Professor Peter Collignon

Recent Publications

1: Mitchell BG, Collignon PJ, McCann R, Wilkinson IJ, Wells A. A Major Reduction
in Hospital-Onset Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia in Australia-12 Years of
Progress: An Observational Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jun 27. pii: ciu508.
[Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24973314.

2: Tom S, Galbraith JC, Valiquette L, Jacobsson G, Collignon P, Schønheyder HC,
Søgaard M, Kennedy KJ, Knudsen JD, Ostergaard C, Lyytikäinen O, Laupland KB; The
International Bacteraemia Surveillance Collaborative. Case fatality ratio and
mortality rate trends of community-onset Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia. Clin
Microbiol Infect. 2014 Jan 24. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12564. [Epub ahead of
print] PubMed PMID: 24461038.

3: Coombs GW, Pearson JC, Daley DA, Le T, Robinson OJ, Gottlieb T, Howden BP,
Johnson PD, Bennett CM, Stinear TP, Turnidge JD; Australian Group on
Antimicrobial Resistance. Molecular epidemiology of enterococcal bacteremia in
Australia. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Mar;52(3):897-905. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03286-13.
Epub 2014 Jan 3. PubMed PMID: 24391201; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3957796.

4: Collignon PJ, Kimber FJ, Beckingham WD, Roberts JL. Prevention of peripheral
intravenous catheter-related bloodstream infections: the need for routine
replacement. Med J Aust. 2013 Dec 16;199(11):750-1. PubMed PMID: 24329640.

5: Fisher PM, Smith DA, Collignon PJ. The after-life of drugs: a responsible care
initiative for reducing their environmental impact. Med J Aust. 2013 Sep
16;199(6):388-90. PubMed PMID: 24033200.

6: Collignon P. Ban routine use of critically important antibiotics in food
animals. BMJ. 2013 Aug 13;347:f4976. doi: 10.1136/bmj.f4976. PubMed PMID:

7: Collignon P, Aarestrup FM, Irwin R, McEwen S. Human deaths and
third-generation cephalosporin use in poultry, Europe. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013
Aug;19(8):1339-40. doi: 10.3201/eid.1908.120681. PubMed PMID: 23876416; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC3739506.
8: Ashbolt NJ, Amézquita A, Backhaus T, Borriello P, Brandt KK, Collignon P,
Coors A, Finley R, Gaze WH, Heberer T, Lawrence JR, Larsson DG, McEwen SA, Ryan
JJ, Schönfeld J, Silley P, Snape JR, Van den Eede C, Topp E. Human Health Risk
Assessment (HHRA) for environmental development and transfer of antibiotic
resistance. Environ Health Perspect. 2013 Sep;121(9):993-1001. doi:
10.1289/ehp.1206316. Epub 2013 Jul 3. Review. PubMed PMID: 23838256; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC3764079.

9: Pruden A, Larsson DG, Amézquita A, Collignon P, Brandt KK, Graham DW,
Lazorchak JM, Suzuki S, Silley P, Snape JR, Topp E, Zhang T, Zhu YG. Management
options for reducing the release of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance genes
to the environment. Environ Health Perspect. 2013 Aug;121(8):878-85. doi:
10.1289/ehp.1206446. Epub 2013 May 30. Review. PubMed PMID: 23735422; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC3734499.

10: Finley RL, Collignon P, Larsson DG, McEwen SA, Li XZ, Gaze WH, Reid-Smith R,
Timinouni M, Graham DW, Topp E. The scourge of antibiotic resistance: the
important role of the environment. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Sep;57(5):704-10. doi:
10.1093/cid/cit355. Epub 2013 May 30. Review. PubMed PMID: 23723195.

11: Collignon P. Superbugs in food: a severe public health concern. Lancet Infect
Dis. 2013 Aug;13(8):641-3. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70141-5. Epub 2013 May 28.
PubMed PMID: 23721757.

12: Aidara-Kane A, Andremont A, Collignon P. Antimicrobial resistance in the food
chain and the AGISAR initiative. J Infect Public Health. 2013 Jun;6(3):162-5.
doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2013.04.001. Epub 2013 Apr 23. Review. PubMed PMID: 23668459.