Marylouise McLaws

Deputy President Academic Board
Professor

Mary-Louise is an epidemiologist with expertise in hospital infection and infectious diseases control. Her COVID-19 related activities include: member of the World Health Organization (WHO) Health Emergencies Program Experts Advisory Panel for Infection Prevention and Control Preparedness, Readiness and Response to COVID-19 and member of the NSW Clinical Excellence Commission COVID Infection Prevention and Control taskforce. She is the Focal Point for the WHO Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) in the School of Population Health.  

She was a short missions World Health Organization Advisor to China and Malaysia during the development of national hospital infection surveillance. Mary-Louise was a member of the WHO Clean Care is Safer Care Challenge program that developed and trial the guideline. She collaborated with Beijing to review the response to the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak and healthcare worker safety for the Hong Kong SARS designated hospital. She was commissioned by the Commonwealth to review the Pandemic Influenza Infection Control Guidelines for evidence of protection for healthcare workers. 

As Honorary Advisor to the Clinical Excellence Commission for many years she collaborated on several state-wide patient safety interventions including: improving hand hygiene in healthcare care workers, reducing central line associated bloodstream infections and detecting and treating sepsis early in patients presenting to emergency departments.  Her research has included performing the seminal Australian survey of healthcare associated infections in 1984 and developing the first surveillance system for healthcare associated infections as a pilot in 1998-2001 for the NSW Health Department. She enjoys capacity building PhD candidates and performing infection control research in Cambodia, China, Bangladesh, Mali, Indonesia, Iran, Viet Nam, Taiwan and Turkey.  

Current Academic Appointments
Deputy President Academic Board 
UNSW Global Water Institute: Water-Health Leader Institutional Biosafety Committee
UNSW Institutional Biosafety Committee

Current External Appointments

Steering Committee Member: University Social Responsibility Network

Previous Academic Appointments

Academic Board Professorial member

Vice-Chancellor's Childcare Support Fund for Women Researchers

Faculty Higher Degrees Committee

Faculty Research Student Sub Committee

Director School Research Degree Students

Director Public Health Program

Director Graduate Health Services Management Hong Kong Programs

 

