Dr Karina Kennedy



Kennedy KJ, Daveson K, Slavin MA, van Hal SJ, Sorrell TC, Lee A, Marriott DJ,  Chapman B, Halliday CL, Hajkowicz K, Athan E, Bak N, Cheong E, Heath CH, Morrissey CO, Kidd S, Beresford R, Blyth C, Korman TM, Robinson JO, Meyer W, Chen SC; Australia and New Zealand Mycoses Interest Group. Mucormycosis in Australia: ontemporary epidemiology and outcomes. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016 Jan 19. pii: S1198-743X(16)00012-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.01.005.

Ballard MS, Schønheyder HC, Knudsen JD, Lyytikäinen O, Dryden M, Kennedy KJ, Valiquette L, Pinholt M, Jacobsson G, Laupland KB; International Bacteremia Surveillance Collaborative. The changing epidemiology of group B streptococcus bloodstream infection: A multinational population-based assessment. Infect Dis  (Lond). 2016 Jan 1

Collignon P, Kennedy KJ. Long-term persistence of multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae after travel. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Dec 1;61(11):1766-7. doi:   10.1093/cid/civ703. Epub 2015 Aug 13. No abstract available.

Wailan AM, Paterson DL, Kennedy K, Ingram PR, Bursle E, Sidjabat HE. Genomic characteristics of NDM-producing Enterobacteriaceae isolates in Australia and their  blaNDM genetic contexts.  Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Oct 19;60(1):136-41 doi: 10.1128/AAC.01243-15.

Slavin M, van Hal S, Sorrell TC, Lee A, Marriott DJ, Daveson K, Kennedy K, Hajkowicz K, Halliday C, Athan E, Bak N, Cheong E, Heath CH, Orla Morrissey C, Kidd S,  Beresford R, Blyth C, Korman TM, Owen Robinson J, Meyer W, Chen SC; Australia  and New Zealand Mycoses Interest Group. Invasive infections due to filamentous  fungi other than Aspergillus: epidemiology and determinants of mortality.  Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 May;21(5):490.e1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2014.12.021. Epub 2015 Jan 14.

Marginson M, Daveson KL, Kennedy KJ. Clinical impact of reducing routine blood culture incubation time from seven to five days. Pathology. (in press)


Appuhamy R, Moffatt C, Davis S, Kelly P, Kennedy K.  Hepatitis E in a food handler – a rapid risk assessment to guide the public health response. Western Pac Surveill Response J 2014;5:doi 10.5365/WPSAR.2014.5.3.003.

Moffatt C, Appuhamy R, Andrew W, Wynn S, Roberts J, Kennedy K. An assessment of risk posed by a Campylobacter-positive puppy living in an Australian residential aged care facility.  Western Pac Surveill Response J. 2014;5: doi 10.5365/WPSAR.2014.5.2.009.

Blyton MD, Cornall SJ, Kennedy K, Collignon P, Gordon DM. Sex-dependent competitive dominance of phylogenetic group B2 Escherichia coli strains within human hosts. Environ Micro Reports. 2014; doi:10.1111/1758-2229.12168.

Increasing incidence of Clostridium difficile infection, Australia, 2011-2012. Slimings C, Armstrong P, Beckingham WD, Bull AL, Hall L, Kennedy KJ, et al. MJA 2014; 200:272-276.

Tom S, Galbraith JC, Valiquette L, Jacobsson G, Collignon P, Schonheyder HC, Sogaard M, Kennedy KJ, Knudsen JD, Ostergaard C, Lyytikainen O, Laupland KB. Case fatality ratio and mortality rate trends of community-onset Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014; doi10.1111/1469-0691.12564.

Wilson Hl, Kennedy KJ. Scedosporium apiospermum brain abscesses in an immunocompetent man with silicosis. Medical Mycology Case Reports. 2013;2:75-78.

Sidjabat HE, Kennedy K, Silvey A, et al. Emergence of blaOXA-181-carrying ColE plasmid in Klebsiella pneumoniae in Australia. Int J Antimicrob Agents.2013;41: 294-296.

Sherley M, Kennedy KJ, Martin SJ. Screening with nucleic acid amplification tests for gonorrhoea in men who have sex with men. Med J Aust. 2012;197(6):332.

