Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
Senior Lecturer

Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Master in Public Health (MPH) in Infectious Diseases Epidemiology and Control

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

medicine-health
Sch of Public Health & Com Med

Abrar is a medical epidemiologist, having more than 18 years’ experience in the health sector with governmental, non-governmental and international health organizations. He has a substantial experience of public health programs and infectious diseases research, having worked in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Tuberculosis Control Programs for many years. Currently he is working as a Senior Lecturer in the School of Population, University of New South Wales Australia. He is the director of Master of Infectious Diseases Intelligence (MIDI) Program. His research interests include epidemiology and control of infectious diseases, focusing on emerging and re-emerging infections. He has published more than 110 journal papers, one book chapter, three government reports and 12 conference papers/abstracts during last 8 years. He has generated significant knowledge around the use of face masks to protect from infectious diseases, which has influenced policy and practice internationally. The impact of his work on face masks has been huge during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Abrar is convening two infectious diseases courses at School of Population Health. He is also supervising PhD, Masters, internship and independent learning program (ILP) students. He has received two teaching awards from the School. 

Phone
+61 (2) 93851009

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2017
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Raina MacIntyre C; Ahmad Chughtai A, 2017, 'Facemasks and Respirators for the Prevention of Infection in Healthcare and Community Settings', in Handbook of Respiratory Protection, CRC Press, pp. 335 - 386, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/9781351109079-16
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre R; Chughtai A, 2017, 'Facemasks and Respirators for the Prevention of Infection in Healthcare and Community Settings', in Handbook of Respiratory Protection Safeguarding Against Current and Emerging Hazards, CRC Press, pp. 338 - 375
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Bahl P; de Silva C; Bhattacharjee S; Stone H; Doolan C; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2021, 'Droplets and Aerosols Generated by Singing and the Risk of Coronavirus Disease 2019 for Choirs', Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, vol. 72, pp. e639 - e641, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1241
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Quigley AL; Stone H; Nguyen PY; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2021, 'Estimating the burden of COVID-19 on the Australian healthcare workers and health system during the first six months of the pandemic', International Journal of Nursing Studies, vol. 114, pp. 103811, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103811
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Nguyen P-Y; Trent M; Seale H; Chughtai AA; Shah S; Marks GB, 2021, 'Adverse Health Effects in People with and without Preexisting Respiratory Conditions during Bushfire Smoke Exposure in the 2019/2020 Australian Summer.', Am J Respir Crit Care Med, vol. 204, pp. 368 - 371, http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.202012-4471LE
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Hooshmand E; Moa A; Trent M; Kunasekaran M; Poulos CJ; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2021, 'Epidemiology of 2017 influenza outbreaks in nine Australian Aged care facilities', Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses, vol. 15, pp. 278 - 283, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irv.12811
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Bhattacharjee S; Bahl P; De Silva C; Doolan C; Chughtai AA; Heslop D; Macintyre CR, 2021, 'Experimental Evidence for the Optimal Design of a High-Performing Cloth Mask', ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, vol. 7, pp. 2791 - 2802, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.1c00368
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Islam MS; Kamal AHM; Kabir A; Southern DL; Khan SH; Murshid Hasan SM; Sarkar T; Sharmin S; Das S; Roy T; Harun MGD; Chughtai AA; Homaira N; Seale H, 2021, 'COVID-19 vaccine rumors and conspiracy theories: The need for cognitive inoculation against misinformation to improve vaccine adherence', PLoS ONE, vol. 16, pp. e0251605, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0251605
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Nguyen PY; Chughtai AA; Trent M; Gerber B; Steinhofel K; Seale H, 2021, 'Mask use, risk-mitigation behaviours and pandemic fatigue during the COVID-19 pandemic in five cities in Australia, the UK and USA: A cross-sectional survey', International Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 106, pp. 199 - 207, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2021.03.056
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Trent M; Seale H; Chughtai AA; Salmon D; MacIntyre CR, 2021, 'Trust in government, intention to vaccinate and COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy: A comparative survey of five large cities in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia', Vaccine, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.06.048
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Chughtai AA; Das A; Rahman B; Moa AM; Gan CH; Tan TC, 2021, 'Effect of statin use on the risk of influenza and influenza vaccine effectiveness', International Journal of Cardiology, vol. 332, pp. 205 - 208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2021.03.055
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Quigley AL; Stone H; Yen Nguyen P; Chughtai AA; Raina MacIntyre C, 2021, 'Erratum to "Estimating the burden of COVID-19 on the Australian healthcare workers and health system during the first six months of the pandemic" [International Journal of Nursing Studies, 114 (2021), 103811].', Int J Nurs Stud, pp. 104031, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2021.104031
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Seale H; Rawlinson WD; Kunasekaran M; Raina Macintyre C, 2021, 'Selection and use of respiratory protection by healthcare workers to protect from infectious diseases in hospital settings', Annals of Work Exposures and Health, vol. 64, pp. 368 - 377, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ANNWEH/WXAA020
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Nguyen PY; Ajisegiri WS; Costantino V; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2021, 'Reemergence of human monkeypox and declining population immunity in the context of urbanization, Nigeria, 2017-2020', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 27, pp. 1007 - 1014, http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2704.203569