Journal articles
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Lee YF; Mclaws ML; Ong LM; Amir Husin S; Chua HH; Wong SY; Pittet D; Zingg W, 2020, 'Hand hygiene promotion delivered by change agents - Two attitudes, similar outcome', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 41, pp. 273 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2019.339
2020
Duong MC; McLaws ML, 2019, 'Screening haemodialysis patients for hepatitis C in Vietnam: The inconsistency between common hepatitis C virus serological and virological tests', Journal of Viral Hepatitis, vol. 26, pp. 25 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvh.12994
2019
Sharp CA; Schulz Moore JS; McLaws ML, 2019, 'Two-Hourly Repositioning for Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in the Elderly: Patient Safety or Elder Abuse?', Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, vol. 16, pp. 17 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11673-018-9892-3
2019
Alp E; Cookson B; Erdem H; Rello J; Akhvlediani T; Akkoyunlu Y; Amela DL; Aqel A; Bagırova F; Carevic B; Candevir-Ulu A; Cevahir F; Dijk MV; Dobrevska R; Donlan S; Dragovac G; Fernandez R; Ikram A; Kamal AM; Karagoz E; Kaynar L; Kulzhanova S; Kumar A; McLaws ML; Mema D; Oztoprak N; Pepe FN; Petri O; Popescu C; Presterl E; Raka L; Resat M; Senol G; Shresta LB; Sonmezer M; Taqıyev B; Tekin R; Tiamiyu B; Ulu-Kilic A; Vandana KE; Vecchio RFD; Wongsurakıat P, 2019, 'Infection control bundles in intensive care: an international cross-sectional survey in low- and middle-income countries', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 101, pp. 248 - 256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2018.07.022
2019
Mutombo N; Landouré A; Man WY; Fenwick A; Dembélé R; Sacko M; Keita AD; Traoré MS; Webster JP; McLaws ML, 2019, 'The association between child Schistosoma spp. infections and morbidity in an irrigated rice region in Mali: A localized study', Acta Tropica, vol. 199, pp. 105115, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2019.105115
2019
Lee YF; McLaws ML; Ong LM; Amir Husin S; Chua HH; Wong SY; Pittet D; Zingg W, 2019, 'Hand hygiene - Social network analysis of peer-identified and management-selected change agents', Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-019-0644-x
2019
Jain S; Clezy K; McLaws ML, 2019, 'Modified glove use for contact precautions: Health care workers’ perceptions and acceptance', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 47, pp. 938 - 944, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2019.01.009
2019
Duong MC; Nguyen VTT; Otsu S; McLaws M, 2019, 'Prevalence of hepatitis B and C virus infections in hemodialysis patients in Vietnam: A systematic review and meta‐analysis', JGH Open, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jgh3.12199
2019
Stuart RL; Marshall C; Harrington G; Sasko L; McLaws ML; Ferguson J, 2019, 'ASID/ACIPC position statement – Infection control for patients with Clostridium difficile infection in healthcare facilities', Infection, Disease and Health, vol. 24, pp. 32 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2018.10.001
2019
Sharp CA; Moore JSS; McLaws ML, 2018, 'The coroner's role in the prevention of elder abuse: A study of australian coroner's court cases involving pressure ulcers in elders', Journal of Law and Medicine, vol. 26, pp. 494 - 509
2018
McLaws ML; Kwok YLA, 2018, 'Hand hygiene compliance rates: Fact or fiction?', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 46, pp. 876 - 880, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.03.030
2018
File K; Valente T; McLaws ML, 2018, 'Hygiene and health: Who do mothers in Vanuatu communicate with about health?', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15030443
2018
Jain S; Clezy K; McLaws ML, 2018, 'Safe removal of gloves from contact precautions: The role of hand hygiene', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 46, pp. 764 - 767, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.01.013
2018
McLaws ML, 2017, 'Our health care workers need more than infection prevention best practice while caring for patients with novel and highly pathogenic infections', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 45, pp. 4 - 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.09.016
2017
Storr J; Twyman A; Zingg W; Damani N; Kilpatrick C; Reilly J; Price L; Egger M; Grayson ML; Kelley E; Allegranzi B; Caluwaerts A; El-Asady R; Fisher D; Gastmeier P; Holmes A; Jayatilleke K; McLaws ML; Mehta G; Mehtar S; Ndoye B; Otaíza F; Padoveze MC; Park B; Parneix P; Pittet D; Robertson V; Sesay-Kamara N; Seto WH; Talaat M; Unahalekhaka A; Curiel EV, 2017, 'Core components for effective infection prevention and control programmes: New WHO evidence-based recommendations', Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-016-0149-9
2017
Sharp CA; McLaws ML, 2017, 'STOP THE CYCLE OF CONTAMINATION AND DEATH', Australian nursing & midwifery journal, vol. 24, pp. 42
2017
Om C; Daily F; Vlieghe E; McLaughlin JC; McLaws ML, 2017, 'Pervasive antibiotic misuse in the Cambodian community: Antibiotic-seeking behaviour with unrestricted access', Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-017-0187-y
2017
Jain S; Clezy K; McLaws ML, 2017, 'Glove: Use for safety or overuse?', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 45, pp. 1407 - 1410, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.08.029
2017
McLaws ML; Kwok A, 2017, 'Letter to the editor on “Social cohesion: The missing factor required for a successful hand hygiene program”', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 45, pp. 579 - 579, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2017.01.011
2017
Kwok YLA; Harris P; McLaws ML, 2017, 'Social cohesion: The missing factor required for a successful hand hygiene program', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 45, pp. 222 - 227, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.10.021
2017
Duong MC; McLaws ML, 2017, 'Dangerous practices in a hemodialysis unit in Vietnam identify from mixed methods', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-017-2290-3
2017
Om C; Daily F; Vlieghe E; McLaughlin JC; McLaws ML, 2016, '"If it's a broad spectrum, it can shoot better": Inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in Cambodia', Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-016-0159-7
2016
Duong CM; McLaws ML, 2016, 'An investigation of an outbreak of hepatitis C virus infections in a low-resourced hemodialysis unit in Vietnam', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 44, pp. 560 - 566, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.01.014
2016
Om C; McLaws ML, 2016, 'Antibiotics: Practice and opinions of Cambodian commercial farmers, animal feed retailers and veterinarians', Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-016-0147-y
2016
McLaws ML; Chughtai AA; Salmon S; MacIntyre CR, 2016, 'A highly precautionary doffing sequence for health care workers after caring for wet Ebola patients to further reduce occupational acquisition of Ebola', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 44, pp. 740 - 744, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2015.12.034
2016
McLaws M; Salmon S; Sax H; Pittet D, 2016, 'Questions linked to Salmon S, Pittet D, Sax H, McLaws ML. The ‘My five moments for hand hygiene’ concept for the overcrowded setting in resource-limited healthcare systems. J Hosp Infect 2015;91:95–99.', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 92, pp. 294 - 294, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2015.06.003
2016
Kwok YLA; Juergens CP; McLaws ML, 2016, 'Automated hand hygiene auditing with and without an intervention', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 44, pp. 1475 - 1480, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.08.014
2016
Duong C; Turner R; McLaws M-L, 2016, 'Shewhart Charts and Two-Monthly Screening Interval to Monitor Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B Virus Infections in Two-Year Prospective Cohort Study of Hemodialysis Patients in Vietnam', Journal of Nephrology and Urology Research, vol. 4, pp. 5 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.12970/2310-984X.2016.04.01.3
2016
Azim S; Juergens C; McLaws ML, 2016, 'An average hand hygiene day for nurses and physicians: The burden is not equal', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 44, pp. 777 - 781, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.02.006
2016
Azim S; Juergens C; Hines J; McLaws ML, 2016, 'Introducing automated hand hygiene surveillance to an Australian hospital: Mirroring the HOW2 Benchmark Study', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 44, pp. 772 - 776, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.02.012
2016
Burrell AR; McLaws ML; Fullick M; Sullivan RB; Sindhusake D, 2016, 'SEPSIS KILLS: early intervention saves lives', The Medical journal of Australia, vol. 204
2016
Spigelman AD; Rendalls S; McLaws ML; Gray A, 2016, 'Antimicrobial stewardship: Australia', International Journal of Health Governance, vol. 21, pp. 139 - 149, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJHG-02-2016-0010
2016
Lee YF; Merican H; Nallusamy R; Ong LM; Mohamed Nazir P; Hamzah HB; McLaws ML, 2016, 'Hand hygiene compliance in Penang, Malaysia: Human audits versus product usage', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 44, pp. e95 - e97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2015.12.031
2016
Om C; Vlieghe E; McLaughlin JC; Daily F; McLaws ML, 2016, 'Antibiotic prescribing practices: A national survey of Cambodian physicians', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 44, pp. 1144 - 1148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2016.03.062
2016
Azim SF; Nimmo G; McLaws ML , 2015, 'Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) antibiogram: how inaccurate have our estimates been?', Journal of global antimicrobial resistance
2015
McLaws M, 2015, 'The relationship between hand hygiene and health care-associated infection: it’s complicated', Infection and Drug Resistance, vol. 8, pp. 7 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/IDR.S62704
2015
McLaws ML; Farahangiz S; Palenik CJ; Askarian M, 2015, 'Iranian healthcare workers' perspective on hand hygiene: A qualitative study', Journal of Infection and Public Health, vol. 8, pp. 72 - 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jiph.2014.05.004
2015
Gralton J; Mclaws ML; Rawlinson WD, 2015, 'Personal clothing as a potential vector of respiratory virus transmission in childcare settings', Journal of Medical Virology, vol. 87, pp. 925 - 930, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmv.24102
2015
Kwok YL; Gralton J; McLaws M, 2015, 'Face touching: A frequent habit that has implications for hand hygiene', American Journal Infection Control, vol. 43, pp. 112 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2014.10.015
2015
Kwok YLA; Callard M; McLaws ML, 2015, 'An automated hand hygiene training system improves hand hygiene technique but not compliance', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 43, pp. 821 - 825, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2015.04.201
