Predictors of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis in Indigenous adult residents of central Australia: results of a case-control study.

Einsidel L, Pham H, Au V,Hatami S, Wilson K, Spelman T, Jersmann H

ERJ Open REsearch 2019 5: 00001-2019: doi: 10.1183/23120541.00001-2019

Improving the coverage and accuracy of syphilis testing: The development of a novel rapid, point-of-care test for confirmatory testing of active syphilis infection and its early evaluation in China and South Africa

Pham M D, Wise A, Garcia M L, Van H, Zheng S, Mohamed Y, Han Y, Wei W-H, Yin Y-P, Chen X-S, Dimech W, Braniff S, Technau K-G, Luchters S, Anderson D A

EClinicalMedicine 24 (2020) 100440 


Higher human T-cell leukaemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) proviral load is associated with end-stage kidney disease in Indigenous Australians: Results of a case-control study in central Australia

Talukder MRR, Walley R, Pham H, Schinke S, Woodman R, Wilson K, Sajiv C, Einsiedel L

J Med Virol. 2019 Oct;91(10):1866-1872.doi:10.1002/jmv.25532. Epub 2019 Jul 16


WHO international standard for anti-rubella: learning from its application

Kempster S L, Almond N, Dimech W, Grangeot-Keros L, Huzly D, Icenogle J, El Mubarak H S, Mulders M N, Nübling C M

[Epub ahead of print] September 6, 2019

The Lancet/Infectious Diseases


Tracking the uptake of outcomes of hepatitis B virus testing using laboratory data in Victoria,

2011-16: a population-level cohort study

van Gemert C, Dimech W, Stoove M, Guy R, Howell J, Bowden S, Nicholson S, Pendle S, Donovan B, Hellard M.

Published July 1, 2019

Sexual Health 16(4) 358-366


Pathology laboratory surveillance in the Australian Collaboration for Coordinated Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance (ACCESS) of sexually transmitted infections and blood borne viruses: Study Protocol

van Gemert C, Dimech W, Guy R, Stoove M, El-Hayek C, Asselin J, Moreira C, Nguyen L, Callandar D, Boyle D, Donovan B, Hellard M.

JMIR Res Protoc 2019;8(8):e13625


Investigation of the performance of serological assays used for Lyme disease testing in Australia

Best SJ, Tschaepe MI; Wilson KM
Published: April 29, 2019


Impact of Hepatitis B Virus Coinfection on Huan T-Lymphotropic Virus Type 1 Clonality in an Indigenous Population of Central Australia

Turpin J, Yurick D, Khoury G, Pham H, Locarnini S, Melamed A, Witkover A, Wilson K, Purcell D, Bangham CRM, Einsiedel L
J Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 29;219(4):562-567.doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiy546


Monitoring the Control of Sexually Transmissible Infections and Blood-Borne Viruses: Protocol for the Australian Collaboration for Coordinated Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance (ACCESS)

Callander D, Moreira C, El-Hayek C, Asselin J, van Gemert C, Watchirs Smith L, Nguyen L, Dimech W, Boyle DIR , Donovan B, Stoové M, Hellard M, Guy R
JMIR Res Protoc. 2018 Nov; 7(11): e11028. 
Published online 2018 Nov 20. doi: 10.2196/11028


The new screening program to prevent cervical cancer using HPV DNA: getting the balance right in maintaining quality

Garland SM, Dimech W, Collignon P; Australian Clinical Microbiologists Infectious Diseases Group, Cooley L, Nimmo GR, Smith DW, Baird R, Rawlinson W, Costa AM, Higgins G.

The Journal of Pathology: Clinical Research, 2018 July 30. Published online in Wiley Online Library

( DOI: 10.1002/cjp2.110

Comparison of four methods of establishing control limits for monitoring quality controls in infectious disease serology testing

Wayne Dimech, Marina Karakaltsas, Giuseppe A Vincini

Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (CCLM), 2018 Oct 25;56(11):1970-1978. doi: 10.1515/cclm-2018-0351.

March 2018

Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type 1c Subtype Proviral Loads, Chronic Lung Disease and Survival in a Prospective Cohort of Indigenous Australians

Lloyd Einsiedel, Hai Pham, Kim Wilson, Rebecca Walley, Jocelyn Turpin, Charles Bangham, Antoine Gessain, Richard J Woodman

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2018 Mar 12;12(3):e0006281

HIV Point of Care Diagnosis: Preventing Misdiagnosis - Experience From a Pilot of Rapid Test Algorithm Implementation in Selected Communes in Vietnam

Van Thi Thuy Nguyen, Susan Best, Pham Hong Thang, Truong Xuan Lien, Ha Thanh Hoang, Ngo Thi Hong Hanh, Kim Wilson, Hoang Xuan Chien, Lai kim Anh, Bui Duc Duong, Masaya Kato

Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2017 Aug 29;20 (Suppl 6):21752

Infective Dermatitis Associated with Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type 1 Infection in Adelaide, South Australia

Fiona Menz, Jennifer Menz, Kim Wilson, Jocelyn Turpin, Charles Bangham, Lloyd Einsiedel

Australasian Journal of Dermatology, Volume 59, Issue 2, Pages 151-153

First Published: 22 August 2017

Best Practice Laboratory Testing for Transfusion Transmissible Infections

Susan Best, Wayne Dimech, Roderick Chappel

A Textbook on Laboratory and Clinical Transfusion Medicine, Volume 2: Basics of Blood Bank Practices (Process Control).
Ed. Nabajyoti Choudhury, Ed. Zarin Bharucha. NY: Nova Science Publishers, 2016. Print

Quality Management of Point-of-Care Testing Devices

Mark Shephard, Anne Shephard, Wayne Dimech and Susan Best
A Practical Guide to Global Point of Care Testing. Ed. Mark Shephard. Australia: CSIRO Publishing, 2016. 54-65. Print

Human T-Lymphotropic Virus type 1 infection in an Indigenous Australian population: epidemiological insights from a hospital-based cohort study
Einsiedel L, Woodman RJ, Flynn M, Wilson K, Cassar O, Gessain A
BMC Public Health. 2016 Aug 15; 16:787

A 16-year review of seroprevalence studies on measles and rubella

Dimech W, Mulders MN
VACCINE. 2016 Jul 29; 34 (35):4110-8

A review of testing used in seroprevalence studies on measles and rubella

Dimech W, Mulders MN
VACCINE. 2016 Jul 29; 34 (35):4119-22

Where to Now for Standardization of Anti-Rubella Virus IgG Testing

Dimech W
J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Jul; 54(7):1682-3

Standardization of Assays That Detect Anti-Rubella Virus IgG Antibodies

Dimech W, Grangeot-Keros L, Vauloup-Fellous C.
Clin Microbiol Rev. 2016 Jan; 29(1):163-74

Seminal plasma anti-HIV antibodies trigger antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity: Implications for HIV transmission

Parsons MS, Madhavi V, Ana-Sosa-Batiz F, Center RJ, Wilson KM, Bunupuradah T, Ruxrungtham K, Kent SJ.
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Jan 1; 71(1):17-23