Presentations

Presentations

  1. Asselin J, Ryan K, Roth N, Willcox J, Locke P, Dimech W, Carter A, Vickers T, El-Hayek C, Guy R, Donovan B, Hellard M, Stoové M, on behalf of the ACCESS collaboration. Trends in late-diagnosis of HIV among gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men in Melbourne. Paper presented at the Australasian HIV&AIDS and Sexual Health Conferences, Perth, Australia. 16-19 September 2019.
  2. Whitford K, Callander C, Watchirs-Smith L, Guy R, Kong M, Ward J, Donovan B, McManus H, Bell S, McGregor S, Menon A, Russell D, C. O’Connor C, on behalf of the ACCESS collaboration. Rising gonorrhoea rates among Australian women: Increased testing isn’t the whole story. Poster presented at the Australasian HIV&AIDS and Sexual Health Conferences, Perth, Australia. 16-19 September 2019. (Poster)
  3. Cornelisse VJ, Wright EJ, Hellard M, Stoové M, Murphy D, Medland N, Sacks-Davis R, Traeger M, Asselin J, Fairley CK, Sasadeusz. Mode of transmission of incident hepatitis C in gay and bisexual men in PrEPX, an HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) study. Paper presented at the Australasian HIV&AIDS and Sexual Health Conferences, Perth, Australia. 16-19 September 2019.
  4. Vickers T, Patel P, Vaccher S, Watchirs-Smith L, McManus H, Carter A, Asselin J El-Hayek C, Traeger M, Donovan B, Guy R. ‘Just Another Test’: STI Testing Frequencies of Gay and Bisexual Men in Australia. Paper presented at the Australasian HIV&AIDS and Sexual Health Conferences, Perth, Australia. 16-19 September 2019.
  5. Traeger M, Asselin J, Price B, Roth N, Willcox J, Tee BK, Fairley C, Penn M, El-Hayek C, Nguyen L, Ryan K, Hoy J, Ruth S, West M, Stoové M, Wright E. Longitudinal changes in condom use with casual partners among gay and bisexual men using HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis. Paper presented at the Australasian HIV&AIDS and Sexual Health Conferences, Perth, Australia. 16-19 September 2019. (Poster)
  6. Traeger M, Asselin J, Ryan K, Doyle J, Harney B, Pedrana A, El-Hayek C, Nguyen L, Roth N, Fairley C, Willcox J, Tee BK, Guy R, Wright E, Hellard M, Stoové. Adherence to Hepatitis C testing guidelines among Victorian gay and bisexual men using HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis. Paper presented at the Australasian HIV&AIDS and Sexual Health Conferences, Perth, Australia. 16-19 September 2019. (Poster)
  7. Patel P, Vickers T, Guy R, Grulich A, Donovan B, Stoové M, Bavinton B. Who aren’t we reaching? Measuring gaps in PrEP uptake in gay and bisexual men (GBM) at high HIV risk using the ACCESS sentinel surveillance system. Presented at the Australian HIV & AIDS and Sexual Health Conferences, Perth, Australia. 16-19 September 2019.
  8. Traeger M, Pedrana A, Wilkinson A, Bramwell F, Membrey D, Nguyen L, El-Hayek C, Doyle J, Howell J, Thompson A, Guy R, Donovan B, Stoové M, Hellard M. Opportunities for engaging patients in care along the hepatitis C cascade of care. Paper presented at the 8th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users, Montreal, Canada. 11-13 September.
