Professor Gwendolyn Gilbert

Clinical Professor
Medicine (Immunology & Infectious Diseases), Westmead Clinical School
Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research

Telephone +61 2 9845 6252
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Selected grants

2015

  • Can One Health strategies be more effectively implemented through prior identification of public values; Degeling C, Gilbert G, Wilson A, Kerridge I, Ward M, Stewart C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2014

  • The true burden of nosocomial staphylococcal disease: Genomic markers of transmission of methicillin-sensitive and - resistant Staphylococcus aureus; O'Sullivan M, Gilbert G, Sintchenko V, Holmes N, van Hal S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2013

  • MECHANISMS AND MARKERS OF TUBERCULOSIS TRANSMISSION WITHIN AUSTRALIA; Sintchenko V, Marais B, Gilbert G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2012

  • Tuberculosis control: from discovery to public health practice and policy; Britton W, Marais B, Marks G, Sintchenko V, Graham S, Triccas J, Saunders B, Kerridge I, Bennett B, Gilbert G; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Centres of Research Excellence.
  • 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).

2011

  • Microevolution and transmission of MRSA in a hospital setting; Gilbert G, Sintchenko V, O'Sullivan M, Iredell J; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Evolution of pertussis epidemics and effect of genotypes on infection outcomes and immunisation; Lan R, Marshall H, Sintchenko V, Gilbert G, McIntyre P, Marshall H, Wood N; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2010

  • Strengthening frontline clinicians' infection control: A multi-method study to reduce MRSA infection and transmission; Iedema R, Gilbert G, Hooker C, O'Sullivan M, Jorm C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Centre for Research Excellence in Critical and Emerging Infectious Diseases; Iredell J, Jones C, Sorrell T, Gilbert G, Kerridge I, Booy R, Dwyer D, Sintchenko V, Bennett B; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Centre of Clinical Research Excellence.

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.

2007

  • Molecular typing and epeidemiology of Bordetella pertussis in Australia; Lan R, Reeves P, Gilbert G, Sintchenko V; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Optimisation of Salmonella genotyping and epidemiological data analysis for detection and investigation of outbreaks; Gilbert G, Reeves P, Sintchenko V, Lan R, Kong F, Huezenroeder M; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2005

  • Translating bacterial molecular epidemiology into information to improve infectious disease risk assessment and control; Coiera E, Kong F, Gilbert G, Coiera E, Giffard P, Sintchenko V, Kong F; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Interdisciplinary Clinical And Health Ethic Research And Training To Improve Outcomes In Immunosuppressed Haematology Patients; Sorrell T, Bradstock K, Kerridge I, Gilbert G, Gottlieb D, MacIntyre C, Dwyer D, Ankeny R; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Centre of Clinical Research Excellence.
  • The immunogenicity of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in sick elderly people for whom vaccine is not registered.; McIntyre P, Gilbert G, Sullivan J, Lindley R, MacIntyre C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Mckechnie, M., Kong, F., Gilbert, G. (2013). Simultaneous Direct Identification of Genital Microorganisms in Voided Urine Using Multiplex PCR-based Reverse Line Blot Assays. In Mark Wilks (Eds.), Methods in Molecular Biology: PCR Detection of Microbial Pathogens (Volume 943), (pp. 229-245). New York: Humana Press. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G. (2012). Electronic Surveillance for Communicable Disease Prevention and Control: Health Protection or a Threat to Privacy and Autonomy? In Christian Enemark, Michael J Selgelid (Eds.), Ethics and Security Aspects of Infectious Disease Control: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, (pp. 127-143). Farnham, UK: Ashgate.
  • Gilbert, G., Selgelid, M. (2010). Populations Patients Germs and Genes: Ethics Of Genomics and Informatics in Communicable Disease Control. In Vitali Sintchenko (Eds.), Infectious Disease Informatics, (pp. 397-418). New York: Springer.
  • Gilbert, G., O'Reilly, M., Garland, S. (2005). Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy and the Newborn. In Allen Yung, M McDonald, D Spelman, A Street, P Johnson, T Sorrell, J McCormack (Eds.), Infectious Diseases: A clinical approach, (pp. 422-433). Melbourne: IP Communications.

