Associate Professor Sharon Chen

Clinical Associate Professor
Medicine (Immunology & Infectious Diseases), Westmead Clinical School
Centre for Infectious Diseases & Microbiology

Telephone +61 2 9845 6255
Fax +61 2 9893 8659

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Selected grants

2012

  • Novel antifungal strategies using drug response networks; Carter D, Wilkins M, Chen S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • DNA barcoding of pathogenic fungi as the basis for the development of novel standardized diagnostic tools; Meyer W, Robert V, Ellis D, Chen S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2009

  • Randomised trial of diagnostic strategies for invasive aspergillosis in at-risk haematology patients: funding extension; Chen S, Sorrell T; Cancer Council New South Wales/Research Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Slavin, M., Chen, S. (2008). Systematic Fungal Infections. In Allen Yung, M McDonald, D Spelman, A Street, P Johnson, T Sorrell, J McCormack (Eds.), Infectious Diseases: A clinical approach, (pp. 361-371). Melbourne: IP Communications.
  • Chen, S., Hoy, J. (2005). Antifungal Agents. In Allen Yung, M McDonald, D Spelman, A Street, P Johnson, T Sorrell, J McCormack (Eds.), Infectious Diseases: A clinical approach, (pp. 532-539). Melbourne: IP Communications.

Journals

  • Watts, M., James, G., Sultana, Y., Ginn, A., Outhred, A., Kong, F., Verweij, J., Iredell, J., Chen, S., Lee, R. (2014). A Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) Assay for Strongyloides stercoralis in Stool That Uses a Visual Detection Method with SYTO-82 Fluorescent Dye. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 90(2), 306-311. [More Information]
  • Saijo, T., Chen, J., Chen, S., Rosen, L., Yi, J., Sorrell, T., Bennett, J., Holland, S., Browne, S., Kwon-Chung, K. (2014). Anti-granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor autoantibodies are a risk factor for central nervous system infection by Cryptococcus gattii in otherwise immunocompetent patients. mBio, 5(2), e00912-00914. [More Information]
  • Biswas, C., Zuo, X., Chen, S., Schibeci, S., Forwood, J., Jolliffe, K., Sorrell, T., Djordjevic, J. (2014). Functional disruption of yeast metacaspase, Mca1, leads to miltefosine resistance and inability to mediate miltefosine-induced apoptotic effects. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 67, 71-81. [More Information]
  • Gray, T., Thomas, L., Olma, T., Mitchell, D., Iredell, J., Chen, S. (2014). Rapid identification of gram negative bacteria from blood culture broth using maldi-tof mass spectrometry. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 87(87), 51663. [More Information]
  • Van Hal, S., Chen, S., Sorrell, T., Ellis, D., Slavin, M., Marriott, D. (2014). Support for the EUCAST and revised CLSI fluconazole clinical breakpoints by Sensititre(R) YeastOne(R) for Candida albicans: a prospective observational cohort study. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 69(8), 2210-2214. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Korman, T., Slavin, M., Marriott, D., Byth Wilson, K., Bak, N., Currie, B., Hajkowicz, K., Heath, C., Kidd, S., Meyer, W., Sorrell, T., et al (2013). Antifungal therapy and management of complications of cryptococcosis due to Cryptococcus gattii. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 57(4), 543-551. [More Information]
  • McMullan, B., Sorrell, T., Chen, S. (2013). Cryptococcus gattii infections: contemporary aspects of epidemiology, clinical manifestations and management of infection. Future Microbiology, 8(12), 1613-1631. [More Information]
  • Kok, J., Chen, S., Dwyer, D., Iredell, J. (2013). Current status of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry in the clinical microbiology laboratory. Pathology, 45(1), 4-17. [More Information]
  • Neoh, C., Liew, D., Slavin, M., Marriott, D., Chen, S., Morrissey, O., Stewart, K., Kong, D. (2013). Economic evaluation of micafungin versus caspofungin for the treatment of candidaemia and invasive candidiasis. Internal Medicine Journal, 43(6), 668-677. [More Information]
  • Neoh, C., Liew, D., Slavin, M., Marriott, D., Chen, S., Morrissey, O., Stewart, K., Kong, D. (2013). Economic evaluation of micafungin vs. liposomal amphotericin B (LAmB) for the treatment of candidaemia and invasive candidiasis (IC). Mycoses, 56(5), 532-542. [More Information]
  • Biswas, C., Djordjevic, J., Zuo, X., Boles, E., Jolliffe, K., Sorrell, T., Chen, S. (2013). Functional characterization of the hexose transporter Hxt13p: An efflux pump that mediates resistance to miltefosine in yeast. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 61, 23-32. [More Information]
  • Middleton, P., Chen, S., Meyer, W. (2013). Fungal infections and treatment in cystic fibrosis. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine, 19(6), 670-675. [More Information]
  • Morrissey, C., Chen, S., Sorrell, T., Milliken, S., Bardy, P., Bradstock, K., Szer, J., Halliday, C., Gilroy, N., Moore, J., et al (2013). Galactomannan and PCR versus culture and histology for directing use of antifungal treatment for invasive aspergillosis in high-risk haematology patients: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 13(6), 519-528. [More Information]
  • Tong, Z., Chen, S., Chen, L., Dong, B., Li, R., Hu, Z., Jiang, P., Li, D., Duan, Y. (2013). Generalized Subcutaneous Phaeohyphomycosis Caused by Phialophora verrucosa: Report of a Case and Review of Literature. Mycopathologia, 175(3-4), 301-306. [More Information]
  • Biswas, C., Sorrell, T., Djordjevic, J., Zuo, X., Jolliffe, K., Chen, S. (2013). In vitro activity of miltefosine as a single agent and in combination with voriconazole or posaconazole against uncommon filamentous fungal pathogens. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 68(12), 2842-2846. [More Information]
  • Nankivell (Nankievell), B., Firacative, C., Kable, K., Chen, S., Meyer, W. (2013). Molecular Epidemiology Linking Multi-Hospital Clusters of Opportunistic Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 57(7), 1058-1059. [More Information]
  • Turner, S., Chen, S., Slavin, M., Kong, D. (2013). Pharmacoeconomics of empirical antifungal use in febrile neutropenic hematological malignancy and hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients. Expert review of pharmacoeconomics & outcomes research, 13(2), 227-235. [More Information]
  • Xiao, M., Guo, L., Kong, F., Wang, H., Sorrell, T., Li, R., Jiang, W., Chen, S., Xu, Y. (2013). Practical identification of eight medically important Trichosporon species by reverse line blot hybridization (RLB) assay and rolling circle amplification (RCA). Medical Mycology, 51(3), 300-308. [More Information]
  • Gray, T., Thomas, L., Olma, T., Iredell, J., Chen, S. (2013). Rapid identification of Gram-negative organisms from blood culture bottles using a modified extraction method and MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 77(2), 110-112. [More Information]