  9. Wilkinson A, Pedrana A, Traeger M, Asselin J, Nguyen L, El-Hayek C, Doyle J, Thompson A, Howell J, Bloch M, Finlayson R, Abela C, Guy R, Donovan B, Stoové M, Hellard M. Hepatitis C antibody testing trend pre and post universal access to direct acting antivirals in Australia: segmented linear regression of primary care clinic data. Paper presented at the 8th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users, Montreal, Canada. 11-13 September 2019. Poster 97. (Poster)
  10. Layton C, Draper B, Chan K, Bryant M, Richmond J, Traeger M, Hellard M, Pedrana A. Supporting primary care clinics to prioritise hepatitis C testing and treatment- the EC nurse-led model. Paper presented at the 8th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users, Montreal, Canada. 11-13 September 2019. Poster 165. (Poster)
  11. Traeger M, Pedrana A, Wilkinson A, Bramwell F, Membrey D, Nguyen L, El-Hayek C, Doyle J, Howell J, Thompson A, Guy R, Donovan B, Stoové M, Hellard M. Opportunities for engaging patients in care along the hepatitis C cascade of care. Paper presented at the Australasian Viral Hepatitis Elimination Conference, Sydney, Australia. 5-6 August 2019. Abstract 143.
  12. Layton C, Draper B, Chan K, Bryant M, Richmond J, Traeger M, Hellard M, Pedrana A. Supporting primary care clinics to prioritise hepatitis C testing and treatment- the EC nurse-led model. Paper presented at the Australasian Viral Hepatitis Elimination Conference, Sydney, Australia. 5-6 August 2019. Poster 36. (Poster)
  13. Wilkinson A, Pedrana A, Traeger M, Asselin J, Nguyen L, El-Hayek C, Doyle J, Thompson A, Howell J, Bloch M, Finlayson R, Abela C, Guy R, Donovan B, Stoové M, Hellard M. Hepatitis C antibody testing trend pre and post universal access to direct acting antivirals in Australia: segmented linear regression of primary care clinic data. Paper presented at the Australasian Viral Hepatitis Elimination Conference, Sydney, Australia. 5-6 August 2019. Poster 72. (Poster)
  14. Traeger M, Asselin J, Price B, Roth N, Willcox J, Tee BK, Fairley C, Penn M, El-Hayek C, Nguyen L, Ryan K, Hoy J, Ruth S, West M, Stoové M, Wright E. Longitudinal changes in condom use with casual partners among gay and bisexual men using HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis. Paper presented at the 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science, Mexico City, Mexico. 21-24 July 2019. (Poster)
  15. Doyle J, van Santen D, lser D, Sasadeusz J, O’reilly M, Harney B, et al. Hepatitis C elimination by enhancing care and treatment among HIV co-infected individuals (the co-EC study): Real world evidence of decreasing HCV incidence and prevalence. Paper presented at the International Liver Congress, Vienna, Australia April 2019
  16. van Santen D, Asselin J, Traeger M, Haber N, El-Hayek C, Donovan B, Callander D, McMahon J, Hellard M, Guy R, Stoové M. The longitudinal HIV cascade in Australia. Paper presented at the 23rd International Workshop on HIV and Hepatitis Observational Databases, Athens, Greece. 28-30 March 2019. (Poster)
  17. Traeger M, Asselin J, Price B, Cornelisse V, Roth N, Willcox J, et al. Changes in sexually transmitted infections among gay and bisexual men after enrolling in the PrEPX implementation study. Paper presented at the Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference, Sydney, Australia. 24-26 September 2018. Abstract 612.
  18. Traeger M, Pedrana A, Draper B, Asselin J, Doyle J, El-Hayek C, et al.. Hepatitis C Testing, Treatment Uptake and Sustained Virologic Response Among Gay and Bisexual Men with Hepatitis C and HIV Co-Infection in Melbourne, Australia. Paper presented at the 7th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users, Cascais, Portugal. 19-21 September 2018.
  19. Traeger M, Pedrana A, Draper B, Asselin J, Doyle J, El-Hayek C, et al.. Estimating Progression Through the Cascade of Care among Patients with Hepatitis C Infection in Victoria, Australia After the Introduction of Direct-acting Antivirals. Paper presented at the 7th International Symposium on Hepatitis Care in Substance Users, Cascais, Portugal. 19-21 September 2018. (Poster)
  20. Traeger M, Asselin J, Price B, Cornelisse V, Roth N, Willcox J, et al.. Changes, Patterns and Predictors of Sexually Transmitted Infections among Gay and Bisexual Men Using PrEP; Interim Analysis from the PrEPX Implementation Study. Paper presented at the 22nd International AIDS Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 23-27 July 2018. Abstract THAC0502.