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Islam MS; Chughtai AA; Banu S; Seale H, 2021, 'Context matters: Examining the factors impacting the implementation of tuberculosis infection prevention and control guidelines in health settings in seven high tuberculosis burden countries', Journal of Infection and Public Health, vol. 14, pp. 588 - 597, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jiph.2021.01.014
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Nguyen P-Y; Ajisegiri WS; Costantino V; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2021, 'Reemergence of Human Monkeypox and Declining Population Immunity in the Context of Urbanization, Nigeria, 2017–2020', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/203569
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Bahl P; Doolan C; de Silva C; Chughtai AA; Bourouiba L; MacIntyre CR, 2020, 'Airborne or droplet precautions for health workers treating COVID-19?', J Infect Dis, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiaa189
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Bhattacharjee S; Macintyre CR; Wen X; Bahl P; Kumar U; Chughtai AA; Joshi R, 2020, 'Nanoparticles incorporated graphene-based durable cotton fabrics', Carbon, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2020.05.029
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Bhattacharjee S; Bahl P; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2020, 'Last-resort strategies during mask shortages: Optimal design features of cloth masks and decontamination of disposable masks during the COVID-19 pandemic', BMJ Open Respiratory Research, vol. 7, pp. e000698 - e000698, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjresp-2020-000698
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Raina MacIntyre C; Chughtai AA, 2020, 'Respiratory protection during the COVID-19 pandemic – the evidence shows it works: Author's response to Mandal et al., 2020.', International Journal of Nursing Studies, vol. 109, pp. 103717, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103717
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Bahl P; de Silva CM; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR; Doolan C, 2020, 'An experimental framework to capture the flow dynamics of droplets expelled by a sneeze', Experiments in Fluids, vol. 61, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00348-020-03008-3
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Mohanty B; Costantino V; Narain J; Chughtai AA; Das A; Raina Macintyre C, 2020, 'Modelling the impact of a smallpox attack in India and influence of disease control measures', BMJ Open, vol. 10, pp. e038480, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-038480
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Dung TC; Chughtai AA; Seale H; Rahman B, 2020, 'Contamination and washing of cloth masks and risk of infection among hospital health workers in Vietnam: a post hoc analysis of a randomised controlled trial', BMJ open, vol. 10, pp. e042045, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042045
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Chughtai AA, 2020, 'Masks in the community are an effective strategy: Author's response to Haslam et al (2020)', International Journal of Nursing Studies, vol. 111, pp. 103751, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103751
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtaita AA; Seale H; MacIntyre CR, 2020, 'Effectiveness of Cloth Masks for Protection against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/EID2610.200948
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Chughtai AA, 2020, 'A rapid systematic review of the efficacy of face masks and respirators against coronaviruses and other respiratory transmissible viruses for the community, healthcare workers and sick patients', International Journal of Nursing Studies, vol. 108, pp. 103629 - 103629, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103629
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Bhattacharjee S; MacIntyre R; Wen X; Bahl P; Kumar U; Aguey-Zinsou K-F; Chughtai A; Joshi R, 2020, 'Reduced Graphene Oxide and Nanoparticles Incorporated Durable Electro-Conductive Silk Fabrics', Advanced Materials Interfaces
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Bahl P; Bhattacharjee S; De Silva C; Chughtai AA; Doolan C; Macintyre CR, 2020, 'Face coverings and mask to minimise droplet dispersion and aerosolisation: A video case study', Thorax, vol. 75, pp. 1024 - 1025, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2020-215748
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Chen X; Adam DC; Chughtai AA, 2020, 'Epidemiology of paediatric Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus and implications for the control of coronavirus virus disease 2019', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol. 56, pp. 1561 - 1564, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.15014
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Joshi A; Sparks R; Karimi S; Yan SLJ; Chughtai AA; Paris C; Raina MacIntyre C, 2020, 'Automated monitoring of tweets for early detection of the 2014 Ebola epidemic', PLoS ONE, vol. 15, pp. e0230322, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0230322
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chen X; Adam DC; Chughtai AA; Stelzer-Braid S; Scotch M; MacIntyre CR, 2020, 'The phylogeography of MERS-CoV in hospital outbreak-associated cases compared to sporadic cases in Saudi Arabia', Viruses, vol. 12, pp. 540 - 540, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/v12050540
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Seale H; Islam MS; Owais M; Macintyre CR, 2020, 'Policies on the use of respiratory protection for hospital health workers to protect from coronavirus disease (COVID-19)', International Journal of Nursing Studies, vol. 105, pp. 103567, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2020.103567
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Islam MS; Rahman KM; Sun Y; Qureshi MO; Abdi I; Chughtai AA; Seale H, 2020, 'Current knowledge of COVID-19 and infection prevention and control strategies in healthcare settings: A global analysis', Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, vol. 41, pp. 1196 - 1206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/ice.2020.237
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Islam MS; Chughtai AA; Seale H, 2020, 'Reflecting on the updates to the World Health Organisation 2019 Tuberculosis Infection Control Guidelines through the lens of a low-income/high TB burden country', Journal of Infection and Public Health, vol. 13, pp. 1057 - 1060, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jiph.2020.02.039
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Chughtai AA; Seale H; Dwyer DE; Quanyi W, 2020, 'Human coronavirus data from four clinical trials of masks and respirators', International Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 96, pp. 631 - 633, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.05.092
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Islam MS; Sarkar T; Khan SH; Kamal AHM; Murshid Hasan SM; Kabir A; Yeasmin D; Islam MA; Chowdhury KIA; Anwar KS; Chughtai AA; Seale H, 2020, 'COVID-19-Related infodemic and its impact on public health: A global social media analysis', American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 103, pp. 1621 - 1629, http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0812