  • Wehrhahn, M., Xiao, M., Kong, F., Xu, Y., Chen, S. (2012). A PCR-based Intergenic Spacer Region-Capillary Gel Electrophoresis Typing Method for the Identification and Subtyping of Nocardia Species. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 50(11), 3478-3484. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Slavin, M., Heath, C., Playford, E., Byth Wilson, K., Marriott, D., Kidd, S., Bak, N., Currie, B., Hajkowicz, K., Meyer, W., Sorrell, T., et al (2012). Clinical Manifestations of Cryptococcus gattii Infection: Determinants of Neurological Sequelae and Death. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 55(6), 789-798. [More Information]
  • McMullan, B., Halliday, C., Sorrell, T., Judd, D., Sleiman, S., Marriott, D., Olma, T., Chen, S. (2012). Clinical Utility of the Cryptococcal Antigen Lateral Flow Assay in a Diagnostic Mycology Laboratory. PLoS One, 7(11), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Ong, A., Mahajan, H., Chen, S., Halliday, C., Watts, M., Brighton, R., Ralph, A. (2012). Coccidioidal septic arthritis: lessons learned from a clinical and laboratory perspective. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(11), 705-706. [More Information]
  • Helal, M., Kong, F., Chen, S., Zhou, F., Dwyer, D., Potter, J., Sintchenko, V. (2012). Linear normalised hash function for clustering gene sequences and identifying reference sequences from multiple sequence alignments. Microbial Informatics and Experimentation, 2(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Dolton, M., Ray, J., Chen, S., Ng, K., Pont, L., McLachlan, A. (2012). Multicenter Study of Posaconazole Therapeutic Drug Monitoring: Exposure-Response and Factors Affecting Concentration. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 56(11), 5503-5510. [More Information]
  • Dolton, M., Ray, J., Chen, S., Ng, K., Pont, L., McLachlan, A. (2012). Multicenter Study of Voriconazole Pharmacokinetics and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 56(9), 4793-4799. [More Information]
  • Neoh, C., Kong, D., Slavin, M., Chen, S. (2012). Pharmacological and Host Considerations Surrounding Dose Selection and Duration of Therapy with Echinocandins. Current Fungal Infection Reports, 6(2-3), 95-106. [More Information]
  • Sivagnanam, S., Bannan, A., Chen, S., Ralph, A. (2012). Sporotrichosis (Sporothrix schenckii infection) in the New South Wales mid-north coast, 2000-2010. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(9), 588-590. [More Information]
  • Wang, H., Xiao, M., Kong, F., Chen, S., Dou, H., Sorrell, T., Li, R., Xu, Y. (2011). Accurate and Practical Identification of 20 Fusarium Species by Seven-Locus Sequence Analysis and Reverse Line Blot Hybridization, and an In Vitro Antifungal Susceptibility Study. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(5), 1890-1898. [More Information]
  • Helal, M., Kong, F., Chen, S., Bain, M., Christen, R., Sintchenko, V. (2011). Defining Reference Sequences for Nocardia Species by Similarity and Clustering Analyses of 16S rRNA Gene Sequence Data. PLoS One, 6(6), e19517-1-e19517-11. [More Information]
  • Morrissey, C., Chen, S., Sorrell, T., Bradstock, K., Szer, J., Halliday, C., Gilroy, N., Schwarer, A., Slavin, M. (2011). Design issues in a randomized controlled trial of a pre-emptive versus empiric antifungal strategy for invasive aspergillosis in patients with high-risk hematologic malignancies. Leukemia and Lymphoma, 52(2), 179-193. [More Information]
  • Harun, A., Blyth, C., Gilgado, F., Middleton, P., Chen, S., Meyer, W. (2011). Development and Validation of a Multiplex PCR for Detection of Scedosporium spp. in Respiratory Tract Specimens from Patients with Cystic Fibrosis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(4), 1508-1512. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Lewis, R., Kontoyiannis, D. (2011). Direct effects of non-antifungal agents used in cancer chemotherapy and organ transplantation on the development and virulence of Candida and Aspergillus species. Virulence, 2(4), 280-295. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Slavin, M., Sorrell, T. (2011). Echinocandin Antifungal Drugs in Fungal Infections A Comparison. Drugs, 71(1), 11-41. [More Information]
  • Ong, A., Blyth, C., Bency, R., Vicaretti, M., Harun, A., Meyer, W., Shingde, M., Gilroy, N., Chapman, J., Chen, S. (2011). Fatal mycotic aneurysms due to scedosporium and pseudallescheria infection. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(5), 2067-2071. [More Information]
  • Kok, J., Thomas, L., Olma, T., Chen, S., Iredell, J. (2011). Identification of bacteria in blood culture broths using matrix-assisted laser desorption-ionization sepsityper™ and time of flight mass spectrometry. PLoS One, 6(8), e23285 - 1-e23285 - 7. [More Information]
  • Wang, T., Kong, F., Chen, S., Xiao, M., Sorrell, T., Wang, X., Wang, S., Sintchenko, V. (2011). Improved identification of Gordonia, Rhodococcus and Tsukamurella species by 5'-end 16S rRNA gene sequencing. Pathology, 43(1), 58-63. [More Information]
  • de Hoog, S., Robert, V., Lackner, M., Vehreschild, M., Vehreschild, J., Symoens, F., Göttlich-Fligg, E., Meyer, W., Chen, S., et al (2011). Making moulds meet. Information retrieval as a basis for understanding Pseudallescheria and Scedosporium. Mycoses, 54(Suppl 3), 1-4. [More Information]
  • Pinto, A., Halliday, C., Zahra, M., van Hal, S., Olma, T., Maszewska, K., Iredell, J., Meyer, W., Chen, S. (2011). Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry Identification of Yeasts Is Contingent on Robust Reference Spectra. PLoS One, 6(10), e25712-1-e25712-7. [More Information]
  • Outhred, A., Watts, M., Chen, S., Sorrell, T. (2011). Nocardia infections of the face and neck. Current Infectious Disease Reports, 13(2), 132-140. [More Information]
  • Phipps, L., Chen, S., Kable, K., Halliday, C., Firacative, C., Meyer, W., Wong, G., Nankivell (Nankievell), B. (2011). Nosocomial Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia: Lessons From a Cluster in Kidney Transplant Recipients. Transplantation, 92(12), 1327-1334. [More Information]
  • Reid, A., Chen, S., Worth, L. (2011). Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in non-HIV-infected patients: new risks and diagnostic tools. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 24(6), 534-544. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Blyth, C., Sorrell, T., Slavin, M. (2011). Pneumonia and Lung Infections due to Emerging and Unusual Fungal Pathogens. Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 32(6), 703-716. [More Information]
  • Chavada, R., Kok, J., van Hal, S., Chen, S. (2011). Seeking Clarity within Cloudy Effluents: Differentiating Fungal from Bacterial Peritonitis in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients. PLoS One, 6(12), e28247-pp 5. [More Information]
  • Blyth, C., Gomes, L., Sorrell, T., da Cruz, M., Sud, A., Chen, S. (2011). Skull-base osteomyelitis: Fungal vs. bacterial infection. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 17(2), 306-311. [More Information]
  • Guo, L., Xiao, M., Kong, F., Chen, S., Wang, H., Sorrell, T., Jiang, W., Dou, H., Li, R., Xu, Y. (2011). Three-locus identification, genotyping, and antifungal susceptibilities of medically important Trichosporon species from China. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(11), 3805-3811. [More Information]