2015
Salmon S; McLaws M; Fisher D, 2015, 'Community-based care of Ebola virus disease in west Africa', Lancet Infectious Diseases, vol. 15, pp. 151 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(14)71080-1
2015
Alp E; Orhan T; Kürkcü CA; Ersoy S; McLaws ML, 2015, 'The first six years of surveillance in pediatric and neonatal intensive care units in Turkey', Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13756-015-0074-3
2015
Duong CM; Olszyna D; McLaws ML, 2015, 'Hepatitis B and C virus infections among patients with end stage renal disease in a low-resourced hemodialysis center in Vietnam: a cross-sectional study', BMC Public Health, vol. 15, pp. 192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-1532-9
2015
File K; McLaws ML, 2015, 'Ni-Vanuatu health-seeking practices for general health and childhood diarrheal illness: Results from a qualitative methods study', BMC Research Notes, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-015-1151-7
2015
Salmon S; McLaws ML, 2015, 'Qualitative findings from focus group discussions on hand hygiene compliance among health care workers in Vietnam', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 43, pp. 1086 - 1091, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2015.05.039
2015
Salmon S; Pittet D; Sax H; McLaws ML, 2015, 'The 'My five moments for hand hygiene' concept for the overcrowded setting in resource-limited healthcare systems', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 91, pp. 95 - 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2015.04.011
2015
Duong CM; Olszyna DP; Nguyen PD; McLaws ML, 2015, 'Challenges of hemodialysis in Vietnam: Experience from the first standardized district dialysis unit in Ho Chi Minh City', BMC Nephrology, vol. 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12882-015-0117-2
2015
Salmon S; McLaws ML, 2015, 'Environmental challenges of identifying a patient zone and the healthcare zone in a crowded Vietnamese hospital', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 91, pp. 45 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2015.04.020
2015
Azim S; Nimmo GR; McLaws ML, 2015, 'Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) antibiogram: How inaccurate have our estimates been?', Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, vol. 3, pp. 80 - 84, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2015.02.003
2015
McLaws M; McLaws ML; Jarvis WR, 2014, 'Central Line-associated Bloodstream Infection (CLA-BSI) Rates: Achieving the Elusive Goal of Zero.', Healthcare Infection, vol. 19, pp. 39 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/HI14002
2014
McLaws ML; Azim S, 2014, 'RE: Doctor, do you have a moment? National Hand Hygiene Initiative compliance in Australian hospitals', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 201, pp. 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja14.00853
2014
McLaws ML; Ghahramani S; Palenik CJ; Keshtkar V; Askarian M, 2014, 'Assessment of injection practice in primary health care facilities of Shiraz, Iran', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 42, pp. 300 - 304, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2013.09.006
2014
McLaws M-L, 2014, 'Epidemiology of healthcare-associated infections: uses, pitfalls and the future', MICROBIOLOGY AUSTRALIA, vol. 35, pp. 17 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MA14006
2014
Salmon S; Tran HL; Bui DP; Pittet D; McLaws M, 2014, 'Beginning the Journey of Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring at Hue General Hospital, Viet Nam', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 42, pp. 71 - 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2013.07.011
2014
Azim S; McLaws ML, 2014, 'Doctor, do you have a moment? national hand hygiene initiative compliance in Australian hospitals', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 200, pp. 534 - 537, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja13.11203
2014
Duong MC; Olszyna DP; Nguyen DP; Ngo TD; McLaws M, 2014, 'Pattern of end stage renal disease and seroprevalence of hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus infections among chronic haemodialysis patients in Vietnam: a single-centre experience', Y Hoc TP, Ho Chi Minh, vol. 18, pp. S206 - S211
2014
Assadian O; Kramer A; Ouriel K; Suchomel M; McLaws ML; Rottman M; Leaper D; Assadian A, 2014, 'Suppression of surgeons' bacterial hand flora during surgical procedures with a new antimicrobial surgical Glove', Surgical Infections, vol. 15, pp. 43 - 49, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/sur.2012.230
2014
Salmon S; McLaws M-L; Truong AT; Nguyen VH; Pittet D, 2014, 'Health care workers' hand contamination levels and antibacterial efficacy of different hand hygiene methods used in a Vietnamese hospital', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 42, pp. 178 - 181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2013.07.013
2014
Assadian O; Kramer A; Ouriel K; Suchomel M; McLaws M; Rottman M; Leaper D; Assadian A, 2014, 'Prospective, double-blind, randomized controlled single-centre trial: suppression of surgeons.', Surgical Infections, vol. 15, pp. 43 - 49
2014
McLaws M, 2014, 'Epidemiology of HAIs: Uses, pitfalls and the future.', Microbiology Australia, vol. 35, pp. 17 - 23, http://microbiology.publish.csiro.au/
2014
Coombs GW; Daley DA; Pearson JC; Nimmo GR; Collignon P; McLaws M; Robinson JO; Turnidge JD, 2014, 'Community-onset Staphylococcus Surveillance Programme Annual Report, 2012.', Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, vol. 38, pp. E59 - E69, http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/cda-cdi3801-pdf-cnt.htm/$FILE/cdi3801l.pdf
2014
Salmon S; McLaws ML, 2014, 'Environmental challenges of identifying a patient zone and the healthcare zone in a crowded Vietnamese hospital', Journal of Hospital Infection, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2015.04.020
2014
Alp E; Altun D; Cevahir F; Ersoy S; Cakir O; McLaws ML, 2014, 'Evaluation of the effectiveness of an infection control program in adult intensive care units: A report from a middle-income country', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 42, pp. 1056 - 1061, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2014.06.015
2014
Coombs GW; Nimmo GR; Daly DA; Le TT; Pearson JC; Tan HL; Robinson JO; Collignon PJ; McLaws M; Turnidge JD, 2014, 'Australian Staphylococcus aureus Sepsis Outcome Programme annual report, 2013.', Communicable Diseases Intelligence Quarterly Report, vol. 38, pp. E309 - E319, http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/cda-cdi3804g.htm
2014
Salmon S; Truong AT; Nguyen VH; Pittet D; McLaws M, 2013, 'Health Care Workers¿ Hands Contamination Levels and Disinfection Efficacy and in Bach Mai Hospital, Vietnam.', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 41, pp. 2 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2012.01.019
2013
Coombs GW; Nimmo GR; Pearson JC; Collignon PJ; Bell JM; McLaws ML; Christiansen KJ; Turnidge JD, 2013, 'Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance Hospital-onset Staphylococcus aureus Surveillance Programme annual report, 2011', Communicable diseases intelligence quarterly report, vol. 37, pp. E210 - E218
2013
Gralton J; Tovey E; McLaws M; Rawlinson W, 2013, 'Respiratory virus RNA is detectable in airborne and droplet particles', Journal of Medical Virology, vol. 85, pp. 2151 - 2159, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmv.23698
2013
Salmon S; McLaws ML; Truong TA; Nguyen HV; Pittet D, 2013, 'P102: Healthcare workers’ hand contamination levels and antimicrobial efficacy of different hand hygiene methods used in a Vietnamese hospital.', Antimicrobial resistance and infection control, vol. 2, pp. P102 - P102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2047-2994-2-S1-P102
2013
Fletcher S; Hal SV; Van Hal D; McLaws M; Stark D; Harkness J; Ellis JT, 2013, 'Gastrointestinal pathogen distribution in symptomatic children in Sydney, Australia', Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health, vol. 3, pp. 11 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jegh.2012.11.004
2013
Allegranzi B; Gayet-Ageron A; Damani N; Bengaly L; McLaws M; Moro M-L; Memish Z; Urroz O; Richet H; Storr J; Donaldson L; Pittet D, 2013, 'Global implementation of WHO's multimodal strategy for improvement of hand hygiene: a quasi-experimental study', Lancet Infectious Diseases, vol. 13, pp. 843 - 851, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70163-4
2013
Fletcher S; McLaws M; Ellis JT, 2013, 'Prevalence of gastrointestinal pathogens in developed and developing countries: systematic review and meta-analysis', Journal of Public Health Research, vol. 2, pp. 42 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.4081/jphr.2013.e9
2013
Coombs G; Pearson J; Nimmo G; Collignon PJ; Bell JM; McLaws M; Christiansen K; Turnidge JD, 2013, 'Antimicrobial susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus and molecular epidemiology of meticillin-resistant S. aureus isolated from Australian hospital inpatients: Report from the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance 2011 Staphylococcus aureus Surveillance Programme.', Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, vol. 1, pp. 149 - 156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jgar.2013.04.005
2013
Playford EG; McDougall D; McLaws ML, 2012, 'Problematic linkage of publicly disclosed hand hygiene compliance and health care-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia rates', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 197, pp. 29 - 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja12.10677
2012
Playford EG; McDougall D; McLaws M, 2012, 'Problematic linkage of publicly disclosed hand hygiene compliance and health care-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia rates', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 197, pp. 29 - 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja12.10724
2012
McLaws M; Burrell AR, 2012, 'Zero risk for central line-associated bloodstream infection: Are we there yet?', Critical Care Medicine, vol. 40, pp. 388 - 393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0b013e318232e4f3
2012
Worth L; McLaws M, 2012, 'Is it possible to achieve a target of zero central line associated bloodstream infections?', Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, vol. 25, pp. 650 - 657, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QCO.0b013e32835a0d1a
2012
McLaws M; Maharlouei N; Yousefi F; Askarian M, 2012, 'Predicting hand hygiene among Iranian healthcare workers using the theory of planned behavior', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 40, pp. 336 - 339, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2011.04.004
2012
Playford EG; McDougall D; McLaws M, 2012, 'Problematic linkage of publicly disclosed hand hygiene compliance and health care-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia rates (reply)', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 197, pp. 214 - 214, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/mja12.11077
