Dr Helen Quinn

Lecturer
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead
National Centre for Immunisation Research & Surveillance of Vaccine Preventable Diseases (NCIRS)

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Journals

  • Quinn, H., Snelling, T., Macartney, K., McIntyre, P. (2014). Duration of protection after first dose of acellular pertussis vaccine in infants. Pediatrics, 133(3), e513-519. [More Information]
  • Quinn, H., Wood, N., Cannings, K., Dey, A., Wang, H., Menzies, R., Moberley, S., Reid, S., McIntyre, P., Macartney, K. (2014). Intussusception following monovalent human rotavirus vaccine in Australia: Severity and comparison of using healthcare database records versus case-confirmation to assess risk. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 333(9), 959-965. [More Information]
  • Quinn, H., Snelling, T., Habig, A., Chiu, C., Spokes, P., McIntyre, P. (2014). Parental Tdap Boosters and Infant Pertussis: A Case-Control Study. Pediatrics, 134(4), 713-720.
  • Ward, K., Quinn, H., Menzies, R., McIntyre, P. (2013). A history of adolescent school-based vaccination in Australia. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 37(2), E168-E174. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Quinn, H., Bachelor, M., Bryant, V., Campbell-Lloyd, S., Newbound, A., Skully, M., Webby, R., McIntyre, P. (2013). Adolescent school-based vaccination in Australia. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 37(2), E156-E167. [More Information]
  • Ward, K., Dey, A., Hull, B., Quinn, H., Macartney, K., Menzies, R. (2013). Evaluation of Australia's varicella vaccination program for children and adolescents. Vaccine, 31(10), 1413-1419. [More Information]
  • Carlin, J., Macartney, K., Lee, K., Quinn, H., Buttery, J., Lopert, R., Bines, J., McIntyre, P. (2013). Intussusception risk and disease prevention associated with rotavirus vaccines in Australia's National Immunization Program. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 57(10), 1427-1434. [More Information]
  • Wiley, K., Massey, P., Cooper, S., Wood, N., Quinn, H., Leask, J. (2013). Pregnant women's intention to take up a post partum pertussisvaccine, and their willingness to take up the vaccine while pregnant: A cross sectional survey. Vaccine, 31(37), 3972-3978. [More Information]
  • Wiley, K., Massey, P., Cooper, S., Wood, N., Ho, J., Quinn, H., Leask, J. (2013). Uptake of influenza vaccine by pregnant women: a cross-sectional survey. Medical Journal of Australia, 198(7), 373-375. [More Information]
  • Song, N., Gao, Z., Wood, J., Hueston, L., Gilbert, G., MacIntyre, C., Quinn, H., Menzies, R., McIntyre, P. (2012). Current epidemiology of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in Australia: Progress towards elimination. Vaccine, 30(27), 4073-4078. [More Information]
  • Campbell, P., McIntyre, P., Quinn, H., Hueston, L., Gilbert, G., McVernon, J. (2012). Increased Population Prevalence of Low Pertussis Toxin Antibody Levels in Young Children Preceding a Record Pertussis Epidemic in Australia. PLoS One, 7(4), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Liu, B., McIntyre, P., Kaldor, J., Quinn, H., Ridda, I., Banks, E. (2012). Pertussis in Older Adults: Prospective Study of Risk Factors and Morbidity. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 55(11), 1450-1456. [More Information]
  • Foxwell, A., McIntyre, P., Quinn, H., Roper, K., Clements, M. (2011). Severe Pertussis in Infants: Estimated Impact of First Vaccine Dose at 6 Versus 8 Weeks in Australia. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 30(2), 161-163. [More Information]
  • Quinn, H., McIntyre, P. (2011). The impact of adolescent pertussis immunization, 2004-2009: lessons from Australia. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 89(9), 666-674. [More Information]
  • Quinn, H., Mahajan, D., Hueston, L., Campbell, P., Menzies, R., Gilbert, G., McIntyre, P. (2011). The seroepidemiology of pertussis in NSW: fluctuating immunity profiles related to changes in vaccination schedules. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 22(11-12), 224-229. [More Information]
  • Spokes, P., Quinn, H., McAnulty, J. (2010). Review of the 2008-2009 pertussis epidemic in NSW: notifications and hospitalisations. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 21(7-8), 167-173. [More Information]
  • Ward, K., Menzies, R., Quinn, H., Campbell-Lloyd, S. (2010). School-based vaccination in NSW. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 21(9-10), 237-242. [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]