Journals

  • Read, P., Jeoffreys, N., Tagg, K., Guy, R., Gilbert, G., Donovan, B. (2014). Azithromycin resistant syphilis-causing strains in Sydney: prevalence and risk factors. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(8), 2776-2781. [More Information]
  • Licciardi, P., Russell, F., Balloch, A., Burton, R., Nahm, M., Gilbert, G., Tang, M., Mulholland, E. (2014). Impaired serotype-specific immune function following pneumococcal vaccination in infants with prior carriage. Vaccine, 32(20), 2321-2327. [More Information]
  • Xue, G., Wang, Q., Yan, C., Jeoffreys, N., Wang, L., Li, S., Gilbert, G., Sun, H. (2014). Molecular characterizations of PCR-positive Mycoplasma pneumoniae specimens collected from Australia and China. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(5), 1478-1482. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G. (2014). One moment doctor! Have you forgotten hand hygiene? Medical Journal of Australia, 200(9), 508-509. [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]
  • Lam, C., Octavia, S., Ricafort, L., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G., Wood, N., McIntyre, P., Marshall, H., Guiso, N., Keil, A., et al (2014). Rapid Increase in Pertactin-deficient Bordetella pertussis Isolates, Australia. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 20(4), 626-633. [More Information]
  • Chen, X., Wang, B., Yang, W., Kong, F., Li, C., Sun, Z., Jelfs, P., Gilbert, G. (2014). Rolling circle amplification for direct detection of rpoB gene mutations in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from clinical specimens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(5), 1540-1548. [More Information]
  • Zhou, F., Wang, Q., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G., O'Sullivan, M., Iredell, J., Dwyer, D. (2014). Use of the 5' Untranslated Region and VP1 Region to Examine the Molecular Diversity in Enterovirus B Species. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 63(PT10), 1339-1355. [More Information]
  • Ho, J., Marais, B., Gilbert, G., Ralph, A. (2013). Diagnosing tuberculous meningitis - have we made any progress? Tropical Medicine and International Health, 18(6), 783-793. [More Information]
  • Hueston, L., Toi, C., Jeoffreys, N., Sorrell, T., Gilbert, G. (2013). Diagnosis of Barmah Forest Virus Infection by a Nested Real-Time SYBR Green RT-PCR Assay. PLoS One, 8(7), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Kudinha, T., Johnson, J., Andrew, S., Kong, F., Anderson, P., Gilbert, G. (2013). Distribution of phylogenetic groups, sequence type ST131, and virulence-associated traits among Escherichia coli isolates from men with pyelonephritis or cystitis and healthy controls. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 19(4), e173-e180. [More Information]
  • Sadsad, R., Sintchenko, V., McDonnell, G., Gilbert, G. (2013). Effectiveness of Hospital-Wide Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infection Control Policies Differs by Ward Specialty. PLoS One, 8(12), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Pinto, A., Seth, R., Zhou, F., Tallon, J., Dempsey, K., Tracy, M., Gilbert, G., O'Sullivan, M. (2013). Emergence and control of an outbreak of infections due to Panton-Valentine leukocidin positive, ST22 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a neonatal intensive care unit. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 19(7), 620-627. [More Information]
  • Kudinha, T., Johnson, J., Andrew, S., Kong, F., Anderson, P., Gilbert, G. (2013). Escherichia coli sequence type 131 as a prominent cause of antibiotic resistance among urinary Escherichia coli isolates from reproductive-age women. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(10), 3270-3276. [More Information]
  • Van Kerkhove, M., Siddhivinayak, H., Koukounari, A., Mounts, A., Allwinn, R., Bandaranayake, D., Bella, A., Bone, A., Carrat, F., Chadha, M., Gilbert, G., et al (2013). Estimating age-specific cumulative incidence for the 2009 influenza pandemic: A meta-analysis of A(H1N1)pdm09 serological studies from 19 countries. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 7(5), 872-886. [More Information]
  • Lin, T., Hwang, K., Liu, C., Tang, R., Lin, C., Gilbert, G., Thapa, K., Monegal, J., Pircon, J., Van Dyke, M., et al (2013). Etiology of empyema thoracis and parapneumonic pleural effusion in Taiwanese children and adolescents younger than 18 years of age. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 32(4), 419-421. [More Information]
  • Couldwell, D., Tagg, K., Jeoffreys, N., Gilbert, G. (2013). Failure of moxifloxacin treatment in Mycoplasma genitalium infections due to macrolide and fluoroquinolone resistance. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 24(10), 822-828. [More Information]
  • Tagg, K., Jeoffreys, N., Couldwell, D., Donald, J., Gilbert, G. (2013). Fluoroquinolone and Macrolide Resistance-Associated Mutations in Mycoplasma genitalium. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(7), 2245-2249. [More Information]
  • Kudinha, T., Johnson, J., Andrew, S., Kong, F., Anderson, P., Gilbert, G. (2013). Genotypic and Phenotypic Characterization of Escherichia coli Isolates From Children With Urinary Tract Infection and From Healthy Carriers. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 32(5), 543-548. [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]
  • Xiao, K., Kong, F., Wang, Q., Jin, P., Lee, T., Xiong, L., Zhou, H., Gilbert, G. (2013). Multiplex PCR targeting slpA: a rapid screening method to predict common Clostridium difficile ribotypes among fluoroquinolone resistant clinical strains. Pathology, 45(6), 595-599. [More Information]
  • O'Sullivan, M., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G. (2013). Quantitative Estimation of the Stability of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strain-Typing Systems by Use of Kaplan-Meier Survival Analysis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(1), 112-116. [More Information]
  • Sultana, Y., Jeoffreys, N., Watts, M., Gilbert, G., Lee, R. (2013). Real-time polymerase chain reaction for detection of strongyloides stercoralis in stool. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 88(6), 1048-1051. [More Information]
  • O'Sullivan, M., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G. (2013). Software for selecting the most informative sets of genomic loci for multi-target microbial typing. BMC Bioinformatics, 14(148), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G., Sintchenko, V. (2013). The use of mycobacterial interspersed repetitive unit typing and whole genome sequencing to inform tuberculosis prevention and control activities. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 24(1), 10-14. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G., Sintchenko, V. (2012). Assignment of recA reference sequence types for enhanced identification of the Burkholderia cepacia complex. Pathology, 44(4), 373-375. [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]
  • Xiao, M., Kong, F., Jin, P., Wang, Q., Xiao, K., Jeoffreys, N., James, G., Gilbert, G. (2012). Comparison of Two Capillary Gel Electrophoresis Systems for Clostridium difficile Ribotyping, Using a Panel of Ribotype 027 Isolates and Whole-Genome Sequences as a Reference Standard. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 50(8), 2755-2760. [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]
  • Pang, S., Octavia, S., Reeves, P., Wang, Q., Gilbert, G., Sintchenko, V., Lan, R. (2012). Genetic Relationships of Phage Types and Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Typing of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 50(3), 727-734. [More Information]
  • Sintchenko, V., Wang, Q., Howard, P., Ha, C., Kardamanidis, K., Musto, J., Gilbert, G. (2012). Improving resolution of public health surveillance for human Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium infection: 3 years of prospective multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis (MLVA). BMC Infectious Diseases, 12(31 March 2012), 1-10. [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]
  • Kudinha, T., Kong, F., Johnson, J., Andrew, S., Anderson, P., Gilbert, G. (2012). Multiplex PCR-Based Reverse Line Blot Assay for Simultaneous Detection of 22 Virulence Genes in Uropathogenic Escherichia coli. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 78(4), 1198-1202. [More Information]
  • Anthony, L., Meehan, A., Amos, B., Mtove, G., Mjema, J., Malahiyo, R., Yin, K., Oftadeh, S., Gilbert, G., Shingadia, D., Booy, R., et al (2012). Nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae: prevalence and risk factors in HIV-positive children in Tanzania. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 16(10), e753-e757. [More Information]
  • Bowater, R., Forbes-Faulkner, J., Anderson, I., Condon, K., Robinson, B., Kong, F., Gilbert, G., Reynolds, A., Hyland, S., McPherson, G., et al (2012). Natural outbreak of Streptococcus agalactiae (GBS) infection in wild giant Queensland grouper, Epinephelus lanceolatus (Bloch), and other wild fish in northern Queensland, Australia. Journal of Fish Diseases, 35(3), 173-186. [More Information]
  • Octavia, S., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G., Lawrence, A., Keil, A., Hogg, G., Lan, R. (2012). Newly emerging clones of Bordetella pertussis carrying prn2 and ptxP3 alleles implicated in Australian pertussis epidemic in 2008-2010. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 205(8), 1220-1224. [More Information]
  • Marais, B., Crawford, J., Iredell, J., Ward, M., Simpson, S., Gilbert, G., Griffiths, P., Kamradt-Scott, A., Colagiuri, R., Jones, C., et al (2012). One world, one health: Beyond the Millennium Development Goals. The Lancet, 380(9844), 805-806. [More Information]
  • Strachan, R., Cornelius, A., Gilbert, G., Gulliver, T., Martin, A., McDonald, T., Nixon, G., Roseby, R., Ranganathan, S., Selvadurai, H., et al (2012). Pleural fluid nucleic acid testing enhances pneumococcal surveillance in children. Respirology, 17(1), 114-119. [More Information]
  • O'Sullivan, M., Zhou, F., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G. (2012). Prospective Genotyping of Hospital-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus by Use of a Novel, Highly Discriminatory Binary Typing System. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 50(11), 3513-3519. [More Information]
  • Lam, C., Octavia, S., Bahrame, Z., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G., Lan, R. (2012). Selection and emergence of pertussis toxin promoter ptxP3 allele in the evolution of Bordetella pertussis. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 12(2), 492-495. [More Information]
  • Sultana, Y., Gilbert, G., Ahmed, B., Lee, R. (2012). Seroepidemiology of Strongyloides stercoralis in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Parasitology (Cambridge), 139(11), 1513-1520. [More Information]
  • Sultana, Y., Gilbert, G., Ahmed, B., Lee, R. (2012). Strongyloidiasis in a high risk community of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 106, 756-762. [More Information]
  • Strachan, R., Cornelius, A., Gilbert, G., Gulliver, T., Martin, A., McDonald, T., Nixon, G., Roseby, R., Ranganathan, S., Selvadurai, H., et al (2011). A Bedside Assay to Detect Streptococcus pneumoniae in Children With Empyema. Pediatric Pulmonology, 46(2), 179-183. [More Information]
  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Roberts, C., Bell, J., Peat, B., Gilbert, G., Parker, S. (2011). Antibiotics for ureaplasma in the vagina in pregnancy (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2011 (9), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Cheng, A., Ferguson, J., Richards, M., Robson, J., Gilbert, G., McGregor, A., Roberts, S., Korman, T., Riley, T. (2011). Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Clostridium difficile infection. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(7), 353-358. [More Information]
  • Strachan, R., Cornelius, A., Gilbert, G., Gulliver, T., Martin, A., McDonald, T., Nixon, G., Roseby, R., Ranganathan, S., Selvadurai, H., et al (2011). Bacterial Causes of Empyema in Children, Australia, 2007-2009. Emerging Infectious Diseases (Online), 17(10), 1839-1845. [More Information]
  • Ferguson, J., Cheng, A., Gilbert, G., Gottlieb, T., Korman, T., McGregor, A., Richards, M., Roberts, S., Robson, J., van Gessel, H., et al (2011). Clostridium difficile laboratory testing in Australia and New Zealand: national survey results and Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases recommendations for best practice. Pathology, 43(5), 482-487. [More Information]
  • Lin, F., Lan, R., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G., Kong, F., Coiera, E. (2011). Computational Bacterial Genome-Wide Analysis of Phylogenetic Profiles Reveals Potential Virulence Genes of Streptococcus agalactiae. PLoS One, 6(4), e17964-1-e17964-10. [More Information]
  • Booy, R., Khandaker, G., Heron, L., Yin, J., Doyle, B., Tudo, K., Hueston, L., Gilbert, G., MacIntyre, C., Dwyer, D. (2011). Cross-reacting antibodies against the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus in older Australians. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(1), 19-23. [More Information]
  • Cai, L., Kong, F., Toi, C., van Hal, S., Gilbert, G. (2011). Differentiation of Chlamydia trachomatis lymphogranuloma venereum-related serovars from other serovars using multiplex allele-specific polymerase chain reaction and high-resolution melting analysis. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 21, 101-104. [More Information]
  • Kok, J., O'Sullivan, M., Gilbert, G. (2011). Feedback to clinicians on preventable factors can reduce hospital onset Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia rates. Journal of Hospital Infection, 79(2), 108-114. [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]
  • Octavia, S., Maharjan, R., Sintchenko, V., Stevenson, G., Reeves, P., Gilbert, G., Lan, R. (2011). Insight into evolution of Bordetella pertussis from comparative genomic analysis: evidence of vaccine-driven selection. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 28(1), 707-715. [More Information]
  • Zhou, F., Kong, F., Wang, B., McPhie, K., Gilbert, G., Dwyer, D. (2011). Molecular characterization of enterovirus 71 and coxsackievirus A16 using the 5' untranslated region and VP1 region. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 60(3), 349-358. [More Information]
  • O'Sullivan, M., Zhou, F., Sintchenko, V., Kong, F., Gilbert, G. (2011). Multiplex PCR and Reverse Line Blot Hybridization Assay (mPCR/RLB). Journal of Visualized Experiments, 6(54), e2781-1-e2781-5. [More Information]
  • Kok, J., Wang, Q., Thomas, L., Gilbert, G. (2011). Presumptive identification of Clostridium difficile 027/NAP1/BI on Cepheid Xpert(R) - interpret with caution. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(10), 3719-3721. [More Information]
  • Chen, X., Kong, F., Wang, Q., Li, C., Zhang, J., Gilbert, G. (2011). Rapid Detection of Isoniazid, Rifampin, and Ofloxacin Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Clinical Isolates Using High-Resolution Melting Analysis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(10), 3450-3457. [More Information]
  • Mckechnie, M., Hillman, R., Jones, R., Lowe, P., Couldwell, D., Davies, S., King, F., Kong, F., Gilbert, G. (2011). The prevalence of urogenital micro-organisms detected by a multiplex PCR–reverse line blot assay in women attending three sexual health clinics in Sydney, Australia. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 60(7), 1010-1016. [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]
  • Jardine, A., Deeks, S., Patel, M., Menzies, R., Gilbert, G., McIntyre, P. (2010). An evaluation of the Australian National Serosurveillance Program. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 34(1), 29-36. [More Information]
  • Kurniawan, J., Maharjan, R., Chan, W., Reeves, P., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G., Mooi, F., Lan, R. (2010). Bordetella pertussis clones identified by multilocus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 16(2), 297-300. [More Information]
  • Xu, X., Cai, L., Xiao, M., Kong, F., Oftadeh, S., Zhou, F., Gilbert, G. (2010). Distribution of Serotypes, Genotypes, and Resistance Determinants among Macrolide-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Isolates. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 54(3), 1152-1159. [More Information]
  • Oftadeh, S., Satzke, C., Gilbert, G. (2010). Identification of Newly Described Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotype 6D by Use of the Quellung Reaction and PCR. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(9), 3378-3379. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G., Cretikos, M., Hueston, L., Doukas, G., O'Toole, B., Dwyer, D. (2010). Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Antibodies in Residents of New South Wales, Australia, after the First Pandemic Wave in the 2009 Southern Hemisphere Winter. PLoS One, 5(9), e12562 - 1-e12562 - 6. [More Information]
  • Ridda, I., MacIntyre, C., Lindley, R., McIntyre, P., Brown, M., Oftadeh, S., Sullivan, J., Gilbert, G. (2010). Lack of pneumococcal carriage in the hospitalised elderly. Vaccine, 28(23), 3902-3904. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G., Kerridge, I., Cheung, P. (2010). Mandatory influenza immunisation of health-care workers. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 10(1), 3-5. [More Information]
  • Satzke, C., Ortika, B., Oftadeh, S., Russell, F., Robins-Browne, R., Mulholland, K., Gilbert, G. (2010). Molecular epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae serogroup 6 isolates from Fijian children, including newly identified serotypes 6C and 6D. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(11), 4298-4300. [More Information]
  • Zhou, F., Kong, F., McPhie, K., Ratnamohan, M., Gilbert, G., Dwyer, D. (2010). Molecular identification and analysis of nonserotypeable human enteroviruses. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(4), 1276-1282. [More Information]
  • Wang, H., Kong, F., Wang, B., McKechnie, M., Gilbert, G. (2010). Multiplex polymerase chain reaction-based reverse line blot hybridization assay to detect common genital pathogens. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 21(5), 320-325. [More Information]
  • Russell, F., Carapetis, J., Satzke, C., Tikoduadua, L., Waqatakirewa, L., Chandra, R., Seduadua, A., Oftadeh, S., Cheung, Y., Gilbert, G., et al (2010). Pneumococcal Nasopharyngeal Carriage Following Reduced Doses of 7-valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine and a 23-valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Booster. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 17(12), 1970-1976. [More Information]
  • Zhuo, F., Xiao, M., Kong, F., Oftadeh, S., Zhou, F., Zhang, J., Gilbert, G. (2010). Prevalence and genetic diversity of pneumococcal serogroup 6 in Australia. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 17(8), 1246-1253. [More Information]
  • O'Sullivan, M., Kong, F., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G. (2010). Rapid Identification of MRSA Transmission in Hospitals using Phage-Derived ORF Typing enhanced by Multiplex PCR and Reverse Line Blot Assay. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(8), 2741-2748. [More Information]
  • Marsh, R., Smith-Vaughan, H., Hare, K., Binks, M., Kong, F., Warning, J., Gilbert, G., Morris, P., Leach, A. (2010). The non-serotypeable pneumococcus: phenotypic dynamics in the era of anti-capsular vaccines. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(3), 831-835. [More Information]
  • Wozniak, T., Corbett, S., Gilbert, G. (2010). The plague: not just an historical curiosity. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 21, 248. [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]
  • Gallego, B., Sintchenko, V., Jelfs, P., Coiera, E., Gilbert, G. (2010). Three-year longitudinal study of genotypes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a low prevalence population. Pathology, 42(3), 267-272. [More Information]
  • Liu, Y., Kong, F., Xiao, M., Wang, Q., O'Sullivan, M., Sintchenko, V., Lin, M., Gilbert, G. (2010). Unexpected Diversity of Staphylococcal Cassette Chromosome mec Type IV in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strains. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(10), 3628-3634. [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]
  • Cai, L., Kong, F., Wang, Q., Wang, H., Xiao, M., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G. (2009). A new multiplex PCR-based reverse line-blot hybridization (mPCR/RLB) assay for rapid staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) typing. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 58(8), 1045-1057. [More Information]
  • Foo, H., van Hal, S., Jelfs, P., Gilbert, G. (2009). Antimicrobial resistance in non-tuberculous mycobacteria in New South Wales, 2002-2008. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 34(2), 182-4. [More Information]
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  • Kong, F., James, G., Gordon, S., Zelynski, A., Gilbert, G. (2001). Species-specific PCR for identification of common contaminant mollicutes in cell culture. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 67(7), 3195-3200.
  • 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.
  • Iredell, J., Gilbert, G., Sintchenko, V., Coiera, E. (2001). What do physicians think about evidence-based antibiotic use in critical care? A survey of Australian intensivists and infectious disease practitioners. Internal Medicine Journal, 31, 462-469.
  • McIntyre, P., Gilmour, R., Gilbert, G., Kakakios, A., Mellis, C. (2000). Epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in urban New South Wales, 1997-1999. Medical Journal of Australia, 173, 2-6.
  • McIntyre, P., Gidding, H., Gilbert, G. (2000). Measles in an era of measles control. Medical Journal of Australia, 172, 103-104.