  • Harun, A., Gilgado, F., Chen, S., Meyer, W. (2010). Abundance of Pseudallescheria/Scedosporium species in the Australian urban environment suggests a possible source for scedosporiosis including the colonization of airways in cystic fibrosis. Medical Mycology, 48(O1), s70-s76. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Playford, E., Sorrell, T. (2010). Antifungal therapy in invasive fungal infections. Current Opinion in Pharmacology, 10(5), 522-30. [More Information]
  • Slavin, M., Sorrell, T., Marriott, D., Thursky, K., Nguyen, Q., Ellis, D., Morrissey, C., Chen, S. (2010). Candidaemia in adult cancer patients: risks for fluconazole-resistant isolates and death. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 65(5), 1042-1051. [More Information]
  • Blyth, C., Middleton, P., Harun, A., Sorrell, T., Meyer, W., Chen, S. (2010). Clinical associations and prevalence of Scedosporium spp. in Australian cystic fibrosis patients: identification of novel risk factors? Medical Mycology, 48(1), S37-S44. [More Information]
  • Lau, A., Halliday, C., Chen, S., Playford, E., Stanley, K., Sorrell, T. (2010). Comparison of Whole Blood, Serum and Plasma for Early Detection of Candidemia by Multiplex-Tandem PCR. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(3), 811-816. [More Information]
  • Blyth, C., Harun, A., Middleton, P., Sleiman, S., Lee, O., Sorrell, T., Meyer, W., Chen, S. (2010). Detection of Occult Scedosporium Species in Respiratory Tract Specimens from Patients with Cystic Fibrosis by Use of Selective Media. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(1), 314-316. [More Information]
  • Xiao, M., Kong, F., Sorrell, T., Cao, Y., Lee, O., Liu, Y., Sintchenko, V., Chen, S. (2010). Identification of Pathogenic Nocardia Species by Reverse Line Blot Hybridization Targeting the 16S rRNA and 16S-23S rRNA Gene Spacer Regions. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(2), 503-511. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Biswas, C., Bartley, R., Widmer, A., Pantarat, N., Obando Gutierrez, D., Djordjevic, J., Ellis, D., Jolliffe, K., Sorrell, T. (2010). In vitro antifungal activities of bis(alkylpyridinium)alkane compounds against pathogenic yeasts and molds. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 54(8), 3233-3240. [More Information]
  • Chong, H., Dagg, R., Malik, R., Chen, S., Carter, D. (2010). In vitro susceptibility of the yeast pathogen Cryptococcus to fluconazole and other azoles varies with molecular genotype. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(11), 4115-4120. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Kontoyiannis, D. (2010). New molecular and surrogate biomarker-based tests in the diagnosis of bacterial and fungal infection in febrile neutropenic patients. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 23(6), 567-577. [More Information]
  • Kok, J., Chen, S., Anderson, L., Berglund, L., Sleiman, S., Moss, A., Bourke, M., Gilroy, N. (2010). Protein-losing enteropathy and hypogammaglobulinaemia as first manifestations of disseminated histoplasmosis coincident with Nocardia infection. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 59(5), 610-613. [More Information]
  • Sorrell, T., Chen, S. (2010). Recent advances in management of cryptococcal meningitis: commentary. F1000 Medicine Reports, 2, 82. [More Information]
  • Wang, X., Xiao, M., Kong, F., Sintchenko, V., Wang, H., Wang, B., Lian, S., Sorrell, T., Chen, S. (2010). Reverse line blot hybridization and DNA sequencing studies of the 16S-23S rRNA gene intergenic spacer regions of five emerging pathogenic Nocardia species. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 59(Pt 5), 548-555. [More Information]
  • Harun, A., Serena, C., Gilgado, F., Chen, S., Meyer, W. (2010). Scedosporium aurantiacum is as virulent as S. prolificans, and shows strain-specific virulence differences, in a mouse model. Medical Mycology, 48(O1), S45-S51. [More Information]
  • Kong, F., Wang, H., Zhang, E., Sintchenko, V., Xiao, M., Sorrell, T., Chen, X., Chen, S. (2010). SecA1 Gene Sequence Polymorphisms for Species Identification of Nocardia and Recognition of Intraspecies Genetic Diversity. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(11), 3928-3934. [More Information]
  • Blyth, C., Gomes, L., Sorrell, T., da Cruz, M., Sud, A., Chen, S. (2010). Skull-base osteomyelitis: fungal versus bacterial infection. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2010.03231.x, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Kong, F., Chen, S., Chen, X., Sintchenko, V., Halliday, C., Cai, L., Tong, Z., Lee, O., Sorrell, T. (2009). Assignment of Reference 5’-end 16S rDNA Sequences and Species-Specific Sequence Polymorphisms Improves Species Identification of Nocardia. The Open Microbiology Journal, 3, 97-105. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Marriott, D., Playford, E., Nguyen, Q., Ellis, D., Meyer, W., Sorrell, T., Slavin, M. (2009). Candidaemia with uncommon Candida species: Predisposing factors, outcome, antifungal susceptibility, and implications for management. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 15(7), 662-669. [More Information]
  • van Hal, S., Marriott, D., Chen, S., Nguyen, Q., Sorrell, T., Ellis, D., Slavin, M. (2009). Candidemia following solid organ transplantation in the era of antifungal prophylaxis: the Australian experience. Transplant Infectious Disease (Print), 11(2), 122-127. [More Information]
  • Lau, A., Chen, S., Sleiman, S., Sorrell, T. (2009). Current status and future perspectives on molecular and serological methods in diagnostic mycology. Future Microbiology, 4(9), 1185-1222. [More Information]
  • Marriott, D., Playford, E., Chen, S., Slavin, M., Nguyen, Q., Ellis, D., Sorrell, T. (2009). Determinants of mortality in non-neutropenic ICU patients with candidaemia. Critical Care, 13(4), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Blyth, C., Adams, D., Chen, S. (2009). Diagnostic and typing methods for investigating Legionella infection. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 20, 157-161. [More Information]
  • Harun, A., Chen, S., Meyer, W. (2009). Environmental isolation of Scedosporium species from the greater Sydney region - a link to the emergence of infections in Australia? Microbiology Australia, 30(1), 98-101.
  • Sorrell, T., Chen, S. (2009). Fungal-derived immune modulating molecules. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 666, 108-120.
  • Harun, A., Perdomo, H., Gilgado, F., Chen, S., Cano, J., Guarro, J., Meyer, W. (2009). Genotyping of Scedosporium species: a review of molecular approaches. Medical Mycology, 47(4), 406-414. [More Information]
  • Kidd, S., Ling, L., Meyer, W., Morrissey, C., Chen, S., Slavin, M. (2009). Molecular epidemiology of invasive aspergillosis: lessons learned from an outbreak investigation in an Australian hematology unit. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 30(12), 1223-1226. [More Information]
  • Blyth, C., Chen, S., Slavin, M., Serena, C., Nguyen, Q., Marriott, D., Ellis, D., Meyer, W., Sorrell, T. (2009). Not just little adults: candidemia epidemiology, molecular characterization, and antifungal susceptibility in neonatal and pediatric patients. Pediatrics (English Edition), 123(5), 1360-1368. [More Information]
