Associate Professor Yvonne Zurynski

Assistant Director
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead
Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit

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(International Network of Paediatric Surveillance Units (INoPSU)) Co-Chair of INoPSU 2010 - current Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit is a founding member of INoPSU and currently coordinates INoPSU in partnership with the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program

Selected grants

2017

  • Chronic and complex childhood condition: research translation into education, new health services, and best practice guidelines; Zurynski Y, Elliott E; Sydney Medical School Foundation/Research Fellowship.

2015

  • Families living with rare chronic disease: health related out-of-pocket expenses has been approved. AMDF and TSA will each contribute 50% of funds to this research; Zurynski Y; Australian Mitochondrial Disease Foundation/Incubator Grant.

2011

  • Psychosocial and Economic Impacts of Rare Diseases on Australian Children, Families and Health Professionals; Zurynski Y, Elliott E, Leonard H, Leonard H, Christodoulou J; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Projects (LP).

2009

  • Characterisation of H1N1 Influenza 09 in hospitalised children using Paediatric Active Enhanced Diseases Surveillance; Elliott E, Booy R, McIntyre P, Zurynski Y, Wood N; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Special Call Research On H1N1 Influenza.
  • Rare childhood diseases in Australia: Using knowledge and experience from overseas to underpin the development of a national website providing information, education and opportunities for linking families affected by rare diseases; Zurynski Y; Creswick Foundation/Creswick Foundation Fellowship.

2005

  • National Surveillance of Rare Communicable Childhood Diseases; Elliott E, Zurynski Y; Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing/Communicable Diseases Program.
  • Funding Agreement for the national Surveillance of Rare Communicable Childhood Diseases.; Elliott E, Zurynski Y; Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing/Communicable Diseases Program.