  • Chiu, C., Dey, A., Wang, H., Menzies, R., Deeks, S., Mahajan, D., Macartney, K., Jardine, A., Quinn, H., Jelfs, J., Booy, R., Lawrence, G., Wood, N., McIntyre, P., et al (2010). Vaccine preventable diseases in Australia, 2005 to 2007. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 34, S1-167. [More Information]
  • Rank, C., Quinn, H., McIntyre, P. (2009). Pertussis Vaccine Effectiveness After Mass Immunization of High School Students in Australia. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 28(2), 152-153. [More Information]
  • Wood, N., Warlow, M., Quinn, H., Selvey, C., Lum, G., McIntyre, P., Kaldor, J. (2008). Establishment of a surveillance system (utilising Midwifes Data Collection Systems) for monitoring the impact of hepatitis B vaccination on the population prevalence of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 32(3), 272-275. [More Information]
  • Ellis, J., Miller, C., Quinn, H., Ryce, C., Reichel, M. (2008). Evaluation of recombinant proteins of Neospora caninum as vaccine candidates (in a mouse model). Vaccine, 26(47), 5989-5996. [More Information]
  • Leask, J., Quinn, H., Macartney, K., Trent, M., Massey, P., Carr, C., Turahui, J. (2008). Immunisation attitudes, knowledge and practices of health professionals in regional NSW. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 32(3), 224-229. [More Information]
  • Wood, N., Quinn, H., McIntyre, P., Elliott, E. (2008). Pertussis in infants: preventing deaths and hospitalisations in the very young. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 44(4), 161-165. [More Information]
  • Newall, A., Brotherton, J., Quinn, H., McIntyre, P., Backhouse, J., Gilbert, L., Esser, M., Erick, J., Bryan, J., Formica, N., MacIntyre, C. (2008). Population Seroprevalence of Human Papillo-mavirus Types 6, 11, 16, and 18 in Men, Women, and Children in Australia. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 46(11), 1647-1655. [More Information]
  • Aratchige, P., McIntyre, P., Quinn, H., Gilbert, G. (2008). Recent increases in mumps incidence in Australia: the "forgotten" age group in the 1998 Australian Measles Control Campaign. Medical Journal of Australia, 189(8), 434-437. [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]
  • Quinn, H., McIntyre, P. (2007). Pertussis epidemiology in Australia over the decade 1995-2005: trends by region and age group. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 31(2), 205-215. [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]
  • Yohannes, K., Roche, P., Roberts, A., Liu, C., Firestone, S., Bartlett, M., East, I., Hull, B., Kirk, M., Lawrence, G., Menzies, R., Quinn, H., et al (2006). Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2004, Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 30(1), 1-79.
  • Yulyaningsih, E., Roche, P., Roberts, A., Liu, C., Firestone, S., Bartlett, M., East, I., Hull, B., McIntyre, P., Quinn, H., et al (2006). Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2004, Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 30, 1-79.
  • McIntyre, P., Quinn, H. (2006). Tetanus in the elderly-An important preventable disease in Australia. Vaccine, 25(7), 1304-1309. [More Information]
  • Quinn, H., Stafford, R., Bell, R., Blumke, G., Young, M. (2005). A cluster of Salmonella Typhimurium phage type U307 associated with a restaurant. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 29(1), 83-84.
  • Quinn, H., Gatton, M., Hall, G., Young, M., Ryan, P. (2005). Analysis of Barmah Forest Virus Disease Activity in Queensland, Australia, 1993–2003: Identification of a Large, Isolated Outbreak of Disease. Journal of Medical Entomology, 42(5), 882-890.
  • Miller, C., Quinn, H., Ryce, C., Reichel, M., Ellis, J. (2005). Reduction in transplacental transmission of Neospora caninum in outbred mice by vaccination. International Journal for Parasitology, 35(7), 821-828. [More Information]
  • Quinn, H., Windsor, P., Kirkland, P., Ellis, J. (2004). An Outbreak Of Abortion In A Dairy Herd Associated With Neospora Caninum And Bovine Pestivirus Infection. Australian Veterinary Journal, 82(38384), 99-101.
  • Quinn, H., Miller, C., Ellis, J. (2004). The cell-mediated immune response to Neospora caninum during pregnancy in the mouse is associated with a bias towards production of interleukin-4. International Journal for Parasitology, 34(6), 723-732. [More Information]

