Publications

Our laboratory has generated in the order of 200 publications.  

Here is a short list of our most recent publications 2017-2019.

Diagnostic evaluation of IgM ELISA and IgM Immunofluorescence assay for the diagnosis of Acute Scrub Typhus in central Nepal. 

Gautam R, Parajuli K, Tshokey T, Stenos J, Sherchand JB. BMC Infect Dis. 2020 Feb 13;20(1):138.

Q fever seroprevalence in Australia suggests one in twenty people have been exposed. 

Gidding HF, Peng CQ, Graves S, Massey PD, Nguyen C, Stenos J, Quinn HE, McIntyre PB, Durrheim DN, Wood N. Epidemiol Infect. 2020 Feb 5;148:e18.

Coxiella burnetii seroprevalence in unvaccinated veterinary workers in Australia: Evidence to support Q fever vaccination. Zoonoses 

Sellens E, Bosward KL, Norris JM, Wood N, Heller J, Graves S, Gidding HF. Public Health. 2020 Feb;67(1):79-88.

Australian case of scrub typhus contracted while hiking in northern Taiwan. 

Minahan NT, Davis RJ, Graves SR, Tsai KH. J Formos Med Assoc. 2020 Feb;119(2):662-663. 

Biosafety and biosecurity requirements for Orientia spp. diagnosis and research: recommendations for risk-based biocontainment, work practices and the case for reclassification to risk group 2. 

Blacksell SD, Robinson MT, Newton PN, Ruanchaimun S, Salje J, Wangrangsimakul T, Wegner MD, Abdad MY, Bennett AM, Richards AL, Stenos J, Day NPJ.  BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Dec 10;19(1):1044.

Validation of an indirect immunofluorescence assay (IFA) for the detection of IgG antibodies against Coxiella burnetii in bovine serum. 2019. 

Wood C, Muleme M, Tan T, Bosward K, Gibson J, Alawneh J, McGowan M, Barnes TS, Stenos J, Perkins N, Firestone SM, Tozer S. Prev Vet Med. 2019 Aug 1;169:104698. 

Diagnosis of spotted fever group Rickettsia infections: the Asian perspective. 

Robinson MT, Satjanadumrong J, Hughes T, Stenos J, Blacksell SD.  Epidemiol Infect. 2019 Oct 7;147:e286.


Long-Lasting Transcriptional Changes in Circulating Monocytes of Acute Q Fever Patients. 

Raijmakers RP, Stenos J, Keijmel SP, Ter Horst R, Novakovic B, Nguyen C, Van Der Meer JW, Netea MG, Bleeker-Rovers CP, Joosten LA, Graves SR.  Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Jul 1;6(7).     


Bartonella Quintana prosthetic aortitis successfully treated with doxycycline. 

Meher-Homji Z, Graves SR, Trubiano J, Holmes NE. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Jul 10;12(7).

Seroprevalence of Q fever among metropolitan and non-metropolitan blood donors in New South Wales and Queensland, 2014-2015.

 

Gidding HF, Faddy HM, Durrheim DN, Graves SR, Nguyen C, Hutchinson P, Massey P, Wood N. Med J Aust. 2019 Apr;210(7):309-315.

Short Report on the Lack of a Pyrogenic Response of Australian Genomic Group IV Isolates of Coxiella burnetii in Guinea Pigs. 
Islam A, Stenos J, Vincent G, Graves S. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 25;4(1). 
 
Rickettsial Infections and Q Fever Amongst Febrile Patients in Bhutan.
 
Tshokey T, Stenos J, Durrheim DN, Eastwood K, Nguyen C, Vincent G, Graves SR. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 25;3(1).  
 

Q fever: A rural disease with potential urban consequences

 

Eastwood K, Massey PD, Hutchinson P, van den Berg D, Bosward K, Graves SR.

Aust J Gen Pract. 2018 Mar;47(3):5555.