  21. Traeger M, Asselin J, Price B, Cornelisse V, Roth N, Willcox J, et al.. Changes, Patterns and Predictors of Sexually Transmitted Infections among Gay and Bisexual Men Using PrEP; Interim Analysis from the PrEPX Implementation Study. Paper presented at the STI 2018 pre-conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 21-22 July 2018. (Poster)
  22. Watchirs Smith L, Wand H, Knight V, O'Connor CC, Callander D, Gray J, Keen P, Duck T, Grulich A, Hellard M, Guy R on behalf of the ACCESS Collaboration. Infrequent HIV testing among ‘high risk’ gay and bisexual men in NSW; Using population attributable fraction to guide testing initiatives. Paper presented at the Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference; Adelaide, Australia; 6-8 November 2017
  23. Asselin J, El-Hayek C, Dimech W, McMahon J, Woolley I, Bowden S, Guy R, Donovan B, Stoové M,Hellard M. Trends in Viral Suppression among People Living with HIV in Victoria, 2009-2014. Paper presented at the Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference Adelaide, Australia; 2016 Nov 16-18.
  24. Callander D, McManus H, Boyd MA, Grulich A, O’Sullivan M, Owen L, Wilson D, Chen M, O’Connor CC, Donovan B, Cogle A, Guy R. Women, those who inject drugs and younger people more likely ‘detectable’ viral loads. Paper presented at the Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference; Adelaide, Australia; 2016 Nov 16-18.
  25. Callander D, McManus H, McNulty A, Lewis D, Carmody C, Prestage G, Hellard M, Chow EPF, Schmidt H, Cox C, Guy R, Donovan B Trends in incidence of HIV and other sexually transmissible infections among male sex workers in Australia. Paper presented at the Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference; Adelaide, Australia; 2016 Nov 16-18.
  26. McManus H, Callander D, Donovan B, Russell D, O’Connor CC, Davies SC, Lewis D, Hellard ME, Chen M, Petoumenos K, Varma R, Cogle A, Boyd MA, Vlahakis E, Grulich AE, Pollard JD, Fairley CK ,Guy RJ. Earlier initiation of antiretroviral therapy in a national cohort of people newly diagnosed with HIV attending Australian sexual health clinics. Paper presented at the Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference; Adelaide, Australia; 2016 Nov 16-18.
  27. Callander D, Lea T, Prestage G, Fairley C, Ryder N, Grulich A, Hellard, M, Mao L, Holt M, Guy R. Injecting Drug Use Is Associated With High Risk Sexual Practices and Sexually Transmissible Infections among Gay Men. Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference Adelaide, Australia; 2016 Nov 14-16.
  28. El-Hayek C, Bartnik N, Asselin J, Roth N, Willcox J, Tee BK, Donovan B, Guy R, Stoove M, Hellard M. Is the increase in Syphilis cases in Victoria due to increased testing? Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Adelaide, Australia; 2016 Nov 14-16.
  29. Kong M, Watchirs Smith L, Callander D, Guy R, Ward JS, Menon A, Russell D, Donovan B, O’Connor CC. Gonorrhea positivity and risk factors among Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women attending sexual health clinics in Australia. Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Adelaide, Australia; 2016 Nov 14-16.
  30. Moreira C, Ryan K, Higgins N, Hellard M, El-Hayek C. Barriers to chlamydia screening of young people and possible solutions as reported by general practitioners in Victoria and NSW. Poster presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Adelaide, Australia; 2016 Nov 14-16.
  31. Rees H, Callander D, Goddard SL, Griggs E, Clifton B, Templeton DJ. Higher STI yield among asymptomatic gay men attending a community-based shop-front service compared with a fast-track sexual health clinic service. Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Adelaide, Australia; 2016 Nov 14-16.