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Journals

  • Novakovic, D., Cheng, A., Zurynski, Y., Booy, R., Walker, P., Berkowitz, R., Harrison, H., Black, R., Perry, C., Vijayasekaran, S., Elliott, E., et al (2018). A Prospective Study of the Incidence of Juvenile-Onset Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis After Implementation of a National HPV Vaccination Program. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 217(2), 208-212. [More Information]
  • Altman, L., Zurynski, Y., Breen, C., Hoffmann, T., Woolfenden, S. (2018). A qualitative study of health care providers' perceptions and experiences of working together to care for children with medical complexity (CMC). BMC Health Services Research, 18(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Breen, C., Altman, L., Ging, J., Deverell, M., Woolfenden, S., Zurynski, Y. (2018). Significant reductions in tertiary hospital encounters and less travel for families after implementation of Paediatric Care Coordination in Australia 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1117 Public Health and Health Services. BMC Health Services Research, 18(1), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Deverell, M., Dalkeith, T., Johnson, S., Christodoulou, J., Leonard, H., Elliott, E. (2017). Australian children living with rare diseases: experiences of diagnosis and perceived consequences of diagnostic delays. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 12(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Deverell, M., Phu, A., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2017). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2015. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 41(2), E170-E174.
  • Deverell, M., Phu, A., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2017). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit Annual Report, 2016. Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 41(3), E288-E293.
  • Saddi, V., Beggs, S., Bennetts, B., Harrison, J., Hime, N., Kapur, N., Lipsett, J., Nogee, L., Phu, A., Suresh, S., Selvadurai, H., Zurynski, Y., et al (2017). Childhood interstitial lung diseases in immunocompetent children in Australia and New Zealand: A decade's experience. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 12(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Phu, A., Sureshkumar, P., Cherian, S., Deverell, M., Elliott, E. (2017). Female genital mutilation in children presenting to Australian paediatricians. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 102(6), 509-515. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2017). No compromise on female genital mutilation. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 53(6), 612-613. [More Information]
  • Lacaze, P., Millis, N., Fookes, M., Zurynski, Y., Jaffe, A., Bellgard, M., Winship, I., McNeil, J., Bittles, A. (2017). Rare disease registries: a call to action. Internal Medicine Journal, 47(9), 1075-1079. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Gonzalez, A., Deverell, M., Phu, A., Leonard, H., Christodoulou, J., Elliott, E. (2017). Rare disease: a national survey of paediatricians' experiences and needs. BMJ Paediatrics Open, 1(1), 1-8.
  • Deverell, M., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2016). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2014. Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 40(2), E216-E220.
  • Mehr, S., Allen, R., Boros, C., Adib, N., Kakakios, A., Turner, P., Rogers, M., Zurynski, Y., Singh-Grewal, D. (2016). Cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome in Australian children and adults: Epidemiological, clinical and treatment characteristics. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 52(9), 889-895. [More Information]
  • Sureshkumar, P., Zurynski, Y., Moloney, S., Raman, S., Varol, N., Elliott, E. (2016). Female genital mutilation: Survey of paediatricians' knowledge, attitudes and practice. Child Abuse and Neglect, 55, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., McRae, J., Quinn, H., Wood, N., Macartney, K. (2016). Paediatric Active Enhanced Disease Surveillance inaugural annual report, 2014. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 40(3), E391-E400.
  • Li-Kim-Moy, J., Dastouri, F., Rashid, H., Khandaker, G., Kesson, A., McCaskill, M., Wood, N., Jones, C., Zurynski, Y., Macartney, K., Elliott, E., Booy, R. (2016). Utility of early influenza diagnosis through point-of-care testing in children presenting to an emergency department. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 52(4), 422-429. [More Information]
  • Hime, N., Zurynski, Y., Fitzgerald, D., Selvadurai, H., Phu, A., Deverell, M., Elliott, E., Jaffe, A. (2015). Childhood interstitial lung disease: A systematic review. Pediatric Pulmonology, 50(12), 1383-1392. [More Information]
  • Macartney, K., Gidding, H., Trinh, L., Wang, H., McRae, J., Crawford, N., Gold, M., Kynaston, J., Blyth, C., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Booy, R., McIntyre, P., Wood, N., et al (2015). Febrile seizures following measles and varicella vaccines in young children in Australia. Vaccine, 33(11), 1412-1417. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Sureshkumar, P., Phu, A., Elliott, E. (2015). Female genital mutilation and cutting: A systematic literature review of health professionals' knowledge, attitudes and clinical practice. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 15(32), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Ko, D., Zurynski, Y., Gilbert, G. (2015). Group B streptococcal disease and genotypes in Australian infants. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 51(8), 808-814. [More Information]
  • Dodd, C., Romio, S., Black, S., Vellozzi, C., Andrews, N., Sturkenboom, M., Zuber, P., Hua, W., Bonhoeffer, J., Buttery, J., et al (2015). International collaboration to assess the risk of Guillain BarrĂ© Syndrome following Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 monovalent vaccines. Vaccine, 31(40), 4448-4458. [More Information]