Conferences

  • Lindley, R., MacIntyre, R., Ridda, I., McIntyre, P., Sullivan, J., Gilbert, L., Koovor, P., Manolios, N. (2006). A new method of assessing frailty in older patients recruited into pneumonia vaccination trials. 5th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases, Australia: Abstract Book.
  • Lindley, R., MacIntyre, R., Ridda, I., McIntyre, P., Sullivan, J., Gilbert, L., Koovor, P., Manolios, N. (2006). A new method of assessing frailty in older patients recruited into randomised controlled trials. Australian Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Australia: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Ridda, I., MacIntyre, R., Lindley, R., McIntyre, P., Sullivan, J., Gilbert, L., Koovor, P., Manolios, N. (2006). Vaccination uptake in hospitalised geriatric patients 4-6 months after commencement of a funded national pneumococcal vaccination program for >65's. 5th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases, Australia: Abstract Book.
  • Ridda, I., MacIntyre, R., Lindley, R., McIntyre, P., Sullivan, J., Gilbert, L., Koovor, P., Manolios, N. (2006). Vaccination uptake in hospitalised geriatric patients within the first year after commencement of a funded national pneumococcal vaccination program for > 65 year olds. Australian Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Australia: Blackwell Publishers.

Patents

  • Gilbert, G., Kong, F. (2005). Patent Family: Molecular Typing of Group B Streptococci. Patent No. 2004/02956. South Africa.