2012
Gralton J; McLaws M, 2011, 'Using evidence-based medicine to protect healthcare workers from pandemic influenza: Is it possible?', Critical Care Medicine, vol. 39, pp. 170 - 178, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181fa3c28
2011
Askarian M; Khazaeipour Z; McLaws M, 2011, 'Facilitators for influenza vaccination uptake in nurses at the Shiraz University of Medical Sciences', Public Health, vol. 125, pp. 512 - 517, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2011.03.012
2011
Stuart RL; Marshall C; McLaws M; Broadman C; Russo PL; Harrington G; Ferguson JK, 2011, 'ASID/AICA Position Statement: Infection Control Guidelines for Patients with Clostridium difficile Infection in Healthcare Settings', Healthcare Infection, vol. 16, pp. 33 - 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/HI11011
2011
Nimmo G; Pearson J; Collignon P; Christiansen K; Coombs G; Bell J; McLaws M, 2011, 'Antimicrobial susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from hospital inpatients, 2009: Report from the Australian Group on Antimicrobial Resistance', Annual report of the Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme, 2007--Amended, vol. 35, pp. 237 - 243, http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/content/cda-cdi3503-pdf-cnt.htm/$FILE/cdi3503c.pdf
2011
Burrell AR; McLaws M; Mungo M; Calabria E; Pantle A; Herkes R, 2011, 'Aseptic insertion of central lines reduces bacteraemia', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 194, pp. 583 - 587, https://www.mja.com.au/sites/default/files/issues/194_11_060611/bur10896_fm.pdf
2011
Hung NV; Thu TA; Anh NQ; Salmon S; Pittet D; McLaws ML, 2011, 'Antiobiotic use among Vietnamese hospitals: a multicenter cross-sectional study.', BMC proceedings, vol. 5, pp. O42 - O42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1753-6561-5-S6-O42
2011
Seale H; McLaws M; Van D; Crimmins J; MacIntyre CR, 2011, 'University communication strategies during a pandemic - were the messages received?', Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, vol. 17, pp. e29 - e32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHH.0b013e3181d3cb8e
2011
McLaws M; Gralton J, 2011, 'Unmasking the evidence about masks. Medical Journal of Australia (Editorial)', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 194, pp. 222 - 223, https://www.mja.com.au/sites/default/files/issues/194_05_070311/mcl11316.pdf
2011
Gralton J; Tovey UR; McLaws M; Rawlinson W, 2011, 'The role of particle size in aerosolised pathogen transmission: A review', Journal of Infection, vol. 62, pp. 1 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2010.11.010
2011
Wakefield J; McLaws M; Whitby M; Patton L, 2010, 'Patient safety culture: Factors that influence clinician involvement in patient safety behaviours', BMJ Quality & Safety, vol. 19, pp. 585 - 591, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/qshc.2008.030700
2010
Seale H; Heywood A; McLaws M; Ward K; Lowbridge C; Van D; MacIntyre CR, 2010, 'Why do I need it? I am not at risk! Public perceptions towards the pandemic (H1N1) 2009 vaccine', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 10, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-10-99
2010
Van D; Crimmins D; MacIntyre CR; McLaws M; Seale H, 2010, 'University life and pandemic influenza: Attitudes and intended behaviour of staff and students towards pandemic (H1N1) 2009', BMC Public Health, vol. 10, pp. 1 - 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-10-130
2010
Marjadi B; McLaws M, 2010, 'Rural Indonesian health care workers` constructs of infection prevention and control knowledge', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 38, pp. 399 - 403, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2009.11.010
2010
Gralton J; McLaws M, 2010, 'Protecting healthcare workers from pandemic influenza: N95 or surgical masks?', Critical Care Medicine, vol. 38, pp. 657 - 667, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181b9e8b3
2010
Sharp C; Mclaws ML, 2010, 'An hypothesis of the "Middle Model" concept', Annals of Plastic Surgery, vol. 64, pp. 807, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0b013e3181d993cd
2010
Marjadi B; McLaws M, 2010, 'Hand hygiene in rural Indonesian healthcare workers: Barriers beyond sinks, hand rubs and in-service training', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 76, pp. 256 - 260, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2010.06.021
2010
Shiao JS; McLaws M; Lin M; Jagger J; Chen C, 2009, 'Chinese EPINet and recall rates for percutaneous injuries: An epidemic proportion of underreporting in the Taiwan healthcare system', Journal of Occupational Health, vol. 51, pp. 132 - 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1539/joh.L8111
2009
McLaws M-L; Pantle AC; Fitzpatrick KR; Hughes CF, 2009, 'Improvements in hand hygiene across New South Wales public hospitals: Clean hands save lives, Part III', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, vol. 191, pp. S18 - S25, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000271557200004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2009
Seale H; McLaws M; Heywood A; Ward K; Lowbridge C; Van D; Gralton J; MacIntyre CR, 2009, 'The Community's attitude towards swine flu and pandemic influenza', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 191, pp. 267 - 269
2009
Fitzpatrick KR; Pantle AC; McLaws M-L; Hughes CF, 2009, 'Culture change for hand hygiene: Clean hands save lives, Part II', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, vol. 191, pp. S13 - S17, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000271557200003&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2009
Coombs G; Nimmo G; Pearson J; Christiansen K; Bell J; Collignon P; McLaws M, 2009, 'Prevalence of MRSA strains among Staphylococcus aureus isolated from outpatients, 2006. Report from the Australian Group for Antimicrobial Resistance', Annual report of the Australian Meningococcal Surveillance Programme, 2007--Amended, vol. 33, pp. 10 - 20, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=504531630562436;res=IELHEA
2009
Marjadi B; Susilo A; McLaws M, 2009, 'Hepatitis B-related policies: Inconsistent patient safety in Indonesian hospitals', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 37, pp. 520 - 521, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2008.10.034
2009
McLaws M; Pantle A; Fitzpatrick K; Hughes C, 2009, 'Improvements in hand hygiene across New South Wales public hospitals: Clean hands save lives, Part III', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 191, pp. S18 - S25, http://www.mja.com.au/public/issues/191_08_191009/mcl10581_fm.pdf
2009
McLaws M-L; Pantle AC; Fitzpatrick KR; Hughes CF, 2009, 'More than hand hygiene is needed to affect methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clinical indicator rates: Clean hands save lives, Part IV', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, vol. 191, pp. S26 - S31, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000271557200005&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2009
Askarian M; Khazaeipour Z; McLaws M, 2009, 'Influenza vaccination uptake among students and clinical staff of a university in Iran', International Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 13, pp. 476 - 482, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2008.09.013
2009
McLaws M; Pantle A; Fitzpatrick K; Hughes C, 2009, 'More than hand hygiene is needed to affect methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clinical indicator rates: Clean hands save lives, Part IV', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 191, pp. S26 - S31, http://www.mja.com.au/public/issues/191_08_191009/mcl10582_fm.pdf
2009
Pantle A; Fitzpatrick K; McLaws M; Hughes C; Hughes C, 2009, 'A statewide approach to systematising hand hygiene behaviour in hospitals: Clean hands save lives, Part I', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 191, pp. S8 - S12, http://www.mja.com.au/public/issues/191_08_191009/pan10579_fm.pdf
2009
Bannan A; Buono E; McLaws M; Gottlieb T, 2009, 'A survey of medical staff attitudes to an antibiotic approval and stewardship programme', Internal Medicine Journal, vol. 39, pp. 662 - 668, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1445-5994.2009.01936.x
2009
Fitzpatrick K; Pantle A; McLaws M; Hughes C, 2009, 'Culture change for hand hygiene: Clean hands save lives, Part II', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 191, pp. S13 - S17, http://www.mja.com.au/public/issues/191_08_191009/fit10580_fm.pdf
2009
Pantle AC; Fitzpatrick KR; McLaws M-L; Hughes CF, 2009, 'A statewide approach to systematising hand hygiene behaviour in hospitals: Clean hands save lives, Part I', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, vol. 191, pp. S8 - S12, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000271557200002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2009
Jacques TC; Harrison GA; McLaws M, 2008, 'Attitudes towards and evaluation of medical emergency teams: a survey of trainees in intensive care medicine', Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, vol. 36, pp. 90 - 95
2008
Whitby M; McLaws M; Slater K, 2008, 'In response to fine points about safety syringes and level of risk', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 36, pp. 502 - 503, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2008.05.003
2008
Nimmo G; Fong J; Paterson D; McLaws M, 2008, 'Changing epidemiology of meticillin-resistant S-aureus in Queensland, Australia, 2000-2006: use of passive surveillance of susceptibility phenotypes', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 70, pp. 305 - 313, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2008.07.003
2008
Begley K; McLaws M; Ross M; Gold J, 2008, 'Cognitive and behavioural correlates of non-adherence to HIV anti-retroviral therapy: Theoretical and practical insight for clinical psychology and health psychology', Clinical Psychologist, vol. 12, pp. 9 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13284200802069043
2008
Whitby M; McLaws M; Slater K, 2008, 'Needlestick injuries in a major teaching hospital: The worthwhile effect of hospital-wide replacement of conventional hollow-bore needles', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 36, pp. 180 - 186, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2007.07,009
2008
Whitby M; McLaws M; Slater K; Tong E; Johnson B, 2008, 'Three successful interventions in health care workers that improve compliance with hand hygiene: Is sustained replication possible?', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 36, pp. 349 - 355, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2007.67.016
2008
Hirst L; Pascual C; Madden P; Whitby M; McLaws M, 2008, 'Potential Effect of Excluding Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease on the Eye Donor Pool in Australia', Cornea, vol. 27, pp. 773 - 775, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICO.0b013e31816de1f7
2008
