Publications list for Professor Wieland Meyer

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  • Robert, V., Vu, D., Amor, A., van de Wiele, N., Brouwer, C., Jabas, B., Szoke, S., Dridi, A., Triki, M., Ben Daoud, S., Chouchen, O., Vaas, L., de Cock, A., Stalpers, J., Stalpers, D., Verkley, G., Groenewald, M., Dos Santos, F., Stegehuis, G., Li, W., Wu, L., Zhang, R., Ma, J., Zhou, M., Gorjón, S., Eurwilaichitr, L., Ingsriswang, S., Hansen, K., Schoch, C., Robbertse, B., Irinyi, L., Meyer, W., Cardinali, G., Hawksworth, D., Taylor, J., Crous, P. (2013), MycoBank gearing up for new horizons. IMA Fungus. 4(2), 371-379. [Abstract]
  • Middleton, P., Chen, S., Meyer, W. (2013), Fungal infections and treatment in cystic fibrosis. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine. 19(6), 670-675. [Abstract]
  • Kaocharoen, S., Ngamskulrungroj, P., Firacative, C., Trilles, L., Piyabongkarn, D., Banlunara, W., Poonwan, N., Chaiprasert, A., Meyer, W., Chindamporn, A. (2013), Molecular epidemiology reveals genetic diversity amongst isolates of the cryptococcus neoformans/C. gattii species complex in Thailand. PLoS Neglected Tropical Siseases. 7(7), e2297. [Abstract]
  • Nankivell, B., Firacative, C., Kable, K., Chen, S., Meyer, W. (2013), Molecular Epidemiology Linking Multi-Hospital Clusters of Opportunistic Pneumocystis Jirovecii Pneumonia. Clinical Infectious Diseases. , 1058-1059. [Abstract]
  • Chen, S., Korman, T., Slavin, M., Marriott, D., Byth, K., Bak, N., Currie, B., Hajkowicz, K., Heath, C., Kidd, S., McBride, W., Meyer, W., Murray, R., Playford, E., Sorrell, T. (2013), Antifungal therapy and management of complications of cryptococcosis due to Cryptococcus gattii. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 57(4), 543-551. [Abstract]
  • de Hoog, G., Haase, G., Chaturvedi, V., Walsh, T., Meyer, W., Lackner, M. (2013), Taxonomy of medically important fungi in the molecular era. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 13(5), 385-386. [Abstract]


  • Wynne, J., Klause, S., Stadler, C., Pye, G., Meyer, W., Sykes, J. (2012), Preshipment testing success: resolution of a nasal sinus granuloma in a captive koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) caused by Cryptococcus gattii. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 43(4), 939-942. [Abstract]
  • Gaundar, S., Clancy, L., Blyth, E., Meyer, W., Gottlieb, D. (2012), Robust polyfunctional T-helper 1 responses to multiple fungal antigens from a cell population generated using an environmental strain of Aspergillus fumigatus. Cytotherapy. 14(9), 1119-1130. [Abstract]
  • Chen, S., Slavin, M., Heath, C., Playford, E., Byth, K., Marriott, D., Kidd, S., Bak, N., Currie, B., Hajkowicz, K., Korman, T., McBride, W., Meyer, W., Murray, R., Sorrell, T. (2012), Clinical manifestations of Cryptococcus gattii infection: determinants of neurological sequelae and death. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 55(6), 789-798. [Abstract]
  • Aminnejad, M., Diaz, M., Arabatzis, M., Castañeda, E., Lazera, M., Velegraki, A., Marriott, D., Sorrell, T., Meyer, W. (2012), Identification of Novel Hybrids Between Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii VNI and Cryptococcus gattii VGII. Mycopathologia. 173(5-6), 337-346. [Abstract]
  • Trilles, L., Meyer, W., Wanke, B., Guarro, J., Lazéra, M. (2012), Correlation of antifungal susceptibility and molecular type within the Cryptococcus neoformans/C. gattii species complex. Medical Mycology. 50(3), 328-332. [Abstract]
  • Firacative, C., Trilles, L., Meyer, W. (2012), MALDI-TOF MS Enables the Rapid Identification of the Major Molecular Types within the Cryptococcus neoformans/C. gattii Species Complex. PLoS One. 7(5), e37566. [Abstract]