  • Heath, C., Slavin, M., Sorrell, T., Handke, R., Harun, A., Phillips, M., Nguyen, Q., Delhaes, L., Ellis, D., Meyer, W., Chen, S., et al (2009). Population-based surveillance for scedosporiosis in Australia: Epidemiology, disease manifestations and emergence of Scedosporium aurantiacum infection. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 15(7), 689-693. [More Information]
  • Wang, H., Kong, F., Sorrell, T., Wang, B., McNicholas, P., Pantarat, N., Ellis, D., Xiao, M., Widmer, A., Chen, S. (2009). Rapid detection of ERG11 gene mutations in clinical Candida albicans isolates with reduced susceptibility to fluconazole by rolling circle amplification and DNA sequencing. BMC Microbiology, 9, 167-1-167-12. [More Information]
  • Playford, E., Marriott, D., Nguyen, Q., Chen, S., Ellis, D., Slavin, M., Sorrell, T. (2008). Candidemia in nonneutropenic critically ill patients: Risk factors for non-albicans Candida spp. Critical Care Medicine, 36(7), 2034-2039. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Tong, Z., Lee, O., Halliday, C., Playford, E., Widmer, A., Kong, F., Wu, C., Sorrell, T. (2008). Clinician response to Candida organisms in the urine of patients attending hospital. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 27(3), 201-208. [More Information]
  • Morrissey, C., Bardy, P., Slavin, M., Ananda-Rajah, M., Chen, S., Kirsa, S., Ritchie, D., Upton, A. (2008). Diagnostic and therapeutic approach to persistent or recurrent fevers of unknown origin in adult stem cell transplantation and haematological malignancy. Internal Medicine Journal, 38(6b), 477-495. [More Information]
  • Lau, A., Sorrell, T., Chen, S., Stanley, K., Iredell, J., Halliday, C. (2008). Multiplex-Tandem PCR: A Novel Platform for the Rapid Detection and Identification of Fungal Pathogens from Blood Culture Specimens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46(9), 3021-3027. [More Information]
  • Zhou, X., Kong, F., Sorrell, T., Wang, H., Duan, Y., Chen, S. (2008). Practical method for detection and identification of Candida, Aspergillus and Scedosporium using rolling circle amplification (RCA). Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46(7), 2423-2427. [More Information]
  • Kong, F., Tong, Z., Chen, X., Sorrell, T., Wang, B., Wu, Q., Ellis, D., Chen, S. (2008). Rapid identification and differentiation of Trichophyton species, based on sequence polymorphisms of the ribosomal internal transcribed spacer regions, by rolling-circle amplification. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46(4), 1192-1199. [More Information]
  • Troke, P., Aguirrebengoa, K., Arteaga, C., Ellis, D., Heath, C., Lutsar, I., Rovira, M., Nguyen, Q., Slavin, M., Chen, S. (2008). Treatment of scedosporiosis with voriconazole: clinical experience with 107 patients. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 52(5), 1743-1750. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Sorrell, T. (2007). Antifungal agents. Medical Journal of Australia, 187(7), 404-409. [More Information]
  • Wu, Q., Chen, S., Santangelo, R., Martin, P., Malik, R., Sorrell, T. (2007). Cryptococcal phospholipase B antigen is not detected in serum of patients infected with Cryptococcus neoformans using a sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. FEMS Yeast Research, 7(3), 465-470. [More Information]
  • Kok, J., Halliday, C., Lee, O., Novakovic, D., Kevin, P., Chen, S. (2007). Early use of posaconazole in the successful treatment of rhino-orbital mucormycosis caused by Rhizopus oryzae. Journal of Infection, 55(3), e33-6. [More Information]
  • Tong, Z., Widmer, A., Sorrell, T., Guse, Z., Jolliffe, K., Halliday, C., Lee, O., Kong, F., Wright, L., Chen, S. (2007). In Vitro Activities of Miltefosine and Two Novel Antifungal Biscationic Salts against a Panel of 77 Dermatophytes. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 51(6), 2219-2222. [More Information]
  • Baral, R., Catt, M., Soon, L., Martin, P., Bosward, K., Chen, S., Malik, R. (2007). Successful treatment of a localised CDC Group EF-4a infection in a cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 9, 67-71. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Slavin, M., Nguyen, Q., Marriott, D., Playford, E., Ellis, D., Sorrell, T. (2006). Active surveillance for candidemia, Australia. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 12(10). [More Information]
  • Mitchell, D., Chen, S. (2006). Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: time for action. Pathology, 38(3), 199-200.
  • Lau, A., Chen, S., Sorrell, T., Carter, D., Malik, R., Martin, P., Halliday, C. (2006). Development and clinical application of a panfungal PCR assay to detect and identify fungal DNA in tissue specimens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, (doi:10.1128/JCM.01862-06) 45 (2)(45 (2)), 380-385. [More Information]
  • Baral, R., Metcalfe, S., Krockenberger, M., Catt, M., Barrs, V., McWhirter, C., Hutson, C., Wigney, D., Martin, P., Chen, S., Mitchell, D., Malik, R. (2006). Disseminated Mycobacterium avium infection in young cats: overrepresentation of Abyssinian cats. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 8(1), 23-44. [More Information]
  • Halliday, C., Hoile, R., Sorrell, T., James, G., Yadav, S., Shaw, P., Bleakley, M., Bradstock, K., Chen, S. (2006). Role of prospective screening of blood for invasive aspergillosis by polymerase chain reaction in febrile neutropenic recipients of haematopoietic stem cell transplants and patients with acute leukaemia. British Journal of Haematology, 132(4), 478-486. [More Information]
  • Santangelo, R., Chen, S., Sorrell, T., Wright, L. (2005). Detection of antibodies to phospholipase B in patients infected with Cryptococcus neoformans by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). Medical Mycology, 43(4), 335-341. [More Information]
  • Wright, L., Payne, J., Santangelo, R., Simpanya, M., Chen, S., Widmer, A., Sorrell, T. (2004). Cryptococcal Phospholipases: A Novel Lysophospholipase Discovered In The Pathogenic Fungus Cryptococcus Gattii. Biochemical Journal, 384(2), 377-384.
  • Meyer, W., Chen, S., Halliday, C. (2002). A review of nucleic acid-based diagnostic tests for systemic mycoses with an emphasis on polymerase chain reaction-based assays. Medical Mycology, 40(4), 333-357.
  • Malik, R., Hughes,, M., James, G., Martin, P., Wigney, D., Canfield, P., Chen, S., Mitchell,, D., Love, D. (2002). Feline leprosy: two different clinical syndromes. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, , 43-59.
  • Wright, L., Chen, S., Wilson, C., Simpanya, M., Blackstock, R., Cox, G., Murphy, J., Sorrell, T. (2002). Strain-dependent effects of environmental signals on the production of extracellular phospholipase by Cryptococcus neoformans. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 209(2), 175-181.
  • Chen, S., Wright, L., Sorrell, T., Cox,, G., McDade, H., Tucker, S., Gottfredsson, M., Leidich, S., Casadevall, A., Ghannoum, M., et al (2001). Extracellular phospholipase activity is a virulence factor for cryptococcus neoformans. Molecular Microbiology, 39, 166-175.
  • Malik, R., Martin, P., Wigney, D., Mitchell, D., Chen, S., Love, D., Swan, D., Sattler, P., Cibilic,, D., Allen, J., et al (2001). Treatment of canine leproid granuloma syndrome: preliminary findings in seven dogs. Australian Veterinary Journal, 79(1), 30-36.

