Clinical Publications 2016



Audsley J, Bent SJ, Littlejohn M, Avihingsanon A, Matthews GV, Bowden S, Bayliss J, Luciani F, Yuen L, Fairley CK, Locamini S, Lewin SR, Sasadeusz J. Effects of long-term Tenofovir-based cART in HIV-HBV co-infection on persistent HBV viremia and the role of HBV quasispecies diversity. AIDS. 30(10):1597- 1606 doi:10.1097/QAD.0000000000001080 


Bilardi J, Walker S, Mooney-Sommers J, Temple-Smith M, McNair R, Bellhouse C, Fairley CK, Chen MY, Bradshaw CS. Women’s views and experiences for the triggers for the onset of Bacterial Vaginosis and exacerbating factors associated with recurrence. PLoS ONE. 2016. 11(3): e0150272. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150272

Bilardi J, Walker S, McNair R, Mooney-Sommers J, Temple-Smith M, Bellhouse C, Fairley CK, Chen MY, Bradshaw CS. Women’s management of recurrent bacterial vaginosis and experiences of clinical care: A qualitative study. PLoS ONE. 2016. 11(3): e0151794. doi:10.137/journal.pone.0151794 

Bissessor M, Tabrizi S, Bradshaw C, Fairley CK, Hocking J, Garland SM, Twin J, Poljak M, Peel J, Chen M. The contribution of Mycoplasma genitalium to the aetiology of sexually acquired infectious proctitis in men who have sex with men. Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 2016. 22(3): 260-265 doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2015.11.016 

Buckley C, Trembizki E, Donovan B, Chen MY, Freeman K, Guy R, Kundu R, Lahra MM, Regan DG, Smith H, Whiley DM. A real-time PCR assay for direct characterization of the Neisseria gonorrhoeae GyrA 91 locus associated with ciprofloxacin susceptibility. J Antimicrob Chemother 2016.  71(2) : 353–356 doi:10.1093/jac/dkv366 


Cheung KT, Fairley CK, Read TRH, Denham I, Fehler G, Bradshaw CS, Chen MY, Chow EPF. HIV incidence and predictors of incident HIV among men who have sex with men attending a sexual health clinic in Melbourne, Australia. PLoS ONE. 2016. 11(5):e0156160. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0156160

Chow EPF, Fairley CK. Assortative between sexual mixing and genital warts in heterosexual men in Australia: the herd protection from the female human papillomavirus vaccination program. Sexual Health. (Letter) 2016. 13(4): 395-396  doi: 10.1071/SH16053
Chow EPF, Camilleri S, Ward C, Huffam S, Chen MY, Bradshaw CS, Fairley CK. Duration of gonorrhoea and chlamydia infection at the pharynx and rectum among men who have sex with men: a systematic review. Sexual Health. 2016.13(3):199-201  doi: 10.1071/SH15175

Chow EPF, Danielewski J, Fairley CK. Herd protection from the female HPV vaccination programme – Authors' reply. Lancet Infectious Diseases. 16(12): 1334-1335 doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30468-6

Chow EPF, Dutt K, Fehler G, Denham I, Chen MY, Batrouney C, Peel J, Read TRH, Bradshaw CS, Fairley CK.

Duration of syphilis symptoms at presentations in men who have sex with men in Australia: are current public health campaigns effective? Epidemiology and Infection. 2016. 144(1):113-122 doi:10.1017/S0950268815001168

Chow EPF, Cornelisse VJ, Read TRH, Hocking JS, Walker S, Chen MY, Bradshaw CS, Fairley CK. Risk practices in the era of smartphone apps for meeting partners: a cross-sectional study among men who have sex with men in Melbourne, Australia. AIDS Patients Care and STDs. 2016; 4(30): 151-154. doi:10.1089/apc.2015.0344 

Chow EPF, Lee D, Tabrizi SN, Phillips S, Snow A, Cook S, Howden BP, Petalotis I, Bradshaw CS, Chen MY, Fairley CK. Detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in the pharynx and saliva: Implications for gonorrhoea transmission. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2016. 92(5): 347-349. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2015-052399

Cornelisse V, Fairley CK, Roth N. Optimising healthcare for men who have sex with men: A role for general practitioners.Australian Family Physician. 2016. 45(4): 182-185

Cornelisse VJ, Fairley CK, Chen MY, Bradshaw CS, Chow EPF. Summer heat: A cross-sectional analysis of seasonal differences in sexual behaviour and sexually transmissible diseases in Melbourne, Australia. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2016. 92(4): 286-291  10.1136/sextrans-2015-052225