  32. Reulein C, Hui BB, Guy RJ, Donovan B, Regan DG. The changing pattern of sexually transmissible infection and HIV diagnoses in New South Wales publicly-funded sexual health clinics, 2010-2014. Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Adelaide, Australia; 2016 Nov 14-16.
  33. Wilkinson A, Bowring A, Bartnik N, Asselin J, van Gemert C, El-Hayek C, Fairley C, Chow E, Stoové M, Guy R, Dimech W, Donovan B, Hellard M. Gonorrhoea epidemiology in the male population (2011-2014) in Victoria, Australia informed by the Australian Collaboration for Coordinated Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance (ACCESS). Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Adelaide, Australia; 2016 Nov 14-16.
  34. Callander D, Read P, Minichiello V, Prestage G, Hamilton R, Chow E, Ali H, Lewis D, Hellard M, Donovan B. HIV and STIs among male sex workers attending Australian sexual health clinics. Poster presented at the World STI & HIV Congress; Brisbane, Australia; 2015 Sep 13-16.
  35. Jamil MS CD, Ali H, Prestage G, Knight V, Duck T, O’Connor CC, Chen M, Hellard M, Grulich A, Wilson D, Kaldor J, Fairley C, Donovan B, Guy R. . Public sexual health clinics increase access, HIV testing and re-testing among high risk gay and bisexual men. Paper presented at the World STI & HIV Congress; Brisbane, Australia; 2015 Sep 13-16.
  36. Moreira C, van Gemert C, Hocking J, Lim MSC, Bateson D, McNamee K, et al. Screening for chlamydia concurrently with a routine pap test in primary care: could cervical screening changes impact on chlamydia testing? Paper presented at the World STI & HIV Congress; Brisbane, Australia; 2015 Sep 13-16.
  37. Watchirs Smith L CD, Ali H, Bourne C, O’Connor C , Lewis D, Forrester B, Hounsfield V, Kaldor J, Hellard M, Donovan B, Guy R. Chlamydia re-testing at sexual health clinics has increased but further initiatives are need for young people. Poster presented at the World STI & HIV Congress; Brisbane, Australia; 2015 Sep 13-16.
  38. Callander D, Wand H, Watchirs-Smith L, Chen M, Hellard M, O’Connor CC, Grulich A, Fairley C, Wilson D, Holt M, Knight V, Selvey C, Kaldor J, Ali H, Donovan B, Guy R. HIV incidence estimates from repeat testing are closely related to trends in HIV risk behaviour and can identify epidemic changes earlier than HIV notifications. Poster presented at the International AIDS Society Annual Conference; Vancouver, Canada; 2015 Jul 19-22.
  39. Jamil M, Callander D, Ali H, Prestage G, Knight V, Duck T, O’Connor CC, Chen M, Hellard M, Grulich A, Wilson D, Kaldor J, Fairley C, Donovan B, Guy R. Increasing HIV testing and re-testing without declining HIV positivity among gay and bisexual men attending public sexual health clinics. Poster presented at the International AIDS Society Annual Conference; Vancouver, Canada; 2015 Jul 19-22.
  40. Jamil MS CD, Ali H, Prestage G, Knight V, Duck T, O’Connor CC, Chen M, Hellard M, Grulich A, Wilson D, Kaldor J, Fairley C, Donovan B, Guy R. Public sexual health clinics increase access, HIV testing and re-testing among high risk gay and bisexual men. Paper presented at the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine Annual Conference; Brisbane, Australia2015.
  41. Bateman-Steel C, Ali H, Guy R, Fairley C, Chen M, Dickson B, Marshall L, Grulich A, Kaldor J, Hellard M, Donovan B, Templeton D, O’Connor C. Chlamydia in Australian sex workers from lower income countries – findings from the ACCESS collaboration Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Sydney, Australia; 2014 Oct 9-11.
  42. El-Hayek C, Lim MSC, van Gemert C, Wilkinson A, Vella A, Dimech W, et al. Chlamydia prevalence in adolescent Australians. Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; 23-25 October 2013; Darwin, Australia; 2013 Oct 21-23.
