and Infection, 131(3), 1085-1089. [More Information]

2002

  • MacIntyre, C., Gay, N., Gidding, H., Hull, B., Gilbert, G., McIntyre, P. (2002). A mathematical model to measure the impact of the Measles Control Campaign on the potential for measles transmission in Australia. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 6, 277-282. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G., Kelly, H., Riddell, M., Gidding, H., Nolan, T. (2002). A random cluster survey and a convenience sample give comparable estimates of immunity to vaccine preventable diseases in children of school age in Victoria, Australia. Vaccine, 20(25-26), 3130-3136. [More Information]

2001

  • Gilbert, G., Turnbull, F., McIntyre, P., Burgess, M., Escott,, R., Gidding, H., Heath, T. (2001). Impact of the Austalian measles control campaign on immunity to measles and rubella. Epidemiology and Infection, 127, 297-303.
  • Gidding, H., Gilbert, G. (2001). Measles immunity in young Australian adults. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 25(3), 133-136.
  • Turnbull, F., Burgess, M., McIntyre, P., Gilbert, G., Hull, B., Lambert, S., Gidding, H., Escott,, R., Achat, H., Wang, H., et al (2001). The Australian measles control campaign 1998. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 79, 882-888.

2000

  • McIntyre, P., Gidding, H., Gilbert, G. (2000). Measles in an era of measles control. Medical Journal of Australia, 172, 103-104.
  • McIntyre, P., Amin, J., Gidding, H., Hull, B., Torvaldsen, S., Tucker, A., Turnbull, F., Burgess, M. (2000). Vaccine preventable diseases and vaccination coverage in Australia, 1993-1998. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 24, 276-277.

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