Recent Publications

 

Acute Flaccid Paralysis

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Desai S, Smith T, Thorley BR, Grenier D, Dickson N, Altpeter E, SPSU Committee, Sabbe M, Elliott E, Zurynski Y.
Performance of acute flaccid paralysis surveillance compared with World Health Organization standards
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2015 Feb;51(2):209-14.

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Childhood Interstitial Lung Disease

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Saddi V, Beggs S, Bennetts B, Harrison J, Hime N, Kapur N, Lipsett J, Nogee LM, Phu A, Suresh S, Schultz A.
Childhood interstitial lung diseases in immunocompetent children in Australia and New Zealand: a decade’s experience
Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. 2017 Dec; 12(1):133.

Hime NJ, Zurynski Y, Fitzgerald D, Selvadurai H, Phu A, Deverell M, Elliott EJ, Jaffe A.
Childhood interstitial lung disease: A systematic review
Pediatric pulmonology. 2015 Dec; 50(12):1383-92.

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Knight S, Elders S, Rodda J, Harvey A, Lubitz L, Rowe K, Reveley C, Hennel S, Towns S, Kozlowska K, Payne DN.
Epidemiology of paediatric chronic fatigue syndrome in Australia
Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2019 Feb 23:archdischild-2018.

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Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Bartlett AW, Hall BM, Palasanthiran P, McMullan B, Shand AW, Rawlinson WD.
Recognition, treatment, and sequelae of congenital cytomegalovirus in Australia: an observational study
Journal of Clinical Virology. 2018 Nov 1;108:121-5.

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Congenital Rubella

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Khandaker G, Zurynski Y, Jones C.
Surveillance for congenital rubella in Australia since 1993: cases reported between 2004 and 2013
Vaccine. 2014; 32(50):6746-6751.

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Cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Mehr S, Allen R, Boros C, Adib N, Kakakios A, Turner PJ, Rogers M, Zurynski Y, Singh-Grewal D.
Cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome in Australian children and adults: Epidemiological, clinical and treatment characteristics
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2016; 52(9):889-95.

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Female Genital Mutilation

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Zurynski, Y., Phu, A., Sureshkumar, P., Cherian, S., Deverell, M., Elliott, E.  
Female genital mutilation in children presenting to Australian paediatricians
Archives of Disease in Childhood, 2017; 102(6), 509-515.

Zurynski, Y., Elliott, E. 
No compromise on female genital mutilation 
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 2017; 53(6), 612-613. (letter)

Sureshkumar P, Zurynski Y, Moloney S, Raman S, Varol N, Elliott EJ.
Female genital mutilation: Survey of paediatricians' knowledge, attitudes and practice
Child Abuse and Neglect. 2016; 55:1-9

Zurynski Y, Sureshkumar P, Phu A, Elliott E.
Female genital mutilation and cutting: a systematic literature review of health professionals' knowledge, attitudes and clinical practice
BMC International Health and Human Rights. 2015; 15(1): 32

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

PRESENTATIONS

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): What does the GP need to know (Dr Marcel Zimmet)
General Practice Conference & Exhibition, Melbourne November 2019.

Two day FASD Diagnostic Workshop for clinicians (based on the Australian Guide) (Prof Elizabeth Elliott presenter workshop)
Ministry of Health, Auckland, September 2019:

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder – looking back, moving forward. (Prof Elizabeth Elliott plenary)
Cutting Edge Conference, Auckland, September 2019.

Working to support children and families living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. (Prof Elizabeth Elliott)
Emerging Minds FASD webinar, Mental Health Professionals Network, September 2019.

Asking about alcohol in pregnancy (Prof Elizabeth Elliott presenter)
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in children and adolescents Conference, Westmead, August 2019.

Using the Australian Guide to diagnose FASD. (Prof Elizabeth Elliott presenter)
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in children and adolescents Conference, Westmead, August 2019.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and the judicial system. (Prof Elizabeth Elliott and Prof Jane Latimer invited speakers)
Local Court of New South Wales Annual Conference, Sydney, August 2019.

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Group B streptococcal disease

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Ko DW, Zurynski Y, Gilbert GL, and the GBS Study Group.
Group B streptococcal disease and genotypes in Australian infants
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2015; 51(8):808-14.

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Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Durkan AM, Kim S, Craig J, & Elliott E.
The long-term outcomes of atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome: a national surveillance study
Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2016; 101(4):387-391.

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Hepatitis C Virus Infection

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Raynes‐Greenow C, Polis S, Elliott E, Hardikar W, Kesson A, Kaldor J, Jones CA.
Childhood hepatitis C virus infection: An Australian national surveillance study of incident cases over five years
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2015; 51(11):1115-1120.

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HIV/Aids and perinatal exposure to HIV

 PUBLISHED REPORTS

Kirby Institute.
HIV, viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections in Australia: Annual Surveillance report 2018
Sydney: Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney; 2018. 

