David Speers

Dr

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 619 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
20072019
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Research Output 2007 2019

  • 619 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
  • 37 Article
  • 4 Letter
  • 3 Review article
  • 1 Comment/debate
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2019

Gonococcal antimicrobial resistance: 80 years in the making

Speers, D., May 2019, In : Microbiology Australia. 40, 2, p. 57-62 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

A reliable and easy to transport quality control method for chlamydia and gonorrhoea molecular point of care testing

Badman, S. G., Causer, L. M., Guy, R., Wand, H., Donovan, B., Tabrizi, S. N., Speers, D., Shephard, M. D., Vallely, A. & Whiley, D., Apr 2018, In : Pathology. 50, 3, p. 317-321

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlamydia
Gonorrhea
Quality Control
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Chlamydia trachomatis
10 Citations (Scopus)
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Chlamydia trachomatis
Urine
Point-of-Care Systems
Reproductive Health
5 Citations (Scopus)

Genomic epidemiology and population structure of Neisseria gonorrhoeae from remote highly endemic Western Australian populations

Al Suwayyid, B. A., Coombs, G. W., Speers, D. J., Pearson, J., Wise, M. J. & Kahler, C. M., 27 Feb 2018, In : BMC Genomics. 19, 1, 165.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Metagenomics
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Western Australia
Epidemiology
Gonorrhea

Neurological disease caused by flavivirus infections

Gibbs, T. & Speers, D. J., 1 May 2018, In : Microbiology Australia. 39, 2, p. 99-102 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Flavivirus Infections
Viruses
Arboviruses
Arthropod Vectors
Herd Immunity
2017
10 Citations (Scopus)

Clonal expansion of new penicillin-resistant clade of neisseria meningitidis serogroup w clonal complex 11, Australia

Mowlaboccus, S., Jolley, K. A., Bray, J. E., Pang, S., Lee, Y. T., Bew, J. D., Speers, D. J., Keil, A. D., Coombs, G. W. & Kahler, C. M., 1 Aug 2017, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 23, 8, p. 1364-1367 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Neisseria meningitidis
Penicillins
Western Australia
Alleles
Genome
3 Citations (Scopus)

Differences in the population structure of Neisseria meningitidis in two Australian states: Victoria and Western Australia

Mowlaboccus, S., Mullally, C. A., Richmond, P. C., Howden, B. P., Stevens, K., Speers, D. J., Keil, A. D., Bjørnstad, O. N., Perkins, T. T. & Kahler, C. M., 1 Oct 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 10, e0186839.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Victoria (Australia)
Neisseria meningitidis
Western Australia
Victoria
population structure
1 Citation (Scopus)

Improved Hepascore in hepatitis C predicts reversal in risk of adverse outcome

Jeffrey, A. W., Huang, Y., De Boer, W. B., Adams, L. A., MacQuillan, G., Speers, D., Joseph, J. & Jeffrey, G. P., 1 Jul 2017, In : World Journal of Hepatology. 9, 19, p. 850-856 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hepatitis C
Chronic Hepatitis C
Liver
Morbidity
Mortality
3 Citations (Scopus)
Western Australia
Glomerulonephritis
Streptococcus
Disease Outbreaks
Proteins

The role of microbiology in gonococcal control in the West: helping to understand the enemy

Speers, D. J., Nov 2017, In : Microbiology Australia. 38, 4, p. 171-174 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term outcomes of Murray Valley encephalitis cases in Western Australia: What have we learnt?