2014

  • Watts, M., James, G., Sultana, Y., Ginn, A., Outhred, A., Kong, F., Verweij, J., Iredell, J., Chen, S., Lee, R. (2014). A Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) Assay for Strongyloides stercoralis in Stool That Uses a Visual Detection Method with SYTO-82 Fluorescent Dye. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 90(2), 306-311. [More Information]
  • Saijo, T., Chen, J., Chen, S., Rosen, L., Yi, J., Sorrell, T., Bennett, J., Holland, S., Browne, S., Kwon-Chung, K. (2014). Anti-granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor autoantibodies are a risk factor for central nervous system infection by Cryptococcus gattii in otherwise immunocompetent patients. mBio, 5(2), e00912-00914. [More Information]
  • Biswas, C., Zuo, X., Chen, S., Schibeci, S., Forwood, J., Jolliffe, K., Sorrell, T., Djordjevic, J. (2014). Functional disruption of yeast metacaspase, Mca1, leads to miltefosine resistance and inability to mediate miltefosine-induced apoptotic effects. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 67, 71-81. [More Information]
  • Gray, T., Thomas, L., Olma, T., Mitchell, D., Iredell, J., Chen, S. (2014). Rapid identification of gram negative bacteria from blood culture broth using maldi-tof mass spectrometry. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 87(87), 51663. [More Information]
  • Van Hal, S., Chen, S., Sorrell, T., Ellis, D., Slavin, M., Marriott, D. (2014). Support for the EUCAST and revised CLSI fluconazole clinical breakpoints by Sensititre(R) YeastOne(R) for Candida albicans: a prospective observational cohort study. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 69(8), 2210-2214. [More Information]

2013

  • Chen, S., Korman, T., Slavin, M., Marriott, D., Byth Wilson, K., Bak, N., Currie, B., Hajkowicz, K., Heath, C., Kidd, S., Meyer, W., Sorrell, T., et al (2013). Antifungal therapy and management of complications of cryptococcosis due to Cryptococcus gattii. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 57(4), 543-551. [More Information]
  • McMullan, B., Sorrell, T., Chen, S. (2013). Cryptococcus gattii infections: contemporary aspects of epidemiology, clinical manifestations and management of infection. Future Microbiology, 8(12), 1613-1631. [More Information]
  • Kok, J., Chen, S., Dwyer, D., Iredell, J. (2013). Current status of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionisation-time of flight mass spectrometry in the clinical microbiology laboratory. Pathology, 45(1), 4-17. [More Information]
  • Neoh, C., Liew, D., Slavin, M., Marriott, D., Chen, S., Morrissey, O., Stewart, K., Kong, D. (2013). Economic evaluation of micafungin versus caspofungin for the treatment of candidaemia and invasive candidiasis. Internal Medicine Journal, 43(6), 668-677. [More Information]
  • Neoh, C., Liew, D., Slavin, M., Marriott, D., Chen, S., Morrissey, O., Stewart, K., Kong, D. (2013). Economic evaluation of micafungin vs. liposomal amphotericin B (LAmB) for the treatment of candidaemia and invasive candidiasis (IC). Mycoses, 56(5), 532-542. [More Information]
  • Biswas, C., Djordjevic, J., Zuo, X., Boles, E., Jolliffe, K., Sorrell, T., Chen, S. (2013). Functional characterization of the hexose transporter Hxt13p: An efflux pump that mediates resistance to miltefosine in yeast. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 61, 23-32. [More Information]
  • Middleton, P., Chen, S., Meyer, W. (2013). Fungal infections and treatment in cystic fibrosis. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine, 19(6), 670-675. [More Information]
  • Morrissey, C., Chen, S., Sorrell, T., Milliken, S., Bardy, P., Bradstock, K., Szer, J., Halliday, C., Gilroy, N., Moore, J., et al (2013). Galactomannan and PCR versus culture and histology for directing use of antifungal treatment for invasive aspergillosis in high-risk haematology patients: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 13(6), 519-528. [More Information]
  • Tong, Z., Chen, S., Chen, L., Dong, B., Li, R., Hu, Z., Jiang, P., Li, D., Duan, Y. (2013). Generalized Subcutaneous Phaeohyphomycosis Caused by Phialophora verrucosa: Report of a Case and Review of Literature. Mycopathologia, 175(3-4), 301-306. [More Information]
  • Biswas, C., Sorrell, T., Djordjevic, J., Zuo, X., Jolliffe, K., Chen, S. (2013). In vitro activity of miltefosine as a single agent and in combination with voriconazole or posaconazole against uncommon filamentous fungal pathogens. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 68(12), 2842-2846. [More Information]
  • Nankivell (Nankievell), B., Firacative, C., Kable, K., Chen, S., Meyer, W. (2013). Molecular Epidemiology Linking Multi-Hospital Clusters of Opportunistic Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 57(7), 1058-1059. [More Information]
  • Turner, S., Chen, S., Slavin, M., Kong, D. (2013). Pharmacoeconomics of empirical antifungal use in febrile neutropenic hematological malignancy and hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients. Expert review of pharmacoeconomics & outcomes research, 13(2), 227-235. [More Information]
  • Xiao, M., Guo, L., Kong, F., Wang, H., Sorrell, T., Li, R., Jiang, W., Chen, S., Xu, Y. (2013). Practical identification of eight medically important Trichosporon species by reverse line blot hybridization (RLB) assay and rolling circle amplification (RCA). Medical Mycology, 51(3), 300-308. [More Information]
  • Gray, T., Thomas, L., Olma, T., Iredell, J., Chen, S. (2013). Rapid identification of Gram-negative organisms from blood culture bottles using a modified extraction method and MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 77(2), 110-112. [More Information]

