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Papers published in 2015

‌An appraisal of theoretical approaches to examining behaviours in relation to Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination of young women
Batista Ferrer H, Audrey S, Trotter C, Hickman M 
Prev Med.  December 2015.  PMID: 26314783
Research Theme: Behavioural Science

‌Assessing the impacts of the first year of rotavirus vaccination in the United Kingdom
Marlow R, Muir P, Vipond B, Lyttle M, Trotter C, Finn A
Euro Surveill.  December 2015.  PMID: 26675375
Research Theme: Population Studies

‌Hepatitis C virus treatment as prevention in people who inject drugs: testing the evidence
Hickman M, De Angelis D, Vickerman P, Hutchinson S, Martin NK
Curr Opin Infect Dis.  December 2015.  PMID: 26524330
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling

‌Who is sceptical about emerging public health threats? Results from 39 national surveys in the United Kingdom
Rubin GJ, Finn Y, Potts HWW, Michie S
Public Health.  December 2015.  PMID: 26603602
Research Theme: Behavioural Science 

‌Systematic review of interventions to reduce illicit drug use in female drug-dependent street sex workers
Jeal N, Macleod J, Turner K, Salisbury C
BMJ Open.  November 2015.  PMID: 26582403
Research Theme: Evidence Synthesis

‌Oropharyngeal Carriage of Meningococcus in Portugal by Group and Clonal Complex 6 Years After Adolescent Vaccine Campaign
Rodrigues F, Morales-Aza B, Christensen H, Giles J, Ferreira M, Sikora P, Madanelo I, Lucidarme J, Januário L, Finn A
Pediatr Infect Dis.  November 2015.  PMID: 26222062
Research Theme: Population Studies

‌Editorial Commentary: Mycoplasma genitalium and Declining Treatment Efficacy of Azithromycin 1 g: What Can We Do?
Horner PJ
Clin Infect Dis.  November 2015.  PMID: 26240204
Research Theme: Population Studies

‌Editorial Commentary: The Impact of Opiate Substitution Therapy and Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy on Mortality Risk Among People Who Inject Drugs
Hickman M, Vickerman P, Degenhardt L
Clin Infect Dis.  October 2015.  PMID: 26113654
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling

‌An observational study to evaluate three pilot programmes of retesting chlamydia-positive individuals within 6 months in the South West of England
Angel G, Horner PJ, O'Brien N, Sharp M, Pye K, Priestley C, Macleod J, Looker KJ, Turner KM
BMJ Open.  October 2015.  PMID: 26510723
Research Themes: Economic Evaluation and Modelling; Population Studies 

‌Global and Regional Estimates of Prevalent and Incident Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Infections in 2012
Looker KJ, Magaret AS, May MT, Turner KM, Vickerman P, Gottlieb SL, Newman LM
PLoS One.  October 2015.  PMID: 26510007
Research Themes: Economic Evaluation and Modelling; Evidence Synthesis

‌Script in a Day intervention for individuals who are injecting opioids: a feasibility randomized control trial
Beattie A, Marques EM, Barber M, Greenwood R, Ingram J, Ayres R, Neale J, Rees A, Coleman B, Hickman M
J Public Health (Oxf).  October 2015.  PMID: 26518040
Research Theme: Primary Care

‌The hepatitis C virus epidemics in key populations (including people who inject drugs, prisoners and MSM): the use of direct-acting antivirals as treatment for prevention
Martin NK, Vickerman P, Dore GJ, Hickman M
Curr Opin HIV AIDS.  September 2015.  PMID: 26248124
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling

Modelling the impact and cost-effectiveness of combination prevention amongst HIV serodiscordant couples in Nigeria
Mitchell KM, Lépine A, Terris-Prestholt F, Torpey K, Khamofu H, Folayan MO, Musa J, Anenih J, Sagay AS, Alhassan E, Idoko J, Vickerman P
AIDS.  September 2015.  PMID: 26355574
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling

‌Quality of life impacts from rotavirus gastroenteritis on children and their families in the UK
Marlow R, Finn A, Trotter C
Vaccine.  September 2015.  PMID: 26192361
Research Themes: Population Studies; Behavioural Science

‌The role of a hepatitis C virus vaccine: modelling the benefits alongside direct-acting antiviral treatments
Scott N, McBryde E, Vickerman P, Martin NK, Stone J, Drummer H, Hellard M
BMC Med.  August 2015.  PMID: 26289050
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling

‌Injection Drug Use and Hepatitis C as Risk Factors for Mortality in HIV-Infected Individuals: The Antiretroviral Therapy Cohort Collaboration
May MT, Justice AC, Birnie K, Ingle SM, Smit C, Smith C, Neau D, Guiguet M, Schwarze-Zander C, Moreno S, Guest JL, Monforte Ad, Tural C, Gill MJ, Bregenzer A, Kirk O, Saag M, Sterling TR, Crane HM, Sterne JA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr.  July 2015.  PMID: 25848927
Research Themes: Economic Evaluation and Modelling; Evidence Synthesis