  43. van Gemert C, Lim, M, El-Hayek, C, Dimech, W, Guy, R, Donovan, B, Hellard, M. An increase in national chlamydia testing rates coinciding with a national STI campaign: Use of data collected in the ACCESS laboratory network. Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Darwin, Australia; 2013 Oct 21-23.
  44. O’Connor C, Ali H, Guy R, Fairley CK, Chen MY, Dickson B, Marshall L, Grulich AE, Kaldor J, Hellard M, Donovan B, Ward J. High Rates Of Chlamydia Positivity in Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander People Attending Australian Sexual Health Services;2006-2011 Paper presented at the STI & AIDS World Congress; Vienna, Austria; 2013 Jul 14-17.
  45. Ali H, Guy R, Fairley CK, Wand H, Chen MY, Dickson B, O’Connor CC, Marshall L, Grulich A, Kaldor J, Hellard M, Donovan B. Understanding trends in genital chlamydia trachomatis: the Australian example. Paper presented at the UNSW Research Symposium; Sydney, Australia; 2012 Sep.
  46. Dimech W, Lim MSC, van Gemert C, Boyle D, Donovan B, Hellard M. Are Appropriate Samples Being Collected For Chlamydia Testing In Australia? . Paper presented at the International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections Conference; Melbourne, Australia; 2012 Oct 15-17.
  47. Dimech W, Lim MSC, van Gemert C, Boyle D, McCarthy D, Weaver E, et al. Chlamydia trachomatis Repeat Testing In Australia? . Paper presented at the International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections Conference; Melbourne, Australia; 2012 Oct 15-17.
  48. O’Connor C, Ali, H, Guy R, Templeton DJ, Fairley CK, Chen MY, Hellard M, Marshall L, Donovan B, Ward J on High Rates Of Chlamydia Positivity in Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander People Attending Australian Sexual Health Services; The Australian Collaboration For Chlamydia Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance (ACCESS). Paper presented at the International Union of Sexual Transmitted Infections Conference; Melbourne, Australia; 2012 Oct 15-17.
  49. Weaver E, Bowring A, Goller J , Harvey C, Bateson D, McNamee K, Jordan L, Wardle R, Stephens A, van Gemert C, Guy R, Donovan B, Hellard M. Increase in chlamydia positivity among young female attendees of family planning clinics, 2008-2010. Paper presented at the International Union against Sexually Transmitted Infections Conference; Melbourne, Australia;2012 Oct 15-17.
  50. Bowring A, Gouillou M, Guy R, Kong F, van Gemert C, Goller J, et al. Chlamydia Repeat Testing and Positivity Rates at General Practices and Family Planning Clinics in Australia, 2008‐2009. Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Canberra, Australia; 2011 Sep 28-30.
  51. van Gemert C, Dimech W. A Laboratory Network for Sentinel Surveillance of Chlamydia: Results after Two Years of the ACCESS Laboratory Network (2008‐2009). Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; September 2011; Canberra, Australia; 2011.
  52. Kong F, Guy R, Boyle D, Merritt T, Spelman T, Bergeri I, Hocking J, Britt H, Lau P, Pirotta M, Heal C, Brett T, Kaldor J, Donovan B, Hellard ME. Testing for chlamydia at Australian General Practices: The Australian Collaboration for Chlamydia Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance (ACCESS). . Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Brisbane, Australia; 2010 Sep 7-9.
  53. Bergeri I, Guy R, Goller J, Kong F, Franklin N, Bowring A, Ali H, Zhuoyang L, Sullivan L, Ward J, Dimech W, Kaldor JM, Donovan B, Hellard M A multi-network sentinel surveillance system to tackle STIs: The Australian Collaboration for Chlamydia Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance. Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Sydney, Australia; 2010 Oct 18-20.