2014

  • Read, P., Jeoffreys, N., Tagg, K., Guy, R., Gilbert, G., Donovan, B. (2014). Azithromycin resistant syphilis-causing strains in Sydney: prevalence and risk factors. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(8), 2776-2781. [More Information]
  • Licciardi, P., Russell, F., Balloch, A., Burton, R., Nahm, M., Gilbert, G., Tang, M., Mulholland, E. (2014). Impaired serotype-specific immune function following pneumococcal vaccination in infants with prior carriage. Vaccine, 32(20), 2321-2327. [More Information]
  • Xue, G., Wang, Q., Yan, C., Jeoffreys, N., Wang, L., Li, S., Gilbert, G., Sun, H. (2014). Molecular characterizations of PCR-positive Mycoplasma pneumoniae specimens collected from Australia and China. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(5), 1478-1482. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G. (2014). One moment doctor! Have you forgotten hand hygiene? Medical Journal of Australia, 200(9), 508-509. [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]
  • Lam, C., Octavia, S., Ricafort, L., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G., Wood, N., McIntyre, P., Marshall, H., Guiso, N., Keil, A., et al (2014). Rapid Increase in Pertactin-deficient Bordetella pertussis Isolates, Australia. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 20(4), 626-633. [More Information]
  • Chen, X., Wang, B., Yang, W., Kong, F., Li, C., Sun, Z., Jelfs, P., Gilbert, G. (2014). Rolling circle amplification for direct detection of rpoB gene mutations in Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from clinical specimens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(5), 1540-1548. [More Information]
  • Zhou, F., Wang, Q., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G., O'Sullivan, M., Iredell, J., Dwyer, D. (2014). Use of the 5' Untranslated Region and VP1 Region to Examine the Molecular Diversity in Enterovirus B Species. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 63(PT10), 1339-1355. [More Information]

2013

  • Ho, J., Marais, B., Gilbert, G., Ralph, A. (2013). Diagnosing tuberculous meningitis - have we made any progress? Tropical Medicine and International Health, 18(6), 783-793. [More Information]
  • Hueston, L., Toi, C., Jeoffreys, N., Sorrell, T., Gilbert, G. (2013). Diagnosis of Barmah Forest Virus Infection by a Nested Real-Time SYBR Green RT-PCR Assay. PLoS One, 8(7), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Kudinha, T., Johnson, J., Andrew, S., Kong, F., Anderson, P., Gilbert, G. (2013). Distribution of phylogenetic groups, sequence type ST131, and virulence-associated traits among Escherichia coli isolates from men with pyelonephritis or cystitis and healthy controls. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 19(4), e173-e180. [More Information]
  • Sadsad, R., Sintchenko, V., McDonnell, G., Gilbert, G. (2013). Effectiveness of Hospital-Wide Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infection Control Policies Differs by Ward Specialty. PLoS One, 8(12), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Pinto, A., Seth, R., Zhou, F., Tallon, J., Dempsey, K., Tracy, M., Gilbert, G., O'Sullivan, M. (2013). Emergence and control of an outbreak of infections due to Panton-Valentine leukocidin positive, ST22 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a neonatal intensive care unit. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 19(7), 620-627. [More Information]
  • Kudinha, T., Johnson, J., Andrew, S., Kong, F., Anderson, P., Gilbert, G. (2013). Escherichia coli sequence type 131 as a prominent cause of antibiotic resistance among urinary Escherichia coli isolates from reproductive-age women. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(10), 3270-3276. [More Information]
  • Van Kerkhove, M., Siddhivinayak, H., Koukounari, A., Mounts, A., Allwinn, R., Bandaranayake, D., Bella, A., Bone, A., Carrat, F., Chadha, M., Gilbert, G., et al (2013). Estimating age-specific cumulative incidence for the 2009 influenza pandemic: A meta-analysis of A(H1N1)pdm09 serological studies from 19 countries. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 7(5), 872-886. [More Information]
  • Lin, T., Hwang, K., Liu, C., Tang, R., Lin, C., Gilbert, G., Thapa, K., Monegal, J., Pircon, J., Van Dyke, M., et al (2013). Etiology of empyema thoracis and parapneumonic pleural effusion in Taiwanese children and adolescents younger than 18 years of age. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 32(4), 419-421. [More Information]
  • Couldwell, D., Tagg, K., Jeoffreys, N., Gilbert, G. (2013). Failure of moxifloxacin treatment in Mycoplasma genitalium infections due to macrolide and fluoroquinolone resistance. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 24(10), 822-828. [More Information]
  • Tagg, K., Jeoffreys, N., Couldwell, D., Donald, J., Gilbert, G. (2013). Fluoroquinolone and Macrolide Resistance-Associated Mutations in Mycoplasma genitalium. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(7), 2245-2249. [More Information]
  • Kudinha, T., Johnson, J., Andrew, S., Kong, F., Anderson, P., Gilbert, G. (2013). Genotypic and Phenotypic Characterization of Escherichia coli Isolates From Children With Urinary Tract Infection and From Healthy Carriers. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 32(5), 543-548. [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]
  • Xiao, K., Kong, F., Wang, Q., Jin, P., Lee, T., Xiong, L., Zhou, H., Gilbert, G. (2013). Multiplex PCR targeting slpA: a rapid screening method to predict common Clostridium difficile ribotypes among fluoroquinolone resistant clinical strains. Pathology, 45(6), 595-599. [More Information]
  • O'Sullivan, M., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G. (2013). Quantitative Estimation of the Stability of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strain-Typing Systems by Use of Kaplan-Meier Survival Analysis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(1), 112-116. [More Information]
  • Sultana, Y., Jeoffreys, N., Watts, M., Gilbert, G., Lee, R. (2013). Real-time polymerase chain reaction for detection of strongyloides stercoralis in stool. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 88(6), 1048-1051. [More Information]
  • Mckechnie, M., Kong, F., Gilbert, G. (2013). Simultaneous Direct Identification of Genital Microorganisms in Voided Urine Using Multiplex PCR-based Reverse Line Blot Assays. In Mark Wilks (Eds.), Methods in Molecular Biology: PCR Detection of Microbial Pathogens (Volume 943), (pp. 229-245). New York: Humana Press. [More Information]
  • O'Sullivan, M., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G. (2013). Software for selecting the most informative sets of genomic loci for multi-target microbial typing. BMC Bioinformatics, 14(148), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G., Sintchenko, V. (2013). The use of mycobacterial interspersed repetitive unit typing and whole genome sequencing to inform tuberculosis prevention and control activities. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 24(1), 10-14. [More Information]

2012

  • Gilbert, G., Sintchenko, V. (2012). Assignment of recA reference sequence types for enhanced identification of the Burkholderia cepacia complex. Pathology, 44(4), 373-375. [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]
  • Xiao, M., Kong, F., Jin, P., Wang, Q., Xiao, K., Jeoffreys, N., James, G., Gilbert, G. (2012). Comparison of Two Capillary Gel Electrophoresis Systems for Clostridium difficile Ribotyping, Using a Panel of Ribotype 027 Isolates and Whole-Genome Sequences as a Reference Standard. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 50(8), 2755-2760. [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]
  • Gilbert, G. (2012). Electronic Surveillance for Communicable Disease Prevention and Control: Health Protection or a Threat to Privacy and Autonomy? In Christian Enemark, Michael J Selgelid (Eds.), Ethics and Security Aspects of Infectious Disease Control: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, (pp. 127-143). Farnham, UK: Ashgate.
  • Pang, S., Octavia, S., Reeves, P., Wang, Q., Gilbert, G., Sintchenko, V., Lan, R. (2012). Genetic Relationships of Phage Types and Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Typing of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 50(3), 727-734. [More Information]
  • Sintchenko, V., Wang, Q., Howard, P., Ha, C., Kardamanidis, K., Musto, J., Gilbert, G. (2012). Improving resolution of public health surveillance for human Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium infection: 3 years of prospective multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis (MLVA). BMC Infectious Diseases, 12(31 March 2012), 1-10. [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]
  • Kudinha, T., Kong, F., Johnson, J., Andrew, S., Anderson, P., Gilbert, G. (2012). Multiplex PCR-Based Reverse Line Blot Assay for Simultaneous Detection of 22 Virulence Genes in Uropathogenic Escherichia coli. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 78(4), 1198-1202. [More Information]
  • Anthony, L., Meehan, A., Amos, B., Mtove, G., Mjema, J., Malahiyo, R., Yin, K., Oftadeh, S., Gilbert, G., Shingadia, D., Booy, R., et al (2012). Nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae: prevalence and risk factors in HIV-positive children in Tanzania. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 16(10), e753-e757. [More Information]
  • Bowater, R., Forbes-Faulkner, J., Anderson, I., Condon, K., Robinson, B., Kong, F., Gilbert, G., Reynolds, A., Hyland, S., McPherson, G., et al (2012). Natural outbreak of Streptococcus agalactiae (GBS) infection in wild giant Queensland grouper, Epinephelus lanceolatus (Bloch), and other wild fish in northern Queensland, Australia. Journal of Fish Diseases, 35(3), 173-186. [More Information]
  • Octavia, S., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G., Lawrence, A., Keil, A., Hogg, G., Lan, R. (2012). Newly emerging clones of Bordetella pertussis carrying prn2 and ptxP3 alleles implicated in Australian pertussis epidemic in 2008-2010. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 205(8), 1220-1224. [More Information]
  • Marais, B., Crawford, J., Iredell, J., Ward, M., Simpson, S., Gilbert, G., Griffiths, P., Kamradt-Scott, A., Colagiuri, R., Jones, C., et al (2012). One world, one health: Beyond the Millennium Development Goals. The Lancet, 380(9844), 805-806. [More Information]
  • Strachan, R., Cornelius, A., Gilbert, G., Gulliver, T., Martin, A., McDonald, T., Nixon, G., Roseby, R., Ranganathan, S., Selvadurai, H., et al (2012). Pleural fluid nucleic acid testing enhances pneumococcal surveillance in children. Respirology, 17(1), 114-119. [More Information]
  • O'Sullivan, M., Zhou, F., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G. (2012). Prospective Genotyping of Hospital-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus by Use of a Novel, Highly Discriminatory Binary Typing System. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 50(11), 3513-3519. [More Information]
  • Lam, C., Octavia, S., Bahrame, Z., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G., Lan, R. (2012). Selection and emergence of pertussis toxin promoter ptxP3 allele in the evolution of Bordetella pertussis. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 12(2), 492-495. [More Information]
  • Sultana, Y., Gilbert, G., Ahmed, B., Lee, R. (2012). Seroepidemiology of Strongyloides stercoralis in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Parasitology (Cambridge), 139(11), 1513-1520. [More Information]
  • Sultana, Y., Gilbert, G., Ahmed, B., Lee, R. (2012). Strongyloidiasis in a high risk community of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 106, 756-762. [More Information]