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Duffy JMN; Bhattacharya S; Bofill M; Collura B; Curtis C; Evers JLH; Giudice LC; Farquharson RG; Franik S; Hickey M; Hull ML; Jordan V; Khalaf Y; Legro RS; Lensen S; Mavrelos D; Mol BW; Niederberger C; Ng EHY; Puscasiu L; Repping S; Sarris I; Showell M; Strandell A; Vail A; van Wely M; Vercoe M; Vuong NL; Wang AY; Wang R; Wilkinson J; Youssef MA; Farquhar CM; Abou-Setta AM; Aguilera JJ; AlAhwany H; Atanda OOA; Balkenende EME; Barnhart KT; Beebeejaun Y; Black M; Repromed DG; Chambers GM; Chughtai AA; Crosby JA; Schwarze JE; Cuevas-Saíz I; Curtis C; D'Angelo A; Dubois DD; Duckitt K; Encinas C; Gerval MO; Giang NH; Le TK; Nguyen DTP; Tran CT; Gibreel A; Gingel LJ; Perez MJ; Marks KL; Mills DJ; Glanville EJ; Glujovsky D; Granne I; Griesinger G; Hamzehgardeshi Z; Hirsch M; Horton M; Jain S; Jones CA; Shapiro HM; Kamath MS; Knijnenburg J; Kostova E; La Marca A; Leader A; Leeviers B; Chinese JL; Loto OM; Martinez-Vazquez RM; McTavish AR; Nair RR; Otter AS; Pacey AA; Rautakallio-Hokkanen S; Sadler LC; Sagle P; Simpson JL; Siristatidis CS; Sood A; Strawbridge C; Torrance HL; Votteler EL; Wang CC; Watson A; Yossry M, 2020, 'Standardizing definitions and reporting guidelines for the infertility core outcome set: An international consensus development study', Human Reproduction, vol. 35, pp. 2735 - 2745, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/humrep/deaa243
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Duffy JMN; AlAhwany H; Bhattacharya S; Collura B; Curtis C; Evers JLH; Farquharson RG; Franik S; Giudice LC; Khalaf Y; Knijnenburg JML; Leeners B; Legro RS; Lensen S; Vazquez-Niebla JC; Mavrelos D; Mol BWJ; Niederberger C; Ng EHY; Otter AS; Puscasiu L; Rautakallio-Hokkanen S; Repping S; Sarris I; Simpson JL; Strandell A; Strawbridge C; Torrance HL; Vail A; van Wely M; Vercoe MA; Vuong NL; Wang AY; Wang R; Wilkinson J; Youssef MA; Farquhar CM; Abou-Setta AM; Aguilera JJ; Atanda OOA; Balkenende EME; Barnhart KT; Beebeejaun Y; Bhattacharya S; McTavish AR; Black M; Bofill M; Jordan V; Showell M; Chambers GM; Chughtai AA; Crosby JA; Schwarze JE; Cuevas-Saíz I; D'Angelo A; Dubois DD; Duckitt K; Encinas C; Fincham A; Gerval MO; Giang NH; Le TK; Nguyen DTP; Tran CT; Gibreel A; Gingel LJ; Perez MJ; Mills DJ; Marks KL; Glanville EJ; Glujovsky D; Granne I; Griesinger G; Gupta D; Hamzehgardeshi Z; Hickey M; Hirsch M; Horton M; Hull ML; Jain S; Jones CA; Shapiro HM; Kamath MS; Kostova E; La Marca A; Leader A; Li J; Loto OM; Nair RR; Pacey AA; Sadler LC; Sagle P; Siristatidis CS; Sood A; Votteler EL; Wang CC; Watson A; Yossry M, 2020, 'Developing a core outcome set for future infertility research: An international consensus development study', Human Reproduction, vol. 35, pp. 2725 - 2734, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/humrep/deaa241
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Xia J; Adam DC; Moa A; Chughtai AA; Barr IG; Komadina N; MacIntyre CR, 2020, 'Comparative epidemiology, phylogenetics, and transmission patterns of severe influenza A/H3N2 in Australia from 2003 to 2017', Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses, vol. 14, pp. 700 - 709, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irv.12772
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chen X; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2020, 'Application of a Risk Analysis Tool to Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Outbreak in Saudi Arabia', Risk Analysis, vol. 40, pp. 915 - 925, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/risa.13472
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Lai E; Tan HY; Kunasekaran M; Chughtai AA; Trent M; Poulos C; MacIntyre CR, 2020, 'Influenza vaccine coverage and predictors of vaccination among aged care workers in Sydney Australia', Vaccine, vol. 38, pp. 1968 - 1974, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.01.004
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Macintyre CR; Adam DC; Turner R; Chughtai AA; Engells T, 2020, 'Public awareness, acceptability and risk perception about infectious diseases dual-use research of concern: A cross-sectional survey', BMJ Open, vol. 10, pp. e029134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-029134
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Islam MS; Chughtai AA; Nazneen A; Chowdhury KIA; Islam MT; Tarannum S; Hasibul Islam SM; Banu S; Seale H, 2020, 'A tuberculin skin test survey among healthcare workers in two public tertiary care hospitals in Bangladesh', PLoS ONE, vol. 15, pp. e0243951, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0243951
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Zhang Y; Muscatello DJ; Cao Z; Chughtai AA; Costantino V; Zhang D; Yang P; Wang Q; MacIntyre CR, 2020, 'A model of influenza infection and vaccination in children aged under 5 years in Beijing, China', Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics, vol. 16, pp. 1685 - 1690, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21645515.2019.1705692
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Khan W, 2020, 'Use of personal protective equipment to protect against respiratory infections in Pakistan: A systematic review', Journal of Infection and Public Health, vol. 13, pp. 385 - 390, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jiph.2020.02.032
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Mao RJ; Moa A; Chughtai A, 2020, 'The Epidemiology of Unknown Disease Outbreak Reports Globally', Global Biosecurity, vol. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.62
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Tan TC; Hitchen EM; Kunasekaran M; MacIntyre CR, 2020, 'Association of influenza infection and vaccination with cardiac biomarkers and left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with acute myocardial infarction', IJC Heart and Vasculature, vol. 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcha.2020.100648
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Stone H; Moa A; MacIntyre CR; Chughtai AA, 2020, 'Using open source data to estimate the global epidemiology of pertussis', Global Biosecurity, vol. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.65
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Raj SM; Chughtai AA; Sharma A; Tan TC; MacIntyre CR, 2019, 'Cost-benefit analysis of a national influenza vaccination program in preventing hospitalisation costs in Australian adults aged 50–64 years old', Vaccine, vol. 37, pp. 5979 - 5985, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.08.028
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Moa A; Muscatello D; Chughtai A; Chen X; Raina MacIntyre C, 2019, 'Flucast: A real-time tool to predict severity of an influenza season', Journal of Medical Internet Research, vol. 21, pp. e11780, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/11780
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Kunasekaran MP; Chen X; Costantino V; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2019, 'Evidence for residual immunity to smallpox after vaccination and implications for re-emergence', Military Medicine, vol. 184, pp. e668 - e679, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usz181