Slater K; Whitby M; McLaws M, 2007, 'Prevention of needlestick injuries: The need for strategic marketing to address health care worker misperceptions', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 35, pp. 560 - 562, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2006.12.007
2007
Askarian M; McLaws M; Meylan M, 2007, 'Knowledge, attitude,and practices related to standard precautions of surgeons and physicians in university-affiliated hospitals of Shiraz, Iran', International Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 11, pp. 213 - 219, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2006.01.006
2007
Whitby M; McLaws M; Doidge S; Collopy B, 2007, 'Post-discharge surgical site surveillance: does patient education improve reliability of diagnosis?', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 66, pp. 237 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2007.04.014
2007
Whitby M; McLaws M, 2007, 'Methodological difficulties in hand hygiene research', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 67, pp. 194 - 195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2007.08.002
2007
Nguyen VT; McLaws M; Dore GJ, 2007, 'Prevalence and risk factors for hepatitis C infection in rural north Vietnam.', Hepatol Int, vol. 1, pp. 387 - 393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12072-007-9008-3
2007
Nimmo GR; Pearson JC; Collignon PJ; Christiansen KJ; Coombs GW; Bell JM; McLaws ML, 2007, 'Prevalence of MRSA among Staphylococcus aureus isolated from hospital inpatients, 2005: report from the Australian Group for Antimicrobial Resistance.', Communicable diseases intelligence, vol. 31, pp. 288 - 296
2007
Edmiston N; Chuah J; McLaws M, 2007, 'Contact tracing in a regional sexual health clinic: audit outcomes and implications for sexually transmissible infection control', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 31, pp. 576 - 580, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-6405.2007.00147.x
2007
Bahal A; Karamchandani D; Fraise A; McLaws M, 2007, 'Hand hygiene compliance: universally better post-contact than pre-contact in healthcare workers in the UK and Australia', British Journal of Infection Control, vol. 8, pp. 24 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/14690446070080011001
2007
Askarian M; Shaghaghian S; McLaws M, 2007, 'Needlestick injuries among nurses of Fars province, Iran', Annals of Epidemiology, vol. 17, pp. 988 - 992, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2007.07.106
2007
Whitby M; McLaws M, 2007, 'Hand hygiene: the behaviour is the solution', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 67, pp. 291 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2007.08.001
2007
Whitby M; McLaws ML; Ross MW, 2007, 'Reply to Widmer [5]', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 28, pp. 107 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/510990
2007
Jeremijenko A; McLaws M; Kosasih H, 2007, 'A tsunami related tetanus epidemic in Aceh, Indonesia', Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, vol. 19, pp. 40 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/10105395070190010801
2007
Whitby M; McLaws M; Ross M, 2007, 'Behavioral explanation of non compliance with hand hygiene', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 28, pp. 107 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/510990
2007
Liang W; McLaws M; Liu MD; Mi J; Chan DK, 2007, 'Hindsight: A re-analysis of the severe acute respiratory syndrome outbreak in Beijing', Public Health, vol. 121, pp. 725 - 733, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2007.02.023
2007
Nguyen VT; McLaws M; Dore GJ, 2007, 'Highly endemic hepatitis B infection in rural Vietnam', Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vol. 22, pp. 2093 - 2100
2007
Sharp CA; McLaws M, 2006, 'Estimating the risk of ulcer development: is it truly evidenced based?', International Wound Journal, vol. 3, pp. 344 - 353, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1742-481X.2006.00261.x
2006
Askarian M; Shiraly R; Aramesh K; McLaws M, 2006, 'Knowledge, Attitude and Practices Regarding Contact Precautions Among Iranian Physicians', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 27, pp. 868 - 872, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/506411
2006
Edmiston N; Chuah J; McLaws M, 2006, 'An audit of contact tracing activities and records for chlamydia in an urban sexual health clinic', Sexual Health, vol. 3, pp. 127 - 128, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/SH06007
2006
Whitby M; McLaws M, 2006, 'Efficacy of an alcohol/chlorhexidine hand hygiene program in a hospital with high rates of nosocomial methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 184, pp. 253 - 254
2006
Graves N; Halton K; Curtis M; Doidge S; Lairson D; McLaws M; Whitby M, 2006, 'Costs of surgical site infections that appear after hospital discharge', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 12, pp. 831 - 834, http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid1205.051321
2006
Harrison GA; Jacques TC; McLaws M; Kilborn G, 2006, 'Combinations of early signs of critical illness predict in-hospital death - The SOCCER Study (signs of critical conditions and emergency responses)', Resuscitation, vol. 71, pp. 327 - 334, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2006.05.008
2006
Nimmo G; Coombs G; Pearson J; O Brien F; Christiansen K; Turnidge JD; Gosbell IB; Collignon P; McLaws M, 2006, 'Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Australian community: an evolving epidemic', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 184, pp. 384 - 388
2006
Pessoa-Silva C; McLaws M; Allegranzi B; Sax H; Larson E; Seto W; Donaldson L; Pittet D; Whitby M, 2006, 'Behavioural considerations for hand hygiene practices: the basic building blocks', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 65, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2006.09.026
2006
Jacques TC; Harrison GA; McLaws M; Kilborn G, 2006, 'Signs of critical conditions and emergency responses (SOCCER): A model for predicting adverse events in the inpatient setting', Resuscitation, vol. 69, pp. 175 - 183, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2005.08.015
2006
Askarian M; Malekmakan L; McLaws M; Zare N; Patterson M, 2006, 'Prevalence of Needlestick Injuries Among Medical Students at a University in Iran', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 27, pp. 99 - 100, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/499392
2006
Askarian M; Mirzaei K; McLaws M, 2006, 'Attitudes, beliefs, and infection control practices of Iranian dentists associated with HIV-positive patients', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 34, pp. 530 - 533, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2006.03.006
2006
Whitby M; McLaws M; Ross M, 2006, 'Why Healthcare workers don`t wash their hands: A Behavioral explanation', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 27, pp. 484 - 492, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/503335
2006
Askarian M; Shiraly R; McLaws M, 2005, 'Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of contact precautions among Iranian nurses', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 33, pp. 486 - 488, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2005.06.001
2005
McLaws M, 2005, 'The accumulation of rare events – a global healthcare and public health concern. (Editorial)', Australian Infection Control, vol. 10, pp. 119 - 120
2005
Askarian M; Mirzaei K; Mundy L; McLaws M, 2005, 'Assessment of Knowledge, attitudes, and Practices Regarding Isolation Precautions Among Iranian Healthcare Workers', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 26, pp. 105 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/502495
2005
McLaws M; Berry G, 2005, 'Nonuniform risk of bloodstream infection with increasing central venous catheter-days', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 26, pp. 715 - 719, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/502608
2005
Sykes P; Brodribb R; McLaws M; McGregor A, 2005, 'When continuous surgical site infection surveillance is interrupted: The Royal Hobart Hospital experience', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 33, pp. 422 - 427, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2005.04.244
2005
Taylor PC; McLaws M; de Borde M; Pritchard RC, 2004, 'Isolation and identification of Burkholderia cepacia by participants inan external Quality Assurance Program (QAP) between 1994 and 1999', Pathology, vol. 36, pp. 352 - 357, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00313020410001721636
2004
Whitby M; McLaws M, 2004, 'Handwashing in healthcare workers: accessibility of sink location does not improve compliance', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 58, pp. 247 - 253, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2004.07.024
2004
McLaws M; Taylor PC, 2003, 'The Hospital Infection Standardised Surveillance (HISS) Programme: analysis of a two-year pilot', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 53, pp. 259 - 267, http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/jhin.2002.1361
2003
Shiao JS; Guo YL; McLaws M, 2002, 'Estimation of the risk of bloodborne pathogens to health care workers after a needlestick injury in Taiwan', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 30, pp. 15 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1067/mic.2002.119928
2002
Whitby M; McLaws M, 2002, 'Hollow-bore needlestick injuries in a tertiary teaching hospital:epidemiology,education and engineering', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 177, pp. 418 - 422
2002
Whitby M; McLaws M; Berry G, 2002, 'In Reply:Risk of death from methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: a meta-analysis', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 176, pp. 176 - 176
2002
Hurley JC; Whitby M; McLaws ML; Berry G, 2002, 'Risk of death from methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: A meta-analysis (multiple letters)', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 176, pp. 188 - 189
2002
Shiao JS; McLaws M; Huang K; Guo YL, 2002, 'Student nurses in Taiwan at high risk for needlestick injuries', Annals of Epidemiology, vol. 12, pp. 197 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1047-2797(01)00303-9
2002
Whitby M; McLaws M; Collopy B; Looke DF; Doidge S; Henderson B; Selvey L; Gardner G; Stackelroth J; Sartor A, 2002, 'Post-discharge surveillance: can patients reliably diagnose surgical wound infections?', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 52, pp. 155 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/jhin.2002.1275
2002
Whitby M; McLaws ML; Berry G, 2002, 'Risk of death from methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: a meta-analysis - Reply', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, vol. 176, pp. 189 - 189, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000173949400017&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2002
Collignon P; Looke DF; Ferguson JK; McLaws M; Olesen D, 2002, 'Surveillance definitions: Surveillance definitions for Multi-resistant organisms (MROs)', Australian Infection COntrol Assocition Healthcare Infection, vol. 7, pp. i - iv