‌"It's safer to …" parent consulting and clinician antibiotic prescribing decisions for children with respiratory tract infections: An analysis across four qualitative studies
Cabral C, Lucas PJ, Ingram J, Hay AD, Horwood J
Soc Sci Med.  July 2015.  PMID: 26004209
Research Themes: Primary Care; Behavioural Science 

‌Meningococcal carriage in adolescents in the United Kingdom to inform timing of an adolescent vaccination strategy
Jeppensen CA, Snape MD, Robinson H, Gossger N, John TM, Voysey M, Ladhani S, Okike IO, Oeser C, Kent A, Oliver J, Taylor P, Morales-Aza B, Clarke SC, Casey M, Martins F, Kitchin NR, Anderson AS, Jones H, Jansen KU, Eiden J, Pedneault L, Heath PT, Finn A, Faust SN, Pollard AJ
J Infect.  July 2015.  PMID: 25709085
Research Theme: Population Studies 

‌Hepatitis B infection prevalence by country of birth in migrant populations in a large UK city
Cochrane A, Evlampidou I, Irish C, Ingle SM, Hickman M
J Clin Virol.  July 2015.  PMID: 26071342
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling

‌Going into the groin: Injection into the femoral vein among people who inject drugs in three urban areas of England
Cochrane A, Evlampidou I, Irish C, Ingle SM, Hickman M
J Clin Virol.  July 2015.  PMID: 26071342
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling

‌Socioeconomic factors and other sources of variation in the prevalence of genital chlamydia infections: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Crichton J, Hickman M, Campbell R, Batista-Ferrer H, Macleod J
BMC Public Health.  July 2015.  PMID: 26224062
Research Theme: Evidence Synthesis

‌Factors affecting repeated cessations of injecting drug use and relapses during the entire injecting career among the Edinburgh Addiction Cohort
Xia Y, Seaman S, Hickman M, Macleod J, Robertson R, Copeland L, McKenzie J, De Angelis D
Drug Alcohol Depend.  June 2015.  PMID: 25869544
Research Theme: Evidence Synthesis

‌Barriers and facilitators to uptake of the school-based HPV vaccination programme in an ethnically diverse group of young women
Batista Ferrer H, Trotter CL, Hickman M, Audrey S
J Public Health (Oxf).  June 2015.  PMID: 26054910
Research Theme: Behavioural Science 

‌The role of Cochrane reviews in informing international guidelines: a case study of using the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development and Evaluation system to develop World Health Organization guidelines for the psychosocially assisted pharmacological treatment of opioid dependence
Davoli M, Amato L, Clark N, Farrell M, Hickman M, Hill S, Magrini N, Poznyak V, Schünemann HJ
Addiction.  June 2015.  PMID: 25490943
Research Theme: Evidence Synthesis

‌Accounting for personal and professional choices for pandemic influenza vaccination amongst English healthcare workers
Marcu A, Rubinstein H, Michie S, Yardley L
Vaccine.  May 2015.  PMID: 25820062
Research Theme: Behavioural Science

HCV treatment rates and sustained viral response among people who inject drugs in seven UK sitesreal world results and modelling of treatment impact
Martin NK, Foster GR, Vilar J, Ryder S, Cramp ME, Gordon F, Dillon JF, Craine N, Busse H, Clements A, Hutchinson SJ, Ustianowski A, Ramsay M, Goldberg DJ, Irving W, Hope V, De Angelis D, Lyons M, Vickerman P, Hickman M
J Viral Hepat.  April 2015.  PMID: 25288193
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling 

‌Childhood urinary tract infection in primary care: a prospective observational study of prevalence, diagnosis, treatment and recovery
Butler CC, O'Brien K, Pickles T, Hood K, Wootton M, Howe R, Waldron CA,Thomas-Jones E, Hollingworth W, Little P, Van Der Voort J, Dudley J, Rumsby K, Downing H, Harman K, Hay AD, DUTY study team.
Br J Gen Pract.  April 2015.  PMID: 25824181
Research Theme: Primary Care 

‌Influence of different drugs on HIV risk in peole who inject: systematic review and meta-analysis
Tavitian-Exley I, Vickerman P, Bastos FI, Boily MC
Addiction.  April 2015.  PMID: 25582153
Research Theme: Evidence Synthesis

‌Chlamydia (uncomplicated, genital)
Crofts M, Horner PJ
BMJ Clin Evid.  April 2015.  PMID: 25880031
Research Theme: Population Studies

‌A stepped wedge cluster randomized control trial of dried blood spot testing to improve the uptake of hepatitis C antibody testing within UK prisons
Craine N, Whitaker R, Perrett S, Zou L, Hickman M, Lyons M
Eur J Public Health.  April 2015.  PMID: 25061233
Research Theme: Primary Care

‌Immunogenicity of reduced dose priming schedules of serogroup C meningococcal conjugate vaccine followed by booster at 12 months in infants: open label randomised controlled trial
Pace D, Khatami A, McKenna J, Campbell D, Attard-Montalto S, Birks J, Voysey M, White C, Finn A, Macloed E, Faust SN, Kent AL, Heath PT, Borrow R, Snape MD, Pollard AJ
BMJ.  April 2015.  PMID: 25832102
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling

‌Factors influencing parents' decision-making when sending children with respiratory tract infections to nursery
Carroll FE, Rooshenas L, Owen-Smith A, Al-Janabi H, Hollinghurst S, Hay AD
J Public Health (Oxf).  April 2015.  PMID: 25904815
Research Theme: Primary Care

‌Is the promise of methadone Kenya's solution to managing HIV and addiction? A mixed-method mathematical modelling and qualitative study
Rhodes T, Guise A,  Ndimbii J, Strathdee S, Ngugi E, Platt L, Kurth A, Cleland C, Vickerman P
BMJ Open.  March 2015.  PMID:25748417
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling

‌Many hepatitis C reinfections that spontaneously clear may be undetected: Markov-chain Monte Carlo analysis of observational study data
Sacks-Davis R, McBryde E, Grebely J, Hellard M, Vickerman P
J R Soc Interface.  March 2015.  PMID: 25589564
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling

‌Genetic conjugation of components in two pneumococcal fusion protein vaccines enhances paediatric mucosal immune responses
Pope C, Oliver EH, Ma J, Langton Hewer C, Mitchell TJ, Finn A
Vaccine.  March 2015.  PMID: 25698489
Research Theme: Population Studies 

‌Potential impact of existing interventions and of antiretroviral use in female sex workers on transmission of HIV in Burkina Faso: a modeling study
Low A, Nagot N, Konate I, Meda N, Segondy M, Van de Perre P, Mayaud P, Vickerman P
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr.  March 2015.  PMID: 5723983
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling

‌Can oral corticosteroids reduce the severity or duration of an acute cough, and the associated National Health Service and societal costs, in adults presenting to primary care? Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
Downing HE, Carroll F, Brookes ST, Hollinghurst S, Timmins D, Orton E, Wang K, Kendrick D, Little P, Moore MV, Harnden A, Thompson M, May MT, Hay AD; OSAC trial team. 
Trials.  March 2015.  PMID: 25885677
Research Theme: Primary Care

‌A systematic review of parent and clinician views and perceptions that influence prescribing decisions in relation to acute childhood infections in primary care
Lucas PJ, Cabral C, Hay AD, Horwood J   
Scand J Prim Health Care.  March 2015.  PMID: 25716427
Research Theme: Primary Care

‌What really is a concentrated HIV epidemic and what does it mean for West and Central Africa? Insights from mathematical modelling
Boily MC, Pickles M, Alary M, Baral S, Blanchard J, Moses S, Vickerman P, Mishra M
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr.  March 2015.  PMID: 25723994
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling

‌Public preferences for vaccination and antiviral medicines under different pandemic flu outbreak scenarios
Rubinstein H, Marcu A, Yardley L, Michie S
BMC Public Health.  February 2015.  PMID: 25884522
Research Theme: Behavioural Science 

‌Clinical presentation and microbiological diagnosis in paediatric respiratory tract infection: a systematic review
Thornton HV, Blair PS, Lovering AM, Muir P, Hay AD
Br J Gen Pract.  February 2015.  PMID: 25624310
Research Theme: Primary Care 

‌Mortality among older adults with opioid use disorders in the Veteran's Health Administration, 2000-2011
Larney S, Bohnert ASB, Ganoczy D, Ilgen MA, Hickman M, Blow FC, Degenhardt L
Drug Alcohol Depend.  February 2015.  PMID: 25575652
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling 

Global Estimates of Prevalent and Incident Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infections in 2012
Looker KJ, Magaret AS, Turner KM, Vickerman P, Gottlieb SL, Newman LM
PLoS One.  January 2015.  PMID: 25608026
Research Themes: Economic Evaluation and Modelling; Evidence Synthesis  

‌Impact and cost-effectiveness of chlamydia testing in Scotland: a mathematical modelling study
Looker KJ, Wallace LA, Turner KM
Theor Biol Med Model.  January 2015.  PMID: 25588390
Research Theme:  Economic Evaluation and Modelling; Evidence Synthesis

‌National record linkage study of mortality for a large cohort of opioid users ascertained by drug treatment or criminal justice sources in England, 2005-2009
Pierce M, Bird SM, Hickman M, Millar T
Drug Alcohol Depend.  January 2015.  PMID: 25454405
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling

‌Healthcare seeking and hospital admissions by people who inject drugs in response to symptoms of injection site infections or injuries in three urban areas of England
Hope VD, Ncube F, Parry JV, Hickman M
Epidemiol Infect.  January 2015.  PMID:24568684
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling 

‌HCV treatment as prevention in prison: key issues
Martin NK, Vickerman P, Goldberg D, Hickman M
Hepatol.  January 2015.  PMID: 24797358
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling

‌The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of diversion and aftercare programmes for offenders using class A drugs: a systematic review and economic evaluation
Hayhurst K, Leitner M, Davies L, Flentje R, Millar T, Jones A, King C, Donmall M, Farrell M, Fazel S, Harris R, Hickman M, Lennox C, Mayet S, Senior J, Shaw J
Health Technol Assess.  January 2015.  PMID: 25619533
Research Theme: Economic Evaluation and Modelling