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Trent MJ; Zhang EJ; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2019, 'Parental opinions towards the “No Jab, No Pay” policy in Australia', Vaccine, vol. 37, pp. 5250 - 5256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.07.066
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Bhattacharjee S; Joshi R; Chughtai AA; Macintyre CR, 2019, 'Graphene Modified Multifunctional Personal Protective Clothing', Advanced Materials Interfaces, pp. 1900622 - 1900622, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/admi.201900622
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chen X; Chughtai AA; Macintyre CR, 2019, 'Recalibration of the grunow–finke assessment tool to improve performance in detecting unnatural epidemics', Risk Analysis, vol. 39, pp. 1465 - 1475, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/risa.13255
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Tan HY; Lai E; Kunasekaran M; Chughtai AA; Trent M; Poulos CJ; MacIntyre CR, 2019, 'Prevalence and predictors of influenza vaccination among residents of long-term care facilities', Vaccine, vol. 37, pp. 6329 - 6335, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.09.021
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Shaw PJ; Mackie FE; Boros C; Marshall H; Seale H; Kennedy SE; Moa A; Chughtai AA; Trent M; O'Loughlin EV; Stormon M, 2019, 'Long term follow up of persistence of immunity following quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in immunocompromised children', Vaccine, vol. 37, pp. 5630 - 5636, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.07.072
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Zhang EJ; Chughtai AA; Heywood A; MacIntyre CR, 2019, 'Influence of political and medical leaders on parental perception of vaccination: A cross-sectional survey in Australia', BMJ Open, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025866
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Stelzer-Braid S; Rawlinson W; Pontivivo G; Wang Q; Pan Y; Zhang D; Zhang Y; Li L; MacIntyre CR, 2019, 'Contamination by respiratory viruses on outer surface of medical masks used by hospital healthcare workers', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 19, pp. 491, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-4109-x
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Khan W, 2019, 'Use of personal protective equipment to protect against respiratory infections in Pakistan: A systematic review', Journal of Infection and Public Health, vol. 12, pp. 522 - 527, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jiph.2019.01.064
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Kunasekaran M; Chen X; Costantino V; Chughtai A; MacIntyre R, 2019, 'Evidence for Residual Immunity to Smallpox After Vaccination', Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, vol. 34, pp. s129 - s129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s1049023x19002802
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Kunasekaran M; Trent M; Lai E; Tan H; Chughtai A; Poulos C; MacIntyre R, 2019, 'Influenza Vaccine Uptake and Associated Factors in Aged Care Facilities', Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, vol. 34, pp. s140 - s140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s1049023x19003108
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Mahendra Raj S; Chughtai A; Sharma A; Tan T; MacIntyre R, 2019, 'The Impact of Cardiovascular Prevention on the Cost Benefit of Influenza Vaccination for Australian Adults aged 50–64 years old', Heart, Lung and Circulation, vol. 28, pp. S375 - S375, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2019.06.562
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Islam S; Chughtai AA; Banu S; Seale H, 2019, 'Implementation of tuberculosis infection control guidelines in seven high burden countries: A global policy analysis', Infection, Disease & Health, vol. 24, pp. S4 - S5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.idh.2019.09.016
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Sulaiman FB; Yanti NKS; Lesmanawati DAS; Trent M; MacIntyre CR; Chughtai AA, 2019, 'Language Specific Gaps in Identifying Early Epidemic Signals – A Case Study of the Malay Language', Global Biosecurity, vol. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.31646/gbio.33
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Dyda A; Bui CM; Chughtai AA, 2018, 'Rolling epidemic of Legionnaires' disease outbreaks in small geographic areas article', Emerging Microbes and Infections, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41426-018-0051-z
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Zhang Y; Cao Z; Costantino V; Muscatello DJ; Chughtai AA; Yang P; Wang Q; MacIntyre CR, 2018, 'Influenza illness averted by influenza vaccination among school year children in Beijing, 2013-2016', Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses, vol. 12, pp. 687 - 694, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irv.12585
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Njoto EN; Scotch M; Bui CM; Adam DC; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2018, 'Phylogeography of H5N1 avian influenza virus in Indonesia', Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, vol. 65, pp. 1339 - 1347, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tbed.12883
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Costantino V; Kunasekaran MP; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2018, 'How Valid Are Assumptions about Re-emerging Smallpox? A Systematic Review of Parameters Used in Smallpox Mathematical Models', Military Medicine, vol. 183, pp. e200 - e207, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usx092
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Costantino V; Chen X; Segelov E; Chughtai AA; Kelleher A; Kunasekaran M; Lane JM, 2018, 'Influence of population immunosuppression and past vaccination on smallpox reemergence', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 24, pp. 646 - 653, http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2404.171233
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Zhang Y; Muscatello DJ; Wang Q; Yang P; Pan Y; Huo D; Liu Z; Zhao X; Tang Y; Li C; Chughtai AA; Macintyre CR, 2018, 'Hospitalizations for influenza-associatesevere acute respiratory infection, Beijing, China, 2014–2016', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 24, pp. 2098 - 2102, http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2411.171410
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Hii A; Chughtai AA; Housen T; Saketa S; Kunasekaran MP; Sulaiman F; Yanti NS; MacIntyre CR, 2018, 'Epidemic intelligence needs of stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region', Western Pacific surveillance and response journal : WPSAR, vol. 9, pp. 28 - 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.5365/wpsar.2018.9.2.009