2011

  • Strachan, R., Cornelius, A., Gilbert, G., Gulliver, T., Martin, A., McDonald, T., Nixon, G., Roseby, R., Ranganathan, S., Selvadurai, H., et al (2011). A Bedside Assay to Detect Streptococcus pneumoniae in Children With Empyema. Pediatric Pulmonology, 46(2), 179-183. [More Information]
  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Roberts, C., Bell, J., Peat, B., Gilbert, G., Parker, S. (2011). Antibiotics for ureaplasma in the vagina in pregnancy (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2011 (9), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Cheng, A., Ferguson, J., Richards, M., Robson, J., Gilbert, G., McGregor, A., Roberts, S., Korman, T., Riley, T. (2011). Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of Clostridium difficile infection. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(7), 353-358. [More Information]
  • Strachan, R., Cornelius, A., Gilbert, G., Gulliver, T., Martin, A., McDonald, T., Nixon, G., Roseby, R., Ranganathan, S., Selvadurai, H., et al (2011). Bacterial Causes of Empyema in Children, Australia, 2007-2009. Emerging Infectious Diseases (Online), 17(10), 1839-1845. [More Information]
  • Ferguson, J., Cheng, A., Gilbert, G., Gottlieb, T., Korman, T., McGregor, A., Richards, M., Roberts, S., Robson, J., van Gessel, H., et al (2011). Clostridium difficile laboratory testing in Australia and New Zealand: national survey results and Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases recommendations for best practice. Pathology, 43(5), 482-487. [More Information]
  • Lin, F., Lan, R., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G., Kong, F., Coiera, E. (2011). Computational Bacterial Genome-Wide Analysis of Phylogenetic Profiles Reveals Potential Virulence Genes of Streptococcus agalactiae. PLoS One, 6(4), e17964-1-e17964-10. [More Information]
  • Booy, R., Khandaker, G., Heron, L., Yin, J., Doyle, B., Tudo, K., Hueston, L., Gilbert, G., MacIntyre, C., Dwyer, D. (2011). Cross-reacting antibodies against the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus in older Australians. Medical Journal of Australia, 194(1), 19-23. [More Information]
  • Cai, L., Kong, F., Toi, C., van Hal, S., Gilbert, G. (2011). Differentiation of Chlamydia trachomatis lymphogranuloma venereum-related serovars from other serovars using multiplex allele-specific polymerase chain reaction and high-resolution melting analysis. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 21, 101-104. [More Information]
  • Kok, J., O'Sullivan, M., Gilbert, G. (2011). Feedback to clinicians on preventable factors can reduce hospital onset Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia rates. Journal of Hospital Infection, 79(2), 108-114. [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]
  • Octavia, S., Maharjan, R., Sintchenko, V., Stevenson, G., Reeves, P., Gilbert, G., Lan, R. (2011). Insight into evolution of Bordetella pertussis from comparative genomic analysis: evidence of vaccine-driven selection. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 28(1), 707-715. [More Information]
  • Zhou, F., Kong, F., Wang, B., McPhie, K., Gilbert, G., Dwyer, D. (2011). Molecular characterization of enterovirus 71 and coxsackievirus A16 using the 5' untranslated region and VP1 region. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 60(3), 349-358. [More Information]
  • O'Sullivan, M., Zhou, F., Sintchenko, V., Kong, F., Gilbert, G. (2011). Multiplex PCR and Reverse Line Blot Hybridization Assay (mPCR/RLB). Journal of Visualized Experiments, 6(54), e2781-1-e2781-5. [More Information]
  • Kok, J., Wang, Q., Thomas, L., Gilbert, G. (2011). Presumptive identification of Clostridium difficile 027/NAP1/BI on Cepheid Xpert(R) - interpret with caution. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(10), 3719-3721. [More Information]
  • Chen, X., Kong, F., Wang, Q., Li, C., Zhang, J., Gilbert, G. (2011). Rapid Detection of Isoniazid, Rifampin, and Ofloxacin Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Clinical Isolates Using High-Resolution Melting Analysis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(10), 3450-3457. [More Information]
  • Mckechnie, M., Hillman, R., Jones, R., Lowe, P., Couldwell, D., Davies, S., King, F., Kong, F., Gilbert, G. (2011). The prevalence of urogenital micro-organisms detected by a multiplex PCR–reverse line blot assay in women attending three sexual health clinics in Sydney, Australia. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 60(7), 1010-1016. [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

  • Jardine, A., Deeks, S., Patel, M., Menzies, R., Gilbert, G., McIntyre, P. (2010). An evaluation of the Australian National Serosurveillance Program. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 34(1), 29-36. [More Information]
  • Kurniawan, J., Maharjan, R., Chan, W., Reeves, P., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G., Mooi, F., Lan, R. (2010). Bordetella pertussis clones identified by multilocus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 16(2), 297-300. [More Information]
  • Xu, X., Cai, L., Xiao, M., Kong, F., Oftadeh, S., Zhou, F., Gilbert, G. (2010). Distribution of Serotypes, Genotypes, and Resistance Determinants among Macrolide-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Isolates. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 54(3), 1152-1159. [More Information]
  • Oftadeh, S., Satzke, C., Gilbert, G. (2010). Identification of Newly Described Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotype 6D by Use of the Quellung Reaction and PCR. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(9), 3378-3379. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G., Cretikos, M., Hueston, L., Doukas, G., O'Toole, B., Dwyer, D. (2010). Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Antibodies in Residents of New South Wales, Australia, after the First Pandemic Wave in the 2009 Southern Hemisphere Winter. PLoS One, 5(9), e12562 - 1-e12562 - 6. [More Information]
  • Ridda, I., MacIntyre, C., Lindley, R., McIntyre, P., Brown, M., Oftadeh, S., Sullivan, J., Gilbert, G. (2010). Lack of pneumococcal carriage in the hospitalised elderly. Vaccine, 28(23), 3902-3904. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G., Kerridge, I., Cheung, P. (2010). Mandatory influenza immunisation of health-care workers. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 10(1), 3-5. [More Information]
  • Satzke, C., Ortika, B., Oftadeh, S., Russell, F., Robins-Browne, R., Mulholland, K., Gilbert, G. (2010). Molecular epidemiology of Streptococcus pneumoniae serogroup 6 isolates from Fijian children, including newly identified serotypes 6C and 6D. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(11), 4298-4300. [More Information]
  • Zhou, F., Kong, F., McPhie, K., Ratnamohan, M., Gilbert, G., Dwyer, D. (2010). Molecular identification and analysis of nonserotypeable human enteroviruses. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(4), 1276-1282. [More Information]
  • Wang, H., Kong, F., Wang, B., McKechnie, M., Gilbert, G. (2010). Multiplex polymerase chain reaction-based reverse line blot hybridization assay to detect common genital pathogens. International Journal of STD and AIDS, 21(5), 320-325. [More Information]
  • Russell, F., Carapetis, J., Satzke, C., Tikoduadua, L., Waqatakirewa, L., Chandra, R., Seduadua, A., Oftadeh, S., Cheung, Y., Gilbert, G., et al (2010). Pneumococcal Nasopharyngeal Carriage Following Reduced Doses of 7-valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine and a 23-valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Booster. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 17(12), 1970-1976. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G., Selgelid, M. (2010). Populations Patients Germs and Genes: Ethics Of Genomics and Informatics in Communicable Disease Control. In Vitali Sintchenko (Eds.), Infectious Disease Informatics, (pp. 397-418). New York: Springer.
  • Zhuo, F., Xiao, M., Kong, F., Oftadeh, S., Zhou, F., Zhang, J., Gilbert, G. (2010). Prevalence and genetic diversity of pneumococcal serogroup 6 in Australia. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 17(8), 1246-1253. [More Information]
  • O'Sullivan, M., Kong, F., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G. (2010). Rapid Identification of MRSA Transmission in Hospitals using Phage-Derived ORF Typing enhanced by Multiplex PCR and Reverse Line Blot Assay. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(8), 2741-2748. [More Information]
  • Marsh, R., Smith-Vaughan, H., Hare, K., Binks, M., Kong, F., Warning, J., Gilbert, G., Morris, P., Leach, A. (2010). The non-serotypeable pneumococcus: phenotypic dynamics in the era of anti-capsular vaccines. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(3), 831-835. [More Information]
  • Wozniak, T., Corbett, S., Gilbert, G. (2010). The plague: not just an historical curiosity. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 21, 248. [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]
  • Gallego, B., Sintchenko, V., Jelfs, P., Coiera, E., Gilbert, G. (2010). Three-year longitudinal study of genotypes of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a low prevalence population. Pathology, 42(3), 267-272. [More Information]
  • Liu, Y., Kong, F., Xiao, M., Wang, Q., O'Sullivan, M., Sintchenko, V., Lin, M., Gilbert, G. (2010). Unexpected Diversity of Staphylococcal Cassette Chromosome mec Type IV in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strains. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(10), 3628-3634. [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