 
One Health' solutions for ticks and tick-borne diseases, and rickettsial pathogens of humans, domestic animals and wildlife. 
 
Tabor AE, Graves SR, Rodriguez Valle M, Stenos J. 'Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2018 Sep;9(6):1604-1605. 
 
A Concise Review of the Epidemiology and Diagnostics of Rickettsioses: Rickettsia and Orientia spp. 
 
Abdad MY, Abou Abdallah R, Fournier PE, Stenos J, Vasoo S. J Clin Microbiol. Jul 2018 26;56(8).  
 
Serological Evidence of Rickettsia, Orientia, and Coxiella in Domestic Animals from Bhutan: Preliminary Findings.
 
Tshokey T, Stenos J, Tenzin T, Drukpa K, Gurung RB, Graves SR.  Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2018 Aug 27.  
 
Isolation of a divergent strain of Rickettsia japonica from Dew's Australian bat Argasid ticks (Argas (Carios) dewae) in Victoria, Australia. 
 
Izzard L, Chung M, Dunning Hotopp J, Vincent G, Paris D, Graves S, Stenos J.  Tick Borne Dis. 2018 Sep;9(6):1484-1488. 
 
Foreign tick smuggling rickettsia evades Australian border control. 
 
Khan SF, Tadepalli M, Stenos J, Graves SR, Korman TM. J Aust. 2018 Jun 18;208(11):505. 
 
Scrub typhus diagnosis on acute specimens using serological and molecular assays - a 3-year prospective study. 
 
Koralur M, Singh R, Varma M, Shenoy S, Acharya V, Kamath A, Stenos J, Athan E, Bairy I. Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Jun;91(2):112-117.  
 
A Molecular Survey of Tick-Borne Pathogens from Ticks Collected in Central Queensland, Australia. 
 
Chalada MJ, Stenos J, Vincent G, Barker D, Bradbury RS. Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2018 Mar;18(3):151-163. 
 
The epidemiology of Rickettsia felis infecting fleas of companion animals in eastern Australia. 
 
Teoh YT, Hii SF, Graves S, Rees R, Stenos J, Traub RJ. Vectors. 2018 Mar 20;11(1):138. 
 
Scrub typhus reinfection. 
 
Koralur MC, Singh R, Varma M, Stenos J, Bairy I.  Doct. 2018 Jan;48(1):69-72.  
 
Rickettsia gravesii sp. nov.: a novel spotted fever group rickettsia in Western Australian Amblyomma triguttatum triguttatum ticks. 
 
Abdad MY, Abdallah RA, Karkouri KE, Beye M, Stenos J, Owen H, Unsworth N, Robertson I, Blacksell SD, Nguyen TT, Nappez C, Raoult D, Fenwick S, Fournier PE. J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2017 Sep;67(9):3156-3161. 
 
A longitudinal study of serological responses to Coxiella burnetii and shedding at kidding among intensively-managed goats supports early use of vaccines.  
 
Muleme M, Campbell A, Stenos J, Devlin JM, Vincent G, Cameron A, Graves S, Wilks CR, Firestone S.  Res. 2017 Sep 15;48(1):50.  
 
Seroprevalence of rickettsial infections and Q fever in Bhutan. 
 
Tshokey T, Stenos J, Durrheim DN, Eastwood K, Nguyen C, Graves SR. Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Nov 27;11(11):e0006107. 
 
Scrub Typhus Outbreak in a Remote Primary School, Bhutan, 2014. 

Tshokey T, Graves S, Tshering D, Phuntsho K, Tshering K, Stenos J. Infect Dis. 2017 Aug;23(8):1412-1414.  
 
Serological Evidence of Rickettsia spp. in Western Australian Dogs. 
Bennett MD, Abdad MY, Stenos J. J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Jun 12.

 

Tick-borne infectious diseases in Australia.

Graves SR, Stenos J.

Med J Aust. 2017 Apr 17;206(7):320-324. 

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