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Ajisegiri WS; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2018, 'A Risk Analysis Approach to Prioritizing Epidemics: Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa as a Case Study', Risk Analysis, vol. 38, pp. 429 - 441, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/risa.12876
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Katelaris AL; Ridda I; Chughtai AA; Moa A; Barnes M; Kabir M; Bradstock K, 2018, 'The immunogenicity of 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) in adult bone marrow transplant patients', British Journal of Haematology, vol. 181, pp. 860 - 863, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjh.14725
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Chen X; Macintyre CR, 2018, 'Risk of self-contamination during doffing of personal protective equipment', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 46, pp. 1329 - 1334, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2018.06.003
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Tian Y; Chughtai AA; Gao Z; Yan H; Chen Y; Liu B; Huo D; Jia L; Wang Q; MacIntyre CR, 2018, 'Prevalence and genotypes of group A rotavirus among outpatient children under five years old with diarrhea in Beijing, China, 2011-2016', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3411-3
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Chughtai AA; Barnes M; Ridda I; Seale H; Toms R; Heywood A, 2018, 'The role of pneumonia and secondary bacterial infection in fatal and serious outcomes of pandemic influenza a(H1N1)pdm09 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1103 Clinical Sciences 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1117 Public Health and Health Services', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 18, pp. 637, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3548-0
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Wang AY; Hilder L; Li Z; Lui K; Farquhar C; Sullivan EA, 2018, 'Gestational age-specific perinatal mortality rates for assisted reproductive technology (ART) and other births', Human Reproduction, vol. 33, pp. 320 - 327, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dex340
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Dyda A; Stelzer-Braid S; Adam D; Chughtai AA; Macintyre CR, 2018, 'The association between acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) and enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) – what is the evidence for causation?', Eurosurveillance, vol. 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2018.23.3.17-00310
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Dyda A; Bui CM; Chughtai AA, 2018, 'Author Response to Comments on “Rolling epidemic of Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks in small geographic areas”', Emerging Microbes and Infections, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41426-018-0150-x
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chen X; Chughtai A; MacIntyre RAINA, 2018, 'Recalibration of the Grunow-Finke Assessment Tool to Improve Performance in Detecting Unnatural Epidemics', Risk Analysis, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/risa.13255
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chen X; Chughtai AA; Raina Macintyre C, 2017, 'A systematic review of risk analysis tools for differentiating unnatural from natural epidemics', Military Medicine, vol. 182, pp. e1827 - e1835, http://dx.doi.org/10.7205/MILMED-D-17-00090
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Yan SJ; Chughtai AA; Macintyre CR, 2017, 'Utility and potential of rapid epidemic intelligence from internet-based sources', International Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 63, pp. 77 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2017.07.020
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Heslop DJ; Chughtai AA; Bui CM; MacIntyre CR, 2017, 'Publicly available software tools for decision-makers during an emergent epidemic—Systematic evaluation of utility and usability', Epidemics, vol. 21, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epidem.2017.04.002
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Awadh A; Chughtai AA; Dyda A; Sheikh M; Heslop DJ; MacIntyre CR, 2017, 'Does Zika Virus Cause Microcephaly - Applying the Bradford Hill Viewpoints.', PLoS Curr, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/currents.outbreaks.2fced6e886074f6db162a00d4940133b
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Wong ZSY; Bui CM; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2017, 'A systematic review of early modelling studies of Ebola virus disease in West Africa', Epidemiology and Infection, vol. 145, pp. 1069 - 1094, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0950268817000164
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chen X; Chughtai AA; Dyda A; Macintyre CR, 2017, 'Comparative epidemiology of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia and South Korea', Emerging Microbes and Infections, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/emi.2017.40
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chen X; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2017, 'Herd protection effect of N95 respirators in healthcare workers', Journal of International Medical Research, vol. 45, pp. 1760 - 1767, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0300060516665491
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Bui CM; Chughtai AA; Adam DC; MacIntyre CR, 2017, 'An overview of the epidemiology and emergence of influenza A infection in humans over time', Archives of Public Health, vol. 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13690-017-0182-z
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Wang Q; Dung TC; Macintyre CR, 2017, 'The presence of fever in adults with influenza and other viral respiratory infections', Epidemiology and Infection, vol. 145, pp. 148 - 155, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0950268816002181
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Wang AY; Chughtai AA; Lui K; Sullivan EA, 2017, 'Morbidity and mortality among very preterm singletons following fertility treatment in Australia and New Zealand, a population cohort study', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-017-1235-6
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Chughtai AA; Zhang Y; Seale H; Yang P; Chen J; Pan Y; Zhang D; Wang Q, 2017, 'Viral and bacterial upper respiratory tract infection in hospital health care workers over time and association with symptoms', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-017-2649-5
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Chughtai AA; Rahman B; Peng Y; Zhang Y; Seale H; Wang X; Wang Q, 2017, 'The efficacy of medical masks and respirators against respiratory infection in healthcare workers', Influenza and other Respiratory Viruses, vol. 11, pp. 511 - 517, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irv.12474
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Muscatello DJ; Chughtai AA; Heywood A; Gardner LJ; Heslop DJ; Macintyre CR, 2017, 'Translating real-time infectious disease modeling into routine public health practice', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 23, pp. e1 - e6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2305.161720
