Aron Chakera

Associate Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M503), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 292 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
20022019
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Research Output 2002 2019

  • 292 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 37 Article
  • 9 Abstract/Meeting Abstract
  • 8 Review article
  • 1 Abstract
2019

Differences in peritoneal dialysis technique survival between patients treated with peritoneal dialysis systems from different companies

Boudville, N., Ullah, S., Clayton, P., Sud, K., Borlace, M., Badve, S. V., Chakera, A. & Johnson, D. W., Jun 2019, In : Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 34, 6, p. 1035-1044 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intensive monitoring for post-transplant diabetes mellitus and treatment with dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor therapy

Thiruvengadam, S., Hutchison, B., Lim, W., Bennett, K., Daniels, G., Cusack, N., Jacques, A., Cawley, B., Thiruvengadam, S. & Chakera, A., 1 May 2019, In : Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews. 13, 3, p. 1857-1863 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors
Diabetes Mellitus
Transplants
Critical Pathways
Hyperglycemia
1 Citation (Scopus)

Relationship between renal CD68 + infiltrates and the Oxford Classification of IgA nephropathy

Soares, M. F., Genitsch, V., Chakera, A., Smith, A., MacEwen, C., Bellur, S. S., Alham, N. K. & Roberts, I. S. D., 1 Mar 2019, In : Histopathology. 74, 4, p. 629-637 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immunoglobulin A
Kidney
Biopsy
ROC Curve
Atrophy

The importance of tubuloreticular inclusion bodies in lupus nephritis

Nossent, H., Raymond, W., Ognjenovic, M., Chakera, A. & Wong Chung Lung, D., 1 May 2019, In : International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. 22, S 3, p. 155 156 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

2018

Case study: Applying rapid flow cytometry analysis to CAPD effluent

Mulroney, K. T., Hall, J. M., McGuire, A. L., Inglis, T. J. J. & Chakera, A., 1 Sep 2018, In : Peritoneal Dialysis International. 38, 5, p. 376-379 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis
Microbiology
Flow Cytometry
Peritoneal Dialysis
Peritonitis

Clinician attitudes regarding the utility of frailty tools in managing older adults with end stage kidney disease

Kumarasinghe, P., Chakera, A., Dogra, S., Chan, K., Maher, S. & Inderjeeth, C., Jun 2018, In : Australasian Journal on Ageing. 37, p. 72-73 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

Long-term outcomes of kidney transplant recipients with end-stage kidney disease attributed to presumed/advanced glomerulonephritis or unknown cause

Lim, W. H., Wong, G., McDonald, S. P., Chakera, A., Luxton, G., Isbel, N. M., Pilmore, H. L., Barbour, T., Hughes, P. & Chadban, S. J., 1 Dec 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 9021.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Glomerulonephritis
Chronic Kidney Failure
Kidney
Transplants
Transplant Recipients
1 Citation (Scopus)

The current role for clinical and renal histological findings as predictor for outcome in Australian patients with lupus nephritis

Nossent, J., Raymond, W., Kang, A., Wong, D., Ognjenovic, M. & Chakera, A., 1 Oct 2018, In : Lupus. 27, 11, p. 1838-1846 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lupus Nephritis
Kidney
Western Australia
Incidence
Biopsy
Western Australia
Lupus Nephritis
Histology
Kidney
Demography
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Absence of thrombocytopaenia and/or microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia does not reliably exclude recurrence of atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome after kidney transplantation

Krishnan, A. R., Siva, B., Chakera, A., Wong, G., Wong, D. & Lim, W. H., 7 Feb 2017, In : Nephrology. 22, Supp. 1, p. 28-31 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute kidney injury is under-recognised and under-reported in hospitalised patients in Australia

Mitchell, T., Feher, E., Mitchell, G. & Chakera, A., 1 Dec 2017, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 47, 12, p. 1451-1454 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Kidney Injury
Tertiary Care Centers
Documentation
Inpatients
Creatinine
2 Citations (Scopus)
142 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of early mesothelial cell responses to Staphylococcus epidermidis isolated from patients with peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis

McGuire, A. L., Mulroney, K. T., Carson, C. F., Ram, R., Morahan, G. & Chakera, A., 24 May 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 5, 18 p., e0178151.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Staphylococcus epidermidis
Dialysis
peritonitis
Peritoneal Dialysis
dialysis

AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY ON THE EFFECT OF DPP-4 INHIBITOR THERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH POST TRANSPLANT DIABETES MELLITUS

Thiruvengadam, S., Bennett, K. & Chakera, A., Sep 2017, In : Transplant International. 30, p. 509-509 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

CULTURE-INDEPENDENT IDENTIFICATION OF BACTERIA CAUSING PERITONEAL DIALYSIS ASSOCIATED PERITONITIS

Mulroney, K., Hall, J., Inglis, T. & Chakera, A., Sep 2017, In : Nephrology. 22, p. 84-85 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

3 Citations (Scopus)

Cytomegalovirus and cancer after kidney transplantation: Role of the human leukocyte antigen system?

Wong, G., Chakera, A., Chapman, J. R., Chadban, S. C., Pilmore, H., Craig, J. C. & Lim, W. H., 1 Feb 2017, In : Transplant Infectious Disease. 19, 1, p. 1-7 7 p., e12631.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kidney Neoplasms
HLA Antigens
Cytomegalovirus
Kidney Transplantation
Tissue Donors
8 Citations (Scopus)

Cytomegalovirus viraemia and mortality in renal transplant recipients in the era of antiviral prophylaxis. Lessons from the western Australian experience

Selvey, L. A., Lim, W. H., Boan, P., Swaminathan, R., Slimings, C., Harrison, A. E. & Chakera, A., 17 Jul 2017, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 17, 1, 501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Viremia
Cytomegalovirus
Antiviral Agents
Kidney
Mortality
4 Citations (Scopus)

Developing an assisted automated peritoneal dialysis program in Western Australia

Fortnum, D., Hawkins, N., Vandepeer, G. & Chakera, A., Sep 2017, In : Nephrology. 22, p. 85-85 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

EARLY MESOTHELIAL CELL RESPONSES TO STAPHYLOCOCCUS EPIDERMIDIS INFECTION

McGuire, A. & Chakera, A., Sep 2017, In : Nephrology. 22, p. 27-27 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

Impact of early conversion from cyclosporin to everolimus on left ventricular mass index: a randomized controlled trial

Krishnan, A., Teixeira-Pinto, A., Chan, D., Chakera, A., Dogra, G., Boudville, N., Irish, A., Morgan, K., Phillips, J., Wong, G. & Lim, W. H., Oct 2017, In : Clinical Transplantation. 31, 10, 9 p., e13043.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mycophenolic Acid
Cyclosporine
Randomized Controlled Trials
Virus Diseases
Glomerular Filtration Rate
Anti-Infective Agents
Pseudomonas
Acetic Acid
Infection
Anti-Bacterial Agents

RAPID ASSESSMENT OF BACTERIAL LOAD AND RESISTANCE PHENOTYPE IN PERITONEAL DIALYSIS EFFLUENT BY FLOW CYTOMETRY

Mulroney, K., Inglis, T. & Chakera, A., Sep 2017, In : Nephrology. 22, p. 85-85 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

RAPID FLOW CYTOMETRIC IDENTIFICATION AND ANALYSIS OF STAPHYLOCOCCUS SPP. FROM PERITONEAL DIALYSATE

Mulroney, K., Inglis, T. & Chakera, A., Sep 2017, In : Nephrology. 22, p. 26-26 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

10 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid susceptibility profiling of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumonia

Mulroney, K. T., Hall, J. M., Huang, X., Turnbull, E., Bzdyl, N. M., Chakera, A., Naseer, U., Corea, E. M., Ellington, M. J., Hopkins, K. L., Wester, A. L., Ekelund, O., Woodford, N. & Inglis, T. J. J., 1 Dec 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 1903.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Carbapenems
Klebsiella pneumoniae
Flow Cytometry
Workflow
Gram-Positive Bacteria