  • Desai, S., Smith, T., Thorley, B., Grenier, D., Dickson, N., Altpeter, E., Sabbe, M., Elliott, E., Zurynski, Y. (2015). Performance of acute flaccid paralysis surveillance compared with World Health Organization standards. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 51(2), 209-214. [More Information]
  • Elliott, E., Zurynski, Y. (2015). Rare diseases are a 'common' problem for clinicians. Australian Family Physician, 44(9), 630-633.
  • Deverell, M., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2014). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2013. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 38(4), e343-e347.
  • Hime, N., Fitzgerald, D., Robinson, P., Selvadurai, H., Van Asperen, P., Jaffe, A., Zurynski, Y. (2014). Childhood interstitial lung disease due to surfactant protein C deficiency: frequent use and costs of hospital services for a single case in Australia. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 9(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Zurynski, Y., Ridley, G., Buttery, J., Marshall, H., Richmond, P., Royle, J., Gold, M., Walls, T., Whitehead, B., McIntyre, P., Booy, R., Elliott, E., et al (2014). Clinical epidemiology and predictors of outcome in children hospitalised with influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 in 2009: A prospective national study. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 8(6), 636-645. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Zurynski, Y., Jones, C. (2014). Surveillance for congenital rubella in Australia since 1993: cases reported between 2004 and 2013. Vaccine, 32(50), 6746-6751. [More Information]
  • Noonan, S., Zurynski, Y., Currie, B., McDonald, M., Wheaton, G., Nissen, M., Curtis, N., Isaacs, D., Richmond, P., Ramsay, J., Elliott, E., et al (2013). A National Prospective Surveillance Study of Acute Rheumatic Fever in Australian Children. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 32(1), e26-e32. [More Information]
  • Anderson, M., Elliott, E., Zurynski, Y. (2013). Australian families living with rare disease: experiences of diagnosis, health services use and needs for psychosocial support. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 8(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2013). Challenges of transition to adult health services for patients with rare diseases. Medical Journal of Australia, 198(11), 575-576. [More Information]
  • Marshall, H., McIntyre, P., Richmond, P., Buttery, J., Royle, J., Gold, M., Wood, N., Elliott, E., Zurynski, Y., Toi, C., Dwyer, D., Booy, R. (2013). Changes in Patterns of Hospitalized Children with Varicella and of Associated Varicella Genotypes After Introduction of Varicella Vaccine in Australia. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 32(5), 530-537. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Heron, L., Rashid, H., Li-Kim-Moy, J., Lester-Smith, D., Kesson, A., McCaskill, M., Jones, C., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Dwyer, D., Booy, R. (2013). Comparing the use of, and considering the need for, lumbar puncture in children with influenza or other respiratory virus infections. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 7(6), 932-937. [More Information]
  • Esterman, E., Lahra, M., Zurynski, Y., Booy, R., Elliott, E. (2013). Influenza infection in infants aged <6 months during the H1N1-09 pandemic: A hospital-based case series. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(8), 635-640. [More Information]
  • Dodd, C., Romio, S., Black, S., Vellozzi, C., Andrews, N., Sturkenboom, M., Zuber, P., Hua, W., Bonhoeffer, J., Buttery, J., Macartney, K., et al (2013). International collaboration to assess the risk of Guillain Barre Syndrome following Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 monovalent vaccines. Vaccine, 31(40), 4448-4458. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., McIntyre, P., Booy, R., Elliott, E. (2013). Paediatric Active Enhanced Disease Surveillance: A new surveillance system for Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(7), 588-594. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Deverell, M. (2012). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2011. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 36(3), E263-E267. [More Information]
  • Munns, C., Simm, P., Rodda, C., Garnett, S., Zacharin, M., Ward, L., Geddes, J., Cherain, S., Zurynski, Y., Cowell, C. (2012). Incidence of vitamin D deficiency rickets among Australian children: an Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit study. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(7), 466-468. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Zurynski, Y., Buttery, J., Marshall, H., Richmond, P., Dale, R., Royle, J., Gold, M., Snelling, T., Whitehead, B., Jones, C., Heron, L., Macartney, K., Elliott, E., Booy, R., et al (2012). Neurologic complications of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09: Surveillance in 6 pediatric hospitals. Neurology, 79(14), 1474-1481. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Rashid, H., Zurynski, Y., Richmond, P., Buttery, J., Marshall, H., Gold, M., Walls, T., Whitehead, B., Elliott, E., Booy, R. (2012). Nosocomial vs community-acquired pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009: a nested case-control study. Journal of Hospital Infection, 82(2), 94-100. [More Information]
  • Elliott, E., Zurynski, Y., Walls, T., Whitehead, B., Gilmour, R., Booy, R. (2012). Novel inpatient surveillance in tertiary paediatric hospitals in New South Wales illustrates impact of first-wave pandemic influenza A H1N1 (2009) and informs future health service planning. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(3), 235-241. [More Information]