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Wong ZSY; Bui CM; Chughtai AA; Macintyre CR, 2017, 'Erratum: A systematic review of early modelling studies of Ebola virus disease in West Africa - CORRIGENDUM (Epidemiology and infection (2017) 145 6 (1069-1094))', Epidemiology and infection, vol. 145, pp. 1961, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0950268817000759
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Moa AM; Chughtai AA; Muscatello DJ; Turner RM; MacIntyre CR, 2016, 'Immunogenicity and safety of inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine in adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials', Vaccine, vol. 34, pp. 4092 - 4102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.06.064
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Barnes M; Macintyre CR, 2016, 'Persistence of Ebola virus in various body fluids during convalescence: Evidence and implications for disease transmission and control', Epidemiology and Infection, vol. 144, pp. 1652 - 1660, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0950268816000054
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Chughtai AA, 2016, 'Recurrence and reinfection-a new paradigm for the management of Ebola virus disease', International Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 43, pp. 58 - 61, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2015.12.011
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Bui C; Bethmont A; Chughtai AA; Gardner L; Sarkar S; Hassan S; Seale H; MacIntyre CR, 2016, 'A Systematic Review of the Comparative Epidemiology of Avian and Human Influenza A H5N1 and H7N9 – Lessons and Unanswered Questions', Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, vol. 63, pp. 602 - 620, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tbed.12327
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Wang YA; Chughtai AA; Farquhar CM; Pollock W; Lui K; Sullivan EA, 2016, 'Increased incidence of gestational hypertension and preeclampsia after assisted reproductive technology treatment', Fertility and Sterility, vol. 105, pp. 920 - 926.e2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2015.12.024
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    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
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Bethmont A; Bui CM; Gardner L; Sarkar S; Chughtai AA; Macintyre CR, 2016, 'Quantified degree of poultry exposure differs for human cases of avian influenza H5N1 and H7N9', Epidemiology and Infection, vol. 144, pp. 2633 - 2640, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0950268816001035
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Gardner LM; Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR, 2016, 'Risk of global spread of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) via the air transport network', Journal of Travel Medicine, vol. 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jtm/taw063
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Zhang Y; Chughtai AA; Seale H; Zhang D; Chu Y; Zhang H; Rahman B; Wang Q, 2016, 'Cluster randomised controlled trial to examine medical mask use as source control for people with respiratory illness', BMJ Open, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012330
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Shaw P; Mackie FE; Boros C; Marshall H; Barnes M; Seale H; Kennedy SE; Moa A; Hayen A; Chughtai AA; O'Loughlin EV; Stormon M, 2016, 'Immunogenicity and persistence of immunity of a quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in immunocompromised children', Vaccine, vol. 34, pp. 4343 - 4350, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.06.049
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Seale H; Dung TC; Hayen A; Rahman B; Raina MacIntyre C, 2016, 'Compliance with the use of medical and cloth masks among healthcare workers in Vietnam', Annals of Occupational Hygiene, vol. 60, pp. 619 - 630, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/annhyg/mew008
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Seale H; Chughtai AA; Kaur R; Phillipson L; Novytska Y; Travaglia J, 2016, 'Empowering patients in the hospital as a new approach to reducing the burden of health care-associated infections: The attitudes of hospital health care workers', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 44, pp. 263 - 268, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2015.10.003
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Chughtai AA, 2015, 'Facemasks for the prevention of infection in healthcare and community settings', BMJ: British Medical Journal, vol. 350, pp. h694, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h694
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Seale H; Chughtai AA; Kaur R; Crowe P; Phillipson L; Novytska Y; Travaglia J, 2015, 'Ask, speak up, and be proactive: Empowering patient infection control to prevent health care-acquired infections', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 43, pp. 447 - 453, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2015.01.007
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Seale H; Dung TC; Maher L; Nga PT; MacIntyre CR, 2015, 'Current practices and barriers to the use of facemasks and respirators among hospital-based health care workers in Vietnam', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 43, pp. 72 - 77, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2014.10.009
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR; Ashraf MO; Zheng Y; Yang P; Wang Q; Dung TC; Hien NT; Seale H, 2015, 'Practices around the use of masks and respirators among hospital health care workers in 3 diverse populations', American Journal of Infection Control, vol. 43, pp. 1116 - 1118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajic.2015.05.041
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Seale H; Travaglia J; Chughtai AA; Phillipson L; Novytska Y; Kaur R, 2015, '‘I don’t want to cause any trouble’: the attitudes of hospital patients towards patient empowerment strategies to reduce healthcare-acquired infections', Journal of Infection Prevention, vol. 16, pp. 167 - 173, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1757177415588378
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; MacIntyre CR; Zheng Y; Wang Q; Toor ZI; Dung TC; Hien NT; Seale H, 2015, 'Examining the policies and guidelines around the use of masks and respirators by healthcare workers in China, Pakistan and Vietnam', Journal of Infection Prevention, vol. 16, pp. 68 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1757177414560251
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Seale H; Dung TC; Hien NT; Nga PT; Chughtai AA; Rahman B; Dwyer DE; Wang Q, 2015, 'A cluster randomised trial of cloth masks compared with medical masks in healthcare workers', BMJ Open, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006577
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chambers GM; Chughtai AA; Farquhar CM; Wang YA, 2015, 'Risk of preterm birth after blastocyst embryo transfer: A large population study using contemporary registry data from Australia and New Zealand', Fertility and Sterility, vol. 104, pp. 997 - 1003, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2015.07.1130