2002
Auricht E; Borgert J; Butler M; Cadwallader H; Collignon P; Cooper C; Eades M; Ferguson J; Kampen R; Looke D; McLaws M; Olesen D; Pawsey M; Richards M; Riley T; Saul J; Spearing N; Thomson R; West R; Whitby M; Wishart M; Zerner L, 2001, 'Uniform national denominator definitions for infection control clinical indicators: surgical site and health care associated blood stream infection', Australian Infection Control, vol. 6, pp. 47 - 52
2001
McLaws M, 2001, 'Risk adjusted infection rates Part 1: what is the risk adjustment and when should infection rates be risk adjusted?', Australian Infection Control, pp. 55 - 60
2001
Shiao JS; McLaws M; Huang K; Guo YC, 2001, 'Sharps injuries among hospital support personnel', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 49, pp. 262 - 267, http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/jhin.2001.1097
2001
Sharp CA; McLaws M, 2001, 'A Discourse on Pressure Ulcer Physiology: The Implications of Repositioning and Staging', World Wide Wounds, vol. 2005
2001
Murphy C; McLaws M, 2001, 'Variation in administrators` and clinicians` attitudes toward critical elements of an infection control program and the role of the infection control practitioner in New South Wales,Australia', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 29, pp. 262 - 270, http://dx.doi.org/10.1067/mic.2001.117037
2001
Morton AP; Whitby M; McLaws M; Dobson A; McElwain S; Looke D; Stackelroth J; Sartor A, 2001, 'The application of statistical process control charts to the detection and monitoring of hospital-acquired infections', Journal of Quality in Clinical Practice, vol. 21, pp. 112 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1440-1762.2001.00423.x
2001
McLaws ML; Caelli M, 2001, 'Erratum: Pilot testing standardized surveillance: Hospital infection standardised surveillance (HISS) (American Journal of Infection Control (December 2000) 28 (401-405))', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 29, pp. 64
2001
Sharp CA; McLaws M, 2001, 'Protocol for a Review of Wound Dressings for Surgical Sites', The Cochrane Library
2001
Whitby M; McLaws M; Berry G, 2001, 'Risk of death from methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia: a meta anaylsis', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 175, pp. 264 - 267
2001
McLaws ML; Caelli M, 2001, 'Pilot testing standardized surveillance: Hospital infection standardised surveillance (HISS) (vol 28, pg 401, 2000)', AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, vol. 29, pp. 64 - 64, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000166947100012&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2001
Shiao JSC; McLaws ML; Huang KY; Guo YL, 2001, 'Electronic ventilator temperature sensors as a potential source of respiratory tract colonization with Stenotrophomonas maltophilia', Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 49, pp. 289 - 292, http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/jhin.2001.1099
2001
McLaws M; Caelli M, 2000, 'Pilot testing standardized surveillance: hospital infection standardised surveillance (HISS)', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 28, pp. 401 - 405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1067/mic.2000.111373
2000
Murphy CL; McLaws ML, 2000, 'Erratum: Methodologies used in surveillance of surgical wound infections and bacteremia in Australian hospitals (American Journal of Infection Control (1999) 27 (474-481))', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 28, pp. 203
2000
Murphy C; McLaws M, 2000, 'Australian infection control association members` use of skills and resources that promote evidence-based infection control', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 28, pp. 116 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1067/mic.2000.102379
2000
Auricht E; Borgert J; Butler M; Cadwallader H; Collignon P; Eades M; Ferguson J; Kampen R; Looke D; Macbeth D; McLaws M; Olesen D; Pawsey M; Richards M; Riley T; Sykes PJ; Whitby M; West R; Zerner L, 2000, 'Introduction to Australian surveillance definitions: surgical site infection & bloodstream infections', Australian Infection Control, pp. 25 - 31
2000
McLaws M; Murphy C; Whitby RM, 2000, 'Standardising surveillance of nosocomial infections: the HISS program', Journal of Quality in Clinical Practice, vol. 20, pp. 6 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1440-1762.2000.00347.x
2000
Murphy CL; McLaws ML, 2000, 'Methodologies used in surveillance of surgical wound infections and bacteremia in Australian hospitals (vol 27, pg 474, 1999)', AMERICAN JOURNAL OF INFECTION CONTROL, vol. 28, pp. 203 - 203, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000086511200014&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2000
Shiao JS; McLaws M; Huang K; Ko W; Guo YC, 1999, 'Prevalence of non-reporting behavior of sharps injuries in Taiwanese health care workers', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 27, pp. 254 - 257, http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/ic.1999.v27.a97006
1999
Murphy C; McLaws M, 1999, 'Credentialing, diversity and professional recognition foundations for an Australian infection control career path', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 27, pp. 240 - 246, http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/ic.1999.v27.a96387
1999
McLaws M; Whitby RM, 1999, 'Standard Definitions: Surgical site surveillance (Guest Editorial)', Australian Infection Control, pp. 5 - 6
1999
Murphy C; McLaws M, 1999, 'Who coordinates infection control programs in Australia?', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 27, pp. 291 - 295, http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/ic.1999.v27.a92961
1999
Murphy C; McLaws M, 1999, 'Methodologies used in surveillance of surgical wound infections and bacteraemia in Australian hospitals', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 27, pp. 474 - 481, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0196-6553(99)70024-6
1999
Lam LP; McLaws M, 1998, 'Hepatitis B vaccination coverage of Vietnamese children in south-western Sydney', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 22, pp. 502 - 504, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.1998.tb01421.x
1998
Majoor JW; Ibrahim JE; Cicuttini FM; McNeil JJ; McLaws ML; Murphy C; Keogh G, 1998, 'The validity of surgical wound infection as a clinical indicator in Australia: Comment and measuring surgical wound infection: Comment', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, vol. 68, pp. 536 - 537
1998
McLaws ML; Murphy C; Keogh G, 1998, 'The validity of surgical wound infection as a clinical indicator in Australia: Reply', AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol. 68, pp. 537 - 537, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1445-2197.1998.tb04819.x
1998
McLaws M; Murphy C; Taylor PC; Coroneos N, 1998, 'Measuring line-related bacteraemia in intensive care patients', Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, vol. 26, pp. 282 - 286
1998
McLaws M; Murphy C; Keogh G, 1997, 'The validity of surgical wound infection as a clinical indicator in Australia', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, vol. 67, pp. 675 - 678
1997
McLaws M; Murphy C; Taylor KN; Ferson MJ; Gold J; Donnellan R; Dalton DM, 1997, 'Rate of seasonal spread of respiratory syncital virus in a paediatric hospital', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 18, pp. 778 - 780, http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/30141326
1997
McLaws M-L; Murphy C; Taylor P; Ferson M; Gold J; Donnellan R; Dalton D, 1997, 'Rate of Seasonal Spread of Respiratory Syncytial Virus in a Pediatric Hospital', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 18, pp. 778 - 780, http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/30141326
1997
McLaws M; Irwig L; Oldenburg B; Mock P; Ross RM, 1996, 'Predicting intention to use condoms in homosexual men: an application and extension of the theory of reasoned action', Psychology and Health, vol. 11, pp. 745 - 755, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08870449608405002
1996
Murphy C; McLaws M, 1996, 'Needleless Systems for Intravenous Therapy: Implications for Healthcare Infection', Australian Infection Control, vol. 1, pp. 12 - 17
1996
McLaws M; Gold J, 1995, 'An Introduction to Epidemiology and Infection Control Practice, Part I.', Australian Infection Control, vol. 1, pp. 32 - 33
1995
McLaws M; Learmont J; Wylie B, 1995, 'Heterosexual acquired HIV infection in female blood donors: case series between 1985-1990', AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio - Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, vol. 7, pp. 631 - 638, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540129550126272
1995
McLaws M; Murphy C; Gold J, 1995, 'An Introduction to Epidemiology and Infection Control Practice, Part III: Brief Overview Of Surveillance for Nosocomial Infection', Australian Infection Control, vol. 1, pp. 23 - 25
1995
Gold J; McLaws M, 1995, 'An Introduction to Epidemiology and Infection Control Practice, Part II: Evidence of Causality', Australian Infection Control, vol. 1, pp. 23 - 26
1995
Ross M; McLaws M, 1992, 'Subjective norms about condoms are better predictors of use and intention to use than attitudes', Health Education Research Theory and Practice, vol. 7, pp. 335 - 339, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/her/7.3.335
1992
McLaws M; Oldenburg B; Ross M; Cooper DA, 1990, 'Sexual behavior in AIDS-related research: reliability and validity of recall and diary measures', Journal of Sex Research, vol. 27, pp. 265 - 281, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00224499009551556
1990
McLaws M; Brown ; Cunningham PH; Imrie AA; Wilcken B; Cooper DA, 1990, 'Prevalence of maternal HIV infection based on anonymous testing of neonates, Sydney 1989', The Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 153, pp. 383 - 386
1990
MCLAWS ML; GOLD J; IRWIG LM; MOCK P; BERRY G, 1989, 'NOSOCOMIAL PREVALENCE SURVEY - REPLY', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, vol. 150, pp. 350 - 350, http://dx.doi.org/10.5694/j.1326-5377.1989.tb136513.x
1989
MCLAWS ML; GOLD J; IRWIG L; BERRY G; MOCK P, 1989, 'HOSPITAL INFECTION IN AUSTRALIA - REPLY', MEDICAL JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIA, vol. 151, pp. 54 - 54, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1989AD22700018&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
1989
McLaws M; McGirr J; Croker W; Cooper DA, 1988, 'Risks of human immunodeficiency and hepatitis B viral infections in intravenous drug abusers', The Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 148, pp. 263 - 265
1988
McLaws M; Gold J; King K; Irwig L; Berry G, 1988, 'The prevalence of nosocomial and community acquired infections in Australian Hospitals', The Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 149, pp. 582 - 590
1988
McLaws M; Irwig L; Mock P; Berry G; Gold J, 1988, 'Predictors of surgical wound infection in Australia: a national study', The Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 149, pp. 591 - 595