Dodson S, Klassen KM, McDonald K, Millard T, Osborne RH, Battersby MW, Fairley CK, Simpson JA, Lorgelly P, Tonkin A, Roney J, Slavin S, Sterjovski J, Brereton M, Lewin SR, Crooks L, Watson J, Kidd MR, Williams I, Elliott JH. HealthMap: a cluster randomised trialof interactive health plans and self-management support to prevent coronary heart disease in people with HIV. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2016 16:114 doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-1422-5


Falcão JRSP, Bradshaw CS, Garrett CC, Bilardi JE, Chen MY, Zablotska I, Fairley CK, Williams H. Views of HIV-negative partners in heterosexual serodiscordant relationships regarding HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis: a qualitative study. Sexual Health. 2016. 13(4): 345-352 doi: 10.1071/SH15143

Fairley CK. Ong J, Chow EPF. Epidemics of STIs; ask why. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2016. 92(5):327-328  doi:10.1136/sextrans-2015-052377


Graham S, Watchirs Smith L, Fairley CK, Hocking J. Prevalence of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis and trichomonas in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sexual Health. 2016 13(2) 99-113 doi: 10.1071/SH15171


Hocking JS, Temple-Smith M, van Driel M, Law M, Guy R, Bulfone L, Wood A, Low N, Donovan B, Fairley CK, Kaldor J, Gunn J. Can preventive care activities in general practice be sustained when financial incentives and external audit plus feedback are removed? ACCEPt-able: a cluster randomised controlled trial protocol. Implementation Science. 2016. 11(1):122. doi: 10.1186/s13012-016-0489-0


Jin F, Grulich AE, Poynten M, Hillman RJ, Templeton DJ, Law C, Farnsworth A, Garland SM, Fairley CK, Roberts J. The performance of anal cytology as a screening test for anal high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions in homosexual men. Cancer Cytopathology. 2016. 124(6):415-24. doi: 10.1002/cncy.21702


Klassen KM, Fairley CK, Kimlin MG, Hocking J, Kelsall L, Ebeling PR. Vitamin D deficiency is common in HIV-infected southern Australian adults. Antiviral Therapy. 2016.  21(2): 117-125. doi:10.3851/IMP2983

Klassen KM, Kimlin MG, Fairley CK, Emery S, Anderson PH, Ebeling PR. Associations between vitamin D metabolites, antiretroviral therapy and bone mineral density in people with HIV. Osteoporosis International. 2016. 27(5): 1737-1745. doi: 10.1007/s00198-015-3432-3

Kong FSK, Tabrizi SN, Fairley CK, Phillips S, Fehler GH, Law M, Vodstrcil LA, Chen MY, Bradshaw CS, Hocking JS. Higher organism load associated with failure of azithromycin to treat rectal chlamydia. Epidemiology and Infection. 2016. 144(12): 2587-2596. doi:10.1017/S0950268816000996


Lau A, Sparks S, Tomnay J, Temple-Smith M, Fairley CK, Guy JR, Donovan R, Hocking JS. Socio-demographic and structural barriers to being tested for chlamydia in general practice. Medical Journal of Australia. 2016. 204(3): 112.e1 to 112.e5. doi: 10.5694/mja15.00933

Leeyaphan C, Ong J, Chow E, King F, Hocking J, Bissessor B, Fairley CK, Chen MY. Systematic review and meta-analysis of doxycycline efficacy for rectal lymphogranuloma venereum in men who have sex with men. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2016. 22(10): 1778-1784 doi: 10.3201/eid2210.160986

Li B, Bi P, Waddell R, Chow EPF, Donovan B, McNaulty A, Fehler G, Loff B, Shahkhan H, Fairley CK. Was an epidemic of gonorrhoea amongst heterosexuals attending an Adelaide sexual health services associated with variations in sex work policing policy? Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2016. 92(5): 377-379 doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2014-051918


Machalek DA, Poynten IM, Jin F, Hillman RJ, Templeton DJ, Law C, Roberts JM, Tabrizi SN, Garland SM, Farnsworth A, Fairley CK, Grulich AE, on behalf of the SPANC study team . A composite cytology-histology endpoint allows a more accurate diagnosis estimate of anal high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion prevalence. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 2016. 25(7): 1134-1143 doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-15-1106 

Mannion PK, Fairley CK, Fehler G, Tabrizi SN, Tan WS, Chen MY, Bradshaw CS, Chow EPF. Trends in gonorrhoea positivity by nucleic acid amplification test versus culture among Australian heterosexual men with a low prevalence of gonorrhoea, 2007-2014. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2016. 92(8):625-628. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2015-052246