With a little help from my friends: Developing an assisted automated peritoneal dialysis program in Western Australia

Fortnum, D., Chakera, A., Hawkins, N. & Vandepeer, G., 1 Nov 2017, In : Renal Society of Australasia Journal. 13, 3, p. 83-89 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Western Australia
Peritoneal Dialysis
Cost Savings
Peritonitis
Renal Dialysis
2016
9 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a Robust Immuno-S-FISH Protocol Using Imaging Flow Cytometry

Fuller, K. A., Bennett, S. C., Hui, H. Y., Chakera, A. & Erber, W. N., 2016, In : Cytometry Part A. 89, 8, p. 720-730 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization
Flow Cytometry
Cell Count
Fluorescent Dyes
Microscopy
2 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnostic Accuracies of Glycated Hemoglobin, Fructosamine, and Homeostasis Model Assessment of Insulin Resistance in Predicting Impaired Fasting Glucose, Impaired Glucose Tolerance, or New Onset Diabetes after Transplantation

Rosettenstein, K., Viecelli, A., Yong, K., Nguyen, H. D., Chakera, A., Chan, D., Dogra, G., Lim, E. M., Wong, G. & Lim, W. H., 2016, In : Transplantation. 100, 7, p. 1571-1579 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fructosamine
Glucose Intolerance
Glycosylated Hemoglobin A
Insulin Resistance
Fasting
18 Citations (Scopus)

Prognostic value of endocapillary hypercellularity in IgA nephropathy patients with no immunosuppression

Chakera, A., Macewen, C., Bellur, S. S., Chompuk, L. O., Lunn, D. & Roberts, I. S. D., 2016, In : Journal of Nephrology. 29, 3, p. 367-375

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immunosuppression
Immunoglobulin A
Immunosuppressive Agents
Kidney
Proteinuria

The profile of patients with chronic kidney disease who regularly present at an Australian general practice

Jiwa, M., Chakera, A., Dadich, A., Meng, X. & Kanjo, E., 2016, In : Current Medical Research and Opinion. 32, 1, p. 183-189

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Renal Insufficiency
General Practice
Asymptomatic Diseases
Western Australia
General Practitioners
2015
5 Citations (Scopus)
Peritoneal Dialysis
Peritonitis
Gentamicins
Vancomycin Resistance
Vancomycin
2 Citations (Scopus)

Humicola sp. as a cause of peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis

Burns, N., Arthur, I., Leung, M., Ketharanathan, S., Sandoval-Denis, M., Gené, J., Guarro, J. & Chakera, A., 2015, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 53, 9, p. 3081-3085

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peritoneal Dialysis
Peritonitis
Annual Reports
Microbiology
Chronic Kidney Failure
2 Citations (Scopus)

Preclinical Assessment of Adjunctive tPA and DNase for Peritoneal Dialysis Associated Peritonitis

Mcguire, A., Bennett, S., Lansley, S. M., Popowicz, N. D., Della Vergiliana, J. F. V., Wong, D., Lee, Y. C. G. & Chakera, A., 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 3, p. 1-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
deoxyribonucleases
Dialysis
peritonitis
Deoxyribonucleases
Peritoneal Dialysis

Prognostic value of endocapillary hypercellularity in IgA nepropathy patients with no immunsuppression

Chakera, A., Macewen, C., Bellur, S. S., Chompuk, L., Lunn, D. & Roberts, S. D., 2015, In : Journal of Nephrology. N/A, p. 1-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Renal infarction caused by medium vessel vasculitis

Kavarthapol Jayaraman, V. & Chakera, A., 24 Apr 2015, In : BMJ Case Reports. 2015, A629.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Vasculitis
Infarction
Celiac Artery
Kidney
Tunica Intima
13 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Chemokine CCL2
Tissue Plasminogen Activator
Pleural Effusion
Fluids
Deoxyribonucleases
2014