1988
McLaws M; Cooper DA; Leeder S; Chapman S, 1988, 'AIDS quiz results: knowledge and risk practices of women attending 24-hour clinics', The Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 148, pp. 154 - 154
1988
Book Chapters
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Mutombo PN; Man NWY; Nejsum P; Ricketson R; Gordon CA; Robertson G; Clements ACA; Chacón-Fonseca N; Nissapatorn V; Webster JP; McLaws ML, 2019, 'Diagnosis and drug resistance of human soil-transmitted helminth infections: A public health perspective', in Advances in Parasitology, pp. 247 - 326, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/bs.apar.2019.02.004
2019
McLaws ML; Sax H, 2017, 'Behavior and Hand Hygiene', in Pittet D; Boyce JM; Allegranzi B (ed.), Hand Hygiene A Handbook for Medical Professionals, John Wiley & Sons, pp. 115 - 122
2017
McLaws M, 2011, 'Surveillance', in Friedman C; Newsom W (ed.), IFIC Basic Concepts of Infection Control, edn. 2, International Federation of Infection Control, Ireland, U.K, pp. 41 - 55, http://www.theific.org/basic_concepts/IFIC%20Book.pdf
2011
Wilson CS; McLaws M, 1997, 'Final report of the general practitioner needs assessment', in Barrier Division of General Practice, edn. Original, Broken Hill
1997
McLaws M; Ross M, 1993, 'Application of the Theory of reasoned Action to measurement of condom use among gay men', in Terry DJ; Gallois C; McCamish M (ed.), The Theory of Reasoned Action: Its Application to AIDS-Preventive Behaviour, edn. INTERNATIONAL SERIES IN EXPERIMENTAL SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, Pergamon Press, Oxford, pp. 169 - 184, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1993BB71M00011&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
1993
Ross M; McLaws M, 1993, 'Attitudes towards condoms and the theort of reasoned action', in Terry DJ; Gallois C; McCamish M (ed.), The Theory of Reasoned Action: Its Application to AIDS-Preventive Behaviour, edn. INTERNATIONAL SERIES IN EXPERIMENTAL SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, Pergamon Press, Oxford, pp. 81 - 92, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1993BB71M00006&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
1993
McLaws M; Cooper DA, 1988, 'AIDS and Adolescents', in Bennett ; Williams (ed.), New Universal Australian Society of Adolescent Health, edn. Original, Brolga, Canberra
1988
Reports
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WHO Guidelines Development Group , 2016, World Health Organization Guidelines on Core Components of Infection Prevention and Control Programmes at the National and Acute Health Care Facility Level, World Health Organization, World Health Organization, na, na, http://www.who.int/gpsc/core-components.pdf
2016
Bennett N; Berenger S; Bull A; Cartwright D; Clezy K; Collignon P; Coombs G; Cooper C; Christiansen K; Cruikshank M; Dreimanis D; Duguid M; Ferguson JK; Forrest J; VanGessel HJ; Gilbert G; Gill A; Givney N; Grayson ML; Harrington G; Halton KH; Hunt C; Iredell J; Isaacs D; Johnson P; Jorm C; King S; Marshall C; McGechie D; McLaws M; McNeil V, 2008, Reducing harm to patients from health care associated infection: the role of surveillance:Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra, http://www.safetyandquality.gov.au/internet/safety/publishing.nsf/Content/202C676D8BA38757CA25748D007FC3DC/$File/FullFinal-ReducingHarm.PDF
2008
McLaws M, 2007, Malaysian National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance System, World Health Organization, WPRO, World Health Organization Short Mission Report, http://www.wpro.who.int/NR/rdonlyres/F068E641-4A7C-4F15-ACA0-701A3240E53F/0/MAAMcLaws.doc
2007
Nimmo G; Pearson J; Christiansen K; Coombs G; Collignon P; McLaws M, 2006, Staphylococcus aureus Programme 2006 (SAP 2006) Community Survey Antimicrobial Susceptibility Repor, http://www.agargroup.org/SAP%202006%20Susceptibility%20Report%20final%20secure.pdf
2006
Conference Abstracts
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Seale H; MacIntyre R; McLaws M-L; Maher L; Newall A; Kaur R; Nga PT; Nguyen TH; Dung TC; Dwyer D, 2012, 'Health care worker practices around face mask use in hospitals in Hanoi, Vietnam', in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, ELSEVIER SCI LTD, Vol. 16, pp. E384 - E384, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2012.05.503
2012
Conference Papers
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McLaws M; Burrell AR, 2011, 'Reducing central line associated bacteraemia in intensive care units using low cost strategies', in BMC Proceedings, BioMed Central Ltd., UK, pp. 41 - 41, presented at International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (ICPIC 2011), Geneva, Switzerland, 29 June 2011 - 02 July 2011, http://www.biomedcentral.com/1753-6561/5?issue=S6
2011
Salmon S; Nguyen VH; McLaws M; Pittet D; Kilpatrick C; Le T; Truong AT, 2011, 'Hand hygiene campaigns in a low resource context: a Vietnam perspective', in BMC Proceedings, BioMed Central Ltd., UK, pp. 7 - 7, presented at International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (ICPIC 2011), Geneva, Switzerland, 29 June 2011 - 02 July 2011, http://www.biomedcentral.com/1753-6561/5?issue=S6
2011
Askarian M; Maharlouei N; Yousefi F; McLaws M, 2011, 'Using the theory of planned behavior to identify predictors of handwashing among Iranian healthcare workers', in BMC Proceedings, BioMed Central Ltd., UK, pp. 54 - 54, presented at International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (ICPIC 2011), Geneva, Switzerland, 29 June 2011 - 02 July 2011, http://www.biomedcentral.com/1753-6561/5?issue=S6
2011
Harkin D; McLaws M, 2011, 'Improving hand hygiene: thinking outside the bottle', in BMC Proceedings, BioMed Central Ltd., UK, pp. 56 - 56, presented at International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (ICPIC 2011), Geneva, Switzerland, 29 June 2011 - 02 July 2011, http://www.biomedcentral.com/1753-6561/5?issue=S6
2011
Hung NV; Thu TA; Anh NQ; Salmon S; Pittet D; McLaws M, 2011, 'Antiobiotic use among Vietnamese hospitals: a multicenter cross-sectional study', in BMC Proceedings, BioMed Central Ltd., UK, pp. 12 - 12, presented at International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (ICPIC 2011), Geneva, Switzerland, 29 June 2011 - 02 July 2011, http://www.biomedcentral.com/1753-6561/5?issue=S6
2011
Mutombo NP; McLaws M-L; Man WY; Koukounari A; Sacko M; Dembele R; Webster JP, 2010, 'PREVALENCE AND INTENSITY OF SCHISTOSOMA SPP TWO YEARS AFTER A PRAZIQUANTEL TREATMENT AMONG SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN FROM A RURAL VILLAGE IN MALI', in AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE, AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, Atlanta, GA, pp. 265 - 265, presented at 59th Annual Meeting of the American-Society-of-Tropical-Medicine-and-Hygiene (ASTMH), Atlanta, GA, 03 November 2010 - 07 November 2010, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000295819701254&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2010
Fan H; Corkish RP; McLaws M; Xiao B; Tian L, 2010, 'Solar Electrolysis System for Remote Emergency Production of Disinfectant Solutions', in Solar Electrolysis System for Remote Emergency Production of Disinfectant Solutions, AuSES, Canberra, presented at 48th Annual Conference of the Australian Solar Energy Society (AuSES), Canberra, 01 December 2010 - 03 December 2010
2010
Nguyen VT; McLaws M; Dore GJ, 2006, 'Highly endemic hepatitis B infection in rural Vietnam', in Hepatitis 5th Australian Conference, Hepatitis 5th Australian Conference, Sydney, pp. 20 - 22, presented at Hepatitis 5th Australian Conference, Sydney, 20 February 2006 - 22 February 2006
2006
Nguyen VT; McLaws M; Dore GJ, 2006, 'Highly endemic hepatitis B infection in rural Vietnam', in Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, pp. A98 - A98, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000247320400077&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2006
Nguyen VT, 2006, 'Highly endemic Hepatitis B infection in Rural Vietnam', in Shanghai - Hong Kong International Liver Congress 2006, Shanghai, pp. 2093 - 2100, presented at Shanghai - Hong Kong International Liver Congress 2006, Shanghai, 25 March 2006 - 28 March 2006, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1746.2007.05010.x
2006
McLaws M; Murphy C, 1997, 'Measuring primary bacteraemia in intensive care patients', in 5th NSW Intravenous Nursing Conference, 5th NSW Intravenous Nursing Conference, Sydney, presented at 5th NSW Intravenous Nursing Conference, Sydney
1997
McLaws M, 1997, 'Risk adjustment in surgical site infection analysis', in Australian Council on Healthcare Standards Workshop in Surgical Wound Infection Outcome Indicator, Australian Council on Healthcare Standards Workshop in Surgical Wound Infection Outcome Indicator, Melbourne, presented at Australian Council on Healthcare Standards Workshop in Surgical Wound Infection Outcome Indicator, Melbourne
1997
Murphy C; McLaws M, 1997, 'A profile of Australian infection control practitioners: who are they and what do they do?', in Australian Infection Control Practitioners National Conference, Australian Infection Control Practitioners National Conference, Melbourne, presented at Australian Infection Control Practitioners National Conference, Melbourne
1997
McLaws M; Murphy C, 1997, 'Measuring primary bacteraemia', in 20th Annual NSW Infection Control Conference, 20th Annual NSW Infection Control Conference, Coffs Harbour, NSW, presented at 20th Annual NSW Infection Control Conference, Coffs Harbour, NSW
1997
McLaws M; Murphy C, 1997, 'Measuring primary bacteraemia', in Annual New South Wales Infection Control Conf, Annual New South Wales Infection Control Conf, presented at Annual New South Wales Infection Control Conf
1997
MCLAWS ML; IRWIG L; MOCK P; BERRY G, 1986, 'EPIDEMIOLOGY OF INFECTIONS IN SURGICAL PATIENTS IN AUSTRALIA', in COMMUNITY HEALTH STUDIES, PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOC AUSTRALIA INC, pp. 377 - 377, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1986F298000079&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
1986
MCLAWS ML; BERRY G; GOLD J; KING K, 1985, 'EPIDEMIOLOGY OF NOSOCOMIAL INFECTIONS IN AUSTRALIA', in COMMUNITY HEALTH STUDIES, PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOC AUSTRALIA INC, pp. 326 - 326, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1985AWH2500083&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
1985
GOLD J; MCLAWS ML; KING K, 1985, 'THE AUSTRALIAN NOSOCOMIAL INFECTION PREVALENCE SURVEY', in AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, ADIS PRESS AUSTRALASIA P/L, pp. 537 - 537, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:A1985AQL2000182&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
1985
Conference Presentations
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Gralton J; McLaws M, 2010, 'Coughing and Breathing Produces Airborne Particles Containing Viral RNA', presented at 6th Australian Influenza Symposium, Canberra, 06 October 2010 - 07 October 2010
2010