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Rahman B; MacIntyre CR, 2015, 'Commentary on Arriola et al. Antivirals and Effect Modification in Influenza Studies', Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 212, pp. 1683 - 1684, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiv384
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Seale H; Leem J-S; Gallard J; Kaur R; Chughtai A; Tashani M; MacIntyre CR, 2015, '“The cookie monster muffler”: Perceptions and behaviours of hospital healthcare workers around the use of masks and respirators in the hospital setting', International Journal of Infection Control, http://dx.doi.org/10.3396/IJIC.v11i1.006.15
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Chughtai AA; Seale H; Richards GA; Davidson PM, 2014, 'Respiratory protection for healthcare workers treating ebola virus disease (evd): are facemasks sufficient to meet occupational health and safety obligations?', International Journal of Nursing Studies, vol. 51, pp. 1421 - 1426, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2014.09.002
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Chughtai AA; Seale H; Richards GA; Davidson PM, 2014, 'Response to Martin-Moreno et al. (2014) Surgical mask or no mask for health workers not a defensible position for Ebola', International Journal of Nursing Studies, vol. 51, pp. 1694 - 1695, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2014.10.004
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    MacIntyre CR; Chughtai, A; Seale H; Richards GA; Davidson PM, 2014, 'Uncertainty, risk analysis and change for Ebola personal protective equipment guidelines', International Journal of Nursing Studies, vol. 52, pp. 899 - 903, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2014.12.001
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; MacIntyre R; Peng Y; Wang Q; Toor ZI; Dung TC; Seale H, 2014, 'Policies on facemasks use to protect HCWs from respiratory infections: A cross sectional survey', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol. 21, pp. 417 - 417, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2014.03.1281
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Qadeer E; Khan W; Hadi H; Memon IA, 2013, 'Estimation of the contribution of private providers in tuberculosis case notification and treatment outcome in Pakistan', Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, vol. 19, pp. 213 - 218
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Seale H; Macintyre CR, 2013, 'Availability, consistency and evidence-base of policies and guidelines on the use of mask and respirator to protect hospital health care workers: A global analysis', BMC Research Notes, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-6-216
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA ; Seale H ; MacIntyre CR , 2013, 'Use of cloth masks in the practice of infection control – evidence and policy gaps', International Journal of Infection Control, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.3396/IJIC.v9i3.020.13
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Sullivan EA; Wang YA; Chambers GM; Chughtai AA; Norman RJ; Farquhar CM, 2013, 'Perinatal mortality following assisted reproductive technology treatment in Australia and New Zealand, a public health approach for international reporting of perinatal mortality', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2393-13-177
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Maclntyre CR; Wang YA; Gao Z; Khan W, 2013, 'Treatment outcomes of various types of tuberculosis in Pakistan, 2006 and 2007', EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN HEALTH JOURNAL, vol. 19, pp. 535 - 541, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000322800800005&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Dogar OF; Shah SK; Chughtai AA; Qadeer E, 2012, 'Gender disparity in tuberculosis cases in eastern and western provinces of Pakistan', BMC Infectious Diseases, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-12-244
    Journal articles | 2001
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Jan IA; Asim S; Ahmad S; Barqi T; Chughtai AA, 2001, 'Infantile fibromatosis presenting as a neck mass.', JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, vol. 51, pp. 87 - 88
    Journal articles | 2001
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Jan IA; Chughtai AA; Mehmood A; Babar B, 2001, 'Concomitant thoracic enterogenous cyst and perforated long tubular small bowel duplication in a 9 months old baby', Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan, vol. 11, pp. 57 - 58
  • Reports | 2015
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Humphrey MD; Bonello MR; Chughtai AA; Macaldowie A; Harris K; Chambers GM, 2015, Maternal deaths in Australia 2008–2012, http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=60129551119
    Reports | 2014
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Macaldowie A; Wang YA; Chughtai AA; Chambers GM, 2014, Assisted reproductive technology in Australia and New Zealand 2012, Fertility Society of Australia
    Reports | 2011
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai A; Atta H; Zamani G; Baghdadi S; Bassili A; Barghout S; Seita A; Khan W; Ismail R, 2011, • Communicable diseases in Eastern Mediterranean Region. Prevention and control 2005-09, http://apps.who.int/bookorders/anglais/detart1.jsp?sesslan=1&codlan=1&codcol=46&codcch=61
  • Conference Papers | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Bahl P; de Silva CM; MacIntyre CR; Chughtai AA; Doolan C, 2020, 'An experimental framework to capture droplets expelled during various respiratory exhalations.', in Proceedings of the 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference AFMC2020, The University of Queensland, presented at 22nd Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference AFMC2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.14264/81fe65c
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Bahl P; de Silva C; MacIntyre CR; Bhattacharjee S; Chughtai AA; Doolan C, 2020, 'Video: Respiratory droplets and aerosols: capturing their dynamics to understand its implications on infection transmission', in 73th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics - Gallery of Fluid Motion, American Physical Society, presented at 73th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, 22 November 2020 - 24 November 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/aps.dfd.2020.gfm.v0044
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chen X; Chughtai AA; Macintyre R, 2020, 'Use of a modified Grunow-Finke tool to assess the origin of MERS-CoV in Saudi Arabia', in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, ELSEVIER SCI LTD, pp. 253 - 254, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2020.11.098
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Pervaz Iqbal M; Uebel K; Islam MS; Jabbour V; Chughtai A; Hall J, 2019, 'Explore the knowledge, attitude and practices of medical students regarding infection prevention and control in clinical settings', presented at Australian and New Zealand Association of Health Professionals Education, 01 July 2019 - 04 July 2020