  • Smith, M., Zurynski, Y., Lester-Smith, D., Elliott, E., Carapetis, J. (2012). Rheumatic fever: Identification, management and secondary prevention. Australian Family Physician, 41(1-2), 31-35. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2011). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2010. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 35(3), 244-249. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Zurynski, Y., Lester-Smith, D., Kesson, A., Heron, L., Dwyer, D., Elliott, E., Booy, R. (2011). Clinical features, oseltamivir treatment and outcome in infants aged <12 months with laboratory-confirmed influenza A in 2009. Antiviral Therapy, 16(7), 1005-1010. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Marshall, H., Peadon, E., Zurynski, Y., Burgner, D., Buttery, J., Gold, M., Nissen, M., Elliott, E., Burgess, M., Booy, R. (2011). Congenital and neonatal varicella: impact of the national varicella vaccination programme in Australia. Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 96(5), 453-456. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Lester-Smith, D., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Booy, R. (2011). Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and Seasonal Influenza A (H3N2) in Children's Hospital, Australia. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 17(10), 1960-1962. [More Information]
  • Smith, M., Lester-Smith, D., Zurynski, Y., Noonan, S., Carapetis, J., Elliott, E. (2011). Persistence of acute rheumatic fever in a tertiary children's hospital. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(4), 198-203. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Davey, E., Elliott, E. (2010). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2008 and 2009. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 34(3), 285-290. [More Information]
  • Jaffe, A., Zurynski, Y., Beville, L., Elliott, E. (2010). Call for a national plan for rare diseases. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Dibben, C., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2010). Mania in a patient with H1N1: is oseltamivir the culprit or a red herring? The American Journal of Psychiatry, 167(9), 1129-1130. [More Information]
  • Speechly, C., Bridges-Webb, C., McKenzie, S., Zurynski, Y., Lucas, A. (2010). Patient and general practitioner attitudes to healthy lifestyle behaviours and medication following coronary heart disease: an exploratory study. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 16, 154-158. [More Information]
  • He, S., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2010). What do paediatricians think of the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46(7-8), 412-418. [More Information]
  • He, S., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2009). Evaluation of a national resource to identify and study rare diseases: the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 45(9), 498-504. [More Information]
  • Lester-Smith, D., Zurynski, Y., Booy, R., Festa, M., Kesson, A., Elliott, E. (2009). The burden of childhood influenza in a tertiary paediatric setting. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 33(2), 209-215. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2008). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2006. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 32(1), 52-56. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Mahajan, D., Elliott, E. (2008). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2007. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 32(4), 430-434. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Bilston, L., Elliott, E. (2008). Booster seat use by children aged 4-11 years: evidence of the need to revise current Australasian standards to accommodate overweight children. Medical Journal of Australia, 189(3), 183. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Lester-Smith, D., Festa, M., Kesson, A., Booy, R., Elliott, E. (2008). Enhanced surveillance for serious complications of influenza in children: role of the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 32(1), 71-76. [More Information]
  • Fremantle, E., Zurynski, Y., Mahajan, D., Elliott, E., D'Antoine, H. (2008). Indigenous child health: urgent need for improved data to underpin better health outcomes. Medical Journal of Australia, 188(10), 588-591. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Frith, K., Leonard, H., Elliott, E. (2008). Rare childhood diseases: how should we respond? Archives of Disease in Childhood, 93(12), 1071-1074. [More Information]
  • Reeve, K., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2007). A boost for child passenger safety. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43, 318-321.
  • Zurynski, Y., Peadon, E., Bower, C., Elliott, E. (2007). Impacts of national surveillance for uncommon conditions in childhood. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43(11), 724-731. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Reeve, K., Elliott, E. (2007). International conferences on rare diseases: initiatives in commitment, patient care and connections. Medical Journal of Australia, 187(10), 597. [More Information]
  • Reeve, K., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Bilston, L. (2007). Seatbelts and the law: how well do we protect Australian children? Medical Journal of Australia, 186(12), 635-638. [More Information]
  • Grenier, D., Elliott, E., Zurynski, Y., Pereira, R., Preece, M., Lynn, R., von Kries, R., Zimmermann, H., Dickson, N., Virella, D. (2006). Beyond counting cases: Public health impacts of national paediatric surveillance units. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 92(6), 527-533. [More Information]
  • Peadon, E., Burgner, D., Nissen, M., Buttery, J., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Gold, M., Marshall, H., Booy, R. (2006). Case for varicella surveillance in Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42(111), 663-664. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Cronin, P., Elliott, E. (2006). Communicable and vaccine-preventable conditions under surveillance by the APsu: 2005 update. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 30(3), 341-344. [More Information]
  • Bridges-Webb, C., Giles, B., Speechly, C., Zurynski, Y., Hiramanek, N. (2006). Patients with dementia and their carers in general practice. Australian Family Physician, 35(11), 923-924. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Cronin, P., Elliott, E. (2005). Communicable and vaccine-preventable conditions under surveillance by the APSU: 2004 update. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 29(4), 407-411. [More Information]