2012

  • Wehrhahn, M., Xiao, M., Kong, F., Xu, Y., Chen, S. (2012). A PCR-based Intergenic Spacer Region-Capillary Gel Electrophoresis Typing Method for the Identification and Subtyping of Nocardia Species. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 50(11), 3478-3484. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Slavin, M., Heath, C., Playford, E., Byth Wilson, K., Marriott, D., Kidd, S., Bak, N., Currie, B., Hajkowicz, K., Meyer, W., Sorrell, T., et al (2012). Clinical Manifestations of Cryptococcus gattii Infection: Determinants of Neurological Sequelae and Death. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 55(6), 789-798. [More Information]
  • McMullan, B., Halliday, C., Sorrell, T., Judd, D., Sleiman, S., Marriott, D., Olma, T., Chen, S. (2012). Clinical Utility of the Cryptococcal Antigen Lateral Flow Assay in a Diagnostic Mycology Laboratory. PLoS One, 7(11), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Ong, A., Mahajan, H., Chen, S., Halliday, C., Watts, M., Brighton, R., Ralph, A. (2012). Coccidioidal septic arthritis: lessons learned from a clinical and laboratory perspective. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(11), 705-706. [More Information]
  • Helal, M., Kong, F., Chen, S., Zhou, F., Dwyer, D., Potter, J., Sintchenko, V. (2012). Linear normalised hash function for clustering gene sequences and identifying reference sequences from multiple sequence alignments. Microbial Informatics and Experimentation, 2(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Dolton, M., Ray, J., Chen, S., Ng, K., Pont, L., McLachlan, A. (2012). Multicenter Study of Posaconazole Therapeutic Drug Monitoring: Exposure-Response and Factors Affecting Concentration. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 56(11), 5503-5510. [More Information]
  • Dolton, M., Ray, J., Chen, S., Ng, K., Pont, L., McLachlan, A. (2012). Multicenter Study of Voriconazole Pharmacokinetics and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 56(9), 4793-4799. [More Information]
  • Neoh, C., Kong, D., Slavin, M., Chen, S. (2012). Pharmacological and Host Considerations Surrounding Dose Selection and Duration of Therapy with Echinocandins. Current Fungal Infection Reports, 6(2-3), 95-106. [More Information]
  • Sivagnanam, S., Bannan, A., Chen, S., Ralph, A. (2012). Sporotrichosis (Sporothrix schenckii infection) in the New South Wales mid-north coast, 2000-2010. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(9), 588-590. [More Information]

2011

  • Wang, H., Xiao, M., Kong, F., Chen, S., Dou, H., Sorrell, T., Li, R., Xu, Y. (2011). Accurate and Practical Identification of 20 Fusarium Species by Seven-Locus Sequence Analysis and Reverse Line Blot Hybridization, and an In Vitro Antifungal Susceptibility Study. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(5), 1890-1898. [More Information]
  • Helal, M., Kong, F., Chen, S., Bain, M., Christen, R., Sintchenko, V. (2011). Defining Reference Sequences for Nocardia Species by Similarity and Clustering Analyses of 16S rRNA Gene Sequence Data. PLoS One, 6(6), e19517-1-e19517-11. [More Information]
  • Morrissey, C., Chen, S., Sorrell, T., Bradstock, K., Szer, J., Halliday, C., Gilroy, N., Schwarer, A., Slavin, M. (2011). Design issues in a randomized controlled trial of a pre-emptive versus empiric antifungal strategy for invasive aspergillosis in patients with high-risk hematologic malignancies. Leukemia and Lymphoma, 52(2), 179-193. [More Information]
  • Harun, A., Blyth, C., Gilgado, F., Middleton, P., Chen, S., Meyer, W. (2011). Development and Validation of a Multiplex PCR for Detection of Scedosporium spp. in Respiratory Tract Specimens from Patients with Cystic Fibrosis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(4), 1508-1512. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Lewis, R., Kontoyiannis, D. (2011). Direct effects of non-antifungal agents used in cancer chemotherapy and organ transplantation on the development and virulence of Candida and Aspergillus species. Virulence, 2(4), 280-295. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Slavin, M., Sorrell, T. (2011). Echinocandin Antifungal Drugs in Fungal Infections A Comparison. Drugs, 71(1), 11-41. [More Information]
  • Ong, A., Blyth, C., Bency, R., Vicaretti, M., Harun, A., Meyer, W., Shingde, M., Gilroy, N., Chapman, J., Chen, S. (2011). Fatal mycotic aneurysms due to scedosporium and pseudallescheria infection. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(5), 2067-2071. [More Information]
  • Kok, J., Thomas, L., Olma, T., Chen, S., Iredell, J. (2011). Identification of bacteria in blood culture broths using matrix-assisted laser desorption-ionization sepsityper™ and time of flight mass spectrometry. PLoS One, 6(8), e23285 - 1-e23285 - 7. [More Information]
  • Wang, T., Kong, F., Chen, S., Xiao, M., Sorrell, T., Wang, X., Wang, S., Sintchenko, V. (2011). Improved identification of Gordonia, Rhodococcus and Tsukamurella species by 5'-end 16S rRNA gene sequencing. Pathology, 43(1), 58-63. [More Information]
  • de Hoog, S., Robert, V., Lackner, M., Vehreschild, M., Vehreschild, J., Symoens, F., Göttlich-Fligg, E., Meyer, W., Chen, S., et al (2011). Making moulds meet. Information retrieval as a basis for understanding Pseudallescheria and Scedosporium. Mycoses, 54(Suppl 3), 1-4. [More Information]
  • Pinto, A., Halliday, C., Zahra, M., van Hal, S., Olma, T., Maszewska, K., Iredell, J., Meyer, W., Chen, S. (2011). Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry Identification of Yeasts Is Contingent on Robust Reference Spectra. PLoS One, 6(10), e25712-1-e25712-7. [More Information]
  • Outhred, A., Watts, M., Chen, S., Sorrell, T. (2011). Nocardia infections of the face and neck. Current Infectious Disease Reports, 13(2), 132-140. [More Information]
  • Phipps, L., Chen, S., Kable, K., Halliday, C., Firacative, C., Meyer, W., Wong, G., Nankivell (Nankievell), B. (2011). Nosocomial Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia: Lessons From a Cluster in Kidney Transplant Recipients. Transplantation, 92(12), 1327-1334. [More Information]
  • Reid, A., Chen, S., Worth, L. (2011). Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia in non-HIV-infected patients: new risks and diagnostic tools. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 24(6), 534-544. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Blyth, C., Sorrell, T., Slavin, M. (2011). Pneumonia and Lung Infections due to Emerging and Unusual Fungal Pathogens. Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 32(6), 703-716. [More Information]
  • Chavada, R., Kok, J., van Hal, S., Chen, S. (2011). Seeking Clarity within Cloudy Effluents: Differentiating Fungal from Bacterial Peritonitis in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients. PLoS One, 6(12), e28247-pp 5. [More Information]
  • Blyth, C., Gomes, L., Sorrell, T., da Cruz, M., Sud, A., Chen, S. (2011). Skull-base osteomyelitis: Fungal vs. bacterial infection. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 17(2), 306-311. [More Information]
  • Guo, L., Xiao, M., Kong, F., Chen, S., Wang, H., Sorrell, T., Jiang, W., Dou, H., Li, R., Xu, Y. (2011). Three-locus identification, genotyping, and antifungal susceptibilities of medically important Trichosporon species from China. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(11), 3805-3811. [More Information]