  • Phipps, L., Chen, S., Kable, K., Halliday, C., Firacative, C., Meyer, W., Wong, G., Nankivell, B. (2011), Nosocomial Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia: Lessons From a Cluster in Kidney Transplant Recipients. Transplantation. 92(12), 1327-1334. [Abstract]
  • de Hoog, G., Robert, V., Lackner, M., Vehreschild, M., Vehreschild, J., Symoens, F., Göttlich-Fligg, E., Garcia-Hermoso, D., Harun, A., Meyer, W., Chen, S., Hamprecht, A., Fischer, G., Buzina, W., Cornely, O., Guarro, J., Cano, J., Horré, R. (2011), Making moulds meet. Information retrieval as a basis for understanding Pseudallescheria and Scedosporium. Mycoses. 54, 1-4. [Abstract]
  • Chayakulkeeree, M., Johnston, S., Oei, J., Lev, S., Williamson, P., Wilson, C., Zuo, X., Leal, A., Vainstein, M., Meyer, W., Sorrell, T., May, R., Djordjevic, J. (2011), SEC14 is a specific requirement for secretion of phospholipase B1 and pathogenicity of Cryptococcus neoformans. Molecular Microbiology. 80(4), 1088-1101. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Trivedi, S., Malik, R., Meyer, W., Sykes, J. (2011), Feline cryptococcosis: impact of current research on clinical management. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 13(3), 163-172. [Abstract]
  • Ngamskulrungroj, P., Serena, C., Gilgado, F., Malik, R., Meyer, W. (2011), Global VGIIa isolates are of comparable virulence to the major fatal Cryptococcus gattii Vancouver Island outbreak genotype. Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 17(0), 251-8. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • D'Souza, C., Kronstad, J., Taylor, G., Warren, R., Yuen, M., Hu, G., Jung, W., Sham, A., Kidd, S., Tangen, K., Lee, N., Zeilmaker, T., Sawkins, J., McVicker, G., Shah, S., Gnerre, S., Griggs, A., Zeng, Q., Bartlett, K., Li, W., Wang, X., Heitman, J., Stajich, J., Fraser, J., Meyer, W., Carter, D., Schein, J., Krzywinski, M., Kwon-Chung, K., Varma, A., Wang, J., Brunham, R., Fyfe, M., Ouellette, B., Siddiqui, A., Marra, M., Jones, S., Holt, R., Birren, B., Galagan, J., Cuomo, C. (2011), Genome variation in Cryptococcus gattii, an emerging pathogen of immunocompetent hosts. mBio. 2(1), e00342-e00310. [Abstract]
  • Ngamskulrungroj, P., Price, J., Sorrell, T., Perfect, J., Meyer, W. (2011), Cryptococcus gattii virulence composite: candidate genes revealed by microarray analysis of high and less virulent Vancouver island outbreak strains. PLoS One. 6(1), e16076. [Abstract]
  • Carriconde, F., Gilgado, F., Arthur, I., Ellis, D., Malik, R., van de Wiele, N., Robert, V., Currie, B., Meyer, W. (2011), Clonality and α-a recombination in the Australian Cryptococcus gattii VGII population--an emerging outbreak in Australia. PLoS One. 6(2), e16936. [Abstract]
  • Walraven, C., Gerstein, W., Hardison, S., Wormley, F., Lockhart, S., Harris, J., Fothergill, A., Wickes, B., Gober-Wilcox, J., Massie, L., Ku, T., Firacative, C., Meyer, W., Lee, S. (2011), Fatal disseminated Cryptococcus gattii infection in New Mexico. PloS One. 6(12), e28625. [Abstract]


  • 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. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Krockenberger, M., Malik, R., Ngamskulrungroj, P., Trilles, L., Escandon, P., Dowd, S., Allen, C., Himmelreich, U., Canfield, P., Sorrell, T., Meyer, W. (2010), Pathogenesis of Pulmonary Cryptococcus gattii Infection: A Rat Model. Mycopathologia. 170, 315-30. [Abstract]
  • 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. [Abstract]
  • Muniz, M., Morais E Silva Tavares, P., Meyer, W., Nosanchuk, J., Zancope-Oliveira, R. (2010), Comparison of different DNA-based methods for molecular typing of Histoplasma capsulatum. Applied and environmental microbiology. 76(13), 4438-47. [Abstract]