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Herpes Simplex Virus Infection

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Jones CA, Raynes-Greenow C, Isaacs D.
Population-based surveillance of neonatal herpes simplex virus infection in Australia, 1997–2011
Clinical infectious diseases. 2014 Aug 15;59(4):525-31.

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Hyperbilirubinemia

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

McGillivray A, Polverino J, Badawi N, Evans N.
Prospective Surveillance of Extreme Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia in Australia
The Journal of Pediatrics. 2016 Jan;168:82-7

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Juvenile onset Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Novakovic D, Cheng ATL, Zurynski Y, Booy R, Walker PJ, Berkowitz R, Harrison H, Black R, Perry C, Vijayasekaran S, Wabnitz D, Burns H, Tabrizi SN, Garland SM, Elliott E, Brotherton JML.
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 2018; 217: 208-212. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jix498.


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Zurynski YA, Brotherton JML, Novakovic D, Cheng ATL, Booy R, Berkowitz R, Garland SM, Elliott EJ, Black R. 
Reduced rates of juvenile onset recurrent respiratory papillomatosis in Australia after implementation of a national HPV vaccination program
Archives of Disease in Childhood Mar 2018, 103 (Suppl 1) A203; DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2018-rcpch.485


PRESENTATIONS

Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis and the HPV vaccine (A/Prof Daniel Novakovic)
World Phonosurgery Congress Buenos Aires Argentina - Sep 5 - 6, 2019

Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis and the impact of the HPV vaccine (A/Prof Daniel Novakovic)
ASEAN ORL-HNS Congress, Singapore - Aug 23 , 2019 (Invited Plenary Speaker)

Best Practice in Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis (A/Prof Daniel Novakovic)
15th Biennial Phonosurgery Symposium, Madison Wisconsin, USA - July 2018

Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis - Effects of implementation of a national HPV vaccine (A/Prof Daniel Novakovic)
12th Congress of the European Laryngological Society. London, UK - May, 2018

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MECP2 Duplication Syndrome

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Giudice‐Nairn P, Downs J, Wong K, Wilson D, Ta D, Gattas M, Amor D, Thompson E, Kirrali‐Borri C, Ellaway C, Leonard H.
The incidence, prevalence and clinical features of MECP2 duplication syndrome in Australian children
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2019 Feb 12.

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RETT Syndrome

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

 

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Severe complications of influenza in children < 15 years

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Li‐Kim‐Moy J, Dastouri F, Rashid H, Khandaker G, Kesson A, McCaskill M, Wood N, Jones C, Zurynski Y, Macartney K, Elliott EJ.
Utility of early influenza diagnosis through point‐of‐care testing in children presenting to an emergency department
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 2016 Apr; 52(4):422-9.

Khandaker G, Zurynski Y, Ridley G, Buttery J, Marshall H, Richmond PC, Royle J, Gold M, Walls T, Whitehead B, McIntyre P.
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. 2014 Nov; 8(6):636-45. 


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Teutsch S, Zurynski Y, Nunez C, Lester-Smith D, Festa M, Booy R, Elliott E, and Contributors to the Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit.
Seasonal surveillance for severe complications of Influenza in Australian children
The Westmead Association Inc Hospital Week 2019 Research Symposium

Zurynski YA, Deverell M, Phu A, Booy R, Elliott EJ.
Do children really die from ‘flu? National surveillance for influenza related severe complications in Australian children
Archives of Disease in Childhood Mar 2018, 103 (Suppl 1) A2. 10.1136/archdischild-2018-rcpch.6

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Severe Injury Related to Disc Batteries

PRESENTATIONS

Button batteries, the perfect product safety storm  (Dr Ruth Barker)
AIPN conference Nov 2019

Presentation to industry group about need for horizontal standard (Dr Ruth Barker)
Standards Australia Oct 2019

General Safety Provision (Dr Ruth Barker)
Invited panel presentation at ACCC national Congress, Mar 2019

Patient safety presentation (Dr Ruth Barker)
Queensland Health Nov 2018

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Sudden Unexplained Neonatal Death or Collapse

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Lutz TL, Elliott EJ, Jeffery HE.
Sudden unexplained early neonatal death or collapse: a national surveillance study
Pediatric research. 2016; 80(4):493-498

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Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Shearer MJ. (Editorial)
Delivering neonatal vitamin K prophylaxis: the continuing need for surveillance and vigilance 
Archives of disease in childhood. 2020 May;105(5):417.

Zurynski Y, Grover CJ, Jalaludin B, Elliott EJ.
Vitamin K deficiency bleeding in Australian infants 1993–2017: an Australian Paediatric Surveillance Unit study
Archives of Disease in Childhood. 2019 Sep 13:archdischild-2018.


PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

Zurynski YA, Ridley G, Jalaludin B, Elliott EJ, on behalf of the APSU VKDB Study Group  
I11 21 years of surveillance for vitamin k deficiency bleeding in infants: policy changes in Australia and International comparisons
Archives of Disease in Childhood 2018 Mar, 103 (Suppl 1) A200-A202