Research Reports

  • Zurynski, Y., Phu, A., Deverell, M., Elliott, E. (2015). Evidence Check: Paediatric services capacity, May 2015, (pp. 8 - 80). Sydney, Australia: The Sax Institute.

2018

  • Novakovic, D., Cheng, A., Zurynski, Y., Booy, R., Walker, P., Berkowitz, R., Harrison, H., Black, R., Perry, C., Vijayasekaran, S., Elliott, E., et al (2018). A Prospective Study of the Incidence of Juvenile-Onset Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis After Implementation of a National HPV Vaccination Program. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 217(2), 208-212. [More Information]
  • Altman, L., Zurynski, Y., Breen, C., Hoffmann, T., Woolfenden, S. (2018). A qualitative study of health care providers' perceptions and experiences of working together to care for children with medical complexity (CMC). BMC Health Services Research, 18(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Breen, C., Altman, L., Ging, J., Deverell, M., Woolfenden, S., Zurynski, Y. (2018). Significant reductions in tertiary hospital encounters and less travel for families after implementation of Paediatric Care Coordination in Australia 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1117 Public Health and Health Services. BMC Health Services Research, 18(1), 1-10. [More Information]

2017

  • Zurynski, Y., Deverell, M., Dalkeith, T., Johnson, S., Christodoulou, J., Leonard, H., Elliott, E. (2017). Australian children living with rare diseases: experiences of diagnosis and perceived consequences of diagnostic delays. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 12(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Deverell, M., Phu, A., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2017). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2015. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 41(2), E170-E174.
  • Deverell, M., Phu, A., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2017). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit Annual Report, 2016. Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 41(3), E288-E293.
  • Saddi, V., Beggs, S., Bennetts, B., Harrison, J., Hime, N., Kapur, N., Lipsett, J., Nogee, L., Phu, A., Suresh, S., Selvadurai, H., Zurynski, Y., et al (2017). Childhood interstitial lung diseases in immunocompetent children in Australia and New Zealand: A decade's experience. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 12(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Phu, A., Sureshkumar, P., Cherian, S., Deverell, M., Elliott, E. (2017). Female genital mutilation in children presenting to Australian paediatricians. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 102(6), 509-515. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2017). No compromise on female genital mutilation. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 53(6), 612-613. [More Information]
  • Lacaze, P., Millis, N., Fookes, M., Zurynski, Y., Jaffe, A., Bellgard, M., Winship, I., McNeil, J., Bittles, A. (2017). Rare disease registries: a call to action. Internal Medicine Journal, 47(9), 1075-1079. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Gonzalez, A., Deverell, M., Phu, A., Leonard, H., Christodoulou, J., Elliott, E. (2017). Rare disease: a national survey of paediatricians' experiences and needs. BMJ Paediatrics Open, 1(1), 1-8.

2016

  • Deverell, M., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2016). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2014. Communicable Diseases Intelligence, 40(2), E216-E220.
  • Mehr, S., Allen, R., Boros, C., Adib, N., Kakakios, A., Turner, P., Rogers, M., Zurynski, Y., Singh-Grewal, D. (2016). Cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome in Australian children and adults: Epidemiological, clinical and treatment characteristics. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 52(9), 889-895. [More Information]
  • Sureshkumar, P., Zurynski, Y., Moloney, S., Raman, S., Varol, N., Elliott, E. (2016). Female genital mutilation: Survey of paediatricians' knowledge, attitudes and practice. Child Abuse and Neglect, 55, 1-9. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., McRae, J., Quinn, H., Wood, N., Macartney, K. (2016). Paediatric Active Enhanced Disease Surveillance inaugural annual report, 2014. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 40(3), E391-E400.
  • Li-Kim-Moy, J., Dastouri, F., Rashid, H., Khandaker, G., Kesson, A., McCaskill, M., Wood, N., Jones, C., Zurynski, Y., Macartney, K., Elliott, E., Booy, R. (2016). Utility of early influenza diagnosis through point-of-care testing in children presenting to an emergency department. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 52(4), 422-429. [More Information]