  • Cai, L., Kong, F., Wang, Q., Wang, H., Xiao, M., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G. (2009). A new multiplex PCR-based reverse line-blot hybridization (mPCR/RLB) assay for rapid staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) typing. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 58(8), 1045-1057. [More Information]
  • Foo, H., van Hal, S., Jelfs, P., Gilbert, G. (2009). Antimicrobial resistance in non-tuberculous mycobacteria in New South Wales, 2002-2008. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 34(2), 182-4. [More Information]
  • Gallego, B., Sintchenko, V., Wang, Q., Hiley, L., Gilbert, G., Coiera, E. (2009). Biosurveillance of emerging biothreats using scalable genotype clustering. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 42(1), 66-73. [More Information]
  • Lin, F., Sintchenko, V., Kong, F., Gilbert, G., Coiera, E. (2009). Commonly used molecular epidemiology markers of Streptococcus agalactiae do not appear to predict virulence. Pathology, 41(6), 576-581. [More Information]
  • Ulett, K., Benjamin Jr, W., Zhuo, F., Xiao, M., Kong, F., Gilbert, G., Schembri, M., Ulett, G. (2009). Diversity of Group B Streptococcus Serotypes Causing Urinary Tract Infection in Adults. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 47(7), 2055-2060. [More Information]
  • Jin, P., Kong, F., Oftadeh, S., Zhou, F., Liu, C., Russell, F., Gilbert, G. (2009). First Report of Putative Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotype 6D among Nasopharyngeal Isolates from Fijian Children. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 200(9), 1375-1380. [More Information]
  • Zhou, F., Kong, F., McPhie, K., Ratnamohan, M., Donovan, L., Zeng, F., Gilbert, G., Dwyer, D. (2009). Identification of 20 Common Human Enterovirus Serotypes by Use of a Reverse Transcription-PCR-Based Reverse Line Blot Hybridization Assay. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 47(9), 2737-2743. [More Information]
  • Lee, A., Jelfs, P., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G. (2009). Identification of non-tuberculous mycobacteria: Utility of the GenoType Mycobacterium CM/AS assay compared with HPLC and 16S rRNA gene sequencing. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 58(7), 900-904. [More Information]
  • Radtke, A., Kong, F., Bergh, K., Lyng, R., Ko, D., Gilbert, G. (2009). Identification of surface proteins of group B streptococci: Serotyping versus genotyping. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 78(3), 363-365. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G., Cheung, P., Kerridge, I. (2009). Infection control, ethics and accountability. Medical Journal of Australia, 190(12), 696-698. [More Information]
  • Chan, W., Maharjan, R., Reeves, P., Gilbert, G., Lan, R. (2009). Rapid and accurate typing of Bordetella pertussis targeting genes encoding acellular vaccine antigens using real time PCR and High Resolution Melt analysis. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 77(3), 326-329. [More Information]
  • Dobler, C., Crawford, A., Jelfs, P., Gilbert, G., Marks, G. (2009). Recurrence of tuberculosis in a low-incidence setting. European Respiratory Journal, 33(1), 160-167. [More Information]
  • Cai, L., Kong, F., Jelfs, P., Gilbert, G., Sintchenko, V. (2009). Rolling circle amplification and multiplex allele-specific PCR for rapid detection of katG and inhA gene mutations in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. International Journal of Medical Microbiology, 299(8), 574-581. [More Information]
  • Jin, P., Xiao, M., Kong, F., Oftadeh, S., Zhou, F., Liu, C., Gilbert, G. (2009). Simple, Accurate, Serotype-Specific PCR Assay To Differentiate Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotypes 6A, 6B, and 6C. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 47(8), 2470-2474. [More Information]
  • Mckechnie, M., Hillman, R., Couldwell, D., Kong, F., Freedman, E., Wang, H., Gilbert, G. (2009). Simultaneous identification of 14 genital microorganisms in urine by use of a multiplex PCR-based reverse line blot assay. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 47(6), 1871-1877. [More Information]

2008

  • Wang, Y., Kong, F., Yang, Y., Gilbert, G. (2008). A multiplex PCR-based reverse line blot hybridization (mPCR/RLB) assay for detection of bacterial respiratory pathogens in children with pneumonia. Pediatric Pulmonology, 43(2), 150-159. [More Information]
  • Unicomb, L., Dalton, C., Gilbert, G., Becker, N., Patel, M. (2008). Age-specific risk factors for sporadic Campylobacter infection in regional Australia. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, 5(1), 79-85. [More Information]
  • Honsa, E., Fricke, T., Stephens, A., Ko, D., Kong, F., Gilbert, G., Huygens, F., Giffard, P. (2008). Assignment of Streptococcus agalactiae isolates to clonal complexes using a small set of single nucleotide polymorphisms. BMC Microbiology, 8(140), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Sintchenko, V., Coiera, E., Gilbert, G. (2008). Decision support systems for antibiotic prescribing. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 21(6), 573-579. [More Information]
  • Pendle, S., Jelfs, P., Olma, T., Su, Y., Gilroy, N., Gilbert, G. (2008). Difficulties in detection and identification of Enterococcus faecium with low-level inducible resistance to vancomycin, during a hospital outbreak. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 14(9), 853-857. [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.
  • Wang, Q., Kong, F., Jelfs, P., Gilbert, G. (2008). Extended phage locus typing of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium, using multiplex PCR-based reverse line blot hybridization. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 57(7), 827-838. [More Information]
  • Maharjan, R., Gu, C., Reeves, P., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G., Lan, R. (2008). Genome-wide analysis of single nucleotide polymorphisms in Bordetella pertussis using comparative genomic sequencing. Research in Microbiology, 159, 602-608. [More Information]
  • Suanyuk, N., Kong, F., Ko, D., Gilbert, G., Supamattaya, K. (2008). Occurrence of rare genotypes of Streptococcus agalactiae in cultured red tilapia Oreochromis sp and Nile tilapia O. niloticus in Thailand - Relationship to human isolates? Aquaculture, 284, 35-40. [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]
  • Unicomb, L., O'Reilly, L., Kirk, M., Stafford, R., Smith, H., Becker, N., Patel, M., Gilbert, G., Chairman, T. (2008). Risk factors for infection with Campylobacter jejuni flaA genotypes. Epidemiology and Infection, 136(11), 1480-1491. [More Information]
  • Wang, Q., Chiew, R., Howard, P., Gilbert, G. (2008). Salmonella typing in New South Wales: current methods and application of improved epidemiological tools. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 19(1-2), 24-28. [More Information]
  • Fatholahzadeh, B., Emaneini, M., Gilbert, G., Udo, E., Aligholi, M., Modarressi, M., Nouri, K., Sedaghat, H., Feizabadi, M. (2008). Staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec (SCCmec) analysis and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates in Tehran, Iran. Microbial Drug Resistance: Mechanisms Epidemiology And Disease, 14(3), 217-220. [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]
  • Wang, Y., Kong, F., Gilbert, G., Brown, M., Gao, W., Yu, S., Yang, Y. (2008). Use of a multiplex PCR-based reverse line blot (mPCR/RLB) hybridisation assay for the rapid identification of bacterial pathogens. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 14(2), 155-160. [More Information]
  • Kong, F., Lambertsen, L., Slotved, H., Ko, D., Wang, H., Gilbert, G. (2008). Use of phenotypic and molecular serotype identification methods to characterize previously nonserotypeable group B streptococci. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46(8), 2745-2750. [More Information]
  • Gilbert, G. (2008). Using MLVA to type strains of Salmonella Typhimurium in New South Wales. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 19(1-2), 29-31. [More Information]

