Clinical Publications 2014



Bavinton BR, Jin F, Prestage G, Zablotska I, Koelsch KK, Phanuphak N, Grinsztejn B, Cooper DA, Fairley C, Kelleher A, Triffitt K, Grulich AE. The Opposites Attract Study of viral load, HIV treatment and HIV transmission in serodiscordant homosexual male couples: design and methods. BMC Public Health.2014. 14(1):917 

Bradshaw CS, Walker SM, Vodstrcil LA, Bilardi JE, Law M, Hocking JS, Fethers KA, Fehler G, Petersen S, Tabrizi SN, Chen MY, Garland SM, Fairley CK. The influence of behaviours and relationships on the vaginal microbiota of women and their female partners: The WOW Health Study. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2014. 209 (10): 1562-1563. 


Causer LM, Kaldor JM, Fairley CK, Donovan B, Karapanagiotidis T, Leslie DE, Robertson PW, McNulty AM, Anderson D, Wand H, Conway DP, Denham I, Ryan C, Guy RJ.. A Laboratory-Based Evaluation of Four Rapid Point-of-Care Tests for Syphilis. PLoS ONE. 2014. 9(3): e91504

Chow E, Fehler G, Chen MY, Bradshaw CS, Denham I, Law MG, Fairley CK. Testing commercial sex workers for sexually transmitted infections in Victoria, Australia. An evaluation of the impact of reducing the frequency of testing. PLoS ONE. 2014. 9 (7) e103081.

Chow EPF, Lau JTF, Zhuang X, , Zhang X, Wang Y, Zhang L. HIV Prevalence Trends, Risky Behaviours, and Governmental and Community Responses to the Epidemic among Men Who Have Sex with Men in China. BioMed Research International. Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 607261

Chow EPF, Tucker JD, Wong FY, Nehl EJ, Wang Y, et al. (2014) Disparities and Risks of Sexually Transmissible Infections among Men Who Have Sex with Men in China: A Meta-Analysis and Data Synthesis. PLoS ONE 9(2): e89959.


Doyle JS, Bissessor M, Denholm JT, Ryan N, Fairley CK, Leslie DE. Interferon-gamma release assays for latent tuberculosis infection screening in HIV-infected individuals: is routine testing worthwhile in low prevalence countries? JAIDS. 2014.  66(1): 48-54. doi:10.1097/QAI.0000000000000109


Fairley CK, Law M, Chen MY. Eradicating syphilis, hepatitis C and HIV in MSM through frequent testing strategies. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2014. 27(1): 56-61. 

Forcey DS, Hocking JS, Tabrizi SN, Bradshaw CS, Chen MY, Fehler G, Nash JL, Fairley CK. Chlamydia detection during the menstrual cycle; a cross-sectional study of women attending a sexual health service. PLoS ONE. 2014. 9(1): e85263

Forcey D, Walker S, Vodstrcil L, Fairley CK, Bilardi J, Law M, Hocking JS, Fethers K, Petersen S, Bellhouse C, Bradshaw CS. Factors Associated with Participation and Attrition in a Longitudinal Study of Bacterial Vaginosis in Australian Women Who Have Sex with Women. PLoS ONE. 2014. 9(11): e113452.   doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113452 


Gamagedara N, Dobinson S, Cummings, Fairley CK, Lee D. An evaluation of an express testing service for sexually transmitted infections in low-risk clients without complications. Sexual Health. 2014. 11(1): 37-41 

Gamagedara N, Hocking JS, Law M, Fehler G, Chen MY, Bradshaw CS, Fairley CK. What seasonal and meteorological factors are associated with the number of attendees at a sexual health service?  An observational study between 2002-2012. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2014. 90(8): 635-640. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2013-051391

Gamagedara N, Weerakoon AP, Zou H, Fehler G, Chen MY, Read TRH, Bradshaw CS, Fairley CK. Cross sectional study of Hepatitis B immunity in men who have sex with men (MSM) between 2002-2012. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2014. 90(1): 41-45

Goire N, Lahra MM, Chen MY, Donovan B, Fairley CK, Guy R, Kaldor J, Regan D, Ward J, Nissen MD, Sloots TP, Whiley DM. Molecular approaches to enhance surveillance of gonococcal antimicrobial resistance. Nature Reviews Micro. 2014. 12(3): 223-229.


Harrison C, Britt H, Garland SM, Conway L, Stein A, Pirotta M, Fairley CK. Decreased management of genital warts in young women in Australian general practice post introduction of National HPV vaccination program: Results from a nationally representative cross-sectional general practice study. PLoS ONE. 2014. 9(9):e105967. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0105967 


Kanapathipillai R, McManus H, Cuong DD, Ng OT, Kinh NV, Giles M, Read T, Woolley I. The significance of low-level viraemia in diverse settings: analysis of the Treat Asia HIV Observational Database (TAHOD) and the Australian HIV Observational Database (AHOD). HIV Medicine. 2014. 15(7): 406-416

Kong FYS, Tabrizi S, Law M, Vodstrcil LA, Chen M, Fairley CK, Guy R, Bradshaw CS, Hocking JS. Azithromycin versus doxycycline for the treatment of genital chlamydia infection - a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Clinical Infectious Disease. 2014 Jul 15;59(2):193-205. doi:10.1093/cid/ciu220


Lim MSC, El Hayek C, Goller JL, Fairley CK, Nguyen P, Hamilton R, Henning D, McNamee K, Hellard ME, Stoové M. Trends in chlamydia positivity among heterosexual patients from the Victorian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network, 2007-2011. MJA. 2014 200(3): 166-169


McMahon JH, Medland N. 90-90-90: how do we get there? The Lancet HIV. 2014. 1(1): e10-e11

Mulhall BP, Wright S, Allen D, Brown K, Dickson B, Grotowski M, Jackson E, Petoumenos K, Read P, Read T, Russell D, Smith DJ, Templeton DJ, Fairley CK, Law MG. High Rates of Sexually transmitted infections in HIV-positive patients in the Australian HIV Observational Database - a prospective cohort study. Sexual Health. 2014. 11(4):291-7. doi:10.1071/SH13074.


Nash JL, Hocking JS, Read TRH, Chen MY, Bradshaw CS, Forcey DS, Fairley CK. Contribution of sexual practices other than anal sex to bacterial sexually transmitted infection transmission in men who have sex with men. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2014. 90(1): 55-57

Newton, D, Bayly C, Fairley CK, Chen M, Keogh L, Temple-Smith M, Williams H, McNamee K, Fisher J, Henning D, Hsueh A, Hocking J. Women’s experiences of pelvic inflammatory disease: Implications for health care professionals. Journal of Health Psychology. 2014. 19(5): 618-628


O’Connor CC, Ali H, Guy R, Templeton DJ, Fairley CK, Chen MY, Dickson B, Marshall LJ, Grulich A, Hellard M, Kaldor J, Donovan B, Ward J. High chlamydia positivity rates In Indigenous People attending Australian sexual health service. Medical Journal of Australia 2014. 2014. 200 (10): 595-598. doi:10.5694/mja13.10875

Ong J, Temple-Smith M, Wong W, McNamee K, Fairley CK. ‘When two is better than one’ – Differences in characteristics of women using condoms only compared to those using condoms with an effective contraception in Victoria, Australia. Journal of Women's Health. 2014. 23(2): 168-174 

Ong JJ, Chen M, Grulich AE, Fairley CK. Regional and national guideline recommendations for digital ano-rectal examination as a means for anal cancer screening in HIV positive men who have sex with men: a systematic review. BMC Cancer. 2014. 14:557.

Ong JJ, Read TRH, Vodstrcil LA, Walker S, Chen MY, Bradshaw CS, Garland SM, Tabrizi SN, Cornall A, Grulich AE, Hocking JS, Fairley CK. Detection of Oral Human Papillomavirus in HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex with Men 3 Years after Baseline: A Follow Up Cross-Sectional Study. PLOS One. 2014. 9(7) e102138 

Ong J, Read T, Chen M, Walker S, Law M, Bradshaw C, Garland S, Tabrizi S, Cornall A, Grulich A, Hocking J, Fairley CK. Improving oral HPV detection using toothbrush sampling in HIV positive men who have sex with men. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2014. 52 (6): 2206-2209. 

Ong JJ, Temple-Smith M, Chen MY, Walker SM, Grulich AE, Fairley CK. Exploring anal self-examination as a means of screening for anal cancer in HIV positive men who have sex with men: a qualitative study. BMC Public Health. 2014. 14; 1257. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-1257 


Parsons MS, Tang CC, Jegaskanda S, Center RJ, Brooks AG, Stratov I, Kent SJ. Anti-HIV Antibody–Dependent Activation of NK Cells Impairs NKp46 Expression. The Journal of Immunology. 2014.


Rane VS, Fairley CK, Weerakoon A, Read T, Fehler G, Chen MY, Bradshaw CS. Characteristics of acute non-gonococcal urethritis in men differ by sexual preference. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2014. 52(8): 2971-2976. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00899-1


Smith KS, Hocking JS, Chen MY, Fairley CK, McNulty A, Read P, Bradshaw CS, Tabrizi SN, Wand H, Saville M, Rawlinson W, Garland SM, Donovan B, Kaldor JM, Guy R. Rationale and design of REACT: a randomised controlled trial assessing the effectiveness of home-collection to increase chlamydia retesting and detect repeat positive tests. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2014. 14:223


Tomnay J, Bourke L, Fairley CK. Exploring the acceptability of online STI testing for rural young people in Victoria.Australian Journal of Rural Health. 2014. 22(1): 40-44

Trembizki E, Smith HLahra MM, Chen M, Donovan B, Fairley CK, Guy R, Kaldor J, Regan D, Ward J, Nissen MD, Sloots TP, Whiley DM. High-throughput informative single nucleotide polymorphism-based typing of Neisseria gonorrhoeae using the Sequenom MassArray iPLEX platform. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 2014. 69(6): 1526-1532


Watson C, Grando D, Fairley CK, Hondros P, Garland SM, Myers S, Pirotta M. The Effects of Oral Garlic on Vaginal Candida Colony Counts: A Randomised Placebo Controlled Double Blind Trial. BJOG. 2014. 12(4): 498–506

Wright ST, Hoy J, Mulhall B, O’Connor CC, Petoumenos K, Read T, Smith D, Woolley I, Boyd MA. Determinants of viremia copy-years in people with HIV/AIDS after initiation of antiretroviral therapy. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 2014. 66(1): 55-64


Yang M, Prestage G, Maycock B, Brown G, de Wit J, McKechnie M, Guy R, Keen P, Fairley CK, Zablotska I. The acceptability of different HIV testing approaches among GMSM in Australia. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2014. 90(8):592–595. doi:10.1136/sextrans-2013-051495

Yeung A, Hocking JS, Fairley CK, Temple-Smith M. A narrative review of the barriers and facilitators to chlamydia testing in general practice. Australian Journal of Primary Health. 201. Online First. doi: 10.1071/PY13158 

Yeung AH, Temple-Smith M, Fairley CK, Vaisey A, Guy R, Law M, Low N, Bingham A, Gunn J, Kaldor J, Donovan B, Hocking JS. Chlamydia trachomatis prevalence in young people attending primary care services in rural and regional Australia: a cross-sectional survey. MJA. 2014 200(3): 170-175


Zablotska IB, Frankland A, Holt M, de Wit J, Brown G, Maycock B, Fairley CK, Prestage G. Methodological challenges in collecting social and behavioural data regarding the HIV epidemic among gay and other men who have sex with men in Australia. PLoS ONE. 2014.  9 (11):  e113167.   doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113167 

Zou H, Grulich AE, Cornall AM, Tabrizi SN, Garland SM, Prestage G, Bradshaw CS, Hocking JS, Morrow A, Fairley CK, Chen MY. How very young men who have sex with men view vaccination against human papillomavirus. Vaccine. 2014. 32(31): 3936–3941

Zou H, Prestage G, Fairley CK, Grulich AE, Garland SM, Hocking JS, Bradshaw CS, Cornall AM, Tabrizi SN, Morrow A, Chen MY. Sexual behaviours and risk for sexually transmitted infections among teenage men who have men.Journal of Adolescent Health. 2014. 55(2):247-53. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.01.020
Zou H, Tabrizi SN, Grulich AE, Garland SM, Hocking JS, Bradshaw CS, Morrow A, Prestage G, Cornall AM, Fairley CK, Chen MY. Early acquisition of anogenital human papillomavirus among teenage men who have sex with men. Journal of Infectious Diseases.2014. 209(5):642-651
Zou X, Chow EPF, Zhao P, Xu Y, Ling L, Zhang L. Rural-to-urban migrants are at high risk of sexually transmitted and viral hepatitis infections in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2014; 14:490.

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