2015

  • Hime, N., Zurynski, Y., Fitzgerald, D., Selvadurai, H., Phu, A., Deverell, M., Elliott, E., Jaffe, A. (2015). Childhood interstitial lung disease: A systematic review. Pediatric Pulmonology, 50(12), 1383-1392. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Phu, A., Deverell, M., Elliott, E. (2015). Evidence Check: Paediatric services capacity, May 2015, (pp. 8 - 80). Sydney, Australia: The Sax Institute.
  • Macartney, K., Gidding, H., Trinh, L., Wang, H., McRae, J., Crawford, N., Gold, M., Kynaston, J., Blyth, C., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Booy, R., McIntyre, P., Wood, N., et al (2015). Febrile seizures following measles and varicella vaccines in young children in Australia. Vaccine, 33(11), 1412-1417. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Sureshkumar, P., Phu, A., Elliott, E. (2015). Female genital mutilation and cutting: A systematic literature review of health professionals' knowledge, attitudes and clinical practice. BMC International Health and Human Rights, 15(32), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Ko, D., Zurynski, Y., Gilbert, G. (2015). Group B streptococcal disease and genotypes in Australian infants. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 51(8), 808-814. [More Information]
  • Dodd, C., Romio, S., Black, S., Vellozzi, C., Andrews, N., Sturkenboom, M., Zuber, P., Hua, W., Bonhoeffer, J., Buttery, J., et al (2015). International collaboration to assess the risk of Guillain BarrĂ© Syndrome following Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 monovalent vaccines. Vaccine, 31(40), 4448-4458. [More Information]
  • Desai, S., Smith, T., Thorley, B., Grenier, D., Dickson, N., Altpeter, E., Sabbe, M., Elliott, E., Zurynski, Y. (2015). Performance of acute flaccid paralysis surveillance compared with World Health Organization standards. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 51(2), 209-214. [More Information]
  • Elliott, E., Zurynski, Y. (2015). Rare diseases are a 'common' problem for clinicians. Australian Family Physician, 44(9), 630-633.

2014

  • Deverell, M., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2014). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2013. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 38(4), e343-e347.
  • Hime, N., Fitzgerald, D., Robinson, P., Selvadurai, H., Van Asperen, P., Jaffe, A., Zurynski, Y. (2014). Childhood interstitial lung disease due to surfactant protein C deficiency: frequent use and costs of hospital services for a single case in Australia. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 9(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Zurynski, Y., Ridley, G., Buttery, J., Marshall, H., Richmond, P., Royle, J., Gold, M., Walls, T., Whitehead, B., McIntyre, P., Booy, R., Elliott, E., et al (2014). Clinical epidemiology and predictors of outcome in children hospitalised with influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 in 2009: A prospective national study. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 8(6), 636-645. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Zurynski, Y., Jones, C. (2014). Surveillance for congenital rubella in Australia since 1993: cases reported between 2004 and 2013. Vaccine, 32(50), 6746-6751. [More Information]