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Hii A; Chughtai AA; Housen T; Saketa S; Kunasekaran MP; Sulaiman F; Yanti NS; Macintyre CR, 2019, 'Epidemic intelligence needs of stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific Region, 2017', in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, ELSEVIER SCI LTD, Vol. 79, pp. 113 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2018.11.280
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Wang YA; Chughtai AA; Farquhar CA; Chambers GM, 2015, 'No excess risk of preterm birth for singletons following blastocyst transfers compared to cleavage stage embryo transfers in Australia and New Zealand', in HUMAN REPRODUCTION, OXFORD UNIV PRESS, Lisbon, Vol. 30, pp. 360 - 360, presented at European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Annual Conference, Lisbon, 01 June 2015 - 01 June 2015, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000359740302222&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Sullivan EA; Chughtai AA; Lui K; Wang YA, 2015, 'Morbidity and mortality among very and extreme preterm singletons born following assisted conception in Australia: a population study', in HUMAN REPRODUCTION, OXFORD UNIV PRESS, Lisbon, PORTUGAL, Vol. 30, pp. 57 - 57, presented at 31st Annual Meeting of the European-Society-of-Human-Reproduction-and-Embryology (ESHRE), Lisbon, PORTUGAL, 14 June 2015 - 17 June 2015, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000359740300130&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2014
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; MacIntyre R; Peng Y; Wang Q; Ashraf MO; Dung TC; Seale H, 2014, 'Infection control survey in the hospitals to examine the role of masks and respirators for the prevention of respiratory infections in healthcare workers ( HCWs)', in INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, ELSEVIER SCI LTD, Vol. 21, pp. 408 - 408, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2014.03.1262
    Conference Abstracts | 2011
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Qadeer E, 2011, 'Strengthening surveillance through quarterly meeting at various levels; a successful experience', in Abstract book, 42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health, Lille, France, presented at 42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health, Lille, France, 26 October 2011 - 30 October 2011, https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/AbstractBook2011_Web.pdf
    Conference Abstracts | 2011
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Qadeer E, 2011, 'Why TB cases notification become static? A retrospective analysis to find missing TB cases', in Abstract Book, 42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health, Lille, France, 42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health, Lille, France, presented at 42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health, Lille, France, 42nd Union World Conference on Lung Health, Lille, France, 26 October 2011 - 30 October 2011, https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/AbstractBook2011_Web.pdf
    Conference Abstracts | 2008
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Tsukamoto MK; Mahmud T; Tsukamoto M; Chughtai AA; Badar D; Sadiq H, 2008, 'The magnitude of initial default at district level in the National TB Control program of Pakistan', in Abstract book, 39th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Paris, France, presented at 39th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Paris, France, 16 October 2008 - 20 October 2008, https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/2008_Union_World_Conference_WEB.pdf
    Conference Abstracts | 2008
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Chughtai AA; Tahseen S; Sadiq H; Hanif S; Chughtai FA, 2008, 'Online recording and reporting system for surveillance of laboratory and EQA data of the TB Control Program in Pakistan', in Abstract book, 39th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Paris, France, presented at 39th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Paris, France, 16 October 2008 - 20 October 2008, https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/2008_Union_World_Conference_WEB.pdf
    Conference Abstracts | 2007
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Iqbal T; Tsukamoto M; Sadiq H; Bdar D; Nawaz S; Chughtai A, 2007, 'Tuberculosis control programme in a model district: an overview of the strategies adopted to achieve WHO targets', in Abstract book, 37th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Paris, France, presented at 37th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Paris, France, 08 November 2007 - 12 November 2007
    Conference Abstracts | 2007
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Sheikh U; Chughtai AA; Chiang T; Sadiq H, 2007, 'Evaluation of quarterly surveillance meeting for TB data management: A success story in Pakistan', in Abstract book, 39th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Paris, France, presented at 39th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Paris, France, 16 October 2007 - 20 October 2008
    Conference Abstracts | 2006
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Tsukamoto M; Miyagi H; Yamakami K; Chughtai AA, 2006, 'Quality assessment of smear microscopy for acid-fast bacilli in the district of Gujarat', in Abstract book, 37th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Paris, France, presented at 37th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Paris, France, 31 October 2006 - 04 November 2006, https://www.theunion.org/what-we-do/journals/ijtld/body/2006_Union_World_Conference_WEB.pdf
    Conference Abstracts | 2006
    Dr Abrar Ahmad Chughtai
    Tsukamoto M; Miyagi H; Yamakami K; Chughtai AA, 2006, 'Quality assessment of smear microscopy for acid-fast bacilli in the district of Gujarat', in Abstract book, 37th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Paris, France, presented at 37th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Paris, France, 29 October 2006 - 04 November 2006

Awards

Alan Hodgkinson prize for outstanding contribution to teaching in 2020 from School of Population Health

Early career researcher teaching award in 2018 from School of Population Health

Finalist in the 2017 Eureka Prizes

Won the CAPHIA Research Team Prize in 2017

“Best Thesis Award” 2015 - School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW

Dean’s Award from Faculty of Medicine UNSW (November 2013), acknowledging the achievements with the potential to become nationally competitive researcher

Competitive International Postgraduate Scholarship by University of New South Wales for PhD in Public Health and Community Medicine in Australia – 2012-2015

Competitive Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) scholarship for Master in Public Health in Australia – 2009

Grants

2020-2021 MRFF Research Grants A randomised controlled trial of mask use in control of respiratory outcomes during bushfire season MacIntyre, Shah, Seale, Chughtai

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