2007

  • Tong, Z., Kong, F., Wang, B., Zeng, X., Gilbert, G. (2007). A practical method for subtyping of Streptococcus agalactiae serotype III, of human origin, using rolling circle amplification. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 70(1), 39-44. [More Information]
  • Fernandes, C., O'Sullivan, M., Cai, Y., Kong, F., Zeng, X., Gilbert, G., Kotsiou, G. (2007). An agar dilution method for the detection of inducible clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus spp. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 45(12), 4018-4020. [More Information]
  • Merritt, T., Sintchenko, V., Jelfs, P., Worthing, M., Robinson, B., Durrheim, D., Gilbert, G. (2007). An outbreak of pulmonary tuberculosis in young Australians. Medical Journal of Australia, 186(5), 240-242.
  • Cai, Y., Kong, F., Wang, Q., Tong, Z., Sintchenko, V., Zeng, X., Gilbert, G. (2007). Comparison of Single- and Multilocus Sequence Typing and Toxin Gene Profiling for Characterization of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 45(10), 3302-3308. [More Information]
  • Wang, Q., Wang, M., Kong, F., Gilbert, G., Cao, B., Wang, L., Feng, L. (2007). Development of a DNA microarray to identify the Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes contained in the 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine and closely related serotypes. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 68(1), 128-136. [More Information]
  • Zhou, F., Kong, F., Tong, Z., Gilbert, G. (2007). Identification of less common Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes by a multiplex PCR-based reverse line blot hybridization (mPCR/RLB) assay. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 45(10), 3411-3415. [More Information]
  • Sintchenko, V., Brown, M., Gilbert, G. (2007). Is Bordetella pertussis susceptibility to erythromycin changing? MIC trends among Australian isolates 1971-2006. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 60(5), 1178-1179. [More Information]
  • Bishop, E., Shilton, C., Benedict, S., Kong, F., Gilbert, G., Gal, D., Godoy, D., Spratt, B., Currie, B. (2007). Necrotizing fasciitis in captive juvenile Crocodylus porosus caused by Streptococcus agalactiae: an outbreak and review of the animal and human literature. Epidemiology and Infection, 135(8), 1248-1255. [More Information]
  • Sintchenko, V., Iredell, J., Gilbert, G. (2007). Pathogen profiling for disease management and surveillance. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 5(6), 464-470. [More Information]
  • Darbar, A., Gilbert, G. (2007). Phenotypical and genotypical characteristics of invasive group B Streptococcus isolates in Western Sydney 2000-2005. Pathology, 39(6), 589-593. [More Information]
  • Ridda, I., MacIntyre, C., Lindley, R., McIntyre, P., Sullivan, J., Gilbert, G., Kovoor, P., Manolios, N., Fox, J. (2007). Predictors of pneumococcal vaccination uptake in hospitalized patients aged 65 years and over shortly following the commencement of a publicly funded national pneumococcal vaccination program in Australia. Human Vaccines, 3(3), 57-60. [More Information]
  • Slotved, H., Kong, F., Lambertsen, L., Sauer, S., Gilbert, G. (2007). Serotype IX, a Proposed New Streptococcus agalactiae Serotype. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 45(9), 2929-2936. [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]
  • Cai, Y., Kong, F., Gilbert, G. (2007). Three new macrolide efflux (mef) gene variants in Streptococcus agalactiae. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 45(8), 2754-2755. [More Information]

2006

  • Sintchenko, V., Jelfs, P., Dally, M., Crighton, T., Gilbert, G. (2006). A case of urinary tuberculosis due to Mycobacterium bovis subspecies caprae. Pathology, 38(4), 376-378. [More Information]
  • Lindley, R., MacIntyre, R., Ridda, I., McIntyre, P., Sullivan, J., Gilbert, L., Koovor, P., Manolios, N. (2006). A new method of assessing frailty in older patients recruited into pneumonia vaccination trials. 5th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases, Australia: Abstract Book.
  • Lindley, R., MacIntyre, R., Ridda, I., McIntyre, P., Sullivan, J., Gilbert, L., Koovor, P., Manolios, N. (2006). A new method of assessing frailty in older patients recruited into randomised controlled trials. Australian Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Australia: Blackwell Publishers.
  • Zeng, X., Kong, F., Morgan, J., Gilbert, G. (2006). Evaluation of a Multiplex PCR-Based Reverse Line Blot-Hybridization Assay for Identification of Serotype and Surface Protein Antigens of Streptococcus agalactiae. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 44(10), 3822-3825. [More Information]
  • Hoile, R., Yuen, M., James, G., Gilbert, G. (2006). Evaluation of the rapid analyte measurement platform (RAMP) for the detection of Bacillus anthracis at a crime scene. Forensic Science International. [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]
  • Jelfs, P., Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G. (2006). Genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in New South Wales: Results from 18 months of a statewide trial. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 17, 81-85. [More Information]
  • Collignon, P., Wilkinson, I., Gilbert, G., Grayson, M., Whitby, M. (2006). Health care-associated Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections: a clinical quality indicator for all hospitals. Medical Journal of Australia, 184(8), 404-406.
  • Ip, M., Cheuk, E., Tsui, M., Kong, F., Leung, T., Gilbert, G. (2006). Identification of a Streptococcus agalactiae Serotype III subtype 4 Clone in association with Adult Invasive Disease in Hong Kong. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 44(11), 4252-4254. [More Information]
  • O'Sullivan, M., Cai, Y., Kong, F., Zeng, X., Gilbert, G. (2006). Influence of disk separation distance on accuracy of the disk approximation test for detection of inducible clindamycin resistance in Staphylococcus spp. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 44(11), 4072-4076. [More Information]
  • Unicomb, L., Ferguson, J., Stafford, R., Ashbolt, R., Kirk, M., Becker, N., Patel, M., Gilbert, G., Valcanis, M., Mickan, L. (2006). Low-level fluoroquinolone resistance among Campylobacter jejuni isolates in Australia. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 42(10), 1368-1374. [More Information]
  • Zhao, Z., Kong, F., Martinez, G., Zeng, X., Gottschalk, M., Gilbert, G. (2006). Molecular serotype identification of Streptococcus agalactiae of bovine origin by multiplex PCR-based reverse line blot (mPCR/RLB) hybridization assay. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 263(2), 236-239. [More Information]
  • Kong, F., Brown, M., Sabananthan, A., Zeng, X., Gilbert, G. (2006). Multiplex PCR-based reverse line blot hybridization assay to identify 23 Streptococcus pneumoniae polysaccharide vaccine serotypes. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 44(5), 1887-1891. [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]
  • Zhao, Z., Kong, F., Gilbert, G. (2006). Reverse line blot assay for direct identification of seven Streptococcus agalactiae major surface protein antigen genes. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 13(1), 145-149. [More Information]
  • Zeng, X., Kong, F., Wang, H., Darbar, A., Gilbert, G. (2006). Simultaneous detection of nine antibiotic resistance-related genes in Streptococcus agalactiae using multiplex PCR and reverse line blot hybridization assay. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 50(1), 204-209. [More Information]
  • Kong, F., Gidding, H., Berner, R., Gilbert, G. (2006). Streptococcus agalactiae Cbeta 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(Part 7), 829-837. [More Information]
  • Wen, L., Wang, Q., Li, Y., Kong, F., Gilbert, G., Cao, B., Wang, L., Feng, L. (2006). Use of a serotype-specific DNA microarray for identification of Group B Streptococcus (Streptococcus agalactiae). Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 44(4), 1447-1452.
  • Xiong, L., Kong, F., Zhou, H., Gilbert, G. (2006). Use of PCR and reverse line blot hybridization assay for rapid simultaneous detection and serovar identification of Chlamydia trachomatis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 44(4), 1413-1418. [More Information]
  • Xiong, L., Kong, F., Yang, Y., Cheng, J., Gilbert, G. (2006). Use of PCR and Reverse Line Blot Hybridization Macroarray Based on 16S-23S rRNA Gene Internal Transcribed Spacer Sequences for Rapid Identification of 34 Mycobacterium Species. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 44(10), 3544-3550. [More Information]
  • Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G. (2006). Utility of genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the contact investigation: A decision analysis. Tuberculosis, 87(3), 176-184. [More Information]
  • Ridda, I., MacIntyre, R., Lindley, R., McIntyre, P., Sullivan, J., Gilbert, L., Koovor, P., Manolios, N. (2006). Vaccination uptake in hospitalised geriatric patients 4-6 months after commencement of a funded national pneumococcal vaccination program for >65's. 5th International Symposium on Pneumococci and Pneumococcal Diseases, Australia: Abstract Book.
  • Ridda, I., MacIntyre, R., Lindley, R., McIntyre, P., Sullivan, J., Gilbert, L., Koovor, P., Manolios, N. (2006). Vaccination uptake in hospitalised geriatric patients within the first year after commencement of a funded national pneumococcal vaccination program for > 65 year olds. Australian Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Australia: Blackwell Publishers.