2014

  • Quinn, H., Snelling, T., Macartney, K., McIntyre, P. (2014). Duration of protection after first dose of acellular pertussis vaccine in infants. Pediatrics, 133(3), e513-519. [More Information]
  • Quinn, H., Wood, N., Cannings, K., Dey, A., Wang, H., Menzies, R., Moberley, S., Reid, S., McIntyre, P., Macartney, K. (2014). Intussusception following monovalent human rotavirus vaccine in Australia: Severity and comparison of using healthcare database records versus case-confirmation to assess risk. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 333(9), 959-965. [More Information]
  • Quinn, H., Snelling, T., Habig, A., Chiu, C., Spokes, P., McIntyre, P. (2014). Parental Tdap Boosters and Infant Pertussis: A Case-Control Study. Pediatrics, 134(4), 713-720.

2013

  • Ward, K., Quinn, H., Menzies, R., McIntyre, P. (2013). A history of adolescent school-based vaccination in Australia. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 37(2), E168-E174. [More Information]
  • Howard, K., Quinn, H., Bachelor, M., Bryant, V., Campbell-Lloyd, S., Newbound, A., Skully, M., Webby, R., McIntyre, P. (2013). Adolescent school-based vaccination in Australia. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 37(2), E156-E167. [More Information]
  • Ward, K., Dey, A., Hull, B., Quinn, H., Macartney, K., Menzies, R. (2013). Evaluation of Australia's varicella vaccination program for children and adolescents. Vaccine, 31(10), 1413-1419. [More Information]
  • Carlin, J., Macartney, K., Lee, K., Quinn, H., Buttery, J., Lopert, R., Bines, J., McIntyre, P. (2013). Intussusception risk and disease prevention associated with rotavirus vaccines in Australia's National Immunization Program. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 57(10), 1427-1434. [More Information]
  • Wiley, K., Massey, P., Cooper, S., Wood, N., Quinn, H., Leask, J. (2013). Pregnant women's intention to take up a post partum pertussisvaccine, and their willingness to take up the vaccine while pregnant: A cross sectional survey. Vaccine, 31(37), 3972-3978. [More Information]
  • Wiley, K., Massey, P., Cooper, S., Wood, N., Ho, J., Quinn, H., Leask, J. (2013). Uptake of influenza vaccine by pregnant women: a cross-sectional survey. Medical Journal of Australia, 198(7), 373-375. [More Information]

2012

  • Song, N., Gao, Z., Wood, J., Hueston, L., Gilbert, G., MacIntyre, C., Quinn, H., Menzies, R., McIntyre, P. (2012). Current epidemiology of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome in Australia: Progress towards elimination. Vaccine, 30(27), 4073-4078. [More Information]
  • Campbell, P., McIntyre, P., Quinn, H., Hueston, L., Gilbert, G., McVernon, J. (2012). Increased Population Prevalence of Low Pertussis Toxin Antibody Levels in Young Children Preceding a Record Pertussis Epidemic in Australia. PLoS One, 7(4), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Liu, B., McIntyre, P., Kaldor, J., Quinn, H., Ridda, I., Banks, E. (2012). Pertussis in Older Adults: Prospective Study of Risk Factors and Morbidity. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 55(11), 1450-1456. [More Information]

2011

  • Foxwell, A., McIntyre, P., Quinn, H., Roper, K., Clements, M. (2011). Severe Pertussis in Infants: Estimated Impact of First Vaccine Dose at 6 Versus 8 Weeks in Australia. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 30(2), 161-163. [More Information]
  • Quinn, H., McIntyre, P. (2011). The impact of adolescent pertussis immunization, 2004-2009: lessons from Australia. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 89(9), 666-674. [More Information]
  • Quinn, H., Mahajan, D., Hueston, L., Campbell, P., Menzies, R., Gilbert, G., McIntyre, P. (2011). The seroepidemiology of pertussis in NSW: fluctuating immunity profiles related to changes in vaccination schedules. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 22(11-12), 224-229. [More Information]

2010

  • Spokes, P., Quinn, H., McAnulty, J. (2010). Review of the 2008-2009 pertussis epidemic in NSW: notifications and hospitalisations. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 21(7-8), 167-173. [More Information]
  • Ward, K., Menzies, R., Quinn, H., Campbell-Lloyd, S. (2010). School-based vaccination in NSW. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 21(9-10), 237-242. [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]
  • Chiu, C., Dey, A., Wang, H., Menzies, R., Deeks, S., Mahajan, D., Macartney, K., Jardine, A., Quinn, H., Jelfs, J., Booy, R., Lawrence, G., Wood, N., McIntyre, P., et al (2010). Vaccine preventable diseases in Australia, 2005 to 2007. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 34, S1-167. [More Information]