2020 Australian Research, Health & Medical Sciences. Field Leader: Epidemiology 

2017 Medical Journal of Australia/MDA Best Research Publication  "SEPSIS KILLS: early intervention saves lives."

2016 Global Sepsis Alliance Award  Government category. Burrell A, McLaws ML, Fullick M, Sullivan R, Sindhusake D. SEPSIS KILLS: early intervention saves lives. Med J Aust doi: 10.5694/mja15.00657

2016 Excellence in Postgraduate research supervision SPHCM UNSW Medicine  

2010 Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision SPHCM UNSW Medicine  

2013 Best Paper of the month UNSW Medicine. Successful Implementation of the WHO Multimodal Hand Hygiene Promotion Strategy across Facilities Worldwide. Lancet Infectious Diseases 2013; 13:843-51.

2010 Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Leadership Pin

2009 Peter Baume Public Health Impact Highly Commended Prize SPHCM UNSW 

2009 Top 10 cited Elsevier publications for 2006-2008. Behavioural considerations for hand hygiene practices: the basic building blocks. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhin.2006.09.026

2005 Clinical Scientific Paper 2nd Prize Congress of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2005.08.015

1999 Baxter-Australian Healthcare Association Healthcare Innovation Award http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/jhin.2002.1361

Industry funding  

2013-2015 Deb Australia "Development of an Automated Hand Hygiene Surveillance System

2015 Deb Australia, Johnson and Johnson. Development of a video for visitors about healthcare workers' hand hygiene 

2012-2014 Sigma Sustainablity. Cybernetics for infection control

2012 GoJo. Environmental contamination 

2010-2012 Whiteley Industries. Consumer Fatigue of hand hygiene in healthcare workers

Ministries of Health and NGOs  

2011 Regional Emerging Diseases Intervention Centre Singapore. Training infection control practitioners in Vietnam in the World Health Organization “My five moments for hand hygiene” 

2008 Australian Commonwealth Department Health & Ageing. Review and develop algorithm for the protection of healthcare workers from pandemic influenza for various occupational settings 

2005-06 Health Research Foundation South Western Sydney AHS. Community methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: changing features of an escalating epidemic

2004-05 Health Research Foundation South Western Sydney AHS. The significance of bloodstream infections with Vancomycin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

2003-05; 1999-02 QLD Health. Study of  Post-Discharge Surgical Site Infection: the Efficacy of Patient Self-Assessment of infection; Methodologies for the collection of surgical site infection that manifest post-discharge 

2002-03 Hong Kong Hospital Authority. Clinician Managers & The Intersection with Human Resources in Hong Kong Public Hospitals: Post-SARS Crisis Management for Infectious Diseases Workshop

1998-00 NSW Health. Development and Implementation of a Hospital Infection Standardised Surveillance system pilot project for public hospital.

NHMRC, ARC  

2009-12 NHMRC. RCT comparing the effects of tap water vs normal saline on the infection and healing rates of wounds

2009-11 ARC Linkage. Economic, Social and Cross cultural issues in non pharmaceutical protection of front line responders to pandemic influenza and emerging infections.

UNSW  

2006 UNSW Faculty Research Grant Program. Examination of the link between healthcare associated infection and the built environment

Infection prevention and control, surveillance, hospital infection, outbreaks, patient safety