  54. Goller J, Ward J, Saunders M, Bergeri I, Kaldor JM, Williams S, et al. A snapshot of chlamydia testing and positivity in eight Aborginal community controlled health services: useful information for local quality imporvement. Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Sydney, Australia; 2010 Oct 18-20.
  55. Guy R, Wand H, Franklin N, Fairley CK, Chen MY, O’Connor CC, et al. Testing for Chlamydia re-infections at sexual health services: 2004-2008. Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Sydney, Australia; 2010 Oct 18-20.
  56. Guy R, Wand H, Franklin N, Fairley CK, Chen MY, O’Connor CC, Marshall L, Grulich AE, Kaldor JM, Hellard M, Donovan B. Chlamydia trends in young heterosexuals at sexual health services. Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Sydney, Australia; 2010 Oct 18-20.
  57. Bergeri I, Guy R, Kong F, J. G, Franklin N, Sullivan E, et al. A multi-network automated surveillance system to tackle STIs? Lesson learned after 3 years from ACCESS (the Australian Collaboration for Chlamydia/STIs Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance. Paper presented at the European Scientific Conference on Applied Infectious Disease Epidemiology (ESCAIDE); Lisbon, Portugal; 2010 Nov 11-13.
  58. Franklin. N OCC, Shaw M, Guy R, Grulich A, Fairley CK, Chen MY, Hellard M, Dickson B, Marshall L, Donovan B. Chlamydia at an inner metropolitan sexual health service in Sydney, NSW; the Australian collaboration for Chlamydia enhanced sentinel surveillance (access) project. Paper presented at the 12th International Symposium on Human Chlamydial Infections; Lake Fuschl in Hof ei Salzburg, Austria; 2010 Jun 20-25.
  59. Hellard M. More than just counting – The importance of developing linked and integrated surveillance systems to inform the public health response to STIs and BBVs. Paper presented at the 31st Annual NRL Workshop on Infectious Diseases; Melbourne, Australia; 2010 Jul 29-Aug 1.
  60. Ali H, Guy R, Fairley CK, Wand H, Chen MY, Dickson B, O’Connor CC, Marshall L, Grulich A, Kaldor J, Hellard M, Donovan B. Understanding trends in genital chlamydia trachomatis: the Australian example. Paper presented at the International Union of Sexual Transmitted Infections Europe Congress; Antalya, Turkey; 2010.
  61. Franklin N, Guy R, Grulich A, Fairley CK, Chen MY, Hellard M, Dickson B, O’Connor C, Marshall L, Donovan B. Chlamydia testing and prevalence at Australian sexual health clinics; the Australian collaboration for chlamydia enhanced sentinel surveillance (ACCESS) project. Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Brisbane, Australia; 2009 Sep 7-9.
  62. Kong F GR, Boyle D, Hocking J, Bergeri I, Merritt T, Britt H, Lau P, Pirotta M, Heal C, Brett T, Kaldor J, Donovan B, Hellard M Assessment of chlamydia testing coverage by general practices. Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Brisbane, Australia; 2009 Sep 7-9.
  63. Bergeri I, Guy R, Kong F, Goller J, Downing S, Sullivan L, et al. A multi-networks surveillance system to tackle communicable diseases? Example of ACCESS for chlamydia. Paper presented at the Communicable Diseases Control Conference Canberra, Australia; 2009 May 4-6.
  64. Kong F GR, Boyle D, Bergeri I, Hocking J, Merritt T, Britt H, Lau P, Pirotta M, Heal C, Brett T, Kaldor J, Donovan B, Hellard M Assessment of chlamydia screening coverage by general practices. Paper presented at the Chlamydia Forum; 2009.
  65. Kong F, Guy R, Bergeri I, Boyle D J, Hocking J, Merritt T, Britt H, Lau P, Pirotta M, Heal C, Brett T, Kaldor J, Donovan B, Hellard ME. Chlamydia testing rates in general practices across Australia: The Australian Collaboration for Chlamydia Enhanced Sentinel Surveillance (ACCESS). Paper presented at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference; Perth, Australia; 2008 Sep 15-17