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Analysis of proximal bone margins in diabetic foot osteomyelitis by conventional culture, DNA sequencing and microscopy

Malone, M., Fritz, B. G., Vickery, K., Schwarzer, S., Sharma, V., Biggs, N., Radzieta, M., Jeffries, T. T., Dickson, H. G., Jensen, S. O. & Bjarnsholt, T., 1 Oct 2019, In : APMIS. 127, 10, p. 660-670 11 p.

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Diabetic Foot
Osteomyelitis
DNA Sequence Analysis
Microscopy
Bone and Bones

Biofilm contamination of high-touched surfaces in intensive care units: epidemiology and potential impacts

Costa, D. M., Johani, K., Melo, D. S., Lopes, L. K. O., Lopes Lima, L. K. O., Tipple, A. F. V., Hu, H. & Vickery, K., 1 Apr 2019, In : Letters in Applied Microbiology. 68, 4, p. 269-276 8 p.

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Biofilms
Intensive Care Units
Epidemiology
Microbiota
Bacteria

Complex design of surgical instruments as barrier for cleaning effectiveness, favouring biofilm formation

Lopes, L. K. O., Costa, D. M., Tipple, A. F. V., Watanabe, E., Castillo, R. B., Hu, H., Deva, A. K. & Vickery, K., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 103, 1, p. e53-e60 8 p.

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Biofilms
Surgical Instruments
Soil
Steam
Electron Scanning Microscopy

Difficulty in removing biofilm from dry surfaces

Parvin, F., Hu, H., Whiteley, G. S., Glasbey, T. & Vickery, K., 4 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Hospital Infection.

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Biofilms
Bacteria
Infection Control
Staphylococcus aureus

Effect of disinfectant formulation and organic soil on the efficacy of oxidizing disinfectants against biofilms

Chowdhury, D., Rahman, A., Hu, H., Jensen, S. O., Deva, A. K. & Vickery, K., 1 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 103, 1, p. e33-e41 9 p.

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File
Disinfectants
Biofilms
Soil
Chlorine
Detergents

Tracing upconversion nanoparticle penetration in human skin

Khabir, Z., Guller, A. E., Rozova, V. S., Liang, L., Lai, Y-J., Goldys, E. M., Hu, H., Vickery, K. & Zvyagin, A. V., 5 Sep 2019, In : Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 184, p. 1-11 11 p., 110480.

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tracing
Nanoparticles
Skin
penetration
nanoparticles

Transmission of Staphylococcus aureus from dry surface biofilm (DSB) via different types of gloves

Tahir, S., Chowdhury, D., Legge, M., Hu, H., Whiteley, G., Glasbey, T., Deva, A. K. & Vickery, K., Jan 2019, In : Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 40, 1, p. 60-64 5 p.

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Biofilms
Staphylococcus aureus
Bacteria
Touch
Surgical Gloves

Understanding the microbiome of diabetic foot osteomyelitis: insights from molecular and microscopic approaches

Johani, K., Fritz, B. G., Bjarnsholt, T., Lipsky, B. A., Jensen, S. O., Yang, M., Dean, A., Hu, H., Vickery, K. & Malone, M., Mar 2019, In : Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 25, 3, p. 332-339 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Diabetic Foot
Microbiota
Osteomyelitis
Biofilms
Bone and Bones
2018

Characterization of microbial community composition, antimicrobial resistance and biofilm on intensive care surfaces

Johani, K., Abualsaud, D., Costa, D. M., Hu, H., Whiteley, G., Deva, A. & Vickery, K., 1 May 2018, In : Journal of Infection and Public Health. 11, 3, p. 418-424 7 p.

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Open Access
File
Critical Care
Biofilms
Agar
Bacterial Load
Multiple Drug Resistance

Determination of bacterial species present in biofilm contaminating the channels of clinical endoscopes

Johani, K., Hu, H., Santos, L., Schiller, S., Deva, A. K., Whiteley, G., Almatroudi, A. & Vickery, K., Dec 2018, In : Infection, Disease and Health. 23, 4, p. 189-196 8 p.

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Endoscopes
Biofilms
Gastroscopes
Colonoscopes
Bacteria

Evaluation of short exposure times of antimicrobial wound solutions against microbial biofilms: from in vitro to in vivo

Johani, K., Malone, M., Jensen, S. O., Dickson, H. G., Gosbell, I. B., Hu, H., Yang, Q., Schultz, G. & Vickery, K., 1 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 73, 2, p. 494-502 9 p.

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Open Access
File
Biofilms
Melaleuca
Hypochlorous Acid
Wounds and Injuries
Oils

Evaluation of stainless steel surgical instruments subjected to multiple use/processing

Costa, D. D. M., Lopes, L. K. D. O., Tipple, A. F. V., Johani, K., Hu, H., Deva, A. K., Watanabe, E. & Vickery, K., Mar 2018, In : Infection, Disease and Health. 23, 1, p. 3-9 7 p.

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Stainless Steel
Surgical Instruments
Biofilms
Electron Scanning Microscopy
Soil

Hypochlorous acid versus povidone-iodine containing irrigants: Which antiseptic is more effective for breast implant pocket irrigation?

Hu, H., Sleiman, J., Johani, K. & Vickery, K., 13 Jun 2018, In : Aesthetic surgery journal. 38, 7, p. 723-727 5 p.

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Breast Implants
Povidone-Iodine
Hypochlorous Acid
Local Anti-Infective Agents
Contracture

Reprocessing safety issues associated with complex-design orthopaedic loaned surgical instruments and implants

Costa, D. D. M., Lopes, L. K. D. O., Vickery, K., Watanabe, E., Vasconcelos, L. S. N. D. O. L., de Paula, M. C., Melo, D. S., Hu, H., Deva, A. K. & Tipple, A. F. V., 1 Nov 2018, In : Injury. 49, 11, p. 2005-2012 8 p.

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Surgical Instruments
Orthopedics
Safety
Biofilms
Soil

Staphylococcus aureus dry-surface biofilms are more resistant to heat treatment than traditional hydrated biofilms

Almatroudi, A., Tahir, S., Hu, H., Chowdhury, D., Gosbell, I. B., Jensen, S. O., Whiteley, G. S., Deva, A. K., Glasbey, T. & Vickery, K., Feb 2018, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 98, 2, p. 161-167 7 p.

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Biofilms
Staphylococcus aureus
Hot Temperature
Therapeutics
Staining and Labeling

The effect of negative pressurewound therapy with and without instillation on mature biofilms in vitro

Tahir, S., Malone, M., Hu, H., Deva, A. & Vickery, K., 16 May 2018, In : Materials. 11, 5, p. 1-11 11 p., 811.

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Open Access
File
Biofilms
Povidone-Iodine
polycarbonate
Iodine
Surface-Active Agents

The functional influence of breast implant outer shell morphology on bacterial attachment and growth

Jones, P., Mempin, M., Hu, H., Chowdhury, D., Foley, M., Cooter, R., Adams, W. P., Vickery, K. & Deva, A. K., 1 Oct 2018, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 142, 4, p. 837-849 13 p.

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Breast Implants
Bacteria
Ralstonia pickettii
Growth
Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma

The validity of adenosine triphosphate measurement in detecting endoscope contamination

McCafferty, C. E., Abi-Hanna, D., Aghajani, M. J., Micali, G. T., Lockart, I., Vickery, K., Gosbell, I. B. & Jensen, S. O., 1 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 100, 3, p. e142-e145 4 p.

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Endoscopes
Adenosine Triphosphate
Disinfection
Gastroscopes
Colonoscopes

Transfer of dry surface biofilm in the healthcare environment: the role of healthcare workers' hands as vehicles

Chowdhury, D., Tahir, S., Legge, M., Hu, H., Prvan, T., Johani, K., Whiteley, G. S., Glasbey, T. O., Deva, A. K. & Vickery, K., Nov 2018, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 100, 3, p. e85-e90 6 p.

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Biofilms
polycarbonate
Hand
Delivery of Health Care
Touch
2017

Alcohol fixation of bacteria to surgical instruments increases cleaning difficulty and may contribute to sterilization inefficacy

Costa, D. D. M., Lopes, L. K. D. O., Hu, H., Tipple, A. F. V. & Vickery, K., 2017, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 45, 8, p. e81-e86 6 p.

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Surgical Instruments
Alcohols
Bacteria
Air
Microbial Viability

Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma in Australia and New Zealand: High-Surface-Area Textured Implants Are Associated with Increased Risk

Loch-Wilkinson, A., Beath, K. J., Knight, R. J. W., Wessels, W. L. F., Magnusson, M., Papadopoulos, T., Connell, T., Lofts, J., Locke, M., Hopper, I., Cooter, R., Vickery, K., Joshi, P. A., Prince, H. M. & Deva, A. K., 1 Oct 2017, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 140, 4, p. 645-654 10 p.

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Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma
Breast Implants
New Zealand
Mentors
Polyurethanes

Effect of cadexomer iodine on the microbial load and diversity of chronic non-healing diabetic foot ulcers complicated by biofilm in vivo

Malone, M., Johani, K., Jensen, S. O., Gosbell, I. B., Dickson, H. G., McLennan, S., Hu, H. & Vickery, K., 1 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 72, 7, p. 2093-2101 9 p.

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Open Access
File
Diabetic Foot
Biofilms
Peptide Hydrolases
Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization
Electron Scanning Microscopy

Effect of hand hygiene and glove use on cleanliness of reusable surgical instruments

Costa, D. M., Lopes, L. K. O., Tipple, A. F. V., Castillo, R. B., Hu, H., Deva, A. K. & Vickery, K., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 97, 4, p. 348-352 5 p.

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Hand Hygiene
Surgical Instruments
Hand Disinfection
Hand
Adenosine Triphosphate

Microscopy visualisation confirms multi-species biofilms are ubiquitous in diabetic foot ulcers

Johani, K., Malone, M., Jensen, S., Gosbell, I., Dickson, H., Hu, H. & Vickery, K., 1 Dec 2017, In : International Wound Journal. 14, 6, p. 1160-1169 10 p.

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Diabetic Foot
Biofilms
Microscopy
Wounds and Injuries
Cues

Next generation DNA sequencing of tissues from infected diabetic foot ulcers

Malone, M., Johani, K., Jensen, S. O., Gosbell, I. B., Dickson, H. G., Hu, H. & Vickery, K., Jul 2017, In : EBioMedicine. 21, p. 142-149 8 p.

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Diabetic Foot
Biopsy
DNA Sequence Analysis
Microorganisms
Microbiota

The role of bacterial biofilm in adverse soft-tissue filler reactions: a combined laboratory and clinical study

Saththianathan, M., Johani, K., Taylor, A., Hu, H., Vickery, K., Callan, P. & Deva, A. K., 1 Mar 2017, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 139, 3, p. 613-621 9 p.

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Biofilms
Needles
Staphylococcus epidermidis
Bacteria
Growth
2016

Bacterial Biofilm Infection Detected in Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma

Hu, H., Johani, K., Almatroudi, A., Vickery, K., Van Natta, B., Kadin, M. E., Brody, G., Clemens, M., Cheah, C. Y., Lade, S., Joshi, P. A., Prince, H. M. & Deva, A. K., 1 Jun 2016, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 137, 6, p. 1659-1669 11 p.

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Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma
Breast Implants
Biofilms
Bacterial Infections
Capsules

Patient shoe covers: transferring bacteria from the floor onto surgical bedsheets

Galvin, J., Almatroudi, A., Vickery, K., Deva, A., Lopes, L. K. O., Costa, D. D. M. & Hu, H., 1 Nov 2016, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 44, 11, p. 1417-1419 3 p.

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Shoes
Bacteria
Infection Control

Staphylococcus aureus dry-surface biofilms are not killed by sodium hypochlorite: implications for infection control

Almatroudi, A., Gosbell, I. B., Hu, H., Jensen, S. O., Espedido, B. A., Tahir, S., Glasbey, T. O., Legge, P., Whiteley, G., Deva, A. & Vickery, K., 1 Jul 2016, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 93, 3, p. 263-270 8 p.

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Sodium Hypochlorite
Biofilms
Infection Control
Staphylococcus aureus
Hypochlorous Acid

The increased killing of biofilms in vitro by combining topical silver dressings with topical negative pressure in chronic wounds

Valente, P. M. D. S., Deva, A., Ngo, Q. & Vickery, K., 1 Feb 2016, In : International Wound Journal. 13, 1, p. 130-136 7 p.

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Bandages
Biofilms
Silver
Pressure
Wounds and Injuries
2015

A new dry-surface biofilm model: An essential tool for efficacy testing of hospital surface decontamination procedures

Almatroudi, A., Hu, H., Deva, A., Gosbell, I. B., Jacombs, A., Jensen, S. O., Whiteley, G., Glasbey, T. & Vickery, K., 1 Oct 2015, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 117, p. 171-176 6 p.

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Decontamination
Biofilms
Staphylococcus aureus
polycarbonate
Disinfectants

A pilot study into locating the bad bugs in a busy intensive care unit

Whiteley, G. S., Knight, J. L., Derry, C. W., Jensen, S. O., Vickery, K. & Gosbell, I. B., 2015, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 43, 12, p. 1270-1275 6 p.

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Intensive Care Units
Adenosine Triphosphate
Touch
Equipment and Supplies
Patient Safety

Chronic biofilm infection in breast implants is associated with an increased t-cell lymphocytic infiltrate: Implications for breast implant-associated lymphoma

Hu, H., Jacombs, A., Vickery, K., Merten, S. L., Pennington, D. G. & Deva, A. K., 2015, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 135, 2, p. 319-329 11 p.

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Breast Implants
Biofilms
Lymphoma
T-Lymphocytes
Infection

Dynamic thyroid testing, thyroid histology and thyroxine replacement therapy in Basenji dogs

Seavers, A., Vickery, K., Page, S. W., Weingarth, J. M. & Malik, R., 2015, In : Australian Veterinary Practitioner. 45, 4, p. 154-162 9 p.

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therapy dogs
thyroxine
Thyroxine
histology
Histology

Intensive care unit environmental surfaces are contaminated by multidrug-resistant bacteria in biofilms: combined results of conventional culture, pyrosequencing, scanning electron microscopy, and confocal laser microscopy.

Hu, H., Johani, K., Gosbell, I. B., Jacombs, A. S. W., Almatroudi, A., Whiteley, G. S., Deva, A. K., Jensen, S. & Vickery, K., 1 Sep 2015, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 91, 1, p. 35-44 10 p.

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Biofilms
Confocal Microscopy
Electron Scanning Microscopy
Intensive Care Units
Bacteria
2014

Evaluation of an automated high-level disinfection technology for ultrasound transducers

Vickery, K., Gorgis, V. Z., Burdach, J. & Patel, D., 2014, In : Journal of Infection and Public Health. 7, 2, p. 153-160 8 p.

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Disinfection
Transducers
Technology
Equipment and Supplies
Poisons
2013

The role of bacterial biofilms in device-associated infection

Deva, A. K., Adams, W. P. & Vickery, K., Nov 2013, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 132, 5, p. 1319-1328 10 p.

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Biofilms
Equipment and Supplies
Infection
Equipment Failure
Prostheses and Implants
2012

Presence of biofilm containing viable multiresistant organisms despite terminal cleaning on clinical surfaces in an intensive care unit

Vickery, K., Deva, A., Jacombs, A., Allan, J., Valente, P. & Gosbell, I. B., Jan 2012, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 80, 1, p. 52-55 4 p.

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Biofilms
Intensive Care Units
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Bacteria
Electron Scanning Microscopy

Prevention of Biofilm-Induced Capsular Contracture with Antibiotic-Impregnated Mesh in a Porcine Model

Jacombs, A., Allan, J., Hu, H., Valente, P. M., Wessels, W. L. F., Deva, A. K. & Vickery, K., Sep 2012, In : Aesthetic surgery journal. 32, 7, p. 886-891 6 p.

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Contracture
Biofilms
Swine
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Capsules

The effect of topical negative pressure on wound biofilms using an in vitro wound model

Ngo, Q. D., Vickery, K. & Deva, A. K., Jan 2012, In : Wound Repair and Regeneration. 20, 1, p. 83-90 8 p.

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Biofilms
Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy
Pressure
Wounds and Injuries
Microbiological Techniques
2010

Biofilm removal by medical device cleaners: comparison of two bioreactor detection assays

Hadi, R., Vickery, K., Deva, A. & Charlton, T., Feb 2010, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 74, 2, p. 160-167 8 p.

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Bioreactors
Biofilms
Equipment and Supplies
Gentian Violet
Proteins

Duck hepatitis B virus: a model for assessing the efficacy of disinfectants against human hepatitis B virus infection

Vickery, K., 2010, In : Microbiology Australia. vember, p. 171-173 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Duck Hepatitis B Viruses
Disinfectants
Virus Diseases
Hepatitis B virus
Infection Control

Subclinical (biofilm) infection causes capsular contracture in a porcine model following augmentation mammaplasty

Tamboto, H., Vickery, K. & Deva, A. K., Sep 2010, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 126, 3, p. 835-842 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Asymptomatic Infections
Mammaplasty
Contracture
Biofilms
Swine

The early host innate immune response to duck hepatitis B virus infection

Tohidi-Esfahani, R., Vickery, K. & Cossart, Y., 2010, In : Journal of General Virology. 91, 2, p. 509-520 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Duck Hepatitis B Viruses
Ducks
Virus Diseases
Innate Immunity
Hepatocytes
2009

Hepatitis C virus infection rates and risk factors in an Australian hospital endoscopy cohort

Vickery, K., Tawk, H. M., Bisset, L., Selby, W. & Cossart, Y. E., 2009, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 33, 5, p. 442-448 7 p.

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Virus Diseases
Hepacivirus
Endoscopy
Hepatitis
Pharmaceutical Preparations

The effect of multiple cycles of contamination, detergent washing, and disinfection on the development of biofilm in endoscope tubing

Vickery, K., Ngo, Q. D., Zou, J. & Cossart, Y. E., Aug 2009, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 37, 6, p. 470-475 6 p.

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Endoscopes
Disinfection
Biofilms
Detergents
Disinfectants
2006

A prospective study of the efficacy of routine decontamination for gastrointestinal endoscopes and the risk factors for failure

Bisset, L., Cossart, Y. E., Selby, W., West, R., Catterson, D., O'Hara, K. & Vickery, K., Jun 2006, In : American Journal of Infection Control. 34, 5, p. 274-280 7 p.

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Gastrointestinal Endoscopes
Decontamination
Endoscopes
Prospective Studies
Biofilms

Delipidation of a hepadnavirus: Viral inactivation and vaccine development

Cham, B. E., Vickery, K., Tohidi-Esfahani, R. & Cossart, Y., Oct 2006, In : Journal of Virological Methods. 137, 1, p. 160-163 4 p.

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Hepadnaviridae
Duck Hepatitis B Viruses
Viral Vaccines
Virus Inactivation
Ducks

Identification of T-cell epitopes associated with immunity within the surface protein of duck hepatitis B virus

Welschinger, R., Cossart, Y., Pouliopoulos, J., Dixon, R. & Vickery, K., Aug 2006, In : Journal of Viral Hepatitis. 13, 8, p. 515-522 8 p.

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Duck Hepatitis B Viruses
T-Lymphocyte Epitopes
Ducks
Immunity
Membrane Proteins

The current pattern of hepatitis B virus infection in Australia

Tawk, H. M., Vickery, K., Bisset, L., Lo, S. K., Selby, W. & Cossart, Y. E., Mar 2006, In : Journal of Viral Hepatitis. 13, 3, p. 206-215 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Virus Diseases
Hepatitis B virus
Hepatitis B
Pacific Islands
Northern Africa