2009

  • Rank, C., Quinn, H., McIntyre, P. (2009). Pertussis Vaccine Effectiveness After Mass Immunization of High School Students in Australia. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 28(2), 152-153. [More Information]

2008

  • Wood, N., Warlow, M., Quinn, H., Selvey, C., Lum, G., McIntyre, P., Kaldor, J. (2008). Establishment of a surveillance system (utilising Midwifes Data Collection Systems) for monitoring the impact of hepatitis B vaccination on the population prevalence of chronic hepatitis B virus infection in Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 32(3), 272-275. [More Information]
  • Ellis, J., Miller, C., Quinn, H., Ryce, C., Reichel, M. (2008). Evaluation of recombinant proteins of Neospora caninum as vaccine candidates (in a mouse model). Vaccine, 26(47), 5989-5996. [More Information]
  • Leask, J., Quinn, H., Macartney, K., Trent, M., Massey, P., Carr, C., Turahui, J. (2008). Immunisation attitudes, knowledge and practices of health professionals in regional NSW. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 32(3), 224-229. [More Information]
  • Wood, N., Quinn, H., McIntyre, P., Elliott, E. (2008). Pertussis in infants: preventing deaths and hospitalisations in the very young. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 44(4), 161-165. [More Information]
  • Newall, A., Brotherton, J., Quinn, H., McIntyre, P., Backhouse, J., Gilbert, L., Esser, M., Erick, J., Bryan, J., Formica, N., MacIntyre, C. (2008). Population Seroprevalence of Human Papillo-mavirus Types 6, 11, 16, and 18 in Men, Women, and Children in Australia. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 46(11), 1647-1655. [More Information]
  • Aratchige, P., McIntyre, P., Quinn, H., Gilbert, G. (2008). Recent increases in mumps incidence in Australia: the "forgotten" age group in the 1998 Australian Measles Control Campaign. Medical Journal of Australia, 189(8), 434-437. [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

  • Quinn, H., McIntyre, P. (2007). Pertussis epidemiology in Australia over the decade 1995-2005: trends by region and age group. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 31(2), 205-215. [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

  • Yohannes, K., Roche, P., Roberts, A., Liu, C., Firestone, S., Bartlett, M., East, I., Hull, B., Kirk, M., Lawrence, G., Menzies, R., Quinn, H., et al (2006). Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2004, Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 30(1), 1-79.
  • Yulyaningsih, E., Roche, P., Roberts, A., Liu, C., Firestone, S., Bartlett, M., East, I., Hull, B., McIntyre, P., Quinn, H., et al (2006). Australia's notifiable diseases status, 2004, Annual report of the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 30, 1-79.
  • McIntyre, P., Quinn, H. (2006). Tetanus in the elderly-An important preventable disease in Australia. Vaccine, 25(7), 1304-1309. [More Information]

2005

  • Quinn, H., Stafford, R., Bell, R., Blumke, G., Young, M. (2005). A cluster of Salmonella Typhimurium phage type U307 associated with a restaurant. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 29(1), 83-84.
  • Quinn, H., Gatton, M., Hall, G., Young, M., Ryan, P. (2005). Analysis of Barmah Forest Virus Disease Activity in Queensland, Australia, 1993–2003: Identification of a Large, Isolated Outbreak of Disease. Journal of Medical Entomology, 42(5), 882-890.
  • Miller, C., Quinn, H., Ryce, C., Reichel, M., Ellis, J. (2005). Reduction in transplacental transmission of Neospora caninum in outbred mice by vaccination. International Journal for Parasitology, 35(7), 821-828. [More Information]

2004

  • Quinn, H., Windsor, P., Kirkland, P., Ellis, J. (2004). An Outbreak Of Abortion In A Dairy Herd Associated With Neospora Caninum And Bovine Pestivirus Infection. Australian Veterinary Journal, 82(38384), 99-101.
  • Quinn, H., Miller, C., Ellis, J. (2004). The cell-mediated immune response to Neospora caninum during pregnancy in the mouse is associated with a bias towards production of interleukin-4. International Journal for Parasitology, 34(6), 723-732. [More Information]

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