2010

  • Harun, A., Gilgado, F., Chen, S., Meyer, W. (2010). Abundance of Pseudallescheria/Scedosporium species in the Australian urban environment suggests a possible source for scedosporiosis including the colonization of airways in cystic fibrosis. Medical Mycology, 48(O1), s70-s76. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Playford, E., Sorrell, T. (2010). Antifungal therapy in invasive fungal infections. Current Opinion in Pharmacology, 10(5), 522-30. [More Information]
  • Slavin, M., Sorrell, T., Marriott, D., Thursky, K., Nguyen, Q., Ellis, D., Morrissey, C., Chen, S. (2010). Candidaemia in adult cancer patients: risks for fluconazole-resistant isolates and death. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 65(5), 1042-1051. [More Information]
  • Blyth, C., Middleton, P., Harun, A., Sorrell, T., Meyer, W., Chen, S. (2010). Clinical associations and prevalence of Scedosporium spp. in Australian cystic fibrosis patients: identification of novel risk factors? Medical Mycology, 48(1), S37-S44. [More Information]
  • Lau, A., Halliday, C., Chen, S., Playford, E., Stanley, K., Sorrell, T. (2010). Comparison of Whole Blood, Serum and Plasma for Early Detection of Candidemia by Multiplex-Tandem PCR. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(3), 811-816. [More Information]
  • Blyth, C., Harun, A., Middleton, P., Sleiman, S., Lee, O., Sorrell, T., Meyer, W., Chen, S. (2010). Detection of Occult Scedosporium Species in Respiratory Tract Specimens from Patients with Cystic Fibrosis by Use of Selective Media. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(1), 314-316. [More Information]
  • Xiao, M., Kong, F., Sorrell, T., Cao, Y., Lee, O., Liu, Y., Sintchenko, V., Chen, S. (2010). Identification of Pathogenic Nocardia Species by Reverse Line Blot Hybridization Targeting the 16S rRNA and 16S-23S rRNA Gene Spacer Regions. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(2), 503-511. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Biswas, C., Bartley, R., Widmer, A., Pantarat, N., Obando Gutierrez, D., Djordjevic, J., Ellis, D., Jolliffe, K., Sorrell, T. (2010). In vitro antifungal activities of bis(alkylpyridinium)alkane compounds against pathogenic yeasts and molds. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 54(8), 3233-3240. [More Information]
  • Chong, H., Dagg, R., Malik, R., Chen, S., Carter, D. (2010). In vitro susceptibility of the yeast pathogen Cryptococcus to fluconazole and other azoles varies with molecular genotype. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(11), 4115-4120. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Kontoyiannis, D. (2010). New molecular and surrogate biomarker-based tests in the diagnosis of bacterial and fungal infection in febrile neutropenic patients. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 23(6), 567-577. [More Information]
  • Kok, J., Chen, S., Anderson, L., Berglund, L., Sleiman, S., Moss, A., Bourke, M., Gilroy, N. (2010). Protein-losing enteropathy and hypogammaglobulinaemia as first manifestations of disseminated histoplasmosis coincident with Nocardia infection. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 59(5), 610-613. [More Information]
  • Sorrell, T., Chen, S. (2010). Recent advances in management of cryptococcal meningitis: commentary. F1000 Medicine Reports, 2, 82. [More Information]
  • Wang, X., Xiao, M., Kong, F., Sintchenko, V., Wang, H., Wang, B., Lian, S., Sorrell, T., Chen, S. (2010). Reverse line blot hybridization and DNA sequencing studies of the 16S-23S rRNA gene intergenic spacer regions of five emerging pathogenic Nocardia species. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 59(Pt 5), 548-555. [More Information]
  • Harun, A., Serena, C., Gilgado, F., Chen, S., Meyer, W. (2010). Scedosporium aurantiacum is as virulent as S. prolificans, and shows strain-specific virulence differences, in a mouse model. Medical Mycology, 48(O1), S45-S51. [More Information]
  • Kong, F., Wang, H., Zhang, E., Sintchenko, V., Xiao, M., Sorrell, T., Chen, X., Chen, S. (2010). SecA1 Gene Sequence Polymorphisms for Species Identification of Nocardia and Recognition of Intraspecies Genetic Diversity. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(11), 3928-3934. [More Information]
  • Blyth, C., Gomes, L., Sorrell, T., da Cruz, M., Sud, A., Chen, S. (2010). Skull-base osteomyelitis: fungal versus bacterial infection. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2010.03231.x, 1-6. [More Information]

2009

  • Kong, F., Chen, S., Chen, X., Sintchenko, V., Halliday, C., Cai, L., Tong, Z., Lee, O., Sorrell, T. (2009). Assignment of Reference 5’-end 16S rDNA Sequences and Species-Specific Sequence Polymorphisms Improves Species Identification of Nocardia. The Open Microbiology Journal, 3, 97-105. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Marriott, D., Playford, E., Nguyen, Q., Ellis, D., Meyer, W., Sorrell, T., Slavin, M. (2009). Candidaemia with uncommon Candida species: Predisposing factors, outcome, antifungal susceptibility, and implications for management. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 15(7), 662-669. [More Information]
  • van Hal, S., Marriott, D., Chen, S., Nguyen, Q., Sorrell, T., Ellis, D., Slavin, M. (2009). Candidemia following solid organ transplantation in the era of antifungal prophylaxis: the Australian experience. Transplant Infectious Disease (Print), 11(2), 122-127. [More Information]
  • Lau, A., Chen, S., Sleiman, S., Sorrell, T. (2009). Current status and future perspectives on molecular and serological methods in diagnostic mycology. Future Microbiology, 4(9), 1185-1222. [More Information]
  • Marriott, D., Playford, E., Chen, S., Slavin, M., Nguyen, Q., Ellis, D., Sorrell, T. (2009). Determinants of mortality in non-neutropenic ICU patients with candidaemia. Critical Care, 13(4), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Blyth, C., Adams, D., Chen, S. (2009). Diagnostic and typing methods for investigating Legionella infection. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 20, 157-161. [More Information]
  • Harun, A., Chen, S., Meyer, W. (2009). Environmental isolation of Scedosporium species from the greater Sydney region - a link to the emergence of infections in Australia? Microbiology Australia, 30(1), 98-101.
  • Sorrell, T., Chen, S. (2009). Fungal-derived immune modulating molecules. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 666, 108-120.
  • Harun, A., Perdomo, H., Gilgado, F., Chen, S., Cano, J., Guarro, J., Meyer, W. (2009). Genotyping of Scedosporium species: a review of molecular approaches. Medical Mycology, 47(4), 406-414. [More Information]
  • Kidd, S., Ling, L., Meyer, W., Morrissey, C., Chen, S., Slavin, M. (2009). Molecular epidemiology of invasive aspergillosis: lessons learned from an outbreak investigation in an Australian hematology unit. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 30(12), 1223-1226. [More Information]
  • Blyth, C., Chen, S., Slavin, M., Serena, C., Nguyen, Q., Marriott, D., Ellis, D., Meyer, W., Sorrell, T. (2009). Not just little adults: candidemia epidemiology, molecular characterization, and antifungal susceptibility in neonatal and pediatric patients. Pediatrics (English Edition), 123(5), 1360-1368. [More Information]
  • Heath, C., Slavin, M., Sorrell, T., Handke, R., Harun, A., Phillips, M., Nguyen, Q., Delhaes, L., Ellis, D., Meyer, W., Chen, S., et al (2009). Population-based surveillance for scedosporiosis in Australia: Epidemiology, disease manifestations and emergence of Scedosporium aurantiacum infection. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 15(7), 689-693. [More Information]
  • Wang, H., Kong, F., Sorrell, T., Wang, B., McNicholas, P., Pantarat, N., Ellis, D., Xiao, M., Widmer, A., Chen, S. (2009). Rapid detection of ERG11 gene mutations in clinical Candida albicans isolates with reduced susceptibility to fluconazole by rolling circle amplification and DNA sequencing. BMC Microbiology, 9, 167-1-167-12. [More Information]