2013

  • Noonan, S., Zurynski, Y., Currie, B., McDonald, M., Wheaton, G., Nissen, M., Curtis, N., Isaacs, D., Richmond, P., Ramsay, J., Elliott, E., et al (2013). A National Prospective Surveillance Study of Acute Rheumatic Fever in Australian Children. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 32(1), e26-e32. [More Information]
  • Anderson, M., Elliott, E., Zurynski, Y. (2013). Australian families living with rare disease: experiences of diagnosis, health services use and needs for psychosocial support. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, 8(1), 1-9. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2013). Challenges of transition to adult health services for patients with rare diseases. Medical Journal of Australia, 198(11), 575-576. [More Information]
  • Marshall, H., McIntyre, P., Richmond, P., Buttery, J., Royle, J., Gold, M., Wood, N., Elliott, E., Zurynski, Y., Toi, C., Dwyer, D., Booy, R. (2013). Changes in Patterns of Hospitalized Children with Varicella and of Associated Varicella Genotypes After Introduction of Varicella Vaccine in Australia. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 32(5), 530-537. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Heron, L., Rashid, H., Li-Kim-Moy, J., Lester-Smith, D., Kesson, A., McCaskill, M., Jones, C., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Dwyer, D., Booy, R. (2013). Comparing the use of, and considering the need for, lumbar puncture in children with influenza or other respiratory virus infections. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 7(6), 932-937. [More Information]
  • Esterman, E., Lahra, M., Zurynski, Y., Booy, R., Elliott, E. (2013). Influenza infection in infants aged <6 months during the H1N1-09 pandemic: A hospital-based case series. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(8), 635-640. [More Information]
  • Dodd, C., Romio, S., Black, S., Vellozzi, C., Andrews, N., Sturkenboom, M., Zuber, P., Hua, W., Bonhoeffer, J., Buttery, J., Macartney, K., et al (2013). International collaboration to assess the risk of Guillain Barre Syndrome following Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 monovalent vaccines. Vaccine, 31(40), 4448-4458. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., McIntyre, P., Booy, R., Elliott, E. (2013). Paediatric Active Enhanced Disease Surveillance: A new surveillance system for Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49(7), 588-594. [More Information]

2012

  • Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Deverell, M. (2012). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2011. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 36(3), E263-E267. [More Information]
  • Munns, C., Simm, P., Rodda, C., Garnett, S., Zacharin, M., Ward, L., Geddes, J., Cherain, S., Zurynski, Y., Cowell, C. (2012). Incidence of vitamin D deficiency rickets among Australian children: an Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit study. Medical Journal of Australia, 196(7), 466-468. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Zurynski, Y., Buttery, J., Marshall, H., Richmond, P., Dale, R., Royle, J., Gold, M., Snelling, T., Whitehead, B., Jones, C., Heron, L., Macartney, K., Elliott, E., Booy, R., et al (2012). Neurologic complications of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09: Surveillance in 6 pediatric hospitals. Neurology, 79(14), 1474-1481. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Rashid, H., Zurynski, Y., Richmond, P., Buttery, J., Marshall, H., Gold, M., Walls, T., Whitehead, B., Elliott, E., Booy, R. (2012). Nosocomial vs community-acquired pandemic influenza A (H1N1) 2009: a nested case-control study. Journal of Hospital Infection, 82(2), 94-100. [More Information]
  • Elliott, E., Zurynski, Y., Walls, T., Whitehead, B., Gilmour, R., Booy, R. (2012). Novel inpatient surveillance in tertiary paediatric hospitals in New South Wales illustrates impact of first-wave pandemic influenza A H1N1 (2009) and informs future health service planning. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 48(3), 235-241. [More Information]
  • Smith, M., Zurynski, Y., Lester-Smith, D., Elliott, E., Carapetis, J. (2012). Rheumatic fever: Identification, management and secondary prevention. Australian Family Physician, 41(1-2), 31-35. [More Information]

2011

  • Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2011). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2010. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 35(3), 244-249. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Zurynski, Y., Lester-Smith, D., Kesson, A., Heron, L., Dwyer, D., Elliott, E., Booy, R. (2011). Clinical features, oseltamivir treatment and outcome in infants aged <12 months with laboratory-confirmed influenza A in 2009. Antiviral Therapy, 16(7), 1005-1010. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Marshall, H., Peadon, E., Zurynski, Y., Burgner, D., Buttery, J., Gold, M., Nissen, M., Elliott, E., Burgess, M., Booy, R. (2011). Congenital and neonatal varicella: impact of the national varicella vaccination programme in Australia. Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 96(5), 453-456. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Lester-Smith, D., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Booy, R. (2011). Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 and Seasonal Influenza A (H3N2) in Children's Hospital, Australia. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 17(10), 1960-1962. [More Information]
  • Smith, M., Lester-Smith, D., Zurynski, Y., Noonan, S., Carapetis, J., Elliott, E. (2011). Persistence of acute rheumatic fever in a tertiary children's hospital. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(4), 198-203. [More Information]