Laupland KB, Lyytikäinen O, Søgaard M, Kennedy KJ, Knudsen JD, Ostergaard C, Galbraith JC, Valiquette L, Jacobsson G, Collignon P, Schønheyder HC; for the International Bacteremia Surveillance Collaborative. The changing epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection: a multinational population-based surveillance study. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2012;19(5):465-71.

Rogers BA, Kennedy KJ, Sidjabat HE, Jones M, Collignon P, Paterson DL. Prolonged carriage of resistant E. coli by returned travellers: clonality, risk factors and bacterial characteristics. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012;31(9):2413-20.

Roberts DM, Fernando G, Singer RF, Kennedy KJ, Lawrence M, Talaulikar G. Antibiotic stability in commercial peritoneal dialysis solutions: influence of formulation, storage and duration. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2011;26(10):3344-9.

Epidemiology of Haemophilus influenzae bacteremia: a multi-national population-based assessment.
Laupland KB, Schønheyder HC, Østergaard C, Knudsen JD, Valiquette L, Galbraith J, Kennedy KJ, Gradel KO; International Bacteremia Surveillance Collaborative.
J Infect. 2011 Feb;62(2):142-8. Epub 2010 Nov 19.

Salmonella enterica bacteraemia: a multi-national population-based cohort study
Laupland KB, Schønheyder HC, Kennedy KJ, Lyytikäinen O, Valiquette L, Galbraith J, Collignon P; International Bacteremia Surveillance Collaborative.
BMC Infect Dis. 2010 Apr 14;10:95.
Colonisation with Escherichia coli resistant to "critically important" antibiotics: a high risk for international travellers.
Kennedy K, Collignon P.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2010 Dec;29(12):1501-6. Epub 2010 Sep 12.

Rationale for and protocol of a multi-national population-based bacteremia surveillance collaborative.
Laupland KB, Schønheyder HC, Kennedy KJ, Lyytikäinen O, Valiquette L, Galbraith J, Collignon P, Church DL, Gregson DB, Kibsey P.
BMC Res Notes. 2009 Jul 22;2:146.
Serratia sp. bacteremia in Canberra, Australia: a population-based study over 10 years.
Engel HJ, Collignon PJ, Whiting PT, Kennedy KJ.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Jul;28(7):821-4. Epub 2009 Feb 5
Mycoplasma hominis-associated parapharyngeal abscess following acute Epstein-Barr virus infection in a previously immunocompetent adult.
Kennedy KJ, Prince S, Makeham T.
J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Sep;47(9):3050-2. Epub 2009 Jul 29.

Test and teach. Chronic soft tissue inflammation following accidental inoculation with a sheep vaccine. Diagnosis: Immune response to mineral oil and Mycobacterium antigens in vaccine strain (Gudair) of Mycobacterium avium subsp.paratuberculosis.
Kennedy KJ, Tetlow L.
Pathology. 2008 Dec;40(7):711-3. No abstract available.
Two cases of Streptococcus suis endocarditis in Australian piggery workers.
Kennedy KJ, Jadeer AA, Ong CW, Senanayake SN, Collignon PJ.
Med J Aust. 2008 Oct 6;189(7):413.
Escherichia coli bacteraemia in Canberra: incidence and clinical features
Kennedy KJ, Roberts JL, Collignon PJ.
Med J Aust. 2008 Feb 18;188(4):209-13

A cluster of nocardial brain abscesses.
Kennedy KJ, Chung KH, Bowden FJ, Mews PJ, Pik JH, Fuller JW, Chandran KN.
Surg Neurol. 2007 Jul;68(1):43-9; discussion 49. Review.

What may underlie recurrent purpura fulminans?
Kennedy KJ, Walker S, Pavli P, Hallam L, Hemmings C.
Med J Aust. 2007 Apr 2;186(7):373-5

Invasive meningococcal disease presenting with cellulitis.
Kennedy KJ, Roy J, Lamberth P.
Med J Aust. 2006 Apr 17;184(8):421. No abstract available

Medical handover.
Bowden FJ, Lueck C, Hurwitz M, Kennedy K.
Med J Aust. 2006 May 1;184(9):477-8. No abstract available.

Staphylococcus aureus and stethoscopes.
Kennedy KJ, Dreimanis DE, Beckingham WD, Bowden FJ.
Med J Aust. 2003 May 5;178(9):468.