Henoch-Schonlein purpura in mesothelioma

Joshi, S., Pillai, S., Chakera, A. & Lee, G., 2014, In : Respirology. 0, p. 1-3

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

5 Citations (Scopus)

Restless legs syndrome: An underappreciated and distressing problem for haemodialysis patients

Chu, L., Chu, E., Dogra, G. K. & Chakera, A., 2014, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 44, 10, p. 1030-1033

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Restless Legs Syndrome
Renal Dialysis
Chronic Kidney Failure
Dialysis
Epidemiology
1 Citation (Scopus)

Spiralling into the nephrotic syndrome

Viecelli, A. K., Wong, D. D., Mclean-Tooke, A. P. & Chakera, A., 2014, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 11, p. 673-674

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

7 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of chronic kidney disease and short-term treatment with rosiglitazone on plasma cell-free DNA levels

Mcguire, A., Urosevic, N., Chan, D., Dogra, G. K., Inglis, T. & Chakera, A., 2014, In : PPAR Research. 2014, p. 1-8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
rosiglitazone
Plasma Cells
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
DNA
Kidney
2 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of the quality of communication from nephrologists to primary care practitioners: a literature review

Jiwa, M., Chakera, A., Dadich, A., Ossolinski, G. & Hewitt, V., 2014, In : Current Medical Research and Opinion. 30, p. 2093-2101

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012
15 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of BK virus in urine from renal transplant subjects by mass spectrometry

Konietzny, R., Fischer, R., Ternette, N., Wright, C. A., Turney, B. W., Chakera, A., Hughes, D., Kessler, B. M. & Pugh, C. W., 2012, In : Clinical Proteomics. 9, 1, p. -

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
19 Citations (Scopus)

The phenotype of circulating follicular-helper T cells in patients with rheumatoid arthritis defines CD200 as a potential therapeutic target

Chakera, A., Bennett, S. C., Morteau, O., Bowness, P., Luqmani, R. A. & Cornall, R. J., 2012, In : Clinical and Developmental Immunology. 2012, p. -

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Transplant renal artery stenosis: Narrow and prone to closure

Chakera, A., Cowan, N. C., Boardman, P. & Mason, P. D., Jul 2012, In : JRSM short reports. 3, 7, p. 49

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
2011
23 Citations (Scopus)

Antigen-specific T cell responses to BK polyomavirus antigens identify functional anti-viral immunity and may help to guide immunosuppression following renal transplantation

Chakera, A., Bennett, S., Lawrence, S., Morteau, O., Mason, P. D., O'Callaghan, C. A. & Cornall, R. J., 2011, In : Clinical and Experimental Immunology. 165, 3, p. 401-409

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

A whole blood monokine-based reporter assay provides a sensitive and robust measurement of the antigen-specific T cell response

Chakera, A., Bennett, S. C. & Cornall, R. J., 2011, In : Journal of Translational Medicine. 9, 1, p. Article number 143

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
22 Citations (Scopus)

Detection of polyomavirus bk reactivation after renal transplantation using an intensive decoy cell surveillance program is cost-effective

Chakera, A., Dyar, O-J., Hughes, E., Bennett, S., Hughes, D. & Roberts, I. S. D., 2011, In : Transplantation. 92, 9, p. 1018-1023

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Membranous nephropathy after use of UK-manufactured skin creams containing mercury

Chakera, A., Lasserson, D., Beck, L. H., Roberts, I. S. D. & Winearls, C. G., 2011, In : QJM. 104, 10, p. 893-896

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2010
5 Citations (Scopus)

A lucky fall? Case report

Chakera, A., Leslie, T., Roberts, I., O'Callaghan, C. A. & Cranston, D., 2010, In : Transplantation Proceedings. 42, 9, p. 3883-3886

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

30 Citations (Scopus)

Renal transplant immunosuppression impairs natural killer cell function in Vitro and in vivo

Morteau, O., Blundell, S., Chakera, A., Bennett, S., Christou, C. M., Mason, P. D., Cornall, R. J. & O'Callaghan, C. A., 2010, In : PLoS One. 5, 10, p. e13294

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access