2010

  • Zurynski, Y., Davey, E., Elliott, E. (2010). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2008 and 2009. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 34(3), 285-290. [More Information]
  • Jaffe, A., Zurynski, Y., Beville, L., Elliott, E. (2010). Call for a national plan for rare diseases. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. [More Information]
  • Khandaker, G., Dibben, C., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2010). Mania in a patient with H1N1: is oseltamivir the culprit or a red herring? The American Journal of Psychiatry, 167(9), 1129-1130. [More Information]
  • Speechly, C., Bridges-Webb, C., McKenzie, S., Zurynski, Y., Lucas, A. (2010). Patient and general practitioner attitudes to healthy lifestyle behaviours and medication following coronary heart disease: an exploratory study. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 16, 154-158. [More Information]
  • He, S., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2010). What do paediatricians think of the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 46(7-8), 412-418. [More Information]

2009

  • He, S., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2009). Evaluation of a national resource to identify and study rare diseases: the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 45(9), 498-504. [More Information]
  • Lester-Smith, D., Zurynski, Y., Booy, R., Festa, M., Kesson, A., Elliott, E. (2009). The burden of childhood influenza in a tertiary paediatric setting. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 33(2), 209-215. [More Information]

2008

  • Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2008). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2006. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 32(1), 52-56. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Mahajan, D., Elliott, E. (2008). Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit annual report, 2007. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 32(4), 430-434. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Bilston, L., Elliott, E. (2008). Booster seat use by children aged 4-11 years: evidence of the need to revise current Australasian standards to accommodate overweight children. Medical Journal of Australia, 189(3), 183. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Lester-Smith, D., Festa, M., Kesson, A., Booy, R., Elliott, E. (2008). Enhanced surveillance for serious complications of influenza in children: role of the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 32(1), 71-76. [More Information]
  • Fremantle, E., Zurynski, Y., Mahajan, D., Elliott, E., D'Antoine, H. (2008). Indigenous child health: urgent need for improved data to underpin better health outcomes. Medical Journal of Australia, 188(10), 588-591. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Frith, K., Leonard, H., Elliott, E. (2008). Rare childhood diseases: how should we respond? Archives of Disease in Childhood, 93(12), 1071-1074. [More Information]

2007

  • Reeve, K., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. (2007). A boost for child passenger safety. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43, 318-321.
  • Zurynski, Y., Peadon, E., Bower, C., Elliott, E. (2007). Impacts of national surveillance for uncommon conditions in childhood. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 43(11), 724-731. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Reeve, K., Elliott, E. (2007). International conferences on rare diseases: initiatives in commitment, patient care and connections. Medical Journal of Australia, 187(10), 597. [More Information]
  • Reeve, K., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Bilston, L. (2007). Seatbelts and the law: how well do we protect Australian children? Medical Journal of Australia, 186(12), 635-638. [More Information]

2006

  • Grenier, D., Elliott, E., Zurynski, Y., Pereira, R., Preece, M., Lynn, R., von Kries, R., Zimmermann, H., Dickson, N., Virella, D. (2006). Beyond counting cases: Public health impacts of national paediatric surveillance units. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 92(6), 527-533. [More Information]
  • Peadon, E., Burgner, D., Nissen, M., Buttery, J., Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E., Gold, M., Marshall, H., Booy, R. (2006). Case for varicella surveillance in Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42(111), 663-664. [More Information]
  • Zurynski, Y., Cronin, P., Elliott, E. (2006). Communicable and vaccine-preventable conditions under surveillance by the APsu: 2005 update. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 30(3), 341-344. [More Information]
  • Bridges-Webb, C., Giles, B., Speechly, C., Zurynski, Y., Hiramanek, N. (2006). Patients with dementia and their carers in general practice. Australian Family Physician, 35(11), 923-924. [More Information]

2005

  • Zurynski, Y., Cronin, P., Elliott, E. (2005). Communicable and vaccine-preventable conditions under surveillance by the APSU: 2004 update. Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, 29(4), 407-411. [More Information]

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