2008

  • Playford, E., Marriott, D., Nguyen, Q., Chen, S., Ellis, D., Slavin, M., Sorrell, T. (2008). Candidemia in nonneutropenic critically ill patients: Risk factors for non-albicans Candida spp. Critical Care Medicine, 36(7), 2034-2039. [More Information]
  • Chen, S., Tong, Z., Lee, O., Halliday, C., Playford, E., Widmer, A., Kong, F., Wu, C., Sorrell, T. (2008). Clinician response to Candida organisms in the urine of patients attending hospital. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 27(3), 201-208. [More Information]
  • Morrissey, C., Bardy, P., Slavin, M., Ananda-Rajah, M., Chen, S., Kirsa, S., Ritchie, D., Upton, A. (2008). Diagnostic and therapeutic approach to persistent or recurrent fevers of unknown origin in adult stem cell transplantation and haematological malignancy. Internal Medicine Journal, 38(6b), 477-495. [More Information]
  • Lau, A., Sorrell, T., Chen, S., Stanley, K., Iredell, J., Halliday, C. (2008). Multiplex-Tandem PCR: A Novel Platform for the Rapid Detection and Identification of Fungal Pathogens from Blood Culture Specimens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46(9), 3021-3027. [More Information]
  • Zhou, X., Kong, F., Sorrell, T., Wang, H., Duan, Y., Chen, S. (2008). Practical method for detection and identification of Candida, Aspergillus and Scedosporium using rolling circle amplification (RCA). Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46(7), 2423-2427. [More Information]
  • Kong, F., Tong, Z., Chen, X., Sorrell, T., Wang, B., Wu, Q., Ellis, D., Chen, S. (2008). Rapid identification and differentiation of Trichophyton species, based on sequence polymorphisms of the ribosomal internal transcribed spacer regions, by rolling-circle amplification. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46(4), 1192-1199. [More Information]
  • Slavin, M., Chen, S. (2008). Systematic Fungal Infections. In Allen Yung, M McDonald, D Spelman, A Street, P Johnson, T Sorrell, J McCormack (Eds.), Infectious Diseases: A clinical approach, (pp. 361-371). Melbourne: IP Communications.
  • Troke, P., Aguirrebengoa, K., Arteaga, C., Ellis, D., Heath, C., Lutsar, I., Rovira, M., Nguyen, Q., Slavin, M., Chen, S. (2008). Treatment of scedosporiosis with voriconazole: clinical experience with 107 patients. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 52(5), 1743-1750. [More Information]

2007

  • Chen, S., Sorrell, T. (2007). Antifungal agents. Medical Journal of Australia, 187(7), 404-409. [More Information]
  • Wu, Q., Chen, S., Santangelo, R., Martin, P., Malik, R., Sorrell, T. (2007). Cryptococcal phospholipase B antigen is not detected in serum of patients infected with Cryptococcus neoformans using a sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. FEMS Yeast Research, 7(3), 465-470. [More Information]
  • Kok, J., Halliday, C., Lee, O., Novakovic, D., Kevin, P., Chen, S. (2007). Early use of posaconazole in the successful treatment of rhino-orbital mucormycosis caused by Rhizopus oryzae. Journal of Infection, 55(3), e33-6. [More Information]
  • Tong, Z., Widmer, A., Sorrell, T., Guse, Z., Jolliffe, K., Halliday, C., Lee, O., Kong, F., Wright, L., Chen, S. (2007). In Vitro Activities of Miltefosine and Two Novel Antifungal Biscationic Salts against a Panel of 77 Dermatophytes. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 51(6), 2219-2222. [More Information]
  • Baral, R., Catt, M., Soon, L., Martin, P., Bosward, K., Chen, S., Malik, R. (2007). Successful treatment of a localised CDC Group EF-4a infection in a cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 9, 67-71. [More Information]

2006

  • Chen, S., Slavin, M., Nguyen, Q., Marriott, D., Playford, E., Ellis, D., Sorrell, T. (2006). Active surveillance for candidemia, Australia. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 12(10). [More Information]
  • Mitchell, D., Chen, S. (2006). Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: time for action. Pathology, 38(3), 199-200.
  • Lau, A., Chen, S., Sorrell, T., Carter, D., Malik, R., Martin, P., Halliday, C. (2006). Development and clinical application of a panfungal PCR assay to detect and identify fungal DNA in tissue specimens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, (doi:10.1128/JCM.01862-06) 45 (2)(45 (2)), 380-385. [More Information]
  • Baral, R., Metcalfe, S., Krockenberger, M., Catt, M., Barrs, V., McWhirter, C., Hutson, C., Wigney, D., Martin, P., Chen, S., Mitchell, D., Malik, R. (2006). Disseminated Mycobacterium avium infection in young cats: overrepresentation of Abyssinian cats. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 8(1), 23-44. [More Information]
  • Halliday, C., Hoile, R., Sorrell, T., James, G., Yadav, S., Shaw, P., Bleakley, M., Bradstock, K., Chen, S. (2006). Role of prospective screening of blood for invasive aspergillosis by polymerase chain reaction in febrile neutropenic recipients of haematopoietic stem cell transplants and patients with acute leukaemia. British Journal of Haematology, 132(4), 478-486. [More Information]

2005

  • Chen, S., Hoy, J. (2005). Antifungal Agents. In Allen Yung, M McDonald, D Spelman, A Street, P Johnson, T Sorrell, J McCormack (Eds.), Infectious Diseases: A clinical approach, (pp. 532-539). Melbourne: IP Communications.
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2004

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2002

  • Meyer, W., Chen, S., Halliday, C. (2002). A review of nucleic acid-based diagnostic tests for systemic mycoses with an emphasis on polymerase chain reaction-based assays. Medical Mycology, 40(4), 333-357.
  • Malik, R., Hughes,, M., James, G., Martin, P., Wigney, D., Canfield, P., Chen, S., Mitchell,, D., Love, D. (2002). Feline leprosy: two different clinical syndromes. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, , 43-59.
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2001

  • Chen, S., Wright, L., Sorrell, T., Cox,, G., McDade, H., Tucker, S., Gottfredsson, M., Leidich, S., Casadevall, A., Ghannoum, M., et al (2001). Extracellular phospholipase activity is a virulence factor for cryptococcus neoformans. Molecular Microbiology, 39, 166-175.
  • Malik, R., Martin, P., Wigney, D., Mitchell, D., Chen, S., Love, D., Swan, D., Sattler, P., Cibilic,, D., Allen, J., et al (2001). Treatment of canine leproid granuloma syndrome: preliminary findings in seven dogs. Australian Veterinary Journal, 79(1), 30-36.

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