2005

  • Horby, P., MacIntyre, C., McIntyre, P., Gilbert, G., Staff, M., Hanlon, M., Heron, L., Cagney, M., Bennett, C. (2005). A boarding school outbreak of pertussis in adolescents: value of laboratory diagnostic methods. Epidemiology and Infection, 133(2), 229-236. [More Information]
  • Kong, F., Wang, W., Tao, J., Wang, L., Wang, Q., Sabananthan, A., Gilbert, G. (2005). A molecular-capsular-type prediction system for 90 Streptococcus pneumoniae serotypes using partial cpsA-cpsB sequencing and wzy- or wzx-specific PCR. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 54(4), 351-356. [More Information]
  • Sun, Y., Kong, F., Zhao, Z., Gilbert, G. (2005). Comparison of a 3-set genotyping system with multilocus sequence typing for Streptococcus agalactiae (Group B Streptococcus). Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 43(9), 4704-4707. [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]
  • Sintchenko, V., Iredell, J., Gilbert, G., Coiera, E. (2005). Handheld computer-based decision support reduces patient length of stay and antibiotic prescribing in critical care. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 12(4), 398-402. [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]
  • Gilbert, G., O'Reilly, M., Garland, S. (2005). Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy and the Newborn. In Allen Yung, M McDonald, D Spelman, A Street, P Johnson, T Sorrell, J McCormack (Eds.), Infectious Diseases: A clinical approach, (pp. 422-433). Melbourne: IP Communications.
  • Gilbert, G., Kong, F. (2005). Patent Family: Molecular Typing of Group B Streptococci. Patent No. 2004/02956. South Africa.
  • 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]
  • Britton, W., Gilbert, G., Wheatley, J., Leslie, D., Rothel, J., Jones, S., Bradley, P. (2005). Sensitivity of human gamma interferon assay and tuberculin skin testing for detecting infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis in patients with culture positive tuberculosis. Tuberculosis, 85(3), 137-145. [More Information]
  • Kong, F., Ma, L., Gilbert, G. (2005). Simultaneous detection and serotype identification of Streptococcus agalactiae using multiplex PCR and reverse line blot hybridization. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 54(12), 1133-1138. [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

  • Raynes-Greenow, C., Roberts, C., Bell, J., Peat, B., Gilbert, G. (2004). Antibiotics for ureaplasma in the vagina during pregnancy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, ON LINE(1), CD003767.
  • Sintchenko, V., Coiera, E., Iredell, J., Gilbert, G. (2004). Comparative Impact Of Guidelines, Clinical Data, And Decision Support On Prescribing Decisions: An Interactive Web Experiment With Simulated Cases. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 11(1), 71-77.
  • 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.
  • Watson, M., Roche, P., Bayley, K., Bell, J., Collignon, P., Gilbert, G., Hogg, G., Keil, A., Krause, V., Murphy, D., Brown, M., et al (2004). Laboratory Surveillance Of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease In Australia, 2003 Predicting The Future Impact Of The Universal Childhood Conjugate Vaccine Program. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 28(4), 455-464.
  • Nguyen, L., Gilbert, G., Marks, G. (2004). Molecular Epidemiology Of Tuberculosis And Recent Developments In Understanding The Epidemiology Of Tuberculosis. Respirology, 9(3), 313-319.
  • Kong, F., Gilbert, G. (2004). Postgenomic Taxonomy Of Human Ureaplasmas -- A Case Study Based On Multiple Gene Sequences. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 54(5), 1815-1821.
  • Wang, H., Kong, F., Jelfs, P., James, G., Gilbert, G. (2004). Simultaneous Detection And Identification Of Common Cell Culture Contaminant And Pathogenic Mollicutes Strains By Reverse Line Blot Hybridization. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 70(3), 1483-6.
  • Poynten, M., McIntyre, P., Mooi, F., Heuvelman, K., Gilbert, G. (2004). Temporal Trends In Circulating Bordetella Pertussis Strains In Australia. Epidemiology and Infection, 132(2), 185-193.
  • Gilbert, G. (2004). Vaccines For Other Neonatal Infections: Are Group B Streptococcal Infections Vaccine-Preventable? Expert Review of Vaccines, 3(4), 371-374.

2003

  • Brotherton, J., Delpech, V., Gilbert, G., Hatzi, S., Paraskevopoulos, P., McAnulty, J. (2003). A large outbreak of influenza a and b on a cruise ship causing widespread morbidity. Epidemiology and Infection, 130(2), 263-271.
  • Gilbert, G., Hewitt, M., Turner, C., Leeder, S. (2003). Compliance with protocols for prevention of neonatal group b streptococcal sepsis: practicalities and limitations. Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 11(1), 1-9.
  • Tarnow-Mordi, W., Isaacs, D., Gilbert, G., Athayde, N., Stanley, F. (2003). Effect of oral clindamycin on late miscarriage and preterm delivery. The Lancet, 361(9375), 2161-2161.
  • Watson, M., Bayley, K., Bell, J., Gilbert, G., Hogg, G., Keil, A., Krause, V., Murphy, D., Roche, P., Smith, H., et al (2003). Laboratory surveillance of invasive pneumococcal disease in Australia in 2001 to 2002-implications for vaccine serotype coverage. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 27(4), 478-487.
  • 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.
  • Kong, F., Martin, D., James, G., Gilbert, G. (2003). Towards a genotyping system for streptococcus agalactiae (group b streptococcus): use of mobile genetic elements in australasian invasive isolates. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 52(4), 337-344.
  • Kong, F., Gilbert, G. (2003). Using cpsA-cpsB sequence polymorphisms and serotype-/group-specific PCR to predict 51 Streptococcus pneumoniae capsular serotypes. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 52(12), 1047-1058.

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.
  • 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.
  • Sanders, T., Roberts, C., Gilbert, G. (2002). Compliance with a protocol for intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis against neonatal group B streptococcal sepsis in women with clinical risk factors. Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 10(4), 223-229.
  • Gilbert, G., Hewitt, M., Turner, C., Leeder, S. (2002). Epidemiology and predictive values of risk factors for neonatal group B streptococcal sepsis. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 42(5), 497-503.
  • Gilbert, G. (2002). Infections in pregnant women. Medical Journal of Australia, 176(5), 229-236.
  • Gilbert, G. (2002). Molecular diagnostics in infectious diseases and public health microbiology: cottage industry to postgenomics. Trends in Molecular Medicine, 8(6), 280-287.
  • Kong, F., Martin, D., Gowan, S., James, G., Gilbert, G. (2002). Molecular profiles of group B streptococcal surface protein antigen genes: relationship to molecular serotypes. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 40(2), 620-626.
  • Poynten, I., Hanlon, M., Irwig, L., Gilbert, G. (2002). Serological diagnosis of pertussis: evaluation of IgA against whole cell and specific Bordetella pertussis antigens as markers of recent infection. Epidemiology and Infection, 128(2), 161-167.
  • Kong, F., Gowan, S., Martin, D., James, G., Gilbert, G. (2002). Serotype identification of group B streptococci by PCR and sequencing. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 40(1), 216-226.
  • McMaster, P., McIntyre, P., Gilmour, R., Gilbert, G., Kakakios, A., Mellis, C. (2002). The emergence of resistant pneumococcal meningitis - implications for empiric therapy. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 87(3), 207-211.
  • Sintchenko, V., Gilbert, G., Coiera, E., Dwyer, D. (2002). Treat or test first? Decision analysis of empirical antiviral treatment of influenza virus infection versus treatment based on rapid test results. Journal Of Clinical Virology, 25(1), 15-21.

2001

  • Iredell, J., Gilbert, G., Sintchenko, V. (2001). Antibiotic therapy of ventilator-associated pneumonia - a reappraisal of rationale in the era of bacterial resistance. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 18, 223-229.
  • Gilbert, G., Sintchenko, V. (2001). Evidence based diagnostic microbiology: has its time come? Journal of Clinical Pathology, 54, 441-442.
  • Amin, J., Gilbert, G., Burgess, M., Escott,, R., Heath, T. (2001). Hepatitis A epidemiology in Australia: national seroprevalence and notifications. Medical Journal of Australia, 174, 338-341.
  • 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.
  • Jeoffreys, N., James, G., Chiew, R., Gilbert, G. (2001). Practical evaluation of molecular subtyping and phage typing in outbreaks of infection due to salmonella enterica serotype typhimurium. Pathology, 33(1), 66-72.
  • Kong, F., James, G., Gordon, S., Zelynski, A., Gilbert, G. (2001). Species-specific PCR for identification of common contaminant mollicutes in cell culture. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 67(7), 3195-3200.
  • 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.
  • Iredell, J., Gilbert, G., Sintchenko, V., Coiera, E. (2001). What do physicians think about evidence-based antibiotic use in critical care? A survey of Australian intensivists and infectious disease practitioners. Internal Medicine Journal, 31, 462-469.

2000

  • McIntyre, P., Gilmour, R., Gilbert, G., Kakakios, A., Mellis, C. (2000). Epidemiology of invasive pneumococcal disease in urban New South Wales, 1997-1999. Medical Journal of Australia, 173, 2-6.
  • McIntyre, P., Gidding, H., Gilbert, G. (2000). Measles in an era of measles control. Medical Journal of Australia, 172, 103-104.

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