Selvey, L. A., Speers, D. J. & Smith, D. W., 2016, In : Internal Medicine Journal. 46, 2, p. 193-201 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Murray Valley encephalitis virus
Western Australia
Encephalitis
Virus Diseases
Psychiatry
17 Citations (Scopus)

Mycobacterium chimaera colonisation of heater–cooler units (HCU) in western australia, 2015: Investigation of possible iatrogenic infection using whole genome sequencing

Robinson, J. O., Coombs, G. W., Speers, D. J., Keehner, T., Keil, A. D., D’Abrera, V., Boan, P. & Pang, S., 17 Nov 2016, In : Eurosurveillance. 21, 46

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Western Australia
Mycobacterium
Genome
Infection
Endocarditis
4 Citations (Scopus)
Chronic Hepatitis C
Liver
Serum
Hepatocellular Carcinoma
ROC Curve
3 Citations (Scopus)

The implications of endemic IMP-4 carbapenemase for clinical laboratory susceptibility testing

Goire, N., Harnett, G. B., O'Reilly, L. C., Ingram, P., Leung, M., Speers, D., Healy, P. E. & Inglis, T., 2016, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 124, p. 10-12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

meropenem
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Enterobacteriaceae
Polymerase Chain Reaction
beta-lactamase IMP-4
2015
5 Citations (Scopus)

Acute meningoencephalitis associated with echovirus 9 infection in Sri Lanka, 2009

Danthanarayana, N., Williams, D. T., Williams, S. H., Thevanesam, V., Speers, D. & Fernando, M. S. S., 2015, In : Journal of Medical Virology. 87, 12, p. 2033-2039

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Echovirus 9
Echovirus Infections
Sri Lanka
Meningoencephalitis
Enterovirus
9 Citations (Scopus)

Domestically acquired hepatitis e successfully treated with ribavirin in an Australian liver transplant recipient

Speers, D., Ma, M., Faddy, H. M., Nash, M., Bowden, S., De Boer, B., Macnicholas, R., Macquillan, G. & Adams, L., 2015, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 202, 4, p. 209-211

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Enterovirus D68 disease and molecular epidemiology in Australia

Levy, A., Roberts, J., Lang, J., Tempone, S., Kesson, A., Dofai, A., Daley, A. J., Thorley, B. & Speers, D., 2015, In : Journal of Clinical Virology. 69, p. 117-121

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular Epidemiology
Enterovirus
Paralysis
Western Australia
Feces
7 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Molecular Epidemiology
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Electrophoresis
Gels
Western Australia
2014
4 Citations (Scopus)

Neisseria meningitidis porA, fetA and fHbp gene distribution in Western Australia 2000 to 2011

Boan, P., Metasan, N., Tempone, S. S., Harnett, G. B., Speers, D. & Keil, A. D., 2014, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 14, 1, p. 1-7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Western Australia
Neisseria meningitidis
Vaccines
Meningococcal Vaccines
Antigens
16 Citations (Scopus)
Penicillinase
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Gonorrhea
Guidelines
Penicillin Resistance
16 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic hepatitis C by non-invasive liver fibrosis models

Chinnaratha, M. A., Jeffrey, G., Macquillan, G., Rossi, E. R., De Boer, B. W. B., Speers, D. & Adams, L., 2014, In : Liver International. 34, 5, p. 720-727

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Hepatitis C
Liver Cirrhosis
Morbidity
Mortality
Liver
5 Citations (Scopus)

Primary acute dengue and the deletion in chemokine receptor 5 (CCR5δ32)

Brestovac, B., Halicki, L. A., Harris, R. P., Sampson, I., Speers, D., Mamotte, C. & Williams, D. T., 2014, In : Microbes and Infection. 16, 6, p. 518-521

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dengue
Chemokine Receptors
Dengue Virus
Gene Frequency
Base Pairing
9 Citations (Scopus)

Real-time PCR assay for detection of blaZ genes in Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates

Pereira, L. A., Harnett, G. B., Hodge, M. M., Cattell, J. A. & Speers, D., 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 52, 4, p. 1259-1261

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Staphylococcus aureus
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Microbiology
Genes
Sensitivity and Specificity
2013
12 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical and Radiological Predictors of Outcome for Murray Valley Encephalitis

Speers, D., Flexman, J., Blyth, C., Rooban, N., Raby, E., Ramaseshan, G., Benson, S. & Smith, D., 2013, In : American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 88, 3, p. 481-489