  • Lucas, S., da Luz Martins, M., Flores, O., Meyer, W., Spencer-Martins, I., Inácio, J. (2010), Differentiation of Cryptococcus neoformans varieties and Cryptococcus gattii using CAP59-based loop-mediated isothermal DNA amplification. Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 16(0), 711-4. [Abstract]
  • Choi, Y., Ngamskulrungroj, P., Varma, A., Sionov, E., Hwang, S., Carriconde, F., Meyer, W., Litvintseva, A., Lee, W., Shin, J., Kim, E., Lee, K., Choi, T., Lee, Y., Kwon-Chung, K. (2010), Prevalence of the VNIc genotype of Cryptococcus neoformans in non-HIV-associated cryptococcosis in the Republic of Korea. Fems Yeast Research. 10(6), 769-778. [Abstract]
  • Sykes, J., Sturges, B., Cannon, M., Gericota, B., Higgins, R., Trivedi, S., Dickinson, P., Vernau, K., Meyer, W., Wisner, E. (2010), Clinical Signs, Imaging Features, Neuropathology, and Outcome in Cats and Dogs with Central Nervous System Cryptococcosis from California. Journal of veterinary internal medicine / American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 24(6), 1427-38. [Abstract]
  • 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 (CF) by use of selective media. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 48(1), 314-316. [Abstract]


  • Kidd, S., Ling, L., Meyer, W., Orla 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 & Hospital Epidemiology. 30(12), 1223-1226. [Abstract]
  • Olivares, L., Martínez, K., Cruz, R., Rivera, M., Meyer, W., Espinosa, R., Martínez, R., Santos, G. (2009), Genotyping of Mexican Cryptococcus neoformans and C. gattii isolates by PCR-fingerprinting. Medical Mycology. 47(7), 713-721. [Abstract]
  • Ngamskulrungroj, P., Himmelreich, U., Breger, J., Wilson, C., Chayakulkeeree, M., Krockenberger, M., Malik, R., Daniel, H., Toffaletti, D., Djordjevic, J., Mylonakis, E., Meyer, W., Perfect, J. (2009), The trehalose synthesis pathway: an integral part for the virulence composite for Cryptococcus gattii. Infection and immunity. 77(0), 4584-96. [Abstract]
  • Heath, C., Slavin, M., Sorrell, T., Handke, R., Harun, A., Phillips, M., Nguyen, Q., Delhaes, L., Ellis, D., Meyer, W., Chen, S. (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. [Abstract]
  • 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 : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. 15(7), 662-9. [Abstract]
  • 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 : official publication of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology. 47(0), 406-14. [Abstract]
  • van Hal, S., Gilgado, F., Doyle, T., Barratt, J., Stark, D., Meyer, W., Harkness, J. (2009), Clinical significance and phylogenetic relationship of novel Australian Pneumocystis jirovecii genotypes. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 47(6), 1818-1823. [Abstract]
  • 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. 123(5), 1360-1368. [Abstract]
  • Balajee, S., Borman, A., Brandt, M., Cano, J., Cuenca-Estrella, M., Dannaoui, E., Guarro, J., Haase, G., Kibbler, C., Meyer, W., O'Donnell, K., Petti, C., Rodriguez-Tudela, J., Sutton, D., Velegraki, A., Wickes, B. (2009), Sequence-based identification of Aspergillus, Fusarium and Mucorales in the clinical mycology laboratory: Where are we and where should we go from here?. Journal of clinical microbiology. 47(0), 877-84. [Abstract]
  • Faganello, J., Dutra, V., Schrank, A., Meyer, W., Schrank, I., Vainstein, M. (2009), Identification of genomic differences between Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii by Representational Difference Analysis (RDA). Medical Mycology. 47(6), 584-591. [Abstract]
  • Meyer, W., Aanensen, D., Boekhout, T., Cogliati, M., Diaz, M., Esposto, M., Fisher, M., Gilgado, F., Hagen, F., Kaocharoen, S., Litvintseva, A., Mitchell, T., Simwami, S., Trilles, L., Viviani, M., Kwon-Chung, J. (2009), Consensus multi-locus sequence typing scheme for Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii. Medical mycology : official publication of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology. 47(6), 561-70. [Abstract]
  • Ngamskulrungroj, P., Gilgado, F., Faganello, J., Litvintseva, A., Leal, A., Tsui, K., Mitchell, T., Vainstein, M., Meyer, W. (2009), Genetic diversity of the Cryptococcus species complex suggests that Cryptococcus gattii deserves to have varieties. PloS One. 4(6), e5862. [Abstract]
  • Ulrich, K., Ngamskulrungroj, P., Meyer, W. (2009), M13 PCR fingerprinting detects genetic instability of Cryptococcus gattii after passage through a rat model of infection. Australasian Mycologist. 28(1), 20-23.
  • Ngamskulrungroj, P., Meyer, W. (2009), Melanin production at 37C is linked to the high virulent Cryptoccocus gattii Vancouver Island outbreak genotype VGIIa. Australasian Mycologist. 28(1), 9-15.
  • Harun, A., Gilgado, F., 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.


  • Santos, W., Meyer, W., Wanke, B., Costa, S., Trilles, L., Nascimento, J., Medeiros, R., Morales, B., Bezerra, C., Macêdo, R., Ferreira, S., Barbosa, G., Perez, M., Nishikawa, M., Lazéra, M. (2008), Primary endemic Cryptococcosis gattii by molecular type VGII in the state of Pará, Brazil. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. 103(8), 813-818. [Abstract]
  • Ngamskulrungroj, P., Sorrell, T., Chindamporn, A., Chaiprasert, A., Poonwan, N., Meyer, W. (2008), Association between fertility and molecular sub-type of global isolates of Cryptococcus gattii molecular type VGII. Medical mycology : official publication of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology. 46(0), 665-73. [Abstract]
  • Hanafy, A., Kaocharoen, S., Jover-Botella, A., Katsu, M., Iida, S., Kogure, T., Gonoi, T., Mikami, Y., Meyer, W. (2008), Multilocus microsatellite typing for Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii. Medical mycology : official publication of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology. 46(7), 685-696. [Abstract]
  • Kaocharoen, S., Wang, B., Tsui, K., Trilles, L., Kong, F., Meyer, W. (2008), Hyperbranched rolling circle amplification as a rapid and sensitive method for species identification within the Cryptococcus species complex. Electrophoresis. 29(15), 3183-91. [Abstract]
  • Trilles, L., Nishikawa, M., Wanke, B., Oliveira, R., Barbosa, G., Nishikawa, M., Morales, B., Meyer, W. (2008), Regional pattern of the molecular types of Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii in Brazil. Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro. Memorias. 103(5), 455-462. [Abstract]
  • Tsui, C., Daniel, H., Robert, V., Meyer, W. (2008), Re-examining the phylogeny of clinically relevant Candida species and allied genera based on multigene analyses. FEMS Yeast Research. 8(4), 651-659. [Abstract]
  • Delhaes, L., Harun, A., Chen, S., Nguyen, Q., Slavin, M., Heath, C., Maszewska, K., Halliday, C., Robert, V., Sorrell, T., Auscedo Study Group, T., Meyer, W. (2008), Molecular typing of Australian Scedosporium isolates showing genetic variability and numerous S. aurantiacum. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 14(2), 282-290. [Abstract]
  • Karaoglu, H., Man Ying, L., Carter, D., Meyer, W. (2008), Development of polymorphic microsatellites markers for Cryptococcus neoformans. Molecular Ecology Resources. 8, 1136-1138.