TMA Group Published Research


Members of the Travel Medicine Alliance are committed to best practice travel medicine and to that end we have a  commitment to undertaking and publishing research in the field of travel medicine.

Some of the publications that our research group have produced are listed below

Mulhall, B.P., Hu, M., Thompson, M., Lin, F., Lupton, D., Mills, D., Maund, M., Cass, R., Millar, D., 1993. Planned sexual behaviour of young Australian visitors to Thailand. Med. J. Aust. 158, 530–535.

Leggat, P.A., Mills, D., Speare, R., 2007. Level of Concern and Sources of Information of a Group of Brisbane Hostelers for Personal Safety and Terrorism When Traveling Abroad. Journal of Travel Medicine 14, 112–116.

Mills, D.J., Lau, C.L., Weinstein, P., 2011. Animal bites and rabies exposure in Australian travellers. Med. J. Aust. 195, 673–675.

Mills, D.J., Lau, C.L., Fearnley, E.J., Weinstein, P., 2011. The Immunogenicity of a Modified Intradermal Pre-exposure Rabies Vaccination Schedule—A Case Series of 420 Travelers. Journal of Travel Medicine 18, 327–332.

Mills, D., 2013. Intradermal pre-exposure rabies vaccination. Promises and pitfalls. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease 11, 335–336. doi:10.1016/j.tmaid.2013.10.007

Martin-Blondel, G., Iriart, X., Baidouri, F. El, Simon, S., Mills, D., Demar, M., Pistone, T., Le Taillandier, T., Malvy, D., Gangneux, J.-P., Couppie, P., Munckhof, W., Marchou, B., Ravel, C., Berry, A., 2015. Outbreak of Leishmania braziliensisCutaneous Leishmaniasis, Saül, French Guiana. Emerging Infectious Diseases 21, 892–894. doi:10.3201/eid2105.1411811.

Lau CL, Streeton CL, David MC, Sly PD, Mills DJ.The tolerability of a combined hepatitis A and typhoid vaccine in children aged 2–16 years: an observational study. Journal of Travel Medicine. 2016 Feb 1;23(2):tav023.

Mills, D.J.,Kohl, S.E., 2016. Twitter for travel medicine providers. Journal of Travel Medicine 23, taw002. doi:10.1093/jtm/taw002

Furuya-Kanamori L, Mills D, Sheridan S, Lau C. Medical and psychological problems faced by young Australian gap year travellers‡. J Travel Med. 2017;24(5). doi:10.1093/jtm/tax052.

Jelinek T, Cromer MA, Cramer JP, Mills D et al. Safety and immunogenicity of an inactivated Vero cell_derived Japanese encephalitis vaccine (IXIARO ® , JESPECT ® ) in a pediatric population in JE non-endemic countries: An uncontrolled, open-label phase 3 study. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. March 2018. doi:10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.03.003

Lau CL, Ramsey L, Mills L, Furuya-Kanamori L, Mills DJ. Drug-free holidays: Compliance, tolerability, and acceptability of a 3-day atovaquone/proguanil schedule for pre-travel malaria chemoprophylaxis in Australian travellers. Clinical Infectious Diseases [Internet]. 2018 Oct 3 [cited 2018 Oct 4];

Armstrong M, Francis J, Robson J, Graves S, Mills DJ, Ferguson J, et al. Q fever vaccination of children in Australia: Limited experience to date: Q fever vaccination in Australia. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health [Internet]. 2019 Jan 2 [cited 2019 Jan 7];

David MC, Ha SH, Paynter S, Lau C. A systematic review and meta-analysis of management options for adults who respond poorly to hepatitis B vaccination. Vaccine. 2015 Nov;33(48):6564–9.
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Lau CL, Sweet M, Weinstein P. A stitch in time: unrecognized retained foreign bodies after a needlefish injury. Journal of Travel Medicine [Internet]. 2017 Mar 1 [cited 2019 May 19];24(2). Available from: http://academic.oup.com/jtm/article/doi/10.1093/jtm/taw092/2930767/A-stitch-in-time-unrecognized-retained-foreign
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Lau C, Smythe L, Weinstein P. Leptospirosis: An emerging disease in travellers.Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. 2010 Jan;8(1):33–9.
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Lau C, Weinstein P, Slaney D. Imported cases of Ross River virus disease in New Zealand – A travel medicine perspective. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. 2012 May;10(3):129–34.
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Huang X, Lambert S, Lau C, Soares Magalhaes RJ, Marquess J, Rajmokan M, et al. Assessing the social and environmental determinants of pertussis epidemics in Queensland, Australia: a Bayesian spatio-temporal analysis. Epidemiology and Infection. 2017 Apr;145(6):1221–30.
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Ritter JM, Lau C, Craig SB, Goarant C, Nilles EJ, Ko AI, et al. A Large Leptospirosis Outbreak following Successive Severe Floods in Fiji, 2012. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2018 Oct 3;99(4):849–51.
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Lau C, Aubry M, Musso D, Teissier A, Paulous S, Desprès P, et al. New evidence for endemic circulation of Ross River virus in the Pacific Islands and the potential for emergence. International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2017 Apr;57:73–6.
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Lau CL, Weinstein P, Slaney D. Dengue surveillance by proxy: travellers as sentinels for outbreaks in the Pacific Islands. Epidemiology and Infection. 2013 Nov;141(11):2328–34.
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Flies EJ, Lau CL, Carver S, Weinstein P. Another Emerging Mosquito-Borne Disease? Endemic Ross River Virus Transmission in the Absence of Marsupial Reservoirs. BioScience. 2018 Apr 1;68(4):288–93.
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Derne B, Weinstein P, Musso D, Lau C. Distribution of rickettsioses in Oceania: Past patterns and implications for the future. Acta Tropica. 2015 Mar;143:121–33.
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Aubry M, Kama M, Vanhomwegen J, Teissier A, Mariteragi-Helle T, Hue S, C Lau, et al. Ross River Virus Antibody Prevalence, Fiji Islands, 2013–2015. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2019 Apr;25(4):827–30.
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Lau C, Sisson J. The Effectiveness of Intradermal Pre-exposure Rabies Vaccination in an Australian Travel Medicine Clinic. Journal of Travel Medicine. 2006 Mar 8;9(6):285–8.

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