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
Respiratory Syncytial Viruses
Human Influenza
Autopsy
Pediatrics
Viruses
2012
45 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of the Cepheid Xpert Flu Assay for Rapid Identification and Differentiation of Influenza A, Influenza A 2009 H1N1, and Influenza B Viruses

Novak-Weekley, S. M., Marlowe, E. M., Poulter, M., Dwyer, D., Speers, D., Rawlinson, W., Baleriola, C. & Robinson, C. C., 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 50, 5, p. 1704-1710

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
21 Citations (Scopus)

Mutations I117V and I117M and oseltamivir sensitivity of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 viruses

Hurt, A. C., Leang, S. K., Speers, D., Barr, I. G. & Maurer-Stroh, S., 2012, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 18, 1, p. 109-112

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
4 Citations (Scopus)

Hepatitis B outbreak following a mass-casualty incident, Australia

Italiano, C. M., Speers, D., Chidlow, G. R., Dowse, G. K., Robertson, A. G. & Flexman, J., 2011, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 204, p. 400

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Citations (Scopus)

Increased detection in Australia and Singapore of a novel influenza A(H1N1)2009 variant with reduced oseltamivir and zanamivir sensitivity due to a S247N neuraminidase mutation

Hurt, A. C., Lee, R. T., Leang, S. K., Cui, L., Deng, Y. M., Phuah, S. P., Caldwell, N., Freeman, K., Komadina, N., Smith, D., Speers, D., Kelso, A., Lin, R. T., Maurer-Stroh, S. & Barr, I. G., 2011, In : EURO SURVEILLANCE : BULLETIN EUROPEEN SUR LES MALADIES TRANSMISSIBLES = EUROPEAN COMMUNICABLE DISEASE BULLETIN. 16, p. 1-6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

The viruses of Australia and the risk to tourists

Smith, D., Speers, D. & Mackenzie, J. S., 2011, In : Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. 9, p. 113-125

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Viruses
Alphavirus
Queensland
Japanese Encephalitis Virus
Murray Valley encephalitis virus
2010
55 Citations (Scopus)
13 Citations (Scopus)

Emergence of multi-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a Western Australian hospital

Inglis, J., Benson, K. A., O'Reilly, L., Bradbury, R., Hodge, M., Speers, D., Heath, C. & Inglis, T., 2010, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 76, p. 60-65

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Meningitis and a Febrile Vomiting Illness Caused by Echovirus Type 4, Northern Territory, Australia

Markey, P. G., Davis, J. S., Harnett, G. B., Williams, S. H. & Speers, D., 2010, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 16, p. 63-68

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
41 Citations (Scopus)

Pandemic Influenza (H1N1) 2009 Pneumonia: CURB-65 Score for Predicting Severity and Nasopharyngeal Sampling for Diagnosis Are Unreliable

Mulrennan, S., Tempone, S. S., Ling, I. T. W., Williams, S. H. W., Gan, G. C., Murray, R. J. & Speers, D., 2010, In : PLoS One. 5, p. N/A

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
57 Citations (Scopus)

Procalcitonin and C-reactive protein in severe 2009 H1N1 influenza infection

Ingram, P. R., Inglis, T., Moxton, D. & Speers, D., 2010, In : Intensive Care Medicine. 36, p. 528-532

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

The detection of oseltamivir-resistant pandemic influenza A/H1N1 2009 viruses using a real-time RT-PCR assay

Chidlow, G. R., Harnett, G. B., Williams, S. H., Tempone, S. S., Speers, D., Hurt, A. C., Deng, Y. & Smith, D., 2010, In : Journal of Virological Methods. 169, p. 47-51

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008
13 Citations (Scopus)

Decline in Native Kidney Function in Liver Transplant Recipients is not Associated with BK Virus Infection

Salama, M., Boudville, N., Speers, D., Jeffrey, G. & Ferrari, P., 2008, In : Liver Transplantation. 14, 12, p. 1787-1792

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

BK Virus
Virus Diseases
Kidney
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Liver