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Anal human papillomavirus infection and associated neoplastic lesions in men who have sex with men: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Men who have sex with men (MSM) are at greatly increased risk of human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated anal cancer. Screening for the presumed cancer precursor, high-grade anal… Expand
A randomized, blinded, controlled trial investigating the gastrointestinal health effects of drinking water quality.
- M. Hellard, M. Sinclair, A. Forbes, C. Fairley
- Medicine, Biology
- Environmental health perspectives
- 1 August 2001
A double-blinded, randomized, controlled trial was carried out in in Melbourne, Australia, to determine the contribution of drinking water to gastroenteritis. Melbourne is one of the few major cities… Expand
Genital warts in young Australians five years into national human papillomavirus vaccination programme: national surveillance data
Objective To measure the effect on genital warts of the national human papillomavirus vaccination programme in Australia, which started in mid-2007. Design Trend analysis of national surveillance… Expand
Etiologies of nongonococcal urethritis: bacteria, viruses, and the association with orogenital exposure.
- C. Bradshaw, S. Tabrizi, +4 authors C. Fairley
- The Journal of infectious diseases
- 1 February 2006
BACKGROUND The purpose of the present study was to determine pathogens and behaviors associated with nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) and the usefulness of the urethral smear in predicting the presence… Expand
Escherichia coli and Community-acquired Gastroenteritis, Melbourne, Australia
- R. Robins-Browne, A. Bordun, +8 authors M. Hellard
- Biology, Medicine
- Emerging infectious diseases
- 1 October 2004
Atypical strains of enteropathogenic E. coli are a leading cause of gastroenteritis in Melbourne.
High recurrence rates of bacterial vaginosis over the course of 12 months after oral metronidazole therapy and factors associated with recurrence.
BACKGROUND We wished to determine recurrences of bacterial vaginosis (BV) after treatment over the course of 12 months and to establish factors associated with recurrence. METHODS Women with… Expand
Varicella-zoster virus epidemiology--a changing scene?
Chickenpox is a relatively mild disease in healthy children but may be life threatening in immuno-suppressed patents, neonates, and normal adults, especially smokers-for whom the risk of varicella… Expand
Impact of text and email messaging on the sexual health of young people: a randomised controlled trial
- M. Lim, J. Hocking, +4 authors M. Hellard
- Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health
- 17 March 2011
Objective To carry out a randomised controlled trial on the effect of a new method of health promotion—email and mobile phone text messages (short messaging service (SMS))—on young people's sexual… Expand
Case-control studies of sporadic cryptosporidiosis in Melbourne and Adelaide, Australia.
Few studies have assessed risk factors for sporadic cryptosporidiosis in industrialized countries, even though it may be numerically more common than outbreaks of disease. We carried out case-control… Expand
Population-level impact and herd effects following human papillomavirus vaccination programmes: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programmes were first implemented in several countries worldwide in 2007. We did a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the population-level… Expand