Mesher D, Soldan K, Lehtinen M, Beddows S, Brisson M, Brotherton JML, Chow EPF, Cummings T, Drolet M, Fairley CK, Garland SM, Kahn JA, Kavanagh K, Markowitz L, Pollock KG, Söderlund-Strand A, Sonnenberg P, Tabrizi SN, Tanton C, Unger E,Thomas SL. Population-Level Effects of Human Papollomavirus Vaccination Programs on Infections with Nonvaccine Genotypes. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2016. 22(10):1732-1740 doi:10.3201/eid2210.160675

Mulhall BP, Wright ST, De La Mata N, , Allen DAl, Brown K, Dickson B, Grotowski M, Jackson E, Petoumenos K, Foster R, Read T, Russell D, Smith DJ, Templeton DJ, Fairley CK, Law MG. Risk factors associated with incident sexually transmitted infections in the Australian HIV Observational Database: a prospective cohort study. HIV Medicine. 2016.17(8):623-30. doi: 10.1111/hiv.12371 


Ong JJ, Chen M, Hocking J, Fairley CK, Carter R, Bulfone L, Hseuh A. Chlamydia screening for pregnant women aged 16 to 25 years attending an antenatal service: a cost-effectiveness study. BJOG. 2016. 123(7): 1194-1202 doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13567

Ong JJ, Chen MY, Tabrizi SN, Grulich AE, Cornall A, Garland SM, Jin F, Tee BK, Eu B,  Fairley CK.  Anal HPV detection in men who have sex with men living with HIV who report no recent anal sexual behaviours: baseline analysis of the Anal Cancer Examination (ACE) study. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2016. 92(5): 368-370  doi:10.1136/sextrans-2015-052121 
Ong J, Fairley CK, Carroll S, Walker S, Chen M, Read T, Bradshaw C, Grulich A, Kaldor J, Clarke P.  Cost-effectiveness of screening for anal cancer using regular digital ano-rectal examinations in men who have sex with men living with HIV.  Journal of International AIDS Society. 2016. 19:20514. doi: 10.7448/IAS.19.1.20514

Ong JJ, Grulich AE, Walker S, Hoy J, Read TRH, Bradshaw CS, Garland SM, Hillman R, Templeton D, Hocking JS, Eu B, Tee BK, Fairley CK. Baseline findings from the Anal Cancer Examination (ACE) study: screening using digital ano-rectal examination in HIV-positive men who have sex with men: baseline findings from the Anal Cancer Examination (ACE) study. Journal of Medical Screening. 2016. 23(2): 70-76. doi:10.1177/0969141315604658


Rane V, Tomnay J, Fairley CK, Read T, Bradshaw C, Carter T, Chen M. Opt-Out referral of men who have sex with men newly diagnosed with HIV to partner notification officers.  Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 2016. 43(6): 341-345. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000449
Regan DG, Wood JG, Benevent C, Ali H, Smith LW, Robertson PW, Ferson MJ, Fairley CK, Donovan B, Law MG. Estimating the critical immunity threshold for preventing hepatitis A outbreaks in men who have sex with men. Epidemiology & Infection. 2016. 144(7):1528-37 doi:10.1017/S0950268815002605

Roberts JM, Jin F, Ekman D, Adams MK, McDonald RL, Thurloe JK, Richards A, Poynten IM, Law C, Fairley CK, Hillman RJ, Tabrizi SN, Cornall AM, Templeton DJ, Garland SM, Grulich AE, Farnsworth A. Is There a Role for the ThinPrep Imaging System in Reporting Anal Cytology? Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2016. 44(5): 384-388 doi: 10.1002/dc.23451


Samaraweera GR, Garcia K, Druce J, Williams H, Bradshaw CS, Fairley CK, Chow EPF, Denham IM, Read TRH, Chen MY. Characteristics of adenovirus among heterosexual men and men who have sex with men: a review of clinical cases. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2016. 92(3): 172-174 doi: 10.1136/sextrns-2015-052243

Smith K, Kaldor J, Hocking JS, Jamil M, McNulty A, Read  P, Bradshaw  CS, Chen  MY, Fairley CK, Wand H, Worthington K, Blake S, Knight V, Rawlinson W, Saville M, Tabrizi S, Garland S, Donovan B, Guy R. The acceptability and cost of a home-based chlamydia retesting strategy: findings from the REACT randomised controlled trial.

BMC Public Health 2016. 16:83. doi:10.1186/s12889-016-2727-412238

So JLT, Chow EPF, Cattermole GN, Graham CA, Rainer TH. A comparison of the performance of different age-based paediatric weight estimation formulae in Hong Kong children. Hong Kong Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2016; 23(1): 3-12

Su S, Chow EPF, Muessig KE, Yuan L, Tucker JD, Zhang X, Ren J, Fairley CK, Jing J, Zhang L. Sustained high prevalence of viral hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections among female sex workers in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2016. 16(1):2. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-1322-0


Tabrizi SN, Costa AM, Lowe P, Bradshaw CS, Fairley CK, Garland SN. Evaluation of the Hologic Panther® transcription mediated amplification assay for detection of Mycoplasma genitalium. Journal of Clinical Microbiology.  54(8):2201-2203 doi: 10.1128/JCM.01038-16

Tabrizi SN, Tan LY, Walker S, Twin J, Poljak M, Bradshaw CS, Fairley CK, Bissessor M, Mokany E, Todd AV, Garland SM. Multiplex assay for simultaneous detection of Mycoplasma genitalium and macrolide resistance using PlexZyme and PlexPrime technology. PLoS One. 11(6): e0156740. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0156740

Tan WS, Chen MY, Ivan M, Stone K, Rane V, Fairley CK, Ong JJ. Partner notification outcomes for men who have sex with men diagnosed with syphilis referred to partner notification officers, Melbourne, Australia. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 43(11): 685-689 doi:10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000512

Tan WS, Chow EPF, Fairley CK, Chen MY, Bradshaw CS, Read TRH. Sensitivity of HIV rapid tests compared to fourth-generation enzyme immunoassays or HIV RNA Tests. AIDS. 2016. 30 (12):1951–1960 doi:10.1097/QAD.0000000000001134
Towns JM, Leslie DE, Denham I, Azzato F, Fairley CK, Chen MY. Painful and multiple anogenital lesions are common in men with Treponema pallidum PCR-positive primary syphilis without Herpes simplex virus co-infection: a cross sectional clinic based study. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2016. 92(2):110-115 doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2015-052219­

Tunley S. Herd protection from the female HPV vaccination programme. Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2016. 16(12): 1333-1334. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30461-3

Trembizki E, Wand H, Donovan B, Chen MY, Fairley CK, Freeman K, Guy R, Kaldor J, Lahra MM, Lawrence M, Pearson J, Regan D, Ryder N, Smith H, Stevens K, Su JY, Ward J, Whiley DM. The molecular epidemiology and antimicrobial resistance of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Australia: a nationwide cross-sectional study. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2016. 63(12):1591-1598. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw648


Walker S, Bellhouse C, Fairley CK, Bilardi JE, Chow EPF. Pharyngeal gonorrhoea: The willingness of Australian men who have sex with men to change current sexual practices to reduce their risk of transmission - A qualitative study. PLOS ONE. 2016. 11(12): e0164033. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0164033

Wilkinson AL, Pedrana AE, El-Hayek C, Vella AM,  Asselin J, Batrouney C, Fairley CK, Read TRH, Hellard M, Stoové M.

The impact of a social marketing campaign on HIV and sexually transmissible infection testing among men who have sex with men in Australia. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 2016. 43(1):49-56. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000380 

Wilkinson AL, El-Hayek C, Spelman T, Fairley CK, Leslie D, McBryde ES, Hellard M, Stoove M. A 'test and treat' prevention strategy in Australia requires innovative HIV testing models: a cohort study of repeat testing among 'high-risk' men who have sex with men. Sexually Transmitted Infections. 2016. 92(6): 434-466 doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2015-052421


Yong KY, Cameron PU, Spelman T, Elliott JH, Fairley CK, Boyle J, Miyamasu M, Lewin SR. Quantifying Adaptive and Innate Immune Responses in HIV-Infected Participants Using a Novel High Throughput Assay. PLoS One. 2016. 11(12):e0166549 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0166549

Yong YK, Shankar EM, Solomon A, Spelman T, Fairley CK, Elliott J, Hoy J, Cameron P, Kamarulzaman A, Lewin SR. Polymorphisms in the CD14 and TLR4 genes independently predict CD4+ T-cell recovery in HIV-infected individuals on antiretroviral therapy.  AIDS. 30(14):2154-2168 doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001179


Zou H, Tabrizi SN, Grulich AE, Hocking JS, Garland SM, Bradshaw CS, Cornall AM, Fairley CK, Chen MY. Antibody responses following incident anal and penile infection with human papillomavirus in teenage men who have sex with men. International Journal of Cancer. 2016. 139(3): 639-646. doi